Thursday’s Stories From Around Sports

Thursday’s stories from around sports include the impending decision of Ezekiel Elliot’s suspension, the Los Angeles Lakers fined for tampering, and are the Cavs on the move?

Angeles Finalizing Deal For Justin Upton

“The Los Angeles Angels are finalizing a trade to acquire outfielder Justin Upton from the Detroit Tigers, a source confirmed to ESPN.”ESPN

Ezekiel Elliot Decision Could Come Monday

“NFL appeals officer Harold Henderson is under pressure to have a decision on Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott‘s appeal of his six-game suspension by Monday, a source told ESPN.”ESPN

Los Angeles Lakers Fined For Tampering

“The Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday were fined $500,000 for violating the NBA’s anti-tampering rule after general manager Rob Pelinka was found to have had contact with Paul George‘s agent after the team had already been warned.”ESPN

Nate Diaz Wants Huge Payday To Fight McGregor

Nate Diaz wants to earn “at least $20 million, $30 million” if he’s to return to the Octagon for the third segment of his trilogy against UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, according to his boxing coach.” Bleacher Report

Dan Gilbert Says He Won’t Ever Move Cavs

“After the Cleveland Cavaliers nixed a $140 million renovation plan for Quicken Loans Arena earlier this week, some folks apparently feared owner Dan Gilbert may try to relocate the team to a different city.”Bleacher Report