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  • Leonard scores 36, Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2 OTs

    Leonard scores 36, Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2 OTs

    Sunday, May 19 2019 10:31 PM EDT2019-05-20 02:31:32 GMT
    Monday, May 20 2019 2:52 AM EDT2019-05-20 06:52:00 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) scores past Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon (13) during the second overtime period of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals in Toronto on ...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) scores past Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon (13) during the second overtime period of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals in Toronto on ...
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) scores past Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon (13) during the second overtime period of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals in Toronto on ...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) scores past Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon (13) during the second overtime period of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals in Toronto on ...
    Leonard scores 36, Siakam has 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in double OT, cut conference finals deficit to 2-1.
    Leonard scores 36, Siakam has 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in double OT, cut conference finals deficit to 2-1.
  • Green shows a more mature side for the Warriors

    Green shows a more mature side for the Warriors

    Sunday, May 19 2019 7:41 PM EDT2019-05-19 23:41:25 GMT
    Monday, May 20 2019 2:12 AM EDT2019-05-20 06:12:57 GMT
    (AP Foto/Ted S. Warren). El jugador de los Warriors de Golden State Draymond Green (23) lanza contra el jugador de los Trail Blazers de Portland Meyers Leonard, a la izquierda, durante la primera mitad del tercer juego de su serie por las finales de la...(AP Foto/Ted S. Warren). El jugador de los Warriors de Golden State Draymond Green (23) lanza contra el jugador de los Trail Blazers de Portland Meyers Leonard, a la izquierda, durante la primera mitad del tercer juego de su serie por las finales de la...
    (AP Foto/Ted S. Warren). El jugador de los Warriors de Golden State Draymond Green (23) lanza contra el jugador de los Trail Blazers de Portland Meyers Leonard, a la izquierda, durante la primera mitad del tercer juego de su serie por las finales de la...(AP Foto/Ted S. Warren). El jugador de los Warriors de Golden State Draymond Green (23) lanza contra el jugador de los Trail Blazers de Portland Meyers Leonard, a la izquierda, durante la primera mitad del tercer juego de su serie por las finales de la...
    Draymond Green shows a more mature side for Golden State Warriors.
    Draymond Green shows a more mature side for Golden State Warriors.
  • Lillard separated ribs in Game 2 against the Warriors

    Lillard separated ribs in Game 2 against the Warriors

    Sunday, May 19 2019 4:31 PM EDT2019-05-19 20:31:23 GMT
    Sunday, May 19 2019 7:31 PM EDT2019-05-19 23:31:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer). Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, shoots over Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Saturday, May 18, 2019...(AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer). Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, shoots over Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Saturday, May 18, 2019...
    (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer). Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, shoots over Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Saturday, May 18, 2019...(AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer). Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, shoots over Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Saturday, May 18, 2019...
    Portland's Damian Lillard says separated his ribs in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.
    Portland's Damian Lillard says separated his ribs in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.
  • Green, Warriors beat Blazers for 3-0 lead in West finals

    Green, Warriors beat Blazers for 3-0 lead in West finals

    Sunday, May 19 2019 12:01 AM EDT2019-05-19 04:01:35 GMT
    Sunday, May 19 2019 4:32 PM EDT2019-05-19 20:32:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) shoots against Portland Trail Blazers forward Meyers Leonard, left, during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals, Saturday, May 18, ...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) shoots against Portland Trail Blazers forward Meyers Leonard, left, during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals, Saturday, May 18, ...
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) shoots against Portland Trail Blazers forward Meyers Leonard, left, during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals, Saturday, May 18, ...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) shoots against Portland Trail Blazers forward Meyers Leonard, left, during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals, Saturday, May 18, ...
    Draymond Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 for a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.
    Draymond Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 for a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.
  • Bucks lead East finals 2-0, and now series shifts to Toronto

    Bucks lead East finals 2-0, and now series shifts to Toronto

    Saturday, May 18 2019 4:41 PM EDT2019-05-18 20:41:23 GMT
    Sunday, May 19 2019 12:31 AM EDT2019-05-19 04:31:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Toronto Raptors' Serge Ibaka reacts during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball playoff finals against the Milwaukee Bucks Friday, May 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 125-103 to take a 2-0 lead...(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Toronto Raptors' Serge Ibaka reacts during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball playoff finals against the Milwaukee Bucks Friday, May 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 125-103 to take a 2-0 lead...
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Toronto Raptors' Serge Ibaka reacts during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball playoff finals against the Milwaukee Bucks Friday, May 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 125-103 to take a 2-0 lead...(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Toronto Raptors' Serge Ibaka reacts during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball playoff finals against the Milwaukee Bucks Friday, May 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 125-103 to take a 2-0 lead...
    Now or never: Raptors head home in 2-0 East finals hole, and must find way to derail the rolling Bucks.
    Now or never: Raptors head home in 2-0 East finals hole, and must find way to derail the rolling Bucks.
  • Blazers head home for Game 3, down 2-0 to Golden State

    Blazers head home for Game 3, down 2-0 to Golden State

    Saturday, May 18 2019 2:21 AM EDT2019-05-18 06:21:30 GMT
    Saturday, May 18 2019 9:22 PM EDT2019-05-19 01:22:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, left, is defended by Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, left, is defended by Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May...
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, left, is defended by Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, left, is defended by Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May...
    Damian Lillard says the Warriors did their job and protected home court. Now it's Portland turn.
    Damian Lillard says the Warriors did their job and protected home court. Now it's Portland turn.
  • Halfway: Bucks top Raptors 125-103 for 2-0 East finals lead

    Halfway: Bucks top Raptors 125-103 for 2-0 East finals lead

    Friday, May 17 2019 11:11 PM EDT2019-05-18 03:11:31 GMT
    Saturday, May 18 2019 4:32 PM EDT2019-05-18 20:32:49 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol (33) throws a pass as Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) defends during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals, Friday...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol (33) throws a pass as Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) defends during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals, Friday...
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol (33) throws a pass as Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) defends during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals, Friday...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol (33) throws a pass as Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) defends during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals, Friday...
    Bucks never trail, roll past Raptors 125-103 for 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.
    Bucks never trail, roll past Raptors 125-103 for 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.
  • NBA bans Pacers' Evans for violating league anti-drug policy

    NBA bans Pacers' Evans for violating league anti-drug policy

    Friday, May 17 2019 6:21 PM EDT2019-05-17 22:21:19 GMT
    Friday, May 17 2019 11:41 PM EDT2019-05-18 03:41:53 GMT
    The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers free agent guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league's anti-drug policy.
    The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers free agent guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league's anti-drug policy.
  • Warriors remain optimistic Durant will return in postseason

    Warriors remain optimistic Durant will return in postseason

    Friday, May 17 2019 6:31 PM EDT2019-05-17 22:31:24 GMT
    Friday, May 17 2019 11:12 PM EDT2019-05-18 03:12:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr gestures during the first half of Game 2 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr gestures during the first half of Game 2 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 16, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr gestures during the first half of Game 2 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr gestures during the first half of Game 2 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 16, 2019.
    Warriors coach Steve Kerr isn't going to predict when Kevin Durant might play again but the team is optimistic the two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP will be back this postseason.
    Warriors coach Steve Kerr isn't going to predict when Kevin Durant might play again but the team is optimistic the two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP will be back this postseason.
  • Kevin Durant to miss Games 3, 4 of Western Conference finals

    Kevin Durant to miss Games 3, 4 of Western Conference finals

    Thursday, May 16 2019 9:41 PM EDT2019-05-17 01:41:26 GMT
    Friday, May 17 2019 4:12 PM EDT2019-05-17 20:12:59 GMT
    (AP Foto/Ben Margot, Archivo). ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del miércoles 8 de mayo de 2019, el alero de los Warriors de Golden State, Kevin Durant, centro, renguea para salir de la duela durante la segunda mitad del quinto juego de una serie de s...(AP Foto/Ben Margot, Archivo). ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del miércoles 8 de mayo de 2019, el alero de los Warriors de Golden State, Kevin Durant, centro, renguea para salir de la duela durante la segunda mitad del quinto juego de una serie de s...
    (AP Foto/Ben Margot, Archivo). ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del miércoles 8 de mayo de 2019, el alero de los Warriors de Golden State, Kevin Durant, centro, renguea para salir de la duela durante la segunda mitad del quinto juego de una serie de s...(AP Foto/Ben Margot, Archivo). ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del miércoles 8 de mayo de 2019, el alero de los Warriors de Golden State, Kevin Durant, centro, renguea para salir de la duela durante la segunda mitad del quinto juego de una serie de s...
    Warriors star Kevin Durant will miss the upcoming Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference finals for Golden State in Portland as he continues to recover from a strained right calf.
    Warriors star Kevin Durant will miss the upcoming Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference finals for Golden State in Portland as he continues to recover from a strained right calf.
  • Warriors rally from 15 down at halftime, hold off Blazers

