Josh Hart crowned but not Lakers in Summer League final

The Portland Trail Blazers took a 12-point lead after the first quarter and cruised past the defending champion Lakers 91-73 in the final of the Las Vegas summer league on Tuesday night at Thomas & Mack Center. Josh Hart had 12 points, two rebounds and two assists for the Lakers (6-1) before...

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Trout homers, Stripling takes loss as AL wins homerfest in 10 innings, but All-Star talk centers on Machado

The Dodgers had three players in the All-Star game, another in the home run derby, and Clayton Kershaw, Cody Bellinger and Justin Turner watching from home. Manny Machado, come on down! The Dodgers have the best record in the National League over the past two months, with Chris Taylor playing...

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At gun control forum, Arizona state Senate candidate speaks about shooting his mother

A Republican Arizona state Senate candidate has shocked gun control advocates by sharing details about shooting and killing his mother in apparent self-defense more than 50 years ago. Bobby Wilson, who is running to represent a southern district, told the Associated Press that he’s not trying...

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WNBA: Sparks’ Candace Parker to lead All-Star team

The Sparks’ Candace Parker and Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics will captain the WNBA All-Star teams. Maya Moore was the top vote-getter, but told the league she was unable to perform the captain duties. That gave Parker the chance as the third-place finisher in the voting done by...

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NFL: Cardinals GM suspended, fined

The Arizona Cardinals suspended general manager Steve Keim for five weeks and fined him $200,000 after he pleaded guilty in court Tuesday to extreme DUI following a Fourth of July arrest in a Phoenix suburb. A Chandler police report shows Keim had a blood-alcohol level of 0.19, more than...

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