Not-household-name players get All-Star votes from NBA peers 2018-01-19T15:10:30Z 2018-01-19T07:44:45Z 2018-01-19T15:10:30Z Some players many fans may not recognize got All-Star starter votes from their NBA peers _ or maybe themselves.
Oklahoma's Young, Duke's Bagley lead list of top performers 2018-01-19T15:10:23Z 2018-01-19T07:55:13Z 2018-01-19T15:10:22Z Oklahoma's Trae Young, Duke's Marvin Bagley III and Arizona's Deandre Ayton lead the list of top performers in college basketball as the season crosses its midway point.
Strugglesville: Cavs blow big lead, end Magic 104-103 2018-01-19T13:08:46Z 2018-01-19T03:04:36Z 2018-01-19T13:08:43Z Cavaliers blew big lead, then hold off Magic 104-103 to snap 4-game losing streak.
Landale leads Saint Mary's to upset of No. 13 Gonzaga, 74-71 2018-01-19T09:39:16Z 2018-01-19T04:25:46Z 2018-01-19T09:39:15Z Jock Landale had 26 points and 12 rebounds, and Saint Mary's beat No. 13 Gonzaga 74-71 to take sole possession of first place in the West Coast Conference.
LeBron, Curry are captains, to draft NBA All-Star Game teams 2018-01-19T07:45:06Z 2018-01-19T00:00:47Z 2018-01-19T07:45:02Z LeBron James and Stephen Curry will be the captains who pick teams for the revamped NBA All-Star Game.
Palmer scores 19, leads Huskers in 72-52 rout of Michigan 2018-01-19T05:40:30Z 2018-01-19T04:25:32Z 2018-01-19T05:40:30Z James Palmer Jr. scores 19, Isaiah Roby had a career-high 14 and Nebraska beat No. 23 Michigan 72-52 for its first win over the Wolverines since joining the Big Ten.
Verizon pushes further into sports streaming with NBA deal 2018-01-19T04:57:08Z 2018-01-17T19:37:57Z 2018-01-19T04:57:06Z Yahoo users will be able to stream some basketball games for free under a new deal with the NBA.
UConn women extend conference win streak, top Tulsa 78-60 2018-01-19T03:37:35Z 2018-01-19T02:07:25Z 2018-01-19T03:37:29Z Azura Stevens came off the bench to score 22 points and lead top-ranked UConn to a closer-than-expected 78-60 win over Tulsa. Emmert expects to see quick changes in college basketball 2018-01-19T01:46:53Z 2018-01-18T23:14:28Z 2018-01-19T01:46:51Z NCAA President Mark Emmert says the governing must act on a set of recommendations to clean up college basketball before the start of next season.
No. 10 Jayhawks back on top of Big 12 with fresh approach 2018-01-18T20:58:01Z 2018-01-18T18:59:36Z 2018-01-18T20:57:55Z Kansas has always relied on skilled big men, defense and rebounding to win the Big 12 title, but the script has been different for the run-and-gun Jayhawks this season.
New coach, healthy star push Buckeyes to unexpected heights 2018-01-18T20:09:25Z 2018-01-18T17:04:23Z 2018-01-18T20:09:20Z A new coach and a healthy star are taking Ohio State to unexpected heights.
Warriors beat Bulls 119-112 for 14th straight road win 2018-01-18T18:17:45Z 2018-01-18T03:43:59Z 2018-01-18T18:17:37Z Klay Thompson scores 38 points as Golden State Warriors beat Chicago Bulls 119-112 for 14th straight road win.
Pharrell and N.E.R.D to headline NBA All-Star halftime show 2018-01-18T18:05:59Z 2018-01-18T13:34:38Z 2018-01-18T18:05:55Z NBA announces that Pharrell and his band N.E.R.D. will headline the halftime show at the 2018 NBA All-Star game in Los Angeles next month.
Milton scores 33, lifts SMU over No. 7 Wichita State 83-78 2018-01-18T17:21:25Z 2018-01-18T02:23:55Z 2018-01-18T17:21:05Z Shake Milton hit five 3-pointers en route to a career-best 33 points and SMU beat No. 7 Wichita State 83-78.
No. 1 Villanova leads by 44, beats Ewing, Georgetown 88-56 2018-01-18T17:00:39Z 2018-01-18T01:37:40Z 2018-01-18T17:00:38Z Top-ranked Villanova led by as many as 44 points and gave Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing a rude welcome back to the schools' rivalry by beating the Hoyas 88-56.
Houston's Ariza, Green suspended 2 games apiece by NBA 2018-01-18T15:49:49Z 2018-01-18T00:24:23Z 2018-01-18T15:49:48Z The NBA decides: Rockets players Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green each suspended two games for entering Clippers' locker room.
Despite doping scandals, Olympic fever grips Russian cinemas 2018-01-18T14:04:19Z 2018-01-16T13:33:43Z 2018-01-18T14:04:19Z Amid doping scandals, Russians are flocking to see a movie about Soviet glory on the Olympic basketball court 46 years ago. Roach scores 20 as Texas beats No. 8 Texas Tech 67-58 2018-01-18T10:26:14Z 2018-01-18T03:27:39Z 2018-01-18T10:26:13Z Kerwin Roach II scored 20 points in a surprise return to the lineup and Texas upset No. 8 Texas Tech 67-58 Wednesday night.
Holtmann makes Big Ten history as Ohio St. tops Northwestern 2018-01-18T10:26:06Z 2018-01-18T04:34:04Z 2018-01-18T10:26:06Z Chris Holtmann became the first coach in 95 years to win his first seven Big Ten games as No. 22 Ohio State defeated Northwestern 71-65.
Missouri uses late run to beat No. 21 Tennessee 59-55 2018-01-18T06:28:25Z 2018-01-18T04:26:35Z 2018-01-18T06:28:25Z Kevin Puryear had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Missouri rallied in the second half to beat No. 21 Tennessee 59-55.
Whiteside leads Heat to 106-101 win over Bucks 2018-01-18T04:54:12Z 2018-01-18T04:13:58Z 2018-01-18T04:54:11Z Hassan Whiteside had a season-high 27 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks to lead the Miami Heat to a 106-101 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Ex-Cal G Clarendon sues university alleging sexual assault 2018-01-18T03:44:28Z 2018-01-18T03:23:54Z 2018-01-18T03:44:22Z Former California women's basketball player and current WNBA guard Layshia Clarendon has filed a lawsuit against Cal claiming she was sexually assaulted by a longtime member of the athletic department.
Rockets' Harden back at practice after 2 1/2 weeks 2018-01-18T03:36:10Z 2018-01-17T23:33:51Z 2018-01-18T03:36:09Z Rockets guard James Harden returned to practice for the first time since he was injured Dec. 31 against the Los Angeles Lakers. Bentley's Barbara Stevens gets 1,000th coaching win 2018-01-18T01:44:05Z 2018-01-18T00:43:57Z 2018-01-18T01:44:05Z Barbara Stevens of Division II Bentley became the fifth women's basketball coach to reach 1,000 victories when her Falcons defeated Adelphi 78-66 in a Northeast-10 game.
Spurs' Leonard out indefinitely to continue injury rehab 2018-01-18T01:24:03Z 2018-01-17T21:06:42Z 2018-01-18T01:23:59Z The San Antonio Spurs say Kawhi Leonard will be out indefinitely as he continues his recovery from a right quadriceps injury.
Chillin': LeBron, Cavs trying to thaw from mid-season freeze 2018-01-17T22:36:31Z 2018-01-17T22:10:18Z 2018-01-17T22:36:30Z LeBron, Cavaliers trying to fight through mid-season funk.
Rodman checks into rehab after DUI arrest 2018-01-17T21:47:20Z 2018-01-17T21:06:47Z 2018-01-17T21:47:02Z The agent for former NBA star Dennis Rodman says the Hall of Famer has checked into an alcohol rehabilitation center after a weekend DUI arrest.
Amid misbehavior everywhere, NBA may need to flex its muscle 2018-01-17T21:07:45Z 2018-01-17T07:23:39Z 2018-01-17T21:07:26Z A shameful series of high-profile events may force the NBA to take some serious action.
Davis scores 45, Pelicans beat Celtics 116-113 in OT 2018-01-17T20:59:37Z 2018-01-17T03:43:25Z 2018-01-17T20:59:33Z Anthony Davis had 45 points and 16 rebounds to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 116-113 overtime victory over Boston, ending the Celtics' seven-game winning streak. Boston Celtics great Jo Jo White dies at 71 2018-01-17T17:33:43Z 2018-01-17T17:05:09Z 2018-01-17T17:33:42Z Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White has died at 71 years old.
