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  • Should the Cavs trade Kevin Love?

    Cavs Nation "Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love should be respected for his outstanding NBA career and revered for the leadership position he’s taken in the mental health community. But he’s not long for Cleveland, and here’s why. While Love was was..." November 17

  • Pelicans guard Elfrid Payton fractures finger in first game returning from 9-game absence

    Clutch Points "New Orleans Pelicans starting point guard Elfrid Payton just can’t catch a break. After missing the previous nine games due to a right ankle injury, Payton returned to the Pelicans’ lineup Friday against the New York Knicks. His return, however, was..." November 17

  • Report: Carmelo Anthony may not find new team until February

    Larry Brown Sports "Carmelo Anthony may be sitting out a while as he looks to continue his NBA career. The Houston Rockets have said that Anthony will not return to the team despite remaining on the roster. That has opened the door to him finding a new organization, but there are no clear suitors and may..." November 16

  • Kobe Bryant nicknamed himself ‘Black Mamba’ to cope with aftermath of rape allegation

    Pro Basketball Talk "In 2003, Kobe Bryant had sex with a woman – who, per Bryant’s own later statement – did not view the encounter as consensual. Charges against him were dropped after the accuser refused to testify. He settled a civil suit with her. Kent Babb of The..." November 16

  • The Team With The Best Odds Of Acquiring Carmelo Anthony Isn’t In The NBA

    Dime Magazine "The brief and tumultuous era of Carmelo Anthony in Houston came to an ignominious end this week. A report emerged last weekend that the organization was working on a resolution to part ways with Melo after the Rockets’ lackluster start to the season, and the front..." November 16

  • Pete Carroll Says Mychal Kendricks Can Return to Seahawks vs. Vikings Dec. 10

    Bleacher Report "Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll confirmed linebacker Mychal Kendricks returned to the club Friday and will be eligible to play again Dec. 10 against the Minnesota Vikings, according to the Seattle Times' Bob Condotta.  Kendricks was..." November 16

  • Todd Monken To Call Bucs’ Plays In Week 11

    Pro Football Rumors "Dirk Koetter took back the Buccaneers’ play-calling reins last week, but the team made history with a 501-yard, three-point showing. The third-year head coach won’t be sending in plays Sunday. Offensive coordinator Todd Monken will return to his play-calling..." November 16

  • Mike McCarthy ducks questions about job security

    Larry Brown Sports "Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy isn’t being drawn into comments on his job security. After a round of rumors flared up after the Packers’ loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday, McCarthy simply said that rumors come with the territory and he would..." November 16

  • Joey Bosa questionable for Chargers vs. Broncos "Joey Bosa could make his season debut for the Los Angeles Chargers this week. The defensive end is listed as questionable ahead of Sunday's AFC West contest against the Denver Broncos. Bosa was limited in practice for the third straight day on Friday..." November 16

  • Packers' Jimmy Graham reportedly suffered broken thumb in loss to Seahawks

    CBS Sports "Not only did the Packers lose an important game to the Seahawks on Thursday night, but they may have lost an important contributor at a very inopportune time. According to a report from NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, tight end Jimmy Graham broke his..." November 16

  • Report: Giants Making Madison Bumgarner 'Available' for Trade

    Bleacher Report "San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner is reportedly "available" for trade before the 2019 MLB season. On Friday, Jon Paul Morosi of reported Bumgarner is joined by the Seattle Mariners' James Paxton as..." November 16

  • Dodgers' Kenley Jansen sets date for heart surgery

    Los Angeles Times "Kenley Jansen has known he needs heart surgery this offseason since early August, when he experienced a second episode of atrial fibrillation — irregular heartbeats — in Denver. The Dodgers closer was cleared to return within two weeks, but the operation loomed as the club advanced..." November 16

  • Red Sox re-sign Series MVP Steve Pearce on 1-year, $6.25M deal

    ESPN "The Boston Red Sox are bringing back World Series MVP Steve Pearce for the 2019 season, the team announced Friday. The one-year deal is worth $6.25 million, Yahoo Sports reported. "We're thrilled to have Steve back with us for another year as we..." November 16

  • Report: Padres remain interested in Mets' Syndergaard

    The Score "The San Diego Padres are still interested in trading for New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. The Padres were reportedly targeting the right-hander prior to this past season's non-waiver trade deadline..." November 16

  • Report: Reds and Yankees Have Discussed Sonny Gray Trade

    12 Up "It's no secret that the Yankees want to get rid of Sonny Gray. The former All-Star has been an abject disaster in pinstripes (at home, at least) and GM Brian Cashman is expected to move the right-hander somewhere (anywhere) this offseason. That somewhere may end up being..." November 16

  • Oilers trade Ryan Strome to Rangers for Ryan Spooner

    Sportsnet "The Edmonton Oilers have traded centre Ryan Strome to the New York Rangers for centre Ryan Spooner. Strome carries a $3.1-million cap hit while Spooner’s cap hit is $4 million. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, the..." November 16

  • Todd McLellan Safe In Edmonton For Now

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Coming into the season, one of the coaches most often listed as on the “hot seat” was Edmonton Oilers boss Todd McLellan. Much of that speculation came from the disappointing 2017-18 season when the Oilers missed the playoffs entirely despite another Art Ross-winning season..." November 16

  • What could a Nylander trade look like? 3 logical deals for the unsigned Swede

    The Score "The Maple Leafs are testing the trade market for unsigned forward William Nylander, so it's only fitting to draw up potential trade scenarios that both Toronto and other teams may consider. If Nylander isn't signed by Dec. 1, he'll be ineligible to..." November 16

