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Celtics squeak by without Kyrie...Top college hops teams post wins...Green fined

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DETROIT (AP) — The Boston Celtics overcame adversity on the hardwood. Playing without an injured Kyrie Irving and down 12 points in the fourth-quarter, they came back to squeak by the Charlotte Hornets 90-87. Jayson Tatum had 16 points, Shane Larkin added 16 off the bench and the Celtics won their 11th straight. The Central Division-leading Detroit Pistons won for the seventh time in eight games, defeating the Atlanta Hawks 111-104. Andre Drummond had 16 points, 20 rebounds and a career-high seven assists.

UNDATED (AP) — It was a big night for Top 25 college basketball with most teams swinging into action. All but one came out on top, including the entire top 10. In the sole matchup between ranked teams, number 25 Texas A&M got the better of 11th-ranked West Virginia 88-65.

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — The lone college football game involving a ranked team ended with an upset. Heisman hopeful Bryce Love ran for 166 yards and three touchdowns against the nation's stingiest defense, leading Stanford to a 30-22 victory over No. 9 Washington on Friday night. The Huskies (8-2, 6-2 Pac-12, No. 9 CFP) started fast with touchdown runs by Myles Gaskin on the first two drives but stalled after that in a crippling blow to their hopes of getting back to the four-team playoff. The Cardinal (7-3, 6-2) bounced back from a loss at Washington State last week.

UNDATED (AP) — Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Raisman tells "60 Minutes" she was 15 when she was first treated by Dr. Larry Nassar, who spent more than two decades working with athletes at USA Gymnastics. He's now is in jail in Michigan awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography. Raisman, the captain of the 2012 and 2016 Olympic gold-medal winning teams, details the abuse in her book "Fierce," which will be released on Tuesday.

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — There's only one slot left in the final four who will race for this year's NASCAR title and five drivers have a shot to take it Sunday at Phoenix Raceway. In the hunt is seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson who is chasing a record-breaking eighth NASCAR title. He's up against Brad Keselowski, Ryan Blaney, Denny Hamlin, and his own teammate, Chase Elliott. A win by any of those drivers gets them into the championship race against Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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