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Opinion: Making Meek Mill a temporary NBA celebrity should just be starting point for real change

Wednesday  20:32,   25 april 2018

Rapper Meek Mill's release sparked an outpouring of joy around the NBA community, but more is needed if he is to spark real social change.There is a lot to like about Meek Mill being out of prison and at the Wells Fargo Center to ring the[...]

The Red Sox challenged Curtis Granderson, and he won

Wednesday  20:31,   25 april 2018
The Boston Globe

The Red Sox went to a new country, but still couldn’t regain their mojo. “You have to challenge Granderson. You’ve been challenging Granderson for more than five years,” Red Sox manager Alex Cora[...]

Evgeni Malkin, Carl Hagelin to miss Penguins-Capitals Game 1

Wednesday  20:21,   25 april 2018
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Evgeni Malkin and Carl Hagelin will not play in Game 1 of the Penguins' second-round Stanley Cup playoff series against Washington, Mike Sullivan said after the team's practice Wednesday.Evgeni Malkin and Carl Hagelin will not play in Game 1 [...]

Vick to be assistant on Atlanta's new spring football team

Wednesday  20:16,   25 april 2018
Associated Press

Michael Vick's second try for a football championship in Atlanta will come as a coach.Atlanta was announced on Wednesday as the choice to join Orlando as franchises in the new Alliance of American Football that will begin play next February.The [...]

Meet this year's NFL draft class QBs as high school recruits

Wednesday  20:01,   25 april 2018
SB Nation

With the NFL draft approaching, I’m sharing what I remember about the quarterbacks in the draft as recruits. Rosen was the No. 1 pro-style QB in the 2015 recruiting class. He picked UCLA over 40-plus offers. There was some thought that he[...]

Kyle Guy: Virginia received death threats after UMBC upset

Wednesday  19:57,   25 april 2018
Larry Brown Sports

Sports have a way of bringing out the worst emotions in angry fans. Kyle Guy and the Virginia basketball team experienced that scary side after losing in the first round of the 2018 NCAA tournament. In a post on Facebook, Guy said the Cavaliers[...]

New York tabloids had a field day with the reports Mike Francesa would return to WFAN

Wednesday  19:56,   25 april 2018
For The Win

A good take on the "Sports Pope" nickname.Naturally, New York tabloids handled the news of with some humor, particularly the Daily News's back cover using that aforementioned Sports Pope[...]

Report: Bryant not expected to sign with team until after draft

Wednesday  19:26,   25 april 2018
Larry Brown Sports

Dez Bryant would have been arguably the best player available on the free agent market at the start of the offseason, and the star receiver still has yet to sign with a team. Dez Bryant would have been arguably the best player available on[...]

Troy Aikman Looking for Pay Raise to Do Thursday Night Football

Wednesday  19:22,   25 april 2018

Whether you like him or not, Troy Aikman has become a staple of FOX's football broadcasts. Along with partner Joe Buck, the Hall of Fame quarterback is known for his coverage on Sundays in the booth. Now that FOX will be broadcasting more games [...]

With the Thunder teetering, Paul George free agency gets interesting

Wednesday  19:22,   25 april 2018
Sports Illustrated

Donovan Mitchell and the Jazz are better than anyone expected, and if anyone is analyzing the Utah-Oklahoma City series strictly based on top-to-bottom talent and matchups, a Thunder loss really shouldn't be that shocking. It's the context[...]

NBA, players union noncommittal on draft changes

Wednesday  19:09,   25 april 2018
Associated Press

The NBA and National Basketball Players Association are offering no guarantees about changing the league's draft eligibility rules despite calls from a key NCAA panel to let players go pro sooner. In a joint statement Wednesday, the[...]

Everyone chill and let Lamar Jackson be an NFL quarterback

Wednesday  18:51,   25 april 2018
SB Nation

There are two plays that explain Lamar Jackson’s career. The first took place in a spring game during his junior year of high school. A blitzer came free unimpeded to the slender quarterback in purple wearing No. 7, and immediately, Jackson’s plan[...]

5 reasons the NASCAR world should be pumped for Matt Kenseth’s return

Wednesday  18:23,   25 april 2018
For The Win

It's official: Matt Kenseth is back.Matt Kenseth is officially back in[...]

UCF fans go after former OC over ring tweet

Wednesday  18:23,   25 april 2018
Larry Brown Sports

The most bizarre story of the college football season just keeps on giving. The most bizarre story of the college football season just keeps on[...]

N.M. basketball coach Dominick Baca facing felony charges for sex with students

Wednesday  18:22,   25 april 2018
USA TODAY High School Sports

Dominick Baca is facing felony charges after allegedly engaging in sexual relationships with two students, one as young as 14.According to a release from the New Mexico State Police, Baca, 29, was arrested Tuesday at his[...]