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Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love?
The Cleveland Cavaliers officially signed Andrew Wiggins on Thursday, meaning he cannot be traded for 30 days. This gives the Minnesota Timberwolves at least that much time to decide whether to send star Kevin Love to Ohio (reportedly in a deal for the 2014 No. 1 overall pick, 2013 No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett and a future first-rounder). The Chicago Bulls also seem to have gotten into the mix (with Taj Gibson and Nikola Mirotic as part of their offer), and the Golden State Warriors (provided they trade Klay Thompson) long have been rumored. What will happen?
pollcenter:category=5460+andrewwigginsforkevinlove?July 23, 2014Jul23
European money machine and reigning UEFA Champions League winner Real Madrid currently is in the U.S., training at UCLA for games in Berkeley, California, and Dallas.
New York Knicks star and big-money player Carmelo Anthony is almost always in the U.S., and he too spent some time at UCLA on Wednesday with friend Dontaye Draper ... who happens to have played for Real Madrid's basketball team.
And so the two famous entities met, with Anthony and son Kiyan playing a little soccer -- albeit not against any of los Galacticos -- taking photos with stars such as Gareth Bale and Xabi Alonso, and answering questions about (naturally) new Knicks teammate/Spanish basketball star Jose Calderon.Real Madrid/FacebookCarmelo Anthony with several Real Madrid players.Real Madrid/FacebookCarmelo Anthony, right, with Dontaye Draper, left, and Gareth Bale.Real Madrid/FacebookCarmelo Anthony with Xabi Alonso.Real Madrid/FacebookCarmelo Anthony goes for goal.Real Madrid/Facebook Carmelo Anthony goes for a header.
This comes about six weeks after Real Madrid's own top star, Cristiano Ronaldo, tried his hand at American football.
So we ask: Who would be better at their new sport, Ronaldo or Melo?July 21, 2014Jul21
The "next Michael Jordan" debate/discussion will never stop raging. Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford, though, thinks the case has been closed for a long time.
Speaking to the crowd at the Seattle Basketball Pro Am, the Emerald City native introduced Kobe Bryant as "this generation's Michael Jordan." Check it out, as captured by davidverts on Instagram:
Bryant certainly has something of a claim, using his prodigious shot-creating ability to win five championships with the Los Angeles Lakers. Others, though, believe LeBron James deserves the title, while many surely believe there will never be a "next Michael."
What do you think?Getty Images
Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love?
Perhaps we haven't seen the last of elite player movement in the 2014 NBA offseason. After long insisting they wouldn't trade Andrew Wiggins, the Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly are willing to include the No. 1 overall pick in a deal that would bring Kevin Love from the Minnesota Timberwolves and pair him alongside LeBron James. This would firmly entrench the Cavs in win-now mode. Would it be the right move for Cleveland? For Minnesota?
pollcenter:category=5455+andrewwigginsforkevinlove?July 17, 2014Jul17
Want to see the most Akron, Ohio, wedding photo you could possibly create in 2014?
It's this:Courtesy of Inlux Photo
Now, as told to Fox Sports Ohio, the bride and groom -- Christa Deckard and Nick Jones -- didn't plan to have their eight groomsmen wear LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers (or St. Vincent-St. Mary) jerseys at their July 12 wedding. But when the Akron native chose to return to the Cavs one day before the couple tied the knot, they improvised.
"I quickly collected my jerseys, and we got everything rolling," Jones said. "We pulled the photo off even better than I could expect."
Now we'll see if LeBron follows up with the ultimate anniversary gift: a title.