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"Amar’e Stoudemire has decided to call it a career, announcing his retirement today after signing a ceremonial contract with the Knicks, the team..." Read More
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  • Andrea Bargnani signs with Spanish club Baskonia

    The Score "Andrea Bargnani is done exploring the NBA's Atlantic Division and is ready to return to Europe. The 30-year-old Italian signed with Spanish club Saski Baskonia on a two-year deal that reportedly has both a team and player option. Bargnani is looking for a fresh start in the Euroleague, where..." July 26

  • ESPN says the Lakers will be the worst team in the Western Conference

    Silver Screen And Roll "The Los Angeles Lakers almost undoubtedly will improve this season. Kobe Bryant’s farewell tour was fun at times, but on most nights having one of the least efficient players in the league use up the fourth-highest percentage of possessions of any player to average more than 20 minutes per game..." July 26

  • Sam Hinkie's Analytics Staff Expected To Be Gone

    Liberty Ballers "Whenever there's a regime change in a sports franchise, it's pretty common for the new boss to bring in his own handpicked staff, while also getting rid of some of the people he inherited along with the job. President Bryan Colangelo has already completed the first act by bringing in the likes of..." July 26

  • Why Russell Westbrook must decide his long-term future with the Thunder a year early

    SB Nation "As soon as Kevin Durant decided to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors, much of the attention in Oklahoma City turned to the future of Russell Westbrook. We've seen much speculation and many trade rumors in the weeks since Durant's momentous decision, but the star point..." July 26

  • James Harden: I Might Actually Try on Defense This Year

    Obsev "It's not a stretch to say that James Harden and the Houston Rockets will put up large point totals in 2016-17. Not only did the team acquire sharpshooters in wing Eric Gordon and power forward Ryan Anderson, but they ditched Dwight Howard, who still fancies himself a low-post scorer (he's not),..." July 26

  • Seahawks extend Pete Carroll through 2019

    NFL.com "Two days after signing general manager John Schneider to a new deal, the Seattle Seahawks are extending coach Pete Carroll's contract. The team has reached agreement with Carroll on a new pact that will run through the 2019 season, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported, via a source informed..." July 26

  • 49ers’ Kaepernick given medical OK for training camp

    Sacramento Bee "Colin Kaepernick received medical clearance Tuesday from his Colorado doctor to fully take part in practice for the first time this season. According to a league source, the 49ers quarterback met in Vail, Colo., with Dr. Peter Millett, who performed Kaepernick’s November shoulder surgery...." July 26

  • Report: Brock Osweiler could have made more money staying with Broncos

    Sportsnaut "New details have emerged regarding what the Denver Broncos were willing to offer their former quarterback, Brock Osweiler, to stay with the team. “I know Denver was willing to go $18.5 per (year) and at least put a $35 million guaranteed offer in front of him,” Benjamin Allbright of..." July 26

  • Report: Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick Unlikely to Reach Deal Before Training Camp Starts

    Gang Green Nation "Ian Rapoport says the Jets are unlikely to reach an agreement on a contract with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick before training camp begins. Mike Maccagnan said earlier in the offseason that training camp would be the deadline for a Fitzpatrick deal, although Todd Bowles later walked back those..." July 26

  • Report: Changed phone number could have been the culprit in Le'Veon Bell missing drug test

    Behind The Steel Curtain "At this point in time, speculation is all fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers have to go on, in regards to Le'Veon Bell's current situation. What we know right now is the All-Pro running back is facing a 4-game suspension, he is planning on appealing his suspension and thanks to his comment on social..." July 26

  • MLB warns Puig of fine if he wears Scully cleats again

    The Score "The fashion police have come to Dodger Stadium. Yasiel Puig received a letter from Major League Baseball warning him of a $5,000 fine should he wear his Vin Scully-tribute cleats during a game again, according to Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register. The Cuban slugger wore the cleats,..." July 26

  • Padres Reportedly Making Progress On Andrew Cashner Trade

    MLB Trade Rumors "3:54pm: Morosi adds that the Padres are still discussing Cashner with multiple clubs, but there’s been enough progress in talks that he could be scratched from tonight’s start vs. the Blue Jays (Twitter link). 3:39pm: The Padres are making progress on a trade involving Andrew Cashner, reports..." July 26

  • Dee Gordon Set to Return from PED Suspension on Thursday

    Baseball Essential "After back-to-back huge seasons by second baseman Dee Gordon with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Miami Marlins, it had seemed like he was one of the many young stars in the game who forced fans to watch when he was at the plate. Gordon’s electric speed and hit tool left him receiving MVP votes at the..." July 26

  • Astros fan starts fundraiser to buy out Gomez

    Houston Chronicle "It's not often that you see fans passing the hat to raise money for billionaire sports owners. But the struggles of Astros outfielder Carlos Gomez have prompted one fan to do so, at least in cyberspace. After the Astros' 2-1 home loss to the Yankees on Monday night - which ended with Gomez..." July 26

