FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker (3) brings the ball up next to Washington Mystics guard Emma Meesseman during the second half of a WNBA basketball game in Bradenton, Fla. WNBA free agents can't officially sign until Monday, but Parker is leaving for the Chicago Sky after playing the first 13 years of her professional career with the Sparks, according to a person familiar with decision. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Jan. 27, because no official announcement is allowed until Feb. 1. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

AP sources: Parker headed to Chicago, McBride to Minnesota

Candace Parker is headed home and Kayla McBride is getting a fresh start in Minnesota. WNBA free agents can't officially sign until Monday, but Parker is leaving Los Angeles for Chicago after …
Dallas Mavericks' James Johnson, left, and Jalen Brunson (13) defend as Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley, right, shoots in the first half during an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Jazz beat Mavericks 116-104 for 10th straight victory

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Playing without leading scorer Donovan Mitchell didn't slow down the Utah Jazz. Utah never trailed in a 116-104 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night. The …
United States' American Magic capsizes during it's race against Italy's Luna Rossa on the third day of racing of the America's Cup challenger series on Auckland's Waitemate Harbour, New Zealand, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (COR 36 Studio Borlenghi via AP)

American Magic repaired, ready for America's Cup comeback

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The stage has been set for one of the great comebacks in one of sport’s oldest events when American Magic races Luna Rossa in the semifinals of the America’s Cup …
New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Mets trade LHP Steven Matz to Blue Jays for 3 young arms

NEW YORK (AP) — In a deal between two of baseball's busiest teams this winter, the New York Mets traded left-hander Steven Matz to the Toronto Blue Jays for three young pitchers Wednesday …
FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2020, file photo, Serena Williams of the U.S. plays a shot to China's Wang Qiang in their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. A coronavirus-forced quarantine has mostly finished in Melbourne and Adelaide. That will mean most of the world’s top tennis players will go from two of the quietest weeks of their lives in Australia to three of the busiest. It was a controversial start to the government-mandated quarantine ahead of the Australian Open beginning Feb. 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

With quarantines almost over, tennis set to start Down Under

With a coronavirus-enforced quarantine coming to an end, the world’s elite tennis players will go from two of the quietest weeks of their lives in Australia to three of the busiest. The …
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