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  • NCAA begins work of implementing complex basketball reforms

    NCAA begins work of implementing complex basketball reforms

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-04-25 11:58:46 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:23:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice speaks during a luncheon at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corruption...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice speaks during a luncheon at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corruption...
    A panel tasked with reforming college basketball says the NCAA should work to end the one-and-done era and punish coaches and programs that cheat more harshly.Full Story >
    A panel tasked with reforming college basketball says the NCAA should work to end the one-and-done era and punish coaches and programs that cheat more harshly.Full Story >
  • Commission: Independent probes needed in complex NCAA cases

    Commission: Independent probes needed in complex NCAA cases

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:28 AM EDT2018-04-25 12:28:27 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:22:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2012, file photo, a player runs across the NCAA logo during practice in Pittsburgh before an NCAA tournament college basketball game. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a f...(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2012, file photo, a player runs across the NCAA logo during practice in Pittsburgh before an NCAA tournament college basketball game. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a f...
    It's time for independent investigations for complex cases involving potential NCAA rules violations.Full Story >
    It's time for independent investigations for complex cases involving potential NCAA rules violations.Full Story >
  • Giannis, Bucks try to fend off elimination against Celtics

    Giannis, Bucks try to fend off elimination against Celtics

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:52:14 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:13:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) pressures Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, left, who looks to pass the ball during the second half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Boston, Tuesda...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) pressures Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, left, who looks to pass the ball during the second half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Boston, Tuesda...
    Antetokounmpo says he must do more in Game 6, with Milwaukee facing elimination against Boston.Full Story >
    Antetokounmpo says he must do more in Game 6, with Milwaukee facing elimination against Boston.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Coaches to discuss NCAA hoops proposals together

    The Latest: Coaches to discuss NCAA hoops proposals together

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:38 AM EDT2018-04-25 12:38:08 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:54:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice speaks during a luncheon at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corruption...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice speaks during a luncheon at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corruption...
    Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice tells NCAA leaders that the crisis in college basketball is "first and foremost a problem of failed accountability and lax responsibility.".Full Story >
    Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice tells NCAA leaders that the crisis in college basketball is "first and foremost a problem of failed accountability and lax responsibility.".Full Story >
  • Embiid, Simmons led 76ers from Process to postseason success

    Embiid, Simmons led 76ers from Process to postseason success

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:19 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:19:39 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:53:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, of Cameroon, kicks the ball into the stands after the second half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Miami Heat, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Philadelphia. The ...(AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, of Cameroon, kicks the ball into the stands after the second half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Miami Heat, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Philadelphia. The ...
    The Philadelphia 76ers have advanced to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2012.Full Story >
    The Philadelphia 76ers have advanced to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2012.Full Story >
  • College commission's plea to NBA: Bring back prep-to-pros

    College commission's plea to NBA: Bring back prep-to-pros

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-04-25 12:58:05 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:53:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) celebrates following Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 22, 2018. The Cavaliers defeated the Pacers 1...(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) celebrates following Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 22, 2018. The Cavaliers defeated the Pacers 1...
    The commission proposing reforms to college basketball wants change to the NBA's age limit.Full Story >
    The commission proposing reforms to college basketball wants change to the NBA's age limit.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Bush out of ICU, alert and doctors pleased

    The Latest: Bush out of ICU, alert and doctors pleased

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:40:46 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:34:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip ). Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip ). Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.
    A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is out of intensive care after being hospitalized a day after his wife's funeral.Full Story >
    A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is out of intensive care after being hospitalized a day after his wife's funeral.Full Story >
  • Warriors advance looking to build off strong first round

    Warriors advance looking to build off strong first round

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:57:05 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:34:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) and Draymond Green celebrate in the final seconds of Game 5 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Ca...(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) and Draymond Green celebrate in the final seconds of Game 5 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Ca...
    The defending champions are back _ and Stephen Curry could return to Warriors soon.Full Story >
    The defending champions are back _ and Stephen Curry could return to Warriors soon.Full Story >
  • Commission dances around name, image and likeness debate

    Commission dances around name, image and likeness debate

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-04-25 16:31:15 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:01:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings). Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks during a news conference at the NCAA headquarters, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Indianapolis. The Commission on College Basketball led by Rice, released a detailed 60-p...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings). Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks during a news conference at the NCAA headquarters, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Indianapolis. The Commission on College Basketball led by Rice, released a detailed 60-p...
    The Commission on College Basketball took a pass on taking a strong stance about whether college athletes should be able to cash in on their names, images and likenesses, but Condoleezza Rice's remarks to the NCAA...Full Story >
    The Commission on College Basketball took a pass on taking a strong stance about whether college athletes should be able to cash in on their names, images and likenesses, but Condoleezza Rice's remarks to the NCAA suggested she thinks it is good idea.Full Story >
  • Commission calls for more NCAA oversight of AAU events

    Commission calls for more NCAA oversight of AAU events

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-04-25 13:38:05 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:58 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:58:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this March 22, 2010, file photo, basketballs are seen before Northern Iowa's NCAA college basketball practice, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corru...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this March 22, 2010, file photo, basketballs are seen before Northern Iowa's NCAA college basketball practice, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corru...
    College basketball commission recommends NCAA run its own summer recruiting events, require non-scholastic events to be certified.Full Story >
    College basketball commission recommends NCAA run its own summer recruiting events, require non-scholastic events to be certified.Full Story >
  • College basketball commission wants NCAA to regulate agents

    College basketball commission wants NCAA to regulate agents

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-04-25 14:08:08 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:41:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this March 22, 2010, file photo, basketballs are seen before Northern Iowa's NCAA college basketball practice, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corru...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this March 22, 2010, file photo, basketballs are seen before Northern Iowa's NCAA college basketball practice, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corru...
    The commission seeking to reform college basketball wants the NCAA to regulate agent conduct.Full Story >
    The commission seeking to reform college basketball wants the NCAA to regulate agent conduct.Full Story >
  • Meek Mill released from prison, rings 76ers' Liberty Bell

    Meek Mill released from prison, rings 76ers' Liberty Bell

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:27:04 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-04-25 17:49:12 GMT
    (David Swanson /The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Rapper Meek Mill, right, leaves the State Correctional Institution in Chester, Pa., Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The rapper walked out of prison Tuesday after Pennsylvania's highest court ordered him freed...(David Swanson /The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Rapper Meek Mill, right, leaves the State Correctional Institution in Chester, Pa., Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The rapper walked out of prison Tuesday after Pennsylvania's highest court ordered him freed...
    Rapper Meek Mill has attended an NBA playoff game in his first public appearance since being released from prison while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions.Full Story >
    Rapper Meek Mill has attended an NBA playoff game in his first public appearance since being released from prison while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions.Full Story >
  • Commission calls for more transparency from shoe companies

    Commission calls for more transparency from shoe companies

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-04-25 13:18:05 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-04-25 16:31:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2012, file photo, a player runs across the NCAA logo during practice in Pittsburgh before an NCAA tournament college basketball game. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a f...(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2012, file photo, a player runs across the NCAA logo during practice in Pittsburgh before an NCAA tournament college basketball game. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a f...
    The Commission on College Basketball calls for shoe companies to have more financial transparency and accountability in "non-scholastic basketball" to help NCAA fight corruption.Full Story >
    The Commission on College Basketball calls for shoe companies to have more financial transparency and accountability in "non-scholastic basketball" to help NCAA fight corruption.Full Story >
  • Horford, Smart lift Celtics over Bucks 92-87 for 3-2 lead

    Horford, Smart lift Celtics over Bucks 92-87 for 3-2 lead

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-04-25 02:29:14 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-04-25 14:52:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, left, blocks a shot by Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo during the first quarter of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Boston, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, left, blocks a shot by Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo during the first quarter of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Boston, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    Al Horford had 22 points and 14 rebounds, Marcus Smart made an impact in his first game since mid-March and the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 92-87 for a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.Full Story >
    Al Horford had 22 points and 14 rebounds, Marcus Smart made an impact in his first game since mid-March and the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 92-87 for a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.Full Story >
  • Commission to unveil ideas to fix college basketball's woes

    Commission to unveil ideas to fix college basketball's woes

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:40:46 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-04-25 11:25:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this March 22, 2010, file photo, basketballs are seen before Northern Iowa's NCAA college basketball practice, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corru...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this March 22, 2010, file photo, basketballs are seen before Northern Iowa's NCAA college basketball practice, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corru...
    The commission examining ways to fix long-simmering problems in college basketball is set to present its findings.Full Story >
    The commission examining ways to fix long-simmering problems in college basketball is set to present its findings.Full Story >
  • Thunder G Westbrook gets fine, tech for confronting Gobert

    Thunder G Westbrook gets fine, tech for confronting Gobert

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-04-25 00:36:50 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:34 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:34:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after loosing the ball as Utah Jazz's Royce O'Neale, left, Donovan Mitchell (45) and Ricky Rubio, right, defend in the first half during Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after loosing the ball as Utah Jazz's Royce O'Neale, left, Donovan Mitchell (45) and Ricky Rubio, right, defend in the first half during Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-...
    Russell Westbrook has been fined $10,000 and assessed a postgame technical foul for initiating a confrontation with Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert on Monday.Full Story >
    Russell Westbrook has been fined $10,000 and assessed a postgame technical foul for initiating a confrontation with Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert on Monday.Full Story >
  • Durant, Green lead Warriors past Spurs into second round

