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A person familiar with the contract says superstar LeBron James has agreed to a three-year, $100 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The person says James, who recently led the Cavs to an NBA title — the first for a Cleveland sport team in 52 years — will soon sign...
Kevin Durant will return to Oklahoma City on Feb. 11 and join the Golden State Warriors for an NBA Finals rematch at Cleveland on Christmas. Dwyane Wade will return to Miami and Derrick Rose will go back to Chicago early in the 2016-17 season, which was unveiled Thursday by the...
Kevin Durant will return to Oklahoma City on Feb. 11 and join the Golden State Warriors for an NBA Finals rematch at Cleveland on Christmas. Dwyane Wade will return to Miami and Derrick Rose will go back to Chicago early in the 2016-17 season, which was unveiled Thursday by the...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A second Kenyan track and field official was expelled from the Olympics on Thursday after pretending to be one of the team's 800-meter runners and giving a doping sample in the athlete's name, Kenya's team leader said. John Anzrah was sent home after he was...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rafael Nadal's long day of Olympic tennis began shortly after 11 a.m., when he began what would become a victory that put him in the singles quarterfinals. Then, after a break of less than 2 hours, Nadal went back out on court for a men's doubles semifinal...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — New athletic director Jim Sterk did not shy away from addressing the social issues that have beset the Missouri campus the last 12 months, saying Thursday that he wants to foster an "inclusive, diverse and successful" environment. "I have a fresh start,"...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — On a day of firsts for Olympic golf, Marcus Fraser of Australia had the one that mattered — the first-round lead. Fraser ran off four straight birdies before the wind arrived and kept right on going until he had an 8-under 63, giving him a three-shot lead...
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The top-ranked team in the world will likely be the undercard in women's Olympic soccer on Friday. The United States, the three-time defending champions, will take on Sweden in Brasilia. But the late game in Belo Horizonte between Australia and host...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — American beach volleyball player Casey Patterson wants to make it clear that he didn't blow off the post-match handshakes after he and Jake Gibb were eliminated from the Olympics. Patterson told The Associated Press that he congratulated Spain in the media...