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  • Cavs' Lue: Thompson still starting center, but Love's role will increase

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue isn't ready to name Kevin Love the team's starting center instead of Tristan Thompson just yet. In an interview with cleveland.com ahead of LeBron James' minicamp this week in Santa Barbara, Calif., Lue said he planned to feature Love more in the offense this season..." September 19

  • Doug Collins: 'Under no circumstances' will I coach Bulls

    Chicago Tribune "Nine years after he tried to hire him for a second stint as Bulls coach, John Paxson got his man. In an out-of-the-blue announcement, the Bulls hired Doug Collins as senior adviser of basketball operations Tuesday morning. The former Bulls coach will report directly to Paxson. Collins put..." September 19

  • Dante Cunningham re-signing with Pelicans

    Pro Basketball Talk "An intriguing battle emerged late in free agency over Dante Cunningham. The Pelicans and Timberwolves were desperate at small forward, and Cunningham rare contributor at the position still available. New Orleans even traded a second-rounder and cash to dump Quincy Pondexter and get far enough..." September 19

  • Michael Beasley thinks Knicks can be playoff team

    Yardbarker "Michael Beasley has some high hopes for the coming season in New York. On Tuesday, Beasley called Carmelo Anthony a mentor and a best friend and said that he is looking forward to playing with the 10-time All-Star forward, per Al Iannazzone of Newsday. Beasley also went on to say that he..." September 19

  • Social Media All-Star Joel Embiid Trolls KD Ghost Twitter Account

    Black Sports Online "Joel Embiid has had his share of bad fortune on the hardwood but he’s top five all-time when it comes to social media trolling. As the Twitter world dug deeper into KD’s rumored ghost account after the forward accidentally used his verified account to send out slanderous OKC tweets, Embiid did..." September 19

  • Lawrence Timmons Suspended by Dolphins After Unauthorized Absence

    Bleacher Report "The Miami Dolphins announced Tuesday they have suspended linebacker Lawrence Timmons indefinitely. Timmons was inactive for Sunday's 19-17 win over the Los Angeles Chargers after he left the team hotel Saturday "after growing angry about something not related to the team," according to the..." September 19

  • Former Bears cornerback Charles Tillman training to join the FBI

    Chicago Tribune "Forget unsuspecting NFL wide receivers. The next guy Charles Tillman executes the "Peanut Punch" on might be a fugitive running from the law. The former Chicago Bears cornerback recently began training to join the Federal Bureau of Investigation, multiple individuals told the Tribune, including..." September 19

  • Jaguars claim Jaelen Strong off waivers from Texans

    Fanrag Sports "The Jacksonville Jaguars have reportedly claimed wide receiver Jaelen Strong off waivers from the rival Houston Texans, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Strong was just released by the Texans on Monday. Strong was inactive for Week 1 after he served a one-game suspension due to violating the..." September 19

  • Ben McAdoo: We aren’t the first good team to start 0-2

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants honored their 2007 team during Monday night’s 24-10 loss to the Lions and their presence may have been on current head coach Ben McAdoo’s mind when he met with the media on Tuesday. That Giants team opened the season in Dallas and then got beaten soundly by an NFC North team — the..." September 19

  • Deshaun Watson remains starting QB for Texans vs. Patriots

    Sportsnaut "There will be no change at the quarterback position for the Houston Texans as they head to Gillette Stadium for a date with the New England Patriots in Week 3. Rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson will be behind center, based on the team’s official depth chart, for the upcoming road game. After..." September 19

  • Price wasn't initially open to bullpen move: 'I definitely wanted to start'

    Washington Post "Some seven months later, David Price can still remember how good he felt when he showed up at Boston’s spring training camp in Fort Myers, Fla., his prized left arm in pristine condition, his second season on a seven-year, $217 million deal with the Red Sox containing all the makings of something..." September 19

  • Red Sox to show anti-racism PSA during games

    Boston Globe "Two racially charged incidents at Fenway Park, on consecutive nights in May, made it clear to the city’s sports and civic leaders that they had to do something to address a problem that has haunted Boston for decades. In the aftermath, the area’s five major sports franchises — the Red Sox,..." September 19

  • Bryce Harper injury news: Progress made and reasons for optimism for the Nationals

    CBS Sports "After losing two of three to the Dodgers over the weekend, the Washington Nationals are all but assured of finishing with the second best record in the National League. They're 5 1/2 games behind Los Angeles for the best record and four games up on the Diamondbacks for the second best..." September 19

  • Noah Syndergaard may not start for Mets again this season

    New York Post "As time runs out on this dismal Mets season, Noah Syndergaard wouldn’t mind bringing a ray of sunshine to the organization. And that entails pitching for the team again this year, preferably with two appearances over the final week of the regular season. The right-hander is again on the..." September 19

