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Rob Pelinka offers over-the-top quote about Kentavious Caldwell-Pope signing

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka is really, really excited that his team landed Kentavious Caldwell-Pope.At a press conference introducing the guard on Tuesday, the Laker general manager went as far as to compare Caldwell-Pope’s signing to a Biblical gift from above. Nothing against Caldwell-Pope, who is a perfectly solid guard, particularly defensively. But can you...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Oher calls out people celebrating Dave Gettleman’s firing

Carolina Panthers tackle Michael Oher will not be one of those celebrating general manager Dave Gettleman’s firing.Oher said on Instagram Tuesday that Gettleman was one of the only people who checked on him daily as he tried to recover from a concussion, and he had a message to those who have been voicing their pleasure over the decision. Clearly, there are a lot of different ways...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks wanted to trade for Patrick Beverley before deal to Clippers

The New York Knicks continue to whiff on their attempts to land a starting point guard, but it certainly isn’t due to a lack of trying.ESPN’s Ian Begley reports Tuesday that the Knicks wanted to trade for Patrick Beverley before he was sent to the LA Clippers in the Chris Paul blockbuster. Beverley is a gritty, defense-first veteran who can handle and spot up and is under contract...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Yankees reportedly the favorites to land David Robertson

The New York Yankees don’t quite have the bullpen of death they boasted last year, but they could come close to recreating it at the trade deadline.Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports reports on Tuesday that the Yankees and the Boston Red Sox are among the teams in pursuit of Chicago White Sox reliever David Robertson with the Yankees said to be favorites to acquire him.It would...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Indiana backed out of Paul George deal with Cavaliers at last minute

The Cleveland Cavaliers may be ruing the offseason of 2017 for a very long time.ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, appearing on The Jump on Tuesday, said that the Cleveland Cavaliers were so close to closing a deal with the Indiana Pacers for Paul George that the player was about to be given the go-ahead to speak to Cavs owner Dan Gilbert.“It was so close, in fact, that Indiana was about...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Carlos Correa could miss two months with thumb injury

The Houston Astros are pacing the American League, but their season just hit something of a road block.The team announced Tuesday that star shortstop Carlos Correa will be out six to eight weeks with a torn ligament in his thumb. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Astros fear Correa may need surgery on the thumb. The good news is that this timetable would have Correa back...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs were close to getting Jimmy Butler before David Griffin left

The Cleveland Cavaliers were reportedly on the verge of adding another star player to the mix this offseason before they parted ways with their former general manager.In a story outlining the reasons why LeBron James is frustrated with the way things have gone in Cleveland this offseason, Jeff Zilgitt of USA Today cited sources who claim the Cavs were “close to making a deal” for...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Carmelo Anthony would not waive no-trade clause for Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers have apparently been voted off the Me7o Island.In an appearance Monday on ESPN’s “The Jump,” NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Carmelo Anthony is not considering waiving his no-trade clause to join the Portland Trail Blazers.“Portland’s players are reaching out to Melo,” said Wojnarowski, per Jared Cowley of KGW. “Portland would love to get involved...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Agent: Nerlens Noel ‘very disappointed’ with Mavs negotiations

Nerlens Noel isn’t pleased that his situation still has yet to be resolved nearly three weeks into free agency.Noel’s agent Happy Walters voiced his client’s displeasure on Tuesday.“We’re very disappointed with where things stand,” said Walters, per Eddie Sefko of SportsDay. “Nerlens loves Dallas and spent June there working out, but we’re still waiting on a serious offer.”The 23...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Jarvis Landry was supposed to be guest ESPN analyst, missed flight

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry was expected to showcase some serious versatility on Tuesday, but a missed flight prevented that from happening.On Monday, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reported that Landry was scheduled to appear as a guest analyst on ESPN’s “NFL Live” Tuesday in addition joining the noon edition of “SportsCenter.” Unfortunately, Landry was unable...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones dances around questions about Elliott incident

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is going to face plenty of questions about his star running back in the coming days, but that doesn’t mean he has to answer them.While speaking to the media on Tuesday, Jones said he does not want to speculate about any investigation involving Elliott. Jones said in March that he was not anticipating a suspension for Elliott, but he seems less certain...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Ginobili finalizing deal to return to Spurs

Manu Ginobili still feels he has another good year of basketball left in him at age 40.Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports that Ginobili is finalizing a deal with the San Antonio Spurs to return for a 16th NBA season.Many believed Ginobili would play just one more year after he signed a one-year deal last offseason following Tim Duncan’s retirement. The three-time NBA All-Star has...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers offered Bell more than $12 million per year

