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"The grudge match between LaVar Ball and President Donald Trump may be hitting new levels. Ball joined CNN on Monday night for an interview...." Read More
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  • Lonzo Ball has heard about not dating a Kardashian ‘a lot

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball isn’t having the rosiest of rookie seasons. While he’s a threat to drop a triple-double on any given day, the highlight remains on his growing bust-potential, brought about mostly by his struggles to shoot the ball. Ball’s trouble in knocking down shots in..." November 21

  • Kyrie Irving’s 47-Point Outburst Reminder Why Celtics Blew Up Roster For Him

    NESN "This is why the Boston Celtics felt so comfortable breaking up their core to acquire Kyrie Irving, and this is why the C’s look like a legitimate contender to play in the NBA Finals. The Celtics on Monday extended their winning streak to 16 games with a dramatic 110-102 overtime win over the..." November 21

  • Zach LaVine Cleared For Contact As He Recovers ACL

    Real GM Basketball "Zach LaVine has been cleared for contact by the surgeon who repaired the torn ACL in his left knee in February. The Chicago Bulls aren't sure when LaVine will return to game action but he's targeting mid- to late December. “As long as I’m progressing and doing what I need to do on the court,..." November 21

  • Clippers' Danilo Gallinari isn't ready to return from a glute injury

    Los Angeles Times "Danilo Gallinari eased down a hallway inside Madison Square Garden on Monday night, his sharp navy blue suit making him look more like a model than a basketball player sidelined because of an injury. Gallinari stopped for a few minutes to listen to a reporter talk about Clippers point guard..." November 21

  • Tony Allen: Russell Westbrook ‘Definitely Flopped’ vs DeMarcus Cousins

    SLAM Online "DeMarcus Cousins was booted out of Monday night’s game in OKC after referees determined that he elbowed Russell Westbrook in the head. Tony Allen was pretty sure that Russ flopped in order to draw the flagrant foul on his Pelicans teammate. New Orleans withstood Boogie’s ejection and held on..." November 21

  • Colts expect Jacoby Brissett to start Sunday

    Indianapolis Star "The bye week figures to have given Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett ample time to recover from the concussion-like symptoms he developed after the team’s 20-17 loss to the Steelers last Sunday. Brissett took “the lion’s share” of the snaps during the Colts’ workout Monday and is..." November 21

  • Eagles could keep going for 2 with Jake Elliott ailing

    NBC Philadelphia "One kicker is getting better. One kicker just got hurt. One kicker isn’t even a kicker at all. Who’s going to kick Sunday? Maybe Caleb Sturgis, maybe Jake Elliott, maybe someone else. Definitely not Kamu Grungier-Hill. Does that clear everything up? Head coach Doug Pederson revealed..." November 21

  • Josh McCown can’t envision getting benched

    New York Post "Jets coach Todd Bowles said last week he does not envision a scenario right now where he would bench quarterback Josh McCown for one of his younger backups. On Monday, McCown said he believes the same thing. “We’re both kind of on the same page with that, and there wasn’t a scenario where I..." November 21

  • Why Bill Belichick is in no rush to return to Mexico City

    Sporting News "The NFL announced before Sunday's Raiders-Patriots game in Mexico City that the league reached an agreement to continue playing one regular-season game a year in Mexico through 2021. On Monday, Pats coach Bill Belichick, appearing on WEEI in Boston, said he isn't exactly eager for his team to..." November 21

  • ESPN analyst Randy Moss is still unhappy about the company’s 30 for 30 on him, felt it wasn’t the truth

    Awful Announcing "It’s to be expected that some subjects of ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentaries aren’t happy with the final product, as that’s a hazard of outside, non-subject-run documentaries (and journalism in general). It’s a little more interesting when the unhappy subject also works for ESPN, though. That would be..." November 21

  • Shohei Otani to the Yankees seems like an inevitable conclusion after latest developments

    New York Daily News "This has to happen, right? That’s the obvious reaction to the news on Monday night that the MLB Players Association extended a soft deadline regarding a new agreement with Japanese Baseball that would allow Shohei Otani to come over here and play in the states next season. As a team..." November 21

  • Yankees, Cubs set to battle for Alex Cobb?

    Newark Star-Ledger "This qualifies as a surprise hot stove rumor for the Yankees. According to long-time MLB insider Peter Gammons, the Yankees will be heavily involved in the race to sign ex-Rays right-handed starter Alex Cobb. Heading for Thanksgiving, the industry consensus is that the Alex Cobb showdown..." November 21

  • Reds legend Joe Morgan to Hall of Fame voters: 'Steroid users don't belong here'

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The day after Hall of Fame ballots were sent to voters, Reds legend Joe Morgan sent an email, via the Baseball Hall of Fame, to voters asking them not to vote for suspected steroid users. Morgan was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1990 and sits on the board of the National Baseball Hall of Fame..." November 21

  • MLB, players' union, NPB push back deadline on Ohtani posting agreement

    CBS Sports "Those keeping up with the Shohei Ohtani predicament knew that Major League Baseball, the players' union, and Nippon Professional Baseball had set a deadline of 8 p.m. ET Monday night to come to an agreement on Ohtani jumping to the majors this offseason. An agreement was reached before that time..." November 21

  • Roy Halladay Crash Report: Wild Flying Patterns, Dangerously Close to Homes

    TMZ "Roy Halladay was flying dangerously close to homes -- and making wild turns and adjustments in altitude -- moments before his fatal crash ... this according to the NTSB. The National Transportation Safety Board released the preliminary report regarding the Nov. 7 crash in Florida that killed..." November 21

