Basketball

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...

Goulding, Australia roll past Nigeria 108-69 in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — Chris Goulding had a perfect night, and Australia had another impressive pre-Olympic showing. ...

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....

Just in time for Tokyo games, Olympic items up for auction

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BOSTON — When the first modern Olympics were held in Athens in 1896, winners did not get gold medals as they will later this...

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...

Colangelo seeks Suns win, reinforcements for US Olympic team

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MILWAUKEE — Jerry Colangelo is headed to Game 5 in Phoenix, hoping to see his old team win its first NBA title. ...

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...

Vols extend 9 coaches including Vitello, Barnes, Harper

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee has extended the contracts of nine coaches, including Tony Vitello, who took the Volunteers to their first College World Series...

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. ...