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Jabari Parker agrees to $40 million, 2-year deal with Bulls

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Coming home: Jabari Parker, Bulls agree to $40 million, 2-year contract. More>>

Nets clear point guard logjam, trade Jeremy Lin to Hawks

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A person with knowledge of the deal says the Brooklyn Nets have agreed to trade Jeremy Lin to the Atlanta Hawks. More>>

Underdog status suits Croatia perfectly for World Cup final

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A billion-dollar assembly of stars makes France the favorite for the World Cup final and that's a scenario that suits Dejan Lovren just fine. More>>

Ex-Knicks star Charles Oakley arrested at Las Vegas casino

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Enforcement agents with Nevada's casino regulatory agency are accusing former NBA player Charles Oakley of gambling fraud. More>>

Knox gives Knicks fans hope with summer league showing

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Knox gives Knicks fans hope with summer league showing. More>>

GM Pelinka: Lakers landing LeBron is "ultimate validation"

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General manager Rob Pelinka says the Lakers will attempt to put a new kind of team around LeBron James this season. More>>

Kansas intent on changing football culture under Long

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Jeff Long didn't waste time making clear his focus as Kansas' new athletic director. More>>

Robinson hits her 1st 3 in WNBA; Lynx top Fever 87-65

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Sylvia Fowles had 20 points, 10 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 87-65; Danielle Robinson makes first 3-pointer in her 7-year WNBA career. More>>

Shavonte Zellous hits 3 at buzzer, Liberty beat Sun 79-76

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Shavonte Zellous banked in a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the New York Liberty past the Connecticut Sun 79-76. More>>

Ex-Louisville players sue NCAA over vacated national title

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Former Louisville players sue the NCAA over vacated 2013 national title. More>>

McCoughtry, hot-shooting Dream cruise past Mystics 106-89

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Angel McCoughtry scored 24 points and Jessica Breland added a season-high 23 points and 10 rebounds to help the Atlanta Dream beat the Washington Mystics 106-89. More>>

2 lawyers representing ex-wife of slain NBA player withdraw

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Two lawyers who were representing the ex-wife of slain former NBA player Lorenzen Wright have withdrawn from the case. More>>

Silver says draft eligibility age likely to be changed

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he thinks the league is ready to scrap the rule requiring players to be out of high school for a year before becoming eligible to enter the draft. More>>

Release of 5th 'Indiana Jones' movie pushed to 2021

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Indiana Jones won't be swinging back into movie theaters until at least 2021, the Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday. More>>

Atlanta's Young finally gets shot going in summer league win

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Atlanta's Young finally gets shot going in summer league win. More>>

It's official: Lakers announce LeBron James has signed

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LeBron James has officially joined the Los Angeles Lakers after signing his contract. More>>

Capital Gazette writer McNamara 'always fair in his writing'

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A memorial service will be held for Capital Gazette sports reporter John McNamara, one of five newspaper employees shot and killed during an attack at its Annapolis office. More>>

California fire kills 1 as heat stokes blazes in Western US

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A fire official says a person has died in a fast-moving blaze near the California-Oregon border. More>>

England's set-piece mastery reaping rewards at World Cup

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Set pieces have been the main source of goals at the World Cup and England has been the master of them on its run to the semifinals. More>>

Haiti unrest strands a number of US volunteer groups

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Church groups and volunteers from several U.S. states are stranded in Haiti after violent protests over fuel prices have led to canceled flights. More>>

Bulls match 4-year contract offer for Zach LaVine

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Zach LaVine is staying with the Chicago Bulls, after the team matched a four-year, $80 million offer sheet that he got from the Sacramento Kings. More>>

California, long a holdout, adopts mass immigration hearings

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After years of holding out, California introduces group trials for people charged with entering US illegally. More>>

How the trade war is changing minds in a Senate battleground

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President Donald Trump's trade policies are threatening the Tennessee economy and roiling some pivotal Senate races in GOP-leaning states where candidates have backed him on almost every other major issue. More>>

