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LeBron James passes Michael Jordan for 4th in career scoring

LOS ANGELES — LeBron James moved past Michael Jordan into fourth place on the NBA’s career scoring list Wednesday night.

The Los Angeles Lakers superstar scored his 32,293rd point on a driving layup in the second quarter against the Denver Nuggets, getting fouled in the act and hitting the ensuing free throw.

Raptors fall to Pistons

DETROIT—Blake Griffin scored 14 of his 27 points in the first quarter and the Detroit Pistons finished with plays at both ends of the court to beat the Toronto Raptors 112-107 in overtime last night.

Detroit took advantage of Toronto resting star forward Kawhi Leonard less than 48 hours after he made the go-ahead shot in the closing seconds of their win over Portland.

Mitchell captures first PGA Tour win

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.—Keith Mitchell made a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole yesterday to win The Honda Classic for his first PGA Tour victory and earn a trip to the Masters.

Mitchell closed with a three-under 67 to finish at nine-under 271 at PGA National, one stroke ahead of Brooks Koepka and Rickie Fowler.

“I was trying to focus on what was going on,” Mitchell said.

N. Ontario stays hot

BRANDON, Man.—Brad Jacobs' team stood at a crossroads after the 2018 Winter Olympics when the curling carousel was in full spin.

Many of Canada's top male curlers were mixing and matching lineups, with some forming “super-teams” to set up for a run at the next Winter Games in 2022.