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Nets’ Aldridge retires at 35 due to irregular heartbeat

NEW YORK (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge retired from the NBA on Thursday after saying he experienced an irregular heartbeat during his final game with...

Michael Jordan will present Kobe Bryant for Hall induction

Michael Jordan will present Kobe Bryant for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame next month. ...

NBA says injury rate this season down slightly from normal

The NBA said Thursday that the rate of players needing to miss games because of injuries is down from last season, and within the...

NCAA hits USC basketball with 2 years’ probation, fine

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NCAA hit Southern California’s men's basketball program with two years’ probation on Thursday because a former assistant coach violated...

USC men’s basketball program placed on 2 years’ probation for former associate coach’s role...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — USC men's basketball program placed on 2 years' probation for former associate coach's role in national bribery scandal.

Curry’s 42, Green’s triple-double lead Warriors past Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 25 of his 42 points in the third quarter, and the Golden State Warriors ran away from...

Jackson’s jumper gives Clippers 100-98 win over Pistons

DETROIT (AP) — Reggie Jackson sank a jumper with 2.3 seconds left against his former team, giving the Los Angeles Clippers their seventh straight...

Embiid, 76ers top undermanned Nets 123-117 for 1st in East

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Nets played without starters from the opening tip. The 76ers tried to rest theirs in the fourth quarter. ...

Clippers without 4 key players against Pistons

DETROIT (AP) — Kawhi Leonard, Paul George, Serge Ibaka and Patrick Beverley are all out for the Los Angeles Clippers for their game at...

George dominates Pacers, leads Clippers to 6th straight win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George continued to dominate his former team by scoring 36 points on Tuesday night and leading the Los Angeles Clippers...

Kuzma nets 24, lifts Lakers past short-handed Hornets 101-93

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Kuzma scored 24 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers held on for a 101-93 win against a Charlotte Hornets...

Durant, Nets top Wolves 127-97 in makeup game after shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The show in Minnesota went on, the day after raw emotion from a fatal police shooting of a local Black man...

Warriors promote Brandon Schneider to president and COO

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For the past decade, Brandon Schneider watched every leader among the Golden State Warriors to see how they all operated....

Nielsen, networks clash on stats showing fewer viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — People have been stuck at home for a year due to COVID-19 restrictions, with movie theaters closed, concert venues closed,...

Bobby ‘Slick’ Leonard, 88, Pacers Hall of Fame coach, dies

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bobby “Slick” Leonard was selected as the ABA’s greatest coach. Hall of Fame player George McGinnis considered him a genius. ...

Nuggets’ Murray tears ACL in left knee, out indefinitely

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets will be without Jamal Murray indefinitely after the dynamic point guard suffered a torn ACL in his left...

LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Twins delayed opener; Phils-Mets play 2

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ...

Curry scores 53 as Warriors beat Nuggets 116-107

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 53 points to pass Wilt Chamberlain for the most in Warriors franchise history as Golden State beat...

EXPLAINER: Prosecution explores Floyd’s ‘spark of life’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors trying a white former Minneapolis police officer in George Floyd’s death put one of Floyd’s brothers on the witness stand...

Randle leads Knicks over Lakers and back above .500

NEW YORK (AP) — Same city, whole different kind of game for the Los Angeles Lakers. ...

Curry passes Chamberlain for most points in Warriors history

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry passed Wilt Chamberlain for the most points in Warriors franchise history Monday night in Golden State’s game against...

Twins, Wolves, Wild postpone games following police shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In the raw aftermath of another killing of a Black man by police in Minnesota, there was no place for pro...

De’Aaron Fox fined $20,000 for criticizing officiating

NEW YORK (AP) — Sacramento guard De’Aaron Fox was fined $20,000 on Monday for criticizing the officiating following the Kings' 128-112 loss to the...

New this week: ‘Big Shot,’ ‘Mare of Easttown’ and ‘Monday’

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. ...

How billionaire is using financial muscle for racial equity

Inspired by the racial justice protests of 2020, Jahm Najafi is ready to shed his normally low profile to make some headlines for his...

