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  • Deron Williams cleared waivers, will join Cavaliers

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Deron Williams cleared waivers and has confirmed his intent to join the Cavs for the remainder of the season, according to a source with direct knowledge of the arrangement. Williams, who was waived Thursday by the Dallas Mavericks and is the backup point guard the Cavs have coveted for some..." February 25

  • Draymond: MVP's a 6-horse race, including Isaiah Thomas

    San Jose Mercury News "Draymond Green stopped by Twitter headquarters Friday and answered questions posed via tweet. The first one elicited a laugh from the Warriors star, and an intriguing response: Perhaps the NBA MVP should be Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas. “When I look around at who deserves MVP, I think..." February 25

  • Lakers discussing buyout options with Jose Calderon

    ESPN "Los Angeles Lakers guard Jose Calderon has emerged as a potential candidate to join the NBA's annual March buyout market, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN that it's not yet a certainty Calderon will secure his release from the Lakers in the coming days, but the sides are indeed..." February 25

  • Durant out with hand contusion vs. Nets

    CSN Bay Area "Scratch Kevin Durant from the all-82 list, as the forward will miss his first game of the season Saturday night, when the Warriors play host to Brooklyn. A left hand contusion, sustained in Thursday’s win over the Clippers, will keep Durant on the sideline, mostly for precautionary reasons. He..." February 25

  • Chris Broussard: Here’s how the Warriors must fix their Draymond Green problem

    Fox Sports "The Golden State Warriors came out of the All-Star break dead before coming to life in the third quarter Thursday night, and Draymond Green was right in the middle of it, yelling at officials, his coach, teammates — everyone. Green landed on the bench with a technical and was lucky he didn’t..." February 25

  • NFL teams objecting to Scouting Combine exclusion rule

    Sportsnaut "Neither Joe Mixon nor Chad Kelly were invited to this year’s NFL Scouting Combine thanks to a rule that could be changing in the near future. The exclusion rule keeps players who have been involved in certain types of crimes from attending the combine. However, this rule isn’t sitting well with..." February 25

  • Will Jets release Darrelle Revis before they have to?

    Pro Football Talk "It remains to be seen whether the Jets will keep or cut cornerback Darrelle Revis. They have until March 11 to decide whether to pay a $2 million roster bonus for the privilege of paying him a $15 million base salary in 2017. They owe him $6 million in fully-guaranteed base salary even if they..." February 25

  • Jets to cut center Nick Mangold, who spent 11 seasons with them

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets are planning to release longtime center Nick Mangold, a move that will create $9.075 million in salary cap space, with no dead money attached. Mangold confirmed he would be released on his Twitter account. Mangold, 33, would've been entering the final year of his contract in..." February 25

  • 49ers interested in Reuben Foster as No. 2 pick?

    Yardbarker "The San Francisco 49ers could be looking to Alabama once they're on the clock for the No. 2 overall selection. Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News says he has heard buzz that Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster could be the team’s selection at No. 2, and that the player may not fall out of the top..." February 25

  • 2017 salary cap currently pegged at $166-169 million

    Pro Football Talk "On the surface, the salary cap seems to be an objective, unambiguous formula. In reality, the specific team-by-team spending limit is finalized via back-and-forth negotiations between the NFL and the NFL Players Association. For 2017, the final number will be announced soon, since each team..." February 25

  • Pirates tab Cole as Opening Day starter

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Gerrit Cole will start opening day for the Pirates against the Red Sox in Boston April 3, manager Clint Hurdle announced today. Jameson Taillon will start the second game of the series, and the Pirates have not determined who will start the third. Ivan Nova will start the April 7 home opener..." February 25

  • It’s a girl! Jose Fernandez’s baby born Friday

    Miami Herald "It’s a girl! Maria Arias, who was Jose Fernandez’s girlfriend, delivered their child Friday night, according to sources. The baby’s name: Penelope. Fernandez picked out the name in August after finding out the baby’s sex. The Miami Marlins pitcher and two companions died one month..." February 25

  • Kyle Schwarber might be the Cubs’ next leadoff hitter

    MLB.com "Who will be the Cubs' leadoff man now that Dexter Fowler is gone? Manager Joe Maddon likes the idea of Kyle Schwarber at the top of the lineup, although don't expect the outfielder to be setting any stolen base records, and that's not because of a lack of speed. Schwarber, who missed virtually..." February 25

  • Padres' pitching is weak, but they're trying to compensate

    Sporting News "In case you missed it, the Padres have basically admitted their rotation isn't very strong. San Diego has upwards of 10 candidates for five spots as it begins exhibition play Saturday, but none of them was overly effective last season (see the list below). Manager Andy Green, therefore, is..." February 25

  • Minnesota Twins favored to sign Dominican shortstop Jelfrey Marte

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The July 2 international signing date is still more than four months away, but the Twins already are being connected with the second-rated 16-year-old prospect in the Dominican Prospect League. Switch-hitting shortstop Jelfrey Marte has been “linked to the Twins,” according to Baseball..." February 25

