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  • NBA Executive Thinks The Lakers May Have Helped The Cavs Keep LeBron James This Summer

    Uproxx "The NBA’s All-Star Weekend was kind to LeBron James. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ forward captained his team to victory in Sunday’s All-Star Game and, beyond that, James was named MVP on the heels of a typically brilliant individual performance. However, one Eastern Conference executive uttered an..." February 20

  • Joel Embiid Expects Ben Simmons To Be An All-Star Next Season

    SLAM Online "Joel Embiid predicted that his Sixers teammate Ben Simmons will join him as an All-Star next season. After dropping 19 points in his first All-Star game, Embiid said the Process is coming along nicely in Philly." February 20

  • Raptors won’t sign Vince Carter if he gets bought out

    Pro Basketball Talk "Of returning to the Raptors, Vince Carter said, “It’ll happen one day.” It sounds as if the Kings would buy him out if he wants. Will he end the season with Toronto? Josh Lewenberg of TSN 1050: After speaking with a few team sources, I can confirm that they’ve had internal dialogue..." February 19

  • Lou Williams Had an Incredible Response to Jimmy Butler Sitting Out the All-Star Game

    Complex "The 2018 NBA All-Star Game was fun. It was a highly competitive matchup between Team LeBron and Team Steph. It actually looked like the stars who played gave it some effort. A few All-Stars—Kevin Love, John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, and Kristaps Porzingis—couldn't play because they were hurt...." February 19

  • NBA, NBPA working on mental wellness program

    SLAM Online "Players association director Michele Roberts revealed that the NBPA and NBA are creating a mental wellness program for players. In an interview with SB Nation’s Paul Flannery, Roberts called it “a shame” that mental wellness in the NBA has been overlooked. “One of the things we negotiated in..." February 19

  • $60M in 1st year? Jets set to creatively pounce on Kirk Cousins

    New York Post "The bidding for Kirk Cousins’ services officially begins in three weeks. On March 12, NFL teams can begin to speak with the agents representing this year’s free-agent class. Cousins is at the top of that list, and expect the Jets to be one of the first teams to call his agent, Mike McCartney...." February 20

  • Free Agent LB Preston Brown’s “No. 1 Choice” Re-Signing With Bills

    NFL Trade Rumors "Free agent LB Preston Brown mentioned during an interview that the Bills have reached out to him about a new deal and he would like to be back in Buffalo for the 2018 season. “The Bills have reached out to my agent and that’s where I want to go,” Brown said. “So that’s always the No. 1 choice..." February 20

  • NFL Rumors: Dolphins could pursue C.J. Anderson again if Broncos release him

    Pro Football Talk "C.J. Anderson almost became a Dolphin two years ago. The Broncos, though, matched Miami’s offer sheet. Now, two years later, the Broncos could make the running back a salary-cap casualty as he has a $4.5 million salary cap number for 2018. His release would free up nearly $5 million for the..." February 20

  • Speculation growing Seahawks could place franchise tag on Sheldon Richardson as tag period opens Tuesday

    Seattle Times "In what is the first significant date of the NFL off-season involving personnel, teams can begin placing a franchise or transition tag on players beginning Tuesday. The period runs through March 6 and could help alter free agency by taking some top players out of the market while also changing..." February 20

  • Is Austin Seferian-Jenkins angling to play for the Seahawks?

    247 Sports "The Seattle Seahawks tight end situation is like an onion -- there's layers to it. There's also levels to this...nevermind. Suffice it to say, no one's exactly positive how they'll handle their tight end situation but a local boy seems to be setting the stage to try to fill a possible void. With..." February 20

  • D-Backs, Dyson agree to 2-year, $7.5M deal

    Bleacher Report "Outfielder Jarrod Dyson signed with Arizona Diamondbacks Monday on a two-year deal Monday, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. He reportedly will receive $7.5 million over two years. The signing serves as a consolation for the Diamondbacks, who were unable to re-sign J.D. Martinez. The..." February 19

  • Will the market allow the Yankees to afford Mike Moustakas?

