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Greg Oden Rumors: Former No. 1 Pick Should Sign with Miami Heat

July 16th, 2013
The New Orleans Pelicans are trying to swoop in to land free agent center Greg Oden, according to Marc Stein of ESPN.com. Stein wrote on Tuesday: The Pelicans, sources said, are building their pitch around the fact that going to New Orleans would enable Oden to make his comeback far away from ...

NBA Free Agency 2013: Worst Moves So Far This Summer

July 9th, 2013
NBA teams can't officially sign free agents until Wednesday, but agreements have already been made and offers have already been sent.Some teams appear to have made logical, intelligent decisions. Others, though, may need a lesson in maximizing the most of your money.Here's a look at the worst moves so far ...

Hockey Hall of Fame 2013: Breaking Down This Year’s Crop of Players

July 9th, 2013
Chris Chelios, Scott Niedermayer, Brendan Shanahan and Geraldine Heaney were all inducted into the 2013 Hockey Hall of Fame on Tuesday, per Harry Hawkings of USA Today Sports.Between the three of them, they combined to win 10 Stanley Cups and make 24 All-Star teams, dazzling along the way.Here's a look ...

Monta Ellis Should Choose Atlanta Hawks This Summer

July 9th, 2013
Free-agent guard Monta Ellis has whittled his list of preferred teams down to the Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings, Dallas Mavericks and Charlotte Bobcats this summer, according to Chris Broussard of ESPN The Magazine.The 27-year-old would be wise to choose the Hawks.It all comes down to the better fit for Ellis. ...

Tyreke Evans Would Be a Poor Signing for New Orleans Pelicans

July 2nd, 2013
The New Orleans Pelicans shocked the world by offering restricted free agent Tyreke Evans four years and $44 million on Sunday night, per Sam Amick of USA Today Sports.While some seem to think it can work in New Orleans, I don't think it works on multiple levels.First, those who suggest ...

NHL Rumors: Breaking Down Hottest Buzz on the Ice

June 29th, 2013
With the 2013 NHL draft set for Sunday, rumors are inevitably scorching the ice.From right wings to left wings to centers, from the young to the older, there is no shortage of big names out on the market this summer as teams prepare for what could be a wild day ...

Blackhawks vs. Bruins: Keys and Predictions for Game 5 in Chicago

June 22nd, 2013
Both the Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks have proven they belong in the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.This has been a duel for the ages, as both teams have battled back and forth, each taking one game away from home.After the Bruins stifled the Blackhawks in Games 2 and 3, ...

Vancouver Canucks Reportedly Expected to Hire John Tortorella as Head Coach

June 21st, 2013
The Vancouver Canucks are expected to hire former New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella, according to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN.com.The 54-year-old spent four-plus seasons with the Rangers, taking over three-quarters of the way through the 2008-09 season. He's always been known for his hard-line, sarcastic personality, especially to the ...

Blackhawks vs. Bruins Game 3: Score, Twitter Reaction and Analysis

June 17th, 2013
The Boston Bruins defeated the Chicago Blackhawks, 2-0, in Game 3 Monday night, and now hold the 2-1 series lead in the 2013 Stanley Cup Final.Daniel Paille and Patrice Bergeron stepped up to boost the Bruins to victory.The first period was physical from the start, which was to be expected ...

Blackhawks vs. Kings Game 3: Score, Twitter Reaction and Analysis

June 4th, 2013
The Los Angeles Kings held off a late charge by the Chicago Blackhawks to capture Game 3 on Tuesday at Staples Center, 3-1. Justin Williams, Slava Voynov and goaltender Jonathan Quick were the heroes for the home team.At the 3:21 mark in the first period, Williams knocked in a 25-foot ...