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CNNSI.com Updated Apr 29, 2013
The extraordinary precedent for keeping the Kings in Sacramento was laid down three years ago by commissioner David Stern.Share Tweet
LB Chase Thomas focuses on making New Orleans Saints roster rather than being undraftedFormer Stanford linebacker Chase Thomas learned 3-4 defense under Vic FangioShare Tweet
League source confirms that $2.6 million of New Orleans Saints safety Roman Harper's salary was guaranteed last monthSaints are even more financially committed to Harper than previously reportedShare TweetThe Saints' selection of safety Kenny Vaccaro raises questions about what's next for Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins.Share Tweet
ESPN's Mel Kiper thinks New Orleans Saints had 'solid' draft but missed second-round pickKiper said teams and analysts liked safety Kenny Vaccaro because of his versatilityShare TweetThe former Heisman Trophy winner is available after being released by the New York Jets on MondayShare Tweet
NFC South draft gradesApr 29Shaun O'Hara and Donovan McNabb evaluate how the NFC South did in the 2013 NFL Draft and hand out grades.
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.