Injured CSU Bakersfield athlete Readus’ condition improves

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The condition of Cal State Bakersfield men’s basketball player Ronne Readus has improved nearly two weeks after he was badly...

The Latest: NBA’s Wizards, NHL’s Caps to have fans in April

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ...

Morris scores season-high 33 as Clippers win 5th straight

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marcus Morris Sr. scored a season-high 33 points, Paul George added 32 and the Los Angeles Clippers capped a nine-game...

Stephen Curry scores 38 points, Warriors beat Rockets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 23 of his 38 points in the third quarter and the Golden State Warriors withstood another injury...

Jazz beat Kings 128-112, extend home winning streak to 24

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — NBA games are usually full of chatter on the court. But some of the things the Sacramento Kings said...

Lakers pull away after ejections, rout Nets 126-101

NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Schroder helped send a Lakers team missing LeBron James and Anthony Davis off to a sizzling start. ...

T-wolves owner: A-Rod, partner in agreement to buy NBA club

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former baseball star Alex Rodriguez and e-commerce mogul Marc Lore signed a letter of intent Saturday to buy the Timberwolves and...

Leonard scores 31 as Clippers extend winning streak to 4

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points, Reggie Jackson added 26 and the Los Angeles Clippers used a dominating second quarter Friday...

Jokic leads Nuggets to 8th straight win by beating Spurs

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets watched not one, not two but three close-in shots miss in the closing seconds. ...

Beal’s late heroics lift Wizards past Warriors 110-107

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bradley Beal shook off a sluggish performance and scored six points in the final 6.1 seconds, lifting the Washington Wizards...

Tatum’s career-high 53 help Celtics top T-Wolves 145-136

BOSTON (AP) — The only regret Jayson Tatum had about his first career 50-point game was that his 2-year-old son wasn't there to see...

Hawks win 120-108, overcome 50-point game by Bulls’ LaVine

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 42 points, Clint Capela had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks overcame a sizzling performance...

Clippers’ Beverley to miss time after breaking left hand

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clippers guard Patrick Beverley is likely to miss the rest of the regular season after breaking his left hand during...

Olympic Gold: Men’s gymnastics struggling to survive

The death of a 117-year-old program, one that captured championships and produced Olympians, ended with a gasp. And then a vote. ...

The Latest: MLB has 4 positive virus tests in past week

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ...

Patrick McCaw, reserve on 2019 title team, waived by Raptors

TORONTO (AP) — Patrick McCaw, a reserve who has played on three NBA championship teams, was waived Thursday by the Toronto Raptors. ...

George scores 33 points, Clippers snap Suns’ winning streak

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Paul George and Kawhi Leonard are both healthy, they are one of the most difficult duos to stop in...

Jazz rout Trail Blazers for 23rd straight home victory

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Strong second-half defense helped the Utah Jazz break open a close game and extend their franchise-record home winning streak....

Butler scores 28, Heat beat depleted Lakers 110-104

MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 28 points to lead the Miami Heat past the depleted Los Angeles Lakers 110-104 on Thursday night. ...

Warriors President Rick Welts to leave after this season

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Behind the scenes with a smile, grace and dogged determination, Rick Welts played a key role in the Golden State...

NHL grapples with vaccine inequity between U.S. and Canada

His smile covered by a light blue surgical mask, Jacob Trouba's eyes shined as the needle went into his left arm. ...

Mick Cronin gets 2-year contract extension at UCLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mick Cronin has been rewarded for UCLA’s surprising run to the Final Four with a two-year contract extension. ...

Van Vleet, Bembry, Horton-Tucker suspended for fighting

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Raptors guards DeAndre’ Bembry and Fred Van Vleet and Los Angeles Lakers guard Talen Horton-Tucker were suspended one game...

Booker, Paul lead Suns to 117-113 OT win over Jazz

PHOENIX (AP) — Deandre Ayton kept bouncing up and down in the lane, tipping rebounds off missed shots to his Phoenix teammates on the...

Durant’s perfect return fuels Nets’ 139-111 rout of Pelicans

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant was perfect. The Brooklyn Nets were pretty close to it in the second quarter when he rejoined them....

