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  • Adam Silver on taking: 'I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose' "NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that the perception of tanking in the league is greater than the reality of it. "I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose," Silver said in an interview with ESPN's Andy Katz for "Outside the Lines." "No player is going out there to lose," Silver..." December 20

  • 12h
    Rick Bonnell @rick_bonnell

    Lance Stephenson out at least through Christmas.

  • The Celtics have a war chest of first-round draft picks

    SB Nation "The Boston Celtics traded Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks for Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder, Jameer Nelson, a first-round pick and a second-round pick. The move finally allowed Boston to move on from the last remnant of their most recent championship team and embrace rebuilding. It also added to..." December 20

  • 15h
    nakia hogan @nakiahogan

    OKC Thunder are listing SF Kevin Durant (ankle) as OUT for their game on Sunday vs. Pelicans.

  • Clippers rip officials after being called for seven technical fouls in loss

    Pro Basketball Talk "Very early in the season, Doc Rivers saw this coming. The Clippers head coach saw a pattern emerging just four games in, where his players were getting a reputation for being too demonstrative with the officials. Friday night in Denver, his worst fears came to fruition. L.A. was whistled..." December 20

  • 9h
    Mike Reiss @MikeReiss

    LeGarrette Blount (shoulder) also ruled out by the Patriots.

  • Robert Griffin III likely to stay with Redskins in 2015 "Jay Gruden feels good about his chances to return to D.C. next season year, and according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, so should Robert Griffin III. The maligned quarterback, who has been benched several times already this year and was subject to some pretty pointed criticisms by Gruden..." December 20

  • 13h
    Jeff Howe @jeffphowe

    Julian Edelman (concussion, thigh) did not travel with the Patriots today and will not play tomorrow vs. the Jets, according to two sources.

  • 14h
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #49ers RB Frank Gore (concussion) will play tonight vs. #Chargers, source said.

  • Report: Harbaugh's family and friends want him to take Michigan job

    San Jose Mercury News "ESPN's Adam Schefter, citing "sources close to the situation," reported that 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh's family and friends have encouraged him to take the University of Michigan coaching job but that "his heart is in the NFL." The sources told Schefter that Harbaugh would like to finish this..." December 20

  • Ryan Howard trade rumors: Ruben Amaro Jr. says it would be best if Phillies move on from first baseman

    Newark Star-Ledger "In the immediate aftermath of the Phillies finalizing a trade sending shortstop Jimmy Rollins to the Los Angeles Dodgers, it doesn't appear that the organization is anywhere close to being finished wheeling and dealing. The next veteran out the door could very well be former MVP first baseman..." December 20

  • MLB, umpires reach agreement on new contract

    Sporting News "Major League Baseball and its umpires will maintain labor peace for the next few seasons. The sides agreed to a five-year collective bargaining agreement late Friday, The Associated Press reported. The current agreement was set to expire Dec. 31. The umpires and team owners will hold..." December 20

  • S.F. Giants give Peavy 2-year deal, acquire McGehee

    San Francisco Chronicle "The mound at AT&T Park is going to remain a very loud place every fifth day. Jake Peavy and his unbounded energy will be back for 2015 and 2016. The Giants reached agreement Friday with the free-agent right-hander on a two-year, $24 million contract, once again sticking with a player who helped..." December 20

  • Padres expected to host 2016 All-Star Game at Petco Park

    Hardball Talk "Scott Miller of Bleacher Report is reporting that Petco Park will likely be the host of the 2016 All-Star Game. An announcement is expected to come in January. As Miller noted in a reply on Twitter, this will be an odd instance in which one league hosts the midsummer festivities in back-to-back..." December 20

  • Amaro hopes to move more vets, but says Utley wants to stay

    CSN Philly "Jimmy Rollins’ departure from Philadelphia began with a rumor that the Yankees were interested in acquiring him. That led to a text message from Rollins’ agent, Dan Lozano, to Phillies’ general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. Lozano told Amaro that Rollins, who had full no-trade rights, would OK a..." December 20

  • Jannik Hansen OK after mid-game collapse

    Yahoo! Sports "There was quite the scary scene at Rogers Arena on Saturday night. Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the Vancouver bench following a big hit by Calgary defenseman Dennis Wideman. The above photo is of Hansen collapsing via HockeyWays on Twitter. It appears that Wideman slammed in..." December 21

  • New, improved Marc-Andre Fleury? "Due to injury and illness, the Pittsburgh Penguins lineup has been at times unrecognizable this season. Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin have had to skate with a revolving door of linemates. The depth on the NHL roster and in the minor leagues has been constantly tested. At times they've seemed to..." December 20

  • Mason will see back specialist; Flyers don’t think it’s serious

    Pro Hockey Talk "We already know that Steve Mason won’t play in the Philadelphia Flyers’ weekend games, but the team is still trying to determine how much longer he’ll be out thanks to back issues. The 26-year-old goalie is seeing a back specialist on Monday, which sounds foreboding, although GM Ron Hextall..." December 20

  • Wings still waiting on Weiss

    Detroit News "The last thing Stephen Weiss needed was another injury, something else to knock him out of the lineup. But Weiss hurt his shoulder Dec. 12 against Florida, and back on the sidelines Weiss went for the last three games, hoping he'll return for Sunday's game against Colorado but not knowing for..." December 20

  • Are the Flyers in danger of losing Michael Del Zotto mentally?

