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  • Kobe Bryant says he took large enough discount for Lakers to contend

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kobe Bryant wants the Lakers to contend for championships. Yes, even after he signed a two-year, $48.5 million contract extension that makes him the NBA’s highest-paid player, though a deal below his potential max salary. There are a few arguments here, and while they’re related, they’re..." November 21

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Despite union’s willingness, Charlotte’s Jeff Taylor will not appeal 24 game suspension for domestic incident, league sources told Yahoo.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Wolves annouce that Kevin Martin is out indefinitely with a fractured wrist

  • Count on teams thinking Hack-a-Rondo

    CSN New England "In the early 2000s, we saw plenty of teams resort to a Hack-a-Shaq strategy where they intentionally fouled former Celtic Shaquille O'Neal who has been a bad free throw shooter his entire NBA career. Every now and then teams will resort to Hack-a-Dwight Howard tactic because like O'Neal, Howard..." November 21

  • Lakers' Nick Young receives flop warning from NBA

    Los Angeles Times "Lakers guard/forward Nick Young received a flop warning from the NBA on Thursday. Young, who made his season debut Tuesday after a thumb injury, helped the Lakers to a 114-109 win over the Atlanta Hawks (5-5), just their second victory of the season. Young drew a foul on Atlanta's Kyle..." November 21

  • Bills vs. Jets, 2014 NFL Week 12: free tickets at Ford Field

    Buffalo Rumblings "If you'd like to take in the Bills-Jets game in Detroit on Monday night, good news: you can pick up free tickets starting tomorrow morning (or sooner, if you're a season ticket holder in either Buffalo or Detroit). Tickets to Monday night's Buffalo Bills versus New York Jets tilt at Ford Field..." November 21

  • NFLPA rails against selection of Peterson appeals officer

    USA Today "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell won't hear the appeal of Adrian Peterson's suspension. But the NFL Players Association isn't happy with who will. The league announced Friday that Goodell has appointed appeals officer Harold Henderson to hear Peterson's appeal Dec. 2. Henderson spent 16 years as..." November 21

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    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    Breaking: Adrian Peterson's appeal hearing has been set for 12/2 and Harold Henderson, NOT Roger Goodell, will be the hearing officer

  • Bills give fans wrong number for ticket refunds

    SB Nation "Moving the New York Jets-Buffalo Bills game to Monday night in Detroit solved one problem but caused another. The Bills now have to go about refunding those who purchased tickets expecting to see the game on Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium -- and apparently they're not doing a very good job of..." November 21

  • Foster Misses Practice, Unlikely to Play Against Bengals

    Battle Red Blog "Alfred Blue delivered a strong performance last week in Cleveland with 156 yards on a franchise record 36 carries. Jonathan Grimes backed up Blue with 13 carries for 54 yards rushing. Both of these players may need to tote the rock again if Arian Foster is unable to suit-up for the..." November 21

  • Kemp drawing interest, raising chance he's the Dodgers OF dealt

    CBSSports.com "While Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford were originally seen as the most likely high-profile, high-salaried Dodgers outfielders to be traded, that may not necessarily be the case at this point. Word is there is serious interest in Matt Kemp, which will weigh heavily into the equation. There was..." November 21

  • Yankees president relieved Stanton's deal topped Alex Rodriguez's

    New York Post "The Yankees fell out of first place in a well-known category Wednesday, and they probably never have been happier to take such a dive. When the Marlins announced their 13-year, $325 million extension with stud outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, they established a baseball record for the largest..." November 21

  • Report: Padres Join Red Sox, Giants As Major Players For Pablo Sandoval

    NESN "The Pablo Sandoval sweepstakes just welcomed a surprise entrant. The San Diego Padres have joined the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants in aggressively pursuing Sandoval, CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman reported Thursday night. The Toronto Blue Jays and Chicago White Sox reportedly have shown..." November 21

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Sources: #Rays have made Matt Joyce available on trade market and have had some talks with other clubs. He is comparable to Jay Bruce.

