Saban ‘not disappointed’ by Hurts’ spring game

Despite an inconsistent spring game from Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts, who completed 19 of 37 passes for no touchdowns and one interception while leading the first-team offense, coach Nick Saban said he was “not disappointed in the way Jalen played.”

Coyle upsets Dodd, scores impressive KO win

Tommy Coyle looked refreshed after a 14-month break as he overwhelmed Sean Dodd on the Khan-Lo Greco undercard.

Tagovailoa’s brother, also QB, commits to Tide

QB Taulia Tagovailoa has committed to joining his older brother at Alabama in 2019. Tua Tagovailoa is competing with Jalen Hurts to be the Tide’s starting QB.

Rodgers purchases minority stake in Bucks

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was announced Friday as a limited partner in the Bucks ownership group during the team’s playoff game against the Celtics.

Sources: Sixers’ Embiid cleared for Game 3

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has been cleared to play in Thursday night’s Game 3 against the Miami Heat, barring a setback in warmups, sources tell ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne.

Rafael Nadal shows he’s a star molded from clay

Novak Djokovic was also in action at the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters. Nadal eased to a victory and Djokovic toughed one out against Croatia’s Borna Coric.

Broncos officially part ways with RB Anderson

The Denver Broncos on Monday released running back C.J. Anderson, the team’s leading rusher in 2017, with an eye on creating additional salary-cap space.

Source: Janikowski agrees to Seahawks deal

Sebastian Janikowski has agreed to a one-year deal with the Seahawks, a source told ESPN, giving the 40-year-old a chance to play in an 18th NFL season.

Sky, Wings, Fever and Aces earn top marks in WNBA draft

Which teams helped themselves the most in the WNBA draft? Chicago, Dallas, Indiana and Las Vegas lead the way in our draft grades.

Dez: Playing in NFC East ‘something I want’

Wide receiver Dez Bryant blames his release on “Garrett guys” and says he wants to join an NFC East roster next season.

Why Dallas cut Dez: Production on field, attitude off it

With Bryant’s numbers dipping since signing an extension, the receiver’s “fiery” personality was something the Cowboys could no longer overlook.

Ex-Michigan QB Speight to transfer to UCLA

Former Michigan quarterback Wilton Speight announced he is transferring to UCLA on Thursday.

Butler on T’wolves’ berth: ‘It means a lot’

Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau and All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler expressed excitement and relief after breaking the franchise’s 14-year playoff drought with an overtime win over the Nuggets.

Sources: Knicks part ways with coach Hornacek

The Knicks dismissed coach Jeff Hornacek early Thursday morning, league sources told ESPN.

Fultz becomes youngest to have triple-double

Markelle Fultz ended his up-and-down rookie regular season on a high note, as he became the first teenager to ever post a triple-double in NBA history.

Timberwolves beat Nuggets in OT to end 14-year playoff drought

It came down to the last night of the season, but Minnesota claimed the West’s final playoff spot, sending Denver packing and qualifying for the postseason for the first time since 2004.

Prosecutors: Aldon Smith had .40 BAC at arrest

Prosecutors say former NFL player Aldon Smith had a .40 blood-alcohol content when he was arrested last week, which is over five times the legal limit.

82 flavors of Russ: How to dress like OKC’s MVP

Russ does what he wants — on and off the court. We tracked every outfit the NBA’s biggest fashion star wore this season. But even if you think you can pull of Westbrook’s look, it’ll cost you.

Follow live: Can the Sixers secure the No. 3 seed?

The Sixers, winners of 15 straight games, host the Bucks with playoff seeding on the line for both teams.

Athletic therapist 16th Humboldt-related death

Dayna Brons, a 25-year-old athletic therapist for the Humboldt Broncos, is the 16th person to die from injuries suffered in the team’s bus crash.

Ronaldo’s injury-time penalty thwarts Juve’s furious rally

Cristiano Ronaldo’s injury-time penalty saw Real Madrid survive a three-goal rally from Juventus and advance to the Champions League semifinals.

Arenado charges Perdomo; 5 ejected in brawl

Colorado’s Nolan Arenado sparked a brawl that cleared the benches Wednesday afternoon after a pitch from Padres starter Luis Perdomo sailed behind Arenado’s back. Arenado and Perdomo were ejected, along with three others.

Follow live: Real Madrid, Juventus face off in Champions League quarters

Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid are in the driver’s seat as they play Juventus in the quarterfinals of the Champions League.

Hornacek to discuss future with Knicks brass

Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek, who is under contract for next season, said he’d love to return and will discuss his future with team executives on Thursday.

Rizzo blames bed, may sleep on floor in Cincy

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo thinks an uncomfortable hotel bed in Cincinnati may have contributed to his back issues. His fix: “I’ll sleep on the floor.”