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Camp time! Warriors, Wolves prepare to open training camp

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After one of the busiest offseasons in recent memory, the NBA is getting ready to ramp up again. More>>

Knicks expect Carmelo Anthony at training camp next week

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The New York Knicks expect Carmelo Anthony at training camp when they report next week. More>>

Shaq to back Democrat after GOP Christie endorsement in '13

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New Jersey native and former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal is backing Democrat Phil Murphy in this year's contest to succeed Republican Gov. Chris Christie. More>>

NBA refs can rule reckless closeouts as flagrants or techs

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NBA referees will be able to call flagrant or technical fouls on defenders who dangerously close on jump shooters without allowing them space to land this season. More>>

Nebraska fires athletic director after 5 years

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Nebraska has fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst, abruptly ending a five-year tenure and citing a failure to improve "on-field performance" by the Cornhuskers. More>>

NHL taps new market, plays 1st preseason game in China

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In Shanghai, the Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 in first NHL preseason game played in China. More>>

Alan Anderson working out, hoping for 1 more NBA call

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NBA veteran Alan Anderson is working out in Las Vegas and hoping for one more call, preferably from his hometown Minnesota Timberwolves. More>>

Dallas, Houston, Philly join Overwatch esports league

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Teams from Dallas, Houston and Philadelphia have joined the inaugural season of the esports Overwatch League. More>>

Man testifies in trial over NBA players assault

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Testimony at the aggravated assault trial of NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris has resumed with the testimony of a man the brothers are accused of beating. More>>

Wings' Allisha Gray wins WNBA Rookie of the Year award

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Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray is the WNBA Rookie of the Year. More>>

Irving: No cares about LeBron's feelings when leaving Cavs

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New Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving says he doesn't care if anyone took it personally that he left Cleveland, even Cavaliers star LeBron James. More>>

Center Plumlee returning to Nuggets on 3-year, $41M deal

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Restricted free agent center Mason Plumlee has agreed to return to the Denver Nuggets on a three-year, $41 million deal. More>>

NBA players go on trial in 2015 Phoenix assault

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Opening statements will begin Monday for the trial of NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris, who allegedly assaulted a man outside a Phoenix recreation center two years ago. More>>

Slovenia beats Serbia 93-85 to win Eurobasket title

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Slovenia has won its first European basketball championship by defeating Serbia 93-85 behind 35 points by Goran Dragic. More>>

Candace Parker helps Sparks beat Mercury 86-72 in Game 2

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Candace Parker had 24 points and 13 rebounds _ showing no effects of an ankle injury _ to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 86-72 in Game 2 of the WNBA semifinal series. More>>

Tennessee plans to 'restore visibility' of Lady Vols brand

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Tennessee athletic director John Currie announces plan to 'restore prominence' of Lady Vols brand for all women's sports. More>>

Lynx center Sylvia Fowles selected WNBA MVP

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Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles has been named the WNBA's most valuable player. More>>

Marbury hopes to finish off career back in NBA

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Stephon Marbury hopes to finish off his basketball career back in the NBA. More>>

NCAA title game top scorer Booth returns healthy for Nova

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Villanova guard Phil Booth is healthy and ready to play after missing almost all of last season with a knee injury. More>>

LeBron James congratulates Indians on 21-game winning streak

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Cavaliers star LeBron James has congratulated the Cleveland Indians on their record-setting winning streak. More>>

Phoenix trial begins for NBA players accused of assault

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A trial will start Wednesday for NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris, who allegedly assaulted a man outside a Phoenix recreation center two years ago. More>>

Kings' Zach Randolph gets community service after LA arrest

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Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph has been sentenced to community service after being charged with marijuana possession and resisting arrest following an incident last month at a Los Angeles housing project. More>>

Stars turn out to push for donations for hurricane relief

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A hurricane relief benefit, originally planned to help victims of Harvey but expanded because of Hurricane Irma, will air on major broadcast networks Tuesday night. More>>

Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant's 2 jersey numbers in December

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The Lakers will retire Bryant's No. 8 and No. 24 in a ceremony Dec. 18 during their game against Golden State. More>>

Sparks rally to beat Phoenix 79-66 in WNBA playoff opener

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Los Angeles opened defense of their WNBA championship with a 79-66 victory over the Phoenix in Game 1 of the semifinals. More>>

Charles Oakley sues Knicks owners, claiming defamation

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Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley has sued the team's owners, saying he was defamed when they claimed he committed assault and was an alcoholic. More>>

AP Video: Players test out first WNBA video game

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AP Video: New York Liberty test out first WNBA video game. More>>

The Latest: Irma inland near Tampa, still Category 2 storm

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With Hurricane Irma closing in on Florida, the storm's bands are already lashing parts of the state. More>>

Jackson's huge day lifts No. 17 Louisville past UNC 47-35

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Reigning Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson accounted for 525 total yards and six touchdowns to help No. 17 Louisville pull away late and beat North Carolina 47-35 on Saturday. More>>

McGrady, Lobo, Self and McGraw headline Hall of Fame class

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Former NBA star Tracy McGrady and Kansas coach Bill Self are part of a class of 11 basketball greats being inducted Friday into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. More>>

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