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Cowboys To Acquire Amari Cooper [Pro Football Rumors]

The Cowboys and Raiders look to have reached an agreement on Amari Cooper, with ESPN.com’s Josina Anderson reporting (via Twitter) the... Read More

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  • Carmelo Anthony 'a little shocked' by Chris Paul's short suspension

    CBS Sports "The NBA handed down the suspensions for Saturday's brawl between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, and it may not have exactly been what many expected. Brandon Ingram was given a four-game suspension, Rajon Rondo got three games, and Chris Paul received the..." October 22

  • Report: Kevin Love trade watch already underway

    Yardbarker "The Kevin Love trade watch is already under way in Cleveland, according to Tim Bontemps of The Washington Post. The Cavaliers were hoping to continue their streak of playoff appearances after losing LeBron James, but they haven’t looked like contenders in any way during an 0-3 start,..." October 22

  • Lakers lucky suspensions for Brandon Ingram, Rajon Rondo weren't longer

    USA Today "The suspensions delivered by the NBA to players for the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Lakers could have been – and should have been – longer. No one – outside of the participants involved – would have argued had the NBA suspended Lakers forward Brandon Ingram..." October 22

  • Brandon Ingram admits surprise over brevity of suspension

    Larry Brown Sports "Many observers were surprised by the relatively lenient suspensions resulting from the fight between the Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets, and it turns out at least one player involved was among them. Lakers forward Brandon Ingram, who threw a punch in the fight,..." October 22

  • Tom Thibodeau: Derrick Rose Is 'One of the Best' in NBA When Healthy

    Bleacher Report "Minnesota Timberwolves head coach and president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau remains Derrick Rose's biggest fan. "As long as he's healthy, he'll be one of the best players in the league," Thibs said Monday, per Jace Frederick of..." October 22

  • Derek Anderson to Start vs. Patriots as Josh Allen Nurses Injured Elbow

    SI "Derek Anderson will get a second-straight start for the Bills next week, according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. He will replace rookie Josh Allen as Buffalo battles New England on Monday Night Football. Allen will sit due to an elbow injury.  Anderson's first start..." October 22

  • Jon Gruden reportedly won't tell his players about the Amari Cooper trade until Wednesday

    CBS Sports "On Monday afternoon, Jon Gruden's Oakland Raiders traded wide receiver Amari Cooper to the Dallas Cowboys. In exchange, they received the Cowboys' first-round pick in the 2019 draft. The Raiders now have three picks in the first round, a setup that has been very successful for teams in..." October 22

  • Eagles offered a second-rounder for Amari Cooper

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys not only traded for Amari Cooper, but they kept the Eagles from trading for Amari Cooper. The Eagles offered the Raiders a second-round pick for the receiver last week, Mike Silver of NFL Media reports. The Raiders turned it down, holding out for a first-rounder, which..." October 22

  • Jaguars cut Jamaal Charles

    Yahoo! Sports "Jamaal Charles appears to have reached the end of the line. Charles, the four-time Pro Bowl running back, was cut by the Jaguars today. The 31-year-old Charles barely got on the field for Jacksonville: He played in two games and had six carries for seven yards. " October 22

  • Doug Marrone: Blake Bortles will start vs. Eagles

    Big Cat Country "The Jacksonville Jaguars will start Blake Bortles over Cody Kessler at quarterback against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. “I spoke to both quarterbacks this afternoon and told them that Blake will be our team’s starting quarterback,” head coach Doug Marrone said..." October 22

  • Scott Boras: Conflict of interest for agent to become GM

    Hardball Talk "Earlier, Craig wrote about the latest in the Mets’ search for a new general manager. Their list has been pared down to three candidates: Chaim Bloom (Rays senior VP of baseball operations), Doug Melvin (Brewers senior advisor), and agent Brodie Van Wagenen (of Creative Artists..." October 22

  • D-Backs sign Escobar to 3-year, $21-million deal

    Arizona Central "In an early strike move before the start of free agency, the Diamondbacks have re-signed infielder Eduardo Escobar to a three-year, $21 million contract, a deal that brings back a versatile player whom the club acquired as a rental prior to trade deadline in July. More than likely,..." October 22

