NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The owner of a Southern California yoga studio is accusing Dennis Rodman of helping three people steal more than $3,500 in merchandise from his business.
Griffin scores 30, leads Pistons past Magic 120-115 in OT
DETROIT (AP) — Andre Drummond's bad habits bother Detroit Pistons coach Dwane Casey.
Luckily for Casey and the Pistons, Drummond's good moments can win basketball games.
Drummond put up his version of a triple-double on Wednesday and the Pistons notched a crucial 120-115 overtime victory over the Orlando Magic.
The Latest: Official IDs Canadian missing in China
TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the frictions between Canada and China over the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive (all times local):
An official familiar with the matter says the Canadian man missing in China and feared detained is entrepreneur Michael Spavor.
Spavor is director of the Paektu Cultural Exchange and is one of the few Westerners to have ever met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. He helped arrange a visit to North Korea by former NBA player Dennis Rodman.
Can basketball save the world? New NYU course says yes
NEW YORK (AP) — Basketball is moving from the court to the classroom at NYU, though students won't be tested on dribbling or shooting.
Nor will they spend much time on the game's role as exercise or entertainment.
The theme is how it can save the world.
That's the ambitious belief of professor David Hollander, who has seen the game grab people from his hometown gymnasium in New Jersey all the way to pickup courts in China, and in so many other places in between.
Woman who scammed star athletes out of millions sentenced
HOUSTON (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for scamming star athletes out of millions of dollars by claiming to be an Ivy League university-trained financial adviser and money manager.
A federal judge in Houston on Wednesday also ordered Peggy Ann Fulford to pay almost $5.8 million in restitution to her victims. She received the maximum penalty after pleading guilty in February to transporting stolen property across state lines.
Dennis Rodman benched for Yao Ming at Pyongyang friendly?
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Has Dennis Rodman, the former NBA star-turned pal of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, been benched for Chinese hoop legend Yao Ming?
The former Houston Rockets center and eight-time NBA all-star took center court in Pyongyang, North Korea's capital, on Tuesday as Chinese and North Korean basketball players held a friendly match, part of a high-profile sports exchange between the two countries intended to help thaw ties that had been growing chilly over the past year.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman openly wept on television in a live interview from Singapore on Tuesday as President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un met for the first time. He told The Associated Press that he hopes to soon visit the White House.
Dennis Rodman Arrives for US-North Korea Summit
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman says he will travel to Singapore "for the historical summit" between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, even though Trump says he wasn't invited.
Rodman announced his plans via tweet Friday and thanked the cryptocurrency company PotCoin for sponsoring the trip. The tweet was quickly deleted and later reposted.
Andre Drummond entered this season with plenty of questions about whether he could make a significant improvement in his production. Fans decried his horrific free-throw shooting, sporadic effort and disappearing acts at the ends of games.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman was sentenced to three years' probation after pleading guilty to two misdemeanors stemming from a January DUI arrest in California.
Rodman pleaded guilty Monday in Orange County to one count of driving under the influence of alcohol and one count of driving with a blood-alcohol level above the legal limit of .08 percent.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States, North Korea and South Korea (all times local):
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman, who has traveled several times to North Korea and is one of the few Americans to have met its leader, is praising President Donald Trump for planning a summit with Kim Jong Un.
Rodman tells The Associated Press he looks forward to returning to the pariah nation for "basketball diplomacy" in the coming months.
Kanye West has deleted his Instagram account.
Just one day after the star returned to the picture sharing account on Valentine's Day (02.14.18) and spent nine hours posting pictures of famous couples, he abruptly deleted his profile again.
Kanye used his return to pay tribute to his wife, Kim Kardashian West.
His return post - which was also his profile picture - was not captioned but featured a simple white card with the words "Happy Valentines Day Babe (sic)" written in black on the cover.
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Rodman checks into rehab after DUI arrest
The agent for former NBA star Dennis Rodman says the Hall of Famer has checked into an alcohol rehabilitation center after a weekend DUI arrest.
Rodman's agent, Darren Prince, tells The Associated Press that Rodman checked into Turning Point Rehabilitation Center in Paterson, New Jersey, on Wednesday to deal with his longtime struggle with alcoholism.
