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  • A Kawhi Leonard trade to the Lakers is not a dealbreaker for LeBron James

    Yardbarker "Due to the recent news of Kawhi Leonard demanding a trade, most reports have indicated he wants to specifically be traded to the Lakers. In the past year, there have been rumors swirling that LeBron could go to the Lakers and leave the Cavaliers. In a perfect storm of free agency drama, the..." June 18

  • Cavs Willing To Trade Lottery Pick For Vets

    Hoops Rumors "The Cavaliers are seeking proven veterans from teams looking to move up in the draft despite not knowing LeBron James‘ plans for the future, Joe Vardon of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Cleveland has the No. 8 overall pick on Thursday, courtesy of the Kyrie Irving..." June 18

  • LeBron James would reportedly prefer to stay in Cleveland

    Sportsnaut "As the NBA gears up for what’s sure to be a compelling, frenzied free agency period this summer, the key linchpin of them all, LeBron James, might throw a monkey wrench into many teams’ plans. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, James is “looking for..." June 18

  • Marvin Bagley III ‘near lock’ to be selected by Kings with No. 2 pick

    Sporting News "Marvin Bagley III appears to be heading to the Kings. Bagley is a “near lock” to be selected by Sacramento No. 2 overall in Thursday’s 2018 NBA Draft, according to a report by the Dallas Morning News. The Suns are expected to draft Arizona big man Deandre Ayton with..." June 18

  • The Charlotte Hornets nearly drafted Donovan Mitchell

    The Sports Daily "Today, on The Lowe Post Podcast,, Jonathan Givony (the other half of ESPN’s NBA Draft team) reported some intriguing news. While talking about his success in mocking drafts, Givony said he was batting 1000% last year until it came time for Charlotte to make their selection. Check out what..." June 18

  • 10% Of NFL Draft Picks Remain Unsigned

    Pro Football Rumors "As shown in PFR’s tracker, the bulk of this year’s draft picks are now under contract. Of this year’s 256 selections, 230 have inked their first NFL deal. As of Monday morning, that leaves just 26 players – or approximately 10% of this year’s class –..." June 18

  • Tom Brady: 'It was great' players took a knee during anthem before NFL games in 2017

    CBS Sports "The primary headline of Tom Brady's interview with Oprah Winfrey that aired Sunday was Brady saying he planned to walk away from football "sooner rather than later." (Never mind that mathematically this should be obvious to everyone; Brady is 40 years old.)  But..." June 18

  • Eric Ebron turning heads in Indianapolis

    Pro Football Talk "Colts tight end Eric Ebron was a draft bust in Detroit, but he might be ready to make his mark in Indianapolis. That’s the word after the Colts wrapped up their offseason workouts, and coach Frank Reich said he loved what he saw of Ebron. “He’s really..." June 18

  • Baker Mayfield not ready to compete with Tyrod Taylor

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Tyrod Taylor is the Browns' starting quarterback and is on his way to becoming the next in the long line of the team's opening day starters against Pittsburgh on Sept. 9.  "This is his fourth year starting in the NFL. He's just coming into his own and this is..." June 18

  • Cam Newton Got in the Face of a Teenage Trash-Talker

    Complex "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton doesn't back down from opponents on the NFL gridiron, and apparently he doesn't back down from fans off the field, either—even if they're teenagers. Sunday night, a video surfaced of a teen talking trash to Cam, and the 2015 MVP firing..." June 18

  • Dombrowski doesn't believe Red Sox match up for Machado trade

    The Score "After a number of blockbuster deals, there likely isn't enough prospect capital for the Boston Red Sox to trade for Manny Machado this summer. Despite Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski reportedly contacting the Orioles about the three-time All-Star's..." June 18

  • Astros Extend Jeff Luhnow Through 2023

    Houston Chronicle "The Astros have extended general manager Jeff Luhnow's contract until 2023 and promoted him to president of baseball operations. Luhnow joined owner Jim Crane at a news conference announcing the extension prior to Monday night's game at Minute Maid Park. Crane hired..." June 18

  • Clint Frazier voices frustration after spending majority of season at Triple-A

    ESPN "Clint Frazier feels fortunate to wear his New York Yankees uniform again for the next couple of days, but he was frank Monday when asked about his growing frustration with spending the bulk of the season at Triple-A. "It's in the back of your mind every time you turn the TV..." June 18

  • Report: Manny Machado may consider re-signing with one potential trade partner

    Larry Brown Sports "One potential factor in any Manny Machado trade is the fact that he’s poised to become a free agent at the end of the year, and any team trading for him may get a rental. Thus, any acquiring team would have to consider whether they think they can sign Machado to an extension before he..." June 18

  • Juan Soto's HR in Nationals' continued game to be recorded as pre-debut

    ESPN "Add time travel to the list of Juan Soto's accomplishments. On Monday, the Washington Nationals rookie crushed a pinch-hit homer against the New York Yankees in the continuation of a game that started May 15 -- five days before his big league debut. According to the..." June 18

