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ITF moves Pakistan-India Davis Cup matchup to Kazakhstan

Nov. 19, 2019 5:26 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The International Tennis Federation has moved Pakistan’s Davis Cup matchup against India to a neutral venue in Kazakhstan. The best-of-five series between the fierce political rivals will be played in Nur-Sultan on Nov. 29-30. The ITF says “the Davis Cup Committee has voted...

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....

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...

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...

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....

Towns hits 7 3-pointers, Wolves beat Jazz without Wiggins

Nov. 19, 2019 1:25 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Early in the second half, Karl-Anthony Towns went to the hoop and was rejected by Rudy Gobert. After that, Towns didn't even try to shoot inside the 3-point arc. Worked out pretty well. Towns tied a career high with seven 3s and scored 29 points to help the Minnesota Timberwolves hand...