Friday, April 25
MIAMI (AP) — Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says his team isn't happy that a hard foul against LeBron James in Game 2 against Charlotte wasn't even reviewed by referees. It's the team's latest complaint in how much abuse its star takes during games. James was leveled Wednesday night by the Bobcats' Josh McRoberts late in the teams' Eastern Conference playoff game.
MIAMI (AP) — Earl Morrall has died at age 79. The NFL quarterback for 21 years started nine games during the Miami Dolphins' perfect season in 1972. The Dolphins confirmed Morrall's death today. Former teammate Charlie Babb said Morrall had been in failing health for some time.
NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado's Semyon Varlamov, Tampa Bay's Ben Bishop, and Boston's Tuukka Rask are finalists for the Vezina Trophy, given to the NHL's top goalie. The voting for the award was conducted among the league's 30 general managers, and the finalists were announced today. The winner will be revealed June 24.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Senate is honoring Masters champion and hometown hero Bubba Watson. Senators lined up at the Capitol today to snap photos with Watson as President Don Gaetz lauded Watson for bringing "great honor and great dignity to the state of Florida."