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Eric Hosmer Reportedly Agrees to Contract with Padres After 7 Years with Royals


The San Diego Padres and longtime Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer reportedly reached an agreement Saturday on a free-agent contract, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune's Kevin Acee.

Donovan Mitchell Wins 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest: Full Scores and Reaction


Donovan Mitchell wasn't even supposed to be in the 2018 Slam Dunk Contest.

Spencer Dinwiddie Wins 2018 NBA Skills Competition: Recap, Highlights, Reaction


The big-man streak at the NBA Skills Challenge is over.

Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant Discuss 1st Fight, Lakers Breakup on TNT


During a discussion on TNT, Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant talked about their first fight as Los Angeles Lakers teammates and how their tenure together in L.A. came to an end.

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Adam Silver Proud of LeBron James, Kevin Durant's Replies to Fox News Host


NBA Commissioner Adam Silver praised Kevin Durant and LeBron James for their responses to Fox News host Laura Ingraham, who said on her show that players like Durant and James should "keep the political commentary to yourself or, as…

Adam Silver Talks 1-and-Done Rule, Playoff Seeding at NBA All-Star Weekend


NBA Commissioner Adam Silver appeared at his annual All-Star Weekend press conference Saturday and said the league is "conflicted" about changing the one-and-done rule.


Kevin Durant Says Joel Embiid Will Take Over NBA When He's Done


In Kevin Durant's eyes, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is primed to dominate for years.


Kevin Durant Says He's Speaking to Russell Westbrook: 'It's All Love' in the End


Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are officially on speaking terms. The former Oklahoma City Thunder teammates and current members of Team LeBron have had a thawing in their relationship, according to Durant.

NBPA, NBA Referees Meet to Approve Measures Improving Communication


The National Basketball Players Association and National Basketball Referees Association held a meeting Saturday to improve communication and overall relations between the sides.


Eddie Jones enforces ‘never stand still’ credo in brutal week for England

Squad were put through an intense week of scrum, lineout and fitness work in preparation for the Calcutta Cup match in Scotland


LeBron James Says He Will Not 'Shut Up and Dribble' in Response to Fox News Host


LeBron James continued to fire back at Fox News host Laura Ingraham at Saturday's NBA All-Star media day, once again saying he will not "shut up and dribble."


Ray Allen, Jason Kidd, Steve Nash Among 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame Finalists


The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced 13 finalists for this year's class, headlined by Ray Allen, Jason Kidd and Steve Nash.

'I Feel That I Was Chosen to Do It': Chris Bosh Gets Serious About NBA Comeback


LOS ANGELES — There was a quiet moment some two hours before tipoff of the 2016 All-Star Game in Toronto that resonated with me as much as some of the best performances I've seen in this event over the years.


LaVar Ball: LeBron James Will Sign with Lakers; Lonzo Will Make Him Better


LaVar Ball predicted Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James will sign with the Los Angeles Lakers as a free agent and said his son, Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball, is going to help the NBA's gold standard reach even greater heights.


Big six who have stamped their authority on the Six Nations so far | Paul Rees

Big hitters, gamechangers, impact backs, formidable forwards – six players who have made an impression after two rounds

Saturday, Feb 17

LeBron James Responds to Fox News Host Saying 'Shut Up and Dribble'


One day after Laura Ingraham's controversial comments about LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers star issued a response.

Bogdan Bogdanovic Wins MVP, Leads World Past USA in 2018 Rising Stars Challenge


Behind Bogdan Bogdanovic's MVP performance that included 26 points and six assists, the World dominated Team USA in a 155-124 win at the 2018 Rising Stars Challenge on Friday.

Lindsey Vonn Doesn't Medal in Women's Super-G at 2018 Olympics


American skiing superstar Lindsey Vonn failed to medal in the women's Super-G event Saturday morning (Friday night in the U.S.) at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Quavo Wins MVP for 2018 NBA Celebrity Game; Team Clippers Beats Team Lakers


Rapper Quavo was named Most Valuable Player of Friday night's 2018 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game after leading Team Clippers to a 75-66 victory over Team Lakers at Verizon Up Arena in Los Angeles.

Friday, Feb 16

Mike Malone: Nikola Jokic NBA's Best Facilitator After 1st-Half Triple-Double


Denver Nuggets head coach Mike Malone didn't hold back when assessing big man Nikola Jokic following Thursday's 134-123 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.

Olympic Women's Alpine Skiing Results 2018: Mikaela Shiffrin Takes 4th in Slalom


American Mikaela Shiffrin finished off the podium in the women's slalom final Friday afternoon in Pyeongchang, South Korea, at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Adam Silver: NBA Will Consider Televising All-Star Draft Next Year


NBA Commissioner Adam Silver opened the door for the league to televise the All-Star draft after the inaugural edition was held behind closed doors between Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James and Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry.

Trae Young Says Oscar Robertson Called Him, Told Him He Loved His Game


Count Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson among those enthralled by Oklahoma Sooners star Trae Young.

Thursday, Feb 15

Cavaliers Rumors: If LeBron James Returns, Cavs Could Spend Record $308 Million


The Cleveland Cavaliers could be footing a $300 million payroll next season, which would include over $150 million in salary-tax payments, if LeBron James re-signs with the team or exercises his $35.6 million player option for the 2018-19…

Olympic Women's Alpine Skiing Results 2018: Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Giant Slalom


Four years after Shiffrin burst on the scene with a gold medal in the women's slalom, the 22-year-old American blitzed the competition Thursday and opened her stay at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with a masterful…

Former Florida HC Jim McElwain Reportedly Joining Michigan Coaching Staff


Jim McElwain is reportedly headed from the Swamp to the Big House.

Isaiah Thomas, Rajon Rondo Ejected After Altercation in Lakers vs. Pelicans Game


Isaiah Thomas and Rajon Rondo both saw their Wednesday evenings on the court come to a premature end.

Wednesday, Feb 14

Blake Griffin Sued by Brynn Cameron for Palimony, Kendall Jenner Romance Cited


Detroit Pistons star Blake Griffin is being sued for palimony by his former girlfriend, Brynn Cameron.

Cavaliers Trade Rumors: Ownership Approved DeAndre Jordan Deal Before Deadline


Prior to the bevy of deals the Cleveland Cavaliers made ahead of last week's NBA trade deadline, Cavs ownership reportedly approved a trade for Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan.

Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Just When You Thought Kap Was Done, He's Back


Colin Kaepernick shows he's not done with the NFL just yet. The Colts lucked out. And the Niners get a hard lesson in heeding the red flag.

Guts and Grace Under Pressure Propel Shaun White to One More Moment of Glory


You wonder what the teenage Flying Tomato would have thought of the 31-year-old Shaun White that he has become. The red-haired mophead look has been replaced by the gelled-up salon cut. The fearless anti-establishment snowboarder is the…

Tuesday, Feb 13

The Randy Moss Legacy: A Player Who Inspired Fear Like No Other


It was the first day of Vikings training camp in 1998, and Robert Smith, the team's veteran running back, was on the phone talking to his agent during lunch. Coming off a breakout season, you'd think the topic of conversation was Smith's…

A Family Dream Come True and a Limitless Future: US Teen Chloe Kim Wins Gold


BONGPYEONG, South Korea — Jong Jin Kim didn't want to assume anything. He had just watched his daughter, Korean-American snowboarding prodigy Chloe Kim, make her first run down in the halfpipe finals Tuesday at Phoenix Snow Park.

Chloe Kim Wins Gold Medal for Snowboarding Halfpipe at Olympics 2018


Chloe Kim claimed the gold medal in the women's snowboard halfpipe at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Isaiah Thomas Throws Shade Toward Cavaliers When Asked About Lakers Practice


As new Los Angeles Lakers guard Isaiah Thomas gave an update on his hip Monday, he threw in a comment about his former team's practice habits in the process.