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  • Ladd lifts Jets to 5-2 win over Kings

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  • Kings-Jets Sums

    Los Angeles 0 1 1—2 Winnipeg 1 3 1—5 First Period_1, Winnipeg, Stafford 11 (Scheifele, Tlusty), 6:34. Penalties_Nolan, LA (roughing), 20:00; Ladd, Wpg (slashing), 20:00; Byfuglien, Wpg (roughing), 20:00. Second Period_2, Los Angeles, Carter 19…

  • Kings-Jets Sum

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  • Harden’s 33 points leads Rockets over Cavs 105-103 in OT

    HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 33 points for Houston and Cleveland star LeBron James missed a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds left in overtime, helping the Rockets hold on for a 105-103…

  • Kings-Jets Sum

    Los Angeles 0 1 1—2 Winnipeg 1 3 1—5 First Period_1, Winnipeg, Stafford 11 (Scheifele, Tlusty), 6:34. Second Period_2, Los Angeles, Carter 19 (Toffoli, Muzzin), 7:18. 3, Winnipeg, Myers 6 (Wheeler, Thorburn), 10:43. 4, Winnipeg,…

  • Kings-Jets Sums

    Los Angeles 0 1 1—2 Winnipeg 1 3 1—5 First Period_1, Winnipeg, Stafford 11 (Scheifele, Tlusty), 6:34. Penalties_Nolan, LA (roughing), 20:00; Ladd, Wpg (slashing), 20:00; Byfuglien, Wpg (roughing), 20:00. Second Period_2, Los Angeles, Carter 19…

  • No. 21 SMU has winning streak snapped at UConn, 81-73

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  • Cavaliers-Rockets, Box

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  • Cavaliers-Rockets, Box

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  • Jimmie Johnson pulls away for another Atlanta Sprint Cup win

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Likely locking up a run at his record-tying seventh championship before it even turns to spring, Jimmie Johnson pulled away after the final restart with 13 laps to go Sunday, winning…

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