LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 21:  Paul George (L) #13 of the 2016 USA Basketball Men's National Team talks with head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the 2016 USA Basketball Men's National Team during a practice session at the Mendenhall Center on July 21, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Paul George returns to Team USA after gruesome leg injury

Paul George doesn’t look like he has skipped a beat. George took the court Friday against Argentina in an exhibition and posted 18 points, two boards and an assist in a lopsided 111-74 victory. Folks will recall the last time George took the court with Team USA, when he went up and came down, shattering […]

DALLAS, TX - FEBRUARY 11:  Gordon Hayward #20 of the Utah Jazz at American Airlines Center on February 11, 2015 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)

Celtics ‘would love to pry’ Gordon Hayward from Jazz?

The Boston Celtics might have Gordon Hayward of the Utah Jazz on the trade radar. Danny Ainge and the Celtics haven’t exactly struck gold this summer. The team missed on Kevin Durant and hasn’t found a way to swing a trade for a Russell Westbrook, DeMarcus Cousins or even Jahlil Okafor, among others. Hayward, though, […]

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 18:  Kevin Durant #5 of the 2016 USA Basketball Men's National Team stands on the court during a practice session at the Mendenhall Center on July 18, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Kevin Durant jerseys going for 48 cents in Oklahoma City

It’s hard to imagine many in the Oklahoma City area want to buy a Kevin Durant jersey right now. Durant pulled the worst move since The Decision recently, abandoning the Thunder for the Golden State Warriors. As many know, this might not stand as such a huge ordeal had he not went and joined the […]

SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 20:  Wide receiver Terrelle Pryor #17 of the Cleveland Browns rushes against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on December 20, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks defeated the Browns 30-13.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Browns coach Hue Jackson has “drawn up plays” for Terrelle Pryor

Head coach Hue Jackson and the Cleveland Browns aren’t forgetting about talent-laden receiver Terrelle Pryor. According to Terry Pluto of Cleveland.com, Jackson has already “drawn up plays” for Pryor, mostly in an effort to create opportunities—on designed touches such as short passes and reverses—for the former college quarterback to run with the ball in his hands. […]

FORT WORTH, TX - OCTOBER 10:  Texas Christian University sophomore Zach Boring (L), and freshman Laura Dunn raise a Big XII Conference banner before a press conference in which TCU accepted an invention to join the Big XII on October 10, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Brandon Wade/Getty Images)

With Big 12 Set for Expansion, Which Schools Will Join?

Earlier this week, the Big 12 authorized its commissioner, Bob Bowlsby to start exploring expansion options for the conference. Though it has yet to be determined if two or four teams will join the Big 12, there has been lots of chitchat about which schools would make the best fit. While there are many factors […]

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Titans’ Jurrell Casey works at fast food joint

NFL players only have a few more days to rest up before training camp. Titans defensive end Jurrell Casey wasn’t resting on Thursday, however. He was serving breakfast at a fast food restaurant. The Pro Bowler worked a half-hour shift (grueling, huh?) at Hardee’s in Bellevue, Tennessee Thursday as part of the team’s promotional tie-in with the franchise. […]

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Lakers have ‘unnamed trade target in mind’

The Los Angeles Lakers might have another trade in mind. The Lakers and president Mitch Kupchak brought on Jose Calderon in a bit of a salary dump recently after a somewhat disappointing summer. Somewhat, because while the team drafted Brandon Ingram, the big free-agency get was Timofey Mozgov and Luol Deng, not Kevin Durant or […]

San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, of Argentina, points in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Memphis, Tenn., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. The Spurs defeated the Grizzlies 110-108 in overtime. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) ORG XMIT: OTKDJ122

Manu Ginobili talks interest in 76ers before sticking with Spurs

For Manu Ginobili, the Philadelphia 76ers were much more than a leverage piece for more money. It seems odd to think Ginobili might have signed with the rebuilding 76ers as opposed to sticking with the San Antonio Spurs, but it almost happened—which maybe isn’t that surprising considering this is the summer where Kevin Durant joined […]

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Nets’ Luis Scola isn’t fan of New York rental prices

Luis Scola is getting a taste of the big-city life with the Brooklyn Nets. The 36-year-old forward inked a deal with Brooklyn this offseason and had to relocate after spending last year with the Toronto Raptors. It’s been quite an adjustment for the big man from a rental standpoint, as he told Marc Berman of […]

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Former Vikings, Cardinals coach Dennis Green dies at 67

Former Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green has passed away at the age of 67. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Green died of complications of cardiac arrest on Thursday night. Dennis Green’s family: “Dennis passed away last night from complications of cardiac arrest. His family was by his side and […]

SANTA CLARA, CA - NOVEMBER 08:  Blaine Gabbert #2 of the San Francisco 49ers throws the ball during their game against the Atlanta Falcons at Levi's Stadium on November 8, 2015 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jerry Rice talks up Blaine Gabbert

49ers coach Chip Kelly ultimately will decide the winner of the starting quarterback battle between Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert. Hall of Famer Jerry Rice weighed in on the matter Thursday, and he seems to be leaning strongly toward Gabbert. Rice said he’s met Gabbert and been impressed by his confidence, according to NFL.com. “He feels […]

CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 7:  Le'Veon Bell #26 of the Pittsburgh Steelers gets away from Rey Maualuga #58 of the Cincinnati Bengals to score a touchdown during the fourth quarter at Paul Brown Stadium on December 7, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Pittsburgh defeated Cincinnati 42-21. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Report: Le’Veon Bell facing four-game suspension for skipping drug test

The Pittsburgh Steelers could play the first month of the 2016 season without running back Le’Veon Bell, who is reportedly facing a suspension from the NFL. According to Dan Graziano of ESPN, Bell “missed” an offseason drug test, which would count the same as a failed test. The penalty facing Bell is a four-game suspension. Sources […]

NEW YORK - APRIL 13:  Derek Jeter #2 and Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the Yankees home opener at Yankee Stadium on April 13, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

What will the Baseball Hall of Fame look like over the next decade?

No player gets to the Hall of Fame by chance. All that are fortunate enough to be elected have earned their way in (just as some have earned exclusion). Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza, the two headliners of Sunday’s induction ceremony, each proved that there is no set path to Cooperstown. Griffey was the No. […]

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Stephen Curry ‘disappointed’ that All-Star game moved from Charlotte (VIDEO)

Stephen Curry was probably excited that his home town, Charlotte, was set to host the 2017 All-Star game. With him playing high school ball there, returning to play in the game probably would’ve brought some nostalgia. Unfortunately, the All-Star game was moved because of the state’s House Bill 2, which effectively takes away anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, […]

MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 14:  Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls looks on during a game against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on December 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. 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. Mandatory copyright notice:  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Derrick Rose: Knicks are one of NBA’s super teams

After spending eight years with the Chicago Bulls, point guard Derrick Rose, who was in need of a change of scenery, was traded to the New York Knicks roughly one month ago. Rose started all 66 games he played in last season, the most since 2010-11, which was a career year for him. At 27 […]

HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 09:  J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans reacts in the second half against the Kansas City Chiefs during the AFC Wild Card Playoff game at NRG Stadium on January 9, 2016 in Houston, Texas. The Chiefs won 30-0 against the Texans.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

JJ Watt has back surgery, will begin camp on PUP list

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, at one point, was arguably the best defensive player in the NFL—or at least the most dominant. While last season saw a slight decrease in sacks recorded by Watt (17.5 vs 20.5), as well as tackles (76 vs 78), he faced a lot of double teams and was still […]

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Josh Norman fires back at Odell Beckham

After recently signing a five-year, $75 million with the Washington Redskins, we knew star cornerback Josh Norman would eventually respond to Odell Beckham’s recent comments, and sure enough, he did. Beckham said he made Norman “relevant” yesterday, basically implicating that outside of the game against the Giants, his play on the field didn’t stand out […]

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Matt Holliday drilled in face by fastball

St. Louis Cardinals veteran outfielder Matt Holliday was on the wrong side of a 95 mph fastball during Thursday night’s game against the Padres. Holliday, who has always had a reputation for being a tough, gritty player, took a fastball from Andrew Cashner right on the nose. And he just walked right on to first […]

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Kevin Durant has new Tupac tattoo

Now that Kevin Durant is playing for an NBA team in California, it looks like he’s going to “hit ’em up,” judging by the new tattoo he just got. Durant showed up to Team USA practice on Thursday with an awesome Tupac tattoo on his leg, and you need to see it. A photo posted […]

PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 20:  Greg Monroe #15 of the Milwaukee Bucks celebrates with O.J. Mayo #3 and Rashad Vaughn #20 after scoring against the Phoenix Suns during the second half of the NBA game at Talking Stick Resort Arena on December 20, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.   The Bucks defeated the Suns 101-95. 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 Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Report: Knicks interested in Greg Monroe

The New York Knicks might not be done upgrading the roster for the 2016-17 season. Sam Amico of Amico Hoops reports the Knicks are among the teams interested in Milwaukee Bucks center Greg Monroe, who is

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Lisa Ann addresses Ray Rice relationship rumors

Former porn star Lisa Ann is no stranger to having encounters with athletes, in fact, she prefers them. Whether it’s their stamina and the peak physical shape they’re in, or the fact that a lot of athletes prefer casual relationships over more committed ones since they’re on the road a lot, Ann seems to really […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 20:  Odell Beckham #13 of the New York Giants reacts after a scuffle in the first quarter against the Carolina Panthers during their game at MetLife Stadium on December 20, 2015 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Odell Beckham dating Demi Lovato?

Odell Beckham Jr. recently said his game took a hit when he was spotted with Khloe Kardashian, as another woman thought the two were involved. But he’s moved on to bigger things, apparently. NY Posts’ Page Six says Beckham was spotted out on a date with pop star Demi Lovato at a spot in Midtown. […]

DENVER, CO - JULY 20:  Starting pitcher Chris Archer #22 of the Tampa Bay Rays delivers to home plate during the third inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on July 20, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

MLB exec: ’70 percent’ chance Chris Archer traded to Dodgers

Desperate for starting pitching, the Los Angeles Dodgers might be looking to trade for Tampa Bay Rays ace Chris Archer. According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the Rays have told teams Archer is not available unless someone totally overwhelms them. The Dodgers have the top farm system in all of baseball according to Baseball America‘s […]

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