Warriors point guard Stephen Curry will have a one of his closest friends in training camp: his brother.

Former Duke star Seth Curry signed a non-guaranteed contract with Golden State on Friday. He chose the Warriors over playing in Barcelona, Spain, because he figures he has a good shot of earning a roster spot in Golden State's backcourt.

Even if he doesn't make the roster, Curry is intrigued by the Warriors' D-League team in Santa Cruz, which has a reputation of getting players into the NBA.

  • Dean Meminger, who played a reserve role on New York's 1973 championship team, was found dead in a Manhattan hotel room. He was 65. Cause of death hadn't been determined.

    Motor sports

    Denny Hamlin won the pole for Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. He had a lap of 128.969 mph at the 0.533-mile bullring. Kurt Busch qualified second at 128.770.

  • Kyle Busch has won the Nationwide race at Bristol for his ninth series win of the season. Brad Keselowski was second. Busch also won Wednesday's Truck Series race.

    Tennis

    Simona Halep beat Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 7-5 to reach the New Haven (Conn.) Open final. The loss was just the second for Wozniacki in 25 matches in New Haven, where she's a four-time champion. Also, defending champion Petra Kvitova beat Klara Zakopalova 6-0, 6-1.


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  • Jurgen Melzer upset American Sam Querrey 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 in the semifinals of the Winston-Salem (N.C.) Open.

    Miscellany

    An attorney for seven men, including Jerry Sandusky's adopted son, have finalized deals with Penn State over claims of abuse by the school's former assistant football coach.

    Lawyer Matt Casey said the settlements were reached by Matt Sandusky, as well as the young man known as "Victim 2" in court records and three others who testified last summer against Jerry Sandusky at his criminal trial.

    "Victim 2" has said he was the boy then-graduate assistant Mike McQueary says he saw being attacked by Jerry Sandusky in a shower. The university hasn't announced the deals, saying talks are ongoing in many of the 31 complaints.

  • Texas A&M system chancellor John Sharp said he's seen enough evidence to conclude Johnny Manziel didn't violate NCAA rules by allegedly signing thousands of autographs for pay.

    "I know he's innocent," Sharp told a College Station TV station. A&M officials haven't given a timeline on when it'll be determined whether Manziel starts the opener Aug. 31 against Rice.

  • Westport, Conn., rallied from a 12-5 deficit and beat Sammamish, Wash., 14-13 at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa. Westport will play Chula Vista in Saturday's U.S. final for a berth in the title game. Mexico will face Japan in the international final. Chula Vista ousted Belmont Redwood Shores in the Western Regional.

  • Defender Hunter Jumper scored, Sean Johnson made four saves, and the Chicago Fire (10-10-4) beat Sporting Kansas City 1-0. Sporting K.C. (11-9-6) remained tied with New York on top of the MLS Eastern Conference with 39 points.

    The Associated Press and MCT Information Services contributed to this report.