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Two recruits decommit from Ole Miss after Hugh Freeze resignation

The Ole Miss football program is getting hit with the body blows after the resignation of head coach Hugh Freeze.2019 three-star cornerback Bobby Wolfe decommitted from Ole Miss on Thursday, according to Russell Johnson of Rivals. 2018 three-star cornerback Jaylin Williams followed suit on Saturday, announcing on Twitter that he was reopening his recruitment. Freeze resigned on Thursday...
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July 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Tamba Hali goes off on Twitter rant about lack of playing time

Some more trouble may be brewing in Kansas City.Chiefs five-time Pro Bowl linebacker Tamba Hali went on a lengthy Twitter rant on Saturday about his lack of playing time at certain points last season. The two aforementioned games against the Pittsburgh Steelers last year were a blowout defeat back in Week 4 of the regular season and an 18-16 loss in the divisional round that eliminated...
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July 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval apologizes for comments about Giants

Pablo Sandoval is back with his original organization, and he is looking to get back in the good graces of the team’s fan base. To that end, he apologized for comments he made upon joining the Boston Red Sox after the 2014 season.In a statement upon signing with the Giants, Sandoval apologized for his “insensitive and misguided” remarks about the team. Sandoval chose to sign with...
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July 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson expects Brandon Ingram to lead Lakers in scoring, hit 20 ppg next year

You certainly can’t accuse Magic Johnson of selling his players short.In a feature earlier this week on Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram by Mark Medina of the LA Daily News, Johnson laid out his lofty expectations of the 19-year-old for the 2017-18 season.“I expect him to lead us in scoring, be out there and be the man. It’s his team,” said the Lakers president of basketball...
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July 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott’s ex-girlfriend mentions domestic violence in Instagram post

The NFL still has not yet ruled on the fate of Ezekiel Elliott in light of his domestic violence case, and a new Instagram post by the woman who claims she was abused will likely be of interest to them.The woman who was in a relationship with the rusher accused Elliott of getting physical with her numerous times last July. The Dallas Cowboys running back was investigated but not...
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July 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler, Karl-Anthony Towns reportedly recruiting Irving to Minnesota

If Kyrie Irving is on the trade market, then Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns want the Timberwolves to get involved.In an lengthy article discussing Irving’s meeting with the Cleveland Cavaliers to request a trade, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reported that Butler and Towns have been recruiting Irving to Minnesota. Windhorst further says that the players made the team’s management aware...
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July 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Morse’s career might be over after concussion

Michael Morse’s playing career could be over following his concussion suffered on Memorial Day.Morse was involved in a collision with San Francisco Giants teammate Jeff Samardzija during a brawl between Hunter Strickland and Bryce Harper on May 29. Morse was concussed during the collision and has been out since then. Giants manager Bruce Bochy shared an update on Morse Friday. According...
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July 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Steve Ballmer bothered by sharing town with Lakers

The Clippers have managed to surpass the Lakers in terms of success over the past few years, but they still remain the secondary team in Los Angeles behind the ever-popular Purple and Gold. Team owner Steve Ballmer, who bought the franchise three years ago, recently acknowledged that competing with the Lakers in LA is annoying.“When I walk around and people say, ‘Go Lakers!’, does...
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July 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval appears at AT&T Park after signing with Giants

Pablo Sandoval is back with the team where he enjoyed the most success.Sandoval has chosen to sign a minor-league deal with the San Francisco Giants, days after being released by the Boston Red Sox, Fan Rag Sports’ Jon Heyman reports. Sandoval was in San Francisco bright and early to sign the deal: Sandoval looks for a fresh start to his career after completely tanking in Boston...
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July 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Brewers aggressively pursuing Justin Wilson

The Milwaukee Brewers seem to have zeroed in on their new bullpen messiah.Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports reports on Friday that the Brewers are “aggressive” in trade talks with the Detroit Tigers for closer Justin Wilson. The 29-year-old lefty Wilson has a 2.75 ERA with 10 saves in 12 opportunities for the Tigers this season. He is under team control through 2018.Nearly half...
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks open to trading Carmelo, picks for Kyrie

That sound you hear just might be the sound of the Banana Boat pulling into the Cleveland Cavaliers’ driveway.Ian Begley of ESPN reports on Friday that some within the New York Knicks organization are open to trading Carmelo Anthony and future first-rounders to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Kyrie Irving, who recently asked to be traded. Begley also adds that the Knicks are not willing...
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving reportedly considered requesting trade after Cavs won title in 2016

Kyrie Irving’s discontent with the Cleveland Cavaliers had apparently been festering for even longer than we had thought.In his original report about Irving asking out of Cleveland, Brian Windhorst of ESPN also reveals the All-Star guard considered asking for a trade from the Cavs after they won the NBA title in 2016 but ultimately decided against it.Winning a championship usually...
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Kevin Love sends hilarious tweet in midst of Kyrie Irving rumors

