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  • Magic interested in the Blazers’ Terry Stotts if he becomes available

    Clutch Points "The Portland Trail Blazers are coming off the heels of a disappointing four-game sweep in the first round of the playoffs against the New Orleans Pelicans. It has marked the second straight exit in the opening round by way of a sweep for the franchise. This latest discouraging end to the..." April 22

  • Lance Stephenson: Pacers have ‘full control’ of series with Cavs

    Larry Brown Sports "Lance Stephenson thinks he has LeBron James right where he wants him. Speaking with reporters after practice on Saturday, Stephenson expressed confidence over the Indiana Pacers’ 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series against the favored Cleveland Cavaliers. “We have full control right..." April 21

  • George Hill's MRI reveals no damage to back

    247 Sports "It looks like George Hill will be just fine. As the Cleveland Cavaliers prepare for a pivotal Game 4 matchup versus the Indiana Pacers on their home floor on Sunday night, there is some good news to go along with some bad news. The good news is that an MRI revealed there was no structural..." April 21

  • Twins Marcus, Markieff Morris each fined by league for separate instances

    Pro Basketball Talk "Twins Marcus and Markieff Morris have a special bond, one that includes doing so much together on the basketball court — playing at the same high school, the same AAU team, then going to college together at Kansas, and even playing together in the NBA for a while together with the Suns (they are..." April 21

  • David Fizdale, Ettore Messina To Interview With Hornets

    Real GM Basketball "The Charlotte Hornets will interview David Fizdale and Ettore Messina for their head coaching vacancy in the coming days. Fizdale was fired by the Grizzlies as head coach early this season." April 21

  • Sam Darnold could be the sixth USC player drafted first overall

    Pro Football Talk "No college has produced more than five first overall picks in the NFL draft. But if the Browns take Sam Darnold first overall on Thursday night, he’ll be the sixth No. 1 pick from USC. Southern Cal is one of three schools to have five first overall draft picks. The others, Auburn and Notre..." April 21

  • Dez Bryant says he has offers from Super Bowl contenders

    Yardbarker "Free agent wide receiver Dez Bryant will likely have to wait until the conclusion of next week’s NFL Draft to latch on with a team. Released by the Dallas Cowboys earlier in April, there has not been a lot of rumors linking Bryant to any other team recently. Despite this, the veteran pass..." April 21

  • Report: Giants front office is split on the No. 2 pick decision

    247 Sports "The New York Giants front office is reportedly not in agreement over what the franchise should do with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. SNY's Ralph Vacchiano is hearing some executives within the Giants organization can't understand how the franchise could consider passing on a..." April 21

  • Amnesty International honors Colin Kaepernick with top award

    Sportsnaut "Debate regarding Colin Kaepernick and his national anthem protests have not necesarily died down. Despite the fact that he didn’t suit up for a single game last season, the free agent quarterback remains the center of controversy around the NFL. Obviously, a lot of that has to do with the..." April 21

  • Saints Not Planning To Match Ravens’ Willie Snead Offer Sheet

    Pro Football Rumors "After four years in New Orleans, Willie Snead looks like he will head north. The Saints are not planning to match the Ravens’ offer sheet, per Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports (Twitter link), which will send the RFA wide receiver to Baltimore. The Ravens only submitted this two-year offer sheet..." April 21

  • Farquhar stable but critical after hemorrhage "Tests have revealed that Chicago White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage during the sixth inning of Friday night's game, and additional overnight testing at RUSH University Medical Center revealed that a ruptured aneurysm caused the brain bleed. Currently stable but in..." April 21

  • Blue Jays’ Atkins: Granderson everything you could possibly hope for

    Sportsnet "Ross Atkins remembers when Titanic was released in theatres. Everybody who had seen the 1997 James Cameron-directed film would come back and rave about it, hyping up expectations to the highest degree. “Could it possibly be as good as everyone said it was going to be? And it was,” Atkins said..." April 21

