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  • Cavs' LeBron James: I understand that teams get together to try to beat me

    CBS Sports "LeBron James isn't just arguably the best player in the NBA. He is also one of the smartest players the league has ever seen. He can recall specific moments in games from years ago. He calls out other teams' plays. He is also completely aware of his own place in history, and he knows he has had a..." October 25

  • Knicks are popular long-shot pick in Las Vegas to win NBA title

    ESPN "The Golden State Warriors will tip off the season as odds-on favorites, but no team has attracted more bets to win the NBA championship at the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas than the New York Knicks. The Knicks opened as 100-1 longshots to win the title at the Westgate, but have been bet down..." October 25

  • The Miami Heat is in rebuild mode, not reset mode

    Miami Herald "On the same morning Pat Riley broke the news the Miami Heat were no longer working toward Chris Bosh’s return to the franchise, the 71-year-old architect of three championship parades down Biscayne Boulevard was asked about the future — his and the team he’s run for 21 years. Even though he has..." October 25

  • John Wall hopes to increase playing time as the season progresses

    Washington Post "Through his progressive comeback from double knee surgery, Washington Wizards guard John Wall has dashed through fast breaks, dunked off one foot and flaunted his normal athleticism. Now, Wall’s working to do all this for longer than eight minutes. “I’m in shape to play a certain amount of..." October 25

  • Lance Stephenson: 'My goal is to prove everybody wrong this year'

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "A few hours after Lance Stephenson found out he made the New Orleans Pelicans' final roster spot on Monday morning, he revealed his plans for the season that begins on Wednesday night against Denver. He's going to see to it that he becomes an impactful player and not a troubled one. He has..." October 25

  • Chicago native Jason Kipnis thinks Steve Bartman deserves 1st pitch

    ESPN "Jason Kipnis was raised on Chicago's North Side, and like so many other kids, he grew up idolizing Ryne Sandberg, watching Sammy Sosa smash home runs and listening to Harry Caray. He bled Cubs blue. And he never once blamed Steve Bartman -- they went to the same high school, by the..." October 25

  • Indians confirm Danny Salazar will appear on World Series roster

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Indians got some welcome news on Monday with regards to their pitching staff. Pitching coach Mickey Callaway informed Salazar that he had made the World Series roster after recovering from injury." October 25

  • Chicago Cubs Should Activate Kyle Schwarber For World Series, Then Trade Him In Offseason "The Chicago Cubs are on one heck of a ride, and they would be wise to take young slugger Kyle Schwarber with them on the next phase. He should be activated for the World Series matchup with the Cleveland Indians. Perhaps Schwarber can become an important piece of Cubs history before potentially..." October 24

  • Epstein: Maddon almost became Red Sox manager in 2003

    Los Angeles Times "Chicago Manager Joe Maddon will have a chance to end baseball’s longest championship drought when he leads the Cubs, who haven’t won a title since 1908, into the World Series against the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. The former Angels bench coach came very close to having a chance to end..." October 24

  • Lucroy: Decision to veto Indians trade 'over with and in the past'

    ESPN "As the Indians prepare for their first World Series appearance in 19 years, Jonathan Lucroy looks on from afar, with no regrets that he missed out on an opportunity to be part of the team's deep October run. Lucroy, a two-time All-Star catcher with the Milwaukee Brewers, was on the verge of..." October 24

  • 7 goalies the L.A. Kings could target in a trade

    Sportsnet "How much faith are the Los Angeles Kings willing to place in Peter Budaj? The 34-year-old journeyman is a third-string goalie on a decent NHL team, but thanks to a pair of early-season groin injuries, he’s been thrust into a No. 1 role. Yes, Budaj grabbed a pair of extra-time wins in relief..." October 25

  • Sidney Crosby talks concussion: ‘I feel good’

    Sportsnet "The recovery of Sidney Crosby took a positive step Monday. Rehabilitating from a concussion that has kept him out of the first six games of the season, Crosby was the first player on the ice for practice — and he was wearing a regular black (i.e., cleared-for-contact) sweater and skating on the..." October 25

  • Talbot, Anisimov and Green named stars of the week "Edmonton Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot, Chicago Blackhawks center Artem Anisimov and Detroit Red Wings defenseman Mike Green have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Oct. 23. FIRST STAR - CAM TALBOT, G, EDMONTON OILERS Talbot went 3-0-0 with a 1.00 goals-against average,..." October 24

