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Cavs' Love has head injury, status for Game 7 unknown

May. 26, 2018 2:35 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love's troubled season has twisted again. The Cavaliers All-Star forward, who has battled injuries and criticism while revealing he suffered panic attacks in the past, may have to sit out Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals after injuring his head Friday night during the first...

Boston bound: LeBron pushes Cavs to Game 7 vs. Celtics

May. 26, 2018 12:45 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James chose Boston as the place he'll play next. Game 7 is on. And any talk about James' future is on hold. Delivering another performance for the ages, James scored 46 points and preserved his reign atop the Eastern Conference for at least one more game as the Cleveland Cavaliers...

Astros rally vs Miller, pour it on for 11-2 win over Indians

May. 26, 2018 12:41 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Houston Astros kicked off a late rally Friday night against relief ace Andrew Miller, then put their entire offensive arsenal on display. Jose Altuve tied it with a two-run double off Miller in the eighth and then scored the go-ahead run on Marwin Gonzalez's squeeze bunt, and the...

Storm rallies from 14-point deficit, top Sky 95-91 in OT

May. 26, 2018 12:30 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 29 points and made four 3-pointers, Breanna Stewart added 28 points and the Seattle Storm overcame a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Chicago Sky 95-91 in overtime Friday night. Seattle trailed 80-66 with six minutes left in regulation but scored 13 of...

Moore helps Lynx beat Liberty 78-72

May. 25, 2018 10:46 PM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Minnesota coach Cheryl Reeve didn't like the way Maya Moore was playing, so she benched her star for most of the fourth quarter and then put her back in the game at just the right time. Moore went to the bench with 5 minutes left and didn't return until the final minute, hitting...

Cavs All-Star Love sustains head injury in Game 6

May. 25, 2018 9:54 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love will miss the remainder of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals after banging heads with Boston's Jayson Tatum. Love and Tatum inadvertently collided midway through the quarter and both dropped to the floor. Love, who missed a March 28 game at...

GM says 'overwhelming likelihood' Suns will keep No. 1 pick

May. 25, 2018 7:14 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said the "overwhelming likelihood" is that the team will keep its No. 1 overall pick and not trade it away. McDonough made the comment Friday after the first of what will be many pre-draft workouts of players on the Suns' practice court. The...

K-State signs Bruce Weber through 2022-23 season

May. 25, 2018 6:42 PM EDT

Bruce Weber might be at Kansas State forever the way things are going. The basketball coach signed a two-year contract extension Friday that provides a bump in salary and could keep him with the Wildcats through the 2022-23 season, a nice reward after leading the school to a 25-win season and an appearance in the...

NCAA grants Florida State's Cofer extra year of eligibility

May. 25, 2018 6:42 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Phil Cofer and Florida State received the news Friday they had been waiting for since the season ended two months ago. The NCAA informed the school that the senior forward has been granted another year of eligibility. "Everyone was confident that it was going to happen, but we...

Bucks player 'gave in' during arrest to avoid officers' guns

May. 25, 2018 6:26 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown said Friday he "gave in" when police used a stun gun as they detained him for a parking violation because he didn't want officers to "pull out their guns." "I was just being smart. I just wanted to get out of the situation and get home," Brown told the...