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6:41 am
Wed February 13, 2013

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

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In the NBA, the latest LeBron James shooting streak has reached record-setting proportions.

James is the first player in NBA history to score 30 points and shoot at least 60 percent in six straight games after finishing with 30 on 11-of-15 shooting in Miami's 117-104 win over Portland.

Elsewhere, Toronto 109, Denver 108. Houston beat Golden State 116-107 and the Lakers 91, Phoenix 85.

Checking the NHL now, the New York Rangers blew a 3-0 lead in the third period before Rick Nash and Ryan Callahan scored shootout goals to give the Rangers a 4-3 win over Boston.

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Sports
5:48 am
Tue February 12, 2013

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

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Brook Lopez scored 25 points and Brooklyn opened overtime on a 9-3 run to pull away from Indiana 89-84 last night.

The Nets (30-22) ended a five-game losing streak at Bankers Life Fieldhouse and won for just the second time in six games overall despite playing without injured guard Deron Williams.

Indiana (31-21) lost its second straight home game in overtime, the losses coming on the heels of a 15-game home winning streak.

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Sports
5:53 am
Mon February 11, 2013

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

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The Boston Celtics continued their amazing run since the season-ending knee injury to point guard Rajon Rondo by winning their seventh straight game, a 118-114 triple-overtime thriller over Denver. That ended the Nuggets' nine-game win streak.

Paul Pierce led the way with 27 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists. Pierce made a tying 3-pointer in the second overtime to make it 107-107 and extend the game. Kevin Garnett had 20 points and grabbed 18 rebounds. Jason Terry scored a season-high 26 points off the bench.

The Celtics are 7 and 0 since Rondo went down.

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Sports
5:55 am
Fri February 8, 2013

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

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Checking the NBA, Paul Pierce had 24 points, seven rebounds and six assists as the Celtics blasted the Lakers, 116-95 for their sixth straight win last night. The Celts carried a 26-point lead into the final period and ended the Lakers' three-game winning streak.

Dwight Howard started for L.A. after missing three games with a sore right shoulder, providing nine rebounds and just nine points in 28 minutes before fouling out. Kobe Bryant scored a game-high 27 points.

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Weather
8:45 am
Thu February 7, 2013

Paul Caiano's Morning Weather Forecast

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Newschannel 13's Meteorologist Paul Caiano gives the WAMC Morning Edition forecast.

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Sports
5:54 am
Thu February 7, 2013

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

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In the NBA the Boston Celtics won their fifth straight game by beating the Toronto Raptors 99-95 last night. Kevin Garnett scored a season-high 27 points with 10 rebounds and Paul Pierce had 12 points and 11 rebounds.

Brook Lopez had 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets won at Detroit for the first time since 2006, holding off the Pistons 93-90 last night.

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Sports
6:08 am
Wed February 6, 2013

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

Kobe Bryant had 21 points and eight rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame the absences of Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace, and the loss of Pau Gasol to beat the Brooklyn Nets 92-83 last night.

The Rockets tied an NBA record and set a franchise mark by draining 23 three-pointers in a 140-109 win over Golden State. Jeremy Lin hit five treys and finished with 28 points. Chandler Parsons and James Harden each hit four three-pointers, with Harden finishing with 18 points and Parsons added 16 to the rout.

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Sports
5:39 am
Mon February 4, 2013

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

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From blowout to blackout to shootout, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens had just enough power to survive one of the most electric Super Bowls ever last night. The Ravens used a last-gasp defensive stand to hold off the San Francisco 49ers to win a wild one, 34-31. It's the Ravens' second Super Bowl title in 12 years.

Flacco tossed three touchdown passes in the first half as the Ravens opened a 21-6 halftime edge. Jacoby Jones opened the second half with an electrifying 108-yard touchdown record, the longest kickoff return in Super Bowl history.

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Sports
8:18 am
Fri February 1, 2013

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

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The Memphis Grizzlies had just nine players available when they took the court Thursday for the first time since trading leading scorer Rudy Gay to Toronto. The patchwork lineup didn't do very well against the NBA's second-best team as Oklahoma led by as many as 26 in the third quarter before cruising to a 106-89 win over the Grizzlies.

Checking the NHL now Brad Boyes scored a power-play goal on a rebound at 2:01 of overtime and the New York Islanders beat the Devils 5-4 on Thursday night, handing New Jersey its third straight loss in overtime.

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weather
6:53 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Forecast

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Newschannel 13's Meteorologist Paul Caiano gives the WAMC Morning Edition forecast.

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