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NEW YORK (AP) — Becky Hammon is having a pretty good week. The San Antonio Spurs assistant coach was honored by the WNBA as one of its 20 greatest players Tuesday and will have her jersey retired by the Stars on Saturday. "It's going to be an emotional day, an accumulation of so...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ben Affleck has given former ESPN personality Bill Simmons' new HBO talk show a lively start with a five-minute, expletive-filled rant on "Deflategate." During an interview on the Wednesday debut episode of "Any Given Wednesday," Affleck passionately...
NICE, France (AP) — Bigger is proving better at the first European Championship with 24 teams. Only the most uncharitable would argue that tournament first-timers Wales, Northern Ireland, Albania and Iceland didn't more than earn their keep in the just-concluded group stage,...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kassidy Cook's painful memories from four years ago could have derailed her Olympic dream. Missing most of the ensuing three years might have prompted someone else to retire. Instead, this tough Texan went back to work following a serious shoulder injury,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yasiel Puig was wearing his "Make Baseball Fun Again" cap after Wednesday night's game. Did he ever. Puig raced home for the winning run on his own single after center fielder Michael Taylor let the ball skip by him for a three-base error, and the Los Angeles...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sin City finally has its first major league sports team. Now the question is what to call it. It won't be the Aces, already taken by a Reno minor league team. The same goes for names like Gamblers, Wranglers, Cowboys and Outlaws, all used at one time or another...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kassidy Cook's painful memories from four years ago could have derailed her Olympic dream. Missing most of the ensuing three years might have prompted someone else to retire. Instead, this tough Texan went back to work following a serious shoulder injury,...
PARIS (AP) — Mike Bryan panicked a bit, understandably, when he received a phone call about the burglar alarm sounding at his home back in the U.S. while he was at the French Open. "The first thing I thought about is: 'Where's the gold medal? I don't think my wife hid it in the...
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Keith Yandle signed with the Florida Panthers early Thursday, three days after the team acquired the high-scoring defenseman's negotiating rights in a trade with the New York Rangers. The Panthers sent a sixth-round pick in the draft this week to the Rangers...