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Jul 14, 2016

Speaking at ESPY Awards, LeBron leads call to end gun violence

LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night when frivolity gave way to a James-led call to end gun violence and racial profiling. The show honoring the year’s best athletes and sports ...

Duncan gives thoughts on reason behind retirement

Jul 14, 2016

Duncan gives thoughts on reason behind retirement

When Tim Duncan decided to reflect on his outstanding 19-year NBA career, the understated star did it in the most Timmy way possible: seated at a table with a friend from the islands. Two days after the San Antonio Spurs announced his retirement, Duncan ...

Jul 12, 2016

Casson named Timberwolves' new CEO

The Minnesota Timberwolves have hired San Francisco 49ers executive Ethan Casson to be the team’s new chief executive officer. The team announced the hiring on Monday. Casson will replace Rob Moor, who stepped down from his post and will start on Aug. 8. Casson ...

NBA legend Duncan retires after 19 years

Jul 12, 2016

NBA legend Duncan retires after 19 years

Tim Duncan never wanted the spotlight, only the trophies. He never wanted the endorsements, only the camaraderie. He never wanted the accolades, only the collective achievement. So when one of the most understated superstars in sports decided to finally call it a career after ...

Jul 9, 2016

Hall of Fame coach Brown resigns after four seasons at SMU

Larry Brown is leaving SMU after turning down a contract extension, ending a four-year run during which the Mustangs made the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1993 and then were banned from postseason play last season. SMU athletic director Rick Hart said ...

Celtics bring Horford on board

Jul 9, 2016

Celtics bring Horford on board

Al Horford is the biggest free agent ever to sign with the Boston Celtics. And he’s going to try to make sure he’s not the last. “People around the league, they appreciate, they understand how special it is,” Horford said Friday at a news ...

Warriors unveil Durant after signing him to two-year deal

Jul 8, 2016

Warriors unveil Durant after signing him to two-year deal

Kevin Durant wanted to look MVP Stephen Curry in the eye, meet Klay Thompson face to face, and find out for himself whether they truly wanted him as a teammate. The All-Star shooting tandem made it clear during a meeting last weekend that he ...