Not only did Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo not back down from his end of season comments about the Cubs making the playoffs in 2015, he upped the ante on Thursday, declaring them World Series worthy.
The Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets and Oklahoma City Thunder are involved in discussions about a three-way trade that would send Brooklyn playground legend Lance Stephenson to his hometown team, according to league sources.
Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt answered questions about the role of associate head coach Tyronn Lue at shootaround Thursday, specifically addressing an ESPN.com report that Lue has called timeouts for the Cavs during game play this season.
Jerry Jones said Thursday he would like to sign receiver Dez Bryant and running back DeMarco Murray, the NFL's leading rusher, but getting long-terms deals done with each will require creativity and compromise.
O.J. Mayo scored 22 points, Brandon Knight had 20 points and six steals, and the Milwaukee Bucks routed the New York Knicks 95-79 on Thursday night, extending the Knicks' franchise-record losing streak to 16.
The improper installation of a modular fireplace or a material defect has been ruled as the cause of the fire that caused $500,000 in damage to the house of Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera on Jan. 5.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady wouldn't fire back at former Baltimore Ravens linebacker and current ESPN analyst Ray Lewis on Thursday when asked about Lewis' remarks that Brady's Hall of Fame legacy was built on the tuck rule.