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NBA trade rumors: Carmelo Anthony Thunder Hawks

With Kawhi Leonard being dealt on Wednesday to the Toronto Raptors, it now leaves Oklahoma City Thunder forward Carmelo Anthony as the next player in line to find out where he could be going next. A couple of weeks ago, Adrian Wojnarowski and Royce Young of ESPN reported that the Thunder and...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 6:36pm

Danny Picard: Locking up Marcus Smart a no brainer for Celtics

On the same day that Kawhi Leonard was traded to the Toronto Raptors, it was reported that the Boston Celtics were in serious talks with restricted free agent Marcus Smart about a four-year deal that would pay him somewhere between $10 million and $13 million per year.   By the time you read...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 5:41pm

Kawhi Leonard trade: Spurs asked Sixers for Embiid, Simmons

The San Antonio Spurs were finally able to move disgruntled superstar Kawhi Leonard. However, it wasn't to the Philadelphia 76ers, instead, it was to their Atlantic division rival. The Spurs traded Leonard and guard Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl,...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 5:25pm

Twitter is destroying Raptors Kawhi Leonard trade

The Toronto Raptors made it official Wednesday, confirming their acquisitions of Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green from the San Antonio Spurs in exchange for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a 2019 protected first-round draft pick. And just like that, Twitter began destroying the Raptors for the risky...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 5:24pm

Flyers Joel Farabee gets quick introduction to NHL before heading to college

In the span of less than two weeks, Joel Farabee went from being a member of the USA Hockey National Team Development Program to a first-round selection of the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft to Boston University to attend school this summer and play for the Terriers this upcoming...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 4:03pm

College football Top 25 poll rankings – Ohio State Clemson climb

If there is one college football program that can succeed for an entire season with a quarterback controversy it is Alabama. Tua Tagovailoa and Jalen Hurts will be battling for the starting job, but Nick Saban has proven in the past that he doesn’t need the top quarterback in the SEC to get...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 3:59pm

Dyer: Darrelle Revis the greatest to ever play for Jets

There may never be a player as good as Darrelle Revis to suit up for the New York Jets, a player who changed and perhaps transcended his position in so many ways. Clouded by holdouts, rumors of holdouts, a trade and off-the-field issues, there is no denying that in his prime, the Jets had the most...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 2:44pm

Giants offensive line improved, but by how much?

The New York Giants spent much of the offseason attempting to get better along the offensive line, making three key additions to the unit. Free agent left tackle Nate Solder, guard Patrick Omameh and rookie Will Hernandez will be counted on to improve one of the league’s worst units last year...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 1:56pm

Paul Pogba Juventus transfer: Set to join Cristiano Ronaldo?

Manchester United midfielder and French World Cup winner Paul Pogba seemingly has one foot out of England as the 25-year-old continues to be the subject of transfer rumors around Europe.  After a falling out with manager Jose Mourinho that looks like it is beyond repair, Pogba was initially...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 1:27pm

Mets rumors: Yoenis Cespedes moving to first base?

The New York Mets and manager Mickey Callaway need to get on the same page. After explicitly stating that star Yoenis Cespedes, normally a left fielder, would not play first base, the slugger will be playing that exact position during his rehab game on Wednesday in the Gulf Coast League. ...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 12:46pm

Chelsea transfer rumors: Aleksandr Golovin deal close

New Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is on the verge of making his second big signing as boss of the London side as Sky Sports News is reporting that a deal with Russian playmaker Aleksandr Golovin is close.  Sarri has been high on Golovin for some time now as he attempted to bring the CSKA...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 12:02pm

Le'Veon Bell Contract rumors: Could Jets land disgruntled Steelers RB?

The NFL's Monday deadline allowing teams to negotiate a new contract for their franchise players came and went on Monday and once again, the Pittsburgh Steelers and star running back Le'Veon Bell were unable to come to terms.  Bell reportedly turned down a massive five-year, $70...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 11:27am

Top 10 Jets for 2018: Isaiah Crowell

From now through training camp, Metro will roll out a regular series of the most influential players on the New York Jets roster.   At No. 10 on the list is Josh McCown. Next up is another piece to the offense, one that came in this offseason perhaps under the radar but could be...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:53am

What did Josh Hader say on Twitter? Anti gay racist transcript

If your name is Josh, and you're a young professional athlete about to be on a national stage for the first time - it might be a good time to check those tweets you sent out when you were 17. Three months after Twitter sleuths got the best of quarterback Josh Allen ahead of the NFL Draft, they...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 8:43am

Were the Los Angeles Rams smart to sign Brandin Cooks to an extension?

The Los Angeles Rams must have loved what they seen from Brandin Cooks this offseason. After acquiring Cooks in a trade with the New England Patriots this past April, the Rams signed the wide receiver to a five-year, $80 million contract extension Tuesday — without the 24-year-old having...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 8:16pm

The Top 10 New York Jets players for 2018 NFL season

From now through training camp, Metro will roll out a regular series of the most influential players on the New York Jets roster.   The countdown begins at No. 10 with a familiar name at quarterback.   10. Josh McCown - Top 10 New York Jets   If push came to shove, it is highly...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 6:12pm

MLB trade rumors: Phillies interested in Mike Moustakas, Eduardo Escobar

It appears as if that the Philadelphia Phillies will not be the winners of the Manny Machado sweepstakes. On Tuesday, Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY reported that the Baltimore Orioles are expected to trade the All-Star shortstop to the Los Angeles Dodgers.  However, Nightengale did mention...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 6:07pm

Could Terrell Owens actually play in the CFL?

Former NFL and soon to be Hall of Fame wide receiver Terrell Owens has been in the news a lot over the last few weeks. Last month, Owens took a strong stance against the Pro Football Hall of Fame saying that he would not be attending the induction ceremony in August at Canton, Ohio. When he said...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 5:54pm

Dez Bryant NFL rumors Patriots Redskins Seahawks in the mix?

Dez Bryant is the king of the cryptic social media post, even if most of what he puts out there never really comes to fruition. There was that infamous Instagram comment earlier this offseason where he said, straight-up, that he wanted to play for the San Francisco 49ers and he almost daily posts...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 5:13pm

Giants What to watch: Dalvin Tomlinson - Defensive lineman

Last week, the ‘What to watch’ series took a look at cornerback Eli Apple, who will be expected to have a bounceback year for the New York Giants. This installment will examine Dalvin Tomlinson, the Giants defensive lineman who showed lots of promise a year ago.   Tomlinson, a...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 4:06pm