The Cleveland Cavaliers have a backup point guard next year in the form of former Cleveland Cavalier Mo Williams.
Free agent guard Mo Williams has reached agreement with the Cavaliers, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 7, 2015
Mo Williams agreed to a two-year, $4.3M deal with Cleveland, including a player option, league sources tell...
Michigan QB commit Brandon Peteres may be shooting up recruiting boards in the very near future. Currently a four-star recruit and the 8th best pro-style QB in the composite rankings, Peters was the top performer during the morning session of the Elite 11 camp according to Scout.com’s Chad Simmons.
Brandon Peters is on FIRE here at #Elite11 this morning. He’s my early #1. ...
Following a trade from the St. Louis Blues to the Washington Capitals last week, it was announced Monday that the 28-year-old winger will change to No. 77 from No. 74.
#Caps @OSH74 will wear No. 77
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) July 6, 2015
A tribute to Oshie below:
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According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Cleveland could be looking to make a deal for Jamal Crawford.
ESPN sources say that Cavs, in addition to Joe Johnson trade, are also exploring a Jamal Crawford-for-Brendan Haywood trade with Clippers
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 6, 2015
The Chicago Bulls have been pegged as one potential trade destination for Crawford, a 16 ppg. scorer...
One of the top linebackers in the country, four-star Dontavious Jackson, had this tweet following news that broke Monday that the Wolverines were headed back to Nike.
Michigan Went Nike
— Dontavious Jackson (@DCinco__5) July 6, 2015
Jackson is ranked as the No. 4 ILB and No. 120 in the composite rankings in the 2016 class. The Houston, Texas native tweeted out previously...
Michigan officially announced a new apparel deal with Nike on Monday. While adidas will still be Michigan’s provider until the end of July, 2016, two former Heisman winners for the Wolverines were certainly excited about the move to the swoosh.
— Desmond Howard (@DesmondHoward) July 6, 2015
OH BABY!! WE JUST DID IT
Posted by Charles Woodson on Monday...
Not only adding one of the best free-agents in the market with LeMarcus Aldridge, it was announced Monday that the San Antonio Spurs also signed forward David West to a deal.
Free agent forward David West has agreed to terms with the Spurs, per league sources.
— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 6, 2015
Free agent David West has agreed to a veteran's minimum deal with the...
Reunited and it feels sooo good. http://t.co/ZCpmchtZMV #URecord pic.twitter.com/MPguZr2oPg
— UniversityofMichigan (@UMich) July 6, 2015
Michigan will be heading back to Nike starting August,2016, the school officially announced Monday afternoon. The Michigan basketball team will be wearing Jordan brand, according to Darren Rovell.
BREAKING: U of Michigan leaving adidas, has...
After an interesting teaser yesterday, Michigan coach Jay Harbaugh has released his top 8 of snack foods. I’m not sure what brought this on, but if I had to guess, I would assume it’s because they’re in the heart of recruiting season and plenty of players are releasing their top 10 or top 8 lists.
Here we go … #Humble&Hungry pic.twitter.com/7vNhE5TECr
— Jay Harbaugh...
Something tells me that 2016 commit Erik Swenson won’t be the only recruit that feels this way. Nike is highly popular amongst the players and coaches and it could end up helping in recruiting down the road.
— Erik Swenson ✝ (@Eiek77) July 6, 2015
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Rivals.com’s Chris Balas is reporting that a deal between Nike and Michigan is expected to be announced sometime in the next day or two.
We expect U-M to announce Nike as its apparel/shoe provider in the next few days: http://t.co/eeS8DJp5Fv
— Chris Balas (@Balas_Wolverine) July 6, 2015
Balas notes that although Adidas offered a huge contract to the Wolverines, Michigan...
The top 2016 quarterback recruits are currently at the Nike headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon participating at the Elite 11 QB camp. Apparently the first day of the competition involved some non-football routines, as you can see from the videos below.
Michigan QB commit Brandon Peters can be seen below doing a legos exercise:
Field General Mission #2
@TeamRWB's @ErwinRWB breaks...
Fresh off a World Cup win, Ali Krieger, a starter on defense for the United States, made her first appearance in ESPN’s Body Issue Magazine (Krieger’s USWNT teammate Syndey Leroux was in a previous edition of the magazine).
