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nike roshe run shoes men,Gronkowski, the giant tight end who is as vital as anyone not called Tom Brady to the Patriots¡¯ offense, was listed as ¡°Concussed¡± on the Patriots¡¯ first injury report of the week late on Wednesday.! You could argue a few of those teams are currently utilizing legitimate strategies. Both the Braves and White Sox have tanked recently, but did so in order to build excellent farm systems. Things do look promising for both clubs moving forward. They¡¯ve taken the Houston Astros-Chicago Cubs path to contention.?"We didn't come out with any grit or toughness," Hoiberg said, according to the Chicago Tribune. "And then it just kind of became a 'my-turn' shot. A guy took a bad one and we said, 'If he's going to take a bad one, then I'm going to take a bad one.' And it just kind of trickled down. It's disappointing.". Then again, there¡¯s some logic to starting small. (Well, starting big. You know what I mean.) The holdover quarter of James, Love, Thompson and Smith haven¡¯t gotten much run with Isaiah yet, but they¡¯ve got plenty of experience occupying these specific roles ¡ª Thompson screening, diving, rebounding and protecting the paint; Love eating up first-quarter post-ups, picking and popping, and spotting up in transition; Smith filling the corners; LeBron doing everything ¡ª alongside a volume-shooting point guard. This one¡¯s just shorter, and not at full speed yet..USA Today senior college football analyst Dan Wolken published his CFB Playoff predictions for the 2018 season Tuesday and he went all chalk ... almost. Wolken likes Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State and Washington to get to the final four, the same group of teams that reached the Playoff at the end of the 2016 season. : Early 2018 Heisman Trophy odds The Buckeyes' biggest threat in the Big Ten is Michigan State, not Wisconsin, he says and believes the Spartans could benefit from quarterback uncertainty at Michigan and personnel losses at Penn State. As for the possibility of Alabama-Clemson Part IV, Wolken writes: "We¡¯ll see how long it takes before people grow tired of this, but you should go ahead.Jerry Montgomery¡¯s time with Texas A&M didn¡¯t last long. Just a few weeks after agreeing to be the new associate head coach and defensive line coach for the Aggies, Montgomery decided to return to Green Bay to serve as Mike McCarthy¡¯s defensive line coach with the Packers. The Packers announced his new position in Green Bay on Wednesday. ¡°It was the right move for me and my family,¡± Montgomery said, according to Ryan Wood of PackersNews.com. ¡°I got on a plane, got back and met with Coach. Now I¡¯m here, and I¡¯m excited to work with the guys. Love the room, love the outside of the room, and look forward to developing the young guys and getting them where the older guys are.¡± Montgomery had served.Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior writer for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com 2-time Sports Emmy winner 2010, 2014 NMPA Writer of the Year Follow on Twitter CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Young guys vs. old guys. Same as it ever was. When the 2018 NASCAR Media Tour started, no one had a clue what topic would emerge to dominate the annual handful of days stock car racing sets aside to do some talking and writing and more talking and then more writing. In years past, the theme has been an easy guess. But this year there was no kickoff news conference from NASCAR itself. There was no big change to the postseason format (thank heavens), no series title sponsorship announcement, no nothing. No touchstone.. The impressive Nike Zoom Fly SP is coming out with new colorways this January as this stylish ¡°Royal¡± colorway hits select stores across the globe. Featuring a clean white and blue color way, this trendy running shoe maintains the flashy flair with the transparent upper, racing track lines, and the impeccable branding by way of the forefoot swoosh. For now, only smaller sizes are available, so this may be a women¡¯s exclusive release. We¡¯ll wait for larger sizes to appear, but if you¡¯re a smaller-footed runner, get a pair now at Foot Patrol..The Raptors (32-14) are 1 1/2 games behind the Celtics (35-14) and take a 17-3 record at the Air Canada Centre -- the second-best home record in the NBA behind the San Antonio Spurs' 20-3 mark -- into the homestand.. "Unlikely Phils would be high bidder, but if player fell into their range - preferably short-term - they might jump," Rosenthal wrote.The Phillies' current projected payroll for 2018 is around million. Even by adding a pitcher like Darvish or Jake Arrieta to a one-year deal worth, say, million, the Phils still wouldn't have an egregiously high payroll. In fact, they'd still have one of the 10 lowest projected payrolls. It would make them a whole lot more competitive in 2018 and perhaps more intriguing to next year's class..In hist first public appearance since the birth of his third child, Kanye West once again showed the world the new-look version of the Yeezy Boost 700 Wave Runner in white. First worn in a meeting with Scooter Braun, Virgil Abloh, and Skrillex this slightly altered silhouette dons the same midsole as the original Yeezy 700, but sports a heel overlay and a bit of a different construction on its upper. Early speculation has led to this new model being called the Yeezy 700 V2, with no confirmation or signs of a release from adidas or West himself. A new 700 drop will likely be met with a lot of positive fanfare, as customers who slept on the silhouettes are ruing the day that they let pairs sit on Yeezy Supply. Keep it locked to Sneaker News for any and all updates regarding a potential Yeezy Boost 700 V2.. ¡°I only had one,¡± Amendola said, via Mike Reiss of ESPN. ¡°They put your name on the back and everything, and I guess they were selling it for some reason. [A friend] bought it, sent it to me framed and said, ¡®Hang this on your wall so you¡¯ll never forget the day they cut you.¡¯ I have it hanging. I¡¯ll never forget that. I learned a lot there, but at the end of the day.Amendola signed with the Eagles¡¯ practice squad January 7, 2009 with Philadelphia still in the postseason. He stayed with the team in the offseason and through the preseason before being released. The Eagles re-signed him to the practice squad, where he lasted two weeks before the Rams signed him to their active roster.¡°I was very low on the depth chart and learning, but I got some great tutelage from some really good coaches,¡± Amendola said of his days in Philadelphia. ¡°There were a lot of good receivers there, too: Jason Avant, DeSean Jackson. Jeremy Maclin. Hank Baskett. Kevin Curtis was there; a guy I learned a lot from. I still carry those relationships on now with most of those guys.¡±. adidas¡¯ futuristic Twinstrike ADV silhouette is getting dressed up in a colorful style with red, blue, and green, adorning the unconventional model¡¯s upper. Lightweight Climacool nylon mesh gives the sneaker a breathable effect that adds to its increased comfort, while its unique lacing system with flexible eyelets allows for a signature lockdown fit. 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An oversized tongue label tops the model off adorned in premium leather while also showing the brand¡¯s roots, with most of its writing being in German..New Orleans leads the NBA in "clutch" minutes, which are tallied when a game is within five points in the final five minutes. Of the Pelicans' 136 clutch minutes this season, 55 have come in the last nine games since Jan. 10.. The HANON x Reebok Workout Lo Plus ¡°Belly¡¯s Gonna Get Ya¡± will be released by way of an exclusive in-store launch event on Friday, January 26th, with remaining pairs being made available online the next day. Grab a detailed look at the collaboration below as well as that original ad from 2000.. Alongside the Puma Suede is a full-scale apparel collection that honors Fubu¡¯s classic tracksuits coming with pants, jackets, and tees, again in a size range from baby to men¡¯s and everything in between. The entire collaborative collection will be available from Puma.com and select retailers on January 26th.."Unlikely Phils would be high bidder, but if player fell into their range - preferably short-term - they might jump," Rosenthal wrote.The Phillies' current projected payroll for 2018 is around million. Even by adding a pitcher like Darvish or Jake Arrieta to a one-year deal worth, say, million, the Phils still wouldn't have an egregiously high payroll. In fact, they'd still have one of the 10 lowest projected payrolls. It would make them a whole lot more competitive in 