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  • Body camera video is latest setback for Milwaukee police

    Body camera video is latest setback for Milwaukee police

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:32:01 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:48 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:48:59 GMT
    (Milwaukee Police Department via AP). This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens park...(Milwaukee Police Department via AP). This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens park...
    Community groups in Milwaukee are criticizing police over newly released body-camera footage of Bucks player Sterling Brown's January arrest.More >>
    Community groups in Milwaukee are criticizing police over newly released body-camera footage of Bucks player Sterling Brown's January arrest.More >>
  • Gordon leads Rockets over Warriors 98-94 to take series lead

    Gordon leads Rockets over Warriors 98-94 to take series lead

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-05-25 03:52:36 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:46:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul wears the Santa Fe High School logo during the first half in Game 5 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors in Houston, Thursday, Ma...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul wears the Santa Fe High School logo during the first half in Game 5 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors in Houston, Thursday, Ma...
    Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24 points and his steal on Golden State's last possession secured a 98-94 win by the Houston Rockets to put them up 3-2 in the Western Conference finals on Thursday night.More >>
    Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24 points and his steal on Golden State's last possession secured a 98-94 win by the Houston Rockets to put them up 3-2 in the Western Conference finals on Thursday night.More >>
  • Alarmed: LeBron, Cavs facing win-or-else Game 6 vs Celtics

    Alarmed: LeBron, Cavs facing win-or-else Game 6 vs Celtics

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:05:14 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:39 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:39:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) puts his jersey on as he watches from the bench area near the end of Game 5 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals  against the Boston Celtics, Wednesday, May 23, 2...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) puts his jersey on as he watches from the bench area near the end of Game 5 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Wednesday, May 23, 2...
    LeBron, Cavs facing elimination against Celtics in Game 6.More >>
    LeBron, Cavs facing elimination against Celtics in Game 6.More >>
  • Rockets use strong defense to move a win from NBA Finals

    Rockets use strong defense to move a win from NBA Finals

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:22:42 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:38 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:38:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza, left, is fouled by Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green during the final moments of Game 5 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals, Thursday, May 24, 2018, ...(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza, left, is fouled by Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green during the final moments of Game 5 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals, Thursday, May 24, 2018, ...
    The Houston Rockets, known for their vaunted offense, have used stingy defense to move within one game of eliminating defending champion Golden State Warriors.More >>
    The Houston Rockets, known for their vaunted offense, have used stingy defense to move within one game of eliminating defending champion Golden State Warriors.More >>
  • Golden State's Iguodala to miss Game 5 against Rockets

    Golden State's Iguodala to miss Game 5 against Rockets

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:52:34 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:35 PM EDT2018-05-25 01:35:35 GMT
    Golden State's Andre Iguodala will miss Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets on Thursday night.More >>
    Golden State's Andre Iguodala will miss Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets on Thursday night.More >>
  • NBA defends quest for 'integrity fee' payment in sports bets

    NBA defends quest for 'integrity fee' payment in sports bets

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:32:02 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:45:17 GMT
    The NBA is defending its quest to receive part of the money that states or gambling companies take in as part of legal sports betting.More >>
    The NBA is defending its quest to receive part of the money that states or gambling companies take in as part of legal sports betting.More >>
  • Sharks finalize 7-year deal with high-scoring Evander Kane

    Sharks finalize 7-year deal with high-scoring Evander Kane

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:02:48 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:45:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this March 20, 2018, file photo, San Jose Sharks' Evander Kane waits for play to resume during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in San Jose, Calif. The Sharks ...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this March 20, 2018, file photo, San Jose Sharks' Evander Kane waits for play to resume during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in San Jose, Calif. The Sharks ...
    The San Jose Sharks have signed pending free agent forward Evander Kane to a seven-year contract.More >>
    The San Jose Sharks have signed pending free agent forward Evander Kane to a seven-year contract.More >>
  • Celtics beat Cavs 96-83 in Game 5, lead East finals 3-2

    Celtics beat Cavs 96-83 in Game 5, lead East finals 3-2

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:21 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:21:48 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:45:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) loses the ball out of bounds under defensive pressure from Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris (13) during the first quarter of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference fin...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) loses the ball out of bounds under defensive pressure from Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris (13) during the first quarter of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference fin...
    Rookie Jayson Tatum had 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals.More >>
    Rookie Jayson Tatum had 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals.More >>
  • Rockets return home for Game 5 against Warriors

    Rockets return home for Game 5 against Warriors

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:21:55 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:24:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Houston Rockets' Chris Paul, right, shakes hands with teammate James Harden after a 95-92 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Oakland, Ca...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Houston Rockets' Chris Paul, right, shakes hands with teammate James Harden after a 95-92 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Oakland, Ca...
    The Houston Rockets have a chance to take their first lead in the Western Conference finals with a win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night.More >>
    The Houston Rockets have a chance to take their first lead in the Western Conference finals with a win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night.More >>
  • Milwaukee chief apologizes for arrest of Bucks guard Brown

    Milwaukee chief apologizes for arrest of Bucks guard Brown

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:21:42 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:04:21 GMT
    Milwaukee police are poised to release body camera footage from the officers who used a stun-gun on Bucks guard Sterling Brown during a January arrest.More >>
    Milwaukee police are poised to release body camera footage from the officers who used a stun-gun on Bucks guard Sterling Brown during a January arrest.More >>
  • Celtics, Cavs scuffle in first half of Game 5

    Celtics, Cavs scuffle in first half of Game 5

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:44:19 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:05:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics players hold each other back after shoves between Celtics forward Marcus Morris andCavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. during the second quarter of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conf...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics players hold each other back after shoves between Celtics forward Marcus Morris andCavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. during the second quarter of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conf...
    Boston's Marcus Morris and Cleveland's Larry Nance Jr. had to be pulled apart in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals after a hard defensive play by Morris sent Nance to the floor.More >>
    Boston's Marcus Morris and Cleveland's Larry Nance Jr. had to be pulled apart in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals after a hard defensive play by Morris sent Nance to the floor.More >>
  • The Latest: Milwaukee NAACP head: No reason to use stun gun

