Chad Johnson freed upon apology to judge
Former NFL star Chad Johnson is being released immediately from jail after apologizing to a judge for lack of respect when he slapped his attorney on the backside in court last week.
Hawks' Hossa a Game 3 scratch, Smith in
Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa was a late scratch from Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals against the Boston Bruins, although the cause wasn't immediately known.
Pippen: Rose didn't deserve criticism for sitting
Chicago Bulls Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen said Bulls guard Derrick Rose didn't deserve to be criticized by fans for sitting out the entire the 2012-13 season while rehabbing from a torn ACL in his left knee.
Ginobili starts, lifts Spurs to 3-2 series lead
Manu Ginobili had 24 points and 10 assists in a surprise start to spark the San Antonio Spurs to a 114-104 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, pushing the Spurs one victory away from their fifth championship.
Putin denies stealing Kraft's Super Bowl ring
A spokesman for Vladimir Putin maintains that the Russian President received Robert Kraft's Super Bowl ring in 2005 as a gift and said the Patriots' owner's claims that Putin took it without permission is "weird."