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Anthony Rendon: ‘I don’t watch baseball, it’s too long and boring’

One of the main complaints baseball critics have is that the games are too long. Instant replay certainly hasn’t helped speed up the game, nor have pitch counts and constant commercial breaks. Washington Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon realizes that, which is why he only plays the stuff — he doesn’t watch it. Rendon, who many […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron James wants Kevin Love to join Cavaliers

LeBron James has reportedly reached out to Kevin Love, and said he wants the two of them to play together, reports Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. LeBron James has reached to tell Kevin Love of his desire for them to play together with the Cavaliers, front office sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 17, 2014 This news comes on the same day that reports...
Via Sports-Glory
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros may cost furniture store $4 million on promotion

The Houston Astros may cost a local furniture store $4 million on promotion.
Via Gamedayr
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers open new stadium, Goodell suggests Raiders play there

After 54 years of playing at Candlestick Park, the San Francisco 49ers opened their new $1.3 billion stadium on Thursday. Located in Santa Clara, Calif., Levi’s Stadium will now be home to Niners players, fans and media. And during the opening, commissioner Roger Goodell gave a short speech. He suggested the team should share the stadium with the Oakland Raiders, whose current...
Via The Sports Daily
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Russell 'doing OK' after collapsing at event on Thursday

Bill Russell reportedly collapsed during a speaking engagement in Lake Tahoe this morning. According to reports, he is doing well and will likely fly out tonight.The initial eye witness report appears to have been confirmed by Scott Isaacs, executive producer at WCVBVery scary stuff. We'll keep you posted as soon as more information is available.
Via Celtics Life
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers win amnesty bidding for Carlos Boozer

Well, after the Ed Davis signing, this comes as quite a shock. The Los Angeles Lakers have won the bidding for the amnestied Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer, according to Marc Stein from ESPN. Once Boozer was amnestied earlier this week, teams under the cap were able to place sealed bids for the veteran. The Lakers apparently put in the largest bid, which was likely in the $2...
Via Lakerholicz.com
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

M's, Rays discussing trade for David Price and Ben Zobrist

The biggest name on this year’s baseball trade market is Tampa Bay Rays lefty David Price. No one knows where the 2012 AL Cy Young Award winner will wind up but on Thursday we got a clue as to who was interested. The Seattle Mariners are reportedly in talks to acquire both Price and second baseman Ben Zobrist from the Rays. The surprising Mariners currently have a 51-44 record...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
July 17, 2014  |  1 Comment

CBS will allow broadcasters to decide whether to use 'Redskins'

CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus tells The Hollywood Reporter that he’s leaving it up to his broadcasters whether they want to say the Redskins name on television or not. “We haven’t talked to them yet,” McManus told THR. “Generally speaking, we do not tell our announcers what to say or not say. Up to this point, it has not been a big issue for us. Last year, it was...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 17, 2014  |  1 Comment

Report: Cavs now willing to deal Andrew Wiggins

So about all that ‘untouchable’ talk… It has taken a little over one week for the Cleveland Cavaliers to loosen their grip on No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins if in fact it were to net them Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love. Bob Finnan of The Morning Journal reports, citing a league source, that the Cavs are now willing to trade the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 draft...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 17, 2014  |  1 Comment

Wizards hire Kevin Durant’s high school assistant coach

Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman has filled the coaching vacancy left by the departure of Ryan Saunders with Kevin Durant’s old high school assistant coach, David Adkins. He will be the player development assistant coach. Adkins previously worked for Maryland’s women’s basketball team, which is an unusual job for a coach coming into the NBA. But his job before that...
Via DC Sports-Kings
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Rondo makes it hard for Celtics to attract free agents

Rajon Rondo will never be known as the easiest player to coach. Doc Rivers alluded to that on several occasions during his tenure with the Boston Celtics. But what about as a teammate? Rondo certainly does a great job of sharing the ball and getting everyone involved, but ESPN’s Jeff Goodman says the presence of […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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