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US dominates Finland 114-55 in basketball worlds

US dominates Finland 114-55 in basketball worlds

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — As the U.S. lead got bigger and the crowd quieter, Finland's players were forced to have a most uncomfortable conversation.

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Mo'Ne Davis heads to WNBA conference finals

Mo'Ne Davis heads to WNBA conference finals

Little League World Series sensation Mo'Ne Davis is heading to the conference finals in Minnesota on Sunday.

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US dominates Finland 114-54 in basketball worlds

US dominates Finland 114-54 in basketball worlds

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — The U.S. held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening defense of its title with a 114-54 romp Saturday in…

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US dominates Finland 114-54 in basketball worlds

US dominates Finland 114-54 in basketball worlds

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — The U.S. held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening defense of its title with a 114-54 romp Saturday in…

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US opens basketball worlds vs Finns and their fans

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — They are the biggest thing in Bilbao, backed by 8,000 fans — not to mention some Angry Birds — whose free-spending booste…

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Familiar names in the FIBA Basketball World Cup

Familiar names in the FIBA Basketball World Cup

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Kevin Durant stands front and center in a billboard that hangs high above the outside of the arena where the U.S. will pl…

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Weakened US team aims for world basketball title

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — The bad news just kept coming, the only difference whether the culprit was injury or interest.

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Chiney Ogwumike of Sun wins WNBA rookie of year

Chiney Ogwumike always enjoyed following her sister's path. Now the Connecticut Sun player joins her as a winner of the WNBA rookie of the year award.

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What to watch in Basketball World Cup group stage

The U.S. and Spain played a pair of classics in the last two Olympic gold-medal games — the Americans winning both — and fans would love to se…

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Clippers sign Doc Rivers to 5-year extension

Clippers sign Doc Rivers to 5-year extension

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years.

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Love struck: Kevin Love pledges commitment to Cavs

Love struck: Kevin Love pledges commitment to Cavs

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Love's phone rang in July and LeBron James asked the All-Star forward if he wanted to play with him in Cleveland.

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Davis, US beat Slovenia in basketball exhibition

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski's big men had barely finished pushing around Slovenia when he was asked how they would match…

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NBA unveils new rules to make baselines safer

NBA unveils new rules to make baselines safer

The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to …

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Bavetta looks back on a lifetime in basketball

Bavetta looks back on a lifetime in basketball

Dick Bavetta never missed a game.

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Lovefest: Kevin Love traded to Cavs, joins LeBron

Lovefest: Kevin Love traded to Cavs, joins LeBron

CLEVELAND (AP) — Olympic champions together, Kevin Love and LeBron James spent the last 30 days waiting to become teammates again.

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US basketball decides bigger is better with roster

US basketball decides bigger is better with roster

NEW YORK (AP) — A desire for a bigger look made Andre Drummond necessary. The belief in Derrick Rose's health made Damian Lillard expendable.

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US picks 12-man roster for basketball World Cup

US picks 12-man roster for basketball World Cup

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. has picked the 12 players it believes can defend its world basketball title.

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Wiggins: rare No. 1 pick traded before rookie year

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The wait is almost over.

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US beats Puerto Rico 112-86 in hoops exhibition

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 17 points and the U.S. national team pulled away in the second half to beat Puerto Rico 112-86 on Friday …

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US beats Puerto Rico 112-86 in hoops exhibition

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 17 points and the U.S. national team pulled away in the second half to beat Puerto Rico 112-86 on Friday …

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US beats Puerto Rico 112-86 in hoops exhibition

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 17 points and the U.S. national team pulled away in the second half to beat Puerto Rico 112-86 on Friday …

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Mercury's Brondello, Griner earn WNBA awards

Mercury's Brondello, Griner earn WNBA awards

Sandy Brondello guided the Phoenix Mercury to the best record in WNBA history and Brittney Griner's defense was a big reason why.

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Cancer-stricken Cooper leads Dream into playoffs

ATLANTA (AP) — Michael Cooper remembers the day well. The sun was shining bright, yet the notorious Atlanta heat wasn't too stifling. The sky …

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Source: Wolves get Young as part of Love trade

Source: Wolves get Young as part of Love trade

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves secured the final piece they wanted in a blockbuster Kevin Love trade.

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AP Source: Phoenix has top coach, defensive player

Phoenix's Sandy Brondello is the WNBA's coach of the year and Mercury center Brittney Griner is the defensive player of the year, said a perso…

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Lynx's Moore wins WNBA MVP award

Maya Moore put up incredible numbers all season for Minnesota. Now she's got her first WNBA MVP award.

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AP source: Lynx's Moore has won WNBA MVP award

Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award, a person close to the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.

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US routs Dominicans in exhibition as Rose rests

US routs Dominicans in exhibition as Rose rests

NEW YORK (AP) — Derrick Rose heard the fans chanting his name, and yes, he would've loved to give them what they wanted.

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Rose sits out US exhibition vs Dominican Republic

Rose sits out US exhibition vs Dominican Republic

NEW YORK (AP) — Derrick Rose is sitting out the U.S. national's team exhibition game against the Dominican Republic on Wednesday night, with c…

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7 charged with trespassing at Ray Allen's home

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Seven people accused of walking through an unlocked door at the home of former Miami Heat player Ray Allen have been…

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As Durant steps back, US team is moving forward

As Durant steps back, US team is moving forward

NEW YORK (AP) — While Kevin Durant takes a step back, the U.S. national team is moving forward.

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Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — On the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus.

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Steve Ballmer debuts as LA Clippers owner

Steve Ballmer debuts as LA Clippers owner

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sweating, clapping and shouting until he was nearly hoarse, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans a…

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Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — On the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus.

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Griner helps Mercury set WNBA record with 29th win

SEATTLE (AP) — Brittney Griner isn't surprised by the Phoenix Mercury's success this season. Not even her team's record-setting 29 wins.

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Griner helps Mercury set WNBA record with 29th win

SEATTLE (AP) — Brittney Griner had 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Phoenix Mercury set a WNBA record with their 29th win, beating the Seattle…

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AP Source: Marion to sign with Cavaliers

AP Source: Marion to sign with Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Shawn Marion wanted another shot at an NBA title. He'll get it playing with LeBron James.

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