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Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James questions a call during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 14, 2019 - 5:08 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — No Anthony Davis for the first time this season, no problem for the Los Angeles Lakers. LeBron James had 23 points and 12 assists in three quarters, Kyle Kuzma and JaVale McGee dominated the middle, and the Lakers rolled past the hobbled Golden State Warriors 120-94 on Wednesday...
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2019, file photo, Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman looks to first after fielding a grounder by Tampa Bay Rays' Tommy Pham, who was safe at first in the seventh inning during Game 1 of a baseball American League Division Series in Houston. If Bregman is the American League’s Most Valuable Player when the voting is announced Thursday, Nov. 14, the Astros will become the first team to have an MVP, Cy Young Award winner and Rookie of the Year in the same season. Justin Verlander took Cy Young honors, and Yordan Alvarez was picked as the AL’s top rookie. AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)
November 14, 2019 - 3:06 am
Alex Bregman will try to give the Houston Astros an unprecedented sweep. If the All-Star slugger is selected the American League’s Most Valuable Player when voting results are announced Thursday, the Astros will become the first team to have an MVP, Cy Young Award winner and Rookie of the Year in...
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Injured Boston Celtics player Gordon Hayward watches from the bench during the second quarter of the team's NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
November 13, 2019 - 11:02 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward said he considers it “relatively good news” that his latest injury is only expected to keep him out for six weeks, even though it struck just as he was returning to form from the broken leg that cost him almost a full season. “It’s a drop in the...
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Villanova's Saddiq Bey (41) looks for an open shot against Ohio State's D.J. Carton during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
November 13, 2019 - 10:57 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Not even Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann saw this coming. His 18th-ranked Buckeyes looked NCAA Tournament-ready in their third game, racing out to a big lead, playing solid defense and smothering No. 10 Villanova 76-51 on Wednesday night for a significant early-season victory...
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LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers yells at an official before being ejected from the game during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in Houston. The Rockets won 102-93. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 13, 2019 - 10:27 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 47 points and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Clippers 102-93 in a wild game that saw Los Angeles coach Doc Rivers ejected in the fourth quarter Wednesday night. Houston was up by two with about two minutes left when former Rocket Patrick Beverley fouled out...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis scores against the Phoenix Suns during the second half during an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
November 13, 2019 - 9:46 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Davis is resting his sore right shoulder for the Los Angeles Lakers in their game against Golden State. Coach Frank Vogel says Davis wanted to play the second half of a back-to-back Wednesday night, but the team decided otherwise. He expects Davis to return Friday at home...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2019, file photo, Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws to an Oakland Athletics batter during a baseball game in Houston. Verlander has been awarded his second AL Cy Young Award. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File)
November 13, 2019 - 9:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander has a second AL Cy Young Award — and a clear path paved toward Cooperstown. Verlander beat out teammate Gerrit Cole in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America revealed Wednesday night. Verlander got 17 first-place votes to 13 for Cole, who became a...
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New York Knicks guard Allonzo Trier (14) looks to pass as Detroit Pistons guard Khyri Thomas (13) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
November 13, 2019 - 8:40 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons guard Khyri Thomas had surgery on his right foot and will be out at least six weeks. The Pistons said Wednesday that Thomas had the procedure on the fifth metatarsal of his right foot. They say rehabilitation will begin immediately and that Thomas will be re-...
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Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow speaks during a media availability during the Major League Baseball general managers annual meetings Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
November 13, 2019 - 8:25 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Not too long ago, the Houston Astros were the feel-good story of baseball. Led by their diminutive Venezuelan dynamo and featuring smart play on the field and in the front office, they emerged from a morass of awful seasons that got them mocked as the ‘Lastros and ascended to the top...
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November 13, 2019 - 7:54 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have assigned Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the older brother of reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, to the G League. The Bucks announced Wednesday that Atnteokounmpo and Dragon Bender have been assigned to the Wisconsin Herd. Antetokounmpo, who signed a two-year,...
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