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Winners, losers of (eventual) trade of Trevor Ariza to Washington

Winners, losers of (eventual) trade of Trevor Ariza to Washington

Eventually, it was back on again in a different form: Trevor Ariza was traded from the Phoenix Suns to the Washington Wizards for Kelly Oubre and Austin Rivers. The Rockets were trying to manage costs then along comes Phoenix offering the largest payday of Ariza’s career and a little more than double what he made… ... Continue Reading
Report: Braves are out on J.T. Realmuto

Report: Braves are out on J.T. Realmuto

The Braves are reportedly putting the kibosh on a trade for Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto, per the latest from MLB.com’s Mark Bowman. Bowman says that the club hasn’t engaged in further talks with the Marlins for the last five days and doesn’t appear to have any plans to resume discussions, either. While the Braves aren’t… ... Continue Reading
Karsyn Elledge set for first Chili Bowl start

Karsyn Elledge set for first Chili Bowl start

Karsyn Elledge is about to do something that her uncle, Dale Earnhardt Jr., has yet to undertake — a bid at the Chili Bowl Nationals. The 18-year-old daughter of Earnhardt’s sister and JR Motorsports partner, Kelley Earnhardt Miller, announced on Saturday that she’d be running in her first Chili Bowl this January. Elledge made the… ... Continue Reading
AFC playoff picture: Texans move into No. 2 spot, for now

AFC playoff picture: Texans move into No. 2 spot, for now

The Browns, meanwhile, have kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a win over the Broncos. Here’s how the playoff picture looks heading into Sunday’s games: LEADERS 1. Chiefs (11-3): Win the tiebreaker with the Chargers based on better AFC West record. ... Continue Reading
Mayfield leads Browns past Broncos

Mayfield leads Browns past Broncos

The Cleveland Browns kept their slim NFL playoff hopes alive with a 17-16 win over the Denver Broncos. Fuelled by Baker Mayfield, the Browns – who have not made the postseason since 2002 – snapped an 11-game losing streak to the Broncos on Saturday. Mayfield, who was 18-of-31 for 188 yards, two touchdowns and an interception,… ... Continue Reading

Yes, the Browns have a semi-plausible path to the playoffs

The Cleveland Browns are back. If Cleveland beats the Bengals next week, if the Steelers lose to the Patriots and Saints, and if the Ravens lose to either the Buccaneers tomorrow or the Chargers next Saturday night, the division will be divided on the final Sunday of the season. If the Steelers lose to the… ... Continue Reading
Al Iaquinta Defeats Kevin Lee in UFC on FOX 31 Main Event, Sends Message to Conor McGregor

Al Iaquinta Defeats Kevin Lee in UFC on FOX 31 Main Event, Sends Message to Conor McGregor

Nearly five years and two extra rounds didn't change the result as Al Iaquinta earned a second win over Kevin Lee to cap off the final UFC on FOX card on Saturday night from Milwaukee. A lot has changed for both fighters since they first met back in 2014 when Lee was making his UFC… ... Continue Reading

Seven wings the Warriors could target with arrival of NBA trade season

Seven wings the Warriors could target with arrival of NBA trade season originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Though coach Steve Kerr has said the Warriors are not likely to make a trade, general manager Bob Myers has shown more flexibility on the idea. That's Myers' MO. Like most personnel executives, he must be prepared to pivot… ... Continue Reading
Why are Lakers saving their young core? Reportedly to chase Anthony Davis.

Why are Lakers saving their young core? Reportedly to chase Anthony Davis.

Anthony Davis is the target at the top of the Lakers’ wish list. Which is why, when reports that the Lakers would not include any of their young core in a trade for Trevor Ariza came out, it fit with the Lakers’ long-term thinking. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN discussed this on a special trade season… ... Continue Reading
Ballon d'Or winner Luka Modric calls out Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi for skipping ceremony

Ballon d'Or winner Luka Modric calls out Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi for skipping ceremony

Ever since 2008, either Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or, aka the world soccer player of the year award. That is until this year, when midfielder Luka Modric claimed the honor for helping Real Madrid win its third straight Champions League title and leading Croatia to its first World Cup final.… ... Continue Reading
Rob Phinisee's buzzer-beater against Butler just made him an Indiana legend

