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AP Sportlight

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July 15 1912 — Jim Thorpe wins the decathlon at the...

Candace Parker to be first woman on cover of NBA 2K game

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NEW YORK — Candace Parker grew up playing video games, and now she'll be the first female basketball player on the cover of one....

AP source: Pelicans, Green negotiating, but no deal yet

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NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Pelicans are negotiating with Suns assistant Willie Green about taking over as head coach, but no deal is...

USA bounces back, tops Argentina 108-80 in pre-Tokyo tune-up

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USA Basketball finally made it look easy again. Kevin Durant and...

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...

NBA Finals ratings up from 2020 pandemic, down from 2019

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NEW YORK — The NBA Finals has gained some, but not all, of its audience back after last year's trip to the pandemic bubble. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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...