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Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- The NFL fined Kansas City Chiefs' tight end Travis Kelce $21,615 according to ESPN. He was fined for actions he made during and after the team's 18-16 AFC Divisional Round playoff loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Kelce was fined $9,115 for shoving Pittsburgh Ross Cockrell to the ground after a play ended. He was also fined $12,500 for postgame comments about referee Carl Cheffers.

Cheffers penalized Chiefs tackle Eric Fisher for holding on what would have been a successful two-point conversion late in the game. The play would have allowed the Chiefs to tie the game with less than three minutes to play.

Instead, they had to try the two-point conversion again and were unsuccessful.

"Ref No. 51 [Cheffers] shouldn't even be able to wear a zebra jersey ever again,'' Kelce said after the Chiefs lost, “He shouldn't even be able to work at f---ing Foot Locker." He further added the referee took the game "out of our hands."

ESPN reports that Cheffers will be the referee for Super Bowl LI.

The incident marks the second time Kelce has been fined this season. He was fined $24,309 for throwing a towel at an official who penalized him in a November game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Kelce was ejected from that game.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW ORLEANS) -- New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry described the New Orleans Pelicans Friday night loss to the Brooklyn Nets as a "piss-poor effort" by his team.

New Orleans lost 143-114, the highest point total given up by a team this season.  Brooklyn's 43 points scored in the third quarter tied the Pelicans' franchise record for most points allowed in a quarter.

In addition to the blowout loss, star Anthony Davis exited the game after suffering a right quad bruise. He left in the third quarter with the Pelicans down eighteen.

Gentry called the game an “everything breakdown,” adding, "Everything sucked. The effort that we played with sucked. The coaching sucked. The ball movement--everything about it was just horrendous."

The win is just Brooklyn's ninth all season, and it is only their second win on the road this year.

Players voiced frustration similar to Gentry's. Solomon Hill called the loss the worst of his career.

The Pelicans are 17-27 (.386) this season and currently do not have enough wins to make the playoffs. They play five more games over their six game home stand, all of which come against winning teams. The Cleveland Cavaliers are their next opponent.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Charlotte     113  Toronto       78
Philadelphia   93  Portland      92
Orlando       112  Milwaukee     96
Memphis       107  Sacramento    91
Golden State  125  Houston      108
Atlanta       102  Chicago       93
Brooklyn      143  New Orleans  114
OT  Utah          112  Dallas       107
L.A. Lakers   108  Indiana       96

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
Chicago      1  Boston       0
OT  Buffalo      3  Detroit      2
Pittsburgh   7  Carolina     1
Montreal     3  New Jersey   1
SO  Nashville    3  Edmonton     2
Vancouver    2  Florida      1

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Getty/Jim McIsaac(BALTIMORE) – After a career year with the Orioles, Mark Trumbo has decided to stay in Baltimore for another three seasons.

According to ESPN, the first baseman agreed to a three year, $37.5 million deal if Trumbo passes a physical.

 “We are happy that we were able to bring Mark Trumbo back to the Orioles,” general manager Dan Duquette said in a statement. “We like his presence in our lineup and professional work ethic along with elite power he brings to our ballpark.”

In Trumbo’s first season with the Orioles, he led the American League with 47 home runs, a career best. He also was named an All-Star for the second time in his career.

Trumbo looks to help the Orioles make it back to the playoffs again this year, as they have appeared in the postseason three times in the past five years.

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Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(ALAMEDA, Calif.) -- The San Diego Chargers are now the Los Angeles Chargers, and it seems like the Oakland Raiders might be on the move as well. The team field paperwork on Thursday to relocate to Las Vegas.

The Raiders had until Feb. 15 to apply for relocation, but decided not to wait. The team would play in a 65,000-seat domed stadium they would share with the University of Las Vegas Nevada and is expected to cost $1.9 billion. The Raiders would pay $500 million, with billionarer casino owner Sheldon Adelson putting up $650 million. The other $750 million would come from hotel tax revenue.  

The stadium, if approved and built, would be on a 62-acre site on Russell Road. The team's relocation must be approved by three-fourths of the NFL's team owners.

The vote is expected to take place at NFL owners meetings on March 26-29 in Phoenix.

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Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- The NBA All Star starting rosters were announced Thursday night, with one big surprise. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is not one of the starters for the Western Conference Team, losing the fan vote tiebreaker with Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry and Houston Rockets guard James Harden.

The NBA implemented a new voting system this year, which including players and media. Fans coutned for 50 percent of the vote to determine the starters, while current players and the media counted for 25 percent each.

Joining Curry and Harden as Western Conference All-Star starters are Warriors' forward Kevin Durant, San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard and New Orleans Pelicans center Anthony Davis.

