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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest from the NBA draft at Barclays Center in New York.(all times local): 6:50 p.m. All eyes will be on long-presumed No. 1 pick Ben Simmons when the NBA Draft gets started, and then it's Brandon Ingram's turn when the Los Angeles Lakers make the No. 2 pick...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Hiring coach Mike Babcock and general manager Lou Lamoriello last offseason was the Toronto Maple Leafs' first major step in their high-priced bid to restore relevance to one the NHL's most recognized franchises. The next significant piece in the Maple Leafs...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James will not chase gold this summer in the Rio Olympics. Agent Rich Paul told The Associated Press on Thursday night that James informed USA Basketball that he has withdrawn from consideration. James won gold medals in the last two Olympics. He led...
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Jon Rahm couldn't remember a single shot he took in a professional debut to remember. Ernie Els recalled shots he hit on the same course 19 years ago. Rahm shot a 7-under 64 on Thursday at Congressional to take the early first-round lead in the Quicken Loans...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The organizers of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics have unveiled the athletes' village, where nearly 11,000 competitors and some 6,000 coaches and other team members will stay during the Aug. 5-21 games. Local organizing committee spokesman Mario Andrada said...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A day after Las Vegas won a bid for an NHL hockey team, a governor's panel studying a proposal for a 65,000-seat stadium to lure the NFL's Oakland Raiders was met with a cascade of changing figures. Officials focused on the key question of finding a site on...
A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Indiana Pacers have acquired veteran forward Thaddeus Young from the Brooklyn Nets for the 20th overall pick. The two teams agreed to the trade just a few hours before the start of the NBA draft Thursday...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — One day after a parade fit for a king, LeBron James is being honored where he first bounced a basketball. James' hometown of Akron is holding a rally to celebrate him winning an NBA title with the Cleveland Cavaliers, who snapped the city's 52-year...
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Wearing shades and a white firesuit that gleamed under a bright sun, Mario Andretti hopped out of the car after taking a few spins around Road America. For a moment, it looked as if the IndyCar great, and the series itself, had never left this rural...