SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Former fan favorite Vlade Divac has rejoined the Sacramento Kings as vice president of basketball and franchise operations, a job that will include advising the front office and coaching staff.
The team announced Tuesday that Divac would assist in global and fan outreach initiatives and oversee the player development programs. The 47-year-old Divac will take a lead in talent evaluation and develop relationships between the team and European...
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — A two-time Olympic wrestler is working to raise money for the Kankakee Area YMCA.
The Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1GgLj2e ) reports 32-year-old Matt Gentry is leading a fundraising campaign that benefits children who can't otherwise afford programs at the YMCA in Kankakee. The campaign ends April 16 and seeks to raise $100,000.
Gentry wrestled for Canada at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. He did some of his training before...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have signed journeyman defensive lineman Earl Okine.
The 6-foot-6, 284-pound Florida alum last played in the Fall Experimental Football League, helping the Brooklyn Bolts go 4-0 in 2014. Okine also played last year in the Arena Football League, where he finished with 28 tackles and 5 1/2 sacks for the Orlando Predators. Before that, he spent part of the 2013 season with the CFL's Calgary Stampeders.
CHICAGO (AP) — A public visitation will be held Friday for late Chicago White Sox star Minnie Minoso.
Minoso's family announced Tuesday the visitation will be held from noon to 8 p.m. at Holy Family Church in Chicago.
A memorial service will be held there Saturday at noon. A procession immediately following the memorial service will pass by U.S. Cellular Field, the home of the White Sox where a statue of Minoso stands.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A program has been halted to retrieve floating rubbish from the sailing venue of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, according to Brazilian media.
A report Tuesday in the newspaper O Globo comes just three days after top International Olympic Committee officials ended week-long meetings in Rio, saying they had been "reassured" that severely polluted Guanabara Bay would be suitable for Olympic sailing when the games open.