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76ers coach Brett Brown wants Ben Simmons taking one 3 a game

[ad_1] 11:22 PM ETTim BontempsESPN PHILADELPHIA -- What would Brett Brown like for Christmas? One 3-point shot per game from his All-Star point guard.After his Philadelphia 76ers routed the hapless Cleveland Cavaliers 141-94 at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday night, Brown was asked about Ben Simmons taking -- and making -- his second 3-pointer of both the season and his career.And, in response, Brown said he'd like to see
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Bonino, Fabbro, Grimaldi lead Predators past Devils 6-4

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Bonino, Dante Fabbro and Rocco Grimaldi each had a goal and an assist, and the Nashville Predators beat the New Jersey Devils 6-4 on Saturday night. Yakov Trenin scored his first NHL goal, and Daniel Carr and Filip Forsberg also scored for Nashville, which snapped a two-game losing skid. Mattias Ekholm had two assists and Pekka Rinne stopped 29 shots. Jesper Bratt, Travis Zajac,
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Man City’s derby defeat to United suggests their period of dominance may be coming to an end

[ad_1] MANCHESTER, England -- Old and slow: They are two adjectives you do not usually associate with Manchester City, but as Manchester United inflicted the champions' fourth Premier League defeat of the season with a 2-1 victory at the Etihad, Pep Guardiola's players suddenly looked like precisely that.That City looked so out of character was largely down to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his young United team, who, in the first
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Florida Panthers 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 1

[ad_1] SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky made 33 saves against his former team and Josh Brown scored the winning goal in the Florida Panthers’ 4-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. Bobrovsky made his first start against the Blue Jackets since signing with the Panthers on July 1. He played the previous seven seasons with Columbus. Evgenii Dadonov, Brett Connolly and Mike Hoffman also scored. Aleksander
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Henrik Stenson fends off Tiger Woods, Jon Rahm to win Hero World Challenge

[ad_1] NASSAU, Bahamas -- Winless in more than two years, Henrik Stenson found himself in the middle of a wild chase to the finish Saturday with Tiger Woods and the elite in golf all around him.Five players had a chance to win in the final hour. Four had at least a share of the lead at one point.One swing changed everything."The shot of the day," Stenson said.He drilled a 5-wood
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Malkin, Penguins top Red Wings 5-3 for 11th straight win

[ad_1] DETROIT (AP) — Evgeni Malkin and Jake Guentzel each had a goal and two assists to help the Pittsburgh Penguins build a two-goal lead midway through the second period on the way to a 5-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Matt Murray made 26 saves for his first win in nearly a month, helping Pittsburgh earn its third straight victory. Murray didn’t help his case
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LSU’s Joe Burrow sets SEC single-season TD pass record in rout of Georgia

[ad_1] ATLANTA -- LSU quarterback Joe Burrow set an SEC single-season record with his 45th touchdown pass, throwing a 23-yard strike in the first quarter of LSU's 37-10 victory over Georgia in the SEC championship game on Saturday.The record-setting pass went to Ja'Marr Chase and gave the Tigers a 7-0 lead with 9:09 remaining in the first quarter. Burrow finished the game with 349 passing yards and four touchdowns for
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Sources — Mike Norvell agrees to deal to become Florida State’s new coach

[ad_1] 8:09 PM ETMark SchlabachCloseESPN Senior WriterSenior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of GeorgiaAdam RittenbergCloseESPN Senior Writer College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University.Mike Norvell, who in four seasons has taken Memphis' football program to unprecedented heights, has agreed to a deal to become Florida State's next head coach, sources told ESPN's Chris Low.Without confirming a name,
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College Football Playoff tracker — LSU stakes its claim to No. 1 with title-game rout

[ad_1] GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens, who is also the chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee, is here at the Gaylord Texan Resort, not the Pac-12 championship game, where his two-loss Ducks had a chance to win the league -- and simultaneously eliminate it from the CFP with a win over No. 5 Utah.Selection committee member Joe Castiglione, who is the athletic director at Oklahoma,
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Sources — Mike Norvell agrees to deal to become Florida State’s new coach

[ad_1] 8:09 PM ETMark SchlabachCloseESPN Senior WriterSenior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of GeorgiaAdam RittenbergCloseESPN Senior Writer College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University.Mike Norvell, who in four seasons has taken Memphis' football program to unprecedented heights, has agreed to a deal to become Florida State's next head coach, sources told ESPN's Chris Low.Without confirming a name,