LeBron's Lakers edge Wade's Heat in final meeting, 108-105

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 28 points and the Los Angeles Lakers survived Dwyane Wade's 15-point performance in the second half of the superstars' probable final on-court meeting for a 108-...

Jokic scores 27 as Nuggets hold off Grizzlies 105-99

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 27 points and 12 rebounds, reserve Monte Morris tied a career high with 20 points and the injury-depleted Denver Nuggets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 105-99 on Monday nigh...

Pioneering Taiwanese LGBT filmmaker dies aged 51

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Documentary director and author Mickey Chen (陳俊志) was found dead at his home yesterday (Dec. 10). A relative confirmed his death, age 51, on Facebook in the evening. Ch...

Athletic Bilbao winless streak in Liga ends on late penalty

MADRID (AP) — Veteran striker Aritz Aduriz converted a penalty kick in stoppage time to end Athletic Bilbao's 13-game winless streak in the Spanish league on Monday. Aduriz calmly co...

Kansas faces new fight over taxes after years of turmoil

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' new Democratic governor promised not to raise taxes to meet her goals of boosting spending on public schools and social services. Republicans who control the Legislature ar...

Wade scores 25 points in his 1,000th game, Heat top Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwyane Wade scored 25 points in his 1,000th career game, leading the Miami Heat to a 121-98 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night. Wade was 8 for...

Radil, Sharks hold off Coyotes' comeback attempt in 3-2 win

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Lukas Radil's first NHL goal broke a tie with 5:47 to play and the San Jose Sharks beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-3 Saturday night. Radil, playing in just his sixt...

Russian wins World Cup skeleton opener in Latvia

SIGULDA, Latvia (AP) — Olympic silver medalist Nikita Tregubov of Russia won the opening World Cup men's skeleton race of the season Saturday, denying veteran Martins Dukurs of Latvia a win on his hom...

Hurricanes snap Ducks' 5-game win streak with 4-1 victory

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Brett Pesce scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Carolina Hurricanes ended their three-game skid and the Ducks' five-game winning streak with a 4-1 vic...

Taiwanese TV commentator Liu Chun-yao dies of cancer at age 52

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Fans of Taiwanese TV commentator and journalist Liu Chun-yao (劉駿耀) were shocked to learn today that he died last night at the age of 52 from pancreatic cancer, reported Apple D...

Nets end 8-game skid by edging Raptors 106-105 in OT

NEW YORK (AP) — D'Angelo Russell scored 29 points, including six in overtime, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Raptors 106-105 on Friday night. ...

Fox, Hield lead Kings to 129-110 win over Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) — De'Aaron Fox had 30 points and 12 assists, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-110 on Friday night. Buddy Hield added 25 points for the Kings, ...

Juventus beats Inter 1-0 to open up 11-point lead in Serie A

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Mario Mandzukic often scores important goals and he did so again as he helped Juventus to a 1-0 win over title rival Inter Milan in the Derby d'Italia on Friday. ...

Wave of the future: Women's boxing headlines HBO's last show

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Although HBO has decided to put boxing in its past, the network is leaving the sport by showcasing a possible vision of its future. Cecilia Braekhus was in the ...

'Significant' announcement expected in Calif. bar shooting

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities planned Friday to announce what they call a "significant development" in their investigation of last month's shooting that killed 12 people at a popular Southe...