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Karlos Williams suspended at least a year

Karlos Williams is on his way to being done in the NFL forever. The free agent running back has been suspended at least a year, according to ESPN’s Field Yates. Williams had nearly finished serving a previous 10-game suspension when this news came down. Williams was a 5th-round pick by the Bills in 2015 and rushed for seven scores as a rookie. But he showed up for camp overweight...
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Anthony Rizzo blasts ‘selfish’ Miguel Montero

The Chicago Cubs designated catcher Miguel Montero for assignment on Wednesday, and if they hadn’t, he’d have apparently returned to a very frustrated and annoyed clubhouse. A day after publicly criticizing Jake Arrieta and the rest of his pitching staff for making him look bad on stolen base attempts, Montero was cut by the team and blasted publicly by team leader Anthony Rizzo...
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Jordan Clarkson recruits JJ Redick to Lakers, deletes tweet

Jordan Clarkson tried to get in on the recruitment fun amid all the NBA chaos Wednesday, but he apparently thought better of it.The Los Angeles Lakers guard sent a tweet to free agent JJ Redick, telling the sharpshooter to come across the street from the Clippers to the Lakers. Clarkson later deleted the tweet.Though any team that signs Redick will be receiving a good scorer and...
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Chip Kelly defends Kaepernick: He was not a distraction

Much has been said about how much Colin Kaepernick was a distraction in the San Francisco 49ers’ locker room last season, but the man who oversaw things is defending the quarterback.Chip Kelly joined ESPN’s Adam Schefter on the “Know them from Adam” podcast, which was published on Wednesday. The two are now colleagues at ESPN, and they talked about Kaepernick, who served...
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Blazers post hilarious tweets after acquiring cash from Rockets

The Portland Trail Blazers continue to prove why they have the best social media presence in the NBA.On Wednesday, the Blazers traded guard Tim Quarterman to the Houston Rockets for cash considerations. Quarterman was then promptly dealt by Houston to the LA Clippers as part of the return package for Chris Paul. While they appeared to be a mere footnote to this NBA landscape-altering...
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Report: Knicks, Jeff Teague have mutual interest

Now that Phil Jackson and his triangle offense are out in New York, the Knicks can begin chasing free agents without that albatross hanging around their neck.One of those free agents is point guard Jeff Teague, who, according to ESPN’s Ian Begley, is a target for general manager Steve Mills. It is a long-standing interest for Mills and the Knicks, who talked to the Atlanta Hawks...
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Clippers focused on re-signing Blake Griffin

The Los Angeles Clippers are in turmoil, but they would like to keep some consistency.On Wednesday, the Clippers agreed to trade Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets. That results in the loss of a key player who helped turn the Clippers into one of the best teams in the conference the past six seasons. On top of that, the Clippers are also losing JJ Redick in free agency.Apparently...
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Isaiah Thomas recruits Blake Griffin in Instagram comment

Isaiah Thomas is many things, but a master of subtlety is not one of them.In an Instagram post on Wednesday, SLAM Magazine paid tribute to the Los Angeles Clippers’ Lob City era, which officially came to an end with the news of Chris Paul being traded to the Houston Rockets. For his part, Thomas responded with a recruiting message for Blake Griffin to come to Boston. It’s not...
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Report: Chris Paul ‘despises’ Doc Rivers, had issues with treatment of son Austin

Chris Paul’s departure from the Los Angeles Clippers came as a shock publicly, but if one report is true, it wouldn’t have been a surprise privately.ESPN’s Michael Eaves shared several alleged reasons that Paul left the Clippers, generally boiling it down to CP3 having a fallout with coach and team president Doc Rivers over the treatment of son Austin Rivers.According to Eaves...
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Report: Rockets think they will land Carmelo Anthony or Paul George

It certainly does not sound like the Houston Rockets are done making big moves. According to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, one source says the Rockets believe they’re getting either Carmelo Anthony or Paul George to pair with James Harden and soon-to-be-acquired point guard Chris Paul. ESPN’s Ian Begley added that Paul has spent time recently expressing a desire to play with Anthony...
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JJ Redick reportedly will not re-sign with Clippers

The end of an era truly appears to be on us in Los Angeles.Brian Windhorst reported on ESPN Wednesday that J.J. Redick will not re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers, meaning the franchise will be bracing for a second high-profile departure of the offseason. This isn’t a huge surprise. Redick will have a lot of interest this offseason and a return to the Clippers was probably...
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LeBron James reacts to Chris Paul being traded to Rockets

