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  • Cuban sends ‘thoughts and prayers’ to Blake Griffin after his run-in with J.J. Barea

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "After Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea was ejected from Thursday’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers for pushing Clippers power forward Blake Griffin, owner Mark Cuban had some fun at Griffin’s expense. “I just feel bad for Blake,” Cuban said prior to Saturday’s game against the Toronto..." March 26

  • Popovich: Silver's involvement in rest issue could undermine relationships

    ESPN "Despite NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s imploring the league’s owners in a memo last week to become more involved in the decision-making process with regard to resting players, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said such involvement could create “a slippery slope” capable of undermining..." March 26

  • One Knicks bright spot making case for next year

    New York Post "Even before Joakim Noah’s drug suspension for taking a banned, over-the-counter, performance-enhancing supplement, Willy Hernangomez had muscled his way into the starting center picture for next season. Now it appears a near certainty. Saturday against the Spurs, Hernangomez had a career-high..." March 26

  • Warriors coach Steve Kerr says Kevin Durant 'at least a couple weeks away'

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Durant continues to progress on a daily basis as he recovers from a knee injury, but he’s still “at least a couple weeks away” according to Steve Kerr. The Golden State Warriors head coach addressed the media on Saturday and talked about Durant. He was asked about how he would integrate..." March 26

  • Tyronn Lue implies Cavs have better defensive sets but aren’t using them

    Yardbarker "The Cleveland Cavaliers have looked like a bunch of traffic cones on the defensive end as of late, but head coach Tyronn Lue appears to have an explanation for their struggles on that side of the ball. After the Cavs’ 127-115 loss at home to Washington on Saturday, Lue implied they had better..." March 26

  • Michael Irvin: Ezekiel Elliott needs to understand 'the enormity of everything surrounding him'

    Sports Day "What the heck is going on with Romo? Michael Irvin: If I'm a Houston fan, I would be lined up outside of the door of the office over there saying 'what are you guys doing?' If you gave Brock Osweiler $72 million dollars, you don't think we could offer up a fourth, a third? Offer up something...." March 26

  • Vegas gambling issues falling on deaf ears within NFL

    Pro Football Talk "When it comes to the potential practical consequences of putting a professional football team in Las Vegas, the NFL isn’t completely ignoring the situation. It seems, however, that not nearly enough people are taking the situation as seriously as they should. Per a source with knowledge of the..." March 26

  • How a Deleted Text May Help Aaron Hernandez Beat a Double Murder Charge

    Black Sports Online "Alexander Bradley is the star witness in the double murder trial of Aaron Hernandez. Bradley says he was in the car with Hernandez when he shot two people because they bumped into him at the club. After paranoia set in, Hernandez allegedly shot Bradley in the face and left him for dead. Here..." March 26

  • Franco Harris: I have no pain, but if I ever do I’ll use marijuana

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Every now and again it becomes merely prudent around here that we study the frenetic activities of the indestructible, indefatigable, indispensible Franco Harris. Thirty-four years after he last gripped a football for the Steelers, Harris remains the leading rusher in the history of an NFL..." March 26

  • Seven teams likely to move down in the 2017 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "NFL draft day trades have become more prevalent in recent years. It’s not that teams don’t value picks at the same clip as before. Instead, squads simply have not been afraid to give up capital in order to target a specific player. On the other hand, some rebuilding teams have found it a sound..." March 26

  • Did Indians GM's adorable son leak news of a possible Lindor extension on the radio?

    CBS Sports "The Indians are of course finalizing a contract extension with third baseman Jose Ramirez, so locking up young core players is quite possibly in the air around camp. That brings us to the appearance of Brody Chernoff, the young son of Indians GM Mike Chernoff, on the Saturday’s Indians radio game..." March 26

  • Stephen Strasburg named Nationals' Opening Day starter for 4th time

    MLB.com "Stephen Strasburg will start Opening Day for the Nationals, manager Dusty Baker announced Sunday. Washington opens its season at 1:05 p.m. ET on April 3 against the Marlins at Nationals Park. This marks the fourth career Opening Day assignment for the 28-year-old Strasburg. He previously..." March 26

