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Phillies not worried about growing strikeout totals

Is it now okay to K? That’s baseball’s universal symbol for the strikeout, which once ruined Mighty Casey of Mudville fame and has been considered a necessary evil for sluggers ranging from Babe Ruth to Hank Aaron, to Barry Bonds and nowadays to Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge. But...

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 4:21pm

NBA Summer League Schedule: Free Live Stream Link TV channel

The 2018 NBA Summer League will kick off on Monday, July 2 with all teams competing. All games will be shown live on either NBATV or one of several ESPN channels. You can live stream the NBA Summer League games for free here at this link or here at this link or here at this link. NBA Summer...

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 4:15pm

LeBron James NBA rumors: Sixers meeting with LBJ's reps

The Philadelphia 76ers will be meeting with the representatives of LeBron James in Los Angeles, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Sunday. This is a significant bit of news as for the last week or so, people have made it seem like James going to the Los Angeles Lakers was a done deal....

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 1:47pm

Islanders NHL rumors: John Tavares to sign with Maple Leafs

John Tavares has informed the New York Islanders that he will not be signing with them, as first reported by Arthur Staple of the Athletic.  The Toronto Maple Leafs are expected to sign the Ontario native to a seven-year deal, per multiple reports.  Tavares confirmed those reports...

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 1:08pm

NBA Trade Rumors: Celtics Kawhi - Lakers now out?

The news that Paul George will re-sign with the Thunder rattled the NBA landscape Sunday, the first official day of NBA free agency, as the pressure is firmly on the Lakers to complete a Kawhi Leonard trade quickly. Sitting back patiently is Celtics boss Danny Ainge, who will very much have a hand...

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 12:56pm

NHL trade rumors: Erik Karlsson to Islanders if they miss John Tavares?

With the opening of NHL's free agency period and the hockey world waiting for news of John Tavares' decision on what team he'll play for next year, the New York Islanders are at a crossroads.  Yes, the franchise has taken a huge step in the right direction over the past month...

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 12:15pm

Knicks NBA rumors: James Dolan to sell team?

There is a chance that the New York Knicks could make its way through the two-decade tempest that is the ownership of James Dolan.  According to a report from Aaron Elstein of Crain's, Dolan, who is the executive chairman and CEO of Madison Square Garden Co. "may be laying the...

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 11:29am

NBA rumors: Nuggets trying to get into mix for LeBron James

The Los Angeles Lakers could have another potential competitor out west for the services of LeBron James. According to Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports, the Denver Nuggets are aggressively pursuing a meeting with James and have been in contact with his agent, Rich Paul. However, Mannix adds that the...

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 10:52am

Islanders Maple Leafs NHL rumors: Latest on John Tavares

Deadlines have continued to pass and soon-to-be-free-agent star John Tavares has still not provided the slightest inkling of which team he will sign with.  While the hockey world remains in the dark, this much is clear: The deadline for Tavares to sign an eight-year deal with the New York...

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 10:41am

NHL rumors: John Tavares alerting Islanders Saturday

The New York Islanders are going to find out what direction their franchise will be moving in on Friday.  All-Star center and captain John Tavares, the face of the franchise for the past nine years, will likely alert the team that drafted him if he will accept their eight-year contract offer...

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 8:35am

NSFW World Cup pics photos of fans: Hottest so far

More than any other sport and more than any other event, soccer fans go absolutely insane at the NSFW World Cup. They’ll fight, they’ll drink, they’ll get naked. As we saw this week with Argentina soccer legend Maradona, people tend to get carried away with their booze and it can...

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 12:02pm

The latest on Rob Gronkowski Patriots trade out of New England

It has been three weeks since NFL trade rumors spread rampant across the Internet that Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was set to be traded. Things have calmed down since that time, and both parties – the Patriots and Gronk – have played nice. But we did learn from multiple outlets...

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 7:44am

Where will John Tavares land? The latest

John Tavares is officially on the clock.    The New York Islanders All-Star, captain, the face of the franchise and pending unrestricted free agent has spoken with each of the six teams he's scheduled meetings with between Monday and Wednesday.    Now comes the waiting....

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 6:12pm

NBA rumors: Kings interested in Zach LaVine

The Sacramento Kings could actually be a player in this year's edition of NBA free agency. After drafting Marvin Bagley III with the second overall pick in last week's NBA draft, Sacramento has a young core of players that might be ready to make some noise next season. According to K.J....

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 5:27pm

NYRB captain Luis Robles receives surprise visit from brother in military

It was a move wrapped in deception and intrigue for the New York Red Bulls, who surprised team captain Luis Robles this past Saturday with a visit from his brother, a major in the United States Army who was recently serving in Afghanistan. A graduate of West Point and currently in his fourteenth...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 4:47pm

Phillies could benefit by having a dominant power-hitting duo

There’s nothing like having a one-two punch in baseball. The Philadelphia Phillies felt the impact of this first-hand on Monday in their 4-2 loss to the Yankees at Citizens Bank Park. Aaron Judge smacked his 20th home run of the season to give the Yankees an early 2-0 lead in the fifth...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 4:11pm

Kemba Walker Knicks NBA Trade Rumors: Back in play?

Kawhi Leonard is the marquee NBA player that will likely be moved via trade in the coming days or weeks, but Hornets point guard Kemba Walker remains right behind him in terms of big names that could be on the move. The Knicks have consistently been mentioned as a destination for Walker, as Walker...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 3:13pm

NHL Free Agency: Time for Hextall, Flyers to open the check book

It’s time for Philadelphia Flyers general manager Ron Hextall to make a bold move or two this summer. Heck, maybe even add in a blockbuster trade. Whatever he chooses to do, fans can only hope for no more Dale Weiss-like signings or deals that bring back Jori Lehtera or R.J. Umberger, which...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 2:16pm

Are new Sixers LeBron rumors real? Now ahead of Lakers?

It seems as though LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard are going to be a package deal at this point, and that package will arrive at either the doorstep of the Staples Center or Wells Fargo Center. There is considerable buzz that Paul George will re-sign in Oklahoma City, which means the pressure is...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 5:55pm

MLS Notebook: Pachuca after Christian Ramirez?

After a solid debut season in the MLS for expansion side Minnesota United, Christian Ramirez earned a call-up to the United States national team in January. Now, he could be preparing for a move from MLS if recent news points to anything. A source in Mexico tells Metro that Ramirez recently had a...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 5:44pm