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  • One Top Eastern Conference PG Says He Hates Kyrie Personally, But Would Trade For Him; Who Was It?

    Black Sports Online "You don’t have to love an opponent to realize he is a very good player and want him on your team. Case in point…. Here is what an anonymous eastern conference point guard had to say about Kyrie Irving. An elite Eastern Conference point guard told another GM in pursuit of Irving: “I..." July 28

  • Heat have not made an offer to Cavaliers for Kyrie Irving

    Sportsnaut "The Miami Heat have been one of the teams most bandied about in potential Kyrie Irving trade scenarios since the Cleveland Cavaliers guard’s trade request was made public last week. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported just recently that Miami would be willing to part with Goran Dragic and..." July 28

  • Drew Gooden Says There’s Only One Way For LeBron & Kyrie to Settle “Beef”

    TMZ "Kyrie Irving & LeBron James need to beat the hell out of each other immediately ... so says an ex-teammate of LBJ who tells TMZ Sports a healthy dose of fisticuffs can fix the beef. We got Drew Gooden at LAX, who played with LeBron from '04 - '08 and asked him if there's any way these two NBA..." July 28

  • Brandon Jennings accepts one-year deal to play for China Shanxi

    ESPN "Guard Brandon Jennings, who spent last season playing for the Knicks and Wizards, tells ESPN's Marc Spears that he has accepted a one-year, $1.5 million deal to play for China Shanxi. Jennings started the 2016-17 season with the New York Knicks but asked to be waived midway through the campaign..." July 28

  • Harden spent so much in strip club they retired his jersey?

    Yardbarker "If James Harden continues to light it up for the Houston Rockets and can eventually lead the team on a deep playoff run or more, he just might get his jersey number retired one day. In the meantime, a strip club paying tribute to him will have to do. On rapper Joe Budden’s podcast this week,..." July 28

  • Donald Penn not reporting to Raiders camp

    Pro Football Talk "One of the reasons why the Raiders made the playoffs last year and are considered a good bet to make it back this year is the strength of their offensive line. Left tackle Donald Penn is part of that strength, but the Raiders may have some work to do to get him in camp with the rest of the..." July 28

  • John Lynch: Carlos Hyde ‘flipped a switch’ in offseason

    CSN Bay Area "Carlos Hyde has been the 49ers' unchallenged starter since the organization allowed Frank Gore to leave in free agency after the 2014 season. Finally, he has been challenged. The 49ers drafted Joe Williams in the fourth round, signed veteran Tim Hightower and acquired Kapri Bibbs in a trade...." July 28

  • 49ers ink Solomon Thomas, previously highest unsigned draft pick

    Sportsnaut "Solomon Thomas was the highest selected player from the 2017 NFL Draft to have not signed a contract. The Stanford defensive end holds that distinction no longer. Thomas — the No. 3 overall pick of the San Francisco 49ers, officially signed with the team on Friday morning. General manager John..." July 28

  • Ravens John Urschel Gives Details On How CTE Report Led To Early Retirement

    Black Sports Online "John Urschel is more than a football player and his early retirement solidifies that. Urschel played guard and center for the Baltimore Ravens 2014-16. Urschel retired because he wants to pursue his doctorate in mathematics at the Michigan Institute of Technology. Urschel’s retirement..." July 28

  • Brock Osweiler denies taking shot at Texans with ‘fundamentals’ comment

    Larry Brown Sports "Cleveland Browns quarterback Brock Osweiler denied that he was taking a shot at his former team, the Houston Texans, when discussing how he was being coached on fundamentals by his new coaching staff. Osweiler’s comment last month about how nice it is to be coached regularly on fundamentals..." July 28

  • Yadier Molina insists he’s not tired after firing back at manager Mike Matheny

    Fanrag Sports "St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has spent his entire major league career with the National League Central ball club. However, it now appears as though Molina’s legs are finally starting to run out of gas … or are they? Cardinals manager Mike Matheny recently stated that the veteran..." July 28

  • Red Sox do not intend to pursue starting pitcher after David Price injury

    Larry Brown Sports "David Price’s arm issues reportedly aren’t changing the Boston Red Sox’s trade deadline plans. In spite of Price landing on the disabled list, the Red Sox have no intention of jumping into the trade market for starting pitchers, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. As Rosenthal notes,..." July 28