  • Red Sox reassign Castillo, Craig, and their $22M in salaries to minors

    WEEI Boston "It was hardly a surprise. Rusney Castillo and Allen Craig were part of a group who was reassigned to the minor leagues Sunday morning, joining outfielder Brian Bogusevic, infielder Matt Dominguez, catcher Jake DePew and pitcher Hector Velazquez. Noe Ramirez, who made the Opening Day roster a..." March 26

  • Re-assigned Anthony Gose as a pitcher? Tigers will investigate

    Michigan Live "Anthony Gose was re-assigned to minor-league camp Sunday morning as part of the Detroit Tigers' wave of cuts. At the time, the non-roster invitee is odd man out in the competition for the Tigers' center-field spot. But as one door possibly closes for the 26-year-old from Bellflower, Calif.,..." March 26

  • Mat Latos remains part of logjam for Blue Jays’ final bullpen spot

    Sportsnet "Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons described Mat Latos’s most recent work as solid but the right-hander remains part of a logjam for the final open spot in the bullpen. Latos allowed three runs, two earned, on five hits, one of them a Greg Bird homer, over three innings of work in a 6-5..." March 26

  • Sidney Crosby on criticism from Sens owner Melnyk: ‘He likes to hear himself talk, so let’s just leave it’

    Pro Hockey Talk "One day after Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot had the tip of his finger busted apart by a Sidney Crosby slash, team owner Eugene Melnyk made an appearance on Ottawa radio and sounded off on Crosby. Along with calling for a lengthy suspension for the Penguins’ captain, Melnyk referred to..." March 26

  • Josh Harding misses hockey 'every day,' happy to reconnect with Wild

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Josh Harding’s voice still shakes as he discusses how his career was snatched from him in the winter of 2014. Playing with Iowa to regain his form after missing the Wild’s training camp, first six weeks of the season and having not played since the previous New Year’s Eve when complications..." March 26

  • Would the Islanders consider trading John Tavares this summer?

    Sportsnet "Just how much longer will John Tavares remain with the New York Islanders? The team captain’s long-term future in Brooklyn remains an open question, as the 26-year-old has just one year remaining on his contract. “There were reports this week that if the New York Islanders aren’t moving..." March 26

  • Maple Leafs lose Andersen to upper-body injury

    NHL.com "Goalie Frederik Andersen did not start the second period for the Toronto Maple Leafs in a 5-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday because of an upper-body injury. Andersen allowed two goals on 16 shots in the first period, which ended with Buffalo leading 2-1 at KeyBank Center. "Obviously..." March 26

  • Ron & Don: Sidney Crosby is ‘not a dirty player’

    Sportsnet "Sidney Crosby was in the highlights quite a bit this week, which on its own isn’t unusual. But instead of making headlines for his goals or assists, hockey fans took notice of a few plays that could be deemed as dirty. First came on Tuesday, when Crosby gave Ryan O’Reilly of the Buffalo Sabres..." March 26

  • Everton to make a £40million double swoop for England starlets Michael Keane and Jordan Pickford

    The Sun "EVERTON will make a £40million double swoop for England starlets Michael Keane and Jordan Pickford. Boss Ronald Koeman is ahead of a pack of big hitters in the race for two of our brightest talents. Keane, who should win his second cap against Lithuania today, knows he will be quitting..." March 26

  • Monaco slap massive £130m price tag on Kylian Mbappe: Man United leading race to sign him

    The Express "MONACO have reportedly valued wonderkid Kylian Mbappe at £130million in an effort to beat off interest in the star. Manchester United are said to be heading the chase for the prolific France teenager, who has scored 19 goals in 32 games this season. Both both Chelsea and Arsenal are also..." March 26

  • Yaya Toure is being lined up by BOTH Milan clubs

    The Sun "YAYA TOURE has been targeted by BOTH Milan clubs. Toure’s contract at Manchester City ends in the summer, and would love a new deal that keeps him at the Etihad. Yet that is unlikely – and the two Italian outfits are ready to go head to head and try and tempt him to finish his playing days..." March 26

