'Wide open' Big Ten Tournament lands in nation's capital

WASHINGTON (AP) — As part of an ongoing effort to broaden its scope, the Big Ten will converge a few blocks from the White House this week to crown a new basketball champion.

  • Written by DAVID GINSBURG , AP Sports Writer

Bogut breaks leg in debut, Cavs lose 106-98 to Heat

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James didn't need to speak with Andrew Bogut or see the X-rays on the center's leg.

 

"I heard it break," he said. "I heard it crack."

  • Written by TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer

Guardians of cricket set new regulations on bats, behavior

LONDON (AP) — The so-called Guardians of Cricket have settled on a new code of laws that will limit the thickness of bats and provide penalty runs for bad behavior, with the changes set to be introduced Oct. 1.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says WBC on solid ground

TOKYO (AP) — The commissioner of Major League Baseball on Tuesday denied reports that 2017 would be the last edition of the World Baseball Classic, saying the tournament is as popular as ever.

  • Written by JIM ARMSTRONG , AP Sports Writer

Leonard's 39 points, defense, lead Spurs by Harden, Rockets

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — With "MVP!" chants reverberating through the AT&T Center, San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard outdueled Houston's James Harden in the fourth quarter of a battle between two of the league's top players.

  • Written by RAUL DOMINGUEZ , Associated Press