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At Annual FanFest, Many Marlins Fans Applaud Possible Ownership Change

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — The fans of the Miami Marlins have had several reasons to be upset during the past decade-plus, but loyal followers are finding reasons to be optimistic. One of several long lines at the Miami Marlins’ fanfest stretched past the beer and pizza kiosks, beyond a stairwell, an elevator, rest rooms and the team store, as ...

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Celtics Defeat Jazz In Utah, 112-104

By The Sports Xchange SALT LAKE CITY — Boston found all sorts of ways to torment Utah’s defense for four quarters. The Celtics knocked down one shot after another in a 112-104 victory over the Jazz on Saturday night. They unloaded every available tool to pick Utah apart, relying on a combination of crisp passes, well-timed cuts to the rim ...

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Bizarro World: If Patriots Had Lost Super Bowl LI To Falcons

By Michael Hurley, CBS Boston BOSTON (CBS) — The Patriots won the Super Bowl. You have likely been informed of this news by now. And yet, with a week having passed since the football nestled in James White’s right arm just tickled the goal line in Houston, it remains difficult to believe. Did that really happen? As we know, of course, it did ...

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Heat Come Up Short In Philly, Win Streak Ends At 13

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter PHILADELPHIA (CBSMiami/AP) — It’s one of the oldest sayings in the book; all good things must come to an end. Following the short-handed 76ers’ unlikely victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night, Joel Embiid calmly chatted with fans at center court. There was no dancing this time, but no one would’ve blamed Embiid if he busted a ...

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Giannis Antetokoumpo leads Bucks past Pacers, 116-100

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Milwaukee’s backups made all the difference against Indiana. “Their spirit, their energy, you could see was extremely high,” Bucks coach Jason Kidd said after the 116-110 victory Saturday night. “I thought our bench was great, the starters were good, the ball was moving. It was a team effort and that’s what it takes to win.” Giannis Antetokoumpo ...

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Unfazed By Boos, Westbrook, Durant Leads Warriors Past OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY (CBS/AP) — Kevin Durant scored 34 points in his return to Oklahoma City, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Thunder 130-114 in a chippy game on Saturday night. It was Durant’s first game back since he left the Thunder after eight seasons in Oklahoma City to join the rival Warriors as a free agent last summer. The ...

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No. 5 Oregon Rallies To Beat USC

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dillon Brooks scored 21 points before fouling out, Tyler Dorsey added 19 and No. 5 Oregon repelled a couple of second-half threats to beat Southern California for the 14th straight time, 81-70 on Saturday night. The Ducks (22-4, 11-2 Pac-12) salvaged a split in Los Angeles after losing at 10th-ranked UCLA by three points. Oregon’s winning ...

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Panik Scores Twice As Blackhawks Beat Oilers, 5-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks can say they earned their week off. Richard Panik scored twice and set up another goal and the Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers, 5-1, on Saturday night for their fifth straight win. Patrick Kane had a goal and two assists and Trevor van Riemsdyk and Artem Anisimov also scored for the Blackhawks, who ...

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Panik Scores Twice As Blackhawks Beat Oilers, 5-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks can say they earned their week off. Richard Panik scored twice and set up another goal and the Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers, 5-1, on Saturday night for their fifth straight win. Patrick Kane had a goal and two assists and Trevor van Riemsdyk and Artem Anisimov also scored for the Blackhawks, who ...

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Panik Scores Twice As Blackhawks Beat Oilers, 5-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks can say they earned their week off. Richard Panik scored twice and set up another goal and the Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers, 5-1, on Saturday night for their fifth straight win. Patrick Kane had a goal and two assists and Trevor van Riemsdyk and Artem Anisimov also scored for the Blackhawks, who ...

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Jordan Spieth Builds A Big Lead At Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Amid all the celebrities Saturday at Pebble Beach, no one turned in a performance quite like Jordan Spieth. Spieth took only 10 putts on the back nine, and none were particularly easy except for the last one. His pitch from 54 yards checked up next to pin for a tap-in birdie that gave him a ...

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Former USC Coach Says Alcoholism Is A Daily Battle

ATLANTA (AP) — Since an embarrassing downfall at Southern Cal, Steve Sarkisian has certainly caught plenty of breaks in his professional life. He called plays for Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide in the national championship game. Now, he’s got an opportunity to run the Atlanta Falcons’ offense, inheriting a high-scoring team that just made it to the Super ...

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Without Embiid, 76ers Snap Miami’s 13-Game Winning Streak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Following the short-handed 76ers’ unlikely victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night, Joel Embiid calmly chatted with fans at center court. There was no dancing this time, but no one would’ve blamed Embiid if he busted a few celebratory moves like he did during a Meek Mill concert the previous night. Nerlens Noel, Robert Covington and ...

