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LeBron James: ‘I PROMISE to get better’

Frank Victores-USA TODAY SportsCleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James is still not over his team’s loss to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. James has been spending time with family since the Cavs Game 6 loss to the Warriors, and on Tuesday he returned to social media with a post on how he promises to get better. “It hurt to lose,” James wrote on Facebook. “I...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Carr shows off accuracy, drills cameraman

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is entering his second NFL season and looking to build off his rookie success.  Carr and his teammates are on their own before training camp begins next month, giving the 24-year-old time to work on his accuracy. Carr posted a couple of videos to Instagram, including one of him drilling his cameraman. this was the first one… Poor...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rangers, Phillies discussing Cole Hamels trade

Kim Klement-USA TODAY SportsTwo teams trending in different directions, the Texas Rangers and Philadelphia Phillies, are having “ongoing” discussions of a trade that would send Phillies ace Cole Hamels to the Rangers, reports Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. Sources: #Rangers and #Phillies having ongoing dialogue about Cole Hamels, and he is willing to waive no-trade to Texas. @FOXSports...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder shopping Jeremy Lamb, Perry Jones

Andrew Richardson – USA Today SportsThe Oklahoma City Thunder are looking to make some changes this offseason, and they are reportedly looking to make a trade. According to a report from Chris Mannix, the Thunder are shopping Jeremy Lamb, Perry Jones and Steve Novak in trade talks in an attempt to save some money and looking for another draft pick. OKC has shopped Perry Jones...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge wants Celtics to move up in NBA Draft

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said Tuesday that he is trying to move up in Thursday’s NBA Draft. The Celtics have four picks — Nos. 16, 28, 33, and 45 – and will try to use them to move up for a prized prospect to bolster the rebuilding plan. “We think there’s going to be a lot of activity on draft night,” said Ainge. “So stay tuned...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavaliers pick up Timofey Mozgov’s option

The Cleveland Cavaliers have picked up the option in center Timofey Mozgov’s contract for next season. Mozgov is now set to earn $4.95 million next season. Mozgov appeared in 81 games (80 starts) with Denver and Cleveland and averaged 9.7 points on .555 shooting from the field (fourth in NBA), 7.3 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 25.3 minutes. Mozgov also started in all 20 games...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Evans working one-on-one with Randy Moss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans got the chance to work with former All-Pro Randy Moss this offseason. “It was just me and him,” Evans said. “I was up for there in North Carolina for about a week at the end of March. There’s a lot of knowledge there, man.” Moss holds the single-season record for touchdown receptions in a season with 23 and sits just behind...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR releases statement on Confederate flag

Streeter LeckaNASCAR issued a statement Tuesday supporting the movement to take down the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds. NASCAR supports South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, who called for the removal of the Confederate Flag at the South Carolina Capitol on Monday. Haley made her remarks in the wake of last week’s shooting at a Charleston church. ...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ahmad Bradshaw fully cleared to play football again

Cary Edmondson – USA TODAY SportsThere are a few teams that could use some more help in their backfield, but there simply isn’t much left to choose from on the free agency market. That being said, one talented running back is now back on the field and working out again. According to Ahmad Bradshaw’s agent, the former star running back is cleared for all football activities...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cameron Heyward: ‘I think of myself as a bust’

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward had 53 tackles, with 7.5 sacks last season, but the 26-year-old still views himself as a bust. “I hope last year wasn’t a breakout season because I think I can achieve way more,” Heyward said to TheMMQB. “I still have a mentality where I think of myself as a bust. I’ve got to prove everybody wrong including myself. I...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

2015-16 NHL salary cap set at $71.4 million

The NHL announced Tuesday that the salary cap for the 2015-16 season will be $71.4 million, with the lower limit $52.8 million. The salary cap ceiling is just a little above the $69 million cap for the 2014-15 season. Now that the salary cap is set, NHL general managers can begin the process of getting their rosters cap-compliant for the upcoming season. “Everybody’s sort...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings’ Jarrett Stoll charged with felony cocaine possession

Los Angeles Kings forward Jarret Stoll, arrested on suspicion of cocaine and Ecstasy possession in Las Vegas in April, has been charged with felony drug possession. Stoll, who turns 33 on Wednesday, was arrested on April 17 and has been charged with felony cocaine possession, the Clark County, Nevada district attorney’s office announced Monday. According to police, Stoll admitted...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Newton visits families of Charleston victims

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton went to Charleston, where five days earlier nine people were shot and killed by a 21-year-old gunman at Emmanuel African Episcopal Church, and visited families of the victims. Rashard Alston, a linebacker at Newberry College, posted a photo to his Instagram account that showed him with Newton and Chris Singleton.  Singleton, who plays...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins: The latest NBA star to call George Karl a snake

