Ne-Yo on state of R&B, being the ‘love song guy’ and #MeToo

NEW YORK (AP) — While trends in music are ever-changing, Ne-Yo knows one thing: He’s the “love song” guy, and he’s fine with that. The R&B star released his seventh album on Friday and said he was nervous about putting out a new project at a time...

The Group ponders whether its Seven, Eight, Six-Plus-One?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised eyebrows by suggesting Russia should be allowed to rejoin the elite group of leading industrialized nations now known as the Group of Seven or G-7. His suggestion Friday to give Russian President Vladimir Putin a seat at the...

Griner, Mercury cruise to 96-79 win over Sky

PHOENIX (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 24 points and Diana Taurasi had 18 points and seven assists to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Chicago Sky 96-79 on Friday night. DeWanna Bonner added 13 points, Sancho Lyttle had 12, and Briann January 11 for Phoenix. The Mercury...

Back-to-back titles, and Finals MVPs, for Kevin Durant

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Durant went back-to-back, twice. It’s now two straight NBA championships for the Golden State Warriors, and two consecutive NBA Finals MVP awards for the forward who played a huge role in getting them to those titles. Durant scored 20 points in...