Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has a small tear in his right labrum and will sit out the team’s last two games of the season, the Knicks announced Tuesday.

The injury will not require surgery and Anthony will be re-evaluated in about a month, according to the Knicks.

Despite aggravating the shoulder injury on Apr. 2 against the Nets, Anthony continued to play.

“Obviously, he knew it was bothering him when he hurt it two weeks ago but he hung in with us trying to make this last push to get in the playoffs,” Knicks head coach Mike Woodson said.

The 30-year-old Anthony averaged 27.4 points and a career-best 8.1 rebounds per game this season. It is the first time in Anthony’s 11-year NBA career he’s on a team that will miss the playoffs.

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Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(ANN ARBOR, Mich.) — Michigan sophomores Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III announced Tuesday they will leave school and enter the NBA Draft.

Stauskas averaged 17.5 points and shot 44 percent from 3-point range while helping lead the Wolverines to the Elite Eight last season.

“For as long as I can remember I have had a goal of playing in the NBA, whether it was on my backyard court or winning the Big Ten title at Crisler Center,” Stauskas said during a press conference with Robinson and Michigan head coach John Beilein. “Following some heartfelt discussions with my family, Coach Beilein and the rest of the coaching staff, I am ready to pursue my goals and begin my NBA career.”

Robinson, whose father played 11 seasons in the NBA, averaged 13.1 points and 4.4 rebounds a game last season:
“I have thought a lot about the next step in my career over this past year,” Robinson said. “After talking with my mom, my dad, my grandma, Coach Beilein and the coaching staff, I feel the time is right for me to begin my professional career and declare for the NBA Draft. I am confident I have the work ethic, the talent and maturity to pursue this path successfully.”

Wolverines forward Mitch McGary, who missed most of last season due to back surgery, is still determining if he will stay in school.

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Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has a small tear in his right labrum and will sit out the team’s last two games of the season, the Knicks announced Tuesday.

The injury will not require surgery and Anthony will be re-evaluated in about a month, according to the Knicks.

Despite aggravating the shoulder injury on Apr. 2 against the Nets, Anthony continued to play.

“Obviously, he knew it was bothering him when he hurt it two weeks ago but he hung in with us trying to make this last push to get in the playoffs,” Knicks head coach Mike Woodson said.

The 30-year-old Anthony averaged 27.4 points and a career-best 8.1 rebounds per game this season. It is the first time in Anthony’s 11-year NBA career he’s on a team that will miss the playoffs.

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Ryan Catalani/@magicofpi/Twitter(BOSTON) — A man was charged Tuesday night with possession of a hoax device, disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace after two suspicious bags were found near the finish line of the Boston Marathon amid stepped-up security on the anniversary of the bombings that shook the city a year ago.

The device the suspect had was a rice cooker, not an actual explosive device, police said.

The two suspicious bags — only one of which police say they believe the man dropped — were both exploded Tuesday evening after the suspect had been detained for questioning.

“With the marathon coming, we are taking it serious,” Boston Police Officer Randall Halstead said. “Our officers are trained in looking for any kind of suspicious activity, and when it is brought to their attention or they notice it, which was in this case, they act upon it.”

The race takes place April 21, but Tuesday was a day of remembrance in Boston, a year after bombings at the finish line killed three and injured 264.

Police said the bags were left in the area of Boylston St. and Exeter St., and the road was closed. Both bags were exploded by Boston Police as a precaution.

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Ryan Catalani/@magicofpi/Twitter(BOSTON) — A man was charged Tuesday night with possession of a hoax device, disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace after two suspicious bags were found near the finish line of the Boston Marathon amid stepped-up security on the anniversary of the bombings that shook the city a year ago.

The device the suspect had was a rice cooker, not an actual explosive device, police said.

The two suspicious bags — only one of which police say they believe the man dropped — were both exploded Tuesday evening after the suspect had been detained for questioning.

