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  • Kyrie Irving on his relationship with LeBron James: ‘I don’t want to say it’s not been rocky at all’

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Eons ago in this NBA season and in a place far, far away from Cleveland (it was Utah), Kyrie Irving poured in 34 points. That night, on Nov. 5, the Cavaliers fell to the Jazz 102-100 on Gordon Hayward's buzzer beater. LeBron James scored 31 and added four assists, but lost Hayward when he..." March 31

  • Shaq rips Lakers, Clippers at Bieber roast "Shaquille O'Neal took part in the Justin Bieber roast that aired on the Comedy Network Monday night and the former Los Angeles Laker didn't miss an opportunity to take a shot at his former team and the Los Angeles Clippers. Clippers guard Chris Paul was in the crowd for the event and Shaq..." March 31

  • Patrick Beverley to require 4 months of recovery after surgery

    Yahoo! Sports "After surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left wrist on Tuesday morning, Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley will require four months of recovery, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Beverley’s ligament had to be reattached, a procedure that crushed a fleeting hope before the surgery that..." March 31

  • Jackson: Knicks 'working tirelessly'

    ESPN New York "Phil Jackson has asked New York Knicks season-ticket holders to "remain optimistic" amid what has been one of the worst seasons in franchise history. In a letter and video message sent out on Monday, Jackson tried to reassure the team's fan base, saying he has a "clear plan" in place for this..." March 31

  • Flip Saunders says Wiggins is only choice for Rookie of the Year

    Twin Cities "You really wouldn’t expect anything else, but Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders said there is no question that Andrew Wiggins is the NBA’s Rookie of the Year. “Anyone that throws anything else out, they’re dreaming,” Saunders said. “He is the most dominant rookie. He’s playing in a situation..." March 31

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    James Walker @JamesWalkerNFL

    According to a team source, free-agent RB Stevan Ridley is visiting the #Dolphins today.

  • Saints' Mark Ingram on C.J. Spiller: He's a game-breaker "Although Mark Ingram was thrilled about the opportunity to be featured as a workhorse back when needed last season, he insisted he was fired up when the New Orleans Saints signed fellow running back C.J. Spiller in free agency. Not only are the two friends, but Ingram said he loves what the..." March 31

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Free agent RB Jacquizz Rodgers, mostly recently of the #Falcons, is visiting the Chicago #Bears, source said

  • Tyrann Mathieu: "I Can Still Make Some Plays" "Tyrann Mathieu is getting healthy. This Bruce Arians knows and has been counting on as the Cardinals’ coach builds his defense for 2015. After Mathieu had such a special rookie season in 2013 before shredding his knee, Arians seeks more than just health from the safety, and he thinks Mathieu..." March 31

  • Kevin White: I bring a lot more to the table than Amari Cooper

    Pro Football Talk "Two wide receivers appear to have established themselves at the top of the position heading into the draft, leaving the big question at the position as whether Alabama’s Amari Cooper or West Virginia’s Kevin White will be the first wideout off the board on April 30. During an appearance on..." March 31

  • Latest Tampa Bay Rays stadium search proposal appears dead

    Tampa Bay Times "Tampa Bay's five-year stalemate over a new baseball stadium continues — with no obvious end in sight. St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman decided Monday he doesn't have enough City Council votes to forge an agreement that would allow the Tampa Bay Rays to explore potential new stadium sites on..." March 31

  • MLB’s delayed Josh Hamilton ruling could keep the Angels from extending Huston Street "Opening Day is only a week away, and veteran closer Huston Street is still hopeful of getting an extension done with the Angels. The feeling is apparently mutual, but the Angels could be in a holding pattern while awaiting word from Major League Baseball on a potential suspension for Josh..." March 31

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    Colleen Kane @ChiTribKane

    Chris Sale scheduled for a minor league game tomorrow. Will throw 6 innings or 90 pitches.

  • Domonic Brown will start the season on the disabled list

    Hardball Talk "The Phillies made official today what everyone expected would happen when they informed Domonic Brown that will start the season on the disabled list. Brown has been dealing with a sore left Achilles since last week and his recovery was said to be coming along slowly." March 31

  • Get set for the booze at Citizens Bank Park "Take me out to the ball game. Take me out to the ... bar? Beer has been part of baseball forever. But in a first this season, the Phillies and Aramark will sell cocktails and wine on the main concourse's general concession areas at Citizens Bank Park. If you think that the idea of a..." March 31

  • Lou Lamoriello faces a tall task in rebuilding Devils

    North Jersey "After finally being mathematically eliminated from playoff contention Sunday, the Devils still have six games left to play in 2014-15, beginning with tonight’s contest in Columbus. Following Sunday’s 2-1 loss to Anaheim, Devils general manager and interim coach Lou Lamoriello continued to..." March 31

