Despite efforts from New York Knicks president Phil Jackson to convince him to remain under contract, forward Carmelo Anthony hasn't changed his mind and plans to opt out of his contract and test free agency this summer, according to a league source.
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's team of lawyers has hired four private investigation firms to dig up dirt on the NBA's former and current commissioners and its 29 other owners, a person familiar with Sterling's legal strategy told the AP.
Thursday afternoon's trio at the U.S. Open of Kevin Stadler, Brendon de Jonge and Shane Lowry carried expectations tied to some degree with the USGA's tradition of having fun with the grouping process.
A former president of CBS Sports says he fears the popularity of college sports would suffer if athletes receive money to play because fans enjoy the concept of young people playing sports for the love of the game.
Phil Mickelson's quest for the fourth leg of the career Grand Slam got off to a decent start Thursday, an even-par 70 at Pinehurst No. 2 that left the five-time major champion in good position after his first round at the U.S. Open.