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Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) drives past Atlanta Hawks guard Kent Bazemore (24) in the second half of an NBA second-round basketball payoff series game, Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Atlanta. Washington won 104-98. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) **FILE**

Wizards announce re-signing of Bradley Beal

- The Washington Times

Beal receives a maximum contract which will make him the highest-paid player on the team despite being just 23 years old and missing numerous games in each of his four NBA seasons because of injury.

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Former Miami Heat superstar and future Chicago Bulls player Dwyane Wade autographs Nathan Mouradian, 12, jersey hidden underneath his t-shirt during a picture session after his interview with the media at the Dwyane Wade Youth Skills Camp, Saturday, July 9, 2016 in Miami, Fla. (Logan Riely/Miami Herald via AP)

Wade excited to join hometown Bulls

- Associated Press

When Dwyane Wade was a free agent in 2010, he got a Chicago Bulls jersey when he met with his hometown team. He took it home, put it on and took a picture. Then he deleted it.

FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2015, file photo, Indiana Fever head coach Stephanie White watches from the sidelines in the first half of Game 4 of the WNBA Finals basketball series against the Minnesota Lynx,  in Indianapolis. Vanderbilt has hired Stephanie White of the WNBA's Indiana Fever as its women's basketball coach. The university announced the hiring Tuesday, May 24, 2016, and White will be introduced at a news conference Wednesday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

WNBA's Olympic break allows White to focus on Vandy

- Associated Press

Stephanie White has the perfect calling card as she hits the recruiting trails during the WNBA's Olympic break working on her other job as coach of the Vanderbilt Commodores.

In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016 photo, Clayton County International Park, formerly known as Atlanta Beach, home of the 1996 Summer Olympic Games beach volleyball events, stands in Jonesboro, Ga., Located south of the city, this venue was site of the first Olympic beach volleyball tournament. It was renamed Clayton County International Park and is now used for concerts, surrounded by a water park, athletics fields and bike trails. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Atlanta's Olympic venues meet varying fates since 1996

- Associated Press

Twenty years after the Olympics were held in Atlanta, some remnants of that improbable summer remain a highly visible part of the city's landscape, while others quickly faded away.

Seimone Augustus proud of WNBA player activism

- Associated Press

Seimone Augustus grew up in Louisiana, not far from where Alton Sterling was shot this month. She knows that could have easily been someone she knew.

FILE - In this June 27, 2016, file photo, the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team poses for a photo with  coach Mike Krzyzewski, left, and USA Basketball boss Jerry Colangelo, right, during a news conference in New York. The partnership of Krzyzewski and Colangelo took hold in the wake of the "Abomination in Athens," when a U.S. team coached by Larry Brown and packed with high-maintenance, highlight-reel guys who slept through wake-up calls couldn't rouse themselves in time for the medal round. They left the 2004 Summer Games with a consolation prize of bronze and the program's reputation in tatters. Colangelo, a former NBA and MLB executive and once a fine athlete in his own right, agreed to pick up the pieces on one condition: "I get to make all the rules."  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

US hoops golden partnership forged by 'lunch-bucket' guys

- Associated Press

Nearly every time coach Mike Krzyzewski and USA Basketball boss Jerry Colangelo stage a reunion in their hometown, there's plenty of backslapping, a trophy gleaming in the background and the only thing they have to protect is their cocktails. This time around, it's about safeguarding the Olympic legacy the two built over more than a decade.

3 black women's basketball players sue Missouri college

- Associated Press

Three black women's basketball players allege in a lawsuit that a small southwest Missouri college treated them differently than white students before expelling them without justification.