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Kansas State guard Barry Brown Jr. is hugged by teammate Kansas State guard Cartier Diarra after hitting the game winning basket last in the second half of their 58-57 victory over Iowa State during an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Justin Hayworth)
January 12, 2019 - 3:05 pm
AMES, Iowa (AP) — No. 20 Iowa State appeared to have done just enough to survive on a snowy and sleepy Saturday in Ames. Barry Brown had other ideas. Brown hit a layup with four seconds left and Kansas State stunned Iowa State 58-57 on Saturday, handing the Cyclones their second straight loss...
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FILE - At left, in a Dec. 2, 2018, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) passes against the Oakland Raiders during an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif. At right , also in a Dec. 2, 2018, file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) throws a pass against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla. The Colts play the Chiefs in a divisional playoff game on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/File)
January 12, 2019 - 2:33 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Given the postseason history involving Indianapolis and Kansas City over the years, Andrew Luck and the Colts have every reason to feel confident heading to Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday. The Chiefs have every reason to believe they're due. Four times the teams have met in...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2018, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays' Russell Martin hits a solo home run against the Chicago White Sox during the third inning of a baseball game in Chicago. The Los Angeles Dodgers have reacquired catcher Martin in a trade with Toronto, a day after losing free agent Yasmani Grandal to Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
January 11, 2019 - 11:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's fitting that Russell Martin is returning to the Los Angeles Dodgers. He's pining for a World Series title, too. The Dodgers reacquired Martin in a trade with Toronto on Friday, receiving the veteran catcher in exchange for a couple minor leaguers. Los Angeles has won two...
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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives to the basket past Cleveland Cavaliers guard Collin Sexton, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
January 11, 2019 - 11:35 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets still have a way to go to reach their goal of earning the top seed in the Western Conference. But it seems far more attainable than it was just a month ago. James Harden had 43 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists in 29 minutes — the first player in NBA history to...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Jimmy Butler (23) shoots next to Atlanta Hawks' Dewayne Dedmon (14) and Kevin Huerter (3) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 11, 2019 - 10:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler had 30 fateful seconds in the fourth to forget. The Philadelphia 76ers star guard lost the ball in a tie game on a drive down the lane that led to Atlanta's John Collins finding separation and burying a fadeaway jumper with 25 seconds left for the lead. Butler had a...
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Britain's Andy Murray reacts during a press conference at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. A tearful Murray says the Australian Open could be his last tournament because of a hip injury that has hampered him for almost two years.(AP Photo/Mark Baker)
January 10, 2019 - 10:19 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray is still hoping to make it to one more Wimbledon tournament before his problematic hip forces him into retirement. For now, he's only committing to the Australian Open. In an emotional news conference Friday, when a tearful Murray had to leave the room...
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Defending men's champion Switzerland's Roger Federer holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup as he leaves Margaret Court Arena following the official draw ceremony ahead of the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
January 10, 2019 - 5:33 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are aiming for the same record from opposite sides of the draw, leaving open the prospect of them playing in the final for a seventh Australian Open title. Top-ranked Djokovic and defending champion Federer enter the season-opening major...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma, left, shoots as Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 113-100. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 10, 2019 - 2:31 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Kuzma scored a career-high 41 points in three quarters against his childhood team, joining some rarified company in the process. His offensive outburst propelled the Los Angeles Lakers over the Detroit Pistons 113-100 on Wednesday night to improve to 3-5 without injured...
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Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) reacts after hitting a three-point shot during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Christian, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in Lawrence, Kan. Lawson scored 31 points in the the Jayhawks ' 77-68 win over the Horned Frogs. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
January 09, 2019 - 11:34 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Dedric Lawson had 31 points and 14 rebounds, Lagerald Vick added 12 points and four assists and No. 7 Kansas defeated No. 25 TCU 77-68 on Wednesday night. Kansas City native Ochai Agbaji also added seven points four rebounds for Kansas (12-2, 2-1 Big 12) after relinquishing...
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Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins (22) drives between Oklahoma City Thunder forward Jerami Grant (9) and center Steven Adams (12) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
January 09, 2019 - 6:12 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Saying he respects the gay and lesbian community, Minnesota forward Andrew Wiggins tried Wednesday to clarify comments he made about Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder's behavior during a heated game. Thunder center Nerlens Noel was taken off the court on a stretcher...
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