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  • Michael Beasley lauds Lakers’ roster

    Michael Beasley lauds Lakers’ roster

     By adding a plethora of big-name veterans on 1-year deals, Magic Johnson has received scrutiny for his construction of the Los Angeles Lakers’ roster. Mainly, how will these personalities mesh with LeBron James and each other? Michael Beasley, the organization’s latest addition, defended the moves...
  • Dallas Cowboys best players and predictions for the 2018 season

    Dallas Cowboys best players and predictions for the 2018 season

    The Dallas Cowboys have changed the face of the franchise. Tony Romo is gone. Dez Bryant is gone. Jason Witten is gone. Now leading the way are Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott, Demarcus Lawrence and the offensive line. The Cowboys still have holes to fill but have the pieces to build around. Here are...
  • Dallas Cowboys 2018 team preview

    Dallas Cowboys 2018 team preview

    The Dallas Cowboys were on a streak in 2017 having won three games in a row twice with a three-game losing streak in between. They had to deal with the weekly uncertainty surrounding Ezekiel Elliott’s suspension for the most of the season. They finished the season with a 9-7 record and just missed...
  • 5 offseason favorites for NBA Rookie of the Year

    5 offseason favorites for NBA Rookie of the Year

    With the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League wrapping up, many first- and second-year players had the luxury of showcasing their skills on a large stage. A number of rookies excelled with very little preparation, leaving fans with a great appetizer for the 2018-19 season. In preparation for the upcoming...
  • Dirk Nowitzki inks record contract with Dallas Mavericks

    Dirk Nowitzki inks record contract with Dallas Mavericks

    The Dallas Mavericks have re-signed Dirk Nowitzki to a 1-year, $5 million contract, making him the longest-tenured player with a franchise in NBA history. By returning to the Mavericks for a 21st season, Nowitzki will pass Kobe Bryant, who spent 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers. The 13-time All...
  • JaVale McGee dreaming big with Los Angeles Lakers

    JaVale McGee dreaming big with Los Angeles Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers have spent the offseason loading up on athletic and skilled veterans. Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka have handed out 1-year deals to mercurial players like Rajon Rondo, Lance Stephenson, Michael Beasley, and JaVale McGee. The quartet, known as much for their on-court prowess as...
  • Tobias Harris anticipating big season with LA Clippers

    Tobias Harris anticipating big season with LA Clippers

    When the LA Clippers traded Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons, the return centered around versatile forward Tobias Harris. While not yet considered a star, Harris believes he has the potential to reach that level. Heading into the 2018-19 season, Harris is gambling on himself. According to NBA...
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    MMA pioneers Baszler, Modafferi dish on the history and tradition of Invicta FC's weigh-in costumes

    Since the early days of Invicta FC, fighters have come to weigh-ins in full costume. Over the years, athletes have dressed as everything from Disney princesses to video game characters. The weigh-in costume tradition dates back to the promotion's first year in business, a cute nuance that sets...
  • San Diego Seals expansion draft selection profile: Turner Evans

    San Diego Seals expansion draft selection profile: Turner Evans

    During the week AXS Sports will profile the eight players selected by the San Diego Seals in the 2018 National Lacrosse League Expansion Draft. In the first of the eight-part series, it is time to focus on the Seals' first-round draft pick, second overall, Turner Evans.  Forward Turner Evans was...
  • San Diego Seals Expansion Draft selection profile: Brett Mydske

    San Diego Seals Expansion Draft selection profile: Brett Mydske

    During the week, AXS Sports will profile the eight players selected by the San Diego Seals in the 2018 National Lacrosse League Expansion Draft. In the second of the eight-part series, it is time to focus on the Seals' second-round draft pick, fourth overall, Brett Mydske.  The first of six...
  • Ontario Reign sign Philippe Maillet to an AHL contract

    Ontario Reign sign Philippe Maillet to an AHL contract

    The Ontario Reign decided to sign center Philippe Maillet to an American Hockey League contract on Thursday. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Maillet played 64 games for the Ontario Reign in 2017-18. He had 18 goals and 18 assists for 36 points in 64 regular season games. He had 18 penalty...
  • Edmonton Oilers re-sign Bakersfield Condors forward Josh Currie

    Edmonton Oilers re-sign Bakersfield Condors forward Josh Currie

    The Edmonton Oilers decided to re-sign forward Josh Currie to a two-year contract on Wednesday. Over the next two seasons, Currie, who plays both center and right wing, will make $687,500 each year at the National Hockey League level and $260,000 overall at the American Hockey League level with the...
  • Ontario Reign sign Sam Herr to AHL contract

    Ontario Reign sign Sam Herr to AHL contract

    The Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League signed forward Sam Herr to an American Hockey League contract on Thursday. The terms of the contract were not disclosed.  Herr, a left winger, played 59 games with the Reign in 2017-18. He had five goals and four assists for nine points in 59 regular...
  • LA Kings re-sign defenseman Alex Lintuniemi to one year contract

    LA Kings re-sign defenseman Alex Lintuniemi to one year contract

    The Los Angeles Kings re-signed defenseman Alex Lintuniemi on Wednesday. The terms of the deal are for one year and will pay him $650,000 at the National Hockey League level. It is also a two-way contract, meaning if Lintuniemi plays in the minor leagues, he will only earn $80,000.  Last season in...
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    Photos: New atomweight MMA world champion crowned at Invicta FC 30

    A new atomweight MMA champion was crowned at Invicta FC 30, as Jihn Yu Frey edged Minna Grusander in a spirited five-round fight that featured nonstop action. After 25 minutes of fighting, Frey took home the win by unanimous decision. With the victory, Frey walked away as the undisputed 105-pound...
  • Montrezl Harrell re-signs with LA Clippers

    Montrezl Harrell re-signs with LA Clippers

    The LA Clippers reached an agreement with a pivotal member of their rotation from a season ago, signing big man Montrezl Harrell. According to ESPN, Harrell agreed to a 2-year, $12 million deal.  Originally a second-round draft pick with the Houston Rockets, Harrell arrived in LA as part of the...
  • Lakers sign Michael Beasley

    Lakers sign Michael Beasley

    The Los Angeles Lakers have added another rotation piece to the mix. Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka inked versatile scoring forward Michael Beasley to a 1-year deal. The deal, which adds Beasley to a crowded lineup, is set to pay him $3.5 million.  The Lakers’ front office has made a multitude of...
  • Heather Clark made weight for Invicta FC 30

    Invicta FC 30 weigh-in results: All 16 competitors make weight

    For the first time since Invicta FC 5 in 2013, the promotion will run a show with all athletes making weight. Nearly every show in company history has been marred by athletes missing their mark, but shedding pounds wasn't a problem at Invicta FC 30. The ceremonial weigh-in for the event, which went...
  • Chicago Cubs will host a Grateful Dead night in August

    Chicago Cubs will host a Grateful Dead night in August

    Dead & Company may have wrapped up their 2018 summer tour last week with a pair of shows at Boulder, Colorado’s Folsom Field, but other cities around the country aren’t quite ready to put their tie-die away for the summer just yet. Deadheads in Chicago will be able to keep on spinning well into...
  • Philadelphia 76ers seeking more shooting

    Philadelphia 76ers seeking more shooting

    The Philadelphia 76ers have lost several free agents this offseason, namely Marco Belinelli and Ersan Ilyasova, and they are reportedly looking to replace that perimeter shooting. The team has engaged in talks with the Cleveland Cavaliers about a deal that would bring sharpshooter Kyle Korver to...
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