Family of Ohio State doctor says it's cooperating in probe

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The family of a former Ohio State University team doctor accused by athletes of sexual misconduct says it is "shocked and saddened" by the allegations and is cooperating with the school's independent investigation. More>>

Wildfires rage through California amid heat rage

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Wildfires that have destroyed dozens of buildings and caused at least one death continue to ravage California as a heat wave sweeps the southern part of the state. More>>

Reynolds has 2 HRs, 10 RBIs, Nationals rout Marlins 18-4

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Mark Reynolds hit two home runs and drove in a career-high ten runs, Max Scherzer earned his first win since June 5, and the Washington Nationals defeated the Miami Marlins 18-4 on Saturday night. More>>

Suns' Booker signs 5-year, $158 million deal

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Devin Booker, the 21-year-old high-scoring guard at the heart of Phoenix's rebuilding plans, has signed a five-year, $158 million max contract with the Suns. More>>

Mozgov, Biyombo swapped in Hornets-Magic-Bulls trade

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Timofey Mozgov has been traded for the second time this summer, dealt from Charlotte to Orlando in a three-team deal that also included Chicago. More>>

Bennett: Great World Cup a 'Propaganda Coup' for Russians

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"Men in Blazers" co-host Roger Bennett says the most entertaining World Cup of his lifetime also turns out to be a 'propaganda coup' for the Russian hosts. More>>

Pistons hire Polinsky as director of player personnel

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The Detroit Pistons have hired Gregg Polinsky as director of player personnel. More>>

Pistons sign second-round pick Bruce Brown Jr.

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The Detroit Pistons have signed second-round draft pick Bruce Brown Jr. More>>

Wisconsin Badgers wrestler killed in Illinois vehicle crash

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A Wisconsin Badgers wrestler has died in a vehicle crash in Illinois. More>>

Froome and Quintana struggle in opening Tour de France stage

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Overall favorites Chris Froome and Nairo Quintana each had trouble in the opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday, while Colombian rider Fernando Gaviria took the race's first yellow jersey with a commanding sprint victory. More>>

Defense lawyers ask to move Manafort trial, cite publicity

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Lawyers for Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, say their client has been in solitary confinement as he awaits trial on financial charges. More>>

DeMarcus Cousins, on the Warriors' potential: 'Scary'

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'Scary': DeMarcus Cousins already bullish on the potential of the Golden State Warriors. More>>

Ex-athletes say Ohio State doc groped, ogled men for years

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Some of the men who claim they were molested by a now-dead team doctor decades ago at Ohio State University say he wasn't stopped by administrators even after students complained. More>>

Moving Day: Parker, Howard pick new spots, Melo may be next

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Tony Parker is leaving San Antonio for Charlotte, Dwight Howard is closer to Washington and Carmelo Anthony is moving as well. More>>

The Latest: Nurkic staying with Portland on 4-year deal

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AP source: Carmelo Anthony and the Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to part ways _ somehow. More>>

Maryland releases subpoenas for records in FBI hoops probe

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Maryland has joined the list of schools to receive a grand jury subpoena seeking records in the federal corruption investigation into college basketball. More>>

Rebekkah Brunson becomes WNBA rebounding leader in Lynx win

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Brunson becomes WNBA's all-time leading rebounder as Minnesota Lynx beat Los Angeles Sparks 83-72. More>>

Will LA mean LeBron behind the scenes and on the big screen?