    Warriors rally from 15 down at halftime, hold off Blazers

    Friday, May 17 2019 12:01 AM EDT2019-05-17 04:01:52 GMT
    Friday, May 17 2019 4:12 PM EDT2019-05-17 20:12:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, bottom, passes the ball as Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) and center Enes Kanter defend during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, bottom, passes the ball as Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) and center Enes Kanter defend during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference...
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, bottom, passes the ball as Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) and center Enes Kanter defend during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, bottom, passes the ball as Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) and center Enes Kanter defend during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference...
    Stephen Curry scores 37 points as Golden State Warriors hold off Portland Trail Blazers 114-111 in Western Conference finals.
    Stephen Curry scores 37 points as Golden State Warriors hold off Portland Trail Blazers 114-111 in Western Conference finals.
  • The Latest: Player sees if he can make preps-to-pros leap

    The Latest: Player sees if he can make preps-to-pros leap

    Thursday, May 16 2019 3:11 PM EDT2019-05-16 19:11:19 GMT
    Thursday, May 16 2019 6:22 PM EDT2019-05-16 22:22:31 GMT
    The Latest: At the NBA draft combine, the attendance list is a who's-who of the game's big names.
    The Latest: At the NBA draft combine, the attendance list is a who's-who of the game's big names.
  • WNBA star Liz Cambage traded from Dallas to Las Vegas

    WNBA star Liz Cambage traded from Dallas to Las Vegas

    Thursday, May 16 2019 11:01 AM EDT2019-05-16 15:01:12 GMT
    Thursday, May 16 2019 4:43 PM EDT2019-05-16 20:43:09 GMT
    Person familiar with situation to AP: 6-8 Australian Liz Cambage traded by Dallas to Las Vegas.
    Person familiar with situation to AP: 6-8 Australian Liz Cambage traded by Dallas to Las Vegas.
  • Bucks finish with a flourish, rally to top Raptors 108-100

    Bucks finish with a flourish, rally to top Raptors 108-100

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 11:11 PM EDT2019-05-16 03:11:32 GMT
    Thursday, May 16 2019 3:23 PM EDT2019-05-16 19:23:40 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) is fouled by Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during the second half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference final in Milwaukee on W...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) is fouled by Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during the second half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference final in Milwaukee on W...
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) is fouled by Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during the second half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference final in Milwaukee on W...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) is fouled by Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during the second half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference final in Milwaukee on W...
    Lopez scores 29, Bucks finish with a flourish and rally to beat Raptors 108-100 in Game 1 of East finals.
    Lopez scores 29, Bucks finish with a flourish and rally to beat Raptors 108-100 in Game 1 of East finals.
  • Bucks, Raptors to begin deciding Eastern Conference title

    Bucks, Raptors to begin deciding Eastern Conference title

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 6:21 PM EDT2019-05-14 22:21:32 GMT
    Wednesday, May 15 2019 11:12 PM EDT2019-05-16 03:12:21 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) fails to stop Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard's (2) last-second basket during the second half of an NBA Eastern Conference semifinal basketball game in Toronto on ...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) fails to stop Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard's (2) last-second basket during the second half of an NBA Eastern Conference semifinal basketball game in Toronto on ...
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) fails to stop Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard's (2) last-second basket during the second half of an NBA Eastern Conference semifinal basketball game in Toronto on ...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) fails to stop Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard's (2) last-second basket during the second half of an NBA Eastern Conference semifinal basketball game in Toronto on ...
    Go time: The Bucks and Raptors, holders of the NBA's best two records this season, set to meet for East title.
    Go time: The Bucks and Raptors, holders of the NBA's best two records this season, set to meet for East title.
  • WNBA hires Deloitte CEO Engelbert as commissioner

    WNBA hires Deloitte CEO Engelbert as commissioner

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 10:31 AM EDT2019-05-15 14:31:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 15 2019 7:13 PM EDT2019-05-15 23:13:30 GMT
    A person familiar with the decision says Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert will be the new WNBA president.
    A person familiar with the decision says Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert will be the new WNBA president.
  • Tacko Fall among 11 players added to NBA draft combine

    Tacko Fall among 11 players added to NBA draft combine

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-05-15 15:51:14 GMT
    Wednesday, May 15 2019 4:23 PM EDT2019-05-15 20:23:16 GMT
    Still hoping: Tacko Fall among 11 players picked to move up to NBA draft combine from G League Elite Camp.
    Still hoping: Tacko Fall among 11 players picked to move up to NBA draft combine from G League Elite Camp.
  • New Orleans wins NBA draft lottery, right to pick No. 1

    New Orleans wins NBA draft lottery, right to pick No. 1

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 9:11 PM EDT2019-05-15 01:11:31 GMT
    Wednesday, May 15 2019 4:03 PM EDT2019-05-15 20:03:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nuccio DiNuzzo). Duke's Zion Williamson arrives for the NBA basketball draft lottery Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Nuccio DiNuzzo). Duke's Zion Williamson arrives for the NBA basketball draft lottery Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in Chicago.
    (AP Photo/Nuccio DiNuzzo). Duke's Zion Williamson arrives for the NBA basketball draft lottery Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Nuccio DiNuzzo). Duke's Zion Williamson arrives for the NBA basketball draft lottery Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in Chicago.
    New Orleans wins NBA draft lottery, right to pick No. 1 overall _ and the first chance at Zion Williamson.
    New Orleans wins NBA draft lottery, right to pick No. 1 overall _ and the first chance at Zion Williamson.
  • Curry, Warriors take Game 1 of Western Conference finals

    Curry, Warriors take Game 1 of Western Conference finals

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 11:51 PM EDT2019-05-15 03:51:33 GMT
    Wednesday, May 15 2019 1:02 PM EDT2019-05-15 17:02:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates in front of fans after scoring against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Tu...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates in front of fans after scoring against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Tu...
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates in front of fans after scoring against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Tu...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates in front of fans after scoring against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Tu...
    Stephen Curry scores 36 points as Golden State Warriors beat Portland Trail Blazers 116-94 in Game 1.
    Stephen Curry scores 36 points as Golden State Warriors beat Portland Trail Blazers 116-94 in Game 1.
  • 'Big Bang' tops 'Thrones' in ratings race of departing shows

    'Big Bang' tops 'Thrones' in ratings race of departing shows

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 3:31 PM EDT2019-05-14 19:31:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 15 2019 1:12 AM EDT2019-05-15 05:12:05 GMT
    "The Big Bang Theory" edged out "Game of Thrones" as the two beloved TV behemoths again topped the ratings as they approach their swan songs.
    "The Big Bang Theory" edged out "Game of Thrones" as the two beloved TV behemoths again topped the ratings as they approach their swan songs.
  • Warriors' Durant likely out for Games 1 and 2 vs Blazers

    Warriors' Durant likely out for Games 1 and 2 vs Blazers

    Monday, May 13 2019 7:41 PM EDT2019-05-13 23:41:36 GMT
    Tuesday, May 14 2019 11:42 PM EDT2019-05-15 03:42:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, center, limps off the court during the second half of Game 5 of the team's second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, center, limps off the court during the second half of Game 5 of the team's second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, center, limps off the court during the second half of Game 5 of the team's second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, center, limps off the court during the second half of Game 5 of the team's second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.
    Warriors star Kevin Durant is likely out for Games 1 and 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers with a strained right calf.
    Warriors star Kevin Durant is likely out for Games 1 and 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers with a strained right calf.
  • California to ban pesticide it says hurts babies' brains

