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  • Devin Booker, Suns agree to four-year super max extension worth $214 million

    Bleacher Report "Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns have agreed to terms on a four-year, $214 million supermax contract extension, according to The Athletic and Stadium's Shams Charania. Phoenix selected Booker with the 13th overall pick in the 2015 draft, and he has been a staple in the lineup..." June 30

  • Wizards, Bradley Beal Agree To Five-Year Max Deal

    Hoops Rumors "The Wizards and Bradley Beal have agreed to a five-year, maximum-salary contract that will keep the star guard in D.C., agent Mark Bartelstein tells Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Beal’s new contract will pay him a $251,019,650 over the five..." June 30

  • Nikola Jokic inks 5-year, $264M super-max extension with Nuggets

    The Score "The Denver Nuggets and reigning MVP Nikola Jokic agreed to a five-year, $264-million super-max extension, sources told The Athletic's Shams Charania. Jokic averaged career highs in points (27.1) and rebounds (13.8) this past season while leading the team..." June 30

  • How The Phoenix Suns And The Miami Heat Can Land Kevin Durant

    Fadeaway World "Kevin Durant is generally considered a top-5 player in the league, and there is no doubt that he is a game-changing superstar. He is an elite forward that can do it all on the basketball court. Generally, that caliber of player doesn't hit the trade market, but it seems as though that..." June 30

  • Kyrie Irving 'Likely' Played Last Game with Nets After Kevin Durant Trade Rumors

    NBA Analysis "It has been a roller coaster ride of emotions for the Brooklyn Nets the last week or so. Last week, they reached an impasse with NBA superstar Kyrie Irving as they were unwilling to sign him to a long-term contract. Irving gauged his market as six teams, the Los Angeles Lakers, LA..." June 30

  • The Biggest Question Marks for Contending MLB Teams Heading into Trade Season

    Bleacher Report "There is only one month of baseball until the MLB trade deadline. This season, we've learned the New York Yankees, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets are clearly a step above the rest. The Yankees hold the best record in baseball. The Astros just stood..." June 30

  • Agent threatens litigation over report Braves' offer withheld from Freddie Freeman

    The Score "Excel Sports Management's Casey Close is threatening legal action after a report suggested he never showed the Atlanta Braves' final free-agent offer to Freddie Freeman, the agency stated Wednesday. Doug Gottlieb of Fox Sports tweeted earlier Wednesday that..." June 30

  • Real or not? A midseason verdict on MLB's biggest surprise stars of 2022

    ESPN "Cardinals shortstop Tommy Edman recently made a play where he started on the shortstop side of second base before ranging well to the left of the bag to make a spinning, off-balance fling to throw out Christian Yelich at first base. It was a difficult play that Edman made..." June 30

  • Yankees' Aaron Judge Has Been Unreal, But the AL MVP Race is Far From Over

    Bleacher Report "If you're expecting to read a case for why Aaron Judge isn't the current frontrunner for the American League MVP, well, sorry. You'll get no such contrarianism from us. What we will say, though, is that Judge will have to keep doing exactly what he's doing if..." June 30

  • Blue Jays Showing Interest In Andrew Benintendi

    SI "Lineup diversification has long been a priority for the Blue Jays. With a batting order packed with righty whomp, it's only natural Toronto has interest in one of the top available left-handed bats at this year's trade deadline. The Jays are "among the teams with..." June 30

  • NHL free agency 2022: Every team’s toughest decision, from Andrew Copp to Johnny Gaudreau to Evegeni Malkin

    The Athletic "The NHL offseason is upon us, and with it, there are tough decisions to be made. The league’s salary cap is set to increase next season for the first time in three years — but only by $1 million. So plenty of cap-strapped teams are currently assessing their..." June 30

  • 3 Bold Predictions for the NHL Offseason

    Bleacher Report "Thirty-one teams want what the Colorado Avalanche have. The journey to the Stanley Cup for the 2022-23 season has begun. With the Champagne from the Avs' celebrations just drying (and more to come Thursday with their parade), every other team in the league will look to bolster its..." June 30

  • Filip Forsberg: 3 best destinations in 2022 NHL free agency

    Clutch Points "The Nashville Predators have a big decision to make in the 2022 NHL free agency, and it’s one that involves a top player in the form of center Filip Forsberg. The forward is set to hit the free-agent market with the six-year extension deal he signed in 2016 $36 million with the Predators..." June 30