  • Flyers’ Radko Gudas disagrees with 10-game suspension

    Pro Hockey Talk "Radko Gudas is just like you and I in the sense that he also expected a big suspension for slashing Mathieu Perreault of the Winnipeg Jets in the back of the neck. He was a right as the NHL Department of Player Safety announced on Sunday that he will sit for 10 games and be docked..." November 21

  • David Backes skates during Boston Bruins practice 18 days after colon surgery

    Mass Live "It's been less than three weeks since Boston Bruins forward David Backes underwent surgery to remove part of his colon due to diverticulitis, but it didn't take long for the veteran forward to return to the ice. Backes made a surprise appearance during Boston's optional practice Monday morning..." November 21

  • Wild’s Charlie Coyle returns to lineup for first time in 16 games

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Wild winger Charlie Coyle was activated from long-term injured reserve shortly after Monday’s morning skate and a few hours later returned to the lineup for the first time in more than a month. He had missed the past 16 games after suffering a broken leg in an Oct. 12 matchup with the Chicago..." November 21

  • Nicklas Backstrom is trying really hard not to get frustrated with lack of goals

    NBC Washington "Nicklas Backstrom has made a career out of setting up other players, but what many forget is that he is a pretty darn good scorer in his own right. Just not these days. Backstrom had three goals in the first six games of the season, but since then he has been held scoreless. His last goal game..." November 20

  • Julien: Price’s return to practice “encouraging”

    Pro Hockey Talk "A Montreal Canadiens team struggling for answers in the early going this season got a bit of a boost on Monday. Goaltender Carey Price returned to practice on Monday morning in Montreal, a welcome sign for a team struggling to stop pucks and desperate to start winning as they wallow in the..." November 20

  • History says Baker Mayfield's antics won't cost him Heisman Trophy

    Sporting News - NCAAF "So where does Baker Mayfield sit with the 929 people who vote on the Heisman Trophy? Saturday’s display at Kansas — not the 257 yards, not the three touchdowns on 20-of-30 passing, but the cursing and lewd gesturing at the Jayhawks’ sideline in a 41-3 victory — wasn’t a visual many of them will..." November 21

  • OU's Baker Mayfield breaks down in tears during news conference

    ESPN "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was twice brought to tears Monday while addressing his actions in Saturday's game at Kansas and his feelings on the resulting discipline for his final home game this weekend. Under a message painted onto the wall above the Sooners' news conference backdrop..." November 21

  • Report: Oregon State has interviewed three coaches for vacancy

    Larry Brown Sports "Oregon State is in the market for a new head coach, and they apparently have interviewed a few candidates for the job. The Portland Tribune’s Kerry Eggers shared plenty of information Sunday about the Beavers’ coaching search. He says current interim head coach Cory Hall, Washington offensive..." November 21

  • Star 'Bama DB Minkah Fitzpatrick '100 percent' for Iron Bowl

    Sportsnaut "The Alabama Crimson Tide aren’t at full strength heading into Saturday’s pivotal Iron Bowl against Auburn, but star defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick says he’s ready to roll. “Coach said I’m day-to-day, but I’m 100 percent now,” Fitzpatrick said, per AL.com’s Matt Zenitz. ‘Bama has suffered..." November 21

  • Texas commit Roschon Johnson accounts for 598 yards, 10 touchdowns

    Max Preps "Crosby (Texas) football coach Jeff Riordan said it all after Roschon Johnson did it all on Friday night. Johnson, a 6-foot-2, 195-pound quarterback from Port Neches-Groves (Port Neches, Texas), scored the game-winning touchdown on a 2-yard touchdown with 25 seconds remaining in an epic 72-69..." November 21

  • White House: Trump Wasn't Serious About Leaving UCLA Players In China

    TMZ "Reeeeelax ... Donald Trump's mouthpiece says POTUS was only tweeting "rhetorically" when suggesting he should have left LaVar Ball's son in a Chinese jail. Yep. Sarah Huckabee Sanders just addressed the media ... and was asked about Trump's tweets in which he said LaVar was "unaccepting"..." November 20

  • Now Kobe Bryant says he'd have picked Duke, not UNC, if he went to college

    CBS Sports "One of the most fun hypothetical games you can play as a fan of your favorite team is the "what if?" game. For example, what if Kevin Durant had stayed local and played for Maryland instead of opting to go cross country to play for Rick Barnes at Texas? What if Lonzo Ball picked Southern..." November 20

  • 5-star recruit Bol Bol commits to Oregon

    Fanrag Sports "Five-star recruit Bol Bol has committed to the Oregon Ducks, giving the program the No. 1 center and No. 4 overall prospect in the 2018 class. The son of Manute Bol, the up-and-coming big man is a player standing at 7-3 with a 7-9 wingspan, who can protect the rim and knock down..." November 20

  • Rick Pitino open to coaching again, but says he must 'get on with a different part of my life'

    ESPN "Rick Pitino hasn't ruled out a return to coaching, but he told ESPN that he needs to move on with his life in case another opportunity doesn't present itself. Pitino, 65, was fired by Louisville a little more than a month ago despite maintaining he wasn't aware of an alleged payment from a..." November 20

  • Trump in response to LaVar: 'I should have left them in jail'

    ABC News "President Donald Trump shot back at LaVar Ball, who downplayed the president's role in getting his son and two other UCLA basketball players released after they were detained in China for questioning following shoplifting allegations. "I should have left them in jail," Trump tweeted Sunday...." November 19