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Favors, Plumlee tossed after Nuggets-Jazz scuffle

Utah's Derrick Favors and Denver's Mason Plumlee were ejected after a physical confrontation during the first quarter Wednesday night. Denver's Nikola Jokic, Gary Harris and Jamal Murray left the bench area and could face one-game suspensions. ... Continue Reading

Pop, needing 3 for win, keeps DeRozan on bench

With the Spurs down by two in Philadelphia, coach Gregg Popovich said he left leading scorer DeMar DeRozan on the bench for the final shot because he wanted a 3-pointer for the win Wednesday night. ... Continue Reading

Day 12 Australian Open preview: Can Pouille pull off a major upset against Djokovic?

Lucas Pouille is going to have an uphill battle against world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open semis. But that doesn't mean the Frenchman can't pull off an upset. ... Continue Reading

Weddle walks back Ravens-or-retire plan for '19

Eric Weddle, who will be in the final year of his four-year, $26 million deal with the Ravens next season, said he now is open to playing elsewhere if Baltimore decides to cut him. ... Continue Reading

Torrid Harden lights up MSG with career-best 61

James Harden scored a career-high 61 points, tying Kobe Bryant's mark for a visiting opponent at the current Madison Square Garden, and the Rockets edged the Knicks 114-110 on Wednesday night. ... Continue Reading

Sources: Pacers fear Oladipo lost for season

A preliminary exam has left the Pacers fearful that Victor Oladipo suffered a season-ending right-knee injury Wednesday night, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Oladipo will undergo an MRI on Thursday. ... Continue Reading

LeBron still not ready to return, out vs. Wolves

LeBron James, who has participated in drills with the Lakers, will not play Thursday against Minnesota. Rajon Rondo, meanwhile, will be a game-time decision. ... Continue Reading

Demetrious Johnson happy for Henry Cejudo, flyweights, focused on new chapter

Demetrious Johnson, the longtime UFC flyweight champion, shared his thoughts on last weekend's title fight and provided an update on what's next for him at ONE Championship. ... Continue Reading

John Lineker wants bantamweight or featherweight fight as soon as possible

Lineker, who missed last week's UFC card due to a minor injury, believes he is healthy enough to fight next month. And he's willing to move up to make it happen. ... Continue Reading

Key Royal Rumble stats for 2019

ESPN Stats & Info's Joey Koontz runs through some key numbers ahead of the men's Royal Rumble match -- the most stats-friendly WWE event of the year. ... Continue Reading