NBA opens investigation into Rockets-Clippers events 2018-01-17T13:26:31Z 2018-01-16T07:53:25Z 2018-01-17T13:26:30Z The hot tempers that flared up during the Los Angeles Clippers' victory over the Houston Rockets have carried over after the game. Hornets coach Clifford back to work after sleep deprivation 2018-01-16T21:43:11Z 2018-01-16T19:28:27Z 2018-01-16T21:43:11Z Hornets coach Steve Clifford returned to practice following a 21-game absence due to headaches caused by sleep deprivation.
Howard brothers share sweet 3-point shots, brotherly bond 2018-01-16T19:27:38Z 2018-01-16T07:46:08Z 2018-01-16T19:27:21Z Two of the best 3-point shooters in college basketball are bonded by brotherhood.
Mykhailiuk, Graham lead No. 10 Kansas over No. 6 WVU 71-66 2018-01-16T16:57:14Z 2018-01-16T04:43:34Z 2018-01-16T16:57:13Z Mykhailiuk, No. 10 Kansas roar back from big deficit to beat No. 6 West Virginia 71-66.
No love lost: Clippers beat Rockets 113-102 in heated game 2018-01-16T16:57:01Z 2018-01-16T06:33:24Z 2018-01-16T16:57:01Z Lou Williams scored 31 points, Blake Griffin added 29 points before his ejection, and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Houston Rockets 113-102 in Chris Paul's heated return to Staples Center against his old team.
Gonzaga and Saint Mary's meet in first WCC clash 2018-01-16T16:56:50Z 2018-01-16T07:54:40Z 2018-01-16T16:56:49Z The first of two regular-season meetings between No. 13 Gonzaga and Saint Mary's is the first step in determining a West Coast Conference champion.
Road Warriors: Durant's 32 leads NBA champions past Cavs 2018-01-16T16:56:29Z 2018-01-16T04:13:20Z 2018-01-16T16:56:29Z Kevin Durant scores 32 to pace Warriors to 13th straight road win, 118-108 over Cavaliers.
LeBron reflects on MLK's legacy, criticizes Trump on holiday 2018-01-16T09:15:23Z 2018-01-15T17:53:24Z 2018-01-16T09:15:09Z LeBron James reflects on legacy of King, says Americans can't allow racism to 'divide us'.
Top-ranked UConn survives upset scare from No. 9 Texas 75-71 2018-01-16T06:25:00Z 2018-01-16T02:23:16Z 2018-01-16T06:24:59Z Katie Lou Samuelson scored 19 points and Crystal Dangerfield made two free throws with 8 seconds left as top-ranked UConn beat No. 9 Texas 75-71.
Texas Tech fined, WVU's Harris reprimanded after court-storm 2018-01-16T02:25:36Z 2018-01-15T18:34:32Z 2018-01-16T02:25:36Z The Big 12 has reprimanded and fined Texas Tech $25,000 and reprimanded West Virginia forward Wes Harris for hitting a fan who joined thousands of others in a postgame celebration.
Villanova still No. 1, Virginia and Purdue rise in AP Top 25 2018-01-15T23:55:12Z 2018-01-15T17:13:06Z 2018-01-15T23:55:06Z Villanova is No. 1, Virginia rises to No. 2 and Purdue moves up to No. 3 in a week of changes in the AP Top 25. Louisville is No. 2 behind UConn in women's basketball poll 2018-01-15T22:35:40Z 2018-01-15T18:13:17Z 2018-01-15T22:35:37Z Louisville is No. 2 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time in school history.
Big 12 schools continue beating up on one another 2018-01-15T19:55:55Z 2018-01-14T22:22:37Z 2018-01-15T19:55:55Z Big 12's strength taking a toll as conference teams beat up on each other. Dennis Rodman arrested on suspicion of DUI in California 2018-01-15T18:14:33Z 2018-01-14T20:12:30Z 2018-01-15T18:14:29Z Police say former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Southern California.
Davis (48 points, 17 rebounds), Pelicans beat Knicks in OT 2018-01-15T10:26:11Z 2018-01-14T23:42:55Z 2018-01-15T10:26:07Z Anthony Davis scored a season-high 48 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, leading the New Orleans Pelicans back from 19 points down late in the third quarter to a 123-118 overtime victory over the New York Knicks.
