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The Good, the Bad, the Awesome and the Ugly of NBA All-Star Saturday Night 2017 - CBSSports.com

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 22:36

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The Good, the Bad, the Awesome and the Ugly of NBA All-Star Saturday Night 2017
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NEW ORLEANS -- Kristaps Porzingis won the Skills competition, Eric Gordon was a flamethrower, the Big Easy was jumping, and the dunk contest ... well, let's never talk about that again after this. More All-Star Saturday. We all lose for watching Dunk ...
Even the All-Star 'break' can't separate its participants away from regular season dramaYahoo Sports
Kyle Lowry Air-Balls 1st Shot in 2017 NBA All-Star Game's 3-Point ContestBleacher Report
NBA All-Star Game Fast Factsfox6now.com
SB Nation -NOLA.com -USA TODAY -Sports Illustrated
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Adam Silver: State laws 'important factor' in deciding future All-Star hosts - ESPN

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 22:11

ESPN

Adam Silver: State laws 'important factor' in deciding future All-Star hosts
ESPN
NEW ORLEANS -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver put Texas and any other state considering legislation similar to North Carolina's controversial "bathroom bill" on "notice" while also making it clear that the recent travel ban has posed a "concern" and ...
Adam Silver Defuses NBA's Serious And Silly Controversies At All-Star WeekendSports Illustrated
Adam Silver says Charlotte could be in mix for another All-Star gameUSA TODAY
Adam Silver press conference discussed travel ban, Charles Oakley, and whether the Earth is flatSB Nation
NBA.com -NOLA.com -cleveland.com -Salt Lake Tribune
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Bellator 172 results: Patricky 'Pitbull' flattens Josh Thomson in replacement headliner - MMAjunkie.com

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 22:05

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Bellator 172 results: Patricky 'Pitbull' flattens Josh Thomson in replacement headliner
MMAjunkie.com
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Patricky Freire found himself in hostile territory fighting Josh Thomson in his hometown of San Jose, Calif., but he quieted the crowd with a brutal knockout finish in the main event. The lightweight bout topped Saturday's Bellator ...

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WATCH: John Calipari goes on curse-laden rant in defending Mark Fox, Mark Gottfried - CBSSports.com

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 21:41

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WATCH: John Calipari goes on curse-laden rant in defending Mark Fox, Mark Gottfried
CBSSports.com
Kentucky's close road victory over Georgia might have some Bulldogs fans thinking it's time to move on from coach Mark Fox. John Calipari doesn't want to hear any of that. In his postgame press conference Saturday, Calipari went on a two-minute rant ...
Georgia's Yante Maten suffers right knee injury in loss to KentuckyESPN
Kentucky coach John Calipari sounds off on NC State's firing of Mark GottfriedFOXSports.com
Yante Maten suffers 'serious' knee injury against KentuckySporting News
Lexington Herald Leader -Online Athens -UKAthletics -Charlotte Observer
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Virginia stays cold — and gets torched at North Carolina, 65-41 - Washington Post

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 21:39

Washington Post

Virginia stays cold — and gets torched at North Carolina, 65-41
Washington Post
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Virginia players emerged from their locker room Saturday night with a glassy-eyed look of resignation that has become an increasingly familiar sight the past few weeks for the Cavaliers. The wrong kind of milestones have been ...
Justin Jackson's special season leading Tar HeelsESPN (blog)
WOODY: For Virginia's Cavaliers, not so bad doesn't feel so goodRichmond.com
Suffocating defense powers North Carolina's 65-41 win against VirginiaThe Daily Tar Heel
WAVY-TV
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Slam Dunk Contest Rewind: Glenn Robinson III Crowned Champion - Pacers.com

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 21:36

Slam Dunk Contest Rewind: Glenn Robinson III Crowned Champion
Pacers.com
At the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest on All-Star Saturday night in New Orleans, Glenn Robinson III had the Smoothie King Center glowing with an array of awe-inspiring slams and became the first Pacers player since Fred Jones to be crowned Slam Dunk ...

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The Latest: Robinson wins dunk contest, caps Saturday events - Sacramento Bee

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 21:31

Sacramento Bee

The Latest: Robinson wins dunk contest, caps Saturday events
Sacramento Bee
The Latest on Saturday's NBA All-Star events (all times local):. 9:25 p.m.. Glenn Robinson III of the Indiana Pacers is the All-Star slam dunk champion. Robinson beat Derrick Jones Jr. of the Phoenix Suns in the final round. Robinson clinched the win ...
Star Shooters and Celebs Raise $500k for Sager Strong FoundationBleacher Report
Hall of Fame Honors Two NBA JournalistsNew York Times
Watch: NBA stars raise $500000 for Sager Strong Foundation in three-point shootoutSports Illustrated
SB Nation -CBSSports.com -Yahoo Sports -MassLive.com
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Photos: Eric Gordon 2017 3-PT Contest Winner - Rockets.com

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 21:25

Photos: Eric Gordon 2017 3-PT Contest Winner
Rockets.com
NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 18: Eric Gordon #10 of the Houston Rockets celebrates after winning the JBL Three-Point Contest during State Farm All-Star Saturday Night as part of the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend on February 18, 2017 at the Smoothie ...

