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  • Where do Blazers, Neil Olshey, Terry Stotts go from here?

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Portland Trail Blazers were a frustrating team to watch to start the season. They floundered early as players like Moe Harkless and Evan Turner failed to take the next step forward to help the team. The emergence of Zach Collins playing in tandem with a healthy Ed Davis was a good story, but..." April 23

  • Joel Embiid: I Think Our Time Is Now, We Don't Need Anybody Else

    Real GM Basketball "While the Philadelphia 76ers have set themselves up to be good for a long time, Joel Embiid believes they are ready to compete now. "I think our time is now," Embiid said on Monday. ".... We have a special team, a lot of great guys. I don't think we need anybody else. We've just got to work..." April 23

  • John Wall shares Drake’s bad prediction about Wizards/Raptors series

    Larry Brown Sports "The Washington Wizards have only evened their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series with the Toronto Raptors, but in a sense, John Wall has already gotten something of the last laugh. Wall said Monday that he’s excited to return to Toronto for Game 5 so he can see Drake, who he claims made a..." April 23

  • Pelicans reportedly pick up coach Alvin Gentry's 2018-19 contract option

    Sporting News "Fresh off a sweep of the Trail Blazers, the Pelicans have decided to pick up the option on head coach Alvin Gentry's contract for 2018-19, according to ESPN.com. The report also stated that New Orleans' assistant coaching staff, including associate head coach Darren Erman, Chris Finch and Fred..." April 23

  • Phoenix Suns, talking to Jason Kidd and Vinny Del Negro, close to whittling down list of coaching candidates

    Arizona Central "The Suns will soon move on to the second phase of their coaching search. Phoenix reportedly has talked to 10 candidates, the latest names revealed Monday when a league source told azcentral sports Phoenix had spoken to former Brooklyn Nets and Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd as well as..." April 23

  • Carroll reiterates Seahawks haven't closed book on Kaepernick

    The Score "The Seattle Seahawks postponed a free-agent visit with quarterback Colin Kaepernick earlier this month, reportedly over issues related to his kneeling during the playing of the national anthem. While the team went ahead and signed Stephen Morris to serve behind starter Russell Wilson, head..." April 23

  • Melvin Gordon's 5th-Year Contract Option Picked Up by Chargers

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Chargers will keep running back Melvin Gordon through at least the 2019 season after they picked up the fifth-year option on his contract Monday. General manager Tom Telesco announced the news at a press conference, per Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk. Warren Sharp broke..." April 23

  • Eagles discussing visit with White House, but reportedly haven't committed yet

    CBS Sports "After winning Super Bowl LI, the New England Patriots visited the White House on April 19 of last year. As of Monday, April 23, it's still not clear when or if the Philadelphia Eagles will make their trip to the White House to celebrate their victory in Super Bowl LII back in February. On..." April 23

  • Chargers RFA wideout Tyrell Williams signs his tender

    Pro Football Talk "Now that the deadline to sign offer sheets with other team has passed, there’s no real incentive for restricted free agents not to sign. Thus, Chargers wide receiver Tyrell Williams has signed his RFA tender from the Chargers, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. That leaves just two unsigned..." April 23

  • 49ers GM John Lynch: If Allegations Against Reuben Foster Are True, He’ll Be Cut

    NFL Trade Rumors "On Monday, 49ers GM John Lynch made it clear that they will release LB Reuben Foster if the allegations against turn out to be true. “We take the gravity of these charges, it has not been lost on us, but patience is the right approach right now,” Lynch said, per Jennifer Lee Chan. “We want to..." April 23

  • Jose Bautista will be Braves starting third baseman

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Jose Bautista will be the Braves’ starting third baseman whenever he joins the big league club. The Braves signed Bautista, 37, to a minor league deal April 18 and announced the long-time outfielder as a third baseman, a position he hadn’t regularly manned in a decade. But that’s the..." April 23

  • Roenis Elias experiment with Red Sox ends, traded to Seattle

    WEEI Boston "He always represented an intriguing option for the Red Sox. But ultimately Roenis Elias wasn't intriguing enough. The lefty reliever was traded to Seattle Monday in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. The 29-year-old Elias had come to the Red Sox prior to the 2016..." April 23

  • Yankees' Gleyber Torres makes English a priority of his big-league experience

    Sporting News "As reporters huddled around his locker on Sunday, Gleyber Torres was hesitant to engage. The 21-year-old was fresh off of his long-awaited debut, but it was an 0-for-4 afternoon that featured a strikeout and seven runners left on base in a 5-1 Yankees win over the Blue Jays. Torres’ caution had..." April 23

  • White Sox Place Miguel Gonzalez On 10-Day DL, Transfer Danny Farquhar To 60-Day DL

    MLB Trade Rumors "The White Sox announced on Monday that they’ve placed right-hander Miguel Gonzalez on the 10-day DL and selected the contract of right-hander Chris Beck from Triple-A Charotte. Right-hander Danny Farquhar, who was hospitalized over the weekend in a terrifying scene after collapsing in the dugout..." April 23

  • Danny Farquhar to remain in the hospital for three weeks

    Hardball Talk "As you no doubt heard, White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar was rushed to the hospital with a brain hemorrhage on Friday. He underwent brain surgery Saturday night to relieve swelling and remained in the ICU unit at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago as of yesterday. He’s in critical, but..." April 23

