Oladipo scores 28, hot-shooting Pacers beat Jazz 109-94

Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo (4) goes to the basket as Utah Jazz's Derrick Favors (15) and Royce O'Neale, right, defend in the first half during an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Offense trumped defense on a night when one of the NBA’s most efficient offensive teams met one of the top defensive units.

MacKinnon helps Avs beat Ducks 3-1 for 7th straight win

Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon, front, gestures to goaltender Jonathan Bernier after McKinnon scored a goal against the Anaheim Ducks in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — The save by Jonathan Bernier that sticks out the most was the one where he simply stuck out his stick.

Federer joins Djokovic, Sharapova in 2nd round in Australia

U.S. actor Will Ferrell, left, interviews Switzerland's Roger Federer on Rod Laver Arena following his first round match against Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer picked up where he left off at the last Australian Open on a day when Maria Sharapova, Angelique Kerber and Novak Djokovic ensured there were all kinds of successful comebacks.

Olympic champ Simone Biles says she was abused by doctor

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2016 file photo, United States gymnast Simone Biles displays her gold medal for floor during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In a statement via Twitter on Monday, Jan. 15, 2017, Biles says she is among the athletes sexually abused by a now-imprisoned former USA Gymnastics team doctor.. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)

Simone Biles watched as her friends and former Olympic teammates came forward to detail abuse at the hands of a now-imprisoned former USA Gymnastics team doctor.

Shiffrin set up as Olympics star; Vonn, Hirscher big, too

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2017, file photo, Mikaela Shiffrin, of the U.S., celebrates her gold medal in the women's slalom at the alpine skiing World Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Shiffrin continues to race as well as she has been, she is setting herself up to be the biggest start of the Pyeongchang Olympics. Not just of Alpine skiing, but the entire Winter Games. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati, File)

If Mikaela Shiffrin continues to race as well as she has been, she is setting herself up to be the biggest star of the Pyeongchang Olympics. Not just of Alpine skiing, but the entire Winter Games.

Saints safety Williams suffers sad ending to rookie season

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) makes a catch over New Orleans Saints free safety Marcus Williams (43) on his way to the game winning touchdown during the second half of an NFL divisional football playoff game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. The Vikings defeated the Saints 29-24. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

MINNEAPOLIS — Marcus Williams sat sobbing in front of his cubicle in the silenced New Orleans locker room, his face buried in a folded white towel.

Jaguars ride offense, swagger to AFC title game

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette (27) celebrates as he walks off the field following a 45-42 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in an NFL divisional football AFC playoff game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars haven’t faced the New England Patriots in a game that matters in more than two years. That’s OK. They know a pretty good place to go to get a heads up on their opponent in the AFC title game.

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