- AP source: Mavericks boost Nowitzki's deal to $50 million
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 07/27/2016 - 08:33 PM
Dirk Nowitzki has signed his contract with Dallas, and a person with knowledge of the deal says it's worth more than the original agreement. The 38-year-old star who has spent all 18 of his seasons with the Mavericks signed a two-year, $50 million contract on Wednesday — $10 million more than the deal struck before contracts could be signed.
- Broncos rookie QB insists he can win the starting job
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wednesday - 07/27/2016 - 04:47 AM
Rookie Paxton Lynch insists he shouldn't be counted out from the Denver Broncos' quarterback competition.
- Dodgers hold off Rays 3-2
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 07/27/2016 - 02:17 AM
Bud Norris pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers held off the Tampa Bay Rays for a 3-2 win on Tuesday night. Norris (3-2) allowed two hits and walked two in his longest outing since he was acquired in a June 30 trade with Atlanta.
- Olympic shooters thrust into gun-control debate
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tuesday - 07/26/2016 - 10:47 PM
Kim Rhode sees the news on television or social media. Another mass shooting, in Aurora, San Bernardino, Newtown, Orlando, Dallas, Baton Rouge.
- AP source: Lue, Cavs agree to multiyear contract extension
Daily Oklahoman, Tuesday - 07/26/2016 - 08:47 PM
Along with a sparkling diamond ring, Tyronn Lue's getting another reward for an NBA title. Cleveland's easygoing coach has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with the Cavaliers, a person familiar with the deal told the Associated Press.
- Carmelo Anthony gathers athletes, cops, kids in conversation
Associated Press, Monday - 07/25/2016 - 09:01 PM
Carmelo Anthony spent the U. S. Olympic basketball team's precious day off running a two-hour town hall meeting at a South Los Angeles youth center because he can't sleep anymore.
- Boos to cheers: Durant heads home to Oakland with Team USA
Associated Press, Monday - 07/25/2016 - 03:36 AM
Even in a jersey with "USA" on the chest, Kevin Durant got some boos at Staples Center on Sunday night.
- Busch turns weekend into clean sweep with Brickyard 400 win
Daily Oklahoman, Sunday - 07/24/2016 - 10:47 PM
Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it clean sweep at Indianapolis. He led a race-record 149 of the 170 laps and beat Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth to the finish line by 2.126 seconds.
- Crisp's single in the 13th lifts Athletics past Rays 1-0
Daily Oklahoman, Saturday - 07/23/2016 - 08:47 PM
Coco Crisp singled home the winning in the 13th inning for his eighth career game-ending RBI, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 on Friday night. Ryon Healy doubled to start the rally against Dylan Floro (0-1), and both Healy and Crisp tossed their batting helmets in the air after the win that took 3 hours, 31 minutes. John Axford (4-3) pitched the 12th and 13th innings for the win. Alonso hit a leadoff single in the 11th against Erasmo Ramirez and advanced on Healy's sacrifice.
- Ready or Not: Rio Olympics open doors at Athletes Village
Associated Press, Saturday - 07/23/2016 - 08:15 PM
Ready or not, the Rio Olympics are opening their doors.
- Baseball Hall revamps veterans' committees
Miami Herald, Saturday - 07/23/2016 - 05:02 PM
Baseball's Hall of Fame has again revamped its veterans' committees attempting to increase consideration for more contemporary players, manager's umpires and executives. …
- Ken Griffey Jr and Mike Piazza set to enter Hall of Fame
USA Today, Friday - 07/22/2016 - 09:02 PM
Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza will be inducted Sunday into the Baseball Hall of Fame