12:40 PM EDT, Wed May 23, 2018
ClutchPoints 2 hours ago
Timberwolves would trade Tom Thibodeau before Karl-Anthony Towns

Timberwolves would trade Tom Thibodeau before Karl-Anthony Towns

The Minnesota Timberwolves’ reported rift with Karl-Anthony Towns won’t be reason enough to ship him out of town. After initial reports by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst that the team explored a trade for Blake Griffin this past season, his colleague Adrian Wojnarowski explained how unlikely the possibility of a trade really is. “I think their owner […] The post Timberwolves would trade Tom Thibodeau before Karl-Anthony Towns appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Dunking with Wolves 1 hour ago

Wojnarowski: Timberwolves are not trading Karl-Anthony Towns

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski appeared on Ryen Russillo’s show this week and shot down the idea that the Timberwolves would consider trading Karl-Anthony Towns. It’s been an exhausting past couple of weeks, Timberwolves fans. From the coach firings and resignations to the alleged unhappiness of All-Star...
www.chron.com 12 hours ago
Chris Paul's heartfelt message to Houston after the Game 4 win

Chris Paul's heartfelt message to Houston after the Game 4 win

Chris Paul scored 27 points and shot 5-of-9 from the 3-point line, but immediately after the win, his mind was on returning to Houston for Game 5 on Thursday at Toyota Center.
Detroit Free Press 12 hours ago

Chris Paul, Rockets stun Warriors in Game 4 thriller to steal homecourt advantage

James Harden and Chris Paul starred as the Rockets stunned the Warriors to even the series.        
www.chron.com 2 hours ago

Rockets' Chris Paul says foot feeling better was 'huge difference'

After Rockets guard Chris Paul had denied for several days that there was anything wrong with his right foot that seemed to be troubling him, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said after Game 4 Paul's health had improved.
ClutchPoints 2 hours ago

Chris Paul eases concerns on his injured foot

After the Houston Rockets’ Game 4 victory against the Golden State Warriors, head coach Mike D’Antoni confirmed that Chris Paul has been dealing with some foot soreness. Paul doesn’t seem to be too concerned about it and tried to downplay just how bad it is. Rockets' Chris Paul on his foot: "Whole...
SFGate 13 hours ago

Warriors collapse in 4th quarter as Rockets even series at 2-2

In the waning seconds Tuesday night, after a lengthy review, Shaun Livingston was called for a foul that kept the Warriors’ hopes alive. The game was still going. What those Golden State players didn’t understand when they stepped back on the court to watch Chris Paul miss one of...
Golden State Of Mind 14 hours ago
Klay Thompson leaves Game 2 after tweaking knee

Klay Thompson leaves Game 2 after tweaking knee

Hopefully it’s only minor. At this point, it’s starting to seem like the only thing that can stop the Golden State Warriors is an injury. Hopefully that’s not in the process of happening. Already down Andre Iguodala, who suffered a knee contusion in Game 3, Golden State lost another player during Game 2. Shooting guard Klay Thompson exited the game after appearing to tweak his knee. Thompson left the game on his own power, which is great news, but also headed straight to the tunnel with Chelsea Lane. Thankfully, the Warriors cleared him to return. Klay heads to the locker room...
ClutchPoints 1 hour ago

Steve Kerr explains the effect of Andre Iguodala’s absence

The Golden State Warriors sorely missed the defense of their top all-around hound Andre Iguodala, a sixth man that has made his living in this system for the past five seasons from clawing into his matchup. Iguodala took a hit on the knee during Game 3 and wasn’t deemed fit to take the floor, with...
ClutchPoints 2 hours ago

Steve Kerr hopeful Kevon Looney will stay in Golden State

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr didn’t underrate his young frontcourt player prior to inserting Kevon Looney in the starting lineup for the injured Andre Iguodala. “He’s going to have a long career,” Kerr said of Looney prior to a Game 4 loss, according to Logan Murdock of the San...
SFGate 13 hours ago
Caps look to shake underachiever label in Game 7 against Lightning

