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Torn elbow sidelines Yankees Tanaka for six weeks

TweetNew York Yankees star rookie starter Masahiro Tanaka has a partially torn UC in his pitching elbow that will sideline the right-hander at least six weeks, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman confirmed Thursday. Tanaka suffered the injury to the ulnar collateral ligament to his right arm but the injury will not require Tommy John surgery. Three doctors agreed that a platelet...
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Report: Andre Johnson requests trade from Texans

TweetHouston Texans star wide receiver Andre Johnson stated recently that he is unsure if he’ll play for the Texans this season and according to a report from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Johnson has informed the team that he wanted to be traded: Details of divide between Andre Johnson & #Texans is posting on @NFL.com. He told them he wants to play for another team. Houston...
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Hornets Offer Gordon Hayward Max Deal

TweetFree agency is a period full of surprises and moments that can completely change the outlook of the upcoming season. The Charlotte Hornets wasted no time taking advantage of free agency, offering Utah Jazz guard Gordon Hayward, a max deal. The offer is reportedly a 4 year deal worth $63 million. The addition of Hayward would make the Hornets one of the best teams in the Eastern...
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Richard Sherman on Michael Crabtree: I hope to choke him out the rest of my career

TweetAfter the Seattle Seahawks defeated the San Francisco 49ers to advance to the Super Bowl back in January, Seahawks superstar cornerback Richard Sherman made headlines with his animated post-game interview where he went at Niners receiver Michael Crabtree. When asked if his feelings have since changed Sherman states that the beef between the two will remain, as far as he’s...
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Teddy Bridgewater impressing Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner

TweetMinnesota Vikings rookie Teddy Bridgewater entered the 2013 college football season as the top QB prospect available, but after being picked apart by scouts and the media Bridgewater ended up slipping all the way to final spot in the first round. Despite his free-fall down draft board, Bridgewater has impressed Vikings OC Norv Turner so far during the Vikings off-season workouts...
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LeBron reaching out to players to join him if he leaves Heat?

TweetThe free agent watch focus has shifted from Carmelo Anthony to LeBron James, and we’ve done a good job here of avoiding chasing rumors. But considering the source of this latest rumor, we’re inclined to pay more attention. Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that James has reached out to a couple of veterans to join him wherever he signs, if he leaves Miami, that is: LeBron...
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LTSB is looking for writers!

TweetAre you a fan that follows sports news like most grown up follow the stock market? Do you have an opinion that you want to voice to millions of other sports fans annually? Then you should write for Los That Sports Blog! We’re looking for new contributors immediately. Best part about it is (different from other outlets), there’s opportunity to make money doing it! No experience...
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MLB to have self-serve beer machines at All-Star game

TweetWanna know how to make attending the Major League All-Star game seem more attractive to casual fans? Giving them machines where they serve themselves beer might do the trick. According to a report from ESPN’s Darren Rovell, Target Field in Minnesota — the location of this year’s Mid-Summer Classic — will feature a number of self-serve beer machines. “It’s a way to...
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Kyle Lowry agrees to 4-year, $48 million contract with Raptors

TweetLate Wednesday night, the Toronto Raptors were able to secure one of the biggest free agents on the market, agreeing to a four-year contract to re-sign point guard Kyle Lowry. Lowry posted a picture on Instagram confirming the news: This ain't Amir jersey y'all!! Lol….. it's for the 2014-15 season cause Toronto will be my home city http://t.co/kOFGonoKES — Kyle...
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C.J. Miles agrees to 4-year deal with Indiana Pacers

TweetThe Indiana Pacers have agreed to a four-year deal worth $18 million with free agent swingman C.J. Miles, reports Y! Sports. The Pacers desperately needed to upgrade their bench after getting little to no production from their reserves throughout the regular season and playoffs. Miles is a 6-6 wing that can shoot, and should be an immediate factor off the bench for Indiana....
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Latest NBA free agency news: Warriors land Livingston, Celtics re-sign Bradley

TweetNBA free agency can be a whirlwind of news to keep up with, so we’ll try to keep you updated as much as possible on the latest movement. And so far, the latest news involves two combo guards; one changing locations and the other staying put. Tuesday night, free agent guard Shaun Livingston agreed to a three-year deal with the Golden State Warriors worth about $19 million....
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Bryce Harper thinks Nationals should change their lineup

TweetJust one game back from the disabled list, and outfielder Bryce Harper already has an opinion on how to improve the lineup card Nationals manager Matt Williams put together. Before the Nationals beat the Rockies 7-3 Monday, Harper was pretty open about who he would have put out on the field and where. “I think [Ryan Zimmerman] should be playing left. Rendon’s a good third...
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Are you a passionate fan of your country? Prove it with Bacardi’s Untameable Fan contest!

