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Draft Intrigue Begins at No. 2 http://www.si.com/external/link/mmqb-rivers-trade-dead-draft-intrigue-begins-no-2?xid=si_topstories Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/mmqb-rivers-trade-dead-draft-intrigue-begins-no-2 marquee MMQB: Rivers Trade Dead? Draft Intrigue Begins at No. 2 Peter King Peter King J.J. Barea, new Mavs lineup extend series in Game 4 against Rockets http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/27/jj-barea-monta-ellis-mavericks-rockets-game-4-extend-series?xid=si_topstories Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/27/jj-barea-monta-ellis-mavericks-rockets-game-4-extend-series marquee J.J. Barea, new Mavs lineup extend series in Game 4 against Rockets Rob Mahoney Rob Mahoney Cavaliers lose Love, but pass first test in LeBron's quest for NBA title http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/cavaliers-celtics-game-4-lebron-james-kevin-love-jr-smith?xid=si_topstories With opening-round sweep, contender Cavaliers are poised for deep run, but will they be short-handed Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/cavaliers-celtics-game-4-lebron-james-kevin-love-jr-smith marquee Cavaliers lose Love, but pass first test in LeBron's quest for NBA title Matt Dollinger Matt Dollinger The Highlight Zone: Biggest plays, latest news from last night's games http://www.si.com/more-sports/2015/04/27/best-highlights-plays-results-news-120-sports-april-27?xid=si_topstories The Highlight Zone: Biggest plays, latest news from last night's games Mon, 27 Apr 2015 05:55:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/more-sports/2015/04/27/best-highlights-plays-results-news-120-sports-april-27 topstories The Highlight Zone: Biggest plays, latest news from last night's games SI Wire Wizards eliminate Raptors with first four-game sweep in team history http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/paul-pierce-wizards-raptors-sweep-game-4-john-wall-kyle-lowry?xid=si_topstories Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/paul-pierce-wizards-raptors-sweep-game-4-john-wall-kyle-lowry topstories Wizards eliminate Raptors with first four-game sweep in team history Mavs' Rick Carlisle tapes mouth shut to avoid fine for criticizing officials http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/27/rick-carlisle-tape-mouth-dallas-mavericks-fine-officials-game-4-playoffs?xid=si_topstories Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle put tape over his mouth after Game 4 against the Houston Rockets to avoid receiving another fine for criticizing the NBA's officials. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/27/rick-carlisle-tape-mouth-dallas-mavericks-fine-officials-game-4-playoffs topstories Mavs' Rick Carlisle tapes mouth shut to avoid fine for criticizing officials Ben Golliver Ben Golliver Kevin Love on Kelly Olynyk play: I thought it was 'bush-league' http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/cleveland-cavaliers-kevin-love-shoulder-injury-game-4-kelly-olynyk?xid=si_topstories Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love left Sunday's Game 4 of the Eastern Conference opening-round playoffs against the Boston Celtics with a dislocated left shoulder. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/cleveland-cavaliers-kevin-love-shoulder-injury-game-4-kelly-olynyk topstories Kevin Love on Kelly Olynyk play: I thought it was 'bush-league' SI Wire Chris Paul returns to form as Clippers reclaim home court in Game 4 win http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/chris-paul-clippers-spurs-game-4-austin-rivers-tim-duncan?xid=si_topstories Chris Paul scores 34 points as the Clippers reclaim home court in a 114-105 Game 4 win over the Spurs. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/chris-paul-clippers-spurs-game-4-austin-rivers-tim-duncan topstories Chris Paul returns to form as Clippers reclaim home court in Game 4 win Ben Golliver Ben Golliver Cardinals place Wainwright on DL with Achilles injury, feared out for season http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/04/25/adam-wainwright-injury-ankle-cardinals-brewers?xid=si_topstories Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/04/25/adam-wainwright-injury-ankle-cardinals-brewers topstories Cardinals place Wainwright on DL with Achilles injury, feared out for season SI Wire Price blanks Senators to backstop Canadiens into second round http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/04/26/canadiens-senators-game-6-carey-price-max-pacioretty?xid=si_topstories Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/04/26/canadiens-senators-game-6-carey-price-max-pacioretty topstories Price blanks Senators to backstop Canadiens into second round Stanley Kay Zach Parise leads charge as Wild advance with Game 6 win over Blues http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/04/26/blues-wild-game-6-zach-parise-ken-hitchcock-tj-oshie?xid=si_topstories Zach Parise scored twice and Devan Dubnyk made 30 saves to lead Minnesota to a series-clinching 4-1 victory over St. Louis in Game 6 on Sunday. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/04/26/blues-wild-game-6-zach-parise-ken-hitchcock-tj-oshie topstories Zach Parise leads charge as Wild advance with Game 6 win over Blues Allan Muir Allan Muir Report: Pelicans plan to offer Anthony Davis max extension http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/new-orleans-pelicans-anthony-davis-contract-extension-max?xid=si_topstories Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/new-orleans-pelicans-anthony-davis-contract-extension-max topstories Report: Pelicans plan to offer Anthony Davis max extension SI Wire Dodgers place Yasiel Puig (hamstring) on disabled list http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/04/26/yasiel-puig-disabled-list-hamstring-los-angeles-dodgers?xid=si_topstories The Los Angeles Dodgers placed outfielder Yasiel Puig on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday with a left hamstring strain. