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The Green Bay Packers elected to go back to the defensive line for the second straight year in a row by selecting UCLA defensive end Datone Jones with the 26th pick. While last year’s selection, USC defensive end Nick Perry, was used in more of a standuShare Tweet
Packers Grab UCLA DE Datone Jones With First Round Pickpackersgab.com Apr 25, 2013With the 26th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Packers select UCLA DE Datone Jones. Jones looks the part, and his production matched up to his talent in his senior season. He is very long, has good initial quickness/power, and plays with good pad…Share TweetMILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ray Allen has broken Reggie Miller's record for 3-pointers in the NBA playoffs.Share TweetESPN.com Apr 25, 2013Ray Allen scored 23 points and broke the NBA career playoff record for 3-pointers, and the Miami Heat used another of their patented runs to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 104-91 on Thursday night for a 3-0 lead in their first-round series.Share Tweet
Eyes on the Prize: The Bucks led the defending champions through two…The Bucks led the defending champions through two quarters, but LeBron James and the Miami Heat warmed up in the second half on their way to a 104-91 win in Game 3.Share Tweet
Mountain Climbing: The No. 8-seeded Milwaukee Bucks couldn't contain…The No. 8-seeded Milwaukee Bucks couldn't contain the high-powered Miami Heat in South Beach. Tonight they hope home court advantage will work in their favor in Game 3Share Tweet
Brandon Jennings doubles down on his Bucks-in-6 prediction, courts further derisionyahoo.com Apr 25, 2013Professional athletes are often unreasonably confident, making bold claims that sound like utter nonsense to anyone with a shred of objectivity. While that self-belief is an important part of being a success on the court, it can also occasionally verge …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 25, 2013The Chargers announced the signing of former Packers linebacker D.J. Smith Thursday, one day after Green Bay waived him with a “failed physical” designation. The 24-year-old Smith suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee in October. He sShare Tweet
Vikings, Packers in QB trade hotspotESPN.com Apr 25, 2013Here's a draft scenario I'm sure many of you have considered but is nevertheless worth talking through. A little-known NFL rule has put two NFC North teams in a trade hotspot of sorts during the latter third of the first round of Thursday night's NFL dr…Share Tweet
Sorting Out a Reverse Trip on the Basesnytimes.com Apr 25, 2013Quirks of the Game: Jean Segura could have been called out three different times on his odyssey around the bases last Friday.Share Tweet
Brewers' nine-game win streak comes to endMLB.com Apr 25, 2013Padres starter Edinson Volquez delivered a brilliant outing, snapping the Brewers' winning streak at nine games in a 2-1 victory at Petco Park.Share Tweet
Volquez, Quentin end Brewers' win streakMLB.com Apr 25, 2013Edinson Volquez tossed seven scoreless innings and Carlos Quentin hit his first home run of the season as the Padres defeated the Brewers, 2-1, before a crowd of 17,205 at Petco Park.Share Tweet
Heat Take Commanding 3-0 LeadApr 25Ray Allen passes Reggie Miller for most career playoff 3-pointers as the Heat cruise to a 104-91 win over the Bucks.
Heat Turn It On When They Need ToApr 25Flip Saunders breaks down the Heat turning it on in the third quarter en route to a 104-91 win over the Bucks.
Packers Select Datone JonesApr 25Todd McShay breaks down the Packers' selection of Datone Jones.
Datone Jones drafted No. 26 overall by Green Bay PackersApr 25The Green Bay Packers pick former UCLA defensive end Datone Jones with the No. 26 overall selection in the 2013 NFL Draft.
2013 NBA Playoffs: Chicago Bulls stay true to identity in ugly win over Br…Apr 25The Bulls took a 2-1 series lead by staying true to their identity as a defensive team.
2013 NBA Playoffs -- Chicago Bulls stay true to identity in ugly win over …Apr 25The Bulls took a 2-1 series lead by staying true to their identity as a defensive team.
2013 NFL draft -- First-round winners, losersApr 25Quarterbacks and veteran left tackles took a hit in the first round, but things fell the Vikings' way, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 7.0Apr 25Stuff we're hearing as my final mock gets put to bed and the first round of the NFL Draft mercifully approaches: