Archive for May, 2016

  • MLB Investigating Red Sox Int’l Signings

    MLB Investigating Red Sox Int’l Signings

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 11, 2016 at 10:09 pm 0 comments

    The Boston Red Sox are under investigation by Major League Baseball for possibly circumventing the rules on signing international players, sources told ESPN’s Scott Lauber, confirming a Baseball America report. The investigation is centered on the Red Sox’s 2015 international signings of multiple Venezuelan players. According to sources, MLB is […]

     
  • Stephen Curry First Unanimous MVP in League History

    Stephen Curry First Unanimous MVP in League History

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 10, 2016 at 10:27 pm 0 comments

    Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry became the NBA’s first unanimous Most Valuable Player on Tuesday, winning the award for a second straight season. Curry, 28, swept all 131 first-place votes, including 130 from a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters and one from the Kia MVP fan vote. San Antonio […]

     
  • Stephen Strasburg Signs $175 Million Extension

    Stephen Strasburg Signs $175 Million Extension

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 9, 2016 at 9:40 pm 0 comments

    Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals have agreed to a seven-year, $175 million extension, sources confirmed to ESPN’s Jim Bowden. Strasburg will receive a rolling opt-out clause after the third or fourth year of the contract and could receive $7 million in performance bonuses, sources said. He also […]

     
  • Cavs Sweep Hawks Behind Kevin Love’s Eight 3-Pointers

    Cavs Sweep Hawks Behind Kevin Love’s Eight 3-Pointers

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 8, 2016 at 10:44 pm 0 comments

    It took about 22 months, in the wake of LeBron James’ return to Cleveland, but you can start to see that the plan is coming together. James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving once again formed a remarkably formidable triptych on Sunday afternoon, as the Cleveland Cavaliers downed the Atlanta Hawks […]

     
  • Memphis Grizzles Fire Dave Joerger

    Memphis Grizzles Fire Dave Joerger

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 7, 2016 at 11:08 pm 0 comments

    The Memphis Grizzlies have fired Dave Joerger after three seasons as coach, the team announced Saturday. “The decision was made because I believe you need a deeply committed leadership team in order to establish the strong culture needed for sustainable long-term success,” general manager Chris Wallace said in a Q&A […]

     
  • Rob Manfred Should Consider Contraction, Not Expansion

    Rob Manfred Should Consider Contraction, Not Expansion

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 6, 2016 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    On Friday, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred spoke about the possibility of expansion, and how he would love for baseball to add teams in Montreal and Mexico City if it were to occur. He cited that he felt it would be good for the game to expand, but mention the obstacles […]

     
  • Pacers Let Frank Vogel Go as HC After Contract Expires

    Pacers Let Frank Vogel Go as HC After Contract Expires

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 5, 2016 at 8:37 pm 0 comments

    The Indiana Pacers have parted ways with coach Frank Vogel, team president Larry Bird announced Thursday. “Decided it’s time for a new voice around here,” Bird said. “Sometimes my job really sucks. I had time to think about it and watch the team throughout the year. I had higher expectations […]

     
  • Justin Tuck to Sign One-Day Contract to Retire as a Giant

    Justin Tuck to Sign One-Day Contract to Retire as a Giant

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL May 4, 2016 at 11:08 pm 0 comments

    As many fans hoped he would, defensive end Justin Tuck will sign a one-day contract and retire as a member of the New York Giants. His retirement will officially take place on Friday, per a report that came first from Dan Graziano of ESPN. Tuck, drafted in the third round […]

     
  • MMAs Jordan Parsons Dies After Hit-and-Run

    MMAs Jordan Parsons Dies After Hit-and-Run

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA May 4, 2016 at 9:15 pm 0 comments

    Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons has died after being struck in a hit-and-run incident in Delray Beach, Florida. He was 25. Bellator officials reported Parsons’ death on Wednesday. Parsons had been hospitalized since late Saturday evening, after he was hit by a silver SUV while crossing an intersection. In an […]

     
  • The NBAPA Requests Meeting With Heat Over Chris Bosh

    The NBAPA Requests Meeting With Heat Over Chris Bosh

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 3, 2016 at 11:51 pm 0 comments

    The NBA players association has requested a meeting with the Miami Heat to try and resolve the situation with All-Star forward Chris Bosh, a source told ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. The NBAPA issued a statement Tuesday that said, “Our top priority is Chris’ health and well-being. We have spoken with Chris […]