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  • Derrick Rose starts rehab 1 day after surgery

    The Score "For the third time in three seasons, Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will travel down the road to recovery. Thankfully, unlike his last two knee injuries, Rose's rehab should only span four-to-six weeks after receiving a meniscectomy to repair a partially torn meniscus. Rose began his..." March 01

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    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    Chris Bosh has been released from the hospital. "He's at home. He's starting to feel a little better," Spoelstra said he was released Friday

  • Rockets general manager Daryl Morey proposes loosening NBA trade rules

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA has some seemingly arbitrary rules on conditional contracts and trades. For example: Teams can’t tie an option to incentives. Teams can tie guaranteed money to incentives. Teams can’t protect traded draft picks based on how a player dealt for it performs. Teams can protect traded..." March 01

  • Knicks have shot to snag Greg Monroe next season

    New York Post "Pistons general manager and coach Stan Van Gundy had a chance to lock up burly power forward Greg Monroe last summer with a long-term deal when he became a restricted free agent. Now Detroit could be burned. Despite all the talk about the Knicks’ 2015 cap space, several league executives think..." February 28

  • Warriors' Festus Ezeli suspended for altercation

    NBA.com "Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli has been suspended one game without pay for initiating an altercation with Toronto Raptors forward-center Tyler Hansbrough by grabbing his throat, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations. " February 28

  • Could the Eagles Release LeSean McCoy?

    Sportsnaut "It sounds crazy on the surface. It’s also a representation of how running backs are viewed in today’s NFL. Rumors continue to persist that the Philadelphia Eagles are going to ask running back LeSean McCoy to take a pay cut or face the real possibility of being released prior to the start of..." March 01

  • Report: DeMarco Murray likely to explore options outside of Dallas

    Sporting News "Cowboys Vice President Stephen Jones believes running back DeMarco Murray will find his way back to the team before the start of next season, according to FoxSports Southwest. "(Murray) is probably going to, you know, get some peace and see what's out in the market and then we'll talk and see...." March 01

  • Ray Rice won’t be attending veteran combine

    Pro Football Talk "With the offseason maximum roster size at 90 players per team, a total of 2,880 jobs currently are available. Like Michael Sam and Vince Young, running back Ray Rice hasn’t received an offer for one of them. Unlike Sam and Young, Rice won’t be working out for teams next month. Per a source..." February 28

  • Panthers’ Final Answer: No Greg Hardy in 2015

    Black and Blue Review "Greg Hardy has spent the last week retweeting fans who want to see the defensive end play another season in Carolina. Unfortunately for him, the Panthers’ social media manager doesn’t own the team. After his domestic violence case was dismissed earlier this month, a number of Hardy’s teammates..." February 28

  • Cushing goes under knife three times to prepare for season

    Houston Chronicle "Inside linebacker Brian Cushing underwent surgery three times after the season to help him get ready for his seventh season with the Texans. Not only did Cushing undergo surgery to repair a broken right wrist, but he also had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and left ankle. “Left ankle,..." February 28

  • Yankees' new shortstop stays in Derek Jeter's shadow

    USA Today "In the back of the New York Yankees spring training clubhouse, there's a large open area where reporters have routinely gathered these past few days. It's the point of easiest access to the locker with a No. 13 jersey hanging on the rod. Down that same row of lockers, some 40 feet away, another..." March 01

  • Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki will begin running next week

    Sporting News "The Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki are recovering from offseason surgeries and are hopeful about starting on opening day, the team reported on Saturday. Both players are former All-Stars and have battled injuries on and off over the last two seasons. They are expected to start..." March 01

  • New Dodger Rollins: Mets were No. 2 choice

    ESPN.com "Jimmy Rollins spent a lot of years with the Philadelphia Phillies antagonizing New York Mets fans with his swagger and competitive spirit. He was among a select group of opposing players that fans in Flushing Meadows most loved to hate. But when Rollins assembled his choice of preferred..." February 28

  • Length of Hamilton's potential suspension unclear

    MLB.com "Josh Hamilton's potential suspension for a drug of abuse would not hinge on his recovery from shoulder surgery. The Angels' outfielder would begin serving a suspension at the beginning of the regular season, regardless of whether he would've started the year on the disabled list, according to..." February 28

  • Giancarlo Stanton hit in scrimmage

    ESPN.com "It was expected at some point Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton would have to react to getting hit by a pitch, but he probably didn't think he'd be the victim of friendly fire. Stanton was plunked in the hip by a Henderson Alvarez fastball during an intrasquad scrimmage Saturday. To his..." February 28

  • Vermette traded to Blackhawks by Coyotes

    NHL.com "Forward Antoine Vermette was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks by the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday for defenseman Klas Dahlbeck and a first-round draft pick, according to multiple media reports. Vermette, 32, has played the past four seasons for Arizona. The 11-year veteran also played for the..." March 01

