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ClutchPoints 45 mins ago
JaVale McGee explains why playing in LA with LeBron James means a lot

JaVale McGee explains why playing in LA with LeBron James means a lot

Following All-Star forward LeBron James’ decision to ink a four-year, $153 million deal to join the Los Angeles Lakers via free agency, the team made a few more additions to the roster that included veteran center JaVale McGee on a one-year deal. It is a unique move for McGee that goes further than him joining […] The post JaVale McGee explains why playing in LA with LeBron James means a lot appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Lakers Nation 11 hours ago

Jerry West Downplays Lakers Signing LeBron James Because It Wasn’t ‘Tough’

The Los Angeles Lakers finally landed their big star this off-season when LeBron James signed a four-year contract...
ClutchPoints 14 hours ago

LeBron James plans to attend Lakers’ Summer League game Sunday

According to sources, LeBron James is set to attend his new team’s Summer League Quarterfinals matchup on Sunday. The Los Angeles Lakers are slated to face off against the Detroit Pistons, and James will reportedly be a spectator on the sidelines. After officially signing with the Lakers last week...
ClutchPoints 13 hours ago

Magic Johnson says he sold LeBron James to Lakers’ long-term plan

In signing with the Los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James appears to be willing to see his eight-year NBA Finals run get snapped this upcoming season. According to Lakers president Magic Johnson, an understanding between James and himself was established prior to the blockbuster signing — an unwritten mutual...
Kris Willis / TalkingChop 7 hours ago
Braves News: Arodys Vizcaino to the DL, Touki Toussaint and more

Braves News: Arodys Vizcaino to the DL, Touki Toussaint and more

Vizcaino can’t shake shoulder issues. Atlanta Braves News Braves’ bats powerless against Greinke, Diamondbacks Atlanta’s offensive slump continued on Saturday in a 3-0 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Braves finished with just five hits against Zach Greinke and company and have now lost eight of their last 10 games. Braves place Arodys Vizcaino on DL with shoulder inflammation Prior to Saturday’s game, Atlanta placed closer Arodys Vizcaino on the 10-day disabled list due to right shoulder inflammation. This is Vizcaino’s second DL trip with shoulder issues in the last three...
Kris Willis / TalkingChop 5 hours ago

Julio Teheran looks to end first half on a good note

The Braves hope to head into the break on a good note Sunday against the Diamondbacks. The Atlanta Braves are limping their way to the All-Star break having lost eight of their last 10 games. They will look to avoid a sweep on Sunday when they wrap up a three-game set against the Arizona Diamondbacks....
AZ Snake Pit 4 hours ago

Snake Bytes 7/15: Back on Top

Arizona looks to sweep Atlanta on the road heading into the All Star Break. Arizona Diamondbacks 3, Atlanta Braves 0 [D’backs.com] Greinke concludes All-Star first half with gem - The Diamondbacks have been hurting to receive length from their starting pitchers recently. Zack, Zack, and Associates...
Pippen Ain't Easy 46 mins ago
The Chicago Bulls Jabari Parker signing is perplexing

The Chicago Bulls Jabari Parker signing is perplexing

The Chicago Bulls signed Chicago native Jabari Parker Saturday. Although Parker is an ultra-talented player, the acquisition caused eyebrow raises. After over 24 hours of pondering what the Chicago Bulls were up to, it’s official. The Bulls have signed forward Jabari Parker to a two-year, $40 million contract. Parker became an unrestricted free agent after […] The Chicago Bulls Jabari Parker signing is perplexing  - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints 6 hours ago

Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg raves about Jabari Parker addition

Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg is in an understandably festive mood after the team successfully signed four-year forward Jabari Parker to a two-year $40 million deal. Upon the addition of the unrestricted free agent, Hoiberg shared his thoughts on the deal with Darnell Mayberry of The Athletic....
TalkingChop 3 hours ago
How to watch the MLB Futures Game

How to watch the MLB Futures Game

The Braves have a pair of players in the Futures Game which goes down tonight. Here is how to watch the game. The Braves are pretty fortunate going into the the All-Star break this year in that they will have players involved in the festivities at nearly every level. In addition to having four players in the All-Star game itself and Freddie Freeman participating in the Home Run Derby, the Braves have both Kyle Wright and Touki Toussaint participating in the Futures Game this year. The Futures Game is essentially the All-Star game for the entire minor leagues. It isn’t quite as simple as...
AZ Snake Pit 2 hours ago

Preview #97: 7/13 vs. Braves

The series is already won. Can the D-backs make it a sweep? Today's Lineups ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS ATLANTA BRAVES Jon Jay - RF Ozzie Albies - 2B Paul Goldschmidt - 1B Ronald Acuna - CF David Peralta - LF Freddie Freeman - 1B A.J. Pollock - CF Nick Markakis - RF Jake Lamb - 3B Kurt...
SNY TV 54 mins ago
Yankees reportedly refusing to trade any top 10 prospects for Machado

