Archive for April, 2016

  • Philadelphia Eagles Give Up Bounty For No. 2 Pick

    Philadelphia Eagles Give Up Bounty For No. 2 Pick

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 21, 2016 at 12:02 am 0 comments

    Well that didn’t take long. Only one day after reports began that the Cleveland Browns were thinking about trading the second pick in this year’s draft in the hopes of a massive package after seeing what Tennessee received from the Los Angeles Rams, those thoughts are now a reality. The […]

     
  • Timberwolves Hire Tom Thibodeau as Coach/President

    Timberwolves Hire Tom Thibodeau as Coach/President

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 20, 2016 at 9:22 pm 0 comments

    The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday night that Tom Thibodeau is their new coach and president of basketball operations. Sources told ESPN.com that the sides spent much of Wednesday finalizing a deal that — with Wolves owner Glen Taylor committing an estimated $10 million annually to completely reshape his organization — […]

     
  • Josh Norman Now Free Agent After Franchise Tag Rescinded

    Josh Norman Now Free Agent After Franchise Tag Rescinded

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 20, 2016 at 9:18 pm 0 comments

    The Carolina Panthers on Wednesday rescinded the franchise tag on Pro Bowl cornerback Josh Norman when they saw no path to a long-term deal. With the move, Norman immediately becomes a free agent. The Panthers placed the tag on Norman last month, guaranteeing him $13.952 million in 2016. But Norman […]

     
  • Cleveland Browns May Trade No. 2 Pick

    Cleveland Browns May Trade No. 2 Pick

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 20, 2016 at 12:21 am 0 comments

    Last week, the Tennessee Titans trade the first overall pick in the 2016 NFL to the Los Angeles Rams for a massive package that gave them a first round pick, two second round picks, and two third round picks this year and a first in next year’s draft. As a […]

     
  • Suns Make Earl Watson Full-Time Head Coach

    Suns Make Earl Watson Full-Time Head Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 19, 2016 at 9:28 pm 0 comments

    The Phoenix Suns are retaining Earl Watson as their head coach. Watson, who initially was named interim coach after Jeff Hornacek was fired on Feb. 1, has agreed to a three-year deal with the Suns, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. The Suns went 9-24 under Watson, finishing the season with […]

     
  • Concussion Settlement Upheld by Appeals Court

    Concussion Settlement Upheld by Appeals Court

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 19, 2016 at 12:01 am 0 comments

    More than two and a half years after the class-action concussion lawsuit was settled, it’s now finally resolved. Via Daniel Kaplan of SportsBusiness Journal, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has upheld the approval of the deal. The three-judge panel wrote that those opposing the agreement “risk […]

     
  • Jacob deGrom’s Son Out of Hospital, Pitcher Back Soon

    Jacob deGrom’s Son Out of Hospital, Pitcher Back Soon

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB April 18, 2016 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

    Right-hander Jacob deGrom’s week-old son was discharged from a Florida hospital on Monday, and deGrom could return to the New York Mets’ rotation as soon as next weekend at Atlanta, manager Terry Collins said. DeGrom’s son, Jaxon Anthony, has been dealing with an undisclosed medical issue since his birth last […]

     
  • Tom Thibodeau Pursuing Full Control of T’Wolves

    Tom Thibodeau Pursuing Full Control of T’Wolves

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 18, 2016 at 4:11 pm 0 comments

    Tom Thibodeau is pursuing the Minnesota Timberwolves’ president of basketball operations and coaching job because of his determination to have full control of an organization, league sources told Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Thibodeau wants to have final say on player personnel, organizational philosophy and hirings, league sources said, and that’s only […]

     
  • Luke Walton Not Interested in Knicks Job

    Luke Walton Not Interested in Knicks Job

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 18, 2016 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

    On Sunday, a report surfaced that claimed Phil Jackson recently had a phone conversation with Luke Walton regarding the Knicks’ head coaching position. According to Frank Isola of The New York Daily News, Walton told Jackson that he isn’t currently interested in the job. On Monday morning, Jackson tweeted the […]

     
  • Nets Name Hawks’ Kenny Atkinson New Head Coach

    Nets Name Hawks’ Kenny Atkinson New Head Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 17, 2016 at 10:53 pm 0 comments

    The NBA’s Brooklyn Nets named Atlanta Hawks assistant Kenny Atkinson their new head coach on Sunday. “We are thrilled to announce Kenny Atkinson as our new head coach and to welcome him and his family to Brooklyn,” Nets general manager Sean Marks said in a statement. “Kenny’s years of NBA […]