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Jerami Grant scores 44, Blazers beat Knicks 132-129 in OT

Nov. 26, 2022 00:01 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jerami Grant scored a career-high 44 points, Anfernee Simons had 38 and the Portland Trail Blazers outlasted the New York Knicks 132-129 in overtime on Friday night. Simons' 3-pointer gave Portland an eight-point lead in the extra period and the Blazers held on when...

Inflation hovers over shoppers seeking deals on Black Friday

Nov. 25, 2022 18:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Cautious shoppers hunted for the best deals at stores and online as retailers offered new Black Friday discounts to entice consumers eager to start buying holiday gifts but weighed down by inflation. Due to elevated prices for food, rent, gasoline and other...

New this week: Lizzo, 'Criminal Minds' and 'The Woman King'

Nov. 25, 2022 11:31 AM EST

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week. MOVIES — When the Mars Rover Opportunity, nicknamed Oppy, launched in 2003, it was only...

Early morning Bronx apartment fire leaves 2 dead, 2 hurt

Nov. 24, 2022 14:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two people were killed and two others were left in critical condition Thursday after an early morning fire at a Bronx apartment building, authorities said. The Fire Department of New York said the call about the fire came in just before 5:30 a.m., and responding...

Writer who accused Trump of 1990s rape files new lawsuit

Nov. 24, 2022 13:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A writer who accused former President Donald Trump of rape filed an upgraded lawsuit against him Thursday in New York, minutes after a new state law took effect allowing victims of sexual violence to sue over attacks that occurred decades ago. E. Jean Carroll’s...

High-flying balloon characters star in Thanksgiving parade

Nov. 24, 2022 13:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Throngs of spectators lined the streets of New York on Thursday as colorful, high-flying balloons helped usher in the holiday season during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The annual tradition, which dates back nearly a century, packed streets as a procession of...

Fordham's potent offense brings taste of Rocky Top to Bronx

Nov. 24, 2022 10:50 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Coffey Field, capacity 7,000 on the campus of Fordham University, is a long way from the Southeastern Conference — literally and figuratively — right up until the home team's offense takes the field. The Rams have brought a taste of Rocky Top to the Bronx....

Holiday shopping kicks off with inflation dampening spirits

Nov. 24, 2022 10:21 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — While Black Friday will mark a return to familiar holiday shopping patterns, uncertainty still remains. The U.S. job market remains strong, consumer spending is resilient and inflation has been slowing. But elevated prices for food, rent, gasoline and other...

Gibson stops 41, Ducks get 1st regulation win vs. Rangers

Nov. 24, 2022 01:36 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Thanks to John Gibson, the Anaheim Ducks were able to get their first regulation victory of the season. Gibson stopped 41 shots, including 17 in the third period, and the Ducks held on to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 Wednesday night. ...

OF Blake Perkins agrees to contract with Milwaukee Brewers

Nov. 24, 2022 00:41 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Outfielder Blake Perkins and the Milwaukee Brewers agreed Wednesday to a one-year contract. The 26-year-old hit .246 with 15 homers, 50 RBIs and 21 stolen bases last year in the New York Yankees organization for Double-A Somerset and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre...