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July 13, 2014 - 12:32am
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have signed draft pick C.J. Wilcox to a rookie contract.

The 28th overall pick out of Washington, Wilcox averaged 18.3 points as a senior with the Huskies. He led the Pac-12 in 3-pointers per game at 2.8.

Wilcox finished his college career with a school-record 301 3-pointers.

The deal for Wilcox was announced on Saturday.

July 13, 2014 - 12:22am
9 min 43 sec ago

Paul Pierce is on the move for the second straight summer, this time from Brooklyn to the Washington Wizards.

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that Pierce has agreed to a two-year contract with the Wizards. The deal is for the mid-level exception, which is about $5.3 million for next season, and includes a player option in the second year of the contract. The person requested anonymity because the Wizards have not officially announced the...

July 13, 2014 - 12:12am
9 min 43 sec ago
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July 13, 2014 - 12:02am
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers All-Star right fielder Yasiel Puig has been ejected after being called out on strikes in the third inning of a game with the San Diego Padres.

Puig was tossed Saturday night by home plate umpire David Rackley following back-to-back strike calls against Ian Kennedy. The first pitch appeared to be down the middle and just above the knees. The second seemed to catch the inside corner.

Puig stood in the batter's box...

July 12, 2014 - 11:53pm
9 min 43 sec ago

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors have re-signed forward Patrick Patterson.

Toronto announced the deal with the restricted free agent on Saturday. The terms were not disclosed.

The 6-foot-9 Patterson was acquired in a seven-player trade with Sacramento in December. He averaged 9.1 points and 5.1 rebounds in 48 games with the Raptors.

Masai Ujiri, Toronto's team president and general manager, says "We were very pleased with what...

July 12, 2014 - 11:40pm
9 min 43 sec ago
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July 12, 2014 - 11:39pm
9 min 43 sec ago

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Doinghardtimeagain won the $200,500 Great Lady M. Stakes by 1 1/4 lengths for the Hall of Fame duo of trainer Jerry Hollendorfer and jockey Mike Smith at Los Alamitos on Saturday.

The 4-year-old filly ran 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:15.59 and paid $9.80, $5 and $4.20, bouncing back from a last-place finish in her 2014 debut last month. Doinghardtimeagain returned from a 10-month layoff to lose the Desert Stormer on June 15 at Santa Anita....

July 12, 2014 - 11:38pm
9 min 42 sec ago
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July 12, 2014 - 11:36pm
9 min 43 sec ago

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Pirates' MVP saved them. Twice.

Andrew McCutchen tied the game with a solo homer in the ninth inning Saturday night, then connected again in the 11th inning, rallying the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

"Strange game," manager Clint Hurdle said. "It's summertime. Strange things are happening."

And some spectacular things from Pittsburgh's best player. The Pirates blew...

July 12, 2014 - 11:35pm
9 min 43 sec ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryan Zimmerman singled in the go-ahead run with two outs in the 10th inning, and Jayson Werth homered and had three RBIs to lead the Washington Nationals to a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.

Ross Detwiler (1-2), one of six Washington pitchers, tossed a scoreless ninth to earn the victory. Philadelphia's season-best, five-game winning streak was snapped.

Rafael Soriano struck out the side in the 10th...

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