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  • Report: Lamar Odom walked out on family intervention

    Yardbarker "Friends and family have been trying to convince Lamar Odom to seek help in the wake of him resorting to some of his old habits, but the former NBA star is reportedly not interested in hearing what other people have to say. A report from Extra claims some family members made an unsuccessful..." July 24

  • DeMarcus Cousins: All-NBA voting ‘absurd,’ ‘joke,’ ‘popularity contest’

    Pro Basketball Talk "DeMarcus Cousins was the only All-NBA player on a lottery team this year. The Kings center made the second team behind DeAndre Jordan. Credit voters for seeing past Sacramento’s dismal record and recognizing Cousins’ individual excellence. He has only so much power, and it would’ve been..." July 24

  • DeRozan hopes to leave legacy in Toronto

    L.A. Daily News "The unassuming man walked into the gym without any hint he just agreed to the third largest contract in NBA history two days earlier. DeMar DeRozan wore basic gym gear, including a T-shirt, shorts and sneakers. He arrived without any entourage to accentuate his importance. Some fans approached..." July 24

  • Joel Embiid Shouts Out Ex-Sixers GM Sam Hinkie For Dying "For Our Sins"

    Complex "Former Philadelphia 76ers GM/President of Basketball Operations Sam Hinkie may be gone (remember that 7,000 word resignation letter he penned?) but he's not been forgotten—that much was clear Saturday afternoon when Joel Embiid shouted-out the ex-Philly front officer while also acknowledging how..." July 24

  • Jeremy Lin opens up: On Knicks heartbreak and racism

    New York Post "Q: When you knew your Knicks days were ending, how sad was that for you? A: I was really, really sad. I was sad the way everything went down, ’cause nothing happened the way I thought it was going to. I had wished that they had offered me a contract just in the beginning, and that didn’t even..." July 24

  • Suspended Brady can't discuss football with teammates

    Boston Herald "Along with wondering how the Patriots are going to fare without Tom Brady during the first four games of the season, there’s been a lot of discussion during the past week about how No. 12 will be able to stay in the loop, not to mention keep his sanity, during his suspension. After all, Brady..." July 24

  • Michael Bennett to Seahawks: Pay me or 'get rid of me'

    Yardbarker "Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett is still unhappy with his contract, and he’d like the team to do something about it one way or another. Bennett told Jordan Schultz of the Huffington Post that he’s tired of being underpaid and wants the Seahawks to pay up — and if they don’t..." July 24

  • Luck: 'Gutsy' for Colts to keep Pagano, Grigson

    The Score "After the conclusion of the Indianapolis Colts' disappointing 2015 campaign, which was dominated by a power struggle between head coach Chuck Pagano and general manager Ryan Grigson, both were presumed to be dead men walking. Owner Jim Irsay, however, opted not to wipe the slate clean. He gave..." July 24

  • Darnell Dockett to announce retirement Monday

    ESPN "One of the most outspoken players in Arizona Cardinals history will hang it up Monday. Defensive tackle Darnell Dockett is expected to retire Monday, sources told ESPN. Dockett was cut by the Cardinals in February 2015, seven months after tearing his ACL during training camp in 2014. He..." July 24

  • Le'Veon Bell Completes Weed Probation ... Despite New Pot Drama

    TMZ "Although he's facing a 4-game suspension from the NFL for a missed drug test, Le'Veon Bell has got some GOOD weed news in his life ... 'cause he recently completed his probation from his 2014 marijuana arrest. The Pittsburgh Steelers star was charged with marijuana possession and DUI in August..." July 24

  • White Sox players recently protested Mariners' clubhouse dues policy

    Fox Sports "Chris Sale's destruction of throwback jerseys on Saturday was not the only recent act of vehement protest involving the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox players left Seattle on July 20 without paying clubhouse dues and tips, objecting to a new Mariners policy that redirects 60 percent of the..." July 24

  • White Sox GM: Chris Sale has not requested trade

    Sportsnaut "Chris Sale has made it clear that he does not like wearing the 1976 uniforms. Still, according to general manager Rick Hahn, the ace is not actively pursuing a trade from the Chicago White Sox. This has certainly been a bizarre saga. Sale — whose name has been discussed in trade talks — was..." July 24

