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Anthony Davis trade talk is the biggest story in the NBA

[ad_1] As the future of Anthony Davis surpassed the Warriors' spat and Whatever The Hell Is Happening With Markelle Fultz as the biggest story in the league, two streams of pushback trickled from concerned NBA citizens:• The media is chasing clicks.• LeBron is tampering by saying -- in response to a question from ESPN's Dave McMenamin -- that it would be "amazing" to play with Davis, and LeBron as Tampering
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MLB — What you need to know about the Los Angels Dodgers-Cincinnati Reds trade

[ad_1] Friday's trade between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Cincinnati Reds is a big deal for a number of reasons. First off, seven players changed hands, with outfielders Yasiel Puig and Matt Kemp, left-hander Alex Wood and catcher Kyle Farmer heading to Cincinnati (along with cash considerations), while veteran right-hander Homer Bailey and two prospects, infielder Jeter Downs and right-hander Josiah Gray, heading L.A.'s way.From the free agents set
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Los Angeles Dodgers trade Matt Kemp, Yasiel Puig, Alex Wood to Cincinnati Reds

[ad_1] The Los Angeles Dodgers are trading outfielders Matt Kemp and Yasiel Puig and pitcher Alex Wood to the Cincinnati Reds for pitcher Homer Bailey and prospects, according to multiple reports.Also reportedly headed to the Dodgers are shortstop Jeter Downs, who was a first-round pick (No. 32) in the 2017 draft, and right-handed pitcher Josiah Gray, a second-round pick (No. 72) this past summer who turned 21 on Friday. [ad_2]
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Jurickson Profar sent to Oakland Athletics in 3-team trade

[ad_1] The Texas Rangers have traded infielder Jurickson Profar to the Oakland Athletics as part of a three-team deal that also involves the Tampa Bay Rays, the teams announced Friday.The Phillies, Yankees and White Sox have emerged as front-runners to land Manny Machado, but who is the best fit?The Brewers, Rays and Twins are perpetually a couple of bad deals from a crisis. But each has learned to use the
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The state of the starting pitching market

[ad_1] The winter meetings were mostly a bust. Most of the offseason trades have involved Jerry Dipoto, including one the Mariners general manager completed from a hospital bed. The Dodgers, with money to spend and players to trade, have added only reliever Joe Kelly to their roster so far.We are seeing movement on the starting pitcher market. Patrick Corbin signed with the Nationals before the winter meetings, and then the
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Washington Wizards trading for Trevor Ariza of Phoenix Suns

[ad_1] 11:49 AM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintAfter an initial three-team trade was scuttled Friday night, the Phoenix Suns have agreed to trade Trevor Ariza to the Washington Wizards, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.Sources said the Wizards are sending Austin Rivers and Kelly Oubre Jr. to the Suns.On Friday, an agreed-to three-team trade that also included the Memphis Grizzlies fell apart once the Suns and Grizzlies couldn't agree whether Memphis'
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Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns still in talks for Trevor Ariza trade

[ad_1] 3:08 AM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN After a long Friday night of unraveling trade agreements, accusations and hijinks, the Washington Wizards and Phoenix Suns were engaged into the early-morning hours trying to discover a pathway to a trade centered on Trevor Ariza, league sources told ESPN.What had been an agreement on a three-team deal that would've sent Ariza and two Memphis second-round picks to the Wizards, Washington's Kelly Oubre Jr. to
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Trevor Ariza trade to Washington Wizards from Phoenix Suns

[ad_1] 12:18 AM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN A three-team deal that would have sent Trevor Ariza to the Washington Wizards and Kelly Oubre to the Memphis Grizzlies is dead over which Brooks -- MarShon or Dillon -- the Phoenix Suns had believed they were getting, league sources said.The Grizzlies and Suns didn't communicate directly on the trade, using Washington as a conduit in coordinating the three-team deal, sources told ESPN. Washington believes
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Trevor Ariza trade to Washington Wizards from Phoenix Suns

[ad_1] 10:33 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN The Washington Wizards agreed to a deal Friday night on a three-team deal in which they will acquire Phoenix Suns forward Trevor Ariza, league sources told ESPN.Kelly Oubre will be dealt to the Grizzlies, with Austin Rivers and two Memphis role players going to Suns, league sources told ESPN.The Grizzlies are acquiring a fourth-year, 23-year-old reserve in Oubre, who is averaging a career-high 13 points
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Yonder Alonso of Cleveland Indians traded to Chicago White Sox

[ad_1] The Chicago White Sox have acquired first baseman Yonder Alonso in a trade with the Cleveland Indians, according to multiple reports.It wasn't immediately known whom the Indians would receive in the trade.Alonso, 31, hit .250 with 23 home runs and 83 RBIs last season for the Indians. A nine-year veteran, Alonso was an All-Star in 2017, when he hit 28 home runs and had 67 RBIs for the Oakland