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Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:57pm

George Springer and Carlos Correa each hit three-run homers and the Houston Astros got another wild ace off the hook to beat the sloppy New York Yankees 8-3 Thursday night and reach the cusp of a second World Series visit in three years.

Pistons exercise 2020-21 option on Kennard

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 6:48pm

The Detroit Pistons have exercised their team option for the 2020-21 season on Luke Kennard.

Williamson to miss final preseason game with sore right knee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:49pm

Zion Williamson won't play in New York in the New Orleans Pelicans' final preseason game because of a sore right knee.

Deng signs with Bulls, retires

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:03pm

Two-time All-Star forward Luol Deng has signed with the Chicago Bulls and retired as a member of the team that drafted him.

Lakers exercise 4th-year contract option on Kyle Kuzma

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:56pm

The Los Angeles Lakers have exercised their contract option on forward Kyle Kuzma for the 2020-21 season.

Sims, Minnesota Lynx leading scorer, pleads guilty to DWI

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:35am

Minnesota Lynx scoring leader Odyssey Sims has been sentenced to house arrest after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge.

Toronto Raptors sign former Cornell star Matt Morgan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:39am

The Toronto Raptors have signed former Cornell star Matt Morgan after waiving forward Sagaba Konate.

Michael Jordan opens first of 2 medical clinics in Charlotte

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:24am

An emotional Michael Jordan unveiled the first of two medical clinics he and his family funded to provide care to underprivileged members of the community.

USBWA names top freshman award after Tamika Catchings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:35am

The nation's top freshman women's basketball player each season will win the Tamika Catchings Award starting this year.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:08am

Indians catcher Roberto Pérez had arthroscopic surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle.

Wizards sign Beal to 2-year, $72 million extension

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 6:44am

for one, that they even consider me a franchise player, a piece of this organization in itself," Beal said at a news conference in Washington. "And I was prideful of that. You don't get that type of love and respect and responsibility from anywhere."

Barrett falls vs Duke teammate Reddish, and Zion is next

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:16pm

RJ Barrett kept misfiring, a rough start to his college reunion week at Madison Square Garden.

Carlson leads Caps to first home win, 4-3 over Maple Leafs

Ian Quillen, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:13pm

Once again, the Washington Capitals have a player near the top of the NHL in scoring. Just not the one you might expect.

Clippers sign G B.J. Taylor to exhibit 10 contract

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:40am

The Clippers have signed guard B.J. Taylor to an exhibit 10 contract, a one-year deal worth the minimum salary.

Liberty not renewing Katie Smith's contract

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:30am

The New York Liberty are not renewing the contract of head coach Katie Smith the team announced Wednesday.

Edwards' 3s in the 3rd send Celtics to perfect preseason

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:13pm

also a record — against Sacramento on Jan. 23, 2015.

Lakers' Anthony Davis grateful thumb injury isn't serious

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 5:14pm

Anthony Davis hopes to return to the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup for their next preseason game after confirming his thumb injury isn't serious.

Defending champion Raptors experimenting after departures

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 2:36pm

Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse expects he'll be experimenting with lineups a lot in the early part of the season.

Anthony Davis' MRI reveals only thumb sprain, Lakers say

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 11:10pm

The Los Angeles Lakers say Anthony Davis is day-to-day with a sprained right thumb.