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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors have reopened trade talks for All-Star forward Kevin Love, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday. With most of the NBA in Las Vegas for summer league games, the two...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Major League Baseball has appointed former outfielder Billy Bean, who came out as gay after his playing career, to serve as a consultant in guiding the sport toward greater inclusion and equality. Commissioner Bud Selig made the announcement Tuesday before the...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Patrick Ewing sees the parallels between then and now. For 13 straight seasons, Ewing averaged at least 20 points. He was a superstar, the toast of New York, the city's biggest star when he was the face of the Knicks' franchise. During the stretch when Ewing was...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe intends to sue the team over allegations of anti-gay conduct by a coach, his lawyer said Tuesday. Lawyer Clayton Halunen said they'll seek a copy of the Vikings' internal investigation and make it public if they can...
HOYLAKE, England (AP) — The green jacket gave Mike Weir a thrill he won't forget. The Masters champion wore his coveted prize onto the ice for a Stanley Cup playoff game in Toronto, with the Maple Leafs tapping their sticks and the crowd producing a cheer louder than any he...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chris Kluwe's lawyer says the former Minnesota Vikings punter intends to sue the team over his allegations of anti-gay conduct by a coach. Attorney Clayton Halunen says they'll seek a copy of the Vikings' internal investigation and make it public if they can...
NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie Shoni Schimmel of the Atlanta Dream has the top-selling jersey in the WNBA. The No. 8 draft pick out of Louisville leads the list announced Tuesday, ahead of Skylar Diggins of the Tulsa Shock. It's the third time in four seasons a rookie has held the top...
MOSCOW (AP) — A look at the cities and venues to be used for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. ___ MOSCOW, LUZHNIKI STADIUM Luzhniki hosted the 1980 Olympic Games and the 2008 Champions League final, and will hold the World Cup final in 2018. Work is well under way to gut the inside...
MOSCOW (AP) — Brazil barely managed to get everything ready in time for the World Cup. Russia insists it won't have any such problems in 2018, although the country faces other pressing issues — including racism and violence. Just like in Brazil, the sheer size of Russia is set...