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  • Seeking a Splash: Klay goes for All-Star 3s upset of Curry

    TORONTO (AP) — A year after Stephen Curry had a record 27 points in the final round of the 3-point contest to beat Golden State Warriors teammate Klay Thompson, the latter is coming in with…

  • Williams advances to final of Taiwan Open

    KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Top-seeded Venus Williams beat Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan 7-5, 6-3 on Saturday to advance to the final of the Taiwan Open. Williams, who improved to 3-0 against Putinseva, converted five of…

  • Mickelson’s round stalls, Kang’s does not

    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The back nine didn’t go according to plan for Phil Mickelson during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, and the par-3 14th hole at Monterey Peninsula served…

  • Weisner leads No. 8 Oregon State women past Colorado, 73-50

    CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State coach Scott Rueck praised his team’s passing, spacing and overall flow on offensive. He was particularly pleased with the 21 assists. “I thought the ball control and the way…

  • Israeli educators battle government over textbook content

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s main high school civics textbook has become a new battleground in a culture war embroiling the country — pitting politicians against educators in a debate over how much religion and Jewish…

  • Lydia Ko leads New Zealand Women’s Open by 1 stroke

    CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Lydia Ko will take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the New Zealand Women’s Open after shooting a 5-under 67 Saturday. The South Korean-born New Zealander, who is…

  • Deal delays eviction threat for San Francisco nuns

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nuns who faced possible eviction from San Francisco’s gritty Tenderloin district because of a rent increase have won a reprieve. Lawyers for the nuns and landlord, with help from motivational speaker…

  • Friday’s College Basketball

    EAST CCNY 82, John Jay 71 Castleton 67, NY Maritime 63 Columbia 63, Penn 53 Dayton 68, Rhode Island 66 Harvard 79, Brown 73 Hobart 72, Clarkson 67, OT Monmouth (NJ) 79, Rider 78 Ohio…

  • Obama to push trade agenda at summit with Southeast Asia

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A summit next week between Southeast Asian leaders and President Barack Obama is unlikely to deliver any big economic prizes, but will allow the American side to press the advantages of…

  • Bangladesh begins survey of undocumented Rohingya Muslims

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities in Bangladesh began a survey to determine the number of Rohingya Muslims who have fled persecution in majority-Buddhist Myanmar. Around 33,000 Rohingya have been documented in two official camps in…

  • Hempen leads No. 9 Arizona State women past California

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Elisha Davis never hesitates in getting the ball to Katie Hempen. The Arizona State point guard knows a good thing when she sees it. Hempen scored 14 of her 17 points…

  • Pinturault wins men’s World Cup giant slalom in Japan

    YUZAWA, Japan (AP) — Alexis Pinturault led a 1-2 finish for France in the men’s World Cup giant slalom on Saturday. Pinturault, who was second after the first run, used a blistering second run of…

  • Doan gets franchise points mark, Coyotes beat Flames 4-1

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes needed their top players to guide them out of a recent funk, and franchise cornerstone Shane Doan came through with a record-breaking performance. Doan had two goals and…

  • FBI: Washington boys located in Mexico in safe condition

    BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — The FBI says two brothers missing from Bellevue since August have been found in safe condition in Mexico. FBI officials said in a news release that 15-year-old Sage Cook and 9-year-old…

  • No. 13 Stanford women beat Arizona 82-58

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Erica McCall had 12 points and No. 13 Stanford used quick starts in both halves on Friday night to win its fifth straight, 82-58 over Arizona. The Cardinal (20-5, 10-3 Pac-12)…