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Sixers Zhaire Smith Furkan Korkmaz stand out at NBA Summer League

The 2018 MGM Resorts NBA Summer League began on Friday with all 30 NBA teams set to play in multiple games over the course of 12 days. The summer league is always fun to watch each year as it gives many rookies, second-year players, and undrafted players a chance to stake their claim in the NBA....

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 6:19pm

Phillies Carlos Santana making adjustment from AL to NL

Carlos Santana knew it would be different. He knew coming to a new league, after eight years in the American League with Cleveland would take an adjustment.  Facing different pitchers… unfamiliar ballparks…  new teammates… basically a completely different culture...

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 3:04pm

Latest on Carmelo Anthony Kawhi Celtics Lakers NBA Trade Rumors

It was reported this past weekend by Yahoo’s Jordan Schultz that Carmelo Anthony is targeting the Lakers as his destination when he reaches NBA free agency. But Los Angeles acquiring Carmelo is entirely LeBron James’ call at this point. LeBron has always said that he wants to play with...

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 1:46pm

Can Phillies Aaron Nola win Cy Young Award?

The Philadelphia Phillies have been one of the great stories in baseball this season. Under new manager Gabe Kapler, the Phillies are not only in contention to win a wild-card spot in the National League, but potentially the N.L. East division crown. Two of the main reasons why the Phillies have...

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 1:17pm

Knicks Kevin Knox already showing tons of promise

When he was taken ninth overall in the 2018 NBA Draft last month, it was a given that Kentucky product and newest New York Knicks small forward Kevin Knox was going to be a work in progress. At 18 years old, there is still a good portion of his game that needs fine tuning and developing, which is...

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 11:15am

How Yankees can limit Sonny Gray without dropping him

New York Yankees starting pitcher Sonny Gray is in the midst of his worst season as a professional.  Through 17 starts, he's on pace for career worsts with a 5.85 ERA, 11 home runs allowed and a 1.571 WHIP, which has highlighted the Yankees glaring problem in the depths of their starting...

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 10:46am

2018 World Cup full schedule, free live stream, TV, results

The greatest soccer players in the world have descended upon Russia for one of the largest sporting events on the planet as the 2018 FIFA World Cup is underway. While the United States will not be taking part in this year's festivities, 32 teams will fight for the most coveted trophy in soccer...

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 10:04am

Source: Erik Palmer-Brown heading on loan to NAC Breda

A year that saw him make a long-awaited move to Europe and debut for the United States national team now has another interesting twist for Erik Palmer-Brown. A loan move to one of Europe’s top leagues is in the mix for the promising young American defender. Palmer-Brown is set for a one-...

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 9:57am

NBA Trade Rumors Celtics Kevin Love heating up again?

It's no secret around the NBA that Celtics boss Danny Ainge believes Kevin Love can be an elite player if put in the right circumstance. With LeBron James now out of the picture in Cleveland, there is plenty of reason to believe that the Celtics will once again kick the tires on a Love trade....

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 9:54am

Sweden England Free World Cup Live Stream streaming link

This has truly been an unforgettable 2018 World Cup for Andreas Granqvist. After the Sweden captain helped to lead his team to a 1-0 win over Switzerland on Tuesday, he and his wife, Sofie, welcomed their baby daughter, Mika, early Friday. “Good timing. I didn’t sleep very well last...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 1:13pm

MLB trade rumors: Phillies front-runners for Manny Machado?

The MLB trade deadline is quickly approaching and the hot stove is heating up around Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado. The 25-year-old is having a career-year for the lowly Orioles, who have a record of 24-61. Machado has a slash line of .308/.377/.560 to go with 21 home runs and 59...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 2:23pm

Report: Sixers sign Nemanja Bjelica to one-year deal

The Philadelphia 76ers might have found their replacement for Ersan Ilyasova. According to Jake Fischer of Sports Illustrated, the Sixers have reportedly signed former Minnesota Timberwolves forward Nemanja Blejica to a one-year deal using the room mid-level exception. The Sixers' mid-...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 11:54am

Giants Eli Manning disrespected in QB rankings

July in the NFL is a dead zone, a wasteland where the only news is often not good news for an NFL team. If a player pops up and makes a headline this month, he usually has his t-shirt pulled over his head and his hands cuffed behind his back. As such, July becomes the silly season for reporters...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 11:07am

NHL trade rumors: Matt Duchene Islanders in works?

As the post-John Tavares era in New York Islanders franchise history continues, the organization is currently in the process of attempting to replace the goals that walked out the door with the newest Toronto Maple Leaf.  While it's not the most pressing need given the team still must...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 9:52am

Are there World Cup games on TV on 4th of July?

The 2018 FIFA World Cup knockout stage has been wildly unpredictable thus far, chock-full of thrilling nail-biters and upsets all over the bracket. And now, the action in Russia continues with the quarterfinals on Friday (July 6), when Uruguay faces France at 10:00 a.m. EST followed by Brazil...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 7:41am

Top 5 Most American Sports Moments

With this being the eve of the Fourth of July, Metro thinks it’s only right to look back at the Top 5 Most American Sports Moments in history. 5. Whitney Houston's Rousing National Anthem at The Super Bowl Whitney Houston’s rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 5:33pm

Report: Sixers acquire Wilson Chandler from Nuggets

After reportedly signing veteran marksman J.J. Redick to a one-year deal on Monday, the Philadelphia 76ers decided to make a trade before the 4th of July. The Sixers acquired forward Wilson Chandler from the Denver Nuggets, a 2021 second round pick, and the rights to swap 2022 second round...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 5:22pm

NHL rumors: Islanders Robin Lehner close to deal

The New York Islanders are on the verge of acquiring a much-needed No. 1 goalie as James Mirtle of the Athletic reports that the team is close to signing free-agent netminder Robin Lehner.  A true starting goalie was among New York's top needs along with defensive help this offseason....

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 4:53pm

Islanders NHL rumors: Latest on Erik Karlsson

The New York Islanders haven't done much to soften the blow of losing John Tavares to the Toronto Maple Leafs quite yet. The signing of lower-line forwards Leo Komarov, Valtteri Filppula and Tom Kuhnhackl will in no way bring about a resurgence of faith around the franchise.  However,...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 3:01pm

LeBron is a bitch Does Rajon Rondo still hate LeBron?

Rajon Rondo is one of the more prickly players in the NBA, and is certainly the type to hold a grudge (Rondo basically tried to fight Isaiah Thomas last year because Thomas thought he deserved a video tribute from the Celtics). Rondo's signing with the new LeBron Lakers immediately brought to...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 12:48pm