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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Kalia Charles scored a career-high 32 points, Eleanna Christinaki added 26 with six 3-pointers and No. 14 Maryland cruised past 12th-ranked Ohio State 99-69 Monday night in a duel for first place in the Big Ten.

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  • By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker had 26 points, Jeremy Lamb added 18 and the Charlotte Hornets bounced back from a tough loss to beat the Sacramento Kings 112-107 on Monday night.

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Anriel Howard had 21 points and 14 rebounds and No. 15 Texas A&M overcame a three-point halftime deficit to beat LSU 69-59 on Monday night.

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  • By BRADY McCOMBS Associated Press
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City would be able to host the Winter Olympics again without losing money thanks to existing venues and the expertise of a team that put on the 2002 Winter Olympics in the city, an exploratory committee said Monday.

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  • By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Kalia Charles scored a career-high 32 points, Eleanna Christinaki added 26 with six 3-pointers and No. 14 Maryland cruised past 12th-ranked Ohio State 99-69 Monday night in a duel for first place in the Big Ten.

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Quarterfinal play begins at the Australian Open on Tuesday, with top-seeded Rafael Nadal continuing his quest for a second Australian title and 17th Grand Slam championship overall, and Caroline Wozniacki looking for her first anywhere.

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Scott Blackmun, the CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will not travel to South Korea for the opening ceremony of the Olympics next month.

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HOUSTON (AP) — Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma and fellow Heisman finalists Lamar Jackson of Louisville and Bryce Love of Stanford are among the finalists for the Lombardi Award. The award is given to the nation's top player based on performance as well as leadership, character and resiliency.

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  • By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have fired coach Jason Kidd following a midseason slide that left the playoff hopeful in eighth place in the Eastern Conference.

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  • By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Eric Washington has been named the Carolina Panthers new defensive coordinator. He will replace Steve Wilks, who was hired earlier Monday as the next head coach of the Arizona Cardinals.

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