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  • Ben Simmons' cousin killed in hit-and-run

    CBS New York "Police in Hoboken are investigating a deadly hit-and-run that claimed the life of a young man related to an NBA star. Zachary Simmons, 21, of Ramsey, was struck and killed by a black SUV around 3:30 a.m. Saturday at Willow Avenue and Sixth Street. The impact was so great witnesses reported..." June 26

  • Jamal Crawford emerging as viable option to be part of Knicks supporting cast

    New York Daily News "Phil Jackson will shoot for the stars (Kevin Durant) during free agency but ultimately the Knicks will focus on more realistic targets like Joakim Noah. Finally, Jackson will turn his attention to building a supporting cast and one former Knick emerging as a viable option is Jamal Crawford,..." June 26

  • With draft in rearview mirror, Griz focused on re-signing Mike Conley

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Soon after the Grizzlies presumably deliver Mike Conley a healthy, free-agent contract, the point guard and his wife will be expecting the arrival of their first child. The latter is sure to happen later next month. Giving birth to a new, long-term alliance with Conley isn't necessarily a slam..." June 26

  • Tyrone Corbin to join Earl Watson as assistant on Phoenix Suns coaching staff

    The Deseret News "From 2010 to 2013, point guard Earl Watson was coached by Tyrone Corbin as a member of the Utah Jazz, first while Corbin was an assistant to Jerry Sloan and later when Corbin took over following Sloan's sudden resignation in 2011. Watson and Corbin will soon be reunited, but in different..." June 26

  • Report: Sergio Rodriguez looking at NBA return, likely with Brooklyn

    Pro Basketball Talk "For four seasons, Sergio Rodriguez — AKA Spanish Chocolate — was a solid backup NBA point guard out of Spain, playing most of that for the Trail Blazers behind peak Brandon Roy. But he decided he enjoyed playing in Europe more, and headed back overseas to play for Real Madrid, where he led them..." June 26

  • Jaguars’ Jalen Ramsey insists he’s 100 percent after knee surgery

    Tallahassee Democrat "Jalen Ramsey knew the knee injury questions were coming. And during his first public appearance in Tallahassee since being drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars, he quickly shot down any talk of how his recovery from meniscus surgery last month was coming along. “What injury? Next question,”..." June 26

  • Broncos' Sanders says he's unconcerned with new contract

    Denver Post "Emmanuel Sanders knows how to make it look it easy. He can make the leaping catches seem routine and the quick footwork appear natural. But on the sideline, in the weight room, even in his backyard where he has a Jugs machine, his craft is honed and honed some more. It’s also honed in the..." June 26

  • DeAndre Hopkins wants a cut of fantasy winnings

    The Score "Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins helped hundreds, if not thousands, of fantasy football managers win their respective leagues last season, and he wants his cut. The 24-year-old is still on his rookie contract after recording 1,521 yards and 11 touchdowns in his third year, leading..." June 26

  • Former Seahawk QB Tarvaris Jackson arrested for allegedly pulling gun on his wife

    Seattle Times "Tarvaris Jackson, the Seahawks’ backup quarterback the last three seasons but currently a free agent, has been arrested for allegedly pulling a gun on his wife, according to a report from WESH.com in Orlando. In a series of tweets, Chris Hush of WEST was reported that Jackson was intoxicated..." June 26

  • Elway on Von Miller photo crop: “You know, that’s too bad”

    Pro Football Talk "The contract impasse between the Broncos and linebacker Von Miller recently spread to social media, with Miller cropping Broncos G.M. John Elway out of a photo taken at the team’s visit to the White House. Elway has responded to the gesture, at the urging of someone carrying a camera on behalf of..." June 25

  • Terry Collins ripping into Alejandro De Aza may be last straw

    New York Post "Alejandro De Aza’s days with the Mets appear numbered. The veteran outfielder isn’t hitting, and on Saturday, he received an earful from manager Terry Collins after his lack of hustle helped kill an inning. With Wilmer Flores on first base in the 10th inning, De Aza popped up a bunt and..." June 26

