RUMORS & GOSSIP
The long and sordid saga revolving around the ultimate fate of the ball Alex Rodriguez deposited into the outfield seats at Yankee Stadium for his 3,000th hit has finally reached a resolution. Zack Hample, a “professional ballhawk” who was uncooperative at best after procuring the baseball after A-Rod’s solo shot in the first inning on...Read More
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DeAndre Jordan is the second-best remaining free agent, and the center is faced with a difficult choice.
In fact, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Jordan is evenly split on the decision between the Los Angeles Clippers—his current team—and the Dallas Mavericks.
Yahoo Source: After Clippers meeting, DeAndre Jordan remains "truly 50-50" and "torn" on choice...
Russell Wilson made an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on Thursday night. And among the jokes and silliness typical of shows like Kimmel’s late-night gabfest, the Seattle Seahawks quarterback — currently mired in contract negotiations that are progressing slowly at best or at a virtual standstill at worst — hinted that he would seriously contemplate...Read More
LaMarcus Aldridge reportedly left his first free agency meeting with the Los Angeles feeling underwhelmed, but he apparently respects the franchise enough that he was willing to give it another shot. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reports that Aldridge granted the Lakers’ request for a second meeting on Thursday night, and the team spent the entire 90...Read More
Josh Hamilton is coming off the disabled list on Friday night just in time to face his former team. The Texas Rangers are facing the Los Angeles Angels in a three-game series over the holiday weekend, and Mike Scioscia thinks the trip to Anaheim should be about more than just baseball for Hamilton. Earlier this...Read More
The Sacramento Kings are not having a good last few weeks. What with All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins demanding a trade, owner Vivek Ranadive publicly feuding with his head coach and vice president of basketball operations Vlade Divac making an underwhelming draft pick, things haven’t been swell in Sactown. Now the team’s strategy for free agency has gone completely off the rails...
The Dallas Cowboys have yet to sign Dez Bryant to a long-term extension, and Bryant’s camp has indicated that he would rather miss regular season games than sign the franchise tender and play under a one-year deal worth roughly $13 million. Apparently the Cowboys aren’t buying that. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, the...Read More
Golden State Warriors fans are everywhere these days, and their imprints are far reaching. That includes the Sacramento Kings’ new home. Schuff Steel in Stockton, Calif., is constructing some of the steel that will go on the roof of the new Kings’ arena. Of course, being partway between Oakland and Sacramento means that not everyone...Read More
Kevin Love announced Wednesday he’d be re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers on a contract reportedly worth $110 million over five years.
But how long will Love’s tenure in Cleveland actually last? According to Sporting News, some NBA executives believe the forward could be playing elsewhere by this time next year.
The Cavs felt they needed to re-sign Love this summer to...
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The Boston Red Sox aren’t ready to place a label on themselves just yet. They still could pursue major league players at the trade deadline or they could sell off pieces with an eye toward the future.
Either way, it’s clear general manager Ben Cherington is at least considering the latter route with the Red Sox entering...