Tuesday, April 12, 2011
NBA stars want to play for Michael Jordan?
New Orleans Hornets point guard won't rule out the possibility of signing with the Charlotte Bobcats in 2012, citing the chance to play for a Jordan-owned team as the main reason for his interest in the franchise.
"It would definitely be something to think about," Paul said.
Already part of Jordan's Nike brand, Paul says he is happy to have such a special relationship with the legend. "To have a personal relationship with him now and for him to be a mentor of mine, it's something when you're growing up as a kid in North Carolina you would never expect." (chicagosports.com)
Cubs sign another veteran pitcher
Still reeling from losing two starting pitchers, the Cubs signed another veteran starter to a minor-league contract after signing Doug Davis.
Davis will report to extended spring training to get stretched out. The 35-year-old lefty is coming off elbow surgery and posted a 7.51 ERA in 38 13 innings with the Brewers in 2010. (mlb.sbnation.com)
Former White Sox Uribe being sued
Ex-White Sox shortstop Juan Uribe is being sued by a San Francisco landlord over a late-night fish fry that caused 145,000 worth of damage to the condo he rented while playing for the Giants last season. (sfgate.com)
Stars fire their head coach
After losing to the Minnesota Wild and thus failing to make the playoffs - to the benefit of the Blackhawks - the Stars fired head coach Marc Crawford after not making the playoffs in either of his two seasons as head coach in Dallas. (dallasnews.com)