Spurs' Gregg Popovich Named NBA Head Coach Of The Year

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_3f92056460.jpgSan Antonio Spurs/NBA (SAN ANTONIO) -- San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was named the NBA coach of the year on Tuesday. He joins Pat Riley and Don Nelson as the only coaches to win the award three times. Last season, Popovich led San Antonio to the NBA Finals, where they lost in seven games to the Miami Heat.

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MLB Suspends Four Players For Altercation

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_28634e2b4f.jpgMike McGinnis/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Major League Baseball suspended Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez and three other players for their roles in the bench-clearing altercation during Sunday’s game with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Gomez received a three-game suspension, while his teammate, catcher Martin Maldonado, was banned for five games.

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Rockies Place Outfielder Michael Cuddyer on 15-Day DL

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_65b70f1e35.jpgJason Wise/MLB Photos via Getty Images (DENVER) -- Now at age 35, the Colorado Rockies are playing it safe with Michael Cuddyer as they have decided to place the outfielder on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. "Extremely frustrating," Cuddyer said of his setback. "This is nagging more than anything else."

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White Sox Place Pitcher Chris Sale on 15-Day DL

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_281383114c.jpgChristian Petersen/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- In the midst of a breakout season during his young career, the Chicago White Sox have placed starting pitcher Chris Sale on the 15-day disabled list with a strained flexor muscle in his throwing arm. There was initial concern just how serious Sale's injury was, but an MRI revealed no ligament damage, meaning Tommy John Surgery will not be required.

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NBA Fines Raptors GM Masai Uijiri $25,000 for Expletive

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_89c5604352.jpgBruce Bennett/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- A poor moment of judgement has forced the NBA to fine Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri $25,000 for his comments during a pep rally prior to the team's playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday. At the rally outside the Air Canada Centre prior to the game, he said: "F--- Brooklyn!"

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