(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Warriors crush Cavs. Ugly incident after Clippers-Rockets game. Giants trade for McCutchen. Giants and Colts identify next head coaches. Titans change mind on Mularkey.

>>Warriors Hammer Cavs On MLK Day

(Cleveland, OH) — The Cavaliers were no match for the Warriors in a 118-108 loss at Quicken Loans Arena on Martin Luther King Day. Golden State outscored Cleveland by 17 in the second half to sweep the two-game regular season series. Kevin Durant led the way with 32 points and Steph Curry added 23. LeBron James put up 32 points, but turned the ball over eight times in the defeat.

>>Altercation Between Rockets And Clippers Postgame

(Los Angeles, CA) — Chris Paul’s return to STAPLES Center ended with the Clippers beating the Rockets, 113-102. The emotion-filled game spilled over to the locker room after the buzzer sounded. According to multiple outlets, Houston’s Paul, Trevor Ariza, Gerald Green and James Harden tried to get into LA’s locker room to go after Blake Griffin and Austin Rivers. Security stopped anything physical from happening.

>>Giants Acquire McCutchen From Pirates

(San Francisco, CA) — The Giants are hoping to bounce back quickly from a disappointing 64-win series. San Francisco continued its offseason overhaul by acquiring former MVP Andrew McCutchen from the Pirates. San Francisco sent right handler Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds along with international signing bonus allocation money to Pittsburgh, which recently traded Gerrit Cole to the Astros.

>>Giants And Colts Zeroing In On Coach Hires

(Undated) — The Giants and Colts are both identifying who they want to be the next head coach of their respective franchises. It’s been reported that New York is expected to hire Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur to take over interim head coach Steven Spagnuolo. Indianapolis will replace Chuck Pagano with Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels. Both won’t be official until Minnesota and New England are eliminated from the playoffs.

>>Titans Part Ways With Mularkey After Playoff Win

(Nashville, TN) — The Titans and head coach Mike Mularkey are parting ways despite the team’s first playoff win in 14 years. Controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk issued a statement Monday saying the two sides discussed extending Mularkey’s contract over the last week but they ultimately saw different paths to success going forward. Mularkey took over as interim coach of the Titans for the final nine games in 2015.


Charlotte Hornets 118, Detroit Pistons 107
Philadelphia 76ers 117, Toronto Raptors 111
Milwaukee Bucks 104, Washington Wizards 95
New York Knicks 119, Brooklyn Nets 104
Atlanta Hawks 102, San Antonio Spurs 99
Chicago Bulls 119, Miami Heat 111
Memphis Grizzlies 123, Los Angeles Lakers 114
Oklahoma City Thunder 95, Sacramento Kings 88
Golden State Warriors 118, Cleveland Cavaliers 108
Indiana Pacers 109, Utah Jazz 94
LA Clippers 113, Houston Rockets 102

Dallas Stars 3, Boston Bruins 2 (OT)
Colorado Avalanche 3, Anaheim Ducks 1
San Jose Sharks 4, Los Angeles Kings 1
New York Islanders 5, Montreal Canadiens 4 (OT)

Top-25 College Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
#10 Kansas Jayhawks 71, #7 West Virginia Mountaineers 66
#5 Duke Blue Devils 83, #23 Miami Hurricanes 75
#24 Michigan Wolverines 68, Maryland Terrapins 67

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

7:00 p.m. – Minnesota Timberwolves at Orlando Magic
7:30 p.m. – New Orleans Pelicans at Boston Celtics
9:00 p.m. – Dallas Mavericks at Denver Nuggets
10:00 p.m. – Phoenix Suns at Portland Trail Blazers

7:00 p.m. – Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers
7:00 p.m. – New Jersey Devils at New York Islanders
7:00 p.m. – St. Louis Blues at Toronto Maple Leafs
7:30 p.m. – Dallas Stars at Detroit Red Wings
8:00 p.m. – Vegas Golden Knights at Nashville Predators
9:00 p.m. – San Jose Sharks at Arizona Coyotes

Top-25 College Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
7:00 p.m. – #3 Purdue Boilermakers host Wisconsin Badgers
9:00 p.m. – #6 Oklahoma Sooners at Kansas State Wildcats
7:00 p.m. – #11 Cincinnati Bearcats at UCF Knights
7:00 p.m. – #14 (tie) North Carolina Tar Heels host #18 Clemson Tigers
9:00 p.m. – #16 Kentucky Wildcats at South Carolina Gamecocks

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