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April 12, 2010
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April 12, 2010

Who's Hot Who's Not

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APRIL FALLOUT

Down went Wayne Rooney ... and Butler's Matt Howard ... and the Bucks' Andrew Bogut. (YouTube the last one at your own risk.) Their respective ankle, head and arm injuries were all the result of awkward tumbles, and all came at inopportune times, as the EPL, NCAA and NBA seasons neared their ends.

OLD DOGS

Sure, Bernard Hopkins, 45, avenged a 17-year-old loss to Roy Jones Jr., 41. But really, what was the point? The infraction-plagued fight landed both men in the hospital. Said one Hopkins adviser, "It's time for his friends ... to have a serious talk with him."

NO WORLDS, KING SAYS

Citing a brutal off-season (he's in a movie and must pick his next NBA team), LeBron James said he'd "probably" skip the August world championships. That, says Team USA chairman Jerry Colangelo, might mean no '12 Olympics for King James.

NHL "RACES"

Finish line or finished line? The West's former front-runners, the Blackhawks, lost five of 12 to fall behind San Jose; and the two clubs hanging on to the final playoff spots—Philly in the East and Colorado in the West—had combined to win six of their last 20.

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