11:51 PM EST, Wed February 22, 2017
The Advocate 5 hours ago
DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis give Pelicans fire and ice

DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis give Pelicans fire and ice

DeMarcus Cousins has done the New Orleans Pelicans’ marketing department a favor.
FOX Sports 6 hours ago

What The DeMarcus Cousins Deal Means For The San Antonio Spurs

The DeMarcus Cousins trade should bring positives to both the Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans. But here are three reasons why the San Antonio Spurs are the real winners.Sunday evening, the Sacramento Kings finalized a trade that sent All-Star Center DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pe...
Golden State Of Mind 8 hours ago

2017 NBA trade deadline: The frenzy has just begun

Trade rumors? Hot stove? Franchise-shattering mega-deal? Discuss it here with the rest of the GSOM community. The trade deadline is already heating up in a way it rarely has before, as NBA superstar DeMarcus Cousins leaves the Sacramento Kings to join All-Star MVP Anthony Davis and the New Orleans...
Sactown Royalty 12 hours ago

A farewell to Omri Casspi

The Kings traded a fan favorite this week. Omri Casspi’s second tenure with the Sacramento Kings came to an end on Sunday night when he was included in the blockbuster trade that sent DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans. As I feared prior to the All-Star break, the Kings essentially gave...
The Bird Writes 10 hours ago

DeMarcus Cousins tells Pelicans in introductory presser: “I’m all in.” and “This is my home now.”

"I plan on embracing my teammates, this organization and this city...” The Pelicans introduced DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi on Wednesday morning at the practice facility in Metaire, but Big Cuz easily stole the show. If his introductory press conference was any indication, Cousins is going to...
CSN Washington 12 hours ago
Kirk Cousins trade to 49ers could happen at combine, per NFL analyst

Kirk Cousins trade to 49ers could happen at combine, per NFL analyst

Rumors. Speculation. Repeat. Just days after reports that the Redskins might get a long-term deal done with Kirk Cousins, a new report suggests a trade could happen at the combine. 
CBS DC 10 hours ago

Combine Could Spur Kirk Cousins Trade, per analyst

Could Kirk Cousins be on the move sooner than later?
CSN Washington 8 hours ago

If Redskins trade Kirk Cousins to 49ers, 5 prospects to consider with No. 2 pick

With rumors growing about the possibility of the Redskins trading Kirk Cousins to the 49ers for the No. 2 overall pick, plenty of players could make sense for Washington.
NFL Trade Rumors 10 hours ago

Redskins Could Have Interest In Tony Romo If They Trade Kirk Cousins?

Jason Cole of B/R reports that the Redskins and QB Kirk Cousins have continued to discuss a potential long-term deal. However, the two parties have reportedly made very little progress towards an agreement, according to Cole. Interestingly enough, Cole mentions that the Redskins are wondering if they...
NFL Trade Rumors 11 hours ago

Redskins & 49ers Could Discuss Kirk Cousins Trade At Combine?

Daniel Jeremiah of the NFL Network mentioned during an interview with 1090 San Diego that he believes there’s a “better than 50 percent” chance QB Kirk Cousins won’t be back with the Redskins next year. In fact, Jeremiah said he “would not be shocked at all” if the Redskins agreed to...
All's quiet on Bulls trade front with deadline at 2 p.m. Thursday

All's quiet on Bulls trade front with deadline at 2 p.m. Thursday

Jimmy Butler didn't attend Wednesday's evening practice at the Advocate Center, the Bulls' first since the All-Star break. And, no, Butler wasn't traveling to Boston. "With us playing the last game in the league before the break, we gave Jimmy one more day," coach Fred Hoiberg said, citing last...
Pippen Aint Easy 11 hours ago

Bulls management has no earthly idea what it’s doing or what it wants to do

The Bulls don’t know if they really want to move Jimmy Butler or not. Then again, the Bulls front office really doesn’t know what to do about … well, anything these days. It’s never a good thing when Bulls fans are organizing a protest about firing your team’s general manager and vice president...
Inquisitr 9 hours ago

NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers Trying To Trade For Bulls Superstar Jimmy Butler? [Opinion]

