Irving's 33 lifts Celtics past Nuggets 124-118

Celtics guard Kyrie Irving drives to the basket against the Nuggets during the first quarter of Wednesday's game at Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Irving scores 33, keying big offensive night for Celtics in 124-118 win over Nuggets

Dunn comes through in the clutch as Bulls beat Jazz 103-100

Chicago Bulls guard Kris Dunn reacts after scoring a basket against the Utah Jazz during the second half Wednesday in Chicago. The Bulls won 103-100. (Nam Y. Huh/AP Photo)

Mirotic scores 29 as Chicago Bulls beat Utah Jazz 103-100 for 4th straight victory

Agent Boras: Marlins turning into 'pawn shop' under Jeter

In this Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, Miami Marlins part owner Derek Jeter speaks during a press conference in Miami. Jeter is trying to revive a moribund Marlins franchise, and so far the former New York Yankees captain appears out of his league as a CEO, said agent Scott Boras. (Taimy Alvarez/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)

Agent Scott Boras says Derek Jeter and his ownership group are turning the Miami Marlins into a pawn shop

Giants rookie RB Wayne Gallman getting more playing time

New York Giants running back Wayne Gallman, left, is upended by Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Anthony Hitchens during the first quarter of Sunday's game in East Rutherford, N.J. (Adam Hunger/AP Photo)

If last week was any indication, rookie Wayne Gallman might be the featured running back in the New York Giants' offense

Bruins tie it late, beat Red Wings 3-2 in OT behind Marchand

Brad Marchand assisted on the tying goal late in regulation and scored the game-winner 35 seconds into overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.

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Agent Boras: Marlins turning into 'pawn shop' under Jeter

In this Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, Miami Marlins part owner Derek Jeter speaks during a press conference in Miami. Jeter is trying to revive a moribund Marlins franchise, and so far the former New York Yankees captain appears out of his league as a CEO, said agent Scott Boras. (Taimy Alvarez/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)

Agent Scott Boras says Derek Jeter and his ownership group are turning the Miami Marlins into a pawn shop

Baseball notes

Marcell Ozuna of the Marlins watches his RBI triple during a game against the Braves on Sept. 7 at Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brett Davis)

AP source: Marlins agree to deal Ozuna to Cardinals Miami has agreed to trade left fielder Marcell Ozuna to the St. Louis Cardinals, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, the third All-Star...

Costas wins Hall's Frick Award for baseball broadcasting

Bob Costas has won the Ford C. Frick Award presented by the baseball Hall of Fame for broadcasting excellence

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Pats defense again looking vulnerable with Steelers up next

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) sits on the bench just before the end on Monday night's 27-20 loss to the Dolphins in Miami. After having its eight-game winning streak snapped, New England must turn the page quickly and get ready for a pivotal showdown at Pittsburgh on Sunday. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Injuries mounting for Patriots defense heading into pivotal matchup against Steelers

Spags sticking with Eli Manning on Sunday against the Eagles

Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) throws under pressure from Dallas Cowboys defensive end Tyrone Crawford (98) during the second quarter of Sunday's game in in East Rutherford, N.J. Despite losing 30-10, interim coach Steve Spagnuolo said Monday that Manning would start again on Sunday against Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

The New York Giants are sticking with Eli Manning

Cowboys spoil Eli's return as Giants lose 30-10

Cowboys running back Alfred Morris (46) stiff-arms Giants free safety Darian Thompson (27) during the fourth quarter of Sunday's game at East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Dak Prescott threw three touchdown passes and the desperate Dallas Cowboys beat New York 30-10 Sunday to spoil Steve Spagnuolo's debut as interim coach and the return of quarterback Eli Manning to the Giants' starting lineup.

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Bills running back LeSean McCoy runs for the winning touchdown during overtime in Sunday's game against the Colts at Orchard Park, N.Y. The Bills won 13-7. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Carson Wentz threw for 291 yards and four touchdowns before leaving with a knee injury and Jake Elliott kicked the go-ahead 33-yard field goal with 3:45 left for the Philadelphia Eagles, who beat the Los Angeles Rams 43-35 in a thriller Sunday to...

