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Griner concerned for American journalist held in Russia

American basketball star Brittney Griner and her wife are concerned about the detainment in Russia of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich and said “we must do everything in our power to bring him and all Americans home.”

Women's basketball

Aliyah Boston headed to WNBA, projected as No. 1 draft pick

Boston declared for the WNBA draft, making her announcement a day after the South Carolina Gamecocks fell to Iowa in the NCAA women's national semifinals.


NBA, players union reach deal for a new labor agreement

The league and its players came to an agreement early Saturday on a new seven-year collective bargaining agreement, the NBA announced.

NBA, players reach deal for a new labor agreement

The NBA will have labor peace for years to come.


Purdue’s Zach Edey receives all but one vote for AP men’s Player of the Year

The 7-foot-4-inch Canadian finished sixth nationally in scoring (22.3), second in rebounding (12.8) and first in double-doubles (26).


Fencing event in France canceled after Russians readmitted to play

The French Fencing Federation said it would not host the men’s Challenge Monal epee tournament near Paris in May.


Wimbledon drops ban on Russians, will allow them to play as neutrals

The players must sign declarations of neutrality and comply with “appropriate conditions.”

Oscar Pistorius stays in prison after his parole is denied

Former Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius was denied parole Friday and will have to stay in prison following his murder conviction for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp 10 years ago.