Report: Kawhi Leonard Trade to Raptors Official After Passed Physical

Report: Kawhi Leonard Trade to Raptors Official After Passed Physical

Eric Gay/Associated Press Kawhi Leonard is officially a Toronto Raptor.  According to ESPN.com's Brian Windhorst, Leonard passed his physical Tuesday to finalize his move north of the border.  The two-time Defensive Player of the Year missed 73 games last season because of a nagging quad injury.  Speaking to reporters July 20, Raptors president of basketball…
Todd Gurley Contract Is the Dawning of Another New Era for NFL Running Backs

Todd Gurley Contract Is the Dawning of Another New Era for NFL Running Backs

John Froschauer/Associated Press We are no longer in the Era of the Quarterback. We are in the Era of the Running Back. The lush and risky four-year, $60 million contract extension the Rams signed Todd Gurley to Tuesday, according to a source, illustrates that. And there are more running back deals on the horizon that…
Trump asking advisers to weigh in on who should be chief: Mulvaney or Ayers

Trump asking advisers to weigh in on who should be chief: Mulvaney or Ayers

President Donald Trump loves to crowdsource staffing advice from outside advisers and current or former White House aides, and lately he’s been asking: “What do we think about Mick?” “Mick” is Mick Mulvaney, the former Republican congressman from South Carolina who now oversees both Trump’s Office of Management and Budget and the Bureau of Consumer…
Pompeo, Mattis on cleanup duty after Trump diplomatic blow ups

Pompeo, Mattis on cleanup duty after Trump diplomatic blow ups

PALO ALTO, Calif. — President Donald Trump’s top national security and foreign policy leaders declared their allegiance Tuesday to the global order that U.S. diplomacy fashioned and reinforced over the decades — just a week after Trump upended that order in Helsinki. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis completed two days…
Cavs Show Faith in Post-LeBron Blueprint, Kevin Love with $120M Extension

Cavs Show Faith in Post-LeBron Blueprint, Kevin Love with $120M Extension

Jason Miller/Getty Images CLEVELAND — The metaphors were apt. Surrounded by construction equipment and an army of individuals in hard hats, Kevin Love stood in front of a makeshift Cavaliers banner where he signed a four-year, $120 million contract that will keep him in Cleveland through the 2022-23 season. "When I first came to Cleveland,…
Lamar Odom Reportedly Involved in Hooters Altercation Where Gun Was Fired

Lamar Odom Reportedly Involved in Hooters Altercation Where Gun Was Fired

Christopher Polk/Getty Images Former NBA star Lamar Odom was present when gunshots were fired July 20 at a Hooters restaurant in Queens, New York, TMZ Sports reported Tuesday.  According to TMZ Sports, Odom was with friends and got into an argument with another group. A member of the second group fired a gun into the…