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Dennis Rodman arrested on suspicion of DUI in California
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police say former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been arrested on suspicion of DUI in Southern California.
Lt. Rachel Johnson of the Newport Beach Police Department says Rodman was pulled over late Saturday for a traffic violation.
Johnson says officers administered a field sobriety test, which Rodman failed. She says he submitted to a Breathalyzer test and blew over the .08 legal limit.
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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman, vowing to come back again soon, on Saturday wrapped up a low-key and incident-free visit to the North Korean capital.
On his way to the airport, Rodman vowed to return and said his "thoughts and prayers" are with the family of Otto Warmbier, an American student who was arrested and imprisoned in the North for 17 months, then released just hours before Rodman's arrival.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Dennis Rodman has delivered a message from President Donald Trump to North Korea — sort of.
On Thursday, the former NBA player gave the country's sports minister a copy of Trump's book "The Art of the Deal," a present intended for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
It wasn't signed by Trump, who was Rodman's boss for two seasons of the "Celebrity Apprentice" reality TV show. Rodman has said his visit has nothing to do with the White House.
Rodman Gives NKorea Minister Trump Book
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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Dennis Rodman's visit to North Korea has been uncharacteristically low-key so far. On the agenda? Bowling and a visit to the zoo.
There is no clear sign that the former NBA bad boy will meet leader Kim Jong Un, as he did on previous visits to the isolated country. Such a meeting, though, typically wouldn't be announced in advance.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Dennis Rodman, the former NBA bad boy who has palled around with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, began sightseeing in Pyongyang on Wednesday during a trip he said he hoped would "open a door" for his former "Celebrity Apprentice" boss — President Donald Trump.
CINCINNATI (AP) — An American college student whose parents say has been in a coma while serving a 15-year prison term in North Korea was released and returned to the United States Tuesday as the Trump administration revealed a rare exchange with the reclusive country.
An airplane carrying Otto Warmbier, who's from Ohio, arrived in Cincinnati shortly before 10:20 p.m. Warmbier was then taken by ambulance to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that North Korea has released Otto Warmbier, an American serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor for alleged anti-state acts.
NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman told CNN he was hoping to do "something that's pretty positive," before he boarded a plane bound for North Korea.
The eccentric former basketball player arrived in Pyongyang Tuesday afternoon for an anticipated four-night visit. The trip comes at a time of heightened tension between Washington and Pyongyang.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The last time Dennis Rodman visited North Korea, he delighted the country's young ruler with a rendition of "Happy Birthday," suffered an angry meltdown on CNN while defending his trip and spent time at a rehab facility after returning to the United States in rough shape.
Raw: Dennis Rodman Arrives in North Korea
BEIJING (AP) — Former NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman said he is "just trying to open a door" by going to North Korea on Tuesday in his first visit since President Donald Trump took office.
Rodman, who has made several trips to the country, sported a black T-shirt advertising a marijuana cybercurrency as he headed toward immigration at Beijing airport, from where he is expected to fly to Pyongyang, the North Korean capital.
BEIJING (AP) — The latest developments on Dennis Rodman's visit to North Korea (all times local):
A cryptocurrency for legalized marijuana is sponsoring former NBA star Dennis Rodman's latest trip to North Korea.
Rodman tweeted Tuesday "I'm back! Thanks to my sponsor Potcoin.com" with a photo of himself holding an itinerary from the North Korean airline Air Koryo.
He earlier passed through immigration at Beijing's airport, from where he was expected to fly to North Korea.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Jack McCloskey, the general manager who built the Detroit Pistons' "Bad Boys" championship teams, has died. He was 91.
The Pistons said McCloskey died Thursday in Savannah, Georgia. He had fought Alzheimer's disease.
AUBURN HILLS, Michigan (AP) — Jack McCloskey, the general manager who built the Detroit Pistons' "Bad Boys" championship teams, died Thursday. He was 91.
The Pistons said McCloskey died in Savannah, Georgia. He had fought Alzheimer's disease.
So, Chicago Bulls legend Dennis Rodman actually did go to Vegas during the NBA Finals against the Jazz
The fourth annual South Texas Comic Con hits the McAllen Convention Center this weekend bringing celebrities, artists, panels, cosplayers, workshops, Q&A’s and more.
