The NBA All-Star Game's exit from North Carolina because of a law limiting protections for LGBT people represents some of the worst publicity yet for Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's re-election campaign, even as he dismisses the move as political correctness gone too far.
Former Mississippi State University quarterback Dak Prescott goes to trial Wednesday for a driving under the influence charge after Starkville Municipal Court Judge Rodney Faver denied a motion to dismiss the case.
Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Candace Parker added 18 points and six assists and the Los Angeles Sparks ended a two-game skid with a 95-75 win over the Washington Mystics on Friday night.
In a story July 21 about the death of Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger, The Associated Press reported erroneously, based on a statement from the school, that Coger was 21 years old. He was 22.