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Trial for US basketball star Brittney Griner begins in Moscow-area court

Griner was arrested in February at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport. Police said she was carrying vape canisters with cannabis oil.

Towns agrees with Timberwolves on $224 million extension

Karl-Anthony Towns is under contract for six more years, after agreeing to an extension Friday to remain with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Grizzlies, Ja Morant agree to 5-year supermax deal

The deal is worth at least $193 million and potentially up to $231 million.

Baseball

Check out the Astros’ Kyle Tucker trying to steal home while the Yankees’ Luis Severino tinkers with PitchCom device

Tucker saw Severino was distracted and tried to sneak home but he was thrown out.

NFL

NFL adamant on indefinite suspension for Deshaun Watson as hearing concludes

It’s uncertain when a ruling will be made but the Browns are hoping to know Watson’s availability before training camp starts July 27.

Sports Log

Emily Engel-Natzke joins Capitals, is first woman to become NHL video coach

Engel-Natzke also became the first woman to hold a full-time position on an NHL coaching staff.

Tour de France

Primoz Roglic aims to stop favorite Tadej Pogacar from winning third Tour

Roglic impressed when he won the Criterium du Dauphine stage race this month.

Wimbledon

There will be eight US men in the third round at Wimbledon, a quarter of the 32 left in the tournament

It is the most for the country at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament since 1995.