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  • NBA suspends J.R. Smith two games, Kelly Olynyk one game

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "The NBA has suspended Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith two games and Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk for their actions in Sunday's Game 4 in Boston, according to ESPN. Smith punch forward Jae Crowder in the knee while jumping up for a rebound and was immediately ejected." April 27

  • Mavericks' Chandler Parsons faces possibility of microfracture surgery "Dallas Mavericks small forward Chandler Parsons might need microfracture surgery on his right knee, sources told, although there remains a possibility that the cartilage damage could be repaired with arthroscopic surgery. If microfracture surgery is necessary, Parsons could be..." April 27

  • Dwane Casey and the Raptors face serious questions after sweep "Dwane Casey sat in the Toronto Raptors' media room and spoke for 31 minutes on Monday. On his right hand was 2011 NBA championship ring, earned as an assistant coach for the Dallas Mavericks. He'd worn it the night before in Washington, hoping it would give the Raptors a boost as they tried to..." April 27

  • Report: Cavs expect Kevin Love to miss minimum of two weeks

    Fear The Sword "According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst, the Cleveland Cavaliers expect Kevin Love to miss at least two weeks due to the left shoulder injury he suffered in today's series closing win over the Boston Celtics. Because Love has yet to have an MRI, there is no official timetable for Love's return to..." April 27

  • Greivis Vasquez says trash-talker like Paul Pierce what Raptors missing "Greivis Vasquez was weary of Paul Pierce's trash talk at the beginning of the Toronto Raptors' first-round playoff series against the Washington Wizards, but after his team was swept Sunday, he now says a talker like Pierce is exactly what Toronto needs. Pierce grabbed attention in a pre-series..." April 27

  • Adrian Peterson absent but still wanted back by Vikings "The Minnesota Vikings have reconvened from their winter break, with most of the roster assembled at team headquarters for daily strength and conditioning workouts. Adrian Peterson, of course, has been conspicuously missing. "The guys in the locker room, we all love Adrian," quarterback Teddy..." April 27

  • Possible first-rounder Shane Ray cited for marijuana possession

    Pro Football Talk "An edge-rushing prospect thought to have a good shot at being selected in Round One has reportedly encountered an unwanted off-field issue three days before the draft. Defensive end Shane Ray, a former University of Missouri standout, was cited Monday morning on a marijuana possession charge,..." April 27

  • Browns talking to Redskins about trade into top five "Last year, the Cleveland Browns opted to trade out of a top five pick. They might do the opposite on Thursday. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Browns have talked with the Redskins over the past week about the possibility of moving up to the fifth overall pick. Rapoport..." April 27

  • Washington picks up 2016 option on Robert Griffin III’s contract

    Pro Football Talk "Word on Monday morning was that the Redskins were likely to pick up the 2016 option on quarterback Robert Griffin III’s option and it moved to a done deal in the middle of the day. Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan announced that the team is exercising their option on Griffin’s pick..." April 27

  • Cowboys not involved in Adrian Peterson trade talks "Our stereotypical perception of the Dallas Cowboys tells us Jerry Jones covets Adrian Peterson and Jones will do anything in his power to acquire the Vikings running back. But the Cowboys haven't operated at the stereotypical level for a few months (years?) and expecting them to mortgage..." April 27

  • Giants' Bumgarner: Scherzer didn't mind hitting when he signed his big deal

    San Jose Mercury News "Madison Bumgarner saw Max Scherzer’s comments advocating that the designated hitter should be instituted in both leagues, and asserting that nobody pays to see a pitcher “swinging a wet newspaper.” Any thoughts on that, Madison? “Oh, well, my wet newspaper is 34 ½ inches, 33 ½ ounces, and..." April 27

  • Rangers GM: Bringing back Josh Hamilton was an 'easy decision' "Josh Hamilton is back with the Texas Rangers after two troubled years with the Los Angeles Angels. Less than halfway through a five-year, $125 million contract, Hamilton was traded to American League West rival Texas on Monday for a player to be named or cash. "I had a lot of good memories..." April 27

  • Wainwright has torn Achilles, out 9-12 months "General manager John Mozeliak confirmed on Monday that Adam Wainwright has a torn left Achilles and will likely miss 9-12 months. The official season-ending diagnosis came after Wainwright had an MRI on his ankle in St. Louis on Monday. The Cardinals placed Wainwright on the 15-day disabled..." April 27

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  • Josh Hamilton rejected a trade to a National League team because he wanted to go back to Texas

    Hardball Talk "A source familiar with the Josh Hamilton trade negotiations tells HardballTalk that, prior to the deal to send him to the Rangers, the Angels had put together a trade that would’ve sent Hamilton to a National League team. Hamilton rejected the deal, however, because he waned to return to..." April 27

