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MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Bucks say Giannis Antetokounmpo was training briefly with the Greek national team when he reported to his NBA team that he was experiencing knee pain, an injury that will keep him out of the European championship.
Summer can seem to drag on, but seeing back-to-back plays like this just makes you thirsty for the winter.
The Chicago Sky had little time to rest after an exhausting double-overtime loss Friday to the reigning WNBA champion the Los Angeles Sparks. Friday's 115-106 setback left the Sky (11-17) in ninth place -- 1 1/2 games behind Seattle for the final playoff spot. "We just can't take any steps
The Washington Mystics will try to complete a four-game season sweep over the Indiana Fever when the teams meet for the final time of the regular season Sunday evening in Indianapolis. Washington (16-12) has won its first three matchups with the Fever by a combined total of 52 points, or an average
Greece's basketball federation has accused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of hatching a plan to prevent All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo from playing in the European championship. The NBA denied the allegation. The saga started Saturday about an hour after Antetokounmpo posted on Facebook
After dominating the Big Ten for three straight years, the Maryland women's basketball team is ready to take on the world. Maryland was selected by the United States International University Sports Federation to represent the U.S. in Taiwan at the World University Games. The Terrapins will open
It was just two weeks ago that the Connecticut Sun edged the visiting Phoenix Mercury despite 33 points by returning hometown hero Diana Taurasi. Then, she had 13 points and 10 rebounds and Taurasi scored 14 of her 25 points in the fourth quarter as the Mercury opened a three-game road trip with a win
Breanna Stewart had 22 points and nine rebounds and the Seattle Storm escaped with a 79-78 victory over the San Antonio Stars on Friday night when Kelsey Plum's basket with 0.8 seconds left was ruled a 2-pointer after a review showed her toe on the 3-point line. Alysha Clark made two free throws
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Nneka Ogwumike scored 32 points and Candace Parker added 29 in the Los Angeles Sparks' 115-106 double-overtime victory over the Chicago Sky on Friday night.
There is no one correct way to protest a person/policy/action, Durant has chosen to stay away.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Sylvia Fowles scored 25 points and the Minnesota Lynx shattered the WNBA record for margin of victory at 59 points, beating the Indiana Fever 111-52 on Friday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Diana Taurasi scored 14 of her 25 points in the fourth quarter to help the Phoenix Mercury pull away for an 89-79 victory over the Washington Mystics on Friday night.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- Tina Charles had 24 points and seven rebounds and the New York Liberty beat Connecticut 82-70 on Friday night to extend their winning streak to four and end the Sun's run at six.
The Boston Celtics have announced that they will retire Paul Pierce's number on February 11th at the TD Garden.
Second terror attack in Spain at coastal resort of Cambrils Five terrorists shot dead by police after ramming civilians Attack comes after 13 people killed in van attack in Barcelona Manhunt under way for driver who targeted Las Ramblas Investigators fear terror cell had planned gas canister attack Who are the victims? Three-year-old reported among dead Who are the suspects in the Spanish terror attacks? Everything we know about first attack on Spain in 13 years Five terrorists wearing fake suicide belts have been shot dead by police after ramming civilians with a car in a Spanish seaside town in a second attack to hit the country, as officials revealed they believe a gas canister...
The Chicago Sky get to measure their recent improvement against one of the WNBA's best teams Friday. Chicago (11-16) return from an eight-day layoff to host the defending champion Los Angeles Sparks (20-8) at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., in the third and final meeting of the season. The Sky
Two weeks ago, the Minnesota Lynx were 20-2 and burning through their WNBA schedule. Then the team lost point guard Lindsay Whalen to a hand injury and the league's best team is 1-3 since. Things in Minnesota will get a little easier Friday when the Lynx (21-5) host the Indiana Fever (9-19) at
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - After white nationalists marched with the Confederate battle flag last weekend amid violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, critics said the identical emblem should be removed from Mississippi's flag - just as they did two years ago, when a white fan of the Rebel banner massacred black worshippers in South Carolina.
Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) on Thursday became the first elected Republican lawmaker to call for the firing of White House strategist Steve Bannon.
Angel McCoughtry has no regrets about becoming the latest WNBA player to sit out the season to rest and recover from playing professional basketball year-round. ''I'm not waking up aching, nothing is hurting right now,'' said the 30-year-old Atlanta Dream forward. Having not played
The short-handed Washington Mystics were routed at home on Wednesday. Less than 48 hours later comes an opportunity to push aside the bad loss and gain separation in the WNBA playoff picture against the visiting Phoenix Mercury. The Mystics (16-11) and Mercury (14-13) meet for the second time in two
Cavaliers remain divided
The Arizona, Oregon State, Clemson and Tulane basketball teams traveling in Barcelona are all safe following a terror attack that took place in Barcelona on Thursday.At least one person is dead and 32 injured after a van struck pedestrians in a crowded area in what police deemed an act of terrorism.
