US loses to France 83-76, 25-game Olympic win streak ends

US loses to France 83-76, 25-game Olympic win streak ends

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — For the first time since 2004, the U.S. men’s basketball team has lost in the Olympics. And the Americans’ que...

July 25th, 2021 |  


Mind the gap: The basketball world is catching up to the US

Mind the gap: The basketball world is catching up to the US

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — When the Dream Team era started in 1992, most of the NBA players in the Olympics represented the United States.David Stern...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Farmer sparks Reds comeback for 6-5 win over Cardinals

Farmer sparks Reds comeback for 6-5 win over Cardinals

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tyler Stephenson hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-5 win over the St. ...

July 24th, 2021 |  



Browns’ Mac Speedie clears Hall hurdle, overdue induction

Browns’ Mac Speedie clears Hall hurdle, overdue induction

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mac Speedie spent his life overcoming hurdles both physical and figurative. He’s about to clear another.A quick, sure-han...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Big Ten says schools will decide on COVID-19 protocols

Big Ten says schools will decide on COVID-19 protocols

Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren said the conference will take take a “decentralized” approach to COVID-19 protocols by allowing each sch...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


US players learning differences between Olympic hoops, NBA

US players learning differences between Olympic hoops, NBA

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. men’s basketball team was about to start playing its final warm-up for the Tokyo Olympics a few days ago in Las Vega...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Green headlines list of shooting guards in NBA draft

Green headlines list of shooting guards in NBA draft

Jalen Green bypassed college to get the jump on his professional career. The next step comes in Thursday’s NBA draft.Green is among the shooting...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians.The ballclub announced t...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

TOKYO (AP) — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Big 12 leaders discuss how to keep Texas, Oklahoma

Big 12 leaders discuss how to keep Texas, Oklahoma

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Big 12 leaders held a call without Texas and Oklahoma on Thursday to discuss how to keep the league’s flagship schools...

July 23rd, 2021 |