Stories tagged: nba
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 7:49 p.m.
Newsmakers: Hope Solo has shoulder replacement surgery
Suspended U.S. national team goalkeeper Hope Solo says she has had shoulder replacement surgery on the same shoulder in 2011.
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 11:02 p.m.
Devonta Freeman leads Falcons past Saints in MNF
Devonta Freeman practically wore out the Superdome turf with one long gain after another, Tevin Coleman wouldn’t be denied near the goal line and the host New Orleans Saints hardly …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 5:11 p.m.
Kevin Garnett retires after 21 seasons in the NBA
Kevin Garnett has decided to retire after 21 seasons in the NBA, leaving a legacy as one of the best defensive players in league history and one of the game’s …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 4:57 p.m.
Heat forward Chris Bosh fails physical, future in doubt
Chris Bosh’s plan to resume playing is now in jeopardy, after medical examinations performed in recent days convinced the Miami Heat that he is not healthy enough to return to …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 6:53 p.m.
NBA refs to focus on groin hits, traveling
NBA referees will be cracking down this season on the kind of hits to the groin area that resulted in Draymond Green’s suspension during the NBA Finals.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 6:36 p.m.
Newsmakers: Barcalona’s Lionel Messi out for three weeks with groin injury
Barcelona says Lionel Messi
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 6:34 p.m.
Chris Bosh hopes to play for Heat again
Chris Bosh was dealing with more than one blood clot earlier this year, and said Wednesday that he felt written off when Miami Heat team doctors advised him that the …
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 7:32 p.m.
AP sources: Bucks agree to $100M deal with Antetokounmpo
The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to a contract extension with Giannis Antetokounmpo, locking up one of the most versatile players in the NBA.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
In Brief: Clint Dempsey returns to practice for Seattle Sounders
Clint Dempsey returned to practice for the Seattle Sounders on Wednesday after missing time due to an irregular heartbeat, although it’s unknown whether he will play again this season.
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 10:33 p.m.
In Brief: Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka advance to U.S. Open men’s final
Djokovic on Friday at encountered a semi-competitive semifinal against Gael Monfils, but emerged with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 victory.
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 6:55 p.m.
Newsmakers: Christiano Ronaldo to play 1st match since injury at Euro 2016
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will play in his first match of the season on Saturday after recovering from the left knee injury he picked up in the European Championship final.
Thu., Sept. 8, 2016, 7:19 p.m.
Allen Iverson: I’ll thank the haters in Hall of Fame speech, too
Allen Iverson wants to thank the haters, too.
Thu., Sept. 8, 2016, 6:53 p.m.
Newsmakers: Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane selected U.S. alternate captain
A year after Patrick Kane’s career appeared in jeopardy because of a sexual assault claim, the Chicago Blackhawks star was named one of the alternate captains for the United States …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 7:51 p.m.
Newsmakers: Free agent point guard Ty Lawson joins Sacramento Kings
Free agent point guard Ty Lawson has signed with the Sacramento Kings.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Craig Sager has third marrow transplant
TNT basketball broadcaster Craig Sager received a rare third bone marrow transplant on Wednesday as he continues his fight against cancer.
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016, 8:29 p.m.
Digest: Mancini leads Endwell, New York, to Little League title game
Michael Mancini led Endwell, New York, to the Little League World Series championship game Saturday, striking out 11 in a 4-2 victory over Goodlettsville, Tennessee, in the U.S. final in …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 7:27 p.m.
Newsmakers: LA Lakers sign No. 2 pick Brandon Ingram, vet Yi Jianlian
The Los Angeles Lakers signed top draft pick Brandon Ingram and Chinese NBA veteran Yi Jianlian and re-signed center Tarik Black.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 6:07 p.m.
Digest: Mancini pitches New York to victory in LLWS
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 5:16 p.m.
NBA D-League to begin 16th season on Nov. 11
The NBA Development League will begin its 16th season on Nov. 11.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 10:04 p.m.
In brief: South Korea stays unbeaten all-time in Little League World Series
Junho Jeong allowed just three hits and struck out 10 in four innings and South Korea beat Curacao 3-0 on Friday night in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to improve to 12-0 …
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 6:55 p.m.
Newsmakers: Cleveland Browns CB K’Waun Williams suspended, fined for violating team rules
The Cleveland Browns have suspended cornerback K’Waun Williams for two weeks and fined him for multiple violations of team rules.
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016, 9:16 p.m.
In brief: Sindelar leads US Senior Open after 2nd round
Joey Sindelar, one of four former Ohio State players in the U.S. Senior Open at Scioto Country Club in Upper Arlington, Ohio, has felt the support of the hometown crowd …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 6 p.m.
LeBron James agrees to three-year deal with Cavs
LeBron James is going to hang around home for a while.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 6:34 p.m.
Michael Jordan pledges $5 million to African-American museum
Michael Jordan has pledged $5 million to the Smithsonian’s new African-American history museum on the National Mall.
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016, 9:21 p.m.
Ray Allen serious about NBA comeback
EAST GRANBY, Conn. – Ray Allen put himself through his old paces this week, his NBA regimen, and felt as good as ever. “I worked out the other day in …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 5:37 p.m.
AP source: Thunder, Russell Westbrook agree on three-year deal
A month after Kevin Durant broke Oklahoma City’s heart, Russell Westbrook has reaffirmed his desire to stay with the Thunder.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 6:43 p.m.
Newsmakers: NZ Formula One driver Chris Amon dead at 73
New Zealand motor racing driver
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 5:09 p.m.
LeBron James tells Sports Illustrated he’s motivated by ‘ghost’ of Michael Jordan
LeBron James has often avoided talking about trying to match Michael Jordan’s accomplishments. Now he’s chasing “the ghost” of arguably the greatest player in NBA history.
Sat., July 30, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
Digest: Tyron Woodley shocks Robbie Lawler with first-round KO for welterweight title
Tyron Woodley took the welterweight champion Robbie Lawler on Saturday night, stopping him with 2:12 left in the first round at UFC 201 at Philips Arena in Atlanta.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 9:21 p.m.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar needles Trump: ‘I’m Michael Jordan’
Pro basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar needled Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump with humor Thursday and then skewered him with seriousness.