Darryl Dawkins, whose backboard-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died.
Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant has been suspended four games, pending an appeal, for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
A lawyer for Derrick Rose said Wednesday that a lawsuit filed recently accusing Rose of sexual misconduct is "outrageous," adding "we have complete confidence that the case will be dismissed."
Adrian Gonzalez (bruised knee) and Yasiel Puig (hamstring) left the Dodgers' game against the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday.
Former center Mike Richards has been charged by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police with possession of a controlled substance after an incident at the Canada/U.S. border earlier this summer.
Matthew Berry offers key fantasy football stats, facts and draft advice in 10 tidy lists of 10, including top fantasy football team names as submitted by fans.