6:01 PM EST, Mon February 27, 2017
National Post 2 hours ago
Toronto Maple Leafs acquire defensive-minded centre Brian Boyle two days before trade deadline

Toronto Maple Leafs acquire defensive-minded centre Brian Boyle two days before trade deadline

The Leafs dealt a 2017 second-round pick and minor-league forward Byron Froese to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Boyle, a pending UFA
Boston Herald 1 hour ago

Maple Leafs acquire Hingham's Brian Boyle from Lightning

The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired forward Brian Boyle in a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday.Tampa Bay gets a 2017 second-round pick and minor league forward Byron Froese for Boyle. The teams announced the deal about 47 hours prior to the NHLs trade deadline.Boyle, 32, is a pending unrestricted...
All Things Avs | Denver Post 2 hours ago

Maple Leafs agree to acquire Brian Boyle from Lightning, per AP source

A person familiar with the trade says the Toronto Maple Leafs have agreed to acquire forward Brian Boyle from the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Toronto Star 2 hours ago

Maple Leafs trade for Brian Boyle from Lightning

Leafs send Byron Froese and second-round pick to Tampa for veteran centre with NHL trade deadline looming.
FOX Sports 2 hours ago

Maple Leafs acquire Brian Boyle from Lightning

The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired forward Brian Boyle in a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday.
Newsday 5 hours ago
Knicks' Joakim Noah to have knee surgery, may miss rest of season, source says

Knicks' Joakim Noah to have knee surgery, may miss rest of season, source says

Joakim Noah's disappointing first season as a Knick likely is over.
FOX Sports 4 hours ago

Knicks waive Brandon Jennings, lose Joakim Noah to surgery

NEW YORK (AP) Brandon Jennings is gone and Joakim Noah is headed for knee surgery.
Boston Herald 2 hours ago

Knicks part ways with Brandon Jennings, lose Joakim Noah to knee surgery

While the New York Knicks still talk about a playoff push and how small the gap is between them and the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference, their actions Monday showed an acknowledgement of the reality — that the team is planning on another appearance in the NBA Draft Lottery.The Knicks waived...
CSN Chicago 4 hours ago

New York Knicks center Joakim Noah out for the year

Knicks center Joakim Noah will miss the rest of the 2016-17 season with a knee injury. Noah, who spent nine seasons with the Bulls, played in just 46 games.
Daily Knicks 5 hours ago

New York Knicks: Joakim Noah Ruled Out For The Season

New York Knicks center Joakim Noah has been ruled out for the remainder of the 2016-17 NBA regular season. He’ll undergo arthroscopic knee surgery. New York Knicks center Joakim Noah has been working towards finding his niche throughout the 2016-17 NBA regular season. Unfortunately, general inconsistency...
New York Post 1 hour ago

Giants put franchise tag on JPP while ‘nowhere’ close on deal

The Giants reportedly have applied the franchise tag to Jason Pierre-Paul with the two sides not close on a new contract. Pro Football Talk reported the Giants notified Pierre-Paul he has been designated with the franchise tag before the Wednesday afternoon deadline. The franchise tag number for defensive...
Boston Herald 36 mins ago

Jason Pierre-Paul receives franchise tag from Giants

Less than a year after revamping their defense with a free agency spending spree, the New York Giants moved Monday to keep one of their leading pass rushers in place.The Giants used the franchise tag on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, a person familiar with the move told Art Stapleton of North Jersey...
NFL Trade Rumors 1 hour ago

BREAKING: Giants Franchising DE Jason Pierre-Paul

Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Giants are using their franchise tag on DE Jason Pierre-Paul. Pierre-Paul, 28, is a former first-round pick of the Giants back in 2010. He received the team’s franchise tag last year but later had it rescinded after he suffered a serious injury to his hand....
Ed Valentine / Big Blue View 58 mins ago

Breaking news: New York Giants franchise tag JPP, per report

Sides reportedly weren’t close to long-term deal The New York Giants will apply the franchise tag to Jason Pierre-Paul, per a report from Pro Football Talk. Based on an anticipated salary cap of $168 million for 2017, the tag will cost the Giants roughly $17 million. Pierre-Paul, seeking a multi-year...
CSN New England 2 hours ago
Raptors, in pursuit of Celtics in playoff race, lose Lowry for perhaps rest of regular season

Raptors, in pursuit of Celtics in playoff race, lose Lowry for perhaps rest of regular season

Kyle Lowry will undergo wrist surgery that may sideline him for the rest of the regulat season, dealing a blow to Toronto's chances of catching Boston.
Boston Herald 2 hours ago

Kyle Lowry to undergo wrist surgery Tuesday, aiming to return for playoffs

Toronto Raptors All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry is expected to undergo surgery on Tuesday to remove loose bodies from his injured right wrist, the team announced Monday afternoon. Toronto is aiming to have him back for the playoffs.Lowry injured his wrist in a Feb. 15 victory over the Charlotte Hornets,...
Raptors HQ 2 hours ago

Kyle Lowry to Undergo Surgery on Wrist, Out 4-5 Weeks

The injury is worse than it appeared, apparently. Awful news for the Toronto Raptors today, as Kyle Lowry’s wrist injury will result in surgery. According to the team, he will likely be out until the playoffs. Kyle Lowry to undergo surgery Tuesday morning to remove loose bodies from right wrist....
Toronto Sun 6 hours ago

Raptors-Blazers: Options galore for Casey

The new-look Raptors won't win every game the rest of the way — especially if Kyle Lowry's wrist injury throws off his shooting — but this looks to be a really good team now. We've never seen a Raptors side that gives its head coach this many options. There's never been a deeper, more talented group....
numberFire 3 hours ago

NBA FanDuel Ownership Percentages: Sunday 2/26/17

While Kyle Lowry sat on Sunday, Cory Joseph found himself on almost half of all lineups on FanDuel. Which other players carried high ownership for the slate?
Woods holding out hope

Woods holding out hope

In an ideal world for impending free agent WR Robert Woods, he’d be back in Buffalo and QB Tyrod Taylor would be in the fold for the foreseeable future. But Woods knows the business of NFL football doesn’t always operate that way. Still, he’s holding out hope that he can be back with the Bills […]
Buffalo Rumblings 2 hours ago

Buffalo Bills’ team needs: Pre-combine edition

Outlining the positions of need for the Bills this offseason. The NFL Combine will invade your TV later this week, unofficially signifying the start of the offseason. Before it begins, let’s map out the Buffalo Bills’ biggest needs and provide some options Doug Whaley and his crew to may consider...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 5 hours ago
Antonio Brown, Steelers agree on five-year contract

Antonio Brown, Steelers agree on five-year contract

The Steelers got their wish: The team and wide receiver Antonio Brown agreed to a contract extension that will make Brown the highest-paid receiver in the league.
NFL 36 mins ago

Brown signed to a new five-year contract

Antonio Brown is now set to be a 'Steeler for life.'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 9 hours ago

Antonio Brown, Steelers make 'significant progress,' report says

The Antonio Brown contract saga could be coming to an end — and quickly, according to NFL Network.
Steelers Depot 33 mins ago

Schefter: Steelers And Brown Reach Long-Term Deal

Big but not surprising news out of Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Steelers and Antonio Brown have reportedly reached a long-term agreement, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Steelers and Antonio Brown have reached agreement on deal to make him highest paid WR in NFL, per sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter)...
Sander Philipse / Bucs Nation 7 hours ago
Will Buccaneers be interested in free agency-bound Alshon Jeffery?

Will Buccaneers be interested in free agency-bound Alshon Jeffery?

Looks like another top free agent will hit the actual market: Chicago Bears wide receiver is not expected to be franchise tagged, and it seems like the Bears aren’t close to getting a long-term contract done with him either. That according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. #Bears are not expected to franchise Alshon Jeffery again at > $17M, sources say. A top WR on the market will generate lots of buzz in Indy— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 27, 2017 The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could take a look at Jeffery, what with their top need being wide receiver and all. He’s been limited...
Ed Valentine / Big Blue View 9 hours ago

Alshon Jeffery won’t get franchise tag from Bears — report

Wide receiver appears almost certain to reach open market Alshon Jeffery, who could be the top wide receiver on the free agent market next month, reportedly will not receive the franchise tag from the Chicago Bears. That means the 27-year-old is likely to reach the open market. The New York Giants...
Field Gulls 7 hours ago

Check out their 2017 free agents: Chicago Bears make a decision on Alshon Jeffery

While the focus is on the quarterback, as always, the Chicago Bears already know that Jay Cutler is not their QB of the future. That ship has already sailed. Cutler, “The Most Average QB of All-Time,” is the subject of trade rumors and may just get outright released, but it’s also not that simple;...
David Fucillo / Niners Nation 8 hours ago

Bears will not apply franchise tag to Alshon Jeffery, per reports

The 2017 free agency class is going to feature a lot of wide receiver talent. The wide receiver market in free agency could be quite deep this year. NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport and ESPN Bears beat writer Jeff Dickerson reported on Monday that the Chicago Bears will not be using their franchise...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 7 hours ago
Arizona captain Shane Doan voices frustration after Martin Hanzal traded to Wild

Arizona captain Shane Doan voices frustration after Martin Hanzal traded to Wild

Doan used an in-game interview Sunday to express his disappointment with the trade that sent Hanzal and Ryan White to Minnesota for three future draft picks and a minor leaguer.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 2 hours ago

Martin Hanzal adds more size for Wild up the middle

Though newly acquired forwards Martin Hanzal and Ryan White did not arrive in time to join the Minnesota Wild for Monday’s morning skate, still in transit after being acquired in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday night, their presence was felt throughout the locker room. Less than 12 hours...
Arizona Republic 1 hour ago

Arizona Coyotes add Teemu Pulkkinen in another trade with Minnesota Wild

A day after making center Martin Hanzal the centerpiece of a trade with the Wild that netted the Coyotes a package of picks and a minor-leaguer, the team made another swap with Minnesota Monday as it acquired X Teemu Pulkkinen in exchange for future         
FOX Sports 2 hours ago

Coyotes acquire Wild's Pulkkinen for future considerations

The exchange comes one day after Arizona sent Martin Hanzal to Minnesota
The Landry Hat 2 hours ago
Dallas Cowboys Free Agency: Is Kenny Stills a perfect addition?

Dallas Cowboys Free Agency: Is Kenny Stills a perfect addition?

Could former Miami Dolphin and current free agent wide receiver Kenny Stills be the perfect addition to the Dallas Cowboys roster? With 21 members of their 2016 roster scheduled to hit free agency soon, the Dallas Cowboys have several potential voids to fill. One of those voids looks to be within their wide receiver corps. […] Dallas Cowboys Free Agency: Is Kenny Stills a perfect addition? - The Landry Hat - The Landry Hat - A Dallas Cowboys Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Landry Hat 2 hours ago

Six Dallas Cowboys land on PFT’s Free Agent Hot 100 list

Six of the Dallas Cowboys 21 free agents land on Pro Football Talk’s Free Agent Hot 100 list. Find out who made the list and who got snubbed. The Dallas Cowboys have one of the largest free agency classes in recent memory. With a whopping 20 players possibly hitting the open market next month as […] Six...
FOX Sports 3 hours ago

2017 NFL Free Agency: J.J. Wilcox Better Than Barry Church for Dallas Cowboys

Although Barry Church seems to be the preferred safety among fans and analysts, J.J. Wilcox is arguably the better fit for the Dallas Cowboys long termSeveral mock drafts have the Dallas Cowboys selecting a safety within the first few rounds of the 2017 NFL Draft. That makes sense seeing as how bo...
Plain Dealer 17 mins ago
Andrew Bogut waived by 76ers, Cavs hopeful to sign him

Andrew Bogut waived by 76ers, Cavs hopeful to sign him

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Australian center Andrew Bogut was waived by the Philadelphia 76ers and the Cavs are hopeful he signs with them for the rest of the season. A Cavs-Bogut partnership is no slam dunk, whereas Cavalier-to-be Deron Williams pledged...
Golden State Of Mind 5 hours ago

Warriors vs. Sixers Q&A: What’s the outlook for Philadelphia after the trade deadline?

Liberty Ballers gives us some insight on the Sixers before tonight's game. Since the Golden State Warriors are facing the Philadelphia 76ers tonight, I reached out to Jake Pavorsky of SB Nation’s Liberty Ballers for some insight about one of the more interesting teams (to me) after the trade deadline. If...
Liberty Ballers 39 mins ago

Sixers, Andrew Bogut agree to contract buyout

Bogut finished his Sixers career with zero points, zero rebounds, and zero assists. As soon as the Sixers originally traded for Andrew Bogut as a part of the package for Nerlens Noel, the two sides were already headed for a separation. Reports indicated the team attempted to move him before Thursday’s...
49ers tender OLB Carl Bradford and NT Mike Purcell

49ers tender OLB Carl Bradford and NT Mike Purcell

The 49ers just announced they have given one-year contract tenders to OLB Carl Bradford and NT Mike Purcell, both of whom finished last season with the 49ers. Bradford (6-1, 248 lbs.) most likely will complete for a spot at weakside linebacker — the position Myles Jack and Dan Skuta played last season for the Jacksonville […]
FOX Sports 42 mins ago

49ers tender contracts to Purcell, Bradford

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers tendered one-year contracts to exclusive rights free agent nose tackle Mike Purcell and linebacker Carl Bradford on Monday.
David Fucillo / Niners Nation 1 hour ago

49ers extend tenders to 2 exclusive rights free agents

The 49ers took care of some minor free agency business on Monday. The San Francisco 49ers took care of some business on Monday, formally extending offers to nose tackle Mike Purcell and linebacker Carl Bradford. The two players are exclusive rights free agents. They can either sign the tender and play...
Lakers waive veteran guard Jose Calderon after negotiating buyout

Lakers waive veteran guard Jose Calderon after negotiating buyout

LOS ANGELES — In a move that opens up a spot on the Lakers’ roster and allows a veteran point guard a chance to join a playoff team, the Lakers waived reserve guard Jose Calderon on Monday after negotiating a …
Silver Screen and Roll 11 mins ago

Lakers waive Jose Calderon, who is expected to sign with Warriors

The veteran guard is on his way to a contender. The NBA trade deadline has come and gone, but the Los Angeles Lakers are still making moves. The team has waived veteran guard Jose Calderon, releasing a brief statement to announce the roster change. The Golden State Warriors are expected to pick up...
FOX Sports 1 hour ago
Steelers place franchise tag on Pro Bowl RB Le'Veon Bell

Steelers place franchise tag on Pro Bowl RB Le'Veon Bell

Bell was named to his second Pro Bowl in 2016
Beaver County Times 42 mins ago

Franchise-tagged Bell won't get $15 million, not yet anyway

The Steelers placed the exclusive franchise tag on Le'Veon Bell, keeping the star running back in Pittsburgh for next season. More than likely, the Steelers will try to sign Bell to a long-term contract extension over the summer.
Land of 10 1 hour ago

Former Michigan State RB Le’Veon Bell set to finally make more than $1 million per year

With the NFL’s franchise-tag deadline set for Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET, the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to let their star tailback cash in a bit early. On Monday, the team placed its franchise tagged on Le’Veon Bell, and it’s worth around $12.2 million. Steelers have placed franchise tag on RB LeVeon...
NFL Trade Rumors 2 hours ago
Veteran DE Dwight Freeney Returning For 2017, Will Be UFA

Veteran DE Dwight Freeney Returning For 2017, Will Be UFA

Tom Pelissero of USA Today is reporting that veteran DE Dwight Freeney has decided to return for the 2017 season and will become an unrestricted free agent in the coming weeks. Freeney, 37, is a former first-round pick of the Colts back in 2002. After spending 11 years in Indianapolis, Freeney signed on with the Chargers as … The post Veteran DE Dwight Freeney Returning For 2017, Will Be UFA appeared first on NFLTradeRumors.co.
Yahoo! Fantasy Football 2 hours ago

Dwight Freeney is set to return for his 16th NFL season

After a disappointing Super Bowl loss, the veteran defensive end is going to give things another go. Veteran defensive end Dwight Freeney was uncertain of his future, but USA Today’s Tom Pelissero reports that Freeney will play a 16th NFL season. Freeney is fresh off of his third Super Bowl appearance,...
CSN Philly 6 hours ago
Joel Embiid now out indefinitely with swelling in knee, will have MRI

Joel Embiid now out indefinitely with swelling in knee, will have MRI

Joel Embiid on Monday will have an MRI on his injured left knee and is now listed as out indefinitely.Embiid has been experiencing swelling and soreness
Sports Illustrated 6 hours ago

Joel Embiid out indefinitely, set for MRI on injured knee

Joel Embiid out indefinitely, set for MRI on injured knee.
CSN New England 2 hours ago
Hanley Ramirez's shoulder already a concern for Red Sox heading into WBC

Hanley Ramirez's shoulder already a concern for Red Sox heading into WBC

Another year, another injury concern for Hanley Ramirez. This time, though, it's a bit more complicated.Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell told the media Monday
Fenway Nation 6 hours ago

'Nappy-Time' To Get Even Better For Sox Millionaires

Way back in September of 2013, we brought you a story about a new "nap room" for Red Sox players at Fenway. Since they went on to won the World Series that year, not much controversy was stirred by the issue. Now, it appears that the team is embarking on a major renovation of the clubhouse sleep area—complete...
FOX Sports 7 hours ago
Why Denver Nuggets Were Right To Keep Scoring Wings

Why Denver Nuggets Were Right To Keep Scoring Wings

The Denver Nuggets opted to keep Wilson Chandler and Danilo Gallinari at the trade deadline and this was the correct strategy for the good of their future.The trade deadline was a rather uneventful event as many teams opted against changing their rosters. The Denver Nuggetsdidn't quite fit th...
numberFire 1 hour ago

Kenneth Faried (back) won't play Tuesday for Nuggets

Denver Nuggets forward/center Kenneth Faried (back) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Chicago Bulls. What It Means: The Nuggets open up the front end of a back-to-back set on Tuesday, so consider Faried questionable for Wednesday's matchup with the Milwaukee Bucks. Wilson Chandler...
Canadiens trade Greg Pateryn to Dallas Stars for Jordie Benn

Canadiens trade Greg Pateryn to Dallas Stars for Jordie Benn

The Canadiens made a trade Monday afternoon, but it wasn’t a blockbuster. The Canadiens dealt defenceman Greg Pateryn and a fourth-round pick at this year’s NHL Draft to the Dallas Stars in exchange for defenceman Jordie Benn . (Photo: Dario […]
FOX Sports 1 hour ago

Stars acquire Greg Pateryn from Canadiens for Jordie Benn

DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Stars have acquired defenseman Greg Pateryn and a 2017 fourth-round pick from the Montreal Canadiens for defenseman Jordie Benn.

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Times-Picayune 1 min ago

Saints in good position to address defense in 'one of the best defensive drafts' NFL Network's Mike Mayock has seen

2017 NFL Draft provides exceptional depth at defensive end, cornerback
Daily Mail 3 mins ago

West Ham reject offers from Chinese clubs for Andy Carroll

West Ham have rejected offers from Chinese clubs for Andy Carroll. The Hammers striker was a target for Tianjin Quanjian, Hebei China Fortune and Shandong Luneng,
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BSN Denver 4 mins ago

Ryan Edwards Show: Avalanche trade deadline and Nuggets playoff run

  Ryan kicked off the show with the Top 4 Trends and discussion on the Nuggets performance over the weekend in a win over the Nets and loss to the Grizzlies. Next, he talked about the NHL trade deadline and the expectations that Joe Sakic is likely to do something with Matt Duchene. In the [...]
ESPN FC 6 mins ago

Leicester finally played with energy

The FC panel try and dig into how Leicester performed the way they did against Liverpool after poor performances all year.

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