3:15 PM: Former Iowa & NFL offensive lineman Casey Wiegmann is taking part in this year's RAGBRAI state-wide bicycle race in honor of his former high school coach Ed Thomas. Thomas was shot and killed by former player Mark Becker in 2009.
3:00 PM: The Star Tribune reports Major League Baseball did not have to pay rent for their 5-day All-Star Game FanFest held at the Minneapolis Convention Center, while MLB also received steep discounts for security, food & cleaning.
2:45 PM: Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert tweeted photos of having dinner with Larry Bird & Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Tuesday night: "Loved hearing their stories. Learned so much and asked a lot of questions."
2:30 PM: A 54-year-old man was arrested Sunday for groping people in a wave pool at Disney World's Typhoon Lagoon water park. But Perry Stiles claims any contact he made with others was "accidental and unintentional".
2:00 PM: After Tony Dungy said he wouldn't draft him because he would be a "distraction", Michael Sam responded: "Thank God he wasn't a St. Louis Rams coach. But I have great respect for Tony Dungy. Like everyone in America, everyone is entitled to their own opinions."
1:45 PM: L.A. Clippers interim CEO Richard Parsons testified on Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers will quit if Donald Sterling remains owner: "If Doc were to leave, that would be a disaster. Doc is the father figure, the one who leads."
1:00 PM: With the Facebook page of 10-year-old brain cancer patient Fallon Emery surpassing 10,000 Likes, Myrtle Beach Pelicans general manager Andy Milovich will sing "Take Me Out To the Ballgame" while getting a prostate exam during Thursday's game.
12:30 PM: Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain will have to miss the start of training camp & stand trial on Friday to face charges of resisting arrest & disorderly conduct.
12:00 PM: A woman who ran an animal shelter in Squaw Valley, California has been banned from possessing, rescuing, adopting or selling pets after pleading no contest to animal cruelty charges. About 61 neglected animals were found at the shelter.
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