Archive for July, 2016

  • MLB Trade Grades- Yankees Trade Andrew Miller

    MLB Trade Grades- Yankees Trade Andrew Miller

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 31, 2016 at 11:29 pm 1 comment

    On Sunday, the New York Yankees put themselves in full ‘sellers’ mode for the first time in memory as they traded away their second big-name reliever in a week, this time Andrew Miller, to the Cleveland Indians for prospect outfielder Clint Frazier and pitching prospects Justus Sheffield, Ben Heller and […]

     
  • 2016 MLB Trade Deadline- Saturday Recap

    2016 MLB Trade Deadline- Saturday Recap

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 30, 2016 at 11:36 pm 0 comments

    The MLB trade deadline is at 4 pm on Monday, August 1st, and with players such as Aroldis Chapman, Eduardo Nunez and Andrew Cashner already playing for new teams, Saturday saw a plethora of completed deals; with closer Mark Melancon going from Pittsburgh to Washington and the Padres and Braves […]

     
  • Chargers Rookie Joey Bosa Holds Out

    Chargers Rookie Joey Bosa Holds Out

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL July 29, 2016 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    The impasse between rookie Joey Bosa and the San Diego Chargers will drag into training camp. According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, Bosa will not report to training camp on Friday as he remains unsigned due to his contract dispute with the team. A spokesperson for the Chargers declined […]

     
  • David Lee Joins Spurs for Two Years

    David Lee Joins Spurs for Two Years

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 28, 2016 at 10:10 pm 0 comments

    David Lee is joining the San Antonio Spurs, according to his agent. The former All-Star is signing a two-year, $3.2 million deal with the Spurs with a player option for Year 2, agent Mark Bartelstein told ESPN on Thursday. “We’ve been talking to the Spurs for quite a while,” Bartelstein […]

     
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick Finally Resigns With Jets

    Ryan Fitzpatrick Finally Resigns With Jets

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL July 27, 2016 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

    The New York Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick ended their five-month contract dispute on Wednesday. The two sides finalized a one-year, $12 million contract on the eve of the team’s first training camp practice, sources told ESPN. Another $3 million in incentives are also included in the deal, which could […]

     
  • NFL Surprisingly Reinstates Josh Gordon

    NFL Surprisingly Reinstates Josh Gordon

    NFL July 26, 2016 at 12:33 am 0 comments

    Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has been reinstated on a conditional basis from his indefinite suspension for multiple drug violations. The NFL announced Gordon’s reinstatement Monday, saying he will be suspended for the first four games of the regular season. He will be allowed to join the Browns at […]

     
  • Trade Grades- Yankees Trade Aroldis Chapman to Cubs

    Trade Grades- Yankees Trade Aroldis Chapman to Cubs

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 25, 2016 at 11:54 pm 0 comments

    On Tuesday, after much speculation, the New York Yankees finally traded flame throwing closer Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs for 19-year-old shortstop Gleyber Torres, prospect outfielders Billy McKinney, Rashad Crawford, and relief pitcher Adam Warren. Here are the SportsZone Trade Grades for each team: NEW YORK YANKEES- A At […]

     
  • Chris Sale Suspended for Cutting Throwbacks

    Chris Sale Suspended for Cutting Throwbacks

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 24, 2016 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    The Chicago White Sox have suspended staff ace Chris Sale for five days after his reported dispute over the team’s uniforms for Saturday’s game. “Chris has been suspended for violating team rules, for insubordination and for destroying team equipment,” White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said in a statement Sunday. […]

     
  • Holly Holm Loses to Shevchenko by Decision

    Holly Holm Loses to Shevchenko by Decision

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA July 23, 2016 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Holly Holm has suffered consecutive defeats for the first time in her storied combat sports career. Holm (10-2) came up short in a five-round bantamweight fight against Valentina Shevchenko on Saturday. A former professional kickboxer, Shevchenko (13-2) picked Holm apart over the course of 25 minutes, en route to a […]

     
  • Dennis Green Dies at 67

    Dennis Green Dies at 67

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL July 22, 2016 at 11:57 pm 0 comments

    Dennis Green, who coached the Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals over 13 NFL seasons, died Thursday night at the age of 67. “Dennis passed away last night from complications of cardiac arrest,” Green’s family said in a statement. “His family was by his side and he fought hard.” Green’s Vikings […]