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Tweet Follow me SI.comNew NBA commissioner Adam Silver eyes stricter salary cap rules, further evening the playing field. Christian Petersen/NBAE/Getty Images. NEW ORLEANS — Want to know the difference that a new commissioner can make? “I would like a harder system to …COMMISSIONER SILVER DISCUSSES KEY ISSUESNBA.comNew commish Adam Silver has plans for New York All-Star WeekendNewsdayMeet the new NBAESPN (blog)Bleacher Report –FOXSports.com –Boston Heraldall 111 news articles …read...

Tweet Follow me NHL.comSOCHI — When Russia captain Pavel Datsyuk finished playing his first game of the 2014 Sochi Olympics against Slovenia on Thursday, he was asked how he felt. The question was pertinent because Datsyuk had missed 14 games with the Detroit Red Wings …US hockey team tops Russia, 3-2, on shootout heroics by TJ OshieWashington PostSochi 2014: USA men edge Russia in ice hockey classicBBC SportTJ Oshie leads United States to win in shootout over RussiaCBSSports.comCBS News –USA...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYJohn Wall threw down the last and best dunk of the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. Wall led the Eastern Conference to a sweep of the Western Conference in the battle round to take the team competition. In doing so, he took the Sprite Slam Dunker of the Night …John Wall is named NBA slam dunk contest championWashington PostNBA tries its best, but it (still) has a dunk contest problemCBSSports.comJohn Wall Reigns as the 2014 Sprite Slam Dunker of the NightNBA.comABC News –SI.com –Kansas...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYMaryland forward Charles Mitchell’s running jump hook with 2 seconds left hung on the rim briefly before falling out — along with the Terrapins’ upset hopes. No. 9 Duke hung on for a 69-67 victory to top its rival in the last clash between the two teams as …Maryland vs. DukeESPNTop 25 basketball: Jabari Parker leads No. 8 Duke past MarylandSalt Lake TribuneDisappointed but appreciative, Terps’ Dez Wells reflects on ‘ESPN Classic’-level …Baltimore...

Tweet Follow me MiamiHerald.comSOCHI, Russia — The U.S. hockey team needed no miracle on ice. Merely one more goal from T.J. Oshie would suffice, and Oshie obliged with another deceptive move that left Russia’s goalie catching air and the puck in the net. The United States defeated …TJ Oshie leads United States to win in shootout over RussiaCBSSports.comUSA defeats Russia in rivalry game decided in shootoutCBS NewsTJ Oshie leads US to hockey shootout win over RussiaWashington PostUSA TODAY –Los...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesThe former Dolphins lineman Andrew McDonald is the unidentified player named in an N.F.L.-commissioned report as being a victim of bullying in the Miami locker room, his agent said. But the player’s agent, Brett Tessler, said that McDonald, who now plays …Agent: Player A in NFL report is Andrew McDonaldThe Seattle TimesBullygate fallout may force Miami Dolphins to open season with new offensive lineMiamiHerald.comMcDonald unnamed player in Dolphins bullying report: agentReutersCTV...

Tweet Follow me New York Daily NewsTAMPA — Masahiro Tanaka has a lot to learn as he acclimates to his new surroundings during his high-profile rookie season. Based on the first workout of the spring on Saturday, Hiroki Kuroda could be an important factor in that process. Kuroda appears to …Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka of Yankees tires while running after workoutThe Seattle TimesTanaka is early star of the show at Yankees’ spring trainingMyCentralJersey.comTanaka may pitch, but $155M man not born to...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tony Stewart’s return to racing ended in a wreck. A brutal nine-car crash forced a red flag and an 11-minute delay in the Sprint Unlimited, NASCAR’s first on-track competition of the season, Saturday night at Daytona International …Danica Patrick excited to be in Sprint Unlimited with boyfriendSportingNews.comBlown engines in practice, wrecked cars in exhibition race for Stewart-Haas …Minneapolis Star TribuneRacing Live! UnlimitedESPNNBCSports.com...

Tweet Follow me Kansas City StarJulio Cortez — AP USA forward T.J. Oshie scores a shoo out goal against Russia goaltender Sergei Bobrovski during overtime of a men’s ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. The USA won 3-2.America turns to a bunch of NHLers to rescue these Winter Olympics for Team USANew York Daily NewsScoggins: In epic showdown, Oshie comes through for Team USAMinneapolis Star TribuneDrama-filled game a giant letdown for RussiansChicago...

Tweet Follow me ABC NewsAs the U.S. team entered the second half of the 2014 Winter Olympics, America remained sixth on the leader board with 14 medals in total after boosting the count with just one bronze on Day 8 of the games. Matthew Antoine was the sole U.S. medalist … and more …read more Source: Winter Olympics News From Google ...