Hall's 25 lead No. 3 Virginia past NC State 68-51 2018-01-15T04:05:56Z 2018-01-15T01:12:39Z 2018-01-15T04:05:54Z Devon Hall scored a career-best 25 points and No. 3 Virginia pushed its winning streak to eight with a 68-51 victory over North Carolina State.
West Virginia reviewing court storm incident at Texas Tech 2018-01-15T02:46:57Z 2018-01-14T17:02:29Z 2018-01-15T02:46:56Z West Virginia says it is reviewing an incident in which a player is seen striking a Texas Tech fan who had joined thousands of others in a postgame celebration.
Curry returns with 24 points, Warriors beat Raptors 127-125 2018-01-14T21:26:44Z 2018-01-14T03:32:08Z 2018-01-14T21:26:44Z Curry returns from two-game injury absence to score 24 points as Warriors survive shaky fourth quarter to beat Raptors 127-125.
Hoge takes a 1-shot lead on wild day at Waialae 2018-01-14T12:24:46Z 2018-01-14T04:42:23Z 2018-01-14T12:24:43Z Tom Hoge not bothered by false alarm of a missile and just as calm about chance for 1st PGA Tour victory.
Coach K misses Duke's game against Wake Forest with virus 2018-01-14T10:22:24Z 2018-01-13T16:51:50Z 2018-01-14T10:22:23Z Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski to miss Wake Forest game because of virus; Capel running team.
No. 1 Villanova holds off Ponds, St. John's in 78-71 win 2018-01-14T08:04:45Z 2018-01-14T03:42:08Z 2018-01-14T08:03:57Z Donte DiVincenzo hit six 3-pointers and scored 25 points to help No. 1 Villanova silence a rowdy New York crowd and hold off upset-minded St. John's 78-71 on Saturday night. LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball scoreless in pro debut in Lithuania 2018-01-14T03:33:34Z 2018-01-13T18:21:52Z 2018-01-14T03:33:32Z LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are scoreless in their regular-season pro debut in Lithuania. Curry back in Warriors' starting lineup against Raptors 2018-01-14T01:43:44Z 2018-01-14T00:12:08Z 2018-01-14T01:43:40Z Two-time MVP Stephen Curry back in Golden State Warriors' starting lineup for Saturday game against Toronto Raptors.
Pacers rally from 22-point deficit to beat Cavaliers 97-95 2018-01-13T18:23:09Z 2018-01-13T03:01:29Z 2018-01-13T18:23:09Z Lance Stephenson scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers back from a 22-point first-half deficit to beat Cleveland 97-95 on Friday.
Column: What's the worst sports city in America? 2018-01-13T01:02:59Z 2018-01-12T23:25:22Z 2018-01-13T01:02:50Z Column: Atlanta gets a lot of credit for being the worst sports city in America, but Cleveland, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Phoenix and San Diego are also very much in the mix.
Travel an extra grind for Division I's smallest schools 2018-01-12T20:07:30Z 2018-01-12T17:55:30Z 2018-01-12T20:07:26Z The difficult road: Travel rarely easy for college basketball's smallest programs.
James, struggling Cavs routed again, Raptors romp 133-99 2018-01-12T17:56:17Z 2018-01-12T04:00:58Z 2018-01-12T17:56:16Z LeBron James and the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers absorbed their most-lopsided loss of the season when they were routed by the Toronto Raptors 133-99.
Celtics overcome 22-point deficit to beat 76ers in London 2018-01-12T17:15:32Z 2018-01-11T23:12:19Z 2018-01-12T17:15:05Z Kyrie Irving had 20 points, seven assists and six rebounds and the Boston Celtics overcame a 22-point deficit to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-103 night in the eighth NBA game played in England.
Ingram sends Lakers past Spurs to 3rd straight win, 93-81 2018-01-12T16:26:37Z 2018-01-12T06:03:28Z 2018-01-12T16:26:30Z The Los Angeles Lakers held off the short-handed San Antonio Spurs 93-81 for their first three-game winning streak of the season. The future of esports arrives with Overwatch League launch 2018-01-12T06:04:30Z 2018-01-11T09:22:29Z 2018-01-12T06:04:30Z The Overwatch League has been launched in an audacious attempt to showcase esports within a traditional sports structure.