Yankees reportedly refusing to trade any top 10 prospects for Machado

The Yankees are refusing to trade any of their 10 top prospects in exchange for Manny Machado, reports the New York Post.
Los Angeles Times 14 hours ago

Manny Machado would not provide Dodgers the relief they need

Manny Machado, Manny Machado, Manny Machado. That’s all you hear around Dodger Stadium these days, the name whispered by players, barked by ushers, and planted firmly in the form of questions by sweaty fans searching for a breeze When are the Dodgers going to trade for Manny Machado? How can the...
SportsDay 2 hours ago
How Cowboys backup TE Blake Jarwin became one of Dak Prescott's regular offseason targets

How Cowboys backup TE Blake Jarwin became one of Dak Prescott's regular offseason targets

Editor's note: This is the 24th in a series of Cowboys player profiles leading up to training camp. To see more profiles, click here.Blake JarwinPosition: Tight endSize: 6-5, 260Age when season starts: 24College: Oklahoma StateDrafted: Signed as an undrafted free agent in 2017Experience: Second seasonContract status: Second year of 3-year, $1.66 million deal2017 stats: Player Position Games played Starts Reception Yds Y/C Blake Jarwin TE 1 0 0 0 0 2017 recap: What's there to recap for a guy who played three snaps in one game, you might ask? To start, Blake Jarwin's run blocking did...
Over the Monster 1 hour ago
Eduardo Rodriguez placed on the 10-day disabled list

Eduardo Rodriguez placed on the 10-day disabled list

Brian Johnson returns Saturday’s walk-off victory was thrilling and a huge emotional boost, but it didn’t come without a cost. Before Xander Bogaerts did the damn thing, the story of the game was Boston losing another starting pitcher to a potential injury. Drew Pomeranz and Steven Wright are already on the disabled list, and then Eduardo Rodriguez appeared to suffer an ankle injury in a collision with baserunner Lourdes Gurriel. Well, the injury will keep him out for at least a little while, as the team placed the lefty on the ten-day disabled list prior to Sunday’s game. Brian...
Pinstripe Alley 3 hours ago
MLB All-Star Week 2018: Schedule, events, TV coverage, and Yankees information

MLB All-Star Week 2018: Schedule, events, TV coverage, and Yankees information

Don’t miss seeing your favorite Yankees in this year’s All-Star festivities. The 2018 MLB All-Star Week has arrived! The first half comes to an unofficial end today and baseball momentarily switches gears. The division races get put on hold while the league celebrates its stars in the nation’s capital. The Yankees are well-represented at this year’s Midsummer Classic. Aaron Judge and Luis Severino will be joined by Aroldis Chapman and Gleyber Torres, although the latter two will not participate due to injury. The festivities kick off this afternoon with the All-Star Futures Game....
Climbing Tal's Hill 6 hours ago
Astros potential trade target Wilson Ramos to hit the DL

Astros potential trade target Wilson Ramos to hit the DL

Wilson Ramos, a potential Astros trade target, hits the DL with a hamstring issue. With about a half month before the July 31st deadline, the Astros could be looking for a catcher. While there are several options out there, rumors had the Astros after Rays catcher Wilson Ramos. With Brian McCann on the DL after […] Astros potential trade target Wilson Ramos to hit the DL - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bluebird Banter 2 hours ago
Kevin Pillar, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., placed on DL

Kevin Pillar, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., placed on DL

Jaime Garcia and Ryan Tepera have both been activated from the disabled list. After a wild extra-inning game against the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, the Toronto Blue Jays placed Lourdes Gurriel Jr., and Kevin Pillar on the disabled list, and activated Jaime Garcia and Ryan Tepera off the disabled list. Gurriel, on the seven-day DL, was diagnosed with a concussion after the game. Per Keegan Matheson of Baseball Toronto, Gurriel experienced headaches and nausea, even after he continued to play in the game against Boston. Gurriel, on an infield ground-ball, raced Rodriguez to first, and when...
SportsDay 15 hours ago
Even in defeat, Martin Perez took his first step in proving he can be part of the Rangers' future

Even in defeat, Martin Perez took his first step in proving he can be part of the Rangers' future

BALTIMORE - The Rangers on Saturday were shutout by the worst team in baseball, perhaps one of the historically worst.It was, relatively speaking, a good day.As we've mentioned, oh, a couple of times a week, since early May, wins and losses don't really matter for a team that is in the early stages of rebuilding. What does matter is individual growth. Oh, and Shin-Soo Choo's on-base streak. And since Choo walked to leadoff the 1-0 loss and extend his on-base streak to an even 50 games, the only suspense was about the return of Martin Perez to the rotation.Truth: As much fun as Choo's streak...
NetsDaily 3 hours ago
WHAT WE EXPECT: Special ‘Manimal’ Edition

