Can Silas or James stick with Wizards? 

September, 16, 2014
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The Washington Wizards will open training camp in 14 days and Monday came word that they have agreed to terms with Xavier Silas and are close to a deal with Damion James, according to The Washington Post.

Hill likely to stay in Arizona 

September, 16, 2014
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Aaron Hill was shopped at the July trade deadline and has seen his playing time at second base reduced, but "there is no reason to believe" he will not be back with the Arizona Diamondbacks next season, reports Jack Magruder of Fox Sports Arizona.

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How hot is Dennis Allen's seat? 

September, 16, 2014
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It was easy to be skeptical about what the Oakland Raiders could do this season, but after they lost to two other seemingly mediocre teams -- New York Jets, Houston Texans -- to put begin them in an 0-2 hole, it's fair to wonder about the job security of head coach Dennis Allen.

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Is Thompson the NBA's most underrated? 

September, 15, 2014
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It's not often that we write consecutive rumors about Washington State products, but fresh off a story on Aron Baynes possibly leaving San Antonio lets talk about Klay Thompson for a minute. (Craig Ehlo, you're on deck).

You probably remember that Thompson was the key piece that prevented Golden State from acquiring Kevin Love over the summer, with the Warriors electing to hold on to the shooting guard rather than shake things up with a blockbuster deal.

Did Thompson's play in the FIBA Basketball World Cup reveal anything about how his game stacks up against the world's best? And if so, did it clear up why the Warriors made the decision they did to hold on to him? Here's ESPN Insider Fran Fraschilla with more on that.

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Spurs looking to move Baynes? 

September, 15, 2014
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Backup center Aron Baynes is a restricted free agent who remains unsigned, and rumors over the last month have ranged from the San Antonio Spurs wanting to re-sign him to the 27-year-old old eyeing a bigger contract overseas.

Where do things stand now, following Baynes' impressive showing in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, where he averaged 16.8 points and 7.0 rebounds for his native Australia?

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Will Livingston be ready for NBA opener? 

September, 15, 2014
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The offseason addition of Shaun Livingston is one of the main reasons the Golden State Warriors expect to be an improved team this coming season. But will the veteran guard have to miss the start of the season after undergoing toe surgery?

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Favors ready to breakout under Snyder? 

September, 15, 2014
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Potential is a word that has followed Derrick Favors since the day he was selected No. 3 overall in the 2010 NBA draft. It followed him from the Nets to Utah, where he has played the last three-plus seasons, and at age 23 the feeling continues to be that Favors has more that he can offer than what he's shown thus far in his NBA career.

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Knee still limiting Tyreke Evans? 

September, 15, 2014
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New Orleans will need Tyreke Evans to stay healthy and play well in order to have a good shot at the playoffs in 2014-15, yet as of mid-September the veteran swingman is still recovering from offseason knee surgery.

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Hammel's fate in October 

September, 15, 2014
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The Oakland Athletics have shuffled their rotation to allow Scott Kazmir, Jeff Samardzija and Sonny Gray to pitch in a three-game series against the Rangers that begins Tuesday.

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Will the Braves shop Gattis? 

September, 15, 2014
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The slumping Atlanta Braves have played the last six games without Evan Gattis, who remains sidelined due to lingering effects from strep throat.

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Did Gruden prefer Cousins over RG III? 

September, 15, 2014
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Since Robert Griffin III is sidelined for the foreseeable future, we will get a long-term look at what Kirk Cousins can do at quarterback. One way or another, we likely will find out whether he really is a viable starting NFL quarterback.

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Is starting Bortles a good idea? 

September, 15, 2014
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From the moment that the Jacksonville Jaguars drafted QB Blake Bortles, coach Gus Bradley has been firm in his conviction that we will not see the rookie under center this season.

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Will Gordon practice with Browns? 

September, 15, 2014
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Once the NFL and NFLPA finalize a new drug policy, Josh Gordon is expected to have his year-long suspension reduced to 10 games. Obviously, that's great news for the Cleveland Browns and fantasy owners, because they'll all get the chance to have the star wideout in their respective lineups come Week 12.

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Who's at fault for Jets timeout? 

September, 15, 2014
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For all of the other things that happened during the course of Sunday's game between the New York Jets and Green Bay Packers, the timeout which nixed a late game-tying touchdown pass by Geno Smith will live in infamy. ESPN New York Jets reporter Rich Cimini dubbed Sunday's loss by the Jets "The Timeout Game." That may not have the same ring to it as the "butt fumble," but surely it, too, will linger in the memory of Jets fans for a long time.

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The market for Russell Martin 

September, 15, 2014
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With his two-year, $17 million deal nearing its conclusion, Russell Martin picked a perfect time to put up solid offensive numbers.

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