Clippers swap Mullens and Jamison for Davis and Granger – Clips Nation

Clips NationThe Clippers are looking more and more like the big winners of the 2014 trade deadline, even if they didn’t receive a single player via trade. February free agency…

Barry Switzer thinks Johnny Manziel is an ‘arrogant little prick’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDespite his impressive showing at the combine, quarterback Johnny Manziel remains one of the most hotly debated NFL Draft prospects. Manziel is expected to be one of the first…

Ejection but not dejection: Jim Boeheim’s night at Duke – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDURHAM, N.C. — Nearly 40 minutes had passed after Jim Boeheim had gone berserk and earned himself a police escort off the court at Cameron Indoor Stadium. The building’s…

NFL draft: Jadeveon Clowney says he wants to be one of greatest of all time – Yahoo Sports (blog)

Yahoo Sports (blog)His early morning flight out of Columbia, S.C. was delayed a few hours, so he called to see if he could get a direct flight out of Charlotte,…

Ray Rice Sponsor — WE’RE STANDING BY HIM … For Now – TMZ.com

TMZ.comRay Rice is getting major support from one of his sponsors — a company that tells TMZ Sports it’s STANDING BY the Baltimore Ravens star in the wake of his…

New Browns GM Ray Farmer knows which QB he wants in NFL Draft – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comOn the job less than a week, the 39-year-old already knows how to play the smoke-and-mirrors game that comes with the NFL Draft. Just because Farmer knows which quarterback he’s…

Signs of change in the NBA – ESPN

ESPNNEW ORLEANS — It felt like the opening scene in “The Godfather,” with people requesting audiences with Don Corleone during his daughter’s wedding. Kevin Durant made his way toward an…

Johnny Manziel Would Flourish If Houston Texans Take Him in NFL Draft – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportJohnny Manziel has warned the Houston Texans of what will happen if they pass him up with the NFL Draft’s opening pick, but the young quarterback has more to…

Video: Dion Waiters, Tim Hardaway Jr. turn Rising Stars Challenge into 1-on-1 … – SI.com

SI.comDion Waiters and Tim Hardaway Jr. were two of the most low-profile participants heading into NBA All-Star Weekend, but their 1-on-1 battle Friday night in the Rising Stars Challenge will…

Jim Fregosi taken off life support – ESPN

ESPNFormer major league manager Jim Fregosi has been removed from life support at a Miami hospital, a family spokesman told MLB.com. Sources earlier told ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark and ESPNNewYork.com’s Adam…

Lil Wayne Rips NBA All-Star Game Lance Stephenson Snub? Triple Double … – Sports World News

Lil Wayne Rips NBA All-Star Game Lance Stephenson Snub? Triple Double …Sports World NewsWhen league officials announced reserve selections this week, Stephenson, despite leading the league with four triple-doubles and…

Kaepernick calls Sherman’s postgame rant after NFC title game ‘ridiculous’ – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsHe said he didn’t regret the fourth quarter pass to Michael Crabtree in the right corner of the end zone that was broken up by Sherman to…

Amani Toomer, Justin Tuck stick up for Michael Strahan after Warren Sapp rips … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsWarren Sapp obviously doesn’t like Michael Strahan. And Amani Toomer thinks it’s all about jealousy. That’s the only explanation Strahan’s ex-Giants teammate could think of on Wednesday,…

Kobe Bryant gets courtside seat to see potential future teammate Carmelo … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsNow might be the perfect time for Carmelo Anthony to go for 63. The Lakers are in town, meaning Melo has a great chance to break his…

Williams, Prigioni return for Nets-Knicks game – Washington Post

Washington PostNEW YORK — Deron Williams returned to the Brooklyn Nets in a reserve role and Pablo Prigioni started for the Knicks as both New York teams got point guards…

49ers ready for next road test: Seattle – Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati.com49ers QB Colin Kaepernick stole Cam Newton’s celebratory moves after scoring a TD on Sunday. / Sam Sharpe, USA TODAY Sports. USA Today. by Jim Corbett, USA TODAY Sports. USA…

49ers ready for next road test: Seattle – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCHARLOTTE — There was a sense of inevitability Sunday, and throughout the season. It seemed that the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks were meant to be the final…

With JR Smith on bench after shoelace stunts, re-energized Knicks defeat Heat – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsKNICKS 102, HEAT 92. The normal collection of luminaries and celebrities watching from courtside welcomed another significant spectator Thursday night, as Mike Woodson chose the Knicks’ first…

Blackhawks Game Day: Original Six showdown with Rangers – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe Chicago Blackhawks haven’t exactly come out firing on all cylinders to start the new year. The defending Stanley Cup champions dropped two of their first three games of…

Trade grades: Cavs deal for Deng – ESPN

ESPNThe Chicago Bulls send forward Luol Deng to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for center Andrew Bynum, a protected first-round pick from the Sacramento Kings, the right to swap first-round…

Sources: Gasol To Cavs Talks Stall – ESPN

ESPNIn 2012, the Lakers and Cavs engaged in protracted talks for weeks before making a deal just hours before the trade deadline that sent Ramon Sessions to Los Angeles for…

Mike Munchak meeting with Tennessee Titans CEO – NFL.com

NFL.comTennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak admitted earlier this week that it was “hard” to deal with the uncertainty surrounding his job status. That uncertainty could end on Friday. NFL Media…

Rose Bowl preview: Michigan State vs. Stanford – National Football Post

National Football PostThe 2013-14 college football bowl season continues on New Year’s Day as the Rose Bowl takes place between Michigan State and Stanford in Pasadena. Here are some things…

Johnny Manziel’s sister is about to lose it on a Duke fan – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJohnny Manziel and Texas A&M are playing Duke in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. Maziel’s sister, Meri, is on hand to watch the game. Meri is sitting next to a Duke…

Coach Jerry Kill Back on Sideline for Minnesota at Texas Bowl – KSTP.com

KSTP.comMinnesota coach Jerry Kill has returned to the sideline for the first time since Sept. 28 in the second half of the Texas Bowl against Syracuse. Kill began the Texas…

LeBron James’ kids had a sweet Christmas – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comLeBron James and the Heat are visiting the Lakers on Christmas Day. But that didn’t mean the NBA star wasn’t able to celebrate the holiday with his family. Well before…

Who might be Texas’ next football coach? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTexas coach Mack Brown resigned Saturday after winning 158 games, two Big 12 titles and one national championship during 16 years with the Longhorns. Brown’s resignation opens one of…

MTR: Broner-Maidana Preview – ESPN

ESPNMarcos Maidana, the former junior welterweight titlist and one of the most relentless punchers in boxing today, is ready to take his belt back. Maidana (34-3, 31 KOs), of Argentina,…

UCLA Bruins vs Southern Cal: Second Half Game Thread – Bruins Nation

Bruins NationThe open thread for the second half of UCLA’s game against the Southern Cal Trojans. After two quarters UCLA leads Southern Cal by a score of 14-7. Tweet Share…

Texas A&M vs Missouri Live Stream Free Watch NCAA College Football Games … – NYSE Media

NYSE MediaTwo years since ditching the Big 12 for the SEC, both programs have already made an impact in the big, bad conference that many speculated may be too much…

Aggies’ Sumlin receives new 6-year contract – Austin American-Statesman

Austin American-StatesmanTexas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin agreed to a new six-year contract Saturday, with the deal still needing final approval from the school’s board of regents. Sumlin, who is finishing…