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  • NBA holds drawings to decide lottery and draft order "The NBA lottery and first round order is set. The NBA held random drawings on Friday to determine tiebreakers for the 2014 NBA Lottery and Draft order. Here are the results: · Utah (25-57) won a tiebreaker with Boston. · Brooklyn (44-38) won a tiebreaker with Washington. · Chicago (48-34)..." April 18

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    Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers

    Kupchak on Gasol: "Absolutely he's a priority. If you look at the free agents, there probably isn't anyone as good as Pau on the board."

  • Showtime set to produce in-depth documentary on Kobe, 'MUSE' "A lot of NBA players have tried their hands at documentaries. Chris Bosh had one or his 2010 free agency that to my knowledge never reached the light of day. Dwight Howard has done them. Carmelo Anthony. Amar'e Stoudemire, but all on personal levels, never with a big production. Steve Nash..." April 18

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Joakim Noah excused from practice for personal reasons. Thibodeau says he's in New York for "bereavement." Should be back Saturday.

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    Mark Medina @MarkG_Medina

    I'm told Lakers plan to keep Marshall. Pretty cheap team option (around $915,000)

  • Manny Ramirez only considering MLB or Japan

    Fansided "There was a rumor floating around that former MLB slugger Manny Ramirez was signing with independent league Bridgeport Bluefish. Zach Links of MLB Trade Rumors says that’s not true, and that any rumor involving Ramirez and an indy ball team aren’t true. The 41-year old is only considering minor..." April 18

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: Hanrahan not yet negotiating with teams. Expected to take offers early next week. Some clubs requesting medicals.

  • Freddy Garcia close to signing in Asia

    MLB Daily Dish "Veteran right-hander Freddy Garcia is close to signing with an undisclosed team in Asia, according to major league sources. It is currently unclear which country the 37-year old will be heading to, but it appears as though he will be leaving the U.S. after being released by the Braves at the end..." April 18

  • Peanut allergy links Orioles reliever Brian Matusz with young fan

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles reliever Brian Matusz remembers laughing when he opened the piece of fan mail in Sarasota, Fla., last month. He immediately showed the contents of the manila envelope to Orioles head athletic trainer Richie Bancells before informing manager Buck Showalter. "I'm like, Richie, can you..." April 18

  • Carlos Beltran sore, unsure if he'll play Friday after scary fall

    Newark Star-Ledger "Carlos Beltran's going to sleep on it. That is, if he can actually sleep. Beltran said he'll see how he feels Friday morning before telling manager Joe Girardi whether he can play after his scary tumble over a Tropicana Field wall in the Yankees' 10-2 win over the Rays Thursday..." April 18

  • Shooter fears he killed Pat Tillman "In his first public statements about the death of Pat Tillman, the former NFL player turned Army Ranger, one of the fellow Rangers involved in the 2004 friendly-fire incident in Afghanistan told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" he has lived for 10 years with the thought that he might have fired the..." April 18

  • Manning, Gase “visit” to Saban may have violated offseason rules

    Pro Football Talk "The meeting between former Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning and current Alabama coach Nick Saban will raise plenty of eyebrows among Volunteers fans who voluntarily wear on Saturdays in the fall an objectively unattractive shade of orange. The session also should raise some eyebrows at 345..." April 18

  • Jags release LB Russell Allen "Starting outside linebacker Russell Allen was among four players the Jacksonville Jaguars released on Thursday afternoon. The team also cut receiver Jabin Sambrano, defensive end Will Pericak, and defensive end D'Aundre Reed. The 27-year-old Allen started 29 games over the past two seasons..." April 18

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    SiriusXM NFL Radio @SiriusXMNFL

    Montreal Alouettes GM Jim Popp on The Opening Drive: "Signing Chad is not a publicity stunt. We are a winning org. and want to win"

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    49ers are not expected to pick up the fifth-year option on LB Aldon Smith's contract, per league source.

  • Quenneville apologizes for obscene gesture

    Chicago Tribune "Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville apologized Friday for an obscene gesture he made during the second overtime of the Hawks' 4-3 loss to the Blues in Game 1 of the playoffs on Thursday night. "I was definitely excited and disappointed at the call," Quenneville said. "I apologize for my..." April 18

  • Islanders will select fifth in draft, but GM Garth Snow mulls sending pick to Sabres

    Newsday "The Islanders will select fifth in the 2014 NHL draft after the league's draft lottery was conducted Tuesday night -- unless general manager Garth Snow decides to send that pick to the Sabres to complete the Thomas Vanek trade. The Florida Panthers, who had the second-best percentage to win..." April 18

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    Dan Rosen @drosennhl

    From Hitchcock, Oshie is out for Game 2 unless he hears otherwise, but Bouwmeester, who did return for OT3 last night, will play Saturday.

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    The NHL is looking into the gesture made by #Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville during last night's loss to the Blues. No action taken yet.

