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The Early Lead: April, 2011

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 04/29/2011

Gabe Carimi ends up with Bears in NFL draft 2011, but it’s not pretty

Jerry Angelo apologizes for trade snafu with Ravens, should have asked NFL ‘can you hear me now?’

By Cindy Boren  |  09:25 AM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:40 AM ET, 04/29/2011

NFL draft 2011: Liveblog Round 1; Cam Newton is No. 1

Cam Newton is the No.1 pick, by Carolina; Denver takes Von Miller No. 2

By Cindy Boren  |  07:40 AM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:14 AM ET, 04/29/2011

Cam Newton picked first by Carolina Panthers in NFL draft 2011

Now the real work, not a vacation, begins for a quarterback whose NFL future has been subject to debate.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:14 AM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:14 AM ET, 04/29/2011

Robert Quinn taken 14th by St. Louis Rams in NFL draft 2011

Dismissal from North Carolina doesn’t keep defensive end from being a 1st-round pick.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:14 AM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:19 AM ET, 04/29/2011

Reggie Bush isn’t thrilled with selection of Mark Ingram by Saints in NFL draft 2011

“It’s beenfun New Orleans’...whatever that means for Saints’ crowded backfield.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:19 AM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 04/28/2011

NFL draft 2011: For one night, Auburn and Alabama celebrate

One night after tornadoes devastated their state, Tigers, Crimson Tide will star in first round.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:20 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 04/28/2011

NFL lockout 2011: Players can return to team facilities

Contact with teams is permitted, but there’ll be no trades just yet.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:58 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/28/2011

NFL draft 2011 meets NFL lockout 2011

Maybe something delicious like a peanut butter cup will result, but for now there’s confusion, limbo and chaos. This is the NFL???

By Cindy Boren  |  11:30 AM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 04/28/2011

Bryce Harper fights the Power

‘The Toast Man’ flings twice, the Nats’ phenom gets into a brawl and Mr. Belding is on deck.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:32 AM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Roy Oswalt leaves Phillies to check on family

Team says pitcher was concerned after tornados, storms hit his home state of Mississippi.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:14 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona meet in Champions League semifinal

Is this the best rivalry in sports? Teams play today, this time in first leg of semis.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:53 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 04/27/2011

Lorenzo Alexander isn’t worried about NFL draft

The Redskins might just draft a defensive player that threatens his job. He has a plan for that.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:10 AM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Kristin Cavallari, Jay Cutler reportedly engaged

With Cutler’s luck, DeAngelo Hall will catch the garter.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:48 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Tiger Woods hurt knee, Achilles’ during Masters

Woods says he’ll miss a tournament, ‘must follow doctors’ orders to get better.’

By Cindy Boren  |  01:45 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Post Sports Live: Just what’s going on with the NFL?

The lockout has been lifted. When will the chaos end?

By Cindy Boren  |  12:32 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 04/26/2011

NFL says ‘we need a few days to sort this out’

In aftermath of lockout, spokesman says league ‘will proceed in an orderly way’

By Cindy Boren  |  11:24 AM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 04/26/2011

Day 1 of life after the NFL lockout

Players can enter facilities, but that’s about all they can do.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:59 AM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 04/26/2011

NFL lockout aftermath: DeMaurice Smith says there’s ‘chaos’

As players report, leader says, ‘I’m not sure it’s a great day for football in the long run’

By Cindy Boren  |  10:13 AM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 04/26/2011

NFL lockout is lifted; uncertainty begins

Teams open facilities and players begin arriving as league’s appeal proceeds.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:55 AM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 04/25/2011

Baseball names Tom Schieffer to oversee Dodgers

Former Rangers’ president, ambassador will run the financially troubled team.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:05 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 04/25/2011

NCAA says Ohio State coach hid violations

The NCAA accuses Ohio State Coach Jim Tressel of failing to report possible infractions.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:48 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 04/25/2011

In NFL mock draft, writers like defensive linemen

Best fit for the Redskins? The Post’s Rick Maese goes with J.J. Watt.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:09 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 04/25/2011

Roger Goodell takes an HGH test

Did the NFL commissioner pass or fail? He’ll say only that he “is proud of the results.”