    Durant, Green lead Warriors past Spurs into second round

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:46 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:46:45 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:09 AM EDT2018-04-25 07:09:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant celebrates a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant celebrates a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif.
    Kevin Durant scored 25 points, Draymond Green led a smothering Golden State defense and the Warriors held off the late-charging San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win Game 5 and advance to the second round of the Western...Full Story >
    Kevin Durant scored 25 points, Draymond Green led a smothering Golden State defense and the Warriors held off the late-charging San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win Game 5 and advance to the second round of the Western Conference playoffs.Full Story >
  • Believe it! 76ers roll with Meek Mill past Heat in Game 5

    Believe it! 76ers roll with Meek Mill past Heat in Game 5

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:06 PM EDT2018-04-25 03:06:40 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:57 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:57:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Szagola). CORRECTS TO MEEK MILL NOT MEEK MILLS Rapper Meek Mill, left, comes out to ring a Liberty Bell replica with actor Kevin Hart, right, before the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Mia...(AP Photo/Chris Szagola). CORRECTS TO MEEK MILL NOT MEEK MILLS Rapper Meek Mill, left, comes out to ring a Liberty Bell replica with actor Kevin Hart, right, before the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Mia...
    Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons shined again in front of rapper Meek Mill, and the dominant duo ushered the nightmares-into-dreams Process of the Philadelphia 76ers into the second round with a 104-91 win over the...Full Story >
    Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons shined again in front of rapper Meek Mill, and the dominant duo ushered the nightmares-into-dreams Process of the Philadelphia 76ers into the second round with a 104-91 win over the Miami Heat.Full Story >
  • NBA great Ray Allen talks about being 'clutch,' new book

    NBA great Ray Allen talks about being 'clutch,' new book

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:10:37 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:53:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - In this April 27, 2017, file photo, fans cheer after Texas A&M's Myles Garrett was selected with the number one overall pick by the Cleveland Browns during the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft, in Phi...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - In this April 27, 2017, file photo, fans cheer after Texas A&M's Myles Garrett was selected with the number one overall pick by the Cleveland Browns during the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft, in Phi...
    Ray Allen tells "AP Sports Weekly" podcast why certain players want the ball more when the big game is on the line.Full Story >
    Ray Allen tells "AP Sports Weekly" podcast why certain players want the ball more when the big game is on the line.Full Story >
  • Rapper Meek Mill freed after high court order

    Rapper Meek Mill freed after high court order

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:36:31 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:38:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). Protesters demonstrate in front of a courthouse during a hearing for rapper Meek Mill, Monday April 16, 2018 in Philadelphia. The city's district attorney says Mill's convictions should be vacated and he should have a new t...(AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). Protesters demonstrate in front of a courthouse during a hearing for rapper Meek Mill, Monday April 16, 2018 in Philadelphia. The city's district attorney says Mill's convictions should be vacated and he should have a new t...
    Pennsylvania's highest court has ordered a judge to free rapper Meek Mill on bail while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions.Full Story >
    Pennsylvania's highest court has ordered a judge to free rapper Meek Mill on bail while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions.Full Story >
  • Jury in Bill Cosby case to begin deliberating on Wednesday

    Jury in Bill Cosby case to begin deliberating on Wednesday

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:25:57 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:34:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault retrial, Monday, April 23, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault retrial, Monday, April 23, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial will soon be in the hands of a jury.Full Story >
    Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial will soon be in the hands of a jury.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Rapper Meek Mill rings bell at basketball game

    The Latest: Rapper Meek Mill rings bell at basketball game

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:28 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:28:17 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-04-25 00:48:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). Protesters demonstrate in front of a courthouse during a hearing for rapper Meek Mill, Monday April 16, 2018 in Philadelphia. The city's district attorney says Mill's convictions should be vacated and he should have a new t...(AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). Protesters demonstrate in front of a courthouse during a hearing for rapper Meek Mill, Monday April 16, 2018 in Philadelphia. The city's district attorney says Mill's convictions should be vacated and he should have a new t...
    Rapper Meek Mill is out of jail on bail while he appeals decade-old drug and gun convictions.Full Story >
    Rapper Meek Mill is out of jail on bail while he appeals decade-old drug and gun convictions.Full Story >
  • Harden, Rockets soar past Wolves 119-100 with 50-point 3rd

    Harden, Rockets soar past Wolves 119-100 with 50-point 3rd

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:46:08 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:52:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, and Minnesota Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler stare at the ball during the first half of Game 4 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Minneapolis.(AP Photo/Jim Mone). Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, and Minnesota Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler stare at the ball during the first half of Game 4 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Minneapolis.
    Harden, Rockets soar past Wolves 119-100 with 50-point 3rd quarter to take 3-1 series lead.Full Story >
    Harden, Rockets soar past Wolves 119-100 with 50-point 3rd quarter to take 3-1 series lead.Full Story >
  • Mitchell scores 33, Jazz rout Thunder 113-96

    Mitchell scores 33, Jazz rout Thunder 113-96

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:37 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:37:00 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:52:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) drives around Oklahoma City Thunder forward Corey Brewer (3) in the first half during Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Monday, April 23, 2018, in Salt Lake City.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) drives around Oklahoma City Thunder forward Corey Brewer (3) in the first half during Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Monday, April 23, 2018, in Salt Lake City.
    Donovan Mitchell scores 33 points to lead Jazz past Thunder 113-96 for 3-1 series lead.Full Story >
    Donovan Mitchell scores 33 points to lead Jazz past Thunder 113-96 for 3-1 series lead.Full Story >
  • Bucks' Giannis says inability to score lunch not a big deal

    Bucks' Giannis says inability to score lunch not a big deal

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:48:58 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:11:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo is fouled by Boston Celtics' Al Horford during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo is fouled by Boston Celtics' Al Horford during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    After fan's post goes viral, Bucks' Giannis says inability to score lunch at Mexican restaurant not a big deal.Full Story >
    After fan's post goes viral, Bucks' Giannis says inability to score lunch at Mexican restaurant not a big deal.Full Story >
  • Stephen Curry signs broad production deal with Sony Pictures

    Stephen Curry signs broad production deal with Sony Pictures

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:26:13 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:45 AM EDT2018-04-24 08:45:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018 file photo shows Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry during an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets in Oakland, Calif.  Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Monday, April 23, that it...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018 file photo shows Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry during an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets in Oakland, Calif. Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Monday, April 23, that it...
    NBA star Stephen Curry is heading to Hollywood in a big way after inking broad production deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment.Full Story >
    NBA star Stephen Curry is heading to Hollywood in a big way after inking broad production deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment.Full Story >
  • John Wall at his elite, explosive best for Wiz in playoffs

    John Wall at his elite, explosive best for Wiz in playoffs

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:29 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:29:11 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:49:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) greets fans after Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Toronto Raptors, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) greets fans after Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Toronto Raptors, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Washington.
    Washington Wizards point guard John Wall says he's fine after tweaking his right ankle late in a Game 4 victory over the No. 1 seed Raptors.Full Story >
    Washington Wizards point guard John Wall says he's fine after tweaking his right ankle late in a Game 4 victory over the No. 1 seed Raptors.Full Story >
  • Rockets match 1st-half total with 50-point 3rd vs. Wolves

    Rockets match 1st-half total with 50-point 3rd vs. Wolves

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:26:07 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:38:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). Houston Rockets' Trevor Ariza, right, shoots over Minnesota Timberwolves' Taj Gibson during the first half of Game 4 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Minneapolis.(AP Photo/Jim Mone). Houston Rockets' Trevor Ariza, right, shoots over Minnesota Timberwolves' Taj Gibson during the first half of Game 4 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Minneapolis.
    Rockets match 1st-half total with 50 points in 3rd quarter to run away from Timberwolves.Full Story >
    Rockets match 1st-half total with 50 points in 3rd quarter to run away from Timberwolves.Full Story >
  • Cavaliers win 104-100 at Indiana to even series at 2

    Cavaliers win 104-100 at Indiana to even series at 2

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-04-23 03:55:02 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:39:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings). Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson (13) heads to the basket as Indiana Pacers' Domantas Sabonis (11) and Victor Oladipo (4) defend during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, Ap...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings). Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson (13) heads to the basket as Indiana Pacers' Domantas Sabonis (11) and Victor Oladipo (4) defend during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, Ap...
    LeBron James and Kyle Korver combined for all but two of Cleveland's final 13 points Sunday as the Cavaliers escaped with a 104-100 victory at Indiana to even the series at 2.Full Story >
    LeBron James and Kyle Korver combined for all but two of Cleveland's final 13 points Sunday as the Cavaliers escaped with a 104-100 victory at Indiana to even the series at 2.Full Story >
  • Ginobili, Aldridge help Spurs beat Warriors to avoid sweep

    Ginobili, Aldridge help Spurs beat Warriors to avoid sweep

    Sunday, April 22 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-04-22 22:24:59 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:39:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darren Abate). San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) shoots against Golden State Warriors' David West (3) and Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 20...(AP Photo/Darren Abate). San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) shoots against Golden State Warriors' David West (3) and Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 20...
    Manu Ginobili scored 10 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter of what could have been his final home game with the Spurs, and San Antonio beat the Golden State Warriors 103-90.Full Story >
    Manu Ginobili scored 10 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter of what could have been his final home game with the Spurs, and San Antonio beat the Golden State Warriors 103-90.Full Story >
  • Dick Vitale: prime-time player for pediatric cancer research

