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  • Pacquiao expressing interest in Metta World Peace for his new Filipino team

    ESPN.com "Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion's newest venture -- professional basketball. Pacquiao has become player/coach of the newly formed Kia Sorentos in the Philippine Basketball Association, adding to his other..." August 29

  • David Griffin defends Cavaliers’ pursuit of John Calipari

    Pro Basketball Talk "The No. 1 reason LeBron James signed with the Cavaliers is because he was born in Northeast Ohio. The No. 1 reason Kevin Love approved a trade to the Cavaliers was because LeBron had already signed. So, Cleveland’s great offseason was set in motion for reasons outside the Cavaliers’..." August 29

  • Should a player opt out of World Cup competition, Damian Lillard to get nod

    CSN Northwest "Damian Lillard is not out of the loop completely when it comes to his summer involvement with Team USA and FIBA World Cup competition in Spain. Prior to being left off of the final 12-man roster last week, the Portland Trail Blazers’ All-Star point guard was informed that there could be a..." August 29

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Also pleased to hear, since writing about ZORAN Dragic yesterday, that a few NBA teams are indeed tracking him. Hope for a two-Dragic NBA!

  • Examining Kobe Bryant's legendary pain tolerance and road to recovery

    SI.com "For a recent SI Longform story, I spoke with Judy Seto, the longtime physical therapist for Kobe Bryant and the Lakers. The excerpts from our conversation focus on Bryant, his recovery and his singular pain tolerance. Quotes edited for clarity. Kobe's medical expertise "He's the kind of guy..." August 29

  • Ray Rice's standing under new NFL policy unclear

    CSN Baltimore "Would a future domestic violence incident involving Ray Rice result in a lifetime ban for the Ravens’ running back? That remained uncertain. I received the following response from an NFL spokesman Thursday, when asked if Rice would be categorized as a second-time offender if involved in another..." August 29

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    Bill Williamson @BWilliamsonESPN

    #Raiders Allen won't say it but my guess is we see Carr against Jets

  • Severe penalties for domestic violence

    ESPN.com "The NFL is immediately implementing a sweeping domestic violence initiative that calls for a six-game suspension for a first offense and a lifetime ban from the league for a second offense. The harsh measures, announced in a letter from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to all team owners, a copy..." August 29

  • No comment from Cowboys, yet, on Peterson conversation

    Pro Football Talk "The Dallas Cowboys have issued no comment in response to the comments from owner Jerry Jones to Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, reportedly in response to Peterson’s stated desire to play for the Cowboys after his time with the Vikings ends. But while the Cowboys currently are saying..." August 29

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    James Walker @JamesWalkerNFL

    RB Daniel Thomas didn't do enough to make the 53, IMO. Rookies Damien Williams and even Orleans Darkwa were better in camp/preseason games.

  • M's Jesus Montero Attempts to Attack Scout with a Bat

    MiLB.com "Seattle's Jesus Montero was involved in an altercation during short-season Everett's game at Boise on Thursday. The first baseman exchanged words with a Mariners cross-checker and reportedly had to be physically restrained while attempting to enter the stands with a bat during the..." August 29

  • Tension Growing Between Astros' Manager Bo Porter, GM Jeff Luhnow

    Fox Sports "General manager Jeff Luhnow and manager Bo Porter are at odds, according to multiple major-league sources. Porter expressed his frustration with Luhnow to owner Jim Crane in a conversation earlier this month, sources said. Luhnow and Crane declined comment. Porter also declined comment,..." August 29

  • Cards' Molina confident that he's 'ready to go'

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "When Class AA starter and third-round pick Mike Mayers returned to the mound with two outs in the sixth inning Wednesday night, he found catcher Yadier Molina waiting for him. The big-league vet, considered by many the finest at his position in the majors, was there to give Mayers a quick breather..." August 29

  • Royals claim Jayson Nix

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Royals have claimed infielder Jayson Nix off waivers from the Pirates, Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star tweets. Nix was designated for assignment by Pittsburgh on Monday. Nix, 31, has bounced around a good deal this year, and will now join his fourth organization on the season." August 29

  • Cardinals' Justin Masterson considers abandoning windup

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "When Justin Masterson went to the bullpen at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park on Wednesday to ready for his next start, he and the Cardinals coaches believed a solution for his continued struggles would be found first by asking a question: How could he make everything simpler? The answer is creative,..." August 29

  • Oilers, Schultz agree to one-year, $3.65 million deal

    TSN.ca "The Edmonton Oilers have re-signed defenceman Justin Schultz to a one-year, $3.675 million deal. Schultz, 24, scored 11 goals and added 22 assists in 74 games with the Oilers in 2013-14. In 122 career games with the Oilers, Schultz has scored 19 goals and added 41 assists. He was named to..." August 29

  • Contract extension talks between David Krejci, Bruins expected to pick up soon

    WEEI Boston "Though two key free agents remain unsigned in Torey Krug and Reilly Smith, the team has had talks to avoid a similar situation with one of their top players next summer. According to a source familiar with the negotiations, the Bruins have had “casual discussions” with David Krejci‘€™s camp..." August 29

  • Johnny Boychuk ‘loves’ being on Boston Bruins blueline

    Edmonton Journal "The kid in the Ryan Smyth Edmonton Oilers replica jersey had two requests of Johnny Boychuk just before he was leaving Perry Pearn’s annual pro hockey conditioning camp Wednesday. “Can I have your autograph, please ... and I sure hope the Oilers get you,” said the youngster. The Boston..." August 29

  • No contract talks between Milano and Blue Jackets

    Pro Hockey Talk "Columbus Blue Jackets draft pick Sonny Milano has been one of the most talked about prospects this summer as he weighed his options before choosing to join the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League over of honoring his commitment to Boston College. There was some thought that Milano had..." August 29

