NBA trade rumors: Pelicans’ Anthony Davis to Celtics or Warriors?

Could New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis be the next NBA superstar traded? When news of Blake Griffin to the Pistons came down, all bets were off in the NBA. In what was supposed to be a quiet NBA trade deadline season, a star-caliber young player was moved months after signing a long-term deal to stay with the only franchise he’s ever known. So, who’s next? According to Sean Deveney of Sporting News, it could be New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis–if a new front office comes into place after this season. Several teams–Boston, most prominently, but also Golden State, San Antonio and Chicago — will go into this trade… Read More

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Jaromir Jagr signs contract with Czech hometown club

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — NHL great Jaromir Jagr signed a deal Wednesday with a team he owns in the Czech Republic. The move comes a couple days after the Calgary Flames placed the forward on unconditional waivers to terminate his contract. The club confirmed the contract between Jagr and the Kladno Knights in the second-tier Czech league has been signed but no details have been immediately available. Jagr planned a news conference in Kladno for Thursday. Kladno, just west of the capital Prague, is Jagr’s hometown. The 45-year-old Jagr had only a goal and six assists in 22 games for Calgary after signing a one-year, $1 million contract on Oct.… Read More

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Kim Jong Un’s luxury 120-room ski resort with international TV that locals can’t watch will host South Korean athletes

North Korea’s abrupt cancellation of a joint cultural event this week leaves only one venue in the country that will host events for next month’s Winter Olympics: Kim Jong Un’s luxury ski resort. South Korean skiers will begin training Wednesday at North Korea’s Masikryong resort as part of an agreement to spur reconciliation ahead of the Games starting Feb. 9 in South Korea. North Korea on Monday scrapped a joint cultural performance at Mount Kumgang, a resort built while Kim’s father was in power, in a move that revealed underlying tensions between the nations. “Seeing South Koreans practice at a place he built is a propaganda coup for Kim,” said… Read More

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This hockey player almost got run over by a Zamboni during an on-ice interview

WHAT?! A hockey player in Germany deserves a serious boost to his awareness rating after narrowly avoiding getting run over by a Zamboni during an interview. Stefan Loibl plays for the Straubing Tigers in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga and was in the middle of an interview between periods when a look of fear came over his face as something approached from out of frame. He managed to skate out just in time before a Zamboni that was being backed up crashed into the picture, knocking down the camera crew who were helping record the interview. Thankfully everyone was okay — because this could have been so much worse. You can… Read More

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