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American Diana Taurasi in new basketball role as she chases history, 6th Olympic gold medal

Diana Taurasi is trying to earn a spot on the U.S. roster for the 2024 Paris Olympics, which would be her sixth. But this one feels like her first. The last couple she played basketball with her peers and now "I'm doing it with players that I'm not that familiar with."

Tuohys accuse ex-NFLer Michael Oher of 'shakedown' attempt as he fights conservatorship

A lawyer for a prominent Memphis couple with a longstanding relationship to former NFL player Michael Oher says that they want to end a conservatorship that he's challenging in court.

Ex-NFLer Michael Oher, known for movie The Blind Side, alleges adoption was a lie

Michael Oher, the former NFL tackle known for the movie The Blind Side, filed a petition Monday in a Tennessee probate court accusing Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy of lying to him by having him sign papers making them his conservators rather than his adoptive parents nearly two decades ago.

NBA suspends Ja Morant 25 games for latest social media incident involving a gun

Memphis guard Ja Morant has been suspended 25 games by the NBA — his second ban in four months — and Commissioner Adam Silver made clear Friday the star must stop his "alarming" habit of flashing guns on social media.

Grizzlies have no plans to bring back Canadian Dillon Brooks: source

The Memphis Grizzlies have no plans to bring Dillon Brooks back to the team when he hits free agency this summer, a person with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday.

Canada's Dillon Brooks embraces villain role in Grizzlies' series vs. LeBron's Lakers

Calling the NBA's all-time leading scorer — regular season and playoffs — old and just another player might not seem very smart to most folks. For Dillon Brooks, that's just the Grizzlies' defender trying to get under LeBron James' skin.

Canucks' comeback bid falls short in shootout loss to Predators

Matt Duchene scored the only goal in the shootout as the Nashville Predators held off the Vancouver Canucks 5-4 on Tuesday night.

Cowboys send battered Titans to 6th straight loss, clinch 2nd consecutive 12-win season

Dak Prescott threw for 282 yards and two touchdowns to Dalton Schultz as the Dallas Cowboys beat the banged-up and resting Tennessee Titans 27-13 on Thursday night for their sixth win in seven games.

NFL returning to normalcy entering 3rd season in COVID-19 era

There are no more trailers or tents for testing, and masks are rare. In fact, the protocols devised and tweaked by the league and the NFL Players Association in 2020 and 2021 were suspended last March.

Penny Taylor calls for Griner's release at Women's Basketball Hall of Fame induction

Penny Taylor used her induction into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame to call for the release of her former WNBA Phoenix Mercury teammate Brittney Griner, noting it's been 114 days since the seven-time WNBA All-Star was detained.