Another sign Hornets, Stephenson a bad fit 

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The Charlotte Hornets are fighting for the last playoff spot in the East and Monday they played the Boston Celtics, another playoff contender. This obviously was a very important game and Lance Stephenson stayed on the bench as he received a DNP-CD from Steve Clifford.

Tuesday rumors roundup 

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March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, or so the adage says. It’d only fitting that we mention 24-year-old Jake Lamb, who is pushing Yasmany Tomas for playing time at third base for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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The Baltimore Ravens TE corps is wrought with uncertainty right now, as Owen Daniels scampered off to join the Denver Broncos as a free agent this offseason and Dennis Pitta's NFL future remains unclear after dislocating his hip in each of the past two seasons. That leaves 2014 third-rounder Crockett Gilmore atop their depth chart at this time. They could address the position via the draft, but it appears they are giving serious consideration to inking a current free-agent

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As things stand prior to the NFL draft, Joique Bell is slated to be the Detroit Lions' primary running back and Theo Riddick figures to replace Reggie Bush as their primary pass-catching back. What sort of production can we expect from Riddick in what likely will be an expanded role in 2015 after he racked up 51 yards on 20 carries (2.6 YPC) and 316 yards on 34 receptions (9.3 YPR) in 2014

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Brook Lopez's future with Nets 

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Center Brook Lopez will be under contract through 2015-16 with the Brooklyn Nets should he exercise his player option for next season, which is worth $16.74 million. Early in the season, many followers of the team felt Lopez was likely going to opt in based on his history of injuries and the amount of the player option. When asked recently, Lopez said no decision has been made yet as to when he will be a free agent -- 2015 or 2016.

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What's next for Viciedo? 

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The Toronto Blue Jays have parted ways with outfielder Dayan Viciedo, who has opted out of his contract and is headed to free agency, general manager Alex Anthopoulos said via Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca.

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Will Kings shut down Boogie Cousins? 

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Starting center DeMarcus Cousins sat out Monday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies due to several injuries that are bothering him and he may get more rest for most, if not all of the remaining games of the 2014-15 regular season, according to Michael Wallace of ESPN.com.

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Some first base duty for Myers? 

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Wil Myers already is trying something relatively new this season by working in center field, a position he has played just nine times in 175 major league games. The Padres’ offseason acquisition could also get a taste of first base as well.

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Why Chandler must be kept at all costs 

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The Dallas Mavericks currently have eight players who will be free agents come July 1 and that can increase to 11 if Al-Farouq Aminu, Monta Ellis and Raymond Felton decline their 2015-16 player options. Out of all their free agents, the player who must be re-signed at all costs is starting center Tyson Chandler, according to Rick Gosselin of The Dallas Morning News.

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Rondon headed to Triple-A? 

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A spot on the Detroit Tigers' Opening Day roster was no guarantee for Bruce Rondon, and the reliever’s future remains unclear due to a sore neck that has kept him from appearing in a game since Friday.

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Ian Clark's fresh start 

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The Denver Nuggets claimed guard Ian Clark off waivers on Saturday after the Utah Jazz released him last Thursday. Clark looks at joining the Nuggets as a "fresh start" after practicing with the team on Monday, however he likely won't play that much during the last two weeks of the 2014-15 regular season as interim head coach Melvin Hunt is keen to play the other young players.

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Rotation issues in Colorado 

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Right-hander Eddie Butler was a strong candidate to open the season in the Colorado Rockies' rotation, but that is doubt after he left Monday's game against the A's after just one inning with what the club called "right shoulder fatigue."

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When Ryan Anderson should return 

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The New Orleans Pelicans have been without backup forward Ryan Anderson since Feb. 23 due to his sprained right MCL and Monday came news that he should rejoin the active roster sometime during their three games away from home, according to The Times-Picayune.

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Position battle: Mets fifth starter 

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When Zack Wheeler went down a ligament tear that required that required Tommy John surgery, the replacement in the Mets' rotation seemed obvious. But the choice for fifth starter is less clear as Opening Day approaches:

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Brandon Knight's lingering ankle injury 

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The Phoenix Suns have been without starting guard Brandon Knight for nine out of their last 10 games due to a left ankle sprain and after tweaking it on Sunday the team is not sure when he'll rejoin the active roster.

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