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USA Basketball falls to Puerto Rico, 112-86, in exhibition

Stephen Curry scored 17 points and the U.S. national team pulled away in the second half to beat Puerto Rico 112-86 on Friday night in its final home exhibition game before the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Angels' LeBlanc isn't replacing Richards, he's just taking his place

With Garrett Richards out for the rest of the season following knee surgery Friday, the Angels figure to fill the right-hander's spot in their rotation -- at least temporarily -- with left-hander Wade LeBlanc, who was called up from triple-A Salt Lake on Thursday.

Staten Island braces for march protesting death of Eric Garner

All too aware of the unrest that has unfolded in Ferguson, Mo., over the last two weeks, Staten Island business owners and residents are bracing for a march Saturday that some fear could turn unruly. The march, organized by the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, will protest...

Motivated Oklahoma Sooners are determined to win the right way

Acknowledging that college football's new four-team playoff could someday inch toward a larger basketball-style tournament, we continue our Super 16 countdown, with No. 4, Oklahoma:

New rules aimed at halting imports of sick, abused 'puppy mill' dogs

When New York resident Jillian Civitano saw a picture of Tink on a Texas dog dealer’s website, she fell in love and purchased the 2-pound Maltese puppy.

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Harry Reid apologizes for jokes at Asian American function

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who has a history of insensitive and off-color remarks, apologized Friday for a pair of jokes he made before the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce.

Immigrants in New Mexico detention file lawsuit seeking due process

A group of Central American women and children detained at an immigration facility in New Mexico filed a lawsuit Friday against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security alleging that it was violating their right to due process as it speeds up deportations.

NFL fines Johnny Manziel for flipping off Redskins

The NFL has given a thumbs down to Johnny Manziel’s raised middle finger.

'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' isn't to die for, reviews say

Nearly a decade after "Sin City" leaped from the pages of Frank Miller's comics to the big screen, Miller and codirector Robert Rodriguez are back with another round of ultra-stylized neo-noir intrigue. According to critics, however, what was fresh and daring in 2005 doesn't have the same...

Bob Barker to re-create 'Happy Gilmore' fight on 'Bold and Beautiful'

Bob Barker is 90 years old, but he's still got some fight left in him. And he'll prove it next week when he returns for a guest spot on the CBS daytime soap "The Bold and the Beautiful."

Virtual-reality Netflix created at hackathon

Previewing how we may one day watch television, Netflix developers recently created a version of the streaming service for the Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset.

Box office: 'If I Stay' launches with solid $1.1 million Thursday

The teen tearjerker "If I Stay" grossed a studio-estimated $1.1 million in ticket sales from Thursday showings that started at 7 p.m. -- a solid start for the adaptation of the young-adult novel of the same name.

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen takes first steps since injury

Moving slowly but smoothly, Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has taken her first steps since severing her spine in an ATV accident in June.

Forbes says Green Bay Packers have best fans in the NFL

Forbes, which released its list of NFL teams ranked from most valuable to least, has also released a list of which teams have the best fans.

Garrett Richards' injury means Angels need to win AL West

There should not have been a sense of urgency surrounding this weekend's series between the Angels and Oakland Athletics.

USC's Justin Davis gets more opportunities as Tre Madden sits out

Justin Davis began training camp as the third tailback on USC's depth chart behind Javorius Allen and Tre Madden.

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