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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just two games into the U.S. basketball team's pre-Olympic tour, coach Mike Krzyzewski already sees the start of something big. Kevin Durant scored 19 points, Klay Thompson added 17 and the Americans rolled to a second straight blowout exhibition victory, 106-...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 19 points, Klay Thompson added 17 and the U.S. basketball team rolled to a second straight blowout exhibition victory, 106-57 over China on Sunday night. DeMar DeRozan scored 13 points in his hometown, and DeMarcus Cousins had 12 points and...
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal traffic crash in Arizona involving a Dallas Cowboys bus (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Four people were killed when a Dallas Cowboys bus collided with a van in Arizona. Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Quentin Mehr says all...
Once again, the people who run the Olympics just can't say no to Vladimir Putin. Not when he spends more than $50 billion to host a winter Olympics to show off a resurgent Russia. Not when he talks darkly about returning to the days of Olympic boycotts in 1980 and 1984...
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — A Dallas Cowboys bus collided with another vehicle on a highway in northwestern Arizona, and authorities say at least one person was killed. Team spokesman Rich Dalrymple (DAHL'-rimp-ul) confirmed a Cowboys bus was one of two vehicles involved in a crash...
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Hard-hitting Johanna Konta whipped winners every which way and outslugged top-seeded Venus Williams for her first career singles title, winning the Bank of the West Classic 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 on Sunday. Her serve and return games equally solid on another...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it clean sweep at Indianapolis. He led a race-record 149 of the 170 laps and beat Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth to the finish line by 2.126 seconds. Jimmie Johnson was third, 2.638 seconds behind the...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Entering his first big league game in 16 months, Joe Nathan felt his heart racing while doing a full sprint to the mound. Nathan has 377 career saves, and yet Sunday still felt like opening day all over again for the 41-year-old reliever. Anthony Rizzo's three-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The San Diego Padres' three-city road trip didn't begin well. Earning their first series victory against the Washington Nationals since 2011 is helping to turn it around. Alex Dickerson and Ryan Schimpf hit back-to-back homers off Shawn Kelley in the eighth...