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Dwight Howard scored 23 points and Terrence Jones had 21 as the Houston Rockets held on for a 97-90 win over the San Antonio Spurs.
Arsenal's title push was slowed by a draw at Southampton, Liverpool humbled neighbor Everton and Robin van Persie made a goal-scoring return from injury for Manchester United on a lively night in the Premier League.
--HAMILTON CRASHES NEW MERCEDES AS TEAMS STRUGGLE WITH NEW RULES TO START PRESEASON
Defending champion Sebastian Vettel could hardly get out of the garage, and Lewis Hamilton drove his new car into a barrier. All of Formula One's teams struggled to get on the track during the first session of preseason testing on Tuesday following a rules overhaul forcing cars to be thoroughly redesigned
--MILAN LUCIC SCORES 2 GOALS, BRUINS BEAT PANTHERS 6-2 IN GOALIE TIM THOMAS' RETURN TO BOSTON
Milan Lucic scored twice as the Bruins spoiled goalie Tim Thomas' first game in Boston as a visitor with a 6-2 win over the Florida Panthers.
--DANIELA HANTUCHOVA AND ALIZE CORNET ADVANCE TO SECOND ROUND AT OPEN GDF SUEZ
Daniela Hantuchova will face top-seeded Maria Sharapova in the second round of the Open GDF Suez after beating Marina Erakovic on Tuesday.
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- SAN ANTONIO SPURS
- HOUSTON ROCKETS
- Terrence Jones
- Dwight Howard
- Manchester United