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Hyperactive Missouri Gov. Greitens touts his physical feats

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Republican Eric Greitens is earning a reputation for public displays of physical prowess and promoting them on Facebook. More>>

Brady intercepted twice as Dolphins beat Pats 27-20

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Brady intercepted twice, Dolphins snap Patriots' eight-game winning streak. More>>

CAA to form legal defense fund for harassment victims

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The powerful Hollywood talent agency CAA is cancelling its annual Golden Globes party and planning to form a legal defense fund to assist workplace harassment victims across all industries. More>>

Oklahoma college board member chided for anti-gay comments

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A former Oklahoma City mayor and member of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents is being criticized for comparing gay people to pedophiles. More>>

Brady struggles again in Miami, as Pats lose to Dolphins

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It was a rough night for Tom Brady, and surprisingly that isn't uncommon when he comes to Miami. More>>

TOP 25 THIS WEEK: Villanova ready for burden of being No. 1

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Villanova returns to action Wednesday with the nation's top ranking. More>>

Villanova hops over Michigan State for No. 1 in AP Top 25

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Villanova is the new No. 1 in the AP Top 25 while Arizona State made a big leap after a tumultuous week in which half of the top 10 lost. More>>

Mirotic, Portis lead way, Bulls blow out Celtics 108-85

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Nikola Mirotic scored 24, Bobby Portis added a career-high 23 points and the Chicago Bulls blew out Boston 108-85 with Celtics star Kyrie Irving sidelined because of a bruised left quadriceps. More>>

The Latest: Celebrities among thousands fleeing wildfire

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Crews aided by calm overnight winds kept a wall of flames from descending from mountains into coastal towns after a huge Southern California wildfire exploded in size over the weekend. More>>

The Latest: Moore's wife: 'One of our attorneys is a Jew'

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Joyce Simmons, the GOP national committeewoman from Nebraska, resigns from the Republican National Committee because of the RNC's financial support of Moore in Alabama Senate race. More>>

No suspensions for Seahawks after Jacksonville meltdown

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The Seattle Seahawks will not face any suspensions for the melee that broke out at the conclusion of Sunday's loss to Jacksonville. More>>

Michigan panel urges temporary shutdown of Mackinac pipeline

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A government panel is urging the temporary shutdown of twin oil pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac until the company that operates them can finish inspections and repair coating gaps. More>>

Tennessee back in top 10; UConn still No. 1 in women's hoops

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Tennessee moves back into the top 10 after a big win while UConn continues to be No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll. More>>

No. 16 Arizona State upset No. 2 Kansas in Lawrence

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Tra Holder scored 29 points on 8-for-16 shooting, and No. 16 Arizona State pulled off a 95-85 upset of No. 2 Kansas. More>>

DiVincenzo, Booth rally No. 4 Villanova past La Salle 77-68

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Phil Booth and Donte DiVincenzo each scored 18 points to help No. 4 Villanova avoid an upset and remain undefeated in a 77-68 win over La Salle. More>>

James Harden scores 48 points, Rockets win 9th in row

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James Harden scored 48 points and the Houston Rockets won their ninth straight, overcoming a 14-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 124-117. More>>

James has 58th career triple-double; Cavs rally past 76ers

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LeBron James had his 58th career triple-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 105-98. More>>

Dragic, Johnson help Heat beat Nets in Mexico City

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Goran Dragic and Tyler Johnson each scored 20 points and Miami beat the Brooklyn Nets 101-89 in the Heat's first game in Mexico in franchise history. More>>

Clippers beat Wizards 113-112 in wild finish with clock goof

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Lou Williams hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds remaining, lifting the Los Angeles Clippers to a 113-112 victory over the Washington Wizards. More>>

Boston College rocks No. 1 Duke 89-84; Blue Devils' 1st loss

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Ky Bowman carries Boston College past No. 1 Duke 89-84 for Blue Devils' 1st loss. More>>