  • Dustin Penner apologizes after sending rape joke on Twitter

    Larry Brown Sports "Dustin Penner on Saturday learned the hard way that rape jokes are no laughing matter. Penner, a winger who spent nine seasons in the NHL but is currently a free agent, tweeted some questions about acquaintance rape in an apparent attempt to be funny." March 01

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    Covers @Covers

    The Ducks acquire Tomas Fleischmann from the Panthers for Dany Heatley & 2015 third-round draft pick. pic.twitter.com/irz9ajeGuf

  • Sens’ Murray on Clarkson: ‘I didn’t think he was worth quite the contract that he got’

    Ottawa Sun "The Senators kicked tires on David Clarkson at the urging of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Bryan Murray confirmed an ESPN report Friday he spoke to the Leafs about Clarkson, who was dealt to the Blue Jackets Thursday for injured forward Nathan Horton, however, the Ottawa GM noted it was Toronto..." February 28

  • Sabres Mark Pysyk collapses, taken by ambulance to hospital

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "Rochester Americans defenseman Mark Pysyk collapsed during a casual game of pick-up basketball this morning at the arena and was taken by ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital. Pysyk was fairly alert and his vital signs were close to normal when he was transported by paramedics, according to a..." February 28

  • Alabama Signees Adonis Thomas, Damien Harris Vow To “Bring The Dynasty Back” On Twitter

    College Spun "Alabama football certainly is not down – the Crimson Tide were the No. 1 seed in this past year’s College Football Playoff before losing to Ohio State. But the program has gone two years without winning the national title, so it’s fair to say that Alabama is no longer a “dynasty” in the true sense..." March 01

  • Richt says Georgia's QB job 'wide open'

    Macon Telegraph "Through the many changes to Georgia's roster and coaching staff since Mark Richt took over in 2001, there had been one constant: Mike Bobo. The former Bulldog quarterback was part of Richt's first staff in 2001, hired to coach his old position. In 2007, he was promoted to offensive coordinator and..." March 01

  • Former TCU Wide Receiver Cam White Headed To Rutgers

    Frogs O' War "The former TCU wide receiver is set to graduate in May. Earlier today, former TCU wide receiver Cam White tweeted that upon graduation from TCU, he would be headed to Rutgers to finish out his collegiate football career. White did not play for TCU in 2014 due to concussions suffered in..." March 01

  • Kentucky transfer Maxwell Smith looks sharp; Rodrigues less impressive

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Observations and tidbits from the first week of San Diego State football’s spring workouts. Two caveats here: They’ve had only three practices (two open to the media) and an intrasquad scrimmage, so it’s early. And the coaches know a heck of a lot more about what they’re seeing than anybody in..." March 01

  • Stanford has questions on right side of offensive line

    San Jose Mercury News "There's clarity on Stanford's blind side. Kyle Murphy, the new left tackle, played the position in high school and needed just a handful of practices this week for it to "feel completely natural." But on the right side, there's relative chaos. The combination of injuries and Murphy's switch..." March 01

  • Kansas' Cliff Alexander out vs. Texas in potential eligibility issue

    Sporting News - NCAAB "A potential eligibility issue will keep one of Kansas' star freshmen off the floor Saturday night and perhaps an even longer time. Kansas announced Saturday afternoon true freshman forward Cliff Alexander will not play for the No. 8 Jayhawks in their home game against Texas after the NCAA..." March 01

  • Villanova star JayVaughn Pinkston accused of violating probation

    The Times Herald "Villanova Wildcats star JayVaughn Pinkston has been called to the court ― the court of law, that is ― for allegedly violating the terms of a special probationary program he entered nearly two years ago in connection with an alleged 2010 assault in Upper Merion. On Friday, Montgomery County..." March 01

  • Beilein: Walton still bothered by foot in workout

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan sophomore point guard Derrick Walton Jr. got on the floor for a workout Thursday. But the results were disappointing. U-M basketball coach John Beilein had been hoping that there would be progress with his injured foot. "Yesterday's workout was a whole 15 minutes, and he was not..." March 01

  • Polee sidelined after medical setback

    San Diego Union-Tribune "A week after making an emotional return to the court, Dwayne Polee II is sidelined again. The fifth-year senior suffered a medical setback and was not in uniform Saturday for San Diego State’s key Mountain West clash against Boise State at Viejas Arena. Polee had played 13 minutes on the..." March 01

  • Florida reinstates Dorian Finney-Smith for Saturday vs. Vols

    CBSSports.com "Florida forward Dorian Finney-Smith has been suspended the past three games, but on Friday, Gators coach Billy Donovan announced the suspension was over. Which means Finney-Smith will be in uniform for Florida's home game against Tennessee on Saturday. The 13-15 Gators have lost four of six and..." February 28