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Go West, young man: NBA stars cluster in Western Conference

BY JON KRAWCZYNSKI LAS VEGAS (AP) — As star after star headed West this summer either in free agency or via trade, Los Angeles...

AP source: Pelicans agree to terms with Rajon Rondo

BY BRETT MARTEL A person with knowledge of the situation of tells The Associated Press that the New Orleans have agreed in principle on a...

Lakers’ Lonzo Ball posts triple-double, this time in Adidas

BY KAREEM COPELAND Lonzo Ball had another strong performance in the NBA Summer League, this time in another brand of footwear. Ball's Los Angeles Lakers defeated...

Must be the shoes: Ball has 36 in Nike sneakers, Lakers...

Lonzo Ball's dud of a debut is long forgotten. And on Wednesday night, so were his Big Baller Brand sneakers. Now he has the best...

AP source: Lakers sign Caldwell-Pope for 1 year, $18 million

BY GREG BEACHAM and JON KRAWCZYNSKI LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to a one-year, $18...

Hall of Fame coach assists cast in play about recruiting

BY PAT EATON-ROBB WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) — Actor Sam Kebede went to rehearsal hoping to get some insights about what it's like to be...

Harden signs extension, giving him richest NBA deal ever

BY JON KRAWCZYNSKI LAS VEGAS (AP) — James Harden became a star in Houston, and now he's ready to call the city home. Harden signed a...

Out goes Frazier! Rookie hits HR in 9th to lift Yankees

AP LogoBY JAKE SEINER NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Frazier helped the Yankees solve Milwaukee's Brent Suter after the left-hander baffled New York without reaching...

LaVar Ball on Lonzo’s debut: ‘His worst game ever’

BY JON KRAWCZYNSKI LAS VEGAS (AP) — It took Lonzo Ball 20 seconds to get a near-capacity crowd off its feet in his first...

Report: FBI investigated claims that Bob Knight groped women

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI and the U.S. Army investigated complaints from four women that Hall of Fame basketball coach Bob Knight groped them...

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Weekly Chat: Jerry Lewis, a National Icon

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Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals

BY FRANK JORDANS VICTORIA STRAIT, Nunavut (AP) — The email arrived in mid-June, seeking to explode any notion that global warming might turn our Arctic...

Defiant Trump renews criticism of ‘both sides’ in protest

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and JULIE PACE NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump defiantly blamed "both sides" for the weekend violence between white supremacists and...

SWFL can expect 77 percent coverage during eclipse, NASA scientist says

Americans across the country are preparing for the first cross-continental total solar eclipse in almost a century, and Southwest Florida residents are looking for...