NEW ORLEANS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins scored 22 points, Anthony Davis had 15 points and 15 rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Portland Trail Blazers 100-77 on Tuesday night. Cousins had nine rebounds and three assists. He made 9 of 17 2-point shots but missed all five of his 3-point attempts. Damian Lillard scored 29 points to lead Portland, which lost for the second time in its last seven games.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — It was a record setting win Tuesday for Mitch Seavey in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The 57-year-old Alaska musher became the oldest ever to win the world’s most famous sled dog race, beating the record he set with his win four years ago. He’s also the fastest person to every cross nearly 1,000 miles of untamed Alaska wilderness in the race. He set a new time record of eight days, 3 hours, 40 minutes and 13 seconds. He shaved hours off the previous best time, set by his son Dallas in winning last year’s race.
SEATTLE (AP) — Eddie Lacy’s agent says the former Green Bay running back is joining the Seattle Seahawks. Lacy’s management group, Sports Trust Advisors, said Tuesday on Twitter that the four-year veteran has agreed to terms with the Seahawks. Seattle has been plagued by injuries at the position in recent years.
MIAMI (AP) — A Miami jury will now decide the fate of a sports agent and a trainer accused of smuggling Cuban baseball players into the United States. The federal jury was expected to begin deliberations Wednesday after six weeks of testimony in the trial of agent Bartolo Hernandez and trainer Julio Estrada. Both are charged with conspiracy and alien smuggling. Several smuggled Cuban players testified, including Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox and Leonys Martin of the Seattle Mariners.
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