APNewsBreak: Liberty to play at Barclays starting…

APNewsBreak: WNBA's New York Liberty to play at Barclays Center next year

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Wizards, Beal agree on 2-year, $72 million…

All-Star guard Bradley Beal agrees on 2-year, $72 million extension with the Washington Wizards

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Sims, Minnesota Lynx leading scorer, pleads guilty to DWI

Minnesota Lynx scoring leader Odyssey Sims sentenced to house arrest after pleading guilty to drunken-driving charge

NCAA: College athletes graduating at record high…

Graduation rates for college athletes hit another record, 89 percent, according to statistics released by the NCAA on Monday

Atlanta businessman spared prison in college hoops scandal

An Atlanta businessman who pleaded guilty in a college basketball scandal that paid bribes to steer top athletes to certain schools and money managers has been spared prison time

As NBA-China tweet rift continues, James enters…

The Rockets are not engaging in the conversation on LeBron James's criticism of Houston general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests

Toronto Raptors sign former Cornell star Matt Morgan

Toronto Raptors sign guard Matt Morgan

Harden and Westbrook back together to chase title…

James Harden and Russell Westbrook are thrilled to be reunited in Houston and can't wait to prove that they'll work just fine together despite what the critics say

Michael Jordan opens first of 2 medical clinics in Charlotte

An emotional Michael Jordan unveiled a $7 million medical clinic he and his family funded in Charlotte, North Carolina

North Korea holds South Korea to 0-0 in World Cup…

North Korea held South Korea to a 0-0 draw in a World Cup qualifying soccer match played in an empty stadium in Pyongyang

USBWA names top freshman award after Tamika Catchings

USBWA announces it will name its women's basketball freshman of the year award after Tamika Catchings

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Women impacting NBA in various roles, 11 assistant coaches

Women making impact on NBA with record 11 assistant coaches this season, several in front offices

Carlson leads Caps to first home win, 4-3 over Maple Leafs

John Carlson scored and had two assists, giving the defenseman an NHL-high 14 points, and the Washington Capitals beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 for their first home win of the season

New SEC faces get opportunity after offseason talent drain

New faces must help fuel SEC's resurgence after 12 of its top 13 scorers from last season departed

Back from China, Nets steer clear of controversy in remarks

Back from China, Nets steer clear of controversy in remarks, downplay the impact the turbulence had on them

The Latest: Stackhouse headlines 4 new SEC head coaches

The Latest: Former NBA standout Jerry Stackhouse is back in school _ now as a coach

The NBA's magic number for victories isn't 100 anymore

New magic number: In the NBA, 100 used to be enough to win _ but not anymore

Report: WNBA receives high grades again in diversity hiring

Diversity report shows WNBA remains the leader among all professional sports leagues in hiring women and minorities for coaching and front-office positions

Clippers sign G B.J. Taylor to exhibit 10 contract

The Clippers have signed guard B.J. Taylor to an exhibit 10 contract, a one-year deal worth the minimum salary

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Liberty not renewing Katie Smith's contract

New York Liberty not renewing Katie Smith's contract

Go for 2: In today's NBA, a powerful pair beats 3 of a kind

In today's high-stakes NBA, a powerful pair beats three of a kind

Column: Clumsy words tarnish the LeBron brand

Column: A messy response from LeBron to the mess the NBA faces in China