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Mike D’Antoni says Carmelo Anthony open to coming off the bench, but Rockets coach undecided

Monday  22:10,   13 august 2018
nbcsports

Anthony officially signs with HoustonBut the far bigger revelation given Anthony’s previousstatements: Houston reportedly plans to bring Anthony off the[...]
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Protecting Luck becomes premium under Colts new regime

Monday  22:06,   13 august 2018
ap.org

The Indianapolis Colts invested heavily in Andrew Luck's protection plan during the offseason. Now it's time to see the payoff.After general manager Chris Ballard added two potential starting offensive linemen in free agency and used two more [...]

No. 2 draft pick Saquon Barkley tweaks leg catching pass

Monday  21:40,   13 august 2018
ap.org

The New York Giants have had a hold-your-breath moment with rookie running back Saquon Barkley. The No. 2 overall draft pick caught a swing pass out of the backfield from fellow rookie Kyle Lauletta during an indoor practice Monday and may have[...]

Bucket placed on the ice to deal with water dripping during Swiss preseason hockey game

Monday  21:40,   13 august 2018
thecomeback

Officials had a creative way of dealing with a water problem during a recent Swiss preseason hockey game. A large bucket was placed on the ice near one of the goals to collect the water, resulting in some absolutely wild[...]

Cubs rookie clarifies decision to get excited over walk-off grand slam

Monday  21:30,   13 august 2018
ftw.usatoday

"I meant no disrespect by any means," David Bote said after his walk-off grand slam.Baseball can be so, so[...]

Power rankings: A's among the elite, Mariners rise

Monday  21:26,   13 august 2018
usatoday

The Oakland Athletics continue to be the biggest surprise in baseball and have risen to a season-high fourth in USA TODAY Sports' MLB power rankings.Once 11 1/2 games out of first, they are on a 36-12 run to pull within 2 1/2 games of the[...]

AL West is the best divisional race in baseball

Monday  21:20,   13 august 2018
si

AL West is the best divisional race in baseballDespite dropping four straight to Seattle, Houston remains on top of the West at 73–46, the second-best record in the majors (albeit distantly, with Boston destroying all comers at 85–35). Oakland’s 8–7 [...]

Where the Rangers stand with the salary cap

Monday  21:15,   13 august 2018
prohockeyrumors

Navigating the salary cap is probably one of the more important tasks for any general manager to have. This will focus more on those players who are integral parts of the roster versus those who may find themselves shuttling between the AHL [...]

PGA Championship 2018: Do great athletes like Brooks Koepka deserve our love?

Monday  20:43,   13 august 2018
golfdigest

Winning a third career major title will change Brooks Koepka's standing in the golf world. But will it change the perception of the new PGA champion?Brooks Koepka’s final moment at Bellerive on Sunday was perfect. With the championship wrapped[...]

Thome a future MLB manager? 'Maybe soon, you never know'

Monday  20:06,   13 august 2018
chicagotribune

White Sox great Jim Thome was too busy Saturday enjoying the accolades during a theme night in his honor to think long and hard about his future."Maybe soon, you never know," Thome, 47, said. "I don't want to ever say never, but I love where I'm at[...]

Comparison: Harvick vs. Bill Elliott at 44 wins

Monday  20:06,   13 august 2018
nascar

Kevin Harvick’s victory at Michigan International Speedway was the 44th of his career.Harvick provides an interesting stats comparison with “Awesome Bill from Dawsonville,” who watched Kyle Busch scoot past him on the all-time wins list earlier this [...]

Wilbon rips ESPN for lack of coverage on Cubs' walk-off win

Monday  19:55,   13 august 2018
12up

​Mike Wilbon doesn't abide by the old adage, "don't bite the hand that feeds you."Wilbon threw major shade at ESPN for not showing enough love to the Chicago Cubs after their walk-off win against the Washington Nationals courtesy[...]

A grown-up Michael Phelps looks back on Beijing, 10 years later

Monday  19:46,   13 august 2018
msn

Michael Phelps apologizes for calling 15 minutes late. "Boomer is in the process of making a pizza right now," he explained, referring to his 2-year-old son. And as any young parent knows, a toddler's priorities are the priorities of[...]

20 things we learned from the first week of NFL preseason

Monday  19:45,   13 august 2018
usatoday

For the posturing NFL owners did, their attempt to solve the national anthem issue won’t go away. And other things we learned in opening week of preseason.1. For all the posturing the owners did this offseason, their rushed attempt to solve the[...]

Khalil Tate Is Done Waiting, Whether the Rest of the Nation Is Ready or Not

Monday  19:20,   13 august 2018
si

Khalil Tate had been waiting his whole life to show what he could do at quarterback. Now that he's made the most of his chance at Arizona, the whole college football world is watching to see what's next.The jersey hung off of Khalil Tate’s[...]