Strong 3rd quarter pushes Knights past Nordics

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FELCH — Looking to keep the loss column empty, the Norway Knights went to Felch on Monday and handled business against host North Dickinson in a 85-52 win. “I thought our first half performance could have been a little bit better,” Knights boys varsity basketball coach Jeff Gallino said. ...

Falling behind: Broncos buck Flivvers in 64-33 win

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KINGSFORD — For the first quarter and a half of Monday’s girls varsity basketball season opener, host Kingsford and Bark River-Harris basically played evenly with the visiting Broncos holding a one-point lead. After Flivvers junior Anna Bortolini drove to the hoop to pull Kingsford within ...

Lions survive another defensive breakdown

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DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions turned an early rout into a nail-biter on Sunday, and not in the way Dan Campbell wanted. The Lions led the New Orleans Saints 21-0 in the first seven minutes, but had to hold on at the end. In the last five minutes, the Saints had the ball in Lions ...

Staying put: Tigers, Hinch OK long-term extension; hire new coaches

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Detroit Tigers signed manager A.J. Hinch to what the team said was a long-term contract extension and hired four new coaches for his staff. Hinch has managed the Tigers for three years after five seasons in Houston, where he led the Astros to the 2017 World Series ...

Antetokounmpo, Bucks breeze past Knicks 146-122

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 35 points and 10 assists, Damian Lillard added 28 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the New York Knicks 146-122 on Tuesday night to reach the semifinals of the NBA's inaugural In-Season Tournament. The Bucks posted a season high in scoring, ...