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  • Carmelo Anthony to accept trade to Trail Blazers if Knicks and Rockets don’t strike deal

    Pro Basketball Talk "Carmelo Anthony trade talks between the Knicks and Rockets appear to be going nowhere. Yet, Anthony’s camp is reportedly cautiously optimistic he’ll get dealt by Monday. This might explain why. Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum have recruited Anthony to Portland. The Trail Blazers have..." September 21

  • Stephen Jackson rips Kevin Durant for having fake social media account

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Durant claims he did not intend to use a fake social media account when he criticized Billy Donovan and the Oklahoma City Thunder over the weekend, but you can count former NBA player Stephen Jackson among the many who do not believe the Finals MVP. During Wednesday’s edition of “The..." September 21

  • LeBron James 'invested' in helping Cavs' Derrick Rose get next contract

    CBS Sports "When the Cleveland Cavaliers signed Derrick Rose to a one-year, $2.1M deal -- the veteran's minimum -- a few months back, it was seen not only as a surprise, but as a bit of a joke. Was he the piece that would help bring down the Warriors? But now, with training camp just days away, Rose is..." September 21

  • Damian Lillard Reveals Why He'd Never Join an NBA Super Team: 'I'm Not Joining Nobody'

    Complex "Much has been made about different NBA stars teaming up with other NBA stars over the course of the last few seasons to create so-called "super teams" designed to take over the league. From LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh teaming up with the Heat in 2011 to Kevin Durant, Steph Curry,..." September 21

  • Converse to release shoes made from authentic NBA jerseys

    Sportsnaut "Converse is getting back into the NBA game. We all remember just how big this shoe company was in the 1980s and early 1990s, with multiple stars sporting the iconic brand. Now, as shoe deals and apparel contracts take on a whole new meaning, Converse itself will release sneakers made from..." September 21

  • 49ers’ move to Santa Clara has been an absolute bust

    Sportsnaut "The San Francisco 49ers moved into Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium in 2014. What’s gone wrong? Well, it would be easier to go over what’s gone right. The decision to move out of the actual city of San Francisco was controversial when it was made. Some of the concerns were valid. Some were a little..." September 21

  • Ezekiel Elliott on lack of effort: I can’t do that; I can’t put that type of stuff on film

    Pro Football Talk "Ezekiel Elliott heard LaDainian Tomlinson’s criticism, and the Cowboys star running back didn’t dispute he showed a “lack of effort” on Chris Harris‘ interception. “I guess you could say it looked like that,” Elliott said Thursday in his first comments since Tomlinson’s criticism. “I would say..." September 21

  • Jets owner denies tanking, says Christian Hackenberg has 'a lot of upside'

    New York Daily News "In his second NFL training camp this past summer, Christian Hackenberg received every opportunity to win the Jets’ starting quarterback job. He saw significant action against first-team defenses. He started two preseason games. Todd Bowles effectively held the job in an open palm and told..." September 21

  • Brady claims drinking lots of water prevents sunburns

    Deadspin "Tom Brady, the Gwyneth Paltrow of sports, has a book out now that features approximately four million words about water, and water consumption, and different types of water, and how water can protect you from the sun. Brady says he drinks up to 300 ounces of water in a day, which is around 2.5..." September 21

  • Patriots’ Malcolm Butler not happy about his performance

    CSN New England "When Malcolm Butler didn't start against the Saints on Sunday, it wasn't something he was told ahead of time. It did surprise some of his teammates, though, during that week's walkthrough when he wasn't working with the starters. On Thursday, instead of acting shellshocked, Butler sounded..." September 21

  • Report: Alderson Expected To Return To Mets, But Collins’ May Retire

    CBS New York "Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is reportedly expected to return next season. As for manager Terry Collins’ future? That remains murky. Kristie Ackert of the Daily News reported Thursday that multiple sources told her Alderson, 69, whose contract expires after this season, will be back..." September 21

  • Yankees intend to get under luxury tax threshold for 2018

    Fanrag Sports "The New York Yankees have every intention to get below the luxury tax threshold for the 2018 season, which rises to $197 million next year, people familiar with their thinking say. New York has significant money coming off the books after the year, with CC Sabathia ($25 million salary in 2017)..." September 21

  • Reds will extend safety netting for 2018 following latest ballpark injury

    WCPO Cincinnati "The Reds have announced plans to extend safety netting to the end of the dugouts for the 2018 season following the gruesome injury to a child at Yankee Stadium this week. Thursday's announcement came after a 4-year-old girl was hit in the face by a foul line-drive hit by former Red Todd..." September 21

  • Orioles have no intention of shopping Manny Machado

    Fanrag Sports "The Baltimore Orioles have no intention to shop Manny Machado, though they haven’t yet decided whether they will make a second big attempt to lock him up long-term. Owner Peter Angelos has not yet made the commitment to extend an offer to Machado, which would presumably have to be for at least..." September 21