  • Chelsea and Manchester United target speaks out on transfer interest

    Daily Star "SIMON KJAER says he’s got no plans to leave Turkey, despite interest from Chelsea and Manchester United. The Danish centre-back current plies his trade at Fenerbahce after stints at Lille, Roma and Wolfsburg. And the 27-year-old was thought to be a target for United and Chelsea as both sides..." March 26

  • Manchester City confident of landing Danny Rose with Luke Shaw set to head to Spurs

    Daily Mirror "Pep Guardiola is confident of landing Danny Rose for £50million this summer – with Luke Shaw heading to Tottenham as his replacement. The Manchester City boss has targeted England full-back Rose as a key part of his revamp at the Etihad. Guardiola needs to rebuild his defence with Gael..." March 26

  • USF DB Hassan Childs Injured In Shooting, In Stable Condition

    Bleacher Report "South Florida Bulls defensive back Hassan Childs is in a stable condition after he was injured in an overnight shooting. On Sunday, head coach Charlie Strong released the following statement, which was relayed by Yahoo Sports' Matt Fortuna:." March 26

  • 4-star RB T.J. Pledger commits to Oklahoma

    Bleacher Report "T.J. Pledger has committed to the Oklahoma Sooners, giving the squad one of the top running backs in the 2018 class. Steve Wiltfong of 247Sports reported Pledger's decision Saturday. The 4-star recruit is the third-best running back in the country and No. 20 overall at any position,..." March 25

  • Ex-Penn State Prez Guilty of Child Endangerment

    TMZ "Ex-Penn State president Graham Spanier was just found guilty of felony child endangerment stemming from the way he handled the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse incidents. Officials say Spanier was alerted of a 2001 incident of Sandusky sexually assaulting a young boy in a Penn State shower ......" March 24

  • Jim Harbaugh ditches signature cheap khakis

    Sportsnaut "Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh has long been known for wearing baggy, cheap khakis and once famously grabbed $8 pairs in bulk from Walmart during his tenure with the San Francisco 49ers. Sadly, or not depending on your point of view, those are a thing of the past. The energetic coach..." March 24

  • Another ex-Baylor player arrested in connection to 2013 rape

    Dallas Morning News "A second former Baylor football player has been arrested in connection with the 2013 sexual assault of a female student who says two players accompanied her home after she got drunk at a party and gang-raped her. Shamycheal "Myke" Chatman, 23, was taken into custody by Houston-area U.S...." March 24

  • Miller's father says son turned down NC State due to trust issues

    Dayton Daily News "John Miller watched Friday night’s NCAA Tournament game between UCLA and Kentucky with a bit of bemusement. “I sorta had to laugh at the media yesterday on TV,” he said. “It was Alford this and that. They had Steve Alford all plugged in to where he’s going next.” It was being speculated that..." March 26

  • Former Louisville graduate assistant says 'no basis' for NCAA charges

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Former Louisville basketball graduate assistant Brandon Williams is fighting back against the NCAA. Documents obtained by the Louisville Courier-Journal and USA Today show that legal counsel for Williams say the NCAA has "no basis" for charging Williams with failure to cooperate with..." March 26

  • Lonzo Ball was owned by UK's Fox, and LaVar just couldn't keep his mouth shut

    CBS Sports "Kentucky point guard De’Aaron Fox got the better of Lonzo Ball , in a big way, on Friday night in the Sweet 16. Fox, who finished with 39 points on 13-of-20 shooting, more than proved his chops as one of the best prospects in the country primed to make a splash in the NBA. Meanwhile, Ball looked..." March 26

  • LaVar Ball on Steve Alford: He knows my boys; glad he's staying

    ESPN "LaVar Ball, who opted to stay back in California to tend to his ailing wife instead of going to Memphis to watch his son Lonzo play against Kentucky, told ESPN he is glad Steve Alford is remaining at UCLA to coach his younger sons. "I feel good about that," said LaVar, who was not able to make..." March 25

  • Archie Miller to be named new IU coach

    Indianapolis Star "IndyStar has confirmed that Dayton coach Archie Miller will be Indiana basketball's next head coach. The news was first reported Saturday by Yahoo!'s Adrian Wojnarowski, who reported Miller and IU are finalizing a seven-year contract. The 38-year-old Miller is considered one of the nation's..." March 25