Sources: MLBPA to seek more games, no pay cut

The Major League Baseball Players Association expects to counter MLB’s economic proposal by the end of this week with a plan that includes more than 100 games and a guarantee of full prorated salaries for the 2020 season, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Players balk at MLB’s pay-cut proposal

MLB has proposed cutting the salaries of the highest-paid players in baseball, with the lowest-paid players taking lesser cuts from their full prorated shares, in its first economic proposal to the union, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Eye-Calvillo to headline June UFC card

UFC flyweight contenders Jessica Eye and Cynthia Calvillo have agreed to headline UFC Fight Night on June 13, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Jets signing QB Flacco to one-year deal

The New York Jets filled their need for an experienced backup quarterback, agreeing to terms with former Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco on a one-year contract, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
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Sources: NBA teams seek guidance on return

Teams in marketplaces where government restrictions are keeping NBA practice facilities shuttered are asking the NBA if players can report directly to the league’s proposed campus environment to train, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Sources: Seahawks offer Freeman 1-year deal

The Seahawks have made a one-year contract offer to Pro Bowl running back Devonta Freeman and are in talks with Carlos Hyde, sources confirmed to ESPN.
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Sources: Adams irked as Jets talks hit impasse

While the Jets want to wait on giving Jamal Adams a contract extension, the safety prefers to get a deal done before the season, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: NBA player return rules expected June 1

NBA teams are expecting the league office will issue guidelines around June 1 that will allow franchises to start recalling players who’ve left their markets as a first step toward a formal ramp-up for the season’s resumption, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: NHL mulling conference-based playoffs

The NHL and NHLPA are discussing a 24-team, conference-based playoff format that would take place in two “hub” cities, sources told ESPN, confirming a report by Sportsnet.
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Sources: Cowboys DE Smith reinstated by NFL

Cowboys DE Aldon Smith, who hasn’t played in an NFL game since he was suspended as a member of the Raiders in 2015 because of legal and substance abuse issues, has been reinstated by the NFL, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Jazz’s Bogdanovic (wrist) out for season

Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic will undergo season-ending surgery on his right wrist, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Sources: NBA likely to use same lottery process

When the NBA holds its draft lottery, the process will likely look the same as it did last season, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: NFL plan boosts picks for minority hires

Under a proposed plan, NFL teams could improve their draft picks by hiring and retaining minority candidates as coaches and general managers.
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Sources: NFL, teams agree to raise debt limits

NFL and team executives have agreed on a proposal to raise the debt limit for each team from $ 350 million to $ 500 million for the 2020 season, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Player pay not discussed in MLB talks

MLB’s opening presentation to the players’ union on Tuesday on terms to start the season did not include an economic proposal.
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Sources: NBA return gaining momentum after call

After a virtual meeting with NBA commissioner Adam Silver, participants on a board of governors call on Tuesday left feeling increasingly positive about the league’s momentum toward a return to play, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: NBA deadline to scrap CBA extended

The NBA and NBPA have reached an agreement to extend the 60-day window that allows the league to scrap the CBA in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, sources tell ESPN.
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Sources: MLB owners OK proposal for July start

In the MLB season proposal that owners agreed to Monday and will soon submit to the union for consideration, the plan is for “spring” training to start in mid-June, with a shortened season beginning in July, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Some NBA teams OK’d to test players

Some NBA teams opening facilities for voluntary workouts will be allowed to administer coronavirus tests to asymptomatic players and staff, provided there is enough testing available for at-risk health care workers, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: MLB shortens draft from 40 rounds to 5

Team owners have long discussed shortening the draft from its usual 40 rounds, and it was expected to be a point of discussion heading into the winter 2021 expiration of the labor agreement between the league and players’ union.
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Sources: SB could give NFL a virus sked cushion

If the NFL needs scheduling help that science cannot provide for COVID-19, and delays to the season’s start eventually become necessary, sources indicated that Super Bowl LV could be pushed back by weeks or even potentially a couple of months.
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NBA to hold all-player call on Friday, sources say

NBA commissioner Adam Silver and National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts will host a call for all players on Friday, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: MLB finalizing return-to-play proposal

MLB expects to offer a return-to-play proposal to the players’ union within a week, as teams have begun to encourage players to prepare for a “spring” training that could begin in mid-June and a season that could start in early July, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: NBA talks Dec. start to 2020-21 season