Plenty of Los Angeles basketball fans would love to see Bulls superstar Jimmy Butler in a Lakers jersey. The ongoing NBA trade rumors have recently been focused on his potential to move to the Boston Celtics and join Isaiah Thomas on a potential Eastern Conference contender. However, it also appears...
CSN New England 10 hours ago

Report: Crowder the sticking point to Butler-to-Celtics deal

The Celtics unwillingness to part with Jae Crowder, and the Bulls insistence on his inclusion in he deal, is holding up a Jimmy Butler-to-Boston trade, David Aldridge reports.
Inquisitr 3 hours ago

NBA Trade Rumors: Chicago Bulls Pursuing Trade For Jahlil Okafor

The Chicago Bulls are looking to make a trade ahead of the NBA trade deadline and there are a few options for them to look at. It has been obvious this season that Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade cannot power this Bulls’ team by themselves, which has made a trade necessary if they want to make noise...
NetsDaily 49 mins ago
Oh yeah, Jeremy Lin is back!

Oh yeah, Jeremy Lin is back!

Lost in all the trade news, there’s this: Jeremy Lin is back! So what does this mean for the Brooklyn Nets point guard rotation going forward? Not to mention the backcourt in general! A lot. After missing 44 games, Lin will be hopefully be the Nets starter for the rest of the way. There may be minutes restrictions, but he’s the lead guy. Will he start Friday in Denver? "Honestly, I haven't decided yet – we'll see how he is after today's practice,” Kenny Atkinson said of Lin, who has started nine games this season. “We'll do a little more scrimmaging tomorrow and keep him...
Net Income / NetsDaily 14 hours ago

Nets ratings down again ... would a trade help?

After a nice jump at the beginning of the season —before Jeremy Lin went down and losses began to mount, the Nets ratings on YES Network are the lowest in the NBA so far this season. According to a survey by Sports Business Journal, the Nets on YES garnered a 0.42 rating, meaning less than half...
numberFire 7 hours ago

Wizards land Bojan Bogdanovic in trade with Nets

The Washington Wizards will acquire guard/forward Bojan Bogdanovic and power forward Chris McCullough from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for power forward Andrew Nicholson, point guard Marcus Thornton and a lottery-protected 2017 first-round pick, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. What...
Newark Star-Ledger 4 hours ago
Details of Sixers trade with Atlanta Hawks involving Ersan Ilyasova and Tiago Splitter

Details of Sixers trade with Atlanta Hawks involving Ersan Ilyasova and Tiago Splitter

The Sixers have made a trade -- just not the one everyone is waiting for.
CSN Philly 14 hours ago

Ersan Ilyasova needed All-Star break, admits effect of upcoming free agency

Ersan Ilyasova found himself in a slump before the All-Star break. As the team gets back together, he hopes to re-find his rhythm. By Jessica Camerato 
FOX Sports 3 hours ago

Hawks trade Tiago Splitter, draft picks to Sixers for Ersan Ilyasova

Tiago Splitter’s short time in Atlanta was undercut by injuries.
philly.com 1 hour ago

Amid Okafor/Noel watch, Sixers trade Ilyasova

The 76ers agreed to trade away their starting power forward, Ersan Ilyasova, on Wednesday. Will they do the same to one of their prized reserve centers in Jahlil Okafor or Nerlens Noel on Thursday?
49ers’ Lynch, Shanahan have ‘positive discussion’ with Kaepernick

49ers’ Lynch, Shanahan have ‘positive discussion’ with Kaepernick

A year after Colin Kaepernick requested a trade that didn’t materialize, general manager John Lynch provided news Wednesday that suggested the 49ers’ new regime is open to retaining the quarterback who has been expected to land elsewhere in 2017. On KNBR, Lynch said he and 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan met with Kaepernick in Lynch’s office at the team facility Wednesday. Kaepernick can opt out of the final year of his contract as early as next week to hit the market before free agency begins March 9. If Kaepernick doesn’t opt out, the 49ers will almost certainly release him to...
CSN Bay Area 5 hours ago

Lynch, Shanahan hold 'positive' discussion with Kaepernick

General manager John Lynch confirmed during a radio interview that he and 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan met with quarterback Colin Kaepernick at his office Wednesday
David Fucillo / Niners Nation 6 hours ago

