• New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony (7) defends Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) in the second half of an NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. The Wizards defeated the Knicks 111-108. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Carmelo Anthony voted to player union’s executive committee

    TORONTO (AP) — New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony has been elected to the NBA Players Association’s executive committee as a vice president.

  • Contracts of Coples and McCain terminated by Miami Dolphins

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The contracts of defensive end Quinton Coples and cornerback Brice McCain have been terminated by the Miami Dolphins, saving the team about $10 million in salary cap space.

  • Football used in 1958 title game auctioned for $62,140

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The football that Johnny Unitas threw to Raymond Berry for a touchdown in the historic 1958 NFL Championship game has been sold for $62,140 at an auction.

  • In this Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 file photo, National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver, addresses the media at the S.A.Y. Detroit Play Center in Detroit. The first All-Star weekend held outside the U.S. is another success for Commissioner Adam Silver. And while things are going well, the honeymoon won't last long before either players or owners have to decide if they want the NBA to go in another direction.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

    Silver calls All-Star weekend in Toronto ‘a homecoming’

    TORONTO (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has opened All-Star weekend by paying homage to the league’s history in Toronto.

  • Kompany in line to return for Man City after injury

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is in line to play against Tottenham on Sunday for his first match this year, after recovering from a calf injury.

  • Raiders agree to extension to remain at Oakland Coliseum

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Four weeks after being stymied in their effort to move to Los Angeles, the Raiders agreed to a one-year extension lease extension to remain at the Oakland Coliseum on Thursday.

  • Workers construct the Mercedes Benz Stadium, the future home of the Atlanta Falcons, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in Atlanta. The Falcons say their first year of PSL sales for their new Mercedes Benz Stadium has gone well. Even so, the idea of paying extra for the right to buy season tickets hasn’t been a hit for all fans. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

    Falcons early PSL sales blow projections ‘out of the water’

    ATLANTA (AP) — Personal seat license sales for the Atlanta Falcons’ new stadium have surpassed expectations set by the firm handling the process for the team.

  • In this March 17, 2015, file photo, Major League Baseball Players Association executive and former Detroit Tigers first baseman Tony Clark talks to the media before a spring training exhibition baseball game between the Tigers and the Washington Nationals in Lakeland, Fla. With spring training approaching and dozens of players still seeking jobs, Tony Clark concluded baseball's current system needs change.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

    AP Interview: Union head Tony Clark pitches for more jobs

    NEW YORK (AP) — With spring training approaching and dozens of players still seeking jobs, union leader Tony Clark concluded baseball’s current system needs change.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Clemson University Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in Pendleton, S.C. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Trump settles lawsuit against Univision

    NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump and Univision said Thursday they have resolved the lawsuit that the Republican presidential contender filed after the company decided last summer not to broadcast the Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants.

  • Giants hire former Lions general manager for front office

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have hired former Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew as their director of football operations/special projects.