    The Latest: Milwaukee NAACP head: No reason to use stun gun

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:21:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:04:25 GMT
    (Milwaukee Police Department via AP). This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens park...(Milwaukee Police Department via AP). This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens park...
    The president of the NAACP in Milwaukee says he doesn't see anything in a newly released police body-camera video that would warrant officers using a stun gun on Bucks guard Sterling Brown.More >>
    The president of the NAACP in Milwaukee says he doesn't see anything in a newly released police body-camera video that would warrant officers using a stun gun on Bucks guard Sterling Brown.More >>
  • The Latest: Texas victim's mother speaks out for gun control

    The Latest: Texas victim's mother speaks out for gun control

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:07:35 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:56:00 GMT
    (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP). A young woman cries, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, by a memorial for Santa Fe High School freshman Aaron Kyle McLeod who was killed Friday during a shooting at the school, in Santa Fe, Texas.(Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP). A young woman cries, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, by a memorial for Santa Fe High School freshman Aaron Kyle McLeod who was killed Friday during a shooting at the school, in Santa Fe, Texas.
    Teachers have returned to work at a Texas high school where 10 people were killed.More >>
    Teachers have returned to work at a Texas high school where 10 people were killed.More >>
  • Dispute highlights North Dakota's tough sell of new nickname

    Dispute highlights North Dakota's tough sell of new nickname

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:41:43 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:44:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2016, file photo, a photo of a mock hockey jersey with the new University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks logo is seen at an unveiling ceremony in Grand Forks, N.D. A dispute between the university ...(AP Photo/Dave Kolpack, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2016, file photo, a photo of a mock hockey jersey with the new University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks logo is seen at an unveiling ceremony in Grand Forks, N.D. A dispute between the university ...
    A dispute between the University of North Dakota and one of its most generous benefactors is underscoring the difficulty the school has had in selling its Fighting Hawks nickname.More >>
    A dispute between the University of North Dakota and one of its most generous benefactors is underscoring the difficulty the school has had in selling its Fighting Hawks nickname.More >>
  • Clippers, coach Doc Rivers agree to contract extension

    Clippers, coach Doc Rivers agree to contract extension

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:51:36 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:55:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, FIle). FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers smiles during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers, in Los Angeles. The Clippers and co...(AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, FIle). FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers smiles during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers, in Los Angeles. The Clippers and co...
    The Clippers and coach Doc Rivers have agreed to a contract extension that will keep him around to oversee the post-Lob City era.More >>
    The Clippers and coach Doc Rivers have agreed to a contract extension that will keep him around to oversee the post-Lob City era.More >>
  • Rockets to wear patches to honor Santa Fe shooting victims

    Rockets to wear patches to honor Santa Fe shooting victims

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:51:34 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:07:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Houston Rockets' Chris Paul, right, shakes hands with teammate James Harden after a 95-92 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Oakland, Ca...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Houston Rockets' Chris Paul, right, shakes hands with teammate James Harden after a 95-92 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Oakland, Ca...
    The Rockets will wear patches on their jerseys to honor the victims of the school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, on Thursday night in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals against the Warriors.More >>
    The Rockets will wear patches on their jerseys to honor the victims of the school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, on Thursday night in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals against the Warriors.More >>
  • Harden scores 30, Rockets even series at 2 games apiece

    Harden scores 30, Rockets even series at 2 games apiece

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:43:46 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:57:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after scoring against the Houston Rockets during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 20...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after scoring against the Houston Rockets during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 20...
    James Harden scored 30 points, Chris Paul had 27 and the Houston Rockets sustained the latest second-half flurry by Stephen Curry, evening the Western Conference finals at 2 games apiece with a 95-92 win.More >>
    James Harden scored 30 points, Chris Paul had 27 and the Houston Rockets sustained the latest second-half flurry by Stephen Curry, evening the Western Conference finals at 2 games apiece with a 95-92 win.More >>
  • Celtics hope return home can slow LeBron, Cavs in Game 5

    Celtics hope return home can slow LeBron, Cavs in Game 5

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:42:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:16:09 GMT
    Home Cooking: Celtics hoping return to TD Garden for Game 5 can help slow Cavaliers' resurgence.More >>
    Home Cooking: Celtics hoping return to TD Garden for Game 5 can help slow Cavaliers' resurgence.More >>
  • Correction: Primary Rdp story

    Correction: Primary Rdp story

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:44:37 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:04 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:04:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel). In this May 21, 2018, photo, a roll of stickers awaiting distribution to early voters sits on a table at the check-in station at the Pulaski County Courthouse Annex in Little Rock, Ark. Voters in four states are casting ball...(AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel). In this May 21, 2018, photo, a roll of stickers awaiting distribution to early voters sits on a table at the check-in station at the Pulaski County Courthouse Annex in Little Rock, Ark. Voters in four states are casting ball...
    Four states cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape.More >>
    Four states cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape.More >>
  • Simmons, Mitchell unanimous picks for NBA All-Rookie team

    Simmons, Mitchell unanimous picks for NBA All-Rookie team

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:22:42 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:57:57 GMT
    Philadelphia's Ben Simmons and Utah's Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA's All-Rookie team.More >>
    Philadelphia's Ben Simmons and Utah's Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA's All-Rookie team.More >>
  • Teen suspect in Maryland officer's slaying held without bail

