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"Kyrie Irving is becoming the main story of this offseason. The All-Star guard reportedly asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him. This request..." Read More
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  • Magic Johnson expects Brandon Ingram to lead Lakers in scoring, hit 20 ppg next year

    Yardbarker "You certainly can’t accuse Magic Johnson of selling his players short. In a feature earlier this week on Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram by Mark Medina of the LA Daily News, Johnson laid out his lofty expectations of the 19-year-old for the 2017-18 season. “I expect him to lead us..." July 22

  • Andrew Wiggins Set to Become Highest-Paid Canadian Athlete

    Complex "Minnesota Timberwolves star, Andrew Wiggins, is on the verge of signing a monster deal. According to reports from ESPN this week, it looks like the team is ready to lock up the 2014 first-overall pick to a five-year deal worth a whopping $148 million. The hefty contract would immediately make..." July 22

  • Marcus Morris after Kyrie Irving trade request: Just don’ go to Golden State

    Boston "On Friday, Kyrie Irving rocked the NBA when ESPN revealed that the Cavaliers guard requested to be traded in a recent meeting with team owner Dan Gilbert. The 25-year-old reportedly gave Cleveland a quartet of preferable destinations: New York, Miami, San Antonio, and Minnesota. In case..." July 22

  • Steve Ballmer bothered by sharing town with Lakers

    Larry Brown Sports "The Clippers have managed to surpass the Lakers in terms of success over the past few years, but they still remain the secondary team in Los Angeles behind the ever-popular Purple and Gold. Team owner Steve Ballmer, who bought the franchise three years ago, recently acknowledged that competing..." July 22

  • Kings finally waive rights to 44-year-old European player they drafted in 1995

    Pro Basketball Talk "Back in 1995 — while you were listening to Coolio rap “Gangster’s Paradise,” watching the O.J. Simpson trial, and using your cell phone to actually make calls — Sacramento Kings GM Geoff Petrie used a late second round pick on Dejan Bodiroga. The Serbian point forward — who played for the..." July 22

  • Ezekiel Elliott’s ex-girlfriend mentions domestic violence in Instagram post

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL still has not yet ruled on the fate of Ezekiel Elliott in light of his domestic violence case, and a new Instagram post by the woman who claims she was abused will likely be of interest to them. The woman who was in a relationship with the rusher accused Elliott of getting physical with..." July 22

  • An Uber driver suing Michael Oher says ex-Panthers OL 'attacked' and 'bit' him

    CBS Sports "The Panthers recently released Michael Oher, their former left tackle, but the man who was the focal point of "The Blind Side" book and movie remains in the news. Oher was ditched by Carolina after failing a physical, likely stemming from concussion issues he suffered during the early part of..." July 22

  • Cardinals say Carson Palmer, Larry Fitzgerald won’t play in Hall of Fame Game

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals will take on one another to kick off the 2017 NFL preseason in Canton early next month. It’s a way for the NFL to pay respects to its Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Unfortunately for fans in Canton, two of the game’s most-notable players will..." July 22

  • Cardinals QB Carson Palmer gives David Johnson stitches

    Yardbarker "To the best of our knowledge, Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson did not snitch out Carson Palmer. That’s the good news. The bad news? Palmer’s arm seems to be incredibly fresh following a substandard 2016 season. How much so? Well, one of Palmer’s passes during a recent workout..." July 22

  • Jaguars' Ramsey to start camp on PUP list

    Bleacher Report "Jacksonville Jaguars defensive back Jalen Ramsey was placed on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list Saturday as he continues to recover from offseason core muscle surgery. Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union passed along the news and noted fellow corner Aaron Colvin was also added..." July 22

  • Cubs interested in Rangers catcher Jonathan Lucroy

    Sportsnaut "There’s been talk around the water cooler that the Chicago Cubs are interested in Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish. While that might still very well be the case, at least one report suggests Chicago is more interested in Rangers catcher Jonathan Lucroy. “According to a source, a key Rangers..." July 22

