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Former Wolves forward, No. 1 draft pick Anthony Bennett wins EuroLeague ring, hopes to have 'last laugh'
Royce White, another NBA outcast and former Minnesota prep star, is close to securing his own championship ring in the Canadian National Basketball League.
Jeff Weltman is the new president of basketball operations for the Orlando Magic, who have failed to reach the playoffs for five consecutive seasons.
Eugenie Bouchard has withdrawn from the Nuremberg Cup tennis tournament with a right ankle injury.
A Russian anti-doping commission set up by President Vladimir Putin called for new measures to claw back prize money from drug cheats and to restore trust in Russian athletes.
A federal prosecutor looking into last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics says that many of the venues "are white elephants" that were built with "no planning."