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  • Kevin Durant Tweets on LeBron James Trade Talk: 'U Can't Trade a Legend'

    Bleacher Report "Kevin Durant is coming to the defense of LeBron James. The Golden State Warriors forward exchanged tweets with Lil Dicky on Wednesday, saying the Cavaliers "can't trade a legend" in response to the rapper saying Cleveland should trade James. Longtime NBA writer Chris Sheridan reported James..." August 16

  • LeBron James is ‘100 percent’ leaving the Cavaliers

    Sportsnaut "The idea that LeBron James would leave the Cleveland Cavaliers for a second time in his career seems to be picking up steam. It was recently reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that Cleveland’s asking price for Kyrie Irving is directly linked to the idea that the team will ultimately lose..." August 16

  • Bulls expected to buyout Dwyane Wade in next few months

    Larry Brown Sports "Dwyane Wade’s days in Chicago appear to be numbered. Nick Friedell of ESPN reported on Wednesday that the Bulls are expected to agree to a buyout with Wade “at some point in the next few months.” The 35-year-old Wade, who put up 18.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 3.8 assists per game for Chicago..." August 16

  • If Jeff Hornacek doesn’t work out with Knicks, is David Blatt next in line?

    Pro Basketball Talk "It’s not fair to judge Jeff Hornacek of his first season as coach of the New York Knicks. Phil Jackson made some poor roster decisions — don’t hire a coach that likes to play fast then go sign Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah — and then there was the on again, off again, on again triangle offense..." August 16

  • Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant Open With Best Odds to Win 2017-18 MVP

    SI "Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant opened as the favorites to win the 2017-18 NBA MVP award, according to SportsInsights. The former teammates came in at +350, creating a decent gap between themselves and the rest of the pack. Kawhi Leonard is third on the list at +550, followed up by last..." August 16

  • Steelers GM growing impatient with Bell's camp holdout

    ESPN "The Pittsburgh Steelers do not know when running back Le'Veon Bell will show up, but they are still counting on him to have a big year, general manager Kevin Colbert said Wednesday. Asked whether the Steelers have considered rescinding Bell's $12.1 million franchise tender, Colbert told ESPN..." August 16

  • NFL Players Association Fires Back At NFL For Zeke Statement 'They're Liars & Hypocrites'

    TMZ "The NFL Players Association is firing back at the NFL for its recent statement on the Zeke Elliott case ... calling them hypocrites and liars who should be ashamed for "stooping to new lows." The scathing statement is in direct response to NFL's release on Wednesday ... where they accused the..." August 16

  • Sean Payton explains Saints’ decision to fire orthopedists

    Larry Brown Sports "New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton explained why the organization parted ways with a pair of orthopedists. It was widely reported that the orthopedists, Deryk Jones and Misty Suri, were fired in light of a significant misdiagnosis of cornerback Delvin Breaux. Breaux was found to have a..." August 16

  • NFL puts NFLPA on blast over response to Ezekiel Elliott suspension

    Sportsnaut "The National Football League did not waste any time Wednesday calling out the NFL Players Association for what the league believes is the union throwing out derogatory reports surrounding the alleged victim in the Ezekiel Elliott domestic violence case. Hold on to your hats, this release sent..." August 16

  • Death of Texas “Bathroom Bill” could pave way for 2018 NFL Draft

    Pro Football Talk "The death of a Texas “Bathroom Bill,” which targeted transgender people, puts North Texas back in line to host the 2018 NFL Draft. It marks the second time that North Carolina-style bathroom restrictions have failed to pass in Texas. The Cowboys long have played the role of favorite for the..." August 16

  • Marlins ‘willing to engage’ on Stanton trade talks

    Sportsnet "With Giancarlo Stanton clearing waivers Tuesday, the Miami Marlins have the opportunity to trade MLB’s home run leader to any club before the Aug. 31 waiver trade deadline if that’s the road the franchise wants to go down. Speaking on Sportsnet 590 The FAN’s Starting Lineup, MLB Network’s Jon..." August 16

  • The Jose Fernandez statue may be in jeopardy

    Hardball Talk "Last November it was reported that the Marlins planned to build a memorial for Jose Fernandez, likely including a statue. The effort was said to be a pet project of the Marlins owner, Jeff Loria, who was close with Fernandez. Today the Miami Herald reports, however, that those plans are in..." August 16

