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Plain Dealer Aug 19, 2016

J.R. Smith: Call my agent if you're wondering about my contract situation

J.R. Smith has been quiet about his contract situation, instead focusing on his wedding, honeymoon and golf. But he finally spoke up on Thursday.

LeBron James gives J.R. Smith an assists on Finals-altering block

LeBron James helped the Cavaliers capture the 2016 NBA championship with a legacy-defining block of Andre Iguodala in the final minutes of Game 7. LeBron has rightfully been exalted for the chase-down play, an incredible feat of athleticism and timing on the biggest stage. But LeBron is sharing the credit with J.R. Smith. LeBron, via []

Avenatti says NFL is being cheap with its settlement offer

On Thursday morning, the Hall of Fame/NFL made a settlement offer to fans who attended a Hall of Fame Game that wasnt played. Lawyer Michael Avenatti, who filed the lawsuit that sparked the enhanced refund policy, wasnt impressed by the move. Once again, the league is trying to get off cheap with their fans, Avenatti

Hall of Fame sweetens the pot for customers who attended canceled game

The NFL apparently wont be accepting the offer to settle the pending lawsuit over the cancellation of the Hall of Fame Game. On Thursday, the Hall of Fame undoubtedly spurred by the litigation filed a week ago announced an enhanced refund policy, which gives ticketholders more than the face value of their tickets.

Looking to make the leap: Kevin Fiala

The Predators first-round pick from 2014 is looking to make an impact in the NHL this season.

Dez Bryant is more confident than ever

Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant has never lacked for confidence. But this year its on another level. Bryant was asked this week if he thinks hes having the best training camp of his career, and he didnt hesitate to say he is. Hell yeah, Bryant said, via the Dallas Morning News. My mind is right. My

If Team USA’s highlights against Argentina don’t excite you, the bench reactions will (video)

Kevin Durant Eurostepping, Kyrie Irving crossing over, DeAndre Jordan powerfully dunking and DeMar DeRozan acrobatically dunking and Team USAs bench going wild for it all. Watch highlights of the Americans quarterfinal win over Argentina: Whats better the way USA Basketball played today or the way their bench reacted?https://t.co/V1cn1TEFpH https://t.co/yeG6Cigi4i NBC Olympics (@NBCOlympics) []

Report: Cavaliers offered J.R. Smith about $10 million per year, believe they’ll re-sign him

The Cavaliers handled their most-pressing matter, locking up LeBron James. That leaves J.R. Smith as Clevelands and the NBAs top remaining free agent. Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders: While the Cavaliers and J.R. Smith have not yet reached a free agent deal, there is a continued sense from league and Cavalier insiders that []

Eli Manning won’t play on Friday night

Giants quarterback Eli Manning has made 183 consecutive regular season starts and that streak will continue in Week One as long as Manning is healthy. He wont be starting Friday nights preseason opener against the Dolphins, however. Giants coach Ben McAdoo announced on Friday morning that Manning will sit out so that the team can
Plain Dealer Aug 10, 2016
J.R. Smith collects another ring: Swish got married Monday

J.R. Smith collects another ring: Swish got married Monday

J.R. Smith was married Monday, another milestone for the free agent in the "Summer of Swish"
Fear The Sword Aug 2, 2016

J.R. Smith sprayed $23,000 worth of champagne after the Cavs’ title win

J.R. Smith popped a lot of bottles after the Cavs’ title win. The world already knows that J.R. Smith had a great time after the Cavaliers won the Finals. For a few days, he didn’t wear a shirt, drank a lot of champagne and did very J.R. Smith things. Now, from Lee Jenkins new Sports Illustrated story on LeBron, we have an idea about how much Smith champagne Smith sprayed after the Finals. And it’s a lot. From Jenkins’ piece: On June 20, around 3 a.m. at the Wynn hotel in Las Vegas, the Cavaliers lost track of him. While they toasted their title poolside at XS Nightclub—where...

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