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  • Rudy Gobert To Return For Game 4

    Hoops Rumors "After being upgraded to questionable earlier in the day, it now appears as though Rudy Gobert is healthy enough to return to action tonight, Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune tweets. Gobert had been sidelined since banging his knee on the first play of Game 1. Shortly after the injury was..." April 23

  • Patrick Beverley: I accept fine, but NBA should address fan behavior

    ESPN "Houston Rockets forward Patrick Beverley says he didn't feel protected by the NBA after a second-quarter incident with a fan in Oklahoma City on Friday night, so after the game he needed to "address the situation before it gets out of hand." On Sunday, Beverley was fined $25,000 by the NBA for..." April 23

  • Warriors bracing for long-term absense of Steve Kerr

    Sportsnaut "The Golden State Warriors took a commanding 3-0 series lead against the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. They did so without former MVP Kevin Durant and head coach Steve Kerr. While Durant will likely be back from his calf injury here soon, it looks like the Warriors will be without..." April 23

  • Steve Kerr, not Kevin Durant, is Warriors’ biggest health concern

    San Jose Mercury News "After scoring the Warriors’ last nine points, including a dagger 3-pointer, Stephen Curry walked off the court with the ball tucked under his arm. He had a game-high 34 points as the Warriors won 119-113, taking a 3-0 lead in the first-round, best-of-seven series against Portland. But the ball..." April 23

  • McMillan: 'There could be a lot of major changes' if Pacers swept

    ABC News "Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan says it's important for his team to come out strong against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday following the worst single-game collapse in NBA playoff history. "We know we have a big mountain to climb. We're not talking right now about winning the series...." April 23

  • Bears have shown most interest in Mitch Trubisky

    Sportsnaut "It’s definitely smoke screen time around the NFL. With the draft itself set to kick off in just a few days, teams are sending a bunch of different signals to the media in an attempt to gain a upper-hand over their competition. The most-interesting dynamic heading into the annual event has to be..." April 24

  • At least four teams looking to trade down from top 10 in NFL Draft

    Larry Brown Sports "With the lack of NFL-ready talent at the quarterback position in this year’s NFL Draft class, it is no surprise there are at least four — and possibly five or more — teams who are reportedly interested in trading back in the first round. According to Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole, the Titans,..." April 24

  • DL prospect Caleb Brantley charged with assaulting woman

    Tampa Bay Times "Former Florida Gators defensive lineman Caleb Brantley has been charged with a battery after fighting with a woman earlier this month, according to Alachua County court records. Brantley was initially listed as the victim in a Gainesville Police Department report after an early-morning..." April 23

  • All top quarterback prospect scored more than 20 on Wonderlic

    Pro Football Talk "The relevance of the Wonderlic test to a player’s football ability remains uncertain at best, and the inability of the NFL to secure the results justifies the refusal by players to take the test. (None have, yet.) Ideally, the league would get rid of the Wonderlic entirely, given the extent to..." April 23

  • Warren Sapp doesn't think Myles Garrett is deserving of No. 1

    ESPN "As the NFL draft approaches this week, Hall of Fame defensive lineman Warren Sapp is struggling to understand why Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett is poised to be the No. 1 pick. "I don't see it from this kid," Sapp said Sunday about Garrett. "I see the splash plays -- everybody gets..." April 23

  • Giants wise not to punish underpaid Madison Bumgarner

    ESPN "The topic was unnecessary physical risk, and Madison Bumgarner and San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy gnawed on it in friendly conversation in Bochy's office at AT&T Park last June. Bochy leaned back in the black chair at his desk, hat off, and Bumgarner sat to his left, his legs stretched..." April 23

  • Mariners cut Leonys Martin: Breaking down landing spots, MLB teams with OF holes

    CBS Sports "The Mariners announced two roster moves on Sunday prior to their series finale against the A's. They recalled 1B/DH Dan Vogelbach and pitcher Chris Heston from Triple-A. Reliever Chase De Jong was sent to Triple-A and outfielder Leonys Martin was designated for assignment. Let's dig in on the..." April 23

  • Huntington: Pirates looking for external OF options "The Pirates are monitoring the market for available outfielders, general manager Neal Huntington said, but they are comfortable moving forward with the group they have following Starling Marte's 80-game suspension. Significant trades in April and May are rare, and few impact free agents remain..." April 23

  • Athletics acquire Ryan LaMarre from Angels

    Hardball Talk "The Athletics acquired outfielder Ryan LaMarre from the Angels for cash considerations or a player to be named later, per a team announcement on Sunday. In a corresponding move, they placed right-hander Chris Bassitt on the 60-day disabled list and assigned the outfielder to Triple-A..." April 23

  • Five MLB GM’s who failed to address key needs

    Sportsnaut "Is it really fair to boo a player? If he’s not giving it his all, sure. But more often than not, a player getting booed is really the result of a front office failure. A player may not be any good, but the front office is responsible for putting him in that position. Plenty of MLB general..." April 23