    Dick Vitale: prime-time player for pediatric cancer research

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:29 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:29:04 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:49:03 GMT
    Dick Vitale brings his best game to raising money for pediatric cancer research.Full Story >
    Dick Vitale brings his best game to raising money for pediatric cancer research.Full Story >
  • Wall takes over, Wiz beat Raps 106-98 to tie series at 2-2

    Wall takes over, Wiz beat Raps 106-98 to tie series at 2-2

    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-04-23 01:14:57 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:50:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) goes to the basket against Toronto Raptors center Jakob Poeltl (42) during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) goes to the basket against Toronto Raptors center Jakob Poeltl (42) during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Washington.
    John Wall took over down the stretch after Bradley Beal fouled out and led the No. 8 seed Wizards past the No. 1 Toronto Raptors 106-98 to even their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series at 2-all.Full Story >
    John Wall took over down the stretch after Bradley Beal fouled out and led the No. 8 seed Wizards past the No. 1 Toronto Raptors 106-98 to even their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series at 2-all.Full Story >
  • Tied up: Giannis' tip-in lifts Bucks over Celtics in Game 4

    Tied up: Giannis' tip-in lifts Bucks over Celtics in Game 4

    Sunday, April 22 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-04-22 19:54:55 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:30:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Khris Middleton shoots during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Khris Middleton shoots during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points and tipped in the go-ahead bucket with 5 seconds left, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Boston Celtics 104-102 on Sunday to tie their first-round playoff series at two games...Full Story >
    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points and tipped in the go-ahead bucket with 5 seconds left, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Boston Celtics 104-102 on Sunday to tie their first-round playoff series at two games apiece.Full Story >
  • Dominant Davis wills Pelicans into 2nd round of playoffs

    Dominant Davis wills Pelicans into 2nd round of playoffs

    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:44 AM EDT2018-04-22 06:44:31 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 7:35 PM EDT2018-04-22 23:35:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld). New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis blocks a shot by Portland Trail Blazers guard Wade Baldwin IV during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Saturday, April 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld). New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis blocks a shot by Portland Trail Blazers guard Wade Baldwin IV during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Saturday, April 21, 2018.
    Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis says winning a series is "amazing" after being viewed as a longshot just to make the playoffs.Full Story >
    Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis says winning a series is "amazing" after being viewed as a longshot just to make the playoffs.Full Story >
  • 76ers take control, top Heat 106-102 for 3-1 series lead

    76ers take control, top Heat 106-102 for 3-1 series lead

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-04-21 21:50:04 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-04-22 18:57:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Joe Skipper). Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, left, shoots as Philadelphia 76ers guard Justin Anderson (obscured) defends in the second quarter in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Miami.(AP Photo/Joe Skipper). Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, left, shoots as Philadelphia 76ers guard Justin Anderson (obscured) defends in the second quarter in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Miami.
    Philly on the brink: Simmons, Redick carry 76ers past Heat 106-102 for 3-1 lead in first-round series.Full Story >
    Philly on the brink: Simmons, Redick carry 76ers past Heat 106-102 for 3-1 lead in first-round series.Full Story >
  • Wolves top Rockets 121-105 in Game 3, cut series lead to 2-1

    Wolves top Rockets 121-105 in Game 3, cut series lead to 2-1

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:34 PM EDT2018-04-22 02:34:43 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-04-22 18:57:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler, left, shoots as Houston Rockets' Eric Gordon, center, and Nene, of Brazil, watch in the first half during Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Min...(AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler, left, shoots as Houston Rockets' Eric Gordon, center, and Nene, of Brazil, watch in the first half during Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Min...
    Jimmy Butler hit four 3-pointers among his 28 points and Karl-Anthony Towns had 18 points and 16 rebounds, leading the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Houston Rockets 121-105 for their first postseason victory in...Full Story >
    Jimmy Butler hit four 3-pointers among his 28 points and Karl-Anthony Towns had 18 points and 16 rebounds, leading the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Houston Rockets 121-105 for their first postseason victory in 14 years.Full Story >
  • Rubio's triple-double leads Jazz past Thunder 115-102

    Rubio's triple-double leads Jazz past Thunder 115-102

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-04-22 05:04:37 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-04-22 18:45:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Utah Jazz guard Ricky Rubio (3) reacts after being fouled as he shot a three-point basket against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first half during Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Utah Jazz guard Ricky Rubio (3) reacts after being fouled as he shot a three-point basket against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first half during Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018...
    Ricky Rubio had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for Utah's first playoff triple-double in 17 years, and Donovan Mitchell added 22 points to lead the Jazz to a 115-102 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder and a...Full Story >
    Ricky Rubio had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for Utah's first playoff triple-double in 17 years, and Donovan Mitchell added 22 points to lead the Jazz to a 115-102 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder and a 2-1 lead in their first-round series.Full Story >
  • Davis' 47 points leads Pelicans to sweep of Trail Blazers

    Davis' 47 points leads Pelicans to sweep of Trail Blazers

    Saturday, April 21 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-04-22 00:04:29 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-04-22 06:25:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld). New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis reacts after making a 3-point shot during the first half of Game 4 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in New Orleans, Saturda...(AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld). New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis reacts after making a 3-point shot during the first half of Game 4 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in New Orleans, Saturda...
    Anthony Davis scored a franchise-playoff-record 47 points and the New Orleans Pelicans completed a first-round playoff sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers with a 131-123 victory.Full Story >
    Anthony Davis scored a franchise-playoff-record 47 points and the New Orleans Pelicans completed a first-round playoff sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers with a 131-123 victory.Full Story >
  • Popovich won't coach Spurs in Game 4 against Warriors

    Popovich won't coach Spurs in Game 4 against Warriors

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:44:19 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-04-22 01:36:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich watches in the second half of an NBA basketball against the Denver Nuggets, in Denver. The NBA is paying tribute to the wife of San...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich watches in the second half of an NBA basketball against the Denver Nuggets, in Denver. The NBA is paying tribute to the wife of San...
    Gregg Popovich won't coach the Spurs in their possible series finale Sunday against the Golden State Warriors as he grieves the death of wife Erin.Full Story >
    Gregg Popovich won't coach the Spurs in their possible series finale Sunday against the Golden State Warriors as he grieves the death of wife Erin.Full Story >
  • Heat's Winslow fined $15,000 for stepping on Embiid's mask

    Heat's Winslow fined $15,000 for stepping on Embiid's mask

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 14:44:08 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-04-21 22:36:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid shoots before Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Miami Heat, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Miami.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid shoots before Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Miami Heat, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Miami.
    Miami's Justise Winslow has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for attempting to damage Philadelphia center Joel Embiid's facemask during Game 3 of their playoff series.Full Story >
    Miami's Justise Winslow has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for attempting to damage Philadelphia center Joel Embiid's facemask during Game 3 of their playoff series.Full Story >
  • Pacers erase 17-point deficit to take 2-1 lead over Cavs

    Pacers erase 17-point deficit to take 2-1 lead over Cavs

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-04-21 02:03:50 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-04-21 21:37:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Indiana Pacers forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) makes a pass in front of Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. (22) during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Indianapolis, Friday, A...(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Indiana Pacers forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) makes a pass in front of Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. (22) during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Indianapolis, Friday, A...
    Bojan Bogdanovic scored 30 points Friday night and led the Indiana Pacers back from a 17-point halftime deficit to defeat Cleveland 92-90 and take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.Full Story >
    Bojan Bogdanovic scored 30 points Friday night and led the Indiana Pacers back from a 17-point halftime deficit to defeat Cleveland 92-90 and take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.Full Story >
  • Defense found: Bucks overwhelm Celtics for 116-92 win

    Defense found: Bucks overwhelm Celtics for 116-92 win

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:14:03 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-04-21 21:36:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe reacts during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics Friday, April 20, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe reacts during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics Friday, April 20, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Khris Middleton scored 23 points and the Milwaukee Bucks rode a dominating first half to overwhelm the Boston Celtics for a 116-92 win, narrowing the deficit in the first-round playoff series to 2-1.Full Story >
    Khris Middleton scored 23 points and the Milwaukee Bucks rode a dominating first half to overwhelm the Boston Celtics for a 116-92 win, narrowing the deficit in the first-round playoff series to 2-1.Full Story >
  • Wizards show some fight, top Raps 122-103, get series to 2-1

    Wizards show some fight, top Raps 122-103, get series to 2-1

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-04-21 03:03:49 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-04-21 21:36:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) reacts after hitting a three-point basket during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Toronto Raptors, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) reacts after hitting a three-point basket during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Toronto Raptors, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Washington.
    Bradley Beal heeded his coach's plea to "do his job" by scoring 21 of his 28 points in the first half, his All-Star backcourt running mate John Wall delivered 28 points and 14 assists, and the Washington Wizards...Full Story >
    Bradley Beal heeded his coach's plea to "do his job" by scoring 21 of his 28 points in the first half, his All-Star backcourt running mate John Wall delivered 28 points and 14 assists, and the Washington Wizards beat the Toronto Raptors 122-103.Full Story >
  • Curry cleared for modified practice after knee injury