For the NBA, the crux of the idea to delay the start of next season until December centers on the ability to buy more time to get fans back into arenas for the most possible games next season, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: NBA talks Dec. start to 2020-21 season

For the NBA, the crux of the idea to delay the start of next season until December centers on the ability to buy more time to get fans back into arenas for the most possible games next season, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: NBA urges no testing if no symptoms

The NBA said it is “not appropriate in the current public health environment” for asymptomatic players and staff to be tested for the coronavirus, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Lakers in touch with city about workouts

The Lakers and the Los Angeles mayor’s office have been in contact to talk about potentially opening the practice facility for players before the shelter-at-home order for the city expires May 15, sources say.
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Bulls tap 76ers’ Eversley for GM job, sources say

The Bulls are hiring 76ers executive Marc Eversley to be the franchise’s new general manager, league sources told ESPN.
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Sources: NBA reopening facilities where allowed

The NBA is reopening team practice facilities beginning on Friday for players in states and municipalities that are loosening stay-at-home restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: G League players voting on union Sat.

The NBA’s G League players will begin voting Saturday on the creation of a union, sources tell ESPN.
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Sources: Most MLB clubs to pay ops staffs in May

More than half of MLB teams have pledged to pay baseball operations staffs through at least the end of May, sources told ESPN, as the murkiness of baseball’s economic future drives decisions around the sport.
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Sources: Jags’ Fournette subject of trade talks

Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette, who rushed for a career-high 1,152 yards and caught 76 passes last season, has been the subject of trade talks with other teams, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: NFL schedule release still set by May 9

The NFL is still planning to release its full schedule on May 9, league sources tell ESPN’s Chris Mortensen.
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Sources: CBA pushes restart until at least July

The Chinese Basketball Association, which had hoped to resume play April 15, is postponing its season until at least July, sources told ESPN’s Jonathan Givony.
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McCaffrey’s new deal richest for RB, sources say

Christian McCaffrey’s 4-year extension averages out to $ 16 million per year, making him the highest-paid running back in NFL history.
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Hermès Hauled in $2.7 Million in One China Store on Saturday: Sources

Hermès is said to have brought in at least 19 million renminbi, or $ 2.7 million, in sales on the reopening day of its flagship store in Guangzhou’s Taikoo Hui last Saturday, according to multiple sources.
Rare bags, including a diamond-studded Himalayan Birkin, were shipped to the location. VIPs from across the Guangdong province, the wealthiest area in China with Guangzhou its capital, descended on the store to purchase tableware, shoes, furniture and leather goods.
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Sources: Around NBA, 25-day program proposed

A 25-day program for players to go through before they resume game play is among the ideas proposed as the NBA waits until May to reassess its return, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Bulls hire Pelicans’ Polk as assistant GM

The Bulls hired the Pelicans’ J.J. Polk as an assistant general manager, sources say, further revamping their front office with an NBA veteran who has spent the last seven years as New Orleans’ executive director of basketball administration.
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Sources: NBA teams unite, want delayed draft

Multiple top team executives expressed to ESPN their belief that shifting the draft date from June 25 to Aug. 1 or later would give organizations more time to salvage the essential elements of the pre-draft process.
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Sources: XFL staff laid off, no plans for 2021

The XFL’s chief operating officer, Jeffery Pollock, said Friday that the league is suspending operations and all employees have been laid off, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Rams trading WR Cooks to Texans

The Rams are trading wide receiver Brandin Cooks, who played a pivotal role in the offense that powered the team to Super Bowl LIII, to the Texans, sources said.
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Sources: CP3, Young, LaVine plan on H-O-R-S-E

Chris Paul, Trae Young and Zach LaVine are among those expected to compete in a televised H-O-R-S-E competition that will also include WNBA players and NBA alums, sources told ESPN.
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Namajunas withdraws from UFC 249, sources say

Former women’s strawweight champion Rose Namajunas has pulled out of her co-main event bout for UFC 249 against Jessica Andrade for undisclosed reasons, sources say.
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Sources: Bulls tab Denver GM Karnisovas as VP

