3:57 PM EST, Sat February 25, 2017
Plain Dealer 4 hours ago
LeBron James (sick) questionable to play against the Bulls

LeBron James (sick) questionable to play against the Bulls

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- LeBron James did not attend shootaround and is questionable to play Saturday night against the Bulls. The Cavs said James is ill. Richard Jefferson worked out with the starters Saturday morning. Cleveland owns a 4.0-game lead in...
Cavaliers Blog | Akron Beacon Journal 3 hours ago

LeBron James misses shootaround, questionable for home game vs. Bulls

Cavaliers star LeBron James did not participate in shootaround for Saturday night's nationally televised game against the Chicago Bulls and is listed as questionable. The Cavs said James was sick. Since James returned in the 2014-15 season, the Cavs are 4-18 when the four-time league MVP does not play. James...
Boston Herald 4 hours ago

LeBron misses shootaround, questionable to face Bulls

CLEVELAND — LeBron James did not attend Clevelands morning shootaround and is questionable to play against the Chicago Bulls because of an illness.James stayed at home to rest on Saturday while his teammates went through a light workout at the teams training complex in Independence. James, who is having...
Chris Manning / Fear The Sword 2 hours ago

LeBron James questionable for Saturday’s game vs. Bulls

James is listed as sick and didn’t participate in today’s shootaround. The Cleveland Cavaliers might be without their best player tonight against the Chicago Bulls. LeBron James missed the Cavs’ shootaround Saturday due to an undisclosed illness. Richard Jefferson took James’ place in Saturday’s...
Inquisitr 11 mins ago
Toronto Raptors Could Be A Threat To Cleveland Cavaliers

Toronto Raptors Could Be A Threat To Cleveland Cavaliers

With the NBA trade deadline recently passed, the biggest news of the 2017 trade deadline cycle was easily the New Orleans Pelicans acquiring the services of big man DeMarcus Cousins. Surely, with the New Orleans Pelicans acquiring DeMarcus Cousins to pair with established All-Star and fellow franchise player Anthony Davis, New Orleans has certainly positioned themselves for future success. That said, however, while most headlines focus on the big name, blockbuster trades, sometimes it’s the minor tweak to any given roster that can make the biggest difference — and that is precisely the...
The Bird Writes 8 hours ago

NBA Preview: Boogie train rides into Dallas; Pelicans seek first win of Cousins-Davis era

Nerlens Noel faces stiff test in his Mavericks debut. Game two of the new era in New Orleans basketball is set to play out in Dallas Saturday evening. Although the Pelicans (23-35) and Mavericks (22-35) have nearly identical losing records, the rest of the season expectations couldn’t be any more...
Hoops Hype 7 hours ago

Trending stories: DeMarcus Cousins, Kevin Love, Russell Westbrook and more

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! DeMarcus Cousins shares why the Sacramento Kings’ trade decision was so hurtful – via theundefeated.com February 24 09:25 AM The league firecracker opens up on the emotional aftermath and his...
Boston Herald 15 hours ago
DeRozan has career-high 43, Raptors beat Celtics 107-97

DeRozan has career-high 43, Raptors beat Celtics 107-97

TORONTO — New talent helped the Toronto Raptors, though a familiar face pushed them over the finish line.Fresh off starting in last weekends All-Star Game, and with Kyle Lowry out with a right wrist injury, DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 43 points to lead Toronto back from a 17-point deficit to a 107-97 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night.The absence of his fellow All-Star brought on a change in mindset for DeRozan, who shot 15 of 28 from the floor in surpassing the 42 points he had against Houston on March 30, 2015.It always changes, especially when hes not out there,...
Raptors HQ 15 hours ago

DeRozan drops 43 as Raptors down Celtics, 107-97

The Raptors dig themselves out of a huge hole without Kyle Lowry, and beat the Celtics (again). It was the casual way coach Dwane Casey said it. Before the Raptors game against their natural rivals, the Boston Celtics, he was talking up the team’s newest acquisitions Serge Ibaka and P.J. Tucker....
numberFire 49 mins ago

Raptors' Kyle Lowry could sit out another game

Toronto Raptors Head Coach Dwane Casey said he is unsure how long guard Kyle Lowry (wrist) is going to be out, but that "it's not a one-day thing." What It Means: Lowry was icing his wrist on the sideline of the All Star Game and reportedly went golfing on Sunday, so it doesn't seem like the...
Newark Star-Ledger 37 mins ago
How much salary cap space do Jets have after releasing Nick Mangold?

