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Warrant issued for former University of Evansville coach

Oct. 31, 2020 11:03 AM EDT

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A judge has issued an arrest warrant for former University of Evansville basketball coach Walter McCarty after he missed a court hearing in a civil lawsuit filed on behalf of a bank. McCarty, who was fired in January by the university after an investigation revealed allegations of...

NBA, players extend deadline for opting out of CBA

Oct. 30, 2020 9:13 PM EDT

The NBA and its players agreed Friday to extend the deadline for opting out of the Collective Bargaining Agreement by one week until Nov. 6, and talks will continue in the interim regarding the numerous issues that have to be decided before next season begins. It is the fourth extension of the opt-out deadline...

Michigan's Chaundee Brown granted eligibility after transfer

Oct. 30, 2020 8:44 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan guard Chaundee Brown has been granted immediate eligibility following his transfer from Wake Forest. Michigan announced the decision from the NCAA and Big Ten on Friday. Brown said he is “thankful and truly blessed." Brown started 74 of his 84 games in three seasons...


Shawn's Hemp: Former NBA All-Star Kemp enters pot business

Oct. 30, 2020 7:11 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The line stretched down the block, around the corner and snaked into the alley on the back side of the street. Most people were wearing green and gold. All of them were there for a glimpse, maybe an autograph and maybe some product to take home. Even 23 years after he last played for the...

Raptors to cooperate with Davis probe after assault charge

Oct. 30, 2020 4:30 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors say they will cooperate fully with the NBA’s investigation into guard Terence Davis following his arrest in New York on charges including assault. The team made its first public comment on the case in a statement Friday. Davis faces several charges after police...

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2008, file photo, Phoenix Suns guard Steve Nash, left, talks with head coach Mike D'Antoni during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Hornets in Phoenix. D'Antoni and Amare Stoudemire are joining Nash's coaching staff, bringing a glimpse of the old Phoenix Suns to Brooklyn. Nash hired his old coach and pick-and-roll partner as assistants Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, filling out his staff for his rookie season as an NBA coach. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

Nash hires D'Antoni, Stoudemire for his Nets coaching staff

Oct. 30, 2020 3:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike D'Antoni and Amare Stoudemire are joining Steve Nash's coaching staff, bringing a glimpse of the old Phoenix Suns to Brooklyn. Nash hired his old coach and pick-and-roll partner as assistants Friday, filling out his staff for his rookie season as an NBA coach. D'Antoni won the first of...

Miami forward Waardenburg to miss season with foot injury

Oct. 30, 2020 12:35 PM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Forward Sam Waardenburg, the Miami Hurricanes' leading rebounder a year ago, will miss the entire season after injuring his left foot during practice. He is expected to be sidelined about six months, the Hurricanes said Friday. The 6-foot-10 Waardenburg has made 35 starts over...

Wolves' Beasley charged with threatening strangers with gun

Oct. 29, 2020 5:02 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley is charged with using a rifle to threaten a family who was house hunting in his neighborhood in suburban Minneapolis. Beasley was charged Thursday in Hennepin County District Court with threats of violence and drug possession. His wife, Montana Yao, was...

Baylor tabbed Big 12 men's basketball favorite over Kansas

Oct. 29, 2020 4:55 PM EDT

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Baylor has been tabbed by Big 12 coaches as the favorite to win the conference title this season, with the Bears returning four starters from a team that likely would have been a No. 1 seed if there had been an NCAA Tournament last spring. In the preseason poll released Thursday, the...

Baseball fans celebrate in downtown after the Los Angeles Dodgers won the World Series over the Tampa Bay Rays, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Los Angeles celebrations of Dodgers win mostly peaceful

Oct. 28, 2020 10:25 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A World Series win by the Los Angeles Dodgers left the team’s hometown fans celebrating in the streets and setting off fireworks late into the night, but some people used the occasion to smash store windows and loot merchandise, overshadowing a largely happy night of revelry. At...