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It's elimination day at the Women's World Cup

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 3:59am

Win or go home, that's what at stake on Wednesday in the quarterfinal qualifier round.

Lakers loving LeBron's leadership in 1st practice together

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 4:35pm

Although the Lakers' first official practice of the LeBron James era was focused on defense and learning new terminology, they ended it with a good old-fashioned 3-point shooting contest.

Warriors vow to live in the moment, chase another title

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 2:09pm

With unsettled contract situations making many of the players' futures beyond this season uncertain, Warriors coach Steve Kerr is encouraging his team now more than ever to go with the flow, have fun and enjoy the moment.

Griner's return sparks US to 102-76 rout of Latvia

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:39pm

Brittney Griner felt like a kid in timeout having to sit out the past two games because of a mild ankle injury.

The Latest: Nigeria with another historic win at World Cup

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 4:06am

The Latest on Day 3 of the FIBA Women's World Cup (all times local):

Canada-France highlights Women's World Cup Day 3

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:06am

In a matchup of unbeaten teams, Canada and France will cap the third day of preliminary round play at the FIBA Women's World Cup on Tuesday.

NBA, MLB, NFL franchises team up for 'Rally the Vote' drive

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 1:23am

Nine sports franchises from Major League Baseball, the NBA and the NFL are encouraging fans to register and vote.

As NBA training camps open, and many stories worth noting

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:53am

Training camps for most NBA teams open Tuesday, and with the season fast approaching, here's 10 items of note as the league heads into the 2018-19 campaign:

LeBron 'humbled' to join Lakers, expects 'something special'

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 6:14pm

LeBron James realizes the size of the challenge he accepted when he joined the Los Angeles Lakers. After eight consecutive NBA Finals appearances, he knows his new team isn't a true contender with Golden State and the NBA's elite just yet.

Big Five? Talent-rich Celtics embracing lofty expectations

Kyle Hightower, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:05pm

Last summer, new Boston Celtics arrivals Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward beamed just imagining what it would be like to share the court together.

Rockets hope 'Melo can help them to 1st title since 1995

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:59pm

Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta didn't waste any time telling Carmelo Anthony why he wanted him on his team.

Kawhi Leonard says he is ready to go after quadriceps injury

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:14pm

Kawhi Leonard spoke publicly in his first appearance as a Toronto Raptor and said he is physically ready to play.

'He has more to give': Wade's last dance with Heat begins

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 9:59am

Dwyane Wade doesn't know how this whole notion of his final season being called "The Last Dance" even started.

Senegal, Nigeria end Africa's drought at Women's World Cup

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:29am

It was a historic day for African teams in the Women's Basketball World Cup.

Stewart, Wilson propel US to 100-88 win over China

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 12:40pm

After a quiet first half, Breanna Stewart felt she needed to be more assertive on both ends of the court.

The Latest: Nigeria gets 1st World Cup win, tops Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 6:08am

The Latest on the Women's Basketball World Cup Day 2 (all times local):

Second day of FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup set to begin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 3:03am

The second day of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup gets going on Sunday with eight games. Australia and Argentina tip off to get the day started.

Spanish soccer divided over league plan to hold game in US

Joseph Wilson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 11:26am

A feud has erupted in Spanish soccer over the league's unprecedented plan to hold a regular-season match in the United States.

The Latest: US beats Senegal 87-67 in World Cup

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 6:20am

The Latest on the FIBA Women's World Cup (all times local):