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Ichiro Suzuki considering return to Japan

Ichiro Suzuki is open to a return to Japan if he is unable to land a job with an MLB team.Ichiro became a free agent after the Miami Marlins bought him out of his contract following the season. His agent had hopes of something coming through with the Seattle

Celtics legend JoJo White passes away at 71 after battle with cancer

Basketball Hall of Famer and former NBA Finals MVP JoJo White, who spent the majority of his career with the Boston Celtics, has passed away at the age of 71. A former teammate of White’s told Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald, who shared the news on Twitt

Giants to play McCutchen in right, still pursuing CFs

If there were any questions as to where Andrew McCutchen would play with his new team in 2018, the Giants decisively answered them in a conference call with reporters today (link via Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle). Manager Bruce Bochy flatly t

Giants to play McCutchen in right, still pursuing CFs

If there were any questions as to where Andrew McCutchen would play with his new team in 2018, the Giants decisively answered them in a conference call with reporters today (link via Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle). Manager Bruce Bochy flatly t

Aly Raisman blasts USA Gymnastics: ‘I don’t think they care’ about sexual abuse allegations

Troubling details continue to emerge regarding ex-USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar and the victims he is accused of sexually abusing.Simone Biles recently came out and said that she, too was abused. Biles was added to the long list of more than 140 women an

PETA rips horse-punching Eagles fan, calls for lifetime ban

A Philadelphia Eagles fan was ejected from Satuday’s NFC playoff game against the Atlanta Falcons for being intoxicated and not having a ticket to the game.Since, 22-year-old Taylor Hendricks has been arrested for punching a police horse while attending a g

Mavs, Lakers to pursue Cousins in free agency?

Not many NBA teams currently project to have maximum-salary cap room this offseason, but for those teams with space, DeMarcus Cousins figures to be a top target. Appearing on Nate Duncan’s Dunc’d On Podcast this week, Marc Stein of The New York Times iden

Report: Ariza tried to go after Griffin, restrained by teammates

A lot of players were involved in a confrontation between the Rockets and Clippers that began on the court Monday night and spilled over into the locker room, but it sounds like Trevor Ariza was very much at the center of the embarrassing melee.Ariza and Blak

Harrison wants trade if Pirates are not committed to winning

The Pittsburgh Pirates appear to be transitioning into a rebuilding phase after they failed to make the playoffs in each of the past two seasons, and star outfielder Josh Harrison does not want to be a part of it.In a statement released to Ken Rosenthal of Th

Report: DeAndre Jordan wants to be traded to Rockets

While much of the trade deadline chatter surrounding Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan centers around the Cleveland Cavaliers, he’d reportedly rather be traded to the Houston Rockets.ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith has the scoop here, per Clevis Murray o

Source: Lakers ‘frustrated’ Lonzo Ball won’t stand up to his father

LaVar Ball has played a starring role in turning son Lonzo’s rookie season with the Los Angeles Lakers into a soap opera, and it appears some members of the organization are “frustrated” over the rookie point guard’s inability or reluctance to stand u

Report: Steelers owner facing pressure to fire Mike Tomlin

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had a total of three head coaches since 1969. Three. More than any other in professional sports, this organization is loyal. It obviously pushes back against the idea of change, as well.But following Sunday’s 45-42 loss to the J

Big Ben downplays feud with Todd Haley, wants OC to stay

A lot has been made in recent weeks about the supposed feud between Ben Roethlisberger and Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley, but the quarterback indicated on Tuesday that the reports about the rift have been overblown.In his weekly radio s

Report: Cavs players starting to doubt team issues will be fixed

The Cleveland Cavaliers have lost four straight games and eight of their last 10, and fans are starting to grow concerned over whether this year’s edition of the team is a legitimate title contender. Apparently those same concerns are being felt in the lock

Rockets GM makes light of wild confrontation with Clippers

The dust-up that took place between the Rockets and Clippers on Monday night is all the internet seems to be talking about, and even Houston general manager Daryl Morey has decided to get in on the fun.For whatever reason, Morey brought Paul Pierce into the d

NBA to investigate Rockets-Clippers postgame fight

The NBA is going to investigate a highly-publicized postgame skirmish that broke out between the Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets after Monday night’s game, which included reports of players storming into a locker room with an planned out, multi-pro

Carmelo Anthony is ‘done with the refs’ after Russell Westbrook’s ejection

Russell Westbrook didn’t speak to reporters after being ejected late in the fourth quarter of Monday’s game against the Kings, but teammate Carmelo Anthony managed to share a few words about the officiating in the game.Westbrook was ejected for arguing wi

Chris Paul nutmegs Milos Teodosic with slick dribbles

Rockets point guard Chris Paul returned to Staples Center for the first time since being traded and squared off against his former team on Monday night.Aside from wearing a different jersey, it was almost as if he had never left. CP3 showed off his sick handl

Chris Paul nutmegs Milos Teodosic with slick dribbles

Rockets point guard Chris Paul returned to Staples Center for the first time since being traded and squared off against his former team on Monday night.Aside from wearing a different jersey, it was almost as if he had never left. CP3 showed off his sick handl

Carmelo Anthony is ‘done with the refs’ after Russell Westbrook’s ejection

Russell Westbrook didn’t speak to reporters after being ejected late in the fourth quarter of Monday’s game against the Kings, but teammate Carmelo Anthony managed to share a few words about the officiating in the game.Westbrook was ejected for arguing wi

