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Knicks hire 3 executives to work in Rose's front office

May. 27, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks hired three executives Wednesday as they build the front office around new President Leon Rose. Brock Aller was hired as vice president of basketball and strategic planning, Walt Perrin is the assistant general manager for college scouting and Frank Zanin the assistant...

Knicks hire 3 executives to work in Rose's front office

May. 27, 2020 3:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks hired three executives Wednesday as they build the front office around new President Leon Rose. Brock Aller was hired as vice president of basketball and strategic planning, Walt Perrin is the assistant general manager for college scouting and Frank Zanin the assistant...

A directional arrow on a street points to the Signal Iduna Park, Germany's biggest stadium of Borussia Dortmund in Dortmund, Germany, Thursday, May 14, 2020. Bundesliga will now restart on May 16, 2020 when Borussia Dortmund will play the derby against FC Schalke 04 at home without spectators due to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

The Latest: Aussie rules football to kick off on June 11

May. 15, 2020 12:12 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Aussie rules football will kick off again on June 11, with the second round of the Australian Football League to be played almost three months after the competition was suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic. Australian...

Ex-NBA guard Mo Williams takes over Alabama State program

May. 13, 2020 1:27 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former NBA point guard Mo Williams is Alabama State's new head coach. The historically black college announced his hiring on Tuesday. Williams spent 14 seasons in the NBA, winning a championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016. He played with Utah as a rookie and had stints...

In this Feb. 12, 2020 photo Cleveland Cavaliers' Larry Nance Jr. drives against the Atlanta Hawks in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Cleveland. Nance Jr. couldn't wait to get back on the floor. After being cooped up for nearly two months because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cavaliers forward was grateful to work out at the team's facility last week. “This is the longest I haven’t played a game of basketball in my entire life,” he said Tuesday, May 12, 2020 on a Zoom conference call. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cavs' Nance grateful for chance to practice during pandemic

May. 12, 2020 5:57 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — There's been a massive void in Larry Nance Jr.'s life that no amount of watching Korean soccer games, practicing yoga, riding a stationary bike or playing video games can ever replace. Basketball is his world. The COVID-19 pandemic has deprived Nance of his greatest passion and his...

FILE - In this March 2, 2020 file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach J.B. Bickerstaff gives instructions to players in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz in Cleveland. Even if the NBA doesn't resume this season, and at this point no one knows for sure, the Cavaliers believe it’s time to start getting ready for the next one. “Any minute that we can get working with each other is beneficial to us,” Cavs coach J.B. Bickerstaff said Wednesday, May 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Cavaliers step cautiously into hopeful return to NBA season

May. 7, 2020 2:20 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Even if the NBA doesn't resume this season, and at this point no one knows for sure, the Cleveland Cavaliers believe it's time to start getting ready for the next one. “Any minute that we can get working with each other is beneficial to us,” Cavs coach J.B. Bickerstaff said...

NHL profile photo on Chicago Blackhawks player Patrick Kane at a game against the Calgary Flames in Calgary, Alta. on Sat, Feb. 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Larry MacDougal

The Latest: 3 players on Brazilian soccer team test positive

May. 7, 2020 1:08 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Copa Libertadores champions Flamengo of Brazil say three players have tested positive for COVID-19 but are asymptomatic. The Rio de Janeiro-based club said in a statement 293 employees were tested, including all players, their...