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Wednesday Sports in Brief

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

James Harden scored 26 points and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Utah Jazz 100-93 on Wednesday night to win their first-round playoff series 4-1. The Rockets advanced to the Western Conference semifinals for the third straight season and will face the winner of the Los Angeles Clippers-Golden State Warriors series. WACO, Texas (AP) - National champion Baylor has accepted an invitation to visit the White House next week.

Weekend Sports in Brief

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Louisville has fired coach Bobby Petrino with two games left in a spiraling season that includes five blowout losses in which the Cardinals allowed at least 50 points. The school announced Petrino's dismissal Sunday morning with statement from athletic director Vince Tyra, who said he ''did not have the confidence'' the coach could turn things around next season. Louisville (2-8) lost 54-23 at No. 13 Syracuse on Friday night, dropping to 0-7 in Atlantic Coast Conference play.