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wiese gives no. 11 oregon st women 12th straight over oregon


corvallis, ore. — sydney wiese scored 23 points and no. 11 oregon state made its last seven s s to close the game with a 15-4 run to defeat rival oregon 67-60 for the second time in three days on sunday, and the 13th straight time overall.wiese, who made just 1 of 4 3-pointers through three quarters, made 3 of 4 behind the arc in the fourth, scoring 11 points and surp ing 1,600 for her career.tied at 44 entering the final quarter, the ducks built a six-point lead. wiese's second 3 started the deciding run and her layup with 2:25 left put the beavers up for good. after an oregon miss, her 3 made it 62-58 at 1:36. kolbie orum followed with a layup and breanna brown, a 59 percent free-throw shooter, made a pair at 39 seconds for a 66-58 lead.brown finished with 16 points, hitting 6 of 8 free






georgetown pulls away late to upset no. 11 butler 85-81


indianapolis — l.j. peak scored 22 points and jessie govan beat the s clock with a key 3-pointer with 1:03 left, helping georgetown top no. 11 butler 85-81 on urday night.govan and rodney pryor each finished with 20 points as the hoyas (12-10, 3-6 big east) stopped the bulldogs' 14-game home winning streak with their second straight victory against a ranked opponent. they were coming off a 71-51 win against no. 16 creighton on wednesday.kelan martin scored 22 points for butler (18-4, 7-3), which lost for the first time in five games.after the bulldogs tied it at 74, govan broke free for a layup and peak knocked down a 3 to make it 79-74 with 3:31 left.avery woodson's 3 cut the deficit to 79-77. following five straight empty possessions, govan beat the s clock to make it 82-77.butler never






mitchell scores 22 to lead no. 15 ohio state women to win


columbus, ohio — kelsey mitchell scored 22 points and no. 15 ohio state rolled to its fifth straight victory, beating nebraska 95-75 on sunday.with 2,309 points, mitchell, a junior, p ed jessica davenport for no. 3 on the ohio state career scoring list and jumped two spots to no. 8 on the big ten list, p ing davenport (2,303) and anucha browne (2,307) of northwestern.mitchell was only 3 of 12 from the arc but made 7 of 8 free throws and had seven ists. stephanie mavunga added 13 points and linnae harper 12 for the buckeyes (19-5, 9-1).jessica shepard scored 28 points on 11-of-21 shooting and had 13 rebounds for the cornhuskers (5-17, 1-9), who have lost five straight. hannah whitish added 12 points and six ists.ohio state led by 11 at halftime and broke the game open in the third quarter b






no. 2 kansas rallies past no. 4 kentucky 79-73 in challenge


lexington, ky. — frank mason iii scored 21 points, josh jackson had 20 points and a pair of big 3-pointers and no. 2 kansas rallied past no. 4 kentucky 79-73 on urday night in the sec/big 12 challenge.the challenge's marquee matchup between college basketball's two winningest programs ended with the jayhawks earning their second straight win over the wildcats on kentucky's home floor. three-point shooting was critical for kansas (19-2) as it shook off an 0-for-8 first half to make 5 of 11 after halftime, with jackson's consecutive 3s starting things for the jayhawks. they s 59 percent in the second half.mason had 13 second-half points and landen lucas contributed 13 points — including a layup with 4:41 remaining for a 69-59 lead — and five rebounds before fouling out. jackson also had 10 r






no. 24 green bay women win 11th straight game


cleveland — mehryn kraker scored 21 points and no. 24 green bay beat cleveland state 65-51 on urday, the 11th straight win for the horizon league-leading phoenix.jessica lindstrom added 16 points and 15 rebounds for her 10th double-double of the season with allie leclaire scoring 10 points with six ists for green bay (19-2, 10-0).ashanti abshaw scored 21 points with seven rebounds and khayla livingston had 18 points for the vikings (10-11, 5-5), who have lost three in a row.the phoenix took the lead for good midway through the first quarter on a 7-0 run. lindstrom had nine rebounds and six points and kraker and leclaire seven points each as green bay went up 34-25 at halftime.kraker scored a pair of baskets to open the second half, beginning a 12-3 run that gave green bay its largest lead