    Curry cleared for modified practice after knee injury

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:53:32 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:51:27 GMT
    Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been cleared to take part in modified practices but will be out at least one more week with a left knee injury.Full Story >
    Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been cleared to take part in modified practices but will be out at least one more week with a left knee injury.Full Story >
  • Touchdown Bucks! Packers' Rodgers buys into NBA team

    Touchdown Bucks! Packers' Rodgers buys into NBA team

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-04-21 02:43:55 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 11:06 PM EDT2018-04-21 03:06:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Danica Patrick talks to Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Boston Celtics Friday, April 20, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Danica Patrick talks to Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Boston Celtics Friday, April 20, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has joined the ownership group of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks as a limited partner.Full Story >
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has joined the ownership group of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks as a limited partner.Full Story >
  • NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

    NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:32:07 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:27 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:27:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, in Washington.  The wife of Spurs coach Gregg Pop...(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, in Washington. The wife of Spurs coach Gregg Pop...
    The wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died.Full Story >
    The wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died.Full Story >
  • Durant leads Warriors to 3-0 lead over mourning Spurs

    Durant leads Warriors to 3-0 lead over mourning Spurs

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:29:26 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:27 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:27:13 GMT
    Kevin Durant had 26 points, nine rebounds and six assists and the Golden State Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 on Thursday night in taking a 3-0 series lead over the Spurs, who were still reeling from the passing...Full Story >
    Kevin Durant had 26 points, nine rebounds and six assists and the Golden State Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 on Thursday night in taking a 3-0 series lead over the Spurs, who were still reeling from the passing of Gregg Popovich's wife, Erin.Full Story >
  • Mirotic, Davis lead Pelicans to 3-0 series lead over Blazers

    Mirotic, Davis lead Pelicans to 3-0 series lead over Blazers

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:42:56 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:57:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Veronica Dominach). New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (3) celebrates with forward Anthony Davis (23) during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in New Orleans, T...(AP Photo/Veronica Dominach). New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (3) celebrates with forward Anthony Davis (23) during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in New Orleans, T...
    Nikola Mirotic scored a career-playoff-best 30 points and the New Orleans Pelicans pushed Portland to the brink of elimination with a 119-102 victory.Full Story >
    Nikola Mirotic scored a career-playoff-best 30 points and the New Orleans Pelicans pushed Portland to the brink of elimination with a 119-102 victory.Full Story >
  • Embiid scores 23, 76ers top Heat 128-108 for 2-1 series lead

    Embiid scores 23, 76ers top Heat 128-108 for 2-1 series lead

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:12 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:12:43 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:38:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid,, right, drives to the basket as Miami Heat's Hassan Whiteside, left, defends during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Miami.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid,, right, drives to the basket as Miami Heat's Hassan Whiteside, left, defends during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Miami.
    Embiid scores 23 points in his postseason debut, leading Philadelphia past Miami 128-108 for 2-1 series lead.Full Story >
    Embiid scores 23 points in his postseason debut, leading Philadelphia past Miami 128-108 for 2-1 series lead.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Spurs fans roar when team scores 1st 6 points

    The Latest: Spurs fans roar when team scores 1st 6 points

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:04:56 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:47:34 GMT
    (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP). San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay scores against the Golden State Warriors during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 116-101.(Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP). San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay scores against the Golden State Warriors during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 116-101.
    The San Antonio Spurs say Greg Popovich will not coach the team at home Thursday night in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series against Golden State following the death of his wife.Full Story >
    The San Antonio Spurs say Greg Popovich will not coach the team at home Thursday night in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series against Golden State following the death of his wife.Full Story >
  • 76ers' Joel Embiid in startling lineup for Game 3 at Heat

    76ers' Joel Embiid in startling lineup for Game 3 at Heat

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:47:58 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:56:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid wears mask while warming up for the team's NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid wears mask while warming up for the team's NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Philadelphia.
    Joel Embiid remains listed as doubtful by Philadelphia for Game 3 of the 76ers' Eastern Conference playoff series at Miami.Full Story >
    Joel Embiid remains listed as doubtful by Philadelphia for Game 3 of the 76ers' Eastern Conference playoff series at Miami.Full Story >
  • Tractors worth $50,000 stolen from Scottie Pippen's farm

    Tractors worth $50,000 stolen from Scottie Pippen's farm

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:12:17 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:26:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE - In this March 13, 2015, file photo, former NBA player Scottie Pippen watches an NCAA college basketball game in Nashville, Tenn. Authorities in rural Arkansas are investigating the theft of more than $50,000 worth ...(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE - In this March 13, 2015, file photo, former NBA player Scottie Pippen watches an NCAA college basketball game in Nashville, Tenn. Authorities in rural Arkansas are investigating the theft of more than $50,000 worth ...
    Authorities in rural Arkansas are investigating the theft of more than $50,000 worth of equipment from a farm owned by former NBA star Scottie Pippen.Full Story >
    Authorities in rural Arkansas are investigating the theft of more than $50,000 worth of equipment from a farm owned by former NBA star Scottie Pippen.Full Story >
  • Paul, Green help Rockets rout Timberwolves 102-82 in Game 2

    Paul, Green help Rockets rout Timberwolves 102-82 in Game 2

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:22:15 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:17:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives to the basket over Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Wednesday, April 18, 2018...(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives to the basket over Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Wednesday, April 18, 2018...
    Chris Paul had 27 points and Gerald Green came off the bench to score 21 as the Houston Rockets used a huge second quarter to take the lead and cruise to a 102-82 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves to take a 2-0...Full Story >
    Chris Paul had 27 points and Gerald Green came off the bench to score 21 as the Houston Rockets used a huge second quarter to take the lead and cruise to a 102-82 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.Full Story >
  • Mitchell lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series

    Mitchell lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:05:01 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:17:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder forwards Paul George (13) and Carmelo Anthony (7) try to keep Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) from passing the ball during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in O...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder forwards Paul George (13) and Carmelo Anthony (7) try to keep Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) from passing the ball during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in O...
    Mitchell's big fourth quarter lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series.Full Story >
    Mitchell's big fourth quarter lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series.Full Story >
  • King's lair: LeBron scores 46, Cav even series with Pacers

    King's lair: LeBron scores 46, Cav even series with Pacers

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-04-19 02:11:48 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:16:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Indiana Pacers' Myles Turner (33) during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Indiana Pacers' Myles Turner (33) during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Cleveland.
    LeBron scores 46, Cavs hold off Pacers 100-97 to even series at 1-1.Full Story >
    LeBron scores 46, Cavs hold off Pacers 100-97 to even series at 1-1.Full Story >
  • Cosby's star witness says accuser spoke about plot to frame

    Cosby's star witness says accuser spoke about plot to frame

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:21:49 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:27 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:27:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Jurors could soon hear Bill Cosby's explosive testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex.Full Story >
    Jurors could soon hear Bill Cosby's explosive testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex.Full Story >
  • Former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen entering NBA draft

    Former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen entering NBA draft

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 21:11:54 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 02:55:24 GMT
    South Carolina's Bruce Bowen entering NBA draft after transferring from Louisville amid federal investigation, won't hiring an agent.Full Story >
    South Carolina's Bruce Bowen entering NBA draft after transferring from Louisville amid federal investigation, won't hiring an agent.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Cosby defense case to resume Thursday

    The Latest: Cosby defense case to resume Thursday

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:01:28 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:05:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the eighth day of his sexual assault retrial.Full Story >
    Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the eighth day of his sexual assault retrial.Full Story >
  • Cormier thinks not having to cut weight helps for UFC 226

    Cormier thinks not having to cut weight helps for UFC 226

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:52:08 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:37:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2018, file photo, Daniel Cormier celebrates a win over Volkan Oezdemir after a light-heavyweight championship mixed martial arts bout at UFC 220, in Boston. Cormier believes not having to cut weig...(AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2018, file photo, Daniel Cormier celebrates a win over Volkan Oezdemir after a light-heavyweight championship mixed martial arts bout at UFC 220, in Boston. Cormier believes not having to cut weig...
    Daniel Cormier believes not having to cut weight will serve him well when he returns to the octagon to meet heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic in July's UFC 226 pay-per-view headliner.Full Story >
    Daniel Cormier believes not having to cut weight will serve him well when he returns to the octagon to meet heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic in July's UFC 226 pay-per-view headliner.Full Story >
  • Holiday has 33 and Pelicans beat the Blazers to go up 2-0

    Holiday has 33 and Pelicans beat the Blazers to go up 2-0

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:23:40 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:37:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer). New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, left, shoots next to Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Portland...(AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer). New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, left, shoots next to Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Portland...
    Jrue Holiday had a career playoff-high 33 points and the New Orleans Pelicans took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers with a 111-102 victory on Tuesday night.Full Story >
    Jrue Holiday had a career playoff-high 33 points and the New Orleans Pelicans took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers with a 111-102 victory on Tuesday night.Full Story >
  • DeRozan scores 37, Raptors win Game 2, beat Wizards 130-111

