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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James I swarmed by teammates after making several 3-point shots in a row during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LeBron, Giannis choose their teams for the All-Star Game

Feb. 6, 2020 7:53 PM EST

Anthony Davis is LeBron James’ teammate in Los Angeles, and they’ll be teammates at the All-Star Game in Chicago as well. James took his fellow Lakers All-Star with the No. 1 overall pick of the Feb. 16 game’s draft on Thursday, as he matched wits with fellow captain Giannis Antetokounmpo of...

Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo (13) goes to the basket as Boston Celtics center Daniel Theis (27) and guard Marcus Smart (36) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Miami. Adebayo was called for an offensive foul on the play. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Paul, Lowry among the All-Star reserves, with 6 first-timers

Jan. 30, 2020 9:37 PM EST

The All-Star Game is going to have plenty of new faces. The NBA released the list of the players Thursday voted by the league’s head coaches as reserves for the Feb. 16 game in Chicago, including six who will be All-Stars for the first time. Kyle Lowry of the NBA champion Toronto Raptors is headed back to...

This 2012 photo provided by courtesy of the Ellis family shows Terral Ellis Jr. and his child. A federal negligence and wrongful death lawsuit against a northeastern Oklahoma county, its sheriff, former sheriff, jailers, nurse and others alleges Ellis, an inmate, was allowed to die despite repeated pleas for help that were captured on jail videotape. (Courtesy of the Ellis family via AP)

Damages sought for Oklahoma inmate's death despite pleas

Jan. 29, 2020 10:08 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal negligence and wrongful death lawsuit against a northeastern Oklahoma county, its sheriff, former sheriff, jailers, nurse and others alleges an inmate was allowed to die despite repeated pleas for help that were captured on jail videotape. The lawsuit filed in 2017 by the...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, file photo, former Miami football coach Jimmy Johnson talks to the media after an NCAA college football practice in Coral Gables, Fla. Johnson, who coached the Dallas Cowboys to two Super Bowl championships in the 1990s, has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP, File)

Super Bowl-winning coach Jimmy Johnson into Hall of Fame

Jan. 12, 2020 10:55 PM EST

Jimmy Johnson, who coached the Dallas Cowboys to two Super Bowl championships in the 1990s, has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The hall announced his selection Sunday night as part of a centennial class that was chosen on Wednesday by a special committee. Former Pittsburgh Steelers coach Bill...

Louisiana Tech's J'Mar Smith (8) reacts during the NCAA college football Independence Bowl against Miami, Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, La. (Henriette Wildsmith/The Shreveport Times via AP)

Boilermakers hire veteran Diaco as new defensive coordinator

Jan. 2, 2020 6:06 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Bob Diaco's Louisiana Tech defense made quite the impression in last week's bowl shutout of Miami. On Thursday, he was rewarded when Purdue coach Jeff Brohm announced Diaco would be the Boilermakers new defensive coordinator. “We’re very excited to bring Bob to...

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo, right, drives to the basket as Philadelphia 76ers' Josh Richardson, left, will accidentally pokes him in the eye during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019, in Philadelphia. The 76ers won 121-109. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

The NBA's East is loaded at the top, and might stay that way

Dec. 31, 2019 10:10 AM EST

The West is used to being loaded at the top. The East, not so much. But a new year is arriving with a new look in the NBA’s Eastern Conference. The league will wake up on Wednesday — the first day of 2020 — with six teams with winning percentages of .600 or better, the first time...

The Latest: Oakland's playoff hopes are barely alive

Dec. 29, 2019 6:18 PM EST

The Latest on Week 17 in the NFL (all times EST): 5:55 p.m. Oakland's playoff picture update: That remote chance of sneaking into the postseason is looking even more remote. First, the Raiders are losing 10-3 to Denver at halftime. They must win to have a shot at clinching the final AFC playoff spot. But the...

On Football: Offbeat Awards for the 2019 season

Dec. 26, 2019 6:38 PM EST

The Associated Press will hand out its individual NFL awards on the night before the Super Bowl in Miami. Until then, here are some off-the-beaten track honors to consider. BEST GAME: Week 10, the best Monday night game in years saw Seattle beat San Francisco 27-24 in overtime in a key NFC West matchup. This one...