    CBS Sports "We're headed toward late February and third baseman Mike Moustakas -- coming off a 38-homer season in 2017 -- remains unsigned. That's the case for a number of notable free agents, as so often discussed this winter. The market for Moustakas, though, may be thin even by those standards. In..." February 19

  • JD Martinez, Red Sox agree to five- year deal

    SI "Free agent outfielder J.D. Martinez has reportedly reached an agreement with the Boston Red Sox on a deal worth $110 million over five years, according to to Pedro Gomez of ESPN and Jon Morosi of MLB Network. Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports was the first to report that Martinez and the Red Sox were..." February 19

  • Bryce Harper says his focus is on 2018

    ESPN "Bryce Harper isn't talking about the future. On Monday afternoon, Harper addressed reporters for the first time this spring training and refused to discuss anything beyond the Washington Nationals' upcoming season. That includes potential free agency. "I will not be discussing anything..." February 19

  • Giants designate RHP Joan Gregorio for assignment

    Yardbarker "The Giants have designated right-hander Joan Gregorio for assignment to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Tony Watson, whose contract with San Francisco is now official (Twitter link via Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area). Gregorio, 26, has yet to reach the majors and missed the second..." February 19

  • Blackhawks ban fans who made racist remarks toward Smith-Pelly

    Bleacher Report "The Chicago Blackhawks permanently banned the fans who were ejected from the United Center for directing racist comments toward Washington Capitals right-winger Devante Smith-Pelly during Saturday's game. Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reported the news Monday, noting a team spokesperson..." February 19

  • Canucks, Gudbranson working on extension

    TSN "The Vancouver Canucks and pending unrestricted free agent defenceman Erik Gudbranson are closing in on an extension, TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie confirmed. McKenzie reported talks between the Canucks and Gudbranson are ongoing and a deal is not yet done but is heading in the right..." February 19

  • Player tracking being tested at Olympic hockey, could come to NHL

    Sportsnet "Though the NHL abstained from allowing its on-ice elite to suit up for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, the use of player-tracking technology at the Games means the league may still benefit from the international tournament in the end. Omega Timing has partnered with the International..." February 19

  • Jets talking to several teams ahead of deadline

    Yardbarker "The Winnipeg Jets are one of the best teams in the league this season, and just got Mark Scheifele back to add to their impressive attack. Now, they might be looking to get even better. Darren Dreger of TSN reports that the Jets are talking to several teams, and mentions Rick Nash, Mike Hoffman,..." February 19

  • Latest On Thomas Vanek’s Trade Market

    Pro Hockey Rumors "When the Vancouver Canucks signed a number of free agents last offseason, at least one of them seem destined to play less than a season with the club. Thomas Vanek, signed to a one-year $2MM deal at the beginning of September, would be suiting up for the seventh team of his career and could easily..." February 19

  • Barcelona STRONGER without PSG star Neymar - Marc-Andre ter Stegen

    Express "BARCELONA are stronger without PSG superstar Neymar. That is according to goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen. Neymar has been tearing up Ligue 1 since his world-record £198m switch last summer. The Brazilian's move to PSG left Barcelona in desperate need of attacking..." February 19

  • Marcos Rojo wanted by PSG as Jose Mourinho fumes delays in over contract talks

    The Sun "JOSE MOURINHO is fuming over delays in Marcos Rojo’s contract talks – with PSG ready to pounce. The Manchester United boss wants to secure the Argentina centre-back’s future but has been frustrated over the time it has taken to extend his deal beyond 2019. Paris Saint-Germain want to make..." February 19

  • Man Utd respond to reports of Jose Mourinho bust-up with Paul Pogba and Phil Jones

    Daily Star "MANCHESTER UNITED have dismissed reports of a bust-up between Jose Mourinho and stars Paul Pogba and Phil Jones. It has been claimed Mourinho was involved in a furious war of words with them following United's shock defeat at Newcastle last weekend. Mourinho is said to have blamed the duo..." February 19

  • Real Madrid offer Chelsea £100m PLUS Gareth Bale to secure Eden Hazard deal

    Express "REAL MADRID are preparing to offer Gareth Bale – PLUS £100million – to tempt Chelsea into parting with Eden Hazard. The Spanish giants have made Hazard their No1 target for the summer. Hazard is stalling on signing a lucrative new contract at Stamford Bridge, which is being interpreted as a..." February 19

