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  • Shutdown possible for Cousins "Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins missed Monday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies to rest nagging injuries as the team contemplates shutting down the All-Star big man for the rest of the season. Kings coach George Karl said Monday that he spoke with Cousins about how they would..." March 30

  • Derrick Rose goes through full-contact practice without issue

    The Score "The Eastern Conference playoffs could be set to get a lot more interesting. Derrick Rose participated in contact portions of practice for the Chicago Bulls on Monday, the first time he's done so since re-tearing the medial meniscus in his right knee in late February. That means he's more or..." March 30

  • Contest lets fan crash at Bulls arena

    ESPN Chicago "Major League Baseball teams have offered the chance to sleep in the outfield, so it was only a matter of time before a fan would have a chance to sleep in an NBA arena. The Chicago Bulls, in conjunction with Airbnb, the company that allows people to buy or sell a night's stay in an apartment or..." March 30

  • Alonzo Mourning says Michael Jordan would average 50 today "Alonzo Mourning said on Fox Sports this week that Michael Jordan would put up 50 in today's NBA. And his reasoning... is actually pretty sound. The hand-check rules were implemented to free up the offensive game after basketball scoring died from choking on its own vomit after Jordan retired...." March 30

  • Kevin Durant's injury forces summer of reckoning for Thunder

    SB Nation "Kevin Durant is done for the season and so are the Oklahoma City Thunder. Unless they can somehow avoid the Warriors in the first round, which seems nearly impossible at this stage, the Thunder will be ejected from the playoffs quickly. It will be a bitter end to a bitter season. They'd entered..." March 30

  • Russell Wilson won't receive fully guaranteed contract "Russell Wilson is a near lock to sign a contract extension with the Seahawks that will make him the NFL's highest-paid player. But don't expect it to be a deal that changes how elite NFL stars are compensated. On Monday's edition of NFL Total Access, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport threw cold..." March 30

  • Jonathan Martin: I no longer think about the Dolphins bullying case "Jonathan Martin made it clear on Monday that he didn’t want to talk about the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal two years ago in which he was the victim. He made it clear that his focus was on revitalizing his career with the Carolina Panthers, who claimed the offensive tackle off waivers on..." March 30

  • Falcons fined $350K, lose 2016 draft pick over crowd noise scandal "Rich McKay spent most of the NFL annual meetings as the spokesperson for the Competition Committee but he will lose his position on the committee beginning April 1 as a result of the Falcons crowd-noise scandal. In addition, the Falcons were fined $350,000 and have to forfeit a 5th round pick..." March 30

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  • Report: Sam Bradford wouldn’t sign extension with the Browns

    Waiting For Next Year "Another day, another member of the media confirming that it was in fact the Cleveland Browns who offered a first-round draft pick for former St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford. Bradford was ultimately sent to the Philadelphia Eagles in a deal for quarterback Nick Foles. According to Sports..." March 30

  • Scott Downs Only Interested In MLB Offers

    MLB Trade Rumors "After being released today by the Indians, veteran lefty Scott Downs is seeking another opportunity. But Downs is only interested in a deal that would give him a major league roster spot, MLBTR has learned. That insistence is understandable: the 39-year-old has thrown nothing but rehab innings..." March 30

  • Cubs Option Javier Baez To Iowa, Reassign Kris Bryant, Addison Russell To Minor-League Camp

    Bleed Cubbie Blue "The Cubs have made three important roster moves today: For those of you who thought Javier Baez would be going north with the team, the Cubs have decided to go in a different direction and get him some more experience at Triple-A Iowa. This likely means second base will be shared by Tommy La..." March 30

  • Mets add another lefty, acquire Jerry Blevins from Nationals

    Hardball Talk "Apparently the Mets were in the market for more than one left-handed reliever, because a few hours after acquiring lefty Alex Torres from the Padres they’ve picked up lefty Jerry Blevins from the Nationals in exchange for outfielder Matt den Dekker. Blevins spent one season in Washington after..." March 30

  • Tigers' Verlander no longer on track for Thursday start

    The Score "Despite leaving his most recent Grapefruit League start with cramping in his right triceps, Detroit Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander was slated to take the mound Thursday for his final spring outing. That no longer appears to be the case. Verlander reported improvement in his triceps..." March 30

  • Cards name Martinez their fifth starter

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "As they spoke often this winter, manager Mike Matheny told pitcher Carlos Martinez that he would have every opportunity to be a starter in the majors this season and that the team had cleared the way for him to win the job he wanted. On Monday, Matheny told Martinez he had. "It is my dream,"..." March 30

  • How much MVP consideration should Wild G Devan Dubnyk get? "Like all sports, the MVP debate in hockey can spark an intense -- and often maddening -- debate that centers around any number of topics, including the arbitrary and subjective definition of "valuable," and whether players at a certain position should even be considered for the award. When it..." March 30

  • 'Could be good news' soon for Blackhawks' Patrick Kane

    Chicago Sun-Times "Joel Quenneville wasn’t ready to change Patrick Kane’s official timetable just yet. But he might be soon. “There’s been some excellent progress,” Quenneville said before Monday’s game against the Los Angeles Kings. “It could be good news. We’ll see.” Kane has been skating regularly for..." March 30

  • Lightning D Jason Garrison to miss 3-4 weeks after Abdelkader hit "The Tampa Bay Lightning are going to be without a key member of their defense for the remainder of the regular season and at least the start of the NHL playoffs. Defenseman Jason Garrison is expected to miss three-to-four weeks with an upper body injury after he was hit into the boards early in..." March 30

