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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 1988, file photo, Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan dunks during the slam-dunk competition of the NBA All-Star weekend in Chicago.  Jordan left the old Chicago Stadium that night with the trophy. To this day, many believe Wilkins was the rightful winner.  (AP Photo/John Swart)

'The Last Dance' look at Jordan's last title starts April 19

Mar. 31, 2020 6:26 PM EDT

The documentary looking at Michael Jordan’s last championship season with the Chicago Bulls is set for release nearly two months sooner than expected with no sports to air due to the coronavirus pandemic. ESPN and Netflix announced on Tuesday that the 10-part documentary series called “The Last...

The Olympic rings are seen Monday, March 30, 2020, in Tokyo. The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games. Tokyo organizers said Monday the opening ceremony will take place on July 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The Latest: NJ Devils make donation for medical equipment

Mar. 31, 2020 4:58 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The owners of the NHL's New Jersey Devils have made a six-figure donation to the state’s largest health care system for medical equipment to ensure the safety and proper protection of all healthcare workers and first...

Georgia head coach Tom Crean yells to his players in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Crump's deep 3 at the buzzer helps Georgia beat Vanderbilt

Feb. 22, 2020 9:30 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Georgia coach Tom Crean called Tyree Crump's 35-foot winning shot the final buzzer “a broken play,” but it was good enough to rally the Bulldogs to an 80-78 victory over host Vanderbilt on Saturday in a matchup of the bottom two teams in the Southeastern Conference....

Jennifer Hudson sings a tribute to former NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, who were killed in a helicopter crash Jan. 26, before the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Huh)

All-Star weekend, as expected, was about honoring Kobe

Feb. 16, 2020 11:56 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — It has become one of the NBA’s most revered traditions: On the morning of the NBA All-Star Game, the league pays tribute to retired players with what is called the Legends Brunch. It brings together about 3,000 guests, and every year a recent retiree with ties to the game’s...

FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, Baylor coach Kim Mulkey reacts in front of the bench to a blocked shot during the team's NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Waco, Texas. Mulkey has long defended her program's distinctive nickname, which certainly hasn't been a drag on the team's success. The Lady Bears have won three national titles over the past eight seasons and are positioned to make a run for another championship. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin, File)

Column: Some schools cling to antiquated female nicknames

Feb. 14, 2020 10:42 PM EST

Amazingly, this is still a thing as we begin the third decade of the 21st century. A handful of colleges, most notably the second-ranked women's basketball team in the country, refuse to let go of antiquated nicknames that adorn their female programs. Usually, it involves the word "Lady" stuck in front of the...