  • Chelsea to ask for Sergio Aguero swap if Manchester City target Eden Hazard

    Daily Star "CHELSEA would respond to a Manchester City approach for Eden Hazard by asking for Sergio Aguero in exchange. City have been linked with a British-record move for Hazard of £150m in the summer. But Chelsea are already fighting to keep the Belgian star out of Real Madrid’s clutches and are..." February 19

  • Three-star Clemson kicker wins free Chick-fil-A for a year with local award

    CBS Sports "I've always maintained that you don't win games with field goals, but it seems you can win a year's worth of Chick-fil-A with them. BT Potter is a kicker out of South Pointe High School in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and the No. 3 kicker in the 2018 recruiting class signed with Clemson during..." February 19

  • Iowa State OL Sean Foster arrested for being in bar while underage

    Sportsnaut "Iowa State starting offensive right tackle Sean Foster, 20, was arrested Saturday for being in a bar while underage, per Dylan Montz of the Ames Tribune. Foster was arrested on two counts — “minors prohibited on certain premises,” and “interference with official acts.” Both counts carried $300..." February 18

  • McElwain accepts coaching job with Michigan

    ESPN "Former Florida head coach Jim McElwain has signed a deal to join Jim Harbaugh's staff at Michigan as an assistant on offense. "I'm excited to get back into it and am looking forward to going there and learning and helping Michigan get better," McElwain told ESPN. McElwain said he's scheduled..." February 18

  • 2018 Mississippi State commit charged with felony assault following car accident

    CBS Sports "Mississippi State 2018 commit Nathaniel Watson Jr. has been charged with assault first degree and a number of traffic violations following a car accident that occurred on Feb. 1. Watson and his classmate at Maplesville High School in Alabama, Tyrone Davis, were both charged following the..." February 17

  • Jim McElwain reportedly offered job on Michigan’s staff

    Larry Brown Sports "Jim McElwain has been offered a job on Michigan’s coaching staff, according to a report. SI’s Bruce Feldman says McElwain has been offered a job that could eventually include a role as the Wolverines’ offensive coordinator. Michigan has been looking for an offensive coach since Dan Enos left..." February 17

  • Kennedy steps down as Ole Miss coach

    Clarion Ledger "Saturday night figured to be just Andy Kennedy's final game against Mississippi State. It turns out it was Kennedy's final game at Ole Miss period. Kennedy announced he would step down at the end of the season on Monday. A day after the Rebels lost 79-62 to in-state rival Mississippi State,..." February 18

  • Duke's Marvin Bagley to miss third consecutive game Sunday with knee sprain

    CBS Sports "Duke freshman phenom Marvin Bagley III is set to miss his third consecutive game on Sunday vs. No. 11 Clemson after being ruled out with a lingering knee injury. The program announced that Bagley, the Blue Devils' leader in scoring and rebounding this season, is recovering from a mild right..." February 18

  • Auburn's Anfernee McLemore Out 4–6 Months After Horrific Ankle Injury

    SI "Auburn forward Anfernee McLemore will need surgery for torn ligaments after he was was stretchered off the court late in the first half of Saturday's game against South Carolina. ​McLemore tweeted he dislocated his ankle and fractured his tibia and will be out four to six months. With less..." February 18

  • Sooners' Trae Young pins struggles on being defended 'like nobody else'

    ESPN "Oklahoma freshman Trae Young, who leads the nation in scorng, said his recent offensive struggles are due partly because of how hard opponents are now guarding and scouting him. "I'm getting guarded like nobody else in the country is being guarded, scouted on like no one else in the country..." February 17

  • Roy Williams on FBI Investigation: 'I Feel Very Comfortable'

    Scout "There are six active Hall of Fame coaches in college basketball: Jim Boeheim, John Calipari, Tom Izzo, Mike Krzyzewski, Bill Self, and Roy Williams. In a story published on Thursday by Pete Thamel of, Thamel cited sources who believe the federal investigation into college..." February 17