Archive for August, 2016

  • US Men Beat Serbia for Third Straight Gold

    US Men Beat Serbia for Third Straight Gold

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA August 21, 2016 at 5:21 pm 0 comments

    The U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team won its third straight gold medal and did it easily, beating Serbia 96-66 on Sunday. After a few close calls earlier in the tournament, this was no contest. Kevin Durant scored 30 points and helped the Americans jump out to a huge lead by […]

     
  • Buffalo Bills Release Karlos Williams

    Buffalo Bills Release Karlos Williams

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL August 20, 2016 at 10:43 pm 0 comments

    The Buffalo Bills have waived second-year running back Karlos Williams, the team announced Saturday. The NFL announced in July that Williams is suspended for the first four games of the regular season for a violation of the league’s substance-abuse policy. He can serve the suspension as a free agent if […]

     
  • Le’Veon Bell Has Suspension Reduced to 3 Games

    Le’Veon Bell Has Suspension Reduced to 3 Games

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL August 19, 2016 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell’s suspension for missing league-mandated drug tests has been reduced to three games. The NFL announced Bell’s three-game suspension Friday, saying the former Pro Bowler violated the league’s substance-abuse policy. Bell’s suspension was reduced from its initial length of four games as a result of […]

     
  • Ryan Lochte May Face Charges for ‘Robbery’ Story

    Ryan Lochte May Face Charges for ‘Robbery’ Story

    Mike Aglialoro, Other August 18, 2016 at 10:47 pm 0 comments

    American swimmers Ryan Lochte and Jimmy Feigen could still face serious charges, but Rio de Janeiro civil police chief Fernando Veloso told ESPN on Thursday that the investigation is continuing into what happened early Sunday morning at a gas station outside of Rio. Veloso also told ESPN that Feigen was […]

     
  • Tensions Run High Before UFC 202

    Tensions Run High Before UFC 202

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA August 17, 2016 at 11:05 pm 0 comments

    For the second time this year, emotions ran high between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor at a UFC media event. The two are scheduled to fight for a second time this weekend, at UFC 202 inside T-Mobile Arena. The welterweight bout is the rematch of their fight at UFC 196 […]

     
  • Jerry Jones, Paul Tagliabue Finalists for Hall of Fame

    Jerry Jones, Paul Tagliabue Finalists for Hall of Fame

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL August 16, 2016 at 10:19 pm 0 comments

    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and former commissioner Paul Tagliabue have been selected as finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2017. Jones and Tagliabue were chosen Tuesday by the contributor committee, which was founded in 2015 and has previously nominated eventual Hall of Famers Bill Polian, Ron […]

     
  • NFL Threatens to Suspend Al-Jazeera Implicated Players

    NFL Threatens to Suspend Al-Jazeera Implicated Players

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL August 15, 2016 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    The NFL has threatened discipline, including suspension, for players refusing to cooperate with the league’s investigation into steroid claims made by an Al-Jazeera America report. Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, Green Bay Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers and former Packers linebacker Mike Neal have until Aug. 25 to […]

     
  • For Mets, West Coast Trip is Do or Die Time

    For Mets, West Coast Trip is Do or Die Time

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 14, 2016 at 11:57 pm 0 comments

    This has been a disappointing for the New York Mets thus far, but despite all that has gone wrong, the team that was considered a heavy favorite to return the postseason for the second year in a row, the season is not over….YET. After a demoralizing three-game sweep to the […]

     
  • Nationals Release Jonathan Papelbon

    Nationals Release Jonathan Papelbon

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 13, 2016 at 9:18 pm 0 comments

    The Washington Nationals have officially announced that they’ve released former closer Jonathan Papelbon, making him a free agent. The Nats had initially told Papelbon they intended to designate him for assignment, as Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post writes. Papelbon instead requested to be released, since the process of being […]

     
  • U.S. Men’s Team Survives Serbia

    U.S. Men’s Team Survives Serbia

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA August 12, 2016 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    Threatened by Australia in its previous game, the U.S. men’s team survived a heart-racing final seconds to defeat disciplined and experienced Serbia 94-91 on Friday night and extend its winning streak in international tournaments to 49 games. No. 50 is no given, and suddenly, a gold medal that seemed a […]