  • Matt Layman Coyotes' Josh Archibald to have hearing with NHL Player Safety

    Arizona Sports "The NHL Department of Player Safety announced Friday that it will have a hearing with Arizona Coyotes forward Josh Archibald for a penalty he committed Thursday night. The hearing is set to take place Friday. During the second period of the Coyotes’ 2-1 win over the..." November 16

  • After all these years, Kings defenseman Dion Phaneuf still inspires teammates and irritates opponents

    Los Angeles Times "A search of Dion Phaneuf’s name on Twitter is enough to confirm that he’s tailor-made for social media. He’s amusing and provocative. He’s hated and embraced. The latest example was a bit of both, from a recent game against the Calgary Flames. During..." November 16

  • Eden Hazard: I Don't Deserve to Win Ballon d'Or

    Sport Witness "Despite calling himself the ‘best player in the world’ at this current time, Eden Hazard doesn’t believe he deserves to win any personal awards this season. Speaking to RTBF, relayed by Ouest-France, on Friday, the Chelsea star was asked what he thought about..." November 16

  • Zinedine Zidane 'receives Bayern Munich offer' as Germans move ahead of Man Utd for former Real Madrid manager

    Daily Mirror "Zinedine Zidane has emerged as a Bayern Munich target with the German giants sounding out the French manager as a replacement for Niko Kovac. Jose Mourinho has been under intense pressure at Manchester United in recent months, with Zidane linked to Old Trafford..." November 16

  • Wayne Rooney: End of Manchester United career was 'embarrassing'

    ESPN "Wayne Rooney has told Sky Sports he felt "embarrassed" by the end of his career at Manchester United. Rooney revealed he knew he had to leave when Jose Mourinho asked him to lift the trophy following the 2017 EFL Cup final, which he had played no part..." November 16

  • Daniel Sturridge case highlights the hypocrisy of the bookies

    Daily Mail "At the 2007 Poland Open tennis tournament, Nikolay Davydenko, ranked fourth in the world, was drawn to play Martin Vassallo Arguello, ranked 87th, in the second round. Inexplicably, Davydenko’s price to win the match opened at 2.3-1. He won the first set 6-2. Astonishingly, his..." November 16

  • Juventus Reportedly Eye Brescia Starlet Sandro Tonali Amid Chelsea Rumours

    Bleacher Report "Juventus reportedly want to sign Brescia midfielder Sandro Tonali and are prepared to secure his signature by allowing him to remain there on loan until the end of next season. According to Tuttosport (h/t Football Italia), Bianconeri boss Massimiliano Allegri is..." November 16

  • Kansas Finalizing Deal to Hire Les Miles as Jayhawks Head Coach

    SI "The Hat might just be back. Kansas is finalizing a deal to make Les Miles the new leader of the Jayhawks football program, multiple sources told Sports Illustrated. An announcement could come as soon as this weekend. Kansas athletic director Jeff Long and Miles both did not..." November 16

  • Paul Finebaum regular and Auburn superfan Tammy dies in horrific U.S. 280 crash

    Alabama "A woman killed in a horrific crash on U.S. 280 was the well-known Paul Finebaum Show regular caller Tammy from Clanton. The character, cut-up and avid Auburn University football fan and “full-time granny,” 52-year-old Tammy Renae Bullard and her 3-year-old granddaughter..." November 16

  • UCF QB McKenzie Milton: 'We're better' than No. 3 Notre Dame

    Yahoo! Sports "McKenzie Milton has a trait that every great quarterback needs. Confidence. Confidence can sometimes lead people to say and do things that only they believe are true or possible. That may be the case with Milton’s thoughts on Notre Dame. Central Florida’s star..." November 16

  • Houston star DT Ed Oliver in heated incident with coach Major Applewhite

    ESPN "All-American defensive tackle Ed Oliver got into a heated discussion with Houston coach Major Applewhite just before halftime of the Cougars' 48-17 win over Tulane on Thursday night. Applewhite approached Oliver, who has missed four..." November 16

  • Eric Gray's Michigan commitment on shaky ground after he cancels visit

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan has another list of visitors on tap for this Saturday’s game against Indiana. The Wolverines, though, had to strike at least one name off. Memphis (Tenn.) Lausanne Collegiate running back Eric Gray will reportedly visit Tennessee this weekend after..." November 16

  • ESPN is continuing with remote college basketball broadcasts this year for more than 200 games

    Awful Announcing "Announcers broadcasting games remotely from the studio isn’t exactly a new concept in sports television. Especially for international events, networks have chosen to keep announcers local instead of spending lots of money to send entire broadcasting crews to far off places. We’ve..." November 16

  • Syracuse doesn’t know how to spell Boeheim

    New York Post "Syracuse would like to buy a vowel — specifically, that first “e” in “Boeheim.” As if the No. 15 ranked Orange’s 83-76 loss to UConn on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden weren’t bad enough, the last name of Buddy Boeheim..." November 16

  • Duke sensation Zion Williamson was offered football scholarship to LSU

    Sporting News "Zion Williamson's talent goes beyond the basketball court.  Former LSU tight end coach Eric Mateos revealed Thursday he offered Williamson a football scholarship with the Tigers in the fall of 2016 when he was working under then-interim head coach Ed..." November 15

  • St. John’s starting big man gone 4-6 weeks after surgery

    New York Post "St. John’s breakthrough season has hit a potential roadblock. Starting forward Sedee Keita, the lone experienced big man on the roster, will miss four to six weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, the school announced Wednesday. Keita, a..." November 15

  • Michigan State's Tom Izzo has top recruit, Vernon Carey Jr., in sights

    Detroit Free Press "It was a seemingly innocuous question for Tom Izzo on Thursday, ostensibly about playing Florida Gulf Coast: “What are your priorities for Sunday, Tom?” a young scribe asked. Izzo paused for a second. And he danced around the topic like an expert. There..." November 14