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  • Red Sox GM Cherington admits to misreading team's potential

    WEEI Boston "The Red Sox were involved in many trade discussions this week, but ultimately the trade deadline passed without any major moves being made. The team did acquire reliever Ryan Cook from the Athletics in a cash deal. “We had a busy few days. We worked on a lot of stuff,” general manager Ben..." August 01

  • Diamondbacks GM Dave Stewart: Padres asked for Paul Goldschmidt in trade

    Arizona Republic "Though he was inactive at the trade deadline, Diamondbacks General Manager Dave Stewart made waves Friday afternoon when he described what would be a preposterous trade request made by a rival team before softening his statements in a subsequent interview. Stewart, whose team did not complete a..." August 01

  • Zack Wheeler's last minute plea to Alderson: Don't trade me

    New York Post "In the middle of all his trade discussions Friday afternoon, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson received a surprising phone call. Only hours before the 4 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline, Zack Wheeler called to express his strong hope he would remain with the Mets. “[The call] actually had..." August 01

  • Hector Olivera Drops $300k For Nightclub On Wheels!

    TMZ "With Hector Olivera being traded from the Dodgers to the Braves ... he's got a one helluva ride to make the long distance trip -- a SWAGGED OUT $300k pimp van ... TMZ Sports has learned. Olivera -- who signed a $62.5 MILLION contract with the Dodgers back in May -- recently dropped $60k on a..." August 01

  • John Axford out as Rockies closer

    Denver Post "John Axford, whose recent struggles on the mound have cost the Rockies dearly, is out as closer. At least for now. "I had a conversation with John a little earlier and I told him I was going to get him out of that ninth inning for a little bit and let him catch his breath," manager Walt Weiss..." August 01

  • Dwight Howard and Chris Paul to attend USAB camp said to be mandatory for 2016 team

    ESPN "Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is the latest marquee name to commit to attend the upcoming USA Basketball minicamp, according to league sources. Sources told that Howard, who had to withdraw from the 2012 Olympic team to undergo back surgery, has told USA Basketball officials he..." August 01

  • Sixers Acquire Gerald Wallace And A Draft Consideration "The Philadelphia 76ers today announced they have acquired forward Gerald Wallace and a draft consideration from the Golden State Warriors in exchange for power forward Jason Thompson Wallace, a 14-year veteran, has appeared in 832 career regular season games, averaging 12 points, six rebounds,..." August 01

  • 'No one more pumped' than Joe Johnson about Williams buyout

    CBS Sports "When the Brooklyn Nets waived guard Deron Williams, it was reported that they did not intend to trade Joe Johnson, whose name had been linked to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Memphis Grizzlies. Now, NetsDaily is reporting that the Nets "were never aggressively marketing" Johnson, and they expect him..." August 01

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    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Incident report also says Mike Scott admitted all drugs belonged to him, not his brother. Brother was unaware and took repsonsibility.

  • Nets out of the big money era?

    Nets Daily "Sports Intelligence is out with its annual report on spending by professional sports teams, looking at salary figures for 333 pro sports teams. Last season, it notes, the Nets were the 11th biggest spender among all teams worldwide, with an average salary of $6.25 million. That was first in the..." August 01

  • NY Jets Players Slam Sheldon Richardson 'Fire His Ass!!'

    TMZ "Several members of the NY Jets tell TMZ Sports ... they want Sheldon Richardson OFF THE TEAM -- claiming his speeding arrest with a 12-year-old in the car is simply "disgusting." We spoke with multiple starters from the Jets who tell us they're well aware of the allegations against Richardson..." August 01

  • Zealous Odell Beckham fans in dangerous push to get his autograph

    Newsday "If ever there was a question about Odell Beckham Jr.'s star power, it was answered Friday. Not by anything the wide receiver did on the field at the first practice of training camp, which included making a diving catch for a touchdown and grabbing a slant just before putting a series of cuts on..." August 01

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    The charges against Aaron and Zachery Kromer were dropped at the request of the accusers' parents, Elmore says. Two sides reached agreement.

  • Vernon Davis fired advisor who recommended holdout

    CSN Bay Area "Tight end Vernon Davis took part fully in the 49ers’ offseason program a year after his failed and, admittedly, ill-conceived attempt to leverage for a new contract in 2014. Davis, 31, reported to training camp on Friday saying he felt as fresh as he did as a rookie. He said he is determined to..." August 01

  • Pete Carroll still hopeful for deal with Bobby Wagner

    Pro Football Talk "Russell Wilson received a shining new contract from the Seattle Seahawks on Friday. Meanwhile, fellow 2012 draft pick Bobby Wagner continues to wait for one of his own. While Wilson’s contract eats up a sizable portion of Seattle’s remaining salary cap for this season, head coach Pete Carroll..." August 01

  • Capitals re-sign Marcus Johansson

    Capitals Today "The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Marcus Johansson to a one-year, $3.75 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Johansson, 24, registered 47 points (20 goals, 27 assists) in 82 games with the Capitals last season and set career..." August 01

  • Ex-King Richards remains in limbo

    TSN "One month after the Los Angeles Kings terminated the contract of forward Mike Richards, no charges have been laid and the NHL Players’ Association has yet to make a decision on whether to file a grievance on the matter. Sgt. Bert Paquet, a spokesman for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in..." August 01

  • Beijing selected to host 2022 Winter Olympics, will NHL go?

