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Kole Calhoun To Miss Four To Six Weeks

Kole Calhoun will join fellow Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton on a lengthy DL stint, reports Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register (via Twitter). An ugly-looking ankle turn last night resulted in a bad ligament sprain that will put Calhoun on the shelf for four to six weeks, according to manager Mike Scioscia. Early in his second season of substantial MLB action at the age...
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Mariners to shut down Walker for two weeks

Right-hander Taijuan Walker, the Mariners’ top prospect, will be shut down from all throwing for two weeks after an examination Wednesday revealed what club officials characterized as a “right shoulder impingement.” The announcement came one day after Walker was scratched from a rehab start at Triple-A Tacoma because of stiffness in his arm. “What we’re going to do,...
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Police: Darren Sharper's DNA found on accuser's clothing

Darren Sharper's DNA was found on one of his alleged rape victims in Arizona, according to testimony given by a Tempe police detective on Wednesday. Sharper was indicted on two counts of sexual assault and three counts of administering dangerous drugs in Arizona on March 11 and his bail hearing was held on Wednesday. Sharper wasn't in the Arizona courtroom because he'...
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Dillon Out for Stars

The Dallas Stars are ready to go. After battling down the stretch to secure the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, the Stars are now ready to open their first round series against the top-seeded Ducks tonight at Honda Center in Anaheim. “They feel loose, good spirit. I don’t get any feeling that they are uptight,” said Stars coach Lindy Ruff. “We’ve had a couple...
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Kobe to begin program next week

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has been cleared to resume running and shooting and will begin an intense, six-month training program next week upon his return from a short family trip to Europe, sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN. Bryant has been ramping up his activity level in recent weeks as he recovers from a fracture in his left knee suffered December 17...
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Raiders hoping to trade QB Terrelle Pryor by April 22

After the Raiders traded for Matt Schaub back in March, Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor figured his days in Oakland were done, so he asked the team to trade him. Apparently, the Raiders are trying to do just that and they're trying to do it right now. According to ProFootballTalk, the Raiders are hoping to trade Pryor by the time their offseason program begins, which would...
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Brewers turns tables on Cardinals to avoid sweep

After getting out-pitched in the first two games of their series against the St. Louis Cardinals, the Milwaukee Brewers turned the tables Wednesday afternoon. With starter Wily Peralta turning in 6 1/3 strong innings and the bullpen doing its job as usual, the Brewers salvaged the series finale with a 5-1 victory at Miller Park. The win allowed the Brewers to avoid a sweep after...
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Orioles complete two-game sweep with 3-0 win over Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday

Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez didn’t have to pitch in torrential rain Tuesday. That game was postponed before he had to take the mound. So, instead, Gonzalez threw Wednesday afternoon's first pitch with the temperature at 39 degrees. No matter. Gonzalez, who has earned the reputation in his three seasons with the Orioles as a gamer who competes in any situation, threw...
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Masahiro Tanaka dominates Cubs with 10 Ks in Yankees win

Masahiro Tanaka was able to put his early-inning trouble behind him in a dominant outing against the Cubs in a 3-0 win on Wednesday in the first game of a split doubleheader in The Bronx. The right-hander overmatched Chicago’s feeble lineup, allowing just a bunt single to Junior Lake in the second inning until the seventh, when Anthony Rizzo bunted against the shift for another...
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NFLPA says DeSean Jackson owes Drew Rosenhaus $516K

Good news: DeSean Jackson just signed a three-year, $24 million contract with the Redskins that includes a $5 million signing bonus. Bad news: Jackson will soon be $516,415 lighter in the wallet. This is what the NFLPA has said he owes agent Drew Rosenhaus in unpaid loans and agent fees, reports Yahoo.com's Rand Getlin. Getlin also tweeted that "Of that $375,000, Rosenhaus...
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Who Is Darren Sharper? Disturbing Details Emerge

On a cool November night last year in Tempe, Ariz., at approximately 2 in the morning, a woman awoke groggy and disoriented on a gray sectional couch in a moderate apartment, according to a Tempe, Ariz., police report. She lived in downtown Tempe, her apartment located near red-bricked sidewalks, perfectly cut grass and neatly aligned recycling bins. The Arizona State University...
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Chris Johnson, Jets agree to terms on 2-year deal

A day after meeting with the Jets, running back Chris Johnson has agreed to terms on a two-year deal, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Titans parted ways with Johnson earlier this month amid a report that the team questioned his work ethic. The Jets reportedly had no such concerns, which explains Tuesday's meeting and the subsequent contract offer. Johnson joins a...
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Sabres announce coaching changes

