Curry comes through in OT, Warriors outlast Lakers 127-123

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, is defended by Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Curry was having an off night. By the time the fourth quarter ended, he had hit only six of 17 shots — and three of those misses were air balls.

MacKinnon scores in OT to give Avalanche 3-2 win over Jets

Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon, left, celebrates with right wing Mikko Rantanen, of Finland, after the Avalanche defeated the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 in overtime in an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in Denver. MacKinnon scored the overtime goal. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche had their initial celebration in overtime cut short. Less than a minute later, MacKinnon got the party going again.

Sergio Garcia is 1 stroke behind Australian PGA leaders

FILE - In this April 14, 2013, file photo, Adam Scott of Australia celebrates after a birdie putt on the 18th green during the fourth round of the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Scott, whose world ranking has slid to No. 31, said Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, he will use a long-handled putter at the Australian PGA, similar to the now-banned broomstick version that he won the Masters with in 2013. He switched to a short putter from the broomstick one after a ban began in 2016 on anchoring the putter against the body. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Sergio Garcia withstood two rain delays and his earliest career starting time for a 5-under 67 and was a stroke behind the leaders at the Australian PGA Championship.

Women hope bond forged by pay fight leads to Olympic gold

FILE - In this March 31, 2017, file photo, United States forward Gigi Marvin is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the third period of a IIHF Women's World Championship hockey tournament game against Canada, in Plymouth, Mich. Threatening to boycott the world championships last spring won the United States women's national hockey team the same pay and treatment USA Hockey gives the men. Their fight also brought them closer together, a bond they used to win their fourth straight world title. “It’s amazing that they’ve brought women’s hockey a step closer to where it should be, and I think in time it’s only a matter of when as female athletes we’ll be able to play the game we love and get paid,’’ Canadian forward Meghan Agosta said. “I think hockey’s come a long way and they kind of set the bar high.’’
(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) — Hilary Knight was listening to the radio when she heard the U.S. women’s hockey team come up.

U.S. champion Karen Chen now an author, too

In this Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 file photo, United States' Karen Chen competes during the free skate at the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic in Salt Lake City. Karen Chen's autobiography just hit the book shelves. The defending U.S. women's figure skating champion authored the book "Finding the Edge" with the help of Natalie England over the past few months. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Karen Chen’s autobiography just hit the book shelves. Imagine what she can write about if she wins an Olympic medal in February.

Favors scores 24, Jazz run away from Nuggets 106-77

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell, left, drives around Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris (14) in the first half during an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Derrick Favors hasn’t been shy about wanting to prove himself to the world after injuries derailed his last two seasons. The Utah Jazz big man took advantage of a national television audience to do exactly that.

Forsberg starting season way he usually finishes for Preds

Nashville Predators left wing Austin Watson, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the Chicago Blackhawks in the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Filip Forsberg of the Nashville Predators finally has started in the sizzling scoring fashion he usually finishes a season.

Manning benching low point of a year the Giants

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning speaks with reporters at the NFL football team's training facility, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Giants announced on Tuesday that Geno Smith will start in place of Manning when they face the Raiders in Oakland on Sunday. (AP Photo/Tom Canavan)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The benching of Eli Manning for the first time in 13 seasons is probably the low point of a season in which the New York Giants did almost nothing right.

Thomas wins $10 million in FedEx Cup and forgets about it

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2017, file photo, Justin Thomas holds the trophy after winning the Fedex Cup after the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Justin Thomas walked away with the richest payoff in golf when he was runner-up at the Tour Championship and captured the FedEx Cup. With the $10 million bonus, he made $10,945,000 that day. And then he forgot all about it.(AP Photo/John Amis, File)

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Justin Thomas walked away with the richest payoff in golf when he was runner-up at the Tour Championship and captured the FedEx Cup. With the $10 million bonus, he made $10,945,000 that day.



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