5:32 AM EDT, Sun August 19, 2018
ClutchPoints 8 hours ago
Celtics Jayson Tatum Looks To Kobe Bryant To Improve

Celtics Jayson Tatum Looks To Kobe Bryant To Improve

The last time the basketball world caught a glimpse of Jayson Tatum, the Boston Celtics rookie dropped 24 points in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Now, he has turned to a familiar No. 24 to unleash hell on an Eastern Conference devoid of LeBron. ESPN’s Chris […] The post Celtics Jayson Tatum Looks To Kobe Bryant To Improve appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 10 hours ago

Sportsbook reveals top five MVP candidates for the 2018-19 NBA season

Popular betting site Oddshark has released the betting odds for the MVP winner of the 2018-19 NBA season. The site listed the odds for 18 players in the league, and the players at the top are what most viewers predicted. Los Angeles Lakers superstar forward LeBron James tops the list at a +400, followed...
Lakers Nation 13 hours ago

Even With LeBron James, Charles Barkley Claims Lakers ‘Are Not Even Close’ To Contending

Despite the Los Angeles Lakers signing LeBron James in free agency, a popular belief holds the team will still struggle...
Lake Show Life 8 hours ago

Los Angeles Lakers: Rajon Rondo ready to help Lonzo Ball develop

Rajon Rondo is ready and willing to do whatever it takes to help the Los Angeles Lakers win, including helping develop Lonzo Ball. The Los Angeles Lakers reshaped their backcourt this offseason. With LeBron James now in town, some veterans were needed to round out the roster. One of those veterans that...
Lakers Nation 2 hours ago

Lakers News: LeBron James Given Best Odds To Win 2018-19 NBA MVP Award

Very few people will argue that Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is the best player in the NBA today. As such...
Amazin Avenue 8 hours ago
With a win over the Phillies, Jacob deGrom continues to prove he is the best pitcher in baseball

With a win over the Phillies, Jacob deGrom continues to prove he is the best pitcher in baseball

The Mets’ ace added another notch to his Cy Young belt with a dominant, complete game performance. Jacob deGrom continued his Cy Young campaign, leading the Mets to a 3-1 win over the Phillies. The stellar right-hander tossed a complete game, allowing only one unearned run and striking out nine while walking none. Jeff McNeil led the offense with two singles, a triple, a run, an RBI, his first major league steal, and a stellar defensive play on a ball hit to his right. The Arrieta-deGrom matchup lived up to the billing early, as the Mets and Phillies traded zeros for the...
New York Post 9 hours ago

Jacob deGrom strengthens Cy Young case with dominant gem

PHILADELPHIA — Jacob deGrom’s Cy Young award quest is going full-throttle. With each start, inning pitched and earned run against him vital, the Mets ace pushed through a rain delay Saturday and kept going until he pitched all nine innings, firing 108 pitches and sealed the win. DeGrom did not allow an earned run against...
SNY TV 9 hours ago

Dominant deGrom boosts Cy Young credentials with gem

Now that's he's finally adding wins to his resume, Jacob deGrom is looking very much like a serious candidate for the National League Cy Young Award. DeGrom earned his third victory in as many starts Saturday, throwing his third career complete game without allowing an unearned run in a 3-1 victory in Philadelphia.
SNY TV 12 hours ago

Mets' Mickey Callaway weighs in on Cy Young race

Mickey Callaway believes that Mets RHP Jacob deGrom deserves to win the Cy Young.
SNY TV 10 hours ago

DeGrom goes the distance, shuts down Phils for 8th win

Cy Young candidate Jacob deGrom didn't allow an unearned run in his third career complete game as the Mets defeated Philadelphia 3-1 in a rain-delayed game at Citizens Bank Park.
NESN.com 6 hours ago
David Price Offers Fair Solution To Mookie Betts-J.D. Martinez MVP Debate

David Price Offers Fair Solution To Mookie Betts-J.D. Martinez MVP Debate

Mookie Betts and J.D. Martinez have been arguably the two best players in Major League Baseball this season, but only... Read More »
www.bostonherald.com 8 hours ago

Red Sox notebook: David Price righty on the money vs. Rays

Subtitle: Sox have won 15 of 17 startsOn a day when the Red Sox took a serious hit to their rotation with the return of left-handed ace Chris Sale to the disabled list, David Price softened the blow with a strong start in a 5-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park.Price was sharp, particularly...
ClutchPoints 10 hours ago
Blazers could be an eventual suitor of Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler

Blazers could be an eventual suitor of Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler

The Portland Trail Blazers, who have long been looking for a third superstar to join Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, could find one in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ Jimmy Butler. According to an article by Grant Hughes for Bleacher Report, Butler could be a prime target for Rip City by next season’s trade deadline. Jimmy Butler […] The post Blazers could be an eventual suitor of Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Rip City Project 9 hours ago

Blazers: 5 goals for Meyers Leonard to achieve in the 2018-2019 season

Meyers Leonard is coming off the worst season of his six-year career with the Portland Trail Blazers. What does he need to do this offseason to get back in the rotation? The summer of 2015 vacated nearly an entire roster for the Portland Trail Blazers. Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum were the only guaranteed...
SportsDay 10 hours ago
Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes, teaming with retired Dallas Police Chief David Brown, hosts second annual basketball camp and back-to-school shopping spree

Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes, teaming with retired Dallas Police Chief David Brown, hosts second annual basketball camp and back-to-school shopping spree

Harrison Barnes' imprint on the Mavericks has grown exponentially since he arrived in the summer of 2016 and so, too, has his positive impact on the Dallas community.Saturday was the latest example. For the second straight summer, Barnes teamed with retired Dallas Police Chief David Brown to host a free basketball camp, life skills discussion and lunch at Exline Recreation Center in southeast Dallas.Attending the event were 80 smiling boys and girls, ages 8-to-18, half each from the Dallas Police Athletic League and and Boys and Girls Club of Greater Dallas. Dallas PAL officers helped...
The Smoking Cuban 3 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks: Harrison Barnes makes an impact with Dallas youth

Dallas Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes devoted Aug. 18 to helping children by putting on a free basketball clinic and providing them school supplies. The Dallas Mavericks employ a special player in Harrison Barnes.  Sure, he averaged nearly 19 points per game the last two seasons, but Barnes makes...
SportsDay 11 hours ago

Adrian Beltre returns to Rangers lineup as DH only after latest hamstring injury

Adrian Beltre, who hadn't played since coming up lame rounding third base on Monday, returned to the lineup Saturday despite what he labeled a Grade 2 hamstring strain. Beltre was the DH - and will be for the foreseeable future.Beltre will likely be a part-time player, even in that role, for some time. It is unlikely he would play Sunday, a day game after a night game. He will rotate with Shin-Soo Choo at DH.Choo can also play the outfield to spell Nomar Mazara, who missed nearly four weeks with a thumb sprain and has dealt with leg issues this season. The Rangers could also give Joey Gallo...
Lone Star Ball 13 hours ago

Saturday Texas Rangers lineup: Beltre’s back, baby!

Adrian Beltre is back in the lineup today, DHing and hitting third The Texas Rangers look to clinch a series win today against the hated Angels of Orange County, and will be playing with Fearless Leader Adrian Beltre back in the lineup. Beltre had missed the previous three games due to a hamstring...
NorthJersey.com 10 hours ago
With value on the rise, Jets' QB Teddy Bridgewater addresses trade possibility

With value on the rise, Jets' QB Teddy Bridgewater addresses trade possibility

Teddy Bridgewater has been the talk of the NFL after impressing in his first two preseason games. And most of the talk has been about his trade value.        
The Denver Post 11 hours ago

Kickin’ it with Kiz: How much would it cost for the Broncos to trade for quarterback Teddy Bridgewater?

I think the Broncos should package Paxton Lynch and a fifth-round draft choice in a trade with the New York Jets for Teddy Bridgewater.
The Seattle Times 3 hours ago
After Edwin Diaz blows rare save, Mariners beat Dodgers on walk-off balk

After Edwin Diaz blows rare save, Mariners beat Dodgers on walk-off balk

With the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the 10th inning and Kyle Seager at the plate, reliever Dylan Floro balked in the winning run for the Mariners.
Lookout Landing 3 hours ago

71–53: Chart

2018: THE BALK-OFF BALK-OFF BALK-OFF BALK-OFF That one person you watch with who knows the balk rules: Nelson Cruz?!?!?!?!? (.205 WPA) Literally everybody else that you’ve ever watched baseball with who has no clue what does or doesn’t constitute a balk: Edwin Díaz (-.207...
Open to change, Dodgers’ Justin Turner gets boost from new stance

Open to change, Dodgers’ Justin Turner gets boost from new stance

Turner has been on a tear since making an adjustment at the plate.
Plain Dealer 14 hours ago
Josh Gordon place on active/NFI, sign tight end Stephen Baggett

Josh Gordon place on active/NFI, sign tight end Stephen Baggett

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Browns have placed WR Josh Gordon on the active/non-football illness list and signed TE Stephen Baggett. To make room on the roster, the team has waived TE Julian Allen (abdomen) with an injury designation and DB...
Baltimore Sun 9 hours ago
Jaguars star Jalen Ramsey thinks Joe Flacco 'sucks.' The Ravens quarterback doesn't care.

