Lakers probed for tampering with George

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(TSX / STATS) -- The NBA is investigating the Los Angeles Lakers for alleged tampering involving Paul George after the Indiana Pacers filed a formal complaint.

The league released a statement Sunday from Mike Bass, executive vice president of communications.

"At the request of the Indiana Pacers, the NBA opened an investigation into alleged tampering by the Los Angeles Lakers," the NBA statement said. "The independent investigation is being conducted by the law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. The Lakers have been cooperative and, at this point, no findings have been made. We have asked both teams to refrain from commenting while the investigation is ongoing."

Bills WR Boldin retires after 14 seasons

(TSX / STATS) -- Wide receiver Anquan Boldin announced his retirement from the NFL on Sunday, less than two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills.

Boldin was expected to bring a veteran presence to the offense after signing a one-year contract with the Bills on Aug. 7. The 36-year-old made one catch for 5 yards Thursday in a preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles. (MORE)

Cowboys' Jones still mum on Elliott ban

(TSX / STATS) -- Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones continues to be non-specific about star running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension for violating the league's personal conduct policy over alleged domestic violence against a former girlfriend.

Jones and the Cowboys were blindsided when NFL commissioner Roger Goodell handed down Elliott's suspension on Aug. 11. (MORE)

Clippers offer GM job to OKC exec Winger

(TSX / STATS) -- The Los Angeles Clippers reportedly offered Oklahoma City Thunder executive Michael Winger their general manager job.

A deal is expected soon, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Sunday. (MORE)

Red Sox beat Yankees, go 5 up in AL East

(TSX / STATS) -- BOSTON -- Here's the kind of day Jackie Bradley Jr. had Sunday: When a reporter asked him to talk about his big hit, he needed clarification -- "Which one?"

The reporter was asking about Bradley's two-out, two-run triple to center-field in the second inning. (MORE)

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