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  • Who will save the Lakers from Kobe?

    ESPN.com "After a recent blowout loss, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant talked about crime. Or, more specifically, Bryant talked about fighting crime, about being a hero. His metaphor centered on his team trailing by double digits -- nothing new for the Lakers this season -- and the feeling that it..." November 27

  • Mark Cuban wants to move Mavericks, Spurs, Rockets, Pelicans to Eastern Conference

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA’s Western Conference is better than the league’s Eastern Conference. Way better. Understandably, Western Conference teams don’t like competing with each other for eight playoff spots while the road in the East is much easier. Some have discussed allowing the top 16 teams, regardless..." November 27

  • League executives expect Bradley Beal to demand max money

    CBSSports.com "Real GM's up-and-coming reporter Shams Charania reports that league executives believe that Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal will garner a max extension or offer in free agenc, and that the Wizards will shell out for however much it runs them. As league executives believe in Beal's ability..." November 27

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    Royce Young @royceyoung

    With the Thunder's hardship exception expiring, the Thunder will release Sebastian Telfair to get down to the required 15-player minimum.

  • Amar’e offers a frightful possibility for Carmelo’s back

    New York Post "Amar’e Stoudemire had back spasms during the 2011 playoffs that turned out to be related to a bulging disk. He was shut down late the following season, in March, because of the disk issue. Since that lockout year, Stoudemire’s disk has healed and his back spasms are a thing of the past...." November 27

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Reggie Bush is out for today's game. Ankle still not responding well enough. Lions hopeful Bush can play Week 14

  • Undrafted stars show continued devaluation of RBs

    NFL.com "Last offseason, we highlighted the trend of established free-agent running backs getting paid like kickers and punters. The last two weeks have provided further evidence of the foolishness of dumping valuable resources into the position. Just as the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers..." November 27

  • Chiefs S Eric Berry has tests on mass in chest, waiting on results

    CBSSports.com "Chiefs safety Eric Berry is resting with friends and family in Atlanta on Thanksgiving and is awaiting word on results from a battery of tests he underwent this week after a mass was found in his chest. Berry's agent, Chad Speck, said the former first-round pick was flown immediately to Emory..." November 27

  • Lions should let Ndamukong Suh leave

    Detroit Free Press "It's time to give thanks, Detroit. Give thanks for Ndamukong Suh, because this should be his last Thanksgiving Day game in a Lions uniform. And when I say it should be, I mean exactly that. The Lions should let him leave when he becomes a free agent five days after the Super Bowl. And..." November 27

  • Clowney: 'A lot of pain' in knee

    ESPN.com "Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney said his surgically repaired knee is swelling on him and caused him to play with a great deal of pain in Houston's last game. Clowney, who has not practiced yet this week, said he will test his knee before Sunday's game in Houston, but his chances of..." November 27

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    Rob Bradford @bradfo

    Source familiar with negotiations doesn't forsee Lester signing soon. Still going through the process (meeting with teams, etc.)

  • Mets waiting to see if Red Sox will dangle Xander Bogaerts

    New York Post "The Mets remain willing to let the market take shape and see if anything develops to their liking in their continued search for a starting shortstop. One new name that could intrigue them is Xander Bogaerts, but it appears he may stay in Boston with newly signed Hanley Ramirez shifting to left..." November 27

  • Mets over Yankees? Bovada bets on New York power shift

    Newark Star-Ledger "Are the Mets the kings of New York? Well, they at least have better chance at winning the World Series than the Yankees, according to Bovada. The sports betting website puts the Mets’ odds at winning at title at 20/1. The Yankees? Just behind at 22/1. The Yankees (84-78) finished with a..." November 27

  • Wrigley bleachers might not be ready for 2015 opener

    Chicago Tribune "An array of delays has forced the Chicago Cubs to make contingency plans in the event that construction on the Wrigley Field outfield bleachers isn't completed by the April 5 season opener against the National League Central champion St. Louis Cardinals. The Cubs, already under a tight..." November 27

  • Rays cut ties with Rodriguez, add Frieri to bullpen

    Tampa Tribune "Sean Rodriguez watched the past few weeks as a handful of familiar faces left the team while the Tampa Bay Rays front office retooled the roster and bolstered the farm system. “I figured there were going to be some more moves,” Rodriguez said. “But I didn’t think I would be one of..." November 27

  • Garbutt suspended two games for ‘reckless’ knee-on-knee hit

    Pro Hockey Talk "Dallas forward Ryan Garbutt has been suspended two games for kneeing Edmonton’s Taylor Hall, the NHL announced on Thursday. The incident occurred midway during the third period of Dallas’ 3-2 win on Tuesday night. Garbutt was whistled for a two-minute tripping penalty; Hall wasn’t injured and..." November 27

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Winnipeg forward Adam Lowry has been suspended 1 game for boarding Buffalo forward Patrick Kaleta.

  • After 21-game absence, Fisher (ruptured Achilles) back for Preds

    Pro Hockey Talk "After Mike Fisher ruptured his Achilles this summer, Nashville GM David Poile said a return by Thanksgiving would be an “optimistic target.” Well, target met. Fisher will make his season debut tonight when the Preds host the Oilers, the first time he’s played since April of last season. The..." November 27

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    George Richards @GeorgeRichards

    Dale Tallon says Roberto Luongo arm injury 'not serious' and that he's day to day. Montoya starts Fri v #Sens - Ellis en route #FlaPanthers

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    Ryan Rishaug @TSNRyanRishaug

    Justin Schultz will likely be a healthy scratch today on the heels of his benching last game.