The Chicago Bulls are hiring Denver Nuggets general manager Arturas Karnisovas to become the franchise’s new executive vice president of basketball operations, league sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Lakers to ask top brass to defer salary

The Lakers plan to ask select members of their senior-level personnel to voluntarily defer 20% of their salaries in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, sources told ESPN.
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NBA eyes potential rapid-test options, sources say

The NBA and the league’s players association have been working in recent weeks to assess the viability of multiple blood-testing devices for the coronavirus that could provide accurate results within a matter of minutes, sources say.
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Sources: MLB, players eye May return in Arizona

Major League Baseball and its players are increasingly focused on a plan that could allow them to start the season as early as May in the greater Phoenix area and has the support of high-ranking federal public health officials, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: UFC 249 venue closer to being firmed

UFC 249, which has faced many obstacles in its planning stages, will soon have a confirmed location, sources told ESPN Sunday.
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Sources: NFL teams prep to draft from home

High-level officials from multiple NFL teams are now preparing to conduct the April 23-25 draft virtually, from home, away from their team facilities, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Trump says NFL should start on time

President Donald Trump told the commissioners of 12 major sports that he hopes to have fans back in stadiums and arenas by August and September, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Trump says NFL should start on time

President Donald Trump told the commissioners of 12 major sports that he hopes to have fans back in stadiums and arenas by August and September, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Trump says NFL should start on time

President Donald Trump told the commissioners of 12 major sports that he hopes to have fans back in stadiums and arenas by August and September, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: NBA, ESPN work on H-O-R-S-E game

The competition would involve several NBA players in isolation competing shot for shot in the traditional playground game.
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Sources: NBA, ESPN work on H-O-R-S-E game

The competition would involve several NBA players in isolation competing shot for shot in the traditional playground game.
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Sources: NBA, NBPA talk withholding player pay

The league and NBPA are discussing scenarios for withholding up to 25% of players’ remaining salaries should regular-season games be canceled, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: NBA teams must close practice facilities

The NBA sent out a memo Thursday afternoon stating that, starting Friday, all 30 NBA teams must close their practice and training facilities to players and staff until further notice, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Jags trading QB Foles to Bears for pick

The Jaguars are trading quarterback Nick Foles to the Bears for a compensatory fourth-round pick, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Wednesday.
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Sources: Veteran LB Goodson joining Browns

On the hunt for a veteran linebacker, the Browns have agreed to a deal with B.J. Goodson, sources confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday. Goodson spent most of the previous season with the Packers.
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Sources: Lakers to get tested; last played Nets

The Lakers will undergo testing for the coronavirus on Wednesday, sources said, after the Nets announced that four players tested positive. The Lakers played the Nets in their last game before the NBA suspended play last Wednesday.
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Sources: Witten joins Raiders on 1-year deal

Jason Witten, the longest-tenured player in Cowboys history, has agreed to a 1-year deal with the Raiders, according to sources.
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NBA to raise credit line by $550M, sources say

In an effort to increase the league’s cash flow through a likely extended shutdown, the NBA raised its credit line to $ 1.2 billion.
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Buccaneers expected to land Brady, sources say

‪Tampa Bay is the expected landing spot for quarterback Tom Brady, barring any unforeseen circumstances, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Jeff Darlington.
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Sources: Cooper to sign $100M deal with Dallas

WR Amari Cooper intends to re-sign with the Cowboys on a five-year, $ 100 million deal, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Pistons’ Wood tests positive for virus

Pistons forward Christian Wood became the third known NBA player to test positive for the coronavirus, a league source told ESPN.
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Sources: Execs question start of NFL’s new year

Multiple team officials are skeptical that the NFL will be able to start its league year next week, expressing doubt to ESPN’s Adam Schefter given the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. But the NFL continues to say it’s business as usual.
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Sources: Mitchell is second Jazz player with virus

Donovan Mitchell is the second Jazz player to test positive for the coronavirus, sources told ESPN. He joins Rudy Gobert, whose diagnosis led to the postponement of Wednesday’s game against the Thunder.
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Sources: Jazz center Gobert has coronavirus

The NBA didn’t say which Jazz player tested positive for COVID-19, but sources told ESPN that it was center Rudy Gobert.
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Sources: NBA mulls moving games due to virus

