Tennis

Jocelyn Rae: Golden girl content to end tennis playing career on a high

Injuries and homesickness led Jocelyn Rae to retire in December Jocelyn Rae has her Scottish-born father to thank for the golden moment of a tennis playing career she has ended at the age of 26. Born and brought up in Nottinghamshire, Rae was thrust unexpectedly into the limelight as part of Scotland’s Commonwealth Games squad […]

Basketball

NBA — Spurs culture is high aspiration for Lakers rebuild

LOS ANGELES — The fourth-quarter heists came in quick succession, three in a span of less than two minutes. First, Larry Nance Jr. swatted an entry pass intended for LaMarcus Aldridge out of the air as the Los Angeles Lakers clinged to a two-point lead. Three possessions later, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope leapt into the passing lane […]

Basketball

LaVar Ball wants to start league for high school graduates

LaVar Ball said Wednesday that he’s launching a basketball league for nationally ranked players who have graduated from high school but don’t want to go to college. Ball said his Junior Basketball Association — which he said is fully funded by his Big Baller Brand — plans to pay the lowest-ranked player a salary of […]

Golf

Scottish golfers seek to round off 2017 on a high

Glasgow’s Marc Warren is 56th in the Race to Dubai More than 30 months may have passed since a Scottish player last won a European Tour event, but there are grounds for optimism for the country’s golfers as the season end approaches. Richie Ramsay, who won the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco in March 2015, […]