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Dodgers vs. Cardinals NLCS Game 5 starting lineups

The Cardinals 4-2 victory over the Dodgers put them just one win away from their 19th National League pennant. They will have the first of a possible three chances to eliminate the Dodgers Wednesday evening. The Dodgers will employ the exact same lineup as in Game 4. That means both Andre Ethier and Hanley Ramirez are starting despite lingering injuries. ...

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Greg Olsen in walking boot Wednesday, a red flag for fantasy owners

Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen was back in a walking boot on Wednesday, according to Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer. Olsen is dealing with a foot/ankle injury that kept him limited in practice (and in a walking boot) prior to the team’s Week 6 game, but he did end up playing in said game. Unfortunately, Olsen was held to ...

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Wild vs. Blackhawks: Jason Pominville ruled out for Game 1

Minnesota Wild forward will not be available to play in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal against the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night, according to head coach Mike Yeo. Pominville sustained a head injury after being elbowed by Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown on April 23. He was forced to miss the final two games of the regular ...

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Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn 'disappointed' in Kings decision, but taking a 'long view'

While people in Sacramento are celebrating the NBA’s decision to prevent the relocation of the Kings, the mood is more subdued in Seattle, as the city fell short in their most serious bid to bring an NBA franchise back to town. In an interview with a local radio host, Seattle mayor Mike McGinn expressed disappointment about the decision but also ...

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NFL Draft 2013: Geno Smith fires agents

Geno Smith is moving on from his agents at Select Sports, according to Liz Mullen of the Sports Business Journal. Smith will be agent-less for at least five days, with contract negotiations for rookies getting underway following the end of the 2013 NFL Draft on Saturday. More: John Idzik: ‘It’s an open competition’ Gang Green Nation Smith was a considered ...

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Tim Brando, Chris Broussard, and giving credit where credit is due

I will give people credit for a lot of things on sight. If you have a neck tattoo, for instance, you have probably ceased caring about life and limb a long time ago, or at least want the rest of the world to think this. You may also be J.R. Smith, and if you are, you should probably get back ...

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Detroit Lions install Riley Reiff at left tackle

The Detroit Lions have pegged Riley Reiff as their starting left tackle, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. More: Pride of Detroit The Lions were considering a potential selection of one of the top three tackles available in the NFL Draft — Eric Fisher, Luke Joeckel, Lane Johnson — but they were all off the board by ...

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LeBron James is ridiculously good at basketball

LeBron James is rather amazing at basketball. And lately, he’s been even better than that. He looked a little off early tonight against the Thunder, but he roared back with a quickness. I mean, goodness, LeBron’s just making contested stepback jumpers like it ain’t no thang. And why’d it start? Well, per this Miami Herald beat writer, a Thunder fan ...

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Chiefs interested in Nick Foles trade, according to report

Since Andy Reid assumed the helm of the Kansas City Chiefs, there have been questions on how the organization would move forward at their quarterback position. Theories ranging from staying the course, to selecting Geno Smith with the first overall pick have all been floated, but now a source has told USA Today that Reid could be looking to bring ...

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No. 20 Wisconsin vs. Minnesota final score: Golden Gophers upset Badgers, 58-53

The Minnesota Golden Gophers knocked off the No. 20 Wisconsin Badgers, 58-53, in overtime on Thursday evening in Minneapolis, Minn. Andre Hollins scored 21 points, including the go-ahead three-pointer with 3:40 remaining in the extra period. For more on this game, head over to THE DAILY GOPHER. The Gophers appeared to be facing their seventh loss in Big Ten play ...

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