    California to ban pesticide it says hurts babies' brains

    Wednesday, May 8 2019 12:41 PM EDT2019-05-08 16:41:30 GMT
    Tuesday, May 14 2019 10:32 PM EDT2019-05-15 02:32:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2013, file photo, a load of Sauvignon Blanc grapes are dropped into a bin during harvest in St. Helena, Calif. California regulators are recommending new restrictions on a widely used pesticide bla...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2013, file photo, a load of Sauvignon Blanc grapes are dropped into a bin during harvest in St. Helena, Calif. California regulators are recommending new restrictions on a widely used pesticide bla...
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2013, file photo, a load of Sauvignon Blanc grapes are dropped into a bin during harvest in St. Helena, Calif. California regulators are recommending new restrictions on a widely used pesticide bla...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2013, file photo, a load of Sauvignon Blanc grapes are dropped into a bin during harvest in St. Helena, Calif. California regulators are recommending new restrictions on a widely used pesticide bla...
    California plans to ban a widely used pesticide shown to harm the brains of babies.
    California plans to ban a widely used pesticide shown to harm the brains of babies.
  • US senator seeks safe passage for Turkish Trail Blazers star

    US senator seeks safe passage for Turkish Trail Blazers star

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 7:41 PM EDT2019-05-14 23:41:29 GMT
    Tuesday, May 14 2019 10:02 PM EDT2019-05-15 02:02:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Leyba). Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter hangs on the net before the first half of Game 7 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Denver Nuggets Sunday, May 12, 2019, in Denver.(AP Photo/John Leyba). Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter hangs on the net before the first half of Game 7 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Denver Nuggets Sunday, May 12, 2019, in Denver.
    (AP Photo/John Leyba). Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter hangs on the net before the first half of Game 7 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Denver Nuggets Sunday, May 12, 2019, in Denver.(AP Photo/John Leyba). Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter hangs on the net before the first half of Game 7 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Denver Nuggets Sunday, May 12, 2019, in Denver.
    U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wants to ensure Portland center Enes Kanter, whom Turkey wants arrested for his criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will be able to safely travel to Canada for a possible NBA...
    U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wants to ensure Portland center Enes Kanter, whom Turkey wants arrested for his criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will be able to safely travel to Canada for a possible NBA championship series against Toronto.
  • NCAA to consider allowing athletes to profit from names

    NCAA to consider allowing athletes to profit from names

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 5:41 PM EDT2019-05-14 21:41:27 GMT
    Tuesday, May 14 2019 7:52 PM EDT2019-05-14 23:52:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File). FILE - In this March 9, 2016, file photo, Big East Conference Commissioner Val Ackerman poses in  New York. The NCAA announced Tuesday, May 14, 2019, that it is forming a working group to consider how its rules can be m...(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File). FILE - In this March 9, 2016, file photo, Big East Conference Commissioner Val Ackerman poses in New York. The NCAA announced Tuesday, May 14, 2019, that it is forming a working group to consider how its rules can be m...
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File). FILE - In this March 9, 2016, file photo, Big East Conference Commissioner Val Ackerman poses in  New York. The NCAA announced Tuesday, May 14, 2019, that it is forming a working group to consider how its rules can be m...(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File). FILE - In this March 9, 2016, file photo, Big East Conference Commissioner Val Ackerman poses in New York. The NCAA announced Tuesday, May 14, 2019, that it is forming a working group to consider how its rules can be m...
    NCAA looking at use of athletes' names, images and likenesses.
    NCAA looking at use of athletes' names, images and likenesses.
  • Leap of faith: Cavs sign Michigan's Beilein to 5-year deal

    Leap of faith: Cavs sign Michigan's Beilein to 5-year deal

    Monday, May 13 2019 10:51 AM EDT2019-05-13 14:51:12 GMT
    Tuesday, May 14 2019 11:22 AM EDT2019-05-14 15:22:16 GMT
    AP Sources: Michigan's John Beilein to become head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
    AP Sources: Michigan's John Beilein to become head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • Lakers officially announce Vogel's hiring as next coach

    Lakers officially announce Vogel's hiring as next coach

    Monday, May 13 2019 9:11 PM EDT2019-05-14 01:11:28 GMT
    Tuesday, May 14 2019 9:01 AM EDT2019-05-14 13:01:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2017, file photo, Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel signals from the sideline during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. A person fa...(AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2017, file photo, Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel signals from the sideline during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. A person fa...
    (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2017, file photo, Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel signals from the sideline during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. A person fa...(AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2017, file photo, Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel signals from the sideline during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. A person fa...
    The Los Angeles Lakers have officially named Frank Vogel as coach.
    The Los Angeles Lakers have officially named Frank Vogel as coach.
  • Police investigating rappers' ties to shootings around Miami

    Police investigating rappers' ties to shootings around Miami

    Monday, May 13 2019 8:11 AM EDT2019-05-13 12:11:13 GMT
    Tuesday, May 14 2019 8:21 AM EDT2019-05-14 12:21:38 GMT
    Miami area law enforcement agencies are looking for connections between a series of shootings that killed a Chicago rapper, injured the girlfriend of another rapper and left a bystander dead and a little boy injured.
    Miami area law enforcement agencies are looking for connections between a series of shootings that killed a Chicago rapper, injured the girlfriend of another rapper and left a bystander dead and a little boy injured.
  • Houston streets fill up with water; man dead in Austin

    Houston streets fill up with water; man dead in Austin

    Wednesday, May 8 2019 11:11 AM EDT2019-05-08 15:11:22 GMT
    Monday, May 13 2019 8:12 PM EDT2019-05-14 00:12:56 GMT
    (Jason Fochtman/Houston Chronicle via AP). Residents push a stalled car as thunderstorms hit the Kingwood area flooding parts of Kingwood Drive, Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Kingwood, Texas. Heavy rain is battering parts of southeast Texas prompting flash ...(Jason Fochtman/Houston Chronicle via AP). Residents push a stalled car as thunderstorms hit the Kingwood area flooding parts of Kingwood Drive, Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Kingwood, Texas. Heavy rain is battering parts of southeast Texas prompting flash ...
    (Jason Fochtman/Houston Chronicle via AP). Residents push a stalled car as thunderstorms hit the Kingwood area flooding parts of Kingwood Drive, Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Kingwood, Texas. Heavy rain is battering parts of southeast Texas prompting flash ...(Jason Fochtman/Houston Chronicle via AP). Residents push a stalled car as thunderstorms hit the Kingwood area flooding parts of Kingwood Drive, Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Kingwood, Texas. Heavy rain is battering parts of southeast Texas prompting flash ...
    Dozens of students in the Houston area had to spend the night at school after flooded roads prevented buses from leaving and parents from reaching their children.
    Dozens of students in the Houston area had to spend the night at school after flooded roads prevented buses from leaving and parents from reaching their children.
  • The Latest: 4 detained in hip-hop shooting released

    The Latest: 4 detained in hip-hop shooting released

    Monday, May 13 2019 4:41 PM EDT2019-05-13 20:41:24 GMT
    Monday, May 13 2019 6:51 PM EDT2019-05-13 22:51:36 GMT
    (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Kodak Black arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Officials say Florida rapper Kodak Black was arrested on federal and state weapons...(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Kodak Black arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Officials say Florida rapper Kodak Black was arrested on federal and state weapons...
    (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Kodak Black arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Officials say Florida rapper Kodak Black was arrested on federal and state weapons...(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Kodak Black arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Officials say Florida rapper Kodak Black was arrested on federal and state weapons...
    Rapper Kodak Black has made his initial appearance on a gun charge in Miami federal court.
    Rapper Kodak Black has made his initial appearance on a gun charge in Miami federal court.
  • CJ McCollum leads Blazers past Nuggets 100-96 in Game 7

