LOS ANGELES_When Perry Wallace Jr. was deciding whether to accept a basketball scholarship from Vanderbilt University, he would often find himself sitting on a large rock in a park near his home in Nashville, Tenn. - praying. Wallace was a devout Christian and the Bible is peppered with analogies marrying displays of faith with the strength found in rocks; one of the more popular examples ...

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LOS ANGELES - One major subtraction. No flashy additions. And one welcome home after a brief, ill-fated attempt at a departure. Coming off their disappointing 9-7 season, the Los Angeles Rams made a bold move on the eve of free agency, cutting high-priced star running back Todd Gurley. They then sat out or dropped out of bidding for premium free agents, including their own. Defensive lineman ...

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NEW YORK_New York Knicks owner James Dolan has tested positive for the coronavirus. The 64-year-old billionaire is exhibiting "little to no symptoms," according to the team, and remains in isolation while overseeing MSG's business operations. Dolan lives in Oyster Bay on Long Island but it's unclear where he's self-quarantining. The diagnosis was disclosed on the same day Dolan pledged to pay ...

Over the next few weeks, NBC Sports Bay Area and 95.7 The Game (KGMZ-FM) will be re-airing several classic Warriors games on nights they were scheduled to play before the NBA suspending its season indefinitely amid the coronavirus pandemic. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr spoke with Bay Area News Group about his memories from those games. ___ Before returning to the bench for Game 2 of the 2017 ...

Postponing the 2020 Olympics because of a global pandemic might have seemed a drastic measure, but, based on my experience tromping through nine of these things, it'll be business as usual. From a purely logistical standpoint, few nations are as well-equipped as Japan to run an Olympiad on the fly. And what's another hitch in a traveling circus, anyway? There's nothing so perishable about the ...

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A subcontractor working on Globe Life Field has tested positive for coronavirus, and the Texas Rangers have notified their employees to make sure no one was in contact with the worker. The Manhattan Construction Company said in a statement that they learned on Wednesday of the ill employee, who was stationed in an isolated area of the $1.2 billion ballpark. The area was cleared of all ...

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LOS ANGELES - More than 915,000 people have watched Kevin Love, a five-time All-Star and an NBA champion, speak earnestly about the uncertainty Americans face with COVID-19 transforming their lives. "What's up everybody? It's Kevin Love here, just checking in. I know that we're going through some tough times ... " He filmed the message in a few takes - the first couple of tries were longer ...