ABC News: Sports 4 April 2018

Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury shut down 'for a couple of days' with hip issue

NEW YORK -- Injured veteran Jacoby Ellsbury's return hit a snag as the New York Yankees' banged-up outfield waits on a couple of key players to come off the disabled list. According to manager Aaron Boone, the center fielder is "dealing with a little bit of a hip thing" that popped up recently while Ellsbury worked through his recovery from an oblique issue that stalled his spring training. Boone wasn't exactly sure which hip when he addressed reporters Tuesday afternoon ahead of the home opener against the Tampa Bay Rays, which had been postponed Monday. "He's kind of been shut down here for a couple days," Boone said. "There's no games down in the minor leagues right now for a couple days. Hopefully we can get that out of there and kind of roll from there." Ellsbury hurt his oblique near the start of spring training and has only been back to playing in games at the Yankees' complex in Tampa, Florida, for about a week. ...

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Arizona to decide if Sean Miller forfeits $1M if charged with crime or guilty of NCAA violations

The Arizona Board of Regents will vote this week whether to add language to basketball coach Sean Miller's contract which would require him to return $1 million if he's charged with a crime or found guilty of major NCAA violations. The amendment would be in addition to a clause in Miller's current contract, which would require him to return $300,000 and any bonuses if he's found guilty of major or repetitive NCAA violations. Miller, 49, earns about $2.6 million in annual compensation, not including performance bonuses, under a contract that runs through May 2022. He is scheduled to receive $100,000 raises in base pay in each of the next three years of the deal. The Arizona Republic reported Tuesday that the $1 million penalty would come from Miller's longevity bonus, which is currently stock worth about $4.1 million and was established by an Arizona booster in 2014. Miller is scheduled to receive the bonus in May 2020. Arizona's Emanuel "Book" Richardson was one of...

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Costas: NFL faces day of reckoning because of head injuries

Bob Costas isn't backing down on his belief that the NFL faces a day of reckoning on the issue of brain injuries, and talks about the one event he wishes he had been able to broadcast on the "AP Sports Weekly" Podcast

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Johnson's goal at this Masters is to get to the 1st tee

Dustin Johnson isn't looking back at the freak injury that knocked him out of the Masters last year

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Stanley Cup saying goodbye to names like Richard, Hull, Howe

Stanley Cup saying goodbye to names like Maurice Richard, Bobby Hull, Gordie Howe

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Raptors-Celtics, Cavs-76ers are big East games this week

Philadelphia wants to open its first playoff series at home

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