Tuesday, August 26
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Bidding to bolster the offensive line, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have picked up six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins from the New England Patriots for tight end Tim Wright and a draft pick. The deal Tuesday comes hours after the Bucs met with Richie Incognito to try to determine if one of the central figures in the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal might ease their problems at guard.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — The Cavaliers, now that they've resigned former Miami Heat star LeBron James, are getting some Love. The Cavaliers are going ahead with plans to introduce All-Star forward Kevin Love at a news conference Tuesday afternoon after acquiring him in a three-team trade that instantly turned Cleveland into an NBA title contender.
NEW YORK (AP) — American teen tennis sensation Taylor Townsend doesn't get to ease her way into her first U.S. Open. On Tuesday night she'll be center court at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, facing Serena Williams.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA's massive overhaul is hitting the organization's Indianapolis headquarters. On Tuesday, chief operating officer Jim Isch announced he would retire early next year, a move that is prompting NCAA President Mark Emmert to reorganize his top staff.