Nuggets PG Murray tears ACL in left knee

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DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets will be without Jamal Murray indefinitely after the dynamic point guard suffered a torn ACL in his left knee.

The Nuggets announced the diagnosis in a statement Tuesday. It's a big blow to a team coming off a season in which it advanced to the Western Conference finals and is hoping to make another deep postseason run.

Murray was hurt late in a loss at Golden State on Monday night. He drove the lane, tried to elevate off his left foot and fell to the ground, instantly grabbing his knee in pain.

Red Sox, Twins set to start series

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins have rescheduled their postponed game with the Boston Red Sox as part a straight, seven-inning doubleheader on Wednesday.

The Twins called off the series opener on Monday, a day after a fatal police shooting of a Black man in a nearby suburb, out of sensitivity to the situation and precaution for safety. (MORE)

Cardinals sign former Steelers RB Conner

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals have signed running back James Conner to a one-year contract.

The Cardinals made the move after starting running back Kenyan Drake announced he was signing with the Las Vegas Raiders a few weeks ago. Conner is expected to join Chase Edmonds as the Cardinals' main options in the backfield next season. (MORE)

Padres looking to pick up 5th win in row

The San Diego Padres are finding different ways to win, to the tune of eight victories out of 11 games and four in a row heading into Tuesday's game against the host Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Padres have won twice by shutout during their four-game winning streak. They have totaled 13 runs in two of those games, and just five in the other two. (MORE)

Win streaks on line as Pacers host Clips

Surging opponents meet Tuesday in Indianapolis when the Indiana Pacers host the Los Angeles Clippers.

Los Angeles opens a three-game, Eastern Conference road swing with Tuesday's contest. The Clippers are riding a five-game winning streak, the most recent a 131-124 defeat of Detroit on Sunday. (MORE)

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