no. 17 miami women hold on against bc 58-51


coral gables, fla. — laura cornelius and jessica thomas scored 15 points apiece and no. 17 miami recovered in the closing minutes to hand boston college its eighth straight loss on sunday, 58-51.back-to-back jumpers by marti mosetti and georgia pineau put the eagles up 49-48 with 3:26 to play. thomas responded with six straight points and after two bc free throws, keyona hayes, who finished with 10 points and eight rebounds, scored four points in the last 31 seconds for the hurricanes.boston college missed its last three s s and had four turnovers after taking the lead. the eagles had 34 of the 61 turnovers in the game.miami (16-5, 5-4 atlantic coast conference) closed the first half with a 14-2 run to lead 32 . bc (8-14, 1-8) opened the fourth quarter with an 11-1 run, tying the game at 4






nba: miami heat top detroit pistons for seventh straight win


goran dragic scored 23 points urday night and the miami heat defeated the visiting detriot pistons, 116-103, to push the nba’s longest current winning streak to seven games. wayne ellington added 19 points, james johnson had 18 and dion waiters scored 17 for the heat, who tied a season high with 14 three-pointers, including three by ellington in less than two minutes in the final quarter. miami out- scored detroit 26-12 in the fourth. miami was 11-30 at the midway point of its season, and hasn't lost since — although it is still only tied for 13th in the eastern conference. only golden state, san antonio and houston have put together longer winning streaks this season than the heat’s recent run.the heat outscored the pistons 26-12 in the fourth quarter, holding them to 30% shooting. reggie






saint mary's takes fourth straight win


santa clara — jock landale had 20 points and 11 rebounds and no. 21 saint mary’s held off a late charge by santa clara for a 72-59 victory urday night.the gaels (19-2, 9-1 west coast conference) won their fourth straight game and beat santa clara for the 14th time in their past 16 meetings.emmett naar added 15 points and nine ists for saint mary’s, which led 53-37 with 10 minutes left before the broncos rallied within 55-50 with six minutes remaining. the gaels made 11 of 12 free throws in the final five minutes to secure the victory.nate kratch led santa clara (12-11, 6-4) with 19 points, including 14 in the first half. broncos senior jared brownridge, a 2,000-point career scorer and no. 4 this season in the wcc at 18.8 per game, made just one of his first 11 s s against defense by joe ra






saint mary's takes fourth straight win


santa clara, calif. (ap) — jock landale had 20 points and 11 rebounds and no. 21 saint mary’s held off a late charge by santa clara for a 72-59 victory urday night.the gaels (19-2, 9-1 west coast conference) won their fourth straight game and beat santa clara for the 14th time in their past 16 meetings.emmett naar added 15 points and nine ists for saint mary’s, which led 53-37 with 10 minutes left before the broncos rallied within 55-50 with six minutes remaining. the gaels made 11 of 12 free throws in the final five minutes to secure the victory.nate kratch led santa clara (12-11, 6-4) with 19 points, including 14 in the first half. broncos senior jared brownridge, a 2,000-point career scorer and no. 4 this season in the wcc at 18.8 per game, made just one of his first 11 s s against defe






no. 23 south florida women hand temple 1st league loss 55-51


philadelphia — kitija laksa scored 16 points, ariadna pujol made a clinching free throw with 1.6 seconds left and no. 23 south florida escaped with a 55-51 win over temple on sunday after blowing most of a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter.the owls, who had won 11 straight, missed three 3-pointers on their final possession before pujol finally secured the rebound and was fouled.maria jespersen added 13 points and tamara henshaw had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the bulls (17-3, 6-1 american athletic), who lost at temple last year on a buzzer-beating putback when they were ranked 19th.feyonda fitzgerald led temple (16-4, 6-1) with 14 points, alliya s added 12 and khadijah berger 11. temple made four of its five 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to rally from a 47-31 deficit with 8:09 remai






