Professional basketball

Former NFL player Brian Urlacher admires a bust of himself before delivering his speech during an induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 04, 2018 - 9:19 pm
The latest on Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions Saturday in Canton, Ohio, and Terrell Owens' separate celebration in Chattanooga, Tennessee (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Weapon X is now a Hall of Famer. Brian Dawkins, one of the hardest-hitting and most versatile safeties in NFL history, has been...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Las Vegas Aces guard Kayla McBride drives against Minnesota Lynx forward Cecilia Zandalasini (9) during the second half of a WNBA basketball game in Minneapolis. The Aces had an adventure getting to Washington for their game against the Mystics on Friday night. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP, File)
August 04, 2018 - 9:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Las Vegas Aces are still waiting to hear what the WNBA will do about the game the team decided not to play after a long travel day. The Aces' contest in Washington was canceled Friday night about 1 1/2 hours before the expected tipoff. It took the team nearly 26 hours to travel...
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LeBron James speaks at the opening ceremony for the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio, Monday, July 30, 2018. The I Promise School is supported by the The LeBron James Family Foundation and is run by the Akron Public Schools. (AP Photo/Phil Long)
July 30, 2018 - 6:09 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James won't rule out a second homecoming in Cleveland. The NBA superstar, who earlier this month ended his second stint with the Cavaliers by signing a four-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, told The Associated Press on Monday there could be a day when he plays in...
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Team Candace Parker's Angel McCoughtry (35) tries to rebound the ball against Team Delle Donne's Diana Taurasi (3) in the first half of the WNBA All-Star basketball game Saturday, July 28, 2018 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
July 28, 2018 - 7:32 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lynx star Maya Moore said she's routinely asked if she has room for all of the awards she's won in her basketball career. She'll have to make space for another trophy after her performance on Saturday. Moore won her third straight All-Star MVP award to lead Team Parker past Team...
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FILE - In this June 3, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, center, shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif. All-Star forward Kevin Love has signed a new four-year, $120 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are beginning anew following LeBron James’ departure. Love signed the extension Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, Pool, File)
July 24, 2018 - 6:14 pm
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Love signed his new contract and proudly put on a hard hat. The Cleveland Cavaliers will rebuild around him. The All-Star forward made a long-term commitment to the franchise on Tuesday by signing a four-year, $120 million extension with the Cavaliers, who believe...
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