Talks between the Boston Celtics and 7-footer JaVale McGee have fallen apart Thursday afternoon, a source told ESPN.com.
GM: Jeter should be Yankees' last captain
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said on Thursday that no Yankee will succeed Derek Jeter as captain of the New York Yankees any time soon, and maybe, never again.
NBPA attorney: Union expects age limit clash
An attorney for the union representing NBA players strongly indicated Thursday that the association will want players to again have the age limit for go pro lowered in the next round of collective bargaining.
TE Donnell OK after plane skids off runway
New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell was one of the passengers on a Delta Airlines flight that skidded off the runway while landing at New York's LaGuardia airport Thursday morning.
Peyton signs new contract with $4M pay cut
Peyton Manning is officially returning to play for the Denver Broncos, the team announced Thursday.
Kurt Busch won't face any criminal charges
Suspended NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges over the alleged assault of ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll at Dover International Speedway on Sept. 26.
Ex-Cards DE Dockett signs with rival 49ers
Defensive end Darnell Dockett will stay in the NFC West next season, signing with the San Francisco 49ers, his agent Drew Rosenhaus announced Thursday on Twitter.
LeBron: Got to protect myself a little more
After being the recipient of a second flagrant foul in his past three games, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James said he might have to take matters into his own hands in the future.
IU's Crean gets vote of confidence from AD
Tom Crean's job at Indiana is not in jeopardy, and athletic director Fred Glass told ESPN on Thursday that he fully supports the Hoosiers' coach.
NFL: Hardy, on exempt list, OK to sign deal
Carolina Panthers defensive end and soon-to-be free agent Greg Hardy will be allowed to sign a new contract even if he remains on the commissioner's exempt list.
McHale incensed with non-call in loss to Griz
The Rockets were incensed at the officials' failure to call a foul after James Harden was slapped on both arms in the closing seconds of a 102-100 loss to the Grizzlies.
Wilfork a free agent as Pats decline option
Veteran defensive tackle Vince Wilfork tweeted Thursday that the New England Patriots have informed him they will not be picking up the option in his contract, thus making him a free agent when the league year begins March 10.
Heavy duty: Baylor to try 410-pounder at TE
The Baylor Bears are having LaQuan McGowen -- all 6-foot-7, 410 pounds of him -- practice at tight end and at H-back during spring practices.
Steelers hope Polamalu retires, source says
The Pittsburgh Steelers hope Troy Polamalu retires so they are not forced to release him, a source close to the iconic safety told ESPN.com.
Heat's Bosh out for season with blood clots
Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh will miss at least the remainder of the season after developing blood clots on one of his lungs, the team announced Saturday.