Mississippi State's Embraer 145 twin engine jet had to make an emergency landing in St. Louis after losing power in its right engine, 20 minutes after takeoff from Columbia, Missouri, sports information director Gregg Ellis told ESPN.
With the NBA in good economic position, no markets currently in distress and potential labor issues still several years away, commissioner Adam Silver used his annual All-Star address to lay out a series of peacetime tweaks he's hoping to make.
After one underwhelming season, the New York Jets have decided to part ways with running back Chris Johnson, declining Saturday to exercise a $500,000 option bonus. They had until Monday to make the decision.
LeBron James has frequently been compared to Oscar Robertson because of his style of play. But now the Hall of Famer sees another link to James after he was elected as vice president of the National Basketball Players Union on Friday.