Colin Kaepernick visited 49ers headquarters on Wednesday, per report

Will something get done, or will this just get us to the opt out period, and that’ll be that? The San Francisco 49ers and Colin Kaepernick face an important decision in the next two weeks. The quarterback has the option to opt out of the remaining year of his contract and become a free agent, and...
NFL Trade Rumors 1 hour ago

NFL Notes: Colin Kaepernick, Corey Davis, Broncos, Jaguars

Colin Kaepernick 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick met with new 49ers HC Kyle Shanahan and GM John Lynch at team’s facility on Wednesday. Lynch mentioned during an interview with KNBR that they had a “really a positive discussion” with Kaepernick and all parties “left excited.” “We’ve only been...
Sander Philipse / Bucs Nation 14 hours ago
NFL Free Agency Rumors: Bucs are a ‘possible destination’ for DeSean Jackson

NFL Free Agency Rumors: Bucs are a ‘possible destination’ for DeSean Jackson

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers need a wide receiver, and we talked about the potential of Terrelle Pryor in that role yesterday. Another name just came up: speedster DeSean Jackson who, according to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, has “an existing rapport” with Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston. I’m told #Bucs could be a posb destination for impending FA WR Desean Jackson. Understanding is Jameis Winston has an existing rapport w/ DJ— Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) February 21, 2017 Jackson is, of course, the prototypical diva receiver, who is also one of the most explosive wide...
Riggo's Rag 6 hours ago

2017 NFL Combine: 3 Wide Receivers For The Washington Redskins To Watch

The Washington Redskins have a couple of free agent wide receiver set to hit the market in the upcoming offseason. Because of this, they will have to scout receivers during the Combine. Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson are both coming off of excellent seasons with the Washington Redskins. However, both...
FOX Sports 3 hours ago

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Signing DeSean Jackson Would Create Magic

Jameis Winston wants to play with free agent DeSean Jackson next season and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should want the same.In Year 2, Jameis Winston fell just short of leading the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the NFL Playoffs. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft took tremendous strides as a pla...
Express-Times 13 hours ago

NFL free agency rumors: ESPN's Adam Schefter on Alshon Jeffery, DeSean Jackson to Eagles

Howie Roseman has developed a reputation for structuring creative contracts and as en effective manager/manipulator of cap space, but will it be enough to position the Eagles to land a free agent such as DeSean Jackson, Alshon Jeffery or Jeremy Maclin?
MLB Daily Dish 14 hours ago
NL East: Nationals sign Matt Wieters

NL East: Nationals sign Matt Wieters

Check out what’s going on around the National League East. The Nationals have signed veteran catcher Matt Wieters to a two year, $21M deal. The 30-year old slashed .243/.302/.409 last season in Baltimore. The deal includes and opt out after the first year. Thus drains the pool of best free agents left on the market. Time to turn off all the stoves and call it an offseason. Here’s what else is happening in the National League East: Matt Stairs is out to make sure that the Phillies change their offensive approach. The Braves are interested in veteran Kelly Johnson. The contract...
Reviewing The Brew 5 hours ago

Brewers News: Brewers Looked Into C Matt Wieters

The Brewers did their research on free agent catcher Matt Wieters before deciding they were content with the catchers on their current roster. Matt Wieters just reached a deal with the Washington Nationals on Tuesday but the Brewers were in the mix until the end. General manager David Stearns claimed...
Boston Globe 7 hours ago
Red Sox hope to be carried by Sale, Porcello, and Price

Red Sox hope to be carried by Sale, Porcello, and Price

"Boston's like the Golden State Warriors now in baseball."
Sacramento Bee 9 hours ago

Red Sox hope to be carried by Sale, Porcello and Price

The Red Sox hope adding Chris Sale to a rotation that already included Rick Porcello and David Price will boost the team to its first World Series title since 2013. …
Ed Valentine / Big Blue View 13 hours ago
Giants Free Agency Rumors: Tom Coughlin set to make big run at Jason Pierre-Paul

Giants Free Agency Rumors: Tom Coughlin set to make big run at Jason Pierre-Paul

Jaguars appear ready to target Giants’ defensive end Could former New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin, now in charge of football operations with the Jacksonville Jaguars, be setting himself up to try and pry the Giants’ biggest free agent, Jason Pierre-Paul, away from his old team? SB Nation’s Jaguars blog, Big Cat Country, believes there is no other way to read the tea leaves: The Jacksonville Jaguars have been busy in the last week. They’re reportedly sending tight end Julius Thomas to the Miami Dolphins for a late-round draft pick in 2017. Simultaneous to that, they are...
Los Angeles Times 2 hours ago
Clippers' Chris Paul could get OK to play vs. Warriors

