Warriors named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of Year 2018-12-10T19:09:11Z 2018-12-10T12:08:04Z 2018-12-10T19:09:08Z The three-time NBA champion Golden State Warriors are the fourth team that has been honored as Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year.
Kansas back to No. 1 in Associated Press men's hoops poll 2018-12-10T19:09:09Z 2018-12-10T17:41:01Z 2018-12-10T19:09:07Z Preseason No. 1 Kansas is again the top-ranked team in the AP Top 25 following Gonzaga's loss to Tennessee.
Michigan State enters AP women's poll after beating Oregon 2018-12-10T19:09:08Z 2018-12-10T18:11:02Z 2018-12-10T19:09:06Z A win over Oregon vaulted Michigan State into the Top 25.
Schofield's 3 lifts No. 7 Tennessee over No. 1 Gonzaga 76-73 2018-12-10T16:10:00Z 2018-12-09T22:18:25Z 2018-12-10T16:09:57Z Admiral Schofield hit a 3-pointer with 24 seconds left and scored 25 of his 30 points in the second half, helping No. 7 Tennessee knock off top-ranked Gonzaga 76-73 in the Colangelo Classic.
No. 6 Nevada keeps rolling with win over Arizona State 2018-12-10T04:48:56Z 2018-12-09T20:39:16Z 2018-12-10T04:48:55Z No. 6 Nevada passed its first big test of the season by rallying in the second half to beat No. 20 Arizona State in Los Angeles.
Holiday scores 37 points, Pelicans beat slumping Pistons 2018-12-10T00:18:53Z 2018-12-09T23:08:29Z 2018-12-10T00:18:52Z Jrue Holiday scored 37 points and Julius Randle added 28 to help the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Detroit Pistons 116-108.
Anthony Davis leaves with hip injury, returns in 3rd quarter 2018-12-09T22:49:24Z 2018-12-09T21:18:20Z 2018-12-09T22:49:22Z All-Star center Anthony Davis was pulled from the New Orleans Pelicans' game against the Detroit Pistons with a right hip injury.
Seton Hall overcomes half-court shot to stun No. 9 Kentucky 2018-12-09T21:40:15Z 2018-12-08T20:18:16Z 2018-12-09T21:40:15Z Myles Cale hits key 3-pointer as Seton Hall beats No. 9 Kentucky 84-83 in OT.
No. 10 Michigan State holds off Florida late, wins 63-59 2018-12-09T21:29:30Z 2018-12-08T20:58:16Z 2018-12-09T21:29:30Z Kyle Ahrens scores Michigan State's final 7 points, No. 10 Michigan beats Florida 63-59.
Doncic scores 11 straight, Mavs rally past Rockets, 107-104 2018-12-09T21:18:58Z 2018-12-09T01:50:05Z 2018-12-09T21:18:58Z Luka Doncic shrugs off rough shooting night with 11 straight points as Mavericks rally past Rockets late in fourth quarter, 107-104.
Wade scores 25 points in his 1,000th game, Heat top Clippers 2018-12-09T13:19:32Z 2018-12-09T06:48:31Z 2018-12-09T13:19:32Z Dwyane Wade scored 25 points in his 1,000th career game, leading the Miami Heat to a 121-98 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.
Marquette beats No. 12 Wisconsin 74-69 in OT; Howard has 27 2018-12-09T06:29:52Z 2018-12-09T01:08:22Z 2018-12-09T06:29:50Z Markus Howard scored 27 points, freshman Joey Hauser added 15 and hit big, late-game shots and Marquette grinded out a 74-69 win in overtime over No. 12 Wisconsin.
No. 5 Michigan stays unbeaten, tops South Carolina 89-78 2018-12-09T01:39:26Z 2018-12-08T19:38:27Z 2018-12-09T01:39:25Z Jordan Poole scored 19 of his 26 points in the second half, and No. 5 Michigan remained unbeaten with an 89-78 victory over South Carolina.
Samuelson leads No. 1 UConn to 99-61 rout of Seton Hall 2018-12-09T00:28:45Z 2018-12-08T21:48:19Z 2018-12-09T00:28:44Z Katie Lou Samuelson scored 26 points and pulled down 16 rebounds to lead No. 1 UConn to an easy 99-61 win over former Big East rival Seton Hall on Saturday.
Ogunbowale, Notre Dame bounce back, topping Toledo 72-56 2018-12-08T22:18:40Z 2018-12-08T20:08:15Z 2018-12-08T22:18:40Z Arike Ogunbowale scores 22 points as No. 2 Notre Dame tops Toledo 72-56.
