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  • Spurs to pursue Aldridge after giving Leonard max contract "The San Antonio Spurs have their new franchise cornerstone in Kawhi Leonard, the two-way superstar who scored 32 points while smothering the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 3 on Friday. He'll be a restricted free agent in July, and the Spurs are hoping to lock him up with a max deal, then chase..." April 25

  • Adam Silver says Hack-a-Shaq not entertaining, expects talk of change "NBA commissioner Adam Silver told that he expects the league to have "full-throated conversations" this summer about potentially implementing rules to eliminate the Hack-a-Shaq strategy from the game. Silver acknowledged the strategy of intentionally fouling poor free throw shooters..." April 25

  • Mavs' Carlisle fined $25K for criticism of officiating "Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle has been fined $25,000 for public criticism of officiating, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations." April 25

  • Derrick Rose says former version of himself is 'not there anymore'

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose believes he is a better player than he has ever been despite the fact he has missed so much time over the past three seasons. And he is also convinced that his team has "something special" as it gets set for what it hopes will be a long postseason..." April 25

  • Doug McDermott talks about rumors his father complained to Bulls about playing time

    Chicago Sun-Times "It wasn’t a phone call that could wait. Bulls rookie forward Doug McDermott was in the locker room before a game last month when he was told about a rumor that his father, Greg, had called the front office to complain about his son’s lack of playing time and about the role coach Tom Thibodeau..." April 25

  • Mike Francesa says Eagles could land Marcus Mariota and Johnny Manziel

    Newark Star-Ledger "Imagine a quarterback room with Marcus Mariota as the starter and Johnny Manziel and Tim Tebow as his backups. It would almost be like one of those old movie scenes where the guy has a devil over one shoulder and an angel over the other shoulder telling him what to do and what not to..." April 25

  • Herschel Walker: Vikings should trade Adrian Peterson "Adrian Peterson will play in the NFL in 2015, the only question is where. The Vikings, the team that drafted him in 2007, want the running back enough to pay him $12.75 million next season. But Peterson, who felt the organization didn't support him after he was indicted on child-injury charges..." April 25

  • Mark Sanchez: Tim Tebow just another camp arm

    CSN Philly "Despite being busy taking batting practice with the Phillies, Mark Sanchez took a swing at some questions — and shed some light on Tim Tebow's role with the Eagles. "He's obviously a great guy, he works hard. And we needed another guy to throw while Sam's [Bradford] still recovering," Sanchez..." April 25

  • Raiders taking calls regarding No. 4 overall pick

    CSN Bay Area "Reggie McKenzie was not in a giving mood during Friday’s NFL-mandated pre-draft press conference. Most queries to the Raiders general manager were parried without conceding an ounce of information. It wasn’t bothersome. Putting duct tape over their mouths was an understandable stance just days..." April 25

  • ESPN's Keith Olbermann calls for boycott of NFL Draft

    USA Today "The NFL Draft is just five days away, and Floyd Mayweather will meet Manny Pacquiao in the richest fight in boxing history next Saturday. ESPN’s Keith Olbermann argued on his show that fans can take a stand against domestic violence by boycotting both events. “The choices are about where we as..." April 25

  • Texas Rangers to take on less than $7 million of Josh Hamilton deal

    Dallas Morning News "The Rangers total investment in Josh Hamilton will come to less than $7 million – and could be far less than that, according to sources with knowledge of the talks. Hamilton entered the season with about $80.2 million remaining on his contract. The Angels, according to reports, are willing to..." April 25

  • 10h
    Shi Davidi @ShiDavidi

    #BlueJays release Ricky Romero.

  • Albers lands on DL with injury suffered in brawl

    CSN Chicago "In addition to having starters Chris Sale and Jeff Samardzija suspended by Major League Baseball for five games, the White Sox will lose reliever Matt Albers for at least 15 days due to an injury suffered in Thursday night’s brawl with Kansas City. General manager Rick Hahn revealed the..." April 25

  • Red Sox manager rips ump: 'The strike zone tonight was horrific' "The Red Sox beat the Orioles on Friday night (BOX 7, BAL 5) thanks to a three-run eighth inning. You'd think manager John Farrell would be happy after the game, especially considering Boston had lost five of their last eight, but no, he had some choice words for home plate ump Dana..." April 25

  • Chris Sale went to Royals clubhouse after being ejected following brawl

    ESPN Chicago "As the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals await punishment from Major League Baseball for their roles in an on-field brawl Thursday night, more information was revealed Friday about how it escalated behind the scenes. White Sox manager Robin Ventura confirmed that pitcher Chris Sale, who..." April 25

  • Pens CEO says Johnston, Rutherford won't be fired

    Pro Hockey Talk "Despite nearly missing the playoffs and then bowing out in five games to the New York Rangers, Mike Johnston and Jim Rutherford’s jobs are safe. According to Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pens’ executive David Moorehouse has “never given any consideration” replacing Johnston or..." April 25

  • Hall caught off guard Oilers' front office shuffle

    Edmonton Journal "Edmonton Oilers winger Taylor Hall says he was caught off guard by the dual president of hockey operations/general manager role Peter Chiarelli is assuming. “I saw the (TV) ticker and thought it was a typo,” said Hall, who was at his parents’ place in Kingston, Ont., before flying to Vienna,..." April 25

  • Bruins may gain draft pick from Oilers for Peter Chiarelli

    Boston Herald "Though Peter Chiarelli is now installed as the new hockey czar of the Edmonton Oilers, there is still a question of compensation due the Bruins because Chiarelli had three years left on his deal. According to the league, the standard comp would be a second-round pick in one of the next three..." April 25

