SbB LIVE FROM LA (Mar 12, 2014 @ 11:05am ET)
12:15 PM: While trying to make a check on San Jose Sharks player Patrick Marleau, Toronto Maple Leafs player Dion Phaneuf missed and hit teammate James van Riemsdyk instead. Van Riemsdyk was taken to the locker room but later returned to the game.
12:00 PM: Appearing on Monday's Late Show With David Letterman, Erin Andrews admitted that her first crush was former Boston Celtics player Kevin McHale.
11:45 AM: The latest Sports Illustrated cover featuring Creighton basketball player Doug McDermott is a remake of their 1977 cover featuring Larry Bird, complete with shushing cheerleaders.
11:30 AM: Vanderbilt has hired Utah State's Frank Maile as the Commodores' new defensive line coach. Maile replaced Vavae Tata, who was suspended last month after pleading guilty to drunk driving charges.
11:15 AM: The Atlanta Falcons officially released tight end Tony Gonzalez on Tuesday. Gonzalez will be working next season as an NFL analyst for CBS.
11:00 AM: Martinsburg (West Virginia) High School QB Malique Watkins was arrested for having iPhone video of a 17-year-old having sex with a 19-year-old. Watkins was charges with possessing sexually explicit material involving a juvenile.
10:45 AM: Washington state senator Mike Baumgartner has proposed legislation that would make the University of Washington & Gonzaga play each other in basketball every year.
10:30 AM: The New York Post reports Phil Jackson has agreed in principle to become the Knicks' new president of basketball operations.
10:15 AM: Patrick McCaffery, the 13-year-old son of Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery, has been diagnosed with a tumor on his thyroid gland and will undergo surgery on March 19.
10:00 AM: Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Jonathan Martin, who accused teammate Richie Incognito of bullying, has been traded to the San Francisco 49ers for an undisclosed draft pick.
9:00 PM: During a soccer match against Nuremberg, Werder Bremen captain Aaron Hunt told the referee not to award him a penalty kick after he admitted he fell down on his own: "I struggled with myself a bit, but we don't want to win any games like that, even if we are in a relegation battle."
8:45 PM: Former Detroit Red Wings player Jiri Fischer, who suffered cardiac arrest during a 2005 game, said he has reached out to Rich Peverley after the Dallas Stars player suffered the same situation Monday night.
8:30 PM: Running back Darren Sproles reacts to news that the New Orleans Saints might trade him instead of release him: "The stuff u find out on twitter"
8:15 PM: The Valhalla Golf Club near Louisville has been named one of the seven inductees for the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2014.
8:00 PM: The Chicago Bears have released defensive end Julius Peppers, which frees up $9.8 million in salary cap space for the team.