Monthly Archives: July 2018

Kyrie Irving’s Intentions Regarding Future Not Clear; Nets, Knicks Will Pursue

Charles Krupa/Associated Press Kyrie Irving won’t hit the open market for another 11 months, but it’s apparently never too early for buzz to start circulating about which teams will be in the running for his services once he becomes an unrestricted free agent.  According to the New York Times‘ Marc Stein, there are already “credible rumblings” the Brooklyn Nets and New

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Cubs’ Darvish pain-free after 35-pitch session

Cubs’ Darvish pain-free after 35-pitch session PITTSBURGH — Chicago Cubs right-hander Yu Darvish took the biggest step in his rehab from an elbow ailment, as he threw 35 pain-free pitches during a bullpen session on Tuesday afternoon. “For the first time in two months I felt nothing from the first pitch, playing catch, to the last [in the] bullpen

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Nats’ Turner ‘truly sorry’ for what he tweeted

Nats’ Turner ‘truly sorry’ for what he tweeted WASHINGTON — Even though Bryce Harper remains in Washington and his team didn’t make any blockbuster deadline deals, it was a tumultuous day at Nationals Park. Forty-five minutes before Tuesday’s 4 p.m. ET non-waiver trade deadline, shortstop Trea Turner held a news conference in regards to offensive tweets he made in

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Chris Mannix: 3rd Title May Keep Kevin Durant from Joining LeBron James, Lakers

Tony Dejak/Associated Press Kevin Durant is scheduled to become a free agent again after the 2018-19 NBA season, and speculation has already started to crop up about the two-time Finals MVP potentially linking up with LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers once he hits the open market. However, Yahoo Sports’ Chris Mannix believes that could be a tough sell

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African American History Museum Accepts LeBron James’ Nike 15 ‘Equality’ PEs

Nick Wass/Associated Press LeBron James‘ message of equality is going into a museum. James wore a special pair of Nike LeBron 15 “Equality” PEs during a Dec. 17 game against the Washington Wizards as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers. One shoe was black and the other was white, and each had the word “Equality” on the back. Aaron Dodson

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Ryan Zimmerman becomes Expos/Nationals all-time leader in hits

Ryan Zimmerman becomes Expos/Nationals all-time leader in hits On Sunday, after Braves starter Sean Newcomb‘s past tweets containing hateful language were discovered, the same was done for Nationals shortstop Trea Turner. As Craig noted yesterday, those tweets mostly contained homophobic slurs but also contained a racially-insensitive quote from a movie. While Newcomb apologized, his apology didn’t acknowledge the people

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