straight talk international


bye-bye access numbers. this free app allows you to directly call stored contacts or international numbers without the h le of dialing access numbers. how it works: once ed, there is no need to open the app to make a call- save the international destination as a contact and then just select the contact to make the call. or just dial the international number 011-country code + city code + phone number- contacts should be saved in the following format: 011+country code+ city code+ phone number- this application is for straight talk customers with active service. android os systems are sometimes updated before application updates are made. if you have recently updated your os, please be patient as a new update will be available shortly. features: no need to dial an access number. no need t






georgetown pulls away late to upset no. 11 butler 85-81


indianapolis — georgetown coach john thompson iii watched anxiously while his team scrambled to get in position for a s late in the game.eventually, jessie govan bailed the hoyas out.the sophomore center hit a 3-pointer from nba range with 1:03 left, and georgetown pulled out an 85-81 upset at no. 11 butler on urday night.govan's unexpected 3 put the hoyas ahead by five. he'd made just two s s from beyond the arc in big east play before urday."we didn't have a choice, we had to take that s ," a relieved thompson said. "i'm not going to sit here and say we drew it up like that, but jessie can make that s ."barely. the s was so close to the buzzer, the officials reviewed it before actually putting the points on the scoreboard.the 6-foot-10 govan made all three of his 3s, went 8 of 9 from the






gonzaga poised for top spot after dispatching pepperdine


the zags won their 22nd straight game and 33rd straight against the waves.malibu, calif. — it was essentially a replay of the first gonzaga-pepperdine game and pretty much a replay of the west coast conference season thus far for the zags.no. 3 gonzaga dominated from tip to buzzer, crushing pepperdine 96-49 on urday at firestone fieldhouse.gonzaga put together one of its most complete efforts of the season in its last chance to impress voters before the polls come out on monday. no. 1 villanova and no. 2 kansas lost earlier this week but the jayhawks responded with a road victory over kentucky. villanova entertains virginia on sunday. gonzaga was last ranked no. 1 in 2013.the new rankings will be released monday.1. villanova (19-2)2. kansas (19-2)3. gonzaga (22-0)4. kentucky (17-4)5. baylo






nuggets use free-throw parade to beat suns again, 123-112


phoenix — the denver nuggets set up residence at the free throw line in the third quarter urday night and made the most of their time there.the nuggets sank 18 of 19 free throws in the period to pull away and beat the phoenix suns for the second time in three nights, 123-112."tonight we lived at the line," denver coach mike malone said, "which allowed us to set our defense up, which allowed us to control the tempo and slow them down."danilo gallinari scored 32 points and kenneth faried had 21 points and 13 rebounds for the nuggets, winners of three straight and seven of their last nine.eric bledsoe scored a career-high 41 for the suns. devin booker added 23.denver won despite the absence of center nikola jokic, who left with a left hip flexor strain late in thursday night's 127-120 victory






landale leads saint mary's past santa clara


santa clara, calif. — jock landale had 20 points and 11 rebounds and no. 21 saint mary's held off a late charge by santa clara for a 72-59 victory urday night.the gaels (19-2, 9-1 west coast conference) won their fourth straight game and beat santa clara for the 14th time in their past 16 meetings.emmett naar added 15 points and nine ists for saint mary's, which led 53-37 with 10 minutes left before the broncos rallied within 55-50 with six minutes remaining. the gaels made 11 of 12 free throws in the final five minutes to secure the victory.nate kratch led santa clara (12-11, 6-4) with 19 points, including 14 in the first half. broncos senior jared brownridge, a 2,000-point career scorer and no. 4 this season in the wcc at 18.8 per game, made just one of his first 11 s s against defense b






mitchell scores 28, leads no. 13 louisville over nc state


louisville, ky. — donovan mitchell scored the first 14 points for louisville and finished with 28 as the no. 13 cardinals routed north carolina state 85-60 on sunday.with louisville down two guards because of injuries, mitchell took charge right away. the sophomore hit four early 3-pointers, with two of them propelling a 15-0 run that made it 21-9.mitchell led louisville (18-4, 6-3 atlantic coast conference) to a second straight romp. he scored a career-high 29 wednesday in a 106-51 win over pittsburgh.abdul-malik abu and maverick rowan each had 13 points for the wolfpack (14-8, 3-6), who s 38 percent and failed to follow up on their upset at no. 17 duke.the cardinals made 12 of 24 from long range — matching their season high set at pittsburgh — and s 50 percent for the second straight gam






