NBA trade rumors: One Draymond Green quote offers Kyrie Irving important lesson

Kyrie Irving needs to listen to Draymond Green. The words of the loquacious forward directed at Paul Pierce during an epic trash-talking session last season fit the former No. 1 overall pick like a fine, tailored European suit. “You’re not Kobe.” In context, Green was keeping it funky with the now-retired Pierce, letting him know […]

MLB trade rumors: Cardinals face some complicated buy/sell decisions

Almost three weeks after the Cardinals held a press conference to announce a couple of front-office promotions, one thing team owner Bill DeWitt Jr., said keeps rattling around in my brain. DeWitt was asked about the possibility of being a seller at the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, a rare development for a franchise that’s […]

Rockets’ Patrick Beverley: Resting is ‘bulls—’ and ‘a disgrace to this league’

NBA coaches resting players is still a topic, and Patrick Beverley has some thoughts on it. “I don’t believe in resting. I think that’s bulls—,” he said after Sunday’s game against the Thunder. “I think that’s a disgrace to this league. I think that fans deserve better. I could care less about coaches asking players […]

Warriors are doing just fine without Kevin Durant, so he’ll rest a little longer

The Warriors provided an update on Kevin Durant’s health Wednesday, essentially saying he’s fine, and he’ll be re-evaluated again in 7-10 days. Earlier this month, reports said Durant was progressing nicely from his left knee injury and could make a return in the regular season. The first part is accurate, but if he’s held out […]

Donnel Pumphrey knows his NFL draft stock depends on pass-catching abilities

MOBILE, Ala. Donnel Pumphrey ended his college career as the FBS’s career leader in rushing yards with more than 6,000 over the last four years. Production-wise, he checked all the boxes NFL teams could ask for in a college running back. But a different set of numbers likely will impact where, or if, the Cheap […]

Jeff Teague, Timberwolves reportedly reach 3-year, $57M deal

The Minnesota Timberwolves wasted no time finding Ricky Rubio’s replacement. A day after trading the point guard to the Jazz, the T-Wolves reportedly reached an agreement with free-agent Jeff Teague. According to ESPN, the three-year deal is worth $57 million and includes a player option for the third year. That’s a substantial raise for Teague, […]

This is why Nicki Minaj mentions Giants punter Brad Wing on ‘Skrt On Me’

Punters typically get no love. They’re only on the field for a few plays a game, and sometimes they don’t even take a single snap. Their craft doesn’t get praised when they do well, but if they shank a punt, then they get blamed. A punter’s life typically isn’t glamorous, but every now and then […]

Baseball’s toxic masculinity being challenged and changed more than ever

Years ago, questioning baseball’s unwritten code seemed unthinkable. Gallinari averaged 18.2 points last season, putting up his best shooting season since his 28-game rookie year (44.7 percent from the field, 38.9 percent from the 3-point Wholesale Cheap Jerseys line, 90.2 percent from the free-throw line). It’s widely expected around the league that Gallinari will leave […]

New England is now 15-0 with Lewis in the lineup.

It must be pointed out that nearly all of that was against some truly subpar offensive opposition, bordering on atrocious. Their victims were the 49ers, Jets (twice), Rams, Ravens, Broncos, Dolphins and Texans. Thats no murderers row of quarterbacks: Ryan Fitzpatrick (the lowest-rated full-time starter in the NFL this season) and Bryce Petty, Jared Goff, […]