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Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young speaks to reporters during their NBA basketball media day Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
September 24, 2018 - 3:29 pm
The Latest on NBA media day from around the league on Monday (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Vince Carter already has the attention of his young Atlanta teammates. Entering his 20th and likely final season in the NBA, the 41-year-old Carter joined the Hawks on a one-year contract to mentor players...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
September 24, 2018 - 7:31 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing (all times local): 8:25 a.m. Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the start of a sentencing hearing that will determine the punishment for the 81-year-old comedian convicted of sexual assault. Cosby,...
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September 23, 2018 - 7:33 am
SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Women's Basketball World Cup Day 2 (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Kia Nurse scored 20 of her 29 points in the second quarter and Canada beat South Korea 82-63 on Sunday. Canada (2-0) led 18-13 early in the second quarter before Nurse sparked a 25...
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Oregon's Justin Herbert drops back to pass against Stanford during the third quarter an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)
September 23, 2018 - 12:55 am
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Stanford quarterback K.J. Costello watched as his overtime pass tumble in midair for an agonizing moment after it was tipped by tight end Colby Parkinson. "I saw the ball go in the air, held my breath, and then for Colby to come down with it was pretty awesome," said Costello,...
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September 22, 2018 - 9:56 am
TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the FIBA Women's World Cup (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Tilbe Senyurek scored 13 points and Bahar Caglar added 12 to help Turkey beat Argentina 63-37 on Saturday. Turkey (1-0) led 33-20 at the half and outscored the South American nation 18-4 in the third...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2016, file photo, Philadelphia 76ers forward Elton Brand stands during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets in Denver. A person familiar with the situation says the Sixers have made Brand their new general manager, replacing Bryan Colangelo. Colangelo resigned in June as the 76ers' president of basketball operations after what an investigation concluded was "careless and in some instances reckless" sharing of sensitive team information on Twitter. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
September 18, 2018 - 6:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Elton Brand is in charge of the Philadelphia 76ers. A person familiar with the situation says the Sixers have made Brand their new general manager, replacing Bryan Colangelo. Colangelo resigned in June as the 76ers' president of basketball operations after what an investigation...
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FILE - In this Saturday, April 21, 2018 file photo, Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) shoots and scores late in the fourth quarter as Philadelphia 76ers forward Dario Saric (9) and Joel Embiid (21) defend in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Miami. Wade is coming back to the Miami Heat, announcing Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 that he’s returning for a 16th and final NBA season. He basically spent the entirety of the last four months weighing his options, and retirement was an extremely real possibility in his mind. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper, File)
September 16, 2018 - 8:29 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade looked into the camera, stood alone in the middle of a darkened room and talked for 10 minutes. He struggled with his words at times, unable to control his emotions. He wept. And finally, he made what he called the hardest decision of his life. One more year. Retirement...
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Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart, back, celebrates and hugs guard Sue Bird (10) after Game 3 of the WNBA basketball finals against the Washington Mystics, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Fairfax, Va. The Storm won 98-82. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
September 12, 2018 - 11:00 pm
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart fretted following the regular-season opener after the Seattle Storm lost at home to the Phoenix Mercury. "We thought, 'Oh, crap, what kind of year is this going to be?'" Bird reminisced. The answer came nearly four months later with a championship...
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September 12, 2018 - 7:59 am
Fueling speculation about his White House ambitions, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will headline a Democratic fundraising event in South Carolina in October. That will put Booker in front of more than 1,000 South Carolina Democrats, including many of the state's most prominent black leaders and...
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Nakoa Ching, of Kailua, Hawaii, watches the ocean as Tropical Storm Olivia approaches the islands, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 near Honolulu. The National Weather Service says the storm could dump as much as 20 inches of rain on some parts of the state as it hits late Tuesday and into Wednesday. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
September 12, 2018 - 3:09 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Maui hunkered down for heavy rains and powerful winds as a gradually weakening tropical storm barreled toward Hawaii, while Honolulu hoped it would be spared the worst. Forecasters said Tropical Storm Olivia could dump 5 to 10 inches (12 to 25 centimeters) of rain, with some places...
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