The NCAA employs a targeting rule for players who make forcible contact with the head or neck area of a defenseless opponent.

During Tuesday’s session of the Annual League Meeting, NFL team owners tabled a proposal that would have allowed clubs to negotiate and sign a head coach whose current club remained in the playoffs. There was no vote on the proposition known colloquially as the Josh McDaniels rule. Contrary to outside

Thursday’s second game will pit one of the league’s most stable quarterback depth charts against a budding passer controversy.

“I can’t get in somebody else’s mind. I can’t tell you what he’s thinking or how he’s doing, but I know he’s being positive,” Prescott said. “He’s optimistic. It’s little what he can do now. He’s just doing a good job moving forward, having a good attitude, good spirit when

James averaged almost 30 points on 58 percent shooting to down the Celtics in five games of the Eastern Conference Finals.

Each of Cleveland’s four victories were decided by double figures, including a Game 2 beatdown that featured a record 41-point halftime lead. Boston’s only win came in Game 3, and Thomas didn’t even play. Instead, Smart scored 27 to lead six Celtics scoring in double digits. The Celtics, who had