  • Islanders Draw New Suitors As Barroway Continues Efforts

    Sports Business Daily "Philadelphia attorney and hedge fund manager Andrew Barroway is no longer alone in his pursuit of the Islanders. According to a financial industry source, Islanders Owner Charles Wang has received interest in his team from at least two other potential buyers. "The Islanders are a year away..." April 18

  • Jameis Winston still under fire for rape allegation

    USA Today "As a federal investigation into the handling of sexual assaults at Florida State is being conducted, the future of star quarterback Jameis Winston is in question. A state attorney's investigation concluded in December there was not enough evidence to bring criminal charges against Winston, who..." April 18

  • Ex-Aggie QB Matt Joeckel could push for TCU starting job "The revolving door of transfer quarterbacks continues to spin, especially at TCU where the Horned Frogs have both lost and added a signal caller in the span of one week. Former Texas A&M quarterback Matt Joeckel confirmed his plans to finish his career at TCU via Twitter on Thursday night...." April 18

  • Meeting of the minds: Peyton visits Saban at Alabama

    Pro Football Talk "It’s not uncommon for coaches to pick the brains of one another in the offseason. But Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning joined the loop, putting at risk his God-like status in the state of Tennessee. According to Alex Scarborough of, Manning and Broncos offensive coordinator Adam..." April 18

  • Mark Dantonio wants 50,000 at Green and White game

    Michigan Live "Mark Dantonio has spent the past month challenging his Michigan State football team on the practice field. The Spartans head coach has now turned his attention to the Michigan State fan base. "I want to see 50,000 at the Green and White game,'' Dantonio said. "I think that's where this..." April 18

  • Davis Webb is the only QB currently on Texas Tech's roster "Earlier this month Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury was toying with the idea of possibly playing in Texas Tech's spring game. Now he may have to seriously consider playing for the team this fall. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports that walk-on quarterbacks Tanner Tausch and Mike Richardson..." April 18

  • Rodney Hood leaves Duke for draft "One day after freshman star Jabari Parker officially left for the NBA, fellow Duke forward Rodney Hood did the same. The 6-foot-8 Hood, who played just one season in Durham after transferring from Mississippi State, is considered a definitive first-rounder by many NBA executives and could wind..." April 18

  • Frank Haith notified Missouri AD of accepting Tulsa job via text message

    Fansided "Frank Haith left the Missouri Tigers after three seasons to take the head coaching job with the Tulsa Golden Hurricane yesterday in a move that came as a rather large surprise. The even bigger surprise came today when it was revealed just how he notified Missouri athletic director Mike Alden that..." April 18

  • Gonzaga signs Arvydas Sabonis' son, Domantas Sabonis "The spawn of an all-time basketball great is headed to Gonzaga. The school has announced the signing of Domantas Sabonis, son of Hall of Famer Arvydas Sabonis. Domantas previously played with Spain's Unicaja Málaga team. He is 17, a 6-foot-10 tweener forward and considered one of the better..." April 18

  • Former Nevada forward Cole Huff free to transfer to non-Mountain West schools in southern California

    College Basketball Talk "When it was announced that forward Cole Huff would be leaving the Nevada program, what stuck out was the restrictions the school placed on Huff. Huff was prohibited from transferring to any Mountain West, Pac-12 or WCC institution, as well as any team on its 2014-15 non-conference..." April 18

  • NCAA council aims to change immediate eligibility waiver policy

    College Basketball Talk "An issue that has popped up in recent years has been that of the graduate transfer, with athletes who have completed their undergraduate coursework at one school using their final year of eligibility at another institution while taking graduate courses. For those in favor of the rule that allows..." April 18

  • Liverpool target Guillermo Ochoa open to Premier League move

    The Express "The Mexico international's agent has previously revealed an approach from AC Milan, but Liverpool are likely to rival any bid for his services. The Reds are in search for another keeper - with Pepe Reina likely to leave in the summer - to challenge number one Simon Mignolet. The..." April 18

  • Bayern Munich keen on 16-year-old Aston Villa defender Easah Suliman

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich are showing an interest in Aston Villa prospect Easah Suliman. The defender, 16, has captained England at Under 17 level and impressed Bayern's scouts playing in the FA Youth Cup. Suliman, who is from Hall Green in Birmingham, has been with Villa since he was eight years old..." April 18

  • Alan Pardew's fight for Newcastle future helped by return of Loïc Rémy

    The Guardian "Alan Pardew hopes Loïc Rémy and Mathieu Debuchy will be fit to return to Newcastle United's first team for a game which could yet define his future. After losing four successive matches – not to mention eight of their past 11 fixtures – many Newcastle fans are calling for the manager's head and he..." April 18

  • Arsenal get transfer boost in hunt for Germany star Sebastian Jung

    Metro "Arsene Wenger is on the lookout for a new right-back, with Bacary Sagna looking increasingly likely to depart the Emirates Stadium when his contract expires. And despite links with the likes of Lukasz Piszczek and Daryl Janmaat, Arsenal seem to have made 23-year-old Jung a key..." April 18

  • Barcelona's Neymar could miss remainder of season with foot injury "Barcelona have endured a tumultuous spell over the last two weeks. And that would be putting it lightly. The Catalan giants have seen their Champions League campaign come to an end at the quarterfinal stage at the hands of Atletico Madrid, while also dropping four points off the pace in the La..." April 18