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In the NHL, Edmonton bested Boston in a shootout 4-3, Ottawa doubled up Montreal 4-2, Detroit beat Chicago in a shootout 3-2, Los Angeles topped Colorado 4-1, Minnesota edged Calgary 3-2, and it was Tampa Bay over Anaheim 4-1.

World Cup:

Mario Goetze produced the piece of individual skill that Lionel Messi couldn't muster.

With two quick, deft touches, Goetze ended Germany's 24-year wait for another World Cup title — and denied Messi the one title he needs to forever take his place among soccer's all-time greats.

Goetze scored the winning goal in extra time to give Germany a 1-0 victory over Argentina in a tight and tense World Cup final. Goetz beat Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero in the 113th minute.

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World Cup:

In World Cup action, England scored a draw with Costa Rica 0-0, Uruguay edged Italy 1-0, Greece defeated the Ivory Coast 2-1, and Colombia beat Japan 4-1.

Carmelo Anthony Helps Break NY Knicks Losing Streak

Mar 6, 2014

Carmelo Anthony scored 33 points to help the New York Knicks snap a seven-game losing streak with a 118-106 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.

U.S. Takes Slovenia 5-1, Canisius Defeats Saints

Feb 17, 2014

At the Winter Olympics in Sochi, the U.S. men's hockey team completed a perfect 3-0 run through the opening round with a 5-1 win over Slovenia. Phil Kessel recorded the first American hat trick in the Olympics since 2002. In hockey, that’s when a player is able to score three goals in a single game. Ryan Miller lost his shutout bid with 17.6 seconds left in the game. He made 17 saves in his Sochi debut. The Americans finished atop Group A and earned an automatic spot in the quarterfinals.

This came one day after the United States defeated Russia 3-2 in an amazing shootout win.

Siena Downs Niagara 66-62

Jan 31, 2014
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In college basketball, junior guard Evan Hymes sank the go-ahead 3-pointer with 38.4 seconds left to help Siena snatch a 66-62 victory over Niagara at Times Union Center.

Rob Poole finished with a team-high 15 points.

The University at Albany women's basketball team faced an eight-point deficit at halftime, but rallied past Stony Brook, 66-51, in an America East Conference game in Stony Brook.

And Manhattan had a 62-55 win over the Siena women’s team.

In the NBA, Carmelo Anthony had 24 points and nine rebounds in just 28 minutes, and the New York Knicks avenged an embarrassing home loss by beating the Boston Celtics 114-88 for their third straight victory.

Jeremy Tyler added a career-high 17 points. Fellow reserve J.R. Smith also scored 17 for the Knicks, who lost by 41 last time the Celtics came to Madison Square Garden.

Elsewhere, Kobe Bryant's recovery from a knee injury is taking longer than expected, and he's now expected to be out for at least three more weeks.

In the NBA, New York has a five-game winning streak after Carmelo Anthony provided 29 points and 16 rebounds in a 98-96 overtime win against Phoenix. Raymond Felton added 19 points for the Knicks.

Houston was a 104-92 winner at Boston behind Dwight Howard's 32 points and 11 rebounds. James Harden and Jeremy Lin each had 16 points as the Rockets moved into a tie for fifth with Golden State in the West.

The Indiana Pacers and San Antonio Spurs have strengthened their holds on the NBA's two conference races following last night's losses by Miami and Oklahoma City.

Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points and the Knicks earned their third straight win by downing the Heat 102-92 in New York.

The Heat ended a three-game winning streak and fell to 27-9, 1 1/2 games behind the East-leading Pacers. LeBron James had 32 points and Dwyane Wade added 23 for Miami.

The Thunder were clobbered in Denver as Randy Foye scored 24 points in the Nuggets' 101-88 win over Oklahoma City.

In the NBA, Carmelo Anthony scored 13 of his 34 points in the third quarter and hit the game-clinching free throws with 2.9 seconds left in New York's 89-85 victory over Detroit. The Knicks outscored the Pistons 32-17 in the third period and handed Detroit its season-high fifth straight loss.

Phil Dawson FG Helps San Francisco Beat Packers

Jan 6, 2014

In the NFL, Phil Dawson drilled a 33-yard kick to give the San Francisco 49ers a 23-20 win over the Packers in Green Bay in the NFC wild-card game. Colin Kaepernick kept the winning drive alive by escaping a blitz on third-and-8 and scrambling for an 11-yard gain to the 27 with 1:13 left. Kaepernick was all over the field, rushing seven times for a team-high 98 yards and completing 16 of his 30 passes for 227 yards and a touchdown.

