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Sources: Lakers acquire Jeremy Lin from Rockets – Yahoo Sports

Posted: Saturday, July 12, 2014

The Houston Rockets traded Jeremy Lin to the Los Angeles Lakers to create salary-cap space to sign Chris Bosh only to have Bosh decide to stay with the Miami Heat, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Rockets sent a 2015 first-round pick and other draft considerations to the Lakers to unload the final year of Lin’s $14 million expiring contract that includes a salary cap hit of $8.3 million based…

Steelers wideout Brown leaves Roc Nation for Rosenhaus Sports – FOXSports.com

Posted: Saturday, July 12, 2014

Many NFL agents were concerned their clients would leave them for Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports, yet apparently it goes both ways. Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has left the hip-hop mogul’s firm only two months after joining it and plans to rehire Rosenhaus Sports for contract and marketing representation, sources told FOX Sports. Brown is believed to be the first NFL client to fire Roc Nation since the…

Sources: Bulls show interest in Dwyane Wade – Yahoo Sports

Posted: Saturday, July 12, 2014

The Chicago Bulls are interested in discussing a deal with free-agent guard Dwyane Wade, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The crumbling of the Miami Heat‘s Big Three on Friday leaves Wade facing a future without LeBron James and possibly Chris Bosh in Miami, and a Heat franchise facing a rebuilding situation again. The Heat, however, are trying to re-sign Bosh and Wade.  Wade, 32, opted out of the $42 million…

Loyalty remains a prime factor in LeBron’s decision – FOXSports.com

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

LAS VEGAS – In the aftermath of LeBron James going on television four years ago this week to break up with the city of Cleveland and take his immense talents five miles or so from South Beach, I remember laughing at one thing harder than the others. The “loyalty” tattoo. Yes, LeBron has one that says just that — he got it long ago. And of all the hate and…

Jose Mourinho signs three-year deal with BT Sport as expert pundit – Daily Mail

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

Mourinho’s first appearance will be in an advert on Saturday ‘This is the kind of team I want to work with,’ he says of BT Sport Channel hails him as ‘one of the greatest managers of all time’ By David Kent Published: 06:25 EST, 11 July 2014 | Updated: 09:27 EST, 11 July 2014 26 View comments New signing: Jose Mourinho is joining BT Sport Jose Mourinho is joining a…

SI pegs Richard Pitino as dad’s successor – The Courier-Journal

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

Feb 23, 2012; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Louisville Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino (left) with assistant coach Richard Pitino (right) during the game against the Cincinnati Bearcats at the FifthThird Arena. The Bearcats defeated the Cardinals 60-56. Mandatory Credit: Frank Victores-USA TODAY Sports(Photo: Frank Victores-USA TODAY Sports USA TODAY Sports) Tags Richard Pitino Rick Pitino Jim Boeheim Bill Self Mike Krzyzewski The same day I asked Rick Pitino about how long…

CBS: U of L third-best in college sports – The Courier-Journal

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014

Buy Photo Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell slams home a dunk with autority against Temple’s Devontae Watson in February. (Photo: Scott Utterback/The Courier-Journal )Buy Photo Tags NCAA Russ Smith It wasn’t quite “The Year of the Cardinal,” which gained Louisville the top spot in the CBS Best in College Sports rankings after the 2012-13 school year, but 2013-14 still saw enough U of L success to rank the Cards third in the…

How Does Germany’s Blowout of Brazil Compare to Those in Other Sports? – FiveThirtyEight

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014

On Tuesday morning, I called the World Cup semifinal between Germany and Brazil a very evenly matched contest. Yeah, about that … In an astonishing 18-minute span during the first half, the Germans opened up a 5-0 lead against a Brazil squad that seemed to have given up without its superstar striker, Neymar, who’d been knocked out of the previous match with a back injury. Germany would pile on two more goals before Brazil’s Oscar netted a meaningless…

Fun — not winning — essential to keep kids in sports – USA TODAY

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014

In this July 20, 2011 file photo, a member of the Salina South High School soccer team works out for conditioning training in Salina, Kansas. A new survey finds that being a good sport, positive coaching, and trying hard are key to kids having fun playing sports.(Photo: Tom Dorsey AP) That whole idea of winning … well, it seems like it’s overrated when it comes to what determines whether kids…

