The Atlanta Hawks waived Carmelo Anthony, making official the move that was expected when the 10-time All-Star was traded from Oklahoma City this month.

Anthony, 34, may sign with another team as a free agent. He averaged 16.2 points with Oklahoma City this season.

The Hawks acquired Anthony, a protected 2022 first-round draft pick from Oklahoma City and Justin Anderson from the Philadelphia 76ers in the three-team trade July 19.

n Miami guard Dwyane Wade wouldn’t say if he has decided whether to play this season, which would be his 16th in the NBA.

His future has been the source of much speculation for several weeks with retirement a possibility.


NHL: Jarome Iginla, a 41-year-old winger, closed his 20-year career in the city where he was the face of the franchise, making his retirement official in Calgary, where he spent 16 seasons.

Iginla is the Flames’ all-time leader in goals with 525. The captain for his last decade in Calgary also scored the most points and played the most games.

The Nashville Predators signed restricted free-agent forward Miikka Salomaki to a two-year deal worth $750,000 in each of the next two seasons.


MLS: Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic will remain in Los Angeles rather than play in the league’s all-star game Wednesday night in Atlanta against Juventus, the Italian champion.

In an announcement, Ibrahimovic cited the grind of playing three matches in the past week as well as the cross-country trip to face the club he played for from 2004-06.

PREMIER LEAGUE: Serbia’s World Cup forward, Aleksandar Mitrovic, who joined Fulham on loan from Newcastle in January, signed a permanent deal with the newly promoted English Premier League club.


INDYCAR: Iowa Speedway and the IndyCar series announced that next year’s race in Newton, Iowa, will be at night.

The series said the race will move back to a night start “in response to overwhelming fan feedback.” The track will host an IndyCar race for the 13th straight year on July 20, 2019.


COLLEGE: Burglars entered the unlocked garage at the home of the new Nebraska coach, Scott Frost, over the weekend and stole memorabilia originally estimated at more than $100,000.

The theft at Frost’s southwest Lincoln, Nebraska, home occurred between Friday at 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Lincoln Police Capt. Danny Reitan said. Frost and his family aren’t living in the home yet because it’s under renovation. Reitan said he didn’t know whether Frost was in Lincoln over the weekend.


WWE: Brian Christopher Lawler, 46, a former World Wrestling Entertainment star, died in Memphis, Tennessee, after attempting suicide in his jail cell.

Officers performed CPR on Lawler, the son of WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Jerry “The King” Lawler. Lawler was taken to a hospital in Memphis, where he died Sunday.

Lawler was booked July 7 on charges of driving under the influence, driving on a revoked license and evading arrest.

– Staff and news report

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