NBA's Derrick Rose cleared in rape lawsuit, poses with jury

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBA star Derrick Rose and two friends were cleared Wednesday in a $21.5 million lawsuit that accused them of gang raping his ex-girlfriend when she was incapacitated from drugs or alcohol.

  • Written by BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press

NCAA accuses Louisville over escort allegations

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA accused Louisville of four violations stemming from its investigation into allegations that a former basketball staffer hired escorts and strippers for sex parties with recruits and players.

  • Written by GARY B. GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

Silver: NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte in 2019 'a priority'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday that returning the All-Star Game to Charlotte in 2019 is "a high priority," provided there's a resolution to a North Carolina law that restricts the rights of LGBT people.

  • Written by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer