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Clippers stunned by 76ers, 121-110, in Blake Griffin's return from injury

There was a strong sense emanating from the Clippers that their 121-110 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Center was disturbing on many levels.<p>After L.A. blew a 19-point lead, there was Clippers center DeAndre Jordan saying "it was more individual than it was five" in …

Basketball

Spurs edge Raptors for fifth win in a row

TORONTO (AP) —<p>LaMarcus Aldridge scored 21 points, Patty Mills added 18 off the bench and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Toronto Raptors 108-106 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.<p>Without Kawhi Leonard, Tony Parker and Pau Gasol, the Spurs completed a season sweep of the Raptors …

Will Logan Forsythe trade end better for Dodgers or Rays? Only time will tell

<i>This story originally appeared on FoxSports.com.</i><p>As always with trades, we’ll see which teams evaluated best.<p>Should the Dodgers have paid the extra …

MLB Spring Training 2017: The Top 10 Starting Pitchers to Watch

Not that you asked, but here's a list of the 10 MLB starting pitchers I most enjoy watching in a particular order: Madison Bumgarner, Noah Syndergaard, Clayton Kershaw, Johnny Cueto, Felix Hernandez, Corey Kluber, Masahiro Tanaka, Chris Sale, Chris Archer and Marcus Stroman.<p>Undoubtedly, you have …

Despite career accolades, Capitals’ Alexander Ovechkin still wants more

Ten years ago, at a golf course in suburban Virginia, Alexander Ovechkin tried golf. After several whiffs and a few scuffs, he scored a hole-in-one while just fooling around.<p>"This was my first time playing golf," he told the late Dave Fay of The Washington Times. "I guess it's easy."<p>Earlier this …

Islanders chase Bobrovsky, beat struggling Blue Jackets 4-2

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Islanders are pushing their way up from the basement under their new interim coach.<p>For the Columbus Blue Jackets, it might …

How the Patriots landed future Hall of Famer Tom Brady in the 6th round — the biggest steal in NFL Draft history

In 2000, the New England Patriots were a mess. The Pats lost six of their final eight games during the 1999 season and fired head coach Pete Carroll. Bill Belichick was hired and the team made one of the biggest steals in NFL Draft history: selecting Tom Brady in the sixth round.<p>Snagging Brady late …

When is the 2017 Super Bowl: Schedule, time, date, TV for Patriots vs. Falcons game

Here's everything you need to know about Super Bowl LI<p>Payback? The Patriots and Tom Brady won't say it, but they are now officially one game away …