Oladipo, Pacers end Cavaliers 13-game winning streak

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Victor Oladipo had 33 points and eight rebounds and the Indiana Pacers beat Cleveland 106-102 to end the Cavaliers' winning streak at 13 games. More>>

Warriors beat Pistons 102-98 to finish unbeaten trip

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Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 36 points in the third quarter, and the Golden State Warriors completed an undefeated road trip with a 102-98 victory over the Detroit Pistons. More>>

Aldridge, Ginobili rescue Spurs against Celtics, 105-102

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Manu Ginobili hit a 3-pointer with 5 seconds remaining and the San Antonio Spurs overcame Kyrie Irving's 36-point effort to beat Boston 105-102 on Friday night, snapping the Celtics' four-game winning streak. More>>

Basketball World Cup to be hosted by 3 Asian nations in 2023

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The Basketball World Cup in 2023 will be hosted by the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia. More>>

Cavs' Derrick Rose has bone spur in ankle, happy to be back

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Cavaliers guard Derick Rose reveals bone spur in ankle contributed to leaving team. More>>

Traveling: Heat hope Mexico trip will provide a bounce

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Miami Heat hope a trip to Mexico helps put a different spin on season. More>>

76ers agree trade Jahil Okafor, 2nd-round pick to Brooklyn

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A person familiar with the decision says Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to send Jahlil Okafor to the Brooklyn Nets. More>>

Report: Youngest Ball brothers sign with same agent as Lonzo

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The Ball family's brief ties to college basketball are over. More>>

Westbrook is ready to face Mexico City's altitude

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Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder are ready for Mexico City's altitude. More>>

Mom shouts at suspect: 'How could you have murdered my son?'

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The mother of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright stood up during a court hearing for a man charged with killing him and shouted, "How could you have murdered my son?". More>>

LeBron hits big 3, scores 32 as Cavaliers win 13th straight

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LeBron's 32 points lead Cavaliers to their 13th straight win, 101-95 over the Kings. More>>

Isaiah Thomas plays 4-on-4, Cavs' All-Star nearing return

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Cavaliers point guard Isaiah Thomas scrimmaged against other Cleveland players, a significant step in his recovery from a serious hip injury. More>>

Hornets coach Clifford out indefinitely with 'health issue'

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Stephen Silas will coach the Hornets while Steve is away dealing with a "health issue.". More>>

Grizzlies' Gasol fined for profanity during TV interview

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Grizzlies center Marc Gasol has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for using a profanity during a live television interview. More>>

Livingston-Kirkland incident a teachable NBA moment

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The suspensions handed down to Warriors guard Shaun Livingston and referee Courtney Kirkland are a teachable moment for the NBA. More>>

Stephen Curry to miss at least 2 weeks with sprained ankle

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Stephen Curry will miss a minimum of two weeks after an MRI exam on his injured right ankle revealed a sprain. More>>

Beal has career-high 51, Wizards down Trail Blazers 106-92

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Bradley Beal scored a career-high 51 points, and the Washington Wizards bounced back from a demoralizing loss the night before to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 106-92. More>>

Tax overhaul could chill US affordable housing construction

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Municipal governments are worried the tax overhaul under debate in Washington, D.C. could have a chilling effect on the construction of affordable housing units just as homelessness reaches a crisis point on the West Coast. More>>

The search is on for Zippy, town's missing life-size elf

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Police in a New Hampshire town are looking for Zippy, a beloved life-size elf on a shelf that usually can be seen at various sites leading up to Christmas. More>>

Arizona hangs on to beat No. 7 Texas A&M 67-64

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Deandre Ayton had 13 points and 10 rebounds, and Arizona held on to beat No. 7 Texas A&M 67-64. More>>

Mexican acquitted of murder faces gun, immigration charges

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Federal authorities on Tuesday charged a Mexican man with new immigration and gun violations less than a week after a San Francisco jury acquitted him of murder for the shooting death of Kate Steinle. More>>

California communities under siege from wind-driven fires Video included

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Thousands of homes evacuated after winds whip up wildfire in Southern California. More>>

Man charged with 2010 slaying of NBA player Lorenzen Wright

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Authorities say a man has been arrested in the 2010 killing of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright. More>>

Kennedy seems conflicted in Supreme Court wedding cake case Video included

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The Supreme Court is taking up the highly anticipated case of the Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. More>>

Some object to Trump attending civil rights museum opening Video included

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President Donald Trump plans to visit Mississippi on Saturday for the state's bicentennial and to help open two museums, including one dedicated to civil rights. More>>

Booker carried off with groin injury in Suns loss to Raptors

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The Phoenix Suns are heading home from their season-high six-game trip anxious about the health of star guard Devin Booker. More>>

Clinton signs books in New Hampshire, demurs on voter fraud

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Hillary Clinton is returning to New Hampshire for the first time since just before the 2016 presidential election. More>>

Monsanto moves to stop Arkansas from banning weed killer

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Monsanto has asked a judge to prevent Arkansas lawmakers from banning the use of a weed killer that farmers in several states have said drifts onto their crops and causes widespread damage. More>>

Evidence a little different at ex-officer's sentencing

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Prosecutors rested their case Tuesday in the sentencing hearing for a white former police officer who pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of a black man he shot in the back while he ran from a traffic stop. More>>

Harvard upholds 2016 rule against single-gender social clubs

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Harvard University says it's upholding a 2016 policy that bans students who join single-gender social clubs from taking leadership roles on campus. More>>

UCLA coach Alford surprised by LiAngelo Ball leaving school

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The father of UCLA guard LiAngelo Ball says he plans to withdraw his son from school to prepare him for NBA. More>>

Gun maker's exploding rifle leaves trail of injured hunters

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Several hunters say they have been injured over the last decade when a rifle made by Savage Arms unexpectedly exploded upon firing. More>>

Nabbed at a Pizza Hut, fugitive lawyer returns to justice

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Officials say a fugitive Kentucky lawyer who disappeared six months ago before facing a prison sentence for his central role in a massive Social Security fraud case has been captured in Honduras. More>>

Ex-Obama appointee pledges to run government 'the Ohio way'

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Former consumer watchdog Richard Cordray is preparing to join a crowded governor's race in Ohio. More>>

Pentagon: 'Troubling' lapses in giving criminal data to FBI

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The Pentagon says it found a "troubling" number of failures this year by the military services to alert the FBI to criminal history information. More>>

The Latest: Baker and gay couple at court for cake arguments Video included

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Protesters for both sides in the dispute over a wedding cake for a same-sex couple are rallying outside the Supreme Court. More>>

Appeals court weighs intent of Texas' strict voter ID law

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Texas officials are asking federal appeals judges in New Orleans to let the state's latest voter ID law take effect. More>>

Curry hobbled after Warriors roar back on Pelicans, 125-115

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Stephen Curry had 31 points and 11 assists but sprained his ankle late in the game, and the Golden State Warriors came back from 21 points down late in the first half to defeat the New Orleans Pelicans 125-115. More>>

Jay Leno buys $13.5M mansion in Newport, Rhode Island

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Former 'Tonight Show' host Jay Leno and his wife have purchased an oceanfront estate in Newport, Rhode Island. More>>

LaVar Ball says he's withdrawing suspended son from UCLA

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The father of UCLA guard LiAngelo Ball says he plans to withdraw his son from school because of concerns related to the freshman's indefinite suspension for his admitted participation in a shoplifting incident during the Bruins' trip to China. More>>

Pelicans: Davis has no structural damage, status day to day

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The New Orleans Pelicans say magnetic resonance imaging of forward Anthony Davis' injured pelvic area has not revealed any structural damage. More>>

