Professional basketball

FILE - In this March 22, 2010, file photo, basketballs are seen before Northern Iowa's NCAA college basketball practice, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports. NCAA president Mark Emmert said in a statement Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, the allegations "if true, point to systematic failures that must be fixed and fixed now if we want college sports in America." (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
February 23, 2018 - 2:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the corruption scandal in college basketball (all times Eastern): 2:30 p.m. An attorney who has worked on NCAA eligibility cases says that the NCAA or schools would need to conduct their own investigations into alleged payments to players or their families instead of...
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February 23, 2018 - 2:34 pm
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FILE - In this March 18, 2015, file photo, the NCAA logo is at center court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, for the NCAA college basketball second and third round games. Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports. Yahoo said Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, that the documents obtained in discovery during the investigation link current players including Michigan State's Miles Bridges, Duke's Wendell Carter and Alabama's Collin Sexton to potential benefits that would be violations of NCAA rules. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
February 23, 2018 - 2:18 pm
New details of payments to players in a federal investigation that has lurked in the shadows since first rocking college basketball last fall mark the latest threat to the sport's basic foundation, showing the breadth of alleged corruption. Bank records and other expense reports that are part of...
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February 23, 2018 - 11:29 am
NBA Friday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Boston 2 (206½) at DETROIT at INDIANA 7½ (211½) Atlanta at WASHINGTON 3½ (211½) Charlotte at TORONTO 7½ (215½) Milwaukee at NEW ORLEANS 2½ (215) Miami Cleveland 5½ (212½) at MEMPHIS at HOUSTON 8½ (226½) Minnesota at DENVER 3 (212) San Antonio at UTAH 4½ (207)...
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February 23, 2018 - 11:11 am
(All times Eastern) Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts Saturday, Feb. 24 AUTO RACING 9 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Rinnai 250, qualifying, at Hampton, Ga. 10:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series, Active Pest Control 200, qualifying, at Hampton, Ga. Noon FS1 — NASCAR,...
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February 23, 2018 - 10:04 am
THROUGH FEBRUARY 22 Scoring G FG FT PTS AVG Harden, HOU 50 465 429 1565 31.3 Antetokounmpo, MIL 53 542 362 1473 27.8 Davis, NOR 51 512 332 1396 27.4 Curry, GOL 44 377 246 1186 27.0 James, CLE 57 582 255 1518 26.6 Lillard, POR 51 431 315 1332 26.1 Durant, GOL 51 468 257 1323 25.9 Westbrook, OKC 57...
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February 23, 2018 - 10:04 am
All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 41 16 .719 — Boston 40 19 .678 2 Philadelphia 31 25 .554 9½ New York 24 36 .400 18½ Brooklyn 19 41 .317 23½ Southeast Division W L Pct GB Washington 34 24 .586 — Miami 30 28 .517 4 Charlotte 25 33 .431 9 Orlando 18 40 .310 16...
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February 23, 2018 - 10:04 am
All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB L10 Str Home Away Conf Toronto 41 16 .719 — 9-1 W-7 24-4 17-12 25-7 Boston 40 19 .678 2 5-5 L-3 21-11 19-8 25-13 Philadelphia 31 25 .554 9½ 7-3 W-6 18-10 13-15 17-13 New York 24 36 .400 18½ 2-8 W-1 16-12 8-24 12-24 Brooklyn 19 41 .317...
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February 23, 2018 - 10:04 am
BC-BKN--NBA Expanded Glance National Basketball Association Expanded Glance By The Associated Press All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB L10 Str Home Away Conf Toronto 41 16 .719 — 9-1 W-7 24-4 17-12 25-7 Boston 40 19 .678 2 5-5 L-3 21-11 19-8 25-13 Philadelphia 31 25 .554...
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February 23, 2018 - 10:03 am
Includes games of Thursday, February 22, 2018 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 59 6853 116.2 Houston 57 6504 114.1 Toronto 57 6376 111.9 New Orleans 57 6345 111.3 Cleveland 57 6273 110.1 Minnesota 61 6694 109.7 L.A. Clippers 57 6173 108.3 Denver 58 6256 107.9 Philadelphia 56 6028 107.6...
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