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Wolf and Knowling each score 20, Yale takes down Columbia 84-76

Feb. 24, 2024 20:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Danny Wolf and Matt Knowling each scored 20 points to help Yale defeat Columbia 84-76 on Saturday night. Wolf added nine rebounds for the Bulldogs (18-8, 9-2 Ivy League). Knowling added five rebounds and seven assists. John Poulakidas finished with 18 points. ...

Gray scores 18 in Cornell's 65-62 victory against Yale

Feb. 23, 2024 22:13 PM EST

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Isaiah Gray scored 18 points as Cornell beat Yale 65-62 on Friday night. Gray also contributed five rebounds for the Big Red (20-4, 9-1 Ivy League). Nazir Williams scored 14 points while shooting 4 for 12 (2 for 4 from 3-point range) and 4 of 5 from the free...

Ferrari's 18 help Brown beat Columbia 66-64

Feb. 23, 2024 21:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Cooley sank a pair of free throws with just under a minute left to allow Brown to beat Columbia 66-64 on Friday night. Cooley blocked an Avery Brown layup to help protect the lead and Kalu Anya missed two free throws with three seconds left that would have...

Colombia will send deep-water expedition to explore 300-year-old shipwreck thought to hold treasure

Feb. 23, 2024 21:27 PM EST

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s government announced plans Friday for a deep-water expedition to explore the mythical galleon San José, sunk in the 18th century in the country’s northern Caribbean and believed to contain cargo valued at billions of dollars. The first phase...

AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Feb. 23, 2024 00:04 AM EST

Feb. 16–22, 2024 A tourist bungee jumped in Colombia, swimmers dove from a dock in Peru, and revelers danced on the closing day of Carnival in Bolivia as Catholics across the region marked the start of Lent. Mexicans marched demanding electoral autonomy for this year's general...

Slayings of tourists and Colombian women expose the dark side of Medellin's tourism boom

Feb. 22, 2024 00:14 AM EST

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — The lush valley enveloping Medellin was once the heart of a brutal war involving the Colombian government, drug cartels and a smattering of other armed groups. But a sharp dip in violence in the country’s second-biggest city has attracted a flood of...

UN top court shouldn't urge Israel to immediately withdraw from Palestinian-claimed lands, US says

Feb. 21, 2024 08:15 AM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United States said Wednesday the United Nations' top court should not issue an advisory opinion that says Israel should “immediately and unconditionally withdraw” from territories sought for a Palestinian state. Acting State Department legal...

Colombians mourn the killings of hundreds of former rebel fighters and human rights leaders

Feb. 20, 2024 21:39 PM EST

BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — Holding white carnations, hundreds of Colombians marched in front of congress Tuesday to mourn the killings of human rights leaders and the murders of hundreds of former rebel fighters killed after signing a peace deal with the government that ended five decades of war. ...

Columbia faces Harvard following De La Rosa's 25-point performance

Feb. 17, 2024 03:59 AM EST

Harvard Crimson (12-9, 3-5 Ivy League) at Columbia Lions (13-8, 4-4 Ivy League) New York; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Columbia hosts the Harvard Crimson after Geronimo Rubio De La Rosa scored 25 points in Columbia's 73-63 victory against the Dartmouth Big Green....

De La Rosa scores 25 as Columbia defeats Dartmouth 73-63

Feb. 16, 2024 21:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Geronimo Rubio De La Rosa had 25 points in Columbia's 73-63 victory over Dartmouth on Friday night. De La Rosa added five rebounds, five assists, and five steals for the Lions (13-8, 4-4 Ivy League). Zavian McLean hit three 3-pointers and scored 15. ...