Rose returns to Cavaliers to resume rehab on sprained ankle

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Derrick Rose returns to Cavaliers after weeks away from team. More>>

High court hints it could side with state on sports betting Video included

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The Supreme Court is taking up a case about betting on sports games that has the potential to make the wagering widely available nationwide. More>>

Duke still unanimous No. 1, Notre Dame drops to No. 9

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Duke remains the unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 for the second straight week and the top 10 has shuffled with Notre Dame's loss to No. 3 Michigan State. More>>

UConn remains No. 1 after passing stiff test from Notre Dame

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UConn passed its first major test of the season to stay No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll. More>>

Rockets roll to 7th straight with 118-95 win over Lakers

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James Harden scored 36 points, Eric Gordon added 22 and the streaking Houston Rockets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 118-95 for their seventh consecutive victory. More>>

No. 1 UConn rallies in fourth to beat No. 3 Notre Dame 80-71

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Katie Lou Samuelson scored 18 points, Azura Stevens added 17 and top-ranked UConn rallied from an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat No. 3 Notre Dame 80-71 in the Jimmy V Classic. More>>

No. 5 Notre Dame survives ejections to Colson, Brey in win

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Geben's double-double leads five Irish in double figures against St. Francis (Brooklyn). More>>

The Latest: Florida St bowl streak grows to 36

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The Associated Press voters prefer Alabama over Ohio State in the final rankings of the regular season. More>>

UCF upsets No. 24 Alabama 65-62

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Terrell Allen scored 16 points and dished seven assists, Djordjije Mumin scored 11 points, and UCF upset No. 24 Alabama 65-62 on Sunday. More>>

Blasts fails to bring down upper section of Silverdome

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A partial implosion of the Silverdome has failed to bring down the upper section of the Detroit Lions' former home. More>>

Shots in the dark: Warriors work in Miami with lights out

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The last 15 minutes or so of the Golden State Warriors' gameday shootaround practice in Miami went on despite all the lights in the arena's bowl being out. More>>

James takes over as Cavaliers win 11th straight

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LeBron James scores 34 as Cleveland Cavaliers beat Memphis Grizzlies 116-111 for 11th straight win. More>>

South Carolina State player collapses in loss at NC State

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South Carolina State player collapses during loss at North Carolina State but is 'stable and conscious'. More>>

Bragging rights: No. 21 Xavier beats No. 11 Cincinnati 89-76

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Trevon Bluiett had another big game against Xavier's crosstown rival, scoring 28 points, and the 21st-ranked Musketeers ran away to an 89-76 victory over No. 11 Cincinnati, their eighth victory in the last 11 games of the series. More>>

SC State player in fair condition after collapse on court

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South Carolina State player collapses on court; taken to hospital, 'stable and conscious'. More>>

Trailblazing basketball player Perry Wallace dies

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Perry Wallace, who broke down a racial barrier by becoming the first black varsity basketball player in the Southeastern Conference, has died. More>>

Thompson has 27 points, Warriors rout Magic 133-112

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Klay Thompson scored 27 points, Kevin Durant had 25 and Steph Curry 23 to help the Golden State Warriors rout the Orlando Magic 133-112. More>>

James, Love power Cavs past Hawks for 10th win in a row

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LeBron James had yet another double-double, took command of a challenging defensive assignment and stuck around to see the end of the Cleveland Cavaliers' 10th straight victory, 121-114 over the Atlanta Hawks. More>>

Pitino sues University of Louisville Athletic Association

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Former Cardinals coach Rick Pitino sues University of Louisville Athletic Association. More>>

Friend of Florida man accused in killings shocked by charges Video included

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A 24-year-old college graduate who was arrested in a string of deadly shootings that terrorized a Tampa neighborhood will make his first court appearance to face four counts of first-degree murder. More>>

NC State, Doeren agree to new deal through 2022

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A person with knowledge of the situation says North Carolina State and coach Dave Doeren have agreed on a five-year deal after he had talked with Tennessee about the school's opening. More>>

