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Scoreboard roundup — 11/12/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONIndiana 111, Oklahoma City 85Philadelphia 98, Cleveland 97Miami 117, Detroit 108Chicago 120, New York 102Atlanta 125, Denver 121L.A. Lakers 123, Phoenix 115Utah 119, Brooklyn 114Sacramento 107, Portland 99NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEFlorida 5, Boston 4 Montreal 3, Columbus 2 — SONY Rangers 3, Pittsburgh 2…read more »

Southern Connecticut State University gymnast dies after training accident

Courtesy Southern Connecticut State University(NEW HAVEN, Conn.) — A Connecticut university community is mourning the loss of a young gymnast who died over the weekend after suffering from a training accident, her school announced Monday.Melanie Coleman, a 20-year-old junior at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, died after sustaining a spinal injury while practicing…read more »

MLB’s Todd Frazier calls for action after turkeys terrorize NJ town

Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — It’s almost Thanksgiving, but before turkeys end up on the menu, they’re apparently fighting back.At least that’s what a gaggle of wild turkeys are doing in the New Jersey town of Toms River. And homeowners are saying that they’re pretty aggressive.”We have them on our roof; they’re pecking…read more »

Spurs retire Tony Parker’s No. 9 jersey

TuelekZa/iStock(SAN ANTONIO) — The San Antonio Spurs honored Tony Parker’s career Monday night, lifting the former point guard’s jersey into the rafters and retiring his No. 9.The ceremony took place after the Spurs were defeated by the Memphis Grizzlies at home, 113-109.Parker, 37, was drafted by the San Antonio in 2001 and spent 17 seasons…read more »

Regional Sports

US drops to 1-3 in Olympic baseball qualifying

The United States dropped to 1-3 in the super round of an Olympic baseball qualifying tournament, losing to Australia 2-1 on Wednesday at the Tokyo Dome. Minnesota prospect Aaron Whitefield hit a two-run single in the first off Boston’s Tanner Houck at the Premier12 tournament game. The U.S. was held to four hits, including an…read more »

White shines as Bulls beat Knicks 120-102

CHICAGO (AP) — Coby White waited as Roy Williams walked up the court. Williams playfully bowed in front of his former guard and then gave him a hug before taking off. It was White’s night, and a beaming Williams loved every moment. White made a franchise-record seven 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, and the Chicago…read more »

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