Grant: : Former forward Brian Grant, 37, told ESPN.com that he has Parkinson's disease and is starting a Web site devoted to his fight with the neurological disorder.
West: : For the first time, Jerry West discussed in detail his five-decade battle with the heart condition that led him to retire from the Lakers' front office nine years ago. Atrial filbrillation is a disease that disproportionally affects the elderly, but the man whose silhouette graces the NBA logo said he has been dealing with it since his 20s. West, 70, told his story at the launch of AF Stat, a national initiative aimed at increasing awareness of the condition.
Jurisprudence: : Lakers guard Derek Fisher won an extended restraining order until May 2012 against a woman he says stalked and harassed him. A Los Angeles judge on Monday granted a three-year extension of an order issued last month against Symone Fisher, 40, who Derek Fisher said in court papers changed her last name to Fisher.
76ers: : Philadelphia will interview Celtics assistant coach Tom Thibodeau for its vacant head coaching position, the Associated Press reported, citing an anonymous source.
Television: : Game 7 of the Magic-Celtics series was the most-viewed NBA second-round playoff game ever on cable. TNT said Orlando's 101-82 win Sunday was watched by 8.41 million viewers. The previous record was 7.65 million for Game 6 of Spurs-Lakers in 2004.
Timberwolves: : Portland assistant general manager Tom Penn pulled his name out of the running for Minnesota's GM position.
Sharapova wins in return
Maria Sharapova played her first singles match on tour in nearly 10 months. The three-time Grand Slam title winner needed nine match points to put away 68th-ranked Tathiana Garbin of Italy, 6-1, 6-7 (6), 6-3, in the first round of the WTA Warsaw Open.
Swimming: : A panel of swimming experts met to decide which high-tech swimsuits will be approved for racing on a list scheduled for release Tuesday. FINA, the sport's governing body, appointed a special commission to sift through laboratory test results for hundreds of different suit designs. Commission members are deciding which suits can be worn at the FINA world championships July 19-Aug. 2 in Rome, and for the rest of the year.
- From Sun staff and news services