loss to no. 22 ter ins sets back gophers


richard pitino never talks about the ncaa tournament. well, publicly at least.but the fourth-year gophers men’s basketball coach admitted to giving his players a speech this week about needing to finish strong in the last big ten games to make sure to reach their postseason goals.one loss might not derail the season. but five straight losses could be tough to overcome.that’s how critical minnesota’s 85-78 loss urday against no. 22 maryland could eventually be going into the second half of the conference season.akeem springs had a season-high 23 points on 9-for-15 shooting to lead the gophers, who suffered their fifth loss in big ten play by single digits.maryland (19-2, 7-1) won its sixth straight game and avenged last season’s loss at williams arena. the gophers led by as much as 12 point






saint mary's takes fourth straight win


santa clara — even when he’s not perfect, jock landale can shoulder a heavy load for no. 21 saint mary’s.the australian center had 20 points and 11 rebounds but also some less sparkling moments in the gaels’ 72-59 win over santa clara on urday night.“he had some turnovers. he got tired. missed two layups. missed two free throws,” gaels coach randy bennett said. “but he got us the lead, put us in the situation we were. he was really good.”landale had five turnovers and the final 10 minutes after picking up his fourth foul. but senior point guard joe rahon said the gaels have great confidence in their big man.“he has great touch around the rim, so when he misses one, that’s a rarity,” rahon said. “he’s been great all year, and we’re going to keep riding him.”the gaels (19-2, 9-1 west coast c






eye opener: trump delivers on controversial paign promise - videos


january 28, 2017, 7:00 am|president trump signs an executive order suspending immigrants from some muslim countries, which has led to fallout from critics. also, british actor john hurt, whose career spanned more than half a century, has died. all that and all that matters in today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. get the eye opener delivered straight to your inbox.






landale leads no. 21 saint mary's past santa clara


santa clara, calif. — even when he's not perfect, jock landale can shoulder a heavy load for no. 21 saint mary's.the australian center had 20 points and 11 rebounds but also some less sparkling moments in the gaels' 72-59 win over santa clara on urday night."he had some turnovers. he got tired. missed two layups. missed two free throws," gaels coach randy bennett said. "but he got us the lead, put us in the situation we were. he was really good."landale had five turnovers and the final 10 minutes after picking up his fourth foul. but senior point guard joe rahon said the gaels have great confidence in their big man."he has great touch around the rim, so when he misses one, that's a rarity," rahon said. "he's been great all year, and we're going to keep riding him."the gaels (19-2, 9-1 west






nba: miami heat roll over bickering chicago bulls, 100-88


goran dragic had 26 points and 11 ists to lead the miami heat to their sixth straight win friday night, a 100-88 victory over the bickering chicago bulls. dwyane wade had 15 points to lead the bulls, who began the day with a team meeting. wade and jimmy butler started the controversy when they questioned the desire of the team’s younger players following a loss to the atlanta hawks on wednesday. rajon rondo fired back a day later, criticizing wade and butler in an instagram post. all three players were fined, and wade and butler were held out of the starting lineup as punishment. butler finished with three points on one-for-13 shooting. houston 123, at philadelphia 118: james harden scored 51 points and added 13 rebounds and 13 ists in the victory over the 76ers and joel embiid, who had 32






no. 2 kansas rallies past no. 4 kentucky 79-73 in challenge


by gary b. graves, the ociated presslexington, ky. — frank mason iii scored 21 points, josh jackson had 20 points and a pair of big 3-pointers and no. 2 kansas rallied past no. 4 kentucky 79-73 on urday night in the sec/big 12 challenge.the challenge’s marquee matchup between college basketball’s two winningest programs ended with the jayhawks earning their second straight win over the wildcats on kentucky’s home floor. three-point shooting was critical for kansas (19-2) as it shook off an 0-for-8 first half to make 5 of 11 after halftime, with jackson’s consecutive 3s starting things for the jayhawks. they s 59 percent in the second half.mason had 13 second-half points and landen lucas contributed 13 points — including a layup with 4:41 remaining for a 69-59 lead — and five rebounds befor






