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Curry scores 36 as Warriors hold off Kings 125-123

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Fresh off his MVP performance in the All-Star game, Kevin Durant made certain the Golden State Warriors got off on the right foot for their stretch run to the playoffs. He also gave Sacramento’s prized rookie Marvin Bagley III quite a lesson on defense. Durant had 28 points, nine rebounds and tied his career-high with seven ...

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Police: Patriots owner Robert Kraft solicited prostitute

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida have charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside an illicit massage parlor. Jupiter police told reporters Friday that the 77-year-old Kraft hasn’t been arrested. A warrant will be issued and his attorneys will be notified. The ...

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This time, Red Sox 2B Pedroia is cautious on injury return

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Dustin Pedroia’s goal isn’t merely to come back from his knee injury. He’s done that before. The challenge for the Boston second baseman this time is to return at the right time, to stick around longer than three games, and to help the Red Sox get back to the World Series with his play, instead ...

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Thomas ready for any role as Nuggets make playoff push

DENVER (AP) — Only one game back on the court and Isaiah Thomas already began lobbying for an even broader role — to appear in the movie “Space Jam 2” starring LeBron James. With filming set to start this summer , the Denver Nuggets point guard wants to be cast as the Muggsy Bogues character from the original picture featuring ...

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Anthony Davis to remain in Pelicans’ lineup, for now

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — When the Pelicans finished practice on Thursday, Anthony Davis went into coach Alvin Gentry’s office, followed later by interim general manager Danny Ferry. As they spoke, privacy shades on windows that otherwise offer a view of practice courts were pulled down. After the meeting, Gentry said Davis was slated to start at Indiana on Friday night. ...

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McDavid scores in overtime, Oilers top Islanders 4-3

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers finally feel as though they got the result they deserved from the work they’ve put in. Connor McDavid scored in overtime and added an assist as the Oilers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday. “We have been playing some good hockey, we just ...

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Padres announce Machado’s $300 million, 10-year deal

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Padres are getting closer to getting Manny Machado in uniform and on the field. San Diego announced its $300 million, 10-year contract with the All-Star infielder on Thursday, more than two days after the deal was agreed to. Machado will be introduced Friday morning at spring training in Peoria, Arizona. Manager Andy Green said he ...

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