SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian officials inaugurated the Arena da Amazonia in the jungle city of Manaus, the ninth World Cup stadium to become available for soccer’s showcase event. Three still have to be finished, including the one hosting the opener in Sao Paulo in about three months.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — T.J. Warren scored a career-high 42 points to help North Carolina State beat Boston College 78-68 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada point guard Deonte Burton has been named the Mountain West Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week after leading the Wolf Pack to a pair of victories, including a 76-72 come-from-behind win over rival UNLV after trailing by 17 points.
NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Thornton scored 15 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter against his old team and Joe Johnson added 18 points, helping the Brooklyn Nets overcome an injury to Paul Pierce in a 104-89 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night.