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  • Popovich rips Ingraham, compares LeBron to 'Black Panther' superhero

    Bleacher Report "San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has never been afraid to speak his mind on social issues, and he is now supporting LeBron James' right to do the same. On Sunday, Popovich defended James against comments from Fox News host Laura Ingraham and also discussed the positive example the..." February 25

  • Stan Van Gundy: NCAA is 'maybe the worst organization in sports'

    SI "Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy discussed the recent reports about the FBI investigation into college basketball before Detroit's game against the Hornets Sunday, according to Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press. Van Gundy told reporters the NCAA and college presidents should be getting more of..." February 25

  • Ersan Ilyasova Finalizing 76ers Contract Once Hawks Complete Buyout

    Bleacher Report "Veteran forward Ersan Ilyasova plans on signing with the Philadelphia 76ers once the Atlanta Hawks finalize a contract buyout, The Vertical's Shams Charania reported Sunday. Ilyasova appeared in 53 games for the Sixers a year ago and averaged 14.8 points and shot 35.9 percent from beyond the..." February 25

  • Jimmy Butler Undergoes Successful Surgery On Right Knee "The Minnesota Timberwolves announced that forward Jimmy Butler underwent successful meniscus surgery Sunday morning on his right knee. The operation was performed by Team Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Diane Dahm at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Butler will be sidelined indefinitely and further..." February 25

  • Kevin Love Has the Perfect Response to Joke That He Doesn't Fit in With Cavs

    Complex "Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love has been sidelined since late January with a broken bone in his left hand, but that clearly hasn’t impacted his Twitter game. Barstool Sports came for Love with a tweet based on the familiar theme of Kevin Love not fitting in with his Cavs teammates,..." February 25

  • Salary cap is expected to be at least $178 million, could exceed $179 million

    Pro Football Talk "With the new league year approaching, the NFL and NFL Players Association soon will be finalizing the salary cap number for 2018. In December, the NFL projected a range of $174.2 million to $178.1 million for the cap. As often is the case, the actual salary cap likely will exceed those..." February 25

  • Despite lack of contract talks, Dez Bryant says playing elsewhere 'wouldn't be right'

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has yet to have talks with his agent or the organization about possibly having to take a pay cut to remain with the team in 2018. When asked on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas on Friday, Bryant was asked if he would be willing to take a cut in pay to remain with..." February 25

  • Former NFL star Jared Allen going for Olympic curling gold in 2022

    Sportsnaut "Jared Allen is a name most NFL fans recognize. He became famous during his playing days with the Kansas City Chiefs and Minnesota Vikings for bringing down opposing quarterbacks at a prolific rate. Now, he’s got his eyes set on a different athletic achievement — one that involves Olympic..." February 25

  • Eagles fan starts petition to rename street after Foles

    Total Pro Sports "It doesn’t matter what Nick Foles does for the rest of his career, anytime his name is brought up in Philly, it will be treated as royalty. After the Philadelphia Eagles QB stepped in for an injured Carson Wentz and delivered the franchises first Super Bowl, Eagles fans have been thinking of..." February 25

  • NFLPA's DeMaurice Smith: NFL's ratings decline can't be ignored

    ESPN "If declining TV ratings are a problem for the NFL, its players would like to know what can be done about them. NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith told ESPN on Saturday that he has recently met with executives at several of the league's broadcast partners, including CBS,..." February 25

  • Source: Contract language delaying J.D. deal "The reason the Red Sox haven't held a press conference yet to announce the signing of prized slugger J.D. Martinez is because some contract language is still being worked out as a result of findings from the physical, a source told There are no concerns about Martinez's ability to play..." February 25

  • Brewers, Nationals, Others Still in on FA Pitching

    The Sports Post "Jake Arrieta, Alex Cobb and Lance Lynn are still free agents. But their market is starting to heat up again, according to Jon Morosi. In fact, up to six teams–including the Brewers and Nationals–are monitoring their status. The Nationals are favorites to take the NL East again this season while..." February 25

  • MLB free-agents to play Japanese minor-league team

    NBC Sports Boston "At least some of the roughly 30 major league free agents participating in a union-run camp in Bradenton, Fla., are to see game action this week, against a team from Japan. One game is scheduled for Tuesday, sources said. The Major League Baseball Players Association has not officially..." February 25

  • Aaron Nola named the Phillies' 2018 Opening Day starter

    Number Fire "The Philadelphia Phillies have officially named pitcher Aaron Nola as their 2018 Opening Day starting pitcher. What It Means: No real surprise here as the 24-year-old Nola is coming off a career-best season in 2017. While the Phillies are rumored to be interested in free agent Jake Arrieta,..." February 25

  • Twins' Logan Morrison: Reaches deal with Twins

    CBS Sports "Morrison agreed to a one-year, $6.5 million deal with the Twins on Sunday, Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports. The deal is still pending a physical, but assuming everything checks out, Morrison could realistically be in line for up to a two-year, $16.5 million contract if he reaches certain..." February 25

