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Report: Celtics GM Danny Ainge Said Isaiah Thomas' Health Played Role in Trade

Wednesday  16:46,   23 august 2017
Sports Illustrated

Celtics GM Danny Ainge told reporters on a conference call that Isaiah Thomas' hip injury played a role in the decision to trade him and suggested that Thomas may miss some time at the start of the season, reports CSN New England's A.[...]

Report: Thunder exec Michael Winger agrees to become Clippers GM

Wednesday  16:33,   23 august 2017
theScore

The Los Angeles Clippers have found their new general manager, and his name is Michael Winger. The former Oklahoma City Thunder executive has agreed in principle to become the GM of the Clippers, according to ESPN's Adrian[...]

Jones tests positive for steroids at UFC 214, not yet stripped of title

Wednesday  16:32,   23 august 2017
theScore

Jon Jones' laundry list of trials has itself another addition. "Bones" has been flagged by the USADA for a potential doping violation stemming from a sample collected after he weighed in for his rematch with Daniel Cormier at UFC 214[...]

FIFA investigating Neymar complaint over unpaid Barcelona loyalty bonus

Wednesday  16:31,   23 august 2017
MSN

The Brazil international has complained over the fact the Liga club is refusing to pay him and his father €26 millionBarca are refusing to pay €26 million, which was included in the contract extension he signed with the club last October, to the[...]

Neymar to contest Barcelona's lawsuit over damages, bonus payment

Wednesday  16:31,   23 august 2017
theScore

Neymar will contest Barcelona's lawsuit against him as the Spanish side seeks compensation following the Brazilian's transfer to Paris Saint-Germain. Barcelona announced Tuesday that it will proceed with a lawsuit against Neymar, alleging[...]

Rooney announces international retirement

Wednesday  16:31,   23 august 2017
Sporting News

England's record goalscorer, Wayne Rooney, has announced his retirement from international football with immediate effect. The Everton striker, who returned to his boyhood club from Manchester United earlier this summer, scored 53 goals [...]

Demi Lovato to Sing the National Anthem at Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor Fight

Wednesday  14:26,   23 august 2017
ETOnline

To say Demi Lovato is excited for the fight of the year is an understatement.The 25-year-old singer will sing the national anthem at the upcoming superfight between boxer Floyd Mayweather and UFC champ Conor McGregor on Aug. 26, according to[...]

Floyd Mayweather: My Legacy Is At Risk Vs. Conor McGregor

Wednesday  11:06,   23 august 2017
ThePostGame.com

Floyd Mayweather is a heavy favorite for his bout Saturday against UFC star Conor McGregor -- and for good reason. Mayweather is 49-0, and he has been the most dominant boxer of his era. McGregor, despite his smashing success in UFC, will be making [...]

Joe Girardi denies pulling Aaron Judge to end strikeout streak

Wednesday  09:50,   23 august 2017
New York Daily News

DETROIT — Joe says he didn’t know. Apparently, his stat-laden binder doesn’t have a section with strikeout streaks. In the seventh inning of the Yankees’ 13-4 victory over the Tigers on Tuesday night, Joe Girardi pinch-hit for Aaron Judge, meaning[...]

Blue Jays' Pillar calls umpires 'really sensitive' following ejection

Wednesday  09:31,   23 august 2017
theScore

Kevin Pillar left Tuesday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays after a single at-bat, but he doesn't think he did anything wrong. The Toronto Blue Jays center fielder was ejected in the top of the third inning when he said something to home[...]

Billy Preston Can Be an Impact Player for Yet Another Dangerous Kansas Team

Wednesday  09:21,   23 august 2017
Sports Illustrated

It should come as no surprise to college basketball fans that freshmen have come to possess a significant portion of the star power in the sport. With that in mind, SI.com will be introducing you to the top 25 incoming freshmen in college[...]

3 changes the NFL could make to limit injuries in preseason games

Wednesday  08:50,   23 august 2017
theScore

Though no one seems to like the NFL's four-game preseason schedule, it's not going anywhere soon - but that doesn't mean it can't be modified. Though no one seems to like the NFL's four-game preseason schedule, it's not[...]

3 changes the NFL could make to limit injuries in preseason games

Wednesday  08:50,   23 august 2017
theScore

Though no one seems to like the NFL's four-game preseason schedule, it's not going anywhere soon - but that doesn't mean it can't be modified. Though no one seems to like the NFL's four-game preseason schedule, it's not[...]

Steelers holdout Bell hints at Sept. 1 return in Tweet

Wednesday  08:36,   23 august 2017
Associated Press

Steelers star Le'Veon Bell has suggested on Twitter that he will return to the team on Sept. 1, the day after Pittsburgh's final preseason game.PITTSBURGH -- Steelers star Le'Veon Bell has suggested on Twitter that he will return to the team [...]

Doug Fister throws one-hitter as Red Sox defeat Indians

Wednesday  08:20,   23 august 2017
The Boston Globe

CLEVELAND — When the Red Sox placed reliever Matt Barnes on the disabled list before Tuesday night’s game against the Cleveland Indians, Triple A starter Hector Velazquez was his replacement for a specific reason. With No. 5 starter Doug Fister[...]