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Antonio Brown standoff reaches fever pitch as Steelers agree to part ways

Who knew that missing one little Week 17 game would turn into a scandal that threatens to consume the entire pre-draft NFL offseason? The Antonio Brown saga has been building since he missed the regular-season finale after being held out of practice followin

Manny Machado reportedly agrees to 10-year, $300M deal with Padres

The Padres have agreed to terms on a free agent contract with star infielder Manny Machado, according to ESPN.com’s Jeff Passan (via Twitter). MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand and Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports provide the details: Nothing is formally concluded here, i

10 NFL players who could be traded before the draft

The NFL offseason is often wild — and not only due to free-agent signings. Trades can change the complexion of teams, and these 10 names are top trade candidates before the draft. Odell Beckham Jr., WR, Giants While the Giants have said publicly that Beckha

Report: Manny Machado agrees to 10-year, $300M deal with San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres have reportedly landed free agent Manny Machado, according to Jeff Passan of ESPN. According to Mark Feinsand, it’s a 10-year, $300 million deal. This is a huge signing, not only because it finally takes one of the two biggest free agen

Steelers ‘cleared the air’ with Antonio Brown, agree trade is best

The Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to part ways with Antonio Brown this offseason, but they are making an effort to do so on good terms. On Tuesday, Brown tweeted a photo of himself with his arm around Steelers owner Art Rooney II. The star receiver said he

Can Kyler Murray run a sub-4.30 40-yard-dash?

Kyler Murray is a tremendous athlete who possesses some impressive skills. But just how impressive is he? We may find out at the NFL Combine. Murray spoke with some reporters on Monday and said he will attend the combine in Indianapolis, though he is unsure i

White Sox reportedly remain 'strong factor' in Manny Machado pursuit

Don’t discount the Chicago White Sox in the Manny Machado pursuit. Machado and Bryce Harper are the top two position players left on the market, players many thought would have been signed by now. The infielder has received strong interest from the White So

10 players who you might be surprised are playing in the AAF

The new Alliance of American Football league successfully launched on Feb. 9 and has blown away its television partners through the first two weeks of the season. On its debut night, the AAF posted a larger television audience than an NBA game between the Hou

Report: Some with Pelicans believe Anthony Davis will not play for team again

Anthony Davis has created an awkward dynamic in the New Orleans Pelicans’ locker room by demanding a trade, and the team cannot fulfill his request now that the deadline has come and gone without a deal. Despite that, there are apparently some who believe t

Adam Silver not a fan of way Anthony Davis trade demand was handled

The Anthony Davis trade demand was the talk of the NBA for a solid two-week span and even more. Even though the storyline dominated the sports news cycle and even took headlines away from the Super Bowl, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says that’s not the kin

Shohei Ohtani targeting opening day return

The Los Angeles Angels aren’t expecting Shohei Ohtani to return to action until May, but that’s not stopping him from targeting a much quicker return to action. Ohtani, coming off Tommy John surgery and expected to play exclusively as a designated hitter

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade hook up on alley-oop one last time

NBA fans saw Dwayne Wade and LeBron James connect on highlight-reel plays many times when the two played alongside each other as Heat teammates — winning two titles during that time. James and Wade produced alley-oops on a routine basis in Miami, as the tw

Watch: Major multi-car crash with nine laps to go in Daytona 500

With just nine laps to go in the Daytona 500, Paul Menard made a mistake that cost more than 20 other drivers and sparked a momentous multi-car wreck. Here’s the massive pileup that was so incredible the FOX Sports announcing crew really didn’t know what

Padres reportedly offering $250M or more to Machado, Harper

The Padres are thought to have offered Manny Machado a contract in the neighborhood of eight years and $250 million, MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports (Twitter link), while San Diego has reportedly issued an even larger offer to Bryce Harper. The exact tota

Bryce Harper reportedly set to receive more than $300 million

Bryce Harper clearly seems to be moving toward a deal, and it’s ultimately going to make him quite happy. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, Harper appears to have found an aggressive suitor in the Philadelphia Phillies, who are willing to meet his

What are the Steelers' options with Le'Veon Bell this offseason?

Beginning Tuesday, February 19, the Steelers will be able to place either the franchise tag or the transition tag on disgruntled running back Le’Veon Bell. They have until 4 p.m. ET on March 5 to do so, which means that we may have to wait another couple o

Adam Silver: Tanking is 'corrosive' for teams trying to rebuild

NBA commissioner Adam Silver spoke out against tanking in his annual All-Star Weekend address on Saturday, calling the practice “corrosive,” relays Marc Berman of The New York Post. “I, personally, don’t think it’s a winning strategy over the long t

Colin Kaepernick's lawyer predicts Patriots or Panthers will sign his client

Was the settlement between Colin Kaepernick and the NFL the first step in the quarterback’s return to the field? It sounds like that may be the case. Kaepernick’s lawyer Mark Geragos was on CNN Saturday and predicted that a team will step up and sign his

LeBron James on retirement: 'I got a lot more game to play'

Recent comments by LeBron James about potentially owning an NBA team do not mean the Lakers superstar is thinking about retirement any time soon, reports Josh Peter of USA Today. At his 15th All-Star Game this weekend in Charlotte, James told reporters on Sat

LeBron James backs Colin Kaepernick following NFL settlement

LeBron James has one of the most powerful voices in sports, and he’s not afraid to speak about social issues, so it’s no surprise to hear him back Colin Kaepernick. James weighed in Saturday morning on Kaepernick’s NFL settlement, saying many of Kaepern

