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Zion Williamson eager to play but says he trusts Pelicans’ recovery plan

[ad_1] 11:39 PM ETAndrew LopezESPN DENVER -- If it were up to Zion Williamson, he would have already made his NBA debut for the New Orleans Pelicans.That's what the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft told ESPN's Jorge Sedano prior to the Pelicans' Christmas night game against the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday.Williamson told Sedano that he "trusts the organization" in their decision making and also shared that his
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Clippers vs. Lakers – Game Recap – December 25, 2019

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES -- Kawhi Leonard scored 11 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter and had 12 rebounds to help the Clippers beat the Lakers 111-106 on Wednesday night in the NBA's marquee Christmas game.Montrezl Harrell had 18 points off the bench, Paul George added 17 and the Clippers improved to 2-0 against the Lakers this season.Kyle Kuzma led Los Angeles with 25 points. LeBron James had 23
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Steve Kerr – Warriors limited James Harden by innovating defense

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO -- Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says James Harden's offensive brilliance has changed the way teams have to defend him night to night.In the wake of Golden State's biggest win of the year, a 116-104 decision over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, the Warriors held Harden to just 24 points after he came into the contest averaging almost 39. Kerr noted that his group worked hard
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Suspect in slaying of 49ers backup QB C.J. Beathard’s brother arrested

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Law enforcement officials arrested a man wanted in the Saturday attack at a Midtown Nashville bar that killed two men, including the brother of San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback C.J. Beathard, and wounded another.Michael Mosley, 23, was captured in Cheatham County on Wednesday and charged with criminal homicide, the Nashville Metro Police announced, concluding a dayslong search.The attack started as an argument over an "unwanted advancement''
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Edwin Encarnacion, White Sox agree to 1-year, $12 million deal

[ad_1] Slugger Edwin Encarnacion and the Chicago White Sox are in agreement on a one-year deal for $12 million with a club option for 2021 at $12 million, sources told ESPN on Wednesday.Dominican Republic reporter Yancen Pujols first reported that Encarnacion, who turns 37 next month, was joining the White Sox.2 RelatedEncarnacion batted .244 in 109 games last season with the Seattle Mariners and New York Yankees. The Yankees acquired
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Edwin Encarnacion, White Sox agree to 1-year, $12 million deal

[ad_1] Slugger Edwin Encarnacion and the Chicago White Sox are in agreement on a one-year deal for $12 million with a club option for 2021 at $12 million, sources told ESPN.The deal was first reported by Dominican journalist Yancen Pujols.2 RelatedThe 36-year-old Encarnacion batted .244 in 109 games last season with the Seattle Mariners and New York Yankees. The Yankees acquired the three-time All-Star from Seattle in June to bolster
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Joel Embiid, Sixers’ 3-point barrage help bury Bucks

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA -- As Joel Embiid toed the free throw line, raised the ball to eye level and prepared to release, the Philadelphia fans began to chant, "Trust the Process!"Those three words have been the 76ers' rallying cry as the franchise climbed from the pits of perpetual losing to one of the Eastern Conference's most formidable teams. It has been so synonymous with Embiid's growth as a player, his nickname
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Rockets vs. Warriors – Game Recap – December 25, 2019

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO -- Draymond Green scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half, Damion Lee had 22 points and a career-high 15 rebounds and the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 116-104 on Wednesday.D'Angelo Russell added 20 points, and Glenn Robinson III had 18 to help the Warriors win their third straight and end the Rockets' four-game winning streak. Injury-ravaged Golden State improved to 8-24.Russell Westbrook
Hockey

Lindsey Vonn goes social with P.K. Subban marriage proposal

[ad_1] Lindsey Vonn popped the question to hockey star P.K. Subban. “Merry Christmas and happy holidays everyone!! On our 2 year anniversary, in a “non traditional” move, I asked PK to marry me and he said, Yes,” Vonn tweeted on Christmas Day. “Yes (bashful emoji) ! Women aren’t the only ones who should get engagement rings!” The former ski racer closed the tweet with the hashtags “MerryChristmas” and “equality.” Vonn
Football

Chiefs put RB Spencer Ware on IR, activate DT Xavier Williams

[ad_1] Spencer Ware's return to the Kansas City Chiefs was cut short Wednesday as the team put the running back on injured reserve with a shoulder injury.In a corresponding move, the Chiefs activated Xavier Williams, who had been on IR with an ankle injury.Ware, who played for Kansas City from 2015-2018, rejoined the team in for Week 14 after the Chiefs lost Darrel Williams to a hamstring injury. In three