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No. 21 Oregon beats No. 24 UCLA 76-67

No. 21 Oregon beats No. 24 UCLA 76-67

LOS ANGELES (AP) Tony Woods scored 18 points and No. 21 Oregon pulled away over the final 6 1-2 minutes to beat No. 24 UCLA 76-67 on Saturday, improving the Ducks to 5-0 in Pac-12 play for the first time in 39 years.

Dominic Artis added 14 points, and Arsaian Kezemi had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Ducks (16-2, 5-0), who snapped the Bruins' 10-game winning streak, including eight straight victories at home.

UCLA (15-4, 5-1) led by three points at halftime after shooting 55 percent. They led by five early in the second half and tied the game at 52-all before the Ducks' defense stepped up and sent the Bruins' shooting into a tailspin.

Travis Wear scored 17 points to lead the Bruins, whose winning streak equaled their longest since 2008-09. Norman Powell added 11 points starting in place of Shabazz Muhammad, who finished with 10 points, as did Kyle Anderson.

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Capitals vs. Predators: Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, how to watch

Capitals vs. Predators: Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, how to watch

After sitting out the Capitals' 4-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens due to a suspension for skipping the All-Star Game, Alex Ovechkin returns to game action on Wednesday for Washington's home contest against the Predators.

Nashville has dropped three of its last four while the Capitals are riding a four-game winning streak.

Here's everything you need to know before puck drop.

CAPITALS vs. PREDATORS: HOW TO WATCH

What: Washington Capitals vs. Nashville Predators

Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.

When: Wednesday, January 29, 7:30 p.m. ET

TV Channel: The Capitals-Predators game will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington. (NBC Sports channel Finder)

Live Stream: You can watch the Capitals-Predators game on NBC Sports Washington live stream page.

Radio: Caps Radio 24/7

CAPITALS-PREDATORS TV SCHEDULE:

6:30 PM: Caps Faceoff Live

7:00 PM: Caps Pregame Live

7:30 PM: Capitals vs. Predators

10:00 PM: Caps Postgame Live

10:30 PM: Caps Overtime Live

CAPITALS-PREDATORS INJURY REPORT:

Capitals: None

Canadiens: Ryan Ellis (upper body/OUT), Colton Sissons (upper body/OUT)

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Redskins had no 'adult in the room' at the end of Bruce Allen's tenure, Peter King says

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Redskins had no 'adult in the room' at the end of Bruce Allen's tenure, Peter King says

The end of the Bruce Allen era, an era marred by everything an era can possibly be marred by, finally came the day after the Redskins' 2019 season finished up.

It was a move that fans of the franchise didn't just welcome with open arms; instead, they welcomed it with open arms, then hugged it, then continued to hug it, then gave it a few hearty back pats.

During an interview with the Redskins Talk podcast in Miami at Super Bowl LIV, NBC Sports' Peter King reflected on the conclusion of Allen's time in charge of Washington.

"I'm not saying I was surprised Daniel Snyder got rid of one of his best friends in the world in Bruce Allen, but it was long overdue," the respected football mind told JP Finlay and Brian Mitchell.

"It was ridiculous that he continued to hold that job," King added. "Just ridiculous."

As King mentioned, Allen and Snyder were close. Very close. That's one of the main reasons Allen stayed on as team president, even as the Burgundy and Gold continued to lose both games and supporters in the stands.

According to King, though (and anyone possessing a decent amount of logic), a few seasons of failure in the NFL means turnover in the front office should be coming. Yet that wasn't the case with the Redskins, as Allen continued in his role even as evidence mounted that a change was needed.

"I think any person in football understands that if you go through three or four very lean years, not only are you in danger of losing your job, you probably should lose your job," King said. "But in Washington, it was 10 years. And you say, 'Why in the world? Is there an adult in the room here?' And there wasn't."

To Snyder's credit, he did finally dismiss Allen and seems to have, for now at least, completely turned the Redskins over to Ron Rivera since that decision. Rivera has totally changed the organization's power structure already despite being head coach for less than a month, and King is optimistic of where things are going.

"I like Ron Rivera, I think he's a good coach, I think he commands the room well," King told Redskins Talk.

Command in the room, the building and over the Redskins as a whole has been missing for quite some time now. With Allen out and Rivera in, perhaps that key quality will finally return, along with consistency and winning.

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