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  • LeBron James working the phones to see who wants to play with him

    Sportsnaut "LeBron James is reportedly working the phones in no small way to see which upcoming free agents might be willing to join him, either in Cleveland or on a new team. Mark Hesler of the Orange Country Register shared a comment made by an Eastern Conference general manager, who said,..." June 24

  • 76ers' Markelle Fultz was available on draft night

    CBS Sports "When the 76ers drafted Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 overall pick it was supposed to be the perfect conclusion to years of rebuilding. Philadelphia had gone through so much losing, but with Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, and Fultz the 76ers had a core primed for years of..." June 24

  • Nuggets Will Decline Nikola Jokic’s Team Option

    Hoops Rumors "In a story primarily regarding the decision of Wilson Chandler to exercise his player option with the Nuggets for the 2018/19 season, Gina Mizell of The Denver Post is reporting that a league source says Denver will decline the $1.6MM team option for franchise..." June 24

  • Enes Kanter Hasn't Decided on Option, Bucks Interested in Center

    Bleacher Report "Enes Kanter may have his choice of suitors this offseason if he declines his 2018-19 contract option to remain with the New York Knicks. Per ESPN's Ian Begley, Kanter hasn't decided if he will opt in to his $18.6 million deal. If he elects to become a free agent, the Milwaukee..." June 24

  • LeBron sends fans into frenzy by changing social media themes

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James is preparing to make one of the biggest decisions of his NBA career, and he may be tipping his hand with some big changes he made to his social media pages. As for what it all means, that’s anyone’s guess. At some point on Sunday, LeBron changed his Twitter..." June 24

  • NFL Rumors: Julian Edelman, In Suspension Appeal, Claims NFL Mishandled PED Test

    NESN "Did the NFL fail to follow proper protocol while administering Julian Edelman’s performance-enhancing drug test? That’s reportedly what the New England Patriots wide receiver is claiming. Edelman, who is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s PED..." June 25

  • A.J. Green 'comfortable' with current contract, won't ask for more money

    Cincinnati Enquirer "When it comes to getting paid in the National Football League, many times it’s about “who’s next” as opposed to “who’s best” regarding the highest paid players per position. Every year a new player signs a new deal and it pushes the..." June 24

  • Jameis Winston’s fifth-year option creates a dilemma for Bucs

    Pro Football Talk "It remains to be seen whether the looming suspension of Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston compels the team to release him. While that’s still an unlikely outcome (the NFL’s specific findings against Winston will become a major factor, along with the possibility of further..." June 24

  • Dak Prescott: Critics only making Cowboys hungrier

    Sportsnaut "What a difference one season makes. A year ago, Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys were coming off a 13-win campaign and were being picked by some to continue ascending as an elite team in the NFC. Obviously that didn’t happen. Prescott struggled in his second campaign, and the..." June 24

  • Main difference between Khalil Mack and Aaron Donald contract negotiations

    Yardbarker "Aaron Donald and Khalil Mack are two of the best defensive players in the league. They are also both heading into the final year of their contracts. They’re both angling for new deals and they’ve both threatened to holdout at various times to get those new deals. But,..." June 24

  • Hanley Ramirez not under federal investigation; friend dropped his name hoping to avoid arrest

    Boston Globe "A friend of former Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez dropped his name in an effort to avoid arrest while transporting fentanyl from New York to Massachusetts in April, then immediately admitted the player had no connection to the drugs, according to documents filed in US District Court in..." June 24

  • Machado could be what the Dodgers need to pick up steam

    Yardbarker "The Dodgers will continue to monitor Manny Machado’s availability, as L.A. still has interest in the star shortstop.  Machado and the Dodgers have been linked in trade rumors ever since Corey Seager was lost for the season, and with Los Angeles getting back into the postseason hunt..." June 24

  • Red Sox looking for OF depth, asked Athletics about Canha

    Mass Live "The Red Sox have discussed potential trades with the Athletics and "unsuccessfully asked" about outfielder Mark Canha, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Slusser notes that Oakland, which currently has five starters on the disabled list, is looking..." June 24

  • Yankees Likely To Place Gary Sanchez On DL

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Yankees will likely place catcher Gary Sanchez on the disabled list because of a right hip/groin problem, manager Aaron Boone told Marc Carig of The Athletic and other reporters Sunday. The Yankees fell to the Rays on Sunday, thus dropping three in a row in Tampa Bay, and Sanchez..." June 24