    CBS Sports "The International Olympic Committee selected Beijing as host of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games. Having hosted the 2008 Summer Games, China's capital beat out the only other bidding city, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Beijing's bid is also shared with the nearby mountain town of Zhangjiakou, which is home..." August 01

  • Flyers agree to multi-year contract extension with Jakub Voracek "The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have agreed to terms with 6’2”, 214-lb right wing Jakub Voracek on a multi-year contract extension, according to general manager Ron Hextall. Voracek (25, 8/15/1989) completed his seventh NHL season in 2014-15 and led the Flyers with 81 points..." July 31

  • Habs’ Galchenyuk inks two-year extension

    Pro Hockey Talk "Alex Galchenyuk has a lot of potential and over the course of his next deal, he’ll have a chance to prove that he’s worth a much bigger contract. The Montreal Canadiens announced tonight that they have signed Galchenyuk to a two-year bridge deal. The team didn’t disclose the terms of the..." July 31

  • No charges filed against LSU QB Anthony Jennings, two other Tigers, DA says

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "No charges will be filed against LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings and two other players arrested for unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore III said Friday. Jennings, defensive lineman Maquedius Bain and defensive back Dwayne Thomas..." August 01

  • Wisconsin may change admissions process to help recruits

    CBS Sports "On the one hand, Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez insisted Thursday that his program's tougher admissions process for athletes compared to other schools has not competitively hurt the Badgers. On the other hand, Alvarez said Wisconsin is discussing a return to its old process so recruits..." July 31

  • Victim asks for charges against LSU players to be dropped

    CBS Sports "The LSU student at the center of an on-campus break-in involving three LSU football players has asked that the charges against the players be dropped. LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings, defensive lineman Maquedius Bain and defensive back Dwayne Thomas were arrested in June and charged with..." July 30

  • Nick Saban was 'not interested' in Texas job and 'never will be'

    Tuscaloosa News "Nick Saban coaches at Alabama. He traveled to Northwest Florida to speak to a booster club on Tuesday night. Talk of Saban and Texas can cross state lines freely. Saban offered slight detail about his agent Jimmy Sexton's conversations with Texas, saying Sexton called him “about 15 times” to..." July 29

  • After failing to gain admission at Wisconsin, teams scramble for four-star RB

    Fox Sports - College Football "Unfortunately for Jordan Stevenson, his college football career has gotten off to a rocky start as he failed to qualify at Wisconsin and has been granted his release from the school. While Stevenson may not get to attend his first choice of schools, he now has several excellent suitors to choose..." July 27

  • SDSU's Matt Shrigley tears ACL

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The season opener is still 3½ months away, but San Diego State’s basketball team suffered a huge loss in July. Fourth-year junior Matt Shrigley tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee playing basketball at a local fitness center, had reconstructive surgery Tuesday and is expected..." July 30

  • Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Year transfers to BYU

    CBS Sports "Elon's reward for finding a gem of a mid-major player in freshman guard Elijah Bryant? Bryant is now off to BYU. In an Instagram post on Tuesday, Bryant said, "I want to thank the one person who made this possible, my lord and savior Jesus Christ [prayer emoji]" below an altered photo of him a..." July 30

  • SE Louisiana assistant loses job because of USM investigation

    CBS Sports "The NCAA's investigation into the Southern Miss men's basketball program formerly run by Donnie Tyndall has cost another coach his job, multiple sources told That coach: Tyson Waterman Waterman, a former player at Winthrop, spent last season as an assistant at Southeastern..." July 29

  • Illinois PG Tracy Abrams tears Achilles; will miss entire season

    CBS Sports "Illinois point guard Tracy Abrams will miss the 2015-16 season after suffering a torn left Achilles tendon during Monday's practice, the school announced Tuesday. Abrams also missed all of last season with a torn ACL. "First of all, my heart goes out to Tracy," said Illinois coach John..." July 28

  • Former Memphis forward Austin Nichols transferring to Virginia

    College Basketball Talk "Less than two weeks after Memphis loosened the transfer restrictions placed on former forward Austin Nichols, the first team all-AAC selection has found a new home. According to a report from 92.9 FM in Memphis, Nichols has decided to transfer to Virginia. After sitting out the 2015-16 season..." July 27

  • Angel Di Maria departs Manchester United and paves way for £22m Pedro Rodriguez deal

    The Express "ANGEL DI MARIA is finally on his way to Paris St-Germain for £44m - but Manchester United will dock him £360,000 for his no-show on their US tour. United's decision to fine the Argentina international two weeks' wages will complete an unhappy year for him at Old Trafford. His move to the..." August 01

  • Edin Dzeko agrees terms with Roma but fee not settled, Sky sources say

    Sky Sports "Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko has agreed personal terms with Roma, according to Sky sources. But the two clubs are yet to settle on a fee for the Bosnia and Herzegovina international, who has won two Premier League titles in four seasons with City." August 01

  • Manchester United's interest in John Stones could drive up price to £34m for defender

    London Evening Standard "Chelsea have been frustrated in their efforts to sign Everton defender John Stones, with a second bid of £26m turned down on Wednesday. However, the Premier League champions are prepared to bid up to £30m which includes a series of add-ons. " August 01

  • Manchester United face unwanted De Gea dilemma

    Manchester Evening News "Louis van Gaal has expressed doubt over the keeper's Man Utd future and Real Madrid are standing firm. Manchester United are facing a dilemma over what to do with David De Gea just a week before the start of the new season. United have maintained throughout the protracted transfer wrangle..." August 01

  • Manchester United's interest in John Stones could drive up price to £34m for defender

    London Evening Standard "Chelsea have been frustrated in their efforts to sign Everton defender John Stones, with a second bid of £26m turned down on Wednesday. However, the Premier League champions are prepared to bid up to £30m which includes a series of add-ons. This is still short of Everton's £34m valuation for..." July 31