December 13, 2017
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Irving helps Boston extend winning streak with victory over Dallas

Boston, Dec 6 (efe-epa).- Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving scored 23 points to lead his team to a 97-90 win against the Dallas Mavericks at the TD Garden in Boston on Wednesday, the Celtics fourth consecutive victory.

The Celtics (22-4), who have won six of their last seven games and eight of the last ten, improved to 12-2 at home this season and remain top of the Atlantic Division.

Jayson Tatum recorded a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds and Al Horford from the Dominican Republic scored 17 points in 33 minutes for the Celtics, who won despite the absence of Jaylen Brown and Marcus Morris, who sat out the game due to injuries.

Horford made seven of his 17 shots from the field and also recorded eight rebounds, eight assists and a double-digit score for the sixth consecutive game.

The Mavericks (7-18), placed last in the Southwest Division, were led by Harrison Barnes, who scored 19 points while Dirk Nowitzki pitched in with 16 and Maximilian Kleber with 13.

Dallas Mavericks back-up point guard Jose Juan Barea scored nine points in 25 minutes of play, made three of his nine shots from the field, and also managed five rebounds and six assists.

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Abu Dhabi, Dec 12 (efe-epa).- Japan's Urawa Red Diamonds on Tuesday defeated Wydad Casablanca of Morocco 3-2 in the FIFA Club World Cup 5th place match.

Girona top Espanyol 1-0 to climb into top half of La Liga

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Malaga's Miquel hopes to seize opportunity to dazzle his new club

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Atletico to face Copenhagen, Napoli against Leipzig in Europa League last 32

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Real Madrid, Barça, Sevilla face tough clashes in Champions League last-16

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Roethlisberger shines as Steelers beat Ravens, win AFC North title

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Porzingis, McDermott help Knicks beat Hawks in close match

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Barcelona needed 1-man advantage to beat Villarreal 2-0

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Ethiopia's Bedada and Kenya's Biyaki win Monterrey men's, women's marathon

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Man City take derby spoils as United fall 11 points behind

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Atletico Madrid knocks off Real Betis 1-0, stays in hunt after Barça

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Hannover beats Hoffenheim 2-0 in Bundesliga action

Hannover, Germany, Dec 10 (efe-epa).- Hannover 96 on Sunday defeated Hoffenheim 2-0 in the 15th round of German league action.

Liverpool plays to 1-1 draw against Everton in Merseyside derby

Liverpool, England, Dec 10 (efe-epa).- Liverpool played to a 1-1 draw Sunday against Everton in the Merseyside derby in the Premier League's 16th round.

Napoli fails to lead Serie A table after 0-0 draw against Fiorentina

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Roma gains one point in scoreless draw against Chievo in Serie A

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Borussia Dortmund sacks Bosz, appoints Stoger as coach

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Al-Jazira upsets Urawa 1-0 to reach Club World Cup semifinals

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Pachuca tops 10-man Wydad Casablanca 1-0 to reach Club World Cup semifinals

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Real Madrid thrashes Sevilla 5-0 in La Liga action

Madrid, Dec 9 (efe-epa).- La Liga defending champion Real Madrid hammered Sevilla 5-0 here Saturday in the 15th round of the Spanish league.

Bayern beats Frankfurt 1-0 to stretch Bundesliga lead

Frankfurt, Germany, Dec 9 (efe-epa).- Bundesliga leader Bayern Munich on Saturday defeated Eintracht Frankfurt 1-0 in the 15th round of the German league.

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