How much salary cap space do Jets have after releasing Nick Mangold?

The Jets just freed a ton of salary cap space by cutting center Nick Mangold. How much do they now have?
Newark Star-Ledger 1 hour ago

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

The move creates about $9 million in salary cap space.
New York Daily News 1 hour ago

Nick Mangold annouces via Twitter his Jets tenure is over

Gang Green's six time Pro Bowl center Nick Mangold Jets tenure is over.

Warriors’ Kevin Durant to miss Nets game with hand contusion

Warriors’ Kevin Durant to miss Nets game with hand contusion Warriors forward Kevin Durant will miss Saturday night’s game against the Nets with a left hand contusion, Golden State has announced. Durant suffered the injury when he got fouled by Luc Mbah a Moute early in the first quarter of Thursday’s win over the Clippers. After getting checked by trainers in the locker room, Durant returned to the game.
numberFire 1 hour ago

Warriors' Kevin Durant is out on Saturday

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (left hand contusion) has been ruled out of Saturday's game against the Brooklyn Nets. What It Means: Durant hurt his hand on Thursday but after getting x-rays during the game he eventually returned and had a strong performance for the Dubs. Considering...
Over the Monster 3 hours ago
Red Sox vs. Twins lineup: Return of the big boys

Red Sox vs. Twins lineup: Return of the big boys

And Mitch Moreland. The Red Sox play the Twins today at 1:05 EST, and some old friends are back in the lineup, along with another left-handed starter and, y’know, Steve Selsky. February y’all. Here’s the batting order: Dustin Pedroia, 2B Xander Bogaerts, SS Mookie Betts, RF Hanley Ramírez, DH Mitch Moreland, 1B Chris Young, LF Pablo Sandoval, 3B Steve Selsky, CF Christian Vazquez, C SP: Roenis Elias Twitter user extraordinaire Phil Hughes will take the mound for Minnesota. Expect strikes.
Twinkie Town 3 hours ago

Spring Training Game 2: Twins at Red Sox

First Pitch: 12:05 pm CTTV: MLBN, MLB.tvRadio: 96.3 GO, TIBN, MLB.comKnow Thine Enemy: Over the Monster Baseball is back baby, and this time it's on TV! Here are the beautiful lineups: Twins Red Sox 1 Drew Stubbs, CF Dustin Pedroia, 2B 2 Danny Santana, RF Xander Bogaerts, SS 3 Robbie...
Revenge Of The Birds 57 mins ago
Talking Arizona Cardinals free agent needs and why Jay Cutler would have made sense

Talking Arizona Cardinals free agent needs and why Jay Cutler would have made sense

Rise Up, See Red and enjoy the newest episode of the Arizona Cardinals podcast. The news was a swift rise and fall of the internet, but for one shining day, the internet was a buzz, both positively and negatively, about the prospects of Jay Cutler being the next veteran quarterback of the Arizona Cardinals. Sadly, those rumors were squashed quickly, but the fervor it created shows the complete absurdity that comes with finding an NFL quarterbacks. Here is what we know: The Arizona Cardinals have zero options post Carson Palmer on their roster. No one likes the quarterbacks in this draft...
numberFire 3 hours ago

Bears' Jay Cutler ending up with Jets would be a surprise

It would "be surpris[ing]" if Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler ended up with the New York Jets, according to ESPN's Rich Cimini. What It Means: Cutler to the Jets seems to be the rumor du jour, but Cimini has consistently shot those rumors down. Still, the dots are easy to connect with...
Purple and Blue 13 hours ago

Hayward Muscles Utah Jazz to Victory in Milwaukee

The Utah Jazz overcome a slow start in Milwaukee, riding the shoulders of All-Star Gordon Hayward and a rejuvenated Derrick Favors. The All-Star Game was Sunday, but don’t tell Gordon Hayward that. After a slow start in which the Jazz trailed 11-3, their lone All-Star sparked the entire team after a posterizing slam on Giannis […] Hayward Muscles Utah Jazz to Victory in Milwaukee - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple and Blue 6 hours ago

