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Rob Peterson ESPN.com 

Zach Lavine and Kristaps Porzingis are leading all scorers with 30 points. US up eight with 1:57 to go.

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Will Jenrry Mejia ever throw another MLB pitch? (2:16)
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Kings get wild win over Rangers in OT (1:10)

Rob Peterson ESPN.com 

Kristaps Porzingis could play in a Canadiens jersey and still get cheers here. (Maybe...) The crowd loves him.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Jenrry Mejia added to Dominican sports journalist Hector Gomez in Spanish: "It is not like they say. I am sure that I did not use anything."

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Jenrry Mejia told Dominican sports journalist Hector Gomez in Spanish: "I'm going to appeal. Lose or win, I have great faith. I have to clear my name. I will take this case to the ultimate consequences."

Rob Peterson ESPN.com 

Dunk counter so far: Two for the World from Andrew Wiggins, one on a nice dish from Emmanuel Mudiay, who has a dunk and Zach Levine.

Rob Peterson ESPN.com 

There's a buzz in the Air Canada Centre anytime Kristaps Porzingis touches the ball.

Rob Peterson ESPN.com 

Huge cheers for Canadians Trey Lyles and Andrew Wiggins during intros. Also huge cheers for Kristaps Porzingis, who is not Canadian.

Rob Peterson ESPN.com 

Playing in Sevilla for three seasons prepared Kristaps Porzingis to do this interview for Spanish television.

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NFL rumors roundup

Here's a look at some of the rumors making their way around the NFL on Friday, Feb. 12.

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Yankees, Chapman settle arbitration

The club and Aroldis Chapman have settled the arbitration case for 11.325M on a one-year deal, sources tell ESPN's Buster Olney.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

MLB suspensions are honored by affiliated leagues in other countries, such as in Japan, South Korea and Mexico. However, suspended players are allowed to compete in winter leagues, such as in Jenrry Mejia's native Dominican Republic. Independent leagues are not compelled to honor MLB suspensions but may choose to do so.

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MLB permanently bans Mejia for PED violations (1:43)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Declaración de los Mets en el caso de Jenrry Mejía: "Estamos muy decepcionados de saber que Jenrry volvió a violar las normas del acuerdo antidopaje de las Grandes Ligas. Apoyamos por completo la política de MLB de eliminar todas las sustancias para mejorar el rendimiento del deporte. Conforme al acuerdo, no haremos ningún comentario adicional sobre esta suspensión."

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Con su tercera suspensión por uso de sustancias prohibidas, Jenrry Mejía queda suspendido de por vida de Major League Baseball

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Mets Mejia permanently suspended

Reliever Jenrry Mejia has been permanently suspended from MLB after testing positive for Boldenone, his third performance-enhancing substance violation under the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.