The NBA is discussing the possibility of moving some games to NBA cities that have yet to suffer outbreaks of the coronavirus, league sources told ESPN.
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Sources: NFL players cannot change CBA votes

The decision to not allow players who have already voted on the CBA to change their votes, if desired, came Monday afternoon after what were described as intense CBA discussions among the NFLPA player representatives at a meeting in Florida.
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Sources: Giannis gets precautionary MRI on knee

Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo tweaked his left knee after landing hard on the floor in Friday’s loss to the Lakers and is getting a precautionary MRI, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Waiters finalizing deal to join Lakers

The Lakers worked out Dion Waiters earlier this week after clearing a roster spot by waiving guard Troy Daniels on Sunday.
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Pistons to claim McRae off waivers, sources say

The Pistons are claiming Jordan McRae off waivers after the swingman agreed to a buyout with the Nuggets, league sources say.
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Daniels finalizing deal with Nuggets, sources say

Troy Daniels is finalizing a deal with the Nuggets after being released by the Lakers, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Panthers, Bolts swap OLs Turner, Okung

The Chargers and Panthers are swapping Pro Bowl offensive linemen, with Trai Turner headed to Los Angeles and Russell Okung headed to Carolina, league sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Jags to trade Bouye to Broncos for 4th

The Jaguars have agreed to trade A.J. Bouye to the Broncos for a fourth-round draft pick, sources told ESPN. Bouye had eight interceptions in his three seasons with the Jaguars.
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Sources: Cowboys likely to tender Jarwin, Rush

The Cowboys are likely to use the second-round tender on tight end Blake Jarwin, which should cost around $ 3.3 million, and the $ 2.1 million original tender on quarterback Cooper Rush, two of their restricted free agents, according to sources.
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Sources: Clips’ Ballmer nears deal to buy Forum

Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is in advanced negotiations to purchase The Forum from the Madison Square Garden Co., an acquisition that would clear a major hurdle in the franchise’s efforts to construct a new home arena in the vicinity, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Bengals plan to use tag on A.J.Green

Wide receiver A.J. Green is expected to get the Bengals’ franchise tag, sources tell ESPN. The tag is estimated to be worth $ 18.5 million.
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Sources: Coveted F Harkless to stick with Knicks

Harkless, a wing coveted by several teams including the Lakers, won’t come to an agreement on a contract buyout and plans to finish the season with the Knicks.
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CB Bradberry seeking $15M per year, sources say

James Bradberry, one of the top free-agent cover corners, is aiming for $ 15 million or more per year on a new deal, according to sources, as the cornerback market appears headed for a reset.
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Bears expected to add veteran QB, sources say

While Mitch Trubisky is still expected to start for Chicago in 2020, the team is expected to add an established veteran quarterback with pedigree and extensive starting experience.
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Sources: Brady open to new home in free agency

Tom Brady is set on entering free agency and believes the process could lead to a new team, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Sixers don’t expect Simmons back soon

Ben Simmons will be reevaluated in two weeks for a nerve impingement in his lower back, but there’s little expectation that he’ll be ready to return to the lineup that soon, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Player reps divided over 17-game slate

NFL player leadership is still divided over the thought of a 17-game season, falling into three categories when discussing the proposed new collective bargaining agreement, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: 76ers’ Simmons to get MRI on back

Ben Simmons played less than five minutes Saturday night against the Bucks because of a lower back injury. Sources told ESPN that Simmons will have an MRI on Sunday.
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Sources: NFL CBA vote set to go to membership

A vote on the proposed collective bargaining agreement will go to the full membership of the NFL Players Association next week, even with player reps choosing not to vote on a recommendation for approval, a source told ESPN’s Dan Graziano on Friday.
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Sources: Lakers waiving Cousins; eye Morris

The Los Angeles Lakers intend to waive DeMarcus Cousins, who hasn’t played this season because of injury, to clear a roster spot for Markieff Morris if he clears waivers Sunday, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne.
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Sources: Owners, NFLPA hold separate CBA talks

Separate meetings being held by the NFL’s owners and the players’ association could result in votes to approve or reject the current CBA proposal, sources close to the negotiations told ESPN’s Dan Graziano.
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Sources: 14 playoff teams likely in new NFL CBA

