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Mahomes, Chiefs hold off Chargers 24-17 in Mexico City

Nov. 19, 2019 1:34 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nearly everything about this Monday night game felt foreign to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, from the gasp-inducing altitude of raucous Azteca Stadium to the struggles of their powerhouse offense. Mahomes loved the experience, but didn’t love how his offense played....

George’s late 3 helps Clippers edge Thunder 90-88

Nov. 19, 2019 2:55 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Clippers’ offense wasn’t doing much through three quarters, so they buckled down on defense and narrowly avoided getting beat by a couple of former teammates. Paul George hit a go-ahead 3-pointer against his old team with 25 seconds left, lifting Los Angeles over the...

Doncic scores 42 in triple-double, Mavs top Spurs 117-110

Nov. 19, 2019 12:55 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic grew up idolizing LeBron James, and now the young NBA prodigy has joined James in the record book. The Dallas Mavericks needed everything Doncic delivered in a sensational performance Monday night. Doncic scored a career-high 42 points to go with 12 assists and 11 rebounds as the...

Hathaway ejected for spitting during brawl, Caps beat Ducks

Nov. 18, 2019 11:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as combatants were being separated in the aftermath of a heated brawl, Erik Gudbranson gave Garnet Hathaway another punch and received something he didn’t expect in return. Hathaway spit on him and was thrown out of a feisty matchup Monday night he and the Washington Capitals...

NFL’s wild Week 11 included Garrett, Kaepernick, Mexico

Nov. 19, 2019 3:26 AM EST

The NFL's wild Week 11 featured Myles Garrett getting in a swivet, Colin Kaepernick's pivot and all those Azteca Stadium divots. The bookends were the fracas that occurred Thursday night in the closing seconds of Cleveland's 21-7 win against Pittsburgh and the Chiefs' 24-17 victory over the Chargers on Monday...

Duke climbs to No. 1 in AP Top 25 following Kentucky’s loss

Nov. 18, 2019 5:46 PM EST

Duke is back at No. 1, moving up a spot following a pair of victories last week. The Blue Devils can thank Evansville for the jump. Duke moved to No. 1 for the first time this season, receiving 52 first-place votes from a 65-member media panel in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll released...

Winston speaks after Michigan State tops Charleston Southern

Nov. 18, 2019 10:49 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston made his first comments in public since the death of his brother, thanking Michigan State fans for their support. Winston had 11 points and eight assists to help the third-ranked Spartans tune up with a 94-46 win over Charleston Southern on Monday night. Michigan...

Gronkowski will be in Miami for Super Bowl as party host

Nov. 19, 2019 3:05 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Rob Gronkowski will be in Miami for the Super Bowl. The former Patriots tight end won’t be preparing for kickoff with Tom Brady and the rest of his old New England teammates. Instead, the man who retired from the Patriots and the NFL in March will be hosting his first Super Bowl party....

Browns’ Garrett has suspension appeal set for Wednesday

Nov. 18, 2019 4:38 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett will make his case to the NFL to have his indefinite suspension reduced on Wednesday. Garrett was banned indefinitely by the league on Friday for striking Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph with a helmet during the closing seconds of...

Tua Tagovailoa’s prognosis ‘excellent’ after his surgery

Nov. 18, 2019 6:49 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s team surgeon said Tua Tagovailoa’s prognosis was “excellent” after the quarterback underwent surgery to repair a dislocated hip, although there is no timeline for Tagovailoa’s recovery. Dr. Lyle Cain said Tagovailoa is expected to recover...

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Mahomes, Chiefs hold off Chargers 24-17 in Mexico City

Nov. 19, 2019 4:21 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nearly everything about this Monday night game felt foreign to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, from the gasp-inducing altitude of raucous Azteca Stadium to the struggles of their powerhouse offense. Mahomes loved the experience, but didn’t love how his offense played....

NFL’s wild Week 11 included Garrett, Kaepernick, Mexico

Nov. 19, 2019 3:26 AM EST

The NFL's wild Week 11 featured Myles Garrett getting in a swivet, Colin Kaepernick's pivot and all those Azteca Stadium divots. The bookends were the fracas that occurred Thursday night in the closing seconds of Cleveland's 21-7 win against Pittsburgh and the Chiefs' 24-17 victory over the Chargers on Monday...

Gronkowski will be in Miami for Super Bowl as party host

Nov. 19, 2019 3:05 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Rob Gronkowski will be in Miami for the Super Bowl. The former Patriots tight end won’t be preparing for kickoff with Tom Brady and the rest of his old New England teammates. Instead, the man who retired from the Patriots and the NFL in March will be hosting his first Super Bowl party....

George’s late 3 helps Clippers edge Thunder 90-88

Nov. 19, 2019 2:55 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Clippers’ offense wasn’t doing much through three quarters, so they buckled down on defense and narrowly avoided getting beat by a couple of former teammates. Paul George hit a go-ahead 3-pointer against his old team with 25 seconds left, lifting Los Angeles over the...

Smith leads Unbeaten UCLA to win over Southern Utah

Nov. 19, 2019 2:30 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA’s basketball team put on a defensive clinic for the first 10 minutes of its game against Southern Utah. It had steals, blocked shots, deflections and more. UCLA coach Mick Cronin hopes he can get the Bruins to play that way for an entire game and then he might have something....

Carmelo aims to knock off rust, knock down shots for Blazers

Nov. 19, 2019 2:29 AM EST

Plenty has changed since Carmelo Anthony last played an NBA game. Zion Williamson had just made his Duke debut. Kyrie Irving had said only a month earlier he planned to re-sign in Boston. There’s been turnover all over the league — including a blockbuster trade between Anthony’s last two...

Rivers’ 4 INTs are latest chapter in turnover-plagued season

Nov. 19, 2019 2:26 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — With one last underthrown pass into Dan Sorensen’s hands, Philip Rivers went down slinging in Mexico. The Los Angeles Chargers’ playoff hopes are looking down as well after their longtime franchise quarterback and his offense came up empty at Azteca Stadium on plenty of...

Duke heads to Madison Square Garden after return to No. 1

Nov. 19, 2019 2:05 AM EST

Duke found itself in a familiar position this week by reclaiming the top spot in The Associated Press poll. The Blue Devils earned the top spot for the 143rd week to extend their all-time record after previous No. 1 Kentucky lost to unranked Evansville. Duke’s reign at the top will be put to the test in...

Capitals’ Hathaway faces potential suspension for spitting

Nov. 19, 2019 2:01 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting thrown out of the game probably won’t be the end of Garnet Hathaway’s punishment for spitting on an opponent. The Washington Capitals forward could be suspended, or at the very least fined, for spitting on Anaheim Ducks defenseman Erik Gudbranson toward the end of a...

Burns scores 33, Southern tops Ecclesia College 121-55

Nov. 19, 2019 1:40 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Freshman Damiree Burns scored a career high 33 points and Southern rolled to a 121-55 win over Ecclesia College on Monday night. Jayden Saddle and Isaiah Rollins each added 12 points for the Jaguars. With Burns going 14 of 19, the Jaguars (2-2) shot 55% and had a 52-26 rebounding...