10 bold predictions for the remainder of the NBA season

Now that we’re in the midst of the NBA All-Star break, the Association is preparing for what promises to be a hectic final six weeks of the regular season. Unlike previous seasons, the Western Conference is nowhere near decided. How will that play out with

NFL draft prospects who could be No. 1 overall pick

There is a ton of uncertainty about which NFL draft prospect will be selected at the top of the 2019 NFL Draft this year. The big picture: With no consensus No. 1 quarterback and no consensus best overall player, a number of things could take place when the f

Giants reportedly leaning toward keeping QB Eli Manning as the starter

In the six weeks since Giants GM Dave Gettleman had his “no holds barred” conversation with Eli Manning, not much has transpired. With one fewer starting quarterback available — after the Broncos acquired Joe Flacco — the Giants represent one of the f

Analysis: Why the Steelers shouldn't give in to Antonio Brown

Now that wide receiver Antonio Brown has officially requested a trade from the Pittsburgh Steelers, it appears the six-time Pro Bowler will be playing in another NFL city next season. We know that Brown’s relationship with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is

Kevin Durant: Porzingis trade 'has nothing to do with me'

Speculation that Kevin Durant might join the Knicks this summer shifted into high gear once New York opened a second max salary spot with the trade that sent Kristaps Porzingis to Dallas. However, in an All-Star Weekend interview, Durant said his decision in

Anthony Davis plans to play rest of season, confirms trade list

Anthony Davis confirmed plans to play in Sunday’s All-Star Game, the remainder of the season and the list of his preferred trade destinations during media availability with reporters Saturday in Charlotte. The Pelicans’ All-Star suffered a left shoulder

Anthony Davis denies having list of preferred trade destinations

Much has been made of Anthony Davis’s supposed list of preferred trade destinations, but Davis himself says there is no list. Davis told NBA TV on Saturday that the only thing that mattered to him in a trade was going somewhere he could win. “All 29 team

WWE Elimination Chamber 2019 preview

On February 17, the WWE Network presents its annual Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, live from the Toyota Center in Houston, TX. There are seven announced matches on this card, with two of them in the Elimination Chamber structure. Let’s look at the match-

NFL settles with Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid

The NFL has reached a settlement agreement with Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid regarding their grievances, according to a joint statement from their attorney and the league:  “For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. Reid have eng

The best NBA team made up of non-All-Stars

There is a TON of talent in the NBA right now. In putting together this team, I combed through each and every roster for any player who could claim to be one of the best non-All-Stars in the NBA. As you can probably guess, my list was three or four times mor

Broncos' bizarre Joe Flacco bet epitomizes franchise in denial

Just as they did for most of the 13 seasons following John Elway’s retirement, the Broncos have hovered off the national radar in the three years since Peyton Manning’s exit. The Broncos have delivered three unmemorable seasons, their succession of shaky

Pelicans parting ways with GM Dell Demps

Amidst the Anthony Davis drama in New Orleans, the Pelicans have decided to part ways with general manager Dell Demps, reports ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (via Twitter). According to Wojnarowski (via Twitter), the Pelicans intend to be “aggressive” in th

Elvis Dumervil questions 'desperate' trade: Joe Flacco is no Peyton Manning

Many people view John Elway and the Denver Broncos as pretty needy after the team traded for Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco on Wednesday. One of those folks out there who sees this as a poor move is former Broncos and Ravens linebacker Elvis Dumervil

AAF reached out to Colin Kaepernick, Tim Tebow

The Alliance of American Football targeted two popular former NFL quarterbacks. But neither agreed to join the upstart league. Both Colin Kaepernick and Tim Tebow were on the new league’s radar, AAF executive Bill Polian said (via The Athletic’s Lindsay J

NFL owners eyeing NBA commissioner Adam Silver to replace Roger Goodell

Could Adam Silver go from the pages of Hoops Rumors to Pro Football Rumors? NFL owners have asked Silver if he would be willing to switch leagues and replace Roger Goodell as commissioner, according to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.com. For what it’s worth, Silv

Anthony Davis ruled out of Pelicans game with shoulder injury

This might solve a few issues or cause some major drama for the New Orleans Pelicans and disgruntled star Anthony Davis. Taking on the Oklahoma City Thunder ahead of this weekend’s All-Star Break, the star suffered a shoulder injury in the third quarter of

Jon Lester: ‘It sucks’ Bryce Harper, Manny Machado remain unsigned

The free-agency sagas of Bryce Harper and Manny Machado slog on with seemingly no end in sight, a baffling development with Spring Training set to get underway. Count Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester among a group including Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander

Blue Jays won’t say when Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will make MLB leap

Vladimir Guerrero should have been playing ball in Toronto last year. He’s one of the best young players MLB has to offer and is one of our favorites to win Rookie of the Year in 2019. Yet the Toronto Blue Jays still won’t commit to any timeline for the s

NFL owners eyeing NBA commisioner Adam Silver to replace Roger Goodell

Could Adam Silver go from the pages of Hoops Rumors to Pro Football Rumors? NFL owners have asked Silver if he would be willing to switch leagues and replace Roger Goodell as commissioner, according to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.com. For what it’s worth, Silv

Marlins, Nationals honor Parkland victims on anniversary of mass shooting

On the one-year anniversary of the tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., the Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins honored those whose lives were lost. At 10:17 a.m., which was the exact time the attack started a yea
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