Teary-eyed Brittney Griner selected No. 1 by Mercury in WNBA draft
Brittney Griner gets emotional as she transitions from college star to top pro pick.
Cubs have struggling Carlos Marmol on a short leash
PITTSBURGH — The Cubs spent eight innings on Opening Day showcasing what they consider their future. They spent the final inning showing little tolerance for a player who might soon be part of their past. For a club in transition for more than a year, no game might have underscored that process better than a 3-1 victory Monday against the Pittsburgh Pirates — with manager Dale Sveum yanking shaky closer Carlos Marmol in the ninth after just four batters to preserve the “W” for the Cubs and dominant starter Jeff Samardzija. The days of patience are clearly over when it …
UCLA hires Steve Alford as basketball coach
The former Indiana star and successful coach at three college stops takes over a program in transition. The former Indiana star and successful coach at three college stops takes over a program in transition.
Sources: Appalachian St., Ga. Southern to FBS
Appalachian State and Georgia Southern will make the transition from the FCS to the FBS and join the Sun Belt Conference in 2015, sources told ESPN.
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Carlos Boozer says Derrick Rose’s return will be smooth transition
As far as Carlos Boozer is concerned, a healthy Bulls team is a serious threat in the Eastern Conference landscape come playoff time. The problem is that’s a scenario that is still unseen this season.