  • Gio to remain in rotation amid rough stretch

    MLB.com "Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez continued to have problems in arguably his roughest start of the season, a 6-5 loss to the Brewers on Saturday. Gonzalez lasted just three innings and allowed six runs on six hits. His problems started in the first when he allowed an infield single to leadoff..." June 26

  • The Cardinals are changing things up at closer, Rosenthal is out

    CBS Sports "The Cardinals started the frame up 3-1 on the Mariners, but closer Trevor Rosenthal's ninth went double, walk, walk-off homer. For the Cardinals and their rooters, this is a somewhat familiar refrain. As such, St. Louis manager Mike Matheny met with Rosenthal on Saturday and let him know he'll..." June 26

  • Struggling Conforto demoted by N.Y. Mets, Nimmo called up

    Hardball Talk "Michael Conforto has learned a harsh lesson about life in majors: There’s a limit to patience. The New York Mets have demoted the 23-year-old outfielder to the team’s Triple-A affiliate Las Vegas to bring up another promising player in Brandon Nimmo. Conforto’s left-field spot will be filled by..." June 26

  • Failing when ahead in the count a source of Bryce Harper's struggles

    ESPN "Bryce Harper’s start to the 2016 season had many questioning if he was getting ready to repeat his MVP campaign from a year ago. But those thoughts have long since subsided, as Harper has been held hitless in 25 of his past 52 games and is looking up at the league with a .252 batting average in 71..." June 25

  • Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli comes away from NHL Entry Draft minus big fish his team needs badly

    Edmonton Sun "The Edmonton Oilers hit the jackpot when the ridiculously talented Finnish right-winger Jesse Puljujarvi fell to them at the NHL Entry Draft, but they are not coming back with a ready-made defenceman to get the puck to Connor McDavid. No way, no how for P.K. Subban. But nobody else, either...." June 26

  • Sharks' Wilson: 'We're looking' as free agency approaches

    CSN Bay Area "There weren’t any internet-breaking, blockbuster trades over the weekend at the NHL draft in Buffalo. The Sharks didn’t make a single move other than using the five picks they arrived with, none higher than the 60th overall selection in the second round in which they chose center Dylan..." June 26

  • Penguins' newest goalie sees Murray as template for early success

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "There’s little doubt, at least for now, that Matt Murray is the Penguins’ goalie of the future. He staked a convincing claim to that job by helping them win a Stanley Cup earlier this month. Murray’s playoff performance is the reason that the Penguins are expected to eventually trade..." June 26

  • Bruins legend Ray Bourque arrested on DWI charges

    WCVB "Boston Bruins legend Ray Bourque has been arrested on DWI charges, Andover police said. Bourque was arrested Friday night, police said. No other information was immediately available. Stay with WCVB and WCVB.com for the latest on this breaking news story." June 25

  • Report: Blues, Wings, others interested in Okposo

    Puck Drunk Love "It was reported earlier this month that “all indications” point to Kyle Okposo becoming a free agent on July 1st. That still appears to be the case and a line of teams have reportedly expressed an interest in Okposo now that it’s clear he won’t be returning to the Islanders. The Jets, Blues,..." June 25

  • Izzo: Deyonta Davis' draft slide 'a cautionary tale' for freshmen

    The Score "Deyonta Davis found out the hard way that there's nothing wrong with staying in school. The former Michigan State forward was thought to possess enough talent to sneak comfortably into the first round of the NBA draft, despite spending just one underwhelming season in East Lansing. That turned..." June 24

  • Cal transfer Jordan Mathews commits to Gonzaga

    The Spokesman Review "Gonzaga has bolstered its 2016-17 roster with the addition of Cal transfer Jordan Mathews. Mathews, who arrived in Spokane on a recruiting trip Thursday, orally committed to the Zags, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman." June 24

  • Antetokounmpo's brother commits to Dayton

    The Score "Dayton became a little more freaky Friday, as Kostas Antetokounmpo - the younger brother of Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis, announced his commitment to the Flyers." June 23

