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Strasburg to Test Free Agency

Stephen Strasburg got mixed reviews for his performance last season. That won’t stop him and his agent, Scott Boras, from testing free agency at the end of the 2016 season. Stephen Strasburg is planning to test free

NFL’s Goodell Paid $34.1M

Goodell’s salary is down slightly from $35 million in fiscal year 2013 and $44 million in 2012. The tax form explains that the Commissioner’s contract is approved by the league’s compensation committee. Report: Goodell paid $34.1M in

Rockets Broken Team – Says Coach

“We’re broken,” Interim Coach Bickerstaff said. “It’s that simple. We’re a broken team, and we all need to use this break to figure out how we’re going to impact change.” Bickerstaff calls sub-.500 Rockets ‘broken team’ Via espn.go.com

Tennis Umpire Gambling Scandal Uncovered

Two international tennis umpires have been secretly banned, while four others face being thrown out of the sport for life on charges of serious corruption. Tennis umpires banned over corruption; 4 officials suspended Via popherald.com 02/10/2016 1:36

Knicks – Playoffs or Bust!

Phil Jackson’s new coach, Kurt Rambis, said what the Knicks need to do hasn’t changed, even with the team 4.5 games out of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Kurt Rambis says Knicks need to make

Griffin Suspended Four Games for Punch

Blake Griffin was suspended four games without pay on Tuesday for punching a team staff member, and the Clippers will dock his pay for an additional game because he broke his shooting hand. Clippers suspend Griffin four games without pay Via

Kings Keep Karl

The Sacramento Kings, in a dramatic about-face, have decided against firing coach George Karl after a meeting Tuesday between Karl and general manager Vlade Divac. Sources: Kings meet with Karl, won’t fire coach Via espn.go.com The Kings

Concussion or Hung Over?

The Browns refuted a report Tuesday that they had “lied” about Manziel’s concussion prior to the season finale to cover for the quarterback reportedly showing up drunk. Source: Manziel ‘hung over’ at Browns’ meeting Via espn.go.com Johnny Manziel was

Two Top Cubans Defect for MLB

Two of Cuba’s top baseball players are believed to have defected from Cuba to pursue a career in Major League Baseball. Lourdes Gurriel Jr., 22, and Yulieski Gurriel, 31, who are brothers, defected from Cuba’s Ciego de Avila