Jason Kidd's tumultuous run as Brooklyn Nets coach is almost certainly over after his relationship with ownership crashed in recent days.
The problem arose when Kidd demanded more power -- particularly, a title above that of general manager Billy King. That didn't sit well with ownership, led by Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov. A source told Yahoo Sports, "The Russians are done with Kidd."
According to several reports, the Milwaukee Bucks have offered Kidd their coaching job -- despite still having a coach in Larry Drew. The Nets and Bucks are in negotiations for compensation.
Reports have linked former Warriors coach Mark Jackson, Lionel Hollins and George Karl to the soon-to-be-open Nets job.
The Nets hired Kidd about a year ago, only weeks after his retirement as a player. They went 44-38 and lost to Miami in the playoffs.
Simon Pagenaud won the second IndyCar race of the Grand Prix of Houston doubleheader. It came a day after he started from the pole but had an early spin and was later collected in Scott Dixon's crash. Pagenaud and Mikhail Aleshin finished 1-2 for team owner Sam Schmidt at the 1.69-mile street circuit. Carlos Huertas won Saturday.
Florida placed captain Ed Jovanovski on waivers with the intent to buy out the final year of the four-year contract. He will get $2.7 million of the $4 million owed to him.
Columbus and FC Dallas paused before their 0-0 draw to support the recovery of a firefighter who was struck by lightning in Crew Stadium's parking lot. The game was set for Saturday night but rescheduled after Stu Tudor, 54, was hit during a pregame storm. He's listed in critical condition.
Former Stanford star Chiney Ogwumike had 22 points and 17 rebounds, but Connecticut lost to New York 67-65.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.