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 Yesterday 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

Who Was Responsible For The Herschel Walker Trade?

It was 25 years ago today that the Cowboys traded superstar running back Herschel Walker to the Vikings for a mess of players and picks, a number of whom would be crucial pieces in Dallas's '90s dynasty. It's gone down as one of football's shrewdest trades, and a quarter-century on, Jimmy Johnson and Jerry Jones are… » 10/12/14 1:20pm 10/12/14 1:20pm

Timberwolves Owner: Kevin Love Will Likely Be Traded By End Of August

Since the beginning of the NBA offseason, we've been wondering if the Timberwolves will move Kevin Love, who has one year left on his contract and would prefer to spend his future somewhere that isn't Minnesota. Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor now says that although he'd like to keep Love, the power forward will… » 8/03/14 11:00am 8/03/14 11:00am

Leaked: 10 Months Of The Houston Astros' Internal Trade Talks

Two years ago, the Houston Astros constructed "Ground Control"—a built-from-scratch online database for the private use of the Astros front office. It is by all accounts a marvel, an easy-to-use interface giving executives instant access to player statistics, video, and communications with other front offices around… » 6/30/14 1:19pm 6/30/14 1:19pm