Possible fits for Ryan Howard 

December, 22, 2014
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Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro gets credit for candor last week, admitting that a parting of the ways with Ryan Howard may be best for both sides. But is there a market for a 35-year-old first baseman who had a career low .690 OPS last season?

Time to sit Kobe Bryant? 

December, 22, 2014
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The idea of lowering Kobe Bryant's minutes has been up for discussion since the start of the season since this is his 19th year in the NBA and now head coach Byron Scott may actually follow through with that plan. In fact, he may sit Kobe Bryant for entire games moving forward, according to The Orange County Register.

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Andrea Bargnani scoffs at return to Europe 

December, 22, 2014
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Forward Andrea Bargnani has only played a few minutes this season due to lingering issues with a hamstring strain and a calf strain. Bargnani is feeling good and he should be available for game action soon. Bargnani was asked about his future on Sunday and he scoffed at the idea of going back to Europe next season, according to the New York Daily News

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Rugby star considering DET, SD? 

December, 22, 2014
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The Detroit Lions were among the teams showing interest in Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne a few months ago and things have heated up in recent weeks between the two sides. However, Hayne had been working out in California, and the San Diego Chargers could get into the mix, too.

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Stephenson not an option for Pacers? 

December, 22, 2014
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Lance Stephenson is currently off the trade market, if the scuttlebutt out of Charlotte is true, since the team wants evaluate his future after he recovers from a nagging groin injury. A return to the Indiana Pacers has been the favorite speculation, but that is probably not an option for two reasons: 1) financial; 2) team chemistry.

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Cavs stuck with Dion Waiters? 

December, 22, 2014
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Dion Waiters has been in the rumor mill for over a year due to his inability to mesh with Kyrie Irving last season as the starting backcourt and to not perform up to expectations when given the role as the first guard off the bench. Waiters' name keeps getting dropped by the media since he is the player the Cleveland Cavaliers are likely shopping for a rim protector.

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Trent Murphy done for the season? 

December, 22, 2014
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2014 second-round pick Trent Murphy had spent the past eight games starting at right outside linebacker for the Washington Redskins, but he was unable to finish Saturday's tilt with the Philadelphia Eagles due to a hand injury.

It appears that the odds are slim that the rookie will be able to play through it in Washington's season finale against the Dallas Cowboys.

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Could Hamels land in San Diego? 

December, 22, 2014
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Do the San Diego Padres have room for another big ticket item as part of their Christmas spending spree?

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Tony Allen's uncertain return 

December, 22, 2014
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The Memphis Grizzlies have been without Tony Allen for the last three games due to a right corneal abrasion and he's not sure when he'll be able to return to the active roster, according to The Commercial-Appeal.

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Will Cards cut Fitz due to cap hit? 

December, 22, 2014
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When Larry Fitzgerald restructured his contract with the Arizona Cardinals back in February, he helped chop his 2014 salary-cap hit from about $18 million to $8.6 million. However, as a result of pushing the money down the road, Fitzgerald currently sports a $23.6 million cap hit for 2015.

That's led people to wonder if the Cards will move on from the contract by releasing the veteran wideout, but it appears that will not be the case.

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Why Nene's content coming off the bench 

December, 22, 2014
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Nene missed some games at the end of November and into early December due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot and since he returned head coach Randy Wittman has played him off the bench. Nene says he's fine with his current role for a bit longer.

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Danilo Gallinari's setback 

December, 22, 2014
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The Denver Nuggets had their 2013-14 season derailed due to injuries and in 2014-15 some of those players are still having issues. Center JaVale McGee (lower left leg strain) is out indefinitely due pain in the area of the fracture and Danilo Gallinari is out for a while due to a torn meniscus in his right knee. Gallinari missed all of 2013-14 as he recovered from a torn left ACL.

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Could the Tribe deal Murphy? 

December, 22, 2014
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The Cleveland Indians have a surplus of lefty-hitting outfielders, and that could make David Murphy expendable, writes Terry Pluto of the Plain Dealer.

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Stephenson still a locker-room problem? 

December, 21, 2014
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As we noted on Friday, the Charlotte Hornets have pulled Lance Stephenson off of the trading block for the time being. They hope that he will settle in once he shakes off a nagging groin injury.

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Falcons planning to fire Mike Smith? 

December, 21, 2014
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Technically, the Atlanta Falcons are in the playoff hunt, thanks to the NFC South being such a mess, but even sneaking into the playoffs won't help coach Mike Smith save his job.

It is believed that Smith will be fired once the Falcons' 2014 campaign is officially over.

"Falcons owner Arthur Blank has informed multiple parties that he plans on moving on from head coach Mike Smith at the end of the season, sources said, and it would take a shocking playoff run to alter that scenario," wrote Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. "Blank has also told some confidants that, for now, he expects to retain general manager Thomas Dimitroff, though it could be revisited through the hiring process."

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