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How Each NBA Team Chased Bang for Its Buck During 2015 Offseason

Friday, 04 September 2015 09:37 Written by
2014-15 Salary: $7,245,640 2014-15 Win Shares: 6.2 Cost Per Win Share: $1,168,652 2015-16 Salary: $16,407,500 Asked if he would be ready for opening night after rupturing his Achilles in March as a member of the Blazers, Wesley Matthews had a succinct, yet definitively upbeat, response, according to Mavs.com's Bobby Karalla: "Yeah." Anyone familiar with Matthews' gritty, self-assured approach isn't surprised by his aplomb. Given the option, he'll always bet on himself. "My whole career has…
Who is the best opposing player LSU will face in 2015?
Friday, 04 September 2015 09:34 Written by
LSU is loaded with talent and so are the Tigers opponents. But which one is the best player LSU will face in 2015? Here's a slideshow look at one from each team. The Tigers have Dak Prescott in Week 2 and plenty to follow after that with star names like Vernon Hargreaves, Kenyan Drake, Robert Nkemdiche and Myles Garrett.
Alvin Gentry: Eric Gordon's shooting could be a big weapon for Pelicans
Friday, 04 September 2015 09:18 Written by
Eric Gordon has struggled with injuries throughout his NBA career -- not the kind that prematurely end one's season, but the kind that force a player to miss close to 25 percent of his team's games, and nag at his ability to produce at the highest level possible. Health is a major factor in any team's success, and things will be no different in New Orleans for the upcoming season.
As final cuts loom, NFL teams prepare for flood of players on waiver wire
Friday, 04 September 2015 08:54 Written by
In the next 48 hours, about 700 NFL players will lose their jobs. Some veterans will be released and other players will be placed on the injured reserve. But the majority of young players will be placed on waivers before Saturday afternoon, the deadline for NFL teams to cut their rosters from 75 to 53.
Saints founder in second half, fall to Green Bay 38-10 Featured
Friday, 04 September 2015 08:46 Written by
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin — Based on what he's done this preseason for the Green Bay Packers, rookie Brett Hundley may someday turn into a starting quarterback in the NFL. The New Orleans Saints, meanwhile, would just like to find decent replacements in their depleted secondary before the regular season starts in less than two weeks. Hundley threw for four scores, Myles White made a case for a spot in the Packers' injury-stricken receiving corps with…
See what Curtis Johnson, players had to say after Tulane's season-opening loss to Duke
Friday, 04 September 2015 08:16 Written by
Thursday night's 37-7 defeat to Duke was not the way Tulane wanted to begin the season. The Green Wave allowed more than 500 yards on defense and had plenty of miscues on special teams throughout the night. Here are some select notes from Tulane on the game: Thursday's game marked the fifth meeting between Tulane and Duke on the gridiron and the first time the two teams played in New Orleans since Nov.
5 things to know about the LSU vs. McNeese State game
Friday, 04 September 2015 07:16 Written by
Another year has gone by -- and that was just last week -- and another LSU football season is here. The Tigers are making a rare season opener at home, at night, in Tiger Stadium, against McNeese State, LSU coach Les Miles is coffee-free and all is right with the world.
U.S. Open postcard: Serena Williams works on 'serve and return' after Wednesday's win
Friday, 04 September 2015 07:16 Written by
Flushing Meadows, N.Y. - Commitment versus contribution – it's the difference between winning and just competing. Wednesday afternoon Serena Williams won a hard fought match 7-6, 6-3 against Kiki Bertens. Williams's serve was inconsistent. Story by Mackie Shilstone, Contributing writer
Rookie QB Brett Hundley impresses, Packers beat Saints 38-10 Featured
Friday, 04 September 2015 07:01 Written by
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Rookie quarterback Brett Hundley threw for four scores, Myles White made a case for a spot on the Packers' injury-stricken receiving corps with two touchdowns, and Green Bay finished the preseason with a 38-10 win Thursday night over the New Orleans Saints (0-4). Hundley connected with Larry Pinkard on a 77-yard touchdown pass off a catch-and-run in the third quarter for the Packers (2-2). Pinkard had a highlight-reel play that…
Basketball: Webster earns NBA shot
Friday, 04 September 2015 06:44 Written by
The Breakers will honour an opt-out clause if Corey Webster can crack the NBA. Photo / Getty Tall Blacks shooting guard Corey Webster is getting a shot at the NBA. Webster is set to fly to America tomorrow for an NBA workout in an attempt to secure a training camp invite, according to Australian website Downtownball. It has not been confirmed at this stage which team Webster will be working out for, but a source…

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