Trump awarding Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is to present basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in an Oval Office ceremony on Thursday.

Cousy, 91, played for the Boston Celtics from 1950 to 1963, winning six league championships and the 1957 MVP ...

Serena, Sharapova to meet in US Open 1st round

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will finally meet at the US Open, as they were scheduled for an opening-round matchup when the draws were conducted Thursday for the final major of the year.

Astros deny Detroit reporter access to Verlander

A reporter from the Detroit Free Press was denied access to pitcher Justin Verlander after the Astros' 2-1 loss to the Tigers on Wednesday night.

ITF postpones Pakistan-India Davis Cup series

The International Tennis Federation has postponed next month's Davis Cup series between India and Pakistan because of recent political tensions.

India-Pakistan Davis Cup tie rescheduled to November

The International Tennis Federation has postponed next month's Davis Cup tie in Islamabad to November after India raised concerns over security in Pakistan.

Navarrete back in action, to face Elorde Sept. 14

Junior featherweight Emanuel Navarrete will be back in the ring to defend his title against Juan Miguel Elorde next month.

Trial in former NBA player’s slaying postponed by judge

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A trial in the fatal shooting of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been postponed to allow defense attorneys to review additional evidence presented in the case.

Billy Turner had been scheduled to face trial Sept. 16 on first-degree murder and other charges. But Judge Lee ...

Move over Omar, it’s Brandon Figueroa’s time

His own father didn't think he was cut out to be a boxer, but Brandon Figueroa is breaking out of his older brother's shadow and is on the verge of big things in boxing.

Big questions, greatest edge for seven NBA title contenders

Our NBA experts dive into the title chances for the top seven contenders.

Memphis will hold pro day for NBA teams featuring potential lottery picks

The pro day, featuring James Wiseman and Precious Achiuwa, will have a similar format to the draft combine.