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  • Cuba says it has a right to grant asylum to US fugitives

    HAVANA (AP) — Cuba said Monday that it has a right to grant asylum to U.S. fugitives, the clearest sign yet that the communist government has no intention of extraditing America’s most-wanted woman despite the…

  • No. 25 TCU tops Grambling 80-39 in return to poll

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyan Anderson scored 17 points and No. 25 TCU beat Grambling State 80-39 Monday night in the Frogs’ first game as a ranked team in almost 16 years. TCU (12-0)…

  • No. 19 Oklahoma beats Weber State 85-51

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The No. 19-ranked Oklahoma Sooners went on a scoring binge, setting an NCAA Division I record with 39 straight points, to rout Weber State on Monday night. Oklahoma was led by…

  • Clemson beats Oakland 60-50

    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson redshirt sophomore Jaron Blossomgame scored a career-high 26 points to lead the Tigers to a 60-50 win over Oakland Monday night at Littlejohn Coliseum. The Tigers (7-4) led by as…

  • Gardner-Webb beats struggling Purdue 89-84

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Road trips to LSU and third-ranked Arizona, along with an appearance in the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands, more than prepared Gardner-Webb for a Monday night date with…

  • President Obama’s Hawaii vacation: Day 3

    KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama spent the third day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Monday: — EXERCISE: Obama arrived at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay for a…

  • Smith, Rinne lift Predators to rout of Columbus

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Craig Smith scored two goals, Pekka Rinne made 30 saves to earn his NHL-leading 22nd win, and the Nashville Predators routed the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Monday night. Colin Wilson…

  • Top 25 Capsules

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Will Cummings scored 19 points, Quenton DeCosey had 18 and Temple stunned No. 10 Kansas with a 77-52 rout Monday night that snapped the Jayhawks’ eight-game winning streak. Jesse Morgan added 17…

  • Purvis leads UConn over Columbia 80-65

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Rodney Purvis tied a career-high with 21 points to lead UConn over Columbia 80-65 on Monday. Ryan Boatright added 20 and the two guards combined to go 6 of 8 from…

  • Florida A&M romps in 2nd half, tops Florida A&M 75-57

    GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Caleb White knocked down three of four 3-point attempts in the first three minutes of the second half to give East Carolina the lead as the Pirates cruised to a 75-57…

  • Roberts has management team in place at NBPA

    NEW YORK (AP) — Michele Roberts has the team she wants in place at the NBA Players Association. On Monday, she accompanied some of them to deliver holiday gifts at a couple of sites in…

  • No. 17 St. John’s beats Long Beach State 66-49

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Obekpa scored 16 points, had eight rebounds and seven blocked shots to lead No. 17 St. John’s to a 66-49 win over Long Beach State Monday night. With the win,…

  • Mexico: Local police involved in 2011 migrant massacres

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Federal prosecutors say that local police in the city of San Fernando in northern Mexico were involved in the 2011 massacres of 193 mainly Central American migrants whose bodies were found…

  • Top 25 Fared

    Monday 1. Kentucky (12-0) did not play. Next: at No. 4 Louisville, Saturday. 2. Duke (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Toledo, Monday. 3. Arizona (12-0) did not play. Next: at UNLV, Tuesday. 4. Louisville…

  • Shippers seek US mediator in port labor talks

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The association that represents shipping lines and cargo terminal operators at West Coast seaports says it’s asking for federal mediation in its ongoing contract talks with dockworkers. The Pacific Maritime Association…