NCAA prez Emmert: Food rule was 'absurd'
NCAA president Mark Emmert said Friday that he was happy to take pressure off the NCAA and its member schools as the governing body's legislative council voted earlier this week to eliminate all the previous restrictions on food.
OTL: He may have shot Tillman
In his first public statements about the death of former NFL safety Pat Tillman, one of the Army Rangers involved in the 2004 friendly fire incident in Afghanistan says he has lived for 10 years with the thought that he may have fired the fatal shots.
Steen boosts Blues over Blackhawks in 3OT
Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.
Cuban: Bucks' new owners got 'a bargain'
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban considers the sale price of approximately $550 million for the Milwaukee Bucks to be a bargain, suggesting the true value of NBA franchises is north of $1 billion.
Griffin on Thompson remarks: 'Isn't my thing'
Yes, Blake Griffin heard that Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson called him "a bull in a china shop," adding to the familiar narrative that the All-Star forward plays a bit "out of control" for some people's tastes.
Stastny ties it, then lifts Avs to OT win vs. Wild
Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game with 13.4 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild in the opener of the Western Conference quarterfinals Thursday night.
Texas AD: Union push 'smells' of attorneys
Texas athletic director Steve Patterson said Thursday he doesn't support paying athletes nor a system in which they can market themselves and doesn't understand the recent quest by Northwestern players to unionize.