  • Red Sox have placed left-hander David Price on the club’s 10-day disabled list

    Fanrag Sports "It appears as though Boston Red Sox left-handed starting pitcher David Price could be headed back to the sideline sometime in the very near future. While beginning the 2017 regular season on the club’s disabled list due to some trouble with his throwing arm, Price’s elbow is now “barking” again,..." July 28

  • Rays Trade for Mariners Reliever Steve Cishek

    SI "The Rays have continued their busy week on the trade market, acquiring Mariners reliever Steve Cishek in exchange for swingman Erasmo Ramirez, according to multiple reports. MLB Network’s Jon Morosi first reported a deal was close. This is the third trade Tampa has made since Thursday morning...." July 28

  • Padres reportedly latest team in on Sonny Gray sweepstakes

    Sportsnaut "The MLB trade deadline makes for some strange bedfellows. How else could we possibly explain the San Diego Padres’ reported interest in Oakland Athletics ace Sonny Gray? According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Padres have joined seemingly half of Major League Baseball to show interest in..." July 28

  • After tough year in Florida, Smith ready to reunite with ‘players-first’ Gallant

    NHL.com "How do you adjust to playing for a brand-new expansion team in a city that has never had major professional sports? To quote The Beatles, you do it with a little help from your friends. Reilly Smith, acquired from the Florida Panthers the day of the Expansion Draft, will have no shortage of..." July 28

  • Chris Neil wants a one-way deal, and says he’s received offers

    Ottawa Citizen "Four weeks into National Hockey League free agency, unsigned tough guy Chris Neil remains confident he’ll find a job that appeals to him. In the meantime, he’s working on his knuckle ball, his tennis serve, and, oh yes, his goal-scoring skills. “I had a good game last night,” Neil, who is..." July 28

  • Subban ‘can’t really envision’ Habs without Markov

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Montreal Canadiens’ defense looks a lot different than it did two years ago. For the second offseason in a row, the Canadiens have walked away from a seemingly important puck-moving defenseman. Last summer, they traded P.K. Subban to Nashville for Shea Weber, and yesterday they announced..." July 28

  • Hurricanes give Di Giuseppe a two-way deal for 2017-18

    NHL.com "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Phil Di Giuseppe on a one-year contract." July 28

  • Sabres re-sign Eichel's college teammate Rodrigues to 2-year deal

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Buffalo Sabres might have signed Evan Rodrigues back in 2015 in part because he enjoyed so much success as a college linemate with Jack Eichel at Boston University, but the undrafted forward seems like he’s making a case that he’ll be a part of their future in his own right. The Sabres..." July 28

  • Neymar Goes After Barca Teammate at Practice

    TMZ "Soccer superstar Neymar tried to FIGHT one of his Barca teammates at a practice in Miami on Thursday -- and had to be physically restrained by his teammates. The 25-year-old Brazilian superstar got tangled with Nelson Semedo during a Barcelona scrimmage at Barry University -- and got right in..." July 28

  • Roma set to launch second bid for Leicester's Riyad Mahrez after Foxes rejected £20m offer

    Daily Mirror "Roma are set to return with a new £32million bid for Riyad Mahrez who has continued his "first class" pre-season form. Mahrez has two goals ahead of the new season after coming on as sub to score Leicester 's winner at Luton on Wednesday night. It was his second goal this month after also..." July 28

  • Bayern Munich confirm Chelsea's enquiry for Renato Sanches

    London Evening Standard "Bayern Munich have confirmed that Antonio Conte asked about midfielder Renato Sanches in Singapore this week. Standard Sport reported on Friday that Conte spoke to Bayern boss Carlo Ancelotti during Chelsea's 3-2 friendly loss on Tuesday about Sanches, who put in a superb performance for the..." July 28

  • Arsenal on brink of landing Monaco star Thomas Lemar in £45million deal

    The Sun "ARSENAL are closing in on a £45million deal for Monaco star Thomas Lemar. The Gunners have been desperate to land the French international and SunSport understands the Premier League side have finally made a breakthrough. Arsene Wenger has already had bids rejected for the 21-year-old as..." July 28