  • Cardinals encourage players not to hide injuries

    Hardball Talk "In Major League Baseball, players are routinely pressured to play through injury and pain. Sometimes it’s just a minor ache, and sometimes it’s a very serious injury. The pressure comes from everywhere: the players themselves, their peers, coaches, front offices, media, and fans...." June 24

  • Report: Blue Jackets at top of Rick Nash's list of potential destinations

    The Score "The Columbus Blue Jackets' all-time leading scorer is apparently keen on a reunion. Rick Nash has the Blue Jackets at the top of his list of potential destinations, The Athletic's Aaron Portzline reports. The Blue Jackets are showing more interest..." June 25

  • John Carlson re-signs with Capitals for eight years, $64 million

    Washington Post "The Washington Capitals re-signed top defenseman John Carlson to an eight-year, $64 million deal, the team announced Sunday. Carlson was the team’s top free agent priority after the 28-year-old had a career season with 15 goals and 53 assists and played a vital role in the Capitals..." June 24

  • Tavares future biggest question heading into free agency

    NHL.com "With the completion of the 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas on Saturday, the focus turns to the beginning of the interview period for potential unrestricted free agents on Sunday. During the interview period, teams can discuss general parameters of a possible contract with potential UFAs to..." June 24

  • Pending free agents Neal, Perron considering moving on from Vegas

    Sportsnet "Fresh off a whirlwind inaugural season that saw them march all the way to the Stanley Cup Final, the Vegas Golden Knights now find themselves mired in a complicated off-season. With negotiations underway between the team and the handful of key roster players in need of new deals, the..." June 24

  • Carter Hutton Has Received Interest From Eight Teams

    Yardbarker "With goaltending at a premium this season as several teams are still in need of starting help, St. Louis Blues unrestricted free agent Carter Hutton has received quite a bit of interest. In fact, he has received close to 10 teams checked in on the 32-year-old netminder, according to Fox..." June 24

  • Webber accepts invite to be honorary Michigan football captain

    Detroit News "It looks like Chris Webber, the centerpiece of Michigan’s legendary Fab Five, will be returning to Michigan this fall. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh invited Webber to be an honorary captain this fall during an appearance Friday afternoon on WTKA’s “The M Zone”..." June 23

  • 4-star DT Jowon Briggs commits to Virginia

    247 Sports "The Virginia Cavaliers have struck on the recruiting trail again, reeling in their 13th commitment in the 2019 class. 2019 Cincinnati (Ohio) Walnut Hills defensive tackle Jowon Briggs is the latest to commit to UVA head coach Bronco Mendenhall. The 6-foot-2, 275-pounder..." June 23

  • Lane Kiffin signs incentive-laden contract to remain Florida Atlantic’s football coach

    Palm Beach Post "Six months after Lane Kiffin verbally agreed to a six-year extension to remain Florida Atlantic University’s football coach until 2027, the contract has officially been signed by the second-year coach, school president Dr. John Kelly, and athletic director Brian White. And while..." June 22

  • Mike Gundy and AD Mike Holder will be together at Oklahoma State at least through 2021

    College Football Talk "Mike Gundy and Mike Holder better patch up their relationship because both are set to be in Stillwater a lot longer. Days after the Cowboys head coach and athletic director got into an interesting back-and-forth over the former’s recruiting prowess..." June 22

  • Alabama will get $1.75 million more than Louisville for football game

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Alabama will earn $1.75 million more than Louisville to play in the schools' football season opener on Sept. 1 in Orlando, Florida, according to contracts obtained by the Courier Journal via open records requests. Each school signed its own contract in 2015 with ESPN to..." June 22

  • Buffalo trolls Deandre Ayton with savage tweet

    College Basketball Talk "Today very well could be the best day of Deandre Ayton’s life. The Arizona product was selected No. 1 overall by the Phoenix Suns in the NBA draft, fulfilling a dream very few basketball players ever realize. It’s a moment that is truly special and demands..." June 22

  • Report: UConn uncovers NCAA violations under fired coach Kevin Ollie

    USA Today "The University of Connecticut had evidence indicating multiple cases of wrongdoing by former men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie when it decided to fire him in March with more than $10 million remaining on his contract. In documents obtained by the Hartford..." June 20

  • Stanford F Reid Travis, a coveted graduate transfer, picks Kentucky

    ESPN "Reid Travis, an all-Pac 12 player last year at Stanford and the most coveted graduate transfer on the market, announced Wednesday that he's transferring to Kentucky, where he'll be eligible to compete immediately in the 2018-19 season. Travis, a 6-foot-8 forward who averaged..." June 20