Archive for February, 2016

  • Brooklyn Nets Hire Sean Marks as GM

    Brooklyn Nets Hire Sean Marks as GM

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 20, 2016 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

    On Thursday, mere hours before the NBA’s trade deadline, the Brooklyn Nets announced that they had hired San Antonio Spurs assistant general manager Sean Marks to be their new general manager after a long search for a replacement to Billy King, who was reassigned in early January. This came only […]

     
  • NBA Trade Deadline – Role Players Galore

    NBA Trade Deadline – Role Players Galore

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 18, 2016 at 9:40 pm 0 comments

    The trade deadline in the NBA came and went at 3 pm Thursday, and while Dwight Howard, Kevin Love, Ty Lawson, Jeff Teague and Pau Gasol all stayed with their current teams, there were plenty of minor deals involving role players, bench players, second round draft picks and teams clearing […]

     
  • Jerod Mayo and Rashean Mathis End Careers

    Jerod Mayo and Rashean Mathis End Careers

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 17, 2016 at 11:48 pm 0 comments

    Two of the NFL’s better defensive players of this generation announced on Monday that they are retiring. Rashean Mathis, a cornerback who spent the first decade of his career with the Jacksonville Jaguars and the final three with the Detroit Lions, and New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo, who played […]

     
  • NBA Trades- Harris to Pistons, Three-Team Trade

    NBA Trades- Harris to Pistons, Three-Team Trade

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 16, 2016 at 11:26 pm 0 comments

    With the trade deadline approaching for NBA teams on Thursday, the league got into full gear on Tuesday as the Detroit Pistons traded point guard Brandon Jennings and forward Ersan Ilyasova to the Orlando Magic for forward Tobias Harris, while the Memphis Grizzles, Charlotte Hornets and Miami Heat pulled off […]

     
  • 2016 NFL Salary Cap to Be Near $155 Million

    2016 NFL Salary Cap to Be Near $155 Million

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 15, 2016 at 11:07 pm 0 comments

    As reported by Rand Getlin of the NFL Network, the salary cap for the upcoming season is expected to jump to at least $155 million, which would represent a $12 million boost from last season’s salary cap. Back in December, one report indicated that the league office had informed teams […]

     
  • Will the Knicks Trade Carmelo Anthony?

    Will the Knicks Trade Carmelo Anthony?

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 14, 2016 at 11:40 pm 0 comments

    On Friday, Frank Isola of the Daily News reported that the New York Knicks had preliminary talks with the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers on a three-way trade that would have sent Carmelo Anthony to the Cavs, Kevin Love to the Celtics, and multiple draft picks and Timofey Mozgov to […]

     
  • Chicago Bears Bid Farewell to Matt Forte

    Chicago Bears Bid Farewell to Matt Forte

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 13, 2016 at 11:22 pm 0 comments

    On Friday, longtime Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte announced via Instagram that the only team he has ever known told him earlier in the week that they will not resign him, a statement that Bears general manager Ryan Pace confirmed later in the day. Forte is now set to […]

     
  • Shaq, AI, Yao Lead B’ball Hall of Fame Finalist

    Shaq, AI, Yao Lead B’ball Hall of Fame Finalist

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 12, 2016 at 11:21 pm 0 comments

    This year’s class for enshrinement into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is shaping up to be a star-studded class, as Shaquille O’Neal and Allen Iverson were announced among the finalists for enshrinement, with Yao Ming likely to join them through the international committee, with the official class being […]

     
  • Raiders Sign New Deal, Stay in Oakland for 2016

    Raiders Sign New Deal, Stay in Oakland for 2016

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

    The Oakland Raiders on Thursday announced they will continue to play their home games at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California, after agreeing to a lease extension with the stadium for the 2016 season. City and county officials announced in a statement that the lease is for 2016 with options for […]

     
  • New York Giants Begin Roster Shakeup

    New York Giants Begin Roster Shakeup

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 10, 2016 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    On Wednesday, the New York Giants began the long process of revamping their roster by announcing that they will be releasing veteran guard Geoff Schwartz, tackle Will Beatty and linebacker Jon Beason to free $11.7 million in cap space, giving them a total of $55 million in free cap space […]