Monday's Sports In Brief
NBA's coach of the year in 2008. Scott also was a shooting guard for the Lakers for 11 seasons, playing alongside Magic Johnson during the Showtime era. He was a teammate of Lakers star Kobe Bryant during his final NBA season, and Bryant has
Lakers finally confirm hiring of Byron Scott as head coach
NBA's Coach of the Year in 2008. Scott also was a shooting guard for the Lakers for 11 seasons, playing alongside Magic Johnson during the Showtime era. During his final season, he was a teammate of Lakers star Kobe Bryant. Bryant has endorsed
Key dates in fight over Los Angeles Clippers sale
tells CNN he's not a racist and apologizes for his remarks then starts fresh firestorm with disparaging comment about Magic Johnson and HIV. May 13 - Shelly Sterling tells NBC's ''Today'' show that she fears Donald Sterling is in early stages
Mercury coast to 14th win in a row
Taurasi made a 3-pointer early in third quarter to give Phoenix its biggest lead at 64-38 before the Sparks went on a 23-9 run to get to 73-61. Ogwumike had 19 points in the second half. Sparks owner Magic Johnson attended the game.
before the Sparks went on a 23-9 run to get to 73-61. Ogwumike had 19 points in the second half. Sparks owner Magic Johnson attended the game. LIBERTY 84, STORM 80, OT SEATTLE (AP) - Tina Charles broke a tie on a put-back with 23 seconds
Mercury rout Sparks for 14th straight victory
closer. Ogwumike scored 19 points in the second half but that was the main Sparks highlight on a night when owner Magic Johnson was in attendance. Toler, the longtime general manager, was hired on Sunday and said she is getting a lot of input
Jeter turns small part of attention to business
be interested in becoming a team owner, which would follow the path taken by retired NBA stars Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson and by hockey great Wayne Gretzky - though Gretzky has coached, too. ''It's not immediate,'' Jeter said
L.A. Sparks fire Carol Ross two years after she's Coach of the Year
Paula Madison-led group relinquished ownership of the franchise. A new ownership group took over in February led by Magic Johnson . The Sparks last won a WNBA title in 2002, the second of back-to-back ones.
Kobe Bryant: Thinking about life after basketball is 'scary as hell'
film is different than the 2009 ESPN documentary "Kobe Doin' Work," directed by Spike Lee. The new film includes Magic Johnson and former Lakers coach and current Knicks president Phil Jackson. "It's more introspective," he said. "It
Donald Sterling due on stand Tuesday as battle over Clippers drags on
Stiviano, and expressing dismay that she had posted a photo on a social media website that showed her with NBA legend Magic Johnson . In one exchange on the recording, which was made last September, Sterling told Stiviano to say away from Clippers