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Jimmy Butler booed by Target Center crowd at Timberwolves opener
10/19/2018 7:56pm

MINNEAPOLIS -- Disgruntled guard Jimmy Butler was booed when he was introduced and at times when he touched the ball in the Minnesota Timberwolves home opener Friday night. It was a generally unpleasant mood at Target Center as the crowd also heavily booed coach and team president Tom Thibodeau during introductions and visiting Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, who requested a trade away from Minnesota four years ago. Butler, who demanded a trade from the Wolves last month, also declined to acknowledge or shake hands with team owner Glen Taylor. In his normal seat at the end of the team bench, Taylor shook hands with several players, but Butler walked by him. Taylor and Butler met last week and agreed to an uneasy truce while the team continued to evaluate trade proposals, The Athletic reported. Butler had a steal and then a basket early in the game that created some positive response from the crowd. But he made it clear...

Raiders' Marshawn Lynch out for extended period with groin injury
10/19/2018 3:26pm

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch will miss an extended period of time with a groin injury, a source confirmed to ESPN. The Raiders have discussed placing Lynch on injured reserve but no decision has been reached, the source said. The news was first reported byNFL Network, which said Lynch would be sidelined for at least a month. Lynch has rushed for a team-high 376 yards on 90 carries 4.2 yards per carry and three touchdowns this season. He also has 15 receptions for 84 yards. ESPN NFL Insider Dan Graziano contributed to this report.

Joe Girardi pulls name from Reds' manager search, reports say
10/19/2018 7:06pm

Joe Girardi has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Cincinnati Reds managerial vacancy, according to multiple reports. Girardi, 54, reportedly was one of three candidates to be considered for second interviews, along with Brad Ausmus and David Bell. The Athletic, which first reported Girardis withdrawal, reported Friday that heplans to remain with MLB Network for now but still wants to manage. Girardi also reportedly has interviewed for the Texas Rangers managerial vacancy. Girardi, who had a 15-year playing career, is 988-794 in 11 seasons as a major league manager, including 10 seasons with the New York Yankees, whom he guided to a World Series titles in 2009. He spent last season at MLB Network after being fired by the Yankees following the 2017 season, when he led the Yankees to the American League Championship Series. The Yankees lost to the eventual World Series champion Houston Astros in seven games. ...

Freese leads off for Dodgers with Brewers LHP Miley on mound
10/19/2018 6:18pm

Left-hander Wade Miley will have to face to a right-handed hitter right away in Game 6 as the Milwaukee Brewers try to stave off elimination in the NL Championship Series

New technology only adds to baseball's culture of paranoia
10/19/2018 12:20pm

Stealing signs is as much a part of baseball tradition as stealing bases, but the technology available now could open a whole new frontier of competitive sleuthing

CBS Sports

Fantasy Football: Updated Week 7 Trade Values Chart and Rest of Season Rankings
10/19/2018 7:54pm

If youre getting ready to trade Odell Beckham or make a move for Josh Gordon, you should definitely check out this weeks Trade Values Chart to make sure youre getting the best deal possible.

Fantasy Football Instant Reaction: Nick Chubb wins, Leonard Fournette loses in Carlos Hyde trade
10/19/2018 7:38pm

While Carlos Hydes arrival in Jacksonville spells ominous news for Leonard Fournette and T.J. Yeldon, the Browns figure to elevate Nick Chubb into a prominent role that Fantasy owners will love.

Jimmy Butler booed heavily by Timberwolves fans in home debut at Target Center
10/19/2018 7:39pm

Butler has publicly made it very clear that he does not want to be in Minnesota

MLB playoffs scores: Dodgers vs. Brewers live updates, NLCS Game 6 highlights, stats, full coverage
10/19/2018 7:00pm

The Dodgers are trying to close out the NLCS in Milwaukee for Game 6

Head of officiating Al Riveron says NFL will discuss making hair tackling illegal
10/19/2018 6:56pm

Bills running back Chris Ivory was dragged down by the hair on Sunday, but it was a legal tackle



Follow live: Brewers turn to Miley to force Game 7
10/19/2018 3:18pm

L.A. wasted no time as David Freese led off the game with a solo homer to right center as the Dodgers seek a return trip to the World Series.

Wolves fans rain boos on Butler during opener
10/19/2018 8:43pm

Jimmy Butler dared Timberwolves fans to boo him amid his demands to be traded, and the Target Center crowd obliged Friday night when he was introduced before the season opener.

Browns deal RB Hyde to Jaguars for 5th-rounder
10/19/2018 3:29pm

The Browns have traded running back Carlos Hyde to the Jaguars, who remain without Leonard Fournette hamstring. Cleveland is expected to turn to rookie Nick Chubb as its starter.

Source: Raiders' Lynch out for extended period
10/19/2018 4:18pm

Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch will miss an extended period of time with a groin injury, a source confirmed to ESPN.

Kendrick Lamar hits on positive topics with Lakers
10/19/2018 7:56pm

Rap star Kendrick Lamar visited the Lakers on Friday as part of their Genius Series, something GM Rob Pelinka started last year by hosting some of the most successful people in different industries.

Fox News

Fox News

‘Not fair’: World cycling bronze medalist cries foul after transgender woman wins gold
10/19/2018 12:21pm

The American bronze medalist who lost the world-championship cycling race to a biologically-born male Canadian who identifies as transgender criticized the results as unfair.

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr sometimes feels 'patronized' by 'nationalistic' military displays
10/19/2018 10:34am

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr reportedly said he has mixed feelings about some of the nationalistic military displays at sporting events, cautioning the widespread practice runs the risk of making fans feel like theyre being patronized.

LeBron James makes Lakers debut, reveals secret ingredient to success: oatmeal
10/19/2018 10:12am

Minutes after NBA superstar LeBron James walked off the court Thursday night following his highly anticipateddebut inpurple and gold, the four-time MVP shared the key ingredient necessary to resuscitate the legendary but languishing Los Angeles Lakers: Oatmeal.

Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series
10/18/2018 10:58pm

David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Boston Red Sox back into another World Series with a 4-1 victory over the defending champion Houston Astros on Thursday night.

Red Sox take 3-1 lead thanks to overturned home run
10/18/2018 2:51am

From this point forward, will Red Sox Nation hold a special place in its heart for Country Joe

USA Today

USA Today

Jalen Rose says Lonzo Ball 'doesn't fit with' Los Angeles Lakers' dynamic
10/19/2018 3:56pm

ESPN analyst Jalen Rose said Friday that point guard Lonzo Ball doesnt fit with the current dynamic of the Lakerswith LeBron James on the team.

Carlos Hyde traded by Cleveland Browns to Jacksonville Jaguars for fifth-round draft pick
10/19/2018 2:54pm

Running back Carlos Hyde was traded by Cleveland Browns to the Jacksonville Jaguars for a draft pick. Hyde has run for 382 yards this season.

Utah Jazz fire longtime employee who played team's Jazz Bear mascot
10/19/2018 4:10pm

A new man will be donning the furry costume and entertaining Jazz fans at Utahs NBA home opener Friday night.

How a new downtown arena saved the Bucks from leaving Milwaukee
10/19/2018 11:46am

The Milwaukee Bucks open their new arena, the Fiserv Forum, this season. Had it not been for the new arena, the Bucks could have been on the move.

Giants' Odell Beckham Jr.: 'I need to do more. I need to do better. Period.'
10/19/2018 2:19pm

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is not going to get into a war of words with John Mara after the Giants co-owners criticism of him.

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