Silver tells NBA team owners to take note of rest issue

MIAMI (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to the league's board of governors Monday, calling the way teams are choosing to rest starters in some games "an extremely significant issue for our league" and pressing owners to be more involved in the decision-making process.

  • Written by TIM REYNOLDS , AP Basketball Writer

Back from shoulder woes, Indians' Brantley gets 2 hits

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — For most teams, seeing an All-Star get two hits in a spring training game would be no big deal. For the Cleveland Indians, watching Michael Brantley swing back into action meant something.

  • Written by GARY SCHATZ , Associated Press

Texas-Arlington routs Akron 85-69 in NIT second round

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kaelon Wilson scored 18 points, Erick Neal added 13 points and nine assists and Texas-Arlington routed Akron 85-69 on Monday night in the second round of the NIT.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS