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Stoudamire returns to Arizona

Posted on: June 24th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

Arizona has hired Damon Stoudamire as an assistant coach to Sean Miller, bringing one of the program’s most popular players back to Tucson. Stoudamire helped lead Arizona to the Final Four in 1994 and was a consensus All-American and the Pac-10 player of the year in 1995. He went on to play 13 seasons four […]

Kansas lands transfer Tarik Black from Memphis

Posted on: June 24th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Memphis forward Tarik Black is transferring to Kansas and will be eligible to play immediately. Black has graduated from Memphis and has one year of eligibility left. Last season, Black started five of 32 games played for Memphis and averaged 8.1 points and 4.8 rebounds. His 58.9 field goal percentage was […]

Indiana not yet at full strength after departures

Posted on: June 8th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Indiana coach Tom Crean is watching his team play short-handed this spring. Since losing to Syracuse in the NCAA tournament regional semifinals three months ago, the mass exodus has included the graduation of three seniors, two underclassmen leaving early for the NBA and two others who transferred. Two more players still recovering […]

Pirates’ Cole to make major league debut vs. SF

Posted on: June 8th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

CHICAGO (AP) – Gerrit Cole, the No. 1 overall selection by Pittsburgh in the 2011 draft, will make his major league debut Tuesday night when the Pirates host Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants. The 22-year-old right-hander was 5-3 with a 2.91 ERA in 12 starts with Triple-A Indianapolis. He made his last start […]

McCarthy likes Packers’ sense of urgency

Posted on: June 5th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Following second-round playoff losses in consecutive seasons, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has seen a different look to his team this offseason. “Frankly, I feel this – and I’ve thought it since I came back in April; it started in the weight room – this team has a different […]

UFC on FUEL TV 10: Nogueira vs. Werdum

Posted on: June 5th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

Opposing coaches on the second season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, Minotauro Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum will fight for the second time in their careers to headline the UFC on FUEL TV 10 card Saturday night in Brazil. Line: Werdum -270, Nogueira +210 Nogueira and Werdum, both Brazilians, first fought while on the PRIDE circuit […]


Posted on: June 2nd, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

Two teams with plenty of championship rings are hoping to add some more hardware when the Heat host the Spurs in the series opener of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. Line: Miami -5.5, Total: 188.5 Both teams boast two former MVPs of the NBA Finals with Tim Duncan and Tony Parker of San Antonio […]

Game 6 – San Antonio leads series 3-2

Posted on: June 1st, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

The Spurs try to wrap up their fifth NBA Championship since 1999 when they visit the Heat in Tuesday’s Game 6. Line: Miami -7, Total: 191 After a quiet postseason, San Antonio veteran SG Manu Ginobili finally showed up on Sunday, pouring in 24 points and 10 assists with a game-best +19 rating to help […]


Posted on: June 1st, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

With the Bruins and Blackhawks splitting a pair of overtime outcomes, the NHL Stanley Cup Finals now shifts to Boston for Monday’s Game 3. Line: Boston -130, Chicago +110, Total: 5 Chicago’s Andrew Shaw was the hero in Game 1, as it was his knee that deflected the puck in the back of Boston’s net […]

Game 4 – Boston leads series 2-1

Posted on: June 1st, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

Thanks to another herculean effort from Tuukka Rask, the Bruins are seeking a commanding 3-1 series lead over the Blackhawks at home in Game 4 on Wednesday night. Line: Boston -135, Chicago +115, Total: 4.5 Rask stood on his head in Game 3, turning aside all 28 shots Chicago peppered him with, and leading his […]