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Report: James Dolan considering firing Phil Jackson

Phil Jackson’s future with the New York Knicks is reportedly in question.The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported late Tuesday that Knicks owner James Dolan is considering firing Jackson, who has served as team president for three seasons.Woj says Dolan is concerned about Jackson’s plans to lead the Knicks considering the team president was entertaining trades for Kristaps...
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Eight sluggers who would make the Home Run Derby awesome 

We get why some MLB stars shy away from participating in the annual Home Run Derby. Some think that the event can mess up a swing. It’s actually kind of tiring. Some guys would rather just take the vacation.Well, we don’t care about any of that. The Derby is weeks away, and a loaded field would make it one of the summer’s most exciting events. If we could entice any eight players...
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Rockets reportedly a serious threat to sign Chris Paul

Chris Paul will be a man in demand this summer, and the Houston Rockets are the latest team vying for his services.ESPN’s Marc Stein reported on Tuesday night that the Rockets are a serious threat to sign CP3. Apparently Houston’s James Harden has been recruiting Paul. Paul has been with the Clippers for the past six seasons after spending the first six of his career with New...
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Miguel Montero blames Jake Arrieta for stolen bases

The Washington Nationals ran wild on the Chicago Cubs during their 6-1 home win at Nationals Park on Tuesday, and catcher Miguel Montero was not happy about that.Washington stole seven bases in the game — all while Jake Arrieta was pitching for the Cubs. Trea Turner stole four bases, twice taking two bags when he reached base. Michael Taylor later did the same, stealing second...
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Titans CB pays off brother’s student loans as birthday present

Logan Ryan gave his brother just about the best present one could ask for.Ryan, who recently signed a 3-year, $30 million free agent deal with the Tennessee Titans, decided to pay off his brother’s student loans as a birthday present.Here’s the photo and Instagram caption Ryan shared: That’s a big fat check for $82,000. For his brother, the check is probably just as nice of...
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Knicks reportedly have legit interest in re-signing Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose will be a free agent, but that does not mean we should rule out a return to New York.The former NBA MVP is set to become a free agent for the first time in his career. He was traded to the Knicks prior to last season, and things went south for the franchise, as the Knicks finished just 31-51. During the season, Rose said he would be interested in returning to the franchise...
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Mike Trout progressing towards return before All-Star break

Mike Trout continues to make progress in his rehab from thumb surgery.Trout joined the Angels for their current road trip, which sees the team currently playing up the road from Anaheim against the Dodgers. Trout has been doing some hitting drills while on the trip, such as hitting off a tee. According to the LA Times’ Pedro Moura, Trout hit soft toss on Tuesday and will begin...
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Yankees could send Matt Holliday home from road trip

The New York Yankees may consider sending Matt Holliday home from the team’s current road trip due to the mysterious illness surrounding the slugger.Holliday has been out since Sunday and was not in the lineup for the team’s game against the White Sox on Tuesday. He is missing time due to fatigue. As Bryan Hoch reported, the Yankees could send Holliday home from the road trip...
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Carson Palmer not sure if 2017 will be his last NFL season

Carson Palmer doesn’t know what the future holds beyond the coming season.Speaking on Tuesday during a conference call for a charity event, the Arizona Cardinals quarterback was asked about his plans for after the 2017 campaign.“That’s a great question, and I don’t have an answer,” said Palmer, per Kyle Odegard of the team’s official website. “I love every facet of...
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Kelly Olynyk reportedly likely to become unrestricted free agent

All those teams who were salivating over Kelly Olynyk during the NBA playoffs may finally get their crack at him.The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski believes that it’s likely Olynyk will become an unrestricted free agent. Woj shared the report via Twitter Tuesday: Woj’s report on Olynyk’s future comes in conjunction with his earlier reporting about the Boston Celtics’ plans...
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Ex-Mets pitcher Anthony Young dies due to brain tumor

Anthony Young, a former MLB pitcher known for putting together a dubious streak during his career, has died at the age of 51.The New York Mets, for whom Young pitched for three seasons, shared the sad news on Twitter Tuesday: Young had been battling an inoperable brain tumor.Young pitched for three teams during his six-year big league career from 1991-1996. He went 15-48 with a 3...
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Enes Kanter hilariously responds to Rihanna dating rumors

Photos of Rihanna in a swimming pool with a man circulated online and led to some funny rumors that Oklahoma City Thunder big man Enes Kanter was dating her, all because of his resemblance to the mystery man in the photos.Take a look at the pictures in question: Some on social media began tagging Kanter on Twitter and asking if he was dating Rihanna based on the pictures. On Tuesday...
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Report: Spurs, Clippers among teams interested in Andre Iguodala

