The Kyrie Irving saga in Cleveland could be just a classic case of miscommunication. The Cavaliers star point guard reportedly requested a trade in order to play for a franchise where he can be the focal point, instead of being LeBron James’ sidekick. Irving also apparently was irked the Cavs had included him in trade talks for Paul George, and now it appears that the 25-year-old star might be under the false impression that James was behind the trade talks for George. FOX Sports 1’s Chris Broussard reported Friday on “The Herd with Colin Cowherd” that the Cavs, Indiana Pacers and Phoenix Suns had a deal in place to send Irving to Phoenix, and the star guard believes that James was trying to force him out of town.
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Cristie Kerr has been a star for the U.S. team all week, salvaging a brilliant half-point in the opening session and following with two more victories on Saturday. She’s done it all boasting a certain swagger, too. “Clutch,” she described her putt to salvage a half point on Friday. “I took a lot of deep breaths before I even went back to mark my ball. I didn’t have any nerves.” But during Sunday Singles, that swagger came back to bite her. After a victory on the opening hole, she was a short putt away from goign 2UP through two. She hit the putt, liked it, started walking after it before it went in the hole and then…oops. Never celebrate early, kids.
For the second straight week, Kirk Cousins performed at a level subpar to his ability. Or at least the ability Redskins fans have come to expect during the last two seasons. In Washington's preseason Week 1 loss to the Ravens, Cousins hardly played and threw only two passes. It was easy to dismiss that outing as too short and too limited for true evaluation. Against the Packers Saturday night, that was not the case. The Redskins were not able to even gain a first down until their fourth possession, and Cousins did not get into even the slightest rhythm until he and the Washington offense faced the Packers backup defenders. Since being named the Redskins starter in 2015, Cousins has thrown for