“With the marathon coming, we are taking it serious,” Boston Police Officer Randall Halstead said. “Our officers are trained in looking for any kind of suspicious activity, and when it is brought to their attention or they notice it, which was in this case, they act upon it.”

The race takes place April 21, but Tuesday was a day of remembrance in Boston, a year after bombings at the finish line killed three and injured 264.

Police said the bags were left in the area of Boylston St. and Exeter St., and the road was closed. Both bags were exploded by Boston Police as a precaution.

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Getty Images/Hemera (NEW YORK) — MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates 8 (7-6) – Cincinnati Reds 7 (4-9) completion of Monday’s game

Cincinnati Reds 7 (5-9) – Pittsburgh Pirates 5 (7-7)

Miami Marlins 11 (6-9) – Washington Nationals 2 (8-6)

Texas Rangers 5 (7-7) – Seattle Mariners 0 (7-6)

Kansas City Royals 4 (5-7) – Houston Astros 2 (5-9)

St. Louis Cardinals 6 (9-5) – Milwaukee Brewers 1 (10-4)

Atlanta Braves (9-4) @ Philadelphia Phillies (6-7) (postponed due to inclement weather)

Chicago Cubs (4-8) @ New York Yankees (7-6) (postponed due to inclement weather)

Tampa Bay Rays (7-7) @ Baltimore Orioles (6-7) (postponed due to inclement weather)

Cleveland Indians (6-7) @ Detroit Tigers (6-4) (postponed due to inclement weather)

NBA: New York Knicks 109 (36-45) – Brooklyn Nets 98 (44-37)

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A postcard Frazier Glenn Miller sent Kevin Harpham in 2011. (Credit: U.S. Attorneys Office)(OVERLAND PARK, Mo.) — The former KKK leader accused of murdering three people at two Jewish centers in Kansas was pen pals with Kevin Harpham, the man who plotted to bomb the MLK Day parade in Spokane, Wash., in 2011, the government says.

ABC News acquired from prosecutors copies of the postcards and letters they allegedly exchanged in March and April of that year, shortly after Harpham was jailed.

Frazier Glenn Miller, currently facing murder charges, encouraged Harpham to “stay strong,” and offered to help set up a legal defense fund for the convict, who later admitted to planting a backpack bomb along the parade route.

Miller appeared to believe Harpham was innocent.

“The vast majority agrees with me that you’ve been set up/framed,” Miller said in one letter.

“Your dad appeared on the TV and stated that you were living with him and caring for him during the time the crime was allegedly taking place.”

Harpham responded to Miller, thanking him for the support. He declined the legal help, referring to advice he had gotten from Alex Linder, founder of the anti-Semitic, white supremacist website Vanguard News Network.

“Alex Linder once said it is best to just take the public defender and not waste personal money on a trial and that is what I’m doing,” Harpham wrote.

At one point, Harpham wrote that he might need Miller to house-sit. He also complained about the jail’s “hard bed, limited clothing and blankets to keep warm.”

Harpham wrote that he had more to say but couldn’t put it in writing.

Miller, who appeared in court Tuesday and is being held on a $10 million bond, had other friends behind bars. He kept in touch with Joseph Paul Franklin, who was executed in Missouri last November, and Craig Cobb, a white supremacist serving time in North Dakota.

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iStock/Thinkstock(PULASKI TOWNSHIP, Pa.) — Sgt. Chad Adams of the Pulaski Township Police Department in Pennsylvania donned a traditional Amish bonnet, dress and apron in January while working undercover to catch a reported pervert who had been exposing himself to Amish children walking home from school.

“Sometimes being a police officer means going undercover and doing what you have to do to catch the bad guy,” Adams wrote on his department’s Facebook page.

Adams had a female partner in the operation, an officer from Wampum, Pa., and told the New Castle News he and the other officer would walk along the road in hopes the reported perp would approach them.

Adams did not catch the reported perpetrator in action. However, he said authorities believe the suspect was later arrested in another county.

“I wanted to share with you that we will use all means available to try and protect our children,” Adams wrote. “That includes dressing up as an Amish woman to attempt to apprehend a pervert!”

