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Lakers Lose Five in a Row
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kevin Durant scored 31 points, Russell Westbrook added 26 and the Oklahoma City Thunder sent the Los Angeles Lakers to their fifth straight loss, 120-106 on Sunday night.
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Anthony, Knicks Top Pacers for 7th Straight Win
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony scored 34 points, making the go-ahead jumper with 4.9 seconds left and blocking a potential winning attempt, helping the New York Knicks beat the Indiana Pacers 110-109 on Sunday night for their seventh straight win.
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Nowitzki, Marion Lead Mavs Past Suns
DALLAS (AP) -- Dirk Nowitzki and Shawn Marion led the Dallas Mavericks to a 115-90 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night, keeping alive hopes of snagging the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference.
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Bonds' Jury Hears Personal Shopper's Testimony
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Barry Bonds jury has restarted its deliberations.
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Can the Golf Kid Keep it Going?
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- If 21-year-old Rory McIlroy was nervous on Saturday at the Masters, the young man from Northern Ireland wasn't showing it.
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Giants Rally Again, Beat Cards
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Miguel Tejada hit a two-run double that glanced off the glove of center fielder Colby Rasmus with two outs in the ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants rallied late for the second straight day to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday night a few hours after receiving their World Series rings.
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Brewers' Fielder Has 4 RBIs to Top Cubs
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Prince Fielder drove in four runs with a career-high three doubles, Chris Narveson pitched seven shutout innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Saturday night.
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Pierzynski, Humber Lead White Sox Over Rays
CHICAGO (AP) -- A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run double and Phil Humber pitched a career-high six innings to lead the Chicago White Sox over the sputtering Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Saturday in a game that got a little testy at the end.
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Halak, Blues Beat Playoff-Bound Predators
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jaroslav Halak shut out playoff-bound Nashville for the third time this season and T.J. Oshie scored from his knees early in the second period to help the St. Louis Blues finish strong with a 2-0 win over the Predators on Saturday night.
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Kenseth Ends 76 Race Drought with Texas Win
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Matt Kenseth had a dominating run at Texas, breaking a 76-race NASCAR Sprint Cup winless streak Saturday night.
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McIlroy leads...Tiger Charging
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Rory McIlroy, the 21-year-old Northern Ireland whiz who has never won a major, has the 36-hole lead at the 77th Masters. Following Thursday's 65, McIlroy fashioned a 3-under 69 at Augusta National.
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Giants Hold on in 12 Innings to Win Home Opener
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Aaron Rowand hit a game-winning single off the left-field wall with the bases loaded in the 12th inning and the San Francisco Giants celebrated raising the World Series flag with a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday.
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Baker, Soto Homer, Cubs Beat Brewers
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Jeff Baker had four hits and drove in four runs, including his first homer of the season, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-4 on Friday.
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Manny Retires, Rays Rally Past White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dan Johnson hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run ninth, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied for their first win of the season hours after Manny Ramirez retired, beating the Chicago White Sox 9-7 Friday night.
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Bulls Beat Cavs, Clinch Best Record in East
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Carlos Boozer had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference with a 93-82 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night.
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Seabrook, Hossa Lead Blackhawks Past Red Wings
DETROIT (AP) -- Brent Seabrook and Marian Hossa each had a goal and an assist to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Friday night.
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Edwards Again Wins Nationwide Race at Texas
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Carl Edwards escaped a crash that wiped out primary challenger Kyle Busch and won his second consecutive Nationwide race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night.
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Local Sports Round Up 4/7/11
See what you missed Wednesday in local sports action and what's on the docket for Thursday!
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Toews Scores in Overtime for Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jonathan Toews scored on a low shot from the left circle at 3:19 of overtime to give Chicago a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues Wednesday night and move the Blackhawks within two points of a clinching a playoff spot in the Western Conference.
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Pirates Sparkle on Road, Beat Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Kevin Correia and two relievers combined to slow St. Louis, Neil Walker hit his second home run and the surprising Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday.
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Young Excels with Glove and Bat, Arizona Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chris Young drove in two runs, scored twice and made a pair of nice catches in center field as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 Wednesday.
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Down to Last Out, Chisox Rally in 9th, Win in 12th
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Carlos Quentin and the Chicago White Sox pulled off a two-out rally in the ninth inning off Kansas City closer Joakim Soria, then Brent Morel hit a go-ahead single in the 12th that beat the Royals 10-7 Wednesday.
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White Sox DH Dunn has Appendectomy, Out 5 Games
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Chicago White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn underwent an emergency appendectomy Tuesday night and will miss at least five games.
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Spurs Beat Kings, Earn No. 1 Seed in West
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Manu Ginobili scored 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs clinched the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference following a 124-92 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.
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Warriors Hand Lakers Second Straight Loss
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Monta Ellis scored 26 points, David Lee had 22 points and 17 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors held on to beat the suddenly sluggish Los Angeles Lakers 95-87 on Wednesday night.
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NFL Courtroom Battle Begins
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The federal judge overseeing the NFL players' request to lift a lockout by the owners says it will take ``a couple of weeks'' to rule.
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Master's Update
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Luke Donald captured the family friendly par-3 contest at Augusta National, which is good news and not so good news for the young Englishman.
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Bonds: Attorneys Make Final Pitch to Jury
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A prosecutor says a federal jury should convict Barry Bonds of making false statements to a grand jury, telling the panel Thursday that the slugger chose not to tell the truth about using performance-enhancing drugs.
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WNBA Unveils New, Lighter Uniforms
NEW YORK (AP) -- The WNBA will be using new uniforms this season that are designed to be lighter and dry faster to keep players more comfortable.
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Final Scores 4/6/11
Knox baseball splits a twin bill, and Monmouth softball comes up a bit short! Click here for more.
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