2018 and perhaps more intriguing to next year's class.. . "We've got to shore some things up getting ready to play against Portland, which is a team that's similar (to Houston)," Mavs guard Wesley Matthews said. "They've got guys that can create their own shot and shoot the 3-ball as well. Portland beat us making 18 3s. Houston made 21, so obviously we've got to take the 3-ball out of the game.He¡¯s not super vocal. If he¡¯s not saying anything, he probably likes it. Actually, one of the obstacles we had with the PG 1 was just getting him to say when he didn¡¯t like something. He¡¯s kinda like the guy who doesn¡¯t want to hurt your feelings, but we encourage him to tell us how he really feels. That was something we had to break through, for him to be comfortable enough to say what he wanted to say to us, and we¡¯ve that for a while now..LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are in complete and total disarray, and the star forward reportedly is very unhappy with the return the team got in the trade for Kyrie Irving. The star guard demanded a trade this past offseason in order to get out of James¡¯ shadow, and Cleveland ended up trading him to the Boston Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, Ante Zizic, Jae Crowder and the Brooklyn Nets¡¯ 2018 first-round draft pick. And as the Cavs continue their downward spiral, James reportedly is ¡°pissed off¡± the Cavs didn¡¯t pull the trigger on a trade that would have netted them a lot more than Thomas, according to ESPN¡¯s Brian Windhorst. ¡°What¡¯s really pissing LeBron off is that he felt like the Cavs.Nick Foles is one win away from being a Super Bowl champion. If that doesn't sum up 2017 or any other wildly unpredictable NFL season, then what does? The Philadelphia Eagles seemed almost destined for a long-awaited title run when their second-year phenom, the one and only Carson Wentz, took the team to nine straight wins and an 11-2 record before injuring his knee, and yet here we are, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady around the corner, and Foles commanding the NFC's last remaining hope to unseat the New England Patriots. Now if Foles has any chance of besting Belichick and Brady on the season's biggest stage, under the season's brightest lights, he'll probably have some help from an Eagles staff.At the end of the 2017 NFL season, it was wildly apparent that Michael Crabtree was unhappy with the Oakland Raiders coaching staff. So much so, that Crabtree even pulled himself out of the team's final game. Obviously, the backlash was pretty severe, and even in the week or so leading up to the final game or two, reports came out that the Raiders were going to part ways with Crabtree during the upcoming offseason. Part of this may have played a role in Crabtree's frustrations, and spoke with quarterback Derek Carr about the entire situation surrounding the team's talented wide receiver. As cited, Carr had an interesting response to question about Crabtree. Carr's statement at the bottom about.Keith Law ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior baseball analyst for Insider Was special asst. to Blue Jays GM Wrote for Baseball Prospectus Follow on Twitter The Marlins did a good trade! They got three legitimate prospects back for Christian Yelich, and the fourth isn't nothing, which makes this the best trade they've made in this cash-grab offseason. Lewis Brinson, the No. 32 prospect in baseball for 2018, is a plus-plus defender in center with great bat speed and big raw power, with staying healthy his main problem so far in pro ball. He should be able to step in immediately to play center in Miami, which would also allow the Marlins to send Magneuris Sierra to the minors to continue developing.Isn¡¯t this perfect? The XFL, which will start in 2020 as announced by WWE CEO Vince McMahon on Thursday, will need recognizable players. Manziel needs a job and the former Heisman Trophy winner is certainly recognizable.There¡¯s one possible stumbling block. McMahon made it clear players with criminal records wouldn¡¯t be allowed in his league (and, of course, political statements such as kneeling during the anthem won¡¯t be allowed either), a shot across the bow of the NFL. Manziel was charged with assault for an incident with his ex-girlfriend in 2016, but those charges were dropped in November of 2017 after he attended anger management classes, attended a domestic violence victim impact panel and went into a drug and alcohol rehabilitation program. Manziel was also arrested after a fight in 2012, when he was at Texas A&M, and he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge.. Next up from Virgil and Nike will be two more Vapormax stylings that boast similarly simplistic color schemes ¨C one in white and one in black. The difference on the black pair comes by way of a black midfoot Swoosh, and an icy bubble sole which will also take shape on the white pair. Both new OFF WHITE x Nike selections are scheduled to arrive next month in a limited quantity. Keep it locked to Sneaker News for updated release information and better images as they become available.. The Patriots had four other players listed as injured on Wednesday. Deatrich Wise, the defensive lineman, is also out with concussion and would not have practised on Wednesday. Malcom Brown has a foot injury, while Mike Gillislee and LaAdrian Waddle were listed as ¡®Limited in Practice¡¯ on Wednesday with knee injuries. Jay Ajayi, the Eagles¡¯ running back, has an ankle issue but was listed as a full participant in Wednesday¡¯s practice.Coming in all sizes, this Suede design takes on a black velour upper with a red velour lining that matches its piping to create an unmistakably classic aesthetic. Extra swagger dresses up the design by way of co-branded gold accents, while a commemorative Suede 50 logo can be found on its tongue. Of course, it wouldn¡¯t be a Suede if you couldn¡¯t choose your laces, as this design comes with black, red, and white options..Launching on February 10th is an otherworldly colorway inspired by Paul¡¯s favorite gaming console legacy, the Sony Playstation. The black and blue upper seems to reference the colors of the Playstation 2, which Paul received as a Christmas gift from his father ages ago, while four key colors found on the signature shapes on the controller buttons decorate the rest of the shoe with speckled midsoles, lace eyelets, and custom insoles. You¡¯ll see Sony¡¯s logo on the left tongue, while ¡°PG13¡± is written in one of their typefaces.. It has been confirmed that the most rare BOOST-equipped Yeezy offering will be making its return to shelves in its original colorway. While the Yeezy Boost 700 Wave Runner only released through Yeezy Supply upon its initial drop, it will be interesting to see if other retailers like adidas.com will have them this time around. Currently, there is no specific date scheduled for its second launch, but the Yeezy Mafia has reported that it will be happening soon. Stay tuned to Sneaker News for updates, and if you can¡¯t wait for a restock, you can grab a pair today from Stadium Goods..It is now the most popular signature sneaker line ever created..Practices are over at the 2018 Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama, which means most of the NFL scouts, coaches and front-office executives in attendance have departed to begin prep for the combine in late February. Senior Bowl (Saturday, 2:30 p.m. ET, NFL Network) practices are the best place to evaluate the top upperclassmen prospects in the country, and several under-the-radar prospects helped themselves this week. Our team of NFL draft experts -- Todd McShay, Mel Kiper Jr., Matt Bowen, Steve Muench and Jeff Legwold -- help break down the performances of each quarterback, evaluate the prospects who rose up draft boards, and answer questions on Baker Mayfield vs. Josh Allen and more.. You have to have unbelievable skills to play like Federer and I don't think we'll ever see his style again.. Nike¡¯s hybridized Vapormax Plus selection is gearing up for a European release in a snowy-white color scheme. Decked out entirely in a tonal white construction, this Air Max Plus-derived upper sits atop a translucent outsole that further compliments this icy aesthetic. Similarly, there is a Triple Black iteration of the same design that continues its tonal theme that is scheduled to drop on January 25th..Danny Amendola went through the Cowboys, Eagles and Rams before finding a home in New England. On Christmas, the Patriots receiver tweeted a photo of himself standing next to a framed Eagles jersey with his name on the back.. Despite the Lakers' stretch of success, however, that includes three straight victories, coach Luke Walton