  • 2015 Norris Trophy Finalists: Doughty, Karlsson and Subban

    Pro Hockey Talk "The NHL named the three finalists for the 2015 Norris Trophy on Monday: Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings, Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators and the Montreal Canadiens’ P.K. Subban. All three blueliners rank as familiar faces. Doughty hasn’t won a Norris at this point in his career,..." April 27

  • Developers file request to build NHL arena in Seattle suburb "Developers filed a code interpretation request last week with the Seattle suburb of Tukwila, stating their intention to build an arena with the hopes of luring an NHL franchise there, reports’s Craig Custance. According to the report, RLB Holdings Sports and Entertainment filed the..." April 27

  • Crosby, Malkin are not responsible for Penguins' salary cap problems "Thanks to their defeat at the hands of the New York Rangers on Friday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins lost in the first round of the playoffs for the third time in five years which can mean only one thing: It is time for our yearly game of "let's try and fix what's wrong with the Pittsburgh..." April 27

  • Weber has ‘medical procedure’ for ‘subluxed kneecap’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Shea Weber suffered a “subluxed kneecap” during Game 2 of Nashville’s first-round series versus the Blackhawks, the Predators announced today." April 27

  • NHL Insider: Penguins should shop Evgeni Malkin "Sportsnet NHL Insider Elliotte Freidman joined Boomer & Rhett on the SN960 morning show Monday, and said the Penguins should at least consider trading superstar forward Evgeni Malkin this off-season. “If you can get two or three pieces including a guy that can play with Crosby, don’t you have..." April 27

  • P.J. Williams -- DUI Case Dismissed ... Over Dash Cam Fail "Top NFL draft prospect P.J. Williams -- a projected 1st round pick -- is officially OFF THE HOOK in his DUI case ... and it's all because the police dash cam MISSED a significant portion of the arrest. As we previously reported, the ex-Florida State University cornerback was busted on April..." April 27

  • Source: FSU does not expect NCAA violation from Jameis Winston's hook-up incident at Publix

    Tallahassee Democrat "Florida State does not expect any NCAA violations to stem from the latest revelation in Jameis Winston's shoplifting incident, a source close to the program told the Tallahassee Democrat on Saturday. FSU athletic director Stan Wilcox, before being recognized on the school's campus Saturday for..." April 27

  • NCAA clearance needed for blind snapper Jake Olson to walk on to USC football team

    Orange County Register "Jake Olson has a hurdle to clear before walking on to the USC football team. The blind snapper and Trojans super fan from Orange Lutheran High has been accepted to USC and plans to join the squad, as first reported by the Los Angeles Times. However, Olson will have to navigate some NCAA red..." April 27

  • Oregon is in limbo while waiting on Vernon Adams Jr.'s arrival

    Fox Sports "A solitary reminder of Oregon's triumphant 2014 season sits in somewhat lonely fashion atop a reception desk in the extravagant Hatfield-Dowlin football complex. It's a trophy from the College Football Playoff for the Ducks' semifinal win over Florida State at the Rose Bowl. That Oregon reached..." April 27

  • Ex-Okla. St. WR Ra’Shaad Samples reportedly transfers to Houston

    College Football Talk "Nearly two months to the day after Ra’Shaad Samples‘ decision to transfer from Oklahoma State went public, the wide receiver has found a landing spot. Citing sources with knowledge of the situation, Mark Berman of KRIV-TV is reporting that Samples has decided to continue his collegiate playing..." April 27

  • Five-star prospect Brandon Ingram will play for Duke next season "Five-star power forward Brandon Ingram, who donned a tuxedo for the occasion, committed to Duke on Monday afternoon, giving Mike Krzyzewski the No. 1 recruiting class for 2015. To be more specific: Duke just landed a player that ranks across all major recruiting sites as one of the five best..." April 27

  • Rules committee boss: Men's college hoops headed for 30-second shot clock "Men's basketball is likely heading toward reducing its shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds, NCAA rules committee chairman Rick Byrd told on Monday. Byrd, the coach at Belmont, said a year ago that there was a 5 percent chance of the change happening, but he changed his tone..." April 27

  • UNC among those benefitting from NBA prospects returning to school "So much attention is paid to recruiting developments, and for good reason. But actual college basketball seasons are often more influenced by whether legitimate prospects enter the NBA Draft or return to school than where a high school star happens to enroll. Yes, Duke just won a national title..." April 27

  • Florida's Carter to graduate and transfer, eligible immediately "Florida's Eli Carter will transfer and is eligible to play immediately next season since he's a college graduate, sources told The 6-2 guard averaged 8.8 points last season and made 43 three-point shots." April 27

  • Maryland’s Varun Ram returning for another year

    Washington Post "Maryland guard Varun Ram will return to the team for the 2015-2016 season, an athletic department official said on Friday afternoon. Ram, a fan favorite who ascended to hero status when he made a game-winning defensive stop against Valparaiso in the NCAA tournament in March, tweeted the news on..." April 27