Lionel Messi has been banned four games by FIFA after TV images showed him verbally abusing a match official in Argentina's 1-0 win over Chile in World Cup qualifying last week.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James said he is fine and plans to play in Thursday night's game against the Chicago Bulls after taking an elbow to his neck during Monday's loss to the San Antonio Spurs.
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says the Spartans are "extremely concerned" about allegations of sexual assault made against three football players, and he says other questions about his team and spring practice are "trivial" in comparison
Hurricanes goalie Eddie Lack exited the ice on a stretcher after being injured on the game’s final play Monday. Lack was hurt when Red Wings center Andreas Athanasiou collided with him in the process of scoring the game-winning goal in overtime.