Moore leads West past East 130-121 in WNBA All-Star Game 2017-07-23T03:10:46Z 2017-07-22T21:50:25Z 2017-07-23T03:10:45Z Maya Moore scored 23 points, reigning league MVP Nneka Ogwumike added 22 points and the West outlasted the East 130-121 in the WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday, where most of the attention was on Seattle's Sue Bird. AP Sources: John Wall, Wiz agree to $170M, 4-year extension 2017-07-23T00:23:30Z 2017-07-22T02:58:55Z 2017-07-23T00:23:28Z A person familiar with the deal tells the AP that All-Star point guard John Wall and the Washington Wizards have agreed to a $170 million, four-year contract extension that will take effect starting in the 2019 season. AP sources: Kyrie Irving asks Cavaliers to trade him 2017-07-22T23:33:01Z 2017-07-21T21:08:52Z 2017-07-22T23:32:21Z A person familiar with the situation says All-Star guard Kyrie Irving has asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him. AP Source: Cavs to promote Koby Altman to full-time GM 2017-07-22T06:47:50Z 2017-07-22T00:38:55Z 2017-07-22T06:47:50Z A person familiar with the decision says the Cleveland Cavaliers are promoting assistant Koby Altman to be their full-time general manager. AP Source: Pau Gasol agrees to 3-year deal with Spurs 2017-07-22T03:52:32Z 2017-07-21T21:08:43Z 2017-07-22T03:52:10Z A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Pau Gasol has agreed to terms on a three-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs.
Vets of the West vs. youth of the East in WNBA All-Star Game 2017-07-21T23:29:03Z 2017-07-21T23:21:39Z 2017-07-21T23:29:01Z The WNBA has brought its All-Star Game to Seattle for the first time and it's probably appropriate the event is taking place out West where most of the league's big-name stars play.
AP source: Cavaliers talking contract with Derrick Rose 2017-07-21T19:17:03Z 2017-07-20T19:10:38Z 2017-07-21T19:17:03Z AP source says Cavaliers in contract talks with Derrick Rose, former NBA MVP.
Ginobili indicates he will return to Spurs for 16th season 2017-07-20T06:20:56Z 2017-07-19T20:51:56Z 2017-07-20T06:20:54Z Manu Ginobili appears to be putting off retirement for at least another season. Crawford picks Timberwolves over Cavs, Warriors 2017-07-19T23:50:19Z 2017-07-19T16:09:11Z 2017-07-19T23:50:09Z After meeting in the NBA Finals for three straight seasons, the Warriors and Cavaliers were in another duel this summer when both came calling for Jamal Crawford.
Big3 officials hopeful Iverson can return to court this week 2017-07-19T22:05:17Z 2017-07-19T21:27:53Z 2017-07-19T22:05:17Z Even though its highlight player has played sparingly, the founders of the Big3 have been happy about the quality of play getting better as the league has reached the midpoint of the regular season.
Tina Charles' double-double lifts Liberty over Sun 96-80 2017-07-19T18:30:48Z 2017-07-19T17:37:47Z 2017-07-19T18:30:45Z New York's Tina Charles has 28 points and 17 rebounds for 9th double-double of the season, leads Liberty past Connecticut 96-80 before All-Star break.
Sun's Miller to coach East in place of Liberty's Laimbeer 2017-07-19T16:31:18Z 2017-07-19T14:07:28Z 2017-07-19T16:30:59Z Curt Miller has led the Connecticut Sun to the top of the Eastern Conference.
Tesla driver recants, says Autopilot not to blame for crash 2017-07-19T14:52:36Z 2017-07-17T17:46:54Z 2017-07-19T14:51:35Z Man blames Tesla's partially self-driving Autopilot feature for Minnesota crash. Wardrobe change: No home, road uniforms as NBA goes to Nike 2017-07-19T04:49:17Z 2017-07-18T16:37:07Z 2017-07-19T04:49:08Z NBA teams are putting their traditional home and road uniforms back in the closet. Ogwumike, Griner, Stewart headline WNBA All-Star reserves. 2017-07-19T03:59:04Z 2017-07-19T01:37:08Z 2017-07-19T03:58:40Z Nneka Ogwumike, Brittney Griner and Breanna Stewart headline the western conference WNBA All-Star reserves. Maui Invitational pairings announced 2017-07-19T00:19:49Z 2017-07-18T22:40:28Z 2017-07-19T00:19:46Z The pairings for the 2017 Maui Invitational have been announced and Wichita State and Notre Dame lead the brackets. Woman, 59, who tried for decades to get pregnant gives birth 2017-07-18T22:50:08Z 2017-07-17T17:06:19Z 2017-07-18T22:49:59Z A 59-year-old woman who tried for nearly four decades to become pregnant has given birth at an upstate New York hospital after fertility treatments. Mellencamp son Speck arrested after fight in Indiana 2017-07-18T17:39:16Z 2017-07-17T18:26:25Z 2017-07-18T17:38:06Z A son of rock star John Mellencamp has been arrested in Indiana on charges of public intoxication and resisting law enforcement.