Jaguars star Jalen Ramsey thinks Joe Flacco 'sucks.' The Ravens quarterback doesn't care.

In a recent interview with GQ magazine, Jacksonville Jaguars All-Pro cornerback Jalen Ramsey was unsparing in his comments toward some of the NFL’s highest-profile quarterbacks. He called Buffalo Bills rookie Josh Allen "trash." He said Pittsburgh Steelers star Ben Roethlisberger is "decent at...
AZ Snake Pit 5 hours ago
Arizona Diamondbacks 6, San Diego Padres 7

Arizona Diamondbacks 6, San Diego Padres 7

Two bad innings from Zack Godley led to the delivery of loss-flavored tacos at Petco Even Paul Goldschmidt going 4-for-4 with four RBI could not save the Diamondbacks, as Zack Godley allowed three runs in the fourth and three more in the fifth. Those wiped out Arizona leads of 3-0 and 5-3, and though the bullpen worked three scoreless innings, a fourth proved beyond them. The D-backs jumped out with two on the first, courtesy of A.J. Pollock and Goldschmidt, and Goldy added another in the third. But Godley melted like a chocolate teapot in the fourth, as the Padres tied things up. However,...
NFL Spin Zone 15 hours ago
Dallas Cowboys: 3 Reasons Dak Prescott will rebound in 2018

Dallas Cowboys: 3 Reasons Dak Prescott will rebound in 2018

Many were not happy with the sophomore season of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott. Can the QB1 regroup and be the player he was his rookie season? Dallas Cowboys starting quarterback Dak Prescott had a memorable rookie season in 2016 where he was the Associated Press Offensive Rookie of the Year, being a big part […] Dallas Cowboys: 3 Reasons Dak Prescott will rebound in 2018 - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
Believeland Ball 13 hours ago
Cleveland Indians make it official and retire Jim Thome’s number

Cleveland Indians make it official and retire Jim Thome’s number

The Cleveland Indians capped off Jim Thome’s Hall of Fame tour by officially retiring his No. 25 in a ceremony filled with few dry eyes. The Cleveland Indians decided to make everyone emotional by retiring Jim Thome‘s number this afternoon before the game against the Baltimore Orioles. Thome has a statue at Progressive Field and […] Cleveland Indians make it official and retire Jim Thome’s number - Believeland Ball - Believeland Ball - A Cleveland Indians Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints 15 hours ago
Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin ‘still on track’ to play in Week 1

Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin ‘still on track’ to play in Week 1

In the last several days, the Seattle Seahawks have been monitoring star wide receiver Doug Baldwin’s health as he has been sidelined in training camp with a knee injury. There have been some doubt that he could be ready to go by the season opener, however, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times is reporting that […] The post Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin ‘still on track’ to play in Week 1 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

More Rumors & News

The Sun 13 mins ago

Barcelona to delay Paul Pogba bid with Manchester United insisting he is NOT for sale this month

BARCELONA are reportedly prepared to wait until next summer to sign Paul Pogba. The Manchester United midfielder, 25, has been linked with an exit after a rift developed between him and Jose Mourinho. And the Express claims Barca have given up their pursuit for now after having a reported £50million bid rejected. United will not […]
walesonline 14 mins ago
The full story behind how Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa came so close to being named Swansea City manager and why it all broke down

The full story behind how Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa came so close to being named Swansea City manager and why it all broke down

A contingent from the Liberty flew out to meet the Argentine for talks over the vacant managers position
The Yannick Bolasie news Aston Villa and Middlesbrough won't want to hear

The Yannick Bolasie news Aston Villa and Middlesbrough won't want to hear

The Everton ace is on the radar of a number of clubs this summer
The Sun 24 mins ago

Tottenham ‘considering £10m bid’ for Celtic’s Kieran Tierney in January after Hoops fail to reach Champions League

TOTTENHAM are considering a £10million January bid for Celtic youngster Kieran Tierney, according to reports. The Hoops are without Champions League football this season after being dumped out by AEK Athens in the qualifiers. And according to the Express, the Scottish champions have been hit in the pocket to the tune of £27m after losing […]

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