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  • Kobe Bryant on race for MVP: “We might see our first co-MVPs this year”

    Pro Basketball Talk "The race between James Harden and Russell Westbrook for the 2017 NBA MVP has narrowed to a two-man race toward the end of the season. The Oklahoma City Thunder star is averaging at triple-double this year, and the Houston Rockets guard is doing things nobody has ever done on a basketball court..." March 27

  • Patrick Beverley: Healthy players 'disrespecting the game' by resting

    ESPN "Rockets guard Patrick Beverley ripped the NBA's trend of resting players for preventative maintenance, calling it a disgrace to the association. "I think that's bulls---," Beverley said after the Rockets' 137-125 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday. "I think that's a disgrace to..." March 27

  • Mark Cuban is getting more serious than ever about politics

    Business Insider "In private, Mark Cuban has started discussing his role in national politics with his family. He told Business Insider, for instance, that he spoke with loved ones about his decision to campaign on the trail for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. "We discussed how much of a..." March 27

  • Warriors fly young Steph Curry fan in for a game after family bought invalid tickets in Atlanta

    USA Today "Isaiah Simpson, a 6-year-old Steph Curry fan from Snellville, Ga., thought he was finally going to see his hero play during the Warriors’ visit to Atlanta back in early March. He didn’t get that chance. After his mother paid $600 for secondary-market tickets for the Hawks-Warriors game, the..." March 27

  • Celtics assistant Micah Shrewsberry will interview for UMass coaching job Monday

    Daily Hampshire Gazette "Boston Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry told the Boston Herald he will interview with UMass Monday for its vacant head coaching position. This will be Shrewsberry’s second interview. According to sources familiar with the process, Shrewsberry is one of a small group of candidates still..." March 27

  • Joe Thomas: NFL teams view Colin Kaepernick as unworthy distraction

    ESPN "The Cleveland Browns have been silent in the three weeks since Colin Kaepernick became a free agent a year after they were reportedly willing to make a trade for the controversial veteran quarterback. Joe Thomas, the Browns' Pro Bowl left tackle and part-time Twitter analyst, has offered a..." March 27

  • Bears' Deiondre' Hall tasered, arrested after alleged fight outside Iowa bar

    Chicago Tribune "Bears cornerback Deiondre' Hall was charged with three misdemeanors after an alleged fight outside a college bar in Cedar Falls, Iowa, early Sunday morning. Capt. Jeff Harrenstein said officers used a Taser on Hall, who resisted arrest, resisted having handcuffs placed on him and refused to get..." March 27

  • Redskins President Says They Haven’t Discussed Kirk Cousins Trade With Any Team

    NFL Trade Rumors "Redskins president Bruce Allen tells JP Finley of CSN Mid-Atlantic that they’ve discussed any trades involving franchise QB Kirk Cousins this offseason, despite numerous trade rumors. “I can’t keep up with the rumors,” Allen said. “Kirk and I have talked almost a dozen times this offseason, and..." March 27

  • Tomlin, Steelers prepping for life after Roethlisberger

    NFL.com "By the start of training camp, we might look back at Ben Roethlisberger's retire-or-not-to-retire waffling as a silly storyline, a manufactured Favrian imitation, short on suspense and void of intrigue. But in Pittsburgh, Steelers brass is taking Big Ben's hints at retirement as, if not a..." March 26

  • Steelers GM wants Bell '100 percent' healthy, not setting timetable for return

    Bleacher Report "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell had core muscle surgery on March 13, but the team doesn't appear motivated to rush him back. On Sunday, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Bell is without a timetable for return as he continues the rehabilitation process. "Our goal is..." March 26

  • Mike Trout proposes change to spring training umpiring

    ESPN "Mike Trout is widely regarded as baseball’s best player, and you’d also be hard-pressed to find a player who is more universally liked than Trout. He seems to have a running banter with almost everyone when he plays, from opposing catchers to infielders, to umpires. It was during one of those..." March 26

  • Wong backtracks on earlier trade comments: 'I want to be a Cardinal'

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong asked the Post-Dispatch to clarify comments he made earlier Sunday about the team considering a platoon approach to second base to start the season. His words, in full, appear below: "That platoon word is something I don't get along with real well," Wong..." March 26

  • Bronson Arroyo inching closer to making Reds

    MLB.com "Reds manager Bryan Price wasn't yet ready Sunday to say that veteran pitcher Bronson Arroyo has made the club. To make the starting five, however, Arroyo appears to only need to get through the final days of camp healthy. Trying to come back from two years out of the big leagues as a non-roster..." March 26

  • Cardinals chairman prepared to make 'significant offer' to Molina

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "After a raucous and joyous run with Team Puerto Rico through the World Baseball Classic, Yadier Molina returned to the Cardinals with his dyed-blond hair, a silver medal and perhaps something even more valuable to him in the week and season ahead. He caught a youthful verve. “I feel like a..." March 26

  • D-backs nearing final staff after latest roster cuts

    Fox Sports "The Diamondbacks made a pair of cuts Saturday morning and the latest moves push the team closer to finalizing its Opening Day pitching staff. Zack Godley was optioned to Triple-A Reno while fellow righty Kevin Jepsen was released before the D-backs’ 7-4 loss to the Angels in Tempe. With..." March 26

