Kevin Durant has again told Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai that he wants to be traded, reiterating a request he first made nearly six weeks ago, a person with knowledge of the matter confirmed Monday night.
The PGA Tour asked a federal judge in San Francisco to deny the appeal of three suspended players who joined Saudi-backed LIV Golf and now want to compete in the tour's lucrative postseason, arguing the players knew the consequences two months ago.
TORONTO (AP) — Serena Williams hadn't won in so long, she said she couldn't even remember the feeling.
She picked up her first victory since the 2021 French Open on Monday, beating Nuria Parrizas-Diaz 6-3, 6-4 at the women’s National Bank Open.
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Monday's Sports In Brief
LA man among 3 killed in lightning strike near White House
Reactions to Brittney Griner's conviction, 9-year sentence
Iman Shumpert arrested at Texas airport for pot possession
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ use of the hallucinogenic drink ayahuasca during an offseason retreat isn’t considered a violation of the NFL’s drug policy.
Rodgers discussed on “The Aubrey Marcus Podcast” last week how he went on an ayahuasca retreat to Peru in 2020, before the third of his four MVP seasons.
Judge hits No. 44, Yankees beat Mariners 9-4 to stop skid
Yankees DH Matt Carpenter fractures left foot on foul ball
Wood, Giants beat slumping Padres 1-0 after overturned call
Bassitt goes 8, Marte homers as Mets increase NL East lead
Gallen's pitching, Marte's hit lift D-backs over Pirates 3-0
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays will be seeing a lot of each other in the coming weeks.
On Monday night, Ramón Urías and the upstart Orioles measured up fine.
Urías hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and Anthony Santander, Ryan Mountcastle and Austin Hays also went deep to lift Baltimore to a 7-4 victory over the Blue Jays.
BEIJING (AP) — Lindsay Mo couldn’t go to her gym after Beijing shut down indoor sports facilities in May because of a coronavirus outbreak. So she started cycling — and soon fell in love with the sport.
A day after Oklahoma assistant head football coach Cale Gundy announced his resignation, the school said Monday that Gundy uttered a racially charged word multiple times during a film session last week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was quite a week for Russia’s professional tennis players — four tournaments, three titles.
CHICAGO (AP) — Keegan Thompson pitched six effective innings, rookies Nelson Velázquez and Christopher Morel homered in the third inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 6-3 Monday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Bassitt scattered eight hits over eight innings and Starling Marte hit a two-run homer in the first, leading the New York Mets to a 5-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs will cut ties with right fielder Jason Heyward after this season, ending one of baseball's most expensive and unproductive free-agent signings with a year left on his contract.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Marina Mabrey scored a career-high 31 points, Teaira McCowan had 16 points and nine rebounds, and the Dallas Wings beat the New York Liberty 86-77 on Monday night to clinch a playoff berth.
MONTREAL (AP) — Top-ranked and defending champion Daniil Medvedev wasn't bothered by the frustrating delays due to rain Monday at the National Bank Open.
It’s one of the perks of his top ranking in men’s singles.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The injury to New York Jets offensive tackle Mekhi Becton's surgically repaired right knee is more serious than initially believed after he left early in practice Monday.
A person with direct knowledge of the injury told The Associated Press that Becton will continue to have tests on the knee, and it is unrelated to the one that sidelined him for almost all of last season.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — When Matt Judon isn’t on the sideline for the New England Patriots, it’s noticeable.
That’s because during his six NFL seasons, the 6-foot-3, 275-pound linebacker’s outsized personality and the trademark red sleeves he wears under his jersey, have stood out as much as his ability to cause disruption for opposing quarterbacks.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers expect to win in 2023, which has long been part of their plan. There was also an expectation to be better this season.
“We've said pretty clearly we expect to take a step forward this year,” team president Jon Daniels said.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Micah Parsons might not lobby for playing time in the preseason this month the way the Dallas linebacker did last year in one of the “Hard Knocks” highlights for the Dallas Cowboys.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Justin Tucker made his new contract sound about as routine as one of his clutch kicks.
“I joked to (head coach John Harbaugh) one day out at practice,” Tucker said. “We were just kind of just generally talking about the idea.
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi will miss the remainder of the season with a quadriceps strain.
Taurasi missed the last two games with the injury and the team announced Monday that the WNBA's all-time leading scorer will not be available as the Mercury fight for a 10th straight playoff appearance.
WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Stephon Gilmore arrived at training camp two weeks ago with an impressive resume — and something to prove.
After two injury-filled subpar seasons in New England and Carolina, the 31-year-old cornerback chose Indianapolis to revive his career.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Kraken have added former Winnipeg interim coach Dave Lowry to the coaching staff for the upcoming season, the team announced Monday.
Lowry spent most of last season as the interim head coach for the Jets.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons left guard Jaylen Mayfield returned to practice Monday after missing time with a lower back injury.
It's not known if Mayfield will be able to play Friday night in Atlanta's first preseason game at Detroit.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — More than a decade has passed since the Green Bay Packers had a defense that could be described as elite.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Two weeks into training camp and the Carolina Panthers’ quarterback situation remains unsettled.
Coach Matt Rhule said both Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold have had good days, but he’s not ready to declare a starter.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The conversation, if one could even call it that, might not have lasted even 10 seconds. It was more of an exchange between Chip Ganassi, who took a moment to congratulate Alex Palou, the driver he is suing because the IndyCar champion is trying to leave his team at the end of the season.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — With the New York Giants ramping up practices in the middle of a heat advisory days before their first preseason game, it was only a matter of time before tempers erupted.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins are getting the gang back together, signing captain Patrice Bergeron and center David Krejci — both members of their 2011 Stanley Cup championship team — to one-year deals on Monday.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions rookie offensive tackle Zein Obeid has retired, the fourth player to end his career with the team in two months.
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — NASCAR just got more interesting down the stretch.
Kevin Harvick won his first Cup race in nearly two years at Michigan International Speedway over the weekend — a result that could mean a driver who has a win getting knocked out of the playoffs.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints quarterback Jameis Winston left practice on Monday with what coach Dennis Allen described as an apparent foot injury.
"He tweaked his foot a little bit," Allen said after practice.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Clyde Edwards-Helaire and Isiah Pacheco were chosen by the Kansas City Chiefs on opposite ends of the draft spectrum, one of them a first-round pick with the accompanying expectations and the other a seventh-round longshot.
دورتموند، ألمانيا (أ ب)- لتعويض غياب مهاجمه الإيفواري سباستيان هالر بسبب المرض، أعلن نادي بوروسيا دورتموند الاتفاق على ضم المهاجم الفرنسي أنتوني موديست من نادي كولونيا، غريمه في الدوري الألماني ”بوندسليغا”.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State hired Brenda Mock Brown as the Buccaneers' new women's basketball coach Monday, one week after announcing Simon Harris was being fired over Title IX issues in his lone season.
دورتموند، ألمانيا (أ ب)- دورتموند يضم موديست بديلا لهالر المريض.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund signed French forward Anthony Modeste from Bundesliga rival Cologne on Monday to compensate for Sébastien Haller’s illness-enforced absence.
The 34-year-old Modeste completed a medical checkup in Dortmund and signed a one-year contract.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lance Leipold first walked into the head coach's office at Kansas, arguably the worst program in Division I football, amid terrible circumstances and during a time of the year that only made everything worse.
MADRID (AP) — Sevilla confirmed the signing of former Spain and Real Madrid midfielder Isco Alarcón on Monday.
Isco signed a two-year deal after passing a medical. His contract with Madrid had not been renewed at the end of last season.
لندن (أ ب)- تعاقد مدافع الأرجنتين ماركوس سينيسي مع نادي بورنموث اليوم الإثنين، بعد يومين من فوز مبدئي للفريق الصاعد حديثا بالدوري الإنجليزي الممتاز.
وقال بورنموث إن سينيسي البالغ من العمر 25 عاما وقع عقدا لمدة أربع سنوات لكنه لم يذكر رسوم الانتقال التي دفعها لفريق فينورد الهولندي.
لندن (أ ب)- المدافع الارجنتيني سينيسي ينضم الى بورنموث قادما من فينورد.
BOSTON (AP) — Hall of Fame pitcher Dennis Eckersley said Monday that he will be leaving the Boston Red Sox broadcasts at the end of the season, his 50th in Major League Baseball.
Eckersley, who was drafted by Cleveland as a California high schooler in 1972, went on to pitch 24 seasons as both a 20-win starter and a 50-save reliever for Cleveland, Boston, the Cubs, Oakland and the Cardinals.
Alabama was voted No. 1 in the preseason USA Today coaches' poll released Monday, with Ohio State second and defending national champion Georgia third.
The Associated Press preseason Top 25 will be released Aug.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have signed restricted free agent forward Lawson Crouse to a five-year contract.
Terms of the deal announced Monday were not released. The 6-foot-4, 215-pound forward signed hours before a scheduled arbitration hearing.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bob Boone waved to the Phillies crowd that accentuated the “Booooo” in his name in honor of the Gold Glove-winning catcher that caught the last out of the 1980 World Series.
He was an All-Star, a defensive whiz in Philly, a revered member of that championship season who, along with late Tug McGraw — his arms stretched high to the sky, bounding on the turf — was swallowed up into a mass of burgundy pinstripes in an image that resonates here to this day.