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Irving, Celtics rally from 22 down to top Suns 116-109 in OT

NBA

PHOENIX — Kyrie Irving scored 18 of his season-high 39 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, and the Boston Celtics rallied from a 22-point deficit for a 116-109 win over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night.

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Roethlisberger throws for 5 TDs, Steelers rip Panthers 52-21

NFL

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t playing like a team missing Le’Veon Bell.

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No MLB rule changes likely until eve of spring training

MLB

CARLSBAD, Calif. — Major League Baseball and its players’ union likely will not decide until the eve of spring training whether to change rules in an effort to increase action on the field next year.

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Photo: NFL Week 10 Picks

NFL

The Associated Press' Week 10 picks for the NFL.

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Surging Newton, Panthers face red-hot Steelers

NFL

PITTSBURGH — Cam Newton spent a portion of the summer studying Ben Roethlisberger and working out alongside Antonio Brown, something the Carolina Panthers quarterback did out of a mix of curiosity and respect.

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Skyforce stays unbeaten with 109-99 win over Northern Arizona

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Suiting up for the second straight night on the road, the Northern Arizona Suns couldn’t make an early lead stick against the Sioux Falls Skyforce, falling 109-99 Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Sanford Pentagon.

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Randolph's 25 leads Arizona over Houston Baptist 90-60

College Basketball

TUCSON — Brandon Randolph scored 25 points, Brandon Williams added 13 and Arizona opened the season with a 90-60 win over Houston Baptist Wednesday night.

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Most Improved Players playing key roles at halfway point

NFL

NEW YORK — Established superstars such as Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers grab all the attention when their teams do well. But a team's success or failure can often be determined by which players make the biggest jump from year to year.

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Motivated by critics, WR Kirk off to good start in NFL

NFL

TEMPE — Too small, too slow. Christian Kirk is well aware of what critics said to him going into this year's NFL draft. They're right in front of him every day as he leaves home.

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Chiefs becoming must-watch show with Mahomes under center

NFL

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There are times that Dolphins coach Adam Gase hears about a cool play that happened somewhere else in the NFL, or something unique that a rival might be doing, and he makes a note to himself to check it out once his day-to-day work is complete.

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Harvick's championship berth spoiled by NASCAR inspectors

Nascar

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kevin Harvick's bid for a second NASCAR title suffered a massive setback Wednesday when he was stripped of his berth in the championship race because his winning car failed inspection after Texas Motor Speedway.

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Melton records triple-double, NAZ Suns outrun Iowa 106-95 for 1st win

NBA G League

DES MOINES, Iowa — De’Anthony Melton recorded the first triple-double of his career, Peter Jok scored a career-high 25 points on five 3-pointers and the Northern Arizona Suns outscored Iowa 30-19 in the final period for a 106-95 win Tuesday night.

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LeVert scores 26 to lift Nets past struggling Suns 104-82

PHOENIX — Phoenix was the perfect place for the improving Brooklyn Nets to start a four-game trip, with the two top teams in the West still to come in Denver and Golden State.

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Rested Cardinals face daunting trip to Kansas City

NFL

TEMPE — When the season started for the Arizona Cardinals, Sam Bradford was the quarterback and Mike McCoy was offensive coordinator. Now both are gone.

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Saints on top of latest Pro32 poll; KC, Pats tied for 2nd

NFL

NEW YORK — Who Dat on top of the latest AP Pro32 rankings? Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints. The Saints knocked off the Los Angeles Rams 45-35 on Sunday, handing them their first loss of the season.

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Preview: NAZ Suns trying to find their identity in 2018-19

NBA G League

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Forty five and zero. That first number? The Northern Arizona Suns’ win total from their first two seasons in Prescott Valley. And zero? That would be playoff appearances during the same time frame.

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Giroux scores twice, Flyers beat Coyotes 5-2

NHL

GLENDALE — Claude Giroux had two goals and an assist, Calvin Pickard stopped 35 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers ended the Arizona Coyotes' five-game winning streak with a 5-2 victory Monday night.

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Mariota recovers, Titans top Cowboys 28-14 in Cooper's debut

NFL

ARLINGTON, Texas — Kevin Byard secured the interception that sparked the sluggish Tennessee Titans and turned toward midfield.

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Booker beats buzzer, Suns rally past Grizzlies

NBA

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns were locked in their tightest game of the season, and Devin Booker made good on his chance to get his struggling team a much-needed win.

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Harvick earns his shot at NASCAR Cup title with win at Texas

NASCAR

FORT WORTH, Texas — Kevin Harvick gave the checkered flag to a young fan he brought onto the track to take a selfie — one with the winning driver and car that will have a shot at another NASCAR Cup championship.

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Week 9 Roundup: Brees, Saints hand Rams their first loss of the season

NFL

Michael Thomas caught a late 72-yard touchdown reception and then celebrated with a cellphone in a throwback to another famous New Orleans play, and the streaking Saints handed the Los Angeles Rams their first loss of the season with a 45-35 win on Sunday.

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Brady leads Patriots over Packers

NFL

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady threw for 294 yards and a touchdown, and James White ran for two scores to lead the New England Patriots to a 31-17 victory over Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night.

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Developing QB Rosen tops agenda for Cardinals

NFL

TEMPE — Halfway through Steve Wilks' initial season as head coach, the Arizona Cardinals have two victories.

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Preview: Rodgers-Brady a spicy prime-time matchup in NFL’s Week 9

NFL

NEW YORK — Aaron Rodgers vs. Tom Brady. Green Bay vs. New England. Talk about one spicy prime-time matchup.

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Shorthanded NAZ Suns no match for Santa Cruz in 2nd half

NBA G League

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Playing shorthanded in their 2018-19 NBA G League season opener Saturday, Nov. 3, the Northern Arizona Suns ran out of steam in the second half en route to a 118-108 loss to the Santa Cruz Warriors at Prescott Valley Event Center.

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