  • Final vote today on Braves spring training facility; cost tops $100M

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The cost has risen for the Braves’ planned new spring-training facility, which will be a done deal if city commissioners in North Port, Fla., vote to approve the final development agreement today. The project now carries a price tag of $100.56 million, according to the latest financing..." September 19

  • Devils announce Boyle has chronic thyroid leukemia

    TSN "The New Jersey Devils announced Tuesday centre Brian Boyle has been diagnosed with chronic thyroid leukemia. Chronic tyroid leukemia is a type of cancer of the bone marrow that is treatable with medication. Boyle said on a conference call Tuesday he feels as close to normal as he can feel and..." September 19

  • Senators aggressive in pursuit of Avs' Duchene

    Ottawa Sun "The Ottawa Senators have done more than kick tires on disgruntled Colorado Avalanche centre Matt Duchene. Sources say Senators general manager Pierre Dorion has been aggressive in his pursuit of the 26-year-old Duchene, who begrudgingly reported to training camp last week while he continues to..." September 19

  • Brad Marchand rips NHL crackdown on faceoffs: 'It's an absolute joke'

    WEEI Boston "The NHL preseason has come with an apparent crackdown on faceoff violations. The opening 24 minutes of Monday’s Maple Leafs-Senators contest had three penalties for violations at the dot. Same for last night’s meeting between Devils and Capitals. The Rangers-Islanders game featured one minor..." September 19

  • Jaromir Jagr won’t accept NHL tryout, KHL a possibility

    Sportsnet "Most NHL fans would prefer to see the return of 45-year-old Jaromir Jagr (who would turn 46 during the season) to the world’s top league this season, but those chances appear slimmer each day with the regular season less than two weeks away. The second-highest scorer in NHL history behind only..." September 19

  • Josi named captain of Predators

    NHL.com "Defenseman Roman Josi was named the eighth captain in Nashville Predators history Tuesday. Josi, 27, has played all six of his NHL seasons for the Predators and has finished in the top 15 in Norris Trophy voting as best defenseman in the League each of the past three seasons. He replaces..." September 19

  • NFL scouts provide critical evaluation of quarterback Mason Rudolph

    Tulsa World "Mason Rudolph's blistering start to the 2017 season has many believing a national championship and Heisman Trophy are possibilities for the Oklahoma State quarterback. Through three games, Rudolph has thrown for 1,135 yards, 11 touchdowns to just one interception. In his most recent outing..." September 19

  • UCLA alum may buy naming rights to Rose Bowl

    Larry Brown Sports "For the first time since the stadium opened in 1922, the Rose Bowl could soon have a name other than just the Rose Bowl. Richard “Tod” Spieker, a Silicon Valley real estate investor and UCLA alum, is planning to donate $10 million of his own money and help raise $40 million in total for stadium..." September 19

  • Wisconsin fans cleaned out Provo's 2 bars during BYU game

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Many Wisconsin fans apparently traveled to see the No. 10 Badgers take on BYU way out in Provo, Utah. The town, home to the LDS-affiliated university (Mormons don't consume alcohol), has only two bars — ABG’s Libation Emporium and City Limits Tavern — both of which decided to open two hours..." September 19

  • Former No. 1 recruit Byron Cowart requests release from Auburn

    Alabama "Bryon Cowart has requested his release from the Auburn football program, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed. The source indicated Cowart's request is "in the process" and up to coach Gus Malzahn as 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. The junior defensive lineman has three tackles with .5 for..." September 19

  • Ed Orgeron: LSU looking to get freshman QB Myles Brennan on the field

    Sportsnaut "LSU head coach Ed Orgeron is looking to get freshman Myles Brennan involved as he looks for a spark offensively. On Monday following Saturday’s embarrassing blowout loss to Mississippi State, Orgeron said, “We’re going to give Myles more reps. See if he can play in the next couple of games,” per..." September 19

  • Rick Pitino Thinks the NBA Will Go Back to Drafting High Schoolers in 2 Years

    The Big Lead "Rick Pitino “expects” the NBA to do away with the one-and-done rule within the next two years. Commissioner Adam Silver said that the current system “wasn’t working anymore” during the NBA Finals. Via The New York Times: “It’s not working for the college coaches and athletic directors I hear..." September 15

  • Charges Against South Carolina G Rakym Felder Dismissed

    The Spun "The third degree assault and battery charges levied against South Carolina point guard Rakym Felder have been dismissed. Felder, a 5-foot-10 point guard from Brooklyn, New York, averaged just under 15 minutes per game for the Gamecocks as a freshman last season. He was arrested on July 13..." September 15