By Cindy Boren  |  11:33 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 04/25/2011

Donald Brashear looking for a fight...in MMA

Former Capitals forward signs deal for mixed martial arts fight.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:02 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 04/25/2011

Ruling on NFL lockout could come today

Players seek injunction lifting lockout from Judge Susan Nelson.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:45 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 04/21/2011

Miami given permission to talk to Jim Larranaga about coaching job

George Mason coach, Hurricanes discuss coaching vacancy.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:23 PM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 04/21/2011

Frank McCourt, Dodger blues aren’t going away soon

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig takes over and tries to repair damage to storied franchise. It’s going to take a while.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:51 PM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 04/21/2011

Real Madrid finds something new to throw under the bus

Unfortunately, it’s the Copa del Rey trophy, which slips from Sergio Ramos’s grasp. Oops.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:36 AM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 04/20/2011

The Warlock and The Zim, a Nationals story

A nice little story about Charlie Sheen and Ryan Zimmerman and the Nats’ locker room.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:02 PM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 04/20/2011

Robot will throw out first pitch in Phillies-Brewers game

It’s just a harmless ceremonial thing that probably has no implications for the future at all. (Run for your lives.)

By Cindy Boren  |  01:20 PM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 04/20/2011

It’s Charlie Sheen in a curly W shirt

This is one jersey fiasco you can’t blame the team for.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:49 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:12 PM ET, 04/19/2011

NFL schedule: Random observations from a season on the brink

Packers will work holidays, Lions get a ‘MNF’ present, Ryans and Harbaughs have sibling rivalries.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:12 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 04/19/2011

NFL schedule: Giants, Redskins play Sept. 11 at FexEx Field

Schedule will be unveiled at 7 p.m.; now all the league needs is a labor agreement.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:47 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 04/19/2011

Grete Waitz, nine-time winner of New York City Marathon, dies at 57

Norwegian runner was known as ‘the greatest champion in New York City Marathon history.’

By Cindy Boren  |  11:51 AM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Boston Marathon: Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya runs fastest marathon

Time isn’t a world record because of Boston’s hilly course; Caroline Kilel is women’s winner.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:50 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Notre Dame: ‘No one acted in disregard for safety’ in death of videographer

Staff had outdated weather information when Declan Sullivan died in hydraulic lift accident.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:00 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 04/18/2011

Harrison Barnes passes on a chance to go to NBA

North Carolina star chooses sophomore season with Tar Heels over lottery bucks.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:30 AM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 04/18/2011

Boston Marathon: A brisk, breezy day may help runners

Americans look to break through as race begins in Hopkinton, Mass.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:32 AM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Report: Joe Theismann, Matt Millen out of ‘Thursday Night Football’

NFL Network also is considering Gus Johnson to do play-by-play.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:47 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Gay former NBA player surprised by surprised reaction to Kobe Bryant slur

John Amaechi says, ‘this is common language when I played.’

By Cindy Boren  |  03:09 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Pat Tillman’s mother calls for removal of Stanley McChrystal

Mary Tillman says general involved in coverup of her son’s death shouldn’t have White House post.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:36 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 04/14/2011

DeMarcus Ware passes up payment from lockout fund

Sure, the Cowboys’ linebacker doesn’t need the extra cash, but he chooses to make a statement.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:05 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 04/14/2011

Watch: Bryce Harper’s first homer for Hagerstown

You’ll always remember where you were when you saw this.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:22 AM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:19 PM ET, 04/13/2011

Kobe Bryant: Words aren’t ‘license to degrade or embarrass or tease’ others

Lakers star, fined $100,000, says his words aren’t a ‘license to degrade or embarrass or tease’ others.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:19 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 04/13/2011

Kobe Bryant: ‘The words ... were NOT meant to offend anyone’

Lakers star issues statement after directing homophobic slur at referee in Tuesday’s game.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:47 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 04/13/2011

John Wall has Blake Griffin beaten in one area

Wizards rookie brings a rookie jersey-sales championship to Washington.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:02 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 04/13/2011

Little League group gets a helping hand from Redskins

Daniel Snyder pledges $10,000 to help replace equipment destroyed in Mount Airy, Md., fire.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:59 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 04/13/2011

Josh Hamilton’s freakish injury prompts a blame game

MVP says ‘it was a stupid play.’ Third-base coach question’s Hamilton’s sliding skills.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:30 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 04/13/2011

Report: NBA cancels summer league in Las Vegas

Move is latest sign that a lockout will take place when CBA expires June 30.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:03 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 04/13/2011

Redskins’ NFL draft rumor du jour features Broncos

Two weeks ahead of the draft, what moves would best address the team’s needs?

