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FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Trevor May throws against the Tampa Bay Rays during a baseball game in Minneapolis. Trevor May has been preparing for this. Not precisely for a global pandemic that would bring sports — and so much else — to an unprecedented standstill. But a break in the baseball schedule? That's something the Minnesota Twins reliever — and pro video game streamer — thought might happen eventually. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

Pros, preps and weekend warriors go virtual amid pandemic

Mar. 25, 2020 2:07 AM EDT

Trevor May has been preparing for this. Not precisely for a global pandemic that would bring sports — and so much else — to an unprecedented standstill. Even hours and hours of dystopian video games couldn't help foresee that. But a break in the baseball schedule? That's something the Minnesota...

Former Bucks GM, Wisconsin coach John Erickson dies at 92

Mar. 20, 2020 10:07 PM EDT

LENEXA, Kansas (AP) — John Erickson, a former Milwaukee Bucks general manager and Wisconsin men’s basketball coach, has died. He was 92. Rick Wiseman, funeral director at Porter Funeral Home in Lenexa, Kansas, confirmed Friday that Erickson died Wednesday in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Porter Funeral Home...

FILE - In this Dec. 9. 2018, file photo, Grand Canyon coach Dan Majerle watches his team play Nevada during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Phoenix. Grand Canyon has fired Majerle after seven seasons. The school announced the former Phoenix Suns star's firing Thursday, March 12, 2020, hours after the Western Athletic Conference and NCAA tournament were canceled due to concerns over the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb, File)

Grand Canyon fires Dan Majerle after 7 seasons

Mar. 12, 2020 9:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Grand Canyon has fired basketball coach Dan Majerle after seven seasons. The school announced the former Phoenix Suns star's firing Thursday, hours after the Western Athletic Conference and NCAA Tournament were canceled due to concerns over the coronavirus. Marjele was hired in 2013 to...

Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony, left, has some words with referee Karl Lane, right, during the first quarter of the team's NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

Blazers snap 2-game skid with 121-105 win over the Suns

Mar. 11, 2020 1:31 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 25 points and the Portland Trail Blazers got a much-needed 121-105 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night. The win snapped a two-game losing streak for the Blazers, who were among several teams vying to pull in front of Memphis for the eighth playoff spot...

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) drives as Milwaukee Bucks guard Wesley Matthews defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Booker, Rubio help Suns race past Giannis-less Bucks

Mar. 8, 2020 9:41 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored 20 of his 36 points in Phoenix's 47-point first quarter and the Suns beat the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks 140-131 on Sunday night, The Bucks played without MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo because of a minor knee sprain. Injured Friday night in a loss at the Los Angeles Lakers,...

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, left, is fouled as he tries to dribble past Phoenix Suns guard Ty Jerome (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 6, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Baynes has career-high 37 points, Suns top Blazers 127-117

Mar. 7, 2020 12:11 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Aron Baynes scored a career-high 37 points on a career-high nine 3-pointers, Dario Saric added 24 points and the Phoenix Suns beat the Portland Trail Blazers 127-117 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Baynes was 9 of 14 from long distance and 12 of 23 overall. He also had 16...

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) shoots over Phoenix Suns guard Jevon Carter (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Phoenix.(AP Photo/Matt York)

Raptors rally, snap three-game skid by beating Suns 123-114

Mar. 4, 2020 12:29 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 33 points, Kyle Lowry added 28 and the Toronto Raptors rallied in the second half for a 123-114 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night. Toronto snapped a three-game losing streak, which was tied for its longest of the season. Norman Powell added 26 points while...

Phoenix Suns forward Mikal Bridges, left, and forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (3) react to a foul called on Oubre in the first half during an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Suns' Oubre has surgery on knee, out at least 4 weeks

Mar. 3, 2020 8:30 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns forward Kelly Oubre Jr. had surgery Tuesday to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and will miss at least four weeks. The 6-foot-7 Oubre has missed the past three games because of the injury and the Suns lost all of them. Oubre ranks third on the team with 18.7 points per...

Golden State Warriors forward Eric Paschall (7) drives past Phoenix Suns forward Mikal Bridges (25) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Warriors snap 8-game skid, beating Suns 115-99

Mar. 1, 2020 12:12 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Golden State Warriors came into Saturday night's game with eight healthy players, zero true point guards and an eight-game losing streak that had lasted for nearly the entire month of February. Yet somehow, the team with the worst record in the NBA left Phoenix with a 115-99 victory....

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 file photo, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry smiles on the bench as players warm up before an NBA basketball game between the Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers in San Francisco. Stephen Curry had hoped to play for the Warriors on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at home against the Washington Wizards, but he won't return quite yet from a broken left hand. The two-time NBA MVP has been sidelined the past four months. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Golden State star Curry not quite ready to return Sunday

Feb. 29, 2020 3:11 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry had hoped to play for the Warriors on Sunday at home against the Washington Wizards after being sidelined for four months, but he won't return from a broken left hand quite that soon. Golden State said Saturday that Curry is participating in full scrimmages during...