Lakers Beat Warriors 120-94, Improve to 9-2

LOS ANGELES — No Anthony Davis for the first time this season, no problem for the Los Angeles Lakers. LeBron James had 23 points and 12 assists in three quarters, Kyle Kuzma and JaVale McGee dominated the middle, and the Lakers rolled past the hobbled Golde...
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Raptors End Lakers’ 7-Game Winning Streak in 113-104 Victory

LOS ANGELES — The centerpiece of the Toronto Raptors' championship team works at Staples Center now. Two more key components of last season's sublime roster got injured right before the Raptors arrived in Los Angeles for the reunion. In the opening weeks of...
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Calling Plays in NFL a Challenge for Some Rookie NFL Coaches

Maybe Sean McVay made it all look just too easy. "We've won zero games and have not scored enough points. And that 100 percent falls on me. But I do like the communication we have as a staff. The play calls come out of my mouth. We have great chemistry as a...
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Bulldogs Lose at No. 15 Oregon in Season Opener

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon's roster is almost completely made over from last season's Sweet 16 team. As the No. 15 Ducks' most experienced player, Payton Pritchard stepped up Tuesday night. He had 24 points w...
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Black Cat Scampers on Field at Cowboys-Giants Game

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — A black cat got the best of the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants for a few minutes Monday night. The cat scampered on the field during a Giants drive in the second quarter and force...
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Raiders Rebound in Year 2 Under Gruden to Become Contenders

ALAMEDA — Not much went right for the Raiders in the first season of coach Jon Gruden's return to Oakland with stars getting traded, losses mounting, and questions raised about whether Gruden still had it after nine seasons in the broadcast booth. "You have...
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