    Teen suspect in Maryland officer's slaying held without bail

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:43:25 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:29:19 GMT
    (Jerry Jackson/The Baltimore Sun via AP). Tactical police stage in a Safeway parking lot on Belair Road near Chapel Road in response to the death of a Baltimore County police officer in Perry Hall, Md., May 21, 2018. Rifle-toting police swarmed into th...(Jerry Jackson/The Baltimore Sun via AP). Tactical police stage in a Safeway parking lot on Belair Road near Chapel Road in response to the death of a Baltimore County police officer in Perry Hall, Md., May 21, 2018. Rifle-toting police swarmed into th...
    Authorities hunt past nightfall for suspects after witness says Maryland police officer was run over by Jeep and fatally injured.More >>
    Authorities hunt past nightfall for suspects after witness says Maryland police officer was run over by Jeep and fatally injured.More >>
  • Ohio State president seeks info about alleged misconduct

    Ohio State president seeks info about alleged misconduct

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:22:37 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:15:49 GMT
    The president of Ohio State University has asked alumni for help involving reports of alleged sexual misconduct by a former university doctor.More >>
    The president of Ohio State University has asked alumni for help involving reports of alleged sexual misconduct by a former university doctor.More >>
  • What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii's latest volcanic hazard

    What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii's latest volcanic hazard

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:22:03 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:45:47 GMT
    (U.S. Geological Survey via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava from fissure 20 enters the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten...(U.S. Geological Survey via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava from fissure 20 enters the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten...
    White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass are billowing into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano pours down a hillside and into the ocean.More >>
    White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass are billowing into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano pours down a hillside and into the ocean.More >>
  • For Robert Indiana, 'LOVE' was a complicated relationship

    For Robert Indiana, 'LOVE' was a complicated relationship

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:03:12 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:15:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Joel Page, File). FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2009, file photo, artist Robert Indiana poses at his studio in Vinalhaven, Maine. Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series, died from respiratory failure Saturday, May 19, 2018, at his home in Ma...(AP Photo/Joel Page, File). FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2009, file photo, artist Robert Indiana poses at his studio in Vinalhaven, Maine. Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series, died from respiratory failure Saturday, May 19, 2018, at his home in Ma...
    Artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s 'LOVE' series, has died at his home in Maine.More >>
    Artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s 'LOVE' series, has died at his home in Maine.More >>
  • Man arrested for posing as Texas high school athlete

    Man arrested for posing as Texas high school athlete

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:19:06 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:57:50 GMT
    Police say a 25-year-old man posed as a 17-year-old Hurricane Harvey evacuee at Dallas high schools for nine months in order to compete on the basketball court.More >>
    Police say a 25-year-old man posed as a 17-year-old Hurricane Harvey evacuee at Dallas high schools for nine months in order to compete on the basketball court.More >>
  • All tied up: LeBron's 44 helps Cavs even series with Celtics

    All tied up: LeBron's 44 helps Cavs even series with Celtics

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:32:17 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:45:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives past Boston Celtics' Al Horford (42), from Dominican Republic, in the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives past Boston Celtics' Al Horford (42), from Dominican Republic, in the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Cleveland.
    LeBron's 44 lifts Cavs to 111-102 win over Celtics in Game 4.More >>
    LeBron's 44 lifts Cavs to 111-102 win over Celtics in Game 4.More >>
  • Mike Budenholzer looks to unlock Bucks' defensive potential

    Mike Budenholzer looks to unlock Bucks' defensive potential

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:02:17 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:16:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Bucks new head coach Mike Budenholzer speaks at a news conference in the team's new arena Monday, May 21, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Bucks new head coach Mike Budenholzer speaks at a news conference in the team's new arena Monday, May 21, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    The Milwaukee Bucks formally introduce new coach Mike Budenholzer, who hopes to unlock the team's defensive talent.More >>
    The Milwaukee Bucks formally introduce new coach Mike Budenholzer, who hopes to unlock the team's defensive talent.More >>
  • Pastor: Depression preceded fatal crash into restaurant

    Pastor: Depression preceded fatal crash into restaurant

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:22:18 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:36:47 GMT
    (Gaston County Sheriff's Office via AP). This Sunday, May 20, 2018, booking photo provided by the Gaston County Sheriff's Office shows Roger Self. Police say that Self intentionally rammed a vehicle into a restaurant shortly after midday Sunday, May 20...(Gaston County Sheriff's Office via AP). This Sunday, May 20, 2018, booking photo provided by the Gaston County Sheriff's Office shows Roger Self. Police say that Self intentionally rammed a vehicle into a restaurant shortly after midday Sunday, May 20...
    Pastor: North Carolina man accused of crashing car into a restaurant table full of loved ones, killing two, had suffered for weeks with depression.More >>
    Pastor: North Carolina man accused of crashing car into a restaurant table full of loved ones, killing two, had suffered for weeks with depression.More >>
  • LeBronzed? James honored by drive to build statue of him

    LeBronzed? James honored by drive to build statue of him

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:12:12 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:14:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) shoots against the Boston Celtics in the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) shoots against the Boston Celtics in the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Cleveland.
    LeBron James could be immortalized with statue in his hometown of Akron, Ohio.More >>
    LeBron James could be immortalized with statue in his hometown of Akron, Ohio.More >>
  • Kansas fires AD, saying progress in some areas 'elusive'

    Kansas fires AD, saying progress in some areas 'elusive'

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:42:12 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:37:27 GMT
    The University of Kansas has fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger, with Chancellor Douglas Girod saying that "progress has been elusive" in some areas of the program.More >>
    The University of Kansas has fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger, with Chancellor Douglas Girod saying that "progress has been elusive" in some areas of the program.More >>
  • Road tripped: Celtics' Game 3 loss another playoff pothole

    Road tripped: Celtics' Game 3 loss another playoff pothole

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:11:44 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:45:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Boston Celtics' Al Horford walks off the court at the end of Game 3 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 116-86.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Boston Celtics' Al Horford walks off the court at the end of Game 3 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 116-86.
    Road to nowhere: Celtics can't shake case of playoff homesickness.More >>
    Road to nowhere: Celtics can't shake case of playoff homesickness.More >>
  • Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets by 41

    Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets by 41

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-05-21 02:41:57 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:13:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates after scoring against the Houston Rockets during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates after scoring against the Houston Rockets during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018.
    Stephen Curry got his groove back to score 35 points with five 3-pointers, and the Golden State Warriors made a second-half statement to beat the Rockets 126-85 for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals.More >>
    Stephen Curry got his groove back to score 35 points with five 3-pointers, and the Golden State Warriors made a second-half statement to beat the Rockets 126-85 for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals.More >>
  • Gray's shot lifts Sparks past Lynx 77-76 in finals rematch

    Gray's shot lifts Sparks past Lynx 77-76 in finals rematch

    Sunday, May 20 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-05-20 23:21:36 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:43:50 GMT
    Chelsea Gray's contested off-balance shot in the lane at the buzzer gave the Los Angeles Sparks a 77-76 victory over the Minnesota Lynx in their season opener, an intense rematch of last year's WNBA finals.More >>
    Chelsea Gray's contested off-balance shot in the lane at the buzzer gave the Los Angeles Sparks a 77-76 victory over the Minnesota Lynx in their season opener, an intense rematch of last year's WNBA finals.More >>
  • On time, on target: LeBron, Cavs pound Celtics in Game 3

    On time, on target: LeBron, Cavs pound Celtics in Game 3

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:11:58 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-05-20 19:16:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) shoots against the Boston Celtics in the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) shoots against the Boston Celtics in the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Cleveland.
    LeBron, Cavs dominate Celtics 116-86 in Game of Eastern Conference finals.More >>
    LeBron, Cavs dominate Celtics 116-86 in Game of Eastern Conference finals.More >>
  • Warriors eager to get back on the court, respond from loss

    Warriors eager to get back on the court, respond from loss

    Saturday, May 19 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-05-19 22:31:05 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:54:47 GMT
    (AP Foto/David J. Phillip). James Harden, de los Rockets de Houston, salta hacia la cesta entre Andre Iguodala (9), Stephen Curry (30) y Kevin Durant, en el segundo partido de la final de la Conferencia del Oeste, el miércoles 16 de mayo de 2018(AP Foto/David J. Phillip). James Harden, de los Rockets de Houston, salta hacia la cesta entre Andre Iguodala (9), Stephen Curry (30) y Kevin Durant, en el segundo partido de la final de la Conferencia del Oeste, el miércoles 16 de mayo de 2018
    One good beating per series is plenty for Draymond Green and Golden State. They got it in Game 2, and now the Warriors are eager to regroup for Game 3 back at home where they have won an NBA-record tying 15...More >>
    One good beating per series is plenty for Draymond Green and Golden State. They got it in Game 2, and now the Warriors are eager to regroup for Game 3 back at home where they have won an NBA-record tying 15 straight postseason games at Oracle Arena.More >>
  • Basketball great Bill Russell released from hospital

    Basketball great Bill Russell released from hospital

    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-05-19 20:20:57 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:32 PM EDT2018-05-20 02:32:23 GMT
    NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell has been released from a Seattle hospital after an overnight stay for an unknown condition.More >>
    NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell has been released from a Seattle hospital after an overnight stay for an unknown condition.More >>
  • Weary king: LeBron says he loses sleep after playoff losses

    Weary king: LeBron says he loses sleep after playoff losses

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:40 PM EDT2018-05-19 17:40:53 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-05-19 20:14:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, May 15, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James sits on the scorer's table during a timeout in the first half in Game 2 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals ag...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, May 15, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James sits on the scorer's table during a timeout in the first half in Game 2 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals ag...
    LeBron is losing sleep and says there's nothing comfortable about being in 2-0 playoff hole.More >>
    LeBron is losing sleep and says there's nothing comfortable about being in 2-0 playoff hole.More >>
  • Louisville settles for $4.5 M with ex-AD Jurich over firing

    Louisville settles for $4.5 M with ex-AD Jurich over firing

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:55:04 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:56:07 GMT
    Louisville settles for $4.5 million with former athletic director Tom Jurich over firing amid federal corruption scandal.More >>
    Louisville settles for $4.5 million with former athletic director Tom Jurich over firing amid federal corruption scandal.More >>
  • Duke's Allen understands he has to address concerns head-on

    Duke's Allen understands he has to address concerns head-on

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:50:02 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:24:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast). Grayson Allen, from Duke, listens to a question as he speaks with reporters at the NBA draft basketball combine Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast). Grayson Allen, from Duke, listens to a question as he speaks with reporters at the NBA draft basketball combine Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Chicago.
    Grayson Allen understands the concerns NBA teams might have about him after four polarizing seasons at Duke in which he attracted about as much attention for play that went over the line as he did for his...More >>
    Grayson Allen understands the concerns NBA teams might have about him after four polarizing seasons at Duke in which he attracted about as much attention for play that went over the line as he did for his accomplishments on the court.More >>
  • WNBA set to begin 22nd season after busy offseason

    WNBA set to begin 22nd season after busy offseason

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:00 AM EDT2018-05-18 07:00:13 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:24:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Lynx's Maya Moore, left, drives around Los Angeles Sparks' Odyssey Sims during the first half of Game 5 of the WNBA Finals in Minneapolis. The two teams have developed quite ...(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Lynx's Maya Moore, left, drives around Los Angeles Sparks' Odyssey Sims during the first half of Game 5 of the WNBA Finals in Minneapolis. The two teams have developed quite ...
    It's been a busy offseason in the WNBA since the Minnesota Lynx won the championship last year, beating Los Angeles in another thrilling final.More >>
    It's been a busy offseason in the WNBA since the Minnesota Lynx won the championship last year, beating Los Angeles in another thrilling final.More >>
  • Celtics hope to put road woes aside vs. Cavs in Cleveland

