Carmelo Anthony right knee

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8:31 am
Fri March 15, 2013

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

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In college basketball, No. 19 Syracuse beat No. 17 Pittsburgh 62-59 yesterday.

No. 24 Notre Dame beat 12th ranked Marquette 73-65.

Georgetown and Syracuse will meet in the Big East tournament for the 14th and final time today at Madison Square Garden. The Orange earned a berth in the semifinals of what will be their last Big East tourney before leaving for the ACC.

The other Big East semifinal will have fourth-ranked Louisville against No. 24 Notre Dame.

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Sports
8:36 am
Thu March 7, 2013

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

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In the NBA, Raymond Felton scored 26 points, and the New York Knicks pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Detroit Pistons 87-77 last night despite Carmelo Anthony's absence. Anthony injured his right knee Monday night. Brooklyn defeated Charlotte 99-78. Deron Williams scored 20 points. Joe Johnson added 22 points. Boston beat Indiana 83-81. Cleveland topped Utah 104-101. Miami edged ahead of Orlando 97-96. Atlanta beat Philadelphia 107-96. The Lakers upset New Orleans 108-102. Memphis slid past Portland 91-85. Minnesota defeated Washington 87-82. Dallas beat Houston 112-108.

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Sports
8:28 am
Tue March 5, 2013

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

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In the NBA, Amare Stoudemire scored 22 points, J.R. Smith added 18 and the New York Knicks overcame a 22-point deficit without All-Star Carmelo Anthony to beat the Cavaliers 102-97 last night.

The Knicks trailed 52-30 in the second quarter of this one when Anthony injured his right knee. He stumbled and fell awkwardly after catching a pass and did not return.

The Miami Heat set a franchise record with their 15th consecutive victory.

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