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Pacers reportedly accuse Lakers of tampering with Paul George

It was no secret that the Los Angeles Lakers took a long, hard look at Paul George this summer while he was still a member of the Indiana Pacers. It turns out that look may have been a bit too close. Reports indicated Saturday that the Pacers are filing tampering charges against the Lakers relating to George. There is that instance of Johnson reacting. There were also these tweets...
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CJ McCollum shares video of hilarious conversation he had with cab driver

Professional athletes are used to getting into boring conversations with their drivers when they’re traveling, but Portland Trail Blazers star CJ McCollum struck gold on his way to the airport over the weekend. McCollum had a driver with plenty to say about the current status of the NBA and life in general, and it was downright hilarious. Just beware that this gentleman has an...
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LeGarrette Blount on roster bubble with Eagles?

LeGarrette Blount was an exciting addition for Philadelphia Eagles fans after his outstanding season with the New England Patriots last year, but is there a chance the veteran may not make it to the regular season?Blount has rushed for just 17 yards on nine carries in two preseason games. While it’s never wise to get worked up about the preseason, he’s on the wrong side of 30...
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Jets ordered McCown not to talk to media after game

The New York Jets still have not announced who their starting quarterback will be for Week 1, and they apparently don’t want to risk having Josh McCown shed any light on the subject.McCown did not play in Saturday’s preseason game against the Detroit Lions, despite Jets coach Todd Bowles saying earlier in the week that the veteran quarterback “needs work” and would take some...
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Ferry explains letting Duke unretire his jersey for Bagley

After nearly three decades of hanging in the rafters at Duke, Danny Ferry’s No. 35 jersey is coming out of retirement for star freshman Marvin Bagley III. Now Ferry is explaining why he offered his blessing.In an interview with Hank Tucker of Duke’s student newspaper The Chronicle earlier this week, Ferry opened up about his decision to allow the jersey to come down for Bagley...
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Report: DeShone Kizer could still win Browns’ starting QB job

It sounds like Brock Osweiler is leading the Cleveland Browns’ quarterback race, but he could still be usurped by a rookie competitor.According to Mary Kay Cabot of cleveland.com, DeShone Kizer is still very much in the mix to start on opening weekend in large part because of his exceptional physical tools.Kizer has been very impressive in practice, making throws that have the...
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Jeffrey Loria says ‘no sadness’ about selling Marlins

Jeffrey Loria is in the process of selling the Miami Marlins, the team he has owned for the last 15 years.As Loria prepares to turn his team over to a group led by Derek Jeter, he says he has no sadness over losing his team. Though Loria did not give reasons for why he is selling the team, other explanations have been provided in the past. The Miami Herald previously reported that...
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Aroldis Chapman removed as Yankees closer

Aroldis Chapman has been removed as the New York Yankees’ closer.Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Saturday that Chapman is out as closer but will be used in other roles to see if that helps the southpaw improve. The move appeared imminent. After Chapman fared poorly against the Red Sox on Friday night, Girardi refused to commit to the reliever as the team’s closer. Now he has...
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Report: Ric Flair awake, communicating after surgery

The news on wrestling legend Ric Flair is good.Flair’s rep told TMZ Sports that the wrestler, who had been in a medically-induced coma, is “awake, communicating, and progressing.”While the news is good, Flair still has “complications” and has a ways to go in his recovery, but the overall news is good for the wrestling icon. His family has said the wrestler is being treated...
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Phillip Dorsett reportedly on trading block

The Indianapolis Colts may be trying to erase another one of former general manager Ryan Grigson’s lasting marks on the franchise.In an appearance Saturday on “The Rich Eisen Show,” Mike Lombardi of The Ringer reported that Colts wide receiver Phillip Dorsett is available for trade.The 24-year-old Dorsett was drafted in the first round by Grigson just two years ago, ahead of...
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Noah Syndergaard posts Twitter tribute to all his traded teammates

Noah Syndergaard is pouring one out on social media for his fallen comrades.The New York Mets right-hander took to Twitter on Friday to post a tribute to his now-former teammates Curtis Granderson, Lucas Duda, Jay Bruce, and Neil Walker, all of whom were traded away in the last few weeks. Syndergaard also threw in some Napoleon Dynamite GIF action for good measure. Rest assured,...
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MLB umpires wearing white wristbands to protest ‘escalating attacks’

Major League umpires are making a statement against the commissioner’s office by wearing white wristbands during games.According to a statement issued by the World Umpires Association, the issue stems from the league’s response to recent criticism from Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler. Kinsler criticized umpire Angel Hernandez harshly but was only fined for his public...
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Kristaps Porzingis has funny trash talk for Knicks teammate before EuroBasket game