    Celtics hope to put road woes aside vs. Cavs in Cleveland

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:04:17 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-05-18 07:03:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens reacts during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks in Milwaukee. The Celtics ...(AP Photo/Morry Gash, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens reacts during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks in Milwaukee. The Celtics ...
    Up 2-0 on Cavaliers, Celtics hoping to put aside their playoff road issues now that series is shifting to Cleveland.More >>
    Up 2-0 on Cavaliers, Celtics hoping to put aside their playoff road issues now that series is shifting to Cleveland.More >>
  • It happens every spring: LeBron forced to carry Cavaliers

    It happens every spring: LeBron forced to carry Cavaliers

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:03:19 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-05-18 07:03:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James sits on the scorer's table during a timeout in the first half in Game 2 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Bost...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James sits on the scorer's table during a timeout in the first half in Game 2 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Bost...
    LeBron carrying Cavaliers so far against Celtics, and can use some relief in a hurry.More >>
    LeBron carrying Cavaliers so far against Celtics, and can use some relief in a hurry.More >>
  • NCAA opens door to championships in states with sports bets

    NCAA opens door to championships in states with sports bets

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:09:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-05-18 03:33:07 GMT
    The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events.More >>
    The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events.More >>
  • Basketball 'escort queen' arrested on forged checks charge

    Basketball 'escort queen' arrested on forged checks charge

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:13:14 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:04:59 GMT
    The self-proclaimed "escort queen" at the center of the University of Louisville's basketball team sex scandal has been arrested.More >>
    The self-proclaimed "escort queen" at the center of the University of Louisville's basketball team sex scandal has been arrested.More >>
  • Rockets rout Warriors 127-105 to tie series at 1-all

    Rockets rout Warriors 127-105 to tie series at 1-all

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:41:58 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:53:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets guard James Harden, right, and forward Luc Mbah a Moute vie for a loose ball during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors, We...(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets guard James Harden, right, and forward Luc Mbah a Moute vie for a loose ball during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors, We...
    James Harden and Eric Gordon had 27 points each to lead a balanced scoring attack and the Houston Rockets routed the Golden State Warriors 127-105 on Wednesday night to even the Western Conference finals at one...More >>
    James Harden and Eric Gordon had 27 points each to lead a balanced scoring attack and the Houston Rockets routed the Golden State Warriors 127-105 on Wednesday night to even the Western Conference finals at one game apiece.More >>
  • WNBA donating portion of ticket sales to women's groups

    WNBA donating portion of ticket sales to women's groups

    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:32:11 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:52:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve applauds here team during the first half of Game 5 of the WNBA Finals against the Los Angeles Sparks in Minneapolis. The defending champion Minne...(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve applauds here team during the first half of Game 5 of the WNBA Finals against the Los Angeles Sparks in Minneapolis. The defending champion Minne...
    The WNBA is teaming up with several organizations that are changing the game for women and girls; season starts on Friday.More >>
    The WNBA is teaming up with several organizations that are changing the game for women and girls; season starts on Friday.More >>
  • AP Source: Bucks agree to hire Mike Budenholzer as coach

    AP Source: Bucks agree to hire Mike Budenholzer as coach

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:59 PM EDT2018-05-17 01:59:17 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:24:50 GMT
    A person familiar with the search tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks have reached agreement with Mike Budenholzer to become the team's next coach.More >>
    A person familiar with the search tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks have reached agreement with Mike Budenholzer to become the team's next coach.More >>
  • Harden, James, Davis finalists for NBA MVP award

    Harden, James, Davis finalists for NBA MVP award

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-05-17 01:15:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:02:27 GMT
    Houston's James Harden, Cleveland's LeBron James and Anthony Davis of New Orleans are the finalists for the NBA's MVP award.More >>
    Houston's James Harden, Cleveland's LeBron James and Anthony Davis of New Orleans are the finalists for the NBA's MVP award.More >>
  • Backcourt blues: Cavs guards Smith, Hill horrible in Game 2

    Backcourt blues: Cavs guards Smith, Hill horrible in Game 2

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:18:49 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:43 AM EDT2018-05-17 10:43:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James heads off the court after the team's 107-94 loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Boston.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James heads off the court after the team's 107-94 loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Boston.
    Cavs starting guards looking to shake awful performance in Game 2 loss.More >>
    Cavs starting guards looking to shake awful performance in Game 2 loss.More >>
  • Calhoun says he expects to coach DIII Saint Joseph

    Calhoun says he expects to coach DIII Saint Joseph

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:28 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:28:47 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:43:46 GMT
    Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun says he expects to be on the bench at the tiny Division III University of Saint Joseph in the fall, but still has some contractual issues with UConn to work out before that can be...More >>
    Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun says he expects to be on the bench at the tiny Division III University of Saint Joseph in the fall, but still has some contractual issues with UConn to work out before that can be possible.More >>
  • Celtics survive 42-point night by LeBron, down Cavs 107-94

    Celtics survive 42-point night by LeBron, down Cavs 107-94

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-05-16 03:45:01 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:23:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier (12) and forward Marcus Morris leap in celebration near the end of Game 2 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Bost...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier (12) and forward Marcus Morris leap in celebration near the end of Game 2 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Bost...
    Jaylen Brown scores 23 points, Celtics withstand 42-point night by LeBron James to hold off the Cavaliers 107-94.More >>
    Jaylen Brown scores 23 points, Celtics withstand 42-point night by LeBron James to hold off the Cavaliers 107-94.More >>
  • Celtics' Marcus Smart has been unflappable against Cavaliers