No. 3 Louisville women dominate No. 2 Notre Dame 100-67 2018-01-12T05:04:39Z 2018-01-12T02:21:09Z 2018-01-12T05:04:39Z Durr and Hines-Allen combine for 67 points, No. 3 Louisville rolls past No. 2 Notre Dame 100-67 in ACC showdown.
It's halftime in the NBA: 10 things to watch from here 2018-01-12T01:22:14Z 2018-01-11T20:13:46Z 2018-01-12T01:22:10Z The second half of the NBA season has arrived, with a trade deadline fast approaching and playoff jostling already starting.
Scheduling issues hamper NBA's European expansion plans 2018-01-12T00:33:19Z 2018-01-11T23:50:47Z 2018-01-12T00:33:03Z If Adam Silver learned one thing from his latest trip to London, it's that the appetite for more NBA games remains huge around Europe.
Pacers become talk of the town with surprising 1st half 2018-01-11T23:45:58Z 2018-01-11T20:41:05Z 2018-01-11T23:45:52Z The Indiana Pacers are playing harder and winning more games than most people anticipated after dealing Paul George.
Warriors' Stephen Curry ruled out after reinjuring ankle 2018-01-11T20:14:13Z 2018-01-11T02:40:17Z 2018-01-11T20:13:31Z Golden State star Stephen Curry is out for the Warriors' home game against the Clippers after he slipped during the shootaround and sprained his troublesome right ankle.
Booth scores 21, No. 1 Villanova routs No. 10 Xavier 89-65 2018-01-11T19:43:37Z 2018-01-11T03:10:17Z 2018-01-11T19:43:35Z Phil Booth hit five 3s and scored 21 points and Jalen Brunson had 17 to lead No. 1 Villanova to an 89-65 win over Xavier on Wednesday night.
Lou Williams scores career-high 50, Clippers beat Warriors 2018-01-11T18:24:45Z 2018-01-11T06:20:58Z 2018-01-11T18:24:17Z Lou Williams scored 27 of his career-high 50 points in the third quarter and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Golden State Warriors for the first time in more than three years with a 125-106 win that spoiled a milestone night for Kevin Durant.
Miami's short bench comes up big in 114-106 win over Pacers 2018-01-11T07:14:01Z 2018-01-11T03:00:30Z 2018-01-11T07:13:51Z Goran Dragic scored 20 points and Wayne Ellington made the decisive 3-pointer with 23.2 seconds left Wednesday to give Miami a 114-106 victory at Indiana.
Texas guard Andrew Jones diagnosed with leukemia 2018-01-11T02:44:23Z 2018-01-10T18:50:04Z 2018-01-11T02:44:12Z Texas says sophomore guard Andrew Jones has leukemia and has already begun treatment.
Celtics, 76ers meet in London as NBA plays again in England 2018-01-11T01:24:27Z 2018-01-10T21:14:50Z 2018-01-11T01:24:14Z It'll be Boston against Philadelphia in London, where some of the league's brightest young stars will be on display. Suspended Louisville forward Bowen enrolls at South Carolina 2018-01-11T00:22:25Z 2018-01-11T00:00:09Z 2018-01-11T00:22:25Z Suspended Louisville forward Brian Bowen Jr. enrolls at South Carolina, joins Gamecocks men's basketball team.
For moms of boys, mixed emotions over sexual misconduct saga 2018-01-10T22:52:46Z 2018-01-10T05:30:30Z 2018-01-10T22:51:45Z Of the many American women dismayed by the wave of sexual misconduct scandals, there's a subgroup with distinctive hopes and fears: mothers of boys.
Curry's effect on Warriors even more apparent since injury 2018-01-10T21:32:58Z 2018-01-10T07:19:54Z 2018-01-10T21:32:26Z Stephen Curry's mere presence on the court makes every Warrior better, and that's become even clearer since he returned from injury.
Managing minutes a "pain in the neck" for Popovich, others 2018-01-10T20:04:48Z 2018-01-10T07:09:46Z 2018-01-10T20:04:43Z Minutes madness, dazzling DeMar and more in Around the NBA.
Georgetown's Ewing tops St. John's Mullin 1 more time at MSG 2018-01-10T18:25:25Z 2018-01-10T14:10:04Z 2018-01-10T18:24:50Z Patrick Ewing returned to Madison Square Garden and got the better of Chris Mullin and St. John's one more time in a throwback to their Big East days of the 1980s.
