11:16 AM EST, Sat February 25, 2017
Orange County Register 13 hours ago
Chris Paul returns to Clippers' lineup against Spurs

Chris Paul returns to Clippers' lineup against Spurs

LOS ANGELES – Chris Paul is back in the Clippers’ lineup after missing five weeks with a torn ligament in his left thumb. The star point guard will play tonight against the San Antonio Spurs, the second-place team in the Western Conference. Paul...
Broderick Turner / Los Angeles Times 9 hours ago

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...
Sun Herald 13 hours ago

Paul returns to Clippers' lineup after left thumb injury

Chris Paul is back in the Los Angeles Clippers' lineup after missing five weeks with a torn ligament in his left thumb. The star point guard was set to play …
Broderick Turner / Los Angeles Times 13 hours ago

Chris Paul to return for Clippers tonight against San Antonio Spurs

Chris Paul is playing tonight for the Clippers against the San Antonio Spurs at Staples Center, Coach Doc Rivers confirmed to the media during his pregame news conference Friday. Rivers said Paul, who had been out five weeks recovering from left thumb surgery to repair a ligament tear, would wear...
Sacramento Bee 15 hours ago
49ers to sign DT Earl Mitchell to four-year deal

49ers to sign DT Earl Mitchell to four-year deal

SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers found a big body for the center of their new defense when Earl Mitchell agreed to a four-year deal worth $16 million overall. The 49ers …
49ers Hot Read | San Jose Mercury News 13 hours ago

49ers win Earl Mitchell derby, add to defensive line

Veteran defensive lineman Earl Mitchell signed with the 49ers after also visiting the Seahawks, Broncos and Falcons, a league source confirmed Friday.
NFL Trade Rumors 15 hours ago

BREAKING: 49ers Signing DT Earl Mitchell To Four-Year, $16M Deal

Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the 49ers are signing DT  Earl Mitchell to a four-year, $16 million contract that includes $5.5 million in year one of the agreement. The post BREAKING: 49ers Signing DT Earl Mitchell To Four-Year, $16M Deal appeared first on NFLTradeRumors.co.
The Bird Writes 4 hours ago
NBA Preview: Boogie train rides into Dallas; Pelicans seek first win of Cousins-Davis era

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 different. With the arrival of DeMarcus Cousins, the Pelicans have moved all their chips to the center of the table, hoping the NBA’s biggest trade at the deadline earns a postseason trip in less than two months time. Meanwhile, the Mavericks waived both Deron Williams and Andrew Bogut, days...
Hoops Hype 2 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...
numberFire 14 hours ago

The Pelicans will waive newly acquired Omri Casspi

The New Orleans Pelicans will waive injured forward Omri Casspi (thumb) in order to sign forward Reggie Williams. What It Means: Casspi, acquired in the DeMarcus Cousins trade, broke his thumb in his Pelicans debut on Thursday and is expected to miss the next four-to-six weeks. Instead of holding...
Plain Dealer 16 mins 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...
Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball 14 hours ago

Cavs star Love won't let knee injury keep him down

Kevin Love expects to be ready to help the Cleveland Cavaliers come NBA playoff time.
Newark Star-Ledger 4 hours ago
What should Jets do with David Harris, Darrelle Revis, Sheldon Richardson? | Mailbag

What should Jets do with David Harris, Darrelle Revis, Sheldon Richardson? | Mailbag

Answering your questions on everything from the NFL Scouting Combine to the NFL Draft to free agency, plus prominent Jets players like Brandon Marshall, Darrelle Revis, Nick Mangold, and David Harris.
Gang Green Nation 2 hours ago

Flight Connections 02/25/17: New York Jets free agency preview, what to do with Darrelle Revis and Sheldon Richardson

Daily links connecting you to articles about the NFL's New York Jets. Good morning, Gang Green Gangsters! Here are your daily New York Jets links for this Saturday... Pro Football Focus: Jets free agency preview. Eric Allen: Free agency preview of defensive backs. Darryl Slater: What should the Jet...
CelticsBlog 12 hours ago
Celtics blow 17-point lead and lose to revamped Raptors

Celtics blow 17-point lead and lose to revamped Raptors

New Raptors Serge Ibaka and P.J. Tucker energize a relentless effort by Demar DeRozan that propelled Toronto to 50 points in 11 minutes out of halftime. Toronto erases a massive Celtics lead and brings themselves back into the race for the top of the east. A swarming defensive effort holds Thomas to 20 points. The entire Celtics team took off for Toronto as the trade deadline sun set to calls for and against the team’s stagnancy. The common ground both could agree on, with 23 games remaining, that this one would be massive for Boston with leads of two and four games over Washington and...
Raptors HQ 11 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....
Purple and Blue 8 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 2 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...
Blogging The Boys 6 hours ago
Cowboys News: Could Tony Romo Play For Redskins In 2017?

Cowboys News: Could Tony Romo Play For Redskins In 2017?

