Tag: Basketball

AP-Sportlight-Week Ahead

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July 22 1921 — Jim Barnes wins the U.S. Men’s Open...

Milwaukee Bucks’ fans celebrate NBA championship with parade

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MILWAUKEE — Thousands of fans lined downtown Milwaukee streets on Thursday to catch a glimpse of their beloved Bucks in a parade to celebrate...

Rhoades, VCU agree to contract extension

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RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Commonwealth University men's basketball coach Mike Rhoades has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him on the Rams'...

Cunningham, Suggs headline list of point guards in NBA draft

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Cade Cunningham arrived at Oklahoma State as the expected No. 1 overall NBA draft pick and did nothing to change that in one season...

Royals top Brewers 5-2; early start for fans to watch Bucks

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MILWAUKEE — Ryan O’Hearn and Jorge Soler homered as the Kansas City Royals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Tuesday in a game that began...

Analysis: Bucks GM Jon Horst, a champion from modest roots

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So many heroes. The Milwaukee Bucks had no shortage of them on their way to this NBA championship. Giannis Antetokounmpo, of course, tops the...

Antetokounmpo caps extraordinary postseason as Finals MVP

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MILWAUKEE — Exactly three weeks after suffering a knee injury that appeared to put his future in doubt, Giannis Antetokounmpo carried the Milwaukee Bucks...

Go-to woman: Callan’s stealthy impact keeps US hoops rolling

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LAS VEGAS — Carol Callan has excelled in many roles during her decades-long career as women's national team director for USA Basketball. ...

LaVine cleared, USA Basketball awaits 3 NBA Finals players

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USA Basketball expects to have its full 12-man roster available for Sunday’s matchup against France, the first game for both teams in the Tokyo...

Bird, Alvarez chosen to carry US flag at opening ceremony

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Four-time Olympic women's basketball gold medalist Sue Bird and baseball player Eddy Alvarez were chosen as U.S. flag bearers for the opening ceremony of...