mabrey helps no. 8 notre dame hold off virginia


south bend, ind. — marina mabrey scored 26 points and no. 8 notre dame used a late 9-0 run to beat virginia 82-74 on sunday.arike ogunbowale scored 21 points, hitting four 3-pointers, for the irish (20-3, 8-1), who moved back into a first-place tie atop the acc standings with florida state.jocelyn willoughby scored 16 points and j'kyra brown had 14 points and five steals for virginia (14-7, 3-5), which went scoreless for nearly six minutes of the fourth quarter. lauren moses also had 14 points for the cavaliers.brianna turner totaled nine points and eight rebounds, all in the second half after only playing six minutes in the first half due to foul trouble.irish point guard lindsay allen finished with 11 rebounds and 10 ists to match mary gavin's 1988 school-best streak of three straight ga






bledsoe scores 41 but nuggets beat suns again, 123-112


phoenix — danilo gallinari scored 32 points and denver took a ntage of a third-quarter parade to the free throw line to beat the phoenix suns for the second time in three nights, 123-112 on urday.eric bledsoe scored a career-high 41 for the suns. devin booker added 23.kenneth faried had 21 points and 13 rebounds for the nuggets, winners of three straight and seven of their last nine.denver won despite the absence of center nikola jokic, who left with a left hip flexor strain late in thursday night's 127-120 victory.the nuggets were 18 of 19 at the foul line in the third quarter, when phoenix starting forwards t.j. warren and marquese chriss had five fouls and booker four. denver finished 37 of 42 at the line.






10 crucial mistakes people make when they try to get healthy


you know how bad smoking is for you. but, ask yourself this question: can you guarantee that you’re ready to quit once and for all? can you do that in this very instant? are you ready to never smoke another cigarette ever again?if you argue with yourself or you’re making a compromise on that question, you’re not ready. when people are not ready to quit smoking, they can be successful at quitting only for a certain period of time. then, they go back to the old habit. if you’re mentally prepared to quit, you’ll do it without failure.take some time to prepare. the first step to success is admitting you’re an addict. make a commitment to quit. analyze your habits and start changing them, step by step. if you’re smoking a pack a day, stretch it out to two days. after some time, try stretching i






sykes scores 31; syracuse women beat no. 19 virginia tech


blacksburg, va. — brittney sykes scored a season-high 31 points, including a key 3-pointer down the stretch, and syracuse handed no. 19 virginia tech its fourth straight defeat, 82-72, on sunday.briana day added 21 points and 11 rebounds to become the leading rebounder in program history with 1,005, p ing nicole michael (996, 2007-10), and the first syracuse player with 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds.alexis peterson scored 22 points with 11 ists for the orange (15-7, 6-3 acc), who led from early on.virginia tech, after falling behind by 18 in the third quarter, used a 7-0 run to get within six with 2:46 remaining in the game but sykes hit a 3-pointer and the orange added eight free throws in building a 15-point lead with 50 seconds left.syracuse s 51 percent and made 7 of 16 3-pointers fo






stephen curry's 43 helps warriors top clippers 144-98


by josh dubow, the ociated press oakland, calif. — when kevin durant arrived in golden state this season, stephen curry made an extra effort early in the season to make sure his new teammate got his s s.warriors coach steve kerr wanted curry to know how important it was for him to be aggressive as well.with his first halfcourt buzzer-beater of the season followed by a dazzling quarter, curry looked just like the player who won the mvp the past two years.curry scored 25 of his 43 points in the third quarter following his long-range s to end of the first half, leading the warriors to their ninth win in 10 games, 144-98 over the los angeles clippers on urday night.“i have to be aggressive,” curry said. “that’s the thing about us. we do have a lot of talent. there’s a balancing act with it.”cu