  • Maple Leafs increase security for Game 6 after fatal van attack

    The Score "The Toronto Maple Leafs issued a statement in advance of Game 6 against the Boston Bruins after nine people were killed and 16 injured as multiple pedestrians were struck by a van Monday afternoon. The game will go on as scheduled, but with increased security measures inside and outside the..." April 23

  • P.K. Subban may be Lindsey Vonn’s new athlete boyfriend

    New York Post "Lindsey Vonn has set her sights on a new athlete. Following her breakup with NFL coach Kenan Smith last fall, the Olympic skier is said to be dating Predators defenseman P.K. Subban, according to Terez Owens. The insider spilled Vonn, 33, “has been spending a bit of time in Nashville.” She even..." April 23

  • Penguins GM seethes over Flyers fans’ conduct

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "A barrage of beer cans flying from the stands marred the final seconds of the Penguins’ 8-5 win Sunday in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. From his booth high atop Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center, Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford watched. And seethed. “There were..." April 23

  • Colorado Avalanche Ink Head Coach Jared Bednar To One-Year Extension

    CBS Denver "Colorado Avalanche Executive Vice President/General Manager Joe Sakic addressed the media on Monday to close out the 2017-2018 season. The big news was the announcement of a one-year extension for head coach Jared Bednar. The Avs and Bednar initially agreed to a three-year deal to star the..." April 23

  • Flames hire Bill Peters as new head coach

    Sportsnet "Bill Peters wasn’t out of work long. The Calgary Flames will announce Peters as their new head coach just three days after the 51-year-old resigned as the Carolina Hurricanes‘ bench boss. A press conference is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. MT. Peters posted a record of 137-138-53 in four seasons..." April 23

  • Neymar has to leave Paris Saint-Germain to become the best - ex-Ballon d'Or Rivaldo

    ESPN "Former Barcelona player and Brazil international Rivaldo believes that Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar will not be able to fulfil his ambition of being the best player in the world with the French champions. Rivaldo won La Liga twice, as well as the Copa del Rey and the UEFA Super Cup with..." April 23

  • Napoli Star Jorginho In 'Advanced Negotiation' With Manchester City

    Sport Bible "Jorginho is a wanted man. And it appears Manchester City are leading the race to his signature. The Brazilian-born Italian international has been subject to intense transfer speculation following his performances for Napoli, this season. Liverpool and Manchester United continue to be heavily..." April 23

  • Barcelona Manager Ernesto Valverde Reportedly Considering Future at Club

    Bleacher Report "Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde is said to be considering his future at the Camp Nou after a lack of faith from the club's board. Santi Gimenez of AS wrote that Valverde has "privately admitted" to thinking about a departure from the club, fresh after beating Sevilla 5-0 to win the Copa del..." April 23

  • Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid contract to be improved, says Guillem Balague

    Sky Sports "Andres Iniesta starts his goodbyes, rumours spur Barcelona on, and Cristiano Ronaldo gets what he wants - almost. Plus, there's deserved praise for Real Betis, and an explanation of Malaga's decline in recent years. Guillem Balague brings you the latest from La Liga after another busy..." April 23

  • Florentino Perez hints Real Madrid won't sign David de Gea and Thibaut Courtois

    Express "The duo have been linked with a move to the Spanish capital for a number of years, with Los Blancos famously missing out on the former due to a fax machine error in 2015. De Gea's stunning form at United has meant talk of a Madrid move has never truly gone away. While Courtois' reluctance to..." April 23

  • Brandon Wimbush maintains lead in Notre Dame’s quarterback competition

    Chicago Tribune "Brandon Wimbush began spring camp working with Notre Dame’s first unit. The quarterback ended it in similar fashion. While coach Brian Kelly didn’t announce a winner in the competition between Wimbush and Ian Book after Saturday’s Blue-Gold game, he did note where the race stands. “It’s..." April 23

  • Sam Ehlinger, Shane Buechele exit spring ball still vying for Texas QB job

    College Football Talk "For 16 months now, Tom Herman has waited for one of his quarterbacks to take the bull by the horns. And for 16 months, the bull still hops freely around the ring. Junior Shane Buechele and sophomore Sam Ehlinger quarterback opposite teams in Saturday night’s Orange-White game, and exited the..." April 23

  • Kano Dillon, South Florida graduate transfer TE, commits to Oregon Ducks

    Oregonian "Through spring practices, Oregon Ducks coach Mario Cristobal and his coaching staff identified a few areas in which the football program would benefit from added depth - cornerback, wide receiver and tight end. Hoping to address those areas of concern with immediate help, Oregon has turned to a..." April 23

  • Michigan QB Shea Patterson earns 'playmaker' label in spring practice

    Michigan Live "When we first asked teammates and Michigan coaches in March about new quarterback Shea Patterson, they used three very important descriptors. Nearly a month later, with Michigan's spring practice schedule winding down, the descriptors have narrowed down to one. Playmaker. "Everybody gets..." April 23

  • Alleged NBA 2K18 Gambling Operation Turns Into Alleged Armed Robbery at Ex-Kennesaw State Player's Apartment

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "It was supposed to be a friendly wager over a game of NBA 2K18. Instead, what transpired was an armed robbery at an illegal gambling house operated out of a Kennesaw State University football player’s on-campus apartment. After a week-long investigation, authorities arrested two more people..." April 22

  • South Carolina parts ways with point guard Rakym Felder

    SEC Country "South Carolina is parting ways with reserve guard Rakym Felder, coach Frank Martin said in a statement Monday morning. The decision ends a rocky relationship that has spanned the last two years. Felder was suspended indefinitely from the program last summer after a couple incidents, including..." April 23

  • '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