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Angels put 3B Callaspo on DL with calf strainUpdated Apr 19 Share TweetThe Los Angeles Angels have placed third baseman Alberto Callaspo on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right calf.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetTorii Hunter's move from Anaheim to Detroit had a rough start, but the veteran outfielder is thriving with a Tigers club that is ecstatic to have him, and his impact in the Angels clubhouse is still cherished by former teammates.Share TweetDwight Howard expects San Antonio Spurs' coach Gregg Popovich to parade him to the foul line when the Los Angeles Lakers open up their playoff series with Game 1 on Sunday, and it doesn't faze him one bit.Share TweetBlake Griffin says he received treatment on his back for the spasms that affected him in the Los Angeles Clippers' regular-season finale and he's ready for the team's playoff opener.Share TweetSteve Nash is hoping to return to the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup in time for their playoff opener.Share TweetThe Maloof family is asking NBA owners to approve the sale of the Kings to a Seattle group, saying there is "significant distance between us and the Sacramento group.''Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetCLEVELAND (AP) - The Cavaliers intend to speak with former coach Mike Brown about returning to the team.Source: CNNSI.com
The Most Clutch Players In The NBA PlayoffsUpdated Apr 19 Share TweetPicture this. It’s the final two minutes of a close game between the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics in this year’s NBA Playoffs. Paul Pierce gets the ball and dribbles to his old reliable spot for an elbow jumper but instead of firing… he passesSource: dimemag.com
City of West has courage to overcome lossUpdated Apr 19 Share TweetDodgers pitcher Shawn Tolleson got to know West, Texas, during drives from his home in the Dallas suburbs to Baylor University. Like millions of Americans, he was horrified on Wednesday to see replays of a fertilizer plant exploding and the accompanying…
'Inside the Playbook' NBA Playoff Previews: Nets, Bulls, Pacers, Hawks, Rockets, Spurs, Lakers, ThunderUpdated Apr 19 Share TweetThis concludes our look at the sets and actions integral to each NBA playoff team's success. Read about the Knicks, Celtics, Heat, and Bucks here; rea...Source: grantland.com
Nash Eyes Return In Playoff OpenerApr 19Steve Nash hopes to return to the Lakers lineup on Sunday.
Angels Crush TigersApr 19Peter Bourjos' drives in three runs in the Angels' 8-1 win over the Tigers.
Don Banks: For Brandon O'Brien, honor, service, sacrifice more vital than …Apr 19In the whirlwind aftermath of the tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon this week, you may have heard the inspiring story of Brandon O'Brien, the longshot 30-year-old NFL hopeful and former Marine and Iraqi war veteran who felt moved enough by the terr…
NBA playoffs 2013 - Will scoring drop in the playoffs?Apr 19The NBA playoffs are here, so scoring is about to go down, right? Not exactly.