BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Boos rained down from the Tiger Stadium stands, even as quarterback Joe Burrow kneeled to close out No. 5 LSU’s latest convincing victory over a ranked opponent. It was an unusual scene spawned by an unfortunate play that could carry considerable implications going forward. Michael Divinity Jr.’s interception set up …

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — JJ Redick hit a 3-pointer with 17 seconds left to lift the Philadelphia 76ers over the Orlando Magic 116-115 on Saturday night. Redick had his best game since moving to Philadelphia’s bench at the start of the season, scoring 31 points on 10-of-20 shooting, including eight 3-pointers. Aaron Gordon had a chance …

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Share this: The Boston Bruins’ first line has powered the team to start the season, but the Black and Gold are struggling to find points elsewhere. The Bruins’ third line, specifically, hasn’t been able to get things going, as Anders Bjork, David Backes and Joakim Nordstrom have combined for three points on the campaign. It …

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SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Gustav Nyquist scored 3:44 into overtime to lift the Detroit Red Wings to their first win of the season, 4-3 over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Dennis Cholowski had a goal and an assist, and Thomas Vanek and Dylan Larkin also scored for the Red Wings, who were 0-5-2 in …

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Share this: For the second straight night, the Boston Celtics didn’t make things very easy for themselves. After a dogfight with the Toronto Raptors on Friday, the Celtics found themselves in a similar situation Saturday against the New York Knicks. But unlike the prior contest, Boston willed its way to victory, earning a 103-101 win …

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Share this: An unexpected change to the Bruins’ lineup occurred about 20 minutes before Saturday night’s matchup against the Vancouver Canucks. After Charlie McAvoy (undisclosed), Kevan Miller (hand) and Ryan Donato (healthy scratch) did not appear in Boston’s lineup, the team announced it would be without its third-line center. Backes appeared to be a go …

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There is no more reason to hedge on Jim Harbaugh’s team. No. 6 Michigan is really good and will enter November as a very real College Football Playoff contender after it smothered No. 24 Michigan State on Saturday. Buying in on the Wolverines has taken time, understandably. Through three seasons as coach of his alma …

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Share this: The next chapter of the Jimmy Butler saga has been written. It’s been an interesting few months for the Minnesota Timberwolves guard after he demanded a trade from the team. The Miami Heat reportedly pulled the plug on a trade due to Minnesota’s steep asking price, and apparently exploded at his teammates and coaches during …

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