Archive for August, 2016

  • LeBron James Resigns With Cavaliers

    LeBron James Resigns With Cavaliers

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

    LeBron James has agreed to a three-year, $100 million contract with the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers, agent Rich Paul told ESPN. The salary in the first year of the deal will be $31 million, making James the highest-paid player in the NBA for the first time in his career. The […]

     
  • David Stern to Support Legalized Gambling

    David Stern to Support Legalized Gambling

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA August 10, 2016 at 11:53 pm 0 comments

    Former NBA commissioner David Stern will discuss his support for legalizing sports betting at a September gaming conference in Las Vegas. Stern will be a featured speaker at the Global Gaming Expo on Sept. 29 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. He will discuss the future of sports betting […]

     
  • Prince Fielder to Retire Due to Neck Problems

    Prince Fielder to Retire Due to Neck Problems

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 9, 2016 at 10:13 pm 0 comments

    The career of Texas Rangers designated hitter Prince Fielder is likely over, as he is medically disabled and doctors will not clear him to play, according to multiple reports. Fielder, 32, hasn’t played since July 19 after an MRI revealed a herniation of disks in his neck just above an […]

     
  • SF Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Hospitalized

    SF Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Hospitalized

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 8, 2016 at 9:39 pm 0 comments

    The San Francisco Giants say manager Bruce Bochy has been admitted to a Miami hospital after falling ill and will miss Monday night’s game against the Marlins. The Giants did not specify what sent the 61-year-old Bochy to the hospital Monday morning. They said in a statement that he is […]

     
  • Alex Rodriguez to Retire; Become Special Advisor

    Alex Rodriguez to Retire; Become Special Advisor

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 7, 2016 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

    Alex Rodriguez’ long, winding road as a player is about to come to an end this Friday, as the New York Yankees announced via a press release that he will retire after their game against the Tampa Bay Rays, and become a special advisor to owner Hank Steinbrenner and instructor […]

     
  • Mariners Retire No. 24 for Ken Griffey, Jr.

    Mariners Retire No. 24 for Ken Griffey, Jr.

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 6, 2016 at 11:44 pm 0 comments

    Ken Griffey, Jr. strode out from beyond the center-field wall, walked deliberately between the “2” and “4” emblazoned on the Safeco Field grass, kissed his fingers and reached to touch the spot of the field he once patrolled. There was one more honor for “The Kid” this summer, and Griffey […]

     
  • Mark Teixeira Announces Retirement At Season’s End

    Mark Teixeira Announces Retirement At Season’s End

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 5, 2016 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira said he was certain this was the right time, but that didn’t make it any easier for him to say goodbye. Teixeira fought back tears Friday as he announced that his 14th season in the major leagues will be his last. At 36, he has […]

     
  • Russell Westbrook Signs Extension With OKC

    Russell Westbrook Signs Extension With OKC

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA August 4, 2016 at 11:58 pm 0 comments

    Russell Westbrook signed a contract extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, ending speculation that has run rampant since Kevin Durant departed for the Golden State Warriors. The team did not disclose terms of the deal, but sources told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne and Chris Broussard that the new contract […]

     
  • ESPN’s Tom Jackson Retires After 29 Years

    ESPN’s Tom Jackson Retires After 29 Years

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL August 3, 2016 at 10:36 pm 0 comments

    After 29 years as an NFL analyst with ESPN, Hall of Fame broadcaster Tom Jackson is retiring. Jackson, a three-time Pro Bowler and a member of the Broncos’ Ring of Fame, spent his entire 14-year playing career in Denver. He will work his final ESPN assignment this week at the […]

     
  • New York Yankees Rebuild Off to Solid Start

    New York Yankees Rebuild Off to Solid Start

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 2, 2016 at 2:51 am 0 comments

    We’ve talked about the New York Yankees previous trades from the last week, sending Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs and Andrew Miller to the Indians, but with the MLB trade deadline in the books, it’s time to look at the full scope of their trades and what it means to […]