TweetThis is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of BACARDÍ. All opinions are 100% mine. As we all know from our social media feeds, office cooler conversations or from nationwide sports coverage, soccer season is in full swing! And along with soccer taking over the summer, it also brings out the patriot in fans from every nationality that can't wait to rep their country...
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Heat pursuing FA point guard Kyle Lowry

TweetAccording to a report from Y! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski, the Miami Heat plan to pursue point guard Kyle Lowry early in free agency. Miami reached out to Kyle Lowry's agent Andy Miller tonight, and sides are planning to talk in the morning, source tells Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2014 Lowry, who played for the Toronto Raptors last season, is arguably...
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Cavs, Kyrie Irving agree on max contract extension

TweetPoint guard Kyrie Irving has agreed to terms on a 5-year, $90 million extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The extension will keep Irving with the Cavs until the summer of 2019. There was speculation that Irving may have been looking to leave Cleveland as soon as possible, but according to a report from Y! Sports the Cavaliers new coaching staff was able to impress Irving...
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Nets agree to terms with Bucks for head coach Jason Kidd

TweetJust a year after being hired to coach the Brooklyn Nets, Brooklyn and the Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to a deal that will make Kidd the Bucks head coach next season. Sources said Bucks co-owners Marc Lasry and Wes Edens met with Kidd on Friday in New York City after asking for and receiving permission to talk to Kidd a few days before last Thursday’s NBA draft. The source...
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Zach Randolph opts in, signs extension with Grizzlies

TweetThe Memphis Grizzlies and Zach Randolph have agreed to a contract extension after Randolph agreed to opt in to his current deal, per a report from Y! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski. The extension is for $20.5 million over two years — in addition to the $16.5 million Randolph will make next season — and will keep Randolph is Memphis until 2017. Randolph is the heart and soul of...
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Cavaliers select Andrew Wiggins first overall

TweetThe Cleveland Cavaliers have selected Andrew Wiggins — the uber-athletic forward from the Kansas Jayhawks — first overall in the 2014 NBA Draft. Wiggins averaged 17.1 points per game for the Jayhawks last season after being hyped as the best NBA prospect since Kevin Durant. wiggins is the second Canada-born player to be selected first overall; the Cavs took Anthony Bennett...
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Magic trade Arron Afflalo back to the Nuggets

TweetShooting guard Arron Afflalo is on is back to Denver. Per multiple reports, the Orlando Magic have dealt Afflalo to the Nuggets in exchange for guard Evan Fournier and the 56th pick in the 2014 draft. Afflalo averaged over 18 points per game for the Magic and gives the Nuggets a consistent veteran scorer from the 2-guard position to pair with Ty Lawson. The 6’5″ guard played...
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Report: Heat targeting UConn star in draft

TweetLeBron James will be a free agent this summer, and apparently the Miami Heat are attempting to draft his favorite point guard prospect as their first attempt to convince him to re-sign. According to Chad Ford, the Heat are aggressively trying to move up in the draft to select former UConn guard Shabazz Napier: Both James and the Heat are fans of Napier. James tweeted during...
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Mavericks in talks to acquire Tyson Chandler, Raymond Felton from Knicks

TweetAccording to a report from ESPN, the New York Knicks are close to trading veteran center Tyson Chandler and embattled point guard Raymond Felton to the Dallas Mavericks. In exchange, the Knicks would receive Sam Dalembert, Jose Calderon, and Shane Larkin. Dallas would also send Wayne Ellington and a future second round pick to the Knicks. Dallas has been reportedly interested...
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LeBron James officially opts out of Heat contract, Pat Riley releases statement

TweetAs first reported by ESPN, LeBron James has informed the Miami Heat that he will be opting out of the remaining two years of his contract to become a unrestricted free agent. James was due to make $42.7 million for the next two seasons if he elected to remain under contract. becoming a free agent will allow James to sign with another team is he chooses to do so, or to re-sign...
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No jail time on gun charges for Raymond Felton

TweetDue to a plea agreement, New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton will avoid facing any time behind bars for the felony gun charges he picked up a few months ago for allegedly pulling a loaded gun on his wife. Per ESPN NY: Under an agreement reached today Felton will have to plead guilty to a felony, serve community service and pay a fine #nyk — Mike Mazzeo (@MazzESPN) June...
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Report: Bucks rule out drafting Joel Embiid second overall

TweetAccording to Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry, the Bucks have no intention of drafting injured center Joel Embiid if the seven-footer is available when their pick comes up Thursday. Per the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Lasry stated Monday that, “our decision got a lot easier, mainly because Embiid got hurt.” “It’s hard to take Embiid,” Lasry said. “We want somebody...
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Rudy Gay opts in, will remain with Kings

TweetForward Rudy Gay will opt in to the final year of his contract, according to a report from Yahoo! Sports. Gay option is for $19.3 million. Gay also is putting off extension talks until July 1st, giving the Kings the opportunity to sign Gay to a four-year extension. The Kings traded for Gay last season and the forward averaged 20.1 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists while shooting...
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