  • Pablo Sandoval apologizes for 2015 comments on leaving Giants

    Fanrag Sports "Despite being a beloved figure during his first stint with the San Francisco Giants, third baseman Pablo Sandoval probably could have handled his departure more smoothly than he did. In an interview with Scott Miller of Bleacher Report, Sandoval said that leaving the Giants for Boston was “not..." July 22

  • Blue Jays place Sanchez on DL for 4th time with blister issues

    TSN "Aaron Sanchez has been placed on the 10-day disabled list – again. It’s the fourth time this season he has been placed on the shelf, all regarding issues to his pitching hand. The most recent news of yet another blister is troubling for Sanchez and the Blue Jays. Sanchez met with a hand..." July 22

  • Dodgers considering adding Mets' Addison Reed to bullpen

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Dodgers have been baseball's best team over the past month-plus, looking nearly unstoppable at times. That's not stopping the Dodgers' front office from examining potential upgrades, however. According to Buster Olney, the Dodgers are interested in adding New York Mets closer..." July 22

  • ‘Scared’ teams running from Zach Britton blockbuster

    New York Post "If Zach Britton were pitching like last year, the Orioles could receive a package back at least as strong as what the Yankees got for Andrew Miller, perhaps more because, at minimum, the super power Astros and Dodgers would be pushing hard to land him. But he is not pitching like last..." July 22

  • McPhee 'comfortable' with Golden Knights roster

    NHL.com "The Vegas Golden Knights have 11 defensemen on the roster, but two months before the start of their first training camp, general manager George McPhee said he isn't in a rush to reduce that number. "We're at a manageable number right now," McPhee told the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Friday...." July 22

  • Even without NHL players, USA Hockey officials optimistic about potential Olympic roster

    USA Today "Today’s young American hockey players have grown up believing the dream of playing in the Olympics before turning pro only happens in movies. “I watched ‘Miracle’ and that’s how it used to be,” University of Denver player Troy Terry said. “It was pretty cool. That’s a little different than the..." July 22

  • Marc-Andre Fleury took Stanley Cup on a road trip, protected it well

    The Sports Daily "Former Penguins netminder Marc-Andre Fleury is enjoying his time with the Stanley Cup, and is treating it like a trophy. Being that it is, indeed, a trophy, that makes a lot of sense. Check out how adamant Fleury was about securing the trophy in his car, which you can see in the photo below. " July 22

  • Coyotes, Martinook avoid arbitration with two-year contract

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Arizona Coyotes and restricted free agent forward Jordan Martinook were able to avoid their upcoming salary arbitration hearing by agreeing to terms on a two-year contract on Saturday. Martinook’s new deal will pay him an average annual salary of $1.8 million per season according to Craig..." July 22

  • What to make of the Brian Dumoulin arbitration numbers

    HockeyBuzz "We finally have some information on the arbitration front. We have the official asking price from both player and team for Brian Dumoulin. And wouldn't you know it one price is too high and one price is too low. It's almost like both sides are trying to drag the actual price to a place in the..." July 22

  • Barcelona star Neymar agrees terms with Paris Saint-Germain

    ESPN FC "Barcelona forward Neymar has now told Paris Saint-Germain he wants to move to the Parc des Princes and agreed terms on a contract, a source close to the French club has told ESPN FC. His decision means PSG can now push forward with their plans to trigger the Brazil international's €222 million..." July 22

  • PSG poised to test Arsenal's insistence that Alexis Sanchez will not be sold with £70million transfer bid

    Daily Mirror "French heavyweights Paris Saint-Germain are ready to make a stunning £70million offer for Alexis Sanchez, writes John Cross in Beijing. They are determined to make Arsene Wenger break his promise not to sell Sanchez this summer, even though the Chile forward has 12 months left on his contract..." July 22

  • Real Madrid confident they will land Kylian Mbappe in world-record £120m deal

    The Sun "REAL MADRID believe they will land Kylian Mbappe for a world-record £120million fee. SunSport can reveal Real chiefs have been working on the deal for the past month — and that an agreement is thought to be in place with Monaco and the player. Real expect to complete the signing in the next..." July 22

  • Chelsea chief Roman Abramovich willing to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United

