Basketball

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA is withdrawing its fines for teams and players that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before games. WNBA President Lisa Borders said in a statement Saturday the league was rescinding...
NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA President Lisa Borders applauds the league's players for taking an active stance on social issues, she just wishes they would keep it off the court. Borders spent the past two weeks talking with the union and its executive council, trying to come up with...
NEW YORK (AP) — Social activism is coming at a cost for WNBA players. The WNBA has fined the New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and Indiana Fever and their players for wearing black warm up shirts in the wake of recent shootings by and against police officers. All three teams...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns will play two regular-season "home" games in Mexico City this season. The team announced games there against the Dallas Mavericks on Jan. 12 and the San Antonio Spurs on Jan. 14. It's the first time the NBA will have two games played in Mexico in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Connecticut Sun coach Curt Miller knew his team might struggle in his first season on the bench. Despite not having as many victories as he would like, Miller believes the future is bright for the Sun (6-16). "This break will be good for our young group as it...
DETROIT (AP) — A judge has ordered former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling to stand trial on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon. Detroit police say Appling was arrested after officers stopped a fast-moving vehicle in June and saw him place a gun under a seat...
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — A judge has ordered former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling to stand trial on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon. Detroit police say Appling was arrested after officers stopped a fast-moving vehicle in June and saw him place a gun under a...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Without playing a game, the 76ers will still spend this summer in the cellar. No, not because of their offseason. No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons has created a stir in Philly that has the Sixers stealing lazy summer headlines for the first time in years. Dario...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Coach Mike Krzyzewski got his first glimpse at the new-look U.S. national team, as the team opened camp at UNLV with just two players back from the 2012 national team that won the gold medal in London. Carmelo Anthony returns for his fourth run at the Olympics,...