For Popovich, finding a team quickly will be a challenge

LAS VEGAS — USA Basketball coach Gregg Popovich typically has a month of NBA training camp and a half-dozen or so preseason games before he picks a San Antonio team, and then gets a few more months of the regular-season grind to mold those Spurs into playoff shape.

By Jonathan Tannenwald The Philadelphia Inquirer

A day after Alejandro Bedoya won widespread acclaim for his protest against gun violence during a nationally televised Union game at D.C. United, Major League Soccer said Monday afternoon that it won’t punish Bedoya for his remarks.

Bieber pitches Indians past Angels 6-2

CLEVELAND — Shane Bieber became the first pitcher this season to throw three complete games, leading the Cleveland Indians over the Los Angeles Angels 6-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

The Bright Side: Some Dis n’ Dat

Tournaments have been getting all the ink lately, which is normal this time of year. But there are a lot of other interesting things going on along the Kona Coast as well.