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Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James talks to teammates during a timeout in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

LeBron has triple-double, Lakers pull away to beat Nets

Jan. 23, 2020 11:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James is on his way to Philadelphia, set to pass Kobe Bryant on the NBA's career scoring list in the former Lakers star's hometown. It'll be another milestone achievement, but scoring has never been the most important thing to James. He prefers winning, and it looks like he'll do...

LIU Brooklyn edges St. Francis (Pa.) 86-81

Jan. 23, 2020 9:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Raiquan Clark had 28 points and 13 rebounds as Long Island-Brooklyn narrowly defeated St. Francis (Pa.) 86-81 on Thursday night. Jermaine Jackson Jr. added 24 points for the Sharks (10-10, 5-2 Northeast Conference), while Ty Flowers chipped in 21. Jackson Jr. also had seven assists, while...

St. Francis (NY) beats Robert Morris 78-57

Jan. 23, 2020 9:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Chauncey Hawkins and Deniz Celen scored 15 points apiece as St. Francis (NY) easily defeated Robert Morris 78-57 on Thursday night. Unique McLean added 13 points, Rob Higgins scored 12 and Stevan Krtinic had 11 for the Terriers. McLean also had 10 rebounds. AJ Bramah had 19 points and...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) goes up for two points as New York Knicks forward Taj Gibson (67) is restrained by a Lakers defender, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

James closes on Kobe, Davis has 28 as Lakers beat Knicks

Jan. 22, 2020 11:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James spent the first half showing why he will soon pass Kobe Bryant for third place on the NBA's career scoring list. Then this season's assists leader put his own offense aside to help Anthony Davis find his. James scored 19 of his 21 points before halftime to quickly cut into...

Cesar De Castro, center, attorney for Genaro Garcia Luna, Mexico's former top security official, is surrounded by reporters as he leaves Federal court in Brooklyn, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Indicted former Mexico security chief not interested in plea

Jan. 21, 2020 2:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mexico’s former top security official is “very much looking forward” to fighting charges he took tens of millions of dollars in drug-money bribes to protect Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s notorious Sinaloa cartel, a defense attorney said Tuesday. ...

Jose Margulies, center, leaves federal court following his sentencing, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough New York. A federal judge in Brooklyn sentenced Brazilian broadcast executive Margulies to two years' probation on Tuesday for acting as an intermediary in a scheme to exchange bribes for the media rights to South American soccer tournaments. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Brazilian broadcast executive gets probation in FIFA scandal

Jan. 21, 2020 2:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in Brooklyn sentenced a Brazilian broadcast executive to two years of probation Tuesday for acting as an intermediary in a scheme to exchange bribes for the media rights to South American soccer tournaments. Jose Margulies participated in a “massive worldwide...

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) practices before an NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Los Angeles Clippers in New Orleans, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Williamson is expected to return to play Wednesday against the San Antonio Spurs. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

As wait for Zion ends, 76ers' Brown recalls challenges await

Jan. 21, 2020 3:26 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Zion Williamson is set to make his NBA debut, which will bring plenty of excitement to New Orleans. It will also bring some challenges to coach Alvin Gentry. That's what Philadelphia coach Brett Brown learned from his experiences when the wait for a franchise star was finally over....

Mount St. Mary's wallops St. Francis-(Brooklyn), 59-39

Jan. 20, 2020 9:42 PM EST

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Vado Morse had 19 points as Mount St. Mary's routed St. Francis (NY) 59-39 on Monday night. Nana Opoku added 17 points for the Mountaineers, while Damian Chong Qui chipped in 16. Opoku had 10 rebounds while Chong Qui pulled down seven. Mount St. Mary's (8-11, 4-2 Northeast...

Vatican orders sex abuse investigation of Brooklyn bishop

Jan. 20, 2020 7:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Vatican has ordered an investigation of a sexual abuse allegation against Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, who was previously named by Pope Francis to investigate the church's response to clergy sexual abuse in Buffalo. Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York received...

Cobb III, Ford lift Wagner over LIU-Brooklyn 72-64

Jan. 20, 2020 7:14 PM EST

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) — Curtis Cobb III had 19 points to lead five Wagner players in double figures as the Seahawks beat Long Island University 72-64 on Monday. Elijah Ford added 16 points for the Seahawks (5-12, 2-4 Northeast Conference). Patrick Szpir chipped in 11, and Alex Morales and Chase Freeman...