If and when a collective bargaining agreement is finalized, it it is expected to change the NFL’s playoff structure as currently constituted for next season, league sources told ESPN, including an expansion to seven teams from each conference.
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Sources: Beilein out, Bickerstaff in as Cavs coach

John Beilein is out as head coach of the Cavaliers, and the team has promoted associate head coach J.B. Bickerstaff to the full-time position, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Bulls likely to make front office changes

Bulls president Michael Reinsdorf is looking to make changes to the front office, sources confirmed to ESPN. John Paxson and Gar Forman have led the operation since 2009. The Chicago Sun-Times first reported the expected shift in leadership.
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Sources: Cavs, Beilein discussed parting ways

Cleveland and John Beilein have discussed the possibility of him stepping down as head coach during the NBA All-Star break, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Broncos, Rams cut combine attendance

The Broncos and Rams will cut back on the amount of personnel traveling to Indianapolis for the scouting combine, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
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Sources: Crane, Astros to talk scandal strategy

Astros owner Jim Crane is expected to meet with the entire roster Wednesday to discuss how the team will publicly address the sign-stealing scandal that led to the firing of GM Jeff Luhnow and manager AJ Hinch, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan.
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Sources: MLB mulling major changes to playoffs

Major League Baseball is weighing a switch that would increase the number of playoff teams in each league to seven, with three division winners and four wild cards, starting with the 2022 season.
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Sources: Ex-Hornet Kidd-Gilchrist to join Mavs

Former Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has agreed to sign with the Dallas Mavericks, league sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Deal to send Pederson to Angels now off

The deal that would have sent Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson to the Angels is now off the table.
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Sources: Collison staying retired despite interest

After considering a midseason return to the NBA with the Lakers or the Clippers, veteran guard Darren Collison has decided to remain retired, league sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Betts, Price trade to Dodgers completed

The blockbuster trade that will send Mookie Betts and David Price from the Red Sox to the Dodgers has finally been agreed upon, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Hornets buying out ’12 No. 2 pick MKG

The Hornets are finalizing a buyout of former No. 2 overall pick Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, with the Mavericks emerging as a possible destination for the 26-year-old small forward.
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Sources: King set to rejoin Rivera as full-time asst.

The Washington Redskins are working to make Jennifer King the first African American female full-time assistant coach in the NFL, multiple sources confirmed to ESPN. King would join the staff as an offensive assistant, a source told ESPN’s David Newton.
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Sources: NFLPA to hold key CBA meeting Thu.

The NFLPA will hold a meeting of player representatives and its executive committee Thursday in Los Angeles, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Prospect’s exam holding up Betts’ trade

The trade that would send Mookie Betts and David Price to the Dodgers has been held up by Boston’s concerns over the medical exam of pitching prospect Brusdar Graterol, sources familiar with the situation told ESPN’s Jeff Passan.
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Sources: Kings ship Dedmon to new-look Hawks

The Sacramento Kings agreed to deal Dewayne Dedmon to the Hawks for Jabari Parker and Alex Len, sources told ESPN, in a swap that also includes two draft picks landing in Atlanta.
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Angels trade for Dodgers’ Pederson, sources say

The Dodgers, shortly after acquiring star right fielder Mookie Betts from the Red Sox, sent outfielder Joc Pederson to the Angels for infielder Luis Rengifo, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan.
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Sources: Red Sox trading Betts, Price to Dodgers

The Boston Red Sox have agreed to trade star outfielder Mookie Betts and starter David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers, sources tell ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Boston’s return includes outfielder Alex Verdugo, sources said.
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Sources: Capela dealt in 4-team, 12-player trade

The Rockets, Hawks, Timberwolves and Nuggets have agreed to a 12-player trade that includes Clint Capela and Robert Covington, among others, as well as draft picks, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Sources: Suns in talks with Pistons for Kennard

Phoenix is seeking Detroit guard Luke Kennard for a future first-round pick, perhaps as soon as the 2020 NBA draft, league sources say.
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Sources: Broncos set to name Shurmur new OC

The Broncos have fired OC Rich Scangarello, and sources confirmed to ESPN that Pat Shurmur will be hired to take over.
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Sources: Women’s event set for All-Star Weekend

The three-on-three scrimmage will be between top Americans and Canadian women’s hockey players.
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Sources: Kyrie expected to return to Nets Sunday