WNBA President expects Liberty to stay in New York

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WNBA President Lisa Borders expects the Liberty to stay in New York. More>>

Curry comes through in OT, Warriors outlast Lakers 127-123

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After struggling from long range all night, Stephen Curry hit two quick 3-pointers to open overtime and the Golden State Warriors outlasted the Los Angeles Lakers 127-123. More>>

Arrest of suspected killer puts Tampa neighborhood at ease Video included

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Florida detectives are speaking with a man they think might be connected to a string of recent homicides, but no arrests have been made. More>>

Christie's fight for sports betting heads to Supreme Court Video included

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he's cautiously optimistic about the state's chances at next week's Supreme Court oral arguments on legalizing sports betting. More>>

Bulls' Niko Mirotic accepts Portis apology over fight

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Chicago Bulls forward Niko Mirotic says he has accepted Bobby Portis' apology, more than a month after the two teammates had an ugly altercation at practice. More>>

Nashville, Sacramento head MLS expansion finalists

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Cincinnati, Detroit, Nashville, Sacramento are finalists for 2 MLS expansion teams. More>>

LeBron ejected, Love scores 38 as Cavs beat Heat 108-97

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Love scores 32 in first half, LeBron tossed in third quarter as Cavs down Heat 108-97 for ninth straight win. More>>

Ex-NBA player Ben Gordon arrested on suspicion of robbery

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Former NBA player Ben Gordon has been arrested on suspicion of robbery in Los Angeles after an apartment manager was punched and accosted with a knife. More>>

Griffin has sprained left knee, could be out up to 8 weeks

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Blake Griffin has a sprained left knee and could miss up to eight weeks for the injury-riddled Los Angeles Clippers. More>>

Top-ranked UConn beats Nevada 88-57 in Williams' homecoming

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Kia Nurse scored 27 points, hitting all eight of her 3-point attempts, and Gabby Williams added 18 points in her homecoming to help No. 1 UConn beat Nevada 88-57. More>>

TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 16 Baylor tries to maintain momentum

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No. 16 Baylor gets matchups with No. 8 Wichita State and No. 21 Xavier as part of the week ahead for AP Top 25 teams. More>>

3 suspended UCLA basketball players working out on their own

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UCLA's three suspended basketball players are working out on their own while they await a final decision on whether they'll be allowed to play for the Bruins this season. More>>

EPA hears worries about climate in heart of coal country

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The coal industry and environmentalists are squaring off at a two-day public hearing over the Trump administration's planned repeal of an Obama-era plan to limit planet-warming carbon emissions. More>>

Board OKs plan for LeBron James' 'I Promise' school in Akron

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The school board in LeBron James' Ohio hometown has approved the plan for a public school being created in partnership with the NBA star's foundation. More>>

Griffin hurt; Clippers hang on to beat Lakers 120-115

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Lou Williams scored a season-high 42 points and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Lakers 120-115 for their 11th straight home victory against their Staples Center co-tenant. More>>

James has 30 points to lead Cavs in 113-91 rout of 76ers

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LeBron James had 30 points, 13 rebounds and six assists to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers over the Philadelphia 76ers 113-91. More>>

Drummond (26 pts, 22 reb) leads Pistons past Celtics 118-108

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Andre Drummond scored 26 points with 22 rebounds _ both season highs _ and Tobias Harris scored 31 to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 118-108 victory on Monday night and send the Celtics to their first loss in Boston since their home opener. More>>

Grizzlies fire coach David Fizdale day after benching Gasol

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Grizzlies fire coach David Fizdale with team at 7-12 record into his 2nd season. More>>

Duke now unanimous No. 1, Arizona falls out of new AP Top 25

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Duke is now the unanimous No. 1 in the AP Top 25 while Arizona is unranked after sitting at No. 2 a week ago. More>>

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