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Sabres coach on hot seat; GM says team's play 'unacceptable'

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres coach Ralph Krueger’s status has been placed into question after first-year general manager Kevyn Adams called his underperforming team’s play “flat-out not good en...

Hawks F DeAndre Hunter steps up rehab from knee surgery

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks forward De’Andre Hunter has stepped up his rehabilitation from right knee surgery but it will be another two weeks before the team knows how close he is to returning. ...

Impeachment? Vindication? What comes next in Cuomo probe

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s attorney general has promised a thorough investigation of allegations that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed at least two women. But if the investiga...

Biden attempts bipartisan push for infrastructure package

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden tried to maintain bipartisan momentum for a new infrastructure program by meeting Thursday with Republican and Democratic lawmakers at the White House. ...

GOP senators criticize Pentagon nominee's 'partisan' tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration's nominee for top Pentagon policy adviser was met with sharp criticism from Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday, including accusat...

Spear scores 29, hits 7 3s as Wake Forest women beat UNC

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Jewel Spear scored 29 points with seven 3-pointers and Wake Forest beat North Carolina 82-71 on Thursday in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournamen...

Women's tennis tour weighs changing 'frozen' COVID rankings

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The women’s professional tennis tour is considering whether to make changes to its “frozen” ranking system adopted because of the coronavirus pandemic. WT...

Everyman's everyman, who faced Federer at Wimbledon, retires

Marcus Willis, the Everyman’s everyman who was ranked 772nd when he faced Roger Federer at Wimbledon in 2016, is ending his playing career and will focus on coaching tennis to help kids learn “that an...

Louisville's Evans garners national attention chasing titles

Dana Evans’ competitive spirit almost led her away from Louisville before she took a moment — several, in fact — to accept that her opportunities would come. The Cardinals' All-Ameri...

China advisers meet amid pandemic, Hong Kong crackdown

BEIJING (AP) — China’s top legislative advisory body opened its annual session Thursday against the background of a crackdown on Hong Kong’s political opposition and the country’s recovery from the CO...

Eager to act, Biden and Democrats leave Republicans behind

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress are jamming their agenda forward with a sense of urgency, an unapologetically partisan approach based on the calculation that it’s bette...

No. 19 San Diego State beats UNLV 71-62 for 2nd MWC title

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Matt Mitchell scored 19 points and Jordan Schakel added 16 for No. 19 San Diego State, which beat UNLV 71-62 Wednesday night to clinch the Mountain West Conference regular-season titl...

Taiwan ranked 2nd freest in Asia by Freedom House

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan retained its ranking as the second-freest country in Asia and seventh in the world in Freedom House’s latest report on global freedom. Taiwan scored 94 out...

Ranked in top 10 for first time, Indiana looks to keep going

Indiana coach Teri Moren has guided her team to new heights this season. The No. 10 Hoosiers achieved their highest ranking ever Monday and are sitting in second place in the Big Ten...

Men's tennis tour tweaks rankings, prize money amid pandemic

LONDON (AP) — The men’s professional tennis tour is increasing prize money at smaller tournaments that had 50% cuts during the coronavirus pandemic and is changing its “frozen” rankings, with the aim ...