  • Manchester United given boost in pursuit of Gareth Bale as Real Madrid admit they can't guarantee he'll stay

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United have been given a fresh boost in their long-term pursuit of Gareth Bale , from David McDonnell in Los Angeles. United have coveted Bale for years and failed to land him with a late £100million bid in 2013 when he joined Real Madrid. But United could finally be about to..." July 28

  • USC coach Clay Helton says O.J. Simpson won't be welcome at practices

    USA Today "O.J. Simpson won't be showing up at USC Trojans practices anytime soon, even though he could be back on the streets as soon as Oct. 1. Trojans coach Clay Helton reiterated the university's position on Thursday at Pac-12 media days in Los Angeles. "Currently right now, what the USC..." July 28

  • Clay Helton says OJ Simpson would not be allowed at USC practice

    Larry Brown Sports "One of the best running backs in USC history is not welcome at the team’s practices. That’s because the person in question is convicted felon and accused murder, O.J. Simpson. Simpson was granted parole last week after serving nine years in prison for armed robbery and kidnapping. He is set to..." July 27

  • Jim Mora happy Josh Rosen is keeping lower profile

    Larry Brown Sports "Jim Mora has been happy with what he’s sign from quarterback Josh Rosen this offseason — and also with what he hasn’t seen. Some believe Rosen presents character concerns especially after he was involved in some off-field issues. That led Mora to caution his quarterback against becoming a..." July 27

  • Oklahoma State to oppose Ohio State seeking 'OSU' trademark from government

    CBS Sports "In the eyes of the United States government, who has the claim to being the real "OSU" in college sports? That's the issue at hand for Ohio State and Oklahoma State, following the Buckeyes' effort to trademark "OSU" with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office earlier this year. According to..." July 26

  • Stunner: Four-star California QB Brevin White picks Princeton over Washington, Tennessee, Arizona State and more

    USA Today High School Sports "In what may be the most stunning commitment of the 2018 recruiting cycle to date, one of the top pro-style quarterbacks in the Class of 2018 officially passed on some of the most powerful programs in the nation in favor of the Ivy League. Brevin White, a four-star passer from Southern..." July 26

  • USC extends offers to top 2018 recruit Bagley and his brothers

    USA Today "Marvin Bagley III is the No. 1 player in the class of 2018 — yes, better than Zion Williamson. But given speculation that Bagley may reclassify for the upcoming college basketball season, the 6-11 phenom is starting his recruiting visits. He already visited Duke, but on Thursday, Bagley was at..." July 28

  • Why Miles Bridges dodged the NBA draft to stay at Michigan State

    Sporting News - NCAAB "The weeks Miles Bridges spent deciding whether to enter the 2017 NBA Draft were “more nerve-wracking than difficult,” because there never really was a decision to make. Bridges knew all along what he wanted: another year of college, another year of college basketball, another year with his..." July 27

  • End finally in sight for UNC's academic scandal with NCAA?

    Sporting News - NCAAB "At last, the date for the next round of the North Carolina-NCAA fight has been set. UNC is scheduled to appear before the NCAA Committee on Infractions (COI) for a two-day hearing on Aug. 16-17. The hearing is part of the next step in its NCAA academic case after over a year of delays. The..." July 26

  • Michigan to reportedly host R.J. Barrett, the No. 1 ranked player in 2019

    Michigan Live "The No. 1 ranked basketball player in the 2019 high school class is reportedly taking a good look at Michigan. R.J. Barrett, a 6-foot-6 small forward from Montverde (Fla.) Academy, is planning an official visit to four Division I schools, including Ann Arbor, reports Jerry Meyer of 24/7..." July 25

  • Top-ranked prospect Marvin Bagley III visits Duke; still mulling reclassifying for 2017-18

    CBS Sports "Marvin Bagley III completed a three-day visit to Duke on Sunday and is still exploring the possibility of reclassifying and playing college basketball this season, a source told CBS Sports on Monday. Bagley has not publicly commented on the visit, but he arrived Friday and left Sunday, a source..." July 24