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Dinwiddie scores 24 points, Nets end Sixers' 5-game streak

Dec. 15, 2019 8:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie scored 24 points including an explosive one-handed dunk, Joe Harris had 16 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 109-89 on Sunday night. DeAndre Jordan had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Garrett Temple finished with 13 points for the Nets, who ended a...

Wentz, Eagles keep NFC East hopes alive by beating Redskins

Dec. 15, 2019 8:01 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Carson Wentz fumbled the ball away, but recovered in time to keep alive the Philadelphia Eagles’ hopes of winning the NFC East. Wentz bounced back from a potentially costly mistake by leading a 75-yard, go-ahead scoring drive and throwing his third touchdown pass of the day to...

Women's soccer team placed on probation after hazing probe

Dec. 15, 2019 7:16 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — La Salle University has placed its women's soccer team on disciplinary probation through the end of next year — including restrictions on competition for the spring season — following an investigation that revealed what it called “nonviolent power-differential...

Siakam scores 30 points, Raptors beat Nets to snap home skid

Dec. 15, 2019 12:35 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — One huge quarter from 3-point range helped the Toronto Raptors halt a rare home losing streak. Pascal Siakam scored 30 points, Marc Gasol set season highs with 17 points and 15 rebounds and the Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 110-102 on Saturday night to snap a three-game slump on their home...

Flyers lose 2 more players, fall 4-1 in Minnesota

Dec. 14, 2019 10:53 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Coming off an emotional announcement a day earlier, things didn’t get any easier for the Philadelphia Flyers. Already down their top two scorers, Philadelphia lost two centers early. And it was playing one of the hottest teams in the NHL. Eric Staal scored twice and the...

Perry tops 300 yards, Navy trickery tops Army 31-7

Dec. 14, 2019 9:25 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo wrapped Malcolm Perry tighter than an Army defense could muster for an embrace that served as a bit of an apology. Perry had done it all for Navy in a 31-7 victory Saturday that earned him MVP honors in the 120th game between the service academies. Perry...

At Army-Navy game, Trump touts new pro sports option

Dec. 14, 2019 6:26 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Donald Trump used his appearance at the annual Army-Navy football game to pitch to the players an administration policy change that clears the way for athletes at the nation's military academies to play professional sports after they graduate and delay their active-duty...

Deas scores 31 to lead La Salle over Morgan St. 85-68

Dec. 14, 2019 5:48 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Isiah Deas had a career-high 31 points as La Salle topped Morgan State 85-68 on Saturday. David Beatty had 18 points for La Salle (6-3). Sherif Kenney added nine points and seven rebounds. Christian Ray had seven rebounds for the hosts. Troy Baxter Jr. had 15 points for the Bears (4-8)....

NFL This Week: Round 1 of Texans-Titans' AFC South showdown

Dec. 14, 2019 1:03 PM EST

The Houston Texans have won the AFC South three times in coach Bill O'Brien's five seasons, and they have led or shared the divisional lead all but three weeks this season. Adding a fourth title to that list means going through the franchise the Texans replaced in Houston. The Tennessee Titans last won the AFC...

Harris scores 31, 76ers hold off Pelicans 116-109

Dec. 13, 2019 11:13 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tobias Harris seems to have found a comfort zone with his offensive game, providing another concern for opponents of the Philadelphia 76ers. Harris scored 31 points, Ben Simmons had 24 points and 11 assists, and the 76ers survived a late scare to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 116-109 on...