Sports Writer, Associated Press
Associated Press sports writer in Tennessee tweeting on Titans, Predators, Grizzlies, college football, you name it. And odds and ends.
sports.yahoo.com — Damon Stoudamire was one of most popular players in Arizona history, an electrifying, high-scoring guard with a cool nickname. Now Mighty Mouse is headed back to the desert. Stoudamire was hired as an assistant coach under Sean Miller on Friday, a move that's sure to be a big hit with one of college basketball's most fervid fan bases.
sports.yahoo.com — SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson said Friday that the organization strongly disagrees with the NHL's decision to suspend forward Raffi Torres for a hit that knocked out Los Angeles forward Jarret Stoll. ''It is abundantly clear that this was a clean hockey hit,'' Wilson said in a statement.
bigstory.ap.org — CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - South Africa's anti-doping body says Russia's Natalia Volgina tested positive for the banned anabolic steroid Metenolone after winning the Two Oceans Marathon in March.The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport says Volgina faces a two-year ban and being stripped of her title and $27,000 in prize money if she is found guilty of the doping offense by the IAAF.
m.apnews.com — WILL GRAVES Published: 34 minutes ago Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates scoring his second goal of the first period with teammate Pascal Dupuis (9) as Ottawa Senators' Cory Conacher (89) skates back to his bench during Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series, in Pittsburgh on Friday, May 17, 2013.(AP Photo/Gene J.
bigstory.ap.org — OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Rookie forward Draymond Green walked out of Golden State's practice facility Friday holding a yellow "We Are Warriors" shirt, taking home the small souvenir to savor the team's captivating playoff run.Even though the season ended so painfully, the Warriors will carry more positive memories from the 2012-13 campaign than they ever imagined back in training camp.
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