  • Diamondbacks making teams aware Shelby Miller ‘is available’

    Arizona Sports "Shelby Miller has only made 14 starts for the Arizona Diamondbacks, and after paying a large price to acquire him in December, the D-backs are reportedly making him available in trade talks. Miller’s collapse this season has been one of the biggest shocks in 2016. In those 14 starts, Miller is..." July 24

  • Braves 'aggressively' shopping Aybar, Francoeur

    The Score "The last-place Atlanta Braves are expected to continue their rebuild by making a number of veterans available at the non-waiver trade deadline. Among the names the Braves are looking to deal are infielder Erick Aybar and outfielder Jeff Francoeur, who rival executives say are are being..." July 24

  • Drew Storen never adjusted to role with Blue Jays

    Toronto Sun "Just before Drew Storen made his way out of the Blue Jays clubhouse on Sunday morning, he stopped and had a chat with the team’s closer Roberto Osuna. The two then embraced and Storen made his way to the exit, not before being stopped by a couple of writers who asked the right-handed reliever..." July 24

  • Coyotes have work to do, with RFAs Murphy, Stone still unsigned

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Arizona Coyotes added a defenseman with a right shot to their roster, signing Luke Schenn on Saturday. And there could be more moves to the back end on the way for Arizona. They still have work left with respect to two restricted free agents. Defensemen Connor Murphy, 23, and Michael Stone,..." July 24

  • Coyotes' Schenn happy to play in pressure-free market

    NHL.com "Luke Schenn played his first NHL game nearly a month before his 19th birthday. Now, at age 26 and with 566 games on his resume, he’s hoping playing for the Coyotes will help him evolve as a defenseman. “It’s been a big learning curve,” Schenn said Saturday, just a few hours after he signed a..." July 24

  • Get to know Nolan Patrick, early favorite to go first in 2017 NHL Draft

    Pro Hockey Talk "The NHL’s Central Scouting staff put out a full list of 2017 NHL Draft “futures” on Saturday, supporting the notion that it’s never too early to hype up the next wave of prospects. At the moment, the top pick speculation revolves around Nolan Patrick of the Brandon Wheat Kings, including in..." July 23

  • Graham James granted extended day parole

    Global News "Day parole has been extended for notorious sex offender and former hockey coach Graham James as he continues to seek full parole. In a written decision obtained by Global News Friday, the Parole Board of Canada has consented to continue with his day parole for another two months in Quebec,..." July 23

  • Brayden Schenn asks for $5.5 million, Flyers offer just over $4.3M AAV on 2-year deal

    Broad Street Hockey "With the Flyers and restricted free agent forward Brayden Schenn still not having reached an agreement on a new contract, and with Schenn’s arbitration hearing set to begin on Monday morning at 9:00 a.m., formal preparations for the hearing are now underway. Both Schenn and the Flyers have..." July 23

  • Former Seton Hall guard gives up pro ball for firefighting career

    The Score "Derrick Gordon had a successful college basketball career throughout his time at Western Kentucky, UMass, and Seton Hall, but has opted against a professional career overseas to become a firefighter. The 6-foot-3 guard, who averaged 8.0 points for the Pirates in 2015-16, announced on Twitter..." July 24

  • Details on Kentucky Getting Hit With ‘NCAA Violation’ Because of Drake

    Black Sports Online "This is just stupid, because Drake can and always ends up taking a picture with some of college basketballs top young stars. The NCAA officially hit Kentucky with a secondary violation for his involvement with the university — after the POWERS that be deemed it an “unfair” advantage for the..." July 23

  • Oklahoma State forward Tyrek Coger died of enlarged heart

    USA Today "The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Office says Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died from an enlarged heart and that the manner of death was natural. Office spokeswoman Amy Elliott provided the information to the Associated Press in an email Friday. It came a few hours after..." July 23

