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The Houston Rockets fell to the Utah Jazz 120-101 in Salt Lake City on Tuesday night. Jazz forward Gordon Hayward scored a season-high 31 points to lead Utah to its fourth straight win. Rockets’ James Harden led Houston with 26 points in the road loss. For a full recap of Tuesday night’s game, click here: tx.ag/dkj6PED
The San Antonio Spurs saw their nine-game winning streak come to an end after losing to the Orlando Magic 95-83 at AT&T Center on Tuesday. Orlando hopes Tuesday’s win over an elite Spurs team will help turn its season around after the Magic lost eight of their previous 11 games prior to Tuesday’s game. The Spurs committed a season-high 19 turnovers in route to their fourth home loss this year. San Antonio will look to remain undefeated on the road, however, when the Spurs (14-4) take on the Mavericks (3-13) in Dallas on Wednesday night. For a full preview of Wednesday’s game, click here: tx.ag/tEqfvmi
The Dallas Stars dropped their second consecutive game after losing to the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 at Joe Louis Arena on Tuesday night. Detroit’s Petr Mrazek stopped 34 of 35 shots to help lead the Red Wings to their third win in their previous four games. Dallas will look to get back in the win column when they take on the Penguins in Pittsburgh on Thursday. For a full recap of Tuesday’s game, click here: tx.ag/kOwvTex
The latest College Football Playoff Rankings were released on Tuesday night. After Ohio State’s thrilling overtime win over Michigan on Saturday, both Clemson and Washington moved up one spot – to No. 3 and No. 4 – while Alabama and Ohio State remained the top two seeds. After the upcoming weekend’s conference championships conclude, the final CFP rankings will be revealed on Sunday at 11 a.m. CT on ESPN.
The New York Mets re-signed slugger Yoenis Cespedes to a four-year, $110 million deal on Tuesday, according to ESPN MLB Insider Jim Bowden. The contract will implement a no-trade clause and will give Cespedes the top average annual value ever for an outfielder. For more on the signing, click here: tx.ag/SiIzftd