  • Former Gophers forward Charles Buggs transfers to USC

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Former Gophers forward Charles Buggs found a new home with Southern California, CBSSports.com reported Thursday. Buggs, a 6-foot-9 senior, averaged 5.9 points and 2.9 rebounds as a junior last season. He left Minnesota to pursue more playing time and a graduate degree. The Arlington, Texas,..." June 23

  • Former University of Utah forward Brekkott Chapman transfers to Weber State

    The Deseret News "Brekkott Chapman will be moving closer to home. The former Roy High School standout, who played two years at the University of Utah, has transferred to Weber State. Chapman declared his intentions to leave the Runnin' Utes in early May, and it was widely thought that he'd end up in..." June 23

  • Baylor, Briles officially part ways, admit 'serious shortcomings'

    The Score "It's finally over. After days, weeks, and months of twists and turns in the saga involving Baylor and coach Art Briles, the two parties officially went their separate ways on Friday. "Baylor University and Art Briles have mutually agreed to terminate their employment relationship, effective..." June 25

  • SEC on alert after Twitter hack

    ESPN "Hackers used the official SEC Twitter account to post a couple images of scantily clad women Saturday morning. "We became aware of it when we saw some retweets," SEC spokesman Herb Vincent said in a statement. "The images were removed immediately, our password changed and we notified Twitter...." June 25

  • Watch Cal 5-star WR recruit Demetris Robertson nail 63-inch box jump

    Fox Sports "Demetris Robertson, the five-star wide receiver who was a late signee for Cal, showed off some of his freakish athleticism in Berkeley this week, as evidenced by this 63-inch box jump." June 25

  • Five-star offensive lineman Wyatt Davis commits to Ohio State

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Ohio State has added yet another commitment to its already stellar 2017 recruiting class. Wyatt Davis, the No. 1 guard in the nation (and No. 14 overall player, per 247Sports) tweeted his commitment to the Buckeyes on Friday. "I have decided to commit to 'THE' Ohio State University!" Davis..." June 25

  • Miami suspends Juwon Young indefinitely for violation of department rules

    Miami Herald "UM junior Juwon Young, who was expected to get playing time this season, is away from the team and his status for next season is in serious doubt as UM investigates a potential NCAA violation involving the linebacker, our ace contributor Peter Ariz and I have confirmed today. (Update: in the wake..." June 24

  • Lionel Messi admits Argentina FA criticism a mistake before Copa finals

    ESPN FC "Argentina striker Lionel Messi admitted he made a mistake with his vocal criticism of his country's FA, but refused to use the situation as an excuse should the Albiceleste lose their Copa America finals rematch against Chile on Sunday. The Barcelona star made his feelings clear about the AFA..." June 25

  • James Rodriguez told he can leave Real Madrid for Manchester United but will cost £50m

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United have been told they can have unsettled Real Madrid star James Rodriguez this summer. Colombia star Rodriguez, who joined Real for £56million after the 2014 World Cup, but could be available to United for around £50m. Reports in Spain claim Rodriguez has put his house up for..." June 25

  • Man City set to launch John Stones bid: Everton slap £75m price tag on Romelu Lukaku

    The Express "Everton's new major shareholder Farhad Moshiri is determined to keep Lukaku at Goodison Park despite the striker agitating to move to one of Europe's elite. Moshiri is ready to price the Belgium forward, who is looked after by agent Mino Raiola, out of a move by seeking £75million for him...." June 25

  • Romelu Lukaku says Everton future in agent's hands

    Sky Sports "The striker made it clear in the spring he wants Champions League football, but the landscape has since changed at Everton with the arrival of majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri and manager Ronald Koeman. Raiola spoke encouragingly this week of the new Goodison Park "project" and suggested..." June 25

  • Dimitri Payet is "one of the most important players in Europe", says Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane

    Daily Mirror "Zinedine Zidane has began Real Madrid's charm offensive by lavishing praise on Dimitri Payet . Madrid boss Zidane has hailed countryman Payet, France's star man at Euro 2016 , claiming “he would improve any side in Europe” and has “everything” a coach wants from an attacking..." June 25