Carmelo Anthony: One of the five 10 best players in the NBA hasn’t signed an extension with the Nuggets (no surprise, really), and all signs pointing to him walking as a free agent next summer. Unless, of course, he’s traded first. Mark Kizla at the Denver Post speculates that the Nuggets would rather deal him than lose the NBA’s 3rd leading scorer for nothing. Trade speculation is a wonderful thing. Bill Simmons floated one last night that would result in ‘Melo going to the Knicks, but it’s absurd because it guts the rest of the team, and ‘Melo, Amare and Ray Felton aren’t winning the East. Best we can tell, Kobe’s the only player in the league with a no-trade clause, so he’ll have no control over where he’s dealt. But no team will want to mortgage the future unless it can sign him. Early guesses at favorites simply from a roster/salaries standpoint: Indiana, Houston, and Dallas (mostly, because Cuban’s creative).
The hashtag #VeteransForKaepernick exploded on Twitter Tuesday night.
Teddy Bridgewater has a torn ACL and a dislocated left knee.
The San Diego Chargers will be hosting a Salute to the Military Thursday night with Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers in town.
Never seen anything quite like that.
Teddy Bridgewater has a “significant” knee injury and the Vikings’ options are less than inspiring.
Michael Phelps is the greatest American Summer Olympian of all-time and it isn’t close.
USC linebacker Osa Masina has been suspended amidst an investigation for sexual assault.
An up-to-date cheat sheet that includes week 3 injuries and action.