NEW YORK (AP) Dwyane Wade will captain the Eastern Conference and Chris Paul will lead the West when All-Star Saturday becomes a team event for the first time.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Ricky Rubio is standing up for his fellow Spaniard Pau Gasol, saying he doesn't think it's fair that the Los Angeles Lakers are bringing Gasol off the bench this season.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Omar Vizquel has been hired by the Los Angeles Angels as a roving infield instructor.
NEW YORK (AP) The New York Mets have signed right-hander LaTroy Hawkins to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
The Mets announced the deal Thursday.