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  • James Harden suspended 1 game

    ESPN.com "The NBA announced Monday night that it had suspended Houston Rockets guard James Harden for one game without pay for kicking Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James in the groin during Sunday's game won by the Rockets in overtime. Harden said after the game that he didn't believe he would be..." March 02

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Chicago's Jimmy Butler could miss 3-4 weeks with elbow sprain, but won't need surgery, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Sunday would be 4 weeks since Griffin was ruled out - chance he plays agains Warriors, Rivers said

  • Jordan's estimated worth: $1 billion

    ESPN.com "Michael Jordan can be found near the top of seemingly every list that mentions his name. He's not close to the top of a new one, but he'll probably be just fine with that. Forbes magazine revealed its 29th annual World's Billionaires List and Jordan made the cut for the first time. With an..." March 02

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    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    James Harden added to the Rockets injury report with a bruised left shoulder. He's probable for Tuesday, well, at least with the shoulder.

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    Around The NFL @AroundTheNFL

    Potential suitors for DeMarco Murray, per @RapSheet on Total Access: Colts, Cardinals, Jaguars, Seahawks (if Lynch does retire).

  • Broncos franchise tag Demaryius Thomas

    CBSSports.com "The Broncos are slapping wide receiver Demaryius Thomas with the franchise tag prior to Monday's 4 p.m. ET deadline. This comes as a surprise to no one, with John Elway telling the media at the combine that Denver planned to tag Thomas if the two sides couldn't reach a deal." March 02

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    No tag for WRs Randall Cobb, Jeremy Maclin...no tag for TEs Julius Thomas, Jordan Cameron...no tag for Ndamukong Suh. Let bidding begin.

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    The #Titans have released Bernard Pollard

  • Stephen Gostkowski gets Patriots' franchise tag

    NFL.com "The New England Patriots used their 2015 franchise tag on kicker Stephen Gostkowski. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Pats would lock down the kicker for the $4.126 million tag, per a source informed of the situation. ESPN first reported the news. The development is..." March 02

  • No signs of progress in Red Sox, Phillies trade talks regarding Cole Hamels

    Boston Herald "Despite the presence of a Philadelphia Phillies executive at JetBlue Park to scout the Boston Red Sox on Monday, there are no signs of any progress in trade talks involving Cole Hamels, two major league sources told The Boston Herald. Charley Kerfeld, a special assistant to the general manager..." March 02

  • A-Rod won't play in spring opener

    ESPN New York "The New York Yankees will open their exhibition season Tuesday without Alex Rodriguez in the lineup. Rodriguez, who is attempting to come back after a 17-month absence from baseball due to a season-long suspension for PED violations, is not on the travel roster for the Yankees' spring opener..." March 02

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    Todd Zolecki @ToddZolecki

    Chase Utley's right ankle isn't completely healthy. Didn't work out today. "They're not going to play him for a little while," Amaro said.

  • Dodgers reliever Brandon League credits giving up alcohol to boost in energy

    L.A. Daily News "To hear Dodgers pitcher Brandon League tell it, shedding 20 pounds and giving up alcohol were just a means to the end. The fact that the Dodgers are encouraging players to eat organic food in spring training, and League has been on a paleo diet for months? Pure coincidence. The only purpose..." March 02

  • Yu Darvish, when asked if he quit on the Rangers last season: “That is bull [expletive].”

    Hardball Talk "Rangers starter Yu Darvish suffered a right elbow injury in August last season. He was expected back by the end of the month, but as the Rangers, who finished 67-95, weren’t headed anywhere, Darvish took it slow and eventually was shut down for the remainder of the season. Darvish’s toughness..." March 02

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    Calgary Flames @NHLFlames

    #Flames captain Mark Giordano will undergo surgery for a torn biceps tendon.

  • Jackets ship D Wisniewski to Ducks

    TSN.ca "The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded defenceman James Wisniewski and a third-round draft pick in 2015 to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Rene Bourque, William Karlsson and a second-round pick in 2015 . Wisniewski, 31, has scored 8 goals and 21 assists in 56 games this season with the Blue..." March 02

  • Sabres send Stewart to Minnesota Wild

    Sportsnet.ca "The Minnesota Wild have acquired Chris Stewart from the Buffalo Sabres." March 02

  • Panthers captain tells Sportsnet broadcaster to 'shove it'

    SB Nation "On trade deadline day, even NHL players are glued to their TVs to keep up with the latest news. Sportsnet's Glenn Healy learned that the hard way on Monday when he sarcastically called the Florida Panthers "mighty". Yeah. That didn't go over well with Florida's captain." March 02

  • Flames trade Baertschi to Canucks for pick

    TSN.ca "The Calgary Flames have traded Sven Baertschi to the Vancouver Canucks for a second round pick." March 02

