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Paul George Is Wildly Overrated

Tuesday  19:11,   27 june 2017
The Big Lead

Paul George is being wildly overvalued around the NBA.During the 2016-17 season, George averaged 23.7 points, 6.6 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.6 steals in 35.9 minutes per game. He shot 46.1 percent from the field and 39.3 percent from 3-point range. [...]

The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry is dead, but is it on the way back?

Tuesday  18:42,   27 june 2017
SB Nation

<p>With both teams in playoff contention yet again — both with young cores — will we see a re-emergence of one of sports’ historically great rivalries?</p>For the first time since 2009, both teams seem to be legitimate contenders in the[...]

The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry is dead, but is it on the way back?

Tuesday  18:41,   27 june 2017
SB Nation

<p>With both teams in playoff contention yet again — both with young cores — will we see a re-emergence of one of sports’ historically great rivalries?</p>For the first time since 2009, both teams seem to be legitimate contenders in the[...]

Jerry Remy lung cancer surgery ‘went well’

Tuesday  18:15,   27 june 2017
The Boston Globe

Jerry Remy is recovering from surgery, and his wife said the operation “went well.” Thet announcement was posted on the Red Sox television analyst’s Twitter account Monday night, along with the news that he’s recuperating in the intensive care[...]

LSU baseball dads save Florida fan's life at CWS game

Tuesday  18:06,   27 june 2017
USA TODAY

Two fathers whose sons are part of the LSU baseball program saved an elderly Florida fan’s life by using CPR during Monday night’s College World Series Game 1 finals game in Omaha, Neb., multiple media outlets reported.&nbsp;Two fathers whose[...]

Report: Long-term deal for Kirk Cousins a 'long shot'

Tuesday  17:55,   27 june 2017
Sportsnaut

Kirk Cousins has less than a month remaining to work out a long-term extension with Washington, and it sounds like there is a very real chance the quarterback will be playing his second consecutive season under the franchise tag.&nbsp;ESPN’s[...]

Nine reasons why college coaches' pitch for 'baseball rule' in NBA Draft is junk

Tuesday  17:55,   27 june 2017
Sporting News

Adopting the "baseball rule" to the NBA Draft would be a mistake.Some bad ideas sound delightful — until they are[...]

McGregor releases training photos, dubs himself 'King Ghost'

Tuesday  17:27,   27 june 2017
theScore

Conor McGregor has a new nickname. Referring to himself as "King Ghost," the UFC lightweight champion shared a series of photos on social media in which he showcases the elusive style that he's apparently planning to bring to his boxing match with[...]

A Dolphins fan wore a Miami helmet at his wedding, thanks to best wife ever

Tuesday  17:27,   27 june 2017
For The Win

And it matched the cake topper!Lee is a dude on Twitter who says he's "from England but lovin [sic] everything Miami," which includes the Dolphins and[...]

Pregnant Serena Williams is stunning on new Vanity Fair cover

Tuesday  17:25,   27 june 2017
Sports Illustrated

Serena Williams, who is due to give birth to her first child in September, is on the August cover of Vanity Fair in stunning nude pregnancy photos. The photos were taken by celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz, while the story chronicles her[...]

Breaking down the 10 worst contracts in the NFL

Tuesday  17:25,   27 june 2017
theScore

NFL teams aren't always as smart as they're given credit for being.A not-so-spectacular part of every offseason spending spree, of course, is the countless number of big-money moves that end up looking like mistakes sooner rather than[...]

Thunder's Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP, but award show does him no favors

Tuesday  17:15,   27 june 2017
USA TODAY

Westbrook earned his hardware, but the timing of the NBA's show did him no favors.As we discussed more than two months ago, when this debate was front and center and the Oklahoma City Thunder star was putting the finishing touches on one of the[...]

College Defensive Back Rankings 2017

Tuesday  17:10,   27 june 2017
Sports on Earth

Our preseason position-by-position college football position rankings are nearing their end. This week, we count down our top cornerbacks and safeties, led by the return of all-world Florida State star Derwin James from an injury. 2017 Sports on[...]

With a year to go, Russia's World Cup faces challenges

Tuesday  16:01,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

After years of controversy, Russian officials think their World Cup has weathered the storm. Stadiums are either finished or nearing completion, and the Confederations Cup is going smoothly. "The project is very big and there are some delays or [...]

With a year to go, Russia's World Cup faces challenges

Tuesday  16:01,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

After years of controversy, Russian officials think their World Cup has weathered the storm. Stadiums are either finished or nearing completion, and the Confederations Cup is going smoothly. "The project is very big and there are some delays or [...]