From midnight golf and lava clubs to the British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — He comes from a place where they play midnight golf and the most precious item in the bag is a rusty "lava club," used to hit balls off rock formations strewn across the fairways.

  • Written by By STEVE DOUGLAS , AP Sports Writer

AP sources: Leonard going to Raptors, DeRozan going to Spurs

The Kawhi Leonard saga in San Antonio is on the cusp of ending, with the Spurs reaching an agreement in principle on Wednesday to send the 2014 NBA Finals MVP to the Toronto Raptors for All-Star guard DeMar DeRozan.

  • Written by By TIM REYNOLDS , AP Basketball Writer

Tokyo Olympic venues make progress with 2 years to go

TOKYO (AP) — The Japan Sports Council gave a progress report on the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, saying the project is 40 percent complete with two years to go before the opening ceremony.


  • Written by By JIM ARMSTRONG , AP Sports Writer