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/04/26/yasiel-puig-disabled-list-hamstring-los-angeles-dodgers topstories Dodgers place Yasiel Puig (hamstring) on disabled list SI Wire J.R. Smith ejected in Game 4; Kendrick Perkins, Jae Crowder scuffle http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/kendrick-perkins-shoves-jae-crowder-video-cavaliers-celtics?xid=si_topstories Cleveland Cavaliers center Kendrick Perkins shoved Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder during Sunday's Game 4 of the Eastern Conference opening-round playoffs, but no players were ejected. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/kendrick-perkins-shoves-jae-crowder-video-cavaliers-celtics topstories J.R. Smith ejected in Game 4; Kendrick Perkins, Jae Crowder scuffle SI Wire Royals' Alex Gordon dives into stands for incredible catch http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/04/26/kansas-city-royals-alex-gordon-catch-video?xid=si_topstories Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/04/26/kansas-city-royals-alex-gordon-catch-video topstories Royals' Alex Gordon dives into stands for incredible catch SI Wire Jon Jones named suspect in hit-and-run accident http://www.si.com/mma/2015/04/26/ufc-jon-jones-police-investigation-hit-and-run?xid=si_topstories Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mma/2015/04/26/ufc-jon-jones-police-investigation-hit-and-run topstories Jon Jones named suspect in hit-and-run accident SI Wire Grizzlies' Mike Conley (facial injury) out for Game 4 vs. Blazers http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/memphis-grizzlies-mike-conley-facial-injury-out-game-4-blazers?xid=si_topstories Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley will miss Monday's Game 4 of the Western Conference opening-round playoffs after sustaining a facial injury in Saturday's Game 3 win over the Portland Trail Blazers. 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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/more-sports/2015/04/26/inside-nfl-draft-coverage-espn-nfl-network-media-circus writer Inside ESPN, NFL Network's coverage of the NFL draft; more Media Circus Richard Deitsch Richard Deitsch 2015 NFL draft team previews http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/23/2015-nfl-draft-team-previews?xid=si_topstories SI's Don Banks breaks down the 2015 NFL draft needs of all 32 teams, because even the best teams have holes to fill. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/23/2015-nfl-draft-team-previews writer 2015 NFL draft team previews Don Banks Don Banks EPL Notes: 'Boring' pays off for Chelsea; Man United lacking options http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/04/26/epl-recap-chelsea-arsenal-oscar-manchester-united?xid=si_topstories Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:52:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/04/26/epl-recap-chelsea-arsenal-oscar-manchester-united writer EPL Notes: 'Boring' pays off for Chelsea; Man United lacking options Peter Berlin Red Wings stymie Stamkos, Lightning for Game 5 win, series lead http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/04/25/lightning-red-wings-game-5-petr-mrazek-steven-stamkos?xid=si_topstories Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/04/25/lightning-red-wings-game-5-petr-mrazek-steven-stamkos writer Red Wings stymie Stamkos, Lightning for Game 5 win, series lead Allan Muir Allan Muir NFL draft: The best and worst teams at finding Pro Bowlers in Round 1 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/23/2015-nfl-draft-first-round-history?xid=si_topstories A closer look at the last 15 years of drafts shows just how important it is to nail the first-round pick. Which teams are consistently the best at getting the draft right? Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/23/2015-nfl-draft-first-round-history writer NFL draft: The best and worst teams at finding Pro Bowlers in Round 1 Will Laws Bayless buzzer beater, defense carry Bucks past Bulls in Game 4 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/25/jerryd-bayless-buzzer-beater-bucks-bulls-derrick-rose-turnovers-game-4?xid=si_topstories No matter the series outcome, the resilience and execution needed to win should linger with a promising Milwaukee Bucks core. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 23:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/25/jerryd-bayless-buzzer-beater-bucks-bulls-derrick-rose-turnovers-game-4 writer Bayless buzzer beater, defense carry Bucks past Bulls in Game 4 Jeremy Woo How Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors have matured http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/04/24/stephen-curry-golden-state-warriors-playoff-perforamnces?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Phil Taylor talks about what the Golden State Warriors have proved in the playoffs. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:13:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/04/24/stephen-curry-golden-state-warriors-playoff-perforamnces lists How Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors have matured Have the Cleveland Cavaliers found a role for Kevin Love? http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/04/24/kevin-love-found-role-cleveland-cavaliers?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Phil Taylor discusses how Kevin Love has stepped up his game in the NBA playoffs. 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