Former NY Knick Charles Oakley heading to trial in August

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Knicks player Charles Oakley has chosen to go to trial in August on charges he struck a security guard at Madison Square Garden. Oakley appeared briefly before a Manhattan judge on Friday. He rejected a conditional dismissal that would have...

Tripped by a tarp: French Open player stops with bad ankle

Belgium’s David Goffin twists his right ankle in his match against Argentina’s Horacio Zeballos during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Friday, June 2, 2017. Goffin’s injury forced him...

Ex-Penn State officials face sentencing in Sandusky scandal

FILE – This file photo combination shows former Penn State vice president Gary Schultz, left, former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley, right, and former Penn State President Graham Spanier, center, in Harrisburg, Pa. Schultz, Curley and Spanier are scheduled to be...

Durant makes his mark in Game 1 of NBA Finals for Warriors

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dunks against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half of Game 1 of basketball’s NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James had a simple...

LEADING OFF: Kershaw faces Brewers; M’s await injury reports

FILE – In this May 17, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw works against the San Francisco Giants during a baseball game in San Francisco. Kershaw (7-2) starts Friday’s series opener for the Dodgers against Milwaukee, where he is 4-0 with a...

How many punches did Ali take? New book counts them all.

FIULE – In this Nov. 22, 1965, file photo, challenger Floyd Paterson, left, delivers a left hook to the chin of champion Muhammad Ali during the second round of their heavyweight title fight in Las Vegas. Among the questions Jonathan Eig wanted to answer in his upcoming...

Johnson goes birdie-free and tries to avoid missing cut

Phil Mickelson, left, talks with Dustin Johnson as they walk down the 13th fairway during the first round of the Memorial golf tournament, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — The brother of Dustin Johnson was leaning on a...

Defense fails Cavs in 113-91 Game 1 loss in NBA Finals

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) dunks against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of Game 1 of basketball’s NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James bit on a...

Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) and forward Kevin Durant (35) react after scoring against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half of Game 1 of basketball’s NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) OAKLAND,...

The Latest: LeBron sits, looking at another Game 1 loss

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James walks on the floor during the first half of Game 1 of basketball’s NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of...