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OKLAHOMA CITY — Andrew Wiggins scored 30 points, including a key jumper with 14.3 seconds left, to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 114-112 road win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night, Dec. 23. The win was just the second in eight games for the Timberwolves and snapped a four-game winning streak for the Thunder.
LOS ANGELES — The Baltimore Ravens' defense lived up to the hype Saturday, Dec. 22, keeping the Los Angeles Chargers' offense in check in a 22-10 road victory that improved their playoff chances. The Ravens (9-6) held the Chargers to 73 yards of total offense in the first half and 198 for the game while winning for the fifth time in their past six games.
PAUL — Alexander Radulov scored the game-winning goal with 10 seconds remaining in overtime and Ben Bishop turned away 30 shots as the visiting Dallas Stars won a 2-1 thriller over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday, Dec. 22, in St. Paul, Minn. Radulov's shot, off a pass from John Klingberg and an assist from Mattias Janmark, found a hole under the glove of Minnesota goalkeeper Devan Dubnyk on the short side near the post to allow the Stars just their second win in their past seven games.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Backup quarterback Blaine Gabbert threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to MyCole Pruitt with 4:30 remaining, and the Tennessee Titans defeated the visiting Washington Redskins 25-16 on Saturday to keep their playoff hopes alive. The Titans drove 75 yards in seven plays, with Derrick Henry rushing 18 yards to the 2-yard line.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Bryn Forbes poured in 22 points, 15 of them in the first half, to pace six teammates in double-figure scoring as the San Antonio Spurs stayed hot with a dominating 124-98 victory over the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday for their third win in a row.
MINNEAPOLIS — Senior forward Jordan Murphy racked up 30 points, 16 rebounds and four assists, and Richard Pitino recorded his 100th coaching victory at Minnesota in the Gophers' 86-67 nonconference win over North Carolina A&T on Friday, Dec. 21, in Minneapolis. Pitino became the ninth coach in the program's history to record 100 wins.
PITTSBURGH -- Bryan Rust scored twice Thursday, Dec. 20, including the game-winner in the third period, as the Pittsburgh Penguins slipped past the visiting Minnesota Wild 2-1. Jake Guentzel assisted on both Rust goals by creating turnovers. Eight of Rust's nine goals have come in the past six games. The Penguins, who were coming off an emotional, physical win the night before at Washington while Minnesota cooled its heels that night in Pittsburgh, have won four of their past five games and are 7-3-1 in their past 11.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Blake Griffin poured in 34 points, Reggie Bullock had a career-high 33, and the Detroit Pistons topped the Minnesota Timberwolves 129-123 in overtime on Wednesday, Dec. 19. The Pistons' Reggie Jackson scored his 6,000th career point during the first half. He contributed 24 points and six assists, while Andre Drummond supplied 16 points and 16 rebounds. Drummond's basket in the final second of regulation sent the game to overtime.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his back when he was a redshirt freshman at North Dakota State, ESPN reported Wednesday .
ST. PAUL -- Logan Couture scored two goals, and Martin Jones made 26 saves to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 4-0 victory against the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night, Dec. 18. Joe Pavelski and Lukas Radil also scored for the Sharks, who won their season-high fifth straight game and are 7-1-0 in their past eight. Radim Simek and Tomas Hertl each had two assists and Radil had one. Couture has 19 points (seven goals, 12 assists) in his past 15 games.