Marshawn Lynch of Seattle Seahawks plans to hold out over contract

Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch plans to hold out and not participate in the opening day of training camp Friday, former Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson said Thursday night on the NFL Network.

KEYWORDS: holdout     hold out     training camp     camp     contract     dispute     money     Skittles     Hawks     

Chris Paul of Los Angeles Clippers says sitting out possible if Donald Sterling remains

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul told that it's "unacceptable" if Donald Sterling is still the owner of the team when the season begins.

KEYWORDS: shelly sterling     adam silver     steve ballmer     $2 billion     donald sterling     dick parsons     doc rivers     clips     

Cleveland Cavaliers remain front-runner in Kevin Love trade sweepstakes, sources say

The Cleveland Cavaliers cannot officially trade Andrew Wiggins before Aug. 23 but remain the closest thing to a front-runner in the trade sweepstakes for the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love, according to sources close to the process.

KEYWORDS: trade     deal     Love sweepstakes     

Chandler Parsons miffed by James Harden talking Houston Rockets cornerstones

A long-distance exchange of words between Chandler Parson and James Harden is heating up the rivalry between Houston and Dallas.


Tony Romo of Dallas Cowboys says his best football is yet to come

Tony Romo turned 34 in April and he is coming off his second back surgery in less than a year, but the Dallas Cowboys quarterback sees himself playing the best football of his career in 2014 and beyond.

KEYWORDS: QB     back surgery     training camp     Boys          

Sorry, No Title Provided

Nick Castellanos drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a double in the sixth inning and Max Scherzer won his fourth straight decision, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.

SOURCE: Associated Press

Chuck Knoblauch, ex-Minnesota Twins star, arrested after allegedly assaulting ex-wife

Former Minnesota Twins star Chuck Knoblauch was arrested Wednesday night on charges that he allegedly assaulted his ex-wife, reported.

SOURCE: news services
KEYWORDS: assault     domestic     ex-wife     probation     hall of fame     

Jeremy Lin introduced by Los Angeles Lakers

The Lakers introduced Jeremy Lin at a news conference Thursday.

KEYWORDS: L.A.     Linsanity     

Aldon Smith of San Francisco 49ers viewing training camp as a clean slate

Aldon Smith said hours before the San Francisco 49ers started training camp Thursday that he has stayed sober since last September, when he was arrested for drunk driving for the second time since Jan. 2012.

KEYWORDS: roger goodell     sober     discipline     niners     arrest     

David Ortiz of Boston Red Sox (back) questionable for rematch with Tampa Bay Rays' David Price

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz left in the ninth inning of Thursday's 8-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays with what he believes was a back spasm.

KEYWORDS: Big Papi     DH     spasm