Popovich knows filling US Olympic roster may be a challenge

Game 7 of the 2021 NBA Finals, as of now, would be played on July 22. The opening cermony of the Tokyo Olympics, as of now, would be the next day. And when presente...

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Los Angels Lakers sign veteran Spanish center Marc Gasol

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have signed veteran Spanish center Marc Gasol. The NBA champions confirmed the latest step in their roster reconfiguration Tuesday by announ...

Montrezl Harrell: Lakers wanted me more than Clippers did

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Montrezl Harrell did not make the trip lightly when he moved down the Staples Center hallway last weekend to join the Los Angeles Lakers. The NBA's reigning Sixth ...

Titans remember what they do best before AFC South rematch

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans think they got back to what they do best, and that's just finding a way to win. Just in the nick of time. Losers of t...

Lakers have quiet draft night ahead of big roster decisions

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although the Los Angeles Lakers made a pick, the NBA champions still essentially sat out draft night. The Lakers selected Jaden McDaniels with the 28th overall pic...

76ers shake up roster, deal Horford, Richardson at draft

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The first draft for the Philadelphia 76ers under new president Daryl Morey led to a major shakeup for an organization that fell well short of its NBA championship goal. ...

Nuggets take Arizona big man Zeke Nnaji at No. 22 in draft

DENVER (AP) — Arizona center Zeke Nnaji was taken by the Denver Nuggets with the No. 22 overall pick in the NBA draft Wednesday night, adding a mobile big man with a soft touch to a team that’s coming...

Cavaliers take Auburn small forward Okoro with fifth pick

The Cleveland Cavaliers addressed their biggest need by choosing Auburn small forward Isaac Okoro with the fifth overall pick in the NBA draft Wednesday night. The 6-foot-6, 225-poun...

Cavs express "pain" at death of scouting director's sister

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers expressed sympathy and offered help following the shooting of Ericka Weems, the sister of the scouting director and lifelong LeBron James friend Brandon Weems. ...

Voting, activism replace practice, games in US sports world

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just past noon on Election Day, after casting her vote where the NBA’s Wizards and NHL’s Capitals play, Mary Pittman exited through one of the arena’s glass doors. Perched on the 77-...

Nearly 95% of eligible MLS players registered to vote

Philadelphia Union defender Mark McKenzie is thinking about his grandmother as he participates in his first election. "Going back to my grandma, expressing the importance of voting a...

Florida man charged with changing governor's voting address

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis couldn't initially cast his ballot this week because someone changed his address online, a snafu that was quickly fixed and resulted in the arres...

Betts leads Dodgers to Series title in first year in LA

Mookie Betts was a difference-maker for the Dodgers in his first season in Los Angeles. The speedy outfielder bolted from third for the go-ahead run on Corey Seager’s infield grounde...

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