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NBA 3-Point Contest 2017: Winner, Score Results and Twitter Reaction - Bleacher Report

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 20:55

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NBA 3-Point Contest 2017: Winner, Score Results and Twitter Reaction
Bleacher Report
Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon needed overtime to beat Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving in the 2017 JBL NBA Three-Point Contest on Saturday night. Kemba Walker, Irving and Gordon each advanced to the finals, and latter two put up a score of 20 ...
NBA 3-point Contest 2017: Eric Gordon beats Kyrie Irving in overtime showdownSB Nation
Kyrie Irving 3-point runner-up again, this time to Eric Gordoncleveland.com
NBA All-Star Saturday 2017: Eric Gordon edges Kyrie Irving in Three-Point ContestCBSSports.com
FanSided -OregonLive.com -Yahoo Sports -Sporting News
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Adam Silver Defuses NBA's Serious And Silly Controversies At All-Star Weekend - Sports Illustrated

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 20:51

Sports Illustrated

Adam Silver Defuses NBA's Serious And Silly Controversies At All-Star Weekend
Sports Illustrated
In his annual address at All-Star Weekend, Adam Silver touched on Kyrie Irving's law of physics, the recent developments with Charles Oakley and more. Share. Ben Golliver. Sunday February 19th, 2017. NEW ORLEANS — With a new labor deal already in ...

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Dustin Johnson leads rainy Genesis Open by one stroke - The Boston Globe

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 20:50

The Boston Globe

Dustin Johnson leads rainy Genesis Open by one stroke
The Boston Globe
Dustin Johnson is closing in on that elusive victory at Riviera, and a shot to reach No. 1 in the world. And he still has a long way to go. Advertisement. Johnson made two tough pars around the turn and poured it on late with three birdies over his ...
Johnson leads after weird day at Riviera with Sunday set to be a wild finishCBSSports.com
Johnson leads by one through 36 holes at RivieraGolf Channel (blog)

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Klay Thompson can't defend his 3-point title, eliminated in first round - The Mercury News

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 20:19

The Mercury News

Klay Thompson can't defend his 3-point title, eliminated in first round
The Mercury News
NEW ORLEANS, LA – FEBRUARY 18: Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors competes in the 2017 JBL Three-Point Contest at Smoothie King Center on February 18, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly ...
NBA All-Star Saturday Night live updates and fan chatNOLA.com
Eric Gordon unseats Klay Thompson as NBA All-Star 3-point contest championNew York Daily News
NBA All-Star 2017 News: Klay Thompson Wants Cavs In Finals Again, Has Odd Pre-Game RitualInternational Business Times
Comcast SportsNet Bay Area -Golden State of Mind -Heavy.com -Bleacher Report
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People are hyped that Kristaps Porzingis won the skills challenge - Sports Illustrated

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:47

Sports Illustrated

People are hyped that Kristaps Porzingis won the skills challenge
Sports Illustrated
Kristaps Porzingis, who I will not refer to as a damn unicorn, won the All-Star skills competition on Saturday night, which means he successfully dribbled around some obstacles, made a pass, made a layup and made a three-pointer in more effective ...
Kristaps Porzingis takes the NBA's Skills Challenge, as the 'Bigs' rule againYahoo Sports
Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis wins All-Star skills competitionESPN
Kristaps Porzingis Wins 2017 NBA Skills Challenge: Recap, Highlights, ReactionBleacher Report
Sacramento Bee -CBSSports.com -SB Nation -FOXSports.com
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Venezuela, Ilitch, Tigers' future all on Cabrera's mind - Washington Post

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:35

Washington Post

Venezuela, Ilitch, Tigers' future all on Cabrera's mind
Washington Post
LAKELAND, Fla. — When Miguel Cabrera takes the field for Venezuela in next month's World Baseball Classic, he'll be trying to bring some much-needed joy to his native country. “Our country's in bad shape right now. There's a lot of problems in Venezuela.
Miggy unplugged: Cabrera addresses Ilitch's death, moreThe Detroit News
Miguel Cabrera motivated to win this year for Tigers, Venezuelasportal.co.nz
2017 Detroit Tigers spring training roster preview: The corner infieldersBless You Boys (blog)