Hello, Delly: Dellavedova returns to Cavs in 3-team trade 2018-12-08T17:39:59Z 2018-12-07T23:28:15Z 2018-12-08T17:39:45Z A person familiar with the trade says the Cavaliers have agreed to re-acquire guard Matthew Dellavedova from Milwaukee, and also are getting forward John Henson and two draft picks from the Bucks in exchange for guard George Hill and forward Sam Dekker.
Nets end 8-game skid by edging Raptors 106-105 in OT 2018-12-08T17:39:55Z 2018-12-08T03:18:21Z 2018-12-08T17:39:39Z D'Angelo Russell scored 29 points, including six in overtime, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Raptors 106-105.
No. 6 Nevada rallies past No. 20 Arizona State 72-66 2018-12-08T16:59:21Z 2018-12-08T07:18:17Z 2018-12-08T16:59:19Z Caleb Martin scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half, rallying No. 6 Nevada past 20th-ranked Arizona State 72-66 in the Basketball Hall of Fame Classic tripleheader.
Walker scores 21, Hornets snap Nuggets' 7-game win streak 2018-12-08T16:39:26Z 2018-12-08T02:48:16Z 2018-12-08T16:39:23Z Kemba Walker had 21 points, eight assists and six rebounds, fellow point guard Tony Parker added 19 points off the bench and the Charlotte Hornets snapped the Denver Nuggets' seven-game win streak with a 113-107 victory on Friday.
No. 7 Tennessee gets 2nd chance vs elite foe in Gonzaga 2018-12-07T22:40:11Z 2018-12-07T20:08:06Z 2018-12-07T22:39:55Z No. 7 Tennessee gets another chance against an elite opponent when it faces No. 1 Gonzaga in Phoenix. UConn to retire numbers of Hall of Famers Allen, Lobo 2018-12-07T21:29:53Z 2018-12-07T17:26:01Z 2018-12-07T21:29:53Z Connecticut will retire the numbers of former basketball stars Ray Allen and Rebecca Lobo.
UConn coach returns to NJ for game honoring 9/11 victims 2018-12-07T21:08:43Z 2018-12-07T19:18:05Z 2018-12-07T21:08:42Z Coach Dan Hurley's UConn team will play No. 11 Florida State at Prudential Center in Never Forget Tribute Classic.
The Latest: Private, graveside service ends; Bush buried 2018-12-07T18:18:56Z 2018-12-06T12:29:34Z 2018-12-07T18:18:56Z More than 11,000 people paid their respects to George H.W. Bush as the 41st president lay in repose all night at a Houston church where his family worshipped.
Man says he will prove he didn't kill Michael Jordan's dad 2018-12-07T17:05:19Z 2018-12-04T16:28:49Z 2018-12-07T17:05:14Z One of two men serving a life sentence in the murder of Michael Jordan's father has said for 25 years that he didn't kill James Jordan, although he helped dispose of the body. Now Daniel Green returns to court as he continues to seek a new trial.
George scores 25 of 47 in 4th, rallies Thunder past Nets 2018-12-07T16:52:32Z 2018-12-06T03:29:16Z 2018-12-07T16:52:30Z Paul George scored 25 of his 47 points in a sensational fourth quarter, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3.1 seconds left that gave the Oklahoma City Thunder a 114-112 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.
NHL adds Seattle as league's 32nd team, play begins in 2021 2018-12-07T16:52:27Z 2018-12-04T07:18:22Z 2018-12-07T16:52:27Z The NHL Board of Governors will vote on expansion to Seattle and is expected to approve the team beginning play in the 2021-22 season.
Derek Fisher hired to coach WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks 2018-12-07T16:52:22Z 2018-12-06T14:59:48Z 2018-12-07T16:52:17Z Former NBA player and coach Derek Fisher hired to coach the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.
UConn No. 1 in women's AP Top 25 again after Notre Dame win 2018-12-07T16:52:17Z 2018-12-03T18:09:11Z 2018-12-07T16:52:08Z UConn is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll after beating Notre Dame.
Hachimura's shot lifts No. 1 Gonzaga over Washington 81-79 2018-12-07T16:51:48Z 2018-12-06T06:29:19Z 2018-12-07T16:51:48Z Rui Hachimura's short jumper with half a second left lifted top-ranked Gonzaga to an 81-79 win over in-state rival Washington.
No. 2 Huskies take early lead, dominate No. 1 Irish 89-71 2018-12-07T16:51:45Z 2018-12-02T23:18:41Z 2018-12-07T16:51:45Z Freshman Christyn Williams scored a career-high 26 points and No. 2 Connecticut never lost the lead after the 6:36 mark of the first quarter in dominating No. 1 Notre Dame 89-71.
