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Ravens among nine teams starting rookie minicamps Friday
profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 29, 2013
The NFL’s version of freshman orientation commences Friday for nine clubs, each of whom will have its rookies in for minicamp practices at its facilities. The Ravens, Falcons, Jaguars, Dolphins, Vikings, Patriots, Steelers, Buccaneers and Redskins willUpvote Share Tweet
nydailynews.com Updated Apr 29, 2013We know, Boston, it absolutely galls you to see your beloved Celtics one loss from having their season ended by the hated Knicks, probably on Wednesday night at the Garden. But we also know you're taking solace in one thing: The Lakers are done.Upvote Share TweetTwo days after the NFL draft, the Patriots weren't done making roster decisions, releasing five players Monday afternoon.Upvote Share TweetThough it's only the first month of the baseball season, the Blue Jays really need to start getting it going, beginning with their series against the Red Sox.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Apr 29, 2013Celtics coach Doc Rivers coached Jason Collins for 32 games at the start of this season before Collins was traded to the Wizards at the February deadline for scoring guard Jordan Crawford. Before Collins came out in SI as the first openly gay male athle…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Apr 29, 2013The New York Jets were naÃ¯ve to think another team would offer up a draft pick in a trade for popular backup quarterback Tim Tebow. The Jets finally released Tebow on Monday after an ugly and tumultuous one-year experiment. Tebow is now a free agent wh…Upvote Share TweetHaving equaled a franchise record with 18 wins in April, thanks to a four-game weekend sweep of Houston, the Red Sox get a shot at setting a new standard when they open a three-game series at Toronto on Tuesday. Detroit and Arizona are also among the cl…Upvote Share Tweet
Draft review: New England Patriotsprofootballtalk.com Updated Apr 29, 2013After analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The New England Patriots. What they needed: Wide receiver, defensive line, cornerback, safety. What they got: Round 2: Jamie Collins, DE/…Upvote Share Tweet
Kenyon Martin tells Knicks to prepare for a funeralKnicks power forward Kenyon Martin cranked up the trash talk following his team's 97-90 overtime loss to the Celtics Sunday afternoon.Upvote Share Tweet
MLB Notebook: Red Sox off to superb 18-7 startThanks to the offensive prowess of Mike Napoli, Jacoby Ellsbury, Dustin Pedroia and David Ortiz, the Red Sox are off to an 18-7 start and own the best record in the Majors.Upvote Share TweetCatching you up on where the series stands after Boston's win in Game 4 Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
Ortiz filing for divorce, vows it won't affect playRed Sox designated hitter David Ortiz has been hitting at a torrid pace since coming off the disabled list. This, even as he deals with a personal matter. Ortiz and his wife Tiffany are filing for a divorce. The couple has been married for nearly a deca…Upvote Share TweetThe first question after the draft is always, will these players help the team? Owners, personnel executives, coaches, players, fans - all wonder to some degree whether the young players, whom teams have painstakingly researched, will develop into contrUpvote Share Tweet
E:60 - Fenway's KeeperApr 29Fenway Park's Director of Grounds David Mellor shares with E:60 the story of his fateful journey and his personal experience with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The full story tonight on E:60 7pm on ESPN.
Celtics-Knicks Game 5 PreviewApr 29NBA Tonight's Tim Legler on the importance for the Knicks to finish off the Celtics at home in Game 5.
ESPN Boston Daily DownloadApr 29Michele Steele takes a look at the day in Boston sports.
Toronto Raptors ramp up push to have Phil Jackson as president, sources sa…Apr 29The Toronto Raptors, emboldened by the news that the Sacramento Kings apparently won't be moving to Seattle, have ramped up their pursuit of Phil Jackson to be their new team president, according to sources close to the situation.
Nate McMillan to interview for Detroit Pistons coach, sources sayApr 29The Detroit Pistons have opened the interview process in their search for a new coach and are scheduled to sit down Tuesday with Nate McMillan, according to NBA coaching sources.
Peter King: Inside the Rams' war room and more draft thoughtsApr 29ST. LOUIS -- When you spend a round in a team's war room, as I did Thursday night with the Rams, you understand why so many players, coaches, scouts and executives are magnetized to this game and cannot give it up.