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Woman seeks dismissal of lawsuit against Luke Walton

Dec. 5, 2019 6:47 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former sportscaster Kelli Tennant is seeking dismissal of her sexual assault lawsuit against Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton, a court document shows. The request for dismissal of the civil case was filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The dismissal form did not include...

Luka Garza's monster start propels surging Hawkeyes

Dec. 5, 2019 5:54 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — After losing multiple contributors from last season's NCAA Tournament team, Iowa planned to lean on junior center Luka Garza more than ever in 2019-20. Garza has responded with an All America-type start to the season. The 6-foot-11 Garza enters Friday's Big Ten opener at No. 4...

Sneakers star at glamorous parties around Art Basel Miami

Dec. 5, 2019 5:47 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Fashion has always played a starring role at the glamorous weeklong parties surrounding Art Basel Miami. This year it’s all about the kicks as several major brands including Dior, Adidas and Nike drop limited edition sneakers that had fans camping out overnight. Gabriel Gomez, 38, set...

Sneakers star at glamorous parties around Art Basel Miami

Dec. 5, 2019 5:22 PM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Fashion has always played a starring role at the glamorous weeklong parties surrounding Art Basel Miami. This year it’s all about the kicks as several major brands including Dior, Adidas and Nike drop limited edition sneakers that had fans camping out overnight. Gabriel...

Analysis: The Lakers are rolling, but don't forget the Bucks

Dec. 5, 2019 2:43 PM EST

No team in the NBA has a better record than the Los Angeles Lakers, who are off to a 19-3 start. LeBron James looks very much like an MVP candidate. They are grabbing headlines almost every night. There is a buzz around them again. The Lakers have been so good, in fact, that they've manage to cast a shadow over...

Michigan, Kentucky schedule basketball game in London

Dec. 5, 2019 12:52 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan and Kentucky have agreed to play a basketball game in London next season as part of a three-year deal that also includes a home-and-home series between the two programs. Michigan announced the deal Thursday. The teams will play at O2 Arena in London in December 2020. The...

Brown scores 31 points in Celtics’ 112-93 victory over Heat

Dec. 5, 2019 9:26 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown banked in a 3-pointer and blew a kiss to a former teammate. He wanted to remind old friend Kelly Olynyk that he can shoot from the outside. Brown scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker had 28 and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 112-93 on Wednesday night. “That...

Powell, Brunson hit season highs, Mavs top Wolves 121-114

Dec. 5, 2019 2:41 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks showed Wednesday night they are much more than Luka Doncic. Dwight Powell scored 24 points on 9-for-9 shooting from the field, Jalen Brunson ignited a fourth-quarter rally with 14 of his 16 points in the period and the Mavericks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 121-114....

No. 25 Utah St tops San Jose St 71-59 in conference opener

Dec. 5, 2019 2:15 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — With star center Neemias Queta sidelined by a knee injury early this season, former walk-on Justin Bean has shouldered the load inside for Utah State. Bean had 18 points and 14 rebounds for his fourth straight double-double, and No. 25 Utah State bounced back from its first loss by...

Powell, Brunson hit season highs, Mavs top Wolves 121-114

Dec. 5, 2019 2:14 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks showed Wednesday night they are much more than Luka Doncic. Dwight Powell scored 24 points on 9-for-9 shooting from the field, Jalen Brunson ignited a fourth-quarter rally with 14 of his 16 points in the period and the Mavericks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 121-114....