Williams still out for Utah

Utah forward Marvin Williams has still yet to pass his concussion test and has been ruled out for Saturday’s game at Houston. Williams was forced to leave Wednesday’s game against the Hornets in the second half, after taking a hard fall that left him with concussion-like symptoms. Source: NBA Player Updates

Frazier: Adrian Peterson better than before surgery

Adrian Peterson is leading the league in rushing, a remarkable accomplishment given the level of knee surgery he’s coming off of. Leslie Frazier and Dom Capers agree this is the best he’s ever been. Source: NFL Player Updates 2

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Virginia Tech beats No. 15 Oklahoma St., stays unbeaten

Erick Green scored 28 points and hit eight critical free throws in the final 76 seconds Saturday to help Virginia Tech remain unbeaten and handed No. 15 Oklahoma State its first loss, 81-71. Source: NCAA Basketball

No. 13 Michigan State wallops Nicholls State by 45

Keith Appling scored 13 points and No. 13 Michigan State used a big run in the first half to romp past undermanned Nicholls State 84-39 Saturday. Source: NCAA Basketball

NFL Teams, players tweet reactions to Jovan Belcher tragedy

Teams and players took to Twitter to offer their condolences in the aftermath of the Jovan Belcher tragedy in Kansas City on Saturday. Source: NFL Player Updates 2

Collison’s finger feeling better

Dallas guard Darren Collison said his injured finger is “getting better,” reports NBA.com Saturday. Collison missed last game and is questionable to play Saturday against Detroit. The Mavericks signed Derek Fisher and it looks like he’ll start at point guard moving forward for the team. Source: NBA Player Updates

Report: Panthers advised to make flight to Kansas City

The Carolina Panthers were told by the league to travel to Kansas City after Saturday morning’s fatal shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs facility, according to a report. Source: NFL Player Updates 2

Brooks not filling it up

Kings guard Aaron Brooks has been unable to score in double figures in back-to-back games. Brooks scored nine points on 4 of 8 shooting on Friday in a loss to Indiana. He played 30 minutes and added just two rebounds and one assist while turning the ball over three times and fouling out in the ...

Brian Cushing undecided on low-block controversy

Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing was lost for the season after a peel-back block. But he’s not a staunch opponent of below-the-waist blocks. Source: NFL Player Updates 2