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LSU's Burrow, Auburn's Brown named AP SEC players of year

Dec. 9, 2019 5:43 PM EST

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is a unanimous selection as the offensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. The top-ranked Tigers also have the SEC’s coach of the year in Ed Orgeron and the newcomer of the year in freshman cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., as...

Zack Wheeler, Phillies finalize $118M, 5-year contract

Dec. 9, 2019 3:22 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies and right-hander Zack Wheeler finalized their $118 million, five-year contract Monday. Wheeler gets $21.5 million next year, $22.5 million in 2021, $26 million in 2022, $24.5 million in 2023 and $23.5 million in 2024. He agreed to the deal last Thursday subject to...

Heat beat Bulls 110-105 for 10th straight home victory

Dec. 9, 2019 12:40 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro scored 27 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 38.2 seconds left in overtime, and the Miami Heat held off the Chicago Bulls 110-105 on Sunday night to improve to 10-0 at home this season. Herro made three 3’s in overtime and another with 7.1 seconds left in regulation...

Harris scores 26, Thybulle 20 as 76ers beat Raptors 110-104

Dec. 8, 2019 9:39 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — This victory over the Toronto Raptors didn’t feel as good as it should have to the Philadelphia 76ers because of their shaky finish. Tobias Harris scored 26 points and rookie Matisse Thybulle had a career-high 20 points, including a pair of free throws with 23 seconds left, to...

Eli Manning facing familiar foe in return to lineup

Dec. 8, 2019 2:40 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eli Manning will try to resurrect his NFL career in the stadium where he made his debut 15 years ago. The two-time Super Bowl MVP makes his first start since Week 2 when the New York Giants (2-10) visit the Philadelphia Eagles (5-7) on Monday night. Manning is filling in for injured...

Pacers deal Knicks 9th straight loss, 104-103

Dec. 8, 2019 12:38 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle missed a free throw with 0.1 seconds left, sending New York to a 104-103 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night in the Knicks' first game since firing coach David Fizdale. The Knicks were much more competitive under interim coach Mike Miller than they had been in recent...

Missouri beats Temple 64-54 to snap 3-game skid

Dec. 7, 2019 11:01 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For Dru Smith and Missouri, it’s been hard not to dwell on a stunning home loss to Charleston Southern earlier this week. Only thing to do was take it out on the next team on the schedule. Javon Pickett scored a season-high 16 points off the bench and Missouri snapped a...

Simmons hits 3, scores 34 points to lead 76ers past Cavs

Dec. 7, 2019 10:38 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons hit another 3-pointer, and his coach wants him to keep on firing. Simmons hit his second career 3 and scored a career-high 34 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers didn’t need Joel Embiid’s help to rout the Cleveland Cavaliers 141-94 Saturday night. Simmons made...

No. 6 South Carolina holds off Temple 78-71

Dec. 7, 2019 5:56 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dawn Staley enjoys her trips home to Philadelphia, except the pressure part of the visit. Tyasha Harris scored 21 points and Mikiah Herbert Harrigan added 15 to help No. 6 South Carolina finally put away Temple, 78-71 on Saturday. “Always love coming back here, just don't like...

Laughton leads Flyers past Senators 4-3 in chippy game

Dec. 7, 2019 5:11 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Laughton responded to a jarring hit to his teammate in a big way. Laughton had a goal, an assist and a hard check in a chippy contest to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. “It was a physical game,” Laughton said....