With new owner Steve Ballmer at the helm, the Los Angeles Clippers are setting themselves up for success with their newest announcement of head coach Doc Rivers’ contract extension. Rivers has two more years left on his three-year contract with the Clippers, where he is also the president of basketball operations. Yahoo Sports has reported that the extension is worth more than $50 million over fiv
By Natalie Saar on Aug 27, 2014
The answer to the question offered in the title is one that casual football fans probably find easy to answer. Of course the Washington Redskins have to go with Robert Griffin III over Kirk Cousins. RG3 was drafted second overall by Washington in 2012 to be the franchise's starting quarterback of the now and of the future. Cousins, a fourth-round pick selected by the Redskins in that same draft, h
By Zac Wassink on Aug 27, 2014
The Minnesota Timberwolves may have traded Kevin Love, but it doesn’t mean that they were happy about it. Team owner Glen Taylor recently spoke out against the trade saying that he never wanted to trade the all-star player, but did not waste any time taking a shot at his former employee. Taylor told reporters on Tuesday “I question if this is going to be the best deal for him because I think he’s
By George Monroy on Aug 27, 2014
Almost as an afterthought, suspended offensive guard and reputed bully Richie Incognito, formerly of the Rams, Bills and Dolphins, was quietly reinstated by the NFL. In the aftermath of the explosion over the bullying allegations involving Incognito being the ringleader of abuse heaped on fellow Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, the Dolphins suspended Incognito and eventually released hi
By Paul Lebowitz on Aug 27, 2014
Now that the Kevin Love trade has finally been made—it was the worst-kept secret in the NBA for weeks—it may be officially time to make Cleveland the odds-on favorite to win the 2015 NBA title. Most NBA fans and experts are taking a wait-and-see approach on declaring the Cavaliers the best team in the league—especially with the San Antonio Spurs, Oklahoma City Thunder and Chicago Bulls still in th
By George Monroy on Aug 26, 2014
“I’m not having a press conference or a party. After this, it’s time to get to work.” --LeBron James in addressing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers this summer. Hope you're enjoying that homecoming honeymoon, LeBron. I'm glad that Kevin Love is excited to be taking the court with the best basketball player on the planet today. It's fun to think that NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Kyri
By Zac Wassink on Aug 26, 2014
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