Archive for July, 2016

  • Tim Duncan Announces Retirement

    Tim Duncan Announces Retirement

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 11, 2016 at 11:01 pm 0 comments

    After five NBA titles, two NBA MVP awards, 15 All-¬≠Star appearances and a spot on many lists as the greatest power forward of all time, San Antonio Spurs star Tim Duncan is calling it a career. Duncan, who turned 40 in April, announced Monday that he is retiring from the […]

     
  • Brooklyn Nets Strike Out on Crabbe and Johnson

    Brooklyn Nets Strike Out on Crabbe and Johnson

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 10, 2016 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

    The Brooklyn Nets hopes of infusing their rebuilding roster with two talented players who have excelled in limited roles hit a speed bump on Sunday when the Portland Trail Blazers and Miami Heat announced that they would be matching the offer sheets given to Allen Crabbe and Tyler Johnson, respectively. […]

     
  • 2016 NBA Free Agency and Trade Tracker

    2016 NBA Free Agency and Trade Tracker

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 10, 2016 at 12:13 am 0 comments

    With the start of the 2016 NBA free agency period beginning on Friday, July 1st, we at SportsZone will be keeping track of all moves and trades during the offseason. All free agent signings are not official until Thursday, July 7th. Here is the fully updated list of moves: – […]

     
  • James Harden Signs Extension With Rockets

    James Harden Signs Extension With Rockets

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 9, 2016 at 11:37 pm 0 comments

    Following a news conference to introduce two new Houston Rockets, Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon, the team stunned reporters by announcing leading scorer James Harden signed a contract extension on Saturday. The extension, which runs through the 2019-20 season, is worth $118.1 million, according to multiple sources. Harden, who had […]

     
  • Jon Jones’ B Sample Positive For Banned Substances

    Jon Jones’ B Sample Positive For Banned Substances

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA July 8, 2016 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    The results of Jon Jones’ B sample from a test administered on June 16 has confirmed the presence of a banned substance, United States Anti-Doping Agency spokesperson Ryan Madden confirmed to ESPN on Friday. On Wednesday, Jones, 28, was removed from a scheduled title bout against Daniel Cormier at UFC […]

     
  • Matt Harvey Might Need Season-Ending Surgery

    Matt Harvey Might Need Season-Ending Surgery

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 7, 2016 at 10:16 pm 0 comments

    The New York Mets 2016, which began with expectations of returning to the World Series and winning for the first time in 30 years, has been ravaged by injuries through the first three months. Lucas Duda and David Wright have been lost due to stress fractures and neck injuries. Steven […]

     
  • Pete Rose Files Defamation Suit Against Dowd

    Pete Rose Files Defamation Suit Against Dowd

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 6, 2016 at 10:15 pm 0 comments

    Pete Rose filed a federal defamation lawsuit today against John Dowd, who oversaw the investigation that led to Rose’s ban from baseball, for claims Dowd made last summer that Rose had underage girls delivered to him at spring training and that he committed statutory rape. The complaint was filed on […]

     
  • Chicago Cubs Make All-Star Game History

    Chicago Cubs Make All-Star Game History

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 5, 2016 at 10:47 pm 0 comments

    The Chicago Cubs made All-Star history by becoming just the second team ever to have its entire infield start an All-Star Game. Anthony Rizzo (first base), Ben Zobrist (second base), Addison Russell (shortstop) and Kris Bryant (third base) were elected to start next Tuesday’s game in San Diego for the […]

     
  • Kevin Durant Shocks the World- Chooses Warriors

    Kevin Durant Shocks the World- Chooses Warriors

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 4, 2016 at 10:28 pm 0 comments

    In what is probably the most shocking move of the NBA offseason, superstar forward Kevin Durant announced that he will be leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to join Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, and the Golden State Warriors via the Players Tribune Monday. Durant had spent the weekend being […]

     
  • Kevin Durant Decision Expected on Monday

    Kevin Durant Decision Expected on Monday

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 3, 2016 at 11:18 pm 0 comments

    Kevin Durant has told the clubs he met with in the Hamptons that his free-agency decision will be announced Monday, according to league sources. The biggest catch on the free-agent market, Durant has met with five teams the past three days: Oklahoma City, Golden State, San Antonio, Boston and the […]