Arizona parts ways with Sean Miller amid NCAA investigation

Arizona had stuck by men's basketball coach Sean Miller through an NCAA infractions investigation that stretched nearly four years. ...

The home of the Masters is a draw for basketball’s best, too

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — It was April 7, 2003. Exactly 18 years ago Wednesday, Syracuse defeated Kansas to win the NCAA men’s basketball national...

Curry, Warriors use furious finish to hold off Bucks 122-121

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry’s tender tailbone much-improved, the two-time MVP led one of those furious finishes that defined Golden State during recent...

LA Lakers sign veteran Ben McLemore for rest of season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers signed guard Ben McLemore for the rest of the season Tuesday. ...

Iowa’s Luka Garza adds John R. Wooden Award to trophy haul

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luka Garza of Iowa has won the John R. Wooden Award as the nation’s top men’s college basketball player. ...

About 17 million view Baylor’s championship win over Gonzaga

NEW YORK (AP) — Even an NCAA championship matchup between two widely acknowledged as the best men's college basketball teams in the country wasn't...

Guards stayed at Baylor, paving way for Drew’s dream title

Becoming national champion was a far-fetched dream when Scott Drew first uttered that possibility during his introduction as Baylor’s coach after taking over a...

NCAA may consider single site for part of future tourneys

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA used the single-site concept for its marquee championship out of necessity. ...

Analysis: Results vary in NBA with trades, buyouts

Andre Drummond didn't even make it to halftime of his debut with the Lakers before a toenail came off and put the four-time rebounding...

Baylor beatdown: Bears win title, hang 86-70 loss on Gonzaga

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There was another team out there that was marching through the season undefeated, that looked unstoppable at times, that had all...

Gonzaga joins long list of unbeaten teams to fall in tourney

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gonzaga coach Mark Few tried to reflect on what his heartbroken team actually accomplished this season. ...

Baylor nearly flawless in title game rout of Gonzaga

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Baylor knew it would need to play to near-perfection to end Gonzaga's flawless season. ...

NCAA Tournament Championship Blowouts

30 — UNLV 103, Duke 73, 1990 ...

The Latest: Baylor up bigger even with bigs in foul trouble

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the national championship game between Baylor and Gonzaga (all times local): ...

Russell returns with 25 points; Wolves beat Kings 116-106

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — D’Angelo Russell scored 25 points in his return from knee surgery and Karl-Anthony Towns had 23 points and 13 rebounds for...

Irving scores 40, Nets lose Harden but beat Knicks 114-112

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 40 points, Jeff Green made two free throws with 3.7 seconds left and the Brooklyn Nets overcome...

Tar Heels turn to assistant Davis as Williams’ successor

North Carolina didn't have to look far to find the successor to Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams or someone with a strong connection...

Capela, Gallinari pace Hawks to third straight victory

ATLANTA (AP) — Clint Capela had 24 points and 18 rebounds, Danilo Gallinari scored 25 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Golden State...

Clippers rout short-handed Lakers 104-86, end 2-game skid

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marcus Morris scored 22 points and the Los Angeles Clippers dominated the short-handed Lakers in a 104-86 victory on Sunday...

Gonzaga’s last hurdles: a quick turnaround — and Baylor

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Now comes the hard part for Gonzaga. ...

Holiday, Bucks ink 4-year extension worth at least $134M

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday followed up his biggest game of the season by making a long-term commitment to his new...

Pushing for change: College athletes’ voices grow strong

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Their protests are not centered on a controversial war in some far-off jungle but on issues of racial and social inequity...

It’s on: Gonzaga vs. Baylor for the national championship

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Baylor made a mockery of the first Final Four game, stifling Houston for a chance at the program’s first national title....

AP survey: ADs concerned NIL will skew competitive balance

College athletes will someday soon be permitted to be paid sponsors, social media influencers and product endorsers. ...

To the bank! Suggs hits the winner, Zags top UCLA 93-90

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jalen Suggs took the inbounds pass and saw nothing but clear sailing. Three dribbles. Past the half-court line. A little stutter-step....

