While waiting to hear if his 211-game suspension will be upheld by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz, New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez remains optimistic that he will indeed be allowed to play next season.
The body of Jovan Belcher, the Kansas City Chiefs linebacker who murdered his girlfriend before killing himself last year, has been exhumed upon the request of his family, according to the Kansas City Star.
The NFL fined Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall $15,000 for wearing orange cleats in the club's 45-28 Monday night victory over the Dallas Cowboys, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation.
Lakers forward Pau Gasol has made it clear in recent days that he still isn't comfortable with his role in Mike D'Antoni's offense. Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni has heard it all before, and it's getting old.