has attempted to drive home the importance of a fundamental facet that has eluded the team recently.. First, he sent out a picture of a UA Curry 4 and thanked the brand for a special experience and ended it by saying ¡°IM BOUT TO GET RIGHT¡±. Just a few hours before that he posted a video with more Curry 4s in hand, recorded inside Under Armour headquarters. Peep that video in its entirety below and keep it locked to Sneaker News for updates.. nike air max ultra mid winterWe just want to make sure that we really deliver a multi-directional shoe. In terms of traction, we want to make sure that it¡¯s tuned perfectly so that any direction Paul or any player wants to go, it¡¯s there for him. We just make sure he¡¯s locked in, and all players need to be locked in. When he¡¯s coming down the court and popping those threes or coming around those screens really hard, he really likes that snug fit on the heel so he¡¯s not slipping inside the shoe. His needs didn¡¯t change from the PG1, but we always talk about ¡°evolution vs. revolution¡±, kinda like what you see with the Kobe line where Eric Avar will tweak the shoe a little bit to make it a little better each time out. We try to do that, and it¡¯s definitely more challenging at the 0 price-point than it is at the Kobe price-point, but I think we¡¯ve been able to improve every part of the shoe.. Maine South, Evanston¡¯s opponent, was at the free throw line with a chance to go up three. Some teams in this situation ¨C including, perhaps most memorably, Duke in the 2010 national championship game against Butler ¨C will miss the free throw intentionally. That¡¯s not what happened here, but the point is that a team¡¯s win probability isn¡¯t affected much either way by the miss.He even had to wrestle the ball away from a Maine South player before he could take a dribble and let fly. He didn¡¯t even put his left hand back on the ball, and got the heave off with around a full second left of the clock.Peters¡¯ teammates, understandably, stormed off the bench. Students and cheerleaders joined in the wild celebrations. The pile of humans over by the scorer¡¯s table didn¡¯t look completely safe, but as long as nobody was injured, nobody will care. What a moment.. Last week Kyrie Irving debuted a new PE version of his Kyrie 4 in a victory over the 76ers in the NBA¡¯s annual London Game. Dubbed the London PE, it sports a mixture of purple, red, and yellow, which honors the crest of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Off the court, music is one of Irving¡¯s passions, which takes further shape with embroidered red violin symbols coming emblazoned on the back side of this offering¡¯s upper. A touch of luxe is added to this model as well, as the golden yellow panelling and the toe cap of the design is dressed in premium suede..It's just not the right player for him to play against. Federer has so many different weapons and ways he can play.. But the perfect storm apparently engulfing the Spurs and Kawhi Leonard might leave the NBA¡¯s steadiest franchise with no option but to trade him.R.C. Buford, the Spurs¡¯ General Manager, responded to that article on Monday in a statement that didn¡¯t exactly refute Wojnarowski¡¯s report. ¡°It¡¯s been difficult for Kawhi,¡± Buford said in quotes reported by Pounding the Rock, the Spurs blog. ¡°He¡¯s an elite-level player. It¡¯s been difficult for the team, because they want to play with a great teammate. And it¡¯s been difficult for our staff. Historically we¡¯ve been able to successfully manage injuries. This rehab hasn¡¯t been simple and it hasn¡¯t gone in a linear fashion.¡±. We should point out that of course Boras is going to rail against teams not spending. It¡¯s his job to get players paid.But his point, while harsh, isn¡¯t totally wrong. Fans shouldn¡¯t accept that one-third of teams are already conceding 2018, especially when they aren¡¯t re-investing that money to improve their clubs elsewhere.roshes one for men,The Bulls finished the loss shooting just 38.3 percent from the field. Now they'll face a Lakers team that has built its recent winning ways around defense, which could mean trouble if the Bulls can't muster more of an effort than they did Wednesday against the 76ers."We have to bring energy," Bulls guard Zach LaVine told reporters. "We really aren't at that point where we can turn it on at any time. We