In a move to further protect players from dangerous hits, the SEC has defined a "strike zone" from below the neck to above the knees in which an unabated defender is allowed to tackle an "offensive player in a passing posture."
Kawhi Leonard withdrew from consideration for the U.S. basketball team's roster for the FIFA World Cup, saying he's learned he needs to take a break after watching the struggles Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili have had after playing during the summer.
Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.
Chandler Parsons sought to clarify Tuesday his comments of a day earlier in which he said the Houston Rockets had offended him, stopping short of an apology while expressing gratitude toward the team that brought him to the NBA in the 2011 draft.
All NBA teams that have won a championship will wear a small gold tab on their back jersey collars starting with the 2014-15 season, according to images obtained from an adidas retail catalog that began circulating on the Internet on Tuesday afternoon.
The Timberwolves and Warriors have continued to discuss a Kevin Love trade, but the teams remain unable to agree on the framework of a deal with Golden State still unwilling to include Klay Thompson, according to sources close to the process.