Kyrie Irving is expected to make his return to the Nets lineup Sunday against the Hawks, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Sources: Lakers extend Pelinka amid promotion

The Lakers are extending the contract of Rob Pelinka, sources told ESPN on Friday, the same day the team announced he is adding vice president of basketball operations to his general manager title.
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Sources: Rams’ McVay hiring Staley as new DC

The Rams are finalizing deals to make Brandon Staley their defensive coordinator and Kevin O’Connell their offensive coordinator, sources tell ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
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Sources: Moore expected to stay as Cowboys’ OC

Kellen Moore is expected to remain the Cowboys’ offensive coordinator, sources said, while John Fassel is expected to be the special-teams coordinator and Jim Tomsula is expected to be the defensive line coach.
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Sources: Panthers give Rhule 7-year, $60M deal

The Panthers will make Baylor’s Matt Rhule their new coach with a seven-year, $ 60 million deal, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
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Sources: Giants to hire Patriots’ Judge as coach

Joe Judge, who has been mentored by Alabama’s Nick Saban and the Patriots’ Bill Belichick, is near a deal to replace Pat Shurmur as head coach of the Giants. He is just 38.
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Sources: Lakers set to guarantee Howard contract

The Lakers have until the 2 p.m. PT deadline Tuesday to waive Dwight Howard’s contract, the veteran’s minimum $ 2.56 million, but will not do so, league sources told ESPN, thus guaranteeing Howard for the rest of the season.
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Sources: Cowboys tab McCarthy coach, Nolan DC

The Cowboys have agreed to hire Mike McCarthy as their new head coach to replace Jason Garrett, a source confirmed to ESPN.
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Sources: NFL to discipline Pats for video violation

The NFL is likely to discipline the Patriots in the next two weeks after their production crew inappropriately filmed the field and Bengals sideline during a Dec. 8 game in Cleveland, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Hampton cleared; LaMelo remains out

R.J. Hampton has been medically cleared for full contact in the Australian NBL, while LaMelo Ball remains out for the indefinite future, sources told ESPN’s Jonathan Givony.
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Sources: Pistons escalating Drummond trade talks

The Pistons are escalating discussions with several teams about a trade involving All-Star center Andre Drummond, including serious recent talks with the Hawks, league sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Nets’ LeVert expected to return vs. Raps

Caris LeVert is expected to return to the lineup on Saturday. He’s missed nearly two months due to a thumb injury.
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Sources: Clips’ Beverley to miss multiple games

LA Clippers point guard Patrick Beverley is expected to miss a few games because of a right wrist sprain, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Sources: Encarnacion, White Sox agree to deal

The White Sox and Edwin Encarnacion are in agreement on a one-year deal for $ 12 million with a club option for 2021 at $ 12 million, according to sources.
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Sources: Nuggets extend Malone through 2022-23

Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone has signed a contract extension through the 2022-23 season, league sources tell ESPN.
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Sources: LeBron, AD expected to play vs. Clips

The Lakers will have LeBron James and Anthony Davis on the court for their Christmas showdown with the Clippers, league sources told ESPN.
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Sources: McCarthy interviewed with Panthers

Former Packers coach Mike McCarthy interviewed with the Panthers on Sunday for their head-coaching vacancy, sources tell ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
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Jazz to sign R. Tucker, cut Green, sources say

The Jazz have agreed to a multiyear deal with Rayjon Tucker out of the G League. They also waived Jeff Green.
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Sources: Jazz trade Exum to Cavs for Clarkson

The Jazz are sending Dante Exum and two second-round picks to the Cavaliers for Jordan Clarkson, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Sources: Blue Jays, LHP Ryu agree to $80M deal

Hyun-Jin Ryu has agreed to a 4-year, $ 80 million deal with Toronto, sources told ESPN. He was 14-5 with an NL-best 2.32 ERA last season with the Dodgers.
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Sources: Mavs’ Doncic near Jordan Brand deal

The Mavs’ Luka Doncic is expected to sign a five-year deal with Jordan Brand, sources told ESPN. It will not begin as a signature deal, sources said, but Doncic can earn a signature deal through bonus clauses such as winning MVP or Finals MVP.
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LeBron doubtful; not managing load, sources say

