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Michael Jordan shot down Celtics' draft day trade offer of four first-round picks for Frank Kaminsky

The Hornets were confident with their choice to select Frank Kaminsky with the ninth overall pick in this summer's draft -- so much so that not even an offer of four first round picks in exchange for Kaminsky would end up changing their minds.That's what Boston came calling with on draft night, along with perhaps some additional assets. But Michael Jordan himself stepped in to say...
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Steelers RB Bell has suspension reduced to 2 games

PITTSBURGH (AP) The NFL reduced Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell's suspension from three games on two on Tuesday. The league initially suspended Bell three games in April following his arrest in August 2014 on DUI and drug charges. Bell was sentenced to 15 months of probation among other penalties following a traffic stop on Aug. 20, 2014. Former teammate LeGarrette...
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Mets' Clippard takes aim at Nationals: 'Theyre beatable'

Reliever Tyler Clippard may not be certain of his role with the New York Mets, but he knows how to make a grand entrance in the Big Apple.Clippard, acquired from the Oakland Athletics on Monday, met with the media Tuesday and quickly injected himself into the division race by calling the NL East-leading Washington Nationals "beatable."The 30-year-old Clippard, who converted 17 of...
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Michael Sam to make CFL debut for Alouettes in August

MONTREAL -- Michael Sam will make his Montreal Alouettes debut in August, but his coach won't give an exact date. The Alouettes play Saturday in Calgary, and coach Tom Higgins says the defensive end could compete in any of the five games in August. Higgins says Tuesday that Sam is "is getting so much closer to being able to play. He wants to go, and I think it's going to happen sooner...
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Bas Rutten: Fedor Emelianenko could find a way to beat Jon Jones

New UFC Hall of Fame inductee and former world heavyweight champion Bas Rutten spent years covering Fedor Emelianenko as a Pride broadcaster. Now that the former Pride heavyweight champion has said he is returning to competition, Rutten hopes that the Russian legend decides to fight in the world's top MMA organization and make his UFC debut. "I always say this - if you're a fighter...
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Aston Villa close in on loan move for Emmanuel Adebayor

Adebayor is unlikely to reprise his role in the Spurs squad heading into the upcoming season, with Mauricio Pochettino keen to freshen up his side in preparation for an assault on the Premier League top four. The Togo international featured in just 10 Spurs games last season, but has scored 96 goals in 225 Premier League appearances at Arsenal, Manchester City and the north London...
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Chiefs NT Dontari Poe out indefinitely after back surgery

Dontari Poe might not be plugging the middle of Kansas City's defense when the season begins. The Pro Bowl nose tackle underwent back surgery for a herniated disc and is expected to miss all of training camp, according to the team's official site. Poe's regular-season debut is also in jeopardy, according to head coach Andy Reid. "I think he stands a reasonable chance (to return)...
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Harbaugh discusses football dreams, helmet stickers

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Jim Harbaugh can usually sense when the start of the season is close. ''For me, I know when I get my first football dream, then it's my body clock telling me it's time to compete,'' Harbaugh said. ''It's like the bell in a boxing match.'' The new Michigan coach met with reporters Tuesday, with the beginning of fall camp not far off. He remained cautious about...
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Family of late black golf great accused of $1 million theft

CLEVELAND (AP) Authorities say the son and ex-daughter-in-law of late black golfing pioneer Charlie Sifford have been indicted on charges related to the theft of more than $1 million from him. Craig and Sandra Sifford were charged Tuesday with theft, money laundering and unauthorized use of property. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County prosecutor's office says they spent Sifford...
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Marlins activate Gordon, but Alvarez gone for season

MIAMI (AP) All-Star second baseman Dee Gordon was activated from the disabled list by the Miami Marlins on Tuesday, the same day that the team announced that Henderson Alvarez had season-ending shoulder surgery. Alvarez pitched a no-hitter in 2013 and was an All-Star last year. He finishes this season 0-4 with a 6.45 ERA, and hadn't pitched since May 22. He was shut down twice with...
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Jacked up Blue Jays fans converts Aaron Hill jersey for Troy Tulowitzki

This is why fans shouldn't discard or burn old jerseys. The Toronto Blue Jays' newly-acquired shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will wear the same No. 2 that he used in Colorado, which happens to be the same digit former Jays infielder Aaron Hill sported. Not pretty but it's passable, and $19.99 less expensive than a new jersey, minus the cost of electric tape. Follow The Buzzer on Facebook
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Cunneyworth returns for 2nd stint to coach Sabres' AHL team

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) Randy Cunneyworth is returning to the Rochester Americans for a second time to coach the Buffalo Sabres' American Hockey League affiliate. Cunneyworth had a 306-273-61 record and led the Americans to six playoff berths during an eight-season stint from 2000-2008. He's also a former NHL forward, who played 866 games over a 16-year career split between six teams...
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Jaguars place DT Sen'Derrick Marks, S James Sample on PUP list

