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Grizzlies sign center Steven Adams to multiyear extension

Oct. 01, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies gave center Steven Adams a multiyear contract extension Saturday after the center's strong first season with the team. Adams averaged career highs of 10.0 rebounds and 3.4 assists to go with his 6.9 points per game in 76 games after being...

Path for Jets' Conklin went from hoop dreams to NFL catches

Sep. 30, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Tyler Conklin had childhood dreams of the NBA hardwood, shooting jumpers and dunking at arenas around the country. His journey took a few twists and dribbles — and he ended up catching passes in NFL stadiums instead. “I mean, I really...

Minus owner Sarver, Suns return for another run at NBA title

Sep. 26, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — All-Stars Devin Booker and Chris Paul, along with freshly paid Deandre Ayton and coach Monty Williams, are back together for another run at an elusive NBA title. One man who apparently won't be along on the journey — team owner Robert Sarver. The...

Craft beer merger involves brewery with New Orleans roots

Sep. 23, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans beer company with roots in the early 20th century — and purchased five years ago by the owners of the New Orleans Saints — has merged with three other regional breweries. The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate reports that the Benson Group...

Wesneski has immaculate inning, pitches Cubs over Bucs 3-2

Sep. 22, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Hayden Wesneski had an immaculate inning in his second major league start to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 victory over the skidding Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night. Wesneski (2-1) gave up two runs and five hits in 6 1/3 innings while striking out six...

Celtics suspend coach Ime Udoka for 2022-23 season

Sep. 22, 2022 22:37 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have suspended Ime Udoka for a full year, banning the coach who led them to the NBA Finals last spring for the entire 2022-23 season over what two people with knowledge of the matter said was an improper relationship with a member of the organization. ...

Suspended Sarver says he's decided to sell Suns, Mercury

Sep. 21, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

Robert Sarver says he has started the process of selling the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury, a move that came barely a week after he was suspended by the NBA over workplace misconduct that included racist speech and hostile behavior toward employees. The decision was quickly...

Suspended owner Robert Sarver says he has started the process of selling the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury

Sep. 21, 2022 12:59 PM EDT
PHOENIX (AP) — Suspended owner Robert Sarver says he has started the process of selling the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury.

Alderson cites perception change for decision to step down

Sep. 16, 2022 19:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sandy Alderson has achieved one of the goals he set upon his return to the New York Mets. "The Mets are far more respected than they have been in recent years,” he said Friday, a day after announcing he will resign as team president and become a senior adviser...

Cardinals, Raiders look to shake off 0-1 starts

Sep. 16, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

ARIZONA (0-1) at LAS VEGAS (0-1) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE: Raiders by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Arizona 0-1; Las Vegas 0-1. SERIES RECORD: Raiders lead 6-4. LAST MEETING:...