Archive for February, 2016

  • Aroldis Chapman Suspended 30 Games

    Aroldis Chapman Suspended 30 Games

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 29, 2016 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    New York Yankees reliever Aroldis Chapman has been suspended for 30 games by Major League Baseball for his role in a domestic dispute in October. Acquired from the Cincinnati Reds in January, Chapman was accused of choking his girlfriend in their home on October 30 and of firing eight gunshots […]

     
  • NY Rangers Add Eric Staal For Playoff Run

    NY Rangers Add Eric Staal For Playoff Run

    Mike Aglialoro, NHL February 28, 2016 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    The New York Rangers pulled off a coup on Sunday, nabbing forward Eric Staal from the Carolina Hurricanes for Finnish prospect Aleksi Saarela and second-round draft picks in 2016 and 2017. Staal, who spent his entire 13-year career with Carolina and has been their franchise player during that time, is […]

     
  • Texas Rangers Sign Ian Desmond

    Texas Rangers Sign Ian Desmond

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 27, 2016 at 11:47 pm 0 comments

    With Grapefruit League and Cactus League games about to start this week, the final free agent to turn down a qualifying offer has finally been signed as the Texas Rangers have come to terms with former Washington National Ian Desmond on a one-year deal worth $8 million. It’s a far […]

     
  • Joe Johnson To Sign With Miami Heat

    Joe Johnson To Sign With Miami Heat

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 26, 2016 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

    Veteran guard Joe Johnson was put on waivers by the Brooklyn Nets after being bought out of the remaining $24 million he was due for this season. Expected to clear waivers on Saturday, the expectation is that he will sign a veteran’s minimum contract to join the Miami Heat once […]

     
  • Dexter Fowler Spurns Orioles to Re-Up With Cubs

    Dexter Fowler Spurns Orioles to Re-Up With Cubs

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 25, 2016 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    Earlier in the week, it was reported that free agent outfielder Dexter Fowler had come to terms with the Baltimore Orioles on a three-year contract. Baltimore players had expressed their excitement about the prospect of Fowler joining the team, with star outfielder Adam Jones quoted as saying, “I spoke to […]

     
  • JPP Suing ESPN and Adam Schefter

    JPP Suing ESPN and Adam Schefter

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 24, 2016 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

    On Wednesday the New York Post reported that New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has filed a lawsuit against ESPN and its top NFL reporter Adam Schefter, due to the aftermath of his now-infamous July 4th fireworks mishap last year. Schefter had obtained Pierre-Paul’s medical chart while he was […]

     
  • TMZ Releases ‘Disturbing” Video of NFL Player

    TMZ Releases ‘Disturbing” Video of NFL Player

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 23, 2016 at 11:22 pm 0 comments

    A video involving two women fighting while Dante Fowler Jr. observes and then tries to stop the brawl surfaced today on TMZ Sports. The website refers to the women who scuffle in this video recorded at an apartment complex earlier this month as the mother of Fowler’s child and a […]

     
  • NFL Withheld $120 Million in Revenue From NFLPA

    NFL Withheld $120 Million in Revenue From NFLPA

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 22, 2016 at 11:40 pm 0 comments

    The NFLPA scored a big monetary victory over the NFL. According to the Wall Street Journal, arbitrator Stephen Burbank ruled last week that the NFL withheld about $120 million in ticket revenue from a shared pool, which the report said kept about $50 million in salary from players. The NFLPA […]

     
  • David Lee, Anderson Varejo Find New Homes

    David Lee, Anderson Varejo Find New Homes

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 21, 2016 at 11:37 pm 0 comments

    Only two days after veteran big men David Lee and Anderson Varejo were cut by the Boston Celtics and Portland Trail Blazers respectively, both players have already agreed to sign with new clubs for the remainder of the season. On Sunday, the Golden State Warriors signed Varejo for the veteran’s […]

     
  • Orioles Sign Yovani Gallardo, Fowler Next?

    Orioles Sign Yovani Gallardo, Fowler Next?

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 20, 2016 at 11:38 pm 0 comments

    After weeks of speculation the Baltimore Orioles finally signed free agent pitcher Yovani Gallardo to a three-year, $35 million contract, eliminating one of the final three free agents on the market who turned down a qualifying offer from his former club. Gallardo will be paid $9 million in 2016, $11 […]