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CHARLESTON, S.C | The Latest: Davidson’s late rally tops Wichita State 57-53

CHARLESTON, S.C.  — The Latest on the Charleston Classic (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Jon Axel Gudmundsson scored 33 points including Davidson’s final 12 to lift the Wildcats to a 57-53 victory over Wichita State on cap the opening round of the Charleston Classic on Thursday night. Gudmundsson tied the game at 50-all on a … Continue reading CHARLESTON, S.C | The Latest: Davidson’s late rally tops Wichita State 57-53

SAN FRANCISCO | Batkid Miles Scott is healthy and thriving now cancer-free

SAN FRANCISCO— San Francisco’s beloved Batkid is cancer-free and thriving. On the five-year anniversary of the day that then-5-year-old Miles Scott captured the hearts of millions by saving the day in San Francisco as “Batkid” — his Make-A-Wish Foundation dream accomplished at last — the fifth-grader is healthy and active. The Bay Area chapter of … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Batkid Miles Scott is healthy and thriving now cancer-free

SYRACUSE, N.Y. | Former Syracuse All-American Tim Green says he has ALS

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Former Syracuse and NFL defensive lineman Tim Green has revealed he has Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Green wrote in a Facebook post Wednesday night that for the past five years he’s been coping with “neurological problems” in his hands. He says doctors first thought the damage his elbows had received during his playing … Continue reading SYRACUSE, N.Y. | Former Syracuse All-American Tim Green says he has ALS

University head warned of backlash if Maryland coach stayed

University of Maryland President Wallace Loh said Thursday that he told the school’s governing body that “all hell will break loose” if DJ Durkin was retained as head coach of its football team after a player’s death, a warning that went unheeded. Loh told a panel of state lawmakers that members of the University System … Continue reading University head warned of backlash if Maryland coach stayed

NEW YORK | Milwaukee’s Christian Yelich wins NL MVP Award

NEW YORK — Boston’s Mookie Betts and Milwaukee’s Christian Yelich were runaway winners of the Most Valuable Player awards after the 26-year-old outfielders each led their teams to first-place finishes with dominant seasons that included batting titles. Betts received 28 first-place votes and 410 points from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America in balloting announced … Continue reading NEW YORK | Milwaukee’s Christian Yelich wins NL MVP Award

HOUSTON | Rockets “parting ways” with 10-time All-Star Anthony

HOUSTON — Carmelo Anthony is done in Houston. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey released a statement Thursday saying the team is “parting ways” with Anthony and “working toward a resolution.” Anthony played just 10 games for Houston after signing a one-year, $2.4 million deal during the offseason. Morey added that: “Carmelo had a tremendous approach … Continue reading HOUSTON | Rockets “parting ways” with 10-time All-Star Anthony