    CJ McCollum leads Blazers past Nuggets 100-96 in Game 7

    Sunday, May 12 2019 6:41 PM EDT2019-05-12 22:41:24 GMT
    Monday, May 13 2019 3:02 PM EDT2019-05-13 19:02:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Leyba). Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum, right, drives past Denver Nuggets forward Mason Plumlee in the first half of Game 7 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Sunday, May 12, 2019, in Denver.(AP Photo/John Leyba). Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum, right, drives past Denver Nuggets forward Mason Plumlee in the first half of Game 7 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Sunday, May 12, 2019, in Denver.
    (AP Photo/John Leyba). Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum, right, drives past Denver Nuggets forward Mason Plumlee in the first half of Game 7 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Sunday, May 12, 2019, in Denver.(AP Photo/John Leyba). Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum, right, drives past Denver Nuggets forward Mason Plumlee in the first half of Game 7 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Sunday, May 12, 2019, in Denver.
    CJ McCollum scored 37 points in leading the Portland Trail Blazers into the Western Conference Finals with a 100-96 victory at Denver in Game 7.
    CJ McCollum scored 37 points in leading the Portland Trail Blazers into the Western Conference Finals with a 100-96 victory at Denver in Game 7.
  • Leonard hits bouncer at buzzer, Raptors beat 76ers in Game 7

    Leonard hits bouncer at buzzer, Raptors beat 76ers in Game 7

    Sunday, May 12 2019 10:01 PM EDT2019-05-13 02:01:29 GMT
    Monday, May 13 2019 3:02 PM EDT2019-05-13 19:02:51 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) celebrates his last-second basket with teammates at the end of the second half of an NBA Eastern Conference semifinal basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in To...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) celebrates his last-second basket with teammates at the end of the second half of an NBA Eastern Conference semifinal basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in To...
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) celebrates his last-second basket with teammates at the end of the second half of an NBA Eastern Conference semifinal basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in To...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) celebrates his last-second basket with teammates at the end of the second half of an NBA Eastern Conference semifinal basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in To...
    Kawhi Leonard hit a shot from the corner over Joel Embiid at the buzzer that bounced off the rim four times before falling to give the Toronto Raptors a 92-90 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 7 of the...
    Kawhi Leonard hit a shot from the corner over Joel Embiid at the buzzer that bounced off the rim four times before falling to give the Toronto Raptors a 92-90 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
  • Mavs say Porzingis involved in incident in native Latvia

    Mavs say Porzingis involved in incident in native Latvia

    Monday, May 13 2019 12:11 AM EDT2019-05-13 04:11:31 GMT
    Monday, May 13 2019 7:52 AM EDT2019-05-13 11:52:04 GMT
    The Dallas Mavericks say Kristaps Porzingis was involved in an altercation at a nightclub in his native Latvia.
    The Dallas Mavericks say Kristaps Porzingis was involved in an altercation at a nightclub in his native Latvia.
  • AP source: Lakers hire Frank Vogel as coach

    AP source: Lakers hire Frank Vogel as coach

    Saturday, May 11 2019 7:31 PM EDT2019-05-11 23:31:23 GMT
    Sunday, May 12 2019 4:41 PM EDT2019-05-12 20:41:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2017, file photo, Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel signals from the sideline during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. A person fa...(AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2017, file photo, Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel signals from the sideline during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. A person fa...
    (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2017, file photo, Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel signals from the sideline during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. A person fa...(AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2017, file photo, Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel signals from the sideline during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. A person fa...
    A person familiar with the search says the Los Angeles Lakers have hired Frank Vogel as coach.
    A person familiar with the search says the Los Angeles Lakers have hired Frank Vogel as coach.
  • Curry, short-handed Warriors knock out Rockets in Game 6

    Curry, short-handed Warriors knock out Rockets in Game 6

    Saturday, May 11 2019 12:01 AM EDT2019-05-11 04:01:31 GMT
    Saturday, May 11 2019 2:11 PM EDT2019-05-11 18:11:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) celebrates sinking a basket during the first half in Game 6 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Friday, May 10, 2019, in Houston.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) celebrates sinking a basket during the first half in Game 6 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Friday, May 10, 2019, in Houston.
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) celebrates sinking a basket during the first half in Game 6 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Friday, May 10, 2019, in Houston.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) celebrates sinking a basket during the first half in Game 6 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Friday, May 10, 2019, in Houston.
    Stephen Curry scored all 33 of his points in the second half and the Golden State Warriors overcame Kevin Durant's absence to finish off Houston in six games, beating the Rockets 118-113 to advance to the Western...
    Stephen Curry scored all 33 of his points in the second half and the Golden State Warriors overcame Kevin Durant's absence to finish off Houston in six games, beating the Rockets 118-113 to advance to the Western Conference finals.
  • NCAA committee proposes moving 3s to international line

    NCAA committee proposes moving 3s to international line

    Friday, May 10 2019 4:11 PM EDT2019-05-10 20:11:19 GMT
    Saturday, May 11 2019 1:03 PM EDT2019-05-11 17:03:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert answers questions at a news conference at the Final Four college basketball tournament in Minneapolis. College athletes are continuing to function at high ...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert answers questions at a news conference at the Final Four college basketball tournament in Minneapolis. College athletes are continuing to function at high ...
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert answers questions at a news conference at the Final Four college basketball tournament in Minneapolis. College athletes are continuing to function at high ...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert answers questions at a news conference at the Final Four college basketball tournament in Minneapolis. College athletes are continuing to function at high ...
    The NCAA men's basketball rules committee is proposing moving the 3-point line to the international distance and shortening shot-clock resets to 20 seconds following offensive rebounds.
    The NCAA men's basketball rules committee is proposing moving the 3-point line to the international distance and shortening shot-clock resets to 20 seconds following offensive rebounds.
  • Warriors look to eliminate Rockets on Friday without Durant

    Warriors look to eliminate Rockets on Friday without Durant

    Thursday, May 9 2019 6:21 PM EDT2019-05-09 22:21:23 GMT
    Friday, May 10 2019 7:32 PM EDT2019-05-10 23:32:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, speaks with coach Mike D'Antoni during the second half of Game 5 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, speaks with coach Mike D'Antoni during the second half of Game 5 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, speaks with coach Mike D'Antoni during the second half of Game 5 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, speaks with coach Mike D'Antoni during the second half of Game 5 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.
    Warriors just one win away from eliminating Houston Rockets, but will have to do it without Kevin Durant, who is out for rest of Western Conference semifinals with calf injury.
    Warriors just one win away from eliminating Houston Rockets, but will have to do it without Kevin Durant, who is out for rest of Western Conference semifinals with calf injury.
  • NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs _ and coaches

    NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs _ and coaches

    Thursday, May 9 2019 5:21 PM EDT2019-05-09 21:21:26 GMT
    Friday, May 10 2019 4:42 PM EDT2019-05-10 20:42:21 GMT
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women _ and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too.
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women _ and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too.
  • Blazers force Game 7 with 119-108 victory over Denver

    Blazers force Game 7 with 119-108 victory over Denver

    Friday, May 10 2019 1:31 AM EDT2019-05-10 05:31:34 GMT
    Friday, May 10 2019 4:12 PM EDT2019-05-10 20:12:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thomas Boyd). Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray drives to the basket during the first half of Game 6 of the team's NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Portland, Ore.(AP Photo/Thomas Boyd). Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray drives to the basket during the first half of Game 6 of the team's NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Portland, Ore.
    (AP Photo/Thomas Boyd). Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray drives to the basket during the first half of Game 6 of the team's NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Portland, Ore.(AP Photo/Thomas Boyd). Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray drives to the basket during the first half of Game 6 of the team's NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Portland, Ore.
    Damian Lillard had 32 points and the Portland Trail Blazers staved off elimination to force a decisive Game 7 with a 119-108 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night.
    Damian Lillard had 32 points and the Portland Trail Blazers staved off elimination to force a decisive Game 7 with a 119-108 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night.
  • Warriors star Kevin Durant out for rest of West semifinals

    Warriors star Kevin Durant out for rest of West semifinals

    Thursday, May 9 2019 12:51 AM EDT2019-05-09 04:51:33 GMT
    Friday, May 10 2019 3:03 PM EDT2019-05-10 19:03:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Houston Rockets' James Harden, second from left, drives the ball against Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, left, Kevon Looney, and Kevin Durant, right fribtm during the first half of Game 5 of a second-round NBA basketball pl...(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Houston Rockets' James Harden, second from left, drives the ball against Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, left, Kevon Looney, and Kevin Durant, right fribtm during the first half of Game 5 of a second-round NBA basketball pl...
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Houston Rockets' James Harden, second from left, drives the ball against Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, left, Kevon Looney, and Kevin Durant, right fribtm during the first half of Game 5 of a second-round NBA basketball pl...(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Houston Rockets' James Harden, second from left, drives the ball against Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, left, Kevon Looney, and Kevin Durant, right fribtm during the first half of Game 5 of a second-round NBA basketball pl...
    Golden State star Kevin Durant leaves Game 5 against Houston with right calf injury.
    Golden State star Kevin Durant leaves Game 5 against Houston with right calf injury.
  • Butler does it, leads 76ers past Raptors to force Game 7

