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"A few days before Kevin Durant left for the Hamptons, he ate dinner at BOA Steakhouse in Los Angeles with Russell Westbrook and Nick Collison...." Read More
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  • Meyers Leonard says you're crazy if you don't think $41 million is enough

    Oregonian "Trail Blazers center/forward Meyers Leonard joined me on the Bald Faced Truth radio show on Monday to talk about his outlook for the 2016-17 season, teammate CJ McCollum, and why he thinks anyone who says $41 million isn't enough is nuts. Listen to the full interview here. "Market value is..." July 26

  • Tyler Johnson on $50M Heat deal, 'I threw up a couple of times when I heard the number'

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "So what was Tyler Johnson's reaction when he heard he was going to receive a four-year, $50 million contract? "I threw up a couple of times when I heard the number go out there. I was in shock. I even lost a little bit of weight, because just the anxiety of going through that whole process and..." July 26

  • The Oklahoma City Thunder can't wait on Russell Westbrook

    Fox Sports "We're at an impasse. Russell Westbrook is still silent about his future in Oklahoma City -- noncommittal to signing with the team beyond next season, just as he was before Kevin Durant made his decision. Westbrook is a free agent at the end of next season. If he enters that free agency..." July 26

  • Durant's Warriors jersey highest selling in 30 states, including Oklahoma

    The Score "Golden State Warriors jerseys with Kevin Durant's name on the back are a hot commodity in the month of July, despite him seemingly becoming a villain overnight by signing with the 73-win squad. The four-time scoring champion's new jersey sold more than any other player's in the month of the..." July 26

  • Melo commends Jordan's statement: 'It was brilliant and about time'

    The Score "Michael Jordan's open letter released through ESPN's The Undefeated on Monday concerning the wave of racially-motivated and anti-police violence currently plaguing America caught the attention of New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony. "To answer your question about the Michael Jordan thing,..." July 25

  • Browns will give Josh Gordon another chance and support him 'on and off the field'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns head of football operations Sashi Brown indicated Monday the club will give Josh Gordon another chance to redeem himself in Cleveland. "With the league's decision to afford Josh the opportunity to resume his career, he will be with us for the start of training camp,'' Brown said in a..." July 26

  • Chargers GM not sure Bosa will show up to camp

    ESPN "The impasse between the San Diego Chargers and rookie Joey Bosa continues with no end in sight, according to general manager Tom Telesco. “I don’t know,” Telesco told The Mighty 1090 AM radio in San Diego, when asked if he had any expectations that Bosa would show up for the start of training..." July 26

  • Cowboys to add former Jaguars starter Cameron Bradfield

    Today's Pigskin "The Cowboys and Jaguars have formed an interesting pipeline on their respective offensive lines in recent years, only it flowed from Dallas to Jacksonville. Now, it will go the other way after the Cowboys reached a pre-training camp agreement to sign Cameron Bradfield, according to the lineman’s..." July 26

  • Odell Beckham Jr. releases line of emojis

    Bleacher Report "Sometimes the best words are left unspoken. And that's because they were expressed through OdellMoji, of course. At least that's what NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. would like people to believe." July 26

  • NFL, NFLPA announce stricter concussion protocol policy

    The Score "The NFL and NFLPA have announced that a new, stricter policy to enforce concussion protocol will be put into place this season. The new policy will set harsher disciplinary actions against teams that do not follow the Concussion Protocol, designed to ensure players receive care that reflects..." July 25

  • Dodgers would include Urias in potential Sale trade

    New York Post "The Dodgers skipped on Cole Hamels last year because they found the Phillies’ trade demands too high. So rather than having Hamels to pitch Division Series Game 3 against Matt Harvey, Los Angeles had Brett Anderson. And when Zack Greinke left via free agency, the Dodgers did not have an obvious..." July 26

  • Sale says he cut up White Sox throwbacks for several reasons, but not looks

    MLB.com "Chris Sale doesn't want to be traded -- and doesn't believe he will be -- in the wake of Saturday night's pregame outburst that resulted in him being scratched from his start that evening and then suspended five games by the White Sox. "I want to win a championship in Chicago. That's been my..." July 26

  • Dombrowski: Red Sox received 5 new trade proposals Monday

    WEEI Boston "The afternoon session with the media started with Dave Dombrowski catching up with Detroit media, but soon transformed into an update regarding where the Red Sox stands heading into the Aug. 1 non-waiver trade deadline. The takeaway? There’s a lot of talking, but it doesn’t appear teams are..." July 26

  • Chapman open to reunion with Yankees: 'God willing, yes'

    The Score "Aroldis Chapman is en route to the North Side of Chicago, though the All-Star closer is fully open to an offseason return to the Bronx. The Yankees dealt the impending free agent to the Cubs on Monday in a five-player deal, and while he's leaving New York for now, Chapman implied he's open to..." July 26

  • Blue Jays agree to deal for Melvin Upton Jr.

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a trade with the San Diego Padres for outfielder Melvin Upton Jr., Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported on Tuesday morning. Upton Jr., sat out Monday night’s game for the Padres, a 4-2 victory for the Blue Jays. While pitching remains the most obvious..." July 26

  • Red Wings sign DeKeyser to six-year deal

    TSN "The Detroit Red Wings have signed defenceman Danny DeKeyser to a six-year, $30 million contract, according to multiple reports." July 26

  • Lightning’s Ben Bishop Set to Return to Ice on Tuesday

    The Hockey Writers "Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop is set to make his return to the ice on Tuesday for the first time this offseason since suffering an injury during the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs reported ESPN’s Joe McDonald on Monday. MacDonald reported that Bishop spent the first half of the summer..." July 26

  • Larsson aiming to develop offensive game with Oilers

    NHL.com "Defenseman Adam Larsson had what many considered to be a breakout season with the New Jersey Devils in 2015-16. Now with the Edmonton Oilers, Larsson, the No. 4 pick at the 2011 NHL Draft, expects to continue his development this season into a top-pairing defenseman, and perhaps expand his..." July 26

  • Genève-Servette HC has reportedly found their third import player in Mike Santorelli

    Swiss Hockey News "According to Yes FM's Patrick Andrey, Genève-Servette HC has found their third import player in NHL forward Mike Santorelli. The Canadian played for the Anaheim Ducks this past season." July 26

  • Red Wings expected to sign Danny DeKeyser before Thursday arbitration hearing

    Michigan Live "Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland is still speaking with representatives for restricted free agents Petr Mrazek and Danny DeKeyser in an effort to work out long-term contracts while avoiding arbitration hearings this week. Mrazek's hearing is scheduled for Wednesday morning while..." July 25

  • Former Southern Miss forward Jonathan Mills shot and killed in Chicago

    Chicago Tribune "A former North Lawndale College Prep basketball standout was shot and killed Monday afternoon, not far from where he played and helped his team win the Public League title in 2009, according to police and his former coach. Jonathan Mills, 26, suffered several gunshot wounds around 1:30 p.m. in..." July 26

  • 4-star forward Chuma Okeke commits to Auburn, Tigers now have No. 1 basketball class

    Alabama "Auburn added its third impact recruit in the class of 2017 as forward Chuma Okeke pledged to the Tigers, according to multiple reports. Okeke, a 6-foot-7, 225-pound forward from Westlake High School in Fairburn, Ga., is the nation's No. 57 overall recruit and No. 7 player in Georgia according..." July 25

  • Former Seton Hall guard gives up pro ball for firefighting career

    The Score "Derrick Gordon had a successful college basketball career throughout his time at Western Kentucky, UMass, and Seton Hall, but has opted against a professional career overseas to become a firefighter. The 6-foot-3 guard, who averaged 8.0 points for the Pirates in 2015-16, announced on Twitter..." July 24

  • Details on Kentucky Getting Hit With ‘NCAA Violation’ Because of Drake

    Black Sports Online "This is just stupid, because Drake can and always ends up taking a picture with some of college basketballs top young stars. The NCAA officially hit Kentucky with a secondary violation for his involvement with the university — after the POWERS that be deemed it an “unfair” advantage for the..." July 23

  • Oklahoma State forward Tyrek Coger died of enlarged heart

    USA Today "The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Office says Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died from an enlarged heart and that the manner of death was natural. Office spokeswoman Amy Elliott provided the information to the Associated Press in an email Friday. It came a few hours after..." July 23

  • Father of injured LSU kicker says fire saved his son's life

    The Advocate "The fire saved Colby Delahoussaye’s life. Flames that scorched the LSU kicker’s left thigh woke him from an unconscious state, leading to his escape from Saturday night’s fiery car crash, which left two dead. “All he remembers is that the fire was burning his leg and that woke him up,” said..." July 26

  • Miami Lands 4-Star Defensive End Deonte “DJ” Johnson

    CBS Miami "The University of Miami just made a big splash in recruiting. 6-foot-5, 240-pound defensive end Deonte “DJ” Johnson committed to the University of Miami Monday evening – joining the Hurricanes 2017 recruiting class." July 26

  • James Conner to be full participant when Pitt practice opens

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Panthers coach Pat Narduzzi said Monday that running back James Conner will participate fully in practice when the Panthers open Aug. 8. Conner, who was recently declared cancer-free after battling Hodgkin lymphoma, will be fitted with a GPS device to monitor his practice pace and..." July 26

  • Georgia's Jurkovic seeks medical disqualification due to knee injuries

    Dawg Nation "Georgia offensive lineman Mirko Jurkovic is pursuing a medical disqualification, due to chronic knee trouble, head coach Kirby Smart confirmed on Monday. It’s not finalized, per Smart, but is on track. “The doctors have advised him that long term it would be better for him to put football..." July 26

  • Washington State Football Players Allegedly Attacked Other Students at a Party

    Seattle Times "A group of Washington State University football players is being blamed for a brutal assault that left one student unconscious and another with a fractured jaw. Alex Rodriguez, a 21-year-old senior, underwent surgery at Pullman Regional Hospital following the assault at a party early Saturday..." July 25