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From left, Kentucky's Aaron Harrison, Tyler Ulis, and head coach John Calipari pause for a moment during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Kentucky won 84-70.

No. 1 Kentucky scores first 24 points, beats UCLA

Devin Booker had 19 points, and No. 1 Kentucky scored the game's first 24 points in an 83-44 victory over UCLA on Saturday.

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) looks for a receiver during the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo. The Chargers won the game 41-38.

Washington & San Diego secure wins on Saturday

The Philadelphia Eagles are on the brink of elimination from the playoff race after a 27-24 loss to the Washington Redskins on Saturday.

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Saturday’s college football bowl game round-up

LA-Lafayette, Utah State, Utah, Air Force and Bowling Green earned bowl game wins on Saturday.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look back at the big sports stories and best photos from this week.

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Corey Brewer (13) celebrates after scoring a three-point basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Friday, Dec, 5, 2014, in Minneapolis. The Rockets won 114-112 in overtime.

AP source: Rockets acquire Timberwolves’ Brewer

The Rockets will receive Troy Daniels, two future second-round picks and Ronny Turiaf, who is out for the season after surgery on his hip.

Atlanta Braves Justin Upton (8) doubles to bring in Andrelton Simmons (19) in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Atlanta.

Padres to acquire OF Justin Upton from rebuilding Braves

The Padres already made two huge trades in recent days to get outfielders, acquiring slugger Matt Kemp from the Los Angeles Dodgers and former AL Rookie of the Year Wil Myers from Tampa Bay

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Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

The 18-time gold medalist was arrested on Sept. 30.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here are some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Dec. 19.

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Boy sends $1 allowance to help save UAB football

A 5-year-old boy hoping to save the UAB football program has donated his allowance and a handwritten note.

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Rondo traded to Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks landed point guard Rajon Rondo in a trade with the Boston Celtics.

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Long Todman run helps Jaguars take down Titans

Jordan Todman produced a 62-yard touchdown run to help Jacksonville beat Tennessee.

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Boxing champ Ernie Terrell dead at 75

The former heavyweight boxer, who famously defeated by Muhammad Ali, has died.

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley reacts to a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Jacksonville, Fla.

Jaguars hold off Titans late, win 21-13 in home finale

Tennessee lost its ninth consecutive game and moved a step closer to securing the No. 1 pick in the draft.

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AP Source: Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks

Four-time all-star point guard Rajon Rondo traded to the Dallas Mavericks. The Celtics will get Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, Jameer Nelson and two draft picks.

Golden State Warriors' Andrew Bogut, left, returns a fist bump gesture from Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul, right, as Warriors' David Lee, rear left, and Stephen Curry, rear center, looks on before the start of their NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 12, 2014.

Warriors’ Bogut out indefinitely after PRP therapy

The Warriors said that Bogut consulted with the team's medical staff and his personal physician from Australia before deciding on the treatment on his ailing right knee.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Dec. 18.

Former Baltimore Ravens NFL running back Ray Rice and his wife Janay arrive for a hearing at a New York City office building November 5, 2014.

Ray Rice investigation heating up

Hundreds of NFL employees gave records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell handled evidence in the Ray Rice case.

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49ers release McDonald amid sex assault investigation

San Francisco released defensive tackle Ray McDonald after he was named a suspect in a sexual assault case.

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Judge rebuffs NCAA concussion settlement

A judge has halted a $75-million settlement that aimed to end a massive class-action lawsuit.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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REVIEW: Surprising talent creates weird onscreen magic in ‘Foxcatcher’

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Channing Tatum, left, and Mark Ruffalo in a scene from "Foxcatcher."

Sibling rivalry, loneliness, competition and madness fuel director Bennett Miller’s award-worthy true crime tale Foxcatcher.

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REVIEW: ‘Wild’ is both unsettling and triumphant

This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Reese Witherspoon in a scene from the film, "Wild."

Reese Witherspoon leaves her comfort zone as real-life hiker Cheryl Strayed in "Wild."

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Cameron Diaz engaged to Good Charlotte star

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The "Charlie's Angels" star is reportedly planning to marry Benji Madden.

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MOVIES: 25 Days of Christmas Films

James Stewart, center, is reunited with his wife, Donna Reed, left, and children during the last scene of Frank Capra's "It's A Wonderful Life".

Count down to Christmas with these 25 festive holiday movies.