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.
The New York Yankees have offered Yankee Stadium as a potential site for Alex Rodriguez to make his public apology following his season-long suspension for performance-enhancing drug use, a source confirmed to ESPN.
Andrew Wiggins scored 22 points, Rudy Gobert added 18 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots, and the World team beat the U.S. 121-112 on Friday night in the Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star weekend.