Storyline: Kevin Durant Free Agency

More Rumors in this Storyline Another agent thinks, in the case of Durant, the club that wants to pry him away from the Thunder “needs to be a good team, in a better market with a better chance to win than OKC.” “So Golden State and Miami become the only real players,” the agent said. “It...

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Jamal Crawford - Los Angeles Clippers
When Seattle looks like this outside, not a better place in the world.. WE need a team!!
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Michael Lee , Washington Post, NBA Reporter
Since 2011, OKC has made West finals 4 times & acquired 6 lottery picks from 5 of 6 drafts: Kanter, Waiters, Oladipo, Adams, Payne &
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ESPN , MLB News and Information
Indians have now hit 4 home runs off of Justin Verlander all in the 5th inning.
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Buster Olney , ESPN, Senior Baseball Writer
This week's power rankings: 1. Cubs 2. Rangers 3. Giants 4. Indians 5. Orioles 6. Red Sox 7. Jays 8. Nats 9. Mets. 10. Marlins. Fire away.
@Buster_ESPN | | 3h | Score: 194
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Bryan Hoch , MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
If the Yankees win today, they'll be two games over .500. They haven't been there since April 12 at Toronto (4-2).
@BryanHoch | | 2h | Score: 175
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Ken Rosenthal , FoxSports.com, Senior Baseball Writer
Sources: #Reds’ Bruce a consideration for #Dodgers. Ethier’s return uncertain; Pederson only LHH OFer. Bruce cannot block trade to LAD.
@Ken_Rosenthal | | 2h | Score: 159
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Bryan Hoch , MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
That'll break up the perfect game. Aaron Hicks doubles to right field. Tyler Duffey retired the first 17.
@BryanHoch | | 18m | Score: 144
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Tim MacMahon , ESPNDallas.com, Sportswriter
Happy 32nd birthday to J.J. Barea, Raymond Felton and Deron Williams. Yes, all of them.
@espn_macmahon | | 3h | Score: 129
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Dan Kolko , MASNsports.com, Nats Beat Writer
Stephen Strasburg has been placed on the DL with an upper back strain, retroactive to 6/16. Nats will announce a corresponding move tomorrow
@masnKolko | | 1h | Score: 100
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Steve Melewski , MASNsports.com, Orioles Reporter
Orioles now have 50 HRs in June. MLB record for June is 55 by Oakland in 1996. Record for any single month is 58.
@masnSteve | | 21m | Score: 95
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Josh Robbins , Orlando Sentinel, Magic Beat Writer
The Magic have announced Serge Ibaka will wear No. 7. He wore No. 9 with OKC, but that's Nikola Vucevic's jersey number in Orlando.
@JoshuaBRobbins | | 1h | Score: 90
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ESPN , MLB News and Information
We're quickly learning that the Indians are a contender as they are now 5 games ahead of Royals in AL Central. t.co/1H30Bgocd0
@BBTN | | 2h | Score: 89
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Nick Camino , Newsradio WTAM 1100, Indians Beat
Home Run Derby in MoTown for the #Indians. Goodness gracious!
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Pedro Moura , OC Register, MLB Reporter
Heard the Mets and Giants have expressed interest in Angels third baseman Yunel Escobar. He's likely to be dealt before the Aug. 1 deadline.
@pedromoura | | 2h | Score: 83
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Buster Olney , ESPN, Senior Baseball Writer
ELIAS: Clayton Kershaw leads MLB by a wide margin in 1–2–3 innings––with 63 total. 2. Chris Sale 49 3. Johnny Cueto 48 Julio Teheran 48.
@Buster_ESPN | | 2h | Score: 82
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Adam Rubin , ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
#Mets at #Nats sorta probables (with speculation): Monday: Syndergaard-Joe Ross Tuesday: Harvey-Lucas Giolito Wednesday: Matz-Max Scherzer
@AdamRubinESPN | | 1h | Score: 80
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Arash Markazi , ESPNLA.com, Sportswriter
Um, excuse me, that's Austin Rivers' jersey. t.co/85RwDT25Sg
@ArashMarkazi | | 13m | Score: 75
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Paul Hoynes , Plain Dealer, Indians Beat Writer
Third time in team history Indians have hit 4 HRs in 1 inning: July 31, 1963, July 16, 2004 and today.
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Bill Shaikin , Los Angeles Times, Baseball Sportswriter
Juan Uribe: 5 HR in last 7 G. Teams with 5 or fewer HR from 3B this year: Angels, Braves, Brewers, Marlins, Padres, Yankees.
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ESPN , MLB News and Information
This is 2nd time in Justin Verlander's career he has given up 4 HR in a game. The other time was also vs Cleveland. t.co/t3bRsqpTPT
@BBTN | | 1m | Score: 0
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Chris Kuc , Chicago Tribune, NHL Writer
Melky Cabrera's two-out RBI single gives White Sox a 2-0 lead over Blue Jays.
@ChrisKuc | | 1m | Score: 0
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Shi Davidi , Sportsnet, Baseball Reporter
Melky Cabrera RBI single, #WhiteSox lead #BlueJays 2-0
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Mark Sheldon , MLB.com, Reds Beat Writer
Bruce just missed going deep again, flying out to CF. And now it's raining. #reds
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Scott Merkin , MLB.com, White Sox Beat Writer
Cabrera singles to right and it's 2-0 White Sox
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Paul Hoynes , Plain Dealer, Indians Beat Writer
Tribe vs. Tigers new ace (Zimmerman) and old ace (Verlander) in this series: 15 earned runs on 19 hits in 7 1/3 innings.
@hoynsie | | 3m | Score: 25
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Carrie Muskat , MLB.com, Cubs Beat Writer
11 Ks for Marlins' Fernandez thru 6 IP vs #Cubs. His career high is 14
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Carrie Muskat , MLB.com, Cubs Beat Writer
11 Ks for Marlins' Fernandez thru 6 IP vs #Cubs. His career high is 14
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Scott Merkin , MLB.com, White Sox Beat Writer
Saladino scores on Eaton's safety squeeze. Anderson was breaking but Saladino was not. 1-0 White Sox
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Chris Kuc , Chicago Tribune, NHL Writer
Tyler Saladino makes a terrific slide and scores on Adam Eaton's squeeze bunt to give White Sox a 1-0 lead over Blue Jays.
@ChrisKuc | | 5m | Score: 2
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Bethlehem Shoals , FreeDarko.com, NBA Blogger
LeBron deserves a public apology. Instead he's getting lauded now for FINALLY doing something right. t.co/hYw0W6VuFg
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Michael Scotto , RealGM.com, Sportswriter
New York Knicks have received a commitment from J.P. Tokoto (North Carolina) for Summer League, per league source.
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Paul Hoynes , Plain Dealer, Indians Beat Writer
Verlander's line: 4.2 ip, 8 er, 9 hits, 2 bb, 5 ks, 4 hrs, 1 wp, 87 p, 57 ks.
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Adam Rubin , ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
Five innings in the books. #Braves 1, #Mets 0
@AdamRubinESPN | | 7m | Score: 5
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Matthew B. Mowery , Oakland Press, Tigers Beat Writer
Verlander's line: What happened to this rotation?
@matthewbmowery | | 7m | Score: 5
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Matthew B. Mowery , Oakland Press, Tigers Beat Writer
Verlander looked a little peeved with Saltalamacchia when the two were talking it over after 4th HR. Not on the same page?
@matthewbmowery | | 8m | Score: 5
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Adam McCalvy , MLB.com, Brewers Beat Writer
Apparently the high strike is in play today. Nieuwenhuis expressed displeasure with these Mike Estabrook calls. t.co/vFxOKy7q0O
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Roch Kubatko , MASNsports.com, Sportswriter
Wilson at 54 pitches in 4 innings #orioles
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Report: DeMar DeRozan Returning To Toronto

