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  • Amar’e Stoudemire Planning NBA Comeback?

    Hoops Rumors "Six-time All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire said today that he’s considering a return to the NBA, reports Ian Begley of ESPN. Stoudemire last played professionally in Israel after retiring from the NBA in the summer of 2016. Stoudemire, 35, who spoke of his desire..." May 24

  • Raptors’ All-Star Kyle Lowry could reportedly be traded this summer

    Sportsnaut "It’s rather clear that firing head coach Dwane Casey was only the first in what promises to be a long line of moves for the Toronto Raptors after they were embarrassed by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Semifinals earlier this month. Without a whole lot of room..." May 23

  • Hassan Whiteside appears to take shot at Heat

    Larry Brown Sports "The Hassan Whiteside-Miami Heat relationship continues to deteriorate from the looks of it. On Tuesday, Whiteside posted a video of himself in the gym on his Instagram Story. In the clip, the star center shoots and hits a three-pointer from the top of the arc and then turns to the..." May 23

  • Warriors, Lakers among teams holding private workouts with LiAngelo Ball

    Sportsnaut "While LiAngelo Ball is not considered to be the kind of NBA prospect that his brother, Lonzo, was, he is drawing interest from some notable teams. Included among them are his brother’s team, the Los Angeles Lakers, and the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors. Ball..." May 23

  • Antonio Brown offers advice to Le'Veon Bell: 'Show up'

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Antonio Brown stays in touch with his teammate and friend, Le'Veon Bell – even if the latter is not training with him at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex this month. "I tell him how his (rap) tape is not that good," Brown said, smiling. "(And) how he should come..." May 23

  • Teddy Bridgewater could be Jets starter in Week 1

    Sportsnaut "If Teddy Bridgewater can stay healthy and proves he’s the sharpest tool in the shed for the New York Jets this summer, one report suggests he could be the team’s starter come Week 1. “My understanding is that Todd Bowles won’t hesitate to start Bridgewater over..." May 23

  • Anthony Barr staying away from Vikings OTAs

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Anthony Barr was at the Vikings facility last weekend, alongside some teammates lending a helping hand at Mike Zimmer’s youth football camp. However, Barr did not show up Tuesday when the Vikings began the first of 10 voluntary practices, known in the as NFL world Organized Team..." May 23

  • Bills' Kim Pegula: Financial outlook for new stadium not promising

    ESPN "Buffalo Bills owner Kim Pegula expressed doubt at the NFL owners meetings this week about the team's ability to build a new stadium to replace New Era Field. "I don't even know if we can get there," Pegula told The Buffalo News. "I know fans in Buffalo don't..." May 23

  • Chargers Won’t Rule Out Antonio Gates

    Pro Football Rumors "After losing Hunter Henry to a torn ACL, the Chargers say they will search high and low for potential replacements. That could include a reunion with Antonio Gates, even though the team previously told the veteran that he would not be re-signed.  “We’ll look at all..." May 23

  • Reports: White Sox's Welington Castillo to be suspended for PED use

    USA Today "Chicago White Sox catcher Welington Castillo will reportedly be suspended 80 games for performance-enhancing drug use. The news was first reported by a Dominican Republic journalist on Twitter and later confirmed by The Athletic. The announcement is..." May 24

  • Former MLB outfielder Lenny Dykstra arrested with drugs after alleged threat to Uber driver

    CBS Philly "Former Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra was arrested in New Jersey early Wednesday morning for allegedly threatening an Uber driver. Linden police say the 47-year-old Uber driver pulled up outside police headquarters, beeping his horn repeatedly around 3:30..." May 23

  • Alex Cora says Red Sox will not demote Jackie Bradley Jr.

    Larry Brown Sports "The Boston Red Sox do not intend to demote outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. despite his struggles, according to manager Alex Cora. With second baseman Dustin Pedroia nearing a return from injury, speculation has grown that Bradley could be demoted to AAA to clear a roster spot. Cora said..." May 23

  • At what price, Manny Machado? Sorry, Phillies. It's infinity and beyond! "Back in the olden days, when people used to do things like ring doorbells and read magazines, there was a magazine company that was known for ringing people’s doorbells and giving them a million bucks. I’m not really sure of the particulars, not because I forget them, but because..." May 23

  • Khris Davis diagnosed with Grade 1 right groin strain

    Hardball Talk "Athletics slugger Khris Davis injured his right groin in Sunday’s series finale against the Blue Jays and an MRI taken Tuesday revealed a Grade 1 strain, per Steve Kroner of the San Francisco Chronicle. He is expected to be placed on the disabled list ahead of Wednesday..." May 23

  • Golden Knights’ Fleury not worried about long layoff before Stanley Cup

    Sportsnet "By the time the Stanley Cup Final gets underway it will have been eight full days since the Vegas Golden Knights last suited up for a game. Still, even at this crucial stage of the season, rust is not something Golden Knights netminder Marc-Andre Fleury is concerned..." May 23

  • Blue Jackets prospect’s lengthy illness spawned by two-foot tapeworm

    Sportress of Blogitude "No one could figure out what was ailing Columbus Blue Jackets prospect Carson Meyer for months, something that led to the Miami (OH) forward to struggle mightily in his sophomore campaign after putting up good numbers in his freshman year. Doctors tested for mononucleosis and other..." May 23

  • Enstrom upset with Game 5 scratch, left Jets before locker clean-outs

    Winnipeg Free Press "Toby Enstrom's time with the Winnipeg Jets is likely over, and his apparent exit is not without some controversy. Enstrom was a surprise scratch in Sunday's 2-1 loss to Vegas that sent the Jets packing and the Golden Knights on to the Stanley Cup final. It's a move that..." May 23

  • Locking up Evander Kane is smart business for Sharks

    Pro Hockey Talk "The San Jose Sharks arguably got the best bang for their buck at the trade deadline when they acquired Evander Kane from the Buffalo Sabres. No one was really sure how Kane would fit in with his new team, but he made enough of an impact that the Sharks are reportedly about to hand a new..." May 23

  • Toronto Maple Leafs Promote Brandon Pridham To Assistant GM

    Pro Hockey Rumors "After two key executives have left in recent days and another was promoted to the role of General Manager, the Toronto Maple Leafs had a void to fill in their front office. They’ve continued to move people up the ladder today to try and fill it, as Brandon Pridham has been promoted to..." May 23

  • Gasparilla Bowl moving from Tropicana Field to Raymond James Stadium

    Tampa Bay Times "After a decade at Tropicana Field, the Gasparilla Bowl is moving across the bay to Raymond James Stadium, bowl officials announced Wednesday morning. The move begins this year, with RJS set to host ESPN's game at 8 p.m. on Dec. 20. The stadium's other postseason game, the Jan...." May 23

  • 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