Haas' free throw gives No. 5 Purdue 70-69 win over Michigan 2018-01-10T14:03:25Z 2018-01-10T04:49:42Z 2018-01-10T14:02:26Z Isaac Haas made a tiebreaking free throw with four seconds remaining and No. 5 Purdue remained unbeaten in the Big Ten with a 70-69 victory over Michigan.
Young's 27 lift No. 9 Oklahoma over No. 8 Texas Tech 75-65 2018-01-10T13:44:29Z 2018-01-10T02:29:44Z 2018-01-10T13:44:12Z Trae Young scored 22 of his 27 points in the second half to help No. 9 Oklahoma beat No. 8 Texas Tech 75-65.
No. 2 West Virginia escapes with 57-54 win over Baylor 2018-01-10T07:33:57Z 2018-01-10T02:49:55Z 2018-01-10T07:33:56Z Jevon Carter sank the go-ahead 3-pointer with 57.5 seconds left and No. 2 West Virginia escaped with a 57-54 victory over Baylor.
LeBron James, Diddy join criticism of H&M over sweater ad 2018-01-09T21:31:42Z 2018-01-09T14:39:38Z 2018-01-09T21:31:42Z NBA star LeBron James, rapper Diddy and other artists have responded with outrage to an advertising image by retailer H&M showing a black child in a sweatshirt with the words "Coolest monkey in the jungle.".
TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 8 Texas Tech gets 2 top-10 opponents 2018-01-09T20:42:59Z 2018-01-09T08:09:07Z 2018-01-09T20:42:59Z No. 8 Texas Tech faces two tests with games against No. 9 Oklahoma and No. 2 West Virginia this week.
Warriors Steve Kerr: LaVar Ball 'the Kardashian of the NBA' 2018-01-09T16:47:14Z 2018-01-09T02:48:54Z 2018-01-09T16:47:01Z Warriors coach Steve Kerr calls LaVar Ball 'the Kardashian of the NBA'.
Curry goes off again, Warriors top Nuggets for 5th straight 2018-01-09T07:42:53Z 2018-01-09T06:09:09Z 2018-01-09T07:42:18Z Stephen Curry scored 32 points and dished out nine assists in another superb performance during his sensational recent stretch, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Nuggets 124-114 to avenge an ugly home loss to Denver in late December.
Wiggins, Butler lead 127-99 Wolves romp past James, Cavs 2018-01-09T06:59:38Z 2018-01-09T03:59:12Z 2018-01-09T06:59:33Z Wiggins, Butler lead Timberwolves to rare romp over James, Cavs, 127-99.
Villanova returns to No. 1 in reshuffled AP Top 25 poll 2018-01-09T05:32:48Z 2018-01-08T17:18:39Z 2018-01-09T05:32:46Z Villanova returned to No. 1 in the new AP Top 25 poll after falling out of the top spot for a week.
DeRozan helps Raptors beat Nets in OT after Lowry hurt 2018-01-09T04:49:20Z 2018-01-09T03:41:17Z 2018-01-09T04:49:04Z DeMar DeRozan scores 35 points as Toronto Raptors beat Brooklyn Nets 114-113 in overtime.
Ex-wife of slain NBA player agrees to face Tennessee charges 2018-01-08T21:01:25Z 2018-01-08T20:11:57Z 2018-01-08T21:01:17Z The ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright will not fight authorities' attempt to extradite her from California to Tennessee, where she's charged with killing him nearly eight years ago.
LaVar Ball tells ESPN Walton has lost Lakers; coaches react 2018-01-08T20:03:18Z 2018-01-08T01:08:09Z 2018-01-08T20:03:16Z LaVar Ball says Luke Walton has lost the Los Angeles Lakers, comments he made to ESPN that quickly elicited angry reactions around the NBA.
Rutgers back in AP women's hoops poll; UConn still No. 1 2018-01-08T20:02:31Z 2018-01-08T19:58:49Z 2018-01-08T20:02:31Z Rutgers is back in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time since 2015.
Overachieving Ohio State stuns No. 1 Michigan State 80-64 2018-01-08T16:14:43Z 2018-01-07T23:58:17Z 2018-01-08T16:13:58Z Keita Bates-Diop scored a career-high 32 points as Ohio State stunned No. 1 Michigan State 80-64 on Sunday.