Utah Jazz’s Trade Decision Hinges on Success of Favors, Exum

The Utah Jazz’s decision to stand pat at the trade deadline will be justified only by solid performances from Derrick Favors and Dante Exum. Despite a hectic stretch filled with several rumors and heightened speculation in the final hours leading up to the trade deadline, the anticipated mark came...
FOX Sports 3 hours ago
New Bulls player sparks controversy by wearing Derrick Rose's old number

New Bulls player sparks controversy by wearing Derrick Rose's old number

"I knew Derrick Rose ... and you, sir, are no Derrick Rose!" -- Bulls fans, probably
Chicago Tribune 6 hours ago

Anthony Morrow plans to change uniform number after Derrick Rose supporters lash out

The Bulls may have traded Derrick Rose last June. But the former most valuable player still holds a passionate spot in at least some fans' hearts. For the second time in five months, a Bull said he will change his uniform number from Rose's former No. 1 after experiencing a backlash via social...
Chris Paul's return not enough to get the Clippers past the Spurs

Chris Paul's return not enough to get the Clippers past the Spurs

Chris Paul was back in the Clippers’ starting lineup Friday night, his return finally making them whole for the first time in more than two months, his presence sorely needed as L.A. enters the stretch drive of the regular season. Paul had been sidelined for 14 games while recovering from surgery...
MLB Trade Rumors 6 hours ago
5 Key Stories: 2/18/17 – 2/24/17

5 Key Stories: 2/18/17 – 2/24/17

Here are the top stories from our week of coverage at MLBTR. Nationals sign Matt Wieters. The Nats had already added Derek Norris this offseason, but this week they took advantage of Matt Wieters’ seemingly limited market by signing him to a two-year, $21MM deal with an opt-out after the first season. The move seemingly makes…
Thunderous Intentions 7 hours ago

Oklahoma City Thunder In-Depth Look At The Chicago Bulls Trade

An in-depth look at what Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott add to the OKC Thunder. In case you haven’t heard the news or didn’t watch the game on Friday night, Doug McDermott and Taj Gibson are now part of the Oklahoma City Thunder. On surface, we know what both guys bring to the table. McDermott […] Oklahoma City Thunder In-Depth Look At The Chicago Bulls Trade - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Niners Nation 10 hours ago
Golden Nuggets: 49ers are active in free agency already

Golden Nuggets: 49ers are active in free agency already

Your San Francisco 49ers links for Saturday, February 25th 2017 Well, that uneventful Friday turned interesting towards the end, didn’t it? The San Francisco 49ers have reached an agreement to bring free agent Earl Mitchell to the team. He’ll probably serve as the nose tackle in Robert Saleh’s 4-3 defensive conversion. Maybe Glenn Dorsey sticks around, but it’s not a good indicator. Isn’t it nice to see the 49ers actually doing something in free agency? And not only doing something—this is the right signing. It’s not going to take too much off the cap, it’s veteran...
FOX Sports 2 hours ago
JaVale McGee, Draymond Green And Different Kinds Of Trash Talk

JaVale McGee, Draymond Green And Different Kinds Of Trash Talk

The Golden State Warriors are no strangers to criticism, but there's a big difference between Draymond Green ethering Paul Pierce and what Shaquille O'Neal says about JaVale McGee.What a surprise -- the Golden State Warriors are dominating NBA news. No, it's not because of a trade f...
Bolts From The Blue 2 hours ago
ESPN Predicts Melvin Ingram’s Contract Terms

ESPN Predicts Melvin Ingram’s Contract Terms

Could Ingram actually end up being more affordable than previously thought? ESPN insider’s John Clayton this week released his projected contract terms for the top 25 NFL free agents. His 10th ranked free agent was Los Angeles Chargers edge defender Melvin Ingram, and Clayton’s prediction should make any fan hoping that the Chargers retain their #2 pass rusher happy. At four years and $54 million, Ingram would be very affordable relative to some of the other numbers we have seen thrown around. John Clayton writes: Does this number seem high? Don't be surprised if it's even more. Ingram...
It Is What It Is | WEEI 45 mins ago

Mohamed Sanu sort of blames Super Bowl LI loss on Lady Gaga

It’s been three weeks since Super Bowl LI and many are still trying to figure out how the Falcons blew a 25-point lead against the Patriots. Atlanta led 21-3 at halftime and then scored early in the third quarter to make it 28-3, but then everything fell apart. How did things go so poorly in […]
Silver Screen and Roll 50 mins ago
Lakers reportedly talking buyout with Jose Calderon; Houston, Golden State interested

Lakers reportedly talking buyout with Jose Calderon; Houston, Golden State interested

This was to be expected. In a move that was to be expected once the trade deadline came and went with Jose Calderon still on the Los Angeles Lakers, ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting the two sides are discussing a buyout. Calderon was acquired as a veteran to help mentor the young Lakers and also as a means to land a couple extra second rounders from the Chicago Bulls, who were looking to shed salary. He’s since fallen out of the rotation, though has remained very professional throughout the season, as ESPN’s John Ireland mentioned on the “Locked on Lakers” podcast January 10. To...
FOX Sports 5 hours ago
How Does Lou Williams In Houston Affect The San Antonio Spurs

How Does Lou Williams In Houston Affect The San Antonio Spurs

This week Lou Williams was traded to the Houston Rockets. Could the potential Sixth Man of the Year be a problem for the San Antonio Spurs come playoffs?If the regular season were to end today, the San Antonio Spurs could playthe Houston Rockets in the playoffs. This semifinal would feature one of...
Full Count | WEEI 3 hours ago

We now know when Chris Sale, Eduardo Rodriguez will make their first spring training starts

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Craig Kimbrel and Eduardo Rodriguez each pitched their first live batting practices of spring training Saturday morning. But it was the other guy who participated in session on Field 4, Chris Sale, that offered any semblance of news in the hours leading up to the Red Sox big game against the […]

Injury forces Michael Carter-Williams to skip Bulls' trip to Cleveland

The Bulls announced Michael Carter-Williams didn't travel to Cleveland because of patellar tendinitis. Carter-Williams joins Paul Zipser, who has left ankle tendinitis, in Chicago. Carter-Williams surprisingly started over Jerian Grant in Friday's overtime victory over the Suns but played only...
Newark Star-Ledger 6 hours ago
Could Jerod Evans be answer as Eli Manning's replacement? | Giants mailbag

Could Jerod Evans be answer as Eli Manning's replacement? | Giants mailbag

This week's Giants mailbag includes queries about Eli Manning's current contract, Jason Pierre-Paul's potential contract, Shane Vereen's future, the 2017 NFL Draft quarterback crop, Brandon Marshall, DeSean Jackson and, yes, The Bachelor.

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Game 61: Los Angeles vs Anaheim

Los Angeles Kings 0, Anaheim Ducks 0 Pre-game Radio Feed NHL.com Preview Boxscore Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 0; ANA – 0 PP: LAK – 0/0; ANA – 0/0 First Period Los Angeles Kings (29-27-4) vs Anaheim Ducks (32-20-10) Saturday, February 25, 2017, 1:00 p.m. PT Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA Referees: #12 Justin StPierre, […] The post Game 61: Los Angeles vs Anaheim appeared first on LA Kings Insider.
the Guardian 5 mins ago

Antonio Conte says Chelsea deserve to be top of the table – video

Conte says Chelsea deserve to be at the top of the table due to their efforts both on and off the pitch, and also points to his players’ experience in winning trophies, following the 3-1 win over Swansea. Fàbregas and Pedro see off stubborn Swansea as Chelsea stay way out in front
Kansas City Star 7 mins ago

Royals, Rangers pay tribute to Yordano Ventura

Before the first pitch of the Cactus League opener at Surprise Stadium on Saturday, the Royals and Rangers paid tribute to Yordano Ventura, who died last month after a car …
News & Observer 9 mins ago

Duke's Grayson Allen out for Miami game with ankle issue

No. 10 Duke is without guard Grayson Allen for Saturday's game at Miami because of what the team said is a left ankle problem. It's the third game Allen is …

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