NBA free agency opens with point guards

National Sports

The Associated Press Point guards were the immediate focus when the NBA’s free agency window opened Monday night, with Kyle Lowry headed to the Miami Heat, Lonzo Ball on his way to the Chicago Bulls while Chris Paul and Mike Conley landed lucrative deals to remain with their current ...

Big 12 warns of big revenue losses

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The Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — The Big 12 Conference could see the value of its television deal cut in half once Texas and Oklahoma bolt for the Southeastern Conference, Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday at a hearing of Texas lawmakers. A committee of Texas senators heard ...

Sports at a glance

Local Sports

Fleury happy about trade CHICAGO — Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury has committed to playing for the Chicago Blackhawks this season, setting aside his reservations about leaving Vegas. “Hey Chicago. It’s Marc, just want to let you know I’m in. Let’s get to work,” Fleury said, standing ...

Colts QB Wentz injures foot

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The Associated Press WESTFIELD, Ind. — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich couldn’t wait to start working with quarterback Carson Wentz on the field. He’ll have to wait at least five more weeks — perhaps longer. Just minutes after running his first training camp practice, Reich ...

US women’s soccer misses out again

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The Associated Press TOKYO — The quest for gold medals is on track for the U.S. women’s basketball and volleyball teams after finishing at the top of their groups in pool play. The U.S. women’s soccer team can’t say the same. Jessie Fleming scored on a penalty kick in the 74th ...

Biles will compete on balance beam

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The Associated Press TOKYO — Simone Biles is back. The 2016 Olympic gymnastics champion will return to competition in the balance beam final on Tuesday, a little over a week after stepping away from the meet to focus on her mental health. “We are so excited to confirm that you will ...