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Today in History: May 13, Pope John Paul II shot and wounded

Today in History Today is Friday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2022. There are 232 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 13, ...

Nuggets big man Jokic rises from 41st pick to 2-time NBA MVP

DENVER (AP) — To think, Nikola Jokic's entry into the NBA was once overshadowed by the introduction of the “quesarito.” “Hopefully, I’m going to have some percentage from Taco Bell,”...

Nikola Jokic captures 2nd straight NBA MVP title

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic plays for Denver. And for Serbia. Both places can once again make the same claim: For the second consecutive season, they’re home to the NBA's Most Valuabl...

Sydney wins Australia's National Basketball League title

SYDNEY (AP) — The Sydney Kings swept the best-of-five National Basketball League final for their first Australian title since 2005 by beating the Tasmania JackJumpers 97-88 on Wednesday. ...

Former NBA, Michigan State star Adreian Payne shot, killed

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Adreian Payne, a former Michigan State basketball standout and NBA player, has died in a shooting. He was 31. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said deputies re...

Morant scores 47 points, Grizzlies tie Warriors at 1 apiece

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant struggled to see out of his left eye after being punched going for a rebound late in the third quarter. Determined to make up for missing a would-be ...

Wisconsin athletes discuss mental health, communication

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin soccer player Emma Jaskaniec remembers feeling hesitant about getting help before her freshman season when a psychologist approached the team to offer assistance to anyo...

Jazz face many questions after another early playoff exit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz entered this season as one of the favorites to win the NBA title. Like a few other teams on the top of that list -- the Lakers and Brooklyn, prima...

Nuggets eye deep playoff run next season with healthy team

DENVER (AP) — The immediate plans for reigning NBA MVP Nikola Jokic center on heading home to Serbia so he can tend to his horses and spend time with the family, which now includes a daughter. ...

Oladipo helps deliver clincher for Heat, who move to Round 2

MIAMI (AP) — It was about a year ago. Victor Oladipo was sitting alone in a dark room. The realization that he needed a second surgery on his right leg was settling in. Frustration, fear, sadness and ...

Jerry Kelly has hole-in-one in 66, leads ClubCorp Classic

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jerry Kelly had a hole-in-one on the par-3 sixth hole and shot a 5-under 66 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' ClubCorp Classic. “...

Alexander first on Korn Ferry to successfully defend title

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tyson Alexander became the first player in Korn Ferry Tour history to successfully defend a title, rallying to win the Veritex Bank Championship on Sunday. Al...

Playoff time: 10 things to know about the NBA's postseason

Zach LaVine has an Olympic gold medal. What he doesn’t have is NBA playoff experience. At last, that part is about to change. No active NBA player has been in more ...

Doncic injury looms over 1st-round Mavs-Jazz playoff series

DALLAS (AP) — Just when the Dallas Mavericks finally earned home-court advantage in the playoffs for the first time since winning the NBA title 11 years ago, they could face multiple games without the...

Macario, Lavelle score 2 each and US downs Uzbekistan 9-0

CHESTER, Penn. (AP) — Rose Lavelle and Catarina Macario each scored a pair of first-half goals, and the U.S. women's national team beat Uzbekistan 9-0 on Tuesday to extend the team's unbeaten streak t...