Archive for January, 2015

  • MLB- Five Most Improved Teams for 2015

    MLB- Five Most Improved Teams for 2015

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 21, 2015 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

    What teams do in the offseason doesn’t always lead to on-field results for the so-called “winners” of the wheeling-and-dealing. The New York Yankees spent over $400 million last season and missed the playoffs for the second year in a row. In 2013, Josh Hamilton failed to bring a postseason birth […]

     
  • Nationals Sign Max Scherzer for Seven Years

    Nationals Sign Max Scherzer for Seven Years

    Jake Dixon, MLB January 20, 2015 at 11:14 pm 0 comments

    The Washington Capitals announced Monday that they have finalized a deal with former AL Cy Young award winner, Max Scherzer on a seven-year contract worth around $210 million. The Nationals already have one of the best pitching rotations in all of the league with starters the likes of Steven Strasburg, […]

     
  • NFL Coaching Carousel Report

    NFL Coaching Carousel Report

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 19, 2015 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    New York Jets- Rex Ryan out, Todd Bowles in- It’s been talked about enough but it bares repeating- the Jets came out winners with this move, in addition to new general manager Mike Maccagnan replacing John Idzik, who was seemingly doomed from the start. Bowles, a former Jets assistant under […]

     
  • New York Yankees Offseason Report

    New York Yankees Offseason Report

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 18, 2015 at 10:09 pm 0 comments

    The New York Yankees came into this offseason after their second consecutive non-playoff season; the first time that has happened since 1992 and 93, coming during the last seasons of Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter, respectively. Losing the faces of the franchise for the last 20 years; in addition to […]

     
  • 2014-15 MLB Offseason Tracker

    2014-15 MLB Offseason Tracker

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 17, 2015 at 11:47 pm 0 comments

    This is the Official 2014-15 SportsZone MLB Offseason Tracker, updated through 12/18/14 – Philadelphia Phillies resign OF Grady Sizemore; one year, $2 million – Boston Red Sox resign RP Koji Uehura; two years, $18 million – Toronto Blue Jays trade 1B/DH Adam Lind to Milwaukee Brewers for SP Marco Estrada […]

     
  • Brook Lopez- Still A Net… For Now

    Brook Lopez- Still A Net… For Now

    Jake Dixon, NBA January 16, 2015 at 11:51 pm 0 comments

    Thursday night, news broke that the Brooklyn Nets were discussing a three-team trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Charlotte Hornets that would send Brooklyn center, Brook Lopez to OKC for big man Kendrick Perkins, with the Nets receiving Lance Stephenson, and Charlotte getting various pieces in the deal, […]

     
  • 2014-15 NFL Playoffs: Conference Championship Preview

    2014-15 NFL Playoffs: Conference Championship Preview

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 15, 2015 at 6:15 pm 0 comments

    We are one round away from the Super Bowl, and have two star-studded matchups ahead for the Conference Championship round of the NFL Playoffs; with the upstart Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts against Tom Brady and the New England Patriots; and the hobbled Aaron Rodgers leading the Green Bay […]

     
  • New York Jets Hire Maccagnan and Bowles

    New York Jets Hire Maccagnan and Bowles

    Jake Dixon, NFL January 14, 2015 at 7:41 am 0 comments

    On Tuesday the New York Jets announced the hirings of the Houston Texan’s former Director of College Scouting, Mike Maccagnan for their general manager position, and former Arizona Cardinals’ defensive coordinator Todd Bowles as their new head coach. Maccagnan has a solid background in the personnel department, having been a […]

     
  • Mikhail Prokhorov Could Cash Out Soon

    Mikhail Prokhorov Could Cash Out Soon

    Jake Dixon, NBA January 13, 2015 at 10:30 pm 0 comments

    On Tuesday reports leaked that the Russian billionaire, Mikhail Prokhorov has every intention to sell the Brooklyn Nets. While he denied these reports later in the day, seeing as how this is the second time in less than six months he has been involved in these type of reports (the […]

     
  • New York Mets Offseason Report– Sandy Holds onto Syndergaard

    New York Mets Offseason Report– Sandy Holds onto Syndergaard

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 12, 2015 at 11:47 pm 0 comments

    The New York Mets have been relatively quiet this winter. They added veteran outfielders Michael Cuddyer and John MayBerry, Jr., and they selected left-hander Sean GilMartin in the Rule Five draft. Other than that they have stood pat on the trade front, mostly due to the lack of a completed […]