UN: Zika virus will be 'way down' before Rio hosts Olympics

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization's Zika response team is predicting that Brazil will host a "fantastic Olympics" and that the mosquito-borne virus will be "way down" by the time the Summer Games begin in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 5.

  • Written by JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press

Monty Williams urges forgiveness at wife's funeral

Monty Williams urged forgiveness in an emotional eulogy at the funeral of his wife Ingrid on Thursday in Oklahoma City, where a contingent of NBA coaches and players attended in support.

  • Written by BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer

LeBron, Love power Cavs after trade of popular Varejao

CLEVELAND (AP) — There was no loud music, none of the usual joking around inside Cleveland's locker room.

The mood was somber after a win. The Cavaliers no longer have Anderson Varejao.

  • Written by TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer

Hart scores 18, No. 5 Ohio State routs Nebraska 96-70

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No. 5 Ohio State was so hot to start the game that Ameryst Alston couldn't explain it.

"I don't know. It was just contagious I guess," the OSU senior said.

  • Written by MARCUS HARTMAN, Associated Press