  • Alex Rodriguez, Jennifer Lopez help Yankees' Gary Sanchez out of his slump

    USA Today "Leave it Alex Rodriguez, with an assist to his girlfriend Jennifer Lopez, in helping Gary Sanchez emerge from his defensive slump and go on an offensive tear. “The idea is to try to hit it up the middle,’’ Sanchez said after hitting a homer and a long sac fly against Jacob deGrom in the..." August 16

  • Jered Weaver Announces Retirement "Jered Weaver today announced that he has retired from Major League Baseball following a playing career that spanned 12 seasons. "I've decided to step away from baseball. While I've been working hard to get back on the mound, my body just will not allow me to compete like I want to," said..." August 16

  • Verlander: Trade rumors 'on my mind, that's for sure'

    Detroit Free Press "Justin Verlander spoke on a few topics after the Detroit Tigers’ 10-4 loss to the Rangers on Tuesday night, their ninth loss in the last 11 games. Among them were the trade rumors that have circulated his name for the better part of the past two months and his future with the only organization he..." August 16

  • Wild, Cullen agree to 1-year, $1M deal

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Matt Cullen could have retired a back-to-back champ or re-signed in Pittsburgh for a chance to three-peat. Instead, the born and bred Minnesotan and former St. Cloud State standout has made a family decision and decided to return for a second stint and 20th NHL season with his home-state..." August 16

  • Pickard embracing challenge with Golden Knights "No, goaltender Calvin Pickard did not board the bus in Las Vegas on Monday and spend 20 hours riding 1,100 miles for an event here on Tuesday as part of the Vegas Golden Knights Road Trip. He flew in. But he flew in from home in Winnipeg, which is about the same distance away that Las Vegas..." August 16

  • Avalanche Signs Toninato

    Real GM Hockey "The Colorado Avalanche have signed forward Dominic Toninato to a two-year, entry-level contract through the 2018-19 season. Toninato became a college free agent on Aug. 15. Toninato, 23, wrapped up a four-year career with Minnesota Duluth in 2016-17, serving as team captain during his senior..." August 16

  • Oilers sign Leon Draisaitl to contract extension "The Edmonton Oilers have signed centre Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year contract extension, through the 2024-25 season, with an average annual value (AAV) of $8.5 million. The 21-year old native of Cologne, Germany completed his third National Hockey League (NHL) season in 2016-17, setting..." August 16

  • Vegas among teams in on Pens draftee Byron

    Pro Hockey Talk "Will Butcher isn’t the only college free agent garnering interest in free agency. University of Maine senior Blaine Byron, Pittsburgh’s sixth-round pick in ’13, has passed on signing with the club and can now ink with a team of his choosing. Per The Hockey News, the four “lead suitors” for..." August 16

  • PSG looking to offload Matuidi, Lucas, Aurier, Ben Arfa, Krychowiak - sources

    ESPN FC "Paris Saint-Germain's summer clear-out is underway after sporting director Antero Henrique sanctioned Jese Rodriguez's season-long loan move to Stoke, with sources telling ESPN FC he is planning to shift up to five more faces before the transfer window closes. The source said Henrique is..." August 16

  • Jese Rodriguez: Stoke sign PSG forward on loan

    BBC "Stoke have signed ex-Real Madrid forward Jese Rodriguez on a season-long loan from Paris St-Germain. The 24-year-old joined Real at the age of 14 and was part of their Champions League-winning squads in 2014 and 2016. He joined PSG last August for £21m on a five-year deal, but scored just..." August 16

  • Reports: Newcastle adds Joselu; Chasing Wilshere, three others

    Pro Soccer Talk "Newcastle United’s search for an answer up top is heading South, directionally, and their hope for help in the midfield may be as well. The Magpies are said to be on the verge of adding Joselu from Stoke City for about $6 million, and are linked to Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere amongst a..." August 16

  • Borussia Dortmund's Christian Pulisic rejects Liverpool rumours

    ESPN FC "U.S. international Christian Pulisic has said he is happy at Borussia Dortmund amid renewed rumours he could join Liverpool. Following his breakthrough season at Dortmund, Pulisic has once again been linked with Liverpool, who made an attempt to sign the winger last year. However, Pulisic..." August 16

