When it comes to who's the biggest NBA loser, it's hard to pick between Dwight Howard, who failed in his showdown against the Lakers with seven missed free throws, and the Timberwolves, with their clueless Ladies Night Out promotion.
Ben McLemore had nine points, 12 rebounds and five assists in his Kansas debut, and the seventh-ranked Jayhawks pulled away from pesky Southeast Missouri State for a 74-55 season-opening victory Friday night.
The seven agents who sent NBA players a "warning letter" on Monday backed off calls for decertification of the union after a conference call Wednesday to discuss their next move, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
The battle lines are being drawn for the upcoming courtroom combat between Lance Armstrong and Jeff Novitzky. Courtside Seat sizes 'em up, along with looks at Ilya Kovalchuk's contract and Dwyane Wade's divorce.