New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette was arrested and taken into custody by the Kenner police department on Monday morning after a disturbance that took place in his home, Lt. Brian McGregor confirmed.
Lakers coach Byron Scott, after expressing befuddlement at a flagrant foul called on one of his players in a win Sunday over the Indiana Pacers, said college basketball is more aggressive and "much more physical" than the NBA.
Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving exited Sunday's 109-90 loss to the Dallas Mavericks early because of tightness in his lower back and will not travel with the Cavs for their game Monday in Philadelphia, according to the team.
Referee Pete Morelli said after Sunday's Cowboys-Lions game that while Dallas LB Anthony Hitchens was initially flagged for pass interference by the back judge, head linesman Jerry Bergman's deciding view was that the contact didn't warrant PI.
Tony Romo threw two touchdown passes to Terrance Williams, the second for the lead late in the fourth quarter, and the Dallas Cowboys rallied for a 24-20 wild-card win over Detroit on Sunday in their first playoff game in five years.
Former Philadelphia Phillies closer Ryan Madson has agreed to a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals that includes an invitation to major league spring training camp, a baseball source told ESPN.com.