    DeRozan scores 37, Raptors win Game 2, beat Wizards 130-111

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-04-18 02:01:12 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:17:47 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) follows through on a dunk as Washington Wizards centre Marcin Gortat (13) watches during the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday,...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) follows through on a dunk as Washington Wizards centre Marcin Gortat (13) watches during the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday,...
    DeRozan matches career playoff-high with 37 points as Raptors beat Wizards 130-119 to take 2-0 series lead for first time in team history.Full Story >
    DeRozan matches career playoff-high with 37 points as Raptors beat Wizards 130-119 to take 2-0 series lead for first time in team history.Full Story >
  • Brown scores 30, Celtics roll to 120-106 win over Bucks

    Brown scores 30, Celtics roll to 120-106 win over Bucks

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:02 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:02:10 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:46:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) drives to the basket against Milwaukee Bucks center Tyler Zeller, left, during the first quarter of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Boston, Tuesday, April 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) drives to the basket against Milwaukee Bucks center Tyler Zeller, left, during the first quarter of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Boston, Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
    Brown scores playoff career-high 30 points, Celtics take 2-0 series lead with 120-106 win over Bucks.Full Story >
    Brown scores playoff career-high 30 points, Celtics take 2-0 series lead with 120-106 win over Bucks.Full Story >
  • Bill Cosby's graphic testimony could undercut his defense

    Bill Cosby's graphic testimony could undercut his defense

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:40:31 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:25:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault retrial, Monday, April 16, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault retrial, Monday, April 16, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Prosecutors are building to the conclusion of their case against comedian Bill Cosby in his sexual assault retrial.Full Story >
    Prosecutors are building to the conclusion of their case against comedian Bill Cosby in his sexual assault retrial.Full Story >
  • Hitting the jackpot: Knights sweep Kings with 1-0 win

    Hitting the jackpot: Knights sweep Kings with 1-0 win

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:44:58 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:52:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Brayden McNabb, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates as Los Angeles Kings center Alex Iafallo (19) skates in the background during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey f...(AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Brayden McNabb, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates as Los Angeles Kings center Alex Iafallo (19) skates in the background during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey f...
    Brayden McNabb scored against his former team in the second period, lifting Vegas to a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings that made the Golden Knights the first expansion team in NHL history to sweep its first...Full Story >
    Brayden McNabb scored against his former team in the second period, lifting Vegas to a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings that made the Golden Knights the first expansion team in NHL history to sweep its first playoff series.Full Story >
  • Kyle Korver's delicate balance: time to grieve, time to play

    Kyle Korver's delicate balance: time to grieve, time to play

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:08:20 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:24:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyle Korver drives against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Cleveland. While dealing with a sore right foot, Korver is ...(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyle Korver drives against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Cleveland. While dealing with a sore right foot, Korver is ...
    Delicate balance: Cavs' Kyle Korver mourns brother's death while a playoff season goes on.Full Story >
    Delicate balance: Cavs' Kyle Korver mourns brother's death while a playoff season goes on.Full Story >
  • Cormier thinks not having to cut weight helps for UFC 226

    Cormier thinks not having to cut weight helps for UFC 226

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:00:09 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:37:34 GMT
    Daniel Cormier believes not having to cut weight will serve him well when he returns to the octagon to meet heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic in July's UFC 226 pay-per-view headliner.Full Story >
    Daniel Cormier believes not having to cut weight will serve him well when he returns to the octagon to meet heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic in July's UFC 226 pay-per-view headliner.Full Story >
  • Swofford expects 'substantive' findings from Rice commission

    Swofford expects 'substantive' findings from Rice commission

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:08:00 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:07 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:07:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - At left, in a July 10, 2018, file photo, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey speaks during the NCAA college football Southeastern Conference's annual media gathering in Hoover, Ala. Center, in an Oct. 19, 2017, file...(AP Photo/File). FILE - At left, in a July 10, 2018, file photo, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey speaks during the NCAA college football Southeastern Conference's annual media gathering in Hoover, Ala. Center, in an Oct. 19, 2017, file...
    Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford says he expects "substantive" recommendations from the committee seeking ways to reform college basketball amid a federal investigation of corruption in the sport.Full Story >
    Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford says he expects "substantive" recommendations from the committee seeking ways to reform college basketball amid a federal investigation of corruption in the sport.Full Story >
  • NC State outlines steps taken in federal hoops investigation

    NC State outlines steps taken in federal hoops investigation

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:11:09 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:05:44 GMT
    NC State outlines timeline of steps taken in federal hoops investigation.Full Story >
    NC State outlines timeline of steps taken in federal hoops investigation.Full Story >
  • Flyers needs scoreless Giroux to spark them against Penguins

    Flyers needs scoreless Giroux to spark them against Penguins

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:15:28 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:56:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Flyers center Claude Giroux (28) plays against the Detroit Red Wings in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit. Giroux carried the Flyers into the playoffs...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Flyers center Claude Giroux (28) plays against the Detroit Red Wings in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit. Giroux carried the Flyers into the playoffs...
    Claude Giroux carried the Philadelphia Flyers into the playoffs.Full Story >
    Claude Giroux carried the Philadelphia Flyers into the playoffs.Full Story >
  • Drum roll, please: Khloe Kardashian's baby is True Thompson

    Drum roll, please: Khloe Kardashian's baby is True Thompson

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:00:25 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:24:20 GMT
    (AP Photo). This combination photo shows television personality Khloe Kardashian at the NBCUniversal Network 2017 Upfront at Radio City Music Hall in New York on May 15, 2017, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson at the NBA basketball team m...(AP Photo). This combination photo shows television personality Khloe Kardashian at the NBCUniversal Network 2017 Upfront at Radio City Music Hall in New York on May 15, 2017, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson at the NBA basketball team m...
    Drum roll, please: Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson have named their baby True.Full Story >
    Drum roll, please: Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson have named their baby True.Full Story >
  • Durant, Thompson lead Warriors to a 2-0 series lead on Spurs

    Durant, Thompson lead Warriors to a 2-0 series lead on Spurs

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:41 AM EDT2018-04-17 05:41:02 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:33:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) is guarded by San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green (14) during the first quarter in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) is guarded by San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green (14) during the first quarter in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif.
    Kevin Durant sparked a decisive 3rd-quarter run on the way to 32 points, Klay Thompson added 31 in another superb playoff performance and the Warriors rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs...Full Story >
    Kevin Durant sparked a decisive 3rd-quarter run on the way to 32 points, Klay Thompson added 31 in another superb playoff performance and the Warriors rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 116-101 for a 2-0 lead in the series.Full Story >
  • Wade turns back the clock and 76ers in Game 2 Heat victory

    Wade turns back the clock and 76ers in Game 2 Heat victory

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:10 PM EDT2018-04-17 03:10:20 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:33:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, right, shoots with Philadelphia 76ers' T.J. McConnell, center, and Ersan Ilyasova, left, of Turkey, defend during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April...(AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, right, shoots with Philadelphia 76ers' T.J. McConnell, center, and Ersan Ilyasova, left, of Turkey, defend during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April...
    Dwyane Wade turned in a vintage performance and scored 28 points to spoil the 76ers' 17-game winning streak and led the Miami Heat to a 113-103 Game 2 win over Philadelphia.Full Story >
    Dwyane Wade turned in a vintage performance and scored 28 points to spoil the 76ers' 17-game winning streak and led the Miami Heat to a 113-103 Game 2 win over Philadelphia.Full Story >
  • 76ers' leading scorer, Hall of Famer Hal Greer dies at 81

    76ers' leading scorer, Hall of Famer Hal Greer dies at 81

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:48:42 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:00 AM EDT2018-04-17 07:00:33 GMT
    Hal Greer, a Hall of Fame guard and the Philadelphia 76ers' career leading scorer, has died.Full Story >
    Hal Greer, a Hall of Fame guard and the Philadelphia 76ers' career leading scorer, has died.Full Story >
  • Bill Cosby's accuser denies framing him, knowing key witness

    Bill Cosby's accuser denies framing him, knowing key witness

    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-04-16 02:38:17 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:47:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby smiles as he departs his sexual assault trial, Friday, April 13, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby smiles as he departs his sexual assault trial, Friday, April 13, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Bill Cosby's chief accuser is back on the witness stand as the comedian's lawyers look to raise doubts about her allegations that he drugged and molested her in 2004.Full Story >
    Bill Cosby's chief accuser is back on the witness stand as the comedian's lawyers look to raise doubts about her allegations that he drugged and molested her in 2004.Full Story >
  • Defense cross of Cosby accuser reflects change in strategy

    Defense cross of Cosby accuser reflects change in strategy

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:00:51 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-04-17 00:20:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault retrial, Monday, April 16, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault retrial, Monday, April 16, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Bill Cosby's lawyers have changed the way they talk about his chief accuser and her relationship with him.Full Story >
    Bill Cosby's lawyers have changed the way they talk about his chief accuser and her relationship with him.Full Story >
  • Harden scores 44 points, Rockets beat Wolves 104-101

    Harden scores 44 points, Rockets beat Wolves 104-101

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-04-16 03:48:14 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-04-16 19:41:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Rockets' James Harden shoots over Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Rockets' James Harden shoots over Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Houston.
    James Harden scored 44 points and the Houston Rockets held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 104-101 in Game 1 of the first-round playoff series.Full Story >
    James Harden scored 44 points and the Houston Rockets held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 104-101 in Game 1 of the first-round playoff series.Full Story >
  • Victor-y: Oladipo scores 32 as Pacers stun LeBron, Cavs

