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Thaddeus Young of Philadelphia 76ers expected to land with Minnesota Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves have an agreement in principle to acquire Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young and No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins as part of a three-team trade that will send Kevin Love to the Cavaliers, sources close to the talks confirmed.

SOURCE: ESPN.com
KEYWORDS: trade     cavs     wolves     flip saunders     deal     


Le'Veon Bell, LeGarrette Blount apologize for 'distraction' after marijuana citations

Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount apologized Thursday night but said nothing about the citations each will receive for marijuana possession.

SOURCE: ESPN.com
KEYWORDS: mike tomlin     apology     marijuana     pot     citation     driving under the influence     dui     


Boston Red Sox add Cuban OF Rusney Castillo

The Boston Red Sox landed the services of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, agreeing to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, a team source told ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes on Friday.

SOURCE: ESPNBoston.com
KEYWORDS: rusney castillo     cuba     


Garrett Richards of Los Angeles Angels out 6-9 months with torn patellar tendon

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards will be out 6-9 months after suffering a torn left patellar tendon, according to media reports.

SOURCE: ESPN.com news services
KEYWORDS: injury     knee     patellar     stretcher     


LeSean McCoy of Philadelphia Eagles hurts thumb; X-rays negative

Eagles All-Pro running back LeSean McCoy left Thursday night's 31-21 preseason win in the first quarter with a right thumb injury.

SOURCE: ESPN.com news services
KEYWORDS: thumb     injury     


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Clayton Kershaw scattered three hits over eight innings while outdueling Tyson Ross, Justin Turner hit a two-run homer and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Thursday night.

SOURCE: Associated Press
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Colleges turning to beer sales at stadiums as alternative revenue stream

Some cash-strapped athletic departments outside the Power Five conferences have started to use beer sales as an alternative revenue stream -- and more could soon be following suit.

SOURCE: ESPN.com news services
KEYWORDS: beer sales     beer     alcohol     MADD     Power Five     Sun Belt     FBS     revenue streams     concessions     Big 12     SEC     tailgates     tailgating          


Little League World Series -- Japan, Chicago reach respective finals

Joshua Houston hit a clutch two-run single, reliever Cameron Bufford pitched a tense scoreless sixth inning and Jackie Robinson West Little League held off gritty Philadelphia 6-5 in a matchup of inner-city teams at the Little League World Series.

SOURCE: ESPN.com news services
KEYWORDS: LLWS     Japan     Mexico     mo'ne davis     jackie robinson     chicago     philadelphia     philly     


Doug Marrone upset by Buffalo Bills' lack of discipline

Bills coach Doug Marrone blew up at his players on Thursday, sending a message that he's fed up with too many fights and post-whistle shoving matches during practice.

SOURCE: ESPN.com news services
KEYWORDS: fighting     training camp     doug marrone     


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Denard Span scored from second on third baseman Jordan Pacheco's throwing error in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.

SOURCE: Associated Press
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