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Watkins: 'Sky's the limit' if Lions draft me

Sammy Watkins likely will be off the board by the time the Detroit Lions pick at No. 10 overall in this year's NFL draft. But Watkins said he would welcome the opportunity to join the star-studded offense in Detroit.

posted 2014-04-09 14:14:10 by

'Tormented' Pistorius grilled about 'mistake'

The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial demanded Wednesday that he openly say he killed his girlfriend, sharply challenging the double-amputee runner when he said he made a "mistake" and setting the stage for a rigorous cross-examination.

posted 2014-04-09 11:33:02 by

Waterloo West's Sproul signs with Iowa Central

Samantha Sproul, starting point guard for West High School girls’ basketball team, signed a letter of intent this week to continue her basketball career at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge. Sproul was the state leader in steals (4.0/game)…

posted 2014-04-09 10:57:22 by KXEL

Letang to rejoin Pens 10 weeks after stroke

Penguins defenseman Kris Letang will play on Wednesday night against the Detroit Red Wings, more than two months after suffering a stroke.

posted 2014-04-09 10:51:22 by

Woeful Lakers give GM Kupchak extension

The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to a multiyear extension with general manager Mitch Kupchak, the team said Tuesday.

posted 2014-04-09 10:41:20 by

Dirk supplants 'Big O' on scoring list for 10th

Dirk Nowitzki has bumped the "Big O" out of the top 10 on the NBA's all-time scoring list.

posted 2014-04-09 10:29:02 by

LeBron's dunk denied as Nets seal sweep

Joe Johnson scored 19 points, Mason Plumlee was credited with a block on LeBron James' dunk attempt in the final seconds, and the Brooklyn Nets finished off a four-game season sweep of Miami by beating the Heat 88-87 on Tuesday…

posted 2014-04-09 10:04:08 by

Orioles OF Jones rips fans who ran on field

Adam Jones didn't mince words about the two fans who ran onto the field during the Orioles' 14-5 win over the Yankees on Tuesday.

posted 2014-04-09 09:42:30 by

Braun responds to boos with 3 HRs, 7 RBIs

Only Ryan Braun knows for sure how much his right thumb throbs when he swings a bat. But he has made it eminently clear that taunts, chants and boos aren't going to faze him.

posted 2014-04-09 03:32:26 by

UConn routs Irish to roll to record 9th title

Breanna Stewart scored 21 points and Stefanie Dolson added 17 points and 16 rebounds to help UConn beat Notre Dame 79-58 on Tuesday night, giving coach Geno Auriemma and the Huskies a record ninth national championship.

posted 2014-04-09 02:52:37 by

Crawford lifts Dodgers over Tigers in 10th

Carl Crawford hit an RBI double in the 10th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.

posted 2014-04-09 02:37:37 by

Doc's diagnosis: Durant is hardest to defend

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers considers Kevin Durant "the single most difficult guy to defend" in the NBA.

posted 2014-04-09 01:00:38 by

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