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Celtics Down Clippers

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BOSTON (AP) — Kemba Walker had 25 points and six assists, and the Boston Celtics took advantage of a late scratch of All-Star Kawhi Leonard and held off the Los Angeles Clippers 117-112 on Tuesday night. HAWKS 94, HEAT 80 MIAMI (AP) — Trae Young scored 18 points, including 13 straight ...

WVU Basketball: West Virginia Finally Gets Shot at Baylor

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Following countless postponements and reschedulings, arguably one of the most anticipated matchups in the Big 12 will become a reality. When No. 6 West Virginia hosts No. 3 Baylor at 5 p.m. Tuesday (ESPN), it’ll be the first time the two teams have faced off this season, and the first time ...

Wheeling Men Advance To MEC Quarterfinals

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The Wheeling University men’s basketball team held off an Alderson Broaddus rally to earn a victory in the first round of the Mountain East Conference Tournament, 97-91 Monday night at the Rex Pyles Arena. The Cardinals advanced to the quarterfinals of the tournament where they will take on ...

John Marshall’s Lakyn Parker Awarded Marilynn Smith Scholarship

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The John Marshall golf teams and John Marshall High School announced Lakyn Parker has been selected by the Ladies Professional Golf Association for the prestigious Marilynn Smith Scholarship. This scholarship is granted annually through the LPGA Foundation and the Marilynn Smith Scholarship ...

Pro Teams Allowing Fans As Pa. Eases Restrictions

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania is paving the way for fans at pro sports venues whose stands have been empty for a year or more, easing restrictions on large gatherings to reflect a sustained slide in new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. It is also lifting restrictions on ...

Arizona Agrees to Terms With Watt

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TEMPE, Ariz. — J.J. Watt has agreed to a two-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals, showing that the franchise will be aggressive once again in their push to snap a five-year playoff drought. The team announced the deal with the free-agent edge rusher on Monday. Watt was released last ...

Bieber Tagged, Bauer Sharp in L.A. Debut

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Shane Bieber’s final start last season was rough. His first one in 2021 wasn’t too much better. The AL Cy Young winner gave up four runs and didn’t make it through his scheduled two innings on Monday as the Cleveland Indians lost to the Kansas City Royals 8-6 in Goodyear, ...

Carolina Beats Florida

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SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Martin Necas scored 1:59 into overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Monday night. SENATORS 5 , FLAMES 1 OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Drake Batherson scored twice in Ottawa’s victory over Calgary, giving him six straight games with a ...

Brooklyn Secures OT Win vs. San Antonio

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — James Harden had 30 points, 15 assists and 14 rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets overcame a collapse in the final seconds of regulation to beat the Spurs 124-113 in overtime on Monday night, snapping a 17-game losing streak in San Antonio. 76ERS 130, PACERS 114 PHILADELPHIA ...

No. 17 Oklahoma State Completes Sweep of No. 16 Oklahoma

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STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Cade Cunningham scored 13 of his 15 points in the final 10 minutes to help No. 17 Oklahoma State defeat No. 16 Oklahoma 79-75 on Monday night, completing a sweep of two games in three days against the rival Sooners. Cunningham, a freshman who leads the Big 12 in ...

Nailers Take Two Of Three From Utah

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WHEELING — Nick Rivera’s parents were in town to watch him net two power play goals and goalie Francois Brassard put the finishing touches on Sunday’s dominating 6-1 win over Utah with a barrage of right hooks in an epic fight of the goalies. Wheeling took two out of the three games ...

Wheeling Primed For First Round Tourney Matchup

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WHEELING — After losing to Concord on Feb. 15, the Wheeling University men’s basketball team was sitting at a 2-8 record and was at the bottom of the Mountain East Conference North Division standings. The Cardinals, though, won three of their final six games and secured a spot in the ...

Park Wrestling Ready for Start of 2021 Season

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WHEELING – Almost exactly a year ago, Brian Leggett and his Wheeling Park wrestling squad were competing at the state tournament. When the weekend came to an end, the Patriots secured runner-up honors in the Class AAA field. Little did they know, that was going to be their last match for ...

Islanders Shut Out Penguins

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By ALLAN KREDA Associated Press UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Islanders rookie Ilya Sorokin made 20 saves for his second shutout, and Oliver Wahlstrom and Jean-Gabriel Pageau each scored power-play goals as New York finished a strong February with a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday ...