Major League Baseball

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) blocks a shot by Oklahoma City Thunder forward Jerami Grant (9) as center DeMarcus Cousins lifts his hand in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld)
November 20, 2017 - 10:03 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pelicans center Demarcus Cousins has been ejected from a game against Oklahoma City after swinging his elbow near the head of Thunder star Russell Westbrook. The play occurred Monday night under the Pelicans' basket in the third quarter after Cousins had secured a rebound. When...
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Los Angeles Clippers' Jawun Evans (1) and New York Knicks' Kyle O'Quinn (9) fight for control of the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
November 20, 2017 - 10:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis scored 25 points and the New York Knicks extended the Los Angeles Clippers' losing streak to nine games with a 107-85 victory Monday night. Porzingis outplayed a frustrated Blake Griffin and helped the Knicks snap a 10-game skid in the series with their first...
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Former Wake Forest great, Tim Duncan, talks about his career during a National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame induction event, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
November 20, 2017 - 7:11 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — John Stockton and Tim Duncan made their names in college, polished their legacies in the NBA, and retired with resumes that made them a lock for induction into just about any Hall of Fame. Hard to believe there was a time when a precious few wanted them. Stockton was an...
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Former Wake Forest great, Tim Duncan, talks about his career during a National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame induction event Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
November 20, 2017 - 6:11 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tim Duncan and John Stockton, who became stars in college and icons in the NBA, headline the 2017 class inducted into the Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday night. Duncan led Wake Forest to four NCAA Tournament appearances before going first overall to the San...
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Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball, center, grabs a rebound against Denver Nuggets forwards Trey Lyles, left, and Juancho Hernangomez of Spain, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 127-109. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
November 20, 2017 - 1:17 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lonzo Ball's haircuts are headline news around LA and the NBA. His father already draws more attention than most politicians, and LaVar Ball is even currently engaged in a public argument with the president. Through all of this extraordinary attention on a 20-year-old point guard...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2017, file photo, LaVar Ball, father of Los Angeles Lakers' Lonzo Ball and UCLA player LiAngelo Ball, watches the Lakers play the Los Angeles Clippers during an NBA summer league basketball game, in Las Vegas. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday, Nov. 19, that he should have left three UCLA basketball players, including LiAngelo Ball, accused of shoplifting in China in jail after LaVar Ball minimized Trump’s involvement in winning the players’ release during an interview Saturday, Nov. 18, with ESPN. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 19, 2017 - 8:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he should have left three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China in jail. Trump's tweet Sunday comes after the father of player LiAngelo Ball minimized Trump's involvement in winning the players' release in comments to ESPN. "Who?"...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) drives to the basket against Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 19, 2017 - 8:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry had season highs with 39 points and 11 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors held on after he fouled out to beat the Brooklyn Nets 118-111 on Sunday night. A night after erasing a 22-point halftime deficit in Philadelphia, the Warriors built a 22-point cushion after...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. exits his car after practice for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017.(AP Photo/Terry Renna)
November 19, 2017 - 12:59 pm
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's season finale (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Drivers, crew chiefs and executives gave retiring NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. a lengthy standing ovation during the pre-race meeting. NASCAR showed a tribute video that included actor Adam Sadler, late-...
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Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving, left dribbles against Atlanta Hawks' Dennis Schroder, of Germany, in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Atlanta, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Boston won 110-99. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
November 18, 2017 - 11:20 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Kyrie Irving appreciates what he calls "the innocence of the game" during Boston's 15-game winning streak. In his first season with the Celtics after demanding a trade from Cleveland, Irving is enjoying the torrid start because everything feels so new. "Most of us have never been on...
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Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving, right, passes the ball behind himself and over Atlanta Hawks' Luke Babbitt in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Atlanta, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
November 18, 2017 - 10:25 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added a career-high 27 and the Boston Celtics won their 15th straight game with a 110-99 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night. At 15-2, Boston leads the NBA and matched the best start in franchise history through 17 games. The...
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