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  • Pacquiao expressing interest in Metta World Peace for his new Filipino team

    ESPN.com "Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion's newest venture -- professional basketball. Pacquiao has become player/coach of the newly formed Kia Sorentos in the Philippine Basketball Association, adding to his other..." August 29

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    Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

    Doc Rivers had been in contact with Ray Allen earlier this summer. Expect the Clippers to make a run at him again.

  • Lawson: ‘People are probably going to sleep on us’

    NBA.com "NBA schedules haven’t been out long, but Ty Lawson has already been studying up on the Denver Nuggets’ first month. “We’ve got the Chicago Bulls, the Cleveland Cavaliers twice, We got OKC twice,” Lawson said. “Our first month is crazy so I was like, ‘coach, we’ve both got to be ready coming..." August 29

  • Should a player opt out of World Cup competition, Damian Lillard to get nod

    CSN Northwest "Damian Lillard is not out of the loop completely when it comes to his summer involvement with Team USA and FIBA World Cup competition in Spain. Prior to being left off of the final 12-man roster last week, the Portland Trail Blazers’ All-Star point guard was informed that there could be a..." August 29

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Also pleased to hear, since writing about ZORAN Dragic yesterday, that a few NBA teams are indeed tracking him. Hope for a two-Dragic NBA!

  • Jerry Jones proud of himself for resisting the urge to draft Manziel

    DallasCowboys.com "It an understatement to say Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones caused a stir in the sports world Thursday. An in-depth profile of Jones, written for ESPN and published Thursday afternoon, quoted Jones on a variety of incendiary topics – both from the present and the distant past. Those..." August 29

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    Damond Talbot @drocksthaparty

    Expect the Bills to put in calls for Ryan Mallett and Christian Ponder. Bills are searching for a #2 who can push EJ

  • John Harbaugh says Ravens 'respect' NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's decisions

    Baltimore Sun "In the wake of Roger Goodell implementing tougher punishments for domestic-violence offenders, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that he respects the NFL commissioner's decisions. Goodell acknowledged Thursday in a letter to NFL owners that he "didn't get it right" in suspending Ravens running..." August 29

  • Cleveland Browns' All Pro Joe Thomas takes aim at NFL's 'outdated' policy on marijuana

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Perennial All Pro Joe Thomas said the NFL substance-abuse policy regarding marijuana that teammate Josh Gordon violated is "outdated" and no longer reflects the "morals" in society and pro sports. The receiver's indefinite suspension for failing a test for weed was upheld by an arbitrator..." August 29

  • Jim Irsay reaches plea agreement

    ESPN.com "Colts owner Jim Irsay has reached a plea agreement in his impaired driving case, the Indianapolis Star reported Friday, citing court officials. Details of the agreement were not immediately released. Irsay was arrested in March on two misdemeanor charges and was scheduled for an Oct. 30..." August 29

  • Alleged ice-cream-sandwich-ordering Mariners scout says everyone’s got the story all wrong

    Seattle Times "A Mariners scout involved in a confrontation Thursday night with minor-leaguer Jesus Montero says the incident has been wrongly portrayed. Butch Baccala, 52, the team’s national crosschecker, was in the stands for a Class A Northwest League rookie-level game in Boise, in which Montero was..." August 29

  • Adam Jones says his favorite place in Baltimore is the airport, so he can fly home

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles center fielder Adam Jones caused a bit of a stir Thursday during the pregame Social Media Night event at Camden Yards by behaving in a way that wasn’t particularly sociable. The star outfielder irked some fans in attendance with short responses during the question-and-answer session,..." August 29

  • Texas Rangers tie MLB record

    ESPN.com "The old baseball adage is that you can't tell the players without a program. For the Texas Rangers, there may be a little truth to it, as Ryan Rua will become the team's 59th player this season, tying a major league record. Rua, a rookie first baseman/outfielder, was promoted when outfielder..." August 29

  • De La Rosa is blocked on waivers

    CBSSports.com "The starting pitching market, about as thin as could get as Monday's deadline for setting postseason rosters approaches, is a bit thinner with the revelation that Rockies lefthander Jorge De La Rosa has been claimed and blocked on waivers. It isn't known when De La Rosa was claimed, but sources..." August 29

  • The Indians sign Russell Branyan to a minor league deal

    Hardball Talk "Russell Branyan has been playing for Tijuana in the Mexican League this year. For reals. He has 19 homers for them. He’s still listed on their roster, actually. But now the Cleveland Indians have him, as they signed him to a minor league deal for the rest of the season. Branyan hasn’t played..." August 29

  • Oilers, Schultz agree to one-year, $3.65 million deal

    TSN.ca "The Edmonton Oilers have re-signed defenceman Justin Schultz to a one-year, $3.675 million deal. Schultz, 24, scored 11 goals and added 22 assists in 74 games with the Oilers in 2013-14. In 122 career games with the Oilers, Schultz has scored 19 goals and added 41 assists. He was named to..." August 29

  • Former Avs defenseman Cory Sarich details horrific bike accident

    Denver Post "Hockey-tough Cory Sarich is living proof that you can get run over by the wheel of a three-quarter ton truck and walk away. But the former Avalanche defenseman, will never bike again. He has kept his splintered cycling helmet for teaching purposes, but ordered officials to get rid of the the rest..." August 29

  • With Ott gone, who will be Buffalo’s next captain?

    Pro Hockey Talk "Since the start of 2013, three different players have worn the ‘C’ in Buffalo — Jason Pominville, Thomas Vanek, and Steve Ott — and they have all been traded. That’s created something of a leadership vacuum for the Sabres going into the 2014-15 campaign. Fortunately, there have some candidates..." August 29

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    rick westhead @rwesthead

    Lawyer for Todd Bertuzzi tells TSN the Moore-Bertuzzi lawsuit removed today from the court docket.

