LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bryce Alford scored 30 points and led a 3-point barrage with six of the Bruins' school-record 18 in 16th-ranked UCLA's 119-80 rout of Pacific in the teams' season opener on Friday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Adding a win to their White House visit, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers capped a perfect visit to the nation's capital by beating the Washington Wizards 105-94 on the strength of 14 3-pointers Friday night.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - When the U.S. and Mexico meet in a World Cup qualifier Friday night in Ohio, the rivals will play against a backdrop of amped-up political vitriol provoked by Donald Trump during his successful presidential campaign.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Big league general managers walked under seven palm trees and across the sun-splashed red stone courtyard of the Sonoran Desert resort where they had spent four days. Pulling their wheelie bags as guitar music played on speakers, they passed a sign that explained Montelucia, part of the hotel's name, was Spanish for mountain of light.