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Sydney Pickrem had hilarious quote after winning bronze in team swimming relay

Canadian swimmer Sydney Pickrem offered a fairly unfiltered assessment of her thoughts while swimming her leg of the team 4X100m medley relay. Pickrem was part of the Canadian team that ultimately won bronze at the event on Sunday. Pickrem, who came into the event without any Olympic medals, swam the breaststroke in the relay. To say she was nervous was an understatement.
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Seby Zavala produces incredible MLB first with three-homer game

Seby Zavala went from being a little-known rookie catcher for the Chicago White Sox to the answer to an MLB trivia question in just one night. Zavala, a 27-year-old rookie for the White Sox, came into Saturday’s game against the Cleveland Indians with a .125 career average and no home runs in 17 games. That changed pretty quickly against Cleveland, as Zavala out of nowhere hit three home runs — the first three of his career. It was a feat no one in the history of the American or National Leagues has ever accomplished.
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Lakers will not overpay to keep Alex Caruso?

Alex Caruso is one of the most popular players within the Los Angeles Lakers fanbase. But charm and goodwill may only get him so far. Basketball writer Eric Pincus said this week in an appearance on the #Lakers Podcast that a reasonable number for Caruso, a free agent this offseason, may be around $5-6 million per year. Pincus added that the Lakers may let Caruso go if he gets more than that from another team.
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Blazers, Raptors could make CJ McCollum-Pascal Siakam swap?

The Portland Trail Blazers and the Toronto Raptors are two franchises at crossroads this offseason. Now it turns out that they could be making a swap of their homegrown stars. Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer reported on Saturday that the two teams have discussed the framework of a CJ McCollum-Pascal Siakam trade. Fischer does note however that the negotiations have yet to generate significant momentum.
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Baker Mayfield is pumped about Nick Chubb’s contract extension

The Cleveland Browns secured a key part of their future by signing Nick Chubb to an extension on Saturday, and quarterback Baker Mayfield is thrilled with the deal. Multiple reports indicated that Chubb agreed to a three-year, $36.6 million contract extension with the Browns, with $20 million of it guaranteed. It keeps Chubb with the team through 2023, and secures another key piece of the team’s young core.
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Evander Kane accused of betting on his own games by wife

San Jose Sharks winger Evander Kane was accused of betting on his own games in a series of social media posts made by his wife. Kane’s wife Anna posted a series of disturbing Instagram messages in which she accuses Kane of forcing her to sell her wedding ring so he could afford his partying habits. She also claimed that Kane abandoned her and their children while she was pregnant.
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Report: Lakers ‘very interested’ in Carmelo Anthony

The long-rumored partnership between LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony may finally come to pass with the Los Angeles Lakers. According to NBA reporter Jordan Schultz, the Lakers are “very interested” in signing Anthony, who is a free agent after reviving his career with the Portland Trail Blazers. Anthony’s friendship with...
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Report: Pelicans wanted to bring back Chris Paul

Chris Paul appears likely to remain with the Phoenix Suns, but a somewhat surprising team apparently had hopes of luring him away. According to Jake Fischer of Bleacher Report, the New Orleans Pelicans were determined to try to sign Paul at the start of free agency. New Pelicans coach Willie Green is close with Paul. However, the team’s interest predates Green’s hire, as they tried to trade for Paul before last season when he ultimately wound up in Phoenix.
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Heat viewed as frontrunners to sign Kyle Lowry?

Kyle Lowry rates as one of the top free agents available this offseason, and the point guard figures to have no shortage of suitors. One looks to be a team that trailed him as a trade target last season. Grant Afseth of SI reported that the Miami Heat are viewed...
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Here is why Rockies did not trade Trevor Story at deadline

There were tons of players traded ahead of this year’s MLB trade deadline, making it perhaps the most exciting trade deadline ever. But for all the deals that were made and all the players who were moved, Trevor Story surprisingly remained with his team. The Colorado Rockies declined to deal...
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Russell Westbrook met at LeBron James’ house to plot Lakers move

Russell Westbrook is now a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, and the move came together just as he and the Lakers’ superstars planned. On Thursday, word emerged that the Lakers pulled off a trade with the Washington Wizards to acquire Westbrook. The Lakers sent Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Montrezl Harrell and a first-round pick to Washington for Westbrook and two future second-round picks.
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Warriors ‘very unlikely’ to trade for Bradley Beal, Ben Simmons

Golden State Warriors fans who are dreaming of a big Bradley Beal or Ben Simmons addition can keep dreaming. There has been some chatter that the Warriors have been interested in big-name players. A June rumor suggested the Warriors were interested in trading for Simmons. There was talk a few weeks ago that they were considering a run at Damian Lillard. Then last week a rumor said they were considering a trade for Beal.
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Bucks playoff star Bobby Portis to become free agent

Bobby Portis is declining his $3.8 million option for next season to become a free agent. The most the Bucks could offer Portis is the mid-level exception for $5.9 million. Portis averaged 11.4 points and 7.1 rebounds per game last season. He became a fan-favorite for his energy and attitude, which included some tough-guy behavior.