A bounty on Aaron Rodgers. A cheap shot on Sidney Crosby. Muggings of Jeremy Lin in the lane. The virtue of sports keeps getting harder to find.
The unions for hockey, baseball and basketball are siding with the players in the NFL lockout court battle, saying the league's lockout should be lifted.
Lifting football's labor lockout without a new contract in place would allow better-off teams to sign the best players, tipping the NFL's competitive balance and damaging the league, attorneys for the owners argued in court papers Monday.
Drew Brees is the big winner at the ESPY Awards, collecting four trophies, including male athlete of the year.