  • Jarret Stoll Working on Mind & Body After Vegas Drug Arrest "Embattled NHL star Jarret Stoll is looking to get his chakra back in order after his Las Vegas drug arrest ... hitting a yoga studio today for a full mind and body workout. Stoll returned to L.A. after being charged with possession of cocaine and molly last Friday -- after he was busted trying..." April 25

  • Avs captain Gabe Landeskog recovering from wrist surgery

    Denver Post "Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog and teammates John Mitchell and Jarome Iginla and assistant trainer Scott Woodward attended Friday’s 25th Shaka Franklin Foundation luncheon at the downtown Marriott City Center. Landeskog declined to play for Sweden at the upcoming World Championship because..." April 25

  • Boise State quarterback Finley arrested early Saturday morning

    Idaho Statesman "Ryan Finley, a sophomore quarterback and the likely front-runner to obtain the Broncos’ starting position in the fall, was arrested early Saturday morning in Boise on charges of a minor in possession of an alcoholic beverage and resisting or obstructing officers, both misdemeanors. Boise State..." April 25

  • Ray Rice tells Rutgers football players to “not make the mistakes that I made”

    Pro Football Talk "Before Rutgers held its spring football game Friday night, a prominent former Scarlet Knights star addressed the team: Ray Rice. Rice, the former Ravens running back who has been out of the NFL since being released by the Ravens in September, told Steve Politi of New Jersey Advance Media he..." April 25

  • Peyton Manning, a 'Vol for Life,' donates $3 million to Tennessee "The Tennessee athletic department Friday night announced that Peyton Manning, a former Volunteers quarterback and future member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, contributed a $3 million "leadership commitment" (donation) to the school that will "benefit both the Tennessee football program and the..." April 25

  • 16h
    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    1) Changing attitudes towards drugs? LSU CB Jalen Collins is a test case. Had multiple failed tests in college, per sources with 4 teams.

  • Vols' Pearson named suspect in alleged rape

    247Sports "Tennessee wide receiver Von Pearson was named as a suspect in an alleged rape that occurred late Thursday night or early Friday morning near campus, according to a Friday afternoon statement from the Knoxville Police Department. Pearson has been named as a suspect but hasn't been charged with..." April 25

  • Florida forward Chris Walker declares for the NBA draft "Florida sophomore forward Chris Walker has declared for the NBA draft, the school announced Friday. The 6-10, 220 pound Walker, a former McDonald's All-American, averaged 4.7 points and 3.5 rebounds for the Gators last season. He struggled to find a role under coach Billy Donovan after battling..." April 25

  • Mississippi State gets commitment from elite recruit Malik Newman "Class of 2015 standout Malik Newman on Friday publicly committed to play college basketball at Mississippi State in a development that gives Ben Howland a five-star recruit just one month after agreeing to become the Bulldogs' head coach. Newman is from Jackson, Miss. His father, Horatio..." April 25

  • Arizona freshman Stanley Johnson declares for NBA Draft "Arizona freshman wing Stanley Johnson announced Thursday evening at a press conference that he'll leave school and enter his name into the 2015 NBA Draft. "I put a hell of a lot of thought into coming back," Johnson said at his press conference. "For me ... it took a lot of thought, but at the..." April 25

  • Oklahoma's Buddy Hield coming back for senior season "Oklahoma's Buddy Hield announced Friday morning that he'll stay in Norman for a fourth and final season. It's a huge boon for Lon Kruger's team, which should absolutely be a preseason top-10 club. And for Hield, expect him to be on many a preseason ranking of First Team All-Americans. The..." April 25

  • 5-Star Forward Thon Maker Teases Kentucky, Indiana Decision With Jersey Photo

    College Spun "There aren’t too many uncommitted basketball recruits in the 2015 class, but one of the best prospects still on the market is five-star forward Thon Maker. It’s been reported that the enigmatic big man is down to four schools — Kentucky, Kansas, Indiana and Arizona State –and he teased a possible..." April 24

  • Manchester United offer David De Gea mega £200k deal to ward off Real Madrid

    Daily Star "United have offered the Real Madrid target a staggering deal worth £200,000-a-week. It would make De Gea one of the highest-paid keepers in world football alongside Bayern Munich ace Manuel Neuer. But De Gea is keeping them sweating as he mulls over his next move and decides where his future..." April 25

  • United close in on £20.5million deal to sign Germany international Ilkay Gundogan from Borussia Dortmund

    Daily Mail "Manchester United have identified Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan as the leading contender to fill Michael Carrick's midfield role. United are eyeing a £20.5million deal for the central midfielder, and reports emanating from Germany on Friday indicated a deal is now close - though..." April 25

  • Memphis Depay holds secret Liverpool talks after Reds given permission to speak to PSV striker

    Daily Mirror "Memphis Depay flew in by private jet for secret talks with Liverpool this week. The Dutch superstar made the trip on Thursday when he jetted to Manchester airport with his advisors Kees Ploegsma and Kees Vos from top agency SEG International. Depay’s arrival airport sparked speculation he..." April 25

  • Brendan Rodgers casts doubt on Daniel Sturridge’s future at Liverpool

    The Guardian "Brendan Rodgers has cast doubt on Daniel Sturridge’s status as Liverpool’s first-choice striker by admitting the club must sign a consistent goalscorer this summer who can perform “at a top level every week”. Sturridge has appeared in only 18 of Liverpool’s 52 matches this season because of a..." April 25

  • Joey Barton admits QPR 'worst team' in Premier League

    Sky Sports "Joey Barton believes team spirit will keep QPR in the Premier League, but has dubbed them the "worst team" in the division. QPR sit second bottom with five games to go, ahead of basement club Burnley only on goal difference. Chris Ramsey's side have won only two of their last 16 matches and,..." April 25