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Brunson carries Knicks into No. 2 seed in Eastern Conference, scores 40 points in OT win over Bulls

Apr. 14, 2024 17:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jalen Brunson didn't know where things stood around the NBA as the Knicks were deep into their final game of the regular season. A win meant the No. 2 seed and a loss was going to keep them at No. 3. But Tom Thibodeau's team doesn't worry about who it plays next...

The last day of the NBA regular season is Sunday. Expect chaos and lots of it

Apr. 13, 2024 13:54 PM EDT

Maybe it’s parity. Maybe it’s chaos. Either way, the final day of the NBA’s regular season should be wild. Oklahoma City, Minnesota and Denver all have a shot at No. 1 in the Western Conference. Every seed from No. 2 to No. 8 is up for grabs in the Eastern...

Elly De La Cruz's power and speed are generating more excitement in Cincinnati

Apr. 12, 2024 23:27 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Elly De La Cruz’s power and speed are generating more excitement for the Cincinnati Reds, his three-run homer Friday night the latest example. The 22-year-old Dominican star hit a sinking liner Monday that skipped over the glove of diving center fielder Sal...

Man charged in slaying after woman's leg found at Milwaukee-area park

Apr. 12, 2024 21:22 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 33-year-old man was charged Friday in the slaying of a woman whose leg was found on the beach of a lakefront park near Milwaukee. Maxwell Anderson is jailed on first-degree intentional homicide, mutilating a corpse and arson charges in the death of Sade Robinson,...

VanVleet has season-high 37 as Rockets get 118-106 win over Magic, who fall into tie for fourth

Apr. 09, 2024 23:35 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Fred VanVleet scored a season-high 37 points and the Houston Rockets snapped a five-game skid with a 118-106 victory over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night. The Magic fell into a tie for fourth place with Cleveland in the Eastern Conference. They came into the night...

In swing-state Wisconsin, Democrat hustles to keep key Senate seat against Trump-backed millionaire

Apr. 04, 2024 15:32 PM EDT

NEW GLARUS, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin, whose “go everywhere” 2018 campaign strategy became a model for how to win in battleground Wisconsin, knows her road to victory this year against a multimillionaire Republican supporter of former President Donald Trump goes through places...

Wisconsin AP names boys high school basketball team

Apr. 01, 2024 17:01 PM EDT

2023-24 AP BOYS’ BASKETBALL ALL-STATE TEAM PLAYER OF THE YEAR – (asterisk)Kon Knueppel, Wisconsin Lutheran COACH OF THE YEAR – Ryan Walz, Wisconsin Lutheran FIRST TEAM Will Hornseth, 6-8, sr., De Pere (asterisk)Nick...

McNeil and Hoskins get heated after hard slide in Brewers-Mets opener

Mar. 29, 2024 18:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Even on a new team in a different division, it took all of one game for Rhys Hoskins to rile up the New York Mets. Tempers flared Friday during the season opener at Citi Field when the Milwaukee Brewers newcomer — who agitated the Mets during his days with the NL...

Milwaukee officers shoot, critically wound man when he fires at them during pursuit, police say

Mar. 25, 2024 10:37 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police officers responding to reports of gunfire shot and critically wounded a 20-year-old man overnight after he fled the scene on foot and fired at officers, police said Monday. After police received 911 calls about gunshots in the area late Sunday,...

March Madness: 'There's something pure about Jack Gohlke,' Oakland's masterful 3-point shooter

Mar. 22, 2024 18:45 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The shots at times looked crazy. Maybe some of them were crazy. Off balance. Deep. Double-teamed. Hand in his face. Hand on his back. Off flares. Off curls. Spotted up. On the run. It didn't matter. Not to Jack Gohlke. The Oakland guard had practiced them all...