Stoops: RB Mixon would be off Sooners had punch been in 2016

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said Wednesday that Joe Mixon would be off the team if he had punched a woman now instead of 2 1/2 years ago, when he suspended the star running back for a year in a move that has drawn sharp criticism.

  • Written by CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer

AP Sources: Owners pass new labor deal, players next

A new labor deal in the NBA is on the verge of being finalized, after owners voted Wednesday to approve a proposed seven-year collective bargaining agreement that was tentatively agreed to last week.

  • Written by JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Basketball Writers; TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writers