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Rapper J. Cole to play pro basketball in Canada

SCARBOROUGH, Ontario (AP) — Rapper J. Cole will play another season of pro basketball, this time in Canada. The Canadian Elite Basketball League tweeted Thursday night that the 37-y...

One $hining Moment: Players can cash in on NCAA success

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — This March Madness, basketball players can monetize their shining moments. The NCAA lifted its ban last summer on athletes earning money off their name, image an...

Stephen Curry closes in on NBA 3-point record

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ray Allen fondly remembers when a young Stephen Curry and his little brother, Seth, used to tag along with father Dell and take part in Bucks shootarounds. “They...

Shooting stars Pickett, Hartman to clash in ACC title game

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett didn't get specific. He didn't need to. The goal the Pittsburgh quarterback set for himself when he made the surprising decision to return in 2021 rather than enter the...

White House holiday decor honors COVID-19 frontline workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Holiday decorations unveiled Monday for Joe and Jill Biden’s first White House Christmas honor frontline workers who persevered during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nurses...

Video shows fireball meteor explode over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dozens of spectacular videos surfaced on social media Wednesday (July 7) after a meteor blasted through the atmosphere over Taiwan. Shortly after 12:02 a.m. on Wednesda...

China defends handling of rocket that fell to Earth

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government defended its handling of a rocket booster that burned up over the Indian Ocean and said Monday it was unfairly being held to different standards than the U.S. and oth...

Best places in central Taiwan to view Perseid meteor shower

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stargazing enthusiasts are invited to visit six places in central Taiwan from which to enjoy the annual Perseid meteor shower, which will peak Wednesday night (Aug. 12). ...

Eta Aquarids meteor shower to peak over Taipei in next two days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The island is expecting the first meteor shower this summer in the next couple of days, and stargazers can actually watch the shooting stars via streaming video provided b...

Filmmaker Obayashi, who portrayed war's horrors, dead at 82

TOKYO (AP) — Nobuhiko Obayashi, one of Japan's most prolific filmmakers who devoted his works to depicting war's horrors and singing the eternal power of movies, has died. He was 82. ...

Tkachuk brothers share first All-Star Game in their hometown

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brady Tkachuk didn’t mind cutting his vacation to the Bahamas short. Tkachuk, a 20-year-old forward for the Ottawa Senators, was planning on a couple of days of fun ...

Shots from stands, women's 3-on-3 highlight NHL skills event

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Shooting pucks from the stands and some of the best women's hockey players in the world going back and forth in a 3-on-3 game stole the show at the NHL All-Star Skills Competition. ...

Top women's players to be part of NHL All-Star Weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — Twenty of the top women's hockey players in the world will take part in a 3-on-3 game at a new-look NHL All-Star Weekend in St. Louis next week. National team player...

Possible meteor outburst this week worth a look up

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Scientists are predicting a rare meteor outburst this week that may be brief but incredibly intense. A brilliant flurry in the sky near the Unicorn conste...

Jerebko, Durant lead Warriors past Jazz 124-123

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jonas Jerebko crashed the basket and tipped in a shot against his former team with 0.3 seconds remaining to lift the Golden State Warriors to a 124-123 victory over the Utah Jazz...