Newton: There needs to be accountability in police shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While Cam Newton called the latest police shooting in Charlotte, North Carolina "embarrassing," the Carolina Panthers quarterback says he's not rushing to any judgments until he has more information.

  • Written by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer

NBA, NBPA send players memo seeking ideas for social changes

MIAMI (AP) — NBA players are being urged to reach out to league and union officials to try and come up with ways to create "positive change" in communities around the country, a move that comes in response to protests in other sports about racial oppression and other social matters.

  • Written by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer