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Prosecutors: Arenas pushed for cover-up

Prosecutors say Washington Wizards star Gilbert Arenas tried to pressure teammate Javaris Crittenton into covering up their locker-room confrontation in December.

KU coach: Henry is NBA-ready, Aldrich will decide soon

Kansas coach Bill Self says freshman star Xavier Henry is ready to compete in the NBA if he decides to declare for this year's draft.

St. John's wants to talk with Georgia Tech coach Hewitt

Georgia Tech athletic director Dan Radekovich was contacted by St. John’s on Monday morning about Paul Hewitt, the school's basketball coach, Hewitt told

Ilgauskas reaches deal to return to Cavs

Center Zydrunas Ilgauskas has agreed to play the rest of the season with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Mets star Reyes cleared to resume baseball activities

New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes has been cleared to resume baseball activities after doctors determined his thyroid levels have returned to normal.

Dale Jr. explains profanity-laced rant

Dale Earnhardt Jr. blamed his profanity-laced rant at Bristol Motor Speedway on frustration from a speeding penalty.

Cook: Vintage Tiger could win Masters

Two players who've seen Tiger practice think the other 90 or so golfers at Augusta are in trouble.

Tiger tuning up at Augusta?

Tiger Woods began tuning up for the Masters on Monday by practicing at Augusta National, according to several media reports.

Spurs' savvy too much for Thunder

Young Thunder not ready to topple wise Spurs.