Saban, complacency-proof Alabama faces Georgia for title 2018-01-08T09:01:05Z 2018-01-07T19:38:07Z 2018-01-08T09:01:04Z Alabama coach Nick Saban has his Crimson Tide back in the College Football Playoff National championship game for the third straight season.
Kawhi Leonard has partial tear in left shoulder 2018-01-08T03:11:05Z 2018-01-08T02:28:28Z 2018-01-08T03:11:04Z San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich forward Kawhi Leonard has a "partial tear" in his left shoulder.
Richardson's layup lifts Heat past Jazz, 103-102 2018-01-08T02:31:45Z 2018-01-07T23:08:14Z 2018-01-08T02:31:45Z Josh Richardson's layup with 5.1 seconds left capped a Miami rally, and the Heat beat the Utah Jazz 103-102.
TOP 25 REWIND: No. 2 Duke's defense off to slow start in ACC 2018-01-08T01:21:22Z 2018-01-07T16:37:58Z 2018-01-08T01:21:22Z No. 2 Duke's defense is off to a slow start in Atlantic Coast Conference play.
Curry scores season-high 45 points, Warriors beat Clippers 2018-01-07T17:40:47Z 2018-01-06T23:17:52Z 2018-01-07T17:40:41Z Steph Curry scored a season-high 45 points without playing the fourth quarter and the Golden State Warriors ran away from the Los Angeles Clippers 121-105 for their fourth straight victory.
LeBron James assist short of triple-double in Cavs' win 2018-01-07T17:21:06Z 2018-01-07T03:07:39Z 2018-01-07T17:21:03Z LeBron James had 33 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists to just miss a triple-double in the Cleveland Cavaliers' 131-127 victory over the Orlando Magic.
Tatum helps Celtics edge Nets for sixth straight victory 2018-01-07T05:10:42Z 2018-01-07T01:57:34Z 2018-01-07T05:09:44Z Jayson Tatum had a driving dunk and a 3-pointer on consecutive possessions late in the game, pulling the Boston Celtics out of a late hole and leading them to an 87-85 victory over the Brooklyn Nets. Hall of Famer Julius 'Dr. J' Erving released from hospital 2018-01-07T04:19:56Z 2018-01-06T04:07:22Z 2018-01-07T04:19:54Z Hall of Famer Julius Erving fell ill at Friday night's Philadelphia 76ers game and was taken to a hospital.
Providence upsets No. 5 Xavier 81-72 2018-01-07T00:59:20Z 2018-01-06T19:47:50Z 2018-01-07T00:59:13Z Kyron Cartwright scored 19 points with nine assists and four steals to help Providence beat No. 5 Xavier 81-72.
Colorado springs another upset, beats No. 14 Arizona 80-77 2018-01-07T00:11:14Z 2018-01-06T22:57:33Z 2018-01-07T00:11:14Z McKinley Wright IV scored 16 points to lead five Colorado players in double figures, and the Buffaloes held off No. 14 Arizona 80-77 on Saturday to end the Wildcats' nine-game winning streak.
Obama to speak at MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference 2018-01-06T20:42:32Z 2018-01-06T19:28:37Z 2018-01-06T20:42:32Z Barack Obama will speak at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference on Feb. 23.
Revised suit faults Google for asking hires about prior pay 2018-01-06T01:00:18Z 2018-01-03T18:48:49Z 2018-01-06T00:59:47Z Revised gender pay lawsuit seeking class action status against Google faults the search giant for asking new hires about their prior salary, a practice now banned in California.
Gophers' Lynch suspended from playing amid assault probe 2018-01-05T20:58:09Z 2018-01-05T13:26:41Z 2018-01-05T20:58:08Z University of Minnesota center Reggie Lynch faces suspension over an alleged violation of the school's sexual misconduct policy after a second woman accused him of assault.
Curry, Thompson help Warriors over Rockets 124-114 2018-01-05T18:47:48Z 2018-01-05T04:08:03Z 2018-01-05T18:47:43Z Stephen Curry had 29 points and Klay Thompson added 28 as the Golden State Warriors pulled away late in the fourth quarter for a 124-114 win over the Houston Rockets.
Westbrook triple-double leads Thunder past Clippers 127-117 2018-01-05T18:20:12Z 2018-01-05T06:36:33Z 2018-01-05T18:19:26Z Russell Westbrook had his 13th triple-double of the season, Paul George scored 31 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Clippers 127-117 to snap Los Angeles' four-game winning streak.
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