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MLB Trade Deadline Coming!

On Monday at 4 p.m. ET, the 2016 non-waiver trade deadline shall come to pass. Obviously, we’ve already seen plenty of deals go down, as names like Chapman, Miller, Pomeranz, and Melancon change teams. 2016 MLB Trade Deadline: Five

New York Yankees Agree to Trade Chapman

The Chicago Cubs have added Aroldis Chapman for their push to the World Series, acquiring the flame-throwing closer in a blockbuster trade with the Yankees. Cubs land Chapman in trade with Yankees Via espn.go.com 07/25/2016 1:27 PM Mary A Lupo / Shutterstock.com

Greg Jennings Announces his Retirement from NFL

NFL receiver Greg Jennings has just announced retirement through a video posted on the FamiLeague channel on YouTube, after 10 seasons playing for the Packers, Vikings and Dolphins. Greg Jennings Is Retiring, So Let’s Remember His Greatest Highlight Via feeds.gawker.com

NBA Linsanity is Back in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Nets point guard Jeremy Lin has embraced becoming a role model in the years following “Linsanity,” but he doesn’t want to be simply referred to as a phenomenon. Lin OK being role model but not a phenomenon Via espn.go.com

Russia’s Olympic Team in Doubt

German Sports Minister Thomas de Maiziere says that “now is the time for hard decisions and not for generosity” after a ban on Russia’s track and field team at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics was upheld. The

Back Surgery for Dodger P Kershaw?

Dodgers’ manager Dave Roberts is admitting that back surgery is a possibility for ace Clayton Kershaw, which would be a terrible blow to the team’s October plans. Back surgery a "possibility" for Clayton Kershaw Via www.sbnation.com Thursday’s Say

Krzyzewski Slams NC LGBT Bill

Duke’s Krzyzewski: Anti-LGBT law ’embarrassing’ Via espn.go.com Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has joined the clamor against North Carolina’s House Bill 2, telling USA Today Sports the bill that directly affects LGBT people is “embarrassing.” 07/21/2016 11:53 AM

Arrests in Rio Around Terror Threat

Brazilian authorities arrested 10 people loyal to the Islamic State who were believed to be planning attacks during the Summer Olympics, a government official confirmed Thursday. 10 arrested for allegedly planning attack involving Rio Olympics Via www.usatoday.com Brazilian authorities

Jets & QB Ryan Talks in a Bad Place

Talks between the Jets and the free agent quarterback have ground to a halt, and it appears as though they aren’t going to pick up any time soon, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. Ryan Fitzpatrick's Standoff With

Let The Trades Begin – MLB Rumors

Yankees Chapman and Beltran are the best bets to go if the team opts to sell, and according to MLB Insider Jon Heyman, GM Brian Cashman is preparing both to unload players and be a buyer. MLB trade rumors: Latest on

NBA & Twitter to Livestream but NOT Games

In a joint release with Twitter, the NBA announced on Tuesday it will bring two live shows to the social network for the upcoming NBA season. Twitter, NBA ink deal on livestreaming shows Via www.usatoday.com Twitter’s livestreaming plans

China Sending 416 Athletes to Olympics

China is sending 416 athletes to the Rio de Janeiro Games, including 35 former Olympic champions, 160 men and 256 women, competing in 210 events. China sending 416 athletes to Rio Olympics Via www.usatoday.com China is sending

Doping Russians Booted From Rio?

Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov first made his allegations to the New York Times in mid-May, telling the newspaper that he had come up with a doping system for Russian athletes.  Report confirms allegations of widespread Russian doping in several sports Via

Broken Beer Mug Puts Texas Pitcher on DL

A cut from a broken souvenir beer mug from Cheers has landed Texas Rangersreliever Jake Diekman on the 15-day disabled list. Beer mug injury lands Rangers’ Diekman on DL Via espn.go.com Rangers pitcher Jake Diekman was placed on the 15-day disabled

SB MVP Von Miller and Broncos Come to Deal

NFL Media’s Rand Getlin first reported Miller agreeing to a six-year contract with the Broncos on Friday and includes $70 million in guarantees by March 2018, according to sources with knowledge of the deal. Von Miller signs six-year, $114.5M deal