A major trade that was made on Wednesday could end up altering the landscape of the Western Conference, and the king of the East took note. Shortly after it was reported that the Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to trade Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets, LeBron James sent the following tweet: LeBron is good friends with Paul. Check that, Paul is one of the original Banana Boat Boys...
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Chandler Parsons cracks funny joke about CP3 joining Rockets

The Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to trade Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets, but Chandler Parsons knows a way Paul’s former teammates can prevent him from joining his new ones.Lock him in a house and don’t let him leave.Shortly after news of the Paul trade surfaced, Parsons cracked a great joke on Twitter: For those of you who didn’t get it, Parsons was referencing the...
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Report: Blake Griffin may still return to Clippers despite Chris Paul exit

It’s logical to think that the Chris Paul trade may be the first move in the breakup of the Los Angeles Clippers, but that may not necessarily be the case.According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Griffin may not necessarily be turned off by Paul’s departure to the Houston Rockets, as the two star players have not always coexisted in perfect harmony. Brad Turner of the Los Angeles...
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Report: Carmelo could sign with Rockets if Knicks buy him out

The Houston Rockets acquired Chris Paul in a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, and they may not be done adding superstar players.Shortly after Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that Paul is headed to Houston, ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith reported that Carmelo Anthony could be the next player to join the Rockets if he gets a buyout from the New York Knicks. Anthony...
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Report: Clippers agree to trade Chris Paul to Rockets

Chris Paul is reportedly set to become a member of the Houston Rockets, but not in the way most envisioned it happening.According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Paul agreed to not opt out of the final year of his deal with the Los Angeles Clippers and will be traded to Houston. Wojnarowski adds that Paul had informed the Clippers he intended to sign with the Rockets in free...
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Report: Rockets trying to trade for Paul George

The Houston Rockets are trying to position themselves to make a major splash this offseason, and one way they could do that is by trading for Indiana Pacers star Paul George.In addition to reporting that the Rockets have emerged as “serious threats” to sign Chris Paul, ESPN’s Marc Stein cited sources on Tuesday who told him the Rockets remain in the hunt to land George. Although...
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Bryce Harper fuels Cubs speculation with Instagram post

Bryce Harper has heard the rumblings that he wants to sign with the Chicago Cubs when he becomes a free agent following the 2018 season, and he has downplayed them anytime the subject comes up. However, he did nothing to cool the speculation with a social media post on Tuesday.With the Cubs visiting the Nationals this week, Harper shared a photo on Instagram of himself with Kris...
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Knicks announce they have parted ways with Phil Jackson

Phil Jackson’s unsuccessful tenure as the man in charge of basketball operations for the New York Knicks has officially come to an end.The Knicks released a statement on Wednesday announcing that they have “mutually agreed to part company” with Jackson, effective immediately. The Knicks have not won more than 32 games in a season since Jackson took over more than three years...
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Report: Knicks targeting Raptors GM Ujiri to replace Jackson

The New York Knicks announced on Wednesday that they are parting ways Phil Jackson, and team owner James Dolan already has a replacement in mind.Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports that Dolan has his eye on Toronto Raptors GM and president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri. Ujiri joined the Raptors in 2013 after he was named NBA Executive of the Year with the Denver Nuggets...
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Report: Durant will wait until later in free agency to sign new deal

Kevin Durant is reportedly willing to give the Golden State Warriors flexibility this offseason by signing less than a max contract, so it makes sense that the NBA Finals MVP would wait until other business is taken care of to finalize his own deal.According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Durant is going to allow the Warriors to address their other needs in free agency before signing him...
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ESPN officially announces Adrian Wojnarowski hire

ESPN is adding one of the most respected reporters in sports media, and the hire was made official on Wednesday.The network announced in a press release that Adrian Wojnarowski is being added to its NBA Insider team.“Prolific and highly respected NBA journalist Adrian Wojnarowski is joining ESPN as an NBA Insider. Wojnarowski will break news, report stories and features and provide...
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Zach Orr may return to football after positive health news

Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Zach Orr was forced to retire back in January due to a congenital spinal condition, but the 25-year-old is considering a comeback after doctors recently gave him some positive news.In an appearance on NFL Network’s “Good Morning Football” Wednesday, Orr revealed that doctors have given him new diagnoses over the past several months. Orr was...
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10 teams with great cap space heading into NBA free agency

The NBA playoff picture fundamentally changes every summer because of free agency.The Cavs signed LeBron from Miami in 2014. The Clippers snatched DeAndre Jordan from the jaws of the Mavericks and the Warriors re-signed Draymond Green in 2015. And, of course, Golden State inked perhaps the second-best player in the world -– Kevin Durant, who went on to win NBA Finals MVP — in...
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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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