BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - APRIL 11: Al Jefferson #25 of the Charlotte Hornets handles the ball in the first half against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on April 11, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Al Jefferson will reportedly sign with Pacers

Score another one for the Indiana Pacers. Free agent center Al Jefferson has agreed in principle to a three-year, $30 million contract with the Pacers, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports. After they were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs last season, the Pacers have been aggressive to upgrade the roster and build a […]

BOSTON, MA - FEBRUARY 25:  O.J. Mayo #3 of the Milwaukee Bucks looks on during the third quarter against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on February 25, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Report: O.J. Mayo dismissed from NBA for violating anti-drug policy

Free agent O.J. Mayo has been dismissed and disqualified from the NBA for violating terms of the league’s anti-drug program, reports Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today. In the NBA CBA, it says, “If a player tests positive for a drug of abuse, he will be dismissed and disqualified from the NBA.” — Jeff Zillgitt (@JeffZillgitt)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 30:  Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors speaks with Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder after their 96-88 win in Game Seven of the Western Conference Finals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 30, 2016 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Kevin Durant’s meeting with Warriors goes ‘very well’

Amidst the craze of all the money being thrown around Friday in the NBA, there’s a little bit of suspense. Kevin Durant’s meeting with the Warriors went “very well.” And now, for the obligatory not-sure-it-means-anything free agency tidbit: I’m told Kevin Durant’s meeting with Golden State went very well. — Sam Amick (@sam_amick)

DENVER, CO - MARCH 06:  Chandler Parsons #25 of the Dallas Mavericks controls the ball against JaKarr Sampson #9 of the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on March 6, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Mavericks 116-114 in overtime. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Report: Trail Blazers, Grizzlies the frontrunners to sign Chandler Parsons

The Portland Trail Blazers and the Memphis Grizzlies are the two frontrunners to sign free agent Chandler Parsons, according to Tim MacMahon of ESPN. Parsons met with the Trail Blazers Friday morning in Los Angeles and was offered a maximum contract worth $94.8 million over four years, per MacMahon. The Grizzlies are also expected to make […]

TORONTO, ON - APRIL 12:  Ish Smith #1 of the  Philadelphia 76ers dribbles the ball around Lucas Nogueira #92 of the Toronto Raptors during the first half of an NBA game at the Air Canada Centre on April 12, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Report: Pistons, Ish Smith agree to three-year, $18 deal

Ish Smith won’t be playing as much next season, but he’ll get a raise and experience the feeling of winning more often. The Pistons are set to sign the 76ers point guard to a three-year, $18 million contract. A source said Smith will get a three-year $18 million deal with the

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 05:  Timofey Mozgov #20 of the Cleveland Cavaliers goes up for a shot against the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the 2016 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 5, 2016 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Bob Donnan/Pool/Getty Images)

Report: Lakers, Timofey Mozgov agree on four-year, $64 million contract

The Lakers got their big man, agreeing with the Cavaliers’ Timofey Mozgov on a four-year, $64 million contract according to NBC Sports. Stash this one in the “overpaid” category. Mozgov, who turns 30 this month, started 48 games for the Cavaliers this season. He averaged 6.3 points per game, down from 9.7 in 2014-15, and […]

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 07:  Nicolas Batum #5 of the Charlotte Hornets reacts after a play during their game against the Detroit Pistons at Time Warner Cable Arena on December 7, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NBA - NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Report: Nicolas Batum signs five-year deal with Hornets

Charlotte Hornets management indicated Nicolas Batum was their “No. 1 priority” this offseason, and while they may have overpaid for him, it looks like they got their guy. The Hornets reportedly offered the French shooting guard a five-year, $120 million deal to remain with the team. EXCLUSIVE Nic Batum Is coming back to the

KANSAS CITY, MO - JUNE 17:  Starting pitcher Michael Fulmer #32 of the Detroit Tigers pitches during the 1st inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on June 17, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Streaking, slumping MLB players after June

With the third full month of the MLB season coming to a close, gone are the thoughts of hot and cold starts, as it’s all about the present now. Division leaders are emerging and we’re now able to begin distinguishing the pretenders from the contenders. Many of the players on this list are now showing […]

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 21:  Johnny Manziel #2 of the Cleveland Browns watches from the bench during the second half of a loss to the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on December 21, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Johnny Manziel parties with IG models in Cabo

When we last heard from Johnny Manziel, he was partying it up in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, at a mansion that many of us dream of even stepping foot in. He made sure to sneak in a jab at his father, though, because that’s just the type of person he is. Manziel said he’s done […]

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Duron Carter catches TD, runs over opposing head coach, skirmish erupts

Cris Carter’s son, Duron, was a bit too turned up in Thursday’s CFL game between the Montreal Alouettes and Ottawa Redblacks. Carter caught a touchdown pass in the third quarter, and was drilled by two defenders afterwards. He wasn’t happy about it, so he ran over to the Ottawa sideline to boast about his touchdown. […]

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 28: Roger Goodell announces a draft pick during the 2016 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theater on April 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Roger Goodell made a lot of money in 2015

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has been amassed in turmoil over the last few years, but that hasn’t stopped him from making a ton of money. The Sports Business Journal was able to obtain the league’s tax findings, and found out that Goodell made a cooL $32 million in 2015. NFL paid Goodell $32 mil in […]

Omaha, NE - JUNE 30:  Players of the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers after defeating the Arizona Wildcats 4-3 for the National Championship at the College World Series Championship Series on June 30, 2016 at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska.  (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Coastal Carolina goes nuts celebrating CWS

Coastal Carolina did the seemingly-impossible on Thursday and defeated Arizona 4-3 in a thrilling game to win the College World Series. It was the first time the Chanticleers have ever won in their school’s history, which dates back to 1954. And what a run it was. In the regional, they were losing to NC State […]

