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Ice Cube has approached Kobe Bryant about playing in BIG3

Tuesday  15:26,   14 august 2018
yardbarker

If Kobe Bryant ever wants to get back to playing competitive basketball again, one prominent fellow Angeleno may have just the opportunity for him. In an appearance Monday on FOX Sports Radio’s “The Rich Eisen Show,” entertainment mogul Ice [...]
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He Signed the Denial Letter. Now He Helps Former N.F.L. Players Get Their Benefits

Tuesday  15:26,   14 august 2018
nytimes

Paul Scott was the face of a complex N.F.L. system for rewarding retirement benefits. Then he quit and went to work for the players.BALTIMORE — Retired N.F.L. players struggling with debilitating injuries years after they leave the field have a[...]

Nationals manager completely lost after bullpen blows another game

Tuesday  15:26,   14 august 2018
yardbarker

Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez is at a total loss with how to manage his bullpen after they blew yet another game. The Nats lost 7-6 to the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday on a walk-off home run by Paul DeJong. That was the second [...]

Canada's R.J. Barrett preparing for Duke debut in Toronto

Tuesday  14:51,   14 august 2018
cbc.ca

A month after Barrett departed for his new campus in Durham, N.C., the 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., arrived home with his new teammates in tow. Duke will play a three-game exhibition series, facing the Ryerson Rams on Wednesday and the[...]

Canada's Shapovalov advances to 2nd round in Cincinnati

Tuesday  14:51,   14 august 2018
cbc.ca

Denis Shapovalov advanced to the second round of the Western & Southern Open with a 7-6 (6), 3-6, 7-5 win over American wild-card Frances Tiafoe on Monday. Shapovalov, from Richmond Hill, Ont., won on his second match point after a two-handed[...]

Jansen, Reid-Foley hint at future impact in impressive MLB debuts

Tuesday  14:51,   14 august 2018
sportsnet.ca

While the Blue Jays don’t have a win to show for it, days like this hint that better results await in seasons to come. The post DeJong delivers walk-off homer as Cardinals beat Nationals appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.KANSAS CITY – In the hours[...]

This defender at a pickup game fell for the oldest trick in the book and it’s incredible

Tuesday  08:35,   14 august 2018
msn

This defender at a pickup game fell for the oldest trick in the book and it’s incredibleMUST WATCH!![...]

Brady Tkachuk hoping to crack Sens' roster out of camp, remain for the season

Tuesday  07:12,   14 august 2018
thescore

Brady Tkachuk has his sights set on playing in the NHL right away, and he believes he's ready to stick around for the entire campaign. The Ottawa Senators prospect made that clear when asked what he believes is the best spot for him[...]

James Harden accused of throwing woman's cell phone after reported nightclub fight

Tuesday  07:12,   14 august 2018
sportingnews

A woman said she was recording the fight when Harden allegedly grabbed her by the wrist, took her phone, and threw it on the club's roof.According to TMZ Sports, Harden and some friends were at Mint nightclub in Scottsdale, Ariz., early Saturday [...]

Royals spoil Reid-Foley's debut, beat Blue Jays 3-1

Tuesday  07:11,   14 august 2018
msn

Ryan O'Hearn homered and drove in a career-high three runs, Brad Keller threw seven strong innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Monday night to spoil Sean Reid-Foley's major league debut.Reid-Foley (0-1) was[...]

Richard Griffin: As focus shifts to youth, Josh Donaldson no longer part of Blue Jays’ plans

Tuesday  05:10,   14 august 2018
thestar

Where do the Blue Jays go from here? This is a club that honestly believed it could compete heading into the season, but is on pace to win 73 games. The Jays are down to their fourth option at third base due to a series of injuries and[...]

Damien Cox: Second place finish a major deal for Tiger

Tuesday  05:10,   14 august 2018
thestar

Damien Cox: Second place finish a major deal for TigerHe was the[...]

Senators sign Brady Tkachuk to entry-level deal

Tuesday  03:25,   14 august 2018
sportsnet.ca

The Ottawa Senators announced that they have signed Brady Tkachuk to a three-year entry-level contract.The 18-year-old St. Louis native was selected fourth overall by Ottawa in the first round of last month’s NHL[...]

Minor League Baseball Team Wins On A Three-Run Walk-Off Uncaught Third Strike

Tuesday  01:05,   14 august 2018
deadspin

Minor league baseball is nuts, man. The Burlington Bees had already bled two runs to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in the bottom of the ninth of Friday’s Class-A game, but they still had two outs and two strikes against batter Nic Pierre with the[...]

Canucks to bring back vintage Flying Skate jersey in 2019-20

Monday  22:40,   13 august 2018
sportsnet.ca

Though they’re on the cusp of a new, post-Sedin era at Rogers Arena, the Vancouver Canucks will go back to the future two years from now in honour of their 50th NHL campaign. The post Canucks to bring back vintage Flying Skate jersey in 2019-20[...]