Month: January 2019

When USC athletic director Lynn Swann announced that Clay Helton would remain the Trojans’ head coach on Nov. 25, his statement of support contained a glaring, almost baffling, admission. “We acknowledge and understand our deficiencies in areas that include culture, discipline, schemes, personnel and staff,” Swann said. Again: Culture. Discipline. Schemes. Personnel. Staff. For a
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The NBA world barely had time to recover from Thursday morning’s news that Kristaps Porzingis left New York Knicks officials with the impression that he wanted to be traded when the other shoe dropped. New York has agreed with Dallas on trade that includes Kristaps Porzingis, Courtney Lee, Tim Hardaway Jr., for Wesley Matthews, Dennis
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Center Antoine Vermette retires as one of the best faceoff specialists of his generation. Vermette announced on Thursday he was calling it a career after 14 NHL seasons with the Ottawa Senators, Columbus Blue Jackets, Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks. The 36-year-old from Quebec won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks in 2015
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The San Diego Padres are scheduled to meet with free-agent outfielder Bryce Harper on Thursday in Las Vegas, sources confirmed to ESPN. The Athletic first reported the news. What happens when half of the league forgets to light its hot stove? Three weeks from spring training, we’re witnessing it in an offseason trend that’s here
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NEW ORLEANS — Across the hallway from the New Orleans Pelicans‘ locker room, through painfully clear glass, a bank of TVs covered the walls of the owner’s suite, running SportsCenter and NBATV. ESPN’s Michael Wilbon was on one screen, discussing Pelicans GM Dell Demps’ not answering trade calls. Another rolled highlights of LeBron James and
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