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  • Memphis Grizzlies waive Dwight Howard "The Memphis Grizzlies announced today they have waived center Dwight Howard. The Grizzlies acquired Howard from the Washington Wizards on July 6. " August 24

  • Dwight Howard Reportedly Gave Up Almost Half His Guaranteed Salary to Play for the Lakers

    12 Up "Dwight Howard is serious about this whole LA redemption tour thing. So serious, if fact, that in order to get himself out of Memphis and into a Purple and Gold jersey, Adrian Wojnarowski reports that he sacrificed almost half of what he would have been guaranteed to earn in..." August 24

  • How Dwight Howard convinced the Lakers to take a chance on him

    Pro Basketball Talk "Laker fans Friday sounded like your friends after an ugly relationship and breakup, when you suddenly consider taking that person back. Laker nation took to Twitter screaming “ARE YOU SERIOUS? What are you thinking? Are you even thinking?” The Lakers, however, are entering..." August 24

  • Pelicans Could Trade Three Second-Round Picks For Andre Iguodala

    Inquisitr "After failing to convince Kevin Durant to re-sign, the Golden State Warriors traded Andre Iguodala to the Memphis Grizzlies to free enough salary cap space to acquire D’Angelo Russell in a sign-and-trade deal with the Brooklyn Nets. When the deal became official, most people expected..." August 24

  • Footage surfaces of young Klay Thompson meeting Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen in 1998

    The Score "Klay Thompson shared a story with reporters in May about the time he met Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen after a game in Portland in 1998. A clip has since surfaced of the encounter (albeit without sound), showing a young Thompson and his brothers getting autographs from the Chicago..." August 24

  • Dolphins could trade or cut Kenny Stills, Reshad Jones, Kiko Alonso

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins, in the first year of a rebuild, have made several veteran players available in trade discussions, but Laremy Tunsil apparently isn’t one of them, based on what the Dolphins have conveyed to the Tunsil camp. Amid published reports that Tunsil has been dangled in..." August 24

  • Life in an NFL QB Room

    Bleacher Report "The "mentor" quarterback is a strange character with a mysterious job.       Sometimes, he's a former champion on his last legs. Other times, he's a drifter roaming from team to team, earning a lot but playing little, sharing secret wisdom with..." August 24

  • Dolphins turned down trade offers for Laremy Tunsil

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins are telling other teams that offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil isn’t going anywhere. Teams have called to express interest in trading for Tunsil but the Dolphins turned them down, the Miami Herald reports. The report also says the Dolphins have privately..." August 24

  • Baker Mayfield speaks out on ‘sickening’ pre-draft questions

    GQ "Baker Mayfield slides his considerable barrel of a body into a brown leather booth at a steak house just outside Cleveland and announces that tonight he's just not feeling himself. This is not to say that the planet's most confident quarterback has arrived without his..." August 24

  • Ravens LB Paul Worrilow Retires

    National Post "Linebacker Paul Worrilow, signed by the Baltimore Ravens on Friday, told coach John Harbaugh on Saturday that he is retiring. Worrilow, 29, missed last season with the Philadelphia Eagles because of a torn ACL. The Eagles released him earlier this month, and the Ravens picked him up..." August 24

  • MLB reportedly rejects Dodgers' request to wear traditional uniforms vs. Yankees on Players' Weekend

    CBS Sports "If you haven't kept up with Major League Baseball the past few days, then just know this is an important weekend. For one, the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers are playing a three-game set that could be a preview of the World Series. On top of that, this is Players' Weekend,..." August 24

  • Max Scherzer optimistic but 'not out of the woods yet' "The good news from Max Scherzer on Friday morning was he was able to play catch without issue prior to the Nationals' series opener against the Cubs, keeping in line with his normal routine after a start. Scherzer was still not ready to put his battle with back and shoulder injuries..." August 24

  • Terry Francona: Indians' all-black uniforms make players 'look like morons'

    The Score "Add Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona to the list of people who aren't a fan of the Players' Weekend uniforms this season. "What's the slogan, 'Let the kids play?' Let the grown-ups look like morons," Francona said Friday, according to Zack Meisel..." August 24

  • Aaron Judge starting to display his prodigious power again

    New York Post "The Players’ Weekend uniform was much different than the classic Yankees road uniform, but there was one familiar sight at Dodger Stadium Friday night. Aaron Judge’s pull power has returned as he lined a third inning home run into the left field pavilion off Dodgers..." August 24

  • Does MLB’s Options Structure Need To Change?

    MLB Trade Rumors "Giants right-hander Jeff Samardzija recently crossed the 10-year threshold in terms of Major League service time and took the occasion to voice concerns about the difficulty today’s younger players will have in reaching that same milestone (link via Henry Schulman of the San Francisco..." August 24

  • Re-signing Nikolay Goldobin will complicate Canucks' roster puzzle

    The Province "Nikolay Goldobin has always talked a good game, but it has never been more apparent he needs to play one. The Vancouver Canucks’ restricted free agent is expected to be signed to a short-term extension because despite having no contract leverage, arbitration rights or even a..." August 24

  • Senators won't name captain this season

    The Score "Ottawa Senators head coach D.J. Smith says the club won't name a captain for the 2019-20 season. "No we're not," Smith told Sportsnet's Wayne Scanlan. "The captain will emerge in time. I think the biggest thing is that we will allow the older guys to mentor..." August 24

  • Sharks will sink or swim based on goaltending

    Pro Hockey Talk "Sometimes, when you get a little time and separation from a narrative, you realize that maybe the thing people were obsessed about wasn’t really a big deal. Well, Martin Jones‘ 2018-19 season doesn’t exactly age like fine wine. The output is far more..." August 24