DeMar DeRozan was a huge part of the Toronto Raptors’ franchise-best season and, if the rumors are true, will be running it back with T.Dot as the Raps attempt to dethrone the Cavs in the East. DeRozan is one of the biggest names hitting the market this summer and while there was speculation that ...

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Nationals Place Stephen Strasburg On 15-Day DL With Upper Back Strain

The Nationals have announced that ace Stephen Strasburg has been placed on the 15-day DL (retroactive to June 16) with an upper back strain. A corresponding move will be made on Monday to fill Strasburg’s 25-man roster spot.

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Dwyane Wade - Miami Heat
I'll do it in 2... My Way t.co/Cnm0Alf9kZ
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13 years ago today, the Cavs drafted LeBron James. It's safe to say he lived up to the hype

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Report: Knicks’ top free-agent target is Joakim Noah

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Dodgers Interested In Jay Bruce

The Dodgers have considered Reds outfielder Jay Bruce as an outfield upgrade, FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports (Twitter link). Bruce would add both left-handed hitting balance and some extra pop to a Los Angeles outfield that has underachieved this season, and may not be getting any internal rein...

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Bryan Hoch - MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
If the Yankees win today, they'll be two games over .500. They haven't been there since April 12 at Toronto (4-2).
@BryanHoch | | 2h | Score: 175

Marvin Lewis advises Dirk Koetter to “throw deep”

NFL coaches are competitors, but that doesn’t stop plenty of them from being friends. Bengals coach Marvin Lewis and Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter have been friends for years, dating back to their shared time at Idaho State, where they met as graduate students. Now, they hold two of the most desir...

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DeMar DeRozan Will Allegedly Refuse Other Teams And Work To Re-Sign In Toronto

DeMar DeRozan It’s sounded like has wanted to return to the Toronto Raptors for some time. Sure, he is a free agent this offseason and teams like the Lakers seem interested in acquiring the 26-year-old guard, but it’s seemed like it would take something drastic for DeRozan to leave the 6. It now...

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Ken Rosenthal - FoxSports.com, Senior Baseball Writer
Sources: #Reds’ Bruce a consideration for #Dodgers. Ethier’s return uncertain; Pederson only LHH OFer. Bruce cannot block trade to LAD.
@Ken_Rosenthal | | 2h | Score: 159

It's the work we do beneath the surface, the work people don't see, that really keeps us moving forward.

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Pittsburgh Steelers
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Michael Lee - Washington Post, NBA Reporter
Since 2011, OKC has made West finals 4 times & acquired 6 lottery picks from 5 of 6 drafts: Kanter, Waiters, Oladipo, Adams, Payne &
@MrMichaelLee | | 3h | Score: 309
Tim MacMahon - ESPNDallas.com, Sportswriter
Happy 32nd birthday to J.J. Barea, Raymond Felton and Deron Williams. Yes, all of them.
@espn_macmahon | | 3h | Score: 129

Blue Jays place Gavin Floyd on DL with shoulder issue

CHICAGO – The Toronto Blue Jays placed reliever Gavin Floyd on the 15-day disabled list Sunday and recalled reliever Bo Schultz from triple-A Buffalo, according to industry sources. Floyd pulled himself from Saturday’s 10-8 win over the Chicago White Sox after four pitches when his right shoulde...

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Kevin Durant - Oklahoma City Thunder
NYC catch me at NikeTown!! Got some surprises with me. #KD9
@KDTrey5 | | 3h | Score: 140