  • Gomez invited to Devils training camp

    NHL.com "Forward Scott Gomez will attend New Jersey Devils training camp on a tryout basis, the team said Thursday. Gomez was New Jersey's first-round pick (No. 27) in the 1998 NHL Draft and was a member of the Devils' Stanley Cup-winning teams in 2000 and 2003 before signing a seven-year contract with..." August 29

  • Chelsea race to complete Mattia Destro signing as Torres closes in on AC Milan move

    The Telegraph "Chelsea will attempt to thrash out the departure of £50 million flop Fernando Torres on Friday, but face a race against time to replace him with Roma forward Mattia Destro. The representatives of Torres are in England to speak with Chelsea officials about the terms of the Spaniard’s exit to AC..." August 29

  • Arsenal eye transfer of Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger is weighing up a £12million move for Borussia Dortmund's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos. The 26-year-old centre half has been offered to the Gunners and they are trying to negotiate a cut-price deal, as Dortmund want £20m for him. Arsenal boss Wenger is desperate for..." August 29

  • Manchester United step up interest in Norway's 15-year-old wonderkid Martin Odegaard

    The Telegraph "Manchester United have stepped up their interest in Norwegian prodigy Martin Odegaard by scouting the 15-year-old on his international debut on Wednesday night. Odegaard, a boyhood Liverpool supporter, became Norway’s youngest-ever player by winning his first cap against the United Arab..." August 29

  • Valencia and Juventus bid for Manchester United’s Javier Hernández

    The Guardian "Juventus and Valencia have made offers to buy Javier Hernández from Manchester United. The Serie A champions are going head to head with the La Liga side to secure the services of the Mexico striker, who appears not to have a place in Louis van Gaal’s plans. Both clubs have submitted bids,..." August 29

  • Arturo Vidal breaks Man Utd silence with SHOCKING revelation

    The Express "Manchester United have been left reeling after Arturo Vidal revealed he plans to stay at Juventus. The Red Devils had been hoping to land the Chile international before the transfer window closes on Monday night, with a bid of £34million plus Javier Hernandez in the works. Vidal was believed..." August 29

  • LAPD investigating Josh Shaw over possible domestic violence case

    CBSSports.com "The Los Angeles Police Department announced Friday that it is investigating whether suspended USC cornerback Josh Shaw was involved in a possible domestic violence incident last Saturday, the Los Angeles Times reported. “We would have like to hear from Mr. Shaw to provide some clarity about the..." August 29

  • Johnny Manziel fan of 'Kenny Football'

    ESPN.com "Johnny Manziel is ready to hand off his nickname. Or at least share it. After Texas A&M sophomore quarterback Kenny Hill shredded No. 9 South Carolina for 511 yards passing on Thursday, breaking Manziel's single-game school record, the Cleveland Browns rookie QB acknowledged that his..." August 29

  • Bo Pelini calls marijuana use a 'horrible problem'

    Omaha World-Herald "Bo Pelini veered off topic a little Friday morning at the Big Red Breakfast and took a strong stance against marijuana, telling a crowd of about 250 people that it’s a “real problem out there.” Pelini called it not only an issue in high schools, middle schools and even grade schools, but..." August 29

  • Kenny Hill breaks Johnny Manziel passing record in debut

    NFL.com "Who needs to fill Johnny Football's shoes? Kenny Hill looks awfully comfortable in his own. The successor to Johnny Manziel, Hill shredded South Carolina in his first career start Thursday night for a stunning 511 passing yards in a 52-28 victory. That broke the single-game passing record of..." August 29

  • USC'S Anthony Brown: Can't play for a racist

    ESPN.com "USC senior running back Anthony Brown called head coach Steve Sarkisian a racist and quit the team Thursday. Brown posted on his Instagram Thursday morning, "Sark treated me like a slave in his Office...Can't play for a racist MAN!!!!! #Fighton" and posted a similar message on his..." August 29

  • Domestic dispute led Johnson to withdraw from Charleston search

    CBSSports.com "Charleston great Anthony Johnson withdrew his name from consideration for the College of Charleston coaching vacancy after it became known that he was involved in a domestic dispute with his then-wife in 2011, CBSSports.com confirmed on Thursday. The Post and Courier initially reported the..." August 29

  • Trayvon Reed commits to Auburn, Tigers keep foot on recruiting gas

    CBSSports.com "Former Maryland commit Trayvon Reed has committed to Auburn, sources told CBSSports.com. The 7-1 big man is expected to enroll in prep school for the fall semester and be eligible to play beginning in December of 2014. Reed was thought to be a big part of the Terps' incoming class this..." August 29

  • Indiana confirms addition of Emmitt Holt

    Inside The Hall "Emmitt Holt, who committed to Indiana last Wednesday during an official visit, is in Bloomington and enrolled in classes for the fall semester, which began on Monday. Earlier this afternoon, IU media relations confirmed the addition of Holt to the 2014-2015 roster in a press release, which you..." August 28

  • DePaul’s Purnell loses fifth recruit that signed letter of intent

    College Basketball Talk "Raymond Doby will not be attending DePaul this year, NBCSports.com has confirmed through a source. The 6-foot-7 forward and three-star recruit that spent this past season playing at Montrose Christian (Md.) will instead be reclassifying and heading to prep school at St. John’s Northwestern..." August 28

  • Top prospect Markus Howard commits to ASU basketball

    Arizona Republic "Gilbert Perry sophomore point guard Markus Howard says he was on his fifth unofficial recruiting visit to Arizona State on Friday. After talking to the coaches for several hours and spending the next few days thinking about it, the All-Arizona basketball player gave his commitment to the Sun..." August 28

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