    Butler does it, leads 76ers past Raptors to force Game 7

    Thursday, May 9 2019 11:01 PM EDT2019-05-10 03:01:36 GMT
    Friday, May 10 2019 3:03 PM EDT2019-05-10 19:03:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Jimmy Butler, left, tries to get past Toronto Raptors' Patrick McCaw during the first half of Game 6 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Jimmy Butler, left, tries to get past Toronto Raptors' Patrick McCaw during the first half of Game 6 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Philadelphia.
    (AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Jimmy Butler, left, tries to get past Toronto Raptors' Patrick McCaw during the first half of Game 6 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Jimmy Butler, left, tries to get past Toronto Raptors' Patrick McCaw during the first half of Game 6 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Philadelphia.
    Jimmy Butler lived up to his Jimmy Buckets nickname to help Philadelphia force a seventh game against Toronto in the Eastern Conference semifinals, hitting them in bunches and scoring 25 points in the 76ers'...
    Jimmy Butler lived up to his Jimmy Buckets nickname to help Philadelphia force a seventh game against Toronto in the Eastern Conference semifinals, hitting them in bunches and scoring 25 points in the 76ers' 112-101 victory over the Raptors.
  • Not just Giannis: Deep Milwaukee Bucks roar into East finals

    Not just Giannis: Deep Milwaukee Bucks roar into East finals

    Thursday, May 9 2019 3:31 PM EDT2019-05-09 19:31:24 GMT
    Thursday, May 9 2019 8:22 PM EDT2019-05-10 00:22:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives past Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving during the first half of Game 3 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Friday, May 3, 2019.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives past Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving during the first half of Game 3 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Friday, May 3, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives past Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving during the first half of Game 3 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Friday, May 3, 2019.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives past Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving during the first half of Game 3 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Friday, May 3, 2019.
    Not just Giannis: Deep Milwaukee Bucks roar into East finals.
    Not just Giannis: Deep Milwaukee Bucks roar into East finals.
  • Bucks beat Celtics 116-91 to advance to East final

    Bucks beat Celtics 116-91 to advance to East final

    Wednesday, May 8 2019 10:51 PM EDT2019-05-09 02:51:40 GMT
    Thursday, May 9 2019 3:32 PM EDT2019-05-09 19:32:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe reacts to a basket during the second half of Game 5 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series against the Boston Celtics Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 116-91 to win the se...(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe reacts to a basket during the second half of Game 5 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series against the Boston Celtics Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 116-91 to win the se...
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe reacts to a basket during the second half of Game 5 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series against the Boston Celtics Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 116-91 to win the se...(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe reacts to a basket during the second half of Game 5 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series against the Boston Celtics Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 116-91 to win the se...
    Antetokounmpo leads Bucks past Celtics 116-91, into Eastern Conference final.
    Antetokounmpo leads Bucks past Celtics 116-91, into Eastern Conference final.
  • Durant goes down, Warriors hold off Rockets in Game 5

    Durant goes down, Warriors hold off Rockets in Game 5

    Thursday, May 9 2019 1:31 AM EDT2019-05-09 05:31:32 GMT
    Thursday, May 9 2019 2:32 PM EDT2019-05-09 18:32:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Houston Rockets' James Harden, second from left, drives the ball against Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, left, Kevon Looney, and Kevin Durant, right fribtm during the first half of Game 5 of a second-round NBA basketball pl...(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Houston Rockets' James Harden, second from left, drives the ball against Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, left, Kevon Looney, and Kevin Durant, right fribtm during the first half of Game 5 of a second-round NBA basketball pl...
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Houston Rockets' James Harden, second from left, drives the ball against Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, left, Kevon Looney, and Kevin Durant, right fribtm during the first half of Game 5 of a second-round NBA basketball pl...(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Houston Rockets' James Harden, second from left, drives the ball against Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, left, Kevon Looney, and Kevin Durant, right fribtm during the first half of Game 5 of a second-round NBA basketball pl...
    Kevin Durant goes down, Golden State Warriors hold off Houston Rockets for 104-99 win in Game 5.
    Kevin Durant goes down, Golden State Warriors hold off Houston Rockets for 104-99 win in Game 5.
  • Trump promises more hurricane relief for Florida Panhandle

    Trump promises more hurricane relief for Florida Panhandle

    Wednesday, May 8 2019 4:41 PM EDT2019-05-08 20:41:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 9 2019 11:02 AM EDT2019-05-09 15:02:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., to travel to Florida ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., to travel to Florida ...
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., to travel to Florida ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., to travel to Florida ...
    President Donald Trump is set to view recovery efforts in the Florida Panhandle following last year's Hurricane Michael ahead of an evening rally in Panama City Beach.
    President Donald Trump is set to view recovery efforts in the Florida Panhandle following last year's Hurricane Michael ahead of an evening rally in Panama City Beach.
  • The Latest: Hundreds gather for school shooting vigil

    The Latest: Hundreds gather for school shooting vigil

    Wednesday, May 8 2019 1:41 PM EDT2019-05-08 17:41:28 GMT
    Thursday, May 9 2019 8:02 AM EDT2019-05-09 12:02:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Police tape remains near the scene following Tuesday's shooting at STEM Highlands Ranch school, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Highlands Ranch, Colo.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Police tape remains near the scene following Tuesday's shooting at STEM Highlands Ranch school, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Highlands Ranch, Colo.
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Police tape remains near the scene following Tuesday's shooting at STEM Highlands Ranch school, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Highlands Ranch, Colo.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Police tape remains near the scene following Tuesday's shooting at STEM Highlands Ranch school, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Highlands Ranch, Colo.
    Columbine school officials are sending a message of support to a nearby school south of Denver that is the scene of the latest mass shooting.
    Columbine school officials are sending a message of support to a nearby school south of Denver that is the scene of the latest mass shooting.
  • Midwest downpours prompt more evacuations, flash flood fears

    Midwest downpours prompt more evacuations, flash flood fears

    Wednesday, May 8 2019 4:41 PM EDT2019-05-08 20:41:31 GMT
    Thursday, May 9 2019 4:41 AM EDT2019-05-09 08:41:41 GMT
    (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). Barbara Moore, left, and her granddaughter Amaya Ward, 7, fill sandbags with other volunteers at the Cherokee Lakes Campground in O'Fallon, Mo., Tuesday, May 7, 2019. The levee at the campground began leak...(David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). Barbara Moore, left, and her granddaughter Amaya Ward, 7, fill sandbags with other volunteers at the Cherokee Lakes Campground in O'Fallon, Mo., Tuesday, May 7, 2019. The levee at the campground began leak...
    (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). Barbara Moore, left, and her granddaughter Amaya Ward, 7, fill sandbags with other volunteers at the Cherokee Lakes Campground in O'Fallon, Mo., Tuesday, May 7, 2019. The levee at the campground began leak...(David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). Barbara Moore, left, and her granddaughter Amaya Ward, 7, fill sandbags with other volunteers at the Cherokee Lakes Campground in O'Fallon, Mo., Tuesday, May 7, 2019. The levee at the campground began leak...
    Rain swamping the nation's midsection is forcing people from their homes in Kansas and straining levees along the surging Mississippi River in Illinois, Missouri and elsewhere, prompting yet more flash flood concerns.
    Rain swamping the nation's midsection is forcing people from their homes in Kansas and straining levees along the surging Mississippi River in Illinois, Missouri and elsewhere, prompting yet more flash flood concerns.
  • California developer fined $15M over pricey beach hotel