By Cindy Boren  |  08:46 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 04/12/2011

Redskins, Ravens to play nationally-televised preseason game

Provided the lockout ends, the teams would play Aug. 25 (a Thursday) in Baltimore.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:55 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 04/12/2011

Lorenzo Alexander hails, in blog form, D.C.

Redskins linebacker likes everything about the DMV. Probably even the traffic.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:37 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 04/12/2011

Serena Williams is in the pink (corrected)

Recovering from blood clots, Serena picks up a racket again.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:30 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 04/12/2011

NFL preseason schedule expected today

At some point, there will be a football season — won’t there?

By Cindy Boren  |  12:43 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 04/12/2011

Man who wrote that ‘Charge’ song has just that on his mind

Composer files suit seeking payment from teams, stadiums that used song in futile attempt to stir up fans.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:10 AM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 04/12/2011

Carl Lewis is running...for office

Former Olympic gold medalist says, ‘I run to win,’ but faces an uphill battle for new Jersey state Senate seat.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:52 AM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 04/11/2011

Rory McIlroy is LOLing on the outside, at least

Just how does a 21-year-old golfer cope with an epic Masters meltdown?

By Cindy Boren  |  12:09 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 04/11/2011

Jenn Sterger says of Brett Favre incident: ‘I am not a gold-digger’

Woman at center of Brett Favre ‘sexting’ incident says she hasn’t ‘made a dime’ off situation.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:37 AM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 04/11/2011

Olympian Carl Lewis expected to seek office in New Jersey

Report says former Olympian must announce today whether he’s running, no pun intended, for state Senate.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:47 AM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 04/11/2011

Tom Brady, deep down, still hasn't gotten past NFL draft slight

He may have Super Bowl rings and a supermodel wife, but, deep down, being the 199th pick still smarts.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:17 AM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 04/07/2011

Masters 2011: Rory McIlroy takes first-round lead at 7-under

Tiger Woods finishes at 1-under 71; Retief Goosen slips.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:03 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 04/07/2011

LeBron’s mom arrested in Miami Beach hotel

Gloria James scuffled with valet; James says, ‘It’s a sensitive subject ... a personal matter.’

By Cindy Boren  |  02:42 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 04/07/2011

NFL, players offering to talk

Federal judge urged both sides to meet; will it happen?

By Cindy Boren  |  02:14 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 04/07/2011

One-on-one with Kurt Busch

NASCAR driver discusses his brother, Jimmie Johnson and his future

By Cindy Boren  |  10:48 AM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 04/07/2011

Masters 2011: Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer get it started

Tiger Woods tees off at 10:41 a.m.; Phil Mickelson at 1:48 p.m.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:37 AM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Rangers’ Ryan Callahan suffers broken leg

Injury suffered on blocked shot is a significant blow for New York as playoffs approach.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:52 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 04/05/2011

2011 Masters: Tiger Woods in a group with Graeme McDowell

Over the first two days, Woods will see a lot of the man who beat him in his own tournament.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:18 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 04/05/2011

Lee Westwood’s happy to arrive in Augusta

Fire in private jet delays arrival of world’s No. 2 golfer for the Masters.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:49 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 04/05/2011

Redskins are second to one when it comes to the NFL draft

When it comes to NFL draft success over the last five years, only the Bills have had less success.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:17 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 04/05/2011

Dennis Rodman: ‘I thought with the way I am I wouldn't get in

Hall of Fame voters decide that basketball skills, unlike his fashion sense, are unquestionable.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:34 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 04/05/2011

U-Conn. celebrations prompt a dozen arrests

Huskies’ third title greeted with parties and, naturally, the ceremonial couch torching.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:01 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Judge reminds Roger Clemens of gag order

Comments to ESPN Radio about his upcoming perjury trial and Barry Bonds prompt reminder from the bench.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:19 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Shaka Smart has new deal with VCU

North Carolina State reportedly was pursuing coach who led Rams to the Final Four.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:33 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Wayne Rooney suspended for swearing

Football Association punishes Manchester United striker for cursing into camera after hat trick.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:03 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Is Minnesota the right fit for Donovan McNabb?

With teams like the Vikings in need of a QB and the draft nearing, the future should become clearer for the Redskins’ No. 5.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:14 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Carmelo Anthony and Laser Cats

This Knick isn’t ready for prime time. On the upside, at least the team has qualified for the playoffs.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:09 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 04/04/2011

Mandi Schwartz dies of leukemia at 23

Yale hockey player who battled disease for almost 2 years was subject of coast-to-coast search for donor.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:59 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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