Overtime buzzer-beater ends Bruins impressive tourney run

At halftime Saturday night, UCLA coach Mick Cronin challenged his team to keep it close for 10 more minutes and that they should then...

Bearing down: Baylor routs Houston 78-59 to reach title game

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nearly two decades ago, Scott Drew decided to leave his comfort zone at tiny Valparaiso for the scandal-plagued basketball program at...

NCAA fan’s death prompts contact tracing in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Health officials in Indiana said Saturday they are investigating whether anyone was exposed to COVID-19 by Alabama residents following Friday night’s...

The Latest: Gonzaga stuns UCLA to keep perfect season alive

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from the Final Four (all times EDT): ...

Oklahoma hires Loyola Chicago’s Moser as basketball coach

Porter Moser orchestrated one of the great underdog stories in sports in recent years, leading mid-major Loyola Chicago to two deep NCAA Tournament runs...

USA Basketball picks Grant Hill as Colangelo’s replacement

Grant Hill helped the U.S. win Olympic gold in 1996. He would have been on the team again in 2000 if not for injury....

California OKs indoor sports, concerts as COVID cases plunge

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sports, theater and music fans will be able to take their seats again in California as the state's coronavirus cases...

UCLA’s Juzang could be first Asian American NBA lottery pick

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Johnny Juzang's impact at UCLA has been immediate since he transferred from Kentucky, giving the Bruins the scorer and dynamic player...

Raptors rout Warriors 130-77 for 2nd win in last 15 games

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 36 points in three quarters on his 27th birthday, and the Toronto Raptors routed the Golden State...

AP Sources: NCAA has not tested for drugs at championships

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA has not tested players for performance-enhancing drugs at March Madness and other recent college championships, The Associated Press has...

Next up: UCLA gets chance to stop undefeated Gonzaga

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Next up on the long list of wannabes eager to stop, or even slow, the undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs is a team...

Durant fined $50,000 for offensive language on social media

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant was fined $50,000 by the NBA on Friday for his offensive and derogatory language in social media messages...

Return of Love, Dellavedova gives Cavs hope for playoff push

CLEVELAND (AP) — They've been teammates on a historic championship team and counted on to lead some really bad ones. Kevin Love and Matthew...

Amid glow open day, cloud looms over MLB All-Star Game

ATLANTA (AP) — Amid the glow of baseball's opening day, there is a cloud looming over the All-Star Game still more than three months...

Kansas gives Bill Self contract to keep him until retirement

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self has agreed to a new contract that will keep him with the Jayhawks until he retires, even as the...

Tar Heels turn attention to hiring Williams’ successor

North Carolina now faces the challenge of finding Roy Williams’ successor. ...

At last, Oladipo finally gets his chance to play with Heat

MIAMI (AP) — Victor Oladipo got swept out of the first round of the playoffs last season by Miami, and when that series concluded...

Nuggets lead all the way in beating Clippers 101-94

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamal Murray scored 23 points and the Denver Nuggets led all the way in beating the Los Angeles Clippers 101-94...

Oladipo makes his debut, Heat top Warriors 116-109

MIAMI (AP) — Victor Oladipo finally made his Miami debut, and the Heat ensured it was a memorable one. ...

Iowa’s Luka Garza named AP men’s college player of the year

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Luka Garza knew what everyone expected before returning for a final run as Iowa’s unquestioned star. ...

Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams retiring after 33-year run

Roy Williams has a Hall of Fame resume filled with more than 900 wins and three national championships in a career leading two of...

In AP survey, ADs raise worries about women’s college sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — To hear many of those in charge of Division I programs tell it, the state of play for women's sports could...

Michigan’s Juwan Howard named AP college coach of the year

Michigan's decision to hire Juwan Howard raised a few eyebrows. ...

Oklahoma St star freshman Cade Cunningham to enter NBA draft

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Cade Cunningham announced Thursday that he will enter the NBA draft after a dynamic freshman season that saw him named...

AP survey: ADs fear sharing revenue with college athletes

Back in January, two Democratic senators introduced federal legislation called the College Athlete Bill of Rights. ...

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