Unless you get your Kevin Love news from a sports anchor at a TV station in Maine, you are inclined to believe a possible Kevin Love/Andrew Wiggins trade is not exactly a done deal.But that doesn’t mean nothing is happening, as ESPN and Yahoo, among other outlets, advanced the ball Tuesday.

It sounds like the principles involved — Love for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a No. 1 pick — remain consistent. And with Cleveland making a separate trade Tuesday to add potential pieces to a deal, it feels as though we are progressing toward a trade reality one step at a time.

homage Per ESPN.com, Vikings QB Christian Ponder and his wife Samantha had a daughter recently and named her Bowden after the Florida State coach.

shift wars Tom Verducci at SI.com takes a look at defensive shifts in baseball and what might be done about them in the future.