Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight dies at age 39

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2001, file photo, UCLA's Billy Knight celebrates after scoring his second 3-point basket against Georgetown during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Los Angeles. Knight has died in Phoenix and the Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office is trying to determine the cause of death. Phoenix police say Knight's body was found on a roadway early Sunday, July 8, 2018, near the downtown area and there was no evidence of foul play. The 39-year-old Knight was a guard/forward at UCLA from 1998-2002, averaging 14.1 points and 3.5 rebounds per game as a senior. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight has died in Phoenix.

‘This is really happening’: Serena reaches Wimbledon semis

Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning her women's singles quarterfinals match against Italy's Camila Giorgi, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Tuesday July 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON — There are moments in which nothing at all seems different about Serena Williams, moments such as when she unleashed a 109 mph service winner to even her Wimbledon quarterfinal at a set apiece, leaned forward and yelled, loudly as can be, “Cooome ooon!”

A look at what’s ahead in the World Cup

England head coach Gareth Southgate, right, gestures next to player Jordan Henderson as they walk along the pitch after England's official news conference on the eve of the semifinal match between England and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

MOSCOW (AP) — A look at what’s coming up at the World Cup:

With World Cup title, France could launch a dynasty

France's Kylian Mbappe, right, and Presnel Kimpembe celebrate at the end of the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium, in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. France won 1-0. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — It’s good the French make lots of Champagne, because with the trophy-winning potential of its team that will play in the World Cup final on Sunday, they could be bathing in the stuff for years to come.

ISU president says no quick fixes for athletic woes

Kevin Satterlee began work June 18 as Idaho State University’s 13th president by crossing through the Swanson Arch on campus in Pocatello, which is also a tradition for freshman ISU students on their first day at school. Courtesy Idaho State University

POCATELLO — With an effective plan and the right level of success, athletics at Idaho State University can benefit the school as a whole.

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