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CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Team LeBron rallies, takes lead in All-Star game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on All-Star Weekend. (all times local) 10:30 p.m. Dwyane Wade’s alley-oop dunk off a pass from former Heat teammate LeBron James has helped Team LeBron rally to take a 132-131 lead over Team Giannis after the third quarter in the NBA All-Star Game. Wade, playing in his final All-Star … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Team LeBron rallies, takes lead in All-Star game

AP source: Moustakas, Brewers nearing deal for $10M

Mike Moustakas and the Brewers are nearing a deal that would keep the third baseman in Milwaukee for a guarantee of $10 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke Sunday on condition of anonymity because the agreement will be subject to a successful physical. The sides were negotiating … Continue reading AP source: Moustakas, Brewers nearing deal for $10M

CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Third quarter of All-Star game gets underway

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on All-Star Weekend. (all times local) 10 p.m. The third quarter of the All-Star game has begun after a halftime show by rapper J. Cole. Cole who wore a Hornets jacket and jeans, started his show atop a glass platform, opening with “Middle Child.” He launched into “A lot” … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Third quarter of All-Star game gets underway

CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Team Giannis flirts with 100-point first half

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on All-Star Weekend. (all times local) 9:30 p.m. Giannis Antetokounmpo has 20 points —most of those coming on dunks— to lead all scorers as his team leads Team LeBron 95-82 at halftime of Sunday night’s All-Star game. Bucks teammate Kris Middleton has five 3-pointers and 17 points, while Paul … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Team Giannis flirts with 100-point first half

CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Giannis gets off to fast start in All-Star game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on All-Star Weekend. (all times local) 8:50 p.m. The All-Star game has begun with the feel of a Giannis Antetokounmpo dunk fest. Antetokounmpo has 14 points on five dunks and Team Giannis is leading midway through the first quarter. The Milwaukee Bucks forward even tried to dunk by purposely … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Giannis gets off to fast start in All-Star game

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla | Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Denny Hamlin came to the Daytona 500 determined to honor his late car owner with a victory. He delivered in a storybook tribute for Joe Gibbs Racing. Hamlin won NASCAR’s biggest race for the second time in four years Sunday, leading JGR in a 1-2-3 sweep of the podium in … Continue reading DAYTONA BEACH, Fla | Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

NEW YORK | Figueroa lifts St. John’s to 71-65 win over No. 13 Villanova

NEW YORK (AP) — A 70-foot shot just before halftime gave St. John’s momentum, and LJ Figueroa and the Red Storm used a strong defensive effort in the second half to surprise No. 13 Villanova. Figueroa scored 22 points and St. John’s rallied to beat the Wildcats 71-65 on Sunday night. It was the first … Continue reading NEW YORK | Figueroa lifts St. John’s to 71-65 win over No. 13 Villanova

ARE, Sweden | Shiffrin prevails despite distractions over her choices

ARE, Sweden (AP) — Maybe Alpine skiing won’t be so lost without Lindsey Vonn and Aksel Lund Svindal after all. One week after Vonn and Svindal retired by claiming medals in their final races, Mikaela Shiffrin and Marcel Hirscher both showed true grit by fighting through debilitating sickness to claim the slalom titles at the … Continue reading ARE, Sweden | Shiffrin prevails despite distractions over her choices