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  • Kevin Love will not play vs. Pelicans

    The Score "Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love will not play in Saturday night's contest against the New Orleans Pelicans. Love was forced out of Friday night's matchup between the two clubs after suffering a left thigh bruise." February 06

  • George Karl says focus remains on next game, not job security

    ESPN "Sacramento Kings coach George Karl said he's focused on the next opponent and not reports that his team is considering a coaching change. Karl seemed amused by a string of questions about his future after leading the Kings through a 90-minute off-day workout at Harvard University's Lavietes..." February 06

  • Nets progressing in GM search, should have one by trade deadline

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Nets have been without a general manager since January 10, when Billy King stepped down coinciding with the firing of head coach Lionel Hollins. Since then, a few names have come up in rumors about their search, including Danny Ferry, who appears to be out of the running. But there may be a..." February 06

  • LeBron James: 'I could care less about what I shoot from the 3'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James hasn't made a 3-pointer in six games. He's zero for his last 18. Five misses were in the Cavaliers' 104-103 loss at the buzzer to the Boston Celtics on Friday night. "I could care less about what I shoot from the 3," James snapped. "It's not my game." James was noticeably..." February 06

  • Kevin Durant-Blake Griffin deal needs perfect storm, and it could be brewing

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers have informed teams they're not interested in trading Blake Griffin despite the superstar forward's fight with an equipment manager that has him out as long as two months, league sources told CBS Sports on Friday. Yet despite the Clippers' steadfast support of Griffin..." February 06

  • Eric Berry named NFL's Comeback Player of the Year

    USA Today "A year ago, Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry was in the middle of chemotherapy treatments for Hodgkin’s lymphoma and facing an uncertain NFL future. But a full 16-game season, one playoff appearance, 61 tackles and two interceptions later, Berry was named the NFL’s Comeback Player of the..." February 06

  • Broncos try to mimic regular schedule in final walkthrough "Under a cloudless sky, with temperatures hovering over 60 degrees, the Broncos walked onto the field at Levi's Stadium on Saturday afternoon for a final brush-up before Super Bowl 50. The AFC Champions completed their typical day-before-a-game walk through, a 45-minute session without helmets or..." February 06

  • Goodell: Pro Bowl may not continue in current format "The future of the Pro Bowl is in question once again because Commissioner Roger Goodell isn't happy with the product. "I'm not gonna speculate on where the Pro Bowl is going but I was disappointed in what I saw on Sunday," Goodell said. "I had raised this issue three or four years ago. We..." February 06

  • 49ers' Staley surprises single father with Super Bowl tickets

    San Jose Mercury News "What would you do if you had a pair of Super Bowl tickets? Joe Staley gave his to a couple of strangers. He had heard they were nice. "This will be a memory for the both of us that will last a lifetime," said one of the strangers, Patricia Wheeler. Staley, the 49ers' longtime left tackle,..." February 06

  • Adam Vinatieri: Pro Football Hall of Fame needs to add more kickers

    CBS Sports "The Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee has a chance to do something on Saturday that hasn't been done since 1991: induct a kicker. Twenty-five years ago, Jan Stenerud became the first placekicker to get a bust in Canton, Ohio. Twenty-five years later, Stenerud is still the only true..." February 06

  • Blue Jays add former manager Wedge to front office

    The Score "Another familiar face who gained notoriety with the Cleveland Indians organization is joining the Toronto Blue Jays. Former Indians and Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge has been hired by the Blue Jays as a player development advisor." February 06

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  • Blue Jays add to rotation depth by signing Gavin Floyd

    CBS Sports "The Blue Jays on Saturday announced that they've signed veteran right-hander Gavin Floyd to a one-year contract that will pay him $1 million for 2016 with the opportunity for additional incentives. Floyd, 33, has worked a total of just 92 innings over the last three seasons because of elbow..." February 06

  • Harvey initially thought DeGrom was a woman

    The Score "Jacob deGrom's long locks have made him the envy of many, and apparently caused some confusion with one of his New York Mets teammates when he was first called up to the majors in 2014. Appearing on "Late Night with Seth Myers" on Wednesday, Matt Harvey recanted the first time he saw DeGrom and..." February 06

  • Diamondbacks, Rays among teams in on Tyler Clippard

    CBS Sports "From 2009-15, free agent right-hander Tyler Clippard was one of the best relievers in all of baseball. He posted a 2.68 ERA (147 ERA+) with a 3.52 FIP during that time while averaging 75 innings per season. Clippard was very effective and also a workhorse. And yet, Clippard remains unsigned..." February 06

  • Martin Brodeur gets statue, New Jersey Devils jersey retired "New Jersey Devils will retire the No. 30 jersey of goaltender Martin Brodeur. The Devils announced Tuesday they also will erect a statue of their longtime goaltender during ceremonies at the game on Feb. 9 against the Edmonton Oilers. Brodeur played 21 seasons for New Jersey, leading the..." February 06

  • Toughness, fitness big parts of Andrew Cogliano's nearly 700 straight games

    ESPN "Andrew Cogliano doesn't like to discuss it. The Anaheim Ducks forward is superstitious enough to believe that if he talks about his current streak of 672 consecutive games -- making him the NHL's reigning ironman -- he could jinx it. It's understandable he feels that way, but it's still an..." February 06

  • Canucks defenceman Yannick Weber clears waivers

    Sportsnet "Vancouver Canucks defenceman Yannick Weber has cleared waivers and can now be assigned to the Utica Comets of the AHL." February 06

  • Canadiens try to stay positive "The Montreal Canadiens appear to be just about the only ones who still believe they can make the Stanley Cup Playoffs. If they want to prove it's still possible, they'll have to start this weekend by sweeping the traditional back-to-back set of matinees on Super Bowl weekend, starting with..." February 06

  • Suspension appeal hearing for Flames' Wideman set for Wednesday

    The Score "Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman will plead his case to the league next week. The 32-year-old's appeal hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday in New York City. Wideman is appealing the 20-game suspension he was assessed after hitting linesman Don Henderson in a game against the..." February 06

  • Rick Pitino calls system 'broken' for punishing college sports programs

    ESPN "Louisville coach Rick Pitino offered support Saturday for embattled university president James Ramsey, referring to a "broken" system for punishing college sports programs. Pitino addressed the media after the 19th-ranked Cardinals' victory Saturday over Boston College, just more than 24 hours..." February 06

  • Trey Lewis on Louisville ban: 'This team doesn't deserve this'

    Louisville Courier-Journal "All 15 players on the University of Louisville men's basketball team filed into the press conference room at the school's practice facility on Friday evening wearing sad, stunned faces. Their two leaders, graduate transfers Damion Lee and Trey Lewis, sat down at microphones and tried to make..." February 06

  • Cyclones suspend senior forward Jameel McKay indefinitely

    ESPN "Iowa State Cyclones standout Jameel McKay, the Big 12's reigning defensive player of the year, has been suspended indefinitely and will miss at least Saturday's road game against Oklahoma State, the team announced on Friday. McKay, a senior forward, is averaging 12.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and..." February 06

  • Louisville to self-impose postseason ban for alleged violations related to prostitution scandal

    Yahoo! Sports "In a stunning development, the University of Louisville will announce Friday that it is self-imposing a postseason ban for the upcoming NCAA basketball tournament as a result of alleged rules violations committed by a former staffer and players. The university reached that conclusion this week..." February 06

  • There's a top 10 team in the SEC, but it's not UK or UF

    NCAA "Any given ... Tuesday? 2016 seems to be a time of unparalleled parity in college basketball. Five different teams have lost while boasting a No. 1 ranking, Duke is unranked for the first time in almost nine years and last year’s Final Four teams -- Wisconsin, Kentucky, Michigan State and the..." February 05

  • Pitt star RB James Conner expected to play in 2016 after cancer diagnosis

    CBS Sports "Pittsburgh running back James Conner was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in December, and the 2014 ACC Player of the Year is back running and working out at the Pitt facility. Coach Pat Narduzzi spoke with ESPN's Jared Shanker and said he expects Conner to be back playing with the Panthers in..." February 06

  • Oregon Ducks running back Thomas Tyner to retire from football

    Oregonian "On Wednesday, Oregon coach Mark Helfrich was vague when asked about running back Thomas Tyner's availability for the Ducks' upcoming spring practices. Two days later, it's clear: Tyner, the former five-star recruit who set Oregon prep rushing records at Aloha High School, is taking a medical..." February 06

  • USC Athletic Director Pat Haden To Step Down In June

    Deadspin "Pat Haden will step down from his role as Trojans athletic director on June 30, according to a USC alumni email sent by school president C.L. Max Nikias. Though Haden will no longer be the AD, he will take on a new role involving the renovation of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. An excerpt..." February 05

  • Florida’s Treon Harris Reportedly Moving From Quarterback To Wide Receiver

    College Spun "Following offensive struggles last season, the Florida Gators are reportedly moving some things around at the quarterback position heading into next season. According to a report by Gridiron Now, Treon Harris will be moving from quarterback to wide receiver this off-season. Harris, who stepped..." February 05

  • Post-signing day coaching shuffle is an annual tradition

    College Football Talk "It may just be a coincidence, but it never fails. As soon as the ink dries on the faxes from National Signing Day, assistant coaches change jobs left and right. Of course, this may be a coincidence because signing day still falls in the prime time for assistants to be on the move, which typically..." February 05