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LeBron James Owes His Earning Power To This 1960s Baseball Player

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.06.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Before "The Decision," before Robinson Cano was able to sign a $240 million contract, before Reggie White left the Eagles in 1993 and before the NBA s...

Return Of The King: The Case For And Against LeBron's Return To Cleveland

Evan F. Moore | Posted 09.09.2014 | Sports
Evan F. Moore

After the way they've acted in recent years, LeBron James might want to take a pass on coming back to Cleveland. However, it seems that LeBron has shown more maturity than the people who cursed his name four years ago.

What Is The Most Underrated Deals Of NBA Free Agency So Far?

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 07.09.2014 | Sports

Several NBA free agents have verbally agreed to terms with a team in the nine days since free agency opened (free agents can't officially sign until J...

With Free Agency Underway - What Is the Lakers Plan?

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 09.01.2014 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

Last season was the worst Lakers record since moving the franchise from Minneapolis in 1960. The team missed the playoffs for only the second time in the last two decades. Is this an aberration or the start of a long decline?

Ginobili 'Thrilled' To Return To Spurs

AP | Posted 09.02.2013 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO — Manu Ginobili is sticking around to see if the San Antonio Spurs can get back to the top. Ginobili tweeted Wednesday that he is s...

Everything You Need To Know About NBA Free Agency

Grantland | Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

The NBA's crazy season is upon us. And this time around, as many as 14 teams could have at least $10 million in cap space.1 This would normally be a r...

Wes Welker to the Denver Broncos

Fernando Stepensky | Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports
Fernando Stepensky

When the infamous Adam Schefter tweeted on Wednesday that the Broncos were in "serious talks" with then New England Patriot Wes Welker, and that a decision was "expected today," I immediately thought it was a smoke screen.

Examining the Non-Closer Reliever Free Agent Market

Ben Berkon | Posted 01.13.2013 | Sports
Ben Berkon

With few closing options available via free agency, teams have little choice but to buy seventh and eighth inning depth instead.

Why the Jacksonville Jaguars Are Really Courting Free Agents' Wives

Danny Groner | Posted 06.15.2012 | Sports
Danny Groner

I was intrigued, like many others were, by the WSJ's story earlier this week about how the Jaguars are changing up the free agency game by asking prospective players to bring along their wives for their recruiting visits.

Princely Gluttony: The 10 Worst Contracts in Baseball

Scott M. Campbell | Posted 03.31.2012 | Sports
Scott M. Campbell

After three clubs committed over $575 million to secure the services of Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder and Yu Darvish, baseball's latest spending bonanza appears complete. With baseball's gluttonous underbelly fresh in our minds, it's time to survey the excess.

Seasoned Greetings: It's Another Ho-Ho-Horowitz Christmas!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 02.15.2012 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

Tough times? Try some tunes! We've got political carols! Financial carols! Scandal carols! Carols from the world of sports! Yes indeedy, friends -- it's a holiday miracle!

Another Big Three In Miami?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.06.2011 | Sports

Could Miami be getting another Big Three? According to Joe Frisaro of, the Marlins' brass met with Albert Pujols' agent, Dan Lozano, on Mon...

A Joke Writer Tackles NFL Free Agency

Costaki Economopoulos | Posted 10.11.2011 | Comedy
Costaki Economopoulos

I love jokes and I love the NFL. Welcome back boys, you've been missed! Let's get to it.

The Most Significant NFL Offseason Moves.. So Far

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 10.01.2011 | Sports

Following the conclusion of the NFL lockout, teams were forced to scramble to sign free agents prior to the start of training camp. The shortened s...

Patriots Gamble on Ochocinco and Haynesworth

Danny Groner | Posted 09.30.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

Not every team is willing to sign formerly great players whose characters and off-the-field antics have posed problems in the past. For some coaches, it's not worth the headache.

Surprise Team Lands Star Cornerback

Posted 09.28.2011 | Sports

Who saw this one coming? According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Philadelphia Eagles surprised the league and reached an agreement with star cornerback...

To Reggie Bush, From a Saints Fan...With Love

Shaneika Dabney | Posted 09.27.2011 | Sports
Shaneika Dabney

In the midst of the post lockout, free agency frenzy, Saints fans have undoubtedly been bracing themselves for the "Bush-Whack."

The Decision: 2010's Worst Sports Moment?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

No matter how you cut it, ESPN's July special focused on LeBron James' free agency hosted by Jim Gray left a bad taste with the sports world.

Happy Anniversary, Free Agency

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

We have become so accustomed to multi-million dollar contracts for players in our favorite sports that we forget that it was not always so.

Albert's Big Adventure in Washington

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

The Redskins suspension of Albert Haynesworth for the final four games of the season, for the catch-all "conduct detrimental" category -- read insubordination -- was a long time coming.

Peyton's Place Still in Limbo

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

Manning's contract will expire at the end of the season, leaving him as the most attractive free agent in the NFL in years, if not ever. Surprising? A bit, yes.

Letter From a Spoiled Yankees Fan

Joshua Neuman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joshua Neuman

Unless you grew up with a Texas Rangers pennant hanging over your bed, you have no business reveling about the Yankees elimination last week.

Carmelo Anthony Trade Rumors: Nuggets Say

ESPN | Chris Broussard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Carmelo Anthony will be a member of the Denver Nuggets next season -- whether he accepts the team's offer of a contract extension or not. With spec...

Is Carmelo Anthony the Next LeBron James?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

I'm reminded this NBA off-season of the Google catchphrase: "Don't be evil." That's what I'd encourage Carmelo Anthony to do as he plans his future with the Denver Nuggets.

Why The Heat Won't Win

Thomas Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Thomas Alter

The title of this piece is a bit misleading. The Heat will win often this year, maybe upwards of 65 games. They won't win a title though.