Cowboys headlines: Washington showing interest in Tony Romo? Could Cowboys go after Melvin Ingram? Why were Cowboys coaches and scouts high-fiving each other this week? Report: Washington Redskins Showing Interest In Tony Romo - Jesse Borek, Fanrag SportsJust when you thought you'd heard it all, along comes Jason Cole of Bleacher Report and speculates that Washington could be interested in acquiring Romo, if they decide to trade Kirk Cousins. The team currently has to decide what to do with quarterback Kirk Cousins, whom it can either slap with the franchise tag for the second consecutive...
CSN Washington 5 hours ago

Need to Know: The Redskins week that was—Trade winds, Cousins vs. McCoy

The Redskins week that was: There may be a huge trade brewing plus D in the first round, under the radar issues, and Cousins vs. McCoy
Thunderous Intentions 3 hours ago
Oklahoma City Thunder In-Depth Look At The Chicago Bulls Trade

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
Thunderous Intentions 11 hours ago

OKC Thunder Rout Lakers in Gibson, McDermott Debut

The OKC Thunder defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 110-93 on Friday night at the Peake. The OKC Thunder used a balanced attack to defeat the young Los Angeles Lakers team in their first game back after the All-Star break. Tonight’s game was the debut of Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott for the OKC Thunder....
Chicago Tribune 1 hour ago
Anthony Morrow plans to change uniform number after Derrick Rose supporters lash out

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...
MLB Daily Dish 2 hours ago
NL East Notes: Nationals considering Derek Norris trade, Bartolo Colon will start Saturday

NL East Notes: Nationals considering Derek Norris trade, Bartolo Colon will start Saturday

Here’s the latest from around the National League East. After signing free agent catcher Matt Wieters, the Nationals are “trying to trade” catcher Derek Norris, according to FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman. Wieters and Jose Lobaton will likely compete for Washington’s starting catching job, leaving Pedro Severino preparing to open the season in the minors. Norris struggled at the plate with the Padres last season, hitting .186/.255/.328 with 14 home runs and 42 RBIs over 125 games. Though Norris didn’t produce consistently, a handful of teams could pursue catching depth as Opening...
NFL Trade Rumors 17 mins ago
Free Agent WR Robert Woods Hoping To Be Back With Bills

Free Agent WR Robert Woods Hoping To Be Back With Bills

Bills free agent WR Robert Woods mentioned that while he has to be prepared to move on, he’s still hoping to be back in Buffalo next year. “We have to be prepared to go,” Woods said of him and QB Tyrod Taylor, via BuffaloBills.com. “Hopefully it’s with Buffalo, just because we’ve been there, we’ve been … The post Free Agent WR Robert Woods Hoping To Be Back With Bills appeared first on NFLTradeRumors.co.
Factory of Sadness 16 hours ago
Cleveland Browns: Could The Front Office Be On The Hot Seat?

Cleveland Browns: Could The Front Office Be On The Hot Seat?

Could a disappointing offseason result in a different approach for the Cleveland Browns? The Cleveland Browns are off to a good start this offseason in their pursuit of improving the roster. They already re-signed linebacker Jamie Collins and released multiple players. Today, the NFL announced compensatory picks which helps with their resources in the upcoming […] Cleveland Browns: Could The Front Office Be On The Hot Seat? - Factory of Sadness - Factory of Sadness - A Cleveland Sports Site - Cleveland Browns, Indians, Cavaliers & More
New York Post 8 hours ago
Why Sean Marks’ under-the-radar move could pay off for Nets

Why Sean Marks’ under-the-radar move could pay off for Nets

DENVER — While getting a first-round pick without dealing Brook Lopez will get the headlines, plucking K.J. McDaniels without giving up essentially anything might have been general manager Sean Marks’ shrewdest move in his first trade deadline. With loaded Houston needing cap relief for a win-now mode, Marks swiped McDaniels for the cash, which the...

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Newark Star-Ledger 1 min ago

WATCH: Mets' ace Noah Syndergaard throws live BP

Mets' right-hander Noah Syndergaard threw live batting practice on Saturday.
ESPN FC 7 mins ago

Prem: Fabregas hits the crossbar

English Premier League: Cesc Fabregas (51) Chelsea 1-1 Swansea City
Hartford Courant 9 mins ago

Testing 1, 2, 3 ... 4

A typical four days for players invited to the NFL Combine. This year's dates are Feb. 28-March 6 (NFL Network provides TV coverage).Day 1: Arrival in Indianapolis and registration ... hospital pre-exam and X-rays ... orientation and interviews by teams.Day 2: Measurements ... medical exams ......
Hartford Courant 9 mins ago

NFL Combine: Noel Thomas Ready To Take Giant Leap From UConn To The Pros

Based in Atlanta while he prepares for next week's NFL combine, Noel Thomas Jr. is on a regimented Monday-through-Friday schedule. Think of an activity that adds bulk to the upper body or increases speed and quickness and Thomas has done it countless times in recent months, working to improve,...
Vaughts Views 12 mins ago

Mercer County junior Emmy Souder commits to Northern Kentucky

By LARRY VAUGHT Mercer County junior Emmy Souder likely would have continued to get more scholarship offers but she decided Friday that Northern Kentucky University was the right place for her. Souder is the fifth player — all juniors — on Mercer’s team to make a verbal commitment to a Division I school. Seygan Robbins …

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