Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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Cubs 7, Dodgers 3

Cubs 7, Dodgers 3

LOS ANGELES — Former Ray Edwin Jackson earned his first victory in six weeks and former East Lake High standout Chris Coghlan hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, leading the Cubs. Jackson had been 0-4 with a 7.39 ERA in his previous seven starts.

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James joins exclusive group with 30K points

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — LeBron James has joined the 30,000-point club. James became the seventh player with 30,000 career points when he hit a jumper with one second left in the first quarter of the Cavaliers’ game against the Spurs on Tuesday night. Ja...
Updated: 8 minutes ago

Joe Smith’s takeaways from Lightning-Predators

Steven Stamkos is showing signs of snapping out of his slump. Stamkos, who entered Tuesday in a nine-game goal drought, had more jump (and four shots) Monday. On Tuesday, Stamkos had a slick setup on a 2-on-1 for Vladislav Namestnikov’s goal. Stamkos...
Updated: 12 minutes ago
Back on right path, Robinson High’s Byron Pringle hopes to impress at Senior Bowl

Back on right path, Robinson High’s Byron Pringle hopes to impress at Senior Bowl

MOBILE, Ala. — Byron Pringle understands how easily his life could have gone another way."I’ve been through a lot, but I’m very blessed," he said. "What happened in the past, it made me who I am today. It’s made me realize you have to value the thing...
Updated: 18 minutes ago
Lightning journal: Mikhail Sergachev a healthy scratch

Lightning journal: Mikhail Sergachev a healthy scratch

NASHVILLE — Lightning rookie D Mikhail Sergachev was a healthy scratch Tuesday for the first time this season.Coach Jon Cooper didn’t elaborate on the move, just labeling it a "coach’s decision."It was a bold decision, especially with the team alread...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Downcast Nadal hobbles out, unable to finish fifth set

Downcast Nadal hobbles out, unable to finish fifth set

MELBOURNE, Australia — Rafael Nadal limped off the court after quitting in pain early in the fifth set Tuesday to send Marin Cilic into the semifinals of the Australian Open, 3-6, 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, 2-0.The top seed, who had been treated on his upp...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Senior Bowl journal: Washington State teammates playing with heavy hearts after QB’s suicide

Senior Bowl journal: Washington State teammates playing with heavy hearts after QB’s suicide

MOBILE, Ala. — Washington State QB Luke Falk and G Cole Madison began their practices at the Senior Bowl on Tuesday with heavy hearts, still reeling from last week’s news that Cougars QB Tyler Hilinski had committed suicide.They remembered their frie...
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Sports in brief

BASEBALLgranderson joins blue jaysTORONTO — OF Curtis Granderson and the Blue Jays finalized a $5 million, one-year contract. The three-time All-Star, 36, wore a Blue Jays T-shirt in a video posted to his Twitter timeline Tuesday and wrote he was "th...
Updated: 2 hours ago

Veteran DE Long is the Eagles’ inside man

PHILADELPHIA — Chris Long knows all too well what awaits them, everything from Bill Belichick’s meticulous machinations to Tom Brady’s piercing precision in the pocket.He had walked among them, practiced beside them, watched them, studied them. Long ...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Mikhail Sergachev healthy scratch against Predators

Mikhail Sergachev healthy scratch against Predators

Lightning rookie defenseman Mikhail Sergachev was a healthy scratch Tuesday for the first time this season.Coach Jon Cooper didn't elaborate on the move, just labeling it a "coach's decision."It was a bold decision, especially with the team already w...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Jordan Scarlett among four Gators reinstated after credit card scandal

Jordan Scarlett among four Gators reinstated after credit card scandal

Florida Gators running back Jordan Scarlett and three other players suspended from last fall's credit card fraud scandal have been reinstated to the team.The other three: Receiver Rick Wells and linebackers Ventrell Miller and James Houston.Scarlett ...
Updated: 3 hours ago