  • LA Kings Activate Jonathan Quick from Injured Reserve

    NHL.com "The LA Kings have activated goaltender Jonathan Quick from injured reserve and forward Jordan Nolan, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. The 6-1, 218-pound native of Milford, Conn. suffered a lower-body injury in the Kings first game of the season, Oct. 12 at San..." February 25

  • Vermette's 10-game suspension upheld by NHL

    Fanrag Sports "NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has upheld the 10-game suspension handed to Anaheim Ducks forward Antoine Vermette for slashing a referee on Feb. 14 against the Minnesota Wild. The length of the suspension already includes the four games that the forward has served. He’ll lose $97,222.22 in salary,..." February 25

  • Wayne Gretzky opens up on his new role in Oilers front office

    Sportsnet "Wayne Gretzky is leaning up against a wall on the event level of Rogers Place, a coffee in his hand, talking hockey and where a lifetime in the game has taken him at age 56. In the city where Gretzky was at his greatest, this is his happy place: A game last night, another one tomorrow, and at..." February 25

  • Claude Giroux needs to turn it around for Flyers

    NHL.com "If center Claude Giroux doesn't start producing, the Philadelphia Flyers won't start winning, and their fading Stanley Cup Playoff hopes will disappear. "It goes hand in hand," Flyers coach Dave Hakstol said Friday. The evidence supports Hakstol's words. Giroux has 12 points (three goals,..." February 25

  • Canadiens draft lottery near-miss on Matthews really stings now

    Sportsnet "In an alternate universe, Auston Matthews could have been wearing the bleu, blanc et rouge. My goodness, how much different might we be looking at this version of the Montreal Canadiens if it included a 19-year-old franchise centre? When the lottery balls were drawn by commissioner Gary..." February 25

  • Arizona's My-King Johnson to become first openly gay player on scholarship

    Tuscon "“King!” a teammate shouts from across Tempe High School's crowded weight room. My-King Johnson, an imposing figure even in a room full of football players, looks up mid-push-up, and responds to the summons to the coach's office. He glides across the room in seconds, then slides into a chair in..." February 25

  • Oklahoma Quarterback Baker Mayfield Arrested For Public Intoxication, Disorderly Conduct And Resisting Arrest

    Deadspin "Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield is in an Arkansas jail after Fayetteville police accused him of public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing, and resisting arrest. The Oklahoma athletic department did not immediately respond to a request for comment; Fayetteville cops say a full..." February 25

  • Legislator files resolution seeking Baylor investigation by Texas Rangers

    USA Today "A Texas legislator filed a resolution on Friday calling upon Governor Greg Abbott to direct the Texas Rangers to investigate Baylor University’s administration and police department following the school’s sexual assault scandal. Rep. Roland Gutierrez (D-San Antonio) filed HR 664 in the Texas..." February 25

  • Georgia sophomore star Trenton Thompson leaves school

    Pro Football Talk "Trenton Thompson, a sophomore defensive tackle at Georgia who is viewed as a future high NFL draft pick, has left school because of health problems. Thompson ended his sophomore season in December by being named MVP of the Liberty Bowl, but his college coach told the Athens Banner-Herald that..." February 25

  • North Texas, Seth Littrell agree to new 5-year contract

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "North Texas and football coach Seth Littrell have agreed to a new five-year contract, school officials announced Friday. In his first season, Littrell led UNT to a 5-8 record and an appearance in the Heart of Dallas Bowl, where the Mean Green lost to Army 38-31 in overtime. The season marked..." February 25

  • Grayson Allen, battling ankle injury, ruled out for Duke's game against Miami

    CBS Sports "According to a report from Greg Gumbel of CBS Sports, Duke star guard Grayson Allen, who is nursing an ankle injury will not play Saturday when the No. 10 Blue Devils face Miami in Coral Gables. Allen has missed just two games all season for Duke this season before Saturday, once for a..." February 25

  • South Florida leaves 2 players behind after game against Tulsa

    Tampa Bay Times "Two USF men's basketball players arrived home safe Friday afternoon after they were left at an airport in Houston when the team's connecting flight home from a game at Tulsa left without them. Guards Troy Holston and Geno Thorpe, who played in USF's loss at Tulsa on Thursday night, flew with..." February 25

  • After reporting KU’s Josh Jackson vandalized her car, female player’s time on court decreased

    Kansas City Star "Since a KU women’s basketball player reported to Lawrence police that her car had been vandalized by a star men’s player, her minutes per game have been nearly cut in half. Freshman Josh Jackson was charged Friday with misdemeanor property damage related to the alleged vandalism in early..." February 25

  • Kansas star Josh Jackson charged with misdemeanor property damage of vehicle

    CBS Sports "Kansas basketball star Josh Jackson has been charged with one count of criminal damage to property for allegedly kicking the car of a female student in December. The charge is a Class A misdemeanor. According to a report obtained by KSHB, the victim, in the early hours of Dec. 9, allegedly..." February 24

  • Suspended Creighton star Maurice Watson facing sex assault charges, warrant issued

    Omaha World-Herald "Authorities on Thursday issued a felony warrant charging Creighton University basketball player Maurice Watson Jr. with first-degree sexual assault. According to police, a 19-year-old woman told them she had been assaulted in the bathroom of a residence near 33rd Street and Poppleton Avenue..." February 24