Sports News from AP
June 28, 2022
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving has decided to exercise his $36.9 million option for the coming season and will remain under contract with the Brooklyn Nets. Irving’s future had been one of the biggest storylines as the NBA prepares for the start of free agency later this week. Irving could still have his contract extended. Also, the Nets could still trade him.
John Wall and the Houston Rockets have agreed that his contract will be bought out, a move that will free him to sign with any team of his choosing, two people with knowledge of the situation said Monday night. According to sources, Wall’s preference will be to sign with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Angels’ Nevin banned 10 games for brawl; M’s Winker gets 7
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels interim manager Phil Nevin was suspended 10 games and Seattle Mariners outfielder Jesse Winker received a seven-game ban from Major League Baseball for their roles in a benches-clearing brawl during the second inning of Sunday’s game. Nevin and Winker were two of 12 players or coaches suspended between the teams, according to an MLB release.
Wimbledon updates | Serena, Swiatek, Nadal play on Day 2
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams makes her return to singles on Day 2 at Wimbledon. Her last singles match was a year ago at the All England Club when she was injured in the first round.
But first up on Centre Court is top-ranked Iga Swiatek. She’ll put her 35-match winning streak on the line.