Clippers' Beverley fined $25K for throwing basketball at fan 2018-12-07T16:51:38Z 2018-12-04T20:08:27Z 2018-12-07T16:51:38Z Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley fined $25K for throwing basketball at courtside fan he says uttered expletive about his mother.
Leonard scores 36 points as Raptors beat 76ers 113-102 2018-12-07T16:51:18Z 2018-12-06T04:02:21Z 2018-12-07T16:51:16Z Leonard makes five 3-pointers and scores 36 points, Valanciunas adds season-high 26 as Raptors beat 76ers 113-102.
LeBron scores 42 as Lakers surge past Spurs late, 121-113 2018-12-07T16:51:01Z 2018-12-06T06:39:25Z 2018-12-07T16:50:58Z LeBron James scored 20 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers' 121-113 win over the San Antonio Spurs.
Chicago Bulls fire coach Fred Hoiberg; Boylen takes over 2018-12-07T16:50:44Z 2018-12-03T15:33:14Z 2018-12-07T16:50:39Z The Chicago Bulls have fired coach Fred Hoiberg with the team stuck near the bottom of the standings.
Impressive wins push Michigan to No. 5 in new AP Top 25 poll 2018-12-07T16:50:40Z 2018-12-03T17:13:46Z 2018-12-07T16:50:35Z Michigan's impressive wins against ranked opponents have pushed the Wolverines to No. 5 in the latest AP Top 25 poll.
Kansas hopeful Azubuike returns by start of Big 12 play 2018-12-07T16:50:35Z 2018-12-06T22:02:30Z 2018-12-07T16:50:30Z Kansas hopeful Azubuike returns by start of Big 12 play.
No. 5 Michigan holds off Northwestern for 62-60 win 2018-12-07T16:50:26Z 2018-12-05T04:38:18Z 2018-12-07T16:50:24Z Brazdeikis scores 23 points as No. 5 Michigan holds off Northwestern 62-60.
MLB players concerned about retooling teams, attendance drop 2018-12-07T16:50:09Z 2018-12-05T23:59:07Z 2018-12-07T16:50:05Z Major leaguers concerned about retooling teams, attendance drop.
Curry's 42 leads Warriors past Cavs in faux Finals rematch 2018-12-07T16:50:03Z 2018-12-06T04:29:17Z 2018-12-07T16:49:59Z Curry's 42 points lead Warriors to 129-105 win over the Cavaliers in a NBA Finals rematch.
Irving leads Celtics past Knicks 128-100 2018-12-07T16:49:50Z 2018-12-07T03:55:56Z 2018-12-07T16:49:45Z Kyrie Irving scored 22 points and Al Horford had 19 points and 12 rebounds as the Boston Celtics coasted past the New York Knicks 128-100.
Wade crashes into a fan -- Panthers star Aleksander Barkov 2018-12-07T16:49:24Z 2018-12-04T17:34:13Z 2018-12-07T16:49:23Z No foul, no penalty: Dwyane Wade crashes into crowd at Heat game, hits Panthers star Aleksander Barkov.
Emmert: No speedy resolution in basketball corruption cases 2018-12-07T16:49:22Z 2018-12-05T21:19:02Z 2018-12-07T16:49:21Z Emmert: No speedy resolution in basketball corruption cases.
Curry's 42 leads Warriors past Cavs in faux Finals rematch 2018-12-07T16:49:17Z 2018-12-06T02:49:13Z 2018-12-07T16:49:17Z Curry's 42 points lead Warriors to 129-105 win over the Cavaliers in a NBA Finals rematch. Qatari man in basketball lawsuit gets diplomatic immunity 2018-12-07T16:41:01Z 2018-12-06T00:31:24Z 2018-12-07T16:41:00Z A Qatari man who and was accused of stiffing fellow investors in rapper Ice Cube's 3-on-3 pro basketball league has been given diplomatic status.
The Latest: Bush's body to lie in repose all night at church 2018-12-07T16:40:48Z 2018-12-05T11:50:36Z 2018-12-07T16:40:48Z Pope Francis is sending his condolences to the Bush family and says he's praying it finds strength and peace as it prepares to bid farewell to former President George H.W. Bush. Qatari man in basketball lawsuit gets diplomatic immunity 2018-12-07T16:39:32Z 2018-12-05T22:19:03Z 2018-12-07T16:39:31Z A Qatari man accused in a lawsuit of stiffing fellow investors in rapper Ice Cube's 3-on-3 pro basketball league has been given diplomatic status that gives him "full immunity from all aspects of civil litigation.".
