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.
John Keim ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered the Redskins for the Washington Examiner and other media outlets since 1994 Authored or co-authored three books on the Redskins and one on the Cleveland Browns Follow on Twitter LANDOVER, Md. -- At one point Saturday night, Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams heard his position coach call for the second-string line. Those should have been welcome words during a preseason game. Instead, Williams had one reaction: grab his helmet and return to the field. Whether or not line coach Bill Callahan changed his mind and kept the first unit in doesn't matter. What did matter was that the Redskins’ offensive starters knew they needed more work,
Thousands of counterprotesters marched through the Boston Common on Saturday, expecting to greet white supremacists during a provocative “free speech” rally in Massachusetts just a week after a violent protest took place in Charlottesville, Virginia.