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Knight nets 31 points to power Pistons by Magic

Knight nets 31 points to power Pistons by Magic

ESPN.com Updated Jan 27, 2013
Brandon Knight had a career-high 31 points, including five 3-pointers, and Greg Monroe scored 17 points and the Detroit Pistons ended a two-game losing streak with a 104-102 win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday.
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  • Still with Tigers, SP Porcello faces uncertain role

    Still with Tigers, SP Porcello faces uncertain role

    CNNSI.com Jan 27, 2013
    DETROIT (AP) -- It feels like ages ago when Rick Porcello took the mound as Detroit's starter in a one-game playoff against Minnesota for the 2009 AL Central title. The Tigers lost in extra innings, but Porcello pitched well. All of 20 years old at the …
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  • Former Bears, Panthers safety Chris Harris retires

    Former Bears, Panthers safety Chris Harris retires

    profootballtalk.com Jan 27, 2013
    One of the NFL’s best player Twitter accounts decided to call it a career this weekend. Football, not Twitter. Former Bears and Panthers (and briefly Lions and Jaguars) safety Chris Harris announced his retirement Saturday night. The former sixth-rounde
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  • Justin Durant hopes to stay with Lions

    Justin Durant hopes to stay with Lions

    profootballtalk.com Jan 27, 2013
    The Lions will have plenty of key free agents this offseason.  One who hopes to stick around is linebacker Justin Durant. “I want to sign,” Durant tells Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press.  “Am I sure?  No.  I don’t know exactly what’
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  • Video - Pistons Hold Off Redick, Magic 01:01

    Pistons Hold Off Redick, Magic

    Jan 27
    Magic fall to Pistons despite eight 3-pointers and 31 points from J.J. Redick.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Are you ready? Super Bowl XLVII week is off and running

    Jan 27
    NEW ORLEANS -- Ready to get beaten over the head with the Harbaughs, Ray Lewis past and present and a whole lot of players saying a whole lot of nothing? Well, it's Super Bowl week, and the bad news for you is that the one thing I noticed in my few hour…
  • Adande: Kobe Bryant brings a new approach to floundering franchise

    Jan 27
    With Kobe Bryant channeling his inner Magic Johnson, have the Lakers found the right formula? Or is this fancy passing just a passing fancy? J.A. Adande explores.