Crabtree has surgery for torn Achillies
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree has undergone surgery for a torn Achillies, a league source confirmed to ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.
Spurs' Parker getting MRI on ailing left calf
San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker plans to have an MRI on Thursday on his troublesome left calf, although he doesn't expect to miss any playing time in the Western Conference finals.
Jackson: Told by GM of D'Antoni, 'I laughed'
When Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak called Phil Jackson to tell him the Lakers were hiring Mike D'Antoni instead of him he responded the only way he knew how. "I laughed," Jackson says.
Nats' closer calls out Harper's OF positioning
Washington Nationals closer Rafael Soriano questioned Bryce Harper's defensive positioning on Tuesday, claiming that the star right fielder should have been in a better position to make a game-saving catch against the San Francisco Giants.
NFL: Expanded playoffs, 18 games still eyed
Cutting two games off the preseason -- either by expanding the playoffs or moving to an 18-game schedule -- is still being discussed, commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday at the NFL's spring owners meetings.