  • Oklahoma State forward Tyrek Coger collapses, dies during team workouts

    The Score "Incoming Oklahoma State men's basketball player Tyrek Coger collapsed and died during a team workout Thursday at Boone Pickens Stadium. He was 21. According to Tim Ahrens of the Stillwater News Press, a call was received by dispatch at approximately 5:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon, for a man..." July 22

  • Duke is bringing the superteam back to college basketball

    SB Nation "The foundation for Mike Krzyzewski's next great team was laid three days after Duke defeated Wisconsin for its fifth national championship in 2014. Coach K cut down the nets in Indianapolis on a Monday, and by Thursday he was in the St. Louis-area home of five-star recruit Jayson Tatum. Tatum..." July 21

  • Nebraska Punter Sam Foltz, Former Michigan State Punter Mike Sadler Killed in Car Crash

    Lincoln Journal Star "Sam Foltz, the senior punter for the Nebraska football team, was killed in an automobile crash Saturday night in Merton, Wis. In a statement released Sunday afternoon, football coach Mike Riley described Foltz as one of the best young men who has ever worn the Nebraska uniform. "Sam was..." July 24

  • LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye injured in Wisconsin car crash that killed Nebraska, Michigan State players

    The Advocate "LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye has been released from a Wisconsin hospital after being treated for burns on his legs and receiving stitches following a car crash overnight that took two players’ lives. Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and Michigan State punter Mike Sadler were killed in the crash, the..." July 24

  • Former LSU kicker Trent Domingue transferring to Texas

    Gridiron Now "Less than two weeks after he announced he was leaving LSU, kicker Trent Domingue has found a new school. Domingue announced Sunday on Twitter that he has “officially” transferred to Texas." July 24

  • Penn State lands 4-star safety Jonathan Sutherland

    Penn Live "Penn State's class of 2017 has hit double digits. The Lions picked up a pledge from Episcopal, Va., four-star safety Jonathan Sutherland on Sunday afternoon. The senior picked between the Lions, Wisconsin, Boston College, Syracuse and Michigan during an announcement ceremony in his hometown of..." July 24

  • Police draw guns on Iowa DL playing Pokemon

    ESPN "Iowa defensive lineman Faith Ekakitie wrote that he "feared for my life" when stopped by police in a park Wednesday while playing the popular mobile game "Pokemon Go" in a case of mistaken identity. Ekakitie wrote in a Facebook post that approximately five Iowa City police officers stopped him..." July 24

  • Manchester United submits world-record bid of £100.4M to sign Pogba

    The Guardian "Manchester United have submitted an increased bid of £92m (€110m) plus a further €10m in add-ons to sign Paul Pogba in a world-record move, but negotiations with Juventus continue as the Serie A champions attempt to extract the best possible financial deal. Juve are seeking an additional €10m and..." July 24

  • Luciano Vietto set to join Barcelona for £18million despite scoring just one in La Liga last season

    The Sun "BARCELONA are set to complete the signing of striker Luciano Vietto for £18million, despite only scoring ONE goal in La Liga last season, according to reports in Spain. The 22-year-old Argentina ace will undergo a medical over the weekend and could officially become the Catalan club’s third..." July 24

  • Ronaldo plans on holding talks with Real Madrid over new contract

    Sky Sports "Cristiano Ronaldo said he plans to hold talks over a new Real Madrid contract when he returns from holiday. Ronaldo, who led Portugal to the Euro 2016 title but suffered a knee injury in the final, is on an extended break on his home island of Madeira. Between visiting his personal museum..." July 23

  • Mario Balotelli needs 'right opportunity' to relaunch career

    Liverpool Echo "Mario Balotelli just needs the ‘right opportunity’ to relaunch his career this summer, according to his agent Mino Raiola. Liverpool are desperate to offload the Italian forward, with Jurgen Klopp admitting recently that the 25-year-old had no future at Anfield - but Raiola says he ‘will not..." July 23

  • John Stones set for Manchester City move as Everton re-opens talks to sell £50m England defender

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City are close to resolving the John Stones saga, after resurrecting collapsed talks with Everton . And the Etihad club are edging ever closer to meeting the Blues’ asking price for the England defender, after a positive break-through in negotiations overnight. The deal had..." July 23