NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN says that it regrets the “distraction” caused by one of its reporters who described Jason Collins as a sinner after the NBA center publicly revealed that he was gay.
Way back in the day, the NFL draft went 16 rounds. And they still got it done in one day. Now it’s seven rounds. And it takes three days. Blame ESPN. Hard to believe, but when they started televising the early rounds in the 8os, it was dismissed as a non-event.
(AP) – The FBI is investigating whether a former Rutgers basketball employee tried to extort the university before he made videos that showed ex-coach Mike Rice shoving and kicking players and berating them with gay slurs.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says Tim Pernetti is out as Rutgers athletic director.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers fired basketball coach Mike Rice on Wednesday after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs during practice.
The ’71-’72 Lakers’ record is safe — the Heat lost to the Bulls 101-to-97. They fall six short of the Lakers’ streak of 33 straight wins.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — President Barack Obama is picking Florida, Indiana, Louisville, Ohio State to reach the Final Four.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — An uncle of the person cast as the mastermind of the hoax involving Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o says that man may tell his side of the story.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lake Tahoe has qualified as one of four eligible sites to host the 2015-17 Winter X Games along with current host Aspen, Colo., Park City, Utah, and Quebec City, Canada.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — ESPN is apologizing for some of the commentary from Brent Musburger during last night’s telecast of the college football championship game, won by Alabama over Notre Dame.