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The Philadelphia Eagles are set to trade star running back LeSean McCoy to Buffalo for linebacker Kiko Alonso. The trade cannot become official until next Tuesday at 4 pm when the new league year starts.

Ronda Rousey forced Cat Zingano to tap out in just 14 seconds to retain UFC women’s bantamweight title.

Detroit Lions release running back Reggie Bush.

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Eagles trade LeSean McCoy for Kiko Alonso

One of the best and most dynamic running backs in the league will be sent to Buffalo for linebacker Kiko Alonso next Tuesday when the new season starts.

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It’s still okay to believe in Geno Smith

It would be easy to give up on Geno Smith but he was in a terrible situation the last two years. With more time to develop he’s the Jets best option at QB.

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Buccaneers release Josh McCown

Last year’s highest-rated free agent quarterback has been released by the Buccaneers after just one miserable season in Tampa Bay.

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Quick Inside Slant: The Superbowl

Apparently some people believe firing Pete Carroll and trading Russell Wilson is the only reasonable reaction to Seattle’s last play, which is just stupid.

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Thunder bolstered by trades, looking for title

Enes Kanter’s scoring ability in the middle combined with the 3-point shooting of Kyle Single and Steve Novak, and the spark of D.J. Augustin, OKC looks set.

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NBA Trade Deadline Catch-All

Danny Ainge really wanted Isaiah Thomas last summer but finally landed his guy on Thursday. Check out what else happened before a very busy trade deadline.

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Melo done for year, but it’s for the best

It was a lost season already for the Knicks, now they can get young guys playing time and maybe be bad enough to get the No. 1 overall pick.

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Kings looking to reunite George Karl and Arron Afflalo

The Kings aren’t going to be making a late playoff push but they aren’t wasting any time trying to get the right players in place for George Karl to coach.