crews looking for missing missouri woman find 2nd man's body


kansas city, mo. — for the second straight week, people searching for a missing missouri woman have found a man's body.kansas city police say the urday discovery is being investigated as a suspicious death but released no details. police had no updates sunday.the kansas city star reports (http://bit.ly/2jkrwbw ) that relatives of jessica runions have been searching for the 21-year-old woman nearly every week since she went missing in early september.last week, they found a man's decomposing body in a creek bed. he was later identified as a 21-year-old man also from raytown reported missing in november. his death is being investigated as a homicide.runions was last seen leaving a gathering of friends in south kansas city. her burned vehicle was found two days later in a nearby wooded area.






colorado state edges sdsu


by jay paris, the ociated presssan diego — gian clavell had the ball in his hands with colorado state trailing in the final seconds against san diego state on urday night, and rams coach larry eustachy couldn’t have been happier.“when you got someone like him,” he said, “you’ve got a chance.”clavell drove the length of the floor for a layup with 3.8 seconds remaining and his basket lifted colorado state past san diego state, 78-77.after clavell scored, jeremy hemsley immediately took the inbounds p and ran the floor, but his 3-point attempt from the top of the arc hit the back of the rim at the buzzer.clavell’s bucket capped a remarkable comeback for the rams (14-8, 6-3 mountain west) as they trailed by 10 points at halftime and erased a 13-point deficit early in the second half.but the az






blackpods: apple's airpods, only black


at $159, apple's airpods aren't exactly cheap, yet they're quite the bargain when you consider the wireless earbuds options. if only they could come in a color to match your black iphone 7, jet or otherwise.well, now they can, sort of, courtesy of a company called blackpods. jackpot!blackpods (apparently both the name of the company and the end product) will take your ordinary shiny white airpods, subject them to a 'three-phase approach' that yields a 'luxurious scratch-resistant finish', all for the nominal fee of $99. alternatively, you can buy the airpods straight from blackpods and get the blackpods for $249 - sounds like $9 worth of savings. that is, if you don't already own a pair.mind you, there's a waiting list you need to join at this point, so you can't order the blackpods right






steph curry scores 43 as warriors hand clippers 46-point loss


stephen curry scored 25 of his 43 points in the third quarter following his first halfcourt buzzer-beater of the season at the end of the first half to lead the golden state warriors to their ninth win in 10 games, 144-98 over the los angeles clippers on urday night. curry's 51-foot s was the spark on a night that began with his playing status in doubt because of a sore left quad. after testing his leg in warmups, curry was cleared to play and showed no signs of being slowed by the injury, hitting nine 3-pointers. kevin durant added 23 points and klay thompson scored 16 to give golden state its eighth straight win over its southern california rival. blake griffin scored 20 points for the struggling clippers, who have lost four of five since star point guard chris paul went down with a torn






martez walker's 3 in ot sparks oakland over milwaukee 79-70


rochester, mich. — jalen hayes scored 22 and grabbed 11 rebounds, and martez walker made a key 3-pointer in overtime to lead oakland to a 79-70 victory over milwaukee on sunday.walker's 3 capped a 5-0 spurt to give the golden grizzlies a 69-64 lead, and oakland outscored milwaukee 15-6 in the extra period. brailen neely s 6 of 6 from the line, and sherron dorsey-walker made four free throws and a layup in overtime.dorsey-walker finished with 15 points. walker had 13 points and neely finished with 10 for oakland (16-7, 6-4 horizon league).cody wichmann scored 17 points to lead milwaukee (8-15, 4-6), which played its third straight overtime game and had its three-game win streak snapped.walker made a pair of free throws to tie it at 64 with 33 seconds left. wichmann missed two from the line






