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Knicks finalizing deal for Steve Kerr to become coach

getty images The New York Knicks and Steve Kerr and finalizing a deal that will make the TNT analyst the newest manager of the team. While Golden State is rumored to have had interest in Kerr, the Knicks have been assumed as the front runner all along. Kerr’s agent, Mike Tannenbaum, is still negotiating with the Knicks but it is only a matter of the finer points that need to be...
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Shonn Greene has jersey on right knee, to miss OTAs

getty images Tennessee Titans running back Shonn Green underwent surgery on his right knee recently and will miss all of the teams post-draft OTAs. According to Jim Wyatt of the Nashville Tennessean, Greene will be back in time for training camp. Going on 29, Green has underwent surgery on his right knee twice since September. With Greene out of the picture for the time being second...
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Michael Sam jersey sales though the roof

Michael Sam jersey sales are though the roof. In fact it appears the NFL is surprised by the massive amount of people trying to get their hands on a Sam jersey. Not bad for a guy who was taken in the seventh round and is not expected to be a starter at any position. You can buy Sam’s jersey for 99.95. Currently no number has been assigned and the NFL Shop website lists the jersey...
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Vikings could start Teddy Bridgewater

The Minnesota Vikings drafted Teddy Bridgewater at the end of the first round of this years NFL Draft. Now the team will proceed with the difficult task of figuring out when to place the former Louisville Cardinal quarterback on the field. “The objective is to get the best players on your board,” General Manager Rick Spielman said via the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. “Everybody...
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X-rays negative on Ian Stewart’s hand, Angels unsure of status

getty images The Los Angeles Angels have made no determination on the status of third baseman Ian Stewart even after X-rays came back negative on his hand. Stewart left Sunday’s game against the Torotno Blue Jays after being hit in the hand while swinging. With x-rays being negative it is probably safe to assume that Stewart will be day-to-day at this point. #Angels X-Rays negative...
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Aroldis Chapman records save in season debut

Making his season debut on Sunday, Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman looked like his usual self. Chapman struck out the side in preserving a 4-1 win over the Colorado Rockies. Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki walked to start the ninth but Chapman then got Carlo Gomez, Nolan Arenado and Justin Morneau to strike out to end things. Your browser does not support iframes. Champman...
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Cardinals view Logan Thomas as a QB

Logan Thomas in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft and while there was some belief that Thomas could see a position change the Arizona Cardinals currently view him as a quarterback. At Virginia Tech the now 22-year-old showed great arm strength but accuracy has always been a concern. At 6-feet-6 and 250 pounds, Thomas has the ideal size for a quarterback and he can more than...
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CC Sabathia lands on DL with right knee injury

The New York Yankees have placed pitcher C.C. Sabathia on the 15-day disabled list with an injury to his right knee. Following his start on Saturday the 33-year-old left hander notified the team of the pain. An MRI on Sabathia’s knee showed some fluid build up. That fluid will be drained and Sabathia should be set to rejoin the Yankees as soon as his 15 days are up. Alfredo...
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Longhorns fail to have player taken in NFL Draft for first time since 1937

The Texas Longhorns did not have a single player selected during the 2014 NFL Draft. While a few members of the Longhorns have gone onto sign with teams, this marked the first time since 1937 that none had their names called in the Draft. It had been 77 years of Longhorns being selected in the Draft. Even Big-12 Defensive Player of the Year Jackson Jeffcoat was left behind. The lack...
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Nationals place Adam LaRoche on the DL

getty images After two weeks of trying to play though a quad strain the Washington Nationals have placed first baseman Adam LaRoche on the disabled list. LaRoche aggravated the injury on Friday. The Nationals will be hopeful that LaRoche will be able to return once his 15-day stay is up. Your browser does not support iframes. With a roster spot available the Nationals have recalled...
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James Hinchcliffe suffers concussion, Indy qualifying run in question

getty images IndyCar start James Hinchcliffe’s ability to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 is now in question after he sufferd a concussion during the running of the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis on Saturday. On lap 57 of 82 Hinchcliffe was hit with debris from an accident involving Simon Pagenaud and Justin Willson. The debris hit Hinchcliffe in the helmet and damaged his...
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Cowboys sign former LSU FB J.C. Copeland

The Dallas Cowboys have signed former LSU Tigers full back J.C. Copeland. Copeland stands 5-foot-11 and weights in at 270 pounds. Good for short yardage situations, Copeland is not much of a receiver. His best asset has been his ability as a lead blocker. Previous reports had Copeland signing with the Cincinnati Bengals but they appear to be false now.
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Game 4: Indiana Pacers at Washington Wizards start time, betting odds and tv info

On Sunday Game 4 of the second round series between the Indiana Pacers and Washington Wizards will take place. After a blowout win in Game 3 the Pacers hold a 2-1 lead over the Wizards. The Pacers will be aiming to take a 3-1 lead with a win on Sunday while the Wizards eye tying it up. Coverage of Game 4 between the Indiana Pacers and Washington Wizards will get underway at 8:00...
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UDFA: Redskins sign Cody Hoffman and Silas Redd, Raiders sign Mike Davis

