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Murray scores 31 as Nuggets beat Pelicans 146-114 (Nov 17, 2017)

DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets followed their worst offensive performance of the season with one that will certainly be hard to top. Jamal Murray scored 31 points and the Nuggets had the NBA’s highest-scoring game of the season in a 146-114 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. Denver surpassed the 142 points Houston scored against Phoenix just ...

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NHL GMs pleased so far with crack down on slashing

MONTREAL (AP) If there are any misgivings about the NHL’s crackdown on slashes to the hands, they are not shared by the general managers. Teams are scoring about half a goal more since officials made the quick tap to the hands or the top of the stick the NHL’s most frequently called minor penalty. The rule was aimed not only ...

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Suns turn back Lakers behind Booker’s 33 points

LOS ANGELES — Devin Booker hit six 3-pointers while scoring 33 points, and the Phoenix Suns beat the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time in three tries this season, 122-113 on Friday night. Alex Len had 17 points and 18 rebounds for the Suns, who won for just the second time in eight games. Tyler Ulis added 16 points as ...

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Aaron Boone interviews for New York Yankees manager

NEW YORK (AP) Having never managed or coached at any level, Aaron Boone believes his provenance prepared him to lead the New York Yankees. ”I would say in a way I’ve been preparing for this job for the last 44 years,” Boone said Friday after becoming the fourth person to interview for the job that opened when Joe Girardi was ...

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National Hockey League had humble beginnings 100 years ago

MONTREAL (AP) The five men who met on Nov. 26, 1917, to form the National Hockey League could not have dreamed of the 31-team, multi-billion-dollar enterprise it is a century later. That day the owners of the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators and Quebec Bulldogs, along with league president-to-be Frank Calder, drew up a document at the posh Windsor ...

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