Caps look to shake underachiever label in Game 7 against Lightning

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is closer than ever to playing for the Stanley Cup, and he’s determined to make the most of the opportunity. “I’ve never been in this position before,” he said Tuesday, looking ahead to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Lightning in Tampa, Fla. The winner Wednesday night earns a berth in the Stanley Cup Finals opposite the Vegas Golden Knights, who will try for hockey’s biggest prize in their inaugural season. Ovechkin and the Caps are hoping to shed a label as playoff...
Puck Prose 40 mins ago

Washington Capitals: Alex Ovechkin can define his legacy in Game 7

Facing another Game 7, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin can give his legacy a huge boost Entering the Stanley Cup Playoffs 2018, very few people thought the Washington Capitals would make it to the Eastern Conference Final. They failed to do so the previous two seasons with better, more skilled...
The Denver Post 27 mins ago

“The biggest game of our life”: Washington Capitals brace for Game 7 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Alex Ovechkin's beard has never been fuller, his hair never grayer. He arrived at the Washington Capitals' Tampa hotel in a bright blue suit, less than 24 hours removed from a bruising 3-0 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Capital One Arena to extend his team's season at least one more game. How...
Plain Dealer 6 hours ago
Is LeBron James the most stylish Cleveland Cavalier?

Is LeBron James the most stylish Cleveland Cavalier?

A deep investigation using Instagram.
www.bostonherald.com 14 hours ago

Celtics hope return home can slow LeBron, Cavs in Game 5

BOSTON — The Celtics expected to see a different LeBron James in Cleveland after the Cavaliers fell into a 2-0 hole to open the Eastern Conference finals.Two games and back-to-back wins later , James has reminded everyone exactly why hes been to seven straight NBA Finals.Boston will be back in the...
Plain Dealer 6 hours ago

LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers look to put Boston Celtics in hot water: Crowquill

LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers look to put Boston Celtics in hot water for Game 5 of Eastern Conference Finals
Detroit Free Press 15 hours ago
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera has good BP; Jeimer Candelario to Toledo

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera has good BP; Jeimer Candelario to Toledo

Detroit Tigers Jeimer Candelario is ready to begin a minor-league injury rehabilitation assignment with Toledo Mud Hens        
Bless You Boys 2 hours ago

Bless You Boys Podcast Episode 21: There are openers and closers

The editorial staff discusses the week in Tigers news and beyond. Brandon and Ashley, staff writers and editors at BlessYouBoys.com return to talk you through the dark times. The Tigers got off to a fun, respectable start considering their last place finish in 2017. We even had dreams of seizing first...
NESN.com 14 hours ago
Alex Cora Appreciative Of Chris Sale’s Ability To Go Deep In Game Vs. Rays

Alex Cora Appreciative Of Chris Sale’s Ability To Go Deep In Game Vs. Rays

Another outing, another dazzling performance from Chris Sale. The Boston Red Sox ace shut down the Tampa Bay Rays in... Read More »
NESN.com 13 hours ago

Red Sox Pitcher Chris Sale’s Velocity, Comfort Improving With Each Start

Chris Sale never has been easy to hit, and it seems like he’s getting even more difficult for opposing batters... Read More »
Dave Clark / Cincinnati.com 43 mins ago
Twitter beef: Pro Football Talk says Mike Silver got rejected trade story from Hue Jackson

Twitter beef: Pro Football Talk says Mike Silver got rejected trade story from Hue Jackson

It started with a report that the Philadelphia Eagles turned down the Cleveland Browns offer of a draft pick for Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles.         
Brandon Lee Gowton / Bleeding Green Nation 30 mins ago

Brandon Graham received a letter from an Eagles fan who thinks he should be cut because he won’t go to the White House

One of the dumbest things you’ll read today. Last week, Brandon Graham told SportsRadio 94WIP’s Jon Marks and Ike Reese that he’s among a group of Philadelphia Eagles players who will NOT be visiting the White House when the team travels down to Washington D.C. to be honored as Super Bowl champions...
Pats Pulpit 4 hours ago
Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski will attend Patriots' minicamp, per Robert Kraft

Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski will attend Patriots' minicamp, per Robert Kraft