Tommy Hawkins, the first black basketball player to earn All-America honors at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, died Wednesday. Hawkins died in his sleep at home in Malibu, son Kevin told The Associated Press. Hawkins graduated from Notre Dame in 1959
The jerseys say USA, though that's about all that will be recognizable.
Many Twitter users also questioned Hicks experience, saying the 28-year-old was not qualified for the job.
The jerseys say USA, though that's about all that will be recognizable.
The WNBA and its players are showing their support for the victims of racially charged violence in Charlottesville. The Los Angeles Sparks and the Washington Mystics locked arms at center court before the start of their nationally televised game Wednesday night. The Minnesota Lynx and Seattle Storm
Jewell Loyd scored 16 points and Crystal Langhorne made a go-ahead basket with 11.1 seconds left, helping the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 62-61 on Wednesday night. Loyd had a shot blocked on a drive but it fell to Langhorne in the lane for a layup to give Seattle the lead. After a timeout
Responding to American rapper Lil Dicky, Kevin Durant made it clear Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James should not be traded.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Candace Parker scored 21 points and the Los Angeles Sparks eased by the Washington Mystics 95-62 on Wednesday night.
It is well known that Drake is a big Kentucky fan. He is such a big Kentucky fan that he is now playing games in a full Kentucky uniform.Drake showed up at UCLA recently in Kentucky gear just in case people forgot his allegiance to John Calipari and Big Blue Nation.It's hard to tell if Drake is
The Chicago Bulls and 12-time All-Star Dwyane Wade are expected to reach a buyout agreement in the "next few months", according to ESPN's Nick Friedell.
Six-foot-2 guard averaged 16.9 points last year
The Denver Nuggets have hired veteran NBA coach Bob Weiss as an assistant on Michael Malone's staff and announced the hiring of Calvin Booth as an assistant general manager. Weiss has coached 31 seasons in the NBA, including the last four as an assistant with the Charlotte Hornets.
Grading the Atlanta Hawks' offseason
He will be a special assistant to GM Chris Wallace.
LeBron James went after President Donald Trump in an emotional speech on Tuesday night, calling him the ''so-called president'' while calling for unity in light of the Charlottesville tragedy. Standing on stage before students, parents and families connected to his foundation at the
Parker joined Lebron James in speaking out about the violence in Charlottesville.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Jonquel Jones had 20 points and 13 rebounds for her seventh straight double-double, and the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Atlanta Dream 96-75 on Tuesday night.
LeBron James is eager to get back to basketball. Even though he played all the way into May...
Turner isn't crazy.
Tommy Beer highlights Western Conference players that have seen their stock rise and fall this offseason.
Usually, the most traveled teams are ones on the West Coast (and that is largely true again), but Minny wins this season.
The NBA announced its full 1,230-game schedule for the upcoming season, complete with tweaks designed to reduce wear-and-tear on players through the grinding 26-week campaign. The 2017-18 season will be the first season in NBA history in which no team plays four games in five days. The issue of keeping
Former UConn head coach Jim Calhoun is in talks to return to the college basketball sideline, he told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. The Hartford Courant reported earlier Monday that Calhoun had been offered the head coaching job at Division-III St. Joseph in West Hartford, Conn. Calhoun confirmed to the paper
Former UConn men's basketball coach, and three-time NCAA tournament champion, Jim Calhoun is considering a return to the sideline at Division III University of St. Joseph's in Connecticut.
David Duke, a Rivals top-50 prospect in the 2018 class, narrows his school list to five.
The Connecticut Sun are headed to the playoffs for the first time since 2012. The Atlanta Dream are in danger of missing the postseason for the second time in three years. Connecticut (17-9) clinched a spot in the eight-team playoff with Saturday's 96-88 win over the Dallas Wings.
Virginia Tech head coach Justin Fuente has found his quarterback for the opening matchup versus West Virginia on September 3. Redshirt freshman Josh Jackson will get the nod and lead the Hokies to start the season. Jackson beat out AJ Bush and Hendon Hooker in an ongoing battle that began in spring practice. Jackson will be the first freshman to start a game for Virginia Tech since Tyrod Taylor in 2007.