New York Knicks teammates Kristaps Porzingis and Mindaugas Kuzminskas will be lining up on opposite sides at EuroBasket this summer, and Porzingis, for one, is relishing the moment.Ahead of a meeting Saturday between Porzingis’ Latvia and Kuzminskas’ Lithuania in a pre-tournament prep game, KP posted this funny trash talk for King Kuz on his Instagram Story, per Tommy Beer of...
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NFLPA head says Roger Goodell ‘lied’ about drafting new personal conduct policy

Relations between the NFL and NFLPA are toxic right now, and NFLPA director DeMaurice Smith’s latest comments are likely to further increase tensions.In a taped interview for HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel set to air Tuesday, Smith outright accused commissioner Roger Goodell of lying about crafting a new personal conduct policy with union input.“When Roger Goodell can...
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Jeanie Buss compares Lonzo Ball to Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers president Jeanie Buss believes in the Lonzo Ball hype just as much as the rest of us do.In an appearance Thursday on AM 570 LA’s “The Petros and Money Show,” Buss compared Ball to all-time Laker greats Kobe Bryant and Magic Johnson.“No other draft pick, except maybe Kobe Bryant, has had this kind of excitement about him,” she said of Ball, per Corey Hansford...
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Greek federation blames Bucks for Giannis Antetokounmpo’s EuroBasket absence

Giannis Antetokounmpo won’t be playing for his native Greece at EuroBasket this summer, and the Greek Basketball Federation smells something fishy.Antetokounmpo announced on Saturday that he will not be suiting up for the tournament due to a knee injury. Shortly afterwards, the federation released a statement of their own, accusing the Milwaukee Bucks, Antetokounmpo’s NBA team...
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Report: Cam Newton to see increase in workload next week

Cam Newton appears on track to play in Week 1, with the Carolina Panthers reportedly poised to increase his workload in the week to come.Tiffany Blackmon of NFL Network reported Sunday that, while Newton will sit out the team’s second preseason game, the Panthers aren’t sweating over the fact that he hasn’t gotten any game action and are set to ramp up his workload. Newton...
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James Harden: Chris Paul ‘didn’t seem happy’ at start of offseason

James Harden’s intervention was vital in bringing Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets.Harden was more than happy to bring Paul in to join him in the Rockets backcourt — in fact, he reached out, sensing that the point guard was not entirely happy with his situation in Los Angeles.“I just knew that in the summertime obviously (Paul) was a free agent, and I wanted to see where his...
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Cardinals, feral cat non-profit at odds over future of Rally Cat

What the St. Louis Cardinals must have expected would be a rather simple, straightforward process of adopting their very own Rally Cat has turned into anything but.The officially-named Rally Cat is currently in the care of the St. Louis-based non-profit St. Louis Feral Cat Outreach, but in a statement earlier in the week, the Cardinals assured fans that they would soon have custody...
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Joe Girardi declines to commit to Chapman as Yankee closer

Struggling New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman did not get much of a vote of confidence after another horrendous outing Friday night against the Boston Red Sox.Chapman was asked to pitch the eighth inning Friday with the Yankees down a run to the Red Sox, but the flamethrowing closer once again struggled, allowing two runs in his inning of work and failing to keep the deficit...
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Blair Walsh explains why he taunted Vikings players

Seattle Seahawks kicker Blair Walsh had an interesting explanation when asked why he taunted his former Minnesota Vikings teammates: they started it.Walsh, who spent the first five seasons of his career with the Vikings, raised some eyebrows during Friday night’s preseason game when he was spotted gesturing toward the sideline at some of his former Vikings teammates, but according...
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Justin Britt supports protesting Michael Bennett during anthem

Michael Bennett asked for support from white players in seeking recognition of the social issues in America, and he received some.Seattle Seahawks center Justin Britt stood by Bennett's side during the national anthem prior to the Seahawks' preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings on Friday night. Cornerback Jeremy Lane also stood in front of Bennett and had his back turned to...
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10 teams that improved the most this NBA offseason

Though there was no single Kevin-Durant-to-Golden-State-sized splash in the NBA this offseason, teams made move after move to jockey with the Warriors in an attempt to interrupt their reign of terror.The Rockets took a leap of faith and traded the farm for an aging Chris Paul. The Celtics used their cap space to reunite Gordon Hayward with Brad Stevens, then got rid of an asset in...
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Max Scherzer scratched from start with neck issue

Max Scherzer continues to be plagued by neck issues.The Washington Nationals ace was scratched from his scheduled start on Friday against the San Diego Padres after experiencing a neck problem. Matt Grace got the nod in Scherzer’s place.Nats manager Dusty Baker could tell something was amiss when Scherzer was at Petco Park early. Scherzer left his start on Aug. 1 after one inning...
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Michael Beasley tired of not being respected

Michael Beasley has heard every last one of your bust jokes and your marijuana punchlines over the years, and he is one hundred percent over it.In an interview with Marc Berman of the New York Post on Friday, the former No. 2 overall pick said he is sick of not getting the respect he feels he deserves.“Look at my nine-year career, I’ve always been close to a point a minute,...
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