Warriors stuck without hot water in locker room after beating Cavs

The Warriors took care of business in their game against the Cavs on Monday night, dominating the second half en route to a 118-108 victory at Quicken Loans Arena. It was a hot shooting performance for them, as Golden State shot 48.2 percent from the field i

Magic rookie invited teammates to his first sermon, but none showed up

Magic rookie Jonathan Isaac gave a sermon on Sunday, although a few people he invited were not there to see it.Isaac is a proud Christian who stepped out of his comfort zone this past weekend to preach at church. He was a guest at JUMP Ministries Global Churc

Magic could be sellers, Mirotic eligible to be traded, Jabari Parker closer to return

The Magic will likely be in firesale mode approaching the trade deadline, according to Marc Stein of the New York Times. Rival executives expect Orlando, which has sunk to the bottom of the conference standings, to shop guards Evan Fournier and Elfrid Payton

Spagnuolo could stay with Giants, Dallas and Cincy swap assistants

While Giants interim head coach Steve Spagnuolo interviewed for the position, there is an upside for him in current Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur likely accepting the team’s offer to be their next head coach. With Shurmur on board, the veteran d

Dave Joerger plans to sit veterans, go younger

Kings head coach Dave Joerger will be playing his younger guys more and veterans less for the foreseeable future.During the offseason, the Kings brought in Zach Randolph, Vince Carter and George Hill to help provide a strong veteran presence to a young Sacram

Chris Paul receives tribute video in return vs Clippers

Chris Paul received a tribute video and ovation from Los Angeles Clippers fans during his return to play his former team on Monday night.Paul’s return to face the Clippers as a member of the Houston Rockets did not lead to a great reaction from the fans ini

Russell Westbrook ejected from game for arguing with official

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook let an official know how he felt about a non-call in Monday’s game against the Kings, and he paid for it.It happened after Westbrook drove the lane late in the fourth quarter of the game, and appeared to receive

Billboard goes up offering support to Marcus Williams

Marcus Williams will not have to go through his awful moment alone.Williams missed a tackle on the final play of Sunday’s NFC divisional playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints that allowed the Vikings to win.Although many viewed h

Ex-Washington QB KJ Carta-Samuels transferring to UCLA

The UCLA Bruins will have another quarterback in the mix next season.K.J. Carta-Samuels announced on Monday that he will join the Bruins’ football program in the spring as a graduate transfer. Carta-Samuels joined Washington in 2014 and spent the past thre

Pirates GM explains reason for Andrew McCutchen trade

The Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday traded Andrew McCutchen to the San Francisco Giants, ending over a year of trade rumors involving the former MVP. Team GM Neal Huntington spoke about the trade later in the day, and essentially confirmed the team traded the ou

Young kid steals show at Warriors-Cavs game with slick dance moves

The Cavs and Warriors squared off on the court and treated fans to yet another thrilling matchup on Monday night, but it was a young boy who really stole the show.Tavaris Jones took the court at halftime to show off his dance moves, and NBA fans everywhere we

Martavis Bryant wants to return to Steelers

In a turn from a few months ago, it appears as if Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant wants to return to his team in 2018. Coming off a stunning defeat at the hands of the Jaguars in the AFC Divisional round, the 26-year-old expressed that he has now move

Charles Barkley: Cavaliers will not make NBA Finals

Looks like LeBron James will have his latest reason to be annoyed with Charles Barkley.Speaking on TNT prior to Monday’s Golden State Warriors-Cleveland Cavaliers game, Barkley predicted that the Cavaliers would not reach the NBA Finals this year: The Cavs

Curtis Granderson reportedly agrees to deal with Blue Jays

Curtis Granderson is heading to Canada.The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal reported on Monday evening that Granderson and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a one-year, $5 million contract that is pending a physical. The Blue Jays are a little weak in the outfie

Kevin Durant dunked so hard LeBron James moved out of the way

LeBron James made a business decision when he saw Kevin Durant approaching during Monday night’s game, and was probably smart to do so.The Warriors had a two-on-one opportunity after a steal, with James serving as the lone man back on defense. Durant came f

Carolina’s Sebastian Aho out indefinitely

Sebastian Aho’s recent streak of good luck has come to an end. The Carolina Hurricanes star forward had posted 14 points in his past 10 games entering the team’s match-up against the Calgary Flames yesterday, but was unable to notch another point or even

Luke Walton says Lakers got punked by Grizzlies

Luke Walton was disappointed with his team’s effort in a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday, specifically saying that they got punked.The Lakers, who were without Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball, fell to the Grizzlies 123-114 as they shot below 40 percen

Novak Djokovic advocating for players to form union

Novak Djokovic’s attempt to unionize his fellow men’s tennis players has been the talk of the Australian Open so far.According to the Daily Mail, Djokovic spoke at the annual player meeting at the Australian Open on Friday night. Djokovic reportedly spok

D’Angelo Russell gets technical foul for clapping on bench

D’Angelo Russell managed to get a technical foul while wearing street clothes during the Nets’ game against the Knicks.During the third quarter of Monday’s game, Russell, who is recovering from a knee injury, earned himself a technical foul while sittin

Tyronn Lue believes Cavs are the best team in Eastern Conference

The Cavs are reeling — having lost seven of their last nine games heading into Monday’s matchup with the Warriors — but head coach Tyronn Lue is remaining positive about the team’s outlook.Not only that, Lue believes the Cavs are still the best team i
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