Silver will soon deliver his first state of the league press conference as commissioner, a chance to tell a worldwide viewing audience how he plans to make the NBA bigger and better.
With LeBron James sticking around and some of the NBA's best players joining him, the U.S. basketball team could be better than ever.
Stanislas Wawrinka backed up his upset of four-time champion Novak Djokovic by reaching his first Grand Slam final with a 6-3, 7-6 (1), 6-7 (3), 7-6 (4) win over Tomas Berdych in the Australian Open semifinals on Thursday.
The snow was falling steadily outside, the crowd inside the Prudential Center was small and the offensively challenged New Jersey Devils were hosting the high-flying St. Louis Blues. The Devils rewarded the several thousand fans who braved the storm with a stunning 7-1 rout.
Alex Poythress scored a season-high 16 points as No. 14 Kentucky routed Texas A&M 68-51 on Tuesday night.
Roger Goodell doesn't want to stand pat with the PAT. He's suggesting potential changes in the extra point that, well, might have some legs.
Oddsmakers in Las Vegas will be keeping a close eye on the weather as a possible factor in whether the Denver Broncos can cover what is now a 2 ½-point spread against the Seattle Seahawks.
Jaroslav Halak made 20 saves and T.J. Oshie scored twice as the Blues rode their hot goalie to a 2-1 win.
Peel away the pseudo-science and Anthony Bosch's bragging and what remained was "probably the most potent and sophisticated drug program developed for an athlete that we've ever seen," U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart said.
A federal judge is slowing down the proposed $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, questioning if there's enough money to cover 20,000 retired players.
Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell scored 25 points and Stanford Robinson added a career-best 13 to help the Hoosiers overcome a 10-point second-half deficit and stun No. 3 Wisconsin 75-72.
Jim Harbaugh has been at his emotional best — or, to some, worst — with his cartoon-like faces and quirky sideline antics in leading San Francisco back to the NFC championship game for the third time in as many years since taking over as 49ers head coach in January 2011.
The Detroit Lions hired Jim Caldwell on Tuesday to replace fired coach Jim Schwartz.
"I practice against a great quarterback every day," Patriots cornerback Logan Ryan said before his playoff debut against Andrew Luck. "So I think practicing against Tom (Brady) makes everything a little bit easier."
No. 7 Florida breaks the school record for consecutive home wins in its 72-50 rout of Georgia.
The NFLPA is appealing a ruling by U.S. District Judge David Doty in Minneapolis rejecting the union's attempt to reopen the lawsuit that guided labor matters from 1993 until a collective bargaining agreement was reached in 2011.
A motion filed Monday on behalf of Clark seeks dismissal of the defamation lawsuit filed by Pujols in October. Clark's attorney, Albert Watkins, said Clark's on-air comments were too vague to cause real harm to Pujols.
NCAA President Mark Emmert said Monday that providing a stipend to student-athletes seems less threatening to the schools that earlier knocked down a proposal to increase the value of a scholarship to cover the full cost of attendance.
Having spent four years in the shadow of his great rival Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo broke down in tears after being elected the Ballon d'Or winner for 2013 on Monday — a rare display of emotion that showed just how important it was for the Portugal winger to get his hands on the trophy again.