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

As MLB mulls rule changes, union hints at work stoppage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Major League Baseball wants a broad discussion with players about rule changes to combat decreased offense and longer games, an initiative likely to be met by a testy union stung by declining free-agent prices and already raising the possibility of a work stoppage after the 2021 season.

  • Written by By RONALD BLUM , AP Baseball Writer