WHAT WE EXPECT: Special ‘Manimal’ Edition

Kenneth Faried is the biggest name acquired by the Nets via trade this off-season ... well, the biggest who will actually suit up. Our Bryan Fonseca takes a look at what we can expect from “The Manimal.” It’s time for yet another Brooklyn Net reclamation project ... and this one will be among their most intriguing to date. Broken just after midnight on Friday, after most fans had gone to bed, it was a bigger deal than expect, but at the center was the Manimal. Denver has agreed to send Kenneth Faried, Darrell Arthur, a 2019 protected first-round pick and a future second round pick...
TalkingChop 4 hours ago
Ozzie Albies moves into leadoff spot for Sunday’s series finale

Ozzie Albies moves into leadoff spot for Sunday’s series finale

Brian Snitker shakes up lineup for series finale against Diamondbacks. In hopes of reviving a slumbering offense, Brian Snitker is shaking up the Braves’ lineup for Sunday’s series finale against the Diamondbacks. Ozzie Albies returns to the top of the order with Ronald Acuna moving up into the No. 2 spot in front of Freddie Freeman. Acuna will be in center field while the slumping Ender Inciarte gets a day off. The final game before the All-Star break starts today at 1:35 ET. #ChopOnGame Preview: https://t.co/WTRFmdt95c pic.twitter.com/doGAqz1iav— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) July 15,...
Amazin Avenue 5 hours ago
Mets Morning News for July 15, 2018

Mets Morning News for July 15, 2018

Your Sunday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets once again got off to an early lead, this time off Nationals’ rookie starter Austin Voth. They scored three runs in the first inning and their scoring was capped off by a Michael Conforto three run homer in the fifth inning to give the Mets a 7-0 lead. Meanwhile, Zack Wheeler was brilliant for 7 2⁄3 innings and bent, but did not break in the eighth inning, as the bullpen held firm and the Mets went on to a 7-4 victory. Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long, NY Post, Daily...
Halos Heaven 15 hours ago
The Saturday night game that played with your heart

The Saturday night game that played with your heart

The Angels, crazily, inexplicably, pulled out a victory. Angels 5, Dodgers 4 In medias res: Where the Angels were leading 4-3 after the top of the seventh. There was the eighth inning, where Matt Kemp led off the inning with a single, advanced to second on a wild pitch, and was there when, with two outs, Andrew Toles lifted a fly ball to left field over which Justin Upton and Mike Trout collided. Upton barely made the play. There was the ninth inning, which featured a Chase Utley (happy retirement!) single, and Yasmani Grandal liner that froze Upton until it was over his head, scoring the...

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ClutchPoints 3 mins ago
Josh Hart takes shot at Cavs, compares himself to LeBron James while playing Fortnite

Josh Hart takes shot at Cavs, compares himself to LeBron James while playing Fortnite

It’s no secret now that Josh Hart is an avid player of the hit video game Fortnite. While playing recently, a funny interaction was captured. Hart compares his teammates on Fortnite to the Cavs, claiming also that he was his team’s version of LeBron James. Take a look: Hart and James will be teammates next […] The post Josh Hart takes shot at Cavs, compares himself to LeBron James while playing Fortnite appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Pro Soccer USA 15 mins ago

Three takeaways from Orlando City’s first win since May 6

” ngg_triggers_display=”never” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Orlando City got its first win since May 6 by defeating Toronto FC 2-1 on Saturday in Orlando City Stadium. It was James O’Connor’s first win as head coach of the Lions, and the victory snapped a nine-loss losing streak in MLS play. Here are three things we learned […] The post Three takeaways from Orlando City’s first win since May 6 appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Dave Clark / Sounder At Heart 15 mins ago
This is how Sounders opened a roster spot for Raúl Ruidíaz

This is how Sounders opened a roster spot for Raúl Ruidíaz

Felix Chenkam was put on full-season loan to S2, while the Sounders used TAM to buy down Osvaldo Alonso. When the Seattle Sounders announced that Raúl Ruidíaz was signing with the club, their international roster spots were all technically full. They also did not have an open Designated Player spot. In a series of moves required by MLS’s byzantine rules, the club managed to add the Peru international to the gameday roster for their match against Atlanta United. In no particular order: the Sounders used Targeted Allocation Money to buy down Osvaldo Alonso’s salary, so he is no longer a...
northwales 18 mins ago
The night World Cup winner Paul Pogba starred at Bangor City

The night World Cup winner Paul Pogba starred at Bangor City

French hero played for Manchester United at Farrar Road back in 2011
Swarm and Sting 18 mins ago

Buzz City Beat: Charlotte Hornets eliminated from summer league, P.J. Hairston retires

Buzz City Beat is Swarm and Sting’s one stop for the latest news and stories from around the internet about the Charlotte Hornets. Rookie Miles Bridges was spotted wearing a throwback Hornets’ Larry Johnson jersey in Las Vegas. (ReviewJournal.com) In this edition of Buzz City Beat, we look at the Charlotte Hornets being eliminated from […] Buzz City Beat: Charlotte Hornets eliminated from summer league, P.J. Hairston retires - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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