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Men hire lawyers over alleged abuse by U. of Michigan doctor

By DAVID EGGERT, KATHLEEN FOODY, and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | February 24, 2020

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Several men alleging sexual abuse by a deceased University of Michigan doctor have retained law firms that are representing accusers who sued Michigan State University and Ohio State University in similar cases, attorneys said...

Holiday, Williamson keep Pelicans rolling in 115-101 win

By MICHAEL WAGAMAN | February 24, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Zion Williamson has been a dominant force on the court for New Orleans since making his NBA debut a month ago. Against Golden State, the heralded rookie made his biggest impact in the locker room with a halftime speech that provided...

Millsap has 25 points as Nuggets beat Timberwolves, 128-116

By MICHAEL KELLY | February 23, 2020

DENVER (AP) — Paul Millsap followed one of his worst games of the season with his best, thanks to extra film sessions.Millsap scored a season-high 25 points on 9-of-11 shooting, and the Nuggets bounced back from their first loss in the Northwest Division...

Kyle Okposo scores 2 in Sabres’ 2-1 win over Winnipeg Jets

By JOHN WAWROW | February 23, 2020

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Okposo hopes he and the Buffalo Sabres provided general manager Jason Botterill a reason to rethink his approach a day before the NHL's trade deadline.For a team that looked like it was in need of major roster overhaul as recently...

LeBron’s clutch jumper sends Lakers past Celtics 114-112

By GREG BEACHAM | February 23, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although LeBron James is still relatively new to the Los Angeles Lakers' rivalry with the Boston Celtics, he relishes the chance to participate in the history and passion behind this series.When James had the chance Sunday to make...

Raptors roll to biggest win of season, beat Pacers 127-81

By IAN HARRISON | February 23, 2020

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry had 16 points and 11 assists, extending his career-best streak of double-doubles to six, and the Toronto Raptors hammered Indiana 127-81 on Sunday, their 13th straight home win over the Pacers.Pascal Siakam scored 21 points...

Kylee Shook scores 17, No. 5 Louisville routs Pitt 79-47

By ALAN SAUNDERS | February 23, 2020

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Missing two starters, including one of the best overall players in the country, it took a little while for No. 5 Louisville to get going against Pittsburgh on Sunday.Specifically, it took 10 minutes. The Cardinals (25-3, 14-2 ACC)...

Michigan sex-misconduct claims mirror Ohio State doctor case

By KANTELE FRANKO and LARRY LAGE | February 23, 2020

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — When the University of Michigan announced last week that allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct by a sports doctor were under investigation, former wrestler Mike DiSabato was stunned by the parallels to an abuse scandal...

Zamboni driver, 42, gets win as emergency goalie for ‘Canes

February 23, 2020

TORONTO (AP) — David Ayres was sitting in the stands with his wife at Scotiabank Arena when Carolina Hurricanes goalie James Reimer went down with an injury.The on-call emergency netminder in Toronto, Ayers left his seat and got half-dressed into his...

Keller, Garland each score 2, power Coyotes past Lightning

By JOSE M. ROMERO | February 22, 2020

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) —The Arizona Coyotes had good reason to be lacking energy Saturday night, playing their fourth game in six days and their league-high 65th game of the season against one of the NHL's hottest teams.They responded with their highest...

Heat rout Cavs 124-105 as Wade is honored at halftime

By STEVEN WINE | February 22, 2020

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat played so well early they didn't need a halftime meeting, which was exactly the plan.In a worthy warmup for Dwyane Wade's jersey retirement ceremony, the Heat broke a 23-year-old franchise record for points in the first half...

Collins, Hawks get hot late, rally past Mavericks 111-107

By GEORGE HENRY | February 22, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — John Collins was in no mood to feel sorry for the Dallas Mavericks and their short-handed roster.“I feel like I definitely took advantage of the mismatches I had tonight," Collins said. “As you guys know, I can crash the basket pretty...

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