  • Playoff clinching scenarios for Monday, March 30 "With 13 days remaining in the regular season, there are 12 berths up for grabs in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Two clubs can clinch playoff berths Monday, while the Anaheim Ducks can lock up the Pacific Division title: * The St. Louis Blues would clinch a playoff berth if they win in..." March 30

  • Red Wings' Babcock coaches only hours after father dies

    Fox Sports "Red Wings coach Mike Babcock coached the team Sunday in New York only hours after learning that his father, Mike Babcock Sr., died Saturday night in Saskatoon, Canada. He was 78. The coach said his father was sick for some time and had congestive heart failure and bad lungs. "In the end, we..." March 30

  • Alabama's Nick Saban not sorry for giving Jonathan Taylor an opportunity

    The Score "Alabama head coach Nick Saban met with the media Monday for the first time since news broke on the weekend that defensive tackle Jonathan Taylor had been dismissed from the program following his second domestic violence arrest in under a year. "I'm not sorry for giving him an opportunity,"..." March 30

  • WR Jordan Smallwood Out with Knee Injury

    Oklahoa Sports "It had been rumored for a while, but it was just confirmed this afternoon that WR Jordan Smallwood has suffered an ACL injury which will cause him to miss a portion of the 2015-2016 season. " March 30

  • Jimbo Fisher: Jameis Winston is victim of ‘character assassination’

    Larry Brown Sports "Jameis Winston is probably going to be taken with the first overall pick in the NFL draft next month. If not for the off-field questions surrounding the former Florida State star, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would likely have nothing to think about. Winston’s former coach, Seminoles coach Jimbo..." March 30

  • Urban on Braxton’s potential violation: ‘Everything is fine. No issue’

    College Football Talk "It’s been nearly a week since reports surfaced that Ohio State was looking into a potential NCAA violation committed by Braxton Miller. Since then, OSU has been mum on the issue — until now. Sort of. According to a tweet from Todd Porter of the Canton Repository, head coach Urban Meyer was..." March 30

  • Steve Spurrier offers scholarship to Atlanta-area eighth-grader

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The University of South Carolina has offered a football scholarship to one of the top middle schoolers in the Atlanta area. The Gamecocks are the first offer for Dominick Blaylock, the son of former NBA All-Star Mookie Blaylock. The younger Blaylock is an eighth-grader at Dickerson Middle..." March 30

  • Report: Tennessee moving quickly to hire Rick Barnes; sides finalizing deal

    The Score "Tennessee has made hiring Rick Barnes as the program's next head basketball coach a priority, and it seems the school is acting quickly. According to multiple reports, Tennessee is finalizing a deal with the former Texas bench boss, who would replace Donnie Tyndall. An announcement is expected..." March 30

  • Mark Emmert: Waiting on clarification "NCAA president Mark Emmert said Monday that the organization is "surprised and disappointed" about a new Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians, adding that the NCAA is keeping a close eye on possible changes -- if not a total repeal -- before it is..." March 30

  • Chris Mullin to become St. John’s coach, former Red Storm star will be 20th coach in program history

    New York Daily News "Chris Mullin is finally coming home. The St. John's celebrated star and basketball Hall of Famer has accepted the job and will become the Red Storm's 20th head coach. “He’s in,” a source close to Mullin told the Daily News, adding that he’s on his way to New York. The administration,..." March 30

  • Report: VCU coach Shaka Smart in discussions with Texas "VCU men's basketball coach Shaka Smart is in discussions with Texas about its head coach opening, reports Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Texas announced Sunday that it had mutually parted ways with head coach Rick Barnes after 17 seasons. Smart was hired as coach of the Rams in 2009. He has..." March 30

  • Cards' Harrell and Rozier going pro, per Pitino

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Louisville junior forward Montrezl Harrell and sophomore guard Terry Rozier have each decided to leave school early and declare for the NBA draft, Cards coach Rick Pitino said Monday. "They're both leaving, yes, 100 percent," Pitino told reporters. "And it's the right thing to do for both of..." March 30

  • Barclays will not renew £40m-a-year Premier League sponsorship when current deal expires

    Daily Mail "Premier League sponsors Barclays will not renew their £40million-a-year deal when the current agreement expires at the end of the 2015-16 season. The bank agreed a £120m three-year deal in 2012 for the present rights - an increase of almost 50 per cent on their previous £82m contract. But..." March 30

  • Report: Man United target Nathaniel Clyne won’t decide his future until summer

    Pro Soccer Talk "Even before receiving his third England cap on Friday, Nathaniel Clyne has been a man in demand for months now, as the 23-year-old Soutampton right back has long been rumored a transfer target of Manchester United. According to ESPN UK sources, Clyne has not only turned down a lucrative..." March 30

  • Javier Hernandez unsettled while on loan from Man United at Real Madrid

    ESPN FC "Mexico international Javier Hernandez has told Fox Sports about his frustration at Real Madrid. Hernandez, 26, is on a season-long loan at Real from Manchester United but has struggled for regular first-team football. The striker has made 13 La Liga appearances and scored three goals for..." March 30

  • Southampton posts first profit since administration

    Pro Soccer Talk "It continues to be a season of good news and change at St. Mary’s, and that was no different with today’s news. For the first time since tumbling into League One and entering administration in 2009, Southampton has posted a profit, and a mighty one at that. In today’s world, any club in the..." March 30

  • Harry Kane set to make final decision on European Under 21 championship after talks with Gareth Southgate

    Daily Mail "Harry Kane will make the final decision on whether to play in this summer’s European Under 21 championship after talks with Gareth Southgate. Kane, who scored on his debut for England against Lithuania, will start in the friendly against Italy in Turin on Tuesday. The Tottenham forward, who..." March 30