Take a look at the 30-year-old Krieger’s photo in ESPN the Magazine Body Issue below (magazine comes out on July 10th):
It's important to show...
Kevin Love was apart of the 2015 ESPN Body Issue. Love, the 26-year-old forward, who recently re-upped with the Cavs, did a interview with ESPN to go along with these two photos below.
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— Jay Harbaugh (@JayHarbaugh) July 5, 2015
Might Jay Harbaugh’s tweet be related to Michigan’s recruiting class? A top 8 player pledging for the Wolverines? We’ll just have to wait and see until tomorrow evening:
✨Top 8 coming...
Michigan has several commits that will be participating in this week’s The Opening event at the Nike headquarters (QB Brandon Peters, OL Michael Onwenu and OL Ben Bredeson).
Peters told ESPN’s Tom VanHaaren that he’ll be doing a bit of recruiting for the Wolverines in the form TE Naseir Upshur:
Michigan QB commit @Bpeters2118 says he'll be recruiting TE Naseir Upshur at ...
ESPN’s Brian Windhorst is reporting that the Cleveland Cavaliers may be looking to trade for SG Joe Johnson in exchange for Brendan Haywood:
The Cleveland Cavaliers are considering trading for Brooklyn Nets star Joe Johnson with their Brendan Haywood contract chip, sources told ESPN.com.
Johnson, set to make $24.8 million next year, averaged 14.4 ppg. last season. A starting...
Connor Murphy, a four-star DE out of Phoenix, Arizona, could be down to two schools – USC and Michigan- at least based a recent tweet. Murphy, who once had Jim Harbaugh as a babysitter, shared these photos over Twitter asking his followers ‘which one looks better':
Which one do you guys like better? @uscfootball @umichfootball pic.twitter.com/3l108NXo8b
— Connor Murphy...
Libby Lu, a five-year old St. Louis Blues fan, was heartbroken after news broke that T.J. Oshie was traded to the Washington Capitals last week.
On Sunday, Libby made an appearance on SportsCenter, where she received a surprised phone call from Oshie,
Watch the video below or click here if not working:
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The top QB prospects in the 2016 class are currently participating in the Elite 11 competition at the Nike Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. Kiante Enis, a Michigan commit, is wishing Brandon Peters, his fellow Wolverines pledge good luck at the event.
Good luck to my dude BP. @Bpeters2118 in the #Elite11 Eat bro.#GoBlue 〽️
— Kiante Enis (@Kenis_12) July 5, 2015
With the addition of first-round pick Bobby Portis, it appears the Chicago Bulls have an excess of forwards and centers. Similarly, after the Clippers lost DeAndre Jordan to the Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles could use some front-court help. According to Brian Geltzeiler of Hoopscritic.com, the Clippers could send Jamal Crawford to the Bulls for Taj Gibson.
Watch the Bulls and...
Free agent David West has yet to find a home. While the Washington Wizards have rumored destination for the 34-year-old forward, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst is reporting the Cleveland Cavaliers may be an option.
Cavs indeed have interest in David West. But LeBron James has no plans to communicate with anyone while still a free agent, sources said.
— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN...
Michigan has two commitments from the Garden State, DE Ron Johnson Jr. and WR Brad Hawkins, but is in very good position with several other top New Jersey prospects. Both four-star WR Ahmir Mitchell and five-star DT Rashan Gary recently took their second trips to Ann Arbor, and according to 247Sports, UM’s most recent pledge thinks Michigan is in good shape to land those two and...
Ron Johnson Jr. and Brad Hawkins, high school teammates at Camden in New Jersey and future teammates at Michigan, are throwing up the Block M and sporting UM gear in Hawkins’ new Twitter profile.
New #Michigan commit Brad Hawkins goes 1-on-1 and breaks down his decision http://t.co/TBo78MCK8n @bradhawkins9 pic.twitter.com/6tqZ4jLDg8
— ScoutBrianDohn (@BrianDohnScout) July 3...
Former Texas Longhorn star LaMarcus Aldridge is headed back home as the 29-year-old forward has agreed to terms with the San Antonio Spurs. Aldridge, who last season averaged 19.4 points and 8.4 rebounds per game, signed for four-years and over $80 million.
I'm happy to say I'm going home to Texas and will be a Spur!! I'm excited to join the team and be close to my family and friends...