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The Green Bay Packers indirectly answered one of our spring questions with a relatively surprising announcement Wednesday evening: They released linebacker D.J. Smith, a promising young player who started nine games over two seasons and was recovering f…Upvote Share Tweet
yahoo.com Updated Apr 24, 2013In December, Milwaukee Bucks guard Monta Ellis declared to a Milwaukee television station that the only difference between Monta and Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade was “more wins and two championship rings.” The NBA world, of course, laughed at this quitUpvote Share Tweet
Packers part ways with Brandon Saineprofootballtalk.com Updated Apr 24, 2013The Packers have waived running back Brandon Saine, Ty Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported Wednesday. The 24-year-old Saine appeared in six games for Green Bay in 2012. He suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in Gree…Upvote Share Tweet
Gordometer returns: Scouts weigh in on possible breakout playersCNNSI.com Updated Apr 24, 2013Alex Gordon is the perfect example of a hyped prospect who took awhile to fulfill expectations. Ben Reiter talked to scouts to gauge which of these five players will be next.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Apr 24, 2013The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more.Kendrick's no schmendrick: The Los Angeles Angels hope their walk-off party again…Upvote Share Tweet
Carmelo Anthony, New York Stage An Incredible Scoring Run; The Warriors Light It Up; Metta World Peace Is Amazingdimemag.com Updated Apr 24, 2013At the half of New York’s 87-71 Game 2 win over Boston, Charles Barkley called for Carmelo Anthony to give him more, saying New York doesn’t have enough scorers to have off nights from Anthony and still expect to win. ‘Melo had made just three buckeUpvote Share TweetMLB.com Updated Apr 24, 2013The Milwaukee Brewers have put on a clinic on how to win ballgames during their current winning streak, which they extended to nine games on Tuesday night with a 6-3 victory over the Padres.Upvote Share Tweet
Heat Going HardApr 24Israel Gutierrez says the Heat are not coasting and that Wade is healthier than last year. Also is Marc Gasol the defensive player of the year?
NBA RewindApr 24Check out the top action from the past week in the NBA.
Clayton: Thrill of skill positions will wait in draftApr 24Tackles and guards will take precedence over skill positions early in the draft, writes John Clayton.
Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls shouldn't be second-guessed for not playingApr 24Those who criticize Derrick Rose for not playing should consider the risk of returning too soon from ACL surgery.
Peter King: My 2013 Mock DraftApr 24I say it every year, but this time I really mean it: There'll be a mad dash to trade down from the top. There's no Andrew Luck superstar to froth over, but there's good depth from 10 to 50. Here's how Round 1 will play out. (Editor's Note: NFL Draft Liv…