Here is the latest Alabama sports news from The Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis and Austin Rivers are already getting to work on the Hornets' rebuilding project. The two 19-year-old first-round draft picks began their first full day as pros together on team owner Tom Benson's private plane. Their plan is to remain in New Orleans and work out together at the Hornets' training center until Davis has to leave for Team USA tryouts.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia tailback Isaiah Crowell has been dismissed from the team by coach Mark Richt following his arrest on felony weapons charges. Police found a gun in Crowell's vehicle yesterday. As a freshman in 2011, Crowell led Georgia with 850 yards rushing.
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Simmering drivers in overheating cars, all vying for an open lane and struggling to get out of heavy traffic — and that was just the fans on the way to Kentucky Speedway a year ago. Now the stock cars have returned. Officials have taken major steps to ensure the problems have been alleviated.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Bobcats have three new players. Michael Jordan's Bobcats yesterday introduced rookies Michael Kidd-Gilchrist out of Kentucky and Vanderbilt's Jeffery Taylor along with trade acquisition Ben Gordon.