Top of the draft board shines at Summer League 2017-07-18T14:48:22Z 2017-07-18T04:20:01Z 2017-07-18T14:48:15Z Top rookies like Fultz, Tatum and Ball all shine over 3 weeks of summer league play. Jury: Railroad to pay $3.9M for train death of film worker 2017-07-18T12:47:17Z 2017-07-17T22:36:47Z 2017-07-18T12:47:09Z Jury finds railroad responsible in movie worker's death on train bridge, awards $3.9 million in damages.
California lawmakers extend landmark climate change law 2017-07-18T11:38:43Z 2017-07-17T07:46:07Z 2017-07-18T11:38:03Z California lawmakers are nearing a high-stakes decision that will decide the fate of a climate initiative that Gov. Jerry Brown holds up as a model to be replicated around the world to confront rising global temperatures. Photographer sues Procter & Gamble over copyright issues 2017-07-18T10:37:16Z 2017-07-18T04:06:34Z 2017-07-18T10:36:59Z A Cincinnati-area photographer is suing Procter & Gamble, saying the consumer products company didn't pay her for photos that appeared on Olay packaging worldwide.
Arizona flash flood kills 9 relatives celebrating birthday 2017-07-18T07:41:37Z 2017-07-17T07:26:20Z 2017-07-18T07:41:37Z Adults, teens and children as young as 2 were enjoying a summer afternoon by cooling off in an Arizona creek when the gentle waters turned deadly. Relatives demand answers in fatal Minnesota police shooting 2017-07-18T05:07:26Z 2017-07-17T13:26:24Z 2017-07-18T05:07:17Z The family of an Australian woman who was shot and killed by police in Minneapolis says they're trying to understand why it happened. Pierce signs with Boston to retire as member of Celtics 2017-07-18T00:20:37Z 2017-07-17T22:16:26Z 2017-07-18T00:19:39Z The Truth is retiring as a member of the Boston Celtics. House gives go-ahead for Washington Metro safety commission 2017-07-17T23:37:46Z 2017-07-17T23:36:39Z 2017-07-17T23:37:32Z The House has approved legislation giving the go-ahead for a new safety watchdog for the passenger rail system serving commuters and visitors in and around Washington.
Houston Rockets owner Alexander is selling team 2017-07-17T23:29:13Z 2017-07-17T20:26:23Z 2017-07-17T23:28:29Z Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander is selling the team.
New Knicks regime open to moving on with or without Carmelo 2017-07-17T21:32:40Z 2017-07-17T20:26:36Z 2017-07-17T21:32:40Z The New York Knicks' new regime is ready to move on with or without Carmelo Anthony.
Missouri becomes last state to create drug-monitoring plan 2017-07-17T20:31:56Z 2017-07-17T18:16:33Z 2017-07-17T20:31:18Z Gov. Eric Greitens has signed an executive order making Missouri the final state to establish a drug monitoring program. Lakers overcome Ball's injury to beat Mavs, reach title game 2017-07-17T13:46:55Z 2017-07-17T02:35:57Z 2017-07-17T13:46:54Z Lonzo Ball's injury short-circuits another strong game, Lakers beat Mavericks to advance to championship.
Coach AI: Iverson doesn't play in Philly Big3 homecoming 2017-07-17T13:46:52Z 2017-07-17T01:45:57Z 2017-07-17T13:46:52Z Allen Iverson walked onto a familiar court to a rousing ovation and then took an unfamiliar spot on the sideline. Bob Wolff, versatile and longtime sportscaster, dies at 96 2017-07-17T02:27:31Z 2017-07-17T02:05:59Z 2017-07-17T02:26:05Z Bob Wolff, the only sportscaster to call play-by-play of championships in all four major North American professional team sports, has died at 96. Wolff broadcast the NFL's championship game, World Series, NBA Finals and Stanley Cup Finals.
Go West, young man: NBA stars cluster in Western Conference 2017-07-16T18:37:16Z 2017-07-15T16:15:04Z 2017-07-16T18:36:26Z The talent gap between the NBA's Eastern and Western conferences figures to be greater than ever in 2017-18. AP source: Pelicans agree to terms with Rajon Rondo 2017-07-16T14:46:58Z 2017-07-15T18:15:07Z 2017-07-16T14:46:28Z Person with knowledge of situation tells AP: New Orleans agrees to terms on a 1-year deal for Rajon Rondo. Harden intent on winning title in wake of new deal 2017-07-16T00:57:34Z 2017-07-15T19:45:11Z 2017-07-16T00:57:34Z James Harden motivated to bring a title the Houston Rockets in wake of NBA-record contract extension.