    Celtics' Marcus Smart has been unflappable against Cavaliers

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:19:11 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:22:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, left, drives against Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyle Korver during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Boston.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, left, drives against Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyle Korver during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Boston.
    Celtics' Marcus Smart has been unflappable in helping Boston build a 2-0 lead against Cavaliers.More >>
    Celtics' Marcus Smart has been unflappable in helping Boston build a 2-0 lead against Cavaliers.More >>
  • Cavs star James goes to locker room after shot to jaw

    Cavs star James goes to locker room after shot to jaw

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:33:43 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:22:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James sits on the scorer's table during a timeout in the first half in Game 2 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Bost...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James sits on the scorer's table during a timeout in the first half in Game 2 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Bost...
    Cavaliers forward LeBron James left Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals and went to the Cleveland locker room in the second quarter after colliding with Boston's Jayson Tatum under the basket.More >>
    Cavaliers forward LeBron James left Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals and went to the Cleveland locker room in the second quarter after colliding with Boston's Jayson Tatum under the basket.More >>
  • Suns already know 3 great candidates for No. 1 pick

    Suns already know 3 great candidates for No. 1 pick

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-05-16 05:52:20 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:21:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast). Arizona's DeAndre Ayton, right, shakes hands with the Rev, Jesse Jackson before the NBA basketball draft lottery Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast). Arizona's DeAndre Ayton, right, shakes hands with the Rev, Jesse Jackson before the NBA basketball draft lottery Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Chicago.
    Deandre Ayton might be going back to Arizona after all _ only this time, as a pro.More >>
    Deandre Ayton might be going back to Arizona after all _ only this time, as a pro.More >>
  • Rockets have much to improve heading into Game 2 vs Warriors

    Rockets have much to improve heading into Game 2 vs Warriors

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:52:31 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:12 AM EDT2018-05-16 06:12:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets guard James Harden, right, talks to PJ Tucker (4) in the second half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets guard James Harden, right, talks to PJ Tucker (4) in the second half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston.
    The Houston Rockets have plenty to fix after squandering their coveted home-court advantage in the Western Conference finals.More >>
    The Houston Rockets have plenty to fix after squandering their coveted home-court advantage in the Western Conference finals.More >>
  • Suns win NBA draft lottery, right to pick No. 1 next month

    Suns win NBA draft lottery, right to pick No. 1 next month

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:53:26 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:02 AM EDT2018-05-16 06:02:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast). Phoenix Suns forward Josh Jackson reacts after the team won the first pick of the 2018 NBA Draft during the NBA basketball draft lottery Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast). Phoenix Suns forward Josh Jackson reacts after the team won the first pick of the 2018 NBA Draft during the NBA basketball draft lottery Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Chicago.
    Phoenix has won the No. 1 pick in next month's NBA draft, after worst record pays off.More >>
    Phoenix has won the No. 1 pick in next month's NBA draft, after worst record pays off.More >>
  • With big season endings, 'NCIS' and 'Bang' soar in ratings

    With big season endings, 'NCIS' and 'Bang' soar in ratings

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:28:06 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:59 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:59:29 GMT
    CBS gets big ratings for their two most popular shows, 'The Big Bang Theory' and 'NCIS,' with major plot points on their season finales.More >>
    CBS gets big ratings for their two most popular shows, 'The Big Bang Theory' and 'NCIS,' with major plot points on their season finales.More >>
  • Lay your money down: Court says states can OK sports betting

    Lay your money down: Court says states can OK sports betting

    Monday, May 14 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-05-14 14:14:18 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:13:46 GMT
    The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.More >>
    The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.More >>
  • Durant's 37 lead Warriors over Rockets 119-106

    Durant's 37 lead Warriors over Rockets 119-106

    Monday, May 14 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-05-15 03:54:19 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:26 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:26:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket past Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Hou...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket past Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Hou...
    Kevin Durant scored 37 and Klay Thompson added 28 to lead Golden State to a 119-106 win in the long-awaited showdown with the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Monday night.More >>
    Kevin Durant scored 37 and Klay Thompson added 28 to lead Golden State to a 119-106 win in the long-awaited showdown with the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Monday night.More >>
  • Lineup change possible as LeBron, Cavs look to bounce back

    Lineup change possible as LeBron, Cavs look to bounce back

    Monday, May 14 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-05-14 22:24:15 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-05-15 22:15:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson dives for the ball during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics, Sunday, May 13, 2018, in Boston.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson dives for the ball during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics, Sunday, May 13, 2018, in Boston.
    Going big? Cavs coach Tyronn Lue weighing lineup change as Cleveland looks to move post 25-point loss Game 1 loss to Boston.More >>
    Going big? Cavs coach Tyronn Lue weighing lineup change as Cleveland looks to move post 25-point loss Game 1 loss to Boston.More >>
  • NBA teams look to the future with draft lottery, combine

    NBA teams look to the future with draft lottery, combine

    Monday, May 14 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-05-14 18:45:12 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-05-15 07:56:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Phoenix Suns new head coach Igor Kokoskov, right, arrives with general manager Ryan McDonough to speak to the media Monday, May 14, 2018, in Phoenix. Kokoskov will oversee a vastly improved team after they compiled the worst recor...(AP Photo/Matt York). Phoenix Suns new head coach Igor Kokoskov, right, arrives with general manager Ryan McDonough to speak to the media Monday, May 14, 2018, in Phoenix. Kokoskov will oversee a vastly improved team after they compiled the worst recor...
    Even with the conference finals going on, the NBA's eyes turn to the future this week.More >>
    Even with the conference finals going on, the NBA's eyes turn to the future this week.More >>
  • NFL seeks help from Congress on sports gambling ruling

