• Funeral services held for Oklahoma State basketball player

    STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Funeral services have been held in North Carolina for an Oklahoma State basketball player who died following a team workout.

  • Australia's Penny Taylor, center, dribbles between France's Valeriane Ayayi, left, and Olivia Epoupa during the second half of an exhibition basketball game Friday, July 29, 2016, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    Australia’s Penny Taylor set to retire at end of WNBA season

    NEW YORK (AP) — Australian star Penny Taylor is calling it a career.

  • Judge refuses to dismiss sex suit against Derrick Rose

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging New York Knicks player Derrick Rose and two friends drugged and gang-raped a woman.

    Updated: 12:44 pm

  • Chicago Bulls general manager Gar Forman, left, and Dwyane Wade hold a uniform during a news conference Friday, July 29, 2016, in Chicago. Wade who played at Miami Heat for 13 years, joined his hometown team for a two-year contract worth about $47 million. (AP Photo/Tae-Gyun Kim)

    Wade excited to join hometown Bulls

    CHICAGO (AP) — When Dwyane Wade was a free agent in 2010, he got a Chicago Bulls jersey when he met with his hometown team. He took it home, put it on and took a picture. Then he deleted it.

  • United States' Diana Taurasi, left, talks with coach Geno Auriemma during a timeout in the second half of an exhibition basketball game against Canada, Friday, July 29, 2016, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    US women’s basketball team overwhelms Canada 83-43

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Just after the United States routed Canada by 40 points, Geno Auriemma and his UConn greats posed for a group photo on the court.

    Updated: 8:15 am

  • Chicago Man charged in slaying of basketball standout

    CHICAGO (AP) — In a story July 29 about the arrest of a Chicago man in the slaying of a former high school basketball player, The Associated Press misspelled the suspect’s first name. It is Travell, not Travel.

    Updated: 11:44 am

  • In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016 photo, Clayton County International Park, formerly known as Atlanta Beach, home of the 1996 Summer Olympic Games beach volleyball events, stands in Jonesboro, Ga., Located south of the city, this venue was site of the first Olympic beach volleyball tournament. It was renamed Clayton County International Park and is now used for concerts, surrounded by a water park, athletics fields and bike trails. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Atlanta’s Olympic venues meet varying fates since 1996

    ATLANTA (AP) — Twenty years after the Olympics were held in Atlanta, some remnants of that improbable summer remain a highly visible part of the city’s landscape, while others quickly faded away.

  • Craig Sager to skip Rio Olympics to fight leukemia

    NEW YORK (AP) — Craig Sager’s fight with leukemia will prevent the basketball sideline reporter form covering the Rio Olympics for NBC.

  • Memphis awards scholarship to former walk-on Jake McDowell

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Tubby Smith says former walk-on Jake McDowell will receive a scholarship for the 2016-17 season.

  • US hoops golden partnership forged by ‘lunch-bucket’ guys

    CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly every time coach Mike Krzyzewski and USA Basketball boss Jerry Colangelo stage a reunion in their hometown, there’s plenty of backslapping, a trophy gleaming in the background and the only thing they have to protect is their cocktails. This time around, it’s about safeguarding the Olympic legacy the two built over more than a decade.