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Scoreboard roundup — 1/20/20

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONWashington 106, Detroit 100Toronto 122, Atlanta 117Philadelphia 117, Brooklyn 111Milwaukee 111, Chicago 98New Orleans 126, Memphis 116New York 106, Cleveland 86Oklahoma City 112, Houston 107Orlando 106, Charlotte 83Miami 118, Sacramento 113 — OTBoston 139, L.A. Lakers 107Denver 107, Minnesota 100Utah 118, Indiana 88San…read more »

Coco Guaff beats Venus Williams in Australian Open first round

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(MELBOURNE, Australia) — “I was a bit shocked. I’m sure everyone was a bit shocked.”That was Coco Gauff’s reaction to facing  Venus Williams again for the first round at a Grand Slam tournament. Just as Gauff, 15, bested Williams, 39, at Wimbledon last year, she’s done it again at the Australian…read more »

49ers to face Chiefs in Miami for Super Bowl LIV

33ft/iStock(NEW YORK) — The stage has been set for Super Bowl LIV.The championship game, less than two weeks away, will feature the San Francisco 49ers against the Kansas City Chiefs.Both teams advanced to the big game after winning their conference titles on Sunday. The 49ers took home the NFC Championship title after defeating the Green…read more »

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Cubs Acquire Lakins From Boston

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have acquired reliever Travis Lakins from the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named or cash. The 25-year-old right-hander debuted with Boston last season and posted a 3.86 ERA in 16 games. He was 3-4 with six saves and a 4.60 ERA in 40 appearances for Triple-A…read more »

Balanced Rutgers Knock Off Minnesota

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Caleb McConnell had 10 points and 12 rebounds as Rutgers used a balanced team effort in a 64-56 win over Minnesota to continue the program’s best start in the Big Ten, and possibly an AP Top 25 ranking for the first time in over four decades. After starting 1 of 10…read more »

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