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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook is a multi-millionaire basketball player, far removed from the rough community he came from in the Los Angeles area. When the Thunder All-Star learned about the recent police shootings of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa and Keith Scott in...
Hitting millionaires with fines that barely make a dent in their wallets doesn't measure up to the dents those players are making in opponents. Ejections and suspensions might be far more effective in the NFL. Already this season, we've seen enough egregious hits and subsequent...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Kevin Garnett has informed the Minnesota Timberwolves that he will retire after 21 seasons. The two sides came to agreement on a buyout on Friday, the person said. Garnett will be waived...
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — About the only thing that can stop the Bison buzz is a bye week. North Dakota State has a break in its schedule after enjoying an unprecedented three-day stretch on the national stage. The Bison first knocked off another big-time football power when they...
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Knicks don't expect Derrick Rose's season to be affected because of a potential rape trial, but won't say if he might miss any games. A woman has accused Rose of rape in California, and the civil trial is scheduled to begin Oct. 4, which...
ATLANTA (AP) — Jason Day has withdrawn from the Tour Championship because of recurring back pain. It's the second straight FedEx Cup playoff event that the world's No. 1 player did not finish because of back pain. Day stopped midway through the final round of the BMW...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson was placed on injured reserve Friday by the Minnesota Vikings, another sign that his time with the team could be over following surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. NFL teams can pull one player off injured reserve per...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Say this about Arkansas and Texas A&M: The two schools have provided plenty of entertainment value since returning to AT&T Stadium two years ago. Well, for the Aggies and their fans, at least. The No. 17 Razorbacks (3-0) would like nothing more...
GENEVA (AP) — The strict rules FIFA passed in February to oversee its top officials seem to have been relaxed and do not need to be applied to the letter, months after the scandal-scarred soccer body hailed them as crucial to rebuilding trust following the corruption-tainted...