  • BC standout Matheson to sign with Panthers, forgo senior year

    SB Nation "Boston College junior captain Michael Matheson will forgo his senior season to sign with the Florida Panthers. The Montreal, Quebec native had three goals and 22 assists in 38 games played this season. A smooth-skating defenseman, Matheson has an incredible skill set and all the physical tools..." March 31

  • Columnist: Leafs ‘almost rubbing it in people’s faces’ with ‘lack of effort’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Sportsnet’s Stephen Brunt sure didn’t pull any punches when he went on 960 The FAN radio in Calgary to talk about the Toronto Maple Leafs. You can listen to the audio here (starts at around the 5:00 mark), but following is a partial transcript: “I think part of what’s gone on here is that..." March 31

  • Julien on Panthers game: 'Almost like a Game 7 tonight'

    CSN New England "The Bruins jumped back on the ice Tuesday morning after an off-day on Monday, and now get ready for another game with heavy playoff implications as they get ready to host the Florida Panthers at TD Garden. The B’s went through a full morning skate with Daniel Paille and Brett Connolly as the extra..." March 31

  • There's no upside in dumping Teddy Purcell

    Oilers Nation "Teddy Purcell hasn’t been a big hit in Edmonton this year. To his critics, he’s soft, slow and dramatically overpaid, a legitimate candidate for a buyout and a really good option for a retained-salary trade. He’s also well down on any legitimate list of the Oilers’ problems. The Edmonton..." March 31

  • Pat Haden, ‘proud father of gay son,’ skipping CFP meeting in Indy

    College Football Talk "The first visceral impact of the state of Indiana’s controversial new law on the world of college football has surfaced. Last Thursday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed into law a bill that allows for private businesses to refuse service to — or discriminate against, as some would say — members..." March 31

  • Former Alabama teammate 'shocked' by Jonathan Taylor arrest, says violence can't be condoned "There wasn't much time for Ryan Kelly to be Jonathan Taylor's teammate. It lasted less than four months, and exactly five Alabama spring practices. Kelly, a fifth-year senior center, said some teammates were unaware of Taylor's past until it was thrust back into the headlines Saturday. But his..." March 31

  • Falsely accused of rape, Temple’s Praise Martin-Oguike gets another year of eligibility

    College Football Talk "After being exonerated through the legal system, Praise Martin-Oguike is now getting another chance to extend his collegiate football career as well. In June of 2012, Martin-Oguike was hit with a litany of charges, including aggravated assault, forcible rape, sexual assault, unlawful restraint..." March 31

  • Alabama's Nick Saban not sorry for giving Jonathan Taylor an opportunity

    The Score "Alabama head coach Nick Saban met with the media Monday for the first time since news broke on the weekend that defensive tackle Jonathan Taylor had been dismissed from the program following his second domestic violence arrest in under a year. "I'm not sorry for giving him an opportunity,"..." March 31

  • WR Jordan Smallwood Out with Knee Injury

    Oklahoa Sports "It had been rumored for a while, but it was just confirmed this afternoon that WR Jordan Smallwood has suffered an ACL injury which will cause him to miss a portion of the 2015-2016 season. " March 31

  • Tennessee hires Rick Barnes "Tennessee has hired former Texas coach Rick Barnes to be the Volunteers' new basketball coach, a sources told ESPN on Tuesday. A news conference is expected later Tuesday. Barnes, 60, was fired by Texas athletic director Steve Patterson over the weekend despite going to 16 NCAA tournaments..." March 31

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    Seth Davis @SethDavisHoops

    A knowledgeable source informs me that as of this morning there have been no direct talks b/t Texas and Shaka Smart. Not sensing momentum.

  • NCAA, UNC want dismissal of lawsuit over fake classes "The NCAA and University of North Carolina filed a motion Monday seeking to dismiss a lawsuit related to North Carolina's academic scandal involving fraudulent classes for athletes. In January, former North Carolina women's basketball player Rashanda McCants and former football player Devon..." March 31

  • Monday was a good day in Alabama's serious pursuit of Gregg Marshall "Gregg Marshall may wake up Tuesday morning and decide that he simply can't leave the good thing he has going at Wichita State for the good thing he could build at Alabama. Unless and until he reaches that conclusion and announces it to the world, Alabama has reason to believe it's still in the..." March 31

  • Arizona's Sean Miller to critics: 'Go cheer for ASU!'

    Arizona Republic "The Arizona Wildcats saw their season come to an end in the Elite Eight against Wisconsin for the second consecutive year. But head coach Sean Miller won't stand for people calling his season a failure. During the postgame press conference on Saturday, Miller said that he was proud of what his..." March 31