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Judge: Banning guns for marijuana users unconstitutional

Feb. 05, 2023 15:48 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Oklahoma has ruled that a federal law prohibiting people who use marijuana from owning firearms is unconstitutional, the latest challenge to firearms regulations after the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority set new standards for reviewing the...

Spencer helps Nicholls St. past Houston Christian 92-91

Feb. 05, 2023 01:02 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Marek Nelson had 23 points and Pierce Spencer scored the game's final five points in Nicholls State's 92-91 victory over Houston Christian on Saturday night. Spencer hit a 3-pointer with 20 seconds to go and, after a Houston Christian turnover, grabbed the rebound of...

James closes on NBA scoring record, Lakers fall to Pelicans

Feb. 04, 2023 23:35 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When LeBron James was pulling up his dribble to float an alley-oop pass to Anthony Davis, or diving into the stands in an attempt to regain the ball for the Lakers, he appeared far more concerned with immediate team goals than making NBA history. Yet, after...

Cisse scores 18, Incarnate Word defeats New Orleans 78-70

Feb. 04, 2023 20:21 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jonathan Cisse had 18 points in Incarnate Word's 78-70 win over New Orleans on Saturday. Cisse added three steals for the Cardinals (11-13, 5-6 Southland Conference). Trey Miller scored 16 points while shooting 5 of 6 from the field and 6 for 7 from the line, and...

Sean Payton is officially named Broncos head coach

Feb. 03, 2023 20:36 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos named Sean Payton the 20th head coach in franchise history Friday, 40 days after firing rookie head coach Nathaniel Hackett. “Sean Payton is an outstanding leader and Super Bowl champion with a brilliant offensive mind. He shares our...

Bucks have regained peak form now that they're healthier

Feb. 03, 2023 17:32 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo is scoring at an unprecedented rate in his extraordinary career, and he also has most of his top teammates playing alongside him again. That combination has helped the Milwaukee Bucks regain their title-contending form. The...

Review: Stafford-Jutz album brings to life forgotten voices

Feb. 03, 2023 11:35 AM EST

“Lost Voices,” Tim Stafford & Thomm Jutz (Mountain Fever) “Lost Voices” features new songs written in the past tense, and serves as an engaging soundtrack to neglected chapters in American history. The album comes from the formidable singer-storyteller team...

Mavs hang on after Doncic hurt, hand Pels 10th straight loss

Feb. 03, 2023 00:25 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks barely held on after leading by 27 points when Luka Doncic exited the game with a right heel injury on a hard fall. The New Orleans Pelicans thought their one chance to finish the rally and end a long losing streak was taken away by the officials,...

Mavs star Doncic injures heel on fall, out against Pelicans

Feb. 02, 2023 22:29 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic has been ruled out of a game against New Orleans after exiting in the third quarter with a right heel injury. Doncic stayed in the game after taking a hard fall Thursday night when he was winding up for a one-handed dunk on a drive...

James cleared to play at Indiana as scoring chase continues

Feb. 02, 2023 18:54 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James was set to resume his NBA scoring-record chase Thursday night at Indiana after being cleared to start. James entered the day 89 points away from breaking Kareem Abdul Jabbar’s mark of 38,387. James, a 19-time...