Manti Te’o of Notre Dame Fighting Irish denies being part of hoax about late...

Manti Te'o denied being part of a hoax involving a relationship with a person online whom he considered his girlfriend. "No. Never,". "I wasn't faking it," he said. "I wasn't part of this." The Notre Dame linebacker also said that he did...

Alex Edler, Canucks agree to deal

The Vancouver Canucks re-signed defenseman Alex Edler to a six-year deal on Friday. The six-year deal is worth $30 million. The 26-year-old had 11 goals and 38 assists in 82 games with the Canucks last season. Edler has spent his entire...

Blues sign Wade Redden

The St. Louis Blues agreed to terms with defenseman Wade Redden on Friday on a one-year, $800,000 deal. The 35-year-old Redden was placed on waivers this week by the New York Rangers, who bought out the final two years of...

Isles suspend Lubomir Visnovsky

The drama between the New York Islanders and Lubomir Visnovsky continues. The team announced Friday that it has officially suspended the 36-year-old veteran defenseman. Despite conflicting reports whether he would return from Russia to fulfill his contractual obligation with the...

NHL apologizes to fans in ad

With hockey set to return after a four-month lockout, the NHL is apologizing again. Echoing last week's remarks by commissioner Gary Bettman, the NHL is using full-page newspaper ads Thursday to tell fans it's sorry for the lockout that delayed...

NBA All-Star starters announced

Kobe Bryant has been voted to his NBA-record 15th consecutive All-Star start, leading four Los Angeles players into next month's game. 2013 NBA All-Star Starters Eastern Conference Player Votes LeBron James, MIA 1,583,646 Carmelo Anthony, NYK 1,460,950 Dwyane Wade, MIA 1,052,310 Rajon Rondo, BOS 924,180 Kevin Garnett,...

Midseason NBA coaching changes

Before Alvin Gentry was fired by the Phoenix Suns, there had been three major -- sudden, shocking, impulse-driven -- coaching changes in the NBA this season that all seem to need explanation. Mike Brown (Los Angeles) gone five games into...

Pau Gasol may come off bench

Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni is wrestling with the idea of bringing Pau Gasol off the bench, and the four-time All-Star is not embracing the thought of a potential demotion. Gasol was a substitute Thursday after missing five games...

New York Jets hire John Idzik as new general manager

Coming off a season of disappointment and dysfunction, the New York Jets started the rebuilding process by hiring Seattle Seahawks executive John Idzik as their new general manager. Idzik, the fourth GM in Woody Johnson's 13 years as Jets' owner,...

The Phoenix Suns have parted ways with coach Alvin Gentry

Alvin Gentry had a successful run with Steve Nash and the previous version of the Phoenix Suns, leading them to the 2010 Western Conference finals. Gentry didn't mesh quite as well with the new bunch at Planet Orange and it...