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How Cerner’s sale of KCK office campus could put Sporting KC on the hook for millions

Kansas officials say they may be able to recoup millions of dollars in incentives now that Cerner Corp. plans to leave its Wyandotte County campus. But the state won’t necessarily get its up-front investment of economic development incentives from Cerner itself. Rather, Sporting Kansas City may be on the hook for up to $15 million because of an unusual and complex arrangement that helped to build the franchise’s soccer stadium and the healthcare IT firm’s office towers near the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas.
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Kendrick Nunn signs deal with Lakers per reports

MIAMI – Kendrick Nunn’s time with the Miami Heat is over. The guard has signed a 2-year deal with the Lakers according to Stadium’s Shams Charania. The deal is reportedly worth $10-million. The Heat originally had the right to match any offer for Nunn, but earlier Tuesday, they took away...
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MLBNew York Post

A night of bad news was the same-old for new-look Yankees

All the energy and all of the momentum the Yankees generated with their headline act leading to the trade deadline and their weekend sweep of the Marlins in Miami, well, they went pffft into The Bronx night Monday. That was a pretty quick end to the Era of Good Baseball,...
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Report: Rod Smith added to Virginia football staff as analyst

Rod Smith has a new job for the 2021 season. The former Illinois offensive coordinator is off to Virginia as an analyst, according to Stadium’s Brett McMurphy. “Former Illinois offensive coordinator Rod Smith is now an analyst at Virginia,” McMurphy tweeted. “Smith also has been co-OC at Michigan, Arizona, Indiana & OC at USF.”
MLBNew York Post

Cat interrupts Yankees-Orioles game to chants of ‘MVP!’

The Yankees had themselves a true cat-astrophe on Monday — and no, it wasn’t the 7-1 loss to the Orioles. A feline visitor on the warning track brought the matchup to a halt in the bottom of the eighth inning, as it darted around the outfield and eluded Yankee Stadium grounds crew.

Georges Niang, Abdel Nader reportedly agree to multi-year contracts with NBA teams

Tuesday was a good day for a few Cyclones in the NBA. In addition to a report that Talen Horton-Tucker had agreed to a three-year, $32 million extension with the Los Angeles Lakers, it was also reported that Georges Niang and Abdel Nader had agreed to multi-year contracts with NBA teams. According to a report from Marc Stein, Niang will sign a two-year, $6.7 million contract with the Philadelphia 76ers. And per a report from Stadium's Shams Charania, Nader has agreed to a two-year, $4.2 million extension with the Phoenix Suns.
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Report: Spencer Dinwiddie Has Free Agency Meeting Lined Up

In a free agent class loaded with talented point guards, Spencer Dinwiddie has emerged as one of the most intriguing options for teams to pursue. The Brooklyn Nets dynamic scorer might be coming off of a partially torn ACL but is expected to carry a hefty price tag with him in the coming days.

Report: Spencer Dinwiddie the Wizards' 'ultimate target' in FA

On the first evening of free agency, it appears the Wizards have zeroed in on their man to fill the void at point guard: Spencer Dinwiddie, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported. "Sources tell me Dinwiddie will meet with the Washington Wizards at the outset of free agency," Charania said on...
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Florida State president addresses rumors of interest in joining SEC

A major conference shakeup is coming in college athletics, but there is apparently no truth to any talk of Florida State being a part of it. Texas and Oklahoma have begun the process of leaving the Big 12 for the SEC. On Monday, a report relayed Florida State and Clemson have also reached out to the SEC about the possibility of joining the conference. Florida State president John Thrasher emphatically shot down those rumors in a statement on Tuesday.
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Debuting Andrew Heaney historically bad in Yankees’ loss to Orioles

A robust gathering ventured to the Stadium on Monday night for the possibility of seeing a couple of long balls from the Yankees’ two new prized lefty sluggers. The most excitement of the night for the home crowd of nearly 29,000 came in the bottom of the eighth inning, when the lopsided game was delayed for several minutes while the grounds crew attempted to corral an elusive stray cat loose on the warning track, prompting the fans to chant, “MVP” and “Let’s Go Cat.”
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Former Purdue DC lands analyst gig with Big 12 program

Former Purdue defensive coordinator Nick Holt has found a new job. Stadium’s Brett McMurphy is reporting that Holt has accepted a position with Texas Tech as as an analyst. He served as Purdue’s defensive coordinator on Jeff Brohm’s staff from 2017-19. The two sides parted ways following the 2019 season when the Boilers finished 4-8.
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Big 12, Pac-12 commissioners reportedly will be meeting Tuesday

In the latest potentially significant news item as it relates to what seems like inevitable conference realignment in college sports, The Athletic’s Max Olson reported that Big 12 Conference Commissioner Bob Bowlsby and new Pac-12 Conference Commissioner George Kliavkoff will meet Tuesday. According to Olson, “Their meeting is expected to...