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Cavaliers’ Love sitting out final game before All-Star break

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers forward Kevin Love sat out Wednesday night’s game against Brooklyn, but plans to increase his playing time following the All-Star break. “I don’t know minutes-wise what it’s going to be like, but a good progression after that because I will be fully prepared to go,” Love said. Love didn’t play the final game before the break ...

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Thomas says hip is mended and he’s nearing Nuggets debut

DENVER (AP) — Isaiah Thomas pronounced his surgically repaired hip as fit as it’s ever going to be. His confidence? Now that’s as healthy as ever with the point guard making his Denver Nuggets debut Wednesday night. “My job is not to fit in. It’s to stand out,” said Thomas, who entered to a standing ovation late in the first ...

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Matsuzaka sustains freak injury during spring training

TOKYO (AP) — Daisuke Matsuzaka has dealt with numerous arm injuries during his career as a pitcher in Major League Baseball and Japan but none quite like this. The Chunichi Dragons say Matsuzaka is experiencing pain in his right shoulder after an overzealous fan pulled his throwing arm during a fan event at spring training in Okinawa. Matsuzaka was diagnosed ...

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Predators need help beyond top line after 3-game skid

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators‘ sizzling 13-3 start to the season is a distant memory. The defending Presidents Trophy winners have lost three straight and seven of the last 11 on their home ice called Smashville. Part of the problem is only the top line is scoring with any regularity. It’s enough to possibly force general manager David ...

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Grizzlies sign forward Bruno Caboclo to multi-year deal

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have signed forward Bruno Caboclo (cuh-BO-clo) to a multi-year contract after having first signing him to consecutive 10-day contracts. Terms of the deal announced Wednesday were not disclosed. The 6-foot-9 Caboclo has started one of his 10 games played for Memphis averaging 6.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.40 blocks in 21.1 minutes. He ...

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AP source: Broncos to acquire Joe Flacco from Ravens

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Joe Flacco has gone from Denver Broncos tormentor to savior. The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to trade the veteran quarterback to the Broncos in exchange for a fourth-round pick in this year’s NFL draft, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday ...

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Kadri, Kapanen score 22 seconds apart as Leafs beat Avs 5-2

DENVER (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs had one powerful surge against Colorado, and it came from their re-energized power play. Nazem Kadri and Kasperi Kapanen scored power-play goals 22 seconds apart in the second period, Frederik Andersen stopped 34 shots and the Maple Leafs beat Colorado 5-2 on Tuesday night, extending the Avalanche’s winless streak to eight games. Kapanen ...

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