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Celtics' Porzingis out of Game 3 of the NBA Finals because of rare tendon injury in lower left leg

Jun. 12, 2024 21:25 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis did not play for the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night because of a rare tendon injury in his lower left leg suffered in the previous game. The Celtics announced about two hours before tipoff that Porzingis was out for...

Southwest Airlines CEO says he won't resign. A hedge fund is trying to get him fired

Jun. 12, 2024 15:23 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The CEO of Southwest Airlines said Wednesday he will not resign in the face of pressure from a hedge fund that wants him fired and that his leadership team will produce its own plan to boost the airline's financial performance. CEO Robert Jordan said Southwest will...

Celtics' Porzingis has rare tendon issue in lower left leg, is questionable for Game 3 of NBA Finals

Jun. 11, 2024 23:23 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis hasn't played a game in Dallas since the Mavericks traded him nearly 2 1/2 years ago, and now it is uncertain if he will play there in Game 3 of the NBA Finals for the Boston Celtics. Porzingis has a rare tendon injury in his lower left leg, which...

Kyrie Irving on what has to change for Dallas: 'It starts with me'

Jun. 11, 2024 19:27 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The last 12 games where Kyrie Irving has played against the Boston Celtics have all ended with the same outcome. His team lost. It's a streak that Irving and the Dallas Mavericks would desperately like to see end Wednesday night, when they play host to...

New research explores how a short trip to space affects the human body

Jun. 11, 2024 18:40 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Space tourists experience some of the same body changes as astronauts who spend months in orbit, according to new studies published Tuesday. Those shifts mostly returned to normal once the amateurs returned to Earth, researchers reported. Research on...

Mavericks need more long shots to fall in long-shot bid to rally against Celtics in NBA Finals

Jun. 11, 2024 17:36 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic's message is simple for the struggling 3-point shooters around him, and with Dallas trailing Boston 2-0 while coming home for the NBA Finals. “Just one thing: Keep shooting,” the Mavericks superstar said. “We all believe in those shots. That’s how...

Analysis: The chance was there for Dallas in Game 2, but Mavs now face even tougher road vs. Boston

Jun. 10, 2024 06:03 AM EDT

Game 2 provided Dallas with a huge chance. The Mavericks could have flown back to Dallas with the home-court advantage in the NBA Finals. They could have tied the title series at a game apiece. They could have put the heavily favored Boston Celtics into what would have been their...

Celtics beat Mavericks 105-98, take 2-0 lead in NBA Finals as series heads to Dallas

Jun. 10, 2024 00:58 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jrue Holiday led the scoring. Derrick White added a chase-down block. Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown pitched in, too — with their passing and defense. The Mavericks can stop worrying about who Boston's best player is. Everyone is contributing to the Celtics' quest...

Bumrah helps India hold off archrival Pakistan in a low-scoring T20 World Cup thriller in New York

Jun. 09, 2024 22:03 PM EDT

WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — India was in a desperate situation, needing a moment or two of genius to defend a low total against cricket archrival Pakistan at the Twenty20 World Cup. Skipper Rohit Sharma gave the ball to Jasprit Bumrah, relying on his go-to pace bowler to take the wicket...

Celtics' Kristaps Porzingis suddenly a big problem in Finals for a Mavericks team that cast him off

Jun. 07, 2024 15:19 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Mavericks couldn’t figure out how best to utilize big man Kristaps Porzingis during his three seasons in Dallas. Three years later, the Mavericks now have a big Porzingis problem in the NBA Finals. Dallas coach Jason Kidd said before the start of...