    NFL seeks help from Congress on sports gambling ruling

    Monday, May 14 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-05-14 19:46:34 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:40 AM EDT2018-05-15 06:40:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Don Wright, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2018 file photo, NFL footballs sit on the field during warm ups before an NFL divisional football AFC playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Jacksonville Jaguars in Pittsburgh. The NFL ...(AP Photo/Don Wright, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2018 file photo, NFL footballs sit on the field during warm ups before an NFL divisional football AFC playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Jacksonville Jaguars in Pittsburgh. The NFL ...
    NFL wants Congress to enact framework for legalized sports betting in wake of Supreme Court's ruling.More >>
    NFL wants Congress to enact framework for legalized sports betting in wake of Supreme Court's ruling.More >>
  • Top-seed Houston hosts Warriors to start conference finals

    Top-seed Houston hosts Warriors to start conference finals

    Sunday, May 13 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-05-13 19:33:58 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 11:27 PM EDT2018-05-15 03:27:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - At left, in a Dec. 28, 2017, file photo, Houston Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni reacts to a call during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Boston. At right, in a March 14, 2018, file phot...(AP Photo/File). FILE - At left, in a Dec. 28, 2017, file photo, Houston Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni reacts to a call during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Boston. At right, in a March 14, 2018, file phot...
    The Golden State Warriors are in the unfamiliar position of opening on the road as they prepare for Game 1 of the Western Conference finals with the top-seeded Rockets in Houston on Monday night.More >>
    The Golden State Warriors are in the unfamiliar position of opening on the road as they prepare for Game 1 of the Western Conference finals with the top-seeded Rockets in Houston on Monday night.More >>
  • The Latest: Supreme Court clears way for sports betting

    The Latest: Supreme Court clears way for sports betting

    Monday, May 14 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-05-14 15:17:03 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-05-15 03:04:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). In this March 15, 2018 photo, people watch coverage of the first round of the NCAA college basketball tournament at the Westgate Superbook sports book in Las Vegas. The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambl...(AP Photo/John Locher). In this March 15, 2018 photo, people watch coverage of the first round of the NCAA college basketball tournament at the Westgate Superbook sports book in Las Vegas. The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambl...
    The American Gaming Association calls the Supreme Court's decision to strike down a federal law barring gambling in most states "a victory for the millions of Americans who seek to bet on sports in a safe and...More >>
    The American Gaming Association calls the Supreme Court's decision to strike down a federal law barring gambling in most states "a victory for the millions of Americans who seek to bet on sports in a safe and regulated manner.".More >>
  • New Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce says defense is 'who I am'

    New Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce says defense is 'who I am'

    Monday, May 14 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-05-14 19:54:22 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-05-15 00:17:06 GMT
    (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Lloyd Pierce smiles as the Atlanta Hawks introduce him as a full-time coach on Monday, May 14, 2018, in Atlanta. Pierce joins the Hawks after spending the past five seasons as an assistant coach wit...(Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Lloyd Pierce smiles as the Atlanta Hawks introduce him as a full-time coach on Monday, May 14, 2018, in Atlanta. Pierce joins the Hawks after spending the past five seasons as an assistant coach wit...
    New Atlanta Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce to place emphasis on defense as he takes on another rebuilding job following 5 years as assistant with Philadelphia.More >>
    New Atlanta Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce to place emphasis on defense as he takes on another rebuilding job following 5 years as assistant with Philadelphia.More >>
  • LeBron has 'zero' concern after Cavs' lopsided Game 1 loss

    LeBron has 'zero' concern after Cavs' lopsided Game 1 loss

    Sunday, May 13 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-05-14 00:23:41 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-05-14 19:37:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, left, and center Kevin Love, right, watch from the bench during the fourth quarter of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics, Sunday, May 13,...(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, left, and center Kevin Love, right, watch from the bench during the fourth quarter of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics, Sunday, May 13,...
    LeBron James says he has "zero" concern after the Cavaliers' lopsided loss to the Celtics in Game 1.More >>
    LeBron James says he has "zero" concern after the Cavaliers' lopsided loss to the Celtics in Game 1.More >>
  • Celtics take Game 1 of East finals, beating Cavaliers 108-83

    Celtics take Game 1 of East finals, beating Cavaliers 108-83

    Sunday, May 13 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-05-13 22:05:14 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-05-14 17:47:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) celebrates his three-point basket as Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith (5) looks on during the second quarter of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference Finals, Sunday, May 13, ...(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) celebrates his three-point basket as Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith (5) looks on during the second quarter of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference Finals, Sunday, May 13, ...
    Jaylen Brown scored 23 points with eight rebounds and Marcus Morris has 21 and 10 as the Boston Celtics opened a 21-point first-quarter lead and held on to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-83 in Game 1 of the...More >>
    Jaylen Brown scored 23 points with eight rebounds and Marcus Morris has 21 and 10 as the Boston Celtics opened a 21-point first-quarter lead and held on to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-83 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.More >>
  • Lomachenko stops Linares in 10th, wins lightweight title

    Lomachenko stops Linares in 10th, wins lightweight title

    Saturday, May 12 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-05-13 03:33:14 GMT
    Sunday, May 13 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-05-13 20:06:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen). Vasiliy Lomachenko, of Ukraine, celebrates after his victory against Jorge Linares, of Venezuela, during their WBA lightweight championship boxing bout Saturday, May 12, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Kevin Hagen). Vasiliy Lomachenko, of Ukraine, celebrates after his victory against Jorge Linares, of Venezuela, during their WBA lightweight championship boxing bout Saturday, May 12, 2018, in New York.
    Vasiliy Lomachenko stopped Jorge Linares in the 10th round of their lightweight championship fight, winning a title in his third weight class in just his 12th pro bout.More >>
    Vasiliy Lomachenko stopped Jorge Linares in the 10th round of their lightweight championship fight, winning a title in his third weight class in just his 12th pro bout.More >>
  • Cavs, Celtics ready for Eastern Conference finals rematch

