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Bobcats’ Josh McRoberts fined $20k for elbow to LeBron James throat

Charlotte Bobcats forward Josh McRoberts has been fined $20,000 for his forearm/elbow to LeBron James’ throat, the NBA announced Thursday. McRoberts’ foul, which occurred with 50 seconds remaining during the Miami Heat’s 101-97 win over the Bobcats Wednesday, has been upgraded to a Flagrant 2. “Just kind of got caught up in the air there,” McRoberts said. “Came for...
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Yankees’ Michael Pineda suspended 10 games for pine tar

Major League Baseball announced that New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended 10 games “for possessing a foreign substance on his person during the bottom of the second inning of his club’s game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on Wednesday.” If Pineda doesn’t appeal, his suspension is scheduled to begin tonight, when the two clubs continue their...
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Mel Kiper: Darqueze Dennard is a ‘Steelers kind of player’

ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has the Pittsburgh Steelers taking LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. with their first pick in next month’s NFL draft. But Kiper believes Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard is the best fit for the Steelers at No. 15 overall. “I think the ideal pick if you’re the Steelers is Darqueze Dennard,” Kiper said during a conference call on Wednesday...
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Chris Paul misses practice, but says he’ll be ready to play in Game 3

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul insists he will be ready for Game 3 in Oakland on Thursday. Paul was held out of of practice for the second straight day Wednesday with a right hamstring injury that has bothered him since Game 1 of their playoff series against the Golden State Warriors. “I’ll be ready, I’m OK,” Paul repeatedly said when asked about the injury...
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Patrick Kane: Blackhawks ‘have the momentum now’

Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane needed a few games to return to form after missing the final month of the regular season with a lower body injury. Kane scored in Game 1 of the Blackhawks Western Conference First Round series against the St. Louis Blues, but it wasn’t until Wednesday night’s Game 4 that he looked like himself. Kane scored two goals, including the...
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Exclusive Interview: Donovan Lee, DB, Colorado

Donovan Lee is a 2014 three-star defensive back commit to Colorado, and is expected to be a key piece of that defense in a couple of years. He has agreed to do an exclusive interview with us here at SportsGlory.com, and we hope that you enjoy the interview. We appreciate you reading the interview, and we would love to have you share the interview with your friends and fellow college...
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Tiger Woods doing light chipping, return still uncertain

Tiger Woods has began light chipping and putting as he continues to rehab, his agent Mark Steinberg told reporters Wednesday. Woods, 38, underwent a microdisectomy March 31 to alleviate pain caused by a pinched nerve in his back.  The injury forced him to miss the Arnold Palmer Invitational and the Masters. “He’s doing a little bit more and more each day,” Steinberg told...
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Seahawks talent evaluator Scot McCloughan resigning

The Seattle Seahawks lost a key member of their front office on Wednesday. Scot McCloughan, the team’s senior personnel executive, resigned to tend to a family matter, reports CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora. Seattle Sr Personnel Exec Scot McCloughan has resigned from the team to tend to a family matter, according to NFL sources … — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora...
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2014 NFL Draft: Dri Archer scouting report

College: Kent State Position: Running Back/Wide Receiver Height: 5’8″ Weight: 17 2013 College Stats: 68 attempts, 527 yards, six touchdowns, 25 receptions, 327 yards, four touchdowns. Dri Archer is one of the more interesting mid-round prospects in the 2014 NFL Draft. He has the ability and experience of playing both running back and wide receiver, and could play either position...
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Patriots exercise Nate Solder’s fifth-year option

The New England Patriots have exercised the fifth-year option on left tackle Nate Solder’s contract. One more player officially had his 5th year option exercised on Wednesday – T Nate Solder (New England) — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) April 23, 2014 Solder will be paid the average salary of the top 25 players at offensive lineman, minus the top three. The projected...
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Miguel Cabrera deserving of our patience

Following two consecutive American League MVP awards, three straight batting titles, and baseball’s first triple crown in 45 years, it’s easy to see how the level of expectation for Miguel Cabrera to continue producing at a record-setting pace have reached unprecedented heights. And along with those unforgiving expectations comes little room for error, and as a career .320 hitter...
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Frank Vogel ‘coaching for his job’ during playoffs

The Indiana Pacers struggled in a big way down the stretch of the regular season this year, and they also looked terrible in their Game 1 match-up with the Atlanta Hawks. They were able to blow the Hawks out in Game 2, but there are still many questions surrounding the future of head coach Frank Vogel. According to sources within the NBA, Vogel is currently “coaching for his job”...
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Orlando Magic want to draft Dante Exum