Le’Veon Bell was unable to come to an agreement on a long-term contract extension with the Pittsburgh Steelers, but it sounds like the team made him a pretty respectable offer.Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports that the Steelers offered Bell $42 million over three years, which would be a higher average annual value than the $12.1 million he will make in 2017 playing under the franchise...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins says he wants to stay with Washington after 2017

Kirk Cousins seemingly got very little accomplished in long-term contract extension talks with Washington this offseason, but that does not mean the quarterback believes 2017 will be his last year with the team.Cousins told 106.7 The Fan on Tuesday that he is “at peace” with playing another season under the franchise tag, but only having a one-year deal does not mean he plans on...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Edelman receives apology letter from teacher who doubted him

If you didn’t know who Julian Edelman was and you saw him walking down the street, your first thought probably wouldn’t be, “He must be a star wide receiver in the NFL.” Edelman has been doubted his entire life, and one of the people who didn’t believe in him recently took some time to apologize.On Tuesday morning, Edelman shared a photo of a letter he received from a teacher at...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Kaepernick fires back at Vick with cryptic message

Colin Kaepernick heard the advice Michael Vick had for him on Monday, and it does not seem like the free agent quarterback appreciated it.In an appearance on FOX Sports 1, Vick said Kaepernick has not landed an NFL job because of his lack of on-field production — not his controversial political stances. He also implied that Kaepernick would have an easier time finding work if he...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott appeals misdemeanor conviction for driving 100 mph

As if Ezekiel Elliott doesn’t have enough going on away from the football field, the Dallas Cowboys star is apparently trying to get out of trouble after he was pulled over for driving entirely too fast earlier in the year.Valerie Wigglesworth of The Dallas Morning News reports that Elliott is appealing a recent misdemeanor conviction for speeding. A state trooper says he clocked...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Vick tries to clarify stance on Colin Kaepernick

Michael Vick created some buzz on Monday when he shared his thoughts on why Colin Kaepernick remains a free agent, and the former NFL quarterback wants to clarify some of the things he said.While many believe Kaepernick is being blackballed by NFL teams due to his controversial political stances, Vick said Kaepernick has not found work because of his lack of on-field production....
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Former Panther says Gettleman accused him of faking injury

The Carolina Panthers announced on Monday that they have fired general manager Dave Gettleman, and the timing came as a major surprise. The decision, however, was long overdue in the eyes of many former Panthers players.Jon Beason, who was one of the best linebackers in football early on in his career with the Panthers, told a troubling story about Gettleman in an appearance on WFNZ...
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Bruce Allen repeatedly referred to Kirk Cousins as ‘Kurt’

Kirk Cousins was unable to come to a long-term agreement with Washington before Monday’s deadline, and some are now wondering if that has anything to do with one of his bosses not even knowing his first name.Washington president Bruce Allen briefly spoke with the media on Monday, and he essentially blamed Cousins for the two sides not being able to work out a contract extension....
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July 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Lonzo Ball named Las Vegas Summer League MVP

Lonzo Ball received his first honors as a professional on Monday as a result of his strong play during the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League.Ball’s shoe selections were a hot topic of discussion during the Summer League. He even admitted he was trying to start a bidding war between rival companies. However, the 19-year-old also impressed with his play, so much so he was named MVP and...
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July 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Umpire Chris Segal hit in head by Josh Donaldson’s bat, remains in game

Monday’s game between the Red Sox and Blue Jays paused brieftly following a scary incident during involving home plate umpire Chris Segal.During the top of the first inning, Donaldson swung at an offering from Boston pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez and lost the grip on his bat. The bat went behind Donaldson and caught Segal squarely on the head, making a horrific sound. After going to...
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July 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Embiid not pleased about his 'bull crap' video game rating

The NBA season just wrapped up. How are we already talking about 2K18 ratings?Well, NBA 2K18 won’t be released until Sep. 15, but the video game’s marketing team has begun to reveal its player ratings. It’s an excellent sports video game tradition: a player guessing his rating and then being furious when he finds out it’s lower than expected.One of the first to find out his rating...
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July 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell on lack of extension: ‘I guess I just gotta get better’

Although the franchise tag will pay running back Le’Veon Bell $12.1 million in 2017, he had hoped to land a long-term extension with the Pittsburgh Steelers that would have been slightly more fruitful. That did not happen, however. Instead, despite “intense negotiations,” the two sides were unable to come to an agreement as the deadline to sign franchise players to an extension came...
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July 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Roger Federer had wild night celebrating Wimbledon title

Roger Federer won his 19th Grand Slam and his eighth (!) Wimbledon singles title Sunday. The man is simply a legend.And it appears he celebrated his latest Wimbledon title in legendary fashion. His celebration was so wild that it inspired the Washington Post to use “lit” in a headline.“Yeah, my head’s ringing,” Federer said Monday. “I don’t know what I did last night. I drank too...
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July 17, 2017  |  Discuss
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