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY SportsAccording to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Sacramento kings coach George Karl has been trying to get DeMarcus Cousins traded. Cousins responded to the news on Twitter by calling Karl a snake. — DeMarcus Cousins (@boogiecousins) June 23, 2015 It’s not the first time Karl has been called a snake on Twitter by one of his players.   In 2011,...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Adam Schefter: Tom Brady appeal ‘on path to go to the courts’

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY SportsNew England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, appealing his four-game suspension, will be heard by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell Tuesday morning. ESPN’s Adam Schefter spoke with WEEI’s Dennis & Callahan Tuesday morning to talk about the appeal hearing. “I think Roger Goodell is in a very difficult spot here going forward,” Schefter said...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers considering trade down in 2015 NBA Draft

Larry Bird and the Indiana Pacers currently hold the 11th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, but there is a chance that they could decide to trade it. According to a report from Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders, the Pacers could trade down to the late teens or early twenties if the player that they want isn’t available. Speaking of trade-down rumors, I was told the Pacers...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB Players of Week 11: Brock Holt, Max Scherzer

Week 11 has come and gone. The Tampa Bay Rays are on a tear and have taken the top spot in the AL East. A no-hitter was thrown and a cycle was hit. It is not everyday that you have both in one week. This made my choices for hitter and pitcher of the week very easy… Hitter: Brock Holt, Boston Red Sox On Tuesday, June 16th the Red Sox hosted the Atlanta Braves. Holt doubled in...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers’ biggest problem: Consistency

The Los Angeles Dodgers biggest problem isn’t their bullpen, it isn’t the backend of the rotation, and it isn’t their offense that has been struggling recently; the biggest problem the Dodgers have is inconsistency. Manager Don Mattingly has set 23 different lineups in the Dodgers’ last 33 games through Sunday night’s game against the San Francisco Giants.  In that timeframe...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears hope Jay Cutler and Eddie Royal can rekindle their chemistry

Matt Marton-USA TODAY SportsAfter six seasons apart, Jay Cutler and Eddie Royal reunited in Chicago in March when the veteran wideout signed a three-year, $15 million contract with the Bears. In 2008, Royal caught 91 passes for 980 yards and five touchdowns from Cutler in Denver.  The Bears are hopeful that Royal and Cutler can rekindle that chemistry in Chicago. “Jay is doing...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Diddy arrested after fight with UCLA football coach

P. Diddy has been arrested for allegedly getting into a fight with a football coach at UCLA, according to TMZ Sports. Diddy’s son, Justin Combs, is a defensive back on the team. From TMZ: One source says an assistant coach was screaming at Justin on the field during a strength and conditioning session. We’re told the coach “was riding Justin, screaming intensely at him...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns claim Terrelle Pryor, will compete at WR

The Cleveland Browns were awarded Terrelle Pryor via waivers from the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday. Pryor will compete for a roster spot at wide receiver. To make room on the roster, the Bengals waived defensive back Landon Feichter. Pryor, 6-4, 233-pounds was originally drafted by Oakland in the third round of the 2011 supplemental draft.  He has appeared in 15 games with 10...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers ‘actively trying’ to acquire DeMarcus Cousins

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsThe Los Angeles Lakers have emerged as one of the most determined trade suitors for Sacramento Kings All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. According to Stein, the Lakers have been “actively pursuing trade scenarios in recent weeks in attempt to construct a deal that would convince the Kings to part with Cousins...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski: I haven’t touched one dime of my NFL contract money

Peter Casey-USA TODAY SportsNew England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has penned a memoir with agent Jason Rosenhaus called It’s Good to be Gronk (Simon & Schuster). In the book, the All-Pro tight end talks about bachelorette parties, frat-house brawls and how he hasn’t touched any of his NFL earnings. “To this day, I still haven’t touched one dime of my signing...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlos Rodon emerging as a star for White Sox

After being selected third overall by the Chicago White Sox in the 2014 MLB Draft, Carlos Rodon is already showing glimpses of stardom. Rodon, who signed the largest bonus in the draft class, has shown promise that deserves the bonus he received. In 2011, the Milwaukee Brewers took Rodon in 16th round, but he opted to honor his commitment and attend North Carolina State. Attending...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers’ DeAngelo Williams: I’m capable of rushing for 1,500 yards

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY SportsDeAngelo Williams, the Carolina Panthers’ all-time leading rusher, believes he can rush for 1,500 yards in the Pittsburgh Steelers system. “I’m feeling pretty good. I think I’m capable — and every back in this backfield is capable — of rushing for 1,500 yards,” Williams told USA TODAY Sports. “It’s just a matter of getting the...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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