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Hayes scores late as Rangers rally past Ducks 3-1

Dec. 18, 2018 11:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — After a lackluster first two periods, the New York Rangers came out with more intensity in the third and got a needed win. Kevin Hayes scored on a short-handed breakaway with 40 seconds remaining and the Rangers rallied with three goals in the third period to beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-1...

Prada withdraws luxury trinkets over blackface controversy

Dec. 18, 2018 10:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Prada is no longer selling a line of accessories and displays following complaints that they featured blackface-style imagery. The controversy began last week when a New Yorker complained in a viral Facebook posting after walking past a Prada boutique in Manhattan's SoHo district and...

Adams, Smith lead UConn past Drexel 97-65

Dec. 18, 2018 10:36 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jalen Adams and Tarin Smith scored 20 points apiece to lead UConn over Drexel 97-65 Tuesday in nonconference play at the XL Center. Adams shot 8 for 12 from the field, bouncing back from a season-low two points on Saturday against Manhattan. Smith hit all seven of his shots as UConn...

Nets hold off Lakers to extend winning streak to 6 games

Dec. 18, 2018 10:15 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — D'Angelo Russell had 22 points and a career high-tying 13 assists against his former team, and the Brooklyn Nets ran the NBA's longest winning streak to six games by beating the Los Angeles Lakers 115-110 on Tuesday night. Joe Harris added 19 points and Spencer Dinwiddie scored 18 for the...

AP source: Matt Harvey, Angels agree to $11M, 1-year deal

Dec. 18, 2018 9:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Harvey has agreed to an $11 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, returning to the team that drafted him out of high school but failed to sign the pitcher. Harvey's deal was disclosed by a person familiar with the negotiations who spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press...

Rangers introduce Lynn, finalize $30M, 3-year deal

Dec. 18, 2018 8:55 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The only time Lance Lynn has pitched in the home ballpark of the Texas Rangers was as a rookie in 2011, during the World Series for the St. Louis Cardinals. Lynn will now go into that stadium's final season in 2019 as a big part of the Texas rotation. He signed a $30 million,...

Former non-profit director accused of embezzlement

Dec. 18, 2018 8:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The former director of a Bronx non-profit is being accused of embezzling tens of thousands of dollars for her own personal use and to help local politicians. Authorities on Tuesday said Anna Mendez was charged with grand larceny and falsifying business records. She's the former program...

Longtime star Beltran joins Yankees as special adviser

Dec. 18, 2018 7:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime star Carlos Beltran has joined the New York Yankees as a special adviser. His hiring came shortly before prized free agent Manny Machado was expected to meet with the Yankees on Wednesday. Beltran and Machado have the same agent. Beltran spent nearly three seasons of his 20-year...

Booze cruise battle: Booted from NYC dock, owner sees racism

Dec. 18, 2018 7:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Dwayne Braithwaite is a rarity in New York City's sightseeing cruise industry: a black owner whose raucous party boats are filled with mostly black patrons from the city's West Indian community. So, when his vessels were ousted from city-owned docks in Brooklyn last summer while booze...

Arizona man gets 12 years in prison in NY Islamic State case

Dec. 18, 2018 6:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An Arizona man convicted of helping a New Yorker join the Islamic State group in Syria was sentenced to 12 years in prison Tuesday by a judge who said he was not the typical "true believer" terrorism defendant. Ahmed Mohammed el-Gammal, 48, a suburban Phoenix man who sold car parts, was...