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Seahawks rally past Packers

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks were able to win a matchup of desperate NFL teams on Thursday. Russell Wilson hit Ed Dickson for a 15-yard touchdown with 5:08 to send the Seahawks past the visiting Green Bay Packers, 27-24. Wilson threw for 225 yards and two touchdowns while helping Seattle overcome a 14-3 deficit.…read more »


Rockets rout Warriors

UNDATED (AP) — The Houston Rockets had no trouble beating the team that stopped them from reaching the NBA Finals last spring. James Harden poured in 27 points and the Rockets opened the fourth quarter on a 12-2 run to take an 88-65 lead in a 107-86 rout of the Warriors. James Ennis III had…read more »


Tech, Purdue win at Charleston Classic

UNDATED (AP) — Virginia Tech and Purdue have advanced to the Charleston Classic semifinals by winning on Thursday. Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 21 points for the 16th-ranked Hokies in a 73-64 victory over Ball State. Tech watched a 16-point lead slip to 49-44 midway through the second half before going on a 14-4 run to take…read more »


Yelich, Betts take MVP honors

NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee’s Christian Yelich and Boston’s Mookie Betts are both 26-year-old outfielders. They are also their league’s reigning most valuable players. Yelich is the National League MVP after hitting .326 with 36 home runs and 110 RBIs for the NL Central champions. He won in a landslide, receiving 29 of 30 first-place…read more »


Point’s power-play flurry leads Bolts

UNDATED (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning earned a rare win in Pittsburgh by taking advantage of the slumping Penguins. Brayden Point scored three straight power-play goals in a 91-second span of the second period to lead the Lightning past the Pens, 4-3. It was the sixth-fastest three goals by a single player in NHL…read more »

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