  • Wild trade Gustav Bouramman to Florida Panthers

    Hockey Wilderness "The Minnesota Wild announced Friday that defenseman Gustav Bouramman has been traded to the Florida Panthers for future considerations. Bouramman was selected in the seventh round (No. 201 overall) in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. He played parts of two seasons with the AHL’s Iowa..." August 24

  • Bill Guerin has 'full confidence' in Bruce Boudreau as Wild coach "Following a whirlwind past week when he was offered the Minnesota Wild's general manager position Tuesday and was introduced at a news conference at Xcel Energy Center on Thursday, Bill Guerin is busy settling into his new job and everything that goes with it. He'll somehow..." August 24

  • Neymar can’t play for PSG until future is resolved, says Thomas Tuchel

    Barca Blaugranes "PSG manager Thomas Tuchel says Neymar will not play for the club until his future has been resolved. The Brazilian continues to be linked with a move away from the club with Barcelona and Real Madrid both said to be keen to sign him before the close of the transfer..." August 24

  • AC Milan Set To Secure Deal For €50 Million Rated La Liga Star

    Fadeaway World "Every club in Italy is trying to boost its ranks to finally dethrone Juventus this campaign. Inter and Napoli are doing great business this summer, but Milan don’t want to be left behind and are reportedly working on striking a deal for a very interesting player who can improve their..." August 24

  • Virgil van Dijk Set to Double Wages After Earning New Liverpool Contract

    90 Min "Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk is expected to sign a new contract with the Reds which will double his wages, reflecting his status as one of the very best players in the world. Van Dijk has become nothing short of a superstar since joining Liverpool from Southampton in what was..." August 24

  • Bayern Munich “will not buy” Espanyol’s Marc Roca

    Bavarian Football Works "Per Bild chief Christian Falk, Bayern Munich will not be pursuing a purchase of Espanyol defensive midfielder Marc Roca. The rumors of Bayern Munich’s interest in Roca spiked Friday when it was announced that the club was selling Renato Sanches to Lille. Something, however,..." August 24

  • Crystal Palace and Christian Benteke in talks over extending striker’s contract

    London Evening Standard "Crystal Palace are negotiating a new deal with striker Christian Benteke, manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed. The Belgian has just four goals in his last 50 Premier League appearances, but is now in the final year of his deal in south London and Palace are reluctant to lose a player..." August 24

  • Mississippi State quarterback Keytaon Thompson enters NCAA transfer portal

    USA Today "Joe Moorhead said Thursday that junior quarterback Keytaon Thompson would need to win a game for Mississippi State at some point during the 2019 season.  On Friday, Thompson sent a message that maybe that won't be the case.  One day after Moorhead named..." August 24

  • Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus ruled eligible to play

    ESPN "Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus, recently reinstated to the university and the team after being acquitted of sexual assault charges, will be eligible to play this season for the Badgers. Cephus tweeted the eligibility update and Wisconsin confirmed it to ESPN. Cephus..." August 24

  • Desmond Howard Apologizes For 'Choke a B*tch' Joke on College Gameday

    The Big Lead "College football is back, and so is College Gameday, everyone’s favorite Saturday morning show. The usual crew is already in fine form, as Lee Corso picked Utah to end up in the National Championship and picked Miami to beat Florida as he donned Gators headgear. Desmond Howard..." August 24

  • Nick Saban explains why he invited Ray Rice to speak to Alabama players

    Alabama "Alabama’s had a few noteworthy speakers address the football team this preseason. Figures like Jay Bilas and Mike Tyson have been through the Crimson Tide athletics complex to speak with the team as part of fall camp. Nick Saban on Thursday mentioned in his news conference..." August 24

  • Sources: UW Huskies junior Jacob Eason wins starting quarterback job

    Seattle Times "It appears the wait is over. Washington appears to have settled on junior Jacob Eason as its starting quarterback, three sources confirmed to The Seattle Times on Thursday, after a report on Twitter earlier Thursday by KJR-AM’s Dave Mahler. Eason — a..." August 23

  • Former Razorback Gabe Osabuohien commits to WVU

    The Morgantown News "Former Arkansas forward Gabe Osabuohien, who was dismissed from the Razorback program four days ago, has announced he will transfer to West Virginia. Osabuohien (pronounced Oh-sah-BOY-en) played two seasons at Arkansas. He played in 34 games last year as a sophomore, starting the last..." August 21

  • 5-Star PG Daishen Nix Commits to UCLA over Kansas, Maryland, More

    Bleacher Report "UCLA received a massive boost to its 2020 recruiting class Tuesday with a commitment from 5-star point guard Daishen Nix. Evan Daniels of 247Sports reported the playmaker's choice of the Bruins. Nix is listed as the No. 14 overall recruit in next year's class..." August 20

  • Jury acquits Mateen Cleaves of sexual assault

    Detroit Free Press " A jury acquitted former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves on Tuesday on all charges in his rape case in Genesee County Circuit Court.  Cleaves is the Flint native who led Michigan State to the 2000 NCAA championship. He faced up to 15 years in..." August 20

  • Ohio State lands LeBron James’ ‘nephew’ Meechie Johnson

    New York Post "LeBron James will have yet another reason to watch Ohio State. The Buckeyes landed four-star point guard Demetrius “Meechie” Johnson Jr. for their 2021 class this week, a rising junior whom LeBron refers to as his “nephew.” Johnson’s father..." August 19