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  • The Astros are "making a big push" for Cole Hamels

    Hardball Talk "The Astros acquired Scott Kazmir from the Athletics last week, but they are still thinking big as they make a push for the postseason. According to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, the Astros “remain in the thick” of the bidding for Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels and are “making a big push” to get a deal..." July 28

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The #Dodgers have let teams know that Yasiel Puig is available in the right deal, but teams showing much more interest in their prospects.

  • Willie Mays rookie card worth $175K stolen from actor Rob Schnieder's house

    TMZ "Rob Schneider's home was burglarized Friday night and uber-expensive jewelry was taken, but nothing as expensive as an ultra-rare baseball card. The "Deuce Bigalow" star was at the Comedy Film Festival in Montreal, and his wife and kid were out to dinner in L.A. when the thieves broke into..." July 28

  • Red Sox trade Victorino to Angels

    MLB.com "The Boston Red Sox today traded outfielder Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in exchange for infielder Josh Rutledge. To fill Victorino's spot on the 25-man roster, outfielder Rusney Castillo was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket and is expected to start..." July 27

  • Mets acquire Clippard in deal with Athletics

    Sportsnet "The New York Mets have acquired right-handed reliever Tyler Clippard from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Casey Meisner. The Mets remain in the hunt for the National League East division title, sitting just two games behind the Washington Nationals. The..." July 27

  • Phil Jackson on relationship with Kobe: 'Quite often I could feel his hatred'

    The Score "The holy trinity of Los Angeles Lakers basketball in the early 2000's - featuring Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal, and head coach Phil Jackson - didn't need to like each other, as long as they won together. And that they did, to the tune of three-straight NBA championships from 2000 to 2002. The..." July 28

  • Source: Matthew Dellavedova accepts Cavs' one-year qualifying offer

    ESPN "The Cavaliers have agreed to re-sign backup point guard Matthew Dellavedova, who reached cult-hero status during Cleveland's injury-plagued run to the NBA Finals as he filled in for Kyrie Irving. Dellavedova, a restricted free agent, accepted Cleveland's qualifying offer and will return on a..." July 27

  • Jimmy Butler on Bulls as title contenders: 'I like our chances'

    Fox Sports "Every offseason features a flurry of free agent activity as teams look to bolster their lineups in advance of the upcoming season. Some, however, feel just fine with what they’ve got. The Bulls fall into the latter group, after finishing the year with a second round playoff loss to LeBron..." July 27

  • Report: Lakers Deny Having Interest in JR Smith

    Black Sports Online "Over the weekend some rumors came up that the Lakers were on the verge of signing JR Smith. According to the Lakers those rumors aren’t true and they have no interest in JR. JR options are fairly limited at the moment. " July 27

  • Kobe Bryant on playing small forward next season: 'I can do that'

    The Score "It's the dawn of a new era for the Los Angeles Lakers. The end is near for Kobe Bryant's legendary career. As Bryant fades into the background, the focus now turns to the future. Bryant will do his part to help the transition. He'll log time at small forward to make way for Lakers prospects,..." July 27

  • Russell Wilson will shut down contract talks if no deal in place by Friday

    ESPN "Russell Wilson will shut down contract negotiations with the Seahawks if he does not have a new deal by the time Seattle begins training camp on Friday, sources told ESPN's John Clayton and Jim Trotter. Although a long-term deal for Wilson remains Seattle's top priority, the star quarterback..." July 28

  • Cardinals Add First Female Coach

    Arizona Cardinals "During the owners meetings in March at the Arizona Biltmore, someone asked Bruce Arians about the possibility of female coaches in the NFL. “The minute they can prove they can make a player better, they’ll be hired,” Arians said, noting that’s all any player ever really wants. It was soon..." July 28

  • Brandon Marshall worries about NFL drug test after weekend in Jamaica

    CBS Sports "Over the weekend, Brandon Marshall found himself in a bit of a hazy situation. In Jamaica for his sister's wedding, Marshall wasn't necessarily partaking in any sort of activities that could get him suspended, but that didn't stop him from worrying about his next drug test. According to..." July 28

  • Mike Pettine leaves door open for Johnny Manziel to be starter

    ESPN "Johnny Manziel begins training camp as the Cleveland Browns' backup, but coach Mike Pettine said Manziel can still win the starting quarterback job based on performance. Pettine added that it's still likely that Josh McCown will be the Browns' Week 1 starter against the New York Jets on Sept...." July 28

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    Rand Getlin @Rand_Getlin

    While it's unclear at this point where @ChrisJohnson28 will play this year, one team his agent has been in contact with: the #Cowboys.

