The Big Lead’s PM Sports Roundup, which is so ready for this week to be over.
Carmelo won’t join Team USA: Carmelo Anthony’s request to join Team USA at the FIBA World Cup this summer has been turned down. Anthony won three Olympic gold medals and a bronze during his international career.
Johnson to the Texans: The Houston Texans landed running back Duke Johnson in a trade with the Cleveland Brown on Thursday. The Browns received a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft that could become a third-rounder.
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