David Cassilo has been writing about sports since he was making fake newspapers during science class in the fifth grade. He's a contributing writer for SLAM magazine and has also written for Newsday and HighSchoolSports.Net. Although most of his experience is in covering basketball, he still lists Eddie House as his favorite player of all time. Twitter: @dcassilo
Collin Klein, Arthur Brown and Nigel Malone earned some preseason honors on Monday. They were included on watch lists for postseason awards.
Former Kansas State hoopster Michael Beasley might be headed to Phoenix.
Bomani Jones believes Aldon Smith should not be blamed for his whereabouts. The 49ers linebacker was stabbed over the weekend.
A poor series against Tampa Bay could have Kansas City thinking about next year. The Royals are currently six games back of first place.