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League best Raptors Top Clippers 123-99

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Serge Ibaka had 25 points and nine rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors cruised past the Los Angeles Clippers 123-99 on Tuesday night without injured Kawhi Leonard. Kyle Lowry added 21 points, making four of the Raptors’ 14 3-pointers. Leonard sat out with a bruised right hip that he hurt against Milwaukee last Sunday. He is day-to-day. ...

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McCutchen on the move, other deals percolate at meetings

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andrew McCutchen moving into Philadelphia’s outfield, more talk about a megadeal involving Noah Syndergaard and J.T. Realmuto and veteran pitcher Ivan Nova on the go. The winter meetings picked up a bit Tuesday, but any big deals for the likes of Corey Kluber, Manny Machado and Bryce Harper remained on deck. There were reports the Baltimore ...

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Comeback Player: Dartmouth’s Simmer back from brain surgery

During his freshman season at Dartmouth, Seth Simmer was having trouble hearing the linebackers call signals from his defensive tackle spot just a few yards away. What was first diagnosed as an ear infection brought on by a severe head cold turned out to be a brain tumor that was making him deaf in his left ear. Simmer had surgery ...

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Armed, dangerous: Browns’ Mayfield flexing rocket arm

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — As Baker Mayfield threw long passes to his wide receivers and short ones to backs before Sunday’s game against Carolina, Browns interim coach Gregg Williams knew his rookie quarterback was going to have a good game. It wasn’t any sight. It was a sound. “You can hear the ball come out of the quarterback’s hand with ...

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Heisman winner Murray thrills A’s, except when he scrambles

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Whenever Kyler Murray scrambles, the Oakland Athletics cringe. They definitely don’t want their prized baseball prospect hurt on the football field. The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback from Oklahoma has made himself many new fans in the A’s organization — except when he dashes from the pocket. Murray is a shifty runner, often breaking loose for big gains. ...

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Penn ends No. 17 Villanova’s city supremacy in 78-75 win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phil Booth took the potential tying shot with hands that have slipped on two Villanova national championship rings, and a tick of the clock suddenly seemed endless. “The ball seemed like it was up there for way too long,” Penn forward AJ Brodeur said. The shot was off. The Penn party was on. The Quakers — who ...

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