    California developer fined $15M over pricey beach hotel

    Wednesday, May 8 2019 1:51 AM EDT2019-05-08 05:51:33 GMT
    Thursday, May 9 2019 3:11 AM EDT2019-05-09 07:11:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). This Monday, May 6, 2019 photo shows the exterior of the Shore Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif. The California Coastal Commission is fining the hotel's developer $15 million for building the high-priced hotel near the Santa Monica ...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). This Monday, May 6, 2019 photo shows the exterior of the Shore Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif. The California Coastal Commission is fining the hotel's developer $15 million for building the high-priced hotel near the Santa Monica ...
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). This Monday, May 6, 2019 photo shows the exterior of the Shore Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif. The California Coastal Commission is fining the hotel's developer $15 million for building the high-priced hotel near the Santa Monica ...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). This Monday, May 6, 2019 photo shows the exterior of the Shore Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif. The California Coastal Commission is fining the hotel's developer $15 million for building the high-priced hotel near the Santa Monica ...
    A developer could be hit with a record $25 million in fines and fees for constructing a high-priced hotel on the Southern California coast after obtaining a permit for a property with moderately priced rooms.
    A developer could be hit with a record $25 million in fines and fees for constructing a high-priced hotel on the Southern California coast after obtaining a permit for a property with moderately priced rooms.
  • 2 convicted in college basketball corruption trial

    2 convicted in college basketball corruption trial

    Wednesday, May 8 2019 3:21 PM EDT2019-05-08 19:21:42 GMT
    Thursday, May 9 2019 2:42 AM EDT2019-05-09 06:42:34 GMT
    A sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach have been convicted of bribery conspiracy at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-bound athletes to favored handlers.
    A sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach have been convicted of bribery conspiracy at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-bound athletes to favored handlers.
  • On Basketball: Has Kyrie played his last game for Celtics?

    On Basketball: Has Kyrie played his last game for Celtics?

    Thursday, May 9 2019 2:11 AM EDT2019-05-09 06:11:33 GMT
    Thursday, May 9 2019 2:13 AM EDT2019-05-09 06:13:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving looks for a foul call against the Milwaukee Bucks after attempting a shot during the second half of Game 3 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Friday, May 3, 2019.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving looks for a foul call against the Milwaukee Bucks after attempting a shot during the second half of Game 3 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Friday, May 3, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving looks for a foul call against the Milwaukee Bucks after attempting a shot during the second half of Game 3 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Friday, May 3, 2019.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving looks for a foul call against the Milwaukee Bucks after attempting a shot during the second half of Game 3 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Friday, May 3, 2019.
    On Basketball: As Boston's season ends, all eyes now on Kyrie Irving _ and if he'll be with the Celtics again next season.
    On Basketball: As Boston's season ends, all eyes now on Kyrie Irving _ and if he'll be with the Celtics again next season.
  • Slain teen charged attacker in Colorado school shooting

    Slain teen charged attacker in Colorado school shooting

    Wednesday, May 8 2019 1:21 AM EDT2019-05-08 05:21:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 9 2019 1:13 AM EDT2019-05-09 05:13:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). RETRANSMIT WITH ALTERNATE CROP Officials guide students off a bus and into a recreation center where they were reunited with their parents after a shooting at a suburban Denver middle school Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Highlan...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). RETRANSMIT WITH ALTERNATE CROP Officials guide students off a bus and into a recreation center where they were reunited with their parents after a shooting at a suburban Denver middle school Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Highlan...
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). RETRANSMIT WITH ALTERNATE CROP Officials guide students off a bus and into a recreation center where they were reunited with their parents after a shooting at a suburban Denver middle school Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Highlan...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). RETRANSMIT WITH ALTERNATE CROP Officials guide students off a bus and into a recreation center where they were reunited with their parents after a shooting at a suburban Denver middle school Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Highlan...
    Authorities have identified one of the two students who they say shot and killed a classmate and injured eight others in a Colorado charter school.
    Authorities have identified one of the two students who they say shot and killed a classmate and injured eight others in a Colorado charter school.
  • Nadal overcomes stomach virus to advance in Madrid Open

    Nadal overcomes stomach virus to advance in Madrid Open

    Wednesday, May 8 2019 2:41 PM EDT2019-05-08 18:41:25 GMT
    Wednesday, May 8 2019 6:53 PM EDT2019-05-08 22:53:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue). Rafael Nadal, from Spain, celebrates after winning Felix Auger-Aliassime, from Canada, during the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, Wednesday, May 8, 2019.(AP Photo/Bernat Armangue). Rafael Nadal, from Spain, celebrates after winning Felix Auger-Aliassime, from Canada, during the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, Wednesday, May 8, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue). Rafael Nadal, from Spain, celebrates after winning Felix Auger-Aliassime, from Canada, during the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, Wednesday, May 8, 2019.(AP Photo/Bernat Armangue). Rafael Nadal, from Spain, celebrates after winning Felix Auger-Aliassime, from Canada, during the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, Wednesday, May 8, 2019.
    Rafael Nadal has reached the third round of the Madrid Open with a two-set win over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime.
    Rafael Nadal has reached the third round of the Madrid Open with a two-set win over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime.
  • Georgia sprinter impaled by javelin, full recovery expected

    Georgia sprinter impaled by javelin, full recovery expected

    Wednesday, May 8 2019 4:21 PM EDT2019-05-08 20:21:31 GMT
    Wednesday, May 8 2019 6:01 PM EDT2019-05-08 22:01:44 GMT
    Georgia track athlete is expected to make a full recovery after being impaled by a javelin during practice.
    Georgia track athlete is expected to make a full recovery after being impaled by a javelin during practice.
  • GM in talks to sell shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio

    GM in talks to sell shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio

    Wednesday, May 8 2019 12:41 PM EDT2019-05-08 16:41:29 GMT
    Wednesday, May 8 2019 5:22 PM EDT2019-05-08 21:22:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2019, file photo, a "Save Me" sign rests against the General Motors Lordstown Complex sign in Lordstown, Ohio. General Motors plans to sell its shuttered factory in Lordstown, to a company that build...(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2019, file photo, a "Save Me" sign rests against the General Motors Lordstown Complex sign in Lordstown, Ohio. General Motors plans to sell its shuttered factory in Lordstown, to a company that build...
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2019, file photo, a "Save Me" sign rests against the General Motors Lordstown Complex sign in Lordstown, Ohio. General Motors plans to sell its shuttered factory in Lordstown, to a company that build...(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2019, file photo, a "Save Me" sign rests against the General Motors Lordstown Complex sign in Lordstown, Ohio. General Motors plans to sell its shuttered factory in Lordstown, to a company that build...
    General Motors plans to sell its shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio, to a company that builds electric trucks.
    General Motors plans to sell its shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio, to a company that builds electric trucks.
  • NCAA's new APR report shows athletes' scores remain steady

    NCAA's new APR report shows athletes' scores remain steady

    Wednesday, May 8 2019 1:31 PM EDT2019-05-08 17:31:32 GMT
    Wednesday, May 8 2019 3:52 PM EDT2019-05-08 19:52:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert answers questions at a news conference at the Final Four college basketball tournament in Minneapolis. College athletes are continuing to function at high ...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert answers questions at a news conference at the Final Four college basketball tournament in Minneapolis. College athletes are continuing to function at high ...
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert answers questions at a news conference at the Final Four college basketball tournament in Minneapolis. College athletes are continuing to function at high ...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert answers questions at a news conference at the Final Four college basketball tournament in Minneapolis. College athletes are continuing to function at high ...
    The NCAA's new Academic Progress Rate scores show college athletes are continuing to excel in the classroom.
    The NCAA's new Academic Progress Rate scores show college athletes are continuing to excel in the classroom.
  • Syrian ground troops capture rebel enclave

    Syrian ground troops capture rebel enclave

    Wednesday, May 8 2019 1:01 PM EDT2019-05-08 17:01:22 GMT
    Wednesday, May 8 2019 3:12 PM EDT2019-05-08 19:12:37 GMT
    (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows members of the Syrian Civil Defense workers carrying a victim after a deadly airstrike hit a market killing several peo...(Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows members of the Syrian Civil Defense workers carrying a victim after a deadly airstrike hit a market killing several peo...
    (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows members of the Syrian Civil Defense workers carrying a victim after a deadly airstrike hit a market killing several peo...(Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows members of the Syrian Civil Defense workers carrying a victim after a deadly airstrike hit a market killing several peo...
    Syrian troops have pushed their way into a northwestern rebel-held enclave, clashing with insurgents and capturing a strategically located village at the southern edge.
    Syrian troops have pushed their way into a northwestern rebel-held enclave, clashing with insurgents and capturing a strategically located village at the southern edge.
  • Officer who killed teen was 'ticking time bomb,' lawyers say