  • NHL’s top offer-sheet candidates in 2022: Matthew Tkachuk, Rasmus Sandin and more

    The Athletic "Two years ago, we were teased with the Sebastian Aho offer sheet.  Last year, the Hurricanes delivered with Jesperi Kotkaniemi.  Is this a start of a trend in the right direction to bring us more chaos? Probably not, but we all can hope.  June 30

  • Lightning exploring trade possibilities for Ryan McDonagh amid cap crunch

    Clutch Points "The Tampa Bay Lightning were unsuccessful in their quest to win a third consecutive Stanley Cup Finals, and now it’s back to the drawing board as they look to return to hockey’s biggest stage for the fourth year in a row. The Lightning face some difficult roster decisions..." June 30

  • Big Ten 'May Not Stop' at USC, UCLA Additions; Big 12 Linked to Arizona, More

    Bleacher Report "USC and UCLA are reportedly planning to leave the Pac-12 for the Big Ten as early as 2024, per Jon Wilner of the Mercury News. However, the Big Ten may not be done expanding. A source told Brett McMurphy of the Action Network that the Big Ten may not settle at..." June 30

  • Iowa lands Kadyn Proctor, highest-rated recruit in state history

    The Athletic "Five-star offensive tackle Kadyn Proctor, the highest-ranked recruit in the history of the state of Iowa, committed to stay in-state and relocate two hours east to play for the Hawkeyes, he announced Thursday afternoon. He also is the highest-ranked commit for Iowa. Proctor (6-foot-8,..." June 30

  • USC, UCLA Reportedly Planning to Leave Pac-12 for Big Ten by 2024

    Bleacher Report "The next big domino in college football realignment might be about to fall. Jon Wilner of the Mercury News reported Thursday that USC and UCLA are planning to leave the Pac-12 for the Big Ten as early as 2024. The schools have yet to finalize their departures. " June 30

  • 5-star WR Johntay Cook II commits to Texas

    SB Nation "After the commitment of Arch Manning, it was only a matter of time before the Texas Longhorns added another elite playmaker, especially at the wide receiver position, and it doesn't get much more elite than DeSoto wide receiver Johntay Cook, II. After striking out on all..." June 29

  • Clemson adds 4-star OL Harris Sewell

    The Athletic "Four-star offensive lineman Harris Sewell committed to Clemson Wednesday afternoon, picking the Tigers over Texas A&M, Texas, Oklahoma and Alabama. The Odessa, Texas, native is the nation's No. 72 prospect and No. 2 interior offensive lineman, as ranked by the 247Sports Composite. Mark..." June 29

  • Emoni Bates announces transfer to Eastern Michigan

    Commercial Appeal "The Memphis basketball chapter of Emoni Bates' career has concluded once and for all.  Despite both sides reportedly entertaining the possibility of a reunion – which was accompanied by rampant speculation this week – Bates will..." June 29

  • Richard Hamilton Headlines 2022 CBB HOF Class; Roy Williams, Jim Calhoun Honored

    Bleacher Report "Former UConn star Richard Hamilton headlines the 2022 class for the College Basketball Hall of Fame that was announced Wednesday. Former head coaches Jim Calhoun and Roy Williams were both part of the founding class at the Hall of Fame's creation in 2006, but they will be formally..." June 29

  • Four-star PF Taylor Bowen commits to Florida State

    CBS Sports "Highly-coveted recruit Taylor Bowen committed to Florida State on CBS Sports HQ on Saturday. Bowen, a 6-foot-9, 195-pound power forward out of Wolfeboro (New Hampshire) Brewster Academy, chose the Seminoles from a group of finalists that included Duke, Iowa, LSU, Providence and..." June 25

  • Arkansas lands 2023 4-star PG Layden Blocker

    The Athletic "Arkansas landed its first 2023 commitment from four-star point guard Layden Blocker when he announced on social media Saturday. The Arkansas native chose the Razorbacks over Auburn, Oklahoma and Ole Miss. " June 25

  • 5-Star PG Robert Dillingham Commits to Kentucky After Decommitting from NC State

    Bleacher Report "Class of 2023 5-star point guard Robert Dillingham committed to Kentucky on Friday, per Joe Tipton of On3. Dillingham had originally verbally committed to NC State in December, but he announced March 19 that he was reopening his recruitment. A 6'2" dynamo..." June 25