Men's basketball

England's Harry Maguire, right above, scores his side's opening goal during the quarterfinal match between Sweden and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena, in Samara, Russia, Saturday, July 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
July 09, 2018 - 12:23 pm
REPINO, Russia (AP) — Forget bending them like Beckham. At this World Cup, it has been a case of teasing them in like Trippier and angling them in like Ashley. Set pieces have been the main source of goals at the tournament in Russia — 42 percent, no less — and England has been the master of that...
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July 08, 2018 - 8:32 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Zach LaVine is staying in Chicago, with one of the biggest deals of free agency this summer now complete. The Bulls on Sunday formally matched the four-year, $80 million offer sheet LaVine signed with the Sacramento Kings, a move that was expected almost from the instant the...
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A police officer walks through the parking lot of the Delimart supermarket complex, where vehicles sit charred and looted merchandise lies scattered after two days of protests against a planned hike in fuel prices in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, July 8, 2018. Government officials had agreed to reduce subsidies for fuel as part of an assistance package with the International Monetary Fund, but the government suspended the fuel hike after widespread violence broke out. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
July 08, 2018 - 5:40 pm
Volunteer groups from several U.S. states were stranded in Haiti Sunday after violent protests over fuel prices canceled flights and made roads unsafe. Church groups in South Carolina, Florida, Georgia and Alabama are among those that haven't been able to leave, according to newspaper and...
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July 08, 2018 - 1:44 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Timofey Mozgov has been traded for the second time this summer, dealt from Charlotte to Orlando in a three-team deal that also included Chicago. The Magic sent Bismack Biyombo and two future second-round picks to Charlotte, which traded Mozgov to Orlando. The Magic also got...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) gestures during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio. Booker, the high-scoring guard at the heart of Phoenix's rebuilding plans, has signed a five-year, $158 million maximum contract with the Suns. Booker, 21, tweeted a photo of himself smiling as he signed the deal Saturday night, July 7, moments before the Suns announced the deal. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
July 08, 2018 - 12:35 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker, the high-scoring guard at the heart of Phoenix's rebuilding plans, has signed a five-year, $158 million maximum contract with the Suns. Booker, 21, tweeted a photo of himself smiling as he signed the contract Saturday night, moments before the Suns announced the deal,...
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Washington Nationals Mark Reynolds rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run against the Miami Marlins during the second inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park in Washington, Saturday, July 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
July 08, 2018 - 12:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Reynolds may have sent his manager toward a sleepless night. How is Dave Martinez supposed to rest when he's got to figure out whether Reynolds' career night earned him another start Sunday? "Well, I mean I'm going to sleep just fine. That's his problem," Reynolds joked...
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The sun rises behind a home leveled by the Holiday fire in Goleta, Calif., on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Evacuations were ordered as the fire edged into residential areas. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 07, 2018 - 6:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters toiled in stifling heat Saturday on the lines of destructive wildfires across the U.S. West, making progress against some blazes while struggling to tame others that have forced evacuations of hundreds of homes. In heat-stricken Southern California, powerful winds...
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July 07, 2018 - 5:37 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have hired Gregg Polinsky as director of player personnel. The team announced the move Saturday. The Pistons also announced they had signed second-round draft pick Bruce Brown Jr. Polinsky comes to the Pistons from the Brooklyn Nets. He spent the last 19 seasons...
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July 07, 2018 - 12:37 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin Badgers wrestler has died in a vehicle crash in Illinois. The University of Wisconsin athletics department confirmed in a statement that wrestler Eli Stickley was killed Thursday night. Stickley was a native of Urbana, Ohio, and wrestled in the 141-pound weight...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018 file photo New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins (0) shoots a free throw in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Memphis, Tenn. Cousins will be ready to play at some point this season. And when he is, the two-time defending NBA champions will be waiting. Adding a fifth All-Star to their already glitzy lineup, the Golden State Warriors have come to terms with Cousins on a one-year, $5.3 million deal _ not the biggest money move on Day 2 of the NBA Free Agency period, but the most intriguing. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill, file)
July 07, 2018 - 3:33 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins perfectly summed up the potential of the Golden State Warriors. "Scary," he said. The rest of the league likely agrees. Cousins signed his contract Friday to join the two-time defending NBA champion Warriors for this coming season, one in which he'll make $5.3...
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