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Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura growing with each game in NBA

Dec. 6, 2019 2:40 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what could best be described as a veteran move, Rui Hachimura tried to duck out of doing a postgame media session by pleading that he was worried about missing the Washington Wizards' team flight out of town. “I can't be late,” he insisted, wearing a rust-colored hoodie...

Troubled waters: Open water swimming faces do-over of 2016

Dec. 6, 2019 2:36 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Haley Anderson has been through this before. In the lead-up to the Rio Olympics, all the talk about open water swimming focused on the conditions rather than the competition. Now, it's happening again with the Tokyo Games less than a year away. This time, there is concern about the...

Matt Jones shoots 65 to take 2nd-round Australian Open lead

Dec. 6, 2019 2:22 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian Matt Jones birdied his final hole Friday for a 6-under 65 and a one-stroke lead after two rounds on a day of low scoring at the Australian Open. Jones had a 36-hole total of 10-under 132 at The Australian Golf Club. Paul Casey shot 65 and Dimitrios Papadatos 66 and were tied for...

Lucic scores 1st goal with Flames in 4-3 win over Sabres

Dec. 6, 2019 2:04 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — It took 28 games, but Milan Lucic finally has his first goal with the Calgary Flames. Lucic scored early in the third period to open three-goal lead, and the Flames held on to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 Thursday night. “A little bit of relief. It's always nice to get the...

Pavelski scores on power play in OT, Stars beat Jets 3-2

Dec. 6, 2019 1:11 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars didn’t want to be in overtime after blowing a two-goal lead. Joe Pavelski didn’t mind because he’d been there before. Pavelski scored on the power play 2:02 into overtime and Dallas beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2. His third career overtime winner ended a...

Frey leads Montana St. past S. Dakota St. 77-70

Dec. 6, 2019 12:54 AM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Harald Frey had 23 points as Montana State topped South Dakota State 77-70 on Thursday night. Amin Adamu had 19 points and six rebounds for Montana State (6-3). Ladan Ricketts added 11 points. Mychael Paulo had 10 points for the hosts. Devin Kirby grabbed 15 rebounds. Douglas Wilson...

Westbrook has triple-double as Rockets beat Raptors 119-109

Dec. 6, 2019 12:54 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — No matter what, the Toronto Raptors were determined to double-team James Harden. The rest of the Houston Rockets made sure that strategy didn’t pay off. Russell Westbrook had 19 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists, Harden shook off a slow start to score 23 and the Rockets beat the...

Records: Most arrested in Albuquerque in 'surge' released

Dec. 6, 2019 12:51 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Records show 88% of those arrested in Albuquerque by New Mexico State Police on felony charges during a so-called surge are no longer in custody. KOAT-TV reports records show most of the 201 felony arrests made over 60 days resulted in suspects going back on the streets within...

Fitts leads Saint Mary's (Cal) past N. Illinois 61-49

Dec. 6, 2019 12:35 AM EST

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Malik Fitts had 13 points and 12 rebounds to lead Saint Mary's to a 61-49 win over Northern Illinois on Thursday night, the Gaels' eighth straight victory. Fitts shot 8 for 10 from the line. Tanner Krebs had 14 points and six rebounds for Saint Mary's (9-1). Jordan Ford added 12...

No. 14 Auburn rallies to beat Furman 81-78

Dec. 6, 2019 12:34 AM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bruce Pearl's message to his team was that No. 14 Auburn had been outcoached and outplayed, and that it does happen sometimes. The Tigers nonetheless survived for an 81-78 overtime victory over Furman on Thursday night with smothering second-half defense. Christian Okoro scored a...