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Nuggets’ McGee active vs. Pelicans after missing 26 games

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Denver Nuggets say JaVale McGee, who has missed 26 straight games, will be in uniform for Wednesday night’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans.

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LSU defensive back Mills set for trial on battery charge

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU defensive back Jalen Mills will face trial on April 8 for a charge of simple battery.

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Saints, Pelicans owner asks judge to dismiss heirs’ lawsuit

In this Sept. 29, 2014, file photo, New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle Benson pose for a photo with his granddaughter, and Pelicans co-owner Rita Benson LeBlanc, left, at the Pelicans NBA basketball media day in Metairie, La. Tom Benson, who owns the NFL's Saints and NBA's Pelicans, asserted in a statement released Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, that removing his daughter and grandchildren from the operation of his sports franchises _ and inserting his wife of 10 years in their place _ will ensure the clubs’ long-term stability and future in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by recently estranged heirs who are seeking control of his NFL and NBA teams.

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Northwestern State rolls past Nicholls 80-51

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — Ta’Jon Welcome scored 18 points on Monday and Northwestern State steadily built on a 16-point halftime lead to beat Nicholls State 80-51.

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Davis lifts Pelicans over Mavericks 109-106

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) dunks the ball over Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in New Orleans. The Pelicans won 109-106. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As Anthony Davis soaked in the crescendo of cheers punctuating an intense but triumphant struggle with Dallas, the Pelicans’ All-Star noticed a fan standing before him with his arms invitingly extended to each side.

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