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Can LeBron James be a player in Hollywood like he is on the hardwood? He's already begun. More>>

Fate of inter-Korean detente hangs on US-North nuclear talks

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If nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang bog down, it could mean curtains for inter-Korean detente. More>>

NBA estimates 40,000 more travel miles in a top 16 playoffs

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The NBA estimates an increase of about 40,000 miles of travel in the postseason if it scrapped its current conference format and seeded 1 to 16. More>>

Koreas begin basketball friendlies in latest peace gesture

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The Koreas began two days of friendly basketball games in Pyongyang in their latest goodwill gesture amid a diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with North Korea. More>>

Free agency trend: Stay home, or sign short deals

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Outside of LeBron James, the trend in NBA free agency this year: Stay put, or take a short-term deal. More>>

Warriors add a 5th All-Star in center DeMarcus Cousins

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DeMarcus Cousins will finally get a chance to play for a winner once he's healthy from a torn left Achilles. When Boogie returns to the court, the big man will give the Warriors five 2018 All-Stars in their starting lineup to chase another title. More>>

Boogie Bomb: Warriors set to add DeMarcus Cousins to lineup

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Rajon Rondo joining LeBron James in Los Angeles, as NBA free agency continues. More>>

LeBron's arrival transforms Lakers back into glamour show

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LeBron James is taking a familiar path to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers as a free agent. More>>

South Korean basketball players arrive for games in North

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Dozens of South Korean basketball players arrive in Pyongyang for a series of games to foster a mood of detente generated by the recent North-South summits. More>>

The Latest: Julius Randle heads to New Orleans

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JaVale McGee is moving a bit south, leaving Golden State to join LeBron James with the Lakers. More>>

Down town: Cleveland hurting after LeBron chooses LA, Lakers

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The giant banner of LeBron James is being removed in Cleveland for a second time. More>>

Wild brawl mars Australia-Philippines basketball game

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FIBA has opened disciplinary hearings against Australia and the Philippines after a wild brawl that included Milwaukee Bucks forward Thon Maker broke out in their Basketball World Cup qualifying game. More>>

LA-Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers

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LeBron signing with Lakers, leaves Cavaliers for second time. More>>

AP college basketball writer Jim O'Connell dead at age 64

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Longtime AP college basketball writer Jim O'Connell has died at the age of 64. More>>

Wild: LeBron going to the Lakers only adds to West test

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Make no mistake, the Western Conference is not losing star power next season. More>>

'Jurassic World 2' takes No. 1 again

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The 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' dinosaurs are ruling the box office for the second weekend in a row. More>>

The Latest: Lance Stephenson joining LeBron on Lakers

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The Latest: Raptors bringing back guard Fred VanVleet. More>>

AP source: 76ers to meet with James' agent in Los Angeles

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A person familiar with the talks says LeBron James and his agent spoke with Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman when free agency opened. More>>

The Latest: Aron Baynes staying with Celtics on 2-year deal

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A person familiar with the situation says Will Barton will be staying with the Denver Nuggets. More>>

It begins: Free agency in NBA starts with a flourish

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A person familiar with the situation says that Kevin Durant will sign a two-year contract to remain with the Golden State Warriors, with the caveat that the deal will have an option and allow him to return to free agency next summer. More>>

NBA sets $101.9M salary cap for 2018-19 season

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NBA teams will be working with a salary cap of $101.9 million for the coming season. More>>

LeBron returns to LA to plot next move as free agency nears

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LeBron James back in Los Angeles as start of free agency nears. More>>

AP source: Mavs chasing DeAndre Jordan again, 3 years later

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AP source: Mavericks making another run at DeAndre Jordan three years after the center jilted them in free agency. More>>

AP sources: LeBron declines option, becomes prize free agent

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LeBron declines contract option, hits free agent market. More>>

Mexico stuns US in World Cup qualifying, 78-70

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Mexico stunned the U.S. in a FIBA World Cup qualifying game, opening on an 18-0 run and winning 78-70. More>>

LeBron James nearing deadline on contract option with Cavs

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LeBron James facing deadline on contract option with Cavs before free agency opens. More>>

AP source: Paul George decides to become free agent

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Person with knowledge of situation to AP: Paul George has decided to become an unrestricted free agent. More>>

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