SAN ANTONIO - Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., in shape, on weight and apparently focused on the task at hand, left no doubt this time as he outslugged Bryan Vera in a brutal super middleweight fight on Saturday night at the Alamodome.
Malcolm Brogdon scored eight of his 19 points during a decisive second-half run and No. 12 Virginia clinched the top seed in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament by beating No. 4 Syracuse 75-56 on Saturday.
Adam Silver, while working for the NBA before becoming its commissioner, floated the idea of adding play-in games for the postseason and got some support from owners. Silver remains "fascinated" with the idea to determine the final playoff spots.