12:13 AM ET A season of inconsistency for the Boston Celtics took another downward turn with Saturday night’s 105-103 loss to the Magic in Orlando, Florida. Asked what’s keeping Boston from being the team that so many expected entering the season, star point guard Kyrie Irving was blunt in his assessment. “Experience,” Irving told reporters.
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12:06 AM ET Associated Press HONOLULU — Matt Kuchar kept another clean card and shot a 4-under 66 to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Sony Open, a chance to win twice in one PGA Tour season for only the second time in his career. Kuchar ended a four-year drought by
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11:14 PM ET Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Karl-Anthony Towns had 27 points and a career-high 27 rebounds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves hold off Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans for a 110-106 victory on Saturday night that was the first at home for interim head coach Ryan Saunders. Towns swished a 3-pointer to
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9:52 PM ET The Arizona Cardinals offered Steve Sarkisian the offensive coordinator position, but he instead will return to Alabama to work on Nick Saban’s staff, sources told ESPN’s Dianna Russini. Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald still has not made a decision about whether to return for a 16th NFL season. Crimson Tide QB Jalen
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9:44 PM ET Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby left Saturday night’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets after taking a stick to the face. The stick of Cam Atkinson slid through the goalie mask as Holtby raised it to prepare to deflect a potential shot, and the stick appeared to make contact with Holtby near
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8:51 PM GMT Newcastle Falcons crashed out of the Champions Cup following a thumping 45-8 defeat to Montpellier in pool five. The French side earned a bonus point scoring seven tries while Zach Kibirige managed to score a consolation try for Newcastle who suffered a sixth consecutive loss in all competitions. Meanwhile in the same
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4:42 PM ET Associated Press CLEMSON, S.C. — All-American Christian Wilkins tossed doughnuts and showed off a victory cigar. On a chilly, overcast morning, Clemson celebrated its second national football title in three seasons Saturday before thousands of roaring fans. Spectators stood seven or eight deep along the parade route. Newly crowned national champion Clemson
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India’s ODI vice-captain Rohit Sharma believes No. 4 is the “ideal” position for MS Dhoni as India continue to jostle with their middle-order combinations ahead of the World Cup. Dhoni made 51 off 96 balls in the first ODI against Australia at the SCG. He added 137 in 28 overs with Rohit to repair the
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4:04 PM ET Associated Press SAN DIEGO — Wil Myers says he’s moving back to the Padres’ crowded outfield, indicating that San Diego probably is still in the market for a third baseman. The Padres agreed to one-year contracts with their three remaining arbitration-eligible players: closer Kirby Yates, catcher Austin Hedges and left-hander Robbie Erlin.
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2:31 PM GMT England international James Haskell has criticised the new generation of rugby players, insisting that “they don’t have the social skills”. The Northampton Saints back row is concerned that young players don’t have the tools to cope with life after rugby. “My concern is that so many players, especially the young ones, all
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