Caldwell Jones, a key member of the Philadelphia 76ers teams that reached the NBA Finals in 1977, 1980 and 1982, died Sunday after suffering a heart attack on a suburban Atlanta golf course. He was 64.
Wide open. That's an apt description of Sunday's action at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, where a succession of on-track dust-ups and hold-your-breath restarts played havoc with the fortunes of Chase drivers who entered the Sylvania 300 feeling relatively secure about their prospects of advancing to the second elimination round.
Former Southern Cal player Brian Bauchman alleges he had 103-degree fever, received a diagnosis of "influenza-like illness, viral pharyngitis and dehydration," and took four liters of IV fluid only to be put on the field two days later for a game against Cal.
When it comes to curing soccer injuries all you need is cheese, according to coach Felix Magath. The former Fulham manager confirmed reports he suggested defender Brede Hangeland wrap cheese around his injured knee to help it heal.
A fortnight after Japan's Kei Nishikori became the first Asian man to play in a grand slam final in the Open era -- going down in straight sets to Croatia's Marin Cilic at Flushing Meadows -- he sat down with CNN in Hong Kong to talk the U.S. Open, his new-found stardom and the impact his new coach Michael Chang has had on his game.
Tom Watson has learned plenty in the 21 years since he was last captain of the United States' Ryder Cup golf team. But there is one new-fangled invention the eight-time major winner can't quite get his head around.