The Buffalo Sabres today announced several changes to the team’s coaching staff, effective immediately: Assistant coaches Joe Sacco and Jerry Forton have been offered reassignment within the organization’s hockey department; the contract of assistant coach Teppo Numminen will not be renewed; goaltending coach Jim Corsi will not return as part of the team’s staff next season.
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Chris Johnson after meeting with Jets: I'm taking it one day at a time

Chris Johnson, released by the Titans earlier this month, met with the Jets Tuesday. He took in a Nets-Knicks game that night, and by Wednesday ... he remains a free agent. He told a group of reporters that "everything went well" in his meet-and-greet with the Jets but offered little in the way of actual details. "I'm just taking it one day at a time, taking my...
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Treating ankle in Houston, Harden to sit out season-finale

With the start of the playoffs just days away, Rockets guard James Harden remained in Houston for treatment on his sore right ankle. He has been dealing with soreness in the ankle throughout much of the season and it is not considered a reason for concern, but Rockets coach Kevin McHale said he had planned to sit out Harden whenever the Rockets clinched homecourt advantage in the...
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TCU QB Tyler Matthews to transfer

Spring practices have -- for the most part -- come to an end in the last week, and it seems that some quarterback battles are leading to a cavalcade of transfers at the position. Wednesday brought with it the news that both Kentucky's Jalen Whitlow and Texas A&M's Matt Joeckel were transferring, and now TCU quarterback Tyler Matthews will be joining them on the transfer...
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Just in case you can't get enough of Vin Scully's Jackie Robinson stories...here's another

Tuesday was, of course, Jackie Robinson Day across Major League Baseball. Every player in the league honored the great baseball pioneer by wearing Jackie's #42...and Dodgers' legendary announcer Vin Scully had a story about that.It's, basically, a funny little story where Robinson's teammate Gene Hermansky suggested that the entire Dodgers team wear #42 in order to...
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Golden Tate: Lions offense 'going to fit better' than Seahawks

A lot of times when players sign in free agency it's all about the money. OK, most of the time it is. Fine. It's always about the money. But there can be benefits to where you sign too. Like with new Lions receiver Golden Tate. Tate said in a recent interview with the team's website Detroit's "offense is going to fit better for me" than the Seahawks offense...
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Report: Aldon Smith may not play for 49ers in 2014

It's hard to deny Aldon Smith's talent -- the 2011 first-round pick has 42 sacks in 43 games -- but the 49ers have grown weary of the ever-growing list of off-field incidents. The latest came last Sunday when the linebacker was arrested and charged with a false report of a bomb threat. He also has two previous DUI arrests, the last coming in September. Through it all, the...
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Draxler expected to stay at Schalke

Julian Draxler will only leave Schalke if something extraordinary happens, club chief Clemens Toennies has told Sport Bild. Schalke rejected an offer for Draxler in the winter transfer window, but the Germany international has a 45.5 million euro release clause in his contract that can be activated this summer and clubs including Arsenal, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid have been...
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Olivier Hanlan will remain at Boston College

A small bit of positive college hoops news has trickled out of Boston. Olivier Hanlan, who is BC's best player now that Ryan Anderson has opted to transfer, will stay on the team next season. Hanlan is a pro prospect and one of the best Boston College recruits in the past decade. He averaged 18.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.9 assists last season. The Boston Herald reports Hanlan...
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UCLA officially loses Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine to the NBA Draft

UCLA's Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine have formally declared for the 2014 NBA Draft. Anderson is a sophomore. LaVine is a freshman. "I will forever be proud to call myself a Bruin and will never forget the memories that were made here," LaVine said.
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John Calipari clarifies: He does not hate NCAA

Kentucky coach John Calipari wants to make a few things clear. First: He doesn't hate the NCAA. "I owe the NCAA a lot," Calipari told USA TODAY Sports. "I had a chance to play college basketball and work for universities in the NCAA. So I'm not agreeing with all the critics of the NCAA. My thing is this: Every decision should be made for the kids. That'...
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Milwaukee Bucks to be sold for $550 million, according to report

The Milwaukee Bucks won't be leaving town anytime soon. Longtime owner Herb Kohl has agreed to sell his majority stake in the franchise to Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry, ESPN's Marc Stein reports. Still pending league approval, the deal is worth $550 million and sees the team's first ownership transition in 29 years. Kohl, a Milwaukee native, purchased the Bucks in 1985...
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Clippers opting for rest, not playoff position

It turns out the Clippers do have something to play for. If the stars align favorably Wednesday night, they can still finish with the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference playoffs. But don't count on it. In fact, don't bet on it. The Clippers won their final regular-season home game, beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 Tuesday night at Staples Center, and setting a franchise...
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