  • Stars' Seguin skating without knee brace

    NHL.com "Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin said his injured right knee is healing and he expects to open training camp without a brace. "I want to go free," Seguin told The Dallas Morning News on Monday. "I'm sure you can use a smaller brace or a lighter brace, but they say that once you start relying..." July 28

  • Lidstrom says Lemieux was best he faced

    NHL.com "Retired Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom said former Pittsburgh Penguins center Mario Lemieux was the best player he faced during his career, according to a report in the Swedish newspaper Expressen. "It was all about Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Steve Yzerman," said Lidstrom,..." July 28

  • Retirement decision looms for Daniel Briere

    ESPN "Not long ago, Daniel Briere took his two oldest sons to California for an annual summer camp run by CAA Sports agency for its young undrafted hockey clients. It was a nod to Briere’s standing with longtime agent Pat Brisson and partner J.P. Barry that Briere’s boys Caelan, 17, and Carson, 15,..." July 27

  • Marcus Kruger willing to sign short-term deal with cap-strapped Blackhawks

    The Score "It appears as though restricted free agent Marcus Kruger is willing to accept a short-term deal with the Chicago Blackhawks should general manager Stan Bowman fail to clear up the cap space needed for a longer commitment. The Blackhawks currently have the NHL's second-highest payroll, with only..." July 27

  • Jamal Mayers returning to 'Hawks in front office role

    Pro Hockey Talk "Jamal Mayers, who played in 100 games with Chicago and won a Stanley Cup with the team in 2013, is returning to the Blackhawks in a community liaison role. “We are proud to welcome Jamal back to the organization in this role,” Blackhawks president John McDonough said in a statement. “We..." July 27

  • After failing to gain admission at Wisconsin, teams scramble for four-star RB

    Fox Sports - College Football "Unfortunately for Jordan Stevenson, his college football career has gotten off to a rocky start as he failed to qualify at Wisconsin and has been granted his release from the school. While Stevenson may not get to attend his first choice of schools, he now has several excellent suitors to choose..." July 27

  • Pitt WR Tyler Boyd given probation following DUI arrest

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Pitt wide receiver Tyler Boyd was sentenced to one year of probation Friday after a June arrest for DUI. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Boyd will take safe driving classes, have his license suspended for 90 days and pay court costs in addition to his probation. If he successfully..." July 27

  • Trial between OK State, Texas coach Joe Wickline to begin in October

    ESPN "It appears that Oklahoma State will be going to court with Texas offensive line coach Joe Wickline. The Austin American-Statesman reported that an Oklahoma judge has scheduled a pretrial conference for Oct. 23 in the contract dispute between Oklahoma State and Wickline. Oklahoma State is..." July 27

  • 4-Star Safety Isaiah Pryor Commits To Ohio State, Is 9th Blue Chip Player In Buckeyes’ 2017 Class

    College Spun "Ohio State’s 2016 class is pretty, pretty good. After locking up five-star Nick Bosa, Ohio State took over the No. 1 spot in 247Sports‘ composite rankings. The Buckeyes’ 2017 class may trump it. It is July 27, 2015, and the Buckeyes just grabbed a 10th 2017 commit, nine of whom are four or five..." July 27

  • Receiver Marquis McClain commits to Auburn

    Alabama "Auburn has picked up a commitment from Marquis McClain, a wide receiver from Crestview, Fla. McClain, a standout at Crestview High School, was visiting Auburn this weekend when he gave his verbal commitment, according to 247Sports." July 27

  • Former Memphis forward Austin Nichols transferring to Virginia

    College Basketball Talk "Less than two weeks after Memphis loosened the transfer restrictions placed on former forward Austin Nichols, the first team all-AAC selection has found a new home. According to a report from 92.9 FM in Memphis, Nichols has decided to transfer to Virginia. After sitting out the 2015-16 season..." July 27

  • Moody arrested on DUI charge

    Inside Ole Miss Sports "Ole Miss basketball guard Stefan Moody has been arrested for DUI. It’s his first offense. Rebels coach Andy Kennedy says he’s still in the fact-gathering stage but is aware of the incident. Moody is recovering from a stress fracture that has kept him out of basketball’s physical activities..." July 27

  • NCAA approves TyQuane Goard's transfer to West Virginia

    The Score "Dismissed Marshall forward TyQuane Goard has been added to the West Virginia men's basketball team roster after having his transfer waiver approved by the NCAA, the Mountaineers announced Friday. The 6-foot-7, 210-pound senior is a graduate transfer and will be eligible to play for his new team..." July 25

  • NCAA alleges seven violations at Southern Miss under Donnie Tyndall

    CBS Sports "The NCAA's notice of allegations from its investigation into Southern Miss basketball was released on Friday, detailing multiple violations from the Donnie Tyndall era in Hattiesburg. Among the seven Level I violations in the report, Southern Miss is charged with arranging fraudulent academic..." July 25

  • La Salle adds South Carolina transfer

    Philly.com "La Salle continued a busy offseason by adding 6-foot-9 forward/center Demetrius Henry, who is transferring from South Carolina. Henry started 48 games over two seasons for the Gamecocks. He must sit out this season and will have two years of eligibility at La Salle. He averaged 6.0 points and..." July 25