Silver: Pushing back age limit is top priority Armed with majority support from owners and saying "we're ready to go," NBA commissioner Adam Silver made it clear pushing back the league's age limit to 20 is at the top of his priority list.
Source: Woodson wants clarity pre-Phil talk New York Knicks coach Mike Woodson is not interested in having a face-to-face meeting with president Phil Jackson until he gets further clarification on his status, a league source said.
NCAA prez Emmert: Food rule was 'absurd' NCAA president Mark Emmert said Friday that he was happy to take pressure off the NCAA and its member schools as the governing body's legislative council voted earlier this week to eliminate all the previous restrictions on food.
Source: 49ers likely to pass on Smith option The San Francisco 49ers are not expected to pick up the 2015 fifth-year option on linebacker/defensive end Aldon Smith's contract, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Clifford, Joerger named coaches of the month
The Charlotte Bobcats' Steve Clifford and the Memphis Grizzlies' Dave Joerger on Thursday were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in April.
Quenneville sorry for gesture: 'Bush league' Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville apologized Friday for his behavior on the bench during the second overtime of Thursday night's Game 1 of a Western Conference first-round series against the Blues.
Steen boosts Blues over Blackhawks in 3OT Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.