Yankees Reward Outfielder Brett Gardner with Four-Year Extension

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_32ac6f8b33.jpgRobert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The New York Yankees have come to terms on a four-year extension with outfielder Brett Gardner for $52 million. His new deal starts with the 2015 season, keeping Gardner in Yankee pinstripes through the 2018 season. The deal also has a $12.5 million option for the 2019 season.


Clippers Get Past Thunder, 125-117

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_45cebedafe.jpgJeff Gross/Getty Images (OKLAHOMA CITY) -- A game between a couple of the best teams in the Western Conference did not disappoint on Sunday. The Los Angeles Clippers came up with a big road win as they defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder, 125-117. The stars came out to play for both teams, but the Clippers can largely thank guard Jamaal Crawford. He scored a team-high 36 points on 13-for-20 shooting.


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.