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NBA: Magic defeat Wizards 125-121, keep streak alive

By Robert Beltran EBC Florida Bureau ORLANDO, Fla. (Eagle News) – Building off of their two previous wins against the 76ers and the Spurs, the Orlando Magic continued their streak by defeating divisional foe Washington Wizards 125 to 121. The …

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Hield hits 35 as Kings snap Boston’s 10-game NBA win streak

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Bahamian guard Buddy Hield scored a season-high 35 points and the Sacramento Kings snapped the Boston Celtics’ 10-game NBA win streak with a 100-99 home triumph on Sunday. Sacramento center Richaun Holmes sank two …

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Eleven teams confirmed for Kaepernick workout: NFL

  LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AFP) — At least 11 NFL teams will send representatives to a private workout arranged for Colin Kaepernick this weekend, the league confirmed Thursday. Kaepernick has been unemployed since the end of the 2016-2017 season, when …

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Record ban for Garrett’s helmet attack in NFL brawl

  NEW YORK, NY (AFP) — Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett was hit with a record suspension by NFL chiefs on Friday after a helmet-swinging attack on an opponent that sent shockwaves rippling across America’s most popular sport. Garrett …

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Harden erupts as Rockets down Clippers

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden erupted for a fourth-quarter scoring spree as the Houston Rockets defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 102-93 on Wednesday. Harden led the scoring with 47 points, including seven three-pointers, while the former NBA …

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NBA Celtics’ Hayward to miss six weeks with broken hand

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward will miss the next six weeks of the NBA season with a broken left hand following surgery on Monday, the team announced. Hayward underwent the operation in New York …

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Warriors star Curry expects to return before NBA season ends

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — Golden State Warriors All-Star guard Stephen Curry said Monday he expects to return from a broken left hand before the conclusion of the NBA season but not before late March. The 31-year-old veteran 3-point …

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NBA Bucks to lose hurt Middleton for 3-4 weeks: reports

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Milwaukee Bucks All-Star forward Khris Middleton will miss the next three to four weeks of the NBA season with a left thigh bruise, news reports said Monday. The 28-year-old US playmaker suffered the injury …

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Nadal loses ATP Finals opener to Zverev as Tsitsipas triumphs

by John WEAVER LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Rafael Nadal refused to make excuses after being outplayed by defending champion Alexander Zverev at the ATP Finals on Monday as Stefanos Tsitsipas got his campaign off to a flying start. The …

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Senegalese center Dieng wins NBA humanitarian award

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng was named Friday as the first international player to win the Off-season NBA Cares Community Assist Award for humanitarian efforts in his homeland of Senegal. Dieng’s charity foundation partners …

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Nuggets on a roll as Jokic hits second-straight game winner

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Nikola Jokic nailed his second consecutive game-winning basket just before the final buzzer as the Denver Nuggets outlasted the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-98 in overtime on Sunday. Jokic drained a 15-foot fadeaway jump shot with …

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Ronaldo leaves stadium before final whistle after being substituted

MILAN, Italy (AFP) — Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly left the Allianz Stadium before the final whistle of Juventus’ 1-0 Serie A win over AC Milan on Sunday after being substituted for the second match in a week. Paulo Dybala replaced Ronaldo …

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