LeBron’s status remains TBD after Heat meeting – FOXSports.com

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014

LeBron James emerged from a meeting with Miami Heat president Pat Riley in Las Vegas on Wednesday, with James making no clear commitment on his future, according to multiple reports. James is deciding where to sign next after opting out his contract with the Heat in late June. The Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers are said to be the two finalists. A league source told FOX Sports Ohio the Cavs…

Best in College Sports: Stanford’s ‘Nerd Nation’ is No. 1 – CBSSports.com

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014

Stanford won the Pac-12 last season and played in the Rose Bowl. (USATSI) Best in College Sports: See the complete rankings | Norlander: Izzo guides Spartans Stanford athletic director Bernard Muir has become a go-to witness lately to defend the NCAA’s amateurism model. With the NCAA under political and legal attack, Muir has spoken before Congress and at the Ed O’Bannon trial with testimony that at times sounds like a…

17 hidden images in sports logos you won’t be able to unsee – USA TODAY

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014

1. Milwaukee Brewers We’ll start with everyone’s favorite hidden logo element. You may have seen it before, but if you haven’t, the laces on the Brewers’ logo form an M that combines with the B made by the pocket and webbing. MB. Milwaukee Brewers. Pretty awesome, isn’t it? Less awesome: The MB logo was only used from 1978-1993. The current logo contains no such magic, unless that magic is putting you to…

Best in College Sports: Stanford’s ‘Nerd Nation’ is No. 1 – CBSSports.com

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014

Stanford won the Pac-12 last season and played in the Rose Bowl. (USATSI) Best in College Sports: See the complete rankings | Norlander: Izzo guides Spartans Stanford athletic director Bernard Muir has become a go-to witness lately to defend the NCAA’s amateurism model. With the NCAA under political and legal attack, Muir has spoken before Congress and at the Ed O’Bannon trial with testimony that at times sounds like a…

How Does Germany’s Blowout of Brazil Compare to Those in Other Sports? – FiveThirtyEight

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014

On Tuesday morning, I called the World Cup semifinal between Germany and Brazil a very evenly matched contest. Yeah, about that … In an astonishing 18-minute span during the first half, the Germans opened up a 5-0 lead against a Brazil squad that seemed to have given up without its superstar striker, Neymar, who’d been knocked out of the previous match with a back injury. Germany would pile on two more goals before Brazil’s Oscar netted a meaningless…

A Sport Embraces Fashion and Flirting, but Breaking a Sweat Isn’t Required – New York Times

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014

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17 hidden images in sports logos you won’t be able to unsee – USA TODAY

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014

1. Milwaukee Brewers We’ll start with everyone’s favorite hidden logo element. You may have seen it before, but if you haven’t, the laces on the Brewers’ logo form an M that combines with the B made by the pocket and webbing. MB. Milwaukee Brewers. Pretty awesome, isn’t it? Less awesome: The MB logo was only used from 1978-1993. The current logo contains no such magic, unless that magic is putting you to…

Sources: Cavs discussed Kevin Love deal with LeBron’s agent – FOXSports.com

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Cleveland Cavaliers outlined potential trade scenarios involving Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love with Rich Paul, LeBron James‘ agent, two sources told FOX Sports Ohio. The Cavs expressed to Paul that, after their discussions with the Timberwolves, doing a deal “would not be easy,” according to one source. That source also expressed that the Cavs were reluctant to include No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins in any potential deal….

How Does Germany’s Blowout of Brazil Compare to Those in Other Sports? – FiveThirtyEight

Posted: Wednesday, July 09, 2014

On Tuesday morning, I called the World Cup semifinal between Germany and Brazil a very evenly matched contest. Yeah, about that … In an astonishing 18-minute span during the first half, the Germans opened up a 5-0 lead against a Brazil squad that seemed to have given up without its superstar striker, Neymar, who’d been knocked out of the previous match with a back injury. Germany would pile on two more goals before Brazil’s Oscar netted a meaningless…

Best in College Sports: Stanford’s ‘Nerd Nation’ is No. 1 – CBSSports.com

Posted: Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Stanford won the Pac-12 last season and played in the Rose Bowl. (USATSI) Best in College Sports: See the complete rankings | Norlander: Izzo guides Spartans Stanford athletic director Bernard Muir has become a go-to witness lately to defend the NCAA’s amateurism model. With the NCAA under political and legal attack, Muir has spoken before Congress and at the Ed O’Bannon trial with testimony that at times sounds like a…

A Sport Embraces Fashion and Flirting, but Breaking a Sweat Isn’t Required – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, July 09, 2014

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