Christmas Day Nightmare In New York

Dec 26, 2013

There were five games in the NBA on Christmas Day and it was not pretty for New York fans.

The first game of the day had the Bulls whipping the Nets 95-78 in Brooklyn, giving Chicago its first winning streak since mid-November. Taj Gibson finished with 20 points and eight rebounds, while Jimmy Butler chipped in 15 points. The Bulls trailed 50-49 early in the second half before Butler hit a 3-point to spark a 21-5 run that put Chicago in control the rest of the way.

UAlbany Men Fall To Drake 71-63 In Des Moines

Dec 24, 2013
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Host Drake University outscored the University at Albany men’s basketball team 11-4 in the final three minutes to pull away for a 71-63 nonconference victory at in Des Moines, Iowa, Monday night. A 3-pointer from DJ Evans with 4:12 remaining pulled the (6-6) Danes to 60-59, but in the end Drake improved its record to 8-3.

Meanwhile, the Siena Saints had a 67-59 victory against Hofstra at Times Union Center. Junior Rob Poole, freshman Lavon Long and freshman Maurice White each scored 14 points to lead the Saints.

In the NBA, Tyson Chandler returned from injury and J.R. Smith hit a go-ahead jumper in the second overtime and the New York Knicks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 107-101 on Wednesday night.

Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points and Beno Udrih added a season-high 21 for the Knicks.

John Wall scored 21 points and made two big defensive plays against Deron Williams down the stretch to lead the Washington Wizards to a 113-107 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.

Detroit knocked off Boston 107-106. Charlotte topped Toronto 104-102 in overtime.

In the NBA, head coach Doc Rivers was a winner in his return to Boston. Jamal Crawford hit a pair of 3-pointers 23 seconds apart over the final three minutes as the Los Angeles Clippers pulled away in a 96-88 win over the Celtics. Crawford came off the bench to score 21 points as Rivers gained a victory in his first game at TD Bank Garden since the Celtics traded him to Los Angeles last summer for a first-round draft pick.

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In the NBA, the Knicks ended a nine-game losing streak and improved to 4-13 defeating the Nets 113-83 in Brooklyn. Carmelo Anthony had 19 points and 10 rebounds. The Knicks made a season-high 16 3-pointers in 27 attempts led by as many as 34 in winning their first meeting of the season against their city rivals.

Elsewhere, the Clippers had a 101-81 victory over Memphis and Miami fell to Chicago 107-87. Chicago's win came hours after Bulls guard Derrick Rose said he's not ruling out a playoff return if his surgically-repaired knee is fully healed by then.

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In the NFL, the Indianapolis Colts fell behind 14-0 in the first quarter on Thursday before padding their lead in the AFC South. Donald Brown had two touchdown runs and the Colts bounced back from Sunday's 38-8 loss to St. Louis by rallying for a 30-27 triumph against Tennessee.

Veteran safety Ed Reed long agreed to terms on a contract with the New York Jets, just a day after being released by Houston. The move reunites him with Jets coach Rex Ryan, who coached Reed for several years in Baltimore.

In college football action, eighth-ranked Clemson ripped Georgia Tech 55-31.

Bobcats Snap Celtics' Four-Game Win Streak

Nov 14, 2013
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In the NBA, the Charlotte Bobcats beat the Boston Celtics 89-83 last night, snapping the Celtics' four-game winning streak. Al Jefferson had 22 points and 11 rebounds for Charlotte. Jeff Green paced Boston with 19 points and Jordan Crawford had 16 points and six assists.

Elsewhere, Carmelo Anthony continued his success against Atlanta by scoring 25 points and the New York Knicks regrouped after blowing a 17-point lead to beat the Hawks 95-91.

Dolphins Beat Cincinnati, NYC Braces For Marathon

Nov 1, 2013
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In the NFL, the Miami Dolphins ended a four-game losing streak grabbing a 22-20 triumph over Cincinnati.

Cameron Wake tackled Andy Dalton in the end zone with 6:38 remaining in overtime. The safety capped a game in which Miami blew a 17-3 lead before dropping the Bengals to 6-3. Officials reviewed Wake's third sack of the game before confirming the safety.

