- Goodson legal issues predate recent arrest
Mike Goodson's legal issues didn't start with last Friday's arrest in New Jersey on drug and weapons charges, which could result in jail time. In his previous NFL stops, with the Panthers and Raiders, his personal life spilled into the courts.
- Phil Jackson would pick Russell over Jordan
If Phil Jackson was picking his own dream team, his squad would start with someone other than Michael Jordan.
- A-Rod sells house for M, makes M profit
Alex Rodriguez closed on the sale of his Miami Beach home on Friday morning, ESPN.com has learned. The confirmed sale price of million is believed to be the most paid for a home in Miami Beach history.
- Pacers say they'll stand up to physical Heat
The Pacers felt like the Miami Heat's game plan, and especially Shane Battier's, in the Eastern Conference finals is to intimidate them with physical play. Heading into Game 2, the Pacers say they won't be affected by it.
- Sources: Nets contacted Celtics about Rivers
Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge was contacted by the Brooklyn Nets, who wanted to speak to Doc Rivers about their vacant coaching position, team and league sources confirmed to ESPNBoston.com.
- Judge: Brent to have more alcohol monitoring
Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent will remain free while he awaits trial for intoxication manslaughter, as a judge on Friday denied a request by prosecutors to revoke his bond due to problems with alcohol monitoring.
- Vick says he's still NFL's fastest quarterback
Michael Vick is ready to prove he's still the NFL's fastest quarterback.
- Pack's Rodgers: Urlacher favorite opponent
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said that Brian Urlacher was his favorite opponent.
- Sources: Mattingly wasn't critical of front office
When Dodgers manager Don Mattingly abruptly criticized the lack of fight and competitiveness on his team's "All-Star" roster Wednesday morning, he wasn't aiming that critique at the Dodgers' front office, sources say.
- Notre Dame paid Weis more than Kelly in 2011
Former Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis made more from the school in the 2011 season than Brian Kelly, the man who actually coached the Irish that season.