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  • New Lakers Coach Frank Vogel Wants Players to Stay in the Moment

    NBC Los Angeles "Former Indiana Pacers and Orlando Heat coach Frank Vogel was introduced to the public Monday as the Los Angeles Lakers fifth permanent coach since the retirement of Phil Jackson in 2011. The Lakers announced last Monday they had signed the 45-year-old Vogel to a multi-year contract to..." May 20

  • Lakers look to the future, introduce Frank Vogel as new head coach following Luke Walton's departure

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers have their new head coach, and on Monday they introduced Frank Vogel. Vogel, who has previously served as the head coach of the Indiana Pacers and Orlando Magic, will serve as the replacement for Luke Walton following Walton's departure from the organization..." May 20

  • Magic Johnson says he’d be interested in buying the Lakers if Jeanie Buss ever decided to sell

    Clutch Points "Magic Johnson isn’t saying Jeanie Buss should sell the Lakers right now. However, if she were to ever consider that option, it sounds like he would be a potential buyer. According to a report from Arash Markazi of the Los Angeles Times, Johnson would be interested in forming a..." May 20

  • Wolves Hiring Gianluca Pascucci As Assistant GM

    Nets Daily "Gianluca Pascucci, the Nets Director of Global Scouting — and the man credited with finding and pushing Rodions Kurucs— is leaving for an assistant GM job in Minnesota. He’ll join newly hired Gersson Rosas. As Adrian Wojnarowski reports, Pascucci and Rosas worked..." May 20

  • Andre Iguodala questionable for Game 4 at Portland

    Sporting News "Andre Iguodala was cleared of serious damage after undergoing an MRI exam on his left calf, but the veteran Warriors swingman is questionable for Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals. Iguodala, 35, departed after feeling tightness in his left calf in the opening quarter Saturday of..." May 20

  • Antonio Brown acts fast after ‘two-face’ Ben Roethlisberger apologizes

    New York Post "A few months too late, Ben. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger apologized for his role in the Antonio Brown saga, telling KDKA News in Pittsburgh he “genuinely feels bad” for how the situation unfolded, with his fraying relationship with the superstar wide receiver..." May 20

  • Peyton Manning Not a Target in NY's Search for New GM

    Bleacher Report "The New York Jets aren't pursuing former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning to fill their general manager vacancy, according to Ian Rapoport of On Friday, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reported that "Rumors are flying within league circles that the Jets may make..." May 20

  • Ben Roethlisberger Apologizes to Antonio Brown

    The Big Lead "The Pittsburgh Steelers trading Antonio Brown was perhaps the biggest shock of the offseason. Sure, he talked about wanting out, but he’s so good no one thought it would happen. But it did happen, and the reports that emerged in the middle of it all traced the conflict back to Ben..." May 20

  • Ezekiel Elliott Handcuffed After Shoving Event Staffer at Vegas Music Festival

    TMZ "Ezekiel Elliott was handcuffed at the EDC music festival in Las Vegas over the weekend after he shoved a security guard to the ground and TMZ Sports has the video.  ... but the NFL star's attorney says Zeke was NOT formally arrested (only detained) and claims the whole thing..." May 20

  • Daniel Jeremiah: I Haven’t Heard From Jets

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets are reportedly targeting NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah for a high-ranking role in the front office. Meanwhile, Jeremiah claims he has not heard from Gang Green.  “Look, I haven’t said anything on any of this stuff with the Jets,”..." May 20

  • Mets owners meddling in Mickey Callaway’s managerial decisions

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Mets have lost five straight after being swept by the lowly Miami Marlins over the weekend, and they could soon be looking for a new manager if the current trend continues. But if the team’s ownership group plans to micromanage the next guy the way they have done with Mickey..." May 20

  • Mariners trade Anthony Swarzak to Braves for relievers Jesse Biddle, Arodys Vizcaino

    ESPN 710 Seattle "The Mariners have traded struggling veteran reliever Anthony Swarzak to the Braves for lefty relief pitcher Jesse Biddle and former Atlanta closer Arodys Vizcaíno. Seattle is also sending cash considerations to Atlanta, conceivably to help cover what is left of the $8 million..." May 20

  • Cubs' Kris Bryant is punishing opponents again: 'I'm a whole lot smarter'

    USA Today "Kris Bryant was not among the 11 buzzworthy players on the podium for Major League Baseball’s promotional spot that urged all to “Let the kids play.” For now, he’s not on anyone’s short list for National League MVP, not when Christian Yelich is hammering..." May 20

  • Nationals Claim Javy Guerra, Designate Dan Jennings

    Masn "The Washington Nationals made the following roster moves on Monday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. * Recalled from rehab assignment and reinstated left-handed pitcher Tony Sipp from the 10-day Injured List *..." May 20

  • Giancarlo Stanton to begin rehab assignment tonight

    Hardball Talk "Giancarlo Stanton will begin a minor league rehab assignment Monday with High-A Tampa. That according to the team’s Tweet to that effect. Stanton has been on the injured list since April 1 due to a left biceps strain and a left shoulder strain sustained in what Aaron Boone..." May 20

