Sunday, September 8, 2013
Jonas Valanciunas had 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead Lithuania past Baltic neighbor Latvia 67-59 at the European basketball championship on Friday.
Retired NBA star Dennis Rodman left North Korea Saturday, professing his affection for autocratic leader Kim Jong Un and angrily rejecting calls to lobby for the release of imprisoned American citizen Kenneth Bae.
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Goran Dragic scored 18 points to lead host Slovenia to a 78-69 upset for defending champion Spain at the European basketball championship on Thursday.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Basketball star LeBron James will serve as an executive producer on a forthcoming television comedy series about two men who rise from poverty to fame and fortune, U.S. cable network Starz said on Tuesday.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Prosecutors won't file criminal charges against Scottie Pippen for fighting with an autograph seeker who authorities say was drunk and exaggerated his injuries, including faking seizures after claiming the former Chicago Bulls star punched him in the face.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Seven-time All-Star Tracy McGrady, a shooting guard renowned for his exceptional athleticism, announced on Monday that he was retiring from the National Basketball Association (NBA) after 16 years in the league.
Saturday, August 24, 2013
Defending champion Andy Murray could face top-seeded Novak Djokovic in the semifinals at the U.S. Open, while Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer — who have never played each other at Flushing Meadows — might meet in the quarterfinals.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Center Larry Sanders signed a contract extension with the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday. While terms were not disclosed, it is a four-year, US$44 million deal, according to multiple reports.
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Kobe Bryant isn't sure he'll be ready to play when the Los Angeles Lakers open the season on Oct. 29, although he remains ahead of schedule in rehabbing his surgically repaired Achilles' tendon.
Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin notched the sort of assist that doesn't show up on score cards, playing basketball with 30 local elementary school kids in Taipei on Aug. 15 in an event sponsored by China Airlines.