How are the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Big Three coping with Kyrie Irving’s trade demand?Naturally, a lot of attention went to Kevin Love and LeBron James after news of Irving’s request was made public. James has been publicly silent on the topic, but Love couldn’t help but respond to the barrage of tweets he was receiving. Notably, Love uses the phrase “a little peculiar,...
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers ‘disturbed’ Kyrie Irving trade request became public

Nothing is going the Cleveland Cavaliers’ way when it comes to the mess Kyrie Irving is putting them in.According to Chris B. Haynes of ESPN, the Cavaliers are “disturbed” that news of Irving requesting a trade has gone public, fearing that it could impact trade talks. News that Irving has requested a trade has blindsided the Cavaliers, and they are now evaluating how to proceed...
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant shows up late for practice, takes full responsibility

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was three hours late to practice on Friday, and the star wide receiver says he is prepared to face whatever consequences come his way.Bryant hosted an event on Thursday night in Lufkin, Texas, during which he provided free barbecue and all kinds of other stuff for fans. The following morning, he arrived late to the team’s facility. Jane Slater...
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant reportedly missed conditioning while battling illness

Dez Bryant is off to a bad start with his team entering training camp.The Dallas Cowboys wide receiver showed up late on Friday and missed a conditioning run, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. NFL Network’s Jane Slater says Bryant took responsibility for the issue and said he was battling some illnesses. The Cowboys are traveling to California to open training camp in Oxnard...
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Cavaliers will reportedly make Koby Altman permanent GM

The Cleveland Cavaliers are finally closing in on a permanent general manager.According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Koby Altman, formerly the assistant general manager to David Griffin, will be promoted to general manager permanently. Altman has been Cleveland’s acting general manager since Griffin departed at the end of June.Cleveland’s first choice for the role turned them down...
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron will not intervene with Irving trade talks

If Kyrie Irving insists on forcing the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him this offseason, LeBron James is reportedly not going to try to stop it from happening.According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, LeBron plans to let Cavs owner Dan Gilbert and the team’s front office handle anything that involves Irving’s recent trade demand. Windhorst was told by sources that LeBron only found out...
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Bucks, Suns have reportedly reached out to Cavs about Kyrie Irving

Not surprisingly, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ phone lines are lighting up left and right with inquiries about Kyrie Irving.Mike Ortiz Jr. of DYST Now reports on Friday that the Milwaukee Bucks (offering Jabari Parker) and the Phoenix Suns (offering Eric Bledsoe) have reached out to the Cavs about potentially acquiring the four-time All-Star. The 25-year-old Irving sent shockwaves around...
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Landon Collins: Giants will ‘definitely’ topple Cowboys atop NFC East

New York Giants safety Landon Collins is feeling bullish about his team’s chances to dethrone the Dallas Cowboys as NFC East champions.Collins started the dialogue last week, when he responded to a comment made by Dak Prescott about their own NFC East supremacy in an Instagram comment. Collins doubled down on Friday, saying the Giants are “definitely” going to knock Dallas off the...
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs, Heat among teams Irving wants to be traded to

Kyrie Irving has reportedly asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to explore the possibility of trading him, and the star point guard has apparently already begun discussing preferred destinations with the team.According to Adrian Wojnarowski and Chris Haynes of ESPN, Irving mentioned at least four teams -- the San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, New York Knicks and Minnesota Timberwolves --...
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Pau Gasol returns to Spurs on three-year deal

The San Antonio Spurs are intent on keeping all of their veterans this offseason, and that includes Pau Gasol.Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports that Gasol has agreed to a three-year deal to remain with the Spurs. Gasol opted out of the final year of his contract after the season, but the belief all along was that he would return to San Antonio. His three-year deal will likely have...
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Kyrie Irving asked Cavs to trade him

Kyrie Irving apparently no longer wants to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers, as he reportedly asked the team to trade him this offseason.According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, Irving met with Cavs owner Dan Gilbert last week and asked to be traded. The star point guard reportedly wants to go to a team where he can be more of a focal point and no longer wants to play alongside LeBron...
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Blue Jays have reportedly ‘gotten some feelers’ on Jose Bautista

The Toronto Blue Jays are headed in the wrong direction and look to be sellers at the deadline. That could involve moving one of their big stars.According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the Jays have received some calls on outfielder Jose Bautista, though his poor season is minimizing interest. Anyone with interest in Bautista will be hoping he can replicate his month of May, in which...
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss

OJ Simpson moved to protective custody in case he becomes ‘target’

OJ Simpson was granted parole on Thursday and is expected to be released from prison in October. Until then, he will no longer be spending his days with the general population at Lovelock Correctional Center.Brooke Keast, a spokeswoman for the Nevada Department of Corrections, said Friday that Simpson has been moved to a new cell away from any other inmates in case anyone wants to...
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July 21, 2017  |  Discuss
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