  • Philippe Coutinho 'tells Jurgen Klopp he won’t play for Liverpool again' - even if it costs him World Cup place

    Daily Mirror "Philippe Coutinho is refusing to change his stance over a move away from Liverpool - even if it costs him his place at the World Cup. The Brazilian wants to quit Anfield to secure a blockbuster switch to Barcelona after Liverpool rejected two bids for his services. Last week, the Reds issued..." August 16

  • Jim Mora on Josh Rosen: 'I Don't Think He's Going to Leave' UCLA

    Bleacher Report "UCLA head football coach Jim Mora said his "firm belief" is star quarterback Josh Rosen won't declare for the 2018 NFL draft following the Bruins' 2017 season. On Wednesday, Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports passed along comments from Mora, who admitted his outlook is subject to change during or..." August 16

  • St. Thomas Aquinas WR Elijah Moore announces commitment to Georgia

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "St. Thomas Aquinas four-star receiver Elijah Moore committed to Georgia on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs made a late push for Moore, who earlier this summer had released a top three that included Ole Miss, Miami and Ohio State. The Rebels appeared to be the leader of that group for some time,..." August 16

  • Amidst chickenpox outbreak, San Diego State cancels Monday practice

    College Football Talk "One of the odder stories of the college football summer camp season has taken yet another twist. Over the weekend, it was reported that three playing members of the San Diego State football program had been diagnosed with chickenpox. Monday, head coach Rocky Long confirmed that the number has..." August 15

  • Virginia's Bronco Mendenhall stresses unity after area riots

    ESPN "Virginia football coach Bronco Mendenhall, speaking to reporters Tuesday for the first time since the events in Charlottesville over the weekend, said none of his players has voiced concern about continuing to play for the team in that environment. White supremacists marched on the city with..." August 15

  • 'Last Chance U' star John Franklin III to transfer from Auburn

    Alabama "John Franklin III will have one last Last Chance U. Less than two weeks after saying "transferring wasn't really an option," the Auburn wide receiver and former star of the Netflix series "Last Chance U" is leaving the Plains, according to a source with knowledge of the matter. "John..." August 15

  • Duke's Grayson Allen 'I'll Take Marvin Bagley Under My Wing'

    TMZ "Duke's Grayson Allen -- one of the biggest stars in college basketball -- says he's ready, willing and able to mentor his new teammate Marvin Bagley -- the #1 high school player in the country. 18-year-old Bagley -- who was a junior at Sierra Canyon high school in L.A. -- just reclassified so..." August 16

  • Former UNC student on academic scandal: 'Nothing fake about the work I did'

    Sporting News - NCAAB "John Nance remembers proudly the day in 2007 when he accepted his degree from the University of North Carolina. “My chest was about to bust,” he told Sporting News. Nance was an atypical college student: in his 50s, working a full-time job, seizing an opportunity at an education that was not..." August 16

  • No. 1 recruit in nation Marvin Bagley commits to Duke, intends to play this fall

    CBS Sports "Marvin Bagley III, the consensus No. 1 high school prospect in the world, publicly committed to Duke late Monday in a development that could drastically alter the landscape of college basketball for this upcoming season. "It's just the brotherhood there," Bagley said in an interview televised..." August 15

  • Five-star point guard Tre Jones commits to Mike Krzyzewski’s Duke Blue Devils

    CBS Sports "Tre Jones, a five-star recruit from Minnesota, publicly announced Sunday that he will follow the same path as his brother -- former Duke standout Tyus Jones -- and play college basketball for Mike Krzyzewski's Blue Devils. "I just feel like it's the best fit for myself with everything -- from..." August 14

  • 8th Grader Commits to DePaul, Definitely Won't Change Mind Over Next 5 Years

    The Big Lead "Amari Bailey is one of the top recruits in the class of 2022. That makes him one of the best 8th graders in the country. And he is just starting 8th grade. And he’s given a verbal commitment to his hometown DePaul University. Feel free to put down a deposit on your 2022-2023 season tickets because..." August 12