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Famous Los leads Home Team in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Comedian Famous Los scored 22 points and was selected the MVP in the Home Team’s 82-80 victory over the Visiting Team on Friday night in the highest-scoring NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. Quavo, part of the hip-hop trio Migos, scored 27 points for the Visiting Team, and former NBA star Ray Allen added 24 in the game ...

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Blues beat Avalanche 3-0 for 9th straight victory

DENVER (AP) — Jake Allen made 32 saves, Vladimir Tarasenko and Zach Sanford scored 57 seconds apart in the third period and the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Saturday for their ninth straight victory. The winning streak is St. Louis’ longest since also winning nine in a row from Oct. 15-Nov. 5, 2002. Allen has two ...

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Angels add another two-way player for spring training

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels seem intent on cornering the market on two-way players. Shohei Ohtani won AL Rookie of the Year last season as a pitcher and designated hitter. Now they’re taking a look at Jared Walsh, a combination left-handed reliever-first baseman-outfielder. “I’m just trying to keep it simple,” said Walsh, a non-roster invitee to the ...

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Royals add bullpen depth with signing of veteran reliever Storen

SURPRISE, Ariz. — The Kansas City Royals agreed with reliever Drew Storen on a minor league contract Friday that includes an invitation to big-league spring training. Storen would have a $1.25 million salary in the major leagues if he is added to the 40-man roster, and he would have the chance to earn additional performance bonuses. The right-hander missed all ...

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Kuzma wins MVP, US tops World in Rising Stars 161-144

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — When the likes of the Los Angeles Lakers‘ Kyle Kuzma, Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons and Boston’s Jayson Tatum get to the NBA All-Star Game and partake in what’s become the preferred run-and-fun style where defense is discouraged at virtually all costs, this much is clear. They’ll be ready. Dunks, layups, 3-pointers and little else. That was the ...

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Dodgers SS Seager close to return after elbow, hip surgeries

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Corey Seager never really wanted to know what the next step was in his rehab process after the young Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop had the kind of elbow surgery more common for pitchers, then hip surgery as well last season. “I never wanted to look forward because I never wanted to get antsy, ‘Oh why are ...

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