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November 19, 2015 - 1:56am
1 week 5 days ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers appealing the NFL's $1 billion plan to address concussion-linked injuries in former players say the settlement excludes the central brain injury linked to football.

Lawyer Steven Molo asked a U.S. appeals court in Philadelphia to reject the settlement because it excludes future payments for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the brain decay found in dozens of deceased ex-players.

The challengers also argue Thursday that the...

November 19, 2015 - 1:09am
1 week 5 days ago

PHOENIX (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored a season-high 32 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the Phoenix Suns 103-97 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight victory.

Pau Gasol added 17 points and eight rebounds, Kirk Hinrich scored 14 points and former Phoenix guard Aaron Brooks had 12 points as Chicago ended the Suns' three-game winning streak.

Butler's 3-pointer with 1:08 to play gave the Bulls a 99-92 lead, and he followed it up with a dunk with 9.2...

November 19, 2015 - 1:05am
1 week 5 days ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Patrick McCaw scored 24 points and Derrick Jones Jr. added another 19 and UNLV cruised to an 84-64 win over Southern Utah Wednesday night.

McCaw has scored in double digits in all three of UNLV's three wins to start the season, including 15 in the season opener against Cal Poly and 11 in the 107-45 win over New Mexico Highlands.

McCaw scored seven points in the span of less than two minutes to spark a run that extended a 22-21 lead...

November 19, 2015 - 12:47am
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Atlantic Division
November 19, 2015 - 12:44am
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Army 81, CCSU 52

Brown 114, Mount Ida 28

Delaware 56, Marist 50

Hofstra 60, American U. 51

Lehigh 75, NJIT 47

Northeastern 60, Md.-Eastern Shore 49

Quinnipiac 71, Hartford 69, OT

Robert Morris 60, Monmouth (NJ) 47

Seton Hall 71, Princeton 64

November 19, 2015 - 12:44am
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Albany (NY) 83, Boston U. 43

American International 67, St. Rose 52

Boston College 60, Holy Cross 51

Bucknell 76, Binghamton 46

Castleton 71, Elms 39

Cornell 73, Colgate 60

Dominican (NY) 74, Concordia (NY) 69

Edinboro 83, Slippery Rock 60

Fairfield 71, Loyola...

November 19, 2015 - 12:33am
1 week 5 days ago

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Marian Hossa scored 1:08 into overtime, Artemi Panarin had a goal and two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Wednesday night for their third consecutive victory.

Patrick Kane had two assists and extended his point streak to 14 games but had his goal streak ended at seven. He leads the NHL with 13 goals and 30 points.

Hossa turned a long pass from Brent Seabrook into a breakaway and beat Anders...

November 19, 2015 - 12:25am
1 week 5 days ago

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jahray Hayes ran for two touchdowns and Cooper Rush threw for a third as Central Michigan kept its chances for a bowl invitation alive with a 27-14 win over Kent State Wednesday night.

Faced with the need to win their final two games to secure a winning season and a shot at the postseason, the Chippewas (6-5, 5-2 Mid-American) got halfway there on the strength of a 17-point first quarter.

Brian Eavey kicked a 23-yard field goal to...

November 19, 2015 - 12:25am
1 week 5 days ago

LAS CRUSES, N.M. (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored a career-high 30 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead New Mexico State to a 76-63 win over Tennessee Tech on Wednesday night.

The Aggies (2-1) were 32 of 64 from the floor for 50 percent and also hit half of their 12 3-point attempts. They were only 6 of 15 from the free-throw line. They outrebounded the Golden Eagles, who came in with a plus-8.5 rebounding edge, 49-28.

Tennessee Tech (1-2) had an 8-...

November 19, 2015 - 12:24am
1 week 5 days ago

TALLAHASEE, Fla. (AP) — Malcolm Bernard scored 29 points shooting 9 of 15 from the floor and Florida A&M held off a late push from Thomas University (Ga.) for a 70-68 win Wednesday night.

Craig Bowman added 13 points and Francois Lewis 12 for Florida A&M (2-1). Lewis added eight rebounds.

Bernard, who started his collegiate career at Charleston Southern, was 10 of 14 from the free-throw line and had seven boards. Jordan Jackson had 10...

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