Posts Tagged United States

Wildcats beat Aztecs 61-59 for Maui title

Arizona forward Stanley Johnson holds his most valuable player trophy after Arizona defeated San Diego State 61-59 in an NCAA college basketball game to win the Maui Invitational on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Stanley Johnson had shown glimpses of his precocious talent during Arizona’s first five games, occasionally showing up on the highlight reels with a soaring dunk or blocked shot.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals

In this Nov. 8, 2014, file photo, handlers steer Thomas the Tank Engine and Paddington Bear balloons through the parking lot at CitiField in New York. The two balloons were taken for practice runs along with four other new character balloons in preparation for the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Thomas the Tank Engine will be the parade's largest balloon by helium volume and the one containing the most balloon fabric ever used on one character. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine were on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

California downs Cal Poly 72-52

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Jabari Bird needed a faster tempo. California needed a faster tempo. The Bears turned to their defense to set the tune and things started rolling from there.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Chandler rules old team as Mavs top Knicks 109-102

Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler (6) goes up to tap in the ball for a basket over New York Knicks' Amare Stoudemire (1) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki joked that a tranquilizer gun for Tyson Chandler was a consideration before the Mavericks faced their motivational leader’s former team.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

UC Davis beats Utah State in overtime 77-70

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Tyler Les hit a long 3-pointer to tie the game in regulation and UC Davis went on to beat Utah State 77-70 in overtime Wednesday night.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,