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D.J. Smith's injury explains Brad Jones deal

D.J. Smith's injury explains Brad Jones deal

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 24, 2013
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…
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  • What was Dwyane Wade’s reaction after Monta Ellis compared hims…

    What was Dwyane Wade’s reaction after Monta Ellis compared himself to D-Wade? ‘I chuckled’

    yahoo.com Apr 24, 2013
    In 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 quit
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  • Packers part ways with Brandon Saine

    Packers part ways with Brandon Saine

    profootballtalk.com Apr 24, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Gordometer returns: Scouts weigh in on possible breakout player…

    Gordometer returns: Scouts weigh in on possible breakout players

    CNNSI.com Apr 24, 2013
    Alex 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.
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  • The Juice: Howie Kendrick’s second home run walks off Rangers i…

    The Juice: Howie Kendrick’s second home run walks off Rangers in 11th; Brewers win ninth straight

    yahoo.com Apr 24, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Carmelo Anthony, New York Stage An Incredible Scoring Run; The …

    Carmelo Anthony, New York Stage An Incredible Scoring Run; The Warriors Light It Up; Metta World Peace Is Amazing

    dimemag.com Apr 24, 2013
    At 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 bucke
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  • Gallardo leads Brewers to ninth straight win

    Gallardo leads Brewers to ninth straight win

    MLB.com Apr 24, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Video - Heat Going Hard 05:52

    Heat Going Hard

    Apr 24
    Israel 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?
  • Video - NBA Rewind 02:23

    NBA Rewind

    Apr 24
    Check out the top action from the past week in the NBA.

Sports Columnists

  • Clayton: Thrill of skill positions will wait in draft

    Apr 24
    Tackles 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 playing

    Apr 24
    Those who criticize Derrick Rose for not playing should consider the risk of returning too soon from ACL surgery.
  • Peter King: My 2013 Mock Draft

    Apr 24
    I 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…