    Daily Mirror "Jose Mourinho has made a £35million bid for Nemanja Matic — and been told he can have him for £50m, writes John Cross in Beijing. Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is ready to sanction the deal with Manchester United as an act of goodwill towards the midfielder, but will add on a “Lukaku..." July 22

  • Arsenal and Crystal Palace move closer to agreeing Calum Chambers deal

    The Sun "Arsenal are in dialogue with Crystal Palace over the sale of Calum Chambers with both clubs increasingly confident a compromise can be struck over the fee. Palace had discussed loan and permanent deal options for the England defender but their initial offer, believed to be worth around £16m..." July 22

  • UNLV hires high-priced lawyer to assist with Raiders negotiation

    Las Vegas Sun "Despite publicly saying they see “no hurdles” in dealing with the Raiders, UNLV officials hired a lawyer versed in knocking them down after seeing the team’s first offer. UNLV responded to the team-friendly proposal last week by retaining attorney Daniel Etna of Herrick Feinstein LLP, a..." July 22

  • FSU lands commitment from 2019 CB Akeem Dent

    Orlando Sentinel "Akeem Dent wasn’t quite ready to call FSU his leader among colleges courting his services Friday morning at the conclusion of the Jimbo Fisher Football Camp. About two hours later, that was no problem as the former Pahokee star, who has transferred to Palm Beach Central, committed to the..." July 21

  • Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze resigns amid discovery of call to escort service

    CBS Sports "Ole Miss announced Thursday night that coach Hugh Freeze has resigned, effective immediately, following a "pattern of personal misconduct." Matt Luke will serve as the Rebels' interim coach. While the resignation is sudden, it is not without reason. "This is a sad day for the University of..." July 21

  • Alabama loses former No. 1 RB recruit Emmons to transfer

    SEC Country "B.J. Emmons, who would have been a sophomore running back at Alabama this season, has transferred from the program, SEC Country has learned. Emmons, a former 4-star prospect from Freedom High School (Morganton, N.C.), rushed for 173 yards and a touchdown during the Crimson Tide’s first seven..." July 20

  • Jim Harbaugh hiring former 49ers executive Tom Gamble

    Sportsnaut "Michigan football head coach Jim Harbaugh has reportedly bolstered his talent evaluation department by hiring former San Francisco 49ers executive Tom Gamble. Tim Kawakami of The Athletic reported this news, which has yet to be confirmed by the school’s athletic department. Gamble and..." July 20

  • J-Mychal Reese receives medical waiver and is free to transfer

    Fanrag Sports "J-Mychal Reese, most recently with North Texas, has received a medical waiver and is free to transfer, a source told FanRag Sports on Friday. Per NCAA transfer rules, since having graduated, Reese can commit to another university and be eligible to play in the upcoming season. Reese is actually..." July 21

  • Gonzaga attempting to pry Buddy Boeheim away from Syracuse

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Syracuse's Jim Boeheim has some competition for the 2018 recruit closest to his heart — his son, Buddy Boeheim. Buddy, a 6-5 shooting guard from New York, has said he’ll likely wind up at Syracuse to play for his father. Therefore, he hasn’t gained much recruiting attention and only had offers..." July 21

  • Coach K: Grayson Allen 'fully recovered' from ankle surgery

    USA Today "Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said in a recent ESPN podcast that star player Grayson Allen had successful surgery on an ankle this offseason. “We had him away from basketball for about three months,” Krzyzewski said of Allen. “He had a minor operation on his ankle. He’s now fully recovered, so his..." July 20

  • Top-20 2018 recruit Reggie Perry announces his commitment

    Fanrag Sports "Former Arkansas Razorbacks commit Reggie Perry told FanRag Sports that he has committed to the Mississippi State Bulldogs. The 6-foot-9, 225-pound power forward is a five-star prospect and a top-20 player in the Class of 2018, according to most reputable recruiting services. After opting not..." July 17

  • Report: Michigan grad transfer Andrew Dakich changes mind, off to OSU

    Detroit Free Press "The past two years have seen a grad transfer from the Michigan basketball team catch on with a Big Ten team. Two years ago, Max Bielfeldt finished his career with Indiana, and last season Spike Albrecht played his final year with Purdue this past season. Now, their former teammate appears to..." July 17