Tweet Follow me TheDay.comSenior Shabazz Napier had this to say about No. 24 UConn’s 86-81 overtime win over No. 20 Memphis on Saturday. “We did what we had to do to win and more,” Napier said. Napier did his part, scoring a career-high 34 points. His backcourt partner, Ryan …Napier’s 34 points lead UConn past Memphis in OTCBSSports.comHuskies Win Grueling Battle In OTHartford CourantMen’s Basketball: Napier, Boatright take over as No. 24 UConn tops No. 20 …UConn Daily...

Tweet Follow me CBS NewsDavis “disappointed” with finish as U.S. ditches skating suits. Shani Davis of the U.S. covers his mouth after competing in the men’s 1,500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Feb.Winter Olympics: Are new Under Armour suits to blame for American woes in …New York Daily News2014 Sochi Winter Olympics: US changing suits after dismal speedskating startabc7.comSochi Winter Olympics: US speed skating...

Tweet Follow me MiamiHerald.comJonathan Martin despaired. “I was sobbing in a rented yacht bathroom,” the Miami Dolphins offensive lineman wrote in a message to his mother after he was bullied last spring. “I’m never gonna change. I got punked again today. Like a little bitch. And I never …Where’s support for Jonathan Martin?ESPNBell: In rejecting abuse, Martin becomes game changerUSA TODAYWells Report Shines Light on Martin AbuseGuardian Liberty VoiceNational Football Post –KSPR...

Tweet Follow me Washington PostDURHAM, N.C. – Of course it would end this way, nearly 90 years of bitterness compacted into one evening. If the Maryland-Duke rivalry is indeed to be no more, if history and tradition are to be shed during the mad scramble of conference realignment, then …Duke survives Maryland’s upset bid in last ACC warUSA TODAYNo. 8 Duke Holds on to Beat Maryland 69-67ABC NewsMaryland rally falls short, 69-67, in final ACC regular season game vs. DukeBaltimore SunKansas City...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYRichie Incognito wanted you to buy the notion that Jonathan Martin was comfortable with the racial slurs, vulgar put-downs and disparaging remarks about his female family members, all part of the banter that exists between good friends. Believe him now?Bored Incognito needs new challenges, new victimsMiamiHerald.comMartin speaks; Player A revealedABC NewsJonathan Martin’s agent to meet with Dolphins at scouting combineNational Football PostKSPR –SportingNews.com –NFL.comall...

Tweet Follow me Washington PostHARTFORD, Conn. — Shabazz Napier scored a career-high 34 points and No. 24 UConn beat No. 20 Memphis 86-81 in overtime Saturday to sweep the season series from the Tigers. Ryan Boatright added 21 points for UConn (20-5, 8-4 American Athletic …Huskies Win Grueling Battle In OTHartford CourantMen’s Basketball Notebook: UConn takes down Memphis behind OT blitz from …UConn Daily CampusUConn tops Memphis in OTReutersSB Nationall 140 news articles …read...

Tweet Follow me The GuardianThe Hoovers and tellies gave way to computers and microwaves; the male bodybuilder with his enormous phallic lollipop turned female and got a job as a lollipop woman. The tense shifted – Just what was it that made yesterday’s homes so different? …read more Source: Female Bodybuilder News By Google ...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesHiroki Kuroda, left, and Masahiro Tanaka, who have established a traditional Japanese mentoring relationship, at the Yankees’ training camp in Tampa. Barton Silverman/The New York Times. TAMPA, Fla. — Soon after Masahiro Tanaka signed with the …Adjustment period begins in earnest for Masahiro TanakaNewsdayMasahiro Tanaka throws 32 pitchesESPNYankees’ big-money pitcher gets winded after conditioning runNew York PostNew York Daily News (blog) –RealGM.comall...

Tweet Follow me MiamiHerald.comHARTFORD, Conn. — Shabazz Napier scored a career-high 34 points and No. 24 UConn beat No. 20 Memphis 86-81 in overtime Saturday to sweep the season series from the Tigers. Ryan Boatright added 21 points for UConn (20-5, 8-4 American Athletic …UConn tops Memphis in OTReutersNight Court: Memphis swept in league play for first time in 13 yearsCBSSports.comMemphis falls 86-81 in overtime to UConnSan Francisco ChronicleSB Nation –Hartford Courant –UConn Daily Campusall...

Tweet Follow me Los Angeles TimesMore later on the wild happenings of the Russia-U.S. hockey game, seen on NBC Sports Network during the early-morning of the West Coast. But after all the hype — yes, color commentator Ed Olcyk actually said, “The wow is now,” before puck-drop and the …USA defeats Russia in rivalry game decided in shootoutCBS News5 highlights from Saturday at the Sochi OlympicsCNNA stupid rule just made T.J. Oshie the greatest American heroPhilly.comSan Francisco Chronicle...