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Irving's 33 lifts Celtics past Nuggets 124-118

Celtics guard Kyrie Irving drives to the basket against the Nuggets during the first quarter of Wednesday's game at Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Irving scores 33, keying big offensive night for Celtics in 124-118 win over Nuggets

Dunn comes through in the clutch as Bulls beat Jazz 103-100

Chicago Bulls guard Kris Dunn reacts after scoring a basket against the Utah Jazz during the second half Wednesday in Chicago. The Bulls won 103-100. (Nam Y. Huh/AP Photo)

Mirotic scores 29 as Chicago Bulls beat Utah Jazz 103-100 for 4th straight victory

NBA roundup

Kristaps Porzingis of the Knicks, right, drives to the basket against Kyle Kuzma of the Lakers during the second half of Tuesday's game at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

Kristaps Porzingis had 37 points and 11 rebounds, Michael Beasley made the biggest plays in overtime, and the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 113-109 on Tuesday night.

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Bruins tie it late, beat Red Wings 3-2 in OT behind Marchand

Brad Marchand assisted on the tying goal late in regulation and scored the game-winner 35 seconds into overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.

NHL roundup

Stars center Tyler Pitlick (18) keeps Islanders right wing Cal Clutterbuck (15) from the puck during the third period of Wednesday's game in New York. The Stars won 5-2. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Craig Anderson made 27 saves to stop his seven-game losing streak and the Ottawa Senators snapped their five-game skid Wednesday night with a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers.

Stars stop three-game slide with 2-1 shootout win over Rangers

Dallas Stars defenseman Julius Honka, right, celebrates his goal with Jamie Benn (14) and Alexander Radulov, left, during the second period of Monday's game against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. (Bill Kostroun/AP Photo)

Jason Spezza's shootout goal lifts Dallas Stars to 2-1 victory against New York Rangers

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Stars center Tyler Pitlick (18) keeps Islanders right wing Cal Clutterbuck (15) from the puck during the third period of Wednesday's game in New York. The Stars won 5-2. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Craig Anderson made 27 saves to stop his seven-game losing streak and the Ottawa Senators snapped their five-game skid Wednesday night with a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers.

Baseball notes

Marcell Ozuna of the Marlins watches his RBI triple during a game against the Braves on Sept. 7 at Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brett Davis)

AP source: Marlins agree to deal Ozuna to Cardinals Miami has agreed to trade left fielder Marcell Ozuna to the St. Louis Cardinals, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, the third All-Star...

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Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) throws during practice on Wednesday at the Don Hutson Center in Ashwaubenon, Wis.   (Adam Wesley/The Post-Crescent via AP)

The Green Bay Packers stayed afloat in the postseason race while hoping for nearly two months that Aaron Rodgers would return.

Goodell, Jerry Jones moving on with new contract in place

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he didn't take it personally when powerful Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones tried to scuttle his contract extension

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7 p.m., ESPN2 — High school boys: Webster Groves (Mo.) at Memphis (Tenn.) East.

7:30 p.m., MSG, YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: New York Knicks at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., TNT — NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Cleveland Cavaliers.

8:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Texas Southern at Baylor.

10:30 p.m., TNT — NBA: Dallas Mavericks at Golden State Warriors.

Boxing

10:30 p.m., ESPN2 — Diego De La Hoya vs. Jose Salgado in a junior featherweight bout and Carlos Morales vs. Dardan Zenunaj in a super featherweight bout from Indio, Calif.

Football

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Golf

Midnight, Golf Channel — Asian Tour: Indonesian Masters from Jakarta, Indonesia.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN — NHL: Washington Capitals at Boston Bruins.

Volleyball

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Nebraska vs. Penn State in Division I tournament semifinal from Kansas City, Mo.

9:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Florida vs. Stanford in Division I tournament semifinal from Kansas City, Mo.

Winter Sports

7 p.m., NBCSN — Curling mixed doubles U.S. Olympic Trials from Blaine, Minn.