  • U.S. Attorney’s Office gave Alex Rodriguez special treatment during Biogenesis probe: court papers

    New York Daily News "Alex Rodriguez received special treatment from the U.S. Attorney’s Office prosecuting Biogenesis founder Anthony Bosch, even though witnesses have “provided evidence that Mr. Rodriguez may have lied and may have allegedly facilitated Bosch’s illegal distribution of Schedule III controlled..." November 21

  • NHL announces terms of Voynov suspension will be maintained; Kings to receive salary cap relief

    NHL.com "The National Hockey League announced today that the existing terms of its suspension of Los Angeles Kings' Player Slava Voynov will be continued indefinitely." November 21

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    NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

    The postponed game between @NYRangers / @BuffaloSabres, originally scheduled for tonight, has been rescheduled for Feb. 20, 2015. (1/2)

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    NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

    The game between @BuffaloSabres /@Senators originally scheduled to be played Feb. 20, 2015 has been moved to Dec. 15th. (2/2)

  • Jason Spezza extended 4 years

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Stars have signed center Jason Spezza to a four-year contract extension worth $30 million, the team announced Friday. The deal also includes a no-trade clause, a source told ESPN.com on Friday. "Jason is a world-class player and his commitment to the organization is a reflection..." November 21

  • Daniel Alfredsson's career probably over per report

    Yahoo! Sports "Daniel Alfredsson's retirement possibility seems to be getting clearer and clearer -- as if that wasn't the case already for the injured Red Wing. Per TSN's Darren Dreger in The Dreger Report: "Sources tell The Dreger Report that Alfredsson has decided not to play this season and while the..." November 21

  • Florida State to honor shooting victims with ribbon helmet decals

    Fox Sports - College Football "Florida State will wear special ribbon decals on their helmets this Saturday to honors the victims of a shooting at the university library. A gunman on Thursday injured three people before officers fatally shot him. The school posted an image of the ribbon on Twitter with the hashtag..." November 21

  • Mississippi State DB Justin Cox suspended indefinitely after arrest

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Mississippi State DB Justin Cox has been suspended indefinitely after a reported alleged burglary and domestic violence incident. Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen announced the suspension in a statement on Friday morning." November 21

  • Sarkisian: Reinstated Shaw to play vs. UCLA

    ESPN Los Angeles "The USC Trojans are getting a potentially valuable reinforcement ahead of this weekend's massive clash against the UCLA Bruins. Coach Steve Sarkisian said cornerback Josh Shaw, who missed the first 10 games of the season after lying about how he sprained both of his ankles, would be available..." November 21

  • How good is the Florida job?

    USA Today "The common perception is that Florida's head coaching job, which opened this week when the school announced it would part ways with Will Muschamp at the end of the season, is among the four best in college football alongside Texas, Alabama and Southern California. The reason most often given is..." November 21

  • Mississippi State pulls senior QB scholarship offer 15 days before his graduation

    No Guts No Glory "Mississippi State is the midst of the best season probably in school history. The Bulldogs are sitting at #4 in the college football playoff poll and could clinch their spot if they defeat Ole Miss next week. But a situation in the state of Texas has caught the attention of people when talking..." November 21

  • Duke freshman Okafor already proving he's top of the class

    Fox Sports Carolinas "Mike Krzyzewski's Duke teams rarely lack for overall talent. His current roster boasts nine McDonald's All-Americans, tied with top-ranked Kentucky for the country's greatest collection of individual talent, and he's brought in 11 five-star recruits this decade. Perhaps more importantly, relative..." November 21

  • NCAA clears Danuel House to play for Aggies this season

    Houston Chronicle "Transfer Danuel House has been cleared by the NCAA to play basketball this season for Texas A&M, according to House via a since deleted Twitter post. House, who transferred from Houston, averaged 13 points and five rebounds per game over the past two years for the Cougars. The 6-foot-7 guard, a..." November 21

  • No major fracture but possible ligament damage for Cullen Neal, out indefinitely

    Albuquerque Journal "University of New Mexico sophomore guard Cullen Neal, the Lobos leading scorer, will likely be out for an extended period after injuring his left ankle in the second half of Thursday’s loss to Boston College in the opening round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. Craig Neal told the Journal on Friday..." November 21

  • Billl Cosby -- Not Banned ... From Temple University Athletics

    TMZ.com "Bill Cosby is still welcome at all Temple University sporting events ... with a rep for Bill's Alma Mater telling TMZ Sports ... the school still supports the TV legend despite the rape allegations. As you know ... the fallout for Cosby has been fast and furious -- with Netflix cancelling an..." November 21

  • KU point guard Devonte' Graham sprains shoulder but expected back soon

    The Topeka Capital-Journal "Kansas point guard Devonte' Graham suffered a sprained right shoulder in Tuesday's Kentucky game, but he is not expected to miss significant time, KU coach Bill Self said Friday. Graham played 14 minutes against UK before leaving the game to get the shoulder checked. " November 21