no. 2 kansas rallies past no. 4 kentucky 79-73 in challenge


lexington, ky. — second-ranked kansas missed all of its 3-point attempts in the first half, and still the jayhawks kept on shooting.that confidence paid off in one of college basketball's toughest, loudest environments.josh jackson calmly made consecutive 3-pointers to jumpstart the jayhawks, frank mason iii had 21 points and kansas beat no. 4 kentucky 79-73 on urday night in the sec-big 12 challenge.the challenge's marquee matchup between college basketball's two winningest programs ended with the jayhawks earning their second straight win over the wildcats on kentucky's home floor.three-point shooting was critical for kansas (19-2). it shook off an 0-for-8 first half to make 5 of 11 after halftime, starting with jackson's back-to-back makes which provided the first of several leads in a






serena williams scores historic win at australian open


serena williams can’t help but make history. the 35-year-old tennis player bested sister venus williams at the australian open final urday (jan. 28), landing a historic 23rd grand slam title.serena is now the only tennis player — male or female — to win 23 grand slam singles titles in the open era of tennis, which began in 1968.read: serena williams bursts out her shell and dances for herself in new ad paign“it’s such a great feeling to have 23,” serena said after beating venus 6-4, 6-4 in straight sets. “it really feels great. i’ve been chasing it for a really long time. it feels like, really long time. when it got on my radar, i knew i had an opportunity to get there, and i’m here.”the latest victory places serena above steffi graf’s 22 grand slam wins in the open era, and one step close






early fallout from bulls friction: 'worst game all year' in 100-88 loss to heat


soxfest brought white sox and bulls chairman jerry reinsdorf to town so he could witness the bulls get booed off the united center court after a 100-88 debacle of a loss to the heat on friday night.coach fred hoiberg said he alone made the decision to bench dwyane wade and jimmy butler for the start of the heat's sixth straight victory as punishment for their critical comments of teammates on wednesday.butler, who said "nothing surprises me anymore" about the benching, s 1-for-13 in scoring a season-low three points and posting the lowest percentage of his career when taking at least 10 s s. he last e off the bench on march 23, 2013."sure," an upbeat butler said when asked if he agreed with the move. "that's on them. that's not my job to worry about what's fair. it's my job to hoop. i didn






postgame: akeem springs wasn't to blame for gophers loss to maryland


akeem springs blamed himself for the gophers’ demoralizing 85-78 loss urday against no. 22 maryland, because he felt like he didn’t do enough to lead his team down the stretch.but the 6-foot-4, 220-pound senior scored a season-best 23 points on 9-for-15 shooting, which included 14 of his steam’s 18 points during one stretch to answer the ter ins.“to pull out tough games like this your seniors have to step up,” said springs, who talked about mistakes defensively costing his team the game.first off, springs is the only senior who has contributing role for this team on the floor. secondly, it was valiant for springs to take responsibility for the gophers getting outplayed down the stretch, instead of throwing his teammates under the bus.but this fifth straight loss wasn’t his fault. springs i






heather & cornelius lindsey


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media playback is not supported on this device highlights: liverpool 1-2 wolveschampionship side wolves held on to stun liverpool and reach the fa cup fifth round with a deserved victory at anfield.richard stearman put the visitors ahead after only 53 seconds, left unmarked to head in helder costa's free-kick.costa then set up andreas weimann to round liverpool keeper loris karius and double wolves' lead before the break.divock origi scored late on to set up a frantic finale but a largely subdued liverpool failed to find an equaliser.the result is the second defeat in cup competition in four days for jurgen klopp's side after they lost to southampton in the efl cup semi-finals on wednesday, and a third home defeat in a week.wolves' second straight victory over premier league opposition in






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philadelphia — donte divicenzo beat the buzzer on a tip-in to lead no. 1 villanova to a 61-59 win over no. 12 virginia on sunday.the wildcats (20-2) played their worst half of the season before they found their 3-point groove that fueled a second-half rally. they had the ball with 11.5 seconds left and the game tied. josh hart drove the lane and missed his layup. divincenzo zipped down the baseline and tipped the ball in with his outstretched right hand just as the horn sounded.after a brief review, the basket stood and the wildcats mobbed each other at center court. virginia coach tony bennett watched stone faced, arms folded and in stunned disbelief.villanova was coming off a loss at marquette and avoided its first-two game losing streak in four years.jalen brunson and mikal bridges each