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Irving has 26, Nets beat Lakers 121-104 as James, Davis sit

Jan. 30, 2023 23:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving had 26 points, seven rebounds and six assists to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 121-104 victory Monday night over the Los Angeles Lakers, who played without LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Irving had scored 30 or more in a career-best six straight games...

Marlins acquire reliever Matt Barnes in trade with Red Sox

Jan. 30, 2023 23:04 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins acquired reliever Matt Barnes in a trade with the Boston Red Sox on Monday. Miami sent left-hander Richard Bleier to Boston for Barnes, and the Red Sox will pay the Marlins $5,625,000 to cover more than half the $10.25 million Barnes is guaranteed....

Banchero, Magic rally from early hole, beat 76ers 119-109

Jan. 30, 2023 23:03 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Paolo Banchero had 29 points and 10 rebounds as the Orlando Magic stormed back from a 21-point first-quarter deficit to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 119-109 on Monday night. Mo Wagner scored 22 points and his younger brother Franz Wagner scored 19 for the Magic,...

Colgate beats Loyola Maryland 76-63, ups win streak to 11

Jan. 30, 2023 21:59 PM EST

HARRISON, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Moffatt had 19 points and Colgate upped its win streak to 11 with a 76-63 victory over Loyola Maryland on Monday night. Moffatt also contributed five rebounds for the Raiders (17-7, 11-0 Patriot League). Braeden Smith filled up the stat sheet with 16...

Russian millionaire on trial in hack, insider trade scheme

Jan. 30, 2023 17:11 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A wealthy Russian businessman and associates made tens of millions of dollars by cheating the stock market in an elaborate scheme that involved hacking into U.S. computer networks to steal insider information about companies such as Microsoft and Tesla, a prosecutor told jurors on...

Lehigh earns 66-55 win against Boston University

Jan. 29, 2023 15:43 PM EST

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Keith Higgins Jr. had 19 points in Lehigh's 66-55 victory over Boston University on Sunday. Higgins shot 7 for 15 (1 for 6 from 3-point range) and 4 of 4 from the free throw line for the Mountain Hawks (13-8, 8-2 Patriot League). Tyler Whitney-Sidney scored 13...

Father of 3 children who died says he forgives his wife

Jan. 29, 2023 14:13 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The husband of a Massachusetts woman who is accused of killing two of their children and assaulting a third who later died says his family was the best thing that ever happened to him, and that he forgives his wife. Patrick Clancy's statement appeared Saturday on a...

Army secures 66-55 victory over Holy Cross

Jan. 28, 2023 16:02 PM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Ethan Roberts' 16 points helped Army defeat Holy Cross 66-55 on Saturday. Roberts also contributed three steals for the Black Knights (12-11, 6-4 Patriot League). Jalen Rucker scored 13 points and added nine rebounds. Coleton Benson shot 3 for 9 (2 for 7...

Report: NWSL to expand in Boston, Utah and California

Jan. 28, 2023 15:30 PM EST

The National Women's Soccer League is close to expanding by three teams, which will be in Boston, Utah and the San Francisco area, according to a Friday report in the Wall Street Journal. The women's pro league previously indicated it would add at least two teams by 2024. The Wall...

Gardner, Franklin lead No. 7 Virginia past BC, 76-57

Jan. 28, 2023 15:16 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Freshman Ryan Dunn is still finding his way at Virginia, but when the No. 7 Cavaliers needed a spark Saturday, he provided it. Dunn had a putback dunk and an alley-oop dunk in an 18-4 first-half run that gave Virginia control in its 76-57 victory over...