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Ryan Catalani/@magicofpi(BOSTON) — On the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three and injured 264 people, law enforcement officials in the city are not taking any chances. The Boston Police bomb squad has been dispatched to the area near the marathon finish line to investigate two unattended backpacks.

As a precaution, Boston Police have established a perimeter around the questionable items left in the area of Boylston Street and Exeter Street while the bomb squad investigates. Authorities asked pedestrians and drivers in tweeted safety alerts Tuesday to “avoid the area in and around the Boston Marathon Finish Line.”

A Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority offcial said after the discovery of the bags, Green Line trains are not stopping at Copley Station. No other information was available.

Similar measures were taken Tuesday morning when the bomb squad was sent to an area near South Station to investigate a suspicious item that they later blew up.

The backpack in question at the marathon finish line. @universalhub pic.twitter.com/oahl97sKcM

— Ryan Catalani (@magicofpi) April 15, 2014

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Johnson County Police Dept(OVERLAND PARK, Kan.) — A leading white nationalist says the accused gunman in the Jewish center shootings in Kansas was a raging alcoholic who long ago lost ties with his own pro-white community.

“I think Glenn had gone insane, completely insane in recent years,” Don Black, a former Ku Klux Klan member and the founder of Stormfront, the “White Pride World Wide” website, told ABC News. “Probably because of the alcohol. But whatever it was, he did us a lot of damage this weekend.

“He killed Christians. The whole thing was completely insane. His brain has rotted,” Black added.

Glenn Frazier Miller, a former KKK leader, allegedly killed three people Sunday when he opened fire at two Jewish community centers in Kansas. The charging documents used the last name of Miller, but he was addressed as “Mr. Cross” by the judge at a hearing Tuesday. Cross is an alias used by the suspect. Bond was set at $10 million.

Miller was charged earlier Tuesday with one count of capital murder and a second count of premeditated first-degree murder. The capital murder charge makes him eligible for the death penalty.

Miller’s lawyer did not return a call for comment.

Despite his reported allegiance to another anti-Semitic website, Vanguard News Network, Miller had been shunned by the white nationalism community for years, Black said.

He and Miller had a falling-out after Miller testified against fellow KKK members as part of a plea bargain in 1988, Black said.

“It doesn’t matter what side you’re on, people don’t like rats,” Black said. “He’d been a government informant testifying against personal friends of mine. He came back years later and expected to be accepted back in our circles.”

But there were other reasons Black — who said he never allowed Miller to post on his website’s forum — said the accused killer wasn’t welcome.

“He had a history of too much alcohol, being a blowhard generally,” Black said.

Black, 60, said he was shocked to learn Miller is the suspect in the shootings.

“I would not have anticipated his doing that,” he said. “I thought he was most mostly talk.”

Commenters on Vanguard News Network, where Miller reportedly posted under the username “Rounder,” were equally surprised.

“This is really out of character, the randomness of it,” a user named “313Chris” wrote. “Just doesn’t read like something he would do.”

Others rallied to support Miller, whose is accused of killing a 14-year-old boy and two adults in the shooting.

“Glenn Miller has more guts and courage in his little finger than these keyboard warriors have in their entire body,” a user named “SA Mann” wrote.

Sinister comments proved some of Miller’s peers approved of the bloodshed.

“He needed to go on a more crowded day,” senior member “Dan Hadaway” wrote. “It didn’t sound like it was too well thought out.”

The Southern Poverty Law Center, a watchdog for hate crimes, calls Black’s Stormfront “the first major hate site on the Internet.”

The group has urged authorities to read forums on sites like Stormfront and Vanguard News Network.

“It’s not like we don’t know where this type of hatred and violence is bred,” said Heidi Beirich of the Southern Poverty Law Center in an interview with ABC News. “These forums have to be watched very carefully within whatever the legal bounds are. This is where these people live. This is where our domestic terrorism is coming from.”

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