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Warriors get 28th straight win...Sixers stall out again...Cubs get Heyward...Kane's streak continues



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BOSTON (AP) — The Golden State Warriors are 24-0 after Stephen (STEH'-fehn) Curry delivered 38 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists in a 124-119 victory in double-overtime at Boston. Curry made only 9 of 27 shots from the field, but he was 6-for-13 from 3-point range and a perfect 14 of 14 from the free throw line. The Warriors have won 28 straight since last season, five off the NBA record held by the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers' latest losing streak has reached five games after the 76ers allowed the first 11 points on a 107-95 setback against Detroit. Andre Drummond had 18 points and 16 rebounds, while Marcus Morris and Reggie Jackson each added 21 points for the Pistons. The 76ers dropped to 1-23 just hours after announcing a contract extension for head coach Brett Brown.

CHICAGO (AP) — A person familiar with the deal says free agent outfielder Jason Heyward and the Cubs have agreed to an eight-year, $184 million contract. The 26-year-old Heyward hit .293 with 13 homers and 60 RBIs this year, helping St. Louis win the NL Central. The agreement with the three-time Gold Glove winner and 2010 All-Star is the latest in a series of big moves by the Cubs as they try to build on a breakthrough season and bring home their first World Series title since 1908.

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane has stretched his team-record point streak to 25 games by scoring an insurance goal in a 2-0 shutout of Winnipeg. Kane has matched the longest point streak in the NHL since the 1992-93 season, equaling the 25-game run by Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby in 2010-11. Quebec Nordiques forward Mats Sundin (suhn-DEEN') scored in 30 straight games in 1992.

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers honored former head coach, GM and team president Glen Sather by raising his banner to the rafters before Friday's 7-5 win over the New York Rangers. The Rangers' current president and GM won five Stanley Cups with the Oilers from 1984-90 and remains the team's all-time leader in coaching victories. Sather's banner sits alongside those of Hall of Famers Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier, Glenn Anderson, Paul Coffey and Grant Fuhr (fyoor), along with Al Hamilton and former radio broadcaster Rod Phillips.

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