Clippers' Chris Paul could get OK to play vs. Warriors

If Chris Paul suits up Thursday night when the Clippers play at Golden State, that  would be an encouraging sign as L.A. surges toward the final stretch of the regular season. Paul was typically noncommittal when asked about playing against the Warriors. “Don’t know” was all he said when queried...
Japers' Rink 48 mins ago
Caps vs. Flyers Recap: Russians Cheese Philly, Stake 4-1 Smashing

Caps vs. Flyers Recap: Russians Cheese Philly, Stake 4-1 Smashing

The Washington Capitals defeated the Philadelphia Flyers and the NBC commentary crew 4-1 Wednesday night on national television. Tell your friends. Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event Summary - Shot Report - Faceoff Summary - Play-by-Play - Home TOI - Visitor TOI - Advanced Stats at: hockeystats, Natural Stat Trick and more via Nice Time On Ice The Capitals finally got back into the swing of things after the bye week, smashing lowly hockey centipedes the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 despite Mike Milbury’s pearl clutching. Here's Wednesday night's Plus/Minus: Plus: Evgeny Kuznetsov notched two...
Orange County Register 4 hours ago
Irvine's Nic Kerdiles to make his NHL debut with Ducks against Bruins

Irvine's Nic Kerdiles to make his NHL debut with Ducks against Bruins

ANAHEIM – Nic Kerdiles and Bob Ferguson, who runs the American Hockey League’s San Diego Gulls as general manager, know each other enough to have a running banter over how the winger wears his hat. To hear Kerdiles tell it, Ferguson wants him to...
Miami Herald 56 mins ago
Florida Panthers winning streak ends

Florida Panthers winning streak ends

Sasha Barkov scored the first goal of the night for the Florida Panthers as they saw their five-game winning streak with a 4-3 loss to the host Edmonton Oilers on Wed., Feb. 22, 2017. …
News-Herald 3 hours ago
Kyrie Irving: 'We have to set our expectations high,' as Cleveland Cavaliers prepare to face Knicks

Kyrie Irving: 'We have to set our expectations high,' as Cleveland Cavaliers prepare to face Knicks

The best team in the NBA East has to get better with less than two months to go before the playoffs begin, says Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving.The Cavaliers, 39-16, returned to practice Feb. 22 for the first time since beating the Indiana Pacers a week earlier. They are 7-1 this month after stumbling through January at 7-8.

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CSN Chicago 1 min ago

Fred Hoiberg's message to Bulls at trade deadline: Control what you can control

Jimmy Butler was the lone member of the Bulls not at practice Wednesday night at the Advocate Center. But the three-time All-Star wasn't on his way to Boston as part of a blockbuster trade. Instead, he was simply receiving an extra day of rest after a busy weekend in New Orleans.
BSN Denver 1 min ago

Why Jimmy Butler is a perfect fit for the Denver Nuggets

Why Chicago Bulls' wing Jimmy Butler is who the Nuggets should target at Thursday's trade deadline.
Deseret Morning News 2 mins ago
Utah coaches help raise more than $20,000 for American Cancer Society

Utah coaches help raise more than $20,000 for American Cancer Society

Subway restaurants in Utah teamed up with six head men’s basketball coaches from Utah universities to raise more than...
The Edmonton Oilers pick up a big 4-3 road win in Florida despite an injury-depleted blue-line

The Edmonton Oilers pick up a big 4-3 road win in Florida despite an injury-depleted blue-line

The Edmonton Oilers took four separate leads, in Sunrise, Florida on Wednesday night, and finally made that fourth one stick. Make it a 4-3 Oilers win, and a big victory it was against a Panthers club desperate to lock up a precarious wild-card spot in the East. This was a tough game to win. Not […]
News & Observer 7 mins ago

Hahn layup in final second seals Omaha's win over Denver

Marcus Tyus hit six 3-pointers and scored 30 points, Mitchell Hahn sank the game-winning layup with 0.7 seconds left, and Nebraska-Omaha beat Denver 84-83 on Wednesday night. The game featured …

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