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Riley told Heat players he was 'pulling the plug' on potential Butler trade

Miami Heat president Pat Riley apparently wasn’t going to stand by while his players’ names emerged in the rumor mill regarding a potential Jimmy Butler trade. Riley told the team’s players he was “pulling the plug” on a potential blockbuster deal centered around the <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/teams/27" href="https://w… NBA | theScore

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NFL refs director on criticism: 'We call what we're told to call'

Despite a recent wave of criticism from coaches and players regarding officiating – particularly around the new roughing the passer rules – NFL Referees Association executive director Scott Green says officials are grading out with a high percentage of correct calls while adapting to the league’s evolving rule changes. “There will be issues with officiating. There always are,” Green told ...

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Jayson Werth told cop he couldn't trust him before DUI arrest

Former Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth pleaded guilty to driving under the influence in September after he was stopped by police in Arizona. In footage obtained by TMZ Sports, Werth is shown trying to hand the arresting officer an MLB “courtesy card” before telling him “we do a lot of work with you guys.” … MLB | theScore

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Report: Butler previously told T-Wolves he didn't plan to stay long term

Jimmy Butler‘s meeting with the Minnesota Timberwolves‘ front office this week apparently wasn’t the first time he disclosed his frustrations with the organization. The 29-year-old turned down a four-year extension worth approximately $ 110 million earlier in the summer. Once it became evident… NBA | theScore

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Watch: Agent told LaVar that LiAngelo would likely go undrafted

Although LaVar Ball remained confident publicly that LiAngelo Ball would be selected in the 2018 NBA draft, behind the scenes, he knew the chances were slim. On the latest episode of “Ball in the Family,” the Ball brothers’ agent, Harrison Gaines, shared the tough news with LaVar and LiAngelo. Gaines said (starts around the 8:30 mark) the only realistic … ...

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