    Courier-Post "Defenseman Michael Del Zotto had been getting into the routine lately of walking into Wells Fargo Center with forward Vinny Lecavalier a few minutes before puck drop. Both were healthy scratches for the past couple games. Thursday night, Del Zotto won't have his usual carpool buddy as he..." December 20

  • Report: Ohio St. co-DC Chris Ash interviews for Colorado St. vacancy

    College Football Talk "Ohio State has already lost its offensive coordinator to a head coaching job. Could a coordinator on the other side of the ball be next? According to Brett McMurphy of, OSU co-defensive coordinator Chris Ash interviewed for the head-coaching vacancy at Colorado State. Former USC..." December 20

  • 5-star defensive tackle Daylon Mack announces his top 2 schools

    The Score "After decommiting from Texas A&M on Friday, five-star defensive tackle Daylon Mack has announced which schools he's considering playing at next season. " December 20

  • ASU RB Deantre Lewis leaves team before Sun Bowl

    Fox Sports Arizona "Arizona State's main motivation looking ahead to its Sun Bowl game is sending 11 seniors off with a victory, but it appears one of those players won't be getting such an opportunity. Head coach Todd Graham confirmed after practice Friday that redshirt senior running back Deantre Lewis is no longer..." December 20

  • Former four-star TE transfers from Vanderbilt to Colorado State

    College Football Talk "The Colorado State Rams don’t have a head coach yet, but they’ve already landed a big commitment. Tight end Mitchell Parsons was one of the crown jewels in the Vanderbilt Commodores’ 2013 recruiting class. The former four-star recruit was considered the nation’s seventh-best tight end prospect,..." December 20

  • Report: Notre Dame OT Christian Lombard's career is over "The career of Notre Dame offensive tackle Christian Lombard is reportedly over. According to a report from, Lombard has a bulging disc in his back that will not only keep him out of Notre Dame's appearance in the Music City Bowl, but end his career as well. Lombard..." December 20

  • Wake Forest guard Mitchell Wilbekin suspended "Wake Forest freshman guard Mitchell Wilbekin has been suspended for up to six games due to an NCAA violation, the program announced Saturday, when Wilbekin will miss the Demon Deacons' game against Florida. The university will appeal the suspension. "We believe in Mitchell Wilbekin," Wake..." December 20

  • Adidas sends Wisconsin warm ups with Cincinnati's logo

    Sporting News - NCAAB "There are a lot of college basketball teams that wear red, but you would think their equipment sponsors can tell the difference between them. " December 20

  • Senior guard Jordan Gathers leaves St. Bonaventure

    Buffalo News "Senior guard Jordan Gathers has announced that he is leaving St. Bonaventure University and will not return to the basketball program, the school announced today. Gathers had not played this season while continuing to recuperate from hip surgery performed in June. He recently completed the..." December 20

  • SMU forward Markus Kennedy academically cleared "SMU junior forward Markus Kennedy has been academically cleared to play, the Mustangs' coaching staff told ESPN. Kennedy was SMU's second-leading scorer last season, averaging 12.4 points and 7.1 rebounds per game while shooting 53.4 percent from the floor. He has not played this season after..." December 20

  • VCU transfer Antravious Simmons to join Florida Gulf Coast

    The Score "Ex-VCU forward Antravious Simmons has transferred to Florida Gulf Coast University, the school announced Friday. The 6-foot-9 redshirt freshman will be eligible to play next season, following the completion of the fall 2015 semester. "We're excited about Antravious joining the program," FGCU..." December 20

  • Manchester United ‘to make £50m transfer offer for Edinson Cavani’

    Metro "Manchester United are set to make a £50million offer for PSG striker Edinson Cavani, with Louis van Gaal desperate to do a deal. Cavani has emerged as a target for a number of Premier League clubs in the last few months, and looks certain to leave PSG in the new year." December 20

  • Liverpool to battle Tottenham for former Arsenal target Gonzalo Higuain

    Daily Star "Liverpool and Tottenham are set to scrap it out for the Argentinian striker when the window opens. Reports from Italy suggest the striker is not happy at Napoli and is ready for a change of scenery. His spot in the Napoli line up has been under pressure since the emergence of Duvan Zapata..." December 20

  • Schalke striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar signs two-year contract extension at the club

    Daily Mail "Dutch striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar has extended his contract with Schalke by two years to June 30, 2017. The Bundesliga club says in a statement that the new deal includes a provision for another year. Huntelaar is Schalke's second highest scorer in the club's history behind Klaus Fischer. " December 20

  • Michael Carrick named vice-captain of Manchester United

    Pro Soccer Talk "One of Manchester United’s most underrated players is finally getting the credit he deserves. Louis van Gaal named Michael Carrick vice-captain of the club today ahead of their match against Aston Villa over the weekend. Carrick missed the beginning of the season while recovering from..." December 20

  • Chelsea defender set for SHOCK Stamford Bridge exit

    The Express "According to reports in Turkey, Jose Mourinho is willing to let the youngster leave in order to aid his development in time for the next campaign. Zouma has found his way to the first team blocked by Gary Cahill and club captain John Terry, whilst Tomas Kalas could return from his loan spell at..." December 20