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  • Klay Thompson Expects to Play in Game 5 Despite Knee Injury

    12 Up "Golden State had a bit of a scare during last night's Game 4 loss to the Rockets regarding Klay Thompson's health. Early in the second quarter, Thompson drove to the basket for a layup and landed awkwardly. He came out of the game and headed to the locker room..." May 23

  • NBA Rumors: Timberwolves center, N.J. native Karl-Anthony Towns to Sixers?

    Newark Star-Ledger "In the NBA, never say never when it comes to superstars shifting teams, fit being thrown out the window and players making it work. That, more than anything else, could be the driving force if this idea comes to fruition. With tension brewing between the Minnesota..." May 23

  • Report: Suns could have traded for Kristaps Porzingis last season

    Pro Basketball Talk "I’m going to need New York Knicks fans to read this one with their eyes closed. Ready? Here we go. The Phoenix Suns recently won the right to the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. That means they will be adding a player like Luka Doncic, Deandre Ayton, or Marvin Bagley..." May 23

  • ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski Explained Why The Wolves Aren’t Going To Trade Karl-Anthony Towns

    Dime Magazine "Uneasy player-coach relationships in the NBA are nothing new. And though some of them prove untenable in the long run, that certainly isn’t a hard and fast rule. Plenty of these less-than-ideal pairings have been able to overcome their differences and find success. But the NBA..." May 23

  • Is Kobe's 'Detail' series cursing players in NBA playoffs?

    The Score "Being profiled by the great Kobe Bryant in his "Detail" series for ESPN is proving to be quite harmful for certain players this NBA postseason. As it turns out, any talent the Los Angeles Lakers legend goes on to analyze on his show has their team drop..." May 23

  • Why Dez Bryant will have to wait until August before he has any leverage, and more notes

    CBS Sports "I have a little friendly advice for Dez Bryant: Don't even consider playing football until August. At this point, it's as close as you will come to having any leverage. And even then the money you want won't be there, and it may not be with the team you prefer,..." May 23

  • Falcons don’t expect to see Julio Jones until minicamp

    Clutch Points "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones did not attend the start of the team’s OTAs as he waits for a new deal. And it seems as if the Falcons are anticipating that Jones sits out the remainder of the team’s voluntary practices. According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of..." May 23

  • Nashville named 2019 NFL Draft host city

    Sporting News "The NFL will kick off the 2019-20 season in Music City.   Nashville has been selected as the host city of the 2019 NFL Draft, the league announced Wednesday at the owners' meetings in Atlanta. A report earlier this week from ESPN said Nashville..." May 23

  • Danica Patrick will be first woman to host ESPYs

    New York Daily News "Danica Patrick will wave the checkered flag on her pioneering auto racing career Sunday at the Indianapolis 500, but she still has at least a few more laps to complete under the national spotlight. Patrick, the most successful female racer in IndyCar Series and NASCAR history,..." May 23

  • Trevor Bauer lashes out at 9/11 conspiracy theorist accusations

    Sporting News "Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer created a buzz Tuesday after digging with his cleats what appeared to be "BD 911" into the mound before earning a win over the Cubs, but he was quick to respond to the controversy that took social media by storm.  Many watching the game..." May 23

  • Brewers fighting Yankees for available starting pitching?

    Newark Star-Ledger "When the 2018 MLB trade deadline arrives, the Yankees will likely be very aggressive in pursuit of a big-time arm. Whether that's San Francisco's Madison Bumgarner, Texas' Cole Hamels, Tampa Bay's Chris Archer or..." May 23

  • Dustin Pedroia heading for Friday return

    Boston Herald "Friday night looks like the time to get a first look at Dustin Pedroia this season. Pending the weather, Pedroia was scheduled for his last test in his rehab assignment with Pawtucket, back-to-back seven-inning stints. No further challenges are expected, but out of..." May 23

  • Sources: Red Sox asking a lot for Blake Swihart

    NBC Sports Boston "The Red Sox are listening to trade offers for Blake Swihart. They are not willing to part with the benchwarmer for a small cost. People familiar with some trade discussions described the Red Sox’ asking price as unreasonable for a player who isn’t playing and may be an odd..." May 23

  • Manager Bob Melvin hopeful as A’s slugger Khris Davis undergoes MRI

    San Jose Mercury News "A’s slugger Khris Davis underwent an MRI exam for a groin strain on Tuesday afternoon before the team opened its homestand against the Mariners, and manager Bob Melvin didn’t want to consider the worst-case scenario. “Losing Khris Davis would be a tough one for..." May 23

  • Can Capitals break losing spell for woebegone Washington?

    USA Today "Washington sports fans have it tough. Every year teams in other cities win championships and then they visit the White House, which sort of feels like rubbing it in. Washington’s baseball teams haven’t won a World Series since 1924, when they were the Senators. The..." May 23

  • The biggest Islanders questions Lou Lamoriello couldn’t answer

    New York Post "  Lou Lamoriello is now behind the wheel for the Islanders, which means things are going to work his way.   So as the Hall of Famer officially took over as president of hockey operations on Tuesday, he was not allowing himself to be rushed into..." May 23

  • Evander Kane agrees to contract extension with Sharks

    Sporting News "Evander Kane is staying with the Sharks. Kane and San Jose agreed to a seven-year, $49 million contract extension, according to Sportsnet. Kane, a nine-year NHL veteran, was traded from the Sabres to the Sharks in late February. He totaled nine goals and five assists..." May 22

  • Trading Jeff Skinner would likely haunt Hurricanes

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Carolina Hurricanes need to score more goals. You know what’s a bad way to do that? By trading away their best sniper. More than a few rumors are swirling that the Hurricanes are shopping Jeff Skinner, a winger who easily leads Carolina in goals (89 versus 55 in second..." May 22

  • Winnipeg Unlikely To Buyout Steve Mason

    Pro Hockey Rumors "It was about as bad a first season in Winnipeg as it could have been for goaltender Steve Mason. After signing a two-year deal with the Jets last summer that carried the presumption that he would at least share the starting job, injuries and poor play plagued the veteran net minder..." May 22

  • Tulane extends contract for football coach Willie Fritz through 2023

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Tulane extended the contract for football coach Willie Fritz through the 2023 season, the school announced Tuesday (May 22). Fritz coached the Green wave to overall records of 4-8 and 5-7 in his first two seasons at the school, with a goal-line stop in the season finale leaving the..." May 23

  • 4-star LB Brandon Smith commits to Penn State

    Sporting News "Penn State has received its first five-star commitment of the 2019 class with linebacker Brandon Smith. Smith, the No. 2 inside linebacker in the country, the No. 30 overall player in 247Sports' Composite rankings and the top player in the state of Virginia, made his decision..." May 22

  • Alabama continues to block grad transfer Brandon Kennedy

    College Football Talk "Continued kudos, Alabama. Earlier this month, Brandon Kennedy opted to leave Alabama as a graduate transfer.  The offensive lineman, as it turns out, is interested in a transfer to Alabama rivals Auburn and Tennessee; as has been the case in the..." May 22

  • FSU offensive lineman Josh Ball reportedly suspended by school for dating violence case

    Orlando Sentinel "Florida State has reportedly suspended offensive lineman Josh Ball after a hearing by the university judicial panel for his role in a dating violence case last year involving his former girlfriend. The length of the suspension for Ball, who was expected to start for..." May 22

  • Two schools emerge for Hunter Johnson after Clemson transfer

    247 Sports "Clemson sophomore quarterback Hunter Johnson will transfer, 247Sports confirmed Monday. A five-star prospect in the 2017 class, Johnson threw for 234 yards, two touchdowns and an interception a year ago while completing 77.8 percent of his passes. Johnson competed for..." May 22