Irving reportedly asks Nets for trade

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NEW YORK (AP) Unable to get a new contract, Kyrie Irving is looking for a new address.

The All-Star guard has asked the Brooklyn Nets for a trade, a person with knowledge of the details said Friday.

The request comes less than a week before the trade deadline and possibly signals an ending to his tenure with the franchise, either then or after this season ends.

5 ejected after Magic, Wolves brawl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A fight broke out and punches were thrown during the game between the Orlando Magic and Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.

Five players were ejected following the brawl, which started in front of the Orlando bench late in the third quarter. Minnesota guard Austin Rivers and Magic center Mo Bamba were the initial players involved, and it spilled over to include several others on the court. (MORE)

Charge against Bengals' Mixon dismissed

CINCINNATI (AP) Bengals running back Joe Mixon no longer faces a misdemeanor charge of aggravated menacing over allegations that he threatened and pointed a gun at a woman in Cincinnati.

A Friday order dismissing the case in Hamilton County Municipal Court said only that the city prosecutor's office requested the dismissal "in the interest of justice." (MORE)

Alabama to hire Notre Dame's Rees as OC

Alabama is hiring Notre Dame assistant coach Tommy Rees to be its offensive coordinator, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Friday.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal was being finalized and still needed university approval. (MORE)

Tide's Oats gets new 6-year, $30M deal

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama coach Nate Oats has agreed to a new six-year, $30 million contract amid the program's best regular season in decades.

Oats will average $5 million plus incentives over the deal running through the 2028-29 season under a deal approved Friday by the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees Compensation Committee. (MORE)

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