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Diamondbacks discussing Aroldis Chapman trade with Reds

Frank Victores, USA TODAY SPORTSAroldis Chapman is one of the best pitchers in baseball, and is available on the trade market. The Cincinnati Reds are looking to enter a rebuilding process, and they know that the return they could get for Chapman would boost that process forward in a big way. According to a report from Jeff Passan, the Arizona Diamondbacks are discussing a potential...
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NFL reduces Le’Veon Bell’s suspension to two games

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell had his three-game suspension reduced to two games by the NFL on Tuesday. Tom Brady’s case not the only one resolved by #NFL. Meanwhile, @steelers RB @L_Bell26 suspension has been reduced to 2 games, via settlement — Jarrett Bell (@JarrettBell) July 28, 2015 Bell was suspended for an incident last August involving himself and...
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Royals to acquire Ben Zobrist from Athletics

Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY SportsJust days after making a big trade to acquire pitcher Johnny Cueto, the Kansas City Royals have made another significant move. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports the Royals are acquiring Ben Zobrist from the Oakland Athletics. Source: #Royals getting #Athletics’ Zobrist. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 28, 2015 Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports...
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PGA Tour pro says his father has been missing for 9 days

On Tuesday before the start of the Quicken Loans National tournament, PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III announced that his father, Willard Hurley Jr., is missing. According to Hurley, Willard left home nine days ago with some clothes and cash, and no one has heard from him since. His mother has filed a police report with local authorities in Leesburg, Virginia, where they live....
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NFL upholds Tom Brady’s 4-game suspension

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY SportsThe NFL is upholding Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four game suspension for his role in the Deflategate scandal. From the NFL: In the opinion informing Brady that his appeal had been denied, Commissioner Goodell emphasized important new information disclosed by Brady and his representatives in connection with the hearing. On or shortly before...
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NFL, Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell negotiating settlement on suspension

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY SportsThe NFL and Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell are negotiating a settlement that could reduce his three-game suspension to one or two games. Potentially big fantasy news: NFL, Le’Veon Bell are negotiating a settlement that could reduce his 3-gm suspension to 1 or 2. — Dan Graziano (@DanGrazianoESPN) July 28, 2015 … There...
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Colin Wilson signs extension with Predators

The deals keep rolling in this week. Derek Stepan and the New York Rangers re-upped on Monday, just days after goaltender Braden Holtby and the Washington Capitals agreed to terms on a contract extension. The latest is Colin Wilson of the Nashville Predators, who agreed to a four-year, $15.75 million extension late Monday to avoid today’s arbitration hearing. Wilson’s AAV will...
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Dolphins cut, re-sign Josh Freeman

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY SportsThe Miami Dolphins cut quarterback Josh Freeman four days ago and then re-signed him on Tuesday, reports Bleacher Report. Of course, I meant Josh Freeman re-signed with the Dolphins. Not resigned. I’m an idiot. — mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) July 28, 2015 I’ll say this again: I think Josh Freeman will be a good quarterback in this league...
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Packers’ Davante Adams a ‘possession guy, not a speed guy’

If Davante Adams develops quickly, the Green Bay Packers could have the league’s best wide receiver group in 2015. “He’s been here a year and now understands the offense,” said Alex Van Pelt, coach Mike McCarthy’s wide receivers coach. “He can play fast. He stood out (in spring) but he still has some growing to do. The biggest thing is having that comfort with Aaron...
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Lakers coach says Kobe Bryant will see time as power forward

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY SportsWith No. 2 overall pick D’Angelo Russell and Jordan Clarkson and the addition of Lou Williams, Kobe Bryant might be in for a change. Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott told NBA.com it’s possible Bryant could play power forward next season. “If we don’t get another guard, then Kobe’s in that mix,” Scott said. “I’m kind of going...
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Cardinals hire Jen Welter as an assistant coaching intern

The Arizona Cardinals hired Jen Welter as an assistant coaching intern for training camp and the preseason.  She will work with the inside linebackers. Welter is believed to be the first female coach of any kind in the NFL. “Coaching is nothing more than teaching,” Arians said Monday. “One thing I have learned from players is, ‘How are you going to make me better? If you...
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New York Mets making progress on Tyler Clippard trade

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY SportsThe MLB trade deadline is closing in quickly, and will be here on July 31st. Quite a few teams are scrambling to make a move or two before the deadline rolls around, and one of those teams appears to be the New York Mets. They weren’t necessarily expected to be a big player on the trade market, but there is no question that they are interested in...
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Toronto Blue Jays continue making push for Jeff Samardzija

Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY SportsThe Chicago White Sox aren’t going to be too terribly active on the trade market as the July 31st trade deadline continues to draw closer, but they do have one player of value available. Jeff Samardzija is an impending free agent, and the White Sox would like to get something of value in return for him. According to a report from Dan Hayes, the...
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James Harrison on Steelers defense: ‘I want to see a nasty demeanor’

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY SportsJames Harrison is ready for the entire Steelers defense to put the pads on Wednesday and hit someone. “I am looking at the whole defense,” said Harrison. “I want to see hitting. I want to see a nasty demeanor. “I think the offense likes to get the pads on because I think it’s like, ‘If we had pads on this would have happened.’ Now we...
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Heat trade Zoran Dragic, pick to Celtics

The Miami Heat have traded Zoran Dragic and a future second-round pick to the Boston Celtics for a heavily-protected second-round pick. Miami Heat have traded Zoran Dragic & a 2nd round pick to Boston for a heavily-protected 2nd round pick. Move could save Heat $6 million — Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) July 27, 2015 The Heat have now traded guards Shabazz Napier...
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Kyle Busch wins third straight race: ‘I’ve found my happy place’

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsKyle Busch took the checkered flag Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway war for his third consecutive victory. “I just think that maybe I’ve found my happy place. “Happy Gilmore (a movie character) – he found his happy place and he just dominated at the end, so maybe I’ve found that, too. Nothing better than being in Victory Lane. Nothing...
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Rangers sign Derek Stepan to 6-year, $39 million contract

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY SportsCenter Derek Stepan and the New York Rangers avoided an arbitration hearing Monday when they agreed to a six-year contract worth $39 million for an average annual value of $6.5 million. The 25-year-old had 16 goals, 55 points, 22 penalty minutes and was plus-26 in 68 regular-season games for the Rangers last season. He had five goals, 12 points...
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Rams assistant saves man from drowning in Pacific Ocean

Jeff Curry-USA TODAY SportsSt. Louis Rams special-teams coordinator John Fassel helped save a man from drowning in the Pacific Ocean last week. Fassel told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that he was boogie-boarding in the high tide of the Pacific Ocean alongside Manhattan Beach on Wednesday, when he and nother surfer, Jim Burton, noticed a man caught in a riptide. Fassel and Burton swam...
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NHL commissioner: ‘Shootout isn’t going anywhere’

In most cases, commissioner Gary Bettman adheres to the requests of the owners and teams of the NHL, doing what is best both for the bottom line and the product on the ice. But the new overtime changes might suggest that he’s not listening this time. Sure, the NHL is introducing a new 3-on-3 overtime format next season. This is because the majority of the teams in the league hate...
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Is Derek Stepan worth $7 million or more per year?

After Braden Holtby and the Capitals agreed to a new contract extension over the weekend, that leaves just one big name left for arbitration hearing: Derek Stepan of the New York Rangers. According to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet, Stepan is asking for $7.25 mllion against the cap in his arbitration filing. The Rangers are looking for something close to $5.2 million, which would...
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NFL officials will keep closer tabs on football inflation in 2015

Aaron Doster-USA TODAY SportsAccording to Fox Sports, the NFL has told its officials that there will be new procedures for the 2015 season regarding how footballs will be prepared and monitored. All footballs will still have to be inflated between 12 1/2 and 13 1/2 pounds per square inch (PSI), but the changes in the oversight of the footballs once they’ve been checked by officials...
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Capitals, Braden Holtby agree to extension

The weekend wasn’t a terribly busy one for the NHL, but the Washington Capitals made easily the biggest move: locking up goaltender Braden Holtby to a new five-year extension. Holtby had been asking $8 million per season in arbitration, though he didn’t get that. He did, however, get a healthy raise to $30.5 million over those five seasons. For the math impaired, that adds up...
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Cavaliers trade LeBron James biggest fan

David Richard-USA TODAY SportsThe Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly agreed to trade Mike Miller, Brendan Haywood and two future second-round picks to the Portland Trail Blazers to create future options. The Cavs will create two trade exceptions with the move, one for $10.5 million and the other for $2.94 million. The Cavs will also receive cash in the deal, according to ESPN...
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Royals showing interest in acquiring Marlins’ Martin Prado

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY SportsThe Kansas City Royals are fresh off of acquiring starting pitcher Johnny Cueto from the Cincinnati Reds, but are not done looking to improve their roster. According to a report from Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the Royals have shown interest in acquiring third baseman Martin Prado from the Miami Marlins. #Royals showing interest in #Marlins infielder...
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Angels interested in acquiring David Murphy from Indians

Kim Klement-USA TODAY SportsDavid Murphy could be available at the July 31st MLB trade deadline, and there are quite a few teams that could use a player like him. There is one team that is already showing interest in acquiring him. According to a report from Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the Los Angeles Angels are interested in acquiring Murphy from the Cleveland Indians. #Indians DH...
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