  • Gurley has ACL surgery, starts rehab

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia tailback Todd Gurley underwent ACL reconstruction on Tuesday and already has started the rehabilitation process, according to UGA. “He’s doing very well,” coach Mark Richt said before the Bulldogs’ practice on Wednesday “He actually shot me a picture of him. I said is this from before..." November 27

  • Status of UCLA starting WR unknown following practice injury

    College Football Talk "UCLA needs one more win to clinch the Pac-12 South Division, but the Bruins may have to do so without the services of one of their top wide receivers. Thomas Duarte had to leave practice on Tuesday after injuring his left leg, putting his status for Saturday’s contest with Stanford in some..." November 27

  • Swinney thinks Watson has good chance to play against SC

    Tiger Net "Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney said after practice on Wednesday that he believes Deshaun Watson has a good chance to play against South Carolina. "I thought he was better today than he was yesterday," Swinney said. "It's just like I have been saying it gets better each day. I know he was more..." November 27

  • The sad history of USC quarterbacks in the NFL

    SB Nation "In the Super Bowl era, USC quarterbacks have won six national titles and 22 conference titles. Yet no USC quarterback has ever played in a Super Bowl. The disconnect in transition from Southern Cal to the NFL seems programmed across generations: Rob Johnson and Rodney Peete had similarly long..." November 26

  • Amari Cooper likely to become Alabama’s first Biletnikoff winner

    College Football Talk "And then there were three. The competition for the Biletnikoff Award is down to three of the nation’s top wide receivers. Alabama’s Amari Cooper is the lone player from a College Football Playoff contender in the running, although that should not diminish the accomplishments of two others up for..." November 26

  • Gonzaga freshman Josh Perkins out indefinitely with broken jaw

    ESPN.com "Gonzaga freshman Josh Perkins suffered a broken jaw when he was kicked by Georgia's Kenny Gaines in the second half of the Zags' 88-76 win on Wednesday night. Gonzaga coach Mark Few told ESPN that Perkins will have his jaw wired and will be out indefinitely. Perkins drove the baseline after..." November 27

  • Rick Pitino reaches 700 coaching victories; 800 in his sights

    Sporting News - NCAAB "For the fourth time in his Hall of Fame career, Rick Pitino is celebrating a victory milestone while Louisville's coach. He's already looking ahead to the next one. Pitino accepted plaudits Wednesday for reaching 700 career wins following the Cardinals' 45-33 victory over Cleveland State. He..." November 27

  • Reed on an indefinite leave of absence from BU program

    Press & Sun-Bulletin "The Binghamton University Athletic Department has just announced that junior guard and preseason all-conference player Jordan Reed is taking an indefinite leave of absence from the men's basketball program. "Junior Jordan Reed is taking an indefinite leave of absence from the men's basketball..." November 27

  • Missouri transfer Cameron Biedscheid commits to Iona

    CBSSports.com "Missouri transfer and former Notre Dame guard Cameron Biedscheid has committed to Iona, sources told CBSSports.com. He will have 2 1/2 years of eligibility remaining. The Gaels are expected to file a hardship waiver with the NCAA with the hopes that Biedscheid will be eligible for the second..." November 27

  • Bruins, Wildcats line up matchups

    ESPN.com "UCLA is close to finalizing a deal for a home-and-home series with Kentucky that would start in 2015 in Westwood, Bruins coach Steve Alford told ESPN on Wednesday. The game would add to a loaded nonconference schedule next season for the Bruins, who then would face the Wildcats at Rupp Arena in..." November 26

  • Wesley Sneijder ready to consider SHOCK Chelsea or Man Utd move after bench snub

    The Express "Sneijder continues to insist that he wants to remain in Istanbul despite a series of problems in recent times. The former Inter Milan and Real Madrid star was left on the bench by Cesare Prandelli for Galatasaray's 3-0 loss to Trabzonspor. The slight came after news that the Turkish club had..." November 27

  • Jack Wilshere out for THREE MONTHS after ankle surgery, Arsenal confirm

    Daily Mirror "Jack Wilshere will be out for three months after undergoing surgery on his left ankle, Arsenal have confirmed. Arsenal and England star Wilshere saw a specialist on Tuesday, and then had an operation on the troublesome ankle. Wilshere was caught in a tackle by Manchester United defender..." November 27

  • Ryan Giggs content with decision to stop playing for Manchester United

    ESPN FC "Ryan Giggs has told the Daily Telegraph he does not miss playing after finally hanging up his boots to become Manchester United's assistant manager. The winger, who turns 41 on Saturday, retired in May after 23 years in United's first team, when he made a club record 963 appearances. Giggs..." November 27

  • Mignolet needs to be taken out of the Liverpool team, insists Jamie Carragher

    Daily Mail "Simon Mignolet's fumble allowed Ludogorets to open the scoring on Wednesday night, and adds to a catalogue of unsure performances from the Belgian between the sticks this season. Former Reds ‘keeper Bruce Grobbelaar has put the blame for Liverpool’s poor start to the season on Mignolet, who he..." November 27

  • Jurgen Klopp RULES OUT Arsenal switch...claiming the fans wouldn't want him

    Daily Star "The Borussia Dortmund boss has been touted as possible replacement for Arsene Wenger, with the Frenchman coming under fire after his side's poor start to the season. Klopp saw his Dortmund outfit defeated 2-0 by the Gunners at Emirates Stadium in the Champions League last night. And he's now..." November 27