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Villanova's Collin Gillespie heads list of notable seniors

Oct. 28, 2021 02:02 AM EDT

Villanova’s Collin Gillespie is ready to make the most of his second chance at a senior season. Gillespie was the co-Big East player of the year last season but tore the medial collateral ligament in his left knee during a victory over Creighton that enabled Villanova...

Russell, Towns lead T'Wolves to rare win at Milwaukee

Oct. 28, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — D’Angelo Russell scored 29 points, Karl-Anthony Towns and Anthony Edwards each added 25, and the Minnesota Timberwolves held off the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks 113-108 on Wednesday night. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 40 points and 16 rebounds for the...

Young's 31 points lift Hawks past Pelicans, 102-99

Oct. 28, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks are grinding out victories early this season without the offensive rhythm they are confident is still to come. The defense and rebounding provided by Clint Capela and John Collins are a big reason why. ...

'Animalism': Blackhawks scandal raises culture questions

Oct. 28, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — For three weeks in 2010, they did nothing. That's how long it took for the leadership of the Chicago Blackhawks to act on allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted a player. Three weeks. Three weeks that — more than a decade later —...

VanVleet scores 26, Raptors beat Pacers for 1st home win

Oct. 27, 2021 23:18 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Fred VanVleet and the Raptors pushed around the Indiana Pacers to pick up a long-awaited home win. VanVleet had a season-high 26 points and a career-high 10 rebounds, OG Anunoby scored a season-high 25 points, and the Raptors won at home for the first...

No. 11 Notre Dame has star TE Michael Mayer back healthy

Oct. 27, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Michael Mayer’s return from injury started the same way as his season: with the football in his hands on the first snap of the game. On Saturday, that took the form of a quick 4-yard pickup to kickstart Notre Dame’s 31-16 win over USC. In the...

Montrezl Harrell helps Wizards beat Celtics, 116-107

Oct. 27, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Montrezl Harrell scored 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting and had 11 rebounds in the Washington Wizards' 116-107 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Spencer Dinwiddie added 22 points, and Bradley Beal had 17 for the Wizards. They have opened...

Bridges, Hayward lead Hornets past Magic 120-111

Oct. 27, 2021 22:50 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 31 points, Gordon Hayward added 24 and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Orlando Magic 120-111 on Wednesday night for their fourth win in five games. Bridges, who scored 30 or more points for the third time in four games, hit a...

Red Wings erase two-goal deficit, beat Capitals in overtime

Oct. 27, 2021 22:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robby Fabbri tied it early in the third period, captain Dylan Larkin scored in overtime and the Detroit Red Wings came back to beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 Wednesday night. Larkin beat Vitek Vanecek 1:37 into OT on a goal assisted on by impressive...

Wizards center Gafford leaves with right quad injury

Oct. 27, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Washington center Daniel Gafford had to be helped off the court and was brought straight to the locker room Wednesday night in the Wizards' game against the Boston Celtics. The 6-foot-10 Gafford collided with Celtics forward Jaylen Brown and went to the...