  • Drury working to alleviate migraine issue "Brandon Drury was on the Yankee Stadium infield early on Saturday morning, his spikes digging into the dirt as he repeatedly rounded first base under the watch of the coaching staff. Sidelined with severe migraines that have caused blurred vision, those simple steps represented progress as he aims..." April 21

  • Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes thinks playing golf will help end slump

    ESPN "New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes wants to swing his way out of an early season slump, but with his golf clubs rather than his bat. "One of the things that I did before, years ago, when I was in a slump, was playing golf and trying to get out of my slump," Cespedes told reporters through..." April 21

  • Jose Bautista turned down bigger offer from Indians

    Yardbarker "Jose Bautista’s decision to sign with the Atlanta Braves was motivated by more than just money. Chris Cotillo of SB Nation reported on Friday that the former All-Star slugger had a bigger offer from the Cleveland Indians that he turned down. Cotillo also adds that the deciding factor was..." April 21

  • Neuvirth getting another chance to be playoff savior for Flyers "Maybe this time, Michal Neuvirth will get enough help to truly be the Philadelphia Flyers savior. Neuvirth, playing in his first full game since Feb. 16 because of a pair of lower-body injuries, gave the Flyers a chance to come back in their Eastern Conference First Round series against the..." April 21

  • All eyes on Leafs’ Auston Matthews, for better or worse

    Sportsnet "When Auston Matthews was 12 years old, he got on a plane from his home in Arizona and flew across the country for a one-game tryout with a team from Ukraine. He scored three goals in a period. That earned him a spot in the Quebec Peewee tournament. A couple years later, he arrived at the tryout..." April 21

  • Minnesota Wild GM Chuck Fletcher May Not Get Extension

    Pro Hockey Rumors "After suffering a embarrassing 5-0 defeat Friday that knocked the Minnesota Wild from the first-round of the playoffs, there is likely to be consequences going forward. At least that’s what The Athletic’s Mike Russo (subscription required) writes, suggesting that general manager Chuck Fletcher’s..." April 21

  • Peters doesn't want to wait long for next NHL coaching job "Bill Peters, who resigned as coach of the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday, is hoping not to be out of work very long. "I'd like to work, I'd like to coach," Peters told the News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina, on Friday. "I hope something is in place soon." The Calgary Flames, Dallas..." April 21

  • Bruins' Cassidy 'anticipates' Bergeron will play Game 5

    The Score "All signs are pointing toward Patrice Bergeron returning to the Boston Bruins' lineup for Game 5 against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday. "Looked good this morning, I anticipate he'll play," Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy said. "We'll make a final decision after warmup. Looking..." April 21

  • PSG 'suspicious' of star man Neymar planning summer exit with Real Madrid waiting in the wings

    Daily Mail "PSG are growing increasingly suspicious of prized asset Neymar orchestrating a move in the summer transfer window, according to reports in Spain. Talk has mounted in recent weeks regarding the future of the world's most expensive footballer. Neymar's move to Ligue 1 last summer stood as the..." April 21

  • Real Madrid preparing 'big sum' in bid to lure Robert Lewandowski away from Bayern Munich

    Sky Sports "Real Madrid are preparing 'big sum' in bid to lure Robert Lewandowski away from Bayern Munich, says Guillem Balague. GUILLEM SAYS "Let’s see what happens with Karim Benzema. They will try and keep him and sell Bale, although he doesn’t want to go. Robert Lewandowski wants to come to Real..." April 21

  • AC Milan line up summer swoop for Juventus star

    Calciomercato " journalist Carlo Pellegatti understands that AC Milan are weighing up the possibility of bidding for Juventus forward Mario Mandžukić ahead of this summer’s transfer window. The Croatian has been linked with a transfer to the Chinese Super League come the end of the season,..." April 21

  • Man City manager Pep Guardiola drops major hint about new contract

    Manchester Evening News "Pep Guardiola will open contract talks with Manchester City at the end of the season, with the Catalan hinting he will extend his stay at the Etihad. Guardiola is about to enter the final 12 months of his three-year deal. City’s hierarchy are desperate to keep him at the club after..." April 21

  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho admits it's 'almost impossible' to deny City NEXT season's title

    Daily Mirror "Jose Mourinho has claimed Manchester United’s title chances next season depend on Manchester City. And the Reds’ boss says it will be “almost impossible” to stop Pep Guardiola’s side if they repeat their form from this season. Champions City are 13 points clear of United – and on course to..." April 21

  • Quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa, brother of Tua, announces his commitment to Alabama

    CBS Sports "Alabama quarterback and College Football Playoff National Championship hero Tua Tagovailoa sat out Alabama's spring game because of a handy injury he sustained during the Crimson Tide's first practice of the spring. But the Tagovailoa family still made a major impact during A-Day. Taulia..." April 21

  • 4-star 2019 CB Sheridan Jones commits to Clemson

    247 Sports "Clemson continued to ride a week-long wave of significant recruiting momentum into Friday evening when cornerback Sheridan Jones publicly announced his commitment for the Tigers on Twitter. The Norfolk (Va.) Maury four-star is Clemson's sixth Class of 2019 commitment since last Friday...." April 21

  • Alabama heading for a 10th straight draft with a first-round pick

    Pro Football Talk "On Thursday night, Alabama has four players who are likely to go in the first round of the NFL draft: safety Minkah Fitzpatrick, wide receiver Calvin Ridley, linebacker Rashaan Evans and defensive tackle Da’Ron Payne. When Roger Goodell calls one of those names, it will mark 10 straight years with..." April 21

  • Jim Harbaugh calls threats by former Michigan player on Twitter a 'serious matter'

    Detroit News "Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh would not say whether he felt threatened by tweets directed at him this week by a former player, but he is confident the matter is being fully investigated. For the last several days, a stream of menacing tweets have been posted to the Twitter account belonging to..." April 20

  • Nick Saban: We'll handle QB situation 'in very private manner'

    ESPN "Alabama coach Nick Saban addressed the possibility that quarterback Jalen Hurts might transfer if he didn't begin the season as the starter, saying that he has a good relationship with Hurts and his family and that no one is ready to judge where the position battle stands. In a Bleacher Report..." April 20

  • 'Don't put restrictions on kids': Calipari's one-and-done stance is dead on

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Of all the coaches to benefit from one-and-done, John Calipari figures to lose the most if the NBA abolishes the rule. And yet he wants just that. "Whatever the rules," he said, "we're going to be fine." Who thinks the University of Kentucky basketball is going to die any time soon,..." April 21

  • Memphis F Karim Sameh Azab Announces Leukemia Diagnosis

    Bleacher Report "University of Memphis forward Karim Sameh Azab announced Saturday he's started treatment after being diagnosed with leukemia lymphoma a few weeks ago. Azab confirmed the news in a Twitter post. " April 21

  • UM hoops team adds Florida Gulf Coast transfer Zach Johnson

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Already this week the Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team has added a pair of transfers to flesh out their roster. Another — former Florida Gulf Coast guard Zach Johnson — joined the fold on Thursday evening. Johnson, who averaged 16.1 points per game last season and was the Eagles’..." April 20

  • De'Andre Hunter plans to return to Virginia for sophomore season

    ACC Sports "Who needs college basketball insiders? De’Andre Hunter decided to break the story himself; on his Twitter page, the ACC’s Sixth Man of the Year announced that he plans to return to Virginia for the 2018-19 season. Before missing Virginia’s NCAA Tournament loss to UMBC, due to a wrist injury,..." April 20

  • Braxton Key leaving Alabama program

    Alabama "Braxton Key is leaving the Alabama program. The former SEC All-Freshman team selection is transferring, the school announced Friday morning. After leading the Crimson Tide in scoring as a freshman in 2016-17, the 6-foot-8 forward missed the first 10 games of last season due to a knee injury..." April 20