    Victor-y: Oladipo scores 32 as Pacers stun LeBron, Cavs

    Sunday, April 15 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-04-15 22:28:48 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-04-16 19:40:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Indiana Pacers' Victor Oladipo (4) in the first half of a first-round playoff series in an NBA basketball game, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Indiana Pacers' Victor Oladipo (4) in the first half of a first-round playoff series in an NBA basketball game, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Cleveland.
    Oladipo, Pacers roll to 98-80 win over LeBron James and Cavaliers in Game 1.Full Story >
    Oladipo, Pacers roll to 98-80 win over LeBron James and Cavaliers in Game 1.Full Story >
  • Celtics survive wild finish, hold off Bucks 113-107 in OT

    Celtics survive wild finish, hold off Bucks 113-107 in OT

    Sunday, April 15 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-04-15 20:40:18 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-04-16 19:05:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Milwaukee Bucks' Khris Middleton shoots a three-point basket over Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown (7) with less than a second to play in the fourth quarter of Game 1 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Boston, Sund...(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Milwaukee Bucks' Khris Middleton shoots a three-point basket over Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown (7) with less than a second to play in the fourth quarter of Game 1 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Boston, Sund...
    Al Horford had 24 points and 12 rebounds and the Boston Celtics overcame Khris Middleton's long 3 that beat the fourth-quarter buzzer, topping the Milwaukee Bucks 113-107 in overtime in their playoff opener.Full Story >
    Al Horford had 24 points and 12 rebounds and the Boston Celtics overcame Khris Middleton's long 3 that beat the fourth-quarter buzzer, topping the Milwaukee Bucks 113-107 in overtime in their playoff opener.Full Story >
  • Crosby scores goal, leads Penguins to 5-1 Game 3 over Flyers

    Crosby scores goal, leads Penguins to 5-1 Game 3 over Flyers

    Sunday, April 15 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-04-15 22:08:16 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:43:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek). Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period in Game 3 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series against the Philadelphia Flyers, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Philadelphia, Pa.(AP Photo/Tom Mihalek). Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period in Game 3 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series against the Philadelphia Flyers, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Philadelphia, Pa.
    Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists and Matt Murray stopped 25 shots to help the Pittsburgh Penguins silence a raucous Philadelphia crowd and beat the Flyers 5-1 to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff...Full Story >
    Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists and Matt Murray stopped 25 shots to help the Pittsburgh Penguins silence a raucous Philadelphia crowd and beat the Flyers 5-1 to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.Full Story >
  • "Playoff P" Paul George scores 36, leads Thunder past Jazz

    "Playoff P" Paul George scores 36, leads Thunder past Jazz

    Sunday, April 15 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-04-16 01:28:31 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-04-16 03:00:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George, right, shoots as Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) defends in the first half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Oklahoma City, Sunday, April 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George, right, shoots as Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) defends in the first half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Oklahoma City, Sunday, April 15, 2018.
    George scores 36, leads Thunder to 116-108 win over Jazz.Full Story >
    George scores 36, leads Thunder to 116-108 win over Jazz.Full Story >
  • Robinson's daughter says black MLBers reluctant to speak out

    Robinson's daughter says black MLBers reluctant to speak out

    Sunday, April 15 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-04-15 17:37:57 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-04-16 01:20:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens). Sharon Robinson, daughter of Jackie Robinson, speaks to reporters before a baseball game between the New York Mets and the Milwaukee Brewers on Jackie Robinson Day, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens). Sharon Robinson, daughter of Jackie Robinson, speaks to reporters before a baseball game between the New York Mets and the Milwaukee Brewers on Jackie Robinson Day, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in New York.
    Jackie Robinson's daughter thinks black baseball players are more reluctant to speak publicly about racial issues than their NFL and NBA colleagues because they constitute a lower percentage of rosters.Full Story >
    Jackie Robinson's daughter thinks black baseball players are more reluctant to speak publicly about racial issues than their NFL and NBA colleagues because they constitute a lower percentage of rosters.Full Story >
  • Without Embiid, 76ers roll past Heat in playoff opener

    Without Embiid, 76ers roll past Heat in playoff opener

    Saturday, April 14 2018 11:07 PM EDT2018-04-15 03:07:39 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-04-15 22:01:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid comes out in a "Phantom of the Opera" mask as he rings a Liberty Bell replica before Game 1 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Miami Heat, Saturday, April 14, 20...(AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid comes out in a "Phantom of the Opera" mask as he rings a Liberty Bell replica before Game 1 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Miami Heat, Saturday, April 14, 20...
    Ben Simmons had 17 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds in his playoff debut and the Philadelphia 76ers romped again without Joel Embiid, beating the Miami Heat 130-103 in Game 1 of the first-round series.Full Story >
    Ben Simmons had 17 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds in his playoff debut and the Philadelphia 76ers romped again without Joel Embiid, beating the Miami Heat 130-103 in Game 1 of the first-round series.Full Story >
  • Durant, defending champ Warriors get defensive, beat Spurs

    Durant, defending champ Warriors get defensive, beat Spurs

    Saturday, April 14 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-04-14 21:47:53 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-04-15 21:51:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, drives the ball around San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills (8) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, drives the ball around San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills (8) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif.
    Kevin Durant had 24 points, eight rebounds and seven assists and the Golden State Warriors returned to their old dominant selves at playoff time to beat the cold-shooting San Antonio Spurs 113-92.Full Story >
    Kevin Durant had 24 points, eight rebounds and seven assists and the Golden State Warriors returned to their old dominant selves at playoff time to beat the cold-shooting San Antonio Spurs 113-92.Full Story >
  • Ibaka scores 23, Raptors win Game 1, beat Wizards 114-106

    Ibaka scores 23, Raptors win Game 1, beat Wizards 114-106

    Saturday, April 14 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-04-15 00:27:14 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-04-15 21:03:29 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka reacts during the second half of Game 1 of the team's NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Washington Wizards in Toronto on Saturday, April 14, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka reacts during the second half of Game 1 of the team's NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Washington Wizards in Toronto on Saturday, April 14, 2018.
    Ibaka has 21 points and 12 rebounds, Raptors snap 10-game losing streak in Game 1s by beating Wizards 114-106.Full Story >
    Ibaka has 21 points and 12 rebounds, Raptors snap 10-game losing streak in Game 1s by beating Wizards 114-106.Full Story >
  • Chief Cosby accuser says she was too weak to 'fight him off'

    Chief Cosby accuser says she was too weak to 'fight him off'

    Friday, April 13 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-04-13 04:56:13 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-04-15 14:10:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby leaves his sexual assault trial for the day, Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby leaves his sexual assault trial for the day, Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Bill Cosby's chief accuser is set to take the witness stand at his sexual assault retrial.Full Story >
    Bill Cosby's chief accuser is set to take the witness stand at his sexual assault retrial.Full Story >
  • In a thriving NBA, tanking is the problem Silver can't solve

    In a thriving NBA, tanking is the problem Silver can't solve

    Friday, April 13 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-04-14 00:16:49 GMT
    Saturday, April 14 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-04-14 16:25:05 GMT
    Adam Silver still can't stop tanking.Full Story >
    Adam Silver still can't stop tanking.Full Story >
  • Hornets fire coach Steve Clifford after 5 seasons

    Hornets fire coach Steve Clifford after 5 seasons

    Friday, April 13 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-04-13 15:15:17 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-04-14 02:59:36 GMT
    Hornets fire coach Steve Clifford after team fails to reach playoffs for 3rd time in 4 seasons.Full Story >
    Hornets fire coach Steve Clifford after team fails to reach playoffs for 3rd time in 4 seasons.Full Story >
  • Process no more: 76ers' awaited playoff push starts vs. Heat

    Process no more: 76ers' awaited playoff push starts vs. Heat

    Friday, April 13 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-13 20:57:06 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-04-13 23:11:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Dario Saric, center, of Croatia, celebrates with Marco Belinelli, right, of Italy, and Amir Johnson, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Wednesday, April 11, 2...(AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Dario Saric, center, of Croatia, celebrates with Marco Belinelli, right, of Italy, and Amir Johnson, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Wednesday, April 11, 2...
    The Philadelphia 76ers open Game 1 of the playoffs against the Miami Heat on Saturday.Full Story >
    The Philadelphia 76ers open Game 1 of the playoffs against the Miami Heat on Saturday.Full Story >
  • Nassar victim: Michigan State leader offered secret payoff

    Nassar victim: Michigan State leader offered secret payoff

    Friday, April 13 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-04-13 15:18:10 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-04-13 22:46:10 GMT
    Interim Michigan State University President John Engler says he regrets the school's response to a woman filing a federal rape lawsuit against the university.Full Story >
    Interim Michigan State University President John Engler says he regrets the school's response to a woman filing a federal rape lawsuit against the university.Full Story >
  • Siena coach Jimmy Patsos resigns amid investigation

    Siena coach Jimmy Patsos resigns amid investigation

    Friday, April 13 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-04-13 20:45:28 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-04-13 22:45:31 GMT
    Siena coach Jimmy Patsos resigns, amid allegations of abusive conduct and financial improprieties within the program.Full Story >
    Siena coach Jimmy Patsos resigns, amid allegations of abusive conduct and financial improprieties within the program.Full Story >
  • Warriors, Cavs vulnerable, or headed for NBA Finals Round 4?

