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  • Adam Silver Was Really Conflicted About Not Suspending Draymond Green

    Dime Magazine "On Monday evening, the NBA announced its decision to upgrade Draymond Green’s kick to the groin of Steven Adams in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals from a Flagrant 1 to a Flagrant 2, thereby avoiding a suspension for Green in tonight’s crucial Game 4. The decision was controversial,..." May 24

  • Kevin Durant on Draymond Green's Non-Suspension: NBA Is "Pro-Business"

    Complex "Draymond Green has been on many Thunder fans' shit list after he kicked Steven Adams in the nuts (twice!) during the Western Conference Finals. And it doesn't help his case that he explained in his "playoff diary" that, although he's sorry, he doesn't want to immediately make amends with Adams for..." May 24

  • Craig Sager to receive Jimmy V Award for Perseverance

    College Spun "During the Western Conference Finals, NBA fans can find Craig Sager doing his normal job, handling sideline duties for TNT. Sager, who was given just a few months to live back in March, continues to work the job he loves, even driving hours from chemotherapy treatments to make sure he’s in time..." May 24

  • Kevin Love hurt his knee in Game 4, but should play in Game 5

    Fear The Sword "If you saw Kevin Love limping off the floor during the third quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers' Game 3 loss to the Toronto Raptors and panicked a bit, you can now relax. Love did hurt his knee after stepping on official's foot, but said after last night's game that he's fine and should play in..." May 24

  • Dikembe Mutombo wags his finger at Bismack Biyombo for stealing his move

    CBS Sports "Bismack Biyombo wagging his finger after he blocks a shot has become a familiar sight this postseason. Biyombo's celebratory move is an ode to Dikembe Mutombo, who like the Raptors center, is from the Congo and invented the finger wag in the first place. There is just one problem..." May 24

  • Knowshon Moreno refutes report career is over

    Today's Pigskin "Spending 2015 out of football as his former franchise won the Super Bowl, Knowshon Moreno is not willing to conclude his career just yet. The former first-round pick tweeted on Tuesday that he plans on returning to the league in 2016. Mike Klis of 9News recently caught up with Moreno and..." May 24

  • Atlanta, South Florida, L.A. chosen to host Super Bowls

    NFL.com "The NFL announced the locations for Super Bowls LIII, LIV, and LV on Tuesday, resulting in a lot of happy folks folks in Atlanta, South Florida, and Los Angeles. The NFL announced at the Spring League Meeting on Tuesday that Atlanta has won the right to host Super Bowl LIII in 2019. It will be..." May 24

  • Sources: Ronald Leary has requested trade from Cowboys

    ESPN "Ronald Leary has requested a trade from the Dallas Cowboys and has been a no-show for the offseason program, including the start of organized team activities Tuesday, according to sources. Leary signed his restricted free-agent tender worth $2.553 million before the draft in hopes of..." May 24

  • Pete Morelli gets entirely new officiating crew after multiple errors last season

    Pro Football Talk "After a poor season for Pete Morelli and his officiating crew last season that featured two separate disciplinary measures from the league for mistakes, the league has given Morelli an entirely new crew for 2016. According to Ben Austro of FootballZebras.com, Morelli’s crew has been entirely..." May 24

  • Le'Veon Bell still says Cincy was out to hurt him

    NFL.com "Le'Veon Bell is back. The Steelers' Pro Bowl running back took part in portions of OTA drills Tuesday. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune, Bell did individual drills, but did not work during 11-on-11 portions of practice available to the media. "They're just trying to protect me from..." May 24

  • Rangers capping Darvish at 90 pitches in return

    The Score "The Texas Rangers are going to ease Yu Darvish back into the bigs. Pitching coach Doug Brocail told reporters Tuesday that upon Darvish's much-anticipated return on Saturday against the Pirates, the Rangers will limit him to 85-90 pitches. "That would be a good pitch count," Brocail said...." May 24

  • Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista has suspension appeal hearing Thursday

    Toronto Star "It will be an early wake-up call and a busy morning for Jose Bautista on Thursday, as he has an in-person hearing scheduled at MLB headquarters in downtown Manhattan followed by the Blue Jays’ series finale against the Yankees in the Bronx. Bautista is appealing his one-game suspension for..." May 24

  • Is Kris Bryant becoming an elite defender?

    The Outside Corner "When the discussion surrounds the Chicago Cubs, it most often veers directly toward their offense. And rightfully so. Not only do the Cubs have a historically impressive stable of former offensive prospects making their presence felt at the big league level, they’ve added pieces like Dexter Fowler..." May 24

  • Will the Tigers Entertain a Mike Trout Trade?

