• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Wizards re-sign guard Marcus Thornton

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards have re-signed reserve guard Marcus Thornton.

  • File-This June 13, 2016, file photo shows Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson (24) reacting to a call during the second half of Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif.  Jefferson has re-signed with the NBA champion Cavaliers for two seasons after saying he would retire. Jefferson announced his return earlier this month on his Snapchat account, and the team made it official Thursday, July 28, 2016.
(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

    Cavaliers re-sign veteran forward Richard Jefferson

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Richard Jefferson’s planned retirement didn’t last long.

  • NBA to send Pacers, Nuggets to London for January game

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NBA has announced that the Indiana Pacers and Denver Nuggets will pay in London on Jan. 2.

  • Ex NY basketball coach indicted on forged-transcript charges

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former head basketball coach of a New York community college has been indicted on charges he used forged transcripts to help star players transfer to NCAA Division I colleges, prosecutors said Thursday.

  • AP source: Mavericks boost Nowitzki’s deal to $50 million

    DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki has signed his contract with Dallas, and a person with knowledge of the deal says it’s worth more than the original agreement.