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MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017

MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 7 P.M.

All-Star game ratings are best since 2013

The NBA All-Star game drew an average audience of 7.8 million viewers, making it the most-viewed All-Star broadcast since 2013. Turner Sports announced the numbers on Monday. The number of viewers peaked at 8.5 million and the total audience was up 3 percent from last year’s game.

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FILE - Tulane guard Leslie Vorpahl, left, and forward Harlyn Wyatt, right, try to block Connecticut guard/forward Napheesa Collier as she tries to score during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (Sophia Germer / Associated Press)

MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 6:10 P.M.

UConn still No. 1 while Temple enters AP women’s hoops poll

After nearly making the Top 25 a few times during her coaching career at Temple, Tonya Cardoza has the Owls ranked for the first time in 11 years. Temple entered The Associated Press women’s basketball poll on Monday at No. 23. It’s the team’s first appearance since March 13, 2006.

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MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 6:07 P.M.

Area Sports Menu for Tuesday, February 21

BasketballHigh school boys: 5A Region I: Lewiston at Post Falls; Lake City at Coeur d’Alene, both 7 p.m. 4A Region I: Sandpoint at Lakeland, 8 p.m. 3A District I: Priest River at Timberlake, 4:30 p.m. 2A District I: Clark Fork ...

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MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 6:04 P.M.

On the air

Tuesday’s TV highlightsBaseball, college Noon: Oklahoma State at Arizona State ... Pac-12 Basketball, college men 3 p.m.: Rhode Island at La Salle ... CBS Sports 4 p.m.: South Carolina at Florida ... ESPN 4 p.m.: Oklahoma at Baylor ... ESPN2 ...

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SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 2017

DeMarcus Cousins, right, has been traded to the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources confirmed. (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)

SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 2017, 9:13 P.M.

Kings trade All-Star DeMarcus Cousins to Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS – DeMarcus Cousins’ third All-Star Game as a Sacramento King apparently was his last. The Kings traded forwards Cousins and Omri Casspi to the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night for rookie guard Buddy Hield, ex-King Tyreke Evans, ...

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John Blanchette

John Blanchette


SportsLinkGirls’ Basketball Tournaments

In 1974 many schools were still in the process of starting their girls basketball programs. In spite of that, the first WIAA girls state tournament was held. Central Washington University ...