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Lakes warming up fast

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.—A new report says temperatures in the world’s lakes are rising more than in the oceans or the atmosphere, which could worsen problems such as algae blooms and oxygen-deprived dead zones where fish can’t survive.

The study combined satellite and ground measurements of 235 lakes over the past 25 years.

Rams hold off Bucs

ST. LOUIS—Rams’ players saw the signs, heard the chanting, noticed the volume was turned up.

The effort was inspired on what could have been the final home game for the franchise in St. Louis.

“It was a great atmosphere,” quarterback Case Keenum said after the Rams beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-23 last night.

Warriors rebound from loss

OAKLAND, Calif.—Luke Walton nearly had finished drawing up a play when Stephen Curry chimed in: run one for Klay.

Walton obliged­—and so did Klay Thompson.

“I stepped in. I need to be a little quicker,” Curry noted. “I raised my hand.

“We got a bucket on it, too. It worked.”

There were so many buckets, in fact, Thompson couldn’t remember that exact one.

Anonymous donor pays off over $106K in shoppers’ layaways at 2 Wal-Mart stores in Ohio

CLEVELAND A man has paid off more than $106,000 in shoppers’ layaways at two Wal-Mart stores in northeast Ohio.

WEWS-TV in Cleveland says the man told Wal-Mart employees that he liked to do something special on his birthday every year. They say he insisted on remaining anonymous.

Giants hold off Dolphins

MIAMI—With the score tied in the fourth quarter, Odell Beckham Jr. somehow slipped five yards behind the secondary.

That turned out to be the winning margin for the N.Y. Giants.

Beckham’s 84-yard touchdown reception put the Giants ahead to stay with 11 minutes to go as they forged a three-way tie atop the NFC East by beating the Miami Dolphins 31-24 last night.