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May 17, 2013
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In the NBA playoffs, Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points to help the Knicks stay alive in the Eastern Conference semifinals with an 85-75 victory over Indiana in Game 5 on Thursday night.

Reserves J.R. Smith and Chris Copeland each had 13 points for the Knicks, who trail 3-2 and will need a victory Saturday in Indiana to force a seventh game on Monday.

Elsewhere, the Spurs moved into the NBA's Western Conference finals after downing the Warriors 94-82 in Game 6. Stephen Curry finished with a team-high 22 points.

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Apr 29, 2013
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In the NBA, Jason Terry scored Boston's last nine points and the Celtics weathered a strong comeback by the New York Knicks, avoiding a sweep with a 97-90 overtime win on Sunday.

Paul Pierce led the Celtics with 29 points. Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 36 points for the Knicks.

Elsewhere, both the Spurs and Miami completed four-game sweeps of their NBA conference quarterfinal series. It was San Antonio over the Lakers 103-82 and Milwaukee fell to Miami 88-77. Lastly, Golden State topped Denver 115-101.

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Apr 24, 2013
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In the NBA, Carmelo Anthony scored 34 points and the New York Knicks beat the Boston Celtics with an 87-71 victory on Tuesday night. Paul Pierce scored 18 points for the Celtics, who will host their third game on Friday. This will be Boston’s first home game since the Boston Marathon bombings. Elsewhere, Golden State rallied to beat Denver 131-117 and Miami defeated Milwaukee 98-86.

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Apr 22, 2013
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It was opening weekend in the NBA playoffs and on Saturday the Knicks beat Boston 85-78 at Madison Square Garden. Carmelo Anthony scored 36 points. Game two is Tuesday night.

On Sunday, Miami opened their NBA playoff schedule with a 110-87 rout of Milwaukee. Lebron James scored 27 points on 9-of-11 shooting while contributing 10 rebounds and eight assists.

Oklahoma City clobbered Houston 120-91. Kevin Durant scored 24 points and Russell Westbrook fell two rebounds shy of a triple-double.

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Apr 10, 2013
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Checking news on the ice, the United States beat Canada 3-2 in the gold medal game of the women's world hockey championship.

In the NCAA women’s basketball tournament, Connecticut made it look easy in the Big Easy.

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Apr 4, 2013
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In the American League, Jackie Bradley Jr. got his first major league hit and the Boston Red Sox beat New York 7-4 last night to open a season with consecutive wins for the first time since 1999.

Elsewhere, the White Sox beat Kansas City 5-2. Texas Shut out Houston 4-0. Minnesota trumped Detroit 3-2. Cleveland slid past Toronto 3-2. Tampa bay outscored Baltimore 8-7 and Oakland cruised past Seattle 6-2.

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Mar 29, 2013
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In the NCAA men’s basketball tournament there are 12 teams left.

Syracuse limited Indiana to its lowest point total of the season, forced 19 turnovers, compiled 10 blocks and held the normally efficient Hoosiers to 33 percent shooting.

Marquette built a double-digit lead in the first half and went on to a 71-61 win over Miami to earn a spot in the East Regional title game.

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Mar 28, 2013
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In the NBA, Miami's quest to break the NBA record for consecutive wins was ended by a Chicago Bulls team that was without four key players. The final of 101-97 ended the Heat's winning streak at 27, six short of the mark set by the 1971-72 Lakers. LeBron James did his best to keep the streak going with 32 points.

J.R. Smith scored 35 points, his second straight 30-point game, and the New York Knicks withstood a furious rally to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 108-101. Carmelo Anthony added 22 points.

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Mar 27, 2013
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In the NBA, it's now a five-game winning streak for the New York Knicks and a five-game losing skid for the Boston Celtics. J.R. Smith poured in 32 points and Carmelo Anthony added 29 as the Knicks hammered the Celtics 100-85 in Boston. The game was tied at 35 until the Knicks scored 14 straight points to take control. The Celtics committed 20 turnovers compared to eight for the Knicks.

Elsewhere, Minnesota beat Detroit 105-82 and Dallas edged ahead of the Clippers 109-102.

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Feb 28, 2013
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In the NBA, the Knicks defeated Golden state last night at Madison Square Garden 109-105. Warriors Guard Stephan Curry set an NBA season high with 54 points and fell one shy of the league mark of 12 three-pointers.  J.R. Smith finished with 26 points. Carmelo Anthony scored a team-high 35 points.