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January 20, 2018

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  • Lopez, Markkanen power Bulls to easy win over Hawks

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Robin Lopez scored 20 points, Lauri Markkanen added 19 and the Chicago Bulls easily beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-97 on Saturday night. The Bulls, coming off a 7-point home loss to defending NBA champion Golden State three ...

  • Australian Open: Nadal, Wozniacki to play 4th-round matches

    9 minutes ago

    (AP) MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Top-seeded Rafael Nadal was set to continue his quest for a second Australian Open title when he played Diego Schwartzman in an afternoon match on Rod Laver Arena. Fourth-round singles play began Sunday, with third-seeded Grigor ...

  • UNLV rallies to beat Colorado State 79-74 behind Mooring

    9 minutes ago

    (AP) FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Shakur Juiston had 19 points and Jovan Mooring scored seven of his 17 points in the final 2:23 to lift UNLV over Colorado State 79-74 on Saturday for its first road win against the Rams ...

  • Little, Wheeler score in shootout, Jets edge Flames 2-1

    9 minutes ago

    (AP) CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Bryan Little and Blake Wheeler scored in the shootout and the Winnipeg Jets beat Calgary 2-1 Saturday, snapping the Flames' seven-game winning streak. Little opened the shootout with a wrist shot inside the post and past ...

  • BC-BKC--UNLV-Colorado St. Box

    27 minutes ago

    (AP) BC-BKC--UNLV-Colorado St. Box UNLV 79, COLORADO ST. 74 UNLV (14-5) McCoy 4-8 1-2 9, Juiston 9-12 1-2 19, Mooring 5-14 4-5 17, Clyburn 1-4 2-2 5, Johnson 3-8 6-6 14, Beck 2-5 0-0 5, Dembele 0-0 1-1 1, Mbacke Diong ...

  • Austin Cook shoots 64 to take CareerBuilder Challenge lead

    28 minutes ago

    (AP) LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Austin Cook played a six-hole stretch in 6 under and shot an 8-under 64 in breezy conditions Saturday to take the lead at the CareerBuilder Challenge. Cook began the run at La Quinta Country Club ...

  • Shutdown forces closure of Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government shutdown had an instant impact on two of the world's top tourist destinations: the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. The National Park Service announced that both New York sites would be closed ...

  • AP-Scorecard

    37 minutes ago

    (AP) Here are the latest scores from today's sports events: ——— NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Final Oklahoma City 148 Cleveland 124 In 4th Chicago 100 Atlanta 75 Miami at Charlotte 7:00 p.m. Memphis at New Orleans 7:00 p.m. Milwaukee at Philadelphia 7:30 ...

  • Alabama team, fans celebrate especially difficult title run

    39 minutes ago

    (AP) TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tens of thousands of fans gathered to celebrate Alabama's latest national championship, one that was especially hard to achieve. This time the Crimson Tide had to overcome a loss in the final regular-season game, a series ...

  • Leach: Hilinski had no signs of depression before death

    41 minutes ago

    (AP) Washington State coach Mike Leach says there were no outward signs that would have alarmed coaches or teammates before Tyler Hilinski took his own life. Leach spoke extensively about Hilinski's death for the first time on Saturday. Hilinski died Tuesday ...

  • The Latest: Governor says he'll find funds to reopen statue

    41 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the closure of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island (all times local): 6:30 p.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vowed to find state money to reopen the Statue of Liberty, which ...

  • No. 14 Arizona rallies for 73-71 win at Stanford

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Rawle Alkins made a go-ahead layup with 38 seconds remaining, and No. 14 Arizona held on for a 73-71 comeback win Saturday over Stanford to take sole possession of first place in the Pac-12. Allonzo Trier, ...

  • Wade scores 20, Kansas St beats No. 24 TCU 73-68

    52 minutes ago

    (AP) MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Dean Wade scored 20 points and Kansas State beat No. 24 TCU 73-68 on Saturday. Sophomore Makol Mawien added a career-high 18 points on 8 of 11 shooting. He had totaled just 13 points in Big ...

  • No. 12 Cincinnati tops East Carolina for 10th straight win

    1 hour, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Jacob Evans and Kyle Washington each scored 17 points, and Gary Clark had 14 points and 14 rebounds, lifting No. 12 Cincinnati to an 86-60 victory over East Carolina on Saturday. Clark's double-double was the ...

  • Titans hire Mike Vrabel as new coach after quick search

    1 hour, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have hired Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel as their new coach in a fast search that wrapped up after three interviews and just five days after firing Mike Mularkey. The Titans announced Saturday ...

  • Oklahoma lawmaker sues private investigator in spying case

    1 hour, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma lawmaker who found a tracking device attached to his pickup truck last month is suing a private investigation company and an investigator who works for the company over the device. Discovery of the tracking ...

  • George scores 36, Thunder blast LeBron, Cavs 148-124

    1 hour, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James couldn't get to 30,000 career points and he and his Cleveland teammates couldn't stop Paul George, Russell Westbrook or Carmelo Anthony as the Oklahoma City Thunder thumped the Cavaliers 148-124 on Saturday for their fourth ...

  • No. 5 Duke rolls past Pittsburgh 81-54 for 4th straight win

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Wendell Carter Jr. had 21 points on 9-for-10 shooting while fifth-ranked Duke shot 52 percent in Saturday's 81-54 win against Pittsburgh. Fellow rookie Marvin Bagley III added 20 points for the Blue Devils (17-2, 5-2 ...

  • Tennessee Titans hire Houston Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel as coach

    1 hour, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans hire Houston Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel as coach.

  • Shutdown challenges Trump's dealmaker branding

    1 hour, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — He wrote a book on the art of negotiation and was elected to office claiming he alone could end Washington gridlock, but President Donald Trump's latest attempt to broker a big, bipartisan deal has turned into a ...

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