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DeRozan scores 25 to lead Raptors past Pistons 114-110

Toronto Raptors forward Jonas Valanciunas (17) looks for a shot past Detroit Pistons forward Greg Monroe, right, during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

TORONTO (AP) — With star guard Brandon Jennings lost to a season-ending injury, Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy hoped his team would respond by playing at “a higher level.”

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Pistons G Jennings to miss rest of season with injury

Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings shouts after falling to the floor while playing against the Milwaukee Bucks during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Darren Hauck)

TORONTO (AP) — Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings will miss the rest of the season after he ruptured his left Achilles tendon.

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World Cup of Hockey tournament set for 2016

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, right, and NHL Player's Association Executive Director Donald Fehr take part in announcing the return of the World Cup of Hockey in 2016 in Toronto, during a news conference at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, before the NHL All-Star hockey skills competition, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The World Cup of Hockey is making a long-awaited return in 2016.

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No. 11 Stanford women rally in 2nd half to beat UCLA 79-70

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Briana Roberson scored a career-high 21 points in her first start of the season and No. 11 Stanford rallied in the second half to beat UCLA 79-70 Friday night for the Cardinal’s 19th straight win against the Bruins.

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Nugent-Hopkins, Forsberg picked last in NHL All-Star Draft

Nashville Predators' Filip Forsberg, of Sweden, is interviewed during media day at the NHL All-Star hockey weekend in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins didn’t have to wait this long the last time he was drafted. Nashville Predators rookie forward Filip Forsberg suddenly has another new car to go with the Jaguar he just bought two weeks ago.

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