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Camper posts double-double, Siena downs Manhattan

Feb. 16, 2020 5:12 PM EST

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Manny Camper had 16 points and 13 rebounds to lift Siena to a 65-52 win over Manhattan on Sunday, the Saints' 12th straight home victory. Jalen Pickett had 10 points and eight assists for Siena (13-10, 9-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Sammy Friday IV added 10 points. Elijah...

Mets minor leaguer Tebow keeps aiming for majors at age 32

Feb. 16, 2020 5:05 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Be it on a Triple-A field in Syracuse or a tennis court in South Asia, Tim Tebow is still working, hoping for a shot at the majors. Now 32, the former celebrated quarterback is back for his fifth year as a minor league outfielder for the New York Mets. A two-time national...

New Jersey Devils defenseman Andy Greene (6) watches a replay on a giant video screen above the ice after scoring a game-tying goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Devils trade captain Andy Greene to New York Islanders

Feb. 16, 2020 4:55 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils are turning toward youth by trading captain and defenseman Andy Greene to the New York Islanders. New Jersey acquired prospect defenseman David Quenneville and the Islanders' second-round pick in the 2021 draft in the deal on Sunday — eight days before the...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders I-Vt., waits, with his wife Jane, left, as protestors who interrupted his campaign event were removed from the stage, in Carson City, Nev., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. Sanders returned after the demonstrator's were removed. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

The Latest: Steyer's candidacy impresses civil rights leader

Feb. 16, 2020 4:52 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times PST): 1:55 p.m. The president of a civil rights organization once led by Martin Luther King Jr. says that Tom Steyer is the presidential candidate perhaps best suited to speak directly to some of the concerns weighing on black voters'...

New York attorney general drops T-Mobile-Sprint challenge

Feb. 16, 2020 4:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general said Sunday the state will not appeal a judge's decision approving the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. Attorney General Letitia James and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra led a coalition of 14 attorneys general who sued to stop T-Mobile's purchase of...

Hammond scores 26 to carry Niagara past Monmouth 77-72

Feb. 16, 2020 4:06 PM EST

LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) — Marcus Hammond had 26 points and 12 rebounds as Niagara narrowly defeated Monmouth 77-72 on Sunday. Hammond hit 6 of 9 3-pointers with the Purple Eagles finishing 11 of 23 from the arc. Shandon Brown had 17 points and seven rebounds for Niagara (9-16, 7-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic...

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 1999, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Tony Fernandez throws to first as he tumbles to the turf during third-inning AL action against the Chicago White Sox in Toronto. 
Former All-Star shortstop Fernandez remained on a life support system Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, pending a decision by his family on how to proceed, the director of his foundation said. He had been in a medically induced coma, said Imrad Hallim, the director and co-founder of the Tony Fernández Foundation. Fernandez was ill with a kidney disease for years and waiting for a transplant. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Former star SS Fernandez dies at 57; Blue Jays hits leader

Feb. 16, 2020 3:38 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Tony Fernández, a stylish shortstop who made five All-Star teams during his 17 seasons in the major leagues and helped the Toronto Blue Jays win the 1993 World Series, died Sunday after complications from a kidney disease. He was 57. Fernández was taken off a life support system in...

Washington keys Iona's 2nd half eruption in win over Marist

Feb. 16, 2020 3:30 PM EST

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Isaiah Washington scored 21 points and E.J. Crawford added 20 and Iona rallied in the second half for a 78-70 win over Marist on Sunday. Iona (9-12, 7-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) has won four straight following a three-game skid. Marist led 33-23 at halftime, then the...

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, takes photos with supporters after speaking at a campaign event in Columbia, S.C., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Democratic hopefuls now test strength among minority voters

Feb. 16, 2020 2:58 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For I.S. Leevy Johnson, the Democrats’ search for a challenger to take on President Donald Trump is personal. “There is what I call an ‘ABT mood’ in the black community: Anybody but Trump,” said the 77-year-old who was the first black graduate of the...

Pitcher Chad Bettis, Yankees reach minor league deal

Feb. 16, 2020 1:42 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Free agent pitcher Chad Bettis signed a minor league contract with the New York Yankees on Sunday with an invitation an invitation to big league spring training. The 30-year-old right-hander was 1-6 with one save and a 6.08 ERA in 39 games, including three starts, for Colorado last...