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Dwayne Bacon's scoreless game dooms Florida State to another road loss - Yahoo Sports

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:17

Yahoo Sports

Dwayne Bacon's scoreless game dooms Florida State to another road loss
Yahoo Sports
In each of his first 26 games this season, Florida State's leading scorer Dwayne Bacon scored at least 10 points. That streak ended in oddly emphatic fashion Saturday in the 17th-ranked Seminoles' 80-66 loss at Pittsburgh. Bacon, an all-conference ...
Pittsburgh upsets No. 18 Florida State 80-66USA TODAY
FSU Men Plagued By PanthersSeminoles.com
Sheldon Jeter leads Pitt to upset of No. 17 Florida State, 80-66, for bounce-back winPittsburgh Post-Gazette
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News -Tallahassee.com -GoDuke.com -KLKN
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As minutes add up, LeBron James vows he can play more during stretch run - USA TODAY

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 17:11

USA TODAY

As minutes add up, LeBron James vows he can play more during stretch run
USA TODAY
NEW ORLEANS – As much as LeBron James – with all the games (1,238) and minutes played (48,813) in his career – needs fewer minutes per game the remainder of the season so he's rested and ready for a deep playoff run, the Cavs need him on the court ...
LeBron James says he doesn't have a rivalry with Warriors star Steph CurryCBSSports.com
LeBron James Says He Doesn't Have Rivalry with Stephen Curry, WarriorsBleacher Report
LeBron James talking a good game, still playing a great oneSacramento Bee
Sporting News -UPROXX -Complex -The Guardian
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Purdue frontcourt leads sweep of Spartans - Journal and Courier

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 17:04

Journal and Courier

Purdue frontcourt leads sweep of Spartans
Journal and Courier
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. ― Purdue basketball didn't take the most direct rout to first place in the Big Ten Conference. Yet after Saturday's 80-63 victory over Michigan State, the No. 16 Boilermakers are confidently trending upward and, temporarily, in ...
Michigan State's Eron Harris carried off on stretcher after scary injuryUSA TODAY
MSU's foul issues against Purdue continue in 80-63 lossLansing State Journal
Swanigan, Haas carry No. 16 Purdue past Michigan StateSFGate
Bleacher Report -The Detroit News -247Sports -Yahoo Sports
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Finalists for 2017 Hall of Fame Class share dazzling careers -- but have no rings - NBA.com

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 14:16

NBA.com

Finalists for 2017 Hall of Fame Class share dazzling careers -- but have no rings
NBA.com
NEW ORLEANS -- The ring's not necessarily the thing, but there is no denying that it is a thing for the four NBA players to emerge Saturday as Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame finalists for the Class of 2017. Among the candidates who advanced ...
Rollie Massimino, Chris Webber among finalists for Basketball Hall of FameESPN
Tracy McGrady, Chris Webber among Basketball Hall of Fame finalistsUSA TODAY
Chris Webber, Tracy McGrady headline 2017 Basketball Hall of Fame finalistsCBSSports.com
Yahoo Sports -Sporting News -Chron.com -MLive.com
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Jays' Josh Donaldson misses workout with calf injury - USA TODAY

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 13:03

USA TODAY

Jays' Josh Donaldson misses workout with calf injury
USA TODAY
DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Toronto slugger Josh Donaldson missed the team's first full-squad workout Saturday because of a calf injury. Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said the third baseman tweaked his right calf while running sprints a day earlier. He was ...
Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson: Skips first workoutCBSSports.com
Josh Donaldson, Russell Martin sit out Blue Jays' first full workout: GriffinToronto Star
Fantasy Baseball Breaking NewsRotoworld.com
CBC.ca -Tip of the Tower -Windsor Star -Sportsnet.ca
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No. 25 Notre Dame beats NC State 81-72 4th straight win (Feb 18, 2017) - FOXSports.com

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 13:00

FOXSports.com

No. 25 Notre Dame beats NC State 81-72 4th straight win (Feb 18, 2017)
FOXSports.com
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The last time Notre Dame was in the state of North Carolina, the Fighting Irish were heading home with four straight losses. This time they're leaving with momentum and a solid chance to secure a double-round bye in the Atlantic ...
Wolfpack 'bites the tire' but loses to Notre DameNews & Observer
Big game from VJ Beachem delivers another ACC road win for No. 25 Notre DameNotre Dame Insider
Lame duck coach Mark Gottfried compared himself to a run-over dog in his pregame speech (Video)Yahoo Sports
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
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