Coach Frank Vogel said LeBron James suffered a thoracic muscle strain against the Pacers on Tuesday and played through it during Thursday’s loss to the Bucks.
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Sources: NBA mulls $1M per player tourney prize

Winning the NBA’s proposed in-season tournament could lead to each player on the championship team earning a $ 1 million prize, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Sources: Three Sooners suspended for LSU game

Oklahoma starting DE Ronnie Perkins, RB Rhamondre Stevenson and WR Trejan Bridges have been suspended for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl vs. LSU, sources told ESPN. It is unclear if they are also banned for the national title game if the Sooners advance.
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Sources: NBPA talking to G League about union

The National Basketball Players Association is talking to G League players about creating a union, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Bumgarner to D-backs for 5 years, $85M

Left-hander Madison Bumgarner and the Diamondbacks have agreed to a five-year, $ 85 million deal, sources familiar with the agreement told ESPN’s Jeff Passan.
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Sources: Mavericks’ Doncic could miss 2 weeks

Mavs star Luka Doncic won’t travel with the team to Milwaukee and could miss a couple of weeks with an ankle sprain.
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Sources: Suggs angling to be claimed by Ravens

Terrell Suggs will strongly consider not reporting to any team that tries to claim him off waivers other than the Baltimore Ravens.
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Sources: Mavs’ Doncic has moderate ankle sprain

Mavericks star Luka Doncic exited Saturday’s game in the opening minutes with what league sources say is a “moderate” ankle sprain.
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Sources: Steelers’ Conner expected back vs. Bills

James Conner is expected to rejoin the Steelers’ backfield Sunday night against visiting Buffalo after being sidelined by a shoulder injury, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
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Sources: Rendon to Angels for 7 years, $245M

Free-agent third baseman Anthony Rendon has agreed to a seven-year, $ 245 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan.
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Sources: Cole to join Yankees for 9 years, $324M

Gerrit Cole and the Yankees have agreed to a nine-year, $ 324 million contract that surpasses the deal Stephen Strasburg finalized with the Nats for most total money and annual average salary for a pitcher, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Strasburg, Nats agree on $245M deal

Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals have reached agreement on a record-setting seven-year deal.
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Sources: Cavs open to trade offers for Love

Kevin Love is on the radar of several playoff contenders, and the Cavaliers are open to moving him if they find a requisite package of young assets and/or future draft picks, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Pineda, Twins agree to 2-year contract

Right-hander Michael Pineda, whose 60-game suspension for using a banned substance will carry over into the 2020 season, is returning to the Twins. The sides have agreed to a two-year, $ 20 million contract, sources tell ESPN.
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Sources: Blazers make Melo’s deal guaranteed

After signing a non-guaranteed contract with the Blazers last month, Carmelo Anthony will have his contract amended by the Blazers so that it becomes fully guaranteed for the rest of the season, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Pads to get Pham, ship Renfroe to Rays

The Padres are set to acquire OF Tommy Pham and two-way prospect Jake Cronenworth from the Rays in exchange for Hunter Renfroe and touted 2B prospect Xavier Edwards, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Rockets protest to replay end of loss

The Rockets are protesting Tuesday’s loss to the Spurs, contending that a James Harden dunk that wasn’t counted as a basket was a misapplication of rules, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Yankees make signing Cole top priority

Signing Gerrit Cole is the top priority for the Yankees this offseason, and they have approval to offer him a record-setting deal, sources tell ESPN.
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Sources: Protest of Harden missed dunk call likely

The Rockets are leaning toward filing a protest to ensure that the NBA office will have to make a ruling regarding James Harden’s dunk that wasn’t counted in Tuesday’s double-overtime loss to the Spurs, sources told ESPN’s Tim MacMahon.
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Sources: Rockets hopeful NBA acts on blown call

The Rockets are hopeful the NBA will either award the Rockets the win or order that the final 7 minutes, 50 seconds of Tuesday’s game against the Spurs be replayed at a later date, sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Shaw’s parlay bet included Cards game

A three-team parlay that included an Arizona Cardinals game led the NFL in part to suspend Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw for violating the league’s gambling policy, multiple sources told ESPN.
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Sources: Magic’s Aminu (knee) out indefinitely

Orlando’s Al-Farouq Aminu is out indefinitely with a torn meniscus in his right knee, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
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