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Kevin Durant trade rumors: How the Designated Rookie rule will limit which players the Nets can deal for

Kevin Durant trade rumors: How the Designated Rookie rule will limit which players the Nets can deal for

Kevin Durant is somewhat unique among star players requesting trades in that the four years remaining on his contract open the door for almost anybody to trade for him. He doesn’t have the power to fully dictate his destination in the way that many others have because he can’t wield free agency as a weapon …

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NFL position group superlatives for 2022: Best offensive line, best offensive skill players (non-QB) and more

NFL position group superlatives for 2022: Best offensive line, best offensive skill players (non-QB) and more

Over the past couple weeks, our team here at CBS Sports has been working its way across the field, running through the list of the top 10 players at each position.  First up, we had the offensive side of the ball. Cody Benjamin looked at the quarterbacks, headlined by Tom Brady of the Tampa Bay …

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5 players, $1.1 billion: NBA free agency starts with a bang

5 players, $1.1 billion: NBA free agency starts with a bang

The NBA generated more basketball-related income than ever this past season, the total number coming up just short of $9 billion. Business is good. The first night of free agency underscored how good. Nikola Jokic agreed to the biggest contract in NBA history, Bradley Beal agreed to a deal worth a quarter-billion dollars, and the …

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NBA free agency 2022: Zach LaVine, James Harden, Jalen Brunson headline list of 50 players who are available

NBA free agency 2022: Zach LaVine, James Harden, Jalen Brunson headline list of 50 players who are available

Remember when it seemed like most of the teams in the NBA were trying to clear cap space, obsessed with the idea of recruiting a star — or stars — in free agency? In recent years, that has gone out of style. Elite players are still changing teams, but they are increasingly doing it via …

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College Football 2.0: Players primed to influence future of sport as NIL, athletes' rights expand

College Football 2.0: Players primed to influence future of sport as NIL, athletes’ rights expand

On June 1, 2020, a few months after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, college football players became among the first groups to return to work. Programs fretted about lost revenue from television rights and ticket sales devastating their bottom lines. At the same time, racial justice protests swept the country in the wake of …

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2022 NBA free agency: Zach LaVine, James Harden, Jalen Brunson headline list of 45 players who are available

2022 NBA free agency: Zach LaVine, James Harden, Jalen Brunson headline list of 45 players who are available

Remember when it seemed like most of the teams in the NBA were trying to clear cap space, obsessed with the idea of recruiting a star — or stars — in free agency? In recent years, that has gone out of style. Elite players are still changing teams, but they are increasingly doing it via …

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Brooks Koepka plays his second shot from the first hole during Wednesday's pro-am at the LIV Golf Invitational at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club.

LIV golf players compare field to PGA Tour’s John Deere Classic

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — Whether you believe the first shot was fired when Phil Mickelson said the PGA Tour uses “manipulative, coercive, strong-arm tactics” and its commissioner, Jay Monahan, won’t do what’s right “unless you have leverage.” Or it was when Monahan revoked playing privileges for those who jumped to LIV Golf and labeled Greg Norman’s venture “an irrational threat” …

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Most questionable offseason move by each AFC team: Deshaun Watson's huge deal; Chiefs, Titans trade top WRs

Overvalued players on every AFC team: Browns too high on Deshaun Watson, Titans, Colts rely heavily on RBs

The definition of overvalue, according to Merriam-Webster, is “to assign an excessive value to” or “to value too highly — place too much importance on.” In football, overvaluing a player can be determined in multiple ways.  Quarterbacks are overvalued by their supporting cast. Just take a look at Dan Marino in his entire Miami Dolphins …

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NHL offseason trade board: 30 players who could be moved this summer

NHL offseason trade board: 30 players who could be moved this summer

Next year is already underway for the 31 NHL teams that will try to unseat the 2022 Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche. The champions, and the runner-up Lightning, may wait a day or two to nurse hangovers before they ponder what comes next, but the rest of the league is already working on their plans …

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NBA free agency 2022: Start date, primer on top players, teams with salary cap space, rumors, predictions

NBA free agency 2022: Start date, primer on top players, teams with salary cap space, rumors, predictions

NBA free agency takes center stage with the 2022 NBA Finals and draft behind us. With Kyrie Irving and Russell Westbrook already making their decisions on player options and John Wall working toward a buyout with the Houston Rockets, the focus is now on James Harden, Bradley Beal, Zach LaVine and Deandre Ayton. Decisions on …

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