Gordon Hayward signs 4-year, maximum deal with Celtics 2017-07-15T06:43:35Z 2017-07-14T21:41:48Z 2017-07-15T06:43:35Z The Boston Celtics have officially announced the signing of star free agent Gordon Hayward. New TV network to focus on Olympics making debut on Saturday 2017-07-15T06:02:47Z 2017-07-14T16:51:36Z 2017-07-15T06:01:58Z A new TV network focusing on Olympic sports and athletes debuts on Saturday, a partnership between NBC Universal and the international and U.S. Olympic organizations.
Location, tax rates can have big impact on contract's value 2017-07-15T04:03:25Z 2017-07-14T21:01:55Z 2017-07-15T04:03:26Z Different tax rates in different states can have major impact on decisions made by free agents.
Chris Paul looks to get over playoff hump in Houston 2017-07-15T01:13:54Z 2017-07-14T21:54:33Z 2017-07-15T01:13:41Z Chris Paul introduced as newest Houston Rocket, hopes pairing with James Harden will help him get past playoff hump and to a championship.
The Latest: Britain will have a Wimbledon champ, after all 2017-07-14T21:43:31Z 2017-07-14T12:21:37Z 2017-07-14T21:43:30Z Play in the men's semifinals at Wimbledon has started.
AP source: Knicks, Rockets talking, no Anthony deal imminent 2017-07-14T16:04:27Z 2017-07-13T17:11:30Z 2017-07-14T16:03:27Z AP source: Knicks, Rockets continue talks, no Anthony deal imminent. Lakers' Lonzo Ball posts triple-double, this time in Adidas 2017-07-14T13:22:54Z 2017-07-14T01:31:28Z 2017-07-14T13:22:18Z The Las Vegas Summer League's leading scorer, Bryn Forbes, continued his summer onslaught with 29 points and five assists in the Spurs' 86-81 victory over the Pelicans. AP source: Knicks promote Steve Mills, hire Scott Perry 2017-07-14T00:16:59Z 2017-07-14T00:11:16Z 2017-07-14T00:16:59Z A person with knowledge of the details says the New York Knicks have promoted Steve Mills to president and hired Scott Perry as general manager.
Westbrook, Biles win athlete of year honors at The ESPYS 2017-07-13T19:42:30Z 2017-07-13T03:20:58Z 2017-07-13T19:42:20Z Russell Westbrook won best male athlete at The ESPYS, while Olympic gymnast Simone Biles earned best female athlete honors. Must be the shoes: Ball has 36 in Nike sneakers, Lakers win 2017-07-13T16:57:08Z 2017-07-13T05:10:57Z 2017-07-13T16:57:08Z Patrick McCaw scored 26 points, Jordan Bell had another big defensive effort and the Golden State Warriors beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 77-69 in their opening game of the NBA Summer League's tournament stage.
New addition George gets star treatment in Oklahoma City 2017-07-13T05:33:29Z 2017-07-13T02:41:02Z 2017-07-13T05:33:21Z New addition Paul George gets star treatment in Oklahoma City. NBA eliminates timeouts to keep the ends of games moving 2017-07-13T05:02:51Z 2017-07-12T19:03:26Z 2017-07-13T05:02:49Z The NBA will try to make games go a little more quickly starting next season, by eliminating some time-outs and other tweaks.
Hall of Fame coach assists cast in play about recruiting 2017-07-12T20:54:24Z 2017-07-12T16:00:42Z 2017-07-12T20:54:06Z Jim Calhoun has gone from walking the hardwood of a basketball court to treading the boards at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Complex, not as an actor, but as a technical adviser.
AP source: Lakers sign Caldwell-Pope for 1 year, $18 million 2017-07-12T20:33:23Z 2017-07-12T13:40:48Z 2017-07-12T20:33:23Z A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to a one-year, $18 million contract.
The Latest: Cano's homer in 10th gives AL a 2-1 All-Star win 2017-07-12T04:18:50Z 2017-07-11T16:38:13Z 2017-07-12T04:18:49Z Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says there are three viable bidding groups that are essentially in the same place pricewise in the Miami Marlins sale process.
MLB looks to Harper, Trout, Judge to connect with fans 2017-07-12T01:12:12Z 2017-07-10T22:27:45Z 2017-07-12T01:12:12Z Major League Baseball looks to Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Aaron Judge to connect with fans and compete with NFL and NBA stars for recognition.
