NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the NBA awards show (all times local):"The Latest: Rockets’ Eric Gordon voted Sixth Man of the Year"
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays are in the thick of the AL East race and hoping Adeiny Hechavarria can help them stay there."Marlins trade SS Hechavarria to Rays for 2 minor leaguers"
Paul Kariya always felt as if he knew where Teemu Selanne was on the ice when they had spectacular chemistry together as teammates."Selanne, Kariya headline Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2017"
Serena Williams has no interest in John McEnroe’s thoughts on what would happen if she tried to play on the men’s tennis tour."Serena Williams has no interest in John McEnroe’s take"
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The NCAA is conducting an “ongoing, pending investigation” into Baylor University in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that led to the firing of football coach Art Briles and the departure of the school president, the school’s lawyers confirmed in a federal court filing."Baylor confirms NCAA investigation after sex abuse scandal"
BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz stepped up to the microphone, wiped the tears from his eyes and waited for the sold-out Fenway crowd to shout “Papi!” a few more times."Red Sox retire No. 34 for Ortiz: ‘This is his (pause) city’"
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Magic Johnson pointed a long index finger at the wall of the Los Angeles Lakers’ training complex, where the 16-time NBA champions’ nine retired numbers hang over the practice court."Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers’ grand rebuilding plan"
Blake Griffin has decided to test free agency, telling the Los Angeles Clippers that he is opting out of the final year of his contract."AP Source: Blake Griffin opts out, becomes free agent"
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Jordan Spieth played well enough in the second round of the Travelers Championship to stay in the lead. Rory McIlroy played just well enough to stay in the tournament."Jordan Spieth maintains lead in Travelers Championship"