The LA Kings terminated Mike Richards’ contract with the team and so far details have been difficult to find. It was easy to speculate that the termination was due to an off-ice incident, but the specifics have been kept under wraps. Pierre McGuire suggested the incident occurred at the Canadian border and now TMZ suggests it involved the drug oxycodone.
Over the course of the past year or so, there was little doubt that Kawhi Leonard would look to move on from the San Antonio Spurs when he hit restricted free agency this summer.
Now that free agency opened up at 12:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday morning, any lingering thoughts of Leonard considering options outside of San Antonio can be put to rest.
Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski...
Former Dallas Cowboys defensive back and special teams performer C.J. Spillman was officially charged with sexual assault stemming from an alleged incident at a Dallas-area hotel last September.
The accusation came just one day after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell indicated that the league would get tougher with violent offenders of the personal conduct policy.
Grapevine, TX. police...
So much for the idea that Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love was a near certainty to return to the team. While that may very well still be the case, ESPN’S Chris Broussard released some rather interesting information on the heels of free agency opening up at midnight east coast time on Wednesday morning:
Sources: Lakers have spoken with reps for Kevin Love & a meeting...
Carli Lloyd was the hero for the USWNT in a 2-0 semifinals win over Germany at the Women’s World Cup on Tuesday. Lloyd scored on a penalty kick in the 69th minute and then assisted on Kelley O’Hara’s goal in the 84th minute to put the team up 2-0, which is all that was needed...Read More
Auburn and Oregon will open the 2019 season at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Jimmy Butler was reportedly hoping to leave the Chicago Bulls this offseason to sign a short-term deal with another team, but that is not going to happen. According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, the Bulls made Butler — a restricted free agent — a Maximum Qualifying Offer on on Monday. The team also reportedly made a...Read More
The Los Angeles Clippers have remained confident in their ability to re-sign unrestricted free agent center DeAndre Jordan, but it turns out the hyperathletic big man may have plans that would make a continued future in Lob City rather difficult. According a report by NBA insiders Chris Broussard and Arash Markazi published on ESPN.com Tuesday...Read More
One of the things potentially standing in the way of the Sacramento Kings firing George Karl after just months on the job is the $10 million he’s owed over the final three years of his contract.
According to Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, Kings’ brass is now looking into the viability of being able to fire Karl with cause:
Per Wojo’s report:
Johnny Manziel may have lost the faith of a number of Cleveland Browns fans after the way he performed both on and off the field last season, but arguably the greatest player in franchise history still supports him. Jim Brown, who has never been shy about criticizing his former team’s players, told USA Today’s Jarrett...Read More