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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 39 points and went 11 for 12 from the free throw line, powering the Los Angeles Clippers to a gritty 118-111 victory over the winless Lakers in the first meeting of the season between the Staples Center co-tenants. DeAndre Jordan had 11...
CHICAGO (AP) — LeBron James simply wanted to shrug off a poor debut with his new, old team. How is this for redemption? James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night. The first meeting between two...
CHICAGO (AP) — LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night. James was at his best after struggling the previous night, scoring eight points in the extra period, and the Cavaliers picked up...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ricky Rubio is getting a four-year, $56 million contract extension from the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Timberwolves and Rubio's agents, Dan Fegan and Jarinn Akana of Relativity Sports, have been negotiating for more than two months and had until midnight to...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ricky Rubio is getting a four-year, $56 million contract extension from the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Timberwolves and Rubio's agents, Dan Fegan and Jarinn Akana of Relativity Sports, have been negotiating for more than two months and had until midnight to...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ricky Rubio is getting a four-year, $56 million contract extension from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Agent Jarinn Akana of Relativity Sports tells The Associated Press the two sides are putting the finishing touches on the deal. The Timberwolves and Rubio's...
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Untapable polished off an impressive year with a 1 1/4-length victory Friday in the Breeders' Cup Distaff, with a pregnant Rosie Napravnik becoming the first female jockey to win the $2 million race in its 31-year history. Napravnik stunned the crowd of 37...
NEW YORK (AP) — A.J. Burnett and the Philadelphia Phillies both declined their $15 million mutual option Friday, leaving the pitcher to decide whether to exercise his $12.75 million player option. The 37-year-old Burnett went 8-18 with a 4.59 ERA in 34 starts during his first...
NEW YORK (AP) — The last time a New Yorker won the city's namesake marathon, the race didn't even go through the Bronx. Forty years later, Buzunesh Deba of East 195th Street hopes to run through the five boroughs faster than any of her competitors. Deba came to New York from...