haven't even jelled that much together as a team yet.! Now, the legend has, at the very least, played his last game for the Calgary Flames. So how did a relationship that started with so much promise end so abruptly? There¡¯s no one answer, but rather a few driving factors that have led to Jagr¡¯s imminent departure from Calgary.As a slow-footed ¡®old guy¡¯ in a speed-emphasized, young man¡¯s NHL, production trumps everything. Unfortunately for Jagr and the Flames, his offensive-output has dropped dramatically just one season removed from a 46-point (0.56 PPG) campaign with the Panthers. Through 22 games with Calgary, Jagr¡¯s point-per-game pace of 0.31 is the worst of his career, as is his minuscule 3.1 shooting percentage. His primary point production has dropped off mightily, too, with his primary-points-per-60 (all situations) falling over 30 percent to 1.05 this season from 1.55 in 2016-17.There are reasons for this monumental drop in offensive production that extend far beyond Jagr¡¯s dwindling skillset. A decline in ice time and a lack of opportunities in choice situations has certainly effected Jagr¡¯s output, as has an unusual run-in with the injury bug, which the soon-to-be 46-year-old has avoided for the majority of his 24-season NHL career.Since arriving on youth-laden Flames club, Jagr has seen his overall ice time lessened by almost 25 percent. His 13:03 TOI this season is over four minutes less than the 17:06 he averaged the past three seasons, with the majority of that coming at even strength, and while skating on the Flames¡¯ third and fourth lines. Jagr has played just 34:51 on the power play through 22 games this season, an average of just over a minute-and-a-half per game. Last season with the Panthers, Jagr averaged just under three minutes TOI per contest with his team a man up.Offensive output along with opportunities to produce are down big time, and maybe the biggest reason for that is Jagr¡¯s inability to stay healthy as he has his entire career. Though he was just a young-buck at the tender age of 44-45, Jagr dressed in all 82 games for Florida last season, the sixth time in his career that he¡¯s suited up for every single one of his team¡¯s contests. The eight-time All Star has dressed in at least 75 games an astonishing 16 campaigns during his career, and has missed just 20 of 458 games (4.4%) since his 39-year-old season in 2012-13. This season alone, Jagr has been sidelined for a whopping 49% of Calgary¡¯s game, missing 21 contests with a lingering lower-body injury which has plagued the two-time Stanley Cup champion for the better part of four months.NASCAR fans are used to hearing controversial things out of Kyle Busch¡¯s mouth ¡ª not his brother¡¯s. Well, that changed this week. During the NASCAR Media Tour in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, Kyle said the sport¡¯s emphasis on marketing young drivers is ¡°stupid.¡± Fellow drivers ripped the ever-opinionated Kyle for the comments, but NASCAR itself said the remarks were ¡°fair.¡± Enter Kyle¡¯s brother, Kurt Busch. During a recent appearance on the Domenik Nati Show, Kurt attempted to rationalize his brothers comments. ¡°I agree with certain aspects of what he¡¯s challenged, and then I disagree with other parts of it,¡± Kurt said. But what I think he¡¯s trying to say is we¡¯re promoting these guys, and they.Roger Federer completed his latest domination of the Aussie Open with a 5-set win in the Final on Sunday, his 20th career Grand Slam title. Rafa Nadal stole headlines earlier in the tournament when he wore a sleeveless shirt at the Australian Open recently. It is not a look that Federer dares to replicate. The reason is quite simple, according to Federer. World number one-ranked tennis player Rafa Nadal caused a racket this month. Not because he was forced to withdraw from the Australian Open due to injury, but because he went on the court to play wearing a sleeveless shirt. It is not a trend we can expect Nadal's playing rival Roger Federer to replicate. Not because Federer doesn't love Nadal's.Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer Close Previously worked at Indianapolis Star, covering the Indiana Pacers for nine seasons Also covered Vikings for St. Paul Pioneer Press Follow on Twitter Mike Wells: I think there¡¯s a pretty chance that NC State defensive lineman Bradley Chubb will still be on the board when the Indianapolis Colts draft at No. 3 overall. That¡¯s because the Cleveland Browns and the New York Giants, the teams with the top two picks, both need quarterbacks for the present or the future. The bigger concern -- if you want to call it that -- is that the Colts might not be in the position to choose between Chubb and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley at No. 3. Indianapolis needs help.Mike Schmitz ESPN With 21-year-old rookie stat-stuffer Ben Simmons and 23-year-old All-Star starter Joel Embiid as cornerstones, the Philadelphia 76ers have one of the most exciting young cores in the NBA. Sprinkle in high-level role starters such as Dario Saric (23) and Robert Covington (27), and young bench contributors T.J. McConnell (25) and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (22) and there's reason for the optimism flowing through Philly, even with prized No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz yet to regain form. The Sixers are competitive (No. 7 in the East) while still sitting on young talent and future assets. But with all the well-deserved focus on Philly's talented, young roster and its future draft picks,2018 Dallas Cowboys Mock Draft Tracker - John Hancock, DallasNews Ten experts make their draft predictions for who they believe the Cowboys will select with the 19th overall pick. Here's from Mel Kiper Jr.'s pick: The rest of the experts are picking the following players: DT Maurice Hurst (3), DT Da'Ron Payne (2), DT Christian Wilkins [did not enter the draft], WR Michael Gallup, WR Christian Kirk, S Derwin James, Check out the write-up on each in the orginal article. If you've ever watched the Cowboy war room when they are on the clock in the second round, you can usually see them pretty excited about a player still left on the board. Last year, that excitement came from Chidobe Awuzie, A couple weeks ago, Matt Provenzano went over how the Yankees looked according to Dan Szymborski¡¯s ZiPS projections. Spoiler alert: they look good. Projections are not a fail-safe, and reality will always diverge from what is forecast. That the Yankees project demonstrably better now than they did in recent years, however, can only be taken as a good sign. There are other teams the Yankees must contend with, however. Chief among them are the Red Sox. Indeed, Boston has won the AL East each of the past two seasons. No matter how good the Yankees look moving forward, the Red Sox are still here, and they must be taken seriously. Just how seriously? It helps to once again turn to ZiPS to get a feel.It¡¯s the worst-kept secret in the NBA that the Los Angeles Lakers have plans on luring two big free agents this summer, but in order to do so they will need to clear some salary cap space. Jordan Clarkson and Julius Randle have been mentioned ad nauseum as potential trade candidates, but a somewhat surprising inclusion recently was Larry Nance Jr. Once called the team¡¯s secret weapon by president of basketball operations Magic Johnson, Nance began the season as a starter, but now comes off the bench. Either way, he constantly provides excellent defense and hustle, even as his offensive game hasn¡¯t developed as much as many had hoped, himself included. Many viewed the Lakers possibly shopping.The Cavaliers' Dwyane Wade posted an emotional farewell to Instagram on Saturday after the passing of his agent Henry "Hank" Thomas. A representative from Thomas' agency, CAA, confirmed his passing to Sports Illustrated. Wade had missed the Cavaliers game on Friday night against the Pacers with a "family emergency." In the post, Wade wrote about how Thomas served as a father figure to him and he wished he would be there for the next moments in his life. A post shared by dwyanewade (@dwyanewade) on Jan 27, 2018 at 12:32pm PST Coach Tyronn Lue said Friday that general manager Koby Altman talked with Wade and told him to "take his time" with the issue. "How much ever time he needs to take to get.The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we're running here at MLBDD that rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that should be shared? Hit us up at @mlbdailydish on Twitter or @MLBDailyDish on Instagram. The Giants are ¡®expected¡¯ to be in mix for Bryce Harper next winter. Does no one else see the awkwardness here? We¡¯re not going to sugar coat