  • Rockies expect Seunghwan Oh back in 2019

    Yonhap News Agency "Colorado Rockies' South Korean reliever Oh Seung-hwan said Wednesday he's hoping to return home after five years of pitching overseas. Oh arrived back in South Korea Wednesday after his third major league season, split with the Toronto Blue Jays and the Rockies. He signed with..." October 22

  • Blue Jays interviewed Canadian Stubby Clapp for manager job

    Sportsnet "The Blue Jays have interviewed Canadian Stubby Clapp for their managerial vacancy, Bob Elliott of Canadian Baseball Network reported Monday. It’s unclear whether Clapp’s one of the four finalists for the job or whether he simply interviewed earlier in the month when the..." October 22

  • Red Sox ace Chris Sale says he's '100 percent' for Game 1 vs. Dodgers

    CBS Sports "Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale is slated to start Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers. On Monday, Sale met with the press and discussed how he feels following his brief stomach-related hospital stay during the American League Championship..." October 22

  • Landeskog leads 3 Stars of the Week

    NHL.com "Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog, Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid and Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Oct. 21.   FIRST STAR - GABRIEL LANDESKOG, LW, COLORADO..." October 22

  • Blackhawks' Bowman: Jury still out on Saad-Panarin trade

    The Score "It's too soon to decide a winner of the June 2017 trade that saw the Chicago Blackhawks send Artemi Panarin to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Brandon Saad, according to Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman. Bowman told The Athletic's Mark Lazerus that scoring statistics alone..." October 22

  • Hurricanes activate goalie Scott Darling off IR, assign him to AHL

    Sportsnet "The Carolina Hurricanes activated starting goaltender Scott Darling off injured reserve, the team announced Monday. Darling is being assigned to the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers to complete a conditioning stint before he returns to the Hurricanes. The..." October 22

  • Blue Jackets' Seth Jones to make season debut vs. Coyotes

    The Score "Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Seth Jones will return to the lineup Tuesday against the Arizona Coyotes, coach John Tortorella announced. Jones suffered an MCL sprain in a preseason game on Sept. 25 and was initially expected to miss four-to-six weeks. " October 22

  • What is a back-up goalie’s job during a game?

    NBC Sports Washington "At the end of every bench in the NHL is a goalie sitting in full pads and a hat. What is his job during the game? Friday’s game between the Washington Capitals and Florida Panthers was one of the rare games that featured four goalies. Braden Holtby and James Reimer started,..." October 22

  • Player compensation lawsuit vs. NCAA could usher in new round of conference realignment

    CBS Sports "In a Northern California district court, conference realignment may take an urgent, unexpected turn. The ongoing Alston v. NCAA trial seeks an injunction against current NCAA scholarship limitations (room, board, books, tuition, cost of attendance). This is the mother of all pay-for-play..." October 22

  • USC in rough shape at quarterback for ASU game

    Larry Brown Sports "The USC Trojans will be in a tough position during Saturday’s game against Arizona State because of injuries to their quarterbacks. Starting quarterback JT Daniels is in concussion protocol after being knocked out of the Trojans’ loss to Utah. Backup Matt Fink suffered..." October 22

  • Star TCU football player arrested Sunday, accused of assault of a family member

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "TCU star football player KaVontae Turpin was arrested Sunday, accused of assault with bodily injury of a family member, according to Tarrant County Jail records. Turpin has been released from the jail, a Tarrant County spokesman said Monday. The..." October 22

  • Oregon QB Justin Herbert expected to return for senior season

    Sporting News "Don't expect to see Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert in the NFL next year.  The junior play caller seems likely to return to the Ducks squad for his senior season, according to a report from CBS Sports. Herbert is touted as a top draft pick, and some..." October 22

  • Michigan's Jim Harbaugh rips MSU again, doubles down on 'bush league'

    Detroit Free Press "Jim Harbaugh's not apologizing. He's not backing away.  He's doubling down.  On Monday, Michigan's football coach once again called Michigan State "bush league" for a pregame scuffle between the entire MSU team and a handful of..." October 22