Miller forming Indiana schedule after Big Ten decision 2017-07-11T23:30:58Z 2017-07-11T23:28:35Z 2017-07-11T23:30:53Z Archie Miller's trickiest summer job might be piecing together Indiana's schedule.
Thunder add experience with signings of Patterson, Felton 2017-07-11T21:01:27Z 2017-07-11T19:38:30Z 2017-07-11T21:01:16Z Oklahoma City Thunder get experience boost with additions of Patrick Patterson, Raymond Felton.
Mayweather-McGregor set for T-Mobile after deal with Big3 2017-07-11T20:14:00Z 2017-07-11T14:28:15Z 2017-07-11T20:14:00Z Floyd Mayweather's boxing match against Conor McGregor will be held at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas after promoters reached an agreement with Ice Cube to move the championship game of his Big3 basketball league. NCAA finds no evidence of rule violations in Bamba case 2017-07-11T20:11:45Z 2017-07-11T20:08:17Z 2017-07-11T20:11:45Z NCAA finds no evidence of rule violations in assistance Texas recruit Mo Bamba has received from financial adviser.
Seattle's Sue Bird named WNBA All-Star for 10th time 2017-07-11T19:02:05Z 2017-07-11T17:28:15Z 2017-07-11T19:01:09Z Seattle's Sue Bird will start in the WNBA All-Star Game in front of her home crowd after she was selected as a starter.
Ball won't face Fox as Summer League loses marquee matchup 2017-07-11T05:59:07Z 2017-07-11T00:17:48Z 2017-07-11T05:59:06Z Lonzo Ball will have to wait for another shot at De'Aaron Fox.
The Latest: Aaron Judge wins the Home Run Derby 2017-07-11T05:19:31Z 2017-07-10T20:58:00Z 2017-07-11T05:19:30Z Giancarlo Stanton will defend his Home Run Derby title short on sleep.
Hardaway ready for 2nd chance in New York with Knicks 2017-07-11T00:08:29Z 2017-07-10T21:47:45Z 2017-07-11T00:08:28Z Tim Hardaway Jr. thought with Phil Jackson gone that maybe there was a chance someday he could come back to New York.
Sixers: No. 1 overall pick Fultz done for summer with sprain 2017-07-10T06:58:31Z 2017-07-09T19:07:08Z 2017-07-10T06:58:29Z No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz will not play the rest of summer league because of a sprained left ankle.
'Thank you': Chris Bosh writes an open letter to Miami 2017-07-10T01:19:38Z 2017-07-09T14:36:54Z 2017-07-10T01:19:38Z Chris Bosh has published a thank-you letter to the city of Miami and its basketball fans, doing so days after his Heat career officially ended. AP sources: Raps send Carroll to Nets, get Miles from Indy 2017-07-09T22:49:09Z 2017-07-09T19:17:08Z 2017-07-09T22:49:06Z Three people with knowledge of the dealings tell The Associated Press that the Toronto Raptors have made two trades, sending DeMarre Carroll to Brooklyn for salary cap relief and landing C.J. Miles in a sign-and-trade with Indiana for Cory Joseph. Sixers No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz injures left ankle 2017-07-09T19:28:55Z 2017-07-09T04:16:38Z 2017-07-09T19:28:51Z No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz needed to be helped off the court with an injury to his left foot in the Philadelphia 76ers' summer league game Saturday night against Golden State. Harden signs extension, giving him richest NBA deal ever 2017-07-09T19:28:41Z 2017-07-08T21:06:29Z 2017-07-09T19:28:29Z The Houston Rockets have signed star guard James Harden to a four-year, $228 million contract extension, the richest contract in NBA history. Jayson Tatum shines again for Celtics in summer league 2017-07-09T05:09:42Z 2017-07-09T03:27:15Z 2017-07-09T05:09:42Z Whether it's Salt Lake City or Sin City, Jayson Tatum is owning the NBA's summer league.
LaVar Ball on Lonzo's debut: 'His worst game ever' 2017-07-08T20:47:09Z 2017-07-08T04:36:21Z 2017-07-08T20:47:07Z LaVar Ball didn't mince words after son Lonzo Ball's summer league debut for the Los Angeles Lakers. Report: FBI investigated claims that Bob Knight groped women 2017-07-08T19:19:29Z 2017-07-07T22:17:33Z 2017-07-08T19:19:28Z The Washington Post reports that the FBI investigated complaints from four women that Hall of Fame basketball coach Bob Knight groped them or touched them inappropriately. Pistons get Bradley, sending Morris to Celtics 2017-07-08T06:31:26Z 2017-07-07T17:35:55Z 2017-07-08T06:31:26Z AP Source: Detroit Pistons acquire guard Avery Bradley and a 2019 second-round draft pick from the Boston Celtics for forward Marcus Morris.
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