  • Pat Neshek vs. Zack Greinke autograph feud: Diamondbacks fans come to Greinke's defense

    USA Today "Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke hasn't said anything about Colorado reliever Pat Neshek's autograph claims. But Arizona Diamondback fans have come to his defense, flooding social media after the Rockies pitcher called out Greinke on Tuesday for refusing to sign some baseball cards for..." September 21

  • Flames said they would have put $275 million towards a new arena

    Sportsnet "The Calgary Flames say they were willing to contribute $275 million of their own money to a new arena before they ended negotiations with the city. Calgary Sport and Entertainment Corporation’s proposal released early Thursday morning included raising $225 million via a Community Revitalization..." September 21

  • Blackhawks release trio from professional tryouts

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Chicago Blackhawks made some roster moves Thursday, releasing forwards Drew Miller and John Mitchell, and defenseman Mark Stuart from their professional tryouts. All three players were added to the training camp roster at the beginning of last week, after Cody Franson was previously brought..." September 21

  • Joffrey Lupul apologizes for saying Maple Leafs 'cheat'

    Sporting News "Joffrey Lupul apologized Wednesday for a since-deleted Instagram caption in which he said the Maple Leafs "cheat," a comment apparently related to his failed physical with the NHL team. Lupul, 33, said his comments — which included "Haha failed physical?" — were an "unneeded distraction" for..." September 21

  • Torey Krug Injury: Bruins D-Man Out At Least 3 Weeks With Fractured Jaw

    NESN "Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug will get a late start to the 2017-18 season after an unfortunate preseason injury. The Bruins D-man made an early exit from Tuesday’s preseason game against the Detroit Red Wings after taking a puck to the face. The B’s announced Thursday morning Krug suffered a..." September 21

  • All eyes on Polak as Maple Leafs' blue-line battle ramps up

    Toronto Sun "Many Maple Leaf defencemen put in long hours in summer skates at the club’s practice rink — Travis Dermott and Andrew Nielsen to start, and Andreas Borgman, Calle Rosen and Timothy Liljegren near the end. But it might be the latest of the blue-line latecomers who gets the most attention in the..." September 21

  • Nebraska fires AD Shawn Eichorst after struggles in football, basketball

    CBS Sports "Nebraska has fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst. The school announced the decision in a release on Thursday afternoon. "Shawn has led Nebraska Athletics in many positive ways, but those efforts have not translated into on-field performance," chancellor Ronnie Green said in a statement. "Our..." September 21

  • Anonymous NFL Scout: Saquon Barkley is better than Ezekiel Elliott

    Sportsnaut "There’s been a ton of buzz surrounding Penn State running back Saquon Barkley since the 2017 college football season started. Some already view the junior as the Heisman Trophy favorite. Others conclude he’s simply the best player in the nation. Likely to enter the 2018 NFL Draft after this..." September 21

  • Kentucky AD Mitch Barnhart condemns fan's sign ridiculing Hurricane Irma victims

    USA Today "UK athletics director Mitch Barnhart has issued a statement condemning a fan's sign made for the Florida game that was circulated online Wednesday. The sign, a photo of which was captured from a Snapchat story then tweeted by former Florida player Ahmad Black, reads, "If hurricane Irma didn't..." September 21

  • Saturday was one of the deadliest for college football in decades

    CBS Sports "One of the deadliest college football Saturdays in decades has added to one of the deadliest college football years in decades. Midwestern State cornerback Robert Grays died Tuesday after suffering an apparent serious neck injury while making a tackle Saturday against Texas A&M-Kingsville, the..." September 20

  • LSU’s Derrius Guice posts, then deletes, picture of him with brand-new car

    Sportsnaut "Unless LSU running back Derrius Guice has north of $50,000 laying around for a rainy day, this photo of him posing with his mother and a brand new car probably isn’t going to sit well with the NCAA. As noted, Guice would quickly delete the photo. But as we all know, you really can’t delete..." September 20

  • Syracuse basketball player arrested for sexually abuse

    New York Post "A Syracuse University basketball player has been nabbed for sexually abusing a woman “incapable” of giving consent, police said. Dominick Parker, 18, was arrested last Friday for the alleged sexual contact with the 18-year-old woman at a Stadium Place apartment on campus, Syracuse.com..." September 21

  • Nebraska fires AD Shawn Eichorst after struggles in football, basketball

    CBS Sports "Nebraska has fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst. The school announced the decision in a release on Thursday afternoon. "Shawn has led Nebraska Athletics in many positive ways, but those efforts have not translated into on-field performance," chancellor Ronnie Green said in a statement. "Our..." September 21