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Lakers Rumors: Predicting Likelihood of Star Free Agents Signing with LA

July 5th, 2014
The Los Angeles Lakers would need approximately $470 million in cap space to sign all of the free agents they're linked to through rumors. No team is linked to more, partly because, well, they're the Lakers. The other reason is because most of their roster remains bare. Of course, many of ...

NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz for League’s Best Remaining Free Agents

July 5th, 2014
While most of the NHL's top free agents have been signed, rumors continue to surround the select few who remain. Entering the fifth day of the league's free agency, here are the latest rumblings for the best unsigned talent on the open market.   G Martin Brodeur, New Jersey Devils The 42-year-old Brodeur has ...

NHL Free Agents 2014: Rumors and Predictions for Top Available Players

July 5th, 2014
The initial surge of signings is over, but talented 2014 NHL free agents still remain. Teams that entered the offseason with a hole that has not been filled thus far shouldn't be discouraged yet. Here are the top unsigned talents who could fill those holes.   RW Lee Stempniak, Pittsburgh Penguins Stempniak likely wasn't ...

NHL Draft 2014: Full Results and Grades for All Teams

June 28th, 2014
Not all teams improved equally in the 2014 NHL draft. While all teams improved, some took advantage of their draft picks significantly more than other franchises did. Here are draft grades for every NHL team. Highest Grade: Florida Panthers  Aaron Ekblad wasn't necessarily the consensus first overall pick. The draft didn't have one of ...

NHL Free Agents 2014: Predicting Where Top Stars Will Land

June 23rd, 2014
Impatient general managers' favorite time of year is almost here in 2014—NHL free agency. The class as a whole isn't anything special, but the best unsigned players could significantly improve a team. Here are four of those players and where they'll land.   4. G Ryan Miller, St. Louis Blues Prediction: Vancouver Canucks Miller is 33 ...

NBA Draft 2014: Players Who Will Make Surprising Rise into Round 1

June 21st, 2014
Workouts don't guarantee first-round selections in the 2014 NBA draft. None of the prospects on this list has worked out for a team. But on draft night, they'll hear their names called in Round 1—to the surprise of causal fans who'll react by asking, "Who?"   PG Spencer Dinwiddie, Colorado 21 years old, 6'6", ...

Stanley Cup Final 2014 Schedule: Full Viewing Info for Kings vs. Rangers Game 4

June 10th, 2014
The New York Rangers need to fix something, or the 2014 Stanley Cup Final schedule won't need to be extended. The Los Angeles Kings won the score of 3-0 on Monday night in Game 3, increasing their series lead to 3-0. Here's how to watch Game 4, which could end the series ...

Stanley Cup Finals 2014: Why Rangers Should Root for Blackhawks to Beat Kings

May 31st, 2014
The New York Rangers may not care who they play in the 2014 Stanley Cup Final, but they should. They'll face either the Chicago Blackhawks or Los Angeles Kings, whoever wins Game 7 of the Western Conference Final on Sunday. But the Blackhawks are who the Rangers should be rooting for. New York prides ...

NBA Combine 2014: Prospects Who Emerged as Biggest Athletic Freaks in Draft

May 17th, 2014
An NBA draft prospects' physical gifts are never more apparent than at the combine. Athletic freaks like Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid may have sat out, but other prospects made scouts forget their absence. Here are the top four combine warriors that improved their draft stock.   Note: Combine results via NBA.com.   4. Patric Young: C, Florida Young's greatest strength ...

Kobe Bryant Must Relinquish Go-to Role to Dwight Howard to Keep Lakers Intact

June 29th, 2013
Kobe Bryant can either compete for an NBA title as Robin to Dwight Howard’s Batman or be the No. 1 offensive option on a non-playoff team.That’s what the Los Angeles Lakers will be if Howard signs elsewhere as an unrestricted free agent.ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported that the 27-year-old center has ...