Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's team of lawyers has hired four private investigation firms to dig up dirt on the NBA's former and current commissioners and its 29 other owners, a person familiar with Sterling's legal strategy told the AP.
Thursday afternoon's trio at the U.S. Open of Kevin Stadler, Brendon de Jonge and Shane Lowry carried expectations tied to some degree with the USGA's tradition of having fun with the grouping process.
A former president of CBS Sports says he fears the popularity of college sports would suffer if athletes receive money to play because fans enjoy the concept of young people playing sports for the love of the game.
Phil Mickelson's quest for the fourth leg of the career Grand Slam got off to a decent start Thursday, an even-par 70 at Pinehurst No. 2 that left the five-time major champion in good position after his first round at the U.S. Open.
The Texas Rangers used Heat star LeBron James' cramps and the air conditioning outage in San Antonio as a creative way to encourage fans not to do the wave during critical points in games during the recent two-game series with the Miami Marlins this week.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed Maurkice Pouncey to a five-year, $44 million contract extension, making him the highest-paid center in the NFL, a league official confirmed to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
According to several team executives, Julius Randle's broken right foot hasn't healed correctly -- and sources confirmed the Yahoo! Sports report that Randle may need surgery following the June 26 NBA draft.