    Officer who killed teen was 'ticking time bomb,' lawyers say

    Wednesday, May 8 2019 2:51 PM EDT2019-05-08 18:51:19 GMT
    Wednesday, May 8 2019 2:52 PM EDT2019-05-08 18:52:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dave Collins). Anthony Colon, left, comforts Jose Vega, whose son was killed by a police officer, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Wethersfield, Conn. Relatives and lawyers gathered in front of the police department to decry the killing of Antho...(AP Photo/Dave Collins). Anthony Colon, left, comforts Jose Vega, whose son was killed by a police officer, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Wethersfield, Conn. Relatives and lawyers gathered in front of the police department to decry the killing of Antho...
    (AP Photo/Dave Collins). Anthony Colon, left, comforts Jose Vega, whose son was killed by a police officer, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Wethersfield, Conn. Relatives and lawyers gathered in front of the police department to decry the killing of Antho...(AP Photo/Dave Collins). Anthony Colon, left, comforts Jose Vega, whose son was killed by a police officer, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Wethersfield, Conn. Relatives and lawyers gathered in front of the police department to decry the killing of Antho...
    Relatives of a Connecticut man killed by a police officer last month are calling for the officer to be arrested and say he was a "ticking time bomb".
    Relatives of a Connecticut man killed by a police officer last month are calling for the officer to be arrested and say he was a "ticking time bomb".
  • Millsap, Jokic spark Nuggets' 124-98 blowout of Blazers

    Millsap, Jokic spark Nuggets' 124-98 blowout of Blazers

    Wednesday, May 8 2019 1:11 AM EDT2019-05-08 05:11:52 GMT
    Wednesday, May 8 2019 11:13 AM EDT2019-05-08 15:13:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Denver Nuggets forward Paul Millsap, right, looks to shoot the ball as Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless defends in the first half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 7, 20...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Denver Nuggets forward Paul Millsap, right, looks to shoot the ball as Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless defends in the first half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 7, 20...
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Denver Nuggets forward Paul Millsap, right, looks to shoot the ball as Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless defends in the first half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 7, 20...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Denver Nuggets forward Paul Millsap, right, looks to shoot the ball as Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless defends in the first half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 7, 20...
    Paul Millsap sparks the Denver Nuggets' 124-98 blowout of the Portland Trail Blazers. Nikola Jokic added 25 points and 19 rebounds as the Nuggets take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-7 series. Denver can win the series...
    Paul Millsap sparks the Denver Nuggets' 124-98 blowout of the Portland Trail Blazers. Nikola Jokic added 25 points and 19 rebounds as the Nuggets take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-7 series. Denver can win the series Thursday night in Portland.
  • Leonard scores 21, Raptors rout 76ers 125-89 to win Game 5

    Leonard scores 21, Raptors rout 76ers 125-89 to win Game 5

    Tuesday, May 7 2019 10:41 PM EDT2019-05-08 02:41:29 GMT
    Wednesday, May 8 2019 11:13 AM EDT2019-05-08 15:13:29 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) scores against the Philadelphia 76ers during the second half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Toronto.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) scores against the Philadelphia 76ers during the second half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Toronto.
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) scores against the Philadelphia 76ers during the second half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Toronto.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) scores against the Philadelphia 76ers during the second half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Toronto.
    Leonard has 21 points and 13 rebounds, Siakam scores 25 as Raptors rout 76ers 125-89 in Game 5.
    Leonard has 21 points and 13 rebounds, Siakam scores 25 as Raptors rout 76ers 125-89 in Game 5.
  • Atlanta clothier pleads guilty in basketball corruption case

    Atlanta clothier pleads guilty in basketball corruption case

    Tuesday, May 7 2019 6:51 PM EDT2019-05-07 22:51:22 GMT
    Wednesday, May 8 2019 3:02 AM EDT2019-05-08 07:02:17 GMT
    An Atlanta clothier and former NBA referee has pleaded guilty in a college basketball scandal, admitting teaming up with ex-Auburn basketball assistant coach Chuck Person in a bribery scheme.
    An Atlanta clothier and former NBA referee has pleaded guilty in a college basketball scandal, admitting teaming up with ex-Auburn basketball assistant coach Chuck Person in a bribery scheme.
  • Malone coaches Game 5 with heavy heart after school shooting

    Malone coaches Game 5 with heavy heart after school shooting

    Tuesday, May 7 2019 10:21 PM EDT2019-05-08 02:21:27 GMT
    Wednesday, May 8 2019 12:12 AM EDT2019-05-08 04:12:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone, right, confers with guard Jamal Murray during a break in the action against the Portland Trail Blazers in the first half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series M...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone, right, confers with guard Jamal Murray during a break in the action against the Portland Trail Blazers in the first half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series M...
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone, right, confers with guard Jamal Murray during a break in the action against the Portland Trail Blazers in the first half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series M...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone, right, confers with guard Jamal Murray during a break in the action against the Portland Trail Blazers in the first half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series M...
    Nuggets coach Michael Malone coaching Game 5 against Portland with a heavy heart.
    Nuggets coach Michael Malone coaching Game 5 against Portland with a heavy heart.
  • Kawhi Leonard wows even his coach with playoff performance

    Kawhi Leonard wows even his coach with playoff performance

    Tuesday, May 7 2019 2:11 PM EDT2019-05-07 18:11:14 GMT
    Tuesday, May 7 2019 9:31 PM EDT2019-05-08 01:31:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard, left, drives against Philadelphia 76ers' Jimmy Butler, right, during the second half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 5, 2019, in Philadelphia. The Raptors ...(AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard, left, drives against Philadelphia 76ers' Jimmy Butler, right, during the second half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 5, 2019, in Philadelphia. The Raptors ...
    (AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard, left, drives against Philadelphia 76ers' Jimmy Butler, right, during the second half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 5, 2019, in Philadelphia. The Raptors ...(AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard, left, drives against Philadelphia 76ers' Jimmy Butler, right, during the second half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 5, 2019, in Philadelphia. The Raptors ...
    An NBA, horse racing and hockey triple-header episode of PodcastOne Sports Now.
    An NBA, horse racing and hockey triple-header episode of PodcastOne Sports Now.
  • Harden scores 38 as Rockets even series with Warriors

    Harden scores 38 as Rockets even series with Warriors

    Tuesday, May 7 2019 12:31 AM EDT2019-05-07 04:31:31 GMT
    Tuesday, May 7 2019 3:33 PM EDT2019-05-07 19:33:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, falls down after being bumped by Houston Rockets guard James Harden during the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, May 6, 2019, ...(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, falls down after being bumped by Houston Rockets guard James Harden during the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, May 6, 2019, ...
    (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, falls down after being bumped by Houston Rockets guard James Harden during the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, May 6, 2019, ...(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, falls down after being bumped by Houston Rockets guard James Harden during the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, May 6, 2019, ...
    James Harden scored 38 points and the Houston Rockets held on for a 112-108 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night to even their Western Conference semifinals series at 2-2.
    James Harden scored 38 points and the Houston Rockets held on for a 112-108 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night to even their Western Conference semifinals series at 2-2.
  • Giannis has 39, Bucks beat Celtics 113-101, lead series 3-1

    Giannis has 39, Bucks beat Celtics 113-101, lead series 3-1

    Monday, May 6 2019 9:41 PM EDT2019-05-07 01:41:30 GMT
    Tuesday, May 7 2019 9:42 AM EDT2019-05-07 13:42:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe (6) loses control of the ball against Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier, left, during the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Monday, May 6, 2019.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe (6) loses control of the ball against Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier, left, during the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Monday, May 6, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe (6) loses control of the ball against Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier, left, during the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Monday, May 6, 2019.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe (6) loses control of the ball against Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier, left, during the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Monday, May 6, 2019.
    Giannis Antetokounmpo had 39 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Bucks to a 113-101 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of their second-round playoff series.
    Giannis Antetokounmpo had 39 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Bucks to a 113-101 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of their second-round playoff series.
  • NYC jury begins deliberations at college hoops bribery trial