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Frustrated Viktor Troicki goes off on umpire (VIDEO)

Serbian tennis player Viktor Troicki lost his mind during his second-round match against Albert Ramos-Viñolas at Wimbledon on Thursday, and he’s probably regretting it right about now. It’s one thing to argue with a call in the right manner, it’s another to blow out and have a temper tantrum. And that’s exactly what happened when the chair […]

TORONTO, ON - MAY 05:  Hassan Whiteside #21 of the Miami Heat shoots the ball as Bismack Biyombo #8 of the Toronto Raptors defends in the second half of Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at the Air Canada Centre on May 5, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Report: Hassan Whiteside to choose between Heat and Mavericks

Hassan Whiteside’s free agency decision could come as early as Friday. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, the 27-year-old center will likely choose between the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks. Sources: As 12:01 AM nears, free agent Hassan Whiteside’s focus is centered on Miami and Dallas. Decision could come quickly on July 1. […]

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 3:  Quarterback Brock Osweiler #17 of the Denver Broncos passes against the San Diego Chargers during the first half of a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 3, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Brock Osweiler’s wife quizzes him on Texans’ playbook

It remains to be seen if Brock Osweiler is worth his $72 million contract, but he’s making every effort to give the Texans their money’s worth. According to ESPN, Osweiler had his wife quiz him on the playbook at night during OTAs. The playbook has been just one part of the learning process for Osweiler. “It’s like […]

CLEVELAND, OH - FEBRUARY 10: Nick Young #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers warms up prior to the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena on February 10, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Iggy Azalea caught Nick Young cheating on house’s security camera

The Iggy Azalea-Nick Young saga keeps taking wild twists and turns. Remember when Los Angeles Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell secretly taped Young, who at the time was apparently talking about cheating on the rapper and the globe blew up, mostly angry at Russell for “snitching?” Turns out Young might have got caught on another tape. […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 03:  Sam Bradford #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles throws the ball in the first half against the New York Giants during their game at MetLife Stadium on January 3, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Six most overpaid NFL quarterbacks in 2016

Andrew Luck is buying if there’s ever an occasion when a group of active NFL quarterbacks go out for dinner. The Colts signed their quarterback to a six-year, $139 million deal. It’s the biggest contract in NFL history, according to Spotrac. In this age of the $20 million quarterback, Luck now tops the list with […]

BETHESDA, MD - JUNE 26:  Tiger Woods looks on after the final round of the Quicken Loans National at Congressional Country Club on June 26, 2016 in Bethesda, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Did Samuel L. Jackson beat Tiger Woods in golf?

Ask Samuel L. Jackson, and yeah, he could beat Tiger Woods in golf right now. Granted, many people would probably say the same thing in a joking manner. But here’s the difference—Jackson actually did it. Jackson appeared on The Dan Patrick Show Wednesday and when asked said he could beat Woods. Then he went on […]

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 5:  Johnny Manziel #2 of the Cleveland Browns walks off of the field after being defeated by the Cincinnati Bengals 31-10 at Paul Brown Stadium on November 5, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andrew Weber/Getty Images)

Johnny Manziel suspended four games for substance abuse

The NFL has dished its first major piece of news before a holiday weekend, suspending former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. ESPN and TMZ first reported the news. Manziel is a free agent and the suspension kicks in right away regardless, meaning if he signed with […]

DALLAS, TX - MARCH 01:  Chandler Parsons #25 of the Dallas Mavericks during the first half at American Airlines Center on March 1, 2016 in Dallas, Texas.   NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Reports: Lakers, Grizzlies interested in Chandler Parsons

Add the Los Angeles Lakers and Memphis Grizzlies to the teams interested in free agent forward Chandler Parsons. Tim MacMahon of ESPN reported the Lakers are planning on pursuing Parsons once the market opens, while Marc Stein of ESPN said the Grizzlies hope to bring back point guard Mike Conley and add Parsons in free agency. […]

SAN DIEGO, CA - OCTOBER 12:  Wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey #88 of the Pittsburgh Steelers takes part in pre-game warm ups before a game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on October 12, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Steelers teammate: Darrius Heyward-Bey can run 25 mph

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ GPS technology has confirmed receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey’s blazing speed. Steelers teammate Arthur Moats told ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler that Heyward-Bey has been clocked by the team at 25 miles per hour, making him the fastest player on Pittsburgh’s roster. He’s likely still one of the fastest players in the NFL. For comparison’s sake, Usain Bolt—the […]

ATLANTA, GA - MAY 06:  Al Horford #15 of the Atlanta Hawks reacts after hitting a three-point basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on May 6, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  NOTE TO USER User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Report: Thunder to pursue Al Horford

Kevin Durant might not be the only priority for the Oklahoma City Thunder in free agency. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the Thunder are also preparing a run at power forward Al Horford, a four-time NBA All-Star who won a National Championship with head coach Billy Donovan at the University of Florida. Oklahoma City has obstacles to […]

BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 09:  Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls looks on during the second half against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on December 9, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Celtics defeat the Bulls 105-100.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Report: Joakim Noah to sign with Knicks

Former Chicago Bulls star Joakim Noah didn’t even wait for the free agency market to officially open. No, Noah wasted no time and has already made his decision on who he wants to sign with, according to a report. The Knicks have long said they’ll be very active this offseason to provide support for and build […]

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Jaylen Brown dunks on young kid for taunting him

Pro tip: Don’t tell Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown that Ben Simmons is better than he is. Otherwise, you might get dunked on. One young kid learned that lesson on Wednesday at a Celtics basketball clinic when he told Brown that Simmons was better. This is what happened to him as a result. Brown opened up […]

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