    Warriors, Cavs vulnerable, or headed for NBA Finals Round 4?

    Thursday, April 12 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-04-12 22:14:50 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-13 20:57:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, bottom, drives to the basket against New York Knicks' Michael Beasley, left, and Kyle O'Quinn in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, bottom, drives to the basket against New York Knicks' Michael Beasley, left, and Kyle O'Quinn in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Cleveland.
    Maybe this is the year for a new NBA Finals matchup.Full Story >
    Maybe this is the year for a new NBA Finals matchup.Full Story >
  • Finally: Miami's Ellington set to play a big postseason role

    Finally: Miami's Ellington set to play a big postseason role

    Friday, April 13 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-04-13 09:55:18 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-04-13 20:50:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Miami Heat guard Wayne Ellington (2) celebrates after hitting a 3-point shot during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Miami. The Heat won 116-109 in ove...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Miami Heat guard Wayne Ellington (2) celebrates after hitting a 3-point shot during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Miami. The Heat won 116-109 in ove...
    After a record-setting season, Heat guard Wayne Ellington is eager for his first real NBA playoff chance.Full Story >
    After a record-setting season, Heat guard Wayne Ellington is eager for his first real NBA playoff chance.Full Story >
  • Thunder play-by-play man Davis suspended 1 game for comment

    Thunder play-by-play man Davis suspended 1 game for comment

    Friday, April 13 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-04-13 19:16:06 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-04-13 19:50:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) goes to the basket in front of Memphis Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks, rear, and guard Ben McLemore (23) and Thunder's Steven Adams, left, during the second half of an NBA baske...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) goes to the basket in front of Memphis Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks, rear, and guard Ben McLemore (23) and Thunder's Steven Adams, left, during the second half of an NBA baske...
    Thunder play-by-play man Brian Davis suspended 1 game for racially insensitive comment.Full Story >
    Thunder play-by-play man Brian Davis suspended 1 game for racially insensitive comment.Full Story >
  • A new Kardashian arrives as Khloe gives birth to daughter

    A new Kardashian arrives as Khloe gives birth to daughter

    Thursday, April 12 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-04-12 18:04:33 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-04-13 15:26:02 GMT
    (AP Photo). This combination photo shows television personality Khloe Kardashian at the NBCUniversal Network 2017 Upfront at Radio City Music Hall in New York on May 15, 2017, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson at the NBA basketball team m...(AP Photo). This combination photo shows television personality Khloe Kardashian at the NBCUniversal Network 2017 Upfront at Radio City Music Hall in New York on May 15, 2017, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson at the NBA basketball team m...
    Various reports say Khloe Kardashian has given birth to a baby girl.Full Story >
    Various reports say Khloe Kardashian has given birth to a baby girl.Full Story >
  • Panarin scores in OT, Blue Jackets beat Capitals in Game 1

    Panarin scores in OT, Blue Jackets beat Capitals in Game 1

    Thursday, April 12 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-04-13 02:55:01 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-04-13 15:18:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov, left, of Russia, fights for the puck against Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Artemi Panarin, of Russia, during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Th...(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov, left, of Russia, fights for the puck against Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Artemi Panarin, of Russia, during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Th...
    Artemi Panarin scored 6:02 into overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.Full Story >
    Artemi Panarin scored 6:02 into overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.Full Story >
  • Hornacek fired as Knicks coach after chaotic, 53-loss season

    Hornacek fired as Knicks coach after chaotic, 53-loss season

    Thursday, April 12 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-04-12 06:26:09 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 5:29 AM EDT2018-04-13 09:29:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). New York Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek agues with referee Ron Garretson (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). New York Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek agues with referee Ron Garretson (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York.
    A person with knowledge of the decision says the New York Knicks have fired coach Jeff Hornacek.Full Story >
    A person with knowledge of the decision says the New York Knicks have fired coach Jeff Hornacek.Full Story >
  • A'ja Wilson top pick of WNBA draft by Las Vegas Aces

    A'ja Wilson top pick of WNBA draft by Las Vegas Aces

    Thursday, April 12 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-04-12 23:25:10 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-04-13 04:09:41 GMT
    A'ja Wilson was the top pick in the WNBA draft on Thursday night by the Las Vegas Aces.Full Story >
    A'ja Wilson was the top pick in the WNBA draft on Thursday night by the Las Vegas Aces.Full Story >
  • Magic fire coach Frank Vogel after 6th straight losing year

    Magic fire coach Frank Vogel after 6th straight losing year

    Thursday, April 12 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-04-12 13:04:25 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-04-13 01:55:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). Orlando Magic head coach Frank Vogel directs his players during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Orlando, Fla.(AP Photo/John Raoux). Orlando Magic head coach Frank Vogel directs his players during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Orlando, Fla.
    The Orlando Magic have fired Frank Vogel after two seasons.Full Story >
    The Orlando Magic have fired Frank Vogel after two seasons.Full Story >
  • It's playoff time: The NBA's first-round pairings are set

    It's playoff time: The NBA's first-round pairings are set

    Thursday, April 12 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-04-12 05:24:21 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:39:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld). San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich disputes a call with referee Mike Callahan (24) in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Wednesday, April 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld). San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich disputes a call with referee Mike Callahan (24) in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
    The brackets for the NBA playoffs are set, and some rematches await _ including Golden State vs. San Antonio.Full Story >
    The brackets for the NBA playoffs are set, and some rematches await _ including Golden State vs. San Antonio.Full Story >
  • Westbrook averages a triple-double for 2nd straight season

    Westbrook averages a triple-double for 2nd straight season

    Thursday, April 12 2018 2:54 AM EDT2018-04-12 06:54:21 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-04-12 19:16:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) grabs a rebound in front of teammate Steven Adams (12) during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) grabs a rebound in front of teammate Steven Adams (12) during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook became the first player to average a triple-double in more than one season.Full Story >
    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook became the first player to average a triple-double in more than one season.Full Story >
  • Butler, Towns lead T-wolves past Nuggets in OT, to playoffs

    Butler, Towns lead T-wolves past Nuggets in OT, to playoffs

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 11:24 PM EDT2018-04-12 03:24:24 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-04-12 17:01:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns, left, tries to keep Denver Nuggets' Mason Plumlee at bay during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Minneapolis.(AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns, left, tries to keep Denver Nuggets' Mason Plumlee at bay during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Minneapolis.
    Butler, Towns lead Timberwolves past Nuggets 112-106 in overtime, to playoffs for 1st time since '04.Full Story >
    Butler, Towns lead Timberwolves past Nuggets 112-106 in overtime, to playoffs for 1st time since '04.Full Story >
  • The Latest: NBA releases first-round playoff schedule

    The Latest: NBA releases first-round playoff schedule

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 7:34 PM EDT2018-04-11 23:34:14 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 1:00 PM EDT2018-04-12 17:00:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Timberwolves' Jeff Teague lays the ball up as Memphis Grizzlies' Mario Chalmers, right, defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, April 9, 2018, in Minneapolis.(AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Timberwolves' Jeff Teague lays the ball up as Memphis Grizzlies' Mario Chalmers, right, defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, April 9, 2018, in Minneapolis.
    The final night of the NBA regular season has 12 games on the schedule, and eight have playoff implications.Full Story >
    The final night of the NBA regular season has 12 games on the schedule, and eight have playoff implications.Full Story >
  • Patriots owner calls for reform after Meek Mill prison visit

    Patriots owner calls for reform after Meek Mill prison visit

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 6:54 AM EDT2018-04-11 10:54:37 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-04-12 15:05:50 GMT
    New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is calling for reform of the criminal justice system after visiting rapper Meek Mill in a Pennsylvania prison.Full Story >
    New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is calling for reform of the criminal justice system after visiting rapper Meek Mill in a Pennsylvania prison.Full Story >
  • LeBron, Cavs end "crazy" regular season with loss to Knicks

    LeBron, Cavs end "crazy" regular season with loss to Knicks

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 10:36 PM EDT2018-04-12 02:36:41 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-04-12 14:59:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, bottom, drives to the basket against New York Knicks' Michael Beasley, left, and Kyle O'Quinn in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, bottom, drives to the basket against New York Knicks' Michael Beasley, left, and Kyle O'Quinn in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Cleveland.
    LeBron plays in his 82nd game of season before sitting as Cavs lose 110-98 to Knicks.Full Story >
    LeBron plays in his 82nd game of season before sitting as Cavs lose 110-98 to Knicks.Full Story >
  • George, Westbrook lead Thunder past Grizzlies 137-123

    George, Westbrook lead Thunder past Grizzlies 137-123

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-04-12 02:44:23 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-04-12 12:58:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) passes the ball in front of Memphis Grizzlies guard Kobi Simmons (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) passes the ball in front of Memphis Grizzlies guard Kobi Simmons (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
    George, Westbrook lead Thunder past Grizzlies 137-123.Full Story >
    George, Westbrook lead Thunder past Grizzlies 137-123.Full Story >
  • 76ers win 16th straight, earn 3 seed in romp over Bucks

