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Steve Nash passes Mark Jackson for third on all-time assists list

On Tuesday night, Steve Nash overcame Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assist list, dishing a pass to Jodie Meeks for a dunk with 2 minutes 13 seconds left in the first half as the Lakers battled the Houston Rockets at Staples Center.<p>Nash entered the game with 10,330 career assists, just four …

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Best Remaining 2014 NFL Free Agents at Every Position

We have reached a real lull in NFL free agency. The initial frenzy cooled to a simmer and now we have a trickle of free-agent signings on a weekly basis.<p>The frenzy claimed most of the best free agents who hit the market, naturally, but there is still a host of available players itching to sign new …

The Most Important Free Agent for New York Knicks to Land This Offseason

Carmelo Anthony isn't just the best free agent the New York Knicks could sign this offseason; he's also significantly better than the guys New York could ink if he walks.<p>The Knicks have known for awhile now that Melo would opt out of the final year of his contract. Ian Begley of ESPN New York …

2014 NFL Draft: Meet Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, Canada's top prospect

The top Canadian import for the upcoming draft class is learning to adjust to the attention of NFL teams.<p><b>Update: Chiefs draft Duvernay-Tardif in 6th round</b><p>The number of foreign imports in the NFL is significantly less than the other major sports. After all, it's called American football for a …

Chris Johnson rumors: Jets, Falcons seen as potential landing spots for All-Pro RB

And don't count on a storybook reunion with Rams head coach Jeff Fisher in St. Louis.<p>Despite his release from the Tennessee Titans, free agent running back Chris Johnson isn't visiting any teams as of Tuesday, according to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport.<p>That didn't stop the running back from tweeting he …

2014 NBA scores: Nets complete season sweep of Heat

Mason Plumlee's dramatic block of LeBron James gave the Nets a season sweep of the Heat. Elsewhere, Steve Nash moved into third place on the NBA's career assists list, while Dirk Nowitzki is now in 10th place on the NBA's career scoring list.<p>Mason Plumlee rejected LeBron James' potential …

UConn's Sweep Of Basketball Titles Highlights Conundrum Of Paying College Athletes

The University of Connecticut captured both the men’s and women’s NCAA basketball titles this year. The former beat Kentucky Monday night 60-54 and the latter defeated Notre Dame last evening 79-58. UConn swept the same championships in 2004. No school has done it once.<p>The titles bring great …

Ethan Skolnick Plays 'Good Idea/Bad Idea' for the Miami Heat's Playoff Run

There are a lot of questions for the Miami Heat going into the playoffs. What are some moves they can make to ensure another championship run?<p>Tune in to the video above as B/R's own Ethan Skolnick plays "Good Idea/Bad Idea" with host Adam Lefkoe.

Chris Simms: Pro-Ready Passer Oakland Raiders Should Steal on Day 2 of NFL Draft

The Oakland Raiders could use depth at quarterback, but it isn't their primary need.<p>Can they steal an under-the-radar prospect on the second day of the NFL draft?<p>Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL analyst Chris Simms identify which sleeper QB the Raiders should target in the video above.

2014-15 college basketball top 25: An extremely early look at next season's top teams

There are a ridiculous amount of things that need to happen before we can realistically start looking at the 2014-15 season, but let's not let that fact be the thing that stands in our way.<p>Lots and lots of players still have to decide whether to return to school or declare for the draft. Lots and …

8-year-old girl befriended by hoops star dies

DETROIT (AP) — When Michigan State was fighting to stay afloat despite a succession of injuries to key players, Lacey Holsworth was there.<p>When the …

Brandon Marshall Posts Picture of Acceptance Email to Harvard School of Business

<b>UPDATE: April 9, 4:57 ET.</b><p>Patrick Finley of the <i>Chicago Sun-Times</i> reports Marshall will be attending a four-day event at the Harvard Business School in May called "The Business of Entertainment, Media and Sports."<p>It would appear Marshall <i>is</i> going to Harvard, if only for an industry seminar. Congrats, …

UConn will struggle to repeat without Shabazz Napier, DeAndre Daniels

If DeAndre Daniels foregoes his senior season to join Shabazz Napier in the NBA, the Huskies may have an even tougher road to a championship next season.<p>Connecticut's run from third place in its conference to No. 7 seed in the NCAA Tournament to NCAA champion is nearly unprecedented in the history …

MLB naming relief awards after Mariano Rivera, Trevor Hoffman

The two closing legends will have the relief award of their respective, career-long leagues named after them.<p>Major League Baseball already had relief awards annually, but they never caught on in the same way that the Most Valuable Player, Cy Young, or even Rookie of the Year honors did. That could …

Report: Gina Carano to Meet with UFC President Dana White Wednesday Night

The much-hyped sit-down meeting between women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano and UFC president Dana White takes place Wednesday night.<p>MMA Fighting reported the news Tuesday evening.<p>Carano, in the midst of a media tour promoting her new movie—<i>In the Blood</i> (which opened on Friday)—has expressed her …