A pair of undrafted free agent wide receivers have homes following the 2014 NFL Draft. The Washington Redskins have signed UDFA Cody Hoffman. A four-year starter with the BYU Cougars, the 6’3″ 223 pound Hoffman left as the school’s all-time leader in receptions, yards and touchdowns. Hoffman also has experience returning kicks. At the combine his arms measured 33 1/4″ while...
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Carlos Marmol DFA after poor outing against Padres

The Miami Marlins have seen enough of Carlos Marmol and on Sunday designated the relief pitcher for assignment. Marmol was signed in the offseason by the Marlins and got off to a solid start this season before imploding of late. In his last 3 1/3 innings of work he has allowed eight runs with the final straw coming on Saturday when he allowed four runs in an inning of work against...
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Game 4: Oklahoma City Thunder at LA Clippers start time, betting odds and tv info

On Sunday Game 4 of the second round series between the Oklahoma City Thunder and LA Clippers will take place. The Thunder are up 2-1 in this series against the Clippers. Coverage of Game 4 between the Oklahoma City Thunder and LA Clippers will get underway at 3:30 pm ET on ABC from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. The Odds: The LA Clippers enter Game 4 as a 5 point favorite...
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Game 5: Minnesota Wild at Chicago Blackhawks start time, odds and tv info

On Sunday the Minnesota Wild and Chicago Blackhawks will face off in Game 5 of their second round series. After the Blackhawks jumped out to a 2-0 series lead the Wild have pulled even with consecutive wins at home. The game returns to the United Center on Sunday. Coverage of Game 5 between the Minnesota Wild and Chicago Blackhawks will get underway at 9:00 pm ET on CNBC from the...
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Game 6: Pittsburg Penguins at New York Rangers start time, odds and tv info

Game 6 of the series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers will take place Sunday evening. Up 3-2 in the series, the Penguins will be looking to eliminate the Rangers in this one. Meanwhile the Rangers will be eyeing a Game 7. Coverage of Game 6 between the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers will get underway at 7:00 pm ET on NBCSN from Madison Square Garden...
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MLB Start Time and Probable Pitchers for Sunday May 11, 2014

Many weekend series are coming to an end on Sunday May 11, 2014. These games will have a traditional Mother’s Day appeal to them. Below you can find the start time and probable pitchers for all of Sunday’s games. Starts Visitors Home 1:07 PM ET LAA - Jered Weaver (3-2, 3.48) TOR - Drew Hutchison (1-2, 4.17) 1:08 PM ET MIN - Samuel Deduno (0-2, 3.42) DET - Robbie...
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Jeff Gordon leads points following Kansas, Full Sprint Cup Standings

Jeff Gordon will leave Kansas Speedway with the points lead in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and this time it is not in question as he has a win under his belt. Jeff Gordon entered Kansas with a three point lead over Matt Kenseth following 267 laps at the 1.5-mile Kansas Speedway it is Gordon extending his lead thanks to a late push that saw him put his No. 24 Chevrolet into...
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Danica Patrick finishes career best seventh at Kansas

getty images Danica Patrick had perhaps the best run of his NASCAR career on Saturday night at Kansas Speedway. Patrick began the 5-Hour Energy 400 in the ninth position. She would spend much of the night inside the top ten and with 95 laps left in the 267 lap race she passed both Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Tony Stewart to move into the third spot. After teammate Kurt Busch spun to bring...
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Jeff Gordon wins at Kansas, Results for the 5-Hour Energy 400

Jeff Gordon won Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway to all but ensure himself a spot in the Sprint Chase. The win is the 89th in the career of Gordon. The driver of the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS crossed the start finish line ahead of Kevin Harvick and Kasey Kahne to claim the win in the5-Hour Energy 400. Gordon led nine of 267 laps around...
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Tracy McGrady makes pro baseball debut

Tracey McGrady made his pro baseball debut on Saturday. A seven-time NBA All-Star who has two scoring titles, McGrady is now pitching for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League. In 1 2/3 innings of work the 34-year-old McGrady allowed two hits and two runs while throwing 18 of 35 pitche for strikes. After allowing a single in the first inning former major leaguer Edwin Maysonet...
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Browns sign RB Isaiah Crowell as undrafted free agent

The Cleveland Browns have added undrafted free agent running back Isaiah Crowell. Crowell began his collegiate career at Georgia in 2011 rushing for 850 yards (4.6 yards per carry) and five touchdowns before getting arrested on felony weapons charges which were later dropped after police were unable to link him to the gun found in his car. Still he was dismissed from the Bulldogs...
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Bears to sign undrafted free agent Jordan Lynch

The Chicago Bears are set to sign undrafted free agent Jordan Lunch. Lynch, a Heisman Trophy finalist out of Northern Illinois, will sign a rookie free-agent deal with the Chicago Bears posting the message “Beardown” on twitter. BEARDOWN!!! — Jordan Lynch (@Jordanlynch06) May 10, 2014 With Lynch as their quarterback the Huskies were 24-4 as he had 6,209 passing yards, 51 touchdown...
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