Tensions soar in the Balkans over plans for Kosovo army 2018-12-07T16:31:08Z 2018-12-04T13:28:33Z 2018-12-07T16:31:07Z Serbia is seeking support from Russia and China in its opposition to the announced formation of the Kosovo army, warning it could lead to renewed clashes in the Balkans.
Vick leads No. 2 Kansas past 90-84 win over Stanford in OT 2018-12-03T03:52:52Z 2018-12-02T03:18:50Z 2018-12-03T03:52:52Z Lagerald Vick hit the tying 3-pointer in the closing seconds of regulation, and then had eight of his 27 points in overtime to lead No. 2 Kansas to a 90-84 win over Stanford on Saturday night.
Norvell's 28 points rallies No. 1 Zags past Creighton 103-92 2018-12-03T03:32:55Z 2018-12-01T21:28:13Z 2018-12-03T03:32:55Z Zach Norvell Jr. scores 28 points to rally top-ranked Gonzaga past Creighton 103-92.
Poole scores 21, No. 7 Michigan beats No. 19 Purdue 76-57 2018-12-03T01:52:36Z 2018-12-02T00:01:22Z 2018-12-03T01:52:36Z Jordan Poole scored 21 points as part of a balanced offense and No. 7 Michigan was stingy on defense in a 76-57 win over No. 19 Purdue.
Howard scores 45, Marquette beats No. 12 K-State 83-71 2018-12-03T01:52:29Z 2018-12-01T22:27:41Z 2018-12-03T01:52:28Z Markus Howard scores 45 points as Marquette beats Kansas State 83-71 to hand 12th-ranked Wildcats their 1st loss.
Radford stuns No. 17 Texas on Jones layup 62-59 2018-12-01T21:49:42Z 2018-12-01T02:27:09Z 2018-12-01T21:49:42Z Carlik Jones made a spinning layup in the lane and a free throw with 24.5 seconds left,send ing Radford to a 62-59 upset of No. 17 Texas on Friday night.
No. 6 Ohio St. ignores sideshows as Big Ten title game looms 2018-12-01T21:35:03Z 2018-11-30T23:27:13Z 2018-12-01T21:35:02Z Urban Meyer arrived in Indianapolis on Friday with one goal _ heading home with another Big Ten championship trophy. Stephen F. Austin cruises past Milwaukee in Belfast Classic 2018-12-01T15:31:48Z 2018-12-01T15:27:17Z 2018-12-01T15:31:47Z Kevon Harris had 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead Stephen F. Austin in a 66-51 victory over Milwaukee in the consolation game of the Goliath bracket at the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic. Irish and Huskies ready for latest chapter of rivalry 2018-12-01T10:42:38Z 2018-12-01T08:07:21Z 2018-12-01T10:42:38Z There's been no better and more entertaining rivalry in women's college basketball over the past decade then the one between Notre Dame and UConn. Brian Agler resigns as coach of WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks 2018-11-30T22:31:40Z 2018-11-30T15:51:43Z 2018-11-30T22:31:40Z Brian Agler, who led the Los Angeles Sparks to the WNBA championship in 2016, has resigned as coach after four years. No. 21 Buffalo beats Milwaukee in Belfast, Northern Ireland 2018-11-30T20:52:27Z 2018-11-30T13:17:06Z 2018-11-30T20:52:25Z Jeremy Harris scored 21 points, Nick Perkins added 20 with nine rebounds, and No. 21 Buffalo beat Milwaukee 96-77 in the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic. 9-year-old girl helps Stephen Curry fix online shoe access 2018-11-30T20:52:26Z 2018-11-30T14:09:30Z 2018-11-30T20:52:16Z Letter from 9-year-old girl helps Stephen Curry fix online shoe access to his Curry 5s.
Leonard scores 37, Raptors beat Warriors 131-128 in OT 2018-11-30T17:31:47Z 2018-11-30T04:16:21Z 2018-11-30T17:31:47Z Kawhi Leonard scores season-high 37, Siakam has career-best 26 as Raptors beat Warriors 131-128 in overtime.
Cavaliers trade Kyle Korver to Jazz for picks, Burks 2018-11-30T16:21:52Z 2018-11-29T18:36:04Z 2018-11-30T16:21:52Z The Cavaliers finalize trade of Kyle Korver to Utah for guard Alec Burks and two second-round draft picks.
