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McClellan’s 19 lead Miami over Charlotte 77-58

Miami's Tonye Jekiri, right, fights for a rebound against Charlotte's Pierria Henry, left, in the first half of the championship game at the Charleston Classic NCAA college basketball tournament in Charleston, S.C., Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Sheldon McClellan had 19 points and Manu Lecomte 15 as Miami defeated Charlotte 77-58 Sunday night to win its second Charleston Classic championship.

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Palmieri, Maroon put Ducks past Coyotes, 2-1

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Hampus Lindholm (47), of Sweden, watches the puck as Arizona Coyotes defenseman Connor Murphy (5) and goalie Mike Smith (41) defend during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Palmieri and Patrick Maroon each scored a goal, and Ryan Kesler had two assists in the Anaheim Ducks’ 2-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday night.

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Turnovers doom No. 17 UConn in loss to W. Virginia

West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins yells out instructions to his players during a NCAA college basketball game against UConn in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Defending national champion Connecticut came to the Puerto Rico Tip-Off this week hoping to get an idea of what it needed to work on to be in a position to defend its title.

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Lundqvist, Rangers roll over surging Canadiens 5-0

New York Rangers' Martin St. Louis reacts after scoring during the second period of the NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — If a drubbing at the hands of the Tampa Bay Lightning was the wakeup call the New York Rangers really needed, they have gotten the message loud and clear.

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Grizzlies rout Clippers 107-91, improve to 12-2

Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) battles Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) for a rebound in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Marc Gasol’s dominance is making one of the NBA’s best frontcourts even better.

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