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  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent RHP Jason Garcia to Bowie (EL) for a rehab assignment. BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket (IL). Assigned RHP Zeke Spruill outright to Pawtucket.…

  • Bulls sign 1st-round pick Portis, add 2 assistants

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls have signed first-round draft pick Bobby Portis and added Randy Brown and Charlie Henry as assistants to new coach Fred Hoiberg. They also announced Tuesday they are retaining assistant…

  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent RHP Jason Garcia to Bowie (EL) for a rehab assignment. BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket (IL). Assigned RHP Zeke Spruill outright to Pawtucket.…

  • Utah Jazz sign top draft pick Trey Lyles

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press the Utah Jazz have signed first-round draft pick Trey Lyles. The person spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the…

  • AP Source: Timberwolves give Kevin Garnett 2 more years

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Only two players in NBA history have made it to season No. 21 in their careers. Kevin Garnett is about to become the third. Garnett agreed to terms on a two-year deal…

  • Wizards agree to $4M, 1-year deal with SG Alan Anderson

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Free-agent shooting guard Alan Anderson has agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract with the Washington Wizards that should become official later this week. Anderson’s agent, Mark Bartelstein, confirmed the terms of…

  • Not-yet NBA refs also under microscope during summer league

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — With his slender build and 6-foot-5 frame, Nate Green blends in at a gym full of up-and-coming players looking to make their mark at Orlando’s NBA summer league. But the people…

  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent RHP Jason Garcia to Bowie (EL) for a rehab assignment. BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket (IL). Assigned RHP Zeke Spruill outright to Pawtucket.…

  • Marc Gasol confirms new 5-year contract with Memphis

    GIRONA, Spain (AP) — NBA center Marc Gasol has confirmed that he will sign a new five-year contract with the Memphis Grizzlies. The 30-year-old free agent tells Spanish media he will stay at Memphis, as…

  • AP source: Warriors trade David Lee to Celts for Wallace

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the deal says the Golden State Warriors have agreed to trade former All-Star forward David Lee to the Boston Celtics for Gerald Wallace. The person spoke…

  • NBA fines Mark Cuban for free agency comments

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has fined Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban for commenting about the team’s agreements with DeAndre Jordan and Wes Matthews during the league’s free agent moratorium. NBA spokesman Tim Frank…

  • NBA Calendar

    July 4-10 — Orlando Summer League. July 6-9 — Utah Summer League. July 9 — Free-agent contracts can be signed. July 10-20 — NBA Summer League, Las Vegas. Aug. 1 — NBA Africa game, Johannesburg.

  • Young veterans look to summer league to refine skills

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The NBA summer leagues were created, in part, for players like Marcus Smart and Dante Exum. The first-round picks from the 2014 draft — Exum at No. 5 and Smart…

  • Update on the latest in sports:

    MLB-SCHEDULE Cards thump Cubs…Bucs win on late hit UNDATED (AP) — Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning at Wrigley Field on Monday, but the rest of the game belonged…

  • Mo Williams says he’s returning to Cleveland

    Mo Williams is heading back to Cleveland to team up with LeBron James again. Williams tweeted on Monday night that he is going back to the Cavaliers, where he was an All-Star playing alongside James…