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks and safety James Sample on the physically unable to perform list. The team also placed defensive lineman Cap Capi on the non-football injury list Tuesday, three days before training camp. Marks tore a knee ligament in last season's finale, but is on pace to return during camp. Sample...
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Back surgery sidelines Chiefs Pro Bowl DT Poe

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe will miss all of training camp and could miss part of the season after the Pro Bowl run-stuffer had surgery last week on his ailing back. Poe first hurt his back during offseason workouts, but coach Andy Reid said Tuesday that he aggravated the injury training at home. Poe was diagnosed with a herniated disc and had surgery July...
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Johnny Cueto joins Royals following trade

CLEVELAND (AP) Johnny Cueto spent his first hours with the Kansas City Royals running up and down the steps inside an empty Progressive Field. He's already on the move as the team's new ace. Acquired Sunday from Cincinnati, Cueto joined his new teammates for the first time Tuesday and said he's excited about being a part of the AL's best team. The right-hander gives the defending...
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Phillies push back Hamels' next start to Friday night -- after trade deadline

The Philadelphia Phillies have moved back left-hander Cole Hamels' next start to Friday night against the Atlanta Braves, MLB.com reports. Hamels, who no-hit the Cubs this past Saturday, had been scheduled to start Thursday against the Braves. However, with the non-waiver trade deadline at 4 p.m. ET on Friday and with Hamels the most sought-after starter on the market, the Phillies...
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Most coveted man on Brewers roster, Gomez might be staying put

The most coveted man on the Milwaukee Brewers roster as Friday's trade deadline draws nears is Carlos Gomez. And that might just hold true of the Brewers. According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Brewers have set an asking that is "very high" for the right-hand hitting center fielder, according to a rival executive who spoke to Rosenthal on the condition of anonymity. According...
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Jason McIntyre talks Hulk Hogan, Bill Simmons, Deflategate more

The editor of the The Big Lead, Jason McIntyre, joined the newest edition of "The Buzz with Jimmy Traina" to talk about a wide variety of topics, including the Hulk Hogan scandal, LeSean McCoy's controversial party, Bill Simmons' future, Deflategate and where baseball stands in the sports hierarchy. McIntyre, who also hosts a radio show each Sunday for Yahoo! Sports and SiriusXM...
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If USOC finds a new city, Boston debacle could be forgotten

Embarrassing as the debacle in Boston may have been, chances are it will be nothing more than a distant memory when the vote for the 2024 Olympics finally rolls around. That's still more than two years away, and the U.S. Olympic Committee has seven weeks to replace Boston with a more willing candidate -- one that shows more enthusiasm for hosting the games, and can withstand the...
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Watch: Eagles CB Brandon Boykin has ridiculous ups

Apparently Odell Beckham Jr. and Cole Beasley aren't the only players in the NFC East under 6 feet tall who can throw down ridiculous slam dunks. Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin stands at 5-foot-10 inches tall, and his slam dunk reel is arguably more impressive than both Beckham and Beasley's videos. Check it out here: Earlier this offseason, Boykin made noise about...
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Jaguars place Marks, Sample on PUP list to open camp

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks and safety James Sample on the physically unable to perform list. The team also placed defensive lineman Cap Capi on the non-football injury list Tuesday, three days before training camp. Marks tore a knee ligament in last season's finale, but is on pace to return during camp. Sample...
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Chiefs Pro Bowl DT Dontari Poe out after back surgery

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe will miss all of training camp and could miss part of the season after the Pro Bowl run-stuffer had surgery last week on his ailing back. Poe first hurt his back during offseason workouts, but coach Andy Reid said Tuesday that he aggravated the injury training at home. Poe was diagnosed with a herniated disc and had surgery...
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Mob Museum in Las Vegas to open FIFA exhibit

LAS VEGAS (AP) The Mob Museum in Las Vegas is setting up an exhibit dedicated to the FIFA corruption scandal. The permanent display entitled ''The `Beautiful Game' Turns Ugly'' will open at the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement in downtown Las Vegas on Sept. 1. It will feature photos, media clippings and narratives about accusations of bribes and other criminal...
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Phil Jackson didn't want to spend all that money on Marc Gasol

The Knicks have had quite the fiscally responsible offseason. They didn't want to make a big offer to LaMarcus Aldridge if he wasn't willing to fit their system (and play alongside Carmelo Anthony), and their backup plans made sense.They signed Robin Lopez, Arron Afflalo and Kyle O'Quinn to highly reasonable deals. It turns out New York is now financially conservative and somewhat...
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Prospects learn quickly about tricks of the trade deadline

Each summer, teams, media and fans are consumed by the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. "Buyers" try to shore up their bench or rotation, while "sellers" shed assets with an eye on the future. But what happens to the prospects involved in those mega-deals? When Athletics general manager Billy Beane scratched his incessant itch to deal on July 23, pitcher Scott Kazmir was sent to...
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