  • How things fell apart between Barry Trotz, Capitals

    Sportsnet "This was about money, sure. But it was about principle as well. The Washington Capitals weren’t willing to pay Barry Trotz at a level commensurate to his peers, so the veteran head coach decided to step down just 11 days after bringing the franchise its first Stanley..." June 18

  • Toronto Maple Leafs Preparing Pitch For John Tavares

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Though there is certainly no guarantee that John Tavares even reaches free agency, he’s now less than a week away from being allowed to sit down with teams around the league. Should he not sign an extension with the New York Islanders before that time comes, teams all across the NHL are..." June 18

  • Pressure builds for Oilers, Chiarelli ahead of NHL Draft

    Sportsnet "It’s Monday of draft week and your name is Peter Chiarelli. They say an NHL general manager builds his team in the summer, and then simply augments it during the season. Well, the summer starts now, and you are fully aware that — in Year 4 of a five-year deal —..." June 18

  • Rutherford indicates changes coming for Penguins: 'We need to get deeper'

    The Score "General manager Jim Rutherford and the Pittsburgh Penguins aren't satisfied with a second-round playoff elimination. After their quest for a three-peat was cut short in May, Rutherford and his club have their sights set on another championship run in 2018-19, and roster changes..." June 18

  • Maple Leafs’ Dubas not feeling pressure ahead of NHL Draft

    Sportsnet "This was the off-season before the Toronto Maple Leafs hit the draft lottery jackpot. Dave Nonis and the coaching staff had been fired, Mike Babcock had been hired and Lou Lamoriello was still working in New Jersey. For a 101-day stretch the fate of hockey’s richest organization..." June 18

  • Mike Leach's tweet of an anti-Obama hoax showed why many schools won't hire him

    USA Today "Under the guise of “creating discussion,” the second-highest paid public employee in the state of Washington, who works for a university with 30,000 students, retweeted a doctored video of an old President Obama speech that helps spread a toxic conspiracy theory, argued with..." June 18

  • Arkansas offers scholarship to son of coach Chad Morris

    Larry Brown Sports "The University of Arkansas football team’s latest scholarship offer went to a familiar face. Chandler Morris announced on Friday that he had received a scholarship offer from his father’s program. Morris’ dad Chad was announced as Arkansas’ new head..." June 17

  • How one former football player is keeping $208 million from being distributed to athletes

    USA Today "More than $208 million of what used to be the NCAA’s money is sitting in a bank account, waiting to be distributed to at least 50,000 current and former college athletes as well as the lawyers who represented them in a case that was settled well over a year ago. Standing in..." June 16

  • Police: Former Oregon football player killed in a single-car accident in Eugene

    CBS Sports "Former Oregon linebacker Fotu Leiato, 21, was killed in a car crash on Friday, Eugene police confirmed early Saturday morning. Troubling details from the story, via KEZI, describe a rollover accident with the driver, Pedro Chavarin Jr., 22, initially telling police that he was the..." June 16

  • Dwayne Haskins officially enters camp as Ohio State starting quarterback

    Larry Brown Sports "Dwayne Haskins will be Ohio State’s starting quarterback when the team’s preseason camp gets underway. Last month, Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer provided some clarity on the team’s quarterback situation, saying Haskins would get the first opportunity to be the..." June 16

  • Four-star 2018 forward Saddiq Bey commits to Villanova

    Washington Post "Four-star 2018 forward Saddiq Bey, a Sidwell Friends graduate, committed to Villanova on Friday, adding another Washington-D.C. area player to the reigning NCAA champion Wildcats. In mid-May, Bey was granted his full release from North Carolina State after a mutual decision..." June 15

  • NCAA reinstates BYU's Nick Emery with stipulation he sit out first 9 games of 2018-19 season

    Deseret News "BYU basketball player Nick Emery will be required to sit out the first nine games of the Cougars' upcoming season, but has been reinstated to the BYU program, according to a decision by the NCAA that was released late Thursday afternoon. Emery withdrew from school last fall after..." June 15

  • Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura has begun to conquer NCAA, now prepares to take on world

    Sporting News "Rui Hachimura spent most of his sophomore season at Gonzaga in a state of possibility. What he might become was greater than what was. And then the NCAA Tournament came. In a second-round game against Ohio State, Hachimura exploded for 25 points on 9-of-11 shooting to along..." June 14

  • 5-Star Charles Bassey Commits to Western Kentucky, Reclassifies to 2018

    Bleacher Report "Charles Bassey, a 5-star center from the Aspire Basketball Academy in Louisville, Kentucky, reportedly committed to Western Kentucky on Wednesday, according to Jon Rothstein of FRS Hoopz.   Bassey, who stands 6'10" and weighs 220 pounds, is ranked as the No. 1..." June 13

  • NCAA approves rule that ends coaches' ability to block transfers

    CBS Sports "College athletes looking to leave one college for another will no longer have to get consent from their coach, athletic department or anyone else. The NCAA announced Wednesday that its Division I Council has passed legislation that enables student-athletes in all sports to transfer as..." June 13