Major League Baseball

Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood (5) dribbles against Miami Heat guard Josh Richardson (0) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)
January 07, 2018 - 6:59 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The last Miami play was designed by Heat coach Erik Spoelstra to put the ball in Josh Richardson's hands, and with it came the right to decide who would take his team's biggest shot of the game. He chose himself. It was the right call. Richardson's layup with 5.1 seconds left capped a...
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Miami Heat guard Wayne Ellington (2) goes to the basket against Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)
January 07, 2018 - 6:02 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Josh Richardson's layup with 5.1 seconds left capped a Miami rally from eight points down in the fourth, Donovan Mitchell missed what would have been the winner at the buzzer and the Heat beat the Utah Jazz 103-102 on Sunday. Tyler Johnson and Goran Dragic each scored 16 points for...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots over Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.)
January 06, 2018 - 11:16 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James did a little bit of everything in Cleveland's victory over Orlando James had 33 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and six steals, but it was his steady presence on the floor in the final six minutes that made the difference in Cleveland's 131-127 victory Saturday...
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Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier, center, moves the ball around Brooklyn Nets guard Allen Crabbe (33) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 06, 2018 - 8:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jayson Tatum had a driving dunk and a 3-pointer on consecutive late possessions, pulling the Boston Celtics out of a late hole and leading them to an 87-85 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night. Playing without Al Horford because of a sore left knee, Boston won its sixth...
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January 06, 2018 - 6:40 pm
LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Keith Braxton, the Northeast Conference Player of the Week for the second straight week, scored 27 points and Jamaal King matched his output as St. Francis of Pennsylvania beat St. Francis of Brooklyn, 91-87 on Saturday afternoon. The Red Flash staked the Terriers to a 39-31...
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Boston Celtics' Al Horford, right, and Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins race for a loose ball during the third quarter of an NBA basketball in Boston, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. The Celtics won 91-84. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
January 06, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Al Horford is sitting out Boston's game in Brooklyn because of left knee pain. Horford says the knee began bothering him in the second quarter of a home victory over Minnesota on Friday night. He was able to go back into the game and said the knee felt better after treatment...
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January 05, 2018 - 11:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hall of Famer Julius Erving fell ill at the Philadelphia 76ers' game Friday night and was taken to a hospital. There was no immediate update on his condition. "Philadelphia 76ers legend Julius Erving fell ill at tonight's game and was taken to a local hospital, where he is...
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January 05, 2018 - 11:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hall of Famer Julius Erving fell ill at the Philadelphia 76ers' game Friday night and was taken to a hospital. There was no immediate update on his condition. "Philadelphia 76ers legend Julius Erving fell ill at tonight's game and was taken to a local hospital, where he is...
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, right, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 05, 2018 - 3:07 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — This was the plan from the beginning. It just took a little longer to come together than Oklahoma City had hoped. The Thunder added All-Stars Paul George and Carmelo Anthony to MVP Russell Westbrook and waited for the wins to roll up. And then they started 8-12. They've hit their...
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, left, drives toward the basket as Houston Rockets' Gerald Green (14) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
January 04, 2018 - 11:49 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen Curry is well aware that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has crafted his team specifically to try and beat the Golden State Warriors. "As much as he talks about it, yeah it's hard not to," Curry said. "It's pretty ... clear." But on Thursday night with the Rockets...
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