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AP sources: Cavs, Wolves set for Love-Wiggins deal

LeBron James and Kevin Love won Olympic gold medals together. They're about to team up again, this time to try and end Cleveland's 50-year championship drought.

Adrian wins 100 free at U.S. Nationals; Phelps 7th

Michael Phelps was last at the turn and straggled home in 49.17, beating only Seth Stubblefield in the 100-meter freestyle final. It was Phelps' worst showing — albeit against the strongest competition yet — since launching a comeback in April.

Column: Woods should 'Wait 'til next year.'

For those who questioned the wisdom of Tiger Woods returning to practice Wednesday, just three days after a bad back forced him to quit his last tournament mid-round, it seemed like an omen — and not a particularly good one.

Royals rout Diamondbacks 12-2

Billy Butler had a three-run homer among his four hits, Nori Aoki hit a grand slam and the Kansas City Royals gave Danny Duffy some rare run support by bashing the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-2 on Tuesday night.

Woods ready to tee it up in the PGA Championship

Barely able to tie his shoes three days ago, Tiger Woods is ready to tee it up in the PGA Championship.

Dalton, Smith in spotlight as Bengals visit Chiefs

Quarterbacks Andy Dalton and Alex Smith will both be in the spotlight Thursday night — for as long as they play — when the Bengals visit the Chiefs in the preseason opener of both teams.

Rams tackle trying to stay patient as he heals

St. Louis Rams left tackle Jake Long has sat around longer than he's wanted. He is going to have to wait a little more before he gets to play in a football game.

Basketball Hall of Fame welcomes Alonzo Mourning

After a career where he averaged 17.1 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.8 blocked shots, Alonzo Mourning will be part of the class enshrined in Springfield, Mass., on Friday.

Jay lifts Cardinals to 3-2 win over Red Sox

Jon Jay hit an RBI single with two outs in the eighth inning to break a tie and lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.

Phelps signs with new suit company

Michael Phelps has been linked with Speedo throughout his swimming career, most notably collecting a $1 million bonus after he won a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Games. Now, as he comes back from retirement, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history will have a different look.

Special teams take the forefront at Rams practice

More than half of the roster was involved in the first St. Louis Rams special teams-only practice of training camp.

Clinic owner tied to MLB scandal to plead guilty

The former clinic owner accused of selling performance-enhancing drugs to Alex Rodriguez has agreed to plead guilty in what prosecutors called a wide-ranging conspiracy to distribute steroids to both major league ballplayers and high school athletes.

Spurs hire WNBA star Becky Hammon as assistant

The San Antonio Spurs hired Becky Hammon as an assistant coach on Tuesday, making her the first full-time, paid female assistant on an NBA coaching staff.

Just like that, Mickelson part of the mix at PGA

Phil Mickelson is being mentioned as one of the favorites at the PGA Championship. Can he keep it up? Mickelson has no idea.

Franklin, Phelps, Lochte with something to prove at U.S. nationals

Before she begins her sophomore year at Berkeley, Missy Franklin is competing in her biggest meet of the year starting Wednesday. She is set to swim four events at U.S. nationals in Irvine, California, where berths on the American team for the Pan Pacific Championships later this month and next year's world championships are at stake.

Cardinals' Rosenthal leads majors with 34 saves

The former 21st-round draft pick out of Lee's Summit, Missouri, took charge last September when Edward Mujica faltered. He has been a key piece ever since for the defending National League champions, who were a game back in the Central Division entering Monday after taking two of three from first-place Milwaukee over the weekend.

Chiefs' Charles sets sights on Hall of Fame

At some point this season, likely within the first couple of games, Jamaal Charles will slide past Larry Johnson and breeze past Priest Holmes to become the Chiefs' career rushing leader.

Giants RB Wilson's career over due to neck injury

New York Giants running back David Wilson's NFL career is over after two seasons because of a neck injury.

Packers adding Brett Favre to Hall of Fame in 2015

The quarterback, estranged from the franchise he helped resurrect during his 16-year career, will be inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame and have his number retired next July 18. Favre's No. 4 will be unveiled on the Lambeau Field north end zone facade at halftime of a yet-to-be-determined game during the 2015 season.

The Tiger watch is on for final major of the year

Woods took another turn toward an uncertain future when he withdrew after eight holes and one final shot Sunday at the Bridgestone Invitational. Before leaving Firestone, he said he jarred his back when he hopped into a deep bunker after playing a shot on the par-5 second hole from an awkward lie off the slope above the sand.

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