Rose is being sued by an ex-girlfriend who has accused him of rape, CSN Chicago reports. A spokesperson for Rose released a statement saying in part that the allegations are "nothing more than a desperate attempt to shake down a highly respected and successful athlete."
Whiteside's workload may not increase much from the 2014-15 season, when he logged 24 minutes per game, the Miami Herald reports. "You might see his minutes jump up when we're playing Andre Drummond or DeAndre Jordan. But if we're playing a team that likes to play small ball, you'll probably see his minutes around 20 or 25," said Heat assistant coach Dan Craig.
Johnson (knee) may be held out of Michigan's season opener against Utah, Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free Press reports. "Drake is cleared, practicing and haven't decided whether he's going to play in this ballgame yet or not. He's doing a fantastic job. He's in practice and an explosive football player," said coach Jim Harbaugh on Thursday.
NASCAR announced Wednesday night that Kyle Busch and Kenseth each will be docked 15 minutes of practice time next week at Darlington Raceway for inspection issues at Bristol Motor Speedway, NBC Sports reports.