  • Patrick Roy with Senators would create buzz but developing youth a question

    Sportsnet "During a lifetime in hockey, Patrick Roy has held numerous positions, including all-star netminder, quadruple Stanley Cup champion, NHL executive and head coach. One of his lesser known jobs was as head coach of his son Frederick’s minor hockey spring league team about 14 years..." May 20

  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev will not receive supplementary discipline

    ABC7 "Blues forward Ivan Barbashev will not receive any supplemental discipline from the NHL Department of Player Safety after a high hit that helped take Sharks forward Tomas Hertl out of Game 5 of the Western Conference finals, according to a source. In the first period, Barbashev..." May 20

  • Bruins hopeful Zdeno Chara can return for Stanley Cup Final

    Sporting News "The Bruins hope to have one of their best assets back on the ice for their last series of the postseason. Boston was able to complete its sweep of Carolina in the Eastern Conference final on Thursday without defenseman and captain Zdeno Chara in the lineup, but the team is optimistic..." May 20

  • Sharks face possible end of an era with potential elimination looming

    Sportsnet "When he was asked last week about being one of the most prolific playoff goal-scorers of his generation, just behind Alex Ovechkin and ahead of Sidney Crosby over the last 10 years, Logan Couture of the San Jose Sharks had an immediate and simple answer. “Those guys have won and..." May 20

  • If anyone tries to sign someone to an offer sheet, it’s going to be the Colorado Avalanche

    Mile High Hockey "There has been a lot of speculation recently that this is the summer we’re finally going to see another offer sheet signed in the NHL. With star players becoming restricted free agents on July 1st and a number of teams in with legitimate salary cap issues, the group of potential targets..." May 20

  • Former Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois to walk on at Florida Atlantic

    Tampa Bay Times "Former Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois will remain in the state. He will continue his football career as a walk-on for Lane Kiffin at Florida Atlantic, 247Sports reported Monday morning. The Seminoles dismissed Francois from the program in February after he was accused of..." May 20

  • Illinois defensive lineman Bobby Roundtree suffers spinal injury in swimming accident

    New York Post "The football future of Bobby Roundtree, one of the Big Ten’s best pass rushers, may now be in doubt. Roundtree, a defensive end for Illinois, suffered a severe spinal injury during a swimming incident on Saturday, according to 247Sports, and underwent surgery on Sunday. Illinois..." May 20

  • Iowa and Iowa State football team Twitter accounts suspended

    USA Today "The Iowa and Iowa State football teams found rare, uncommon ground this weekend. Both teams, for some reason, had their Twitter accounts suspended.  Fans from both schools were unable to pull up the accounts of either the Cyclones or Hawkeyes football teams on Saturday. A message..." May 18

  • TCU's leading rusher Sewo Olonilua arrested on two felony drug charges

    College Football Talk "It’s once again time to remind you that, if CFT still had a “Days Without An Arrest” ticker, it’d be time to reset it back to double zeroes. The latest football program forced to deal with an off-field issue involving one of its players is TCU, with multiple..." May 18

  • Dabo Swinney hopes new Clemson deal squashes Alabama speculation

    ESPN "Dabo Swinney's new contract includes an unusual provision that would add as much as $2 million to his buyout should he leave to take a job at Alabama, but the Clemson coach told ESPN he doesn't spend time pondering a future at his alma mater. "People always like to say..." May 17

  • Nassir Little thinks he was held back by ‘hesitancy’ at North Carolina

    Clutch Points "Coming into his freshman campaign at the University of North Carolina, Nassir Little was considered a potential top-five pick. As the 2019 NBA Draft quickly approaches, though, Little finds himself not even guaranteed of being selected in the lottery, following a wildly inconsistent season that..." May 19

  • UNLV lands coveted transfer David Jenkins

    Las Vegas Sun "New UNLV head coach T.J. Otzelberger has hit his first home run on the recruiting trail, as star transfer David Jenkins committed to the Rebels on Saturday. The 6-foot-2 shooting guard made the announcement via his Twitter page. After taking an official visit to UNLV last weekend he..." May 19

  • Juwan Howard set to interview for Michigan job

    Larry Brown Sports "Juwan Howard was one of the names that was mentioned in connection with the Michigan job the moment John Beilein announced he was leaving to take the Cleveland Cavaliers job. Apparently the Wolverines took note and are making Howard a candidate for the vacant position. Howard is set..." May 18

  • Penny Hardaway has Memphis basketball atop recruiting rankings

    USA Today "Penny Hardaway is lighting the recruiting world on fire.  With the addition of five-star forward Precious Achiuwa, who announced his commitment to the Memphis basketball program Friday, Hardaway and the Tigers now boast the No. 1 recruiting class in the country, according to 247..." May 17

  • Precious Achiuwa, a five-star forward, commits to Memphis basketball

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Penny Hardaway is lighting the recruiting world on fire.  Memphis basketball already had a one-and-done-level signee in James Wiseman, and the Tigers coach just added another.  Five-star forward Precious Achiuwa committed to..." May 17