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NBA opening-night betting report: Public has clear side in 76ers-Celtics

The 2018-19 NBA season tips off Tuesday with two marquee matchups. Will Bernanke, the lead analyst at CG Analytics in Las Vegas, offered some feedback to theScore as to how bettors are lining up. Philadelphia 76ers at Boston Celtics Opening odds: Celtics -5 / 208.5 Current odds: Celtics -5 / 210.5 Tuesday’s opener between the 76ers a… NBA | theScore

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Record-breaking night brings out Brees' emotional side

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees used one hand to hold his helmet and the other to wipe away tears. It was the first time the 39-year-old Brees had ever walked off of a football field knowing that he had thrown for more yards than any quarterback in the history of the NFL. And the Saints quarterback couldn’t help but ...

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The bright side: A positive storyline for every NBA team

Snark and sarcasm are easy when looking at certain NBA rosters these days. But beyond the dysfunction in Minnesota and the oddball addition of Dwight Howard in Washington, there are positive things to behold. Here’s one for all 30 teams as the 2018-19 season approaches. Atlanta Hawks

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Betts exits with soreness in left side

BOSTON — Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts had to exit Sunday’s game against the Mets in the top of the sixth inning due to soreness in his left side. He will be further evaluated. Prior to coming out, Betts had just made back-to-back throws to home plate, the latter of which was a sacrifice fly by Wilmer Flores. … ...

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Latest Cy Young poll has change on NL side

Max Scherzer is back atop MLB.com’s National League Cy Young Award poll in a race that may wind up being a referendum on data-driven analysis vs. traditional numbers. Or to put it another way, if you thought pitcher wins were at least partly a function of time and place, some still disagree. Meanwhile, Red Sox lefty Chris Sale has a ...

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Australia named unchanged side for 2nd test against Ireland

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Australia has named an unchanged 23 for the second rugby test against Ireland after winning the first match 18-9 last weekend in Brisbane. Rugby Australia said Thursday that coach Michael Cheika resisted the urge to change a winning formula despite the return of flanker Ned Hanigan (knee injury) and lock Rory Arnold (suspension). It marked the first ...

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Luck on its side? The NFL needs Colts QB back on field

So many of the NFL’s brightest young stars are banking on 2018 as a comeback season after checking out early in 2017. There’s almost one Pro Bowl player from every position hoping to bounce back from a major injury or prolonged stretch on the sideline, including David Johnson, Odell Beckham Jr., Aaron Rodgers,

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