Elbow fracture will keep Isaac Haas out for rest of tournament

The Purdue Boilermakers won their first-round game against Cal State Fullerton but suffered a crushing loss on Friday with the loss of senior center Isaac Haas.The team announced that Haas would miss the remainder of the NCAA Tournament with a fractured right elbow suffered during the team’s first-round win. Haas landed hard on the elbow during the second half of the game but said...
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Deandre Ayton, Allonzo Trier leaving Arizona for NBA

A bracket-busting upset on the first evening of March Madness saw Arizona ousted from this year’s NCAA Tournament, as the fourth-seeded Wildcats fell to No. 13 Buffalo. Arizona’s loss accelerated the timeline for top prospect Deandre Ayton to make the leap to the NBA, as he confirmed after the game that — as expected — he’ll enter this year’s draft.Ayton has a reasonable chance to...
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Michael Crabtree signs three-year deal with Ravens

It didn’t take long for Michael Crabtree to find a new home. Just a day after being released by the Raiders, the veteran receiver reached an agreement on a three-year deal to join the Ravens, ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweets. The Ravens confirmed the deal in a followup, emoji-filled tweet moments later.The deal is worth up to $21 MM and includes $11 MM in guaranteed money, according to...
Via Pro Football Rumors
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NFL team reportedly hired P.I. to follow Baker Mayfield

Baker Mayfield is one of the most polarizing prospects in this year’s deep quarterback draft class, and at least one team is not going to take a chance on the former Oklahoma star without knowing exactly what is going on in his personal life.Robert Klemko of The MMQB reports that one NFL team hired a private investigator to tail Mayfield around recently, and Mayfield was tipped off...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Coach blames loss on ‘millennials’ not watching basketball

Stephen F. Austin was unable to pull off an upset win over Texas Tech in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, but the No. 14 seed’s head coach is almost certainly going to take home the honor of most unique excuse for losing.Following his team’s 70-60 loss, Stephen F. Austin head coach Kyle Keller criticized the millennials on his team for not taking the time to watch basketball...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Are the Phillies the front-runners to sign Bryce Harper?

Bryce Harper could very well be the most sought after free agent in Major League Baseball history when he becomes available after the 2018 season. While a bidding war of unprecedented proportions is expected, one MLB insider already believes one dark horse team could very well already be among the leaders to secure Harper’s services. ESPN MLB insider Buster Olney stated during a...
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Vontaze Burfict facing four-game suspension for PEDs

Vontaze Burfict was suspended for the first three games of the 2017 season for an illegal hit during a preseason game, and the Cincinnati Bengals linebacker may find himself ineligible for the first several games of 2018 as well.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Burfict is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug use policy. Burfict is one...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Sherman: Pete Carroll’s message had grown predictable

Former Seattle Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman thinks he knows why the team had started to slide a bit in recent seasons under coach Pete Carroll.Sherman told the Uninterrupted’s “Thomahawk Show” that Carroll’s philosophy, perfected in college where there is regular roster turnover, had grown tired to Seahawks veterans who had been with the team for virtually his entire tenure...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Adam Silver updates progress of new playoff seeding proposal

NBA commissioner Adam Silver recently espoused upon how seeding the playoffs in a 1-16 format, regardless of conference, could be in the offing. More than that, Silver suggested the NBA was giving “serious attention” to altering the current postseason format in such a manner.However, it would appear that despite Silver’s advocating for such a format, such a monumental change is not...
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Bill Murray stole the show at Xavier game

Bill Murray is a man of the people.The Xavier superfan — who roots for the university because his son is an assistant coach there — did a number of fun things during Friday’s 102-83 win over Texas Southern.Murray, for some reason, was given a baby to hold and play with, which he took full advantage of. He was also seen handing out snacks to hungry kids. Keeping kids happy is an underrated...
Via The Sports Daily
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Vikings sign Sheldon Richardson

This is breaking news. Please refresh for updates.The Vikings have now landed premier free agents on both sides of the ball. Sheldon Richardson has agreed to a one-year deal with Minnesota, Adam Schefter of tweets.The Vikings were the only team known to have met with Richardson and it didn’t take long for a deal to come together. The Vikings wined and dined Richardson a...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss
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