The Orlando Magic are once again looking at having one of the NBA’s top draft picks in the 2014 NBA Draft, and they reportedly would like to select a young point guard. They tried last years first round pick Victor Oladipo at the point, but they would rather bring in a fellow young guard to pair with him. According to recent reports out of Orlando, the Magic would really like to...
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Yankees’ Michael Pineda faces suspension for using pine tar

Your browser does not support iframes. New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda was ejected from Wednesday night’s 5-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox in the second inning for having an illegal substance on his neck that he was applying to the baseball. Pineda was believed to have pine tar on the right side of his neck during his start against the Red Sox. From MLB.com:  Official...
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NHL suspends Wilds’ Matt Cooke seven games for kneeing

Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke has been suspended seven games for kneeing Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie. If the suspension is not fully served during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the remaining games will be served at the beginning of the 2014-15 regular season. Cooke was assessed a minor penalty for kneeing in the second period of the Wild’s First Round Stanley...
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2014 NFL schedule released for all 32 teams

The NFL announced its 17-week regular-season schedule for 2014, which kicks off on Thursday night, September 4 in Seattle. The opener will feature the defending champion Seattle Seahawks hosting the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field on Sept. 4 on NBC. Thanksgiving will feature the Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions (12:30 PM ET, CBS) then the Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys...
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Padres’ Josh Johnson to have Tommy John surgery

According to MLB.com’s Corey Brock, San Diego Padres right-hander Josh Johnson will have Tommy John surgery tomorrow, April 24, to repair his Ulnar Collateral Ligament. #Padres pitcher Josh Johnson will have TJ surgery tomorrow. Technically a revision of the UCL. — Corey Brock (@FollowThePadres) April 23, 2014 In November, 2013, Johnson signed with the Padres for one-year worth...
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Phillies’ Cole Hamels comes off disabled list

The Philadelphia Phillies announced on Twitter today that their ace, Cole Hamels, has come off the disabled list. LHP @TheHamels has been reinstated from 15-day DL. RHP B.J. Rosenberg was optioned to @IronPigs. #Phillies — Phillies (@Phillies) April 23, 2014 Hamels missed part of spring training, and the entire 2014 season to this point, with what the Phillies called bicep tendonitis...
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Ducks sit Teemu Selanne in Game 4

Anaheim Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne is a healthy scratch for Game 4.   Selanne, who is playing his final NHL season, has one assist in three games for Anaheim, which leads the Dallas Stars 2-1 in their best-of-7 series. “Well, obviously we lost the last game and a lot of times the lineup is going to be different,” Selanne said after the morning skate. “I didn’t...
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Have Patriots found Tom Brady’s successor?

The New England Patriots might have found their successor for future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady. Pitt’s Tom Savage appears to be one of the Patriots top targets in May’s NFL draft. From DraftInsider.net: “The talk of the quarterback position the past few weeks has centered around Tom Savage of Pittsburgh.  So what’s the inside story?  Ever since the combine I’ve...
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RG3 to drive Toyota Owners 400 pace car thanks to Dale Jr.

NASCAR’s Most Popular driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. used his star power to bring in Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III to be the honorary pace car driver in the Toyota Owners 400 Sprint Cup Series race this weekend at Richmond International Raceway. @RIRInsider If y’all don’t have a Grand Marshall for the upcoming race you should invite @RGIII. He needs to come...
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Ben Roethlisberger’s agent says contract discussions are ongoing

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has two years remaining on the $102 million deal he signed in 2008.  The same number he had on his rookie contract when the Steelers made him the highest-paid player in franchise history. But Roethlisberger and the Steelers haven’t agreed on a new contract this offseason. “There’s been ongoing (contract) discussions for...
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Paul Pierce: Nets played ‘soft’ in Game 2

The Brooklyn Nets held an early fourth quarter lead in Game 2 of their best-of-seven series with the Toronto Raptors.  But they allowed Toronto to score 36 points and make 12-of-16 shots in the final quarter en route to a 100-95 loss. Paul Pierce was frustrated with the Nets effort on defense and in the paint. “I thought guys stuck to their man individually for the most part...
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Exclusive Interview: Kiante Walton, CB, Indiana

Kiante Walton is a 2014 defensive back commit to the Indiana Hoosiers, and is expected to be a big part of their defense in the next couple of years. He has agreed to do an exclusive interview with us here at SportsGlory.com, and we hope that you enjoy it! If you’d like to share the link around to your friends and fellow college football fans, we’d love for you to do that. Q...
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Can the Chicago Bulls come back from their 2-0 deficit?

The Chicago Bulls were expected to make some noise in the 2014 NBA Playoffs, but so far haven’t won a game in their series against the Washington Wizards. Washington has exploded to a 2-0 series lead, taking both of the first two games on the Bulls’ home floor. Things certainly aren’t looking good for Chicago, but the series isn’t over yet. Is there any chance that the Bulls...
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