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Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) shoots in front of Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Otto Porter Jr. shines as Wizards win fourth straight game

- Associated Press

Otto Porter Jr. made six 3-pointers, finished with 25 points and eight rebounds, and the Washington Wizards won their fourth straight, a 111-98 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Thursday night.

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, drives past Denver Nuggets forward Juancho Hernangomez, of Spain, to the rim in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 13, 201, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) **FILE**

Stephen Curry holds cards with Under Armour over values

- Associated Press

Whether the dust-up between Stephen Curry and Under Armour keeps mushrooming or fizzles out, this much is true: In an era of contentious politics, the dynamic between high-profile athletes and the big-money sponsors they endorse is growing more complicated.

Maryland guard Melo Trimble, right, shoots against Northwestern guard Isiah Brown during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, in Evanston, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Melo Trimble, No. 23 Maryland beat Northwestern

- Associated Press

Melo Trimble scored a career-high 32 points on 12-for-17 shooting, and No. 23 Maryland strengthened its position in the Big Ten with a 74-64 victory over Northwestern on Wednesday night.

In this June 26, 2013, photo, Erika Knott, left, wife of Kelly Bryson, holds her son, Jeremy Knott, 6, as they participate in a celebration rally in Jackson Square in New Orleans. Legally married to her longtime partner in Canada in 2007, Bryson is talking about a second wedding, in the United States this time, in light of a Supreme Court ruling striking down of a law denying federal benefits to married gay couples. New Orleans has long enjoyed a reputation in the South as a welcoming place for the lesbian and gay community. That reputation will be on display when the city hosts the NBA All-Star game next weekend. The game was awarded to New Orleans after the league decided to pull it from Charlotte last year. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

NBA spotlights LGBT oasis in New Orleans

- Associated Press

The city hosting this year’s NBA All-Star game has long enjoyed a reputation as a welcoming place for the gay and lesbian community. New Orleans is home to one of the country’s oldest gay bars, the gay celebration Southern Decadence draws nearly 200,000 people yearly, and gay and lesbian authors flock here for the Saints and Sinners literary festival.

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Oklahoma eighth-grade athlete overcomes paralysis

- Associated Press

Dewey residents have known for a while that it takes a lot to stop Kobe Blackmon in an athletic venue, whether it's football, basketball, baseball or track.

Hawaii rolls to 82-61 win over Cal Poly

Associated Press

Noah Allen hit five 3-pointers and finished with 30 points, nine rebounds and five assists to lead Hawaii to an 82-61 win over Cal Poly on Saturday night.

Smith, Aly help CS Bakersfield slip past Seattle 51-48

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Matt Smith had 12 points, on 6-of-8 shooting, and eight rebounds, Moataz Aly made a tie-breaking layup with 20 seconds left and Cal State Bakersfield beat Seattle 51-48 for its eighth win in a row.

Pair of clutch 3s helps Montana stave off Portland St

Associated Press

Ahmaad Rorie scored 28 points, Michael Oguine added 15, and Montana used a pair of clutch 3-pointers in the final minutes to stave off Portland State's comeback attempt and defeat the Vikings 82-85 on Saturday night.

Grambling State beats Jackson State 62-59 in OT

Associated Press

Ervin Mitchell scored 18 points, Nigel Ribeiro scored the game-winning 3-pointer in overtime, and Grambling State beat Jackson State 62-59 on Saturday night for its first Southwest Athletic Conference road win of the season.

Grand Canyon beats Utah Valley 77-71

Associated Press

DeWayne Russell scored 18 points with seven assists and Grand Canyon extended its winning streak to four, beating Utah Valley 77-71 on Saturday night.