    NYC jury begins deliberations at college hoops bribery trial

    Monday, May 6 2019 4:51 PM EDT2019-05-06 20:51:21 GMT
    Tuesday, May 7 2019 2:52 AM EDT2019-05-07 06:52:57 GMT
    A jury has begun deliberating in the trial of a once-aspiring business manager for NBA players and another man accused of bribing assistant college basketball coaches.
    A jury has begun deliberating in the trial of a once-aspiring business manager for NBA players and another man accused of bribing assistant college basketball coaches.
  • New T-wolves president Rosas vows aggression, collaboration

    New T-wolves president Rosas vows aggression, collaboration

    Monday, May 6 2019 6:51 PM EDT2019-05-06 22:51:24 GMT
    Monday, May 6 2019 9:43 PM EDT2019-05-07 01:43:19 GMT
    (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP). Minnesota Timberwolves NBA basketball team owner Glen Taylor, left, introduces new team president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas during a press conference at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Monday, May ...(Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP). Minnesota Timberwolves NBA basketball team owner Glen Taylor, left, introduces new team president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas during a press conference at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Monday, May ...
    (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP). Minnesota Timberwolves NBA basketball team owner Glen Taylor, left, introduces new team president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas during a press conference at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Monday, May ...(Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP). Minnesota Timberwolves NBA basketball team owner Glen Taylor, left, introduces new team president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas during a press conference at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Monday, May ...
    New T-wolves president Gersson Rosas: 'We're going to question the norm with everything that we do'.
    New T-wolves president Gersson Rosas: 'We're going to question the norm with everything that we do'.
  • Nuggets even series with Blazers at 2 with 116-112 victory

    Nuggets even series with Blazers at 2 with 116-112 victory

    Sunday, May 5 2019 10:01 PM EDT2019-05-06 02:01:29 GMT
    Monday, May 6 2019 4:13 PM EDT2019-05-06 20:13:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer). Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu, center, shoots between Denver Nuggets forward Paul Millsap, right, and center Nikola Jokic, left, during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff s...(AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer). Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu, center, shoots between Denver Nuggets forward Paul Millsap, right, and center Nikola Jokic, left, during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff s...
    (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer). Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu, center, shoots between Denver Nuggets forward Paul Millsap, right, and center Nikola Jokic, left, during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff s...(AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer). Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu, center, shoots between Denver Nuggets forward Paul Millsap, right, and center Nikola Jokic, left, during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff s...
    Nikola Jokic had 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his second straight triple-double and fourth of the playoffs, and the Denver Nuggets evened their Western Conference semifinal series against the Trail...
    Nikola Jokic had 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his second straight triple-double and fourth of the playoffs, and the Denver Nuggets evened their Western Conference semifinal series against the Trail Blazers at 2-2 with a 116-112 victory.
  • Bucks-Celtics, Warriors-Rockets ready for Game 4s

    Bucks-Celtics, Warriors-Rockets ready for Game 4s

    Sunday, May 5 2019 5:41 PM EDT2019-05-05 21:41:20 GMT
    Monday, May 6 2019 3:33 PM EDT2019-05-06 19:33:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives past Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving during the first half of Game 3 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Friday, May 3, 2019.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives past Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving during the first half of Game 3 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Friday, May 3, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives past Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving during the first half of Game 3 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Friday, May 3, 2019.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives past Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving during the first half of Game 3 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Friday, May 3, 2019.
    Bucks-Celtics, Warriors-Rockets series set for Game 4s, with top-seeded Milwaukee and Golden State seeking 3-1 edges.
    Bucks-Celtics, Warriors-Rockets series set for Game 4s, with top-seeded Milwaukee and Golden State seeking 3-1 edges.
  • Leonard scores 39, Raptors beat 76ers 101-96 to tie series

    Leonard scores 39, Raptors beat 76ers 101-96 to tie series

    Sunday, May 5 2019 6:31 PM EDT2019-05-05 22:31:26 GMT
    Monday, May 6 2019 2:13 PM EDT2019-05-06 18:13:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons, right, dunks the ball as Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard, left, looks on during the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 5, 2019, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons, right, dunks the ball as Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard, left, looks on during the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 5, 2019, in Philadelphia.
    (AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons, right, dunks the ball as Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard, left, looks on during the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 5, 2019, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons, right, dunks the ball as Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard, left, looks on during the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 5, 2019, in Philadelphia.
    Kawhi Leonard scored 39 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 61 seconds left, to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-96 to even their Eastern Conference semifinal series at 2-2.
    Kawhi Leonard scored 39 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 61 seconds left, to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-96 to even their Eastern Conference semifinal series at 2-2.
  • WNBA star Tina Charles adds filmmaker to her resume

    WNBA star Tina Charles adds filmmaker to her resume

    Monday, May 6 2019 2:21 AM EDT2019-05-06 06:21:44 GMT
    Monday, May 6 2019 10:03 AM EDT2019-05-06 14:03:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, New York Liberty's Tina Charles attends a preseason WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. Charles has produced a documentary about her father Rawlston and his record store and l...(AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, New York Liberty's Tina Charles attends a preseason WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. Charles has produced a documentary about her father Rawlston and his record store and l...
    (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, New York Liberty's Tina Charles attends a preseason WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. Charles has produced a documentary about her father Rawlston and his record store and l...(AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, New York Liberty's Tina Charles attends a preseason WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. Charles has produced a documentary about her father Rawlston and his record store and l...
    WNBA star Tina Charles can add filmmaker to her ever growing resume.
    WNBA star Tina Charles can add filmmaker to her ever growing resume.
  • Sinclair to buy regional Fox Sports networks for $9.6B

    Sinclair to buy regional Fox Sports networks for $9.6B

    Friday, May 3 2019 5:41 PM EDT2019-05-03 21:41:06 GMT
    Monday, May 6 2019 9:53 AM EDT2019-05-06 13:53:19 GMT
    Media company Sinclair Broadcasting Group will buy Fox's regional sports networks for $9.6 billion.
    Media company Sinclair Broadcasting Group will buy Fox's regional sports networks for $9.6 billion.
  • Vitale raising millions for pediatric cancer research

    Vitale raising millions for pediatric cancer research

    Sunday, May 5 2019 6:01 PM EDT2019-05-05 22:01:20 GMT
    Sunday, May 5 2019 7:53 PM EDT2019-05-05 23:53:28 GMT
    Vitale hopes 14th annual gala raises $4 million for pediatric cancer research.
    Vitale hopes 14th annual gala raises $4 million for pediatric cancer research.
  • Harden scores 41 as Rockets outlast Warriors 126-121 in OT

    Harden scores 41 as Rockets outlast Warriors 126-121 in OT

    Saturday, May 4 2019 11:41 PM EDT2019-05-05 03:41:33 GMT
    Sunday, May 5 2019 4:22 PM EDT2019-05-05 20:22:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) dunks as Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) watches during the first half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Houston.(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) dunks as Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) watches during the first half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Houston.
    (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) dunks as Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) watches during the first half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Houston.(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) dunks as Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) watches during the first half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Houston.
    James Harden scored 41 points, including a big 3-pointer in overtime, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Golden State Warriors 126-121 on Saturday night to cut the deficit in the Western Conference semifinals to...
    James Harden scored 41 points, including a big 3-pointer in overtime, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Golden State Warriors 126-121 on Saturday night to cut the deficit in the Western Conference semifinals to 2-1.
  • Rockets look to avoid falling in 0-3 hole against Warriors

    Rockets look to avoid falling in 0-3 hole against Warriors

    Friday, May 3 2019 6:01 PM EDT2019-05-03 22:01:07 GMT
    Sunday, May 5 2019 11:21 AM EDT2019-05-05 15:21:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, defends against Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) during the second half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, April 30, 2019.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, defends against Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) during the second half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, April 30, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, defends against Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) during the second half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, April 30, 2019.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, defends against Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) during the second half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, April 30, 2019.
    James Harden and the Houston Rockets look to gain momentum and avoid 0-3 hole to Warriors in Western Conference semifinals as series shifts to Houston for Game 3 on Saturday.
    James Harden and the Houston Rockets look to gain momentum and avoid 0-3 hole to Warriors in Western Conference semifinals as series shifts to Houston for Game 3 on Saturday.
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