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Ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright charged with murder in 2010 death

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Authorities say the ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been charged with first-degree murder in his death more than seven years ago. More>>

LeBron James has 60th triple-double, Cavs beat Jazz 109-100

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LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his 60th career triple-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the short-handed Utah Jazz 109-100. James had his fifth triple-double of the season and third in his last four games. More>>

Knox, Diallo lead No. 8 Kentucky past Virginia Tech 93-86

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Knox scores 21, Diallo 20 to lead No. 8 Kentucky past Virginia Tech 93-86. More>>

Oklahoma State hands No. 19 Florida State 1st loss, 71-70

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Mitchell Solomon leads Oklahoma State past No. 19 Florida State 71-70. More>>

Down by 22, No. 10 Xavier rallies for 68-66 win over ETSU

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Trevon Bluiett hits clutch jumper in final seconds as No. 10 Xavier stages big rally for 68-66 victory over East Tennessee State. More>>

Rutgers, behind Corey Sanders, tops No. 15 Seton Hall 71-65

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Corey Sanders scores 22 points, leading Rutgers past No. 15 Seton Hall 71-65. More>>

Celtics' Hayward says he's open to returning this season

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Now out of walking boot, Celtics' Hayward says he's open to a return to his season. More>>

Paul, Rockets rout Spurs 124-109 for 12th straight victory

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Chris Paul had 28 points, eight assists and seven steals to lead the Houston Rockets to their 12th straight victory, a 124-109 win over the San Antonio Spurs. More>>

Westbrook triple-double keys OKC in 3OT thriller vs 76ers

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Russell Westbrook had 27 points, 17 rebounds and 15 assists and Oklahoma City and the Philadelphia 76ers went basket-for-basket in a three-overtime thriller, before the Thunder held on a for a 119-117 victory. More>>

DA not filing charges over alleged assault at KU men's dorm

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The local prosecutor does not plan to file sexual assault charges over a report that a 16-year-old girl was raped in December 2016 in the dorm housing the Kansas men's basketball team. More>>

NBA unveils vote schedule for All-Star Game with new format

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The NBA will begin an early voting period next Thursday for its All-Star Game that will debut a new format this year in which players pick teams. More>>

Big baller: LeBron gets triple-double as Cavs beat Lakers

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LeBron James notches his 59th career triple-double as Cavs beat Lakers 121-112 for 16th win in 17 games. More>>

Michigan team rebounds after 84-game winning streak ends

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An 84-game winning streak is over, but a high school boys basketball team in Michigan's Upper Peninsula bounced right back. More>>

Sports unions unveil universal declaration of player rights

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Leaders from the NFL, NBA NHL and Major League Baseball players associations have contributed to unveiling a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes. More>>

Bird, Taurasi headline US women's hoops national team pool

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Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi headline the 29 players chosen for the U.S. women's basketball team pool. More>>

Thunder help George prevail in first trip back to Indiana

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Steven Adams had 23 points and 13 rebounds Wednesday night and Russell Westbrook finished with his ninth triple-double this season to help Oklahoma City hold on for a 100-95 victory at Indiana. More>>

Brunson leads No. 1 Villanova in rout of Temple

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Brunson leads No. 1 Villanova to 87-67 rout of Temple. More>>

George, Anthony visit old homes that look fine without them

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Paul George, Carmelo Anthony going back to old homes doing just fine without them. More>>

Porzingis, Beasley help Knicks edge Lakers 113-109 in OT

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Kristaps Porzingis had 37 points and 11 rebounds, Michael Beasley made the biggest plays in overtime, and the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 113-109. More>>

Strong reactions to upcoming white nationalist college stop

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The decision to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at the University of Cincinnati is generating strong reactions from the school community. More>>

LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball turn pro with club team in Lithuania

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A basketball club from Lithuania says it has signed LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball to pro contracts, making them ineligible for college basketball. 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>>

Man pleads not guilty to killing former NBA player Wright

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A man charged with killing former NBA player Lorenzen Wright more than seven years ago in Tennessee has pleaded not guilty. 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>>

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>>

Brady intercepted twice as Dolphins beat Pats 27-20

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

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>>

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>>

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' Video included

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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>>

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