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Without Embiid, 76ers Snap Miami’s 13-Game Winning Streak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Following the short-handed 76ers’ unlikely victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night, Joel Embiid calmly chatted with fans at center court. There was no dancing this time, but no one would’ve blamed Embiid if he busted a few celebratory moves like he did during a Meek Mill concert the previous night. Nerlens Noel, Robert Covington and ...

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Without Embiid, 76ers Snap Miami’s 13-Game Winning Streak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Following the short-handed 76ers’ unlikely victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night, Joel Embiid calmly chatted with fans at center court. There was no dancing this time, but no one would’ve blamed Embiid if he busted a few celebratory moves like he did during a Meek Mill concert the previous night. Nerlens Noel, Robert Covington and ...

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Without Embiid, 76ers Snap Miami’s 13-Game Winning Streak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Following the short-handed 76ers’ unlikely victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night, Joel Embiid calmly chatted with fans at center court. There was no dancing this time, but no one would’ve blamed Embiid if he busted a few celebratory moves like he did during a Meek Mill concert the previous night. Nerlens Noel, Robert Covington and ...

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Roby’s Career-High 20 Helps Saint Louis Outlast Duquesne

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Davell Roby scored a career-high 20 points, Mike Crawford added 21, and Saint Louis sent the Dukes to their eighth straight loss with an 87-81 win over Duquesne on Saturday night. Roby and Crawford each went 4 for 4 from beyond the arc for Saint Louis (9-16, 4-8 Atlantic 10), which finished 12 of 18 from ...

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Sanford’s First Career Goal Lifts Capitals Over Ducks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rookie Zach Sanford scored his first NHL goal to break a tie late in the third period and the Washington Capitals beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-4 on Saturday night despite giving back a three-goal lead. Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and two assists, and T.J. Oshie, Daniel Winnik and Marcus Johansson had a goal and an assist each ...

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Coyotes Beat Penguins 4-3 In OT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Connor Murphy’s first goal of the season came with 21.8 seconds left in overtime, giving the Arizona Coyotes a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night. Murphy’s winner came after the Penguins overcame a 3-1 deficit inside of 5 1/2 minutes left to play in regulation. Josh Archibald’s short-handed goal at 14:38 made it ...

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Former Celtic Fab Melo Dies In Brazil At Age 26

BOSTON (CBS) — Former Boston Celtic center Fab Melo passed away in Brazil on Saturday, according to a report from SNY’s Adam Zagoria.  Melo was just 26-years-old. The Brazilian big man was reportedly found dead in his own home, possibly suffering a heart attack while he was sleeping. The seven-footer was a standout center for two years at Syracuse before being ...

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Former Celtic Fab Melo Dies In Brazil At Age 26

BOSTON (CBS) — Former Boston Celtic center Fab Melo passed away in Brazil on Saturday, according to a report from SNY’s Adam Zagoria.  Melo was just 26-years-old. The Brazilian big man was reportedly found dead in his own home, possibly suffering a heart attack while he was sleeping. The seven-footer was a standout center for two years at Syracuse before being ...

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Phillies Looking For 2017 Ballgirls

by Mike DeNardo PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As the Phillies report to Spring Training, the team is also assembling its roster of ballgirls for the 2017 season. Yes, you need to be athletic and know fair from foul, but there’s more to being a Phillies ballgirl, says Michele DeVicaris, the Phillies Director of Community and Charity Events. “They do a lot ...

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Phillies Looking For 2017 Ballgirls

by Mike DeNardo PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As the Phillies report to Spring Training, the team is also assembling its roster of ballgirls for the 2017 season. Yes, you need to be athletic and know fair from foul, but there’s more to being a Phillies ballgirl, says Michele DeVicaris, the Phillies Director of Community and Charity Events. “They do a lot ...

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Phillies Looking For 2017 Ballgirls

by Mike DeNardo PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As the Phillies report to Spring Training, the team is also assembling its roster of ballgirls for the 2017 season. Yes, you need to be athletic and know fair from foul, but there’s more to being a Phillies ballgirl, says Michele DeVicaris, the Phillies Director of Community and Charity Events. “They do a lot ...

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Phillies Looking For 2017 Ballgirls

by Mike DeNardo PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As the Phillies report to Spring Training, the team is also assembling its roster of ballgirls for the 2017 season. Yes, you need to be athletic and know fair from foul, but there’s more to being a Phillies ballgirl, says Michele DeVicaris, the Phillies Director of Community and Charity Events. “They do a lot ...

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Phillies Looking For 2017 Ballgirls

by Mike DeNardo PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As the Phillies report to Spring Training, the team is also assembling its roster of ballgirls for the 2017 season. Yes, you need to be athletic and know fair from foul, but there’s more to being a Phillies ballgirl, says Michele DeVicaris, the Phillies Director of Community and Charity Events. “They do a lot ...

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