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Just in time for Tokyo games, Olympic items up for auction

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BOSTON — When the first modern Olympics were held in Athens in 1896, winners did not get gold medals as they will later this...

Just in time for Tokyo games, Olympic items up for auction

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BOSTON — When the first modern Olympics were held in Athens in 1896, winners did not get gold medals as they will later this...

Kawhi Leonard has surgery; Clippers confirm partial ACL tear

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LOS ANGELES — Kawhi Leonard had surgery Tuesday to repair a partial tear of his right ACL, an injury the Los Angeles Clippers did...

Minnesota enters Olympic break riding 7-game winning streak

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NEW YORK — No team has been playing better than Minnesota the past few weeks as the WNBA enters its month-long Olympic break. ...

Vols extend 9 coaches including Vitello, Barnes, Harper

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee has extended the contracts of nine coaches, including Tony Vitello, who took the Volunteers to their first College World Series...

US Olympic team expects competitive game vs WNBA All-Stars

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Both the U.S. Olympic team and the WNBA All-Stars expect a competitive game in the league's showcase Wednesday. ...

USA Basketball falls again, this time 91-83 to Australia

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LAS VEGAS — These games don’t count. Right now, that is the only saving grace for USA Basketball. ...

Nigeria impresses again, tops Argentina 94-71 in tuneup game

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LAS VEGAS — Nigeria followed up its win over the United States with another impressive statement. ...

Bucks’ Portis adapts to role, makes sure he’s always ready

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MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks forward Bobby Portis is relying on lessons he learned earlier in his career as he adapts to his inconsistent playoff...

US heavy favorite to win 7th straight gold in women’s hoops

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: The United States won its sixth consecutive gold medal in women's basketball with arguably the best team ever assembled. The Americans...