National Sports

No. 1 Duke rallies to beat Texas 85-78 in overtime

By ANNE M. PETERSON, AP Sports Writer PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski calls Marvin Bagley III a treasure. The freshman big man had a career-high 34 points and added 15 rebounds, and No. 1 Duke rallied to defeat Texas 85-78 in overtime on Friday in the semifinals of the PK80 ...

Shimonek rallies Texas Tech past Texas 27-23

By JIM VERTUNO, AP Sports Writer AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech's season was slipping away and with it perhaps coach Kliff Kingsbury's job. The Red Raiders were trailing 23-13 in the fourth quarter when senior quarterback Nic Shimonek, benched for the last game of the regular season, ...

No. 1 Duke pulls away to beat Portland State 99-81

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trevon Duval had 22 points and top-ranked Duke pulled away for a 99-81 victory over surprisingly tenacious Portland State on Thursday to open the Phil Knight Invitational. Marvin Bagley III added 18 points, and Grayson Allen had 14 points and nine assists. The Blue ...

Rivers, Chargers beat fading Cowboys 28-6 on Thanksgiving

By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers are on the move. Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys are fading fast. Rivers threw for 434 yards and three touchdowns in his first Thanksgiving game in his 14th season and the ...

No. 5 Villanova beats Tennessee 85-76 in Battle 4 Atlantis

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Fifth-ranked Villanova walked into the locker room at halftime facing a double-digit deficit against Tennessee and several players battling foul trouble. The way coach Jay Wright figured, there was at least one positive note: His Wildcats should be fresh and ...

Irving scores 47, Celtics beat Mavs for 16th straight win

By The Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 10 of his season-high 47 points in overtime as the Boston Celtics rallied once again from a double-digit deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 110-102 on Monday night and extend their winning streak to 16 games. The Mavericks led by ...

Ex-NFL receiver Terry Glenn dead after Dallas-area wreck

By DIANA HEIDGERD, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — Former NFL receiver Terry Glenn, who caught Tom Brady's first touchdown pass with the New England Patriots in 2001, died Monday following a one-vehicle rollover traffic accident near Dallas that left his fiancée slightly hurt, officials ...

Walsh’s missed kick, failed fake FG cost Seahawks vs Falcons

By TIM BOOTH, AP Sports Writer SEATTLE (AP) — When it left his foot, Blair Walsh thought his potential tying kick was good and the Seattle Seahawks were headed to overtime with the chance to erase a questionable decision from earlier in the game. Walsh was wrong, putting an even greater ...

LaVar Ball questions Trump’s role in son’s release

WASHINGTON (AP) — Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of President Donald Trump's involvement in securing his son's release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative 20-minute CNN interview on Monday night. The president, in tweets Sunday, said he ...

Knicks hand Clippers ninth straight loss, win 107-85

By BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Things are going so poorly for the Clippers that they can't even beat the Knicks anymore. Kristaps Porzingis scored 25 points and New York extended Los Angeles' losing streak to nine games with a 107-85 victory Monday night. Porzingis ...