The owner spoke to reporters at the current league meetings. The New England Patriots' 2018 offseason does not lack drama: From continuing speculation about Malcolm Butler's Super Bowl benching, to coaching staff changes, to free agency departures, to retirement rumors surrounding both Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski, there has been a seemingly never-ending supply of dramatic storylines to digest in Foxboro since the 2017 season came to an end. The latest development is Brady and Gronkowski, the team's two biggest stars, skipping New England's voluntary offseason workouts. While noteworthy,...
ClutchPoints 2 hours ago

Patriots owner Robert Kraft says Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski will be at mandatory minicamp

The New England Patriots were without their two biggest stars in Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski to start their organized team activities. Patriots coach Bill Belichick didn’t answer any questions about the two absentees. However, Patriots owner Robert Kraft has offered up an important update on both....
Palm Beach Post 1 hour ago

LIVE REPORT: first open Miami Dolphins OTA of 2018

DAVIE — The first Miami Dolphins organized team activity practice open to media is today. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill, linebacker Raekwon McMillan and cornerback Tony Lippett are among the players who are on the field, returning from injury. Every ...
Palm Beach Post 1 hour ago

Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill: Notes on first open practice since knee injury

DAVIE—The Dolphins got quarterback Ryan Tannehill back on the field Tuesday for his first practice since last summer’s season-ending knee injury, and he was out there again this morning working in the first open ...
Mike Axisa / River Ave. Blues 3 hours ago
Cole Hamels and the inevitable trade deadline question

Cole Hamels and the inevitable trade deadline question

Last night, as the Yankees lost for only the fifth time in their last 27 games, we all got a firsthand look at Rangers lefty Cole Hamels, who figures to be a rather popular player come the trade deadline. He was great, holding the Yankees to two solo homers in seven innings. The Rangers are […] The post Cole Hamels and the inevitable trade deadline question appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
Lone Star Ball 13 hours ago

19-31 - Cole Hamels cools off Yankees in 6-4 win for Rangers

Cole Hamels returned for seven sterling innings while cleanup hitter Jurickson Profar provided the big blast The Yankees have been on a tear of late, losing just four games in the last month’s worth of games. In addition, the Bronx Bombers had hit four or more home runs in their last four games including...
NorthJersey.com 41 mins ago
5 takeaways as Jets begin OTAs, including QB situation after Christian Hackenberg trade

5 takeaways as Jets begin OTAs, including QB situation after Christian Hackenberg trade

The Jets jumped into the deep end of offseason workouts Tuesday with the start of organized team activities.        
ClutchPoints 4 hours ago
Packers OLB Clay Matthews says team’s linebacker depth is ‘not that great’

Packers OLB Clay Matthews says team’s linebacker depth is ‘not that great’

The Green Bay Packers spent most of free agency fortifying the offense around quarterback Aaron Rodgers. As a result, the defense received little attention throughout the offseason. The Packers managed to somewhat address this issue through the 2018 NFL Draft. However, linebacker Clay Matthews feels Green Bay is a bit thin on the edge going […] The post Packers OLB Clay Matthews says team’s linebacker depth is ‘not that great’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Royals Review 1 hour ago
Royals Draft Preview: High school outfielders

Royals Draft Preview: High school outfielders

You want tools? They got ‘em. In less than two weeks, the Royals will have a chance to dramatically change the outlook of their farm system. The team will own four of the top 40 selections in the draft and will need those choices to fare better than picks over the last few seasons. The first selection for the Royals will be with the #18 pick, followed by picks #32 and #33, as compensation for losing Eric Hosmer and Lorenzo Cain, and pick #40 as a competitive balance pick. They will also have their second round pick at #58. According to ESPN’s Keith Law, the Royals have been “all...
Baltimore Sun 15 hours ago

Albert Almora Jr. won't try to recruit good friend Manny Machado to Cubs

Albert Almora Jr. said he hopes to have lunch Wednesday with Miami childhood friend Manny Machado, but Almora won’t put on a recruiting blitz for the Cubs. “When we talk, we talk about family, his wife, my son and wife — that’s it,” Almora said of his conversations with Machado, the Orioles superstar...
Arrowhead Pride 1 hour ago
What undrafted rookie RB Darrel Williams brings to the Chiefs

