Ending a frantic few days of courtship ¿ and perhaps cementing the Spurs as the preseason favorites to win yet another NBA title ¿ Aldridge announced Saturday that he will sign with San Antonio and align with Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard to form what would figure to be among the league's most-formidable frontcourts.
WWE superstar CM Punk has been selected by Sports Illustrated to be among its "Twitter 100," categorized as the most "essential to your daily routine for finding news, information and entertainment from the sports world."
Rebel Wilson confusses and titillates at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards while tax-paying procrastinators struggled to submit their returns on a temporarily floundering TurboTax online. In gun control news, a sadly ironic turn of events took place at the first 500 Sprint Cup race sponsored by the NRA as a NASCAR fan shot himself in the head after an apparent argument with a fellow racing fan.
The weekend's NBA all star game gave halftime show junkies a fix after their Super Bowl withdrawl, Danica Patrick ran a fast qualifying lap, and Christoph Waltz shows everyone the lighter side of Hitler.
Christmas may come early for Apple CEO Tim Cooke who could find out today whether a mess of Samsung phones are permanently placed on the naughty list, out of reach of U.S. consumers. Lakers star Kobe Bryant just scored his 30,000 point joining the elite ranks of Michael Jordan and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Maryland basketball coach Mark Turgeon and assistant Bino Ranson reportedly had lunch today in Texas with Aaron Harrison Sr., the father of the 6-5 twin guards Aaron and Andrew Harrison, who are choosing between the Terps and defending national champion Kentucky.
What was supposed to be a rousing sendoff for the U.S. team playing its last game on American soil before continuing its pre-Olympic tour later this week in England, turned into an embarrassing first quarter that saw Brazil take a 10-point lead amid an assortment of missed dunks, errant jump shots and porous defense by their more famous counterparts.
The debate raging these days between those arguing whether this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team could compete with the Dream Team of 20 years ago is not answered simply by a generational divide.