    Cavs, Celtics ready for Eastern Conference finals rematch

    Saturday, May 12 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-12 20:42:46 GMT
    Sunday, May 13 2018 5:48 AM EDT2018-05-13 09:48:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives against Boston Celtics' Marcus Morris (13) during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston. They both took winding path...(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives against Boston Celtics' Marcus Morris (13) during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston. They both took winding path...
    Familiar foes: Cavaliers, Celtics set to tipoff in Eastern Conference finals rematch.More >>
    Familiar foes: Cavaliers, Celtics set to tipoff in Eastern Conference finals rematch.More >>
  • South Carolina plans statue of hoops star A'ja Wilson

    South Carolina plans statue of hoops star A'ja Wilson

    Saturday, May 12 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-05-12 18:02:17 GMT
    Saturday, May 12 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-05-12 22:15:43 GMT
    University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides closed graduation ceremonies by saying the school plans to build a statue to national women's basketball player of the year A'ja Wilson.More >>
    University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides closed graduation ceremonies by saying the school plans to build a statue to national women's basketball player of the year A'ja Wilson.More >>
  • Wicked good: LeBron undaunted by Boston, Celtics' mystique

    Wicked good: LeBron undaunted by Boston, Celtics' mystique

    Friday, May 11 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-05-11 21:46:28 GMT
    Saturday, May 12 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-05-12 21:03:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) works the ball inside during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Boston. There haven’t been an...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) works the ball inside during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Boston. There haven’t been an...
    LeBron James not shaken by Boston's crowd, Celtics mystique as he tries to make it to 8 straight NBA Finals.More >>
    LeBron James not shaken by Boston's crowd, Celtics mystique as he tries to make it to 8 straight NBA Finals.More >>
  • Raptors fire coach Dwane Casey after another sweep by Cavs

    Raptors fire coach Dwane Casey after another sweep by Cavs

    Friday, May 11 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-05-11 16:11:42 GMT
    Saturday, May 12 2018 12:28 PM EDT2018-05-12 16:28:24 GMT
    (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey speaks to media at an end-of-season availability in Toronto, Wednesday, May 9, 2018.(Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey speaks to media at an end-of-season availability in Toronto, Wednesday, May 9, 2018.
    Raptors fire coach Dwane Casey after another playoff sweep by Cavaliers.More >>
    Raptors fire coach Dwane Casey after another playoff sweep by Cavaliers.More >>
  • Rebuilding Hawks pick 76ers assistant Lloyd Pierce as coach

    Rebuilding Hawks pick 76ers assistant Lloyd Pierce as coach

    Friday, May 11 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-05-11 23:31:52 GMT
    Saturday, May 12 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-05-12 15:49:19 GMT
    The Atlanta Hawks are giving Lloyd Pierce his first head coaching job in the NBA, choosing a man who has been an assistant with Philadelphia and Memphis to rebuild the franchise.More >>
    The Atlanta Hawks are giving Lloyd Pierce his first head coaching job in the NBA, choosing a man who has been an assistant with Philadelphia and Memphis to rebuild the franchise.More >>
  • Celtics' Stevens remains humble as team continues to thrive

    Celtics' Stevens remains humble as team continues to thrive

    Friday, May 11 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-05-11 23:21:51 GMT
    Saturday, May 12 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-05-12 04:03:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this Wednesday, May 9, 2018 photo, Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens gestures during the first quarter of Game 5 of an NBA basketball playoff series in Boston. In just his fifth season Stevens has endeared ...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this Wednesday, May 9, 2018 photo, Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens gestures during the first quarter of Game 5 of an NBA basketball playoff series in Boston. In just his fifth season Stevens has endeared ...
    Celtics coach Brad Stevens has steered team through tumultuous season back to conference finals rematch with the Cavaliers.More >>
    Celtics coach Brad Stevens has steered team through tumultuous season back to conference finals rematch with the Cavaliers.More >>
  • Houston's Capela develops into pivotal player for Rockets

    Houston's Capela develops into pivotal player for Rockets

    Friday, May 11 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-05-11 22:55:47 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-05-12 00:17:30 GMT
    Houston's Clint Capela has developed into key player for Houston Rockets as they prepare to meet Golden State Warriors in Western Conference finals starting Monday.More >>
    Houston's Clint Capela has developed into key player for Houston Rockets as they prepare to meet Golden State Warriors in Western Conference finals starting Monday.More >>
  • Borrego ready to coach Hornets team with existing roster

    Borrego ready to coach Hornets team with existing roster

    Friday, May 11 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-05-11 18:01:44 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-05-11 21:35:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nell Redmond). James Borrego speaks to the media, as Charlotte Hornets President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Mitch Kupchak listens, after Borrego was introduced as the new head coach of the Charlotte Hornets during an NBA bas...(AP Photo/Nell Redmond). James Borrego speaks to the media, as Charlotte Hornets President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Mitch Kupchak listens, after Borrego was introduced as the new head coach of the Charlotte Hornets during an NBA bas...
    New Hornets coach James Borrego plans make Charlotte relevant again in the NBA's Eastern Conference by developing the existing players on the roster.More >>
    New Hornets coach James Borrego plans make Charlotte relevant again in the NBA's Eastern Conference by developing the existing players on the roster.More >>
  • Connected at hip: Cavs, Celtics intertwined since big trade

    Connected at hip: Cavs, Celtics intertwined since big trade

    Thursday, May 10 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-05-10 23:33:18 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-05-11 20:06:45 GMT
    Cavaliers, Celtics connected by trade and season of overcoming adversity.More >>
    Cavaliers, Celtics connected by trade and season of overcoming adversity.More >>
  • Albany coach Scott Marr: NCAA lacrosse tourney a crapshoot

    Albany coach Scott Marr: NCAA lacrosse tourney a crapshoot

    Friday, May 11 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-05-11 16:52:13 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-05-11 18:25:28 GMT
    Reigning champion Maryland is the top seed as the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament begins.More >>
    Reigning champion Maryland is the top seed as the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament begins.More >>
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