  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas hockey team wins state championship

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School varsity hockey team can now call themselves state champions, 11 days after a gunman killed 17 and injured 14 others on the Parkland, Florida campus. Their 7-4 victory over Jesuit High School capped off a Sunday that saw them upset top-seeded East Lake..." February 25

  • KHL’s Kovalchuk Intends To Sign With NHL After This Season

    Yardbarker "It looks like the free agent market is expanding as KHL insider Aivis Kalnins tweeted that Russian winger Ilya Kovalchuk has confirmed that he intends to leave the KHL and sign with an NHL team after this season. Kovalchuk, who said a similar thing a year ago and then changed his mind, is in a..." February 25

  • Ducks sign Olympian Kelly to one-year deal

    TSN "Canadian Olympian Chris Kelly has agreed to terms on a contract with the Anaheim Ducks that will be worth $1.25 million pro-rated with bonuses. Kelly was the captain of the team that captured the bronze medal at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, he contributed two goal and one assist in six..." February 25

  • Predators Acquire Bollig, Grosenick from Sharks "Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Sunday that the club has acquired forward Brandon Bollig and goaltender Troy Grosenick from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft. Bollig, 31 (1/31/87), has 10 points..." February 25

  • 7 teams contacted Oilers about Maroon

    Edmonton Journal "This just in from Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic: “The action has heated up, no surprise, on Patrick Maroon with Rick Nash dealt. Told that 7 teams have been in touch with the Oilers. Potential for a trade before the day ends although that’s still tough to predict at this juncture.” My take..." February 25

  • Former Arizona State CB charged with making terrorist threats

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Former Arizona State cornerback Edward "Robbie" Robinson was arrested Friday after university police say he made threats of violence against members of the Sun Devils athletics community, Phoenix's 3TV reported Saturday. ASU police say the threats came in at around noon local time Friday,..." February 24

  • Scott Frost planning to use Tom Osborne as resource at Nebraska

    Larry Brown Sports "Scott Frost is looking to bring a new attitude to Nebraska, and he is hoping the man who presided over the most successful run in Cornhuskers football history can help him accomplish that goal. As he tries to erase the leftover stench from Nebraska’s 4-8 season last year, Frost says he plans to..." February 24

  • UConn Coach Randy Edsall Calls For Players To Be Paid, Says College Football Is A 'Farm System'

    Hartford Courant "On the same day that Yahoo Sports published an explosive story that details impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen college athletes or relatives, UConn football head coach Randy Edsall took a stand on Twitter in favor of paying college athletes. Edsall, heading into his second..." February 23

  • Arizona QB Brandon Dawkins to transfer from Wildcats

    College Football Talk "An already crowded graduate transfer market has gained yet another entrant. On his personal Twitter account Thursday night, Brandon Dawkins announced that he has decided to transfer out of new head coach Kevin Sumlin‘s football program. While no specific reason was given for the quarterback’s..." February 23

  • Tim Drevno leaving Michigan football; Ed Warinner to join the staff

    Detroit Free Press "Tim Drevno's run as Michigan's offensive coordinator/offensive line has come to a close and Ed Warinner is expected to join the team's coaching staff, a source with direct knowledge of the situation tells the Free Press. The source requested anonymity because Michigan has not made these moves..." February 23

  • Izzo confident Bridges will be eligible for remainder of season

    ESPN "Michigan State Spartans star Miles Bridges is confident that he'll get to play out the rest of the season for the No. 2-ranked Spartans after he was cleared by the NCAA to play in his team's regular-season finale Sunday afternoon. Bridges said he was nervous that he could miss Sunday's game..." February 25

  • Kevin Knox on FBI investigation: 'I'm not here to talk about that'

    ESPN "After being cleared to play Saturday morning, Kentucky freshman Kevin Knox declined to answer questions about his relationship with Christian Dawkins, the central figure of the FBI's probe into college basketball recruiting. According to a Yahoo! Sports report on Friday morning, Knox was one of..." February 25

  • Attorney: Ayton committed to Arizona due to family ties, not money

    Sporting News "Deandre Ayton denied ESPN's report that said he received money from Arizona to play basketball with their program. Ayton's attorney issued a statement from the family Saturday stating they were "outraged and disgusted" by the report which detailed Arizona coach Sean Miller discussing payment..." February 25

  • Shareef O'Neal decommits from Arizona Wildcats; Brandon Williams may be next

    Tuscon "Shareef O'Neal decommitted from the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday, and Brandon Williams' father told the Star that his family will discuss tonight whether to do the same. If Williams also decommits, the Wildcats would have no recruits left in the class of 2018. O'Neal, the son of legendary..." February 24

  • Deandre Ayton will play when Arizona faces Oregon

    USA Today "Arizona on Saturday has a chance to wrap up at least a share of the Pac-12 regular-season crown, but for now that possibility has lost importance. The school announced Sean Miller would not coach the team after an ESPN story Friday reported Miller was caught on FBI wiretap discussing a $100,000..." February 24