The Western Conference vultures are circling the Golden State Warriors.ESPN’s Chris Haynes reports on Tuesday that the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers are among the teams interested in signing impending unrestricted free agent Andre Iguodala. Haynes also mentions the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Philadelphia 76ers, the Orlando Magic, the Brooklyn Nets and the Utah...
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Andre Roberson fires back at those criticizing All-Defensive Team nod

Oklahoma City Thunder swingman Andre Roberson refuses to let you rain on his parade after the first All-Defensive Team selection of his career.Roberson, who earned All-Defensive Second Team honors for the 2016-17 NBA season, fired back at those criticizing his inclusion. The former Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year was selected over prominent All-Stars like John Wall and Klay Thompson...
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Kevin Durant quietly congratulates Russell Westbrook on winning MVP

It’s no secret that Kevin Durant does not have the best relationship with Russell Westbrook, but that didn’t stop the Golden State Warriors star from congratulating his former teammate on winning the NBA MVP Award. The comment section of a YouTube channel counts, right? On Tuesday, Durant shared some feedback on the NBA awards in the “community” section of his YouTube channel...
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Thomas has great reaction to getting All-Defense vote

Isaiah Thomas inexplicably received a vote for the NBA’s All-Defensive teams on Monday, and even he knows the person who voted for him had to have been smoking something very powerful.To put it nicely, Thomas struggles on the defensive side of the ball. The 5-foot-9 point guard is one of the best scorers in the game, but the other end of the floor isn’t really his speciality...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Odubel Herrera fined by manager for baserunning error

Odubel Herrera’s latest gaffe on the basepaths proved costly … literally.Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly reports that the Philadelphia Phillies outfielder was fined an undisclosed amount by manager Pete Mackanin after he was caught stealing second base in Saturday’s loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.The incident occurred in the sixth inning with Herrera on first after a two-out...
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Terry Francona cracks joke about Brad Mills while updating health

Terry Francona had to leave Monday night’s game against the Texas Rangers when he began to feel ill, but the Cleveland Indians provided a positive update on the manager’s health on Tuesday. It was accompanied by a cheap — but entertaining — joke from Francona.According to a press release from the team, doctors evaluated Francona and do not believe the 58-year-old is dealing...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jazz interested in Ricky Rubio trade

Ricky Rubio is drawing some interest from within the Northwest Division.According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Tuesday, the Utah Jazz have expressed interest in trading for the Minnesota Timberwolves point guard. The 26-year-old Rubio had career-highs in points (11.1) and assists per game (9.1) last season. He has two years and about $29 million left on his contract.Rubio’s...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Carmelo Anthony wants buyout from Knicks

The Carmelo Anthony-New York Knicks saga has taken a new twist.ESPN’s Marc Stein reported on Tuesday that Anthony’s camp has attempted to engage the Knicks in buyout talks. However, the Knicks are said to be resisting the idea because it would free him to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. We heard earlier this month that the Cavs would indeed be interested in Anthony if he is...
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Report: Celtics trying to add both George and Hayward

The Boston Celtics chose not to trade the third overall pick in last week’s NBA Draft, but that does not necessarily mean they are in for a boring offseason.Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical is reporting that the Celtics are “pursuing an aggressive summer plan” that involves them signing Gordon Hayward as a free agent and trading for Paul George. According to Wojnarowski,...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan shares great motivational message with Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook is one of the most important members of the Jordan Brand family, so it’s no surprise His Airness himself reached out to the Oklahoma City Thunder star after Westbrook was named NBA MVP on Monday night. Jordan, who is considered by many to be the greatest basketball player of all time, won six championships during his career. But before M.J. won his first title...
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Report: Paul George reached out to Klay Thompson about playing together

Paul George has reportedly reached out to Klay Thompson about playing together, but that doesn’t mean Golden State Warriors fans should get too excited.According to Kelenna Azubuike of NBC Sports Bay Area, George is intrigued by the thought of joining forces with Thompson — in 2019. George can opt out of the final year of his contract and become a free agent next summer, but...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

La La Anthony opens up about marital issues with Carmelo

Carmelo Anthony and his wife may end up getting a divorce eventually, but La La insists a split would never harm the couple’s friendship.In an appearance on the “Wendy” show with Wendy Williams Tuesday, La La Anthony all but confirmed that she is currently separated from Carmelo. However, she said the two are not in the process of getting divorced.“Not right now,” La La...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vince Young blasts Jeff Fisher, vows to ‘expose’ him

The relationship between Vince Young and former NFL head coach Jeff Fisher ended on sour terms back in 2010, and Young has since stated that he regrets butting heads with Fisher. That doesn’t mean the two-time Pro Bowler thinks it was his fault.In an interview with Greg Bishop of Sports Illustrated that was published on Tuesday, Young said he didn’t want to get into his issues...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss
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