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Murder charge for killers of Wade cousin

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CHICAGO (AP) Two brothers who were on parole for prior criminal activity have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, Chicago police announced Sunday.

Darwin Sorrells Jr., 26, and Derren Sorrells, 22, also were charged with attempted murder in Friday's shooting. They appeared in court Sunday and were ordered held without bail.

Nykea Aldridge, a 32-year-old mother of four, was pushing her baby in a stroller near a school where she'd planned to register her children when she was shot in the head and arm. She wasn't the intended target, Cmdr. Brendan Deenihan said at a news conference Sunday, but rather a driver who had just dropped off passengers in the neighborhood.

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Cleveland area mazes honor Cavs' title

BRUNSWICK, Ohio (AP) An Ohio farm is honoring the Cleveland Cavaliers with corn mazes designed in the shape of their championship trophy, LeBron James' head and the words "Homegrown Hero" and "Believeland."

Cleveland.com (http://bit.ly/2bDPWMe ) reports that some visitors were to get a preview of the mazes on Friday at Mapleside Farms in Brunswick, about 25 miles southwest of Cleveland.

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LA officials declare Kobe Bryant Day

LOS ANGELES (AP) Lakers fans packed Los Angeles City Hall chambers to witness the mayor and other officials declare Kobe Bryant Day in honor of the retired NBA superstar.

Councilman Jose Huizar said Wednesday's declaration is the city's way of thanking Bryant for his excellence on the court and philanthropic efforts across Los Angeles.

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Lakers ink No. 2 pick Ingram, China's Yi

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Lakers have signed top draft pick Brandon Ingram and Chinese NBA veteran Yi Jianlian and re-signed center Tarik Black.

Ingram was the No. 2 overall pick in this summer's draft. The Duke product's rookie contract is expected to be worth more than $23 million over four years.

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Towns chosen as face of 2K mobile app

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns has been tabbed to be the face of 2K's mobile companion application to NBA 2K17 video game, which is set to launch on Sept. 8.

The reigning rookie of the year will be the icon cover athlete for MyNBA2K17, the latest in a series of high-profile endorsements for Towns. The NBA 2K franchise has been the No. 1 selling NBA video game for the last eight years.

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Kobe starts $100M venture capital fund

NEW YORK (AP) Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant is moving to Wall Street, announcing the formation of a $100 million venture capital fund to invest in media, technology and data companies.

The fund, known as Bryant Stibel, is being co-managed by investor Jeff Stibel. The two met through mutual friends, Stibel said.

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Bucks sign 38-year-old G Terry

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free agent guard Jason Terry.

The team announced the signing Monday. Terms were not disclosed.

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G Marshall waived after acquired by Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) The Utah Jazz have traded center Tibor Pleiss to the Philadelphia 76ers for guard Kendall Marshall in a cost-cutting move. The Jazz announced the deal Friday morning and then waived Marshall.

Two second-round picks were also sent to the 76ers.

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US routs Serbia for gold, Durant has 30

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) The trip wasn't always easy, though they arrived at their expected destination.

The players on the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team never doubted they would be standing on the gold-medal platform, even after some close calls in Rio and criticisms they lacked the usual big names and bigger wins.

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Melo wins 3rd gold, retires as Olympian

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Carmelo Anthony had one last thing to teach his young teammates.

On the podium wearing his third Olympic gold medal, Anthony, who led this inexperienced U.S. team from the moment it first gathered weeks ago in Las Vegas, pointed toward one end of Carioca Arena, to the spot where the American flag was about to rise.

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