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It was reported on Wednesday that former Duke and NBA great Grant Hill was a candidate for the Detroit Pistons general manager job. Vincent Goodwill of The Detroit News is now reporting that Hill has no interest in taking such a high-ranking job this early after retirement. Hill, though, has told people close to him he won’t consider a front-office position this close...

If New York Knicks head coach Mike Woodson is going to be fired, he’d prefer to know in the next 48 hours. According to the New York Post, Woodson said he still hopes to talk to Phil Jackson about remaining as head coach, but wouldn’t say if he will help the Knicks team president conduct exit meetings Thursday and Friday with the players. “If they bring me back,...

This looks like some enlightening news for Cleveland Cavaliers fans. Per the Cleveland Plain Dealer, star point guard Kyrie Irving is reportedly has came as closest as ever now towards reaching a contract extension to stay with the Cavs. Irving said he would like to remain in Cleveland. “I’ve been a part of this and I want to continue to be a part of this,”...

Can we get Chip Kelly on line 1?  The San Francisco 49ers have a logjam at the running back position, so the Philadelphia Eagles can have a former second-round pick in LaMichael James if the price is right. According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, the 49ers are “shopping” LaMichael James. The reserve running back just 39 regular season carries since being...

The Chicago Bulls were looking for some veteran help down low and reportedly attempted to sign Kurt Thomas earlier this month before signing Lou Amundson and Greg Smith, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. “Sources told ESPN.com that the Bulls have been trying to convince Thomas, who’s now 41 and ranked as the NBA’s oldest player last season with the Knicks, to...

Who knew Carmelo Anthony could be so deep with his thoughts. Anthony and the New York Knicks are in the midst of some dark times and things could get really gloomy if the star forward decides to take his talents elsewhere in free agency. Anthony will not be participating in the playoffs for the first time since he left Syracuse with a championship ring. Melo may not make...

The Miami Herald is reporting that the Dolphins have had conversations with Jermichael Finley’s agent and may have some interest if the tight end is cleared to resume his football career. Finley has an upcoming MRI on his surgically repaired neck and would need a clean bill of health before teams actually started taking the idea of signing him seriously. Finley has a...

Before trading for New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles, the Philadelphia Eagles reportedly had their eyes set on another running back. According to CSN Philly, it was Buffalo Bills’ CJ Spiller. Philadelphia reportedly contacted the Bills on the star Pro Bowl running back. Of course, the Bills rejected the offer and had no interest in trading away Spiller. The...

It turns out the Indiana Pacers weren’t the only Eastern Conference contender interested in trading for then-Philadelphia 76ers swingman Evan Turner during the NBA trade deadline in February. According to reports, the Miami Heat were as well. Per Dan Le Batard of the Miami Herald, the Heat would’ve sent veteran power forward Udonis Haslem to the Sixers for...

Chad Johnson may finally get back to the playing field, but it’s not the NFL. According to ESPN, the ex-NFL star wide receiver is scheduled to work out for the Montreal Alouttes of the Canadian Football League (CFL) this week. Alouttes general manager Jim Popp said in a statement that talks about a contract with Johnson “have escalated.” “We do...