  • Capitals defenseman John Carlson ‘looking forward to a fresh start’

    Washington Post "The new coaching staff was upstairs at Washington’s practice facility, another morning preparing for the upcoming season. His teammates were on the ice for another offseason skate session. Rookie camp will begin on Sept. 11, training camp one week after that, and around that time too comes John..." August 29

  • Chelsea race to complete Mattia Destro signing as Torres closes in on AC Milan move

    The Telegraph "Chelsea will attempt to thrash out the departure of £50 million flop Fernando Torres on Friday, but face a race against time to replace him with Roma forward Mattia Destro. The representatives of Torres are in England to speak with Chelsea officials about the terms of the Spaniard’s exit to AC..." August 29

  • Arsenal eye transfer of Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger is weighing up a £12million move for Borussia Dortmund's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos. The 26-year-old centre half has been offered to the Gunners and they are trying to negotiate a cut-price deal, as Dortmund want £20m for him. Arsenal boss Wenger is desperate for..." August 29

  • Manchester United step up interest in Norway's 15-year-old wonderkid Martin Odegaard

    The Telegraph "Manchester United have stepped up their interest in Norwegian prodigy Martin Odegaard by scouting the 15-year-old on his international debut on Wednesday night. Odegaard, a boyhood Liverpool supporter, became Norway’s youngest-ever player by winning his first cap against the United Arab..." August 29

  • Valencia and Juventus bid for Manchester United’s Javier Hernández

    The Guardian "Juventus and Valencia have made offers to buy Javier Hernández from Manchester United. The Serie A champions are going head to head with the La Liga side to secure the services of the Mexico striker, who appears not to have a place in Louis van Gaal’s plans. Both clubs have submitted bids,..." August 29

  • Arturo Vidal breaks Man Utd silence with SHOCKING revelation

    The Express "Manchester United have been left reeling after Arturo Vidal revealed he plans to stay at Juventus. The Red Devils had been hoping to land the Chile international before the transfer window closes on Monday night, with a bid of £34million plus Javier Hernandez in the works. Vidal was believed..." August 29

  • Kenny Hill breaks Johnny Manziel passing record in debut

    NFL.com "Who needs to fill Johnny Football's shoes? Kenny Hill looks awfully comfortable in his own. The successor to Johnny Manziel, Hill shredded South Carolina in his first career start Thursday night for a stunning 511 passing yards in a 52-28 victory. That broke the single-game passing record of..." August 29

  • USC'S Anthony Brown: Can't play for a racist

    ESPN.com "USC senior running back Anthony Brown called head coach Steve Sarkisian a racist and quit the team Thursday. Brown posted on his Instagram Thursday morning, "Sark treated me like a slave in his Office...Can't play for a racist MAN!!!!! #Fighton" and posted a similar message on his..." August 29

  • USC's Josh Shaw -- Heated Locker Room Confrontation ... Teammate Screamed to 'Come Clean'

    TMZ.com "Josh Shaw was aggressively confronted by a teammate in the USC locker room Monday morning -- with the player screaming at Shaw to "come clean" about the false hero story ... TMZ Sports has learned. We spoke with multiple sources in the USC athletic department who all say the same thing ... the..." August 29

  • Notre Dame pulls another player due to the academic investigation

    CBSSports.com "Notre Dame announced Thursday afternoon that a fifth player will join wide receiver DeVaris Daniels, cornerback KeiVarae Russell, defensive end Ishaq Williams and linebacker Kendall Moore in missing time due to an ongoing academic investigation. Notre Dame did not name the player in its..." August 29

  • Josh Shaw's Lawyer Confirms Balcony Fall

    Deadspin.com "There's a whole lot of confusion on what actually happened to USC DB Josh Shaw, who sprained both ankles in some sort of incident on Saturday. Well, here's one piece of the puzzle, filled in. Initially, Shaw and USC said he had leapt out a window to save a drowning nephew. That turned out to be..." August 28

  • Domestic dispute led Johnson to withdraw from Charleston search

    CBSSports.com "Charleston great Anthony Johnson withdrew his name from consideration for the College of Charleston coaching vacancy after it became known that he was involved in a domestic dispute with his then-wife in 2011, CBSSports.com confirmed on Thursday. The Post and Courier initially reported the..." August 29

  • Trayvon Reed commits to Auburn, Tigers keep foot on recruiting gas

    CBSSports.com "Former Maryland commit Trayvon Reed has committed to Auburn, sources told CBSSports.com. The 7-1 big man is expected to enroll in prep school for the fall semester and be eligible to play beginning in December of 2014. Reed was thought to be a big part of the Terps' incoming class this..." August 29

  • Indiana confirms addition of Emmitt Holt

    Inside The Hall "Emmitt Holt, who committed to Indiana last Wednesday during an official visit, is in Bloomington and enrolled in classes for the fall semester, which began on Monday. Earlier this afternoon, IU media relations confirmed the addition of Holt to the 2014-2015 roster in a press release, which you..." August 28

  • DePaul’s Purnell loses fifth recruit that signed letter of intent

    College Basketball Talk "Raymond Doby will not be attending DePaul this year, NBCSports.com has confirmed through a source. The 6-foot-7 forward and three-star recruit that spent this past season playing at Montrose Christian (Md.) will instead be reclassifying and heading to prep school at St. John’s Northwestern..." August 28

  • Top prospect Markus Howard commits to ASU basketball

    Arizona Republic "Gilbert Perry sophomore point guard Markus Howard says he was on his fifth unofficial recruiting visit to Arizona State on Friday. After talking to the coaches for several hours and spending the next few days thinking about it, the All-Arizona basketball player gave his commitment to the Sun..." August 28

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