What undrafted rookie RB Darrel Williams brings to the Chiefs

Lottery Tickets is a breakdown series of the lesser known players who have a chance to make the Kansas City Chiefs’ Week 1 roster. Leading up to training camp, we’ll be profiling the intriguing undrafted free agents and reserve/future contract players that show the ability to potentially stick in the NFL. The players we discuss are high upside players that haven’t significantly affected the Chiefs bottom line, but the returns could be substantial. We’ve already reviewed quarterback Chase Litton here. — Why would the Kansas City Chiefs make one of the most significant undrafted...
ClutchPoints 3 hours ago
Falcons owner Arthur Blank says Julio Jones will be in Atlanta ‘forever’

Falcons owner Arthur Blank says Julio Jones will be in Atlanta ‘forever’

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has opted not to show up for the start of OTAs as he looks to get the team to rework his contract. Falcons owner Arthur Blank admitted that this contract situation is just something that they have to go through and didn’t seem overly concerned. But in an exclusive […] The post Falcons owner Arthur Blank says Julio Jones will be in Atlanta ‘forever’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
New York Post 12 hours ago
Zack Wheeler finds his missing pitch in hard-luck loss

Zack Wheeler finds his missing pitch in hard-luck loss

Zack Wheeler and the Mets lost on Tuesday, but he may have discovered his slider. If that’s the case — and Wheeler is finally able to find consistent success — it’s a trade he and the Mets will probably take. The right-hander gave up three runs in six innings in a 5-1 loss to the...

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Lakers Nation 2 mins ago
2018 NBA Draft News: LiAngelo Ball Scheduled For Private Workout With Lakers

2018 NBA Draft News: LiAngelo Ball Scheduled For Private Workout With Lakers

With the 2018 NBA Draft quickly approaching on June 21, the Los Angeles Lakers are currently working out prospects. Despite losing the No. 10 pick to the Philadelphia 76ers as a result of the 2012 Steve Nash trade, the Lakers still have the No. 25 and 47 picks, two spots they have thrived in during
Pro Soccer USA 5 mins ago

San Jose Earthquakes by the numbers shows troubling trends

A week ago, the San Jose Earthquakes were feeling pretty good about themselves after enduring a difficult start to the season. They had earned four points over two away games and were back in the Bay Area for a home game against the worst team in the league. Momentum was on their side. But a […] The post San Jose Earthquakes by the numbers shows troubling trends appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.

NFL teams to be fined if players kneel during national anthem

NFL owners Wednesday approved a new national anthem policy that says teams will be fined if players kneel on the field or sidelines.
Call to the Pen 5 mins ago

Mike Trout exceeds Baseball Hall of Fame number projections

Mike Trout reached the average JAWS rating for Baseball Hall of Fame center fielders recently. If his career ended today would he be inducted? Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels is pretty good at this baseball thing. He’s only led the majors in fWAR in five of the six full seasons he’s played to […] Mike Trout exceeds Baseball Hall of Fame number projections - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
rssfeeds.azcentral.com 6 mins ago
NFL's national anthem policy: Players on field must stand, show 'respect'

NFL's national anthem policy: Players on field must stand, show 'respect'

NFL players will be allowed to remain in the locker room for the national anthem, but those who choose to be on the field must show "respect," according to the new policy.         

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  • 17 Mychal Kendricks

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  • 17 Chris Sale

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  • 16 James Harden

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  • 25 Christian Hackenberg

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  • 17 Mychal Kendricks

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  • 13 Tom Brady

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  • 19 Andre Iguodala

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  • 16 James Harden

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  • 15 Chris Paul

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  • 14 Stephen Curry

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  • 12 Jayson Tatum

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  • 17 Chris Sale

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  • 9 Cole Hamels

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  • 8 Zack Wheeler

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  • 8 Mookie Betts

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  • 7 Matt Harvey

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  • 8 Evander Kane

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  • 6 Antti Niemi

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  • 5 Alex Ovechkin

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  • 3 Charlie Lindgren

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  • 2 Steven Stamkos

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  • 9 Paul Pogba

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  • 5 Yaya Toure

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