In the East, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, guard Kyrie Irving, Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler, Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Toronto Raptors center DeMar DeRozan start.

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Allen Kee / ESPN Images(CLEVELAND) -- Two power houses collide on Saturday when the Cleveland Cavaliers host the San Antonio Spurs. Cavaliers' star LeBron James had high praise for Spurs' head coach Gregg Popovich when asked about him leading up to the game, calling him the greatest coach of all time.

"A guy to be able to do what he's done in an era of basketball where it's changed so much and he's been able to have a growth mindset and be able to change with the game," James said. "He's just continued to build around [Tim Duncan] and Manu [Ginobili] and Tony [Parker] and bring pieces in - in and out throughout his whole tenure."

James is also impressed with Popovich's adaptability. "We went from a league where it was inside out, where every time you came down it was throw it to the big, and then it goes to every time down pick-and-roll, and then it goes to every time down shoot a 3, he said. "Pop has been able to adjust every single time and still, for some odd reason, keep those guys under the radar. I don't understand it."

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

Cleveland 118, Phoenix 103
Miami 99, Dallas 95
Washington 113, NY Knicks 110
San Antonio 118, Denver 104
Minnesota 104, LA Clippers 101

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

Ottawa 2, Columbus 0
NY Islanders 3, Dallas 0
NY Rangers 5, Toronto 2
Washington 7, St. Louis 3
Minnesota 4, Arizona 3
Nashville 4, Calgary 3
Anaheim 2, Colorado 1
San Jose 2, Tampa Bay 1

TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL

(3) UCLA 102, Arizona St. 80
(4) Gonzaga 88, Santa Clara 57
(11) Oregon 86, California 63
(12) Louisville 92, Clemson 60
(14) Arizona 73, Southern Cal 66
(23) Saint Mary's (Cal) 62, Pacific 50
(25) Maryland 84, Iowa 76

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Courtesy of Ryan Holtan-Murphy (NEW YORK) -- Ryan Holtan-Murphy is already a diehard Green Bay fan.

“I grew up in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, where the Packers are the unofficial state religion,” he wrote to ABC News while traveling home from vacation in Paris. “Everyone from grandmothers to little kids are diehard fans and we live and die with the team.”

And now that Holtan-Murphy is engaged to woman named Marie Packer, he plans to take her last name so he’ll forever be “Mr. Packer.”

“Honestly, it was never even a decision for me,” he said. “As soon as things started to get serious, for me it was never an option not to take her name. I mean, it's Packer! I think we were talking about the future and I casually mentioned it, and she was very receptive, and didn't act like I was nuts -- yet another reason she's the perfect girl for me.”

The two met at a karaoke bar in Madison, Wisconsin.

“I was living in London and was back for my 10-year law school reunion,” he recalled. “Marie's cousin, Sarah Lawson, was a classmate of mine. She brought Marie along to the reunion and I was smitten instantly. Then we started talking. Marie is beautiful, strong, hilarious. And then she told me her last name. I didn't believe her and made her show two forms of ID and a credit card.”

In keeping with the theme of their football fanatic relationship, Holtan-Murphy proposed while wearing a Green Bay jersey.

“I was wearing my favorite Aaron Rodgers jersey and we were in a water tank at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago and I had arranged it with them to have a baby beluga whale bring over the ring in a waterproof box,” he said. “I was relieved he didn't try to eat it!”

They even stayed up late in Paris while celebrating Holtan-Murphy’s recent 41st birthday to watch the Packers’ nail-biting defeat over the Dallas Cowboys.

“It didn't start until 11 p.m. Paris time,” he said. “She even brought Packers gear to Paris without me reminding her! I always remind her though, that no matter what happens on the field, she is my favorite Packer.”

The lovebirds plan to wed in the Sears Tower in Chicago in June and will incorporate the Packers colors – forest green and cheese gold – into the big day.

“We're definitely incorporating green and gold as theme colors in various forms, and have added Packers decorative touches,” said the soon-to-be groom. “Marie has yet to green-light my Cheesehead tuxedo though. Fingers crossed!”

Packer said she has no qualms about her future husband taking her last name.

“I'm all for it,” she said. “I was planning on keeping my name anyway, even though I'm a doctor in Chicago and I get a lot of grief from my patients, but I love that he wants to take it. ‘The Packer Family’ has a nice ring to it.”

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iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) -- Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Dan Straily is reportedly heading to Miami.

ESPN reports the Marlins are acquiring the 28-year-old right hander and giving up three prospects in exchange: minor league outfielder Isaiah White, and pitching prospects Luis Castillo and Austin Brice. The trade is still subject to physicals.

Last year, Straily had a 14-8 record with a 3.76 ERA and 162 strikeouts.

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