Pop culture, comic book, sci-fi, fantasy and gaming enthusiasts will gather Friday, Saturday and Sunday to meet the people behind some of their favorite pieces of entertainments.
Pistons celebrate their past in final game at Palace
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Dennis Rodman walked across the court to deliver the game ball in a brief pregame ceremony, setting the tone for a night of celebration — one final chance for Detroit fans to gather at The Palace of Auburn Hills and revel in all the Pistons accomplished during nearly three decades at the suburban arena.
Pistons lose final game at Palace of Auburn Hills
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Bradley Beal didn't want Monday night to turn into a celebration at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
With the Detroit Pistons playing their final game in the building that saw them win three NBA championships, Beal scored 33 points in 33 minutes to lead the Washington Wizards to a 105-101 victory.
"We knew this was a historic night, because they've had so many great teams here," he said. "We knew they wanted to have a party, and we decided to try to ruin it."
Former NBA star Rodman gets probation in freeway crash
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been sentenced to three years informal probation and 30 hours of community service for a crash on a California freeway.
The Orange County district attorney's office says Rodman pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor counts of driving across a dividing section, giving false information to a police officer and driving without a valid license. He also must pay restitution.
When Donald Trump first strides into the Oval Office as president, his perfect day is likely to be ruined by a file marked “North Korea.” Trump’s (first? only?) term in office may include either a messy confrontation with an unpredictable, highly combustible regime, or a rogue nation gaining the power to destroy large portions of Los Angeles with nuclear weapons. Or both.
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Dennis Rodman charged with hit-and-run for freeway crash
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been charged with hit-and-run for a wrong-way-related crash on a Southern California freeway.
Orange County prosecutors filed misdemeanor charges against Rodman on Monday for a July 20 accident on Interstate 5 in Santa Ana.
Prosecutors say Rodman's SUV was traveling north in a southbound carpool lane around 12:30 a.m., forcing a sedan to swerve into a dividing wall to avoid a collision.
Dennis Rodman surprises Atlantic City youth group
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Dennis Rodman surprised members of an Atlantic City youth club on Friday, and urged the youngsters to listen to their parents and seize their opportunities.
The Basketball Hall of Famer watched children play basketball at the Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City and spoke to a crowd of over a hundred. He answered questions about his career and took group pictures in the club's basketball arena. One child asked if Rodman was still friends with...
Dennis Rodman on Hit-and-Run: Nothing Happened
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol has recommended that Dennis Rodman face charges in a freeway incident, but the former basketball player denied Friday that anything happened.
"Life is good, that's why I've never been charged," Rodman told The Associated Press in Atlantic City, New Jersey, where he made a surprise appearance to give out his children's books at a boys and girls club.
"Guess what? Nothing happened, there was no wreck, there was...
The Latest: Dennis Rodman calls hit-run claim hearsay
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California Highway Patrol recommendation that Dennis Rodman be charged with hit-and-run (all times local):
Former basketball player Dennis Rodman says a claim he was involved in a hit-and-run on a California freeway is hearsay.
Rodman commented Friday in Atlantic City, New Jersey, at an event where he was giving out copies of his children's books.
Orange County prosecutors are reviewing a California...
Famed former Detroit Pistons player Dennis Rodman is considered a person of interest in a hit-and-run collision that occurred on the I-5 freeway in Santa Ana, Calif., a California Highway Patrol spokesman said Friday.
At about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, highway patrol officers arrived at the scene of a crash on the southbound I-5 freeway, north of Broadway, said Officer Florentino Olivera, an agency spokesman.
When officers arrived, they spoke with the driver of a black...
Dennis Rodman is a Person of Interest in a Freeway Crash in Southern California
Famed former basketball player Dennis Rodman is considered a person of interest in a hit-and-run collision that occurred on the I-5 freeway in Santa Ana, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said Friday.
At about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, CHP officers arrived at the scene of a crash on the southbound I-5 freeway, north of Broadway, said Officer Florentino Olivera, an agency spokesman.
When officers arrived, they spoke with the driver of a black BMW sedan, who provided...