  • Trade rumours swirl as Ducks try to sign Lindholm

    Sportsnet "What do you want first, Anaheim Ducks fans: the good news or the bad news? The good news: General manager Bob Murray has freed up more precious salary cap space, which he will need in order to sign restricted free agent Hampus Lindholm. More good news: The Ducks, who dropped their first four..." October 24

  • Taylor Hall has been exactly what the Devils needed

    Pro Hockey Talk "As far as NHL roster move goes, June 30, 2016 was one of the craziest non-trade deadline/free agency days in recent NHL history. That, of course, was the day P.K. Subban was traded for Shea Weber, the day Steven Stamkos decided to remain with the Tampa Bay Lightning, and the day the New Jersey..." October 23

  • Jabari Ruffin, USC reserve linebacker, suspended

    L.A. Daily News "USC has suspended senior linebacker Jabari Ruffin indefinitely for a “student conduct issue,” Coach Clay Helton announced Sunday. Helton did not offer further details, and Ruffin’s possible return to the team remained unclear. “I don’t have a crystal ball on when or if he could return,”..." October 24

  • LB Willie Gay 'fell in love' with Michigan, decommits from Ole Miss

    Detroit Free Press "Just a day after returning from his Michigan recruiting visit, Starkville, Miss., 2017 four-star linebacker Willie Gay has decommitted from Ole Miss. Before he went on the visit last week, Gay told that "Michigan is my No. 1 school right now." After the visit, he told the..." October 24

  • Alabama lands 4-star tight end Major Tennison

    Alabama "Major Tennison, a tight end from Bullard, Texas, has committed to Alabama following his official visit to the school. Tennison is a three-star recruit on the 247Sports composite. He's the No. 11-ranked tight end in the country and the No. 44 prospect in Texas. The 6-foot-6, 230-pound..." October 24

  • 4-star defensive end Donovan Jeter commits to Michigan

    Michigan Live "Donovan Jeter was a Notre Dame commit a week ago. Now, the four-star prospect says he'll play at Michigan. Jeter -- a 6-foot-5, 250-pound 2017 defensive end from Pennsylvania -- announced his commitment to Michigan on Sunday after wrapping up an official visit to the school over the..." October 24

  • 4-star running back Eno Benjamin de-commits from Iowa

    USA Today High School Sports "Rumors of recruiting discontent in Iowa’s 2017 class resulted in a major four-star decommittment on Sunday night. Eno Benjamin of Wylie, Texas pledged to the Hawkeyes in April and was integral in drawing other prospects to Iowa City, but his own recruitment hit recent bumps, and the running..." October 24

  • South Carolina freshman Rakym Felder arrested, jailed for assault

    The State "South Carolina men’s basketball freshman Rakym Felder was in jail Sunday night after being arrested and charged with multiple crimes. Felder was being held at Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center on six charges. He was booked for: ▪ Disorderly/public disorderly conduct ▪ Assault/simple..." October 24

  • Utah basketball receives commitment from Bingham big man Branden Carlson

    The Deseret News "From multiple perspectives, the University of Utah men's basketball program on Sunday night received a big commitment in Bingham High senior Branden Carlson. First, Carlson is rated by as a four-star prospect and the 69th best player in the country for the class of 2017. Next, he is..." October 24

  • Auburn to honor Charles Barkley with statue

    Alabama "Charles Barkley will soon have a statue built in his honor outside Auburn Arena on the Plains. "It just means a great deal to me," Barkley said in a statement. "Being a kid from Alabama, going to Auburn. I think everybody knows what Auburn means to me. It's going to be pretty cool." The news..." October 23

  • 4-star center Jack Wilson commits to Oregon State

    Oregonian "Oregon State men's basketball coach Wayne Tinkle has landed at least one four-star pledge in each of his first three classes. Tres Tinkle, Stephen Thompson Jr. and Drew Eubanks kicked off the trend in the class of 2015, followed by Washington combo guard JaQuori McLaughlin in 2016 and Ethan..." October 23

  • Arizona Wildcats' Allonzo Trier a no-show at Pac-12 media day

    Tuscon "After Arizona sophomore Allonzo Trier was scratched from Friday’s Pac-12 basketball media day, two replacements showed up instead. One was Arizona guard Kadeem Allen. The other was an elephant. Because Trier’s eligibility status remains unclear this week — and Arizona continues to refuse..." October 22