Rob Phinisee's buzzer-beater against Butler just made him an Indiana legend

Indiana’s Rob Phinisee, middle, celebrates after hitting the game-winning shot as time expired during an NCAA college basketball game against Butler, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, in Indianapolis. Indiana won 71-68. Indiana University guard Rob Phinisee might have his own shrine by the time the No. 25 Hoosiers return to Bloomington from Indianapolis on Saturday night. ... Continue Reading
Dickerson hoping Barkley falls short of breaking his records

Dickerson hoping Barkley falls short of breaking his records

Eric Dickerson is desperate for New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley to fall short of breaking his records. Barkley has received a lot of attention during his rookie season and has broken several records along the way. He is inching closer to a few more milestones in his first year in the NFL, but… ... Continue Reading
DeAndre Hopkins' huge game helps Texans avoid shocking loss against the Jets

DeAndre Hopkins' huge game helps Texans avoid shocking loss against the Jets

Houston Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins was determined not to get stopped again. Coming off his worst performance of the season, Hopkins exploded for 170 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Texans past the New York Jets on Saturday. Hopkins was not going to be denied during the contest. ... Continue Reading
Hit on Aaron Rodgers was not fined, skirmish afterward was

Hit on Aaron Rodgers was not fined, skirmish afterward was

The Falcons and Packers had a skirmish on the field after a hit on Aaron Rodgers that some in Green Bay thought was dirty. The NFL ruled that the hit on Rodgers was OK, but what happened afterward was not. Falcons linebacker Deion Jones was fined $33,425 for jumping into a fight in the ensuing… ... Continue Reading
Steelers downgrade James Conner to doubtful for big game against Patriots

Steelers downgrade James Conner to doubtful for big game against Patriots

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner may need another week before he returns to action. The team downgraded Conner to doubtful for their Week 15 matchup against the New England Patriots. Conner was listed on Friday’s injury report as questionable, leading some to think he might return from an ankle injury earlier than expected. ... Continue Reading

Kawhi Leonard still focused on Los Angeles, which is bad news for Celtics' rival Raptors

Kawhi Leonard still focused on Los Angeles, which is bad news for Celtics' rival Raptors originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com This doesn't look good for the Raptors. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Kawhi Leonard, a free agent at the end of this season, is still focused on playing in Los Angeles. Whether it's for the Clippers or… ... Continue Reading
Report: Reds, Nationals, Braves in on Aníbal Sánchez

Report: Reds, Nationals, Braves in on Aníbal Sánchez

Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports that the Reds, Nationals, and Braves have all expressed interest in free agent starter Aníbal Sánchez. While a clear frontrunner has yet to emerge, it stands to reason that the Braves would have some edge on their competitors as the right-hander’s most recent major-league affiliate. Sánchez, 34, is hardly… ... Continue Reading
Dalys team up for 59, lead PNC Father/Son Challenge

Dalys team up for 59, lead PNC Father/Son Challenge

John Daly and his son, Little John, find themselves atop the leaderboard after Round 1 of the PNC Father/Son Challenge. The Dalys, ages 52 and 15, teamed up Saturday to shoot a 13-under 59 in a scramble format at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando, Fla. They lead David Toms and Carter Toms, who plays college… ... Continue Reading
Brett Brown: Joel Embiid has 'a lot on his shoulders,' fatigued late in Pacers loss

Brett Brown: Joel Embiid has 'a lot on his shoulders,' fatigued late in Pacers loss

After a dominant start by Joel Embiid on Friday night, one that had him entering the locker room at halftime with 28 points and 14 rebounds, things turned south for the Philadelphia 76ers. The Indiana Pacers rallied back in the second half to beat the 76ers 113-101 at the Wells Fargo Center behind a big… ... Continue Reading
Kobe Bryant surprised Browns in team meeting before matchup with Broncos

Kobe Bryant surprised Browns in team meeting before matchup with Broncos

The Cleveland Browns are attempting to channel their inner “Mamba Mentality” this weekend in Denver. Former Los Angeles Lakers star and NBA legend Kobe Bryant stopped by the Cleveland Browns’ hotel in Denver to talk with the team on Friday afternoon ahead of their matchup on Saturday night against the Broncos, surprising the team. Interim… ... Continue Reading

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