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Zach LaVine takes flight, wins 2nd dunk contest

He ended it with a between-the-legs dunk from a step inside the free throw line to become just the fourth player to win back-to-back titles.

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8 hours ago

The Latest: Klay Thompson edges Steph Curry to win 3-point title

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Karl-Anthony Towns has beaten Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas to win the Skills Challenge at the NBA's All-Star Saturday night.

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No. 6 Kansas edges No. 3 Oklahoma

Kansas notched its fifth straight win and snapped Oklahoma's 19-game home winning streak.

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Kobe’s last, Toronto’s 1st as NBA All-Star goes outside US

If Bryant heats up, he could add a fifth All-Star Game MVP award to his collection.

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Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia 1st to draw lifetime drug ban

The commissioner's office said Friday that Mejia tested positive for Boldenone.

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning holds up the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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The week’s best sports shots

A look back at some of the best plays and biggest moments in sports this week.

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The weekend sports schedule

Here's a look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Louisana governor threatens to cancel LSU football

According to the Times-Picayune, "Student athletes across the state would be ineligible to play next semester," Edwards said. "I don't say this to scare you. But I am going to be honest with you."

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Running back Matt Forte done in Chicago after 8 seasons

He will be an unrestricted free agent and can sign with any team beginning March 9.

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Kobe to headline All-Star Sunday

Kobe Bryant has spent a career tormenting the Toronto fan base and now he is set to entertain it as the NBA's All-Star Weekend descends on Canada for the first time and welcomes Bryant for his swan song.

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NASCAR revises green-white-checkered finish rule

NASCAR has announced that it is shifting to an unlimited green-white-checkered finish format when late-race cautions come out.

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Oakland Raiders to stay put for 2016 season

Officials for the Oakland Raiders said on Thursday that they have reached a one-year lease extension agreement, keeping the team in the San Francisco Bay Area city for the upcoming National Football League season.

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Arsenal to face MLS All-Star team in California in July

English Premier League (EPL) giants Arsenal will face the best of Major League Soccer in the MLS All-Star game in San Jose, California this summer.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today.

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Report: NFL holds up Burfict’s suspension

Burfict earned the suspension for his hit on Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown in a wild-card game on January 9.

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OKC Thunder assistant coach’s wife dies after car accident

The Thunder issued a statement expressing "deep sorrow" and saying the team would support Williams "in every way possible."

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U.S. to hire disease experts ahead of Rio Games

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is recruiting two infectious disease experts to advise members of the Rio 2016 team who are concerned about the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil.

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Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.

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Vickers to replace Tony Stewart

Stewart-Haas Racing has scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss its plans for the No. 14 Chevrolet.

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PREVIEW: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Brandt Snedeker will look to defend his title as 17 of the top 30 players in the FedExCup standings are in the field.

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Bus bursts into flames near Mt. Baker Ski Area

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The State Patrol confirms a bus heading to the ski area was fully engulfed in flames on SR 542 and that there were no injuries

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Senate passes bill that would give coal-fired power plant a sales tax break

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Supporters say the measure would help retain jobs, but critics say it's a corporate tax giveaway.

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House passes regulation of vapor products in Washington

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The bill would also create a set of standards and rules that retailers and distributors must follow, among other regulations like requiring school districts to ban use of vapor products on school buses.

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Everett police lieutenant fired for connection with drunk driving

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The lieutanant who had worked with the department for 25 years was deemed unfit for duty.

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Senate rejects constitutional amendment on tax increases

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Two-thirds vote is required to send the ballot for a public vote.