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  • Nikola Jokic Said It’s A Mismatch When He Posts Up LeBron James

    Dime Magazine "The Nuggets thumped the Cavs on Wednesday night in a 126-113 win as the Cavs woes in March continued. After the game, LeBron James called into question his team’s toughness, as the Cavs once again struggled mightily on the defensive end of the floor, where they’ve been the second worst in the NBA..." March 23

  • Cavaliers recall Larry Sanders from D-League

    Fanrag Sports "According to an official statement released by the franchise on Thursday morning, the Cleveland Cavaliers have once again added to their active roster. While shuffling players in and out of their lineup all season long, the Cavaliers have now recalled center Larry Sanders from their D-League..." March 23

  • Steve Kerr responds to notion Andre Iguodala's hip strain a white lie

    CSN Bay Area "On Tuesday morning, the Warriors announced that Andre Iguodala would not play against the Mavs because of a left hip strain "I would go with 'hip' every single night I was looking to rest a player from now on," 95.7 The Game's Damon Bruce said to Steve Kerr on Wednesday. "A little white lie..." March 23

  • Patrick Ewing reportedly more focused on NBA despite Georgetown opening

    Larry Brown Sports "Georgetown finally decided to let go of head coach John Thompson III after two straight losing seasons, creating a vacancy at one of the more desirable landing spots in college basketball. A historical power, Georgetown will be looking for a strong coach to fill their job. And Patrick Ewing is a..." March 23

  • March Madness Beat 2016 NBA Playoffs In Ad Revenue By $200M

    Real GM Basketball "March Madness generated $1.24 billion in advertising revenue for CBS and Turner in 2016. The two networks pay a combined $800 million per year to broadcast the NCAA tournament and that figure will increase to more than $1 billion beginning in 2024. The advertising revenue generated for CBS and..." March 23

  • Report: Alshon Jeffery sought advice from Adam Schefter before signing with the Eagles

    Sportsnaut "Alshon Jeffery entered NFL free agency as one of the top available players. But on the first day of the period, he was just like a fan — turning to Adam Schefter. Tim Rohan of MMQB was with Schefter throughout the day. At 11:09 am, Schefter got a call from Jeffery. “In the middle of..." March 23

  • Colin Kaepernick won't recover from 'anti-American' tag, warns ESPN's Jemele Hill

    Sporting News "There's still time for some quarterback-hungry NFL team to sign free agent Colin Kaepernick. But each passing day raises the possibility that the unemployed former 49ers QB is being blackballed by owners for refusing to stand for the American flag and national anthem last season. Miscreant NFL..." March 23

  • FBI Director James Comey explains why he said 'I hate the New England Patriots'

    CBS Sports "The FBI held a hearing on Monday confirming the organization would begin an investigation into the connections between Russia and President Donald Trump. During that hearing, there were a strange number of football references. For instance, there was this out-of-nowhere reference to a..." March 23

  • Michael Strahan: 'You've Never Lived Unless You've Hit Tom Brady'

    Complex "Believe it or not, it’s been almost a decade now since Michael Strahan last suited up for the New York Giants. He retired from the NFL back in 2008, shortly after the G-Men knocked off the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII. But during an appearance at WWD’s Men’s Wear Summit in Brooklyn on Tuesday, the..." March 23

  • ESPN formally announces Suzy Kolber, Samantha Ponder, Trey Wingo to head NFL studio shows

    Awful Announcing "Three weeks ago, Jim Miller reported that ESPN would replace Chris Berman with a trio of studio hosts: Trey Wingo, Suzy Kolber and Samantha Ponder. On Thursday, ESPN finally confirmed the news, announcing that Kolber will host Monday Night Countdown, Ponder will lead Sunday NFL Countdown and Wingo..." March 23

  • Yoenis Cespedes: MLB would grow if they played with Latin culture

    Larry Brown Sports "Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes has a message for American baseball players and fans. The New York Mets outfielder recorded a video shared by “We are Mitu” on Facebook in which he explained the difference between the Latin and American cultures of baseball. He said that Latin players celebrate..." March 23

  • Joe Girardi may wait before naming Yankees fifth starter

    New York Daily News "Joe Girardi said the Yankees may hold off on naming a fifth starter because of an off-day heavy schedule in April. "It's possible," the manager said. The Yankees have five off-days in the first month of the season, and do not play five days in a row until April 12-16. They could, of..." March 23

  • Nationals Ace Max Scherzer will not be team's opening day starter

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Nationals manager Dusty Baker said that Max Scherzer is not on track to be the team's opening day starter, and will most likely open the season as the third pitcher in the rotation. Scherzer has been the team's starter on opening day for the past two seasons, but a stress fracture in the..." March 23

  • Brett Anderson, Kyle Hendricks named Cubs' 4-5 starters

    Chicago Tribune "National League ERA leader Kyle Hendricks won't pitch until the fifth game of the Cubs season. The Cubs rotation to start the season will go like this: Jon Lester, Jake Arrieta, John Lackey, Brett Anderson and Hendricks. The Cubs have a reason for the alignment announced Thursday by manager..." March 23

  • Jung Ho Kang won't be ready for opening day, Pirates GM says

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Asked about whether it is reasonable to rule out Jung Ho Kang for opening day, Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said, “We’re pretty much there.” This is no surprise. Not only has Kang missed the entirety of spring training thus far, more than a month of work, but he is still waiting for..." March 23