  • Yankees will 'think hard' about Beltran offers, GM says

    The Score "One day after trading left-hander Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs for a package of players, the New York Yankees are still contemplating what to do with their other productive assets. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman was asked by MLB Network Radio on Tuesday if trading outfielder..." July 26

  • Hawks, David Rundblad agree to mutual termination of contract

    Chicago Sun-Times "The Blackhawks and defenseman David Rundblad have parted ways, mutually agreeing to a termination of his contract. Rundblad’s agent, Claude Lemieux, said Rundblad wanted to “explore other opportunities.” Rundblad, acquired by the Hawks from Arizona (in exchange for a second-round pick) on March..." July 26

  • Red Wings sign DeKeyser to six-year deal

    TSN "The Detroit Red Wings have signed defenceman Danny DeKeyser to a six-year, $30 million contract, according to multiple reports." July 26

  • Evander Kane would fill Canucks’ scoring needs

    The Province "He’s a major problem — and a potential star. The optics of another off-ice altercation by the wayward Evander Kane were ugly, but the timing may not have been better for the Vancouver Canucks, who desperately need to acquire a second-line left-winger. The Sabres’ enigma was handcuffed..." July 26

  • Flyers sign Brandon Manning to new contract

    Philly.com "Brandon Manning is the latest Flyer to avoid arbitration. Elliotte Friedman and Tim Wharnsby of CBC Sports have the details on the defenseman's new contract." July 26

  • Sergey Zborovskiy inks ELC with Rangers

    Today's Slapshot "The New York Rangers drafted Moscow native defenseman Sergey Zborovskiy in the third round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft last summer. Now, just over a year later, they’ve opted to ink him to his entry-level deal. Cap Friendly reported on Monday that Zborovskiy has inked his three year..." July 26

  • Former Southern Miss forward Jonathan Mills shot and killed in Chicago

    Chicago Tribune "A former North Lawndale College Prep basketball standout was shot and killed Monday afternoon, not far from where he played and helped his team win the Public League title in 2009, according to police and his former coach. Jonathan Mills, 26, suffered several gunshot wounds around 1:30 p.m. in..." July 26

  • 4-star forward Chuma Okeke commits to Auburn, Tigers now have No. 1 basketball class

    Alabama "Auburn added its third impact recruit in the class of 2017 as forward Chuma Okeke pledged to the Tigers, according to multiple reports. Okeke, a 6-foot-7, 225-pound forward from Westlake High School in Fairburn, Ga., is the nation's No. 57 overall recruit and No. 7 player in Georgia according..." July 25

  • Former Seton Hall guard gives up pro ball for firefighting career

    The Score "Derrick Gordon had a successful college basketball career throughout his time at Western Kentucky, UMass, and Seton Hall, but has opted against a professional career overseas to become a firefighter. The 6-foot-3 guard, who averaged 8.0 points for the Pirates in 2015-16, announced on Twitter..." July 24

  • Details on Kentucky Getting Hit With ‘NCAA Violation’ Because of Drake

    Black Sports Online "This is just stupid, because Drake can and always ends up taking a picture with some of college basketballs top young stars. The NCAA officially hit Kentucky with a secondary violation for his involvement with the university — after the POWERS that be deemed it an “unfair” advantage for the..." July 23

  • Oklahoma State forward Tyrek Coger died of enlarged heart

    USA Today "The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Office says Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died from an enlarged heart and that the manner of death was natural. Office spokeswoman Amy Elliott provided the information to the Associated Press in an email Friday. It came a few hours after..." July 23

  • Terrelle Pryor can visit Ohio State as five-year ban comes to a close

    The Comeback "Former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor’s five-year disassociation ban from the school expired Tuesday, meaning Pryor can now return to and associate with his alma mater. Pryor was given a notice by Buckeyes’ athletic director Gene Smith on July 26, 2011 saying the school could not..." July 26

  • Iowa State recruit shrugs off being hit by a car, receives 103 stitches

    The Score "For all those out there who want to be known as being tough, Iowa State recruit Chase Allen just laid down the gauntlet. The incoming tight end was struck by a car Thursday night outside of the Iowa State practice facility in Ames, Iowa, according to Rance Burger of the Springfield..." July 26

  • Father of injured LSU kicker says fire saved his son's life

    The Advocate "The fire saved Colby Delahoussaye’s life. Flames that scorched the LSU kicker’s left thigh woke him from an unconscious state, leading to his escape from Saturday night’s fiery car crash, which left two dead. “All he remembers is that the fire was burning his leg and that woke him up,” said..." July 26

  • Miami Lands 4-Star Defensive End Deonte “DJ” Johnson

    CBS Miami "The University of Miami just made a big splash in recruiting. 6-foot-5, 240-pound defensive end Deonte “DJ” Johnson committed to the University of Miami Monday evening – joining the Hurricanes 2017 recruiting class." July 26

  • James Conner to be full participant when Pitt practice opens

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Panthers coach Pat Narduzzi said Monday that running back James Conner will participate fully in practice when the Panthers open Aug. 8. Conner, who was recently declared cancer-free after battling Hodgkin lymphoma, will be fitted with a GPS device to monitor his practice pace and..." July 26

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