  • Couture lobbies for Thornton, Marleau’s return to Sharks next year: ‘I love those guys’

    San Jose Mercury News "The biggest question facing the Sharks this offseason is a no brainer to Logan Couture. The Sharks alternate captain expressed his opinion regarding Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau’s upcoming free agencies after the Sharks were eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs Saturday, lobbying for..." April 23

  • Pens G Murray yet to skate since injury

    TSN "Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray has not skated since sustaining a lower-body injury in warmups ahead of Game 1 of his team's first round series. Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan provided the update on Murray Saturday, but declined to put a timetable on any of the team's injured..." April 23

  • Wild’s Eric Staal diagnosed with concussion

    Sportsnet "Minnesota Wild forward Eric Staal has been diagnosed with a concussion as a result of a scary collision during Saturday’s game, according to Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Staal was taken to hospital after crashing head-first into the end boards late in the second period of the..." April 23

  • Kings to announce John Stevens as next head coach

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Los Angeles Kings moved fairly quickly when it comes to replacing Darryl Sutter, and they did not have to go very far to do it. According to Pierre LeBrun and Kings Insider Jon Rosen, the team will be announcing on Sunday that John Stevens will be the next head coach of the Kings. He is..." April 23

  • Ilya Kovalchuk wants to return to NHL (with Devils or not)

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Montreal Canadiens fell short against the New York Rangers, but the series put the spotlight on Alex Radulov‘s great return to the NHL. What if an even bigger name came back from the KHL next season? Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reports that Ilya Kovalchuk wants to come back to the NHL,..." April 23

  • Police: Dismissed Michigan State player sexually assaulted woman while girlfriend waited in car

    College Football Talk "It made perfect sense why Mark Dantonio dismissed Auston Robertson from his Michigan State football team on Friday. Now it really makes sense. Friday, reports surfaced that Robertson was facing a charge of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, a felony, stemming from an April 9 incident. At..." April 23

  • D'Antne Demery released from letter of intent by Georgia

    The Red & Black "Georgia signee D'Antne Demery has been released from his national letter of intent following an arrest on Saturday night in downtown Athens, according to a release from Georgia. Demery, who was in Athens for the G-Day game, was arrested by Athens-Clarke County Police on misdemeanor charges of..." April 23

  • Georgia signee arrested for allegedly assaulting mother of his child

    Macon Telegraph "Georgia football recruit D'Antne Demery was arrested after allegedly choking the mother of his 1-month-old child. While a police report has not been released, The Telegraph obtained a synopsis of the incident through an Athens-Clarke County Police representative as to what transpired between..." April 23

  • Son of Randy Moss jumps to LSU after transferring from NC State

    LSU 247 Sports "LSU's football team has reeled in another college transfer, this time nabbing a commitment from North Carolina State freshman tight end Thaddeus Moss, who is on his official visit to Baton Rouge this weekend. "I just committed to Coach O," Moss said. "He was ready for it. They are definitely..." April 23

  • Jay Bilas’ off-the-wall claim that athletes benefit from campus life

    New York Post "ESPN’s Jay Bilas, who plays a college sports expert on TV, once said a most remarkable thing. Given to lecturing, Bilas declared that even if recruited student-athletes don’t attend classes — in other words, if academic fraud is committed — athletes still benefit from the socialization process..." April 23

  • Duke's Frank Jackson declares for NBA draft without agent

    Bleacher Report "Duke guard Frank Jackson has reportedly declared for the 2017 NBA draft but will not hire an agent. Both Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune and Jon Rothstein of reported the news Saturday. Jackson appeared in 36 games and made 16 starts for the Blue Devils in 2016-17,..." April 23

  • Patrick Ewing lands first commitment at Georgetown

    USA Today High School Sports "Georgetown has the first commitment of the Patrick Ewing Era in Jahvon Blair, a 2017 point guard from Athlete Institute (Orangeville, Ontario). Blair averaged 23.6 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists this season for Athlete Institute. He picked the Hoyas over Georgia Tech among others. " April 22

  • Coppin State to hire Juan Dixon as head coach

    Baltimore Sun "Juan Dixon, who left Baltimore nearly 20 years ago for College Park and went on to become one of the biggest stars in the history of the Maryland men’s basketball program, is finally coming home. Dixon, 38, will be the next men’s basketball coach at Coppin State. Sources familiar with the..." April 22

  • Noah Dickerson reverses decision, will remain at Washington

    Seattle Times "Noah Dickerson, the last Washington men’s basketball player undecided on the Huskies, said he’s returning for his junior season. Retaining Dickerson, a 6-foot-8 forward who averaged 12.5 and 8.2 points last season, is significant accomplishment for new coach Mike Hopkins. Since Washington..." April 22

  • South Carolina extends HC Frank Martin's contract

    ESPN "South Carolina has rewarded coach Frank Martin's run to the Final Four with a one-year contract extension through the 2022-23 season. The school made the announcement Friday, while also extending the contract of Dawn Staley, who coached the women's basketball team to the national..." April 22