Archive for May, 2016

  • Brian Shaw to be on Luke Walton’s Staff

    Brian Shaw to be on Luke Walton’s Staff

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 21, 2016 at 11:39 pm 0 comments

    Brian Shaw will join the Los Angeles Lakers coaching staff as Luke Walton’s associate head coach, sources told ESPN. A former Lakers assistant under Phil Jackson, Shaw previously was the head coach of the Denver Nuggets, but he was fired in the middle of the past season. He compiled a […]

     
  • MLB Nearing Changes to Strike Zone and Intentional Walks

    MLB Nearing Changes to Strike Zone and Intentional Walks

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 20, 2016 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

    According to ESPN’s Jayson Stark, Major League Baseball is on the verge of making two rules changes that could only be described as ground-breaking. In a report filed on Friday, Stark says that the league’s competition committee reportedly agreed to alter the strike zone and eliminate the four-pitch intentional walk […]

     
  • Magic Set to Name Frank Vogel as Head Coach

    Magic Set to Name Frank Vogel as Head Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 19, 2016 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

    The Orlando Magic have reached a deal in principle with Frank Vogel to become the team’s new head coach, ESPN.com sources have confirmed. The deal was earlier reported by the Orlando Sentinel. Vogel’s deal is for four years and worth $22 million, according to a TNT report, and later confirmed […]

     
  • Knicks Reportedly Set to Hire Jeff Hornacek as HC

    Knicks Reportedly Set to Hire Jeff Hornacek as HC

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 18, 2016 at 10:41 pm 0 comments

    Jeff Hornacek will be the new coach of the New York Knicks, league sources confirmed to ESPN’s Ian Begley. The news was first reported by Bleacher Report. No deal had been finalized as of Wednesday night, but the Knicks had informed others involved in their coaching search that they had […]

     
  • Philadelphia 76ers Finally Get 1st Pick in NBA Draft

    Philadelphia 76ers Finally Get 1st Pick in NBA Draft

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 17, 2016 at 9:23 pm 0 comments

    The Philadelphia 76ers, who wrapped up the third year of former GM Sam Hinkie’s tanking plan with a league-worst 10-72 record, landed the first pick of the 2016 NBA draft in the league’s annual lottery. “It’s good for the city of Philadelphia,” coach Brett Brown said. “The fans deserve this […]

     
  • Pacers Promote Nate McMillan to Head Coach

    Pacers Promote Nate McMillan to Head Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 16, 2016 at 11:28 pm 0 comments

    Larry Bird found the Indiana Pacers’ new voice on his own bench. Now Nate McMillan must show his old-school style will still resonate with today’s young players. Bird promoted the 51-year-old McMillan to head coach Monday, hoping he will change the culture inside the locker room. The decision ends the […]

     
  • Toronto Raptors Advance to Conference Finals

    Toronto Raptors Advance to Conference Finals

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 15, 2016 at 11:53 pm 0 comments

    Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, DeMar DeRozan had 28 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 116-89 on Sunday in Game 7 to reach the conference finals for the first time in franchise history. Bismack Biyombo added 17 points and 16 rebounds for the Raptors. They’ll open the Eastern […]

     
  • Nationals Extend GM Mike Rizzo to 2018

    Nationals Extend GM Mike Rizzo to 2018

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 14, 2016 at 10:34 pm 0 comments

    The Washington Nationals picked up the contract option for Mike Rizzo that keeps the president of baseball operations and general manager with the organization through the 2018 season. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The Nationals exercised the option before the June 15 deadline. Rizzo joined the organization in […]

     
  • MLB Suspends Jose Reyes Through May 31

    MLB Suspends Jose Reyes Through May 31

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 13, 2016 at 11:39 pm 0 comments

    Major League Baseball announced Friday that it has suspended Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes without pay through May 31 for violating its domestic violence policy. Reyes agreed to the punishment and will not appeal. The penalty stemmed from an alleged altercation with his wife at a Hawaii resort in October. […]

     
  • Scott Skiles Resigns as Magic Head Coach

    Scott Skiles Resigns as Magic Head Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 12, 2016 at 10:14 pm 0 comments

    After just one season as head coach of the Orlando Magic — and just 13-plus months after signing a four-year deal with the up-and-coming team — Scott Skiles abruptly resigned from his post on Thursday. The news, first reported by Orlando Sentinel beat reporter Josh Robbins, came as a shock, […]