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Chiney Ogwumike gets 1st WNBA victory against sister

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:47pm

Chiney Ogwumike scored 18 points in her first WNBA victory against sister Nneka, helping the Connecticut Sun beat the Los Angeles Sparks 102-94 on Thursday night.

Delle Donne scores 26 points, Mystics beat Fever 93-84

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:23pm

Elena Delle Donne had 26 points and 10 rebounds and Washington beat Indiana 93-84 on Thursday night for the Mystics' second victory over the Fever in five days.

Golden State's Iguodala to miss Game 5 against Rockets

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:40pm

Golden State's Andre Iguodala will miss Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets on Thursday night.

Alarmed: LeBron, Cavs facing win-or-else Game 6 vs Celtics

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 3:59pm

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue was answering a question about Boston's defense on LeBron James during a teleconference when he tripped the security system at his home.

Body camera video is latest setback for Milwaukee police

Ivan Moreno, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 3:59pm

Body camera video showing police using a stun gun on an NBA player over a parking violation is just the latest setback for efforts to improve relations between Milwaukee officers and the city's black population.

The Latest: Gov. Walker: Police video shows value of cameras

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 3:24pm

The Latest on the stun gun arrest of Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown and the police body camera video (all times local):

James on record 12th All-NBA 1st team; Harden also unanimous

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:49pm

LeBron James was unanimously selected to the All-NBA first team for a record 12th time, while Houston's James Harden also appeared on all 100 first-team ballots.

UNC's Maye returning for final year after testing NBA waters

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:30am

North Carolina's Luke Maye is withdrawing from the NBA draft to return for his senior season.

NBA defends quest for 'integrity fee' payment in sports bets

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:38am

The NBA is defending its quest to receive part of the money that states or gambling companies take in as part of legal sports betting.

NBA players Olynyk, Brewer, LeVert, Powell to coach in India

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:46am

The NBA is headed to India next week, bringing another Basketball Without Borders camp to Asia.

Celtics beat Cavs 96-83 in Game 5, lead East finals 3-2

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:42pm

LeBron James is tired. The young Boston Celtics seem to be getting stronger.

Milwaukee chief apologizes for arrest of Bucks guard Brown

Ivan Moreno, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:12pm

Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales apologized to Bucks guard Sterling Brown on Wednesday for a January arrest that started with a parking violation and escalated to include the use of a stun gun, and he said some officers were disciplined.

Jewell Loyd scores 29 points, Storm top Mercury 87-71

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:10pm

Jewell Loyd scored 29 points, Breanna Stewart had nine points and 11 rebounds and the Seattle Storm beat the Phoenix Mercury 87-71 on Wednesday night.

Sylvia Fowles has 23 points, 20 rebounds for Lynx

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:16pm

Sylvia Fowles had 23 points and 20 rebounds for Minnesota's first 20-20 game and the Lynx beat the Dallas Wings 76-68 on Wednesday night.

Celtics, Cavs scuffle in first half of Game 5

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:36pm

Boston's Marcus Morris and Cleveland's Larry Nance Jr. had to be pulled apart in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night after a hard defensive play by Morris sent Nance to the floor.

Rockets return home for Game 5 against Warriors

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:10pm

The Houston Rockets have a chance to take their first lead in the Western Conference finals with a victory over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night.

Golden State's Iguodala still struggling with bruised knee

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:45pm

Andre Iguodala's bruised left knee improved Wednesday, but he was still listed as questionable for the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets on Thursday night.

The Latest: Milwaukee NAACP head: No reason to use stun gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:24pm

The Latest on Milwaukee police releasing body-camera footage showing the arrest of Bucks guard Sterling Brown (all times local):

Dispute highlights North Dakota's tough sell of new nickname

Dave Kolpack, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 3:32pm

It's been two years since the University of North Dakota unveiled its new Fighting Hawks logo that put it in good standing with the NCAA, but a familiar cheer at its hockey games shows what many students and alumni still think of the switch: "Let's go Sioux!"