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No Brinks truck: Isaiah Thomas takes historic tumble from top five in MVP to minimum salary

5 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

In the summer of 2016, as he was stuck on a relatively low-paying contract he'd signed years earlier and lesser players were landing massive deals, Isaiah Thomas looked ahead to his 2018 free agency: “They better bring out the Brinks truck.” He backed up that statement with a top-five finish in MVP voting then declared again last summer: “I'm a max guy. Yesterday, Thomas agreed to a one-year, minimum contract with the Nuggets. Thomas' fall has been sharp and costly.
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The Lakers built their team with the Warriors in mind: 'If your goal is to win a championship .'

5 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

When you win the LeBron James sweepstakes, that's a good thing. Kentavius Caldwell-Pope, Rajon Rondo, Lance Stephenson and JaVale McGee will suit up for the Lakers in 2018-19. On Thursday, Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka was asked about the team's roster construction.
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2018 NBA free agency winners and losers: Warriors get better; Lakers land LeBron James, but still fall short

5 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

NBA free agency is far from over, but there have been enough moves, particularly with the big names at the top, that we can start to assess the situation around the league. With any decision there are always pros and cons, winners and losers, so we decided to sort things out for you as rosters for next season continue to take shape. Obviously things can change with a big signing or trade before the season starts, but as of now, here are the winners and losers of 2018 NBA free agency. Until the days leading up to the start of free agency, Paul George going to Los Angeles was considered one...
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Utah State routs North Texas 52-13 in New Mexico Bowl

Utah State routs North Texas 52-13 in New Mexico Bowl

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Jordan Love threw for 359 yards and four touchdowns and Jalen Greene had six catches for 151 yards and a score to help Utah State rout North Texas 52-13 in... Read more ...

After initial deal fell through, Suns trading Trevor Ariza to Wizards for...

After initial deal fell through, Suns trading Trevor Ariza to Wizards for Austin Rivers, Kelly Oubre

A day after a three-team trade fell through over confusion about a player involved, the Wizards and Sun agreed to a deal sending Trevor Ariza to D.C. Read more ...

Real Madrid on the march but hit 25-year low in front of goal

Real Madrid on the march but hit 25-year low in front of goal

The Blancos edged out Rayo Vallecano in their most recent outing, but they only had a Karim Benzema strike to show for their efforts on home soil Read more ...

Cure Bowl notebook: pledge turns into big gift

Cure Bowl notebook: pledge turns into big gift

ORLANDO, Florida A pre-game pledge by Tulane president Mike Fitts turned into a $4,100 donation to the fight against breast cancer when the Green Wave beat Louisiana-Lafayette... Read more ...

Rivers, Fresno State top Arizona State in Las Vegas Bowl

Rivers, Fresno State top Arizona State in Las Vegas Bowl

LAS VEGAS - Ronnie Rivers rushed for 212 yards and two touchdowns, Anthoula "Tank" Kelly had a 70-yard interception return for a touchdown and No. 19 Fresno State beat Arizona... Read more ...

DeAndre Hopkins' heroics power Texans to late win over Jets

DeAndre Hopkins' heroics power Texans to late win over Jets

Houston boosted its chances of securing a first-round playoff bye by taking care of the Jets despite being served a late scare. Read more ...

Georgia Southern tops Eastern Michigan 23-21 on Bass' FG

Georgia Southern tops Eastern Michigan 23-21 on Bass' FG

Tyler Bass kicked a 40-yard field goal as time expired to give Georgia Southern to a 23-21 victory over Eastern Michigan in the Camellia Bowl Read more ...

Jesus double leads Man City past Everton 3-1

Jesus double leads Man City past Everton 3-1

Manchester City showed there was no lasting damage from last week's surprise defeat at Chelsea as the Premier League defending champions beat Everton 3-1 Read more ...

No. 20 Arizona State holds off surging Georgia

No. 20 Arizona State holds off surging Georgia

No. 20 Arizona State holds off surging Georgia 76-74. The Sun Devils got their first road win of the year. Read more ...

Bellator 213 Macfarlane vs. Letourneau results, live updates and...

Bellator 213 Macfarlane vs. Letourneau results, live updates and round-by-round scoring

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane defends her women's flyweight title against Valerie Letourneau in the main event of Bellator 213 from Honolulu on Saturday night, live on DAZN. Read more ...