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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announces a new executive order in response to the rising COVID-19 cases in the state, during a news conference in Phoenix on Monday, June 29, 2020. The governor ordered bars, nightclubs and water parks to close again for at least a month starting Monday night — a dramatic about-face as coronavirus cases surge in the Sunbelt. (Michael Chow/The Arizona Republic via AP, Pool)

The Latest: Nets' DeAndre Jordan says he has coronavirus

Jun. 29, 2020 11:50 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ DeAndre Jordan says he has tested positive for the coronavirus and won’t be joining the Brooklyn Nets in Florida when the NBA season resumes. Jordan announced his status on Twitter, hours after fellow Nets player Spencer...

Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes to sit out 2020 season

Jun. 29, 2020 7:57 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Dan Hughes will not coach the Seattle Storm during the 2020 WNBA season over concerns about his risk for severe illness if he were to contract COVID-19, the team said Monday. The decision was made following a medical assessment by the league and in consultation with Hughes’ primary...

FILE - In this Sunday, May 20, 2018, file photo, Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner (42) defends Seattle Storm's Courtney Paris (3) in the first half of a WNBA basketball game in Seattle. Former University of Oklahoma player Paris, who left Oklahoma with 20 NCAA Division I records, is returning to Oklahoma as an assistant coach. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Courtney Paris returning to Oklahoma as assistant coach

May. 13, 2020 4:30 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Courtney Paris is returning to Oklahoma as an assistant coach after a 10-year WNBA playing career. The school made the announcement in a news release on Wednesday. Paris was the 2007 AP National Player of the Year as a sophomore and was selected Big 12 Player of the Year three times....