    76ers win 16th straight, earn 3 seed in romp over Bucks

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-04-12 02:37:04 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 3:16 AM EDT2018-04-12 07:16:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Dario Saric, center, of Croatia, celebrates with Marco Belinelli, right, of Italy, and Amir Johnson, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Wednesday, April 11, 2...(AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Dario Saric, center, of Croatia, celebrates with Marco Belinelli, right, of Italy, and Amir Johnson, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Wednesday, April 11, 2...
    Joel Embiid and JJ Redick watched from the bench, Ben Simmons had a scoreless first half and the Philadelphia 76ers still won their 16th consecutive game, thumping the Milwaukee Bucks 130-95 to clinch the No. 3...Full Story >
    Joel Embiid and JJ Redick watched from the bench, Ben Simmons had a scoreless first half and the Philadelphia 76ers still won their 16th consecutive game, thumping the Milwaukee Bucks 130-95 to clinch the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference.Full Story >
  • Villanova guard Jalen Brunson declares for NBA draft

    Villanova guard Jalen Brunson declares for NBA draft

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-04-11 14:34:18 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-04-12 03:05:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, Villanova's Jalen Brunson, right, drives against West Virginia's James Bolden (3) during the first half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament regional semifinal, in Boston. B...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, Villanova's Jalen Brunson, right, drives against West Virginia's James Bolden (3) during the first half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament regional semifinal, in Boston. B...
    Villanova guard Jalen Brunson, the AP player of the year declares for NBA draft; teammate Mikal Bridges makes same decision.Full Story >
    Villanova guard Jalen Brunson, the AP player of the year declares for NBA draft; teammate Mikal Bridges makes same decision.Full Story >
  • Gamer: LeBron plays all 82 games for first time in career

    Gamer: LeBron plays all 82 games for first time in career

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-04-12 00:27:52 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-04-12 02:38:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James reaches out to teammates as he comes off the floor during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Monday, April 9, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James reaches out to teammates as he comes off the floor during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Monday, April 9, 2018, in New York.
    LeBron James sets personal mark by playing in all 82 games this season.Full Story >
    LeBron James sets personal mark by playing in all 82 games this season.Full Story >
  • NBA's best: Lebron vs. MJ. How about Magic?

    NBA's best: Lebron vs. MJ. How about Magic?

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-04-10 15:19:00 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-04-12 02:38:04 GMT
    Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during a training session in Madrid, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Real Madrid will play Juventus Wednesday in a Champions League quarter-final, 2nd leg soccer match.(AP Photo/Paul WhiteReal Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during a training session in Madrid, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Real Madrid will play Juventus Wednesday in a Champions League quarter-final, 2nd leg soccer match.(AP Photo/Paul White
    The midweek Champions League matches finds "AP Sports Weekly" podcast co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg staking out opposing positions on the beautiful game.Full Story >
    The midweek Champions League matches finds "AP Sports Weekly" podcast co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg staking out opposing positions on the beautiful game.Full Story >
  • It's the last day of the NBA season, with much to decide

    It's the last day of the NBA season, with much to decide

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-04-11 05:24:06 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-04-12 01:46:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns (32) dunks against Memphis Grizzlies' Ivan Rabb in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, April 9, 2018, in Minneapolis.(AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns (32) dunks against Memphis Grizzlies' Ivan Rabb in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, April 9, 2018, in Minneapolis.
    The final day of the NBA season has arrived, with Minnesota and Denver set to play for the last playoff spot.Full Story >
    The final day of the NBA season has arrived, with Minnesota and Denver set to play for the last playoff spot.Full Story >
  • 15 in a row: Sixers add new chapter to long, proud history

    15 in a row: Sixers add new chapter to long, proud history

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 2:54 AM EDT2018-04-11 06:54:39 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-04-11 21:58:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) Atlanta Hawks forward Taurean Prince left, and guard Isaiah Taylor vie for a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Amis). Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) Atlanta Hawks forward Taurean Prince left, and guard Isaiah Taylor vie for a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Atlanta.
    The Philadelphia 76ers have a long, proud history, but now they've accomplished something that's never been done by this franchise: win 15 games in a row.Full Story >
    The Philadelphia 76ers have a long, proud history, but now they've accomplished something that's never been done by this franchise: win 15 games in a row.Full Story >
  • Kansas, NC State newly mentioned in NCAA hoops case

    Kansas, NC State newly mentioned in NCAA hoops case

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-04-10 23:23:56 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-04-11 20:17:52 GMT
    Kansas and North Carolina State are the latest schools to be swept up in a bribery scandal involving college basketball.Full Story >
    Kansas and North Carolina State are the latest schools to be swept up in a bribery scandal involving college basketball.Full Story >
  • Sister Jean switches sports, tosses out 1st ball at Wrigley

    Sister Jean switches sports, tosses out 1st ball at Wrigley

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-04-10 22:32:58 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-04-11 17:19:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Young). Loyola University Chicago's Sister Jean throws out a ceremonial pitch prior to the start of the Cubs' home opening baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Jim Young). Loyola University Chicago's Sister Jean throws out a ceremonial pitch prior to the start of the Cubs' home opening baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Chicago.
    Sister Jean did just fine on the diamond, too.Full Story >
    Sister Jean did just fine on the diamond, too.Full Story >
  • Jazz in position to claim 3 seed after beating Warriors

    Jazz in position to claim 3 seed after beating Warriors

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-04-11 03:44:06 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 1:00 PM EDT2018-04-11 17:00:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Goodlett). Utah Jazz forward Jae Crowder (99) fights for the ball with Golden State Warriors center Damian Jones (15) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Salt Lake City.(AP Photo/Alex Goodlett). Utah Jazz forward Jae Crowder (99) fights for the ball with Golden State Warriors center Damian Jones (15) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Salt Lake City.
    Jazz stretch winning streak to six with 119-79 win over Warriors.Full Story >
    Jazz stretch winning streak to six with 119-79 win over Warriors.Full Story >
  • Ingram makes NBA debut in Rockets' 105-99 win over Lakers

    Ingram makes NBA debut in Rockets' 105-99 win over Lakers

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 3:16 AM EDT2018-04-11 07:16:29 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-04-11 16:59:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Lakers forward Channing Frye gestures after scoring during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Lakers forward Channing Frye gestures after scoring during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    Chris Paul scored 22 points and the Houston Rockets beat the Lakers 105-99 for their 31st win in 34 games.Full Story >
    Chris Paul scored 22 points and the Houston Rockets beat the Lakers 105-99 for their 31st win in 34 games.Full Story >
  • Television ratings down for NCAA finals on cable TV

    Television ratings down for NCAA finals on cable TV

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-04-10 20:42:39 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-04-11 15:26:42 GMT
    Villanova's victory over Michigan wasn't a big winner in the television ratings.Full Story >
    Villanova's victory over Michigan wasn't a big winner in the television ratings.Full Story >
  • The MVP votes are due, and let the annual debate begin

    The MVP votes are due, and let the annual debate begin

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-04-11 06:55:01 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-04-11 13:59:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Wyke). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives for a shot between Oklahoma City Thunder forward Carmelo Anthony, left, and center Steven Adams (12) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Ho...(AP Photo/Michael Wyke). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives for a shot between Oklahoma City Thunder forward Carmelo Anthony, left, and center Steven Adams (12) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Ho...
    The envelopes, please: The AP's NBA writers reveal their MVP, coach of the year, champion picks, and more.Full Story >
    The envelopes, please: The AP's NBA writers reveal their MVP, coach of the year, champion picks, and more.Full Story >
  • 76ers get team-record 15th straight win, 121-113 over Hawks

    76ers get team-record 15th straight win, 121-113 over Hawks

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-04-11 02:24:03 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-04-11 09:55:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) Atlanta Hawks forward Taurean Prince left, and guard Isaiah Taylor vie for a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Amis). Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) Atlanta Hawks forward Taurean Prince left, and guard Isaiah Taylor vie for a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Atlanta.
    JJ Redick scored 28 points and the surging Philadelphia 76ers set a franchise record with their 15th consecutive victory, holding off the Atlanta Hawks 121-113 to move a step closer to locking up the No. 3 seed in...Full Story >
    JJ Redick scored 28 points and the surging Philadelphia 76ers set a franchise record with their 15th consecutive victory, holding off the Atlanta Hawks 121-113 to move a step closer to locking up the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference.Full Story >
  • Spurs, Pelicans, Thunder all in; 1 spot left in West race

    Spurs, Pelicans, Thunder all in; 1 spot left in West race

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 1:50 AM EDT2018-04-10 05:50:17 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 2:15 AM EDT2018-04-11 06:15:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey). Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone reacts to a call during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Denver. Denver beat Portland 88-82.(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey). Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone reacts to a call during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Denver. Denver beat Portland 88-82.
    There's only one spot left in the NBA playoffs, and it'll go to either Minnesota or Denver.Full Story >
    There's only one spot left in the NBA playoffs, and it'll go to either Minnesota or Denver.Full Story >
  • Bill Cosby lawyer attacks accuser as prosecutors build case

    Bill Cosby lawyer attacks accuser as prosecutors build case

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-04-10 04:21:54 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-04-11 04:16:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Corey Perrine). Bill Cosby leaves his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Corey Perrine). Bill Cosby leaves his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Norristown, Pa.
    The defense in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is expected to use its opening statement to portray a hefty settlement paid to the woman he's charged with sexually assaulting as evidence of her greed.Full Story >
    The defense in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is expected to use its opening statement to portray a hefty settlement paid to the woman he's charged with sexually assaulting as evidence of her greed.Full Story >
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