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Report: Philadelphia’s trash trucks crashing daily

Nov. 15, 2019 12:28 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s sanitation fleet has been involved in about 2,000 accidents since June 2015, with two-thirds of the crashes determined to be the garbage truck driver’s fault, according to a newspaper analysis. The city’s rate of accidents involving municipal trash...

Syracuse inks forward Woody Newton, guard Kadary Richmond

Nov. 15, 2019 11:48 AM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse has signed forward Woody Newton and guard Kadary Richmond to national letters of intent. The 6-foot-8 Newton, a Baltimore native, plays for Mt. Zion Prep and is ranked 79th overall in the 2020 class by 247Sports.com. Newton’s play helped the Warriors advance to the...

Bloomberg pouring $100M in anti-Trump ad campaign

Nov. 15, 2019 8:17 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg, who is deciding whether to launch a Democratic presidential bid, is pouring $100 million into an online advertising campaign attacking President Donald Trump. The campaign, which targets voters in four general election battleground states —...

16 arrested in Vermont drug trafficking investigation

Nov. 15, 2019 5:01 AM EST

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — Sixteen people have been arrested in a month-long drug trafficking investigation in northern Vermont. The United States attorney announced Thursday that 11 suspects from Newport, St. Johnsbury, Clinton, Massachusetts, and New York City are facing charges ranging from possession...

A position-by-position look at the free agent market

Nov. 15, 2019 3:46 AM EST

Patrick Corbin was an exception last offseason. Amid a slow free agent market — some stars didn’t sign until after the start of spring training — Corbin’s search for a new home was over in December when he received a $140 million, six-year contract from Washington. That worked out...

Plumlee, bench help Nuggets rally past Nets 101-93

Nov. 15, 2019 2:43 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had plenty of postgame jokes — about the bench and especially about Paul Millsap. The Denver big man was simply in a playful mood after another come-from-behind win. Jokic had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Mason Plumlee provided a boost off the bench and the Nuggets wore down...

Pelicans spoil Paul George’s return, beat Clippers 132-127

Nov. 15, 2019 1:34 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jrue Holiday scored 36 points and stole the ball from Paul George three times in the final minutes to spoil George’s season debut and lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 132-127 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night. George was playing for the first time since...

Kucherov has 4-point game, Lightning rout Rangers 9-3

Nov. 15, 2019 1:31 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, Steven Stamkos scored his 399th career goal and added two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning routed the New York Rangers 9-3 on Thursday night. Tampa Bay’s nine goals tied a team record. Five scores came on the power play, which also...

Knicks spoil Porzingis’ return to New York, win 106-103

Nov. 15, 2019 12:11 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis couldn’t even hide from the taunts during the national anthem. He’s an enemy now to Knicks fans, and they treated him as rudely as any foe that has played at Madison Square Garden in recent years. “I get it around this league,” Knicks forward...

Kucherov, Stamkos key Tampa Bay’s 9-3 rout over Rangers

Nov. 14, 2019 11:18 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning scored early and often in their first home game after an overseas trip. Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, Steven Stamkos scored his 399th career goal and added two assists, and the Lightning routed the New York Rangers 9-3 on Thursday night. "These are...