    Baseball Essential "The 2016 season has not been good for the Los Angeles Angels. They currently sit four games under .500 at 20-24, and it doesn’t look like they will turn the corner any time soon. With a barren farm system, their future doesn’t look any brighter. There is some thought that a trade with teams such..." May 24

  • Matt Harvey won't skip start during struggles, proclaims 'I'm not a quitter'

    The Comeback "Matt Harvey has struggled mightily this season. Once the top option amongst the best starting five in baseball, the Mets starter is mired in arguably the worst stretch of his career. Harvey is 3-6 and his ERA has ballooned to 5.77 after he allowed nine runs in 2 2/3 innings in the worst start of..." May 24

  • How every NHL team could trade for P.K. Subban

    Sporting News "P.K. Subban should be a provincial treasure. Subban is one of the top five defensemen in the NHL, and honestly, is probably in the top two or three. He’s a do-it-all defenseman, a player who drives puck possession and ignites offense with his dynamic play. Even in a sport generally filled..." May 24

  • Blues turn to Elliott for elimination Game 6

    The Score "Brian Elliott will be back in net when the St. Louis Blues attempt to stave off elimination for a third time in these playoffs Wednesday in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final versus the San Jose Sharks. Head coach Ken Hitchcock confirmed Tuesday that Elliott will return to the starter's..." May 24

  • Penguins go back to Murray for Game 6

    TSN "After deciding to turn to Marc-Andre Fleury for the first time in 53 days, Penguins coach Mike Sullivan pulled aside rookie netminder Matt Murray to break the news - and to keep him engaged in the event that he needed him again these playoffs. Two days later, that day has come. Murray, the..." May 24

  • After two years in Switzerland, Tom Pyatt signs with Sens

    Pro Hockey Talk "Tom Pyatt is back in the NHL. Or, at least, back with an NHL organization. After spending the last two seasons with Swiss club Geneve Servette, the 29-year-old forward has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Ottawa Senators. “We’re very pleased that Tom has committed to our..." May 24

  • Jaromir Jagr reaches decision on World Cup participation

    Sportsnet "Jaromir Jagr will not participate in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. The Florida Panthers star and the highest-scoring Czech player in 2015-16 told Czech Republic general manager Martin Rucinsky over a telephone call on the weekend that he would not be participating in September’s best-on-best..." May 24

  • Nigel Hayes will return to Wisconsin for senior season

    Wisconsin State Journal "Nigel Hayes has withdrawn his name from the 2016 NBA draft entry pool and will return for his senior season with the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team. Hayes, a 6-foot-7 forward who declared for the draft last month but didn’t sign with an agent, broke the news to the State Journal..." May 24

  • San Diego State’s Malik Pope to withdraw from draft

    SI "San Diego State forward Malik Pope will withdraw from the NBA draft and return to school for the 2016–17 season, he announced Monday on Twitter. “I’ve decided after talking with my mom and my coaches that I’m gonna withdraw my name from the NBA draft tomorrow, 5/24,” Pope tweeted." May 24

  • Brimah Joins Purvis In Returning To UConn For Senior Season

    Hartford Courant "The two-month process of collecting feedback from the NBA is complete, and Amida Brimah will be returning to UConn for his senior season. Shortly after the Huskies' season ended on March 20, Brimah, the 7-foot center from Ghana, joined Huskies teammates Rodney Purvis and Daniel Hamilton in..." May 24

  • Notre Dame assistant coach Martin Ingelsby to take Delaware job

    Chicago Tribune "In a big way, Mike Brey was trying to push Martin Ingelsby out the door that March day before the Sweet 16. Brey, Notre Dame’s basketball coach, saw his wish granted Tuesday when, according to multiple reports, his former player and now-former assistant will take over the job Brey held for five..." May 24

  • Gonzaga's Karnowski returning to school for fifth season

    The Score "Gonzaga will have its big man back in the fold for the 2016-17 season, as Przemek Karnowski tweeted he's returning to school for his final season. The 7-foot-1 center underwent season-ending back surgery in December, and will return to school for an extra year on a medical redshirt. The..." May 24

  • Josh Rosen takes his shot at the NCAA after UCLA inks huge Under Armour deal

    CBS Sports "UCLA and Under Armour are reportedly set to ink a 15-year, $280 million apparel deal that would be the largest in college football history. If anything, it furthers the point that major college athletics is a huge business, ripe for profit. Meanwhile, the guys who actually play the game still..." May 24

  • Baylor 'will not respond' to reports of president Ken Starr's dismissal

    The Score "Baylor isn't quite ready to say goodbye to president Ken Starr. The university released a statement Tuesday after reports emerged that the board of regents had made the decision to let go the embattled president in the wake of a series of sexual assault scandals that have rocked the..." May 24

  • Top 10 Heisman hopefuls for 2016

    Sportsnaut "The amount of elite college football talent set to take center stage in 2016 is staggering, and there are plenty of top players who could potentially claim the Heisman Trophy. But which Heisman hopefuls for 2016 have the best shot to win? That’s what we’ll be examining here. Underclassmen,..." May 24

  • How Simple Apple Notes Became a Major Player in College Sports Recruiting

    SI "Jake Bentley needed to make an important announcement. It was late March, and he'd reached a decision that college football fans across the country were eagerly anticipating. Bentley had previously identified Alabama, LSU, Miami, South Carolina and Stanford as his top schools, but only one of them..." May 24

  • BU Regents Remove Starr As President

    Scout "The three dozen members of the Baylor regents board are ousting Starr - not football coach Art Briles - for failed leadership during the ongoing scandal over how the school handled reports of rape and assault made against five BU football players - two of whom (Tevin Elliott and Sam Ukwuachu) were..." May 24