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Manfred: WBC successful, future bright

LOS ANGELES (AP) Even before the United States took the field to face Puerto Rico for the World Baseball Classic championship on Wednesday night, Rob Manfred was confident in declaring this sometimes troubled tournament to be a
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Westbrook has 35th triple-double in rout

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Add another first for Russell Westbrook – a triple-double without missing a shot. Westbrook recorded his 35th triple-double of the season with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder
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Nuggets limit James, roll past Cavaliers

DENVER (AP) LeBron James’s forgettable night included some statistical oddities like going minus-30 in 34 minutes and being the only player on either team to miss a free throw. In East-leading Cleveland’s stunningly thorough 126-113 loss to
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Embiid to have surgery on torn meniscus

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Philadelphia 76ers say center Joel Embiid will undergo surgery on a torn meniscus in his left knee. Team spokesman Mike Preston said before Wednesday’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder that the 7-footer,
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Former Phillies manager Green dies at 82

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Dallas Green, the tough-talking manager who guided the Philadelphia Phillies to their first World Series championship, died Wednesday. He was 82. The Phillies said Green died at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. He had been
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Lopez, Ibaka suspended 1 game for fight

NEW YORK (AP) Chicago’s Robin Lopez and Toronto’s Serge Ibaka have both been suspended one game without pay by the NBA for fighting. Lopez and Ibaka threw punches at one another during the Bulls-Raptors game on Tuesday.
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Whiteside probable with hand laceration

MIAMI (AP) NBA rebounding leader Hassan Whiteside is listed as probable for Miami’s game against Toronto on Thursday, despite a laceration on his right hand that needed 13 stitches to repair. Whiteside was hurt late in Miami’s
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