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NBA investigating Lakers amid George tampering allegation

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The NBA has opened an investigation to see if the Los Angeles Lakers tampered with Paul George while he was under contract with the Indiana Pacers. More>>

Greek federation accuses Bucks of staging player's absence

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Greece's basketball federation has reacted sharply to an announcement by Milwaukee Bucks star and Greece international Giannis Antetokounmpo that he would miss the Eurobasket because of a knee injury. More>>

US college teams in Barcelona during van attack, players OK

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Oregon State and Clemson men's basketball teams were at a hotel in Barcelona near where a van drove into pedestrians. More>>

US men's basketball enters a new world _ without its stars

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US men's basketball is entering a whole new world, one in which the best American players are not available. More>>

After hearing, UNC now awaits NCAA ruling in academic case

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North Carolina has wrapped up a two-day hearing with an NCAA infractions committee panel that will decide whether the school faces penalties tied to its multi-year academic scandal. More>>

WNBA players show support for Charlottesville victims

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The WNBA and its players are showing their support for the victims of racially charged violence in Charlottesville. More>>

Hawkins, star at Notre Dame, worked for Dodgers, dies at 80

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Tommy Hawkins, the first black athlete to earn All-America honors in basketball at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, has died. More>>

LeBron calls for love, unity before taking swipe at Trump

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LeBron lashes out at Trump during emotional speech to kids in his foundation. More>>

UNC academic case finally reaches NCAA infractions hearing

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Two years after first being charged, North Carolina has appeared before an NCAA infractions committee panel amid its long-running academic scandal. More>>

LeBron blasts Trump, calls him 'so-called president'

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LeBron James has criticized President Trump in the aftermath of the weekend violence in Charlottesville. More>>

The Latest: Curtis wins GOP primary for US House seat

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A popular mayor has won Utah's Republican primary to become the overwhelming favorite to fill the U.S. House seat vacated by Jason Chaffetz. More>>

California AD Mike Williams to step down next May

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Mike Williams will step down as athletic director at California when his current contract expires next May. More>>

Bagley chooses Duke, could make Blue Devils preseason No. 1

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Top high school prospect Marvin Bagley III has committed to Duke and reclassified for the 2017-18, immediately making the Blue Devils a top national-title contender this season. More>>

Judge won't reinstate girls after boys' basketball dispute

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A judge has refused to overturn a decision to banish two sisters from their Roman Catholic school in New Jersey after a dispute over one of them wanting to play on the boys basketball team. More>>

Mark down the dates: NBA unveils full 2017-18 schedule

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DeMarcus Cousins will make an early season trip back to Sacramento, while Gordon Hayward will wait almost all season to see Utah again. More>>

Former Arkansas coach, AD Broyles dies at 92

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Frank Broyles, who guided the University of Arkansas to its lone national football championship and later molded the overall program as its athletic director, has died from complications of Alzheimer's Disease, according to a statement from his family. More>>

Maloofs bet $880K on Mayweather to give winnings to charity

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Gavin and Joe Maloof are so confident Floyd Mayweather Jr. will beat Conor McGregor that they've bet $880,000 on it. More>>

Utah Republicans divided in battle for Chaffetz's House seat

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The Republican race to fill the congressional seat abandoned by Utah's Jason Chaffetz is pitting the state's GOP establishment against further-right conservatives split over two candidates. More>>

Duke coach Krzyzewski undergoes knee replacement surgery

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Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski has undergone knee replacement surgery. More>>

NBA heads to the Holy Land to develop talent, promote values

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The NBA is heading to the Holy Land this week, bringing together some of the top emerging talent from across Europe as part of the league's push to attract more foreign players and expand its global reach. More>>

Louisville appeals 'draconian' NCAA penalties in escort case

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Louisville appeal calls NCAA sanctions 'draconian' for sex scandal in men's basketball program. More>>

UConn women's basketball team heads to Italy for exhibitions

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UConn women's basketball team heads off on 10-day tour of Italy for exhibition games. More>>

Warriors star Kevin Durant apologizes for India comments

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Basketball star Kevin Durant has issued a half-hearted apology for calling India "20 years behind" and a variety of other comments that were criticized as disparaging to the Asian country. More>>

After a weary week of track, Bolt returns for finale

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Usain Bolt, who made athletics fun for the past decade, returns to the track for the final time to run on Jamaica's 4x100-meter relay team. More>>

Kings' Randolph arrested on pot charge at LA housing project

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Police say veteran NBA star forward Zach Randolph was arrested on a marijuana charge after several police cars were vandalized when a large gathering became unruly at a Los Angeles housing project. More>>

Duke coach Krzyzewski to have knee replacement surgery

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Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski will have a total knee replacement surgery, leading the team to cancel its exhibition trip to Dominican Republic. More>>

76ers to play Celtics in January in London

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The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers will travel to London in January for a game at The O2 arena. More>>

Dodgers win 80th game of season, rallying over Diamondbacks

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Cody Bellinger homered and two relievers held the Arizona Diamondbacks scoreless for three innings in the Dodgers' 3-2 win over Arizona. More>>

Wife of Clippers' Reed wants domestic battery charge dropped

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The wife of Los Angeles Clippers center Willie Reed says she does not wish to press charges against her husband in a domestic battery incident. More>>

Washington's Verizon Center will become Capital One Arena

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The downtown home of the NBA's Wizards and NHL's Capitals now will be called Capital One Arena. More>>

Nevada senator faces pro-Trump challenge in GOP primary

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Nevada Sen. Dean Heller will face a challenge in the 2018 GOP primary by a conservative who is aligning himself with President Donald Trump. More>>

The Latest: NRSC expresses support for Sen. Heller

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The National Republican Senatorial Committee is expressing its support for incumbent GOP Sen. Dean Heller, who now faces a primary challenge from Danny Tarkanian. More>>

Wolves owner wants meeting with Wiggins before max contract

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Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor tells The Associated Press he is ready to give Andrew Wiggins a max contract extension on his rookie deal worth close to $150 million. More>>

Parseghian remembered as much for kindness as his coaching

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Ara Parseghian was remembered as a championship football coach, mentor, tireless fund-raiser for medical research and gentleman of the first order during his funeral Mass and a memorial celebration that followed. More>>

Clippers' Willie Reed arrested on domestic violence charge

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Willie Reed of the Los Angeles Clippers has been arrested on a domestic violence charge. More>>

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