  • Lightning's Steven Stamkos won't return until he's 100 percent

    Sporting News "Steven Stamkos doesn't know when he'll be back on the ice. With only 10 regular-season games remaining for Tampa Bay, the Lightning center and captain knows his window of opportunity to return is beginning to close. Despite his ambition, he stands firm that he won't push himself to play until..." March 23

  • Donald Fehr: Players won't concede in Olympic stalemate

    ESPN "The NHL should not be waiting for the players to give up something in return for Olympic participation, National Hockey League Players' Association executive director Donald Fehr told ESPN on Thursday. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said earlier this week that if things stayed status quo,..." March 23

  • NHL's 'stupid' playoff format will crush Capitals, Penguins or Blue Jackets

    Chicago Tribune "As the NHL season winds down with roughly 10 games remaining, one of the most fascinating playoff races to watch will involve three teams who have already clinched postseason berths. Washington, Columbus and Pittsburgh are separated by just two points atop the league standings, and because they're..." March 23

  • Chicago Blackhawks Sign Tanner Kero To Two-Year Extension

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Chicago Blackhawks have decided Tanner Kero has done enough to stick around, as they have signed him to a two-year extension that will run through 2018-19. The 24-year old was set to become a restricted free agent this summer, and would have been eligible for salary arbitration. The financials..." March 23

  • New York Rangers ink netminder Chris Nell to ELC

    Fanrag Sports "The New York Rangers have confirmed, as of Thursday morning, that goaltender Chris Nell has inked an entry-level deal with the club. A native of Green Bay, Wisconsin, Nell went undrafted in the NHL out of the USHL’s Chicago Steel. He’s spent the last three years skating for Bowling Green..." March 23

  • Arkansas Law Would Allow Guns at Basketball and Football Games Beginning in 2018

    The Big Lead "Fans attending Arkansas Razorbacks football and basketball games may be permitted to carry guns into the stadium beginning in 2018 after Gov. Asa Hutchinson approved gun rights measure Wednesday. Under the new law, concealed guns would be allowed at private establishments unless there are posted..." March 23

  • Appeals court overturns Sam Ukwuachu's conviction on sexual assault charges

    ESPN "A Texas appeals court ruled late Wednesday to overturn the sexual assault conviction of former Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu and grant him a new trial. A three-judge panel determined that the trial court should have allowed into evidence a series of text messages between the accuser and a..." March 23

  • Tre'Von Armstead arrested on sexual assault warrant in Texas

    ESPN "Former Baylor tight end Tre'Von Armstead was arrested Wednesday for the second time in over a week and is facing sexual assault allegations for an alleged incident that occurred in Waco, Texas, in 2013. A Jefferson County Sheriff's Office official told ESPN that Armstead is being held at the..." March 23

  • Former Alabama receiver files fraud lawsuit against Lane Kiffin, FAU over staff position

    SEC Country "Former University of Alabama wide receiver Antonio “A.C.” Carter has filed a fraud lawsuit against coach Lane Kiffin, Florida Atlantic and the state of Florida. In the complaint, submitted Tuesday in Shelby County, Ala., where Carter resided, he claims Kiffin deliberately misled him regarding a..." March 22

  • Jim Mora regrets hyping Josh Rosen’s draft stock

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, UCLA coach Jim Mora said that his quarterback, Josh Rosen, would have been the best player in the 2016 NFL draft, if he had been eligible. Mora now regrets saying that — but not because he doesn’t believe it. Mora said on PFT Live that he still believes Rosen, who has spent two years..." March 22

  • NCAA responds to Louisville basketball infractions case

    USA Today "The NCAA enforcement staff isn't budging on allegations made against Rick Pitino in the University of Louisville's ongoing case that is soon to go before the organization's committee on infractions and could mean suspension for the Louisville men's basketball coach. In the NCAA's formal..." March 23

  • Georgetown parts ways with longtime coach John Thompson III

    Sporting News - NCAAB "After missing the NCAA Tournament for the third time since the 2013-14 campaign, Georgetown has parted ways with head coach John Thompson III, the school announced Thursday. The son of Georgetown legend John Thompson Jr., John Thompson III's teams went 278-151 over his 13 seasons at..." March 23

  • No. 1 recruit Michael Porter Jr. asks Washington for release

    USA Today High School Sports "Michael Porter Jr. wants out of his scholarship at Washington. “I don’t know if we’ve asked yet because my dad is handling everything, but I’m definitely requesting a release,” Porter said Wednesday after being named the Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year. “It’s coming.” A..." March 23

  • SMU's Semi Ojeleye to enter NBA draft; won't hire agent

    Campus Sports "The SMU basketball program is set to lose a key player. On Thursday, it was announced that star forward Semi Ojeleye is set to forgo his final year of eligibility to declare for the 2017 NBA Draft. Ojeleye will not hire an agent, so he will be eligible to return to school following team..." March 23

  • Duke's Chase Jeter, former 5-star, to transfer

    Campus Insiders "Chase Jeter arrived at Duke as one of the most highly recruited high school prospects in the country, and the immense expectations seemed justified. Jeter now will try to live up to them elsewhere. Duke announced on Thursday that Jeter intends to transfer following the spring semester and..." March 23