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Report: The Mets Backed Out Of The Carlos Gomez Trade Because Of Money

After everyone finally got clear of the #LOLMets Twitter storm that whipped up around last night’s botched trade between the Mets and Brewers, we were given what seemed like a reasonable explanation for why the deal fell apart: the Mets were worried about Carlos Gomez’s bum hip. But a new report claims the Mets may… » 7/30/15 12:32pm Thursday 12:32pm

Luke Ridnour Was Probably Traded Again In The Time It Took To Write This

Before yesterday, I wouldn’t have known where Luke Ridnour played last season. My best guess would have been, “Is he still in Minnesota?” The guard was actually with the Magic, until he was traded to the Grizzlies Wednesday, but his journey didn’t end there. Ridnour got shipped around two more times today. » 6/25/15 1:06pm 6/25/15 1:06pm

George Karl Apparently Wants DeMarcus Cousins Gone, Is Crazy

Last night, Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski dropped a bomb, reporting that Sacramento Kings head coach George Karl, who’s had his job for about 45 minutes, is doing everything he can to convince the rest of the organization that All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins needs to be traded away as soon as possible. » 6/23/15 10:11am 6/23/15 10:11am

Ruben Amaro Jr.: How Bad A GM Do You Think I Am?

Last night, CSN Philadelphia’s Jim Salisbury reported that the Mariners are “checking in” on speedy Phillies outfielder Ben Revere. This makes sense: Revere has been squeezed out of his natural left-field role, and despite a down year, is still miles better than what Seattle has been getting from its leftfielders this… » 6/11/15 5:20pm 6/11/15 5:20pm

Reports: Josh Hamilton About To Be Traded (Update: To Texas)

This morning, Sports Illustrated’s Michael McCann reported that Josh Hamilton’s fractious relationship with the Angels is nearing an end. But McCann’s examination of MLB precedent and contract law led him to the conclusion that the Angels can’t merely cut Hamilton for his drug-and-alcohol relapse. » 4/24/15 6:02pm 4/24/15 6:02pm

Reports: LeSean McCoy "Not Happy" About Going To Buffalo

A truly shocking, star-for-star trade happens so rarely in the NFL. (Today is the 11th anniversary of Champ Bailey heading west for Clinton Portis!) The Bills swapping talented young LB Kiko Alonso for Eagles star RB LeSean McCoy absolutely qualifies. But as we're learning today, it wasn't so clean as all of that. » 3/04/15 11:22am 3/04/15 11:22am

Report: ESPN And Fox Sports Nearly Traded Employees

Hey, here's a fun little story. Remember last week when Fox Sports's Katie Nolan went on the BS Report, and she and Bill Simmons kinda coyly reminisced about a failed attempt at bringing her over to Grantland, in the way that people talk about these things on the BS Report, where they don't actually say anything,… » 2/25/15 3:30pm 2/25/15 3:30pm

The Thunder, Pistons, And Jazz Made A Good Trade

The Oklahoma City Thunder are glad they got rid of Reggie Jackson. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are glad; the coach and front office are glad; the fans are glad. By all accounts, by the time they finally traded him yesterday, in a three-way deal that landed him in Detroit, the discontented backup guard had… » 2/20/15 1:55pm 2/20/15 1:55pm