(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Giants bringing back Gettleman as GM. Marlins could still make more trades. Twins’ Sano accused of assault. Celtics pull off stunning comeback against Rockets. Golden Knights continue surprising run.

>>Giants Hire Gettleman As GM

(East Rutherford, NJ) — The New York Giants are hiring Dave Gettleman to become their next general manager. He will be formally introduced at a press conference today. Gettleman served as GM of the Carolina Panthers from 2013-16. He worked with the Giants for 15 years before that. Gettleman replaces Jerry Reese, who was fired earlier this month after 11 seasons.

>>Marlins Might Not Be Done Dealing

(Miami, FL) — The Marlins fire sale might not be over. According to the “Miami Herald,” the Fish are taking offers on outfielder Christian Yelich and catcher J.T. Realmuto. Miami has already traded National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton, All-Star outfielder Marcell Ozuna and second baseman Dee Gordon. The breakup is coming after the team was purchased by Bruce Sherman that put Derek Jeter in charge of the organization.

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>>Twins’ Sano Accused Of Assault

(Minneapolis, MN) — Twins third baseman Miguel Sano is being accused of attempted sexual assault back in 2015. MLB is investigating the incident, which Sano denies ever happened. A photographer says Sano repeatedly tried to kiss her and force her into a bathroom during an autograph session at a shopping mall. The Twins said they are aware of the allegations and have no further comment until they have more information.

>>Celtics Rally To Beat Rockets

(Boston, MA) — The Celtics rallied from a 26-point deficit to pull out a 99-98 win over the Rockets at the TD Garden. Al Horford finished a tough hoop in the closing seconds to put Boston up one. Marcus Smart drew two offensive fouls on James Harden when Houston was inbounding on two consecutive possessions. Houston jumped to a 12-0 lead in the first quarter finished the opening 12 minutes up 20.

>>Golden Knights Sink Kings In OT

(Los Angeles, CA) — David Perron lit the lamp in overtime to give the Golden Knights a 3-2 win over the Kings at the STAPLES Center. Vegas extended its lead over Los Angeles to three points for first-place in the Pacific Division. Jonathan Marchessault and Brendan Leipsic had the regulation goals, while Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury turned away 26 shots.

 

>>THURSDAY’S SCOREBOARD

NBA
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Orlando Magic 102, Detroit Pistons 89
Milwaukee Bucks 102, Minnesota Timberwolves 96
Boston Celtics 99, Houston Rockets 98
San Antonio Spurs 119, New York Knicks 107
Portland Trail Blazers 114, Philadelphia 76ers 110

NHL
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Florida Panthers 3, Philadelphia Flyers 2
Tampa Bay Lightning 3, Montreal Canadiens 1
Washington Capitals 4, Boston Bruins 3 (SO)
Toronto Maple Leafs 7, Arizona Coyotes 4
Vegas Golden Knights 3, Los Angeles Kings 2 (OT)
Vancouver Canucks 5, Chicago Blackhawks 2
San Jose Sharks 3, Calgary Flames 2 (SO)

College Football Bowl Games (CFP Rankings)
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#15 TCU Horned Frogs 39, #13 Stanford Cardinal 37 (Valero Alamo Bowl at San Antonio, TX)
#16 Michigan State Spartans 42, #18 Washington State Cougars 17 (Holiday Bowl at San Diego, CA)
#19 Oklahoma State Cowboys 30, #22 Virginia Tech Hokies 21 (Camping World Bowl at Orlando, FL)
Navy Midshipmen 49, Virginia Cavaliers 7 (Military Bowl at Annapolis, MD)

Top-25 College Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
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#19 Gonzaga Bulldogs 81, Pacific Tigers 48
#24 Seton Hall Pirates 90, #23 Creighton Bluejays 84

 

>>FRIDAY’S SCHEDULE (All times are Eastern)

NBA
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7:00 p.m. – Houston Rockets at Washington Wizards
7:30 p.m. – Atlanta Hawks at Toronto Raptors
8:00 p.m. – Milwaukee Bucks at Oklahoma City Thunder
8:00 p.m. – Brooklyn Nets at Miami Heat
8:00 p.m. – Indiana Pacers at Chicago Bulls
8:00 p.m. – Dallas Mavericks at New Orleans Pelicans
10:00 p.m. – Phoenix Suns at Sacramento Kings
10:30 p.m. – Los Angeles Clippers at Los Angeles Lakers
10:30 p.m. – Charlotte Hornets at Golden State Warriors

NHL
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7:00 p.m. – Buffalo Sabres at New Jersey Devils
7:30 p.m. – Columbus Blue Jackets at Ottawa Senators
7:30 p.m. – Pittsburgh Penguins at Carolina Hurricanes
7:30 p.m. – Philadelphia Flyers at Tampa Bay Lightning
7:30 p.m. – New York Rangers at Detroit Red Wings
8:00 p.m. – Nashville Predators at Minnesota Wild
8:00 p.m. – New York Islanders at Winnipeg Jets
8:30 p.m. – St. Louis Blues at Dallas Stars
9:00 p.m. – Chicago Blackhawks at Edmonton Oilers
9:00 p.m. – Toronto Maple Leafs at Colorado Avalanche
10:00 p.m. – Calgary Flames at Anaheim Ducks

College Football Bowl Games (CFP Rankings)
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8:30 p.m. – #5 Ohio State Buckeyes vs. #8 USC Trojans (Cotton Bowl Classic at Arlington, TX)
4:30 p.m. – #21 Northwestern Wildcats vs. Kentucky Wildcats (Music City Bowl at Nashville, TN)
1:00 p.m. – Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Texas A&M Aggies (Belk Bowl at Charlotte, NC)
3:00 p.m. – North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Arizona State Sun Devils (Sun Bowl at El Paso, TX)
5:30 p.m. – New Mexico State Aggies vs. Utah State Aggies (Arizona Bowl at Tucson, AZ)

Top-25 College Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
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6:00 p.m. – #2 Michigan State Spartans host Cleveland State Vikings
7:00 p.m. – #7 West Virginia Mountaineers at Oklahoma State Cowboys
9:00 p.m. – #11 Kansas Jayhawks at Texas Longhorns
1:00 p.m. – #15 Kentucky Wildcats host Louisville Cardinals
8:00 p.m. – #17 Baylor Bears at #21 Texas Tech Red Raiders