AP Source: Rockets to acquire Chris Paul from Clippers

by Associated Press on June 28, 2017 at 12:24 pm

HOUSTON (AP) — A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Houston Rockets have reached an agreement to acquire Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul. The Clippers will get Patrick Beverley, Lou Williams, Sam Dekker and a protected first-round pick next year. The person spoke Wednesday on the condition of anonymity… Continue Reading

Raptors promote Bobby Webster to general manager

by Associated Press on June 28, 2017 at 11:33 am

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors have promoted Bobby Webster to general manager, making the 32-year-old assistant the youngest GM in the NBA. Webster will report to team president Masai Ujiri. He replaces Jeff Weltman, who left Toronto in May to become president of the Orlando Magic. A former staffer at the NBA league office… Continue Reading

Former Louisville player shot in Tennessee hometown

by Associated Press on June 28, 2017 at 11:04 am

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Former Louisville basketball player Chris Jones says he has been shot in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. Jones told The Courier-Journal that he was shot twice in the leg Tuesday night and was in the hospital. He says he will be OK. According to media reports, Jones was wounded after a… Continue Reading

Construction worker dies in fall at Detroit sports arena

by Associated Press on June 28, 2017 at 10:52 am

DETROIT (AP) — A worker has died after falling 75 feet (23 meters) at the Little Caesars Arena worksite north of downtown Detroit. Deputy Detroit Fire Commissioner David Fornell says the 46-year-old man was in cardiac arrest when paramedics arrived about 8 a.m. Wednesday. Other workers had started cardiopulmonary resuscitation which first responders continued. The… Continue Reading

Major League Soccer

by Associated Press on June 28, 2017 at 10:00 am

All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Toronto FC 10 2 5 35 30 15 Chicago 10 3 4 34 31 17 New York City FC 9 5 3 30 31 20 Orlando City 7 6 5 26 20 26 Columbus 8 9 1 25 29 30 Atlanta United FC 7… Continue Reading

Knicks, Phil Jackson part ways after dismal 3-year run

by Associated Press on June 28, 2017 at 9:47 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks are parting ways after he oversaw one of the worst eras in team history and feuded with star Carmelo Anthony. Days after Jackson reiterated his desire to trade Anthony and said he would listen to deals for Kristaps Porzingis, Madison Square Garden chairman James… Continue Reading

Wednesday’s Time Schedule

by Associated Press on June 28, 2017 at 9:27 am

All Times EDT BASEBALL Philadelphia at Seattle, 3:40 p.m. Colorado at San Francisco, 3:45 p.m. Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Baltimore at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Kansas City at Detroit, 7:10 p.m. Minnesota at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Texas… Continue Reading

Novak Djokovic wins 2nd-round match at Eastbourne

by Associated Press on June 28, 2017 at 8:00 am

EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic made a successful transition to grass ahead of Wimbledon by beating Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 6-3 in the second round of the Eastbourne International on Tuesday. The top-seeded Djokovic broke Pospisil’s serve once in each set. It was Djokovic’s first match since his straight-set loss to Dominic Thiem in the… Continue Reading