it¡ªthe stove is so cold it¡¯s actually a freezer. But is there light at the end of this frigid tunnel? These are the one remaining free-agent fit for every team. The Royals have re-signed Alcides Escobar. The Mets have re-signed veteran infielder Jose Reyes. As reported by our Sports Boy Wonder Chris Cotillo,The Cardinals have been fairly quiet since their Dec. 14 trade for Marcell Ozuna. While the Ozuna addition surely moves the needle when it comes to the Cardinals' chances of making the postseason in 2018, needs remain. Mostly, the focus has been on third base. While you can certainly argue that a known quantity in the infield is called for, I'd argue the rotation presents more of a need. Here's why that's the case ... 1. The Cardinals have lost a lot of starts from last season. In keeping with ancient tradition and the rulebook, the Cardinals played 162 games in 2017. Lance Lynn and Mike Leake combined to start 59 of those 162 games, or 36.4 percent of them. Lynn is of course one of the many.?these popular basketball shoes continue to be released and restocked in a variety of of colorways and styles.. The adidas Futurecraft 4D sees its first release today exclusively at three stores in the NYC area. Only KITH, Packer Shoes, and Sneakersnstuff will be releasing the Futurecraft 4D, and each of the shops are employing a raffle in order to distribute to shoes randomly and safely. Here¡¯s how to enter to win a raffle for the adidas Futurecraft 4D.If your a Jordan Brand fanatic, a die-hard Knicks fan, or both, you can head over to your local Jordan Brand stockist and grab this upcoming Air Jordan 5 ¡°Knicks¡± on September 8th for 0 USD. Stay tuned to Sneaker News for any updated release details and actual images as the become available.On the 12th, the Nike Shox made its return to shelves for the first time in the long time, as the piston-like columns that give it its signature look are ready to excite sneakerheads once again. Given the Shox Gravity monicker, the newly engineered model is ready to be rolled out in a second colorway that sports a primarily black construction with a quick hit of green surrounding the aforementioned columns on its midsole. Its newly designed lacing system trends in the direction that has become popular in the industry that grants its wearer easy slip-on access. While there is currently no specific timetable for release, you can expect this New Shox Gravity to touch down in the Spring..Gronkowski, who has made the Pro Bowl five times since he was picked by the Patriots in the second round out of Arizona in 2010, has been around the Patriots¡¯ practice facility this week. ¡°Gronkowski was present at the facility Monday,¡± Mike Reiss of ESPN reported on Tuesday. ¡°By the time reporters arrived in the locker room, his chair was folded up at his locker, and he had left.¡± Matthew Slater, the Patriots¡¯ special teams captain, told reporters earlier this week that Gronkowski was in, ¡°Pretty good spirits.¡±.Staying in the NL would make sense for both if they want to reestablish some more value..No, this is not another Air Jordan 1 Royal offering. While it may look like it from afar, that is actually Obsidian featured on this Air Jordan 1 Mid design, not black. Utilizing the same color blocking scheme as its Illustrious ¡°Royal¡± predecessor, this particular model sports exaggerated tumbled leather on its Royal Blue panelling and Jumpman branding on its tongue tab as opposed to the more preferred Nike Air logo. Much like the ¡°Reverse Banned¡± colorway that was first previewed last month, this selection utilizes a very popular aesthetic in the Jordan Brand¡¯s history. Currently there is not specific release information available regarding this Air Jordan 1 Mid, but stay tuned to Sneaker News for any and all updates..LeBron has the benefit of hindsight. Even if he soured on the trade with foresight, his frustration is lingering because of the results. If he were wrong and the trade looked like a victory for Cleveland, he would quickly forgive the Cavs for not honoring his request to keep Irving. LeBron also has the luxury of nobody knowing the counterfactual. Reality has gone poorly for the Cavaliers. Perhaps, keeping Irving would have gone even worse, with him sitting out the entire season and lowering his trade value while providing no help in Cleveland¡¯s bid to beat the Warriors.