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George, Adams lead Thunder past Phoenix 110-100

Nov. 18, 2018 12:55 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Still without Russell Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder keep winning. Paul George scored 32 points, Steven Adams added 26 and the Thunder beat the Phoenix Suns 110-100 on Saturday night, their 10th victory in 11 games. The Thunder played without Westbrook for the sixth straight game. He...

Cirelli scores in OT as Lightning beat Flyers 6-5

Nov. 18, 2018 12:34 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Anthony Cirelli saved the day for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tampa Bay coughed up a four-goal lead, yet escaped with the win when Cirelli scored 1:47 into overtime to lift the Lightning to a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. Cirelli outmuscled Wayne Simmonds to gain...

Lyons leads Furman to stunning upset of No. 8 Villanova

Nov. 17, 2018 9:23 PM EST

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — First, it was Loyola. Next came Villanova. One by one, Furman is picking off teams from last year's Final Four and proving to be the surprise story of the first month of the college basketball season. Jordan Lyons scored 17 points, Matt Rafferty had 15 points and 17 rebounds, and...

Princeton finishes with its 1st perfect season since 1964

Nov. 17, 2018 6:42 PM EST

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — John Lovett passed for 255 yards and three touchdowns, and rushed for 123 yards and a score, and Princeton beat Pennsylvania 42-14 on Saturday for its first perfect season since 1964. It was Princeton's fourth outright Ivy League title, but its first since 1995. Lovett was 20-of-28...

Jackson's pick-6 lifts Fordham over Bucknell 17-14

Nov. 17, 2018 5:28 PM EST

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Antonio Jackson returned an interception 70 yards for the go-ahead touchdown and Fordham turned back Bucknell 17-14 on Saturday. Jackson's pick-6 off John Chiarolanzio was the biggest play of the game and came with just 12 seconds left in the second quarter, giving the Rams (2-9, 2-4...

Bragalone leads Lehigh to rout of Lafayette with 3 TDs

Nov. 17, 2018 4:55 PM EST

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Dominick Bragalone ran for 95 yards on 32 carries and scored three touchdowns and Lehigh beat Lafayette 34-3 on Saturday. Lafayette appeared off to a good start when J.J. Younger returned the opening kickoff 36 yards to midfield. But momentum turned on the first play from scrimmage when...

Election shows how gerrymandering is difficult to overcome

Nov. 17, 2018 4:00 PM EST

With an election looming, courts earlier this year declared congressional districts in two states to be unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders. One map was redrawn. The other was not. The sharply contrasting outcomes that resulted on Election Day in Pennsylvania and North Carolina illustrate the importance of how...

Johnson's 23 helps Pitt hold off upstart N. Alabama, 71-66

Nov. 17, 2018 3:15 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — As one of two new Division I programs in 2018-19, not many had high expectations for North Alabama this year. ?But these Lions can put up a fight. Facing a major-conference opponent for the first time in program history, North Alabama was up to the task, forcing a tight contest with...

2 ex-high school players convicted in alleged on-ice attack

Nov. 17, 2018 3:09 PM EST

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Two former Philadelphia-area high school hockey players have been placed on probation and ordered to do community service after being convicted of assaulting members of a rival team during a playoff game last year. Jurors in Montgomery County deliberated for nearly 11 hours over two...

Potential classic on Monday night in Chiefs-Rams, now in LA

Nov. 17, 2018 11:42 AM EST

What some are calling the NFL's Game of the Year already has made huge headlines by being moved out of Mexico City because of poor playing conditions. Chiefs-Rams is back in Los Angeles, in prime time and, if it lives up to its billing, could be a wild, high-scoring affair. Regardless of who wins, both clubs...