NBA making a 'long-term play' in Africa 2018-11-30T02:50:34Z 2018-11-29T10:16:58Z 2018-11-30T02:50:34Z With exhibitions, academies and regular-season games next, the NBA is making a 'long-term play' to grow basketball in Africa.
Westbrook ties for 3rd in triple-doubles, Thunder beat Cavs 2018-11-29T19:49:49Z 2018-11-29T03:46:44Z 2018-11-29T19:49:49Z Russell Westbrook moved into a tie for third place on the NBA list for triple-doubles with 23 points, 19 rebounds and 15 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder completed a regular-season sweep of the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers with a 100-83 victory.
Guy scores 18 as No. 4 Virginia beats No. 24 Maryland 76-71 2018-11-29T18:00:07Z 2018-11-29T02:56:32Z 2018-11-29T18:00:06Z Kyle Guy scored 18 points and No. 4 Virginia combined effective outside shooting with its usual stout defense to slip past 24th-ranked Maryland 76-71 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
AP Source: Cavs send Korver to Jazz for G Burks, 2 picks 2018-11-29T16:20:33Z 2018-11-28T23:56:27Z 2018-11-29T16:20:33Z AP source says Cavaliers have agreed to trade forward Kyle Korver to Utah for future second-round picks.
No. 7 Michigan rolls past No. 11 North Carolina 84-67 2018-11-29T10:31:15Z 2018-11-29T04:56:35Z 2018-11-29T10:31:15Z Charles Matthews had 21 points and seven rebounds, and Zavier Simpson spearheaded another impressive defensive effort by No. 7 Michigan, which rolled to an 84-67 victory over No. 11 North Carolina. US leagues cashing in on sports betting they once fought 2018-11-29T06:19:06Z 2018-11-28T14:36:11Z 2018-11-29T06:19:06Z The National Basketball Association has reached a deal to provide official league data to licensed sports betting providers.
Loyola presents Final Four ring to Sister Jean 2018-11-29T02:59:19Z 2018-11-28T18:26:21Z 2018-11-29T02:59:19Z Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt now has a little bling to go along with the international attention she gained as the 98-year-old team chaplain during Loyola-Chicago's run to the NCAA Final Four.
Louisville upsets No. 9 Michigan State 82-78 in overtime 2018-11-28T19:00:54Z 2018-11-28T03:46:39Z 2018-11-28T19:00:54Z McMahon hits big free throws in OT, Louisville upsets No. 9 Michigan State 82-78 in ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Martin twins lead No. 5 Nevada over Loyola-Chicago 79-65 2018-11-28T05:26:32Z 2018-11-28T03:18:06Z 2018-11-28T05:26:31Z Caleb Martin had 21 points, twin brother Cody Martin scored 20 and No. 5 Nevada beat Loyola-Chicago 79-65 in an NCAA Tournament rematch. Ex-NBA star Dikembe Mutombo moved to tears in Jerusalem 2018-11-27T23:30:28Z 2018-11-27T16:26:10Z 2018-11-27T23:30:27Z NBA Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo, a fearsome 7-foot-2 center in his playing days, says he was moved to tears when he visited Jerusalem's Old City.
Texas Southern shocks No. 18 Oregon, 89-84 2018-11-27T17:48:55Z 2018-11-27T06:56:04Z 2018-11-27T17:48:55Z Trayvon Reed scored 23 points and John Jones added 20 to help Texas Southern shock No. 18 Oregon with an 89-84 victory.
No. 1 Gonzaga thumps North Dakota State 102-60 2018-11-27T17:48:37Z 2018-11-27T05:15:55Z 2018-11-27T17:48:37Z North Dakota State didn't figure to pose too much trouble for Gonzaga on the day the Bulldogs rose to No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25.
Wizards overcome Harden's 54, beat Rockets 135-131 in OT 2018-11-27T17:28:49Z 2018-11-27T03:25:52Z 2018-11-27T17:28:48Z Washington Wizards overcome James Harden's season-high 54 points for 135-131 win over Houston Rockets.
Gonzaga passes Kansas for No. 1 in AP poll, Duke is No.3 2018-11-27T16:09:01Z 2018-11-26T17:15:40Z 2018-11-27T16:09:01Z Gonzaga leapfrogs Kansas for No. 1 in men's AP Top 25 after knocking off Duke in Maui Invitational title game.
Notre Dame-UConn still 1-2 in women's AP Top 25 2018-11-26T18:31:00Z 2018-11-26T18:17:35Z 2018-11-26T18:31:00Z Notre Dame, UConn remain top 2 teams in AP women's basketball poll, setting up 1-vs.-2 matchup on Sunday.
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