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2:00 PM: Manchester City soccer player Yaya Toure believes he is not considered one of the best players in the world because he is from Africa.

1:45 PM: The government of Vietnam announced Friday that its country is pulling out of hosting the 2019 Asian Games, citing money concerns & the cost of the country's reputation if the event fails.

1:30 PM: Baltimore Ravens nose guard Terrence Cody said about teammate Rolando McClain being reinstated from the reserve-retired list: "He's humbled himself a lot. The previous things he's been through, I think he's learned from them and is ready to move on."

1:15 PM: LeBron James says that Craig Sager will be missed during the NBA playoffs: "It's just always great seeing Craig show up to the game and always high energy. His suits are always high energy, as well .... But his health is more important than this game of basketball, for sure."

1:00 PM: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford tweets good luck to the Raptors in their playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets.

12:45 PM: Kansas State denied a transfer request for women's basketball player Leticia Romero, who wanted to leave the Wildcats after coach Deb Patterson was fired.

12:30 PM: Milwaukee Brewers batter Martin Maldonado literally knocked the cover off the ball during Friday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

12:15 PM: The cover of Saturday's Toronto Sun refers to the Raptors vs. Brooklyn Nets playoff series as "Raptors vs. Dinosaurs".

12:00 PM: The Gainesville Sun reports the Alachua County Sheriff's Office is investigating the quashing of an arrest warrant against former Florida cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy by the Gainesville Police Department.

9:00 PM: After a 2008 shooting that left him paralyzed & caused a leg amputation, former Jacksonville Jaguars player Richard Collier recently became a father to new twin boys: "Life is great. No matter what the situation is, I'm on cloud nine. Everything I want, I have right in front of me."

8:45 PM: On his Thursday night ESPN show, Keith Olbermann talked about Craig Sager being diagnosed with leukemia: "Leukemia picked the wrong opponent. All the best, Craig."

8:30 PM: The University of Houston has granted releases to basketball players TaShawn Thomas & Danuel House, but the players cannot transfer to another American Athletic Conference school, another school in Texas or another school on the Cougars' 2014-15 schedule.

8:15 PM: The Deseret News reports former Chicago Bears QB Jim McMahon is nearing completion of his degree from BYU and will be eligible for the school's Hall of Fame.

8:00 PM: Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski reports Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes has been suspended 20 games by the NBA for violating the league's anti-drug policy. Calathes reportedly tested positive for Tamoxifen, which is taken to suppress estrogen & prevent breast cancer.

7:45 PM: New York Yankees radio announcer Suzyn Waldman admitted that she "almost jumped out of my skin" when she was surprised by a gong sound at Tropicana Field during Thursday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

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