Tuomo Ruutu out until May

The NHL and and its locked-out players may be inching closer toward a new collective bargaining agreement. But if training camp opens soon, the Carolina Hurricanes will have to start the season without Tuomo Ruutu, one of their key...

NHL, union still trading labor offers

The proposal swapping between the NHL and the NHLPA continued Wednesday, with the union submitting another offer to the league. After a round of small-group meetings Wednesday morning -- held mainly to discuss pension issues -- the union returned to...

Derrick Rose travels with Bulls

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose joined his teammates for Wednesday's shootaround, marking the first time he's traveled with his team and participated in a workout on the road since tearing his ACL on April 28. "It's good," said coach...

Future Of Sanchez, Tebow

Mark Schlereth and Jason Taylor discuss Mark Sanchez's future with the Jets and Tim Tebow's future as a starting quarterback.

Avery Bradley returns in loss

The Boston Celtics had both Avery Bradley (shoulders) and Rajon Rondo (hip) in the starting lineup for Wednesday's 93-83 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. Bradley made his 2012-13 season debut after undergoing a pair of shoulder surgeries while being shelved...

Ray Lewis to retire after season

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis announced Wednesday that he will retire at the end of this season, closing one of the greatest careers in NFL history. Lewis said, "It is time for me to create a new legacy" after...

Kevin Durant ejected as streaking Thunder fall to Nets

Joe Johnson scored a season-high 33 points, Deron Williams added 19 points and 13 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped Oklahoma City's 12-game home winning streak by beating the Thunder 110-93 on Wednesday night in a game featuring the...

Grizzlies send reeling Celtics to fourth straight loss

Tony Allen scored a season-high 15 points to help his current team beat his old one. Then he went down the sideline trading fist-bumps and hugs with his former teammates and coaches. Mike Conley had 23 points and nine assists,...

LeBron James just misses triple-double as Heat rally past Mavs in OT

Once the Miami Heat found a way to rally in the final moments of regulation, they made overtime look easy. LeBron James scored 32 points and finished one assist shy of a triple-double, Dwyane Wade scored 27 and the Heat...

Kobe Bryant blames Lakers’ age

Following the Lakers' 103-99 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on New Year's Day, Kobe Bryant had a simple answer for what has been plaguing 15-16 L.A. this season: age. "Cause we're old as s---," said the 34-year-old Bryant when asked...