The NFL competition committee tweaked the rule for a catch, but even under the new wording, Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant still would not have had a successful grab in an NFC divisional-round game.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft declared Monday that "I know that there is no smoking gun" that could prove the Super Bowl champions used under-inflated footballs during the first half of the AFC championship game in January against the Colts.
A threat against President Barack Obama's niece, a player on Princeton's women's basketball team, prompted increased security at the Tigers' NCAA Tournament game at Maryland on Monday night, according to a person familiar with the situation.
The NBA announced Monday that Russell Westbrook was incorrectly credited with a rebound in Oklahoma City's 93-75 win over the Miami Heat. The correction means the Thunder point guard finished with 12 points, 17 assists and nine rebounds.
Laurin Mincy scored 27 points, and top-seeded Maryland used a second-half blitz to knock off previously unbeaten Princeton 85-70 Monday night and advance to the Sweet 16 of the women's NCAA tournament.
Roger Goodell has informed NFL owners that Todd Jones, the former Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, will soon join the league as Special Counsel for Conduct, a league source confirmed to ESPN.