  • 20 years later: Red Wings vs. Avalanche fight night is still the best

    USA Today "It has been called “Bloody Wednesday,” “The Brawl at Hockeytown” and “Fight Night at the Joe.” And if one were to borrow a movie title to describe what happened on the banks of the Detroit River that spring evening, “There Will Be Blood” would be apropos. Today marks the 20th anniversary of..." March 26

  • Coyotes sign Clayton Keller to 3-year, entry-level deal

    Arizona Sports "The Coyotes are bringing in one of their most promising prospects a little ahead of schedule. Boston University freshman forward Clayton Keller signed a three-year entry-level deal on Sunday, one day after the Terriers were eliminated from the NCAA Tournament with a 3-2 loss to Minnesota Duluth in..." March 26

  • Sidney Crosby on criticism from Sens owner Melnyk: ‘He likes to hear himself talk, so let’s just leave it’

    Pro Hockey Talk "One day after Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot had the tip of his finger busted apart by a Sidney Crosby slash, team owner Eugene Melnyk made an appearance on Ottawa radio and sounded off on Crosby. Along with calling for a lengthy suspension for the Penguins’ captain, Melnyk referred to..." March 26

  • Josh Harding misses hockey 'every day,' happy to reconnect with Wild

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Josh Harding’s voice still shakes as he discusses how his career was snatched from him in the winter of 2014. Playing with Iowa to regain his form after missing the Wild’s training camp, first six weeks of the season and having not played since the previous New Year’s Eve when complications..." March 26

  • Would the Islanders consider trading John Tavares this summer?

    Sportsnet "Just how much longer will John Tavares remain with the New York Islanders? The team captain’s long-term future in Brooklyn remains an open question, as the 26-year-old has just one year remaining on his contract. “There were reports this week that if the New York Islanders aren’t moving..." March 26

  • Ex-LSU QB Brandon Harris announces he's transferring to North Carolina

    CBS Sports "We know where former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris will be play football next. Harris announced Sunday on Facebook that he would be transferring to North Carolina. He previously announced a transfer from LSU last month. Harris went through roughly a six-week recruiting phase before eventually..." March 26

  • USF DB Hassan Childs Injured In Shooting, In Stable Condition

    Bleacher Report "South Florida Bulls defensive back Hassan Childs is in a stable condition after he was injured in an overnight shooting. On Sunday, head coach Charlie Strong released the following statement, which was relayed by Yahoo Sports' Matt Fortuna:." March 26

  • 4-star RB T.J. Pledger commits to Oklahoma

    Bleacher Report "T.J. Pledger has committed to the Oklahoma Sooners, giving the squad one of the top running backs in the 2018 class. Steve Wiltfong of 247Sports reported Pledger's decision Saturday. The 4-star recruit is the third-best running back in the country and No. 20 overall at any position,..." March 25

  • Ex-Penn State Prez Guilty of Child Endangerment

    TMZ "Ex-Penn State president Graham Spanier was just found guilty of felony child endangerment stemming from the way he handled the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse incidents. Officials say Spanier was alerted of a 2001 incident of Sandusky sexually assaulting a young boy in a Penn State shower ......" March 24

  • Jim Harbaugh ditches signature cheap khakis

    Sportsnaut "Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh has long been known for wearing baggy, cheap khakis and once famously grabbed $8 pairs in bulk from Walmart during his tenure with the San Francisco 49ers. Sadly, or not depending on your point of view, those are a thing of the past. The energetic coach..." March 24

  • Celtics assistant Micah Shrewsberry will interview for UMass coaching job Monday

    Daily Hampshire Gazette "Boston Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry told the Boston Herald he will interview with UMass Monday for its vacant head coaching position. This will be Shrewsberry’s second interview. According to sources familiar with the process, Shrewsberry is one of a small group of candidates still..." March 27

  • Glen Miller asked to leave UConn by Ollie

    The Day "UConn announced Saturday night that Glen Miller, who invested 14 years of his coaching career into the men's basketball program, has left his position as associate head coach. It wasn't Miller's decision to move on. According to a well-informed source, head coach Kevin Ollie contacted Miller..." March 26

  • Miller's father says son turned down NC State due to trust issues

    Dayton Daily News "John Miller watched Friday night’s NCAA Tournament game between UCLA and Kentucky with a bit of bemusement. “I sorta had to laugh at the media yesterday on TV,” he said. “It was Alford this and that. They had Steve Alford all plugged in to where he’s going next.” It was being speculated that..." March 26

  • Former Louisville graduate assistant says 'no basis' for NCAA charges

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Former Louisville basketball graduate assistant Brandon Williams is fighting back against the NCAA. Documents obtained by the Louisville Courier-Journal and USA Today show that legal counsel for Williams say the NCAA has "no basis" for charging Williams with failure to cooperate with..." March 26

  • Lonzo Ball was owned by UK's Fox, and LaVar just couldn't keep his mouth shut

    CBS Sports "Kentucky point guard De’Aaron Fox got the better of Lonzo Ball , in a big way, on Friday night in the Sweet 16. Fox, who finished with 39 points on 13-of-20 shooting, more than proved his chops as one of the best prospects in the country primed to make a splash in the NBA. Meanwhile, Ball looked..." March 26