Little League Baseball has stripped the U.S. championship from the Chicago-based Jackie Robinson West team and has suspended the coach for violating a rule prohibiting the use of players who live outside the geographic area that the team represents.
Charles Barkley took a shot from Daryl Morey and returned fire, calling the Rockets GM "one of those idiots who believes in analytics." Barkley then disavowed the practice, saying its proponents " never played the game, and they never got the girls."
DeMarcus Cousins clarified his stance on the Kings' coaching situation Tuesday, two days after going on a cryptic rant after hitting a game-winning shot, telling ESPN.com's Marc Stein that he's not meddling with the team's coaching plans.
In a 90-minute meeting at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, Alex Rodriguez apologized to New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner and team executives for his suspension for performance-enhancing drug use and the hostile nature of his initial defense.
New Orleans Pelicans star forward Anthony Davis' availability for this weekend's All-Star Game will likely depend on whether he can play in New Orleans' home game Wednesday against Indiana, according to league sources.