RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday confirmed that assistant coach Kim Hughes is no longer with the team, but they will not say why. Most people believe Hughesâ€™ comments about LaMarcus Aldridge are the reason for his firing. Hughes, who was the teamâ€™s big man coach the past three years, said in an interview with...Read More
Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera has been a model of consistently at the plate, and until Friday, heâ€™d beenÂ a consistent fixture in the lineup, too.
However, Cabreraâ€™s 12-plus year streak of avoiding the disabled list has come to a close. He sustained a leg injury while sprintingÂ to second base as part of a hit-and-run in the bottom of the fourth inning against...
One of the top free agents of this yearâ€™s class is reportedly on his way to the San Antonio Spurs.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Spurs willÂ sign All-Star power forward LaMarcus Aldridge.
Free agent LaMarcus Aldridge will sign with the San Antonio Spurs, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
â€” Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 4, 2015
Serena Williams delivered a strong message to the Wimbledon crowd during her third-round match at the tournament Friday. During the third set of her comeback win over hometown player Heather Watson, Williams was down 5-4 and leading 15-30 as she tried to get a break to get back on serve. There was a long rally...Read More
The Sacramento Kings appeared to be the only team interested in free agentÂ Rajon Rondo, and the point guard is officially going to become a member of the squad.
According to Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports, Rondo will sign a one-year deal with the Kings.
Rajon Rondo to sign one-year, $10 million deal with Kings, source told Yahoo
â€” Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 3, 2015...
Earlier this week we reported on a rumor that a new long-term deal between Dez Bryant and the Dallas Cowboys was imminent.
Now it sounds like the deal is done and it may only be a few days before the news is announced.
According to a report by Mike Fisher at CBS, the Cowboys will share the details with the public after the holiday weekend:
â€śâ€¦Â sources tell me his wait is almost...
A pair of young NHL stars signed long-term contracts Friday.
Right winger Brandon Saad signed a six-year contract worth a reported $36 million with the Columbus Blue Jackets. He was acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks in a multi-player trade earlier in the week.
.@BSaad20: "I know (#CBJ) has a lot of talented guys. They're tough to play against & I'm happy to be a part of...
DeAndre Jordan and Wesley Matthews will be joining the Dallas Mavericks
The tide seems to be turning. When there were numerous reports that the ex-Mavs free agents such as Tyson Chandler, Monta Ellis, and Al-Farouq Aminu have found new teams 48 hours into free agency. Meanwhile, the Dallas Mavericks had yet to make a move. Such silence made some fans worry about the franchise...
The 4th of July holiday may be just around the corner, but Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees appear hellbent on tying up a lot of loose ends related to the teamâ€™s designated hitter before the holiday weekend, as the team issued a press release indicating the parties have settled a dispute over a...Read More
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The â€śSummer of Strangely Good Decisionsâ€ť continues for the New York Knicks.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the franchise is closing a deal with free agent Robin Lopez.
The Knicks are finalizing a four-year, $54 million agreement with free agent center Robin Lopez, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
â€” Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 3, 2015