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October 10, 2019 - 4:44 pm
By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer LeBron James raised his arms in appreciation of the cheering crowd in Shanghai shortly after the final buzzer, then removed his headband and flipped it toward some ticketholders clamoring for a one-of-a-kind souvenir. He was seen. He wasn't heard, though. Nor...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2019, file photo, Gov. Gavin Newsom answers a question during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
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September 30, 2019 - 12:04 pm
By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Defying the NCAA, California's governor signed a first-in-the-nation law Monday that will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements — a move that could upend amateur sports in the U.S. and trigger a legal challenge...
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June 17, 2019 - 4:55 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on reports of shots fired at Raptors parade in Toronto (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Toronto police say two people have been shot and wounded at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors. Two people have been arrested. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Toronto's mayor and...
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Associated Press
April 09, 2019 - 3:18 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The questions kept coming at Kyle Guy as he tried to make his way through a clogged court to join his Virginia teammates celebrating the program's first national championship. "I don't have the words, man," Guy said to one person as he kept side-stepping and inching his way...
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April 08, 2019 - 1:17 pm
Charlottesville, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The University of Virginia will be opening John Paul Jones Arena tonight to allow people to watch the game on campus. Doors to the arena open at 8pm. Enterance rules will be in effect, so you will need a clear bag if you are bringing anything in. However,...
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March 14, 2019 - 4:34 pm
By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jack Salt has been content as the guy setting screens for second-ranked Virginia's best offensive players, chasing down rebounds and wrestling for post position. On Thursday, it was the big man's turn to be an offensive star. The redshirt...
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January 28, 2019 - 2:58 pm
By AARON BEARD , AP Basketball Writer Eds: Updates with additional details, quotes. Adds byline. Changes dateline from New York to Raleigh, N.C. With AP Photos. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tennessee handled its first week at No. 1 in more than a decade well enough to stay on its AP Top 25perch. The...
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January 18, 2019 - 4:16 pm
By JOEDY McCREARY , AP Sports Writer DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Top-ranked Duke hopes its team defense doesn't slip without point guard Tre Jones — for however long he's out. The Blue Devils were just getting back to playing the kind of tough man-to-man defense that had been their trademark after several...
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December 17, 2018 - 2:47 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A chance meeting in a hotel lobby sparked an unlikely friendship between former NBA star Charles Barkley and a cat litter scientist in Iowa. The story has been shared widely since it was told last week by the scientist's daughter on "Only A Game," an NPR sports show produced by Boston...
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December 01, 2018 - 6:44 am
By JIM VERTUNO , AP Sports Writer AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Big school schedulers are probably second-guessing themselves for calling tiny Radford for a game. If the head coaches weren't such good friends, Texas would probably rather never see the Highlanders ever again. Carlik Jones made a spinning,...
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