Chase Budinger's late season bounce back 

March, 27, 2015
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Chase Budinger's production has plummeted the last few years due to several injuries and at the close of the 2014-15 NBA season it looks like he has finally found his game.

Red Sox concerned behind the plate? 

March, 27, 2015
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The Boston Red Sox were hoping to have Christian Vazquez behind the plate on Opening Day, but that's now very much in doubt. ESPN.com's Gordon Edes reports that "manager John Farrell said the team should know by this weekend whether (Vazquez) will be ready to start the regular season on April 6 in Philadelphia."

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Angels 2B decision made? 

March, 27, 2015
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In his four seasons with the Kansas City Royals, second baseman Johnny Giavotella was barely able to stay on the big league roster, averaging just over 30 games per year for the team. Now attempting to make the Los Angeles Angels, a change of scenery seems to have done the trick.

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Why Nerlens Noel is a ROY candidate 

March, 27, 2015
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When the 2014-15 Rookie of the Year award is given out the winner will likely be Minnesota's Andrew Wiggins. Wiggins has been consistent throughout the season, which will likely give him the advantage over some of his competition who are making a late charge. Those rookies include Orlando's Elfrid Payton, Chicago Nikola Mirotic and Philadelphia's Nerlens Noel. Others under consideration for All-Rookie honors will include Utah's Dante Exum, Boston's Marcus Smart, Denver's Jusuf Nurkic and LA Lakers Jordan Clarkson. Regarding Noel, Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown believes his player should be in the mix for the award.

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Wandy on the market? 

March, 27, 2015
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In a case of "what have you done for me lately" the Atlanta Braves may be reconsidering having Wandy Rodriguez as a member of their starting rotation this season.

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Nik Stauskas earning more minutes 

March, 27, 2015
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The Sacramento Kings used the No. 8 selection in the 2014 NBA on Michigan guard Nik Stauskas and earlier in the season there were rumors the team was so disappointed with him that they were shopping the rookie. The Kings now have George Karl as the head coach, their third season, and Stauskas is playing a lot better and therefore getting more minutes.

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Kyle O'Quinn's uncertain future with Magic 

March, 27, 2015
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Kyle O'Quinn's three-year contract he signed in August of 2012 is set to expire on June 30 and his future with the Orlando Magic is uncertain. As of Thursday, O'Quinn has no idea what's going to happen moving forward. O'Quinn started the season as part of the playing rotation, but as 2014-15 has gone on he has spent more time on the bench.

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Jamal Crawford vows to return 

March, 27, 2015
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The Los Angeles Clippers have been without guard Jamal Crawford since Mar. 4 (11 games) due to a right calf contusion. Crawford said it's "the weirdest" injury he's ever had in the 15 seasons he's been in the NBA.

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Wizards finally adding Will Bynum 

March, 27, 2015
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The Washington Wizards have been linked with a possible move for point guard Will Bynum over the last few months and Friday he is expected to sign a contract, reports CSN Washington.

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Utah's latest transactions 

March, 27, 2015
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The Utah Jazz had a busy day on Thursday as they made three transactions. The first came in the morning as they signed forward Jack Cooley to a multi-year contract following the expiration of his second 10-day deal.

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Stoudemire not following Nash, Marion 

March, 26, 2015
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Steve Nash has already retired and Shawn Marion will do the same after the Cleveland Cavaliers 2014-15 NBA season has concluded. Amar'e Stoudemire played with both of them and he has no plans to follow his former Phoenix Suns teammates out the door.

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Ebron ready to breakout in 2015? 

March, 26, 2015
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When the Detroit Lions selected North Carolina's Eric Ebron with the No. 10 overall pick in last year's NFL draft, it was the highest a tight end had been selected since Vernon Davis was selected No. 6 overall by San Francisco in 2006. Needless to say, the expectations were lofty for the 6-foot-4 pass-catcher from the first day he arrived in Lions' camp. After a 25-catch rookie season that resulted in just one trip to the end zone, are the Lions still optimistic about Ebron's upside? Or did they reach with their first pick in 2014? Here's the latest on that.

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Tribe's trio of veterans to Triple-A? 

March, 26, 2015
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You can never have too much pitching, especially in this era where Tommy John surgeries seemingly lurk around every dark corner. That's why the Cleveland Indians are hoping to hold on to a excess of experienced hurlers, just in case.

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Wesley Johnson's final weeks with Lakers? 

March, 26, 2015
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Wesley Johnson is in the latter portion of his second season with the Los Angeles Lakers and 2014-15 has been as inconsistent as 2013-14. With that said, he is hoping to re-sign with the Lakers in the summer.

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Diamondbacks ready to rely on Reed 

March, 26, 2015
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Addison Reed of the Arizona Diamondbacks did not take the mound at all this spring until Tuesday, when he threw one inning in a B-game. However, the closer remains confident he'll be on the mound the first time his team needs him to close out a save in April.

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