Archive for October, 2016

  • Patriots Trade Jamie Collins to Browns

    Patriots Trade Jamie Collins to Browns

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL October 31, 2016 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    The New England Patriots have traded linebacker Jamie Collins to the Cleveland Browns for a draft pick. The trade is for a third-round compensatory pick if the Browns are awarded one, a source told ESPN’s Pat McManamon. If the Browns don’t get that pick from the league, the trade is […]

     
  • Wade Phillips Released From Hospital After Hit

    Wade Phillips Released From Hospital After Hit

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL October 30, 2016 at 11:12 pm 0 comments

    Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips was released from a Denver-area hospital Sunday night after being taken from the sideline on a backboard during the Broncos’ 27-19 win over the San Diego Chargers. Phillips was knocked to the ground during Broncos cornerback Bradley Roby’s interception return for a touchdown in […]

     
  • Nuggets Retire Dikembe Mutombo’s No. 55

    Nuggets Retire Dikembe Mutombo’s No. 55

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA October 29, 2016 at 11:45 pm 0 comments

    The Denver Nuggets retired the No. 55 jersey of finger-wagging, shot-blocker extraordinaire Dikembe Mutombo in a halftime ceremony on Saturday night. Mutombo was drafted by the Nuggets with the No. 4 overall pick in 1991 and played five seasons with the team. Besides his trademark finger wag, Mutombo is probably […]

     
  • DraftKings, Fanduel Close to a Merger

    DraftