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AP source: Jokic, Nuggets agree on record $264M extension

AP source: Jokic, Nuggets agree on record $264M extension

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic has gone from draft pick No. 41, to two-time MVP, and now the holder of the largest contract in NBA history.
Mariners J.P. Crawford begins serving suspension for brawl

Mariners J.P. Crawford begins serving suspension for brawl

SEATTLE (AP) — Mariners shortstop J.P. Crawford had his suspension stemming from last weekend's brawl with the Los Angeles Angels reduced from five to four games, and he was set to serve the ban Thursday.
Aaron Judge, Ronald Acuña Jr. elected MLB All-Star starters

Aaron Judge, Ronald Acuña Jr. elected MLB All-Star starters

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge and Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. were elected Thursday to start in the July 20 All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium.
Giménez homer in 9th gives Guardians 5-3 win over Twins

Giménez homer in 9th gives Guardians 5-3 win over Twins

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrés Giménez watched his home run clear the center-field fence, kissed his bat and then flipped it while turning toward Minnesota’s stunned dugout.
Red Wings hire Lightning assistant Derek Lalonde as coach

Red Wings hire Lightning assistant Derek Lalonde as coach

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have hired Derek Lalonde to coach their rebuilding team, hoping the two-time Stanley Cup-winning assistant can make all the right moves to make the franchise relevant again.
Nets acquire Royce O'Neale from Jazz for 23 first-round pick

Nets acquire Royce O'Neale from Jazz for 23 first-round pick

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets acquired forward Royce O’Neale from the Utah Jazz on Thursday for a conditional 2023 first-round draft pick.
Rolling Vancouver Whitecaps aim to topple MLS giants LAFC

Rolling Vancouver Whitecaps aim to topple MLS giants LAFC

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps know they're about to embark on a daunting task — toppling a giant is never easy. A giant is exactly what the 'Caps will face on Saturday when they host Los Angeles FC.
Gymnasts say "culture review" isn't third-party investigation they've been asking for

Gymnasts say "culture review" isn't third-party investigation they've been asking for

TORONTO — A group of Canadian gymnasts who called for an independent investigation into their sport are "dismayed, but not surprised" in Gymnastics Canada's announcement of a culture review.
Canada's Andreescu, Shapovalov both ousted from second round of Wimbledon

Canada's Andreescu, Shapovalov both ousted from second round of Wimbledon

LONDON — Canadians Bianca Andreescu and Denis Shapovalov were both eliminated from Wimbledon after suffering second -round losses at the All England Tennis Club on Thursday. Andreescu, of Missisauga, Ont.
De Grasse, Warner headline Canadian team heading to world athletics championships

De Grasse, Warner headline Canadian team heading to world athletics championships

TORONTO — Sprinter Andre De Grasse, decathlete Damian Warner and shot putter Sarah Mitton headline Canada's 54-member team heading to the world track and field championships in Eugene, Ore.