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Sunday, January 27, 2019

SUNDAY SPORTS

Sidney Crosby is the MVP of the NHL All-Star game. The superstar centre had two goals and three assists, and Henrik Lundqvist pitched a first-half shutout to lead the Metropolitan Division to a 10-5 victory over the Central Division in the championship round of the three-on-three tournament. Crosby finished the night with four goals and four assists in two games.

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The Golden State Warriors are on a tear. Kevin Durant had 33 points and nine rebounds, Stephen Curry scored 24 points and Klay Thompson had 21, including two key free throws for Golden State to beat the Boston Celtics 115-111 and give the Warriors their 10th win in a row. Kyrie Irving scored 32 points with 10 assists for Boston, which had won five straight and 10 in a row at home.

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Nikola Jokic didn't miss a beat in his return from one-game suspension for leaving the bench during an altercation in Utah earlier in the week. The playmaking big man had his seventh triple-double of the season to lead the Denver Nuggets past the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers 126-100. The 76ers rested leading scorer Joel Embiid.

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A career first triple-double for C-J McCollum. McCollum had 28 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds, leading the Portland Trail Blazers to a 120-111 win over the Atlanta Hawks. Seth Curry, who got the start for the Trail Blazers in place of a resting Damian Lillard, scored 22 points. Trae Young had 30 points and eight assists to lead the Hawks.

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Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are in action in their 53rd meeting on tour as they vie for the Australian Open title. Djokovic is aiming to win the hard-court tournament for the record seventh time. He's also bidding for a 15th Grand Slam trophy overall and third in a row. Nadal is trying to win his second title at Melbourne Park and an 18th major championship.

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Kaitlyn Jones won't be repeating as winner of the Canadian junior curling championship. British Columbia's Sarah Daniels defeated the defending champion from Nova Scotia 9-7 to advance to the gold-medal match against Alberta's undefeated Selena Sturmay. Manitoba's J-T Ryan faces British Columbia's Tyler Tardi in the men's final.

(The Canadian Press)

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