Jason Collins Signs 10-Day Contract with Brooklyn Nets

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_89d895d6d2.jpgJonathan Daniel/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Brooklyn Nets signed center Jason Collins to a 10-day contract on Sunday. The 35-year-old Collins becomes the first openly gay active player in the four major men’s professional sports leagues in North America. He last appeared in an NBA game on April 17, 2013 as a member of the Washington Wizards.


Sochi Winter Olympics - Day 16 Results

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_8641e4c948.jpgABC Sports Radio (NEW YORK) -- Sochi 2014 Winter Games

Medal Count

Russia - 27

United States - 27

Norway - 25

Canada - 24

Netherlands - 22

Germany - 18


Kobe Bryant Out at Least Three More Weeks

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_76061cbe50.jpgDoug Pensinger/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was examined by team physician Dr. Steve Lombardo on Friday.  It was determined that he will miss at least three more weeks before being re-evaluated because of continued pain, swelling and soreness in his injured left knee. After the team's 101-92 win over the Boston Celtics on Friday night, head coach Mike D'Antoni was asked if there's even a chance Bryant returns at all this season.


Russia Edges the United States in the 5,000 Relay

Getty_S_022214_Viktor An.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1393050764776Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images (SOCHI, Russia) --  Viktor Ahn led Russia to the gold medal in the 5,000-meter relay on Friday, taking the lead over American J.R. Celski with eight laps remaining. Earlier in the evening, Ahn won the 500. With two more gold medals added to his resume, he tied retired star Apolo Anton Ohno for most career Olympic medals in the sport.


Report: Browns Tried to Acquire Jim Harbaugh

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_d748defb41.jpgRalph Freso/Getty Images (INDIANAPOLIS)  --  The Cleveland Browns were close to acquiring head coach Jim Harbaugh from the San Francisco 49ers earlier this offseason, according to a report from Pro Football Talk. Harbaugh has been the head coach of the 49ers for the past three seasons.  He has coached the team to three NFC Championship Games and one Super Bowl.