The NFL’s all-consuming news and rumor machine knows few rivals, but NBA free agency is making a strong push into that level of absurdity. It has surpassed the MLB trade deadline.
Brazilian star Neymar won’t play because of a severe back injury, but the host country will still hope to prevail in its World Cup semifinal vs. Germany (3 p.m., ESPN).
“Kind of like the variable game ticket pricing, the Twins should alter per-ounce beer pricing depending on the opponent and/or their own starting pitching, to help Twins fans consume more while watching their team get pounded.”
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The Celtics remain “relentless” in pursuing a trade for Kevin Love, according to a recent tweet from Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski.