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LeBron James on Kyrie Irving trade: I was ready to give him the keys

All indications are that LeBron James was legitimately blindsided by Kyrie Irving’s decision to force his way out of Cleveland, and some thoughts that James shared on Monday all but confirmed that. When asked about Irving requesting a trade, LeBron told reporters he made an effort to understand what it was exactly that had made the star point guard unhappy. He also said he was...
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LeBron James would ‘love’ to have Dwyane Wade on Cavaliers

Not surprisingly, LeBron James has fully endorsed a potential Cleveland Cavalier move for Dwyane Wade. James said Monday during the NBA’s media day that he would “love” to have Wade join him in Cleveland. Wade was bought out by the Chicago Bulls over the weekend and is now in the hunt for a new team. The Cavaliers are reportedly in the mix for the veteran guard, and it’s...
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Report: Lavonte David will miss at least a month

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers looked lost on defense in a 34-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings in Week 3, and things could get even worse going forward without one of their most important defensive players. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, an MRI revealed that linebacker Lavonte David suffered a high ankle sprain on Sunday. He is expected to miss at least four games. David, a former...
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Odell Beckham willing to accept ‘consequences’ of his end zone antics

Odell Beckham Jr was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct after scoring his first touchdown of the season on Sunday, but the star wide receiver did not express any regret over costing his team 15 yards.After the game, which the Giants lost to the Eagles on a last-second field goal, Beckham said he is willing to accept the “consequences” of trying to give his team a spark.“We...
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Cavaliers expecting Isaiah Thomas to be ready by January

The Cleveland Cavaliers have set a target date for the debut of new point guard Isaiah Thomas. According to Jason Lloyd of the Athletic, the Cavaliers have set January as their target date for Thomas’s Cleveland debut. This falls right in line with the fears Cleveland had about how long Thomas might end up being out. There is a little wiggle room for the point guard to return before...
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Carmelo Anthony posts goodbye message to New York

The New York Knicks confirmed the Carmelo Anthony trade on Monday, and the star forward wasted no time bidding farewell to New York. In a post on his website, Anthony, a Brooklyn native, said goodbye to the city and fans in an emotional message. “New York equipped me to make it in any other place in the world,” Anthony wrote. “It taught me how to Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable...
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Cowboys players reportedly advised not to kneel, protest during national anthem

Jerry Jones has openly stated that he does not agree with players taking a knee during the national anthem, so it is no surprise that we have yet to see any Dallas Cowboys players take part in the protests. And while Jones has not ordered anyone on his team to avoid anthem protests, his opinion on the subject has been made quite clear.Robert Littal of Black Sports Online reports...
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Roger Goodell ‘proud’ of NFL response to President Trump

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell believes his league did well amidst the attacks from President Trump over the weekend.Goodell praised the league for how they responded to the President’s declaration that players who kneel during the national anthem should be “fired,” referring to them as a “son of a b—-.” To Goodell, the league’s response — which featured numerous...
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Report: Teddy Bridgewater will be ready to go for Week 7

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater may be just weeks away from a remarkable return to action.Citing a source close to the team, Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk reported Monday that Bridgewater is expected to be ready to go once he is eligible to be activated and return to practice in three weeks ahead of Week 7. The source cautioned, however, that given the nature of...
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Report: Doug Baldwin’s groin injury not believed to be serious

Doug Baldwin finally put up big numbers in a loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, but the Seattle Seahawks receiver had to leave the game in the second half after he suffered a groin injury. Fortunately, the injury does not sound serious. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Baldwin will undergo an MRI, but initial tests came back positive. Baldwin caught 10 passes for 105 yards...
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Report: Sixers believe Embiid ‘on course’ to return for season

The Philadelphia 76ers believe they will have Joel Embiid back for the regular season. According to Keith Pompey of Philly.com, there remains optimism in the Philadelphia camp that Embiid is “on course” to be back for the regular season after recovering from a knee injury he suffered last season. Embiid may be ready, but he also may be restricted in some way once the season starts...
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Jessie James Decker: Eric was not consulted before anthem protest

The Tennessee Titans were one of three NFL teams on Sunday to not take the field for the national anthem, but apparently they did not ask all of their players for their opinion before making the political statement. In a lengthy Instagram post Monday morning, Decker’s wife Jessie James — a country singer — wrote about how much she loves singing the national anthem and what...
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Jim Kelly ‘lost a lot of respect for’ LeSean McCoy over national anthem protest

LeSean McCoy was one of several players who made some sort of political statement during the playing of the national anthem on Sunday, and Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly does not agree with the way the star running back carried himself. Kelly was on the Bills’ sideline before the team’s win over the Denver Broncos, and he stood with his hand over his heart as “The Star-Spangled...
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Trump praises NASCAR owners for stance on anthem protests

Donald Trump is not backing down from some recent comments he made about NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, and the president also praised another sports organization that shares his belief. Prior to Sunday’s NASCAR race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, legendary stock car drivers and team owners Richard Childress and Richard Petty threatened to fire any member of...
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Report: Wade, Riley have done nothing to repair relationship

There have been rumblings about Dwyane Wade possibly returning to the Miami Heat now that he has reached an agreement on a buyout with the Chicago Bulls, but that seems unlikely given his relationship with his former boss. Alex Kennedy of Hoops Hype reported on Sunday that Wade’s relationship with Heat president Pat Riley remains strained, and the two have not spoken directly with...
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Derek Carr not alarmed despite awful loss

A bad loss to the Washington Redskins on Sunday night does not have Derek Carr worried.Carr said after his Oakland Raiders were hammered 27-10 that he was not alarmed by the defeat. The QB, who passed for just 118 yards in the game, showed strong leadership and said he would accept all the blame for the loss. This is the kind of attitude you want from your team leader. He’s quickly...
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15 biggest standouts of NFL Week 3

It was a big day for star performers across the NFL, with several quarterbacks and wide receivers in particular putting up very big days. We also witnessed a rookie nailing a game-winning 61-yard field goal and a few big defensive performances, even in losing efforts.Here’s a list of 15 standout performers in Week 3 of the NFL season.Atlanta’s running backsIn a contest where...
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15 biggest disappointments of NFL Week 3

Week 3 of the NFL season featured some extremely close games, including three awesome finishes to conclude the early slate of action. Despite those fun endings, there were a few blowouts, as well as teams, players and position groups that disappointed … and even referees.Here’s a look at the 15 biggest disappointments of Week 3 of the NFL season.Philip Rivers, QB, ChargersPhilip...
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Report: Darren Sproles out indefinitely with injury

Darren Sproles left Sunday’s game against the New York Giants with an injury that will keep him out indefinitely. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport says Sproles is believed to have suffered a broken arm and is out indefinitely. Sproles left the Philadelphia Eagles’ game early on Sunday after getting hurt on a touchdown drive in the second quarter. Sproles was said to be holding his...
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Cavs, Spurs, Heat in lead to sign Dwayne Wade after buyout

The Chicago Bulls will be parting ways with Dwyane Wade ahead of training camp, and the veteran guard could be headed to a contender. The Chicago Tribune’s K.C. Johnson reported Sunday evening that Wade and the Bulls have reached agreement on a buyout. This outcome had been expected for several months, especially after the Bulls traded Jimmy Butler, signaling they were rebuilding...
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WATCH: Jake Elliott’s parents have great reactions to game-winning field goal

Among those at Lincoln Financial Field to see Jake Elliott’s game-winning field goal were his parents, who, as you can imagine, had a pretty great reactions.With one second remaining in regulation, and the Giants and Eagles tied 24-24, Elliott kicked a 61-yard field goal to give Philadelphia the win. Elliott’s parents were in attendance, and they responded just as proud parents...
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Anthony Lynn has sad comment about Chargers after loss

The Chargers have developed a reputation for being a team that squanders opportunities and fumbles away losses. They can have a win in the palm of their hands and manage to bungle it. So far this season, that scenario has been holding up. The Chargers are 0-3 after their loss to Kansas City at home on Sunday. After the game, head coach Anthony Lynn had a sad comment about the team’s...
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WATCH: Daniel Sorensen appears to deliver cheap shot to Tyrell Williams

During Sunday’s game between the Chiefs and Chargers, the officials missed an action by Daniel Sorensen that looked to be worthy of a flag.At the end of a play that included San Diego wide receiver Tyrell Williams fighting for extra yardage, Sorensen can be seen coming in from the right side of the screen and appearing to hit Williams on the back of the head with a forearm. Take...
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Did Donald Trump flip Robert Kraft the bird?

Did President Donald Trump flip Robert Kraft the bird while answering a question on Sunday, or did he merely make a gesture that was incidental?Some are wondering whether Trump was sending a subtle message when he was seen wiping his brow/forehead using his right middle finger while answering a question about New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft.Trump has long proudly stated that...
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Blue Jays, fans honor Jose Bautista throughout potential final home game

The Toronto Blue Jays and the team’s fans did everything possible to honor one of their franchise legends in what may have been his final home game as a member of the team. Jose Bautista received honor after honor and special recognition throughout the Blue Jays’ 9-5 win over the New York Yankees on Sunday. It started with Bautista taking the field on his own before his teammates...
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