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San Antonio has traded 2014 NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard to Toronto for four-time All-Star DeMar DeRozan in a blockbuster deal.The trade was finalized Wednesday. The Spurs are also sending Danny Green to the Raptors, who are shipping Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round draft pick to San …
BANGKOK (AP) — Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile, saying he spoke in anger but was wrong to do so.There was no immediate public reaction from diver Vern Unsworth to Musk's latest tweets .Musk's initial …
Darrelle Revis, a star cornerback with the New York Jets and a Super Bowl winner with their archrivals, the Patriots, has retired.Revis announced Wednesday on social media that he was ending an 11-season career that included four All-Pro selections.The proprietor of Revis Island, he was a …
LA ROSIERE, France (AP) — British rider Geraint Thomas won the first summit finish of the Tour de France and claimed the yellow jersey on Wednesday with Team Sky asserting its dominance.Four-time champion Chris Froome moved up to second overall, 1 minute, 25 seconds behind Thomas, his …
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago Fire Department diver who died while searching for a boater who fell overboard in the Chicago River had a rare heart condition that led to his death.The Cook County Medical Examiner says an autopsy found 46-year-old Juan Bucio died from asphyxia caused by an …
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade has signed a lifetime contract with Chinese apparel company Li-Ning.Wade made the deal official at an event in Beijing on Wednesday with the company's CEO and namesake Li Ning, who is revered in China for his gymnastics success.Wade's relationship with Li-Ning began …
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A congressman who coached wrestling at Ohio State University has been interviewed by the law firm investigating allegations that a now-dead team doctor sexually abused male athletes there decades ago.The spokesman for Republican Rep. Jim Jordan says the congressman …
TOKYO (AP) — Japan on Wednesday approved its first national legislation banning smoking inside of public facilities, but the watered-down measure excludes many restaurants and bars and is seen as toothless.The legislation aims to lower secondhand smoking risks ahead of the 2020 Tokyo …
CHIANG RAI, Thailand (AP) — Trapped in the recesses of a flooded cave in northern Thailand, the 12 boys and their soccer coach were trying to dig their way out when they heard voices in the darkness. Their coach quickly told everyone to be quiet."We weren't sure if it was for real," said …
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — FanDuel Group says it will launch online sports betting and an internet casino, hopefully in time for the start of football season.FanDuel, which is mostly owned by Ireland-based Paddy Power Betfair, will provide online sports betting with the license of the …
Manny Machado could be wearing a new uniform before he plays another game and other hitters will be on the move in the next couple weeks.Teams seeking to boost their offense will have several options to land a big bat, even if they miss out on Machado. The four-time All-Star is the most coveted …
CHIANG RAI, Thailand (AP) — The Latest on Thai youth soccer players and their coach who were rescued after being trapped in a cave (all times local):6:30 p.m.The 12 boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand have appeared at a news conference, entering to …
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on SEC Media Days (all times local):11:15 a.m.Tennessee sophomore offensive lineman Trey Smith has been cleared for fall practice after being held out of spring drills because of an undisclosed medical condition.The return of Smith, a second-team All-SEC pick as a …
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on ACC Media Days (all times local):11 a.m.Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford says he's excited about the future of his conference, saying at the opening of the ACC Media Days that "we are in the best shape we have ever been as a …
Jon Gruden is football through and through. It doesn't matter what level, what age, or where.The former and now current coach of the Raiders displayed that again Tuesday by overseeing the distribution of funds and equipment to four Oakland youth football programs through the DICK'S Sporting Goods …
From aces to closers, pitchers will be on the move this month.Teams trying to make a push for the postseason are always looking to add new arms. There are some big names available on the trade market who can make a difference in the starting rotation or bullpen.Here are 10 pitchers — five …
We already know that Antonio Brown has made it to the top of the NFL. Now, he's made it onto the cover of the video game he played as a youngster while dreaming of getting to the NFL.EA SPORTS unveiled Brown on Wednesday as the cover guy for Madden NFL 19 and Madden NFL Overdrive. The game will be …
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Rory McIlroy was an 18-year-old with big head of curls and a big game to match when he teed it up as an amateur in his first British Open at Carnoustie in 2007.Carefree and unafraid, he played the first round without making a bogey and went on to win the silver …
NEW YORK (AP) — Elena Delle Donne and Candace Parker will captain the WNBA All-Star teams.Maya Moore was the top vote-getter, but told the league she was unable to perform the captain duties."I'm once again blown away at the support I've received through votes by our amazing basketball …
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — When I was growing up in greater Dayton, Ohio, in the 1960s and '70s, the city already had been to the top of prosperity hill and was coasting down the other side.Early 20th century Dayton was a metropolis that hummed with innovation and commerce. Population topped out …

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