- Created on Monday, 26 July 2010 05:47
- Last Updated on Thursday, 16 May 2013 07:51
- Written by Associated Press
Kobe undergoes minor knee surgery - Kobe Bryant recently underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. This was the third time he's had the knee scoped, and this one was kept pretty quiet by the Lakers and Kobe, who is becoming more popular with his silence, letting other stars alienate fans with their words and 'decisons.' Bryant is rehabbing and is expected to be fully recovered prior to the start of the training camp on September 25.
Kahn fined $50,000 for comments about Beasley - David Kahn and the Timberwolves have each been fined $50,000 for comments Kahn made Thursday regarding Michael Beasley smoking marijuana in the past.
Rasual Butler will stay with Clippers - Rasual Butler will re-sign with the Clippers for the 2010-11 season. The retention of Butler solidifies the Clippers' depth chart.
Orlando Magic now at top of Chris Paul's list - The Orlando Magic have replaced the New York Knicks as Chris Paul's first choice if he can get himself traded out of New Orleans.
Hornets brass to meet with Chris Paul on Monday - Hornets president Hugh Weber, coach Monty Williams and GM Dell Demps are scheduled to meet with Chris Paul on Monday in an attempt to sell him on the team's vision.
McGrady to the Bulls? - The Bulls are reportedly prepared to sign Tracy McGrady if he seems healthy during his workout in Chicago on Monday and can convince the team he is willing to accept a bench role.
Barnes officially signs with Lakers - Matt Barnes officially signed a two-year, $3.6 million contract with the Lakers Friday. Barnes is still reeling after his two-year, $9 million deal with the Raptors fell through last week, but he's now focusing on trying to win a ring in L.A.
Astros want Kemp or Loney for Oswalt - The Astros have asked the Dodgers for either Matt Kemp or James Loney in a deal for Roy Oswalt. Loney is a reasonable request, but the Astros would be setting their sights too high with Kemp.
Angels acquire Haren in deal for Saunders - The Diamondbacks have traded RHP Dan Haren to the Angels for LHP Joe Saunders, LHP Patrick Corbin, RHP Rafael Rodriguez and a player to be named. - This is a steal for the Angels, who effectively answered Texas' acquisition of Cliff Lee at a very reasonable price.
Rangers push West lead back to seven - Pitcher Tommy Hunter remained undefeated as the Rangers won for the third time in four games against the Angels with a 6-4 victory at the Ballpark in Arlington on Sunday night.
Catcher Treanor predicts speedy recovery - Rangers catcher Matt Treanor, who went on the disabled list Saturday with a strained right PCL, doesn't think he'll be sidelined very long despite how the injury may look. - Treanor was walking around with a heavy brace on Sunday. But he still doesn't think he'll be sidelined much longer than 15 days.
Rodriguez shuts out Reds 4-0 - Wandy Rodriguez is dominant versus the Reds, holding them to just one hit and fanning seven over seven shutout innings. the Astros came through in the seventh, scoring three times to assure Rodriguez a 4-0 win Sunday.
Bryant refuses to carry Williams' should pads - Roy Williams asked Dez Bryant to do it Sunday without success. - ”I just feel like I'm here to play football," Bryant said. "I'm here to try to help win a championship, not carry someone's pads. I'm saying that out of no disrespect."
Kindle hospitalized in Austin - Former Longhorn's linebacker Sergio Kindle is hospitalized after falling down two flight of stairs. He will not be attending the Rookie camp with the Baltimore Ravins which starts Monday.
Jones wants an extension with San Antonio - Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones stated that he wants an extension to keep the Cowboys training camp in San Antonio. Nothing official but he said he there are as many fans, if not more, in San Antonio as there are in Dallas. It serves the Cowboys logistically to come to San Antonio.
Felix Jones checks into camp heavier than Marion Barber - Jones checked in 10 pounds heavier than Barber, both still need to lose pounds before the season starts.
Longhorns to open two football practices - Two open football practices have been scheduled by Texas. The practices will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 and 12 at Royal-Memorial Stadium.
SMU's Beachum lone Mustang named to all-Conference USA team - Kelvin Beachum, a junior left tackle from Mexia known as "Beach" by his teammates, was the only SMU player named to the C-USA coaches' preseason all-conference team.
Shuttle service added for TCU-Oregon State game at Cowboys Stadium - Shuttles from downtown Fort Worth to Cowboys Stadium in Arlington proved successful enough – about 4,000 passengers for nine games – that the offerings will be expanded this year to include college football games. The Fort Worth Transportation Authority, better known as the T, started running the round trips to Cowboys games last year for $5 but doubled the price this season.
North Texas football coach Leftwich leaves for Tulsa - Spencer Leftwich, UNT’s offensive line coach and one of the original members of Todd Dodge’s coaching staff, has resigned to take a similar position at Tulsa. He will replace Herb Hand, who left Tulsa for Vanderbilt.
Texas Tech president named to NCAA Board of Directors - Texas Tech third-year president Guy Bailey has been appointed to represent the Big 12 Conference on the NCAA Division I Board of Directors. Bailey replaces the University of Nebraska's Chancellor Harvey Perlman.
Texas A&M's 12th Man won't stand for license tag promotion - Texas A&M's 12th Man brand is too valuable for anyone's back bumper. The state's license plate vendor had wanted to auction that coveted seven-letter combination but the Aggies – after initially flirting with the idea – turned thumbs down for now.