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  • Friday's College Basketball

    2 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) EAST American International 68, Chestnut Hill 67 Bentley 80, Caldwell 70 Bucknell 88, Case Reserve 65 Buffalo 88, Niagara 62 Dartmouth 58, N. Illinois 55, OT St. John's 53, Saint Mary's (Cal) 47 SOUTH Alabama 69, Stillman 49 E. Kentucky ...

  • Timberwolves-Celtics, Box

    2 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) MINNESOTA (98) Wiggins 2-10 1-1 5, T.Young 6-19 1-2 13, Dieng 4-10 1-1 9, LaVine 3-7 0-0 7, Muhammad 11-15 2-2 26, Bennett 3-8 1-2 7, Williams 4-9 0-1 8, Budinger 8-12 0-1 19, Adrien 1-2 1-4 3, Hummel 0-0 ...

  • Favors, Hayward lead Jazz over Magic 101-94

    2 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Derrick Favors had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Gordon Hayward scored 20 to lead Utah to a 101-94 victory over Orlando on Friday night. The Jazz, who won in Miami Wednesday, got back-to-back victories for ...

  • Harrison, No. 20 St John's rally past Saint Mary's

    2 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — D'Angelo Harrison scored 21 points and No. 20 St. John's overcame a 15-point halftime deficit to rally past Saint Mary's 53-47 on Friday night. The Red Storm (9-1) trailed 33-18 at the break. St. John's opened ...

  • Jazz-Magic, Box

    2 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) UTAH (101) Hayward 5-10 9-10 20, Favors 9-14 5-7 23, Kanter 5-10 1-2 11, Burke 5-15 1-1 11, Burks 3-7 1-2 8, Exum 1-2 0-0 2, Booker 3-4 2-2 9, Gobert 3-3 0-0 6, Hood 4-7 0-0 9, Ingles 1-1 ...

  • Hornets-76ers, Box

    2 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLOTTE (109) Kidd-Gilchrist 4-9 1-2 9, Zeller 1-4 2-2 4, Jefferson 9-23 2-2 20, Walker 13-23 1-2 30, Henderson 5-11 0-0 11, Williams 3-6 0-2 9, Biyombo 2-2 0-0 4, Hairston 1-7 5-5 7, Neal 4-10 0-0 10, Roberts 1-3 ...

  • No. 2 UConn women beat No. 25 DePaul 98-64

    2 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and No. 2 UConn returned from a 13-day break to rout No. 25 DePaul 98-64 on Friday night. Kia Nurse had 19 points and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 16 points and nine ...

  • APNewsBreak: Dodgers end Yanks' payroll streak, owe most tax

    2 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have ended the New York Yankees' 15-year streak as Major League Baseball's biggest spenders and owe more than $26.6 million in luxury tax. The Dodgers finished with a record payroll of $257,283,410, ...

  • Things to know about Friday's baseball news

    2 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — There was a flurry of news around Major League Baseball on Friday as teams worked to retool before the holiday break. Here are some things to know about all the player moves and other changes: ___ ...

  • No. 9 Baylor women beat No. 19 Syracuse 74-72

    2 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Nina Davis had 26 points and 17 rebounds, and Niya Johnson hit the go-ahead basket with a minute left in No. 9 Baylor's 74-72 victory over No. 19 Syracuse 74-72 on Friday night. Syracuse had ...

  • Johnson leads No. 9 Baylor to win over Syracuse

    2 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Niya Johnson made the go-ahead basket with a minute left as No. 9 Baylor defeated No. 19 Syracuse 74-72 Friday night, giving coach Kim Mulkey the win in her 500th game. Syracuse had the ball ...

  • Gray leads No. 6 North Carolina to 65-36 victory

    2 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Allisha Gray scored 17 points and No. 6 North Carolina bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 65-36 victory over Maine at the Carolinas Challenge on Friday night. The Tar Heels ...

  • Walden helps Eastern Kentucky routs No. 18 Miami

    2 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Corey Walden scored 18 points to help Eastern Kentucky rout No. 18 Miami 72-44 on Friday night. The Colonels (6-4) never trailed, led by two at halftime and pulled away with a 22-2 run early ...

  • AP Top News at 8:58 p.m. EST

    2 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) No word yet from Fidel amid historic US-Cuba shift HAVANA (AP) — Everyone in Cuba is talking about the startling turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro. So far, the larger-than-life retired Cuban leader ...

  • AP WAS THERE: US breaks relations with Cuba

    2 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) EDITOR'S NOTE — When the United States severed its diplomatic relationship with Cuba on Jan. 3, 1961, it kicked off a year in which CIA-funded counterrevolutionaries would try to invade Cuba at the Bay of Pigs, and after that, the ...

  • Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

    2 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time ...

  • No. 13 Duke women crush Mass-Lowell 95-48

    3 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Sierra Calhoun scored 19 points to lead six players in double figures and No. 13 Duke coasted to a 95-48 win over Massachusetts-Lowell on Friday. The Blue Devils (7-3) had a double-figure lead barely five minutes ...

  • Man charged with disrupting Qatar-to-Houston flight

    3 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — A federal indictment alleges a Houston man disrupted a flight from the Persian Gulf to Houston earlier this month, including threatening to blow up the plane. The indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Houston accuses ...

  • Man pleads guilty in airplane groping case

    3 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A California man accused of groping and sexually propositioning a teenage girl on a flight from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Friday. Hans Loudermilk, 66, of Oceanside, California ...

  • State Dept. warns US travelers to be extra careful

    3 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is warning Americans traveling abroad to be extra cautious over the holidays. In a worldwide travel alert issued Friday, the department says an attack this week in Australia highlights the need to be vigilant. ...

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