Rare Air: LeBron on cusp of passing Jordan's scoring mark

CLEVELAND (AP) — A generation of kids wanted to be like Michael Jordan. They bought his red-and-black Nikes and sported his No. 23 Bulls jersey. They mimicked Jordan's spin move and fadeaway jumper and even wagged their tongues the way he did on a flight to the rim.

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  • Written by By TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer

Why NCAA sexual assault policy stops short of punishment

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In October of 2016, not long after a sexual assault scandal at Baylor swept out the football coach, athletic director and president of the university, the NCAA convened a commission to combat campus sexual violence.


  • Written by By RALPH D. RUSSO , AP College Sports Writer

Brother of unarmed man killed by police redirects protests

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hours after an emotional interruption at his brother's funeral, Stevante Clark helped defuse tension in California's capital city by asking protesters not to block thousands of fans from entering a downtown NBA arena for a third night.


  • Written by By DON THOMPSON AND SOPHIA BOLLAG , Associated Press