Archive for March, 2016

  • Andrew Miller to Pitch Through Wrist Fracture

    Andrew Miller to Pitch Through Wrist Fracture

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB March 31, 2016 at 9:35 pm 0 comments

    The New York Yankees aren’t about to panic just yet. Reliever Andrew Miller may have a fracture in his non-pitching hand, but that won’t prevent him from taking the mound during the regular season. Miller has decided to pitch through the injury rather than go on the disabled list, according […]

     
  • D’Angelo Russell Apologizes for Causing Lakers Rift

    D’Angelo Russell Apologizes for Causing Lakers Rift

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA March 30, 2016 at 10:08 pm 0 comments

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie D’Angelo Russell offered an apology a day after ESPN reported he had been isolated by his teammates after a video he took of Nick Young made its way to social media. Speaking to Yahoo! Sports’ The Vertical on Wednesday, Russell said he’s “sick” over the situation. […]

     
  • Matt Harvey Set to Start After Blood Clot Scare

    Matt Harvey Set to Start After Blood Clot Scare

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB March 29, 2016 at 11:16 pm 0 comments

    New York Mets ace Matt Harvey is a go for Opening Day on Sunday against the Kansas City Royals after a scare regarding his urinary tract. “It started with a bladder infection, and it created a blood clot in the bladder,” Harvey said Tuesday morning after returning to camp. “I […]

     
  • Nick Fairley Signs With the Saints

    Nick Fairley Signs With the Saints

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 28, 2016 at 10:55 pm 0 comments

    Former Rams defensive tackle Nick Fairley has signed a one-year contract with the New Orleans Saints. The deal is for $3 million and includes incentives that could raise its value to $5 million, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Fairley came to the Rams on a one-year deal […]

     
  • Former Raiders Pledge to Donate Brains in Honor of Ken Stabler

    Former Raiders Pledge to Donate Brains in Honor of Ken Stabler

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 27, 2016 at 8:04 pm 0 comments

    Three former Oakland Raiders have promised their brains to the Concussion Legacy Foundation to honor Ken Stabler, whose brain showed degenerative damage after his death in 2015. George Atkinson, George Buehler and Art Thoms told the San Jose Mercury News that they will give their brains after death to the […]

     
  • Randy Levine Slams Current Revenue Sharing System

    Randy Levine Slams Current Revenue Sharing System

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB March 26, 2016 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    New York Yankees president Randy Levine complained about baseball’s revenue-sharing system in a recent interview with Fox Sports, saying it is “unfair” that the Yankees are paying considerably more than the crosstown rival New York Mets. Levine’s comments, which were published Friday by Fox Sports, were made ahead of the […]

     
  • NFL Counters NY Times Concussion Article

    NFL Counters NY Times Concussion Article

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 25, 2016 at 8:35 pm 0 comments

    The New York Times had the latest story that brings attention back to the NFL’s mistakes. The Times said that the league’s concussion committee omitted more than 100 diagnosed concussions in its research, which it published and cited as scientific evidence that concussions didn’t cause long-term harm. The committee said […]

     
  • Report Says NFL Made Deal With Rams to Take Michael Sam

    Report Says NFL Made Deal With Rams to Take Michael Sam

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 24, 2016 at 10:14 pm 0 comments

    It’s long been rumored that the Rams used a late-round draft pick two years ago on defensive end Michael Sam at the behest of the league office. Long-time NFL reporter Howard Balzer, who has focused his attention in recent years on the Rams, reports that the arrangement had a quid […]

     
  • NFL to Try Out Ejections For Unsportsman Conduct

    NFL to Try Out Ejections For Unsportsman Conduct

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 23, 2016 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

    NFL owners wrapped up their annual meetings Wednesday morning by approving two rule changes that had drawn heavy protests from coaches. For the 2016 season only, players will be subject to automatic ejections if they commit two unsportsmanlike conduct penalties in the same game. The league has also moved the […]

     
  • NFL Owners Approve New Rule Changes

    NFL Owners Approve New Rule Changes

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 22, 2016 at 4:07 pm 0 comments

    NFL owners approved a series of minor rule changes Tuesday and saved their more difficult decisions for Wednesday, the final day of their annual meetings. Among the approved rules was the elimination of all chop blocks, an expansion of the horse collar rule to include instances in which defenders grab […]