  • Clemson's Dabo Swinney: QB Deshaun Watson 'way ahead' on recovery

    SI - College Football "Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Friday that rising sophomore quarterback Deshaun Watson is "way ahead" on his recovery from knee surgery, according to Larry Williams of TigerIllustrated.com. Watson did not play in Clemson's 40-6 win over Oklahoma in the Citrus Bowl after undergoing surgery to..." March 01

  • Former UNC official says pressure led to improper graduate admission of athletes

    Raleigh News & Observer "Michael Waddell had a low grade point average, no entrance exam score and was months past the deadline when an athletic official sought to have the football player admitted to UNC’s graduate school in fall 2003. John Blanchard, then a senior associate athletic director, made the request after..." March 01

  • 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

  • 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

  • Hawaii to play 3-game football series with Oregon

    Star Advertiser "The University of Hawaii has signed to play a three-game football series with Oregon, the schools have confirmed. The Rainbow Warriors will play in Eugene in 2020 and 2023 and the Ducks will come to Aloha Stadium in 2024." March 01

  • Rasheed Sulaimon at center of sexual assault allegations prior to dismissal

    The Chronicle "Rasheed Sulaimon's dismissal from the Duke basketball program is clouded by allegations of sexual assault, which surfaced nearly a year before he was released from the team in January. Multiple sources close to the situation have confirmed that members of the athletic department were made aware of..." March 02

  • Cliff Alexander's attorney trying to limit damage of NCAA investigation

    SI.com "The attorney helping Kansas forward Cliff Alexander navigate an NCAA eligibility issue couldn’t offer many specifics about the enigmatic freshman's predicament. Nor could Arthur McAfee shed light on how far along the investigation is. Nor could the former NCAA enforcement representative offer a..." March 01

  • Three-star small forward becomes California’s first 2015 verbal commitment

    College Basketball Talk "With their three best perimeter players in junior Tyrone Wallace and sophomores Jabari Bird and Jordan Mathews having eligibility remaining beyond this season, and Georgetown transfer Stephen Domingo becoming eligible next season, California won’t lack for options in that area in 2015-16. Sunday..." March 01

  • Kansas State gets commitment from point guard Kamau Stokes

    Kansas.com "Kansas State landed a commitment from a point guard Sunday morning. Kamau Stokes, a three-star recruit, orally committed to the Wildcats after attending their 70-69 victory over Iowa State on Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum. He sat behind K-State’s bench dressed head to toe in K-State..." March 01

  • Memphis F Austin Nichols (ankle) could be out for rest of season

    CBSSports.com "Hopes for any sort of postseason run just got tougher for Memphis. Already dealing with inconsistencies on the court, especially following a Saturday's loss to Tulsa, the Tigers might be without forward Austin Nichols for the remainder of the 2014-15 season, accrding to the Commercial Appeal...." March 01

  • Sunderland star Adam Johnson arrested on suspicion of sex with 15-year-old-girl

    Daily Mirror "England footballer Adam Johnson has been arrested today on suspicion of sex with an under-age girl. Three police cars with plain clothes officers and a van were seen at the Sunderland star's mansion in County Durham around 9am today. Forensics officers also arrived as part of the probe...." March 02

  • Liverpool and Arsenal battle for Juventus star Alvaro Morata

    The Express "The former Real Madrid striker has finally found his feet in Turin following a big-money move last year, keeping compatriot Fernando Llorente out of the starting XI in recent times. However, Juventus are lining up a sensational bid for Palermo hotshot Paulo Dybala, with Massimo Allegri planning..." March 02

  • Manchester United's Radamel Falcao set for top-level talks to thrash out his Old Trafford future

    Daily Mirror "Radamel Falcao is heading for crunch talks over his Manchester United future. Colombian striker Falcao's agent, Jorge Mendes, is due to hold top-level discussions with members of the Old Trafford hierarchy this week. On-loan Monaco star Falcao has insisted he is fully fit after last year's..." March 02

  • Shaun Wright-Phillips happy to be given a chance again at QPR

    Sky Sports "Wright-Phillips last started a league game under previous manager Harry Redknapp in September 2013 as he was continually overlooked throughout their promotion season in the Championship, and this season in the Premier League. However, Redknapp resigned as manager for medical reasons in February..." March 02

  • Chelsea players allowed 20 minutes to celebrate, says Jose Mourinho after Capital One Cup victory

    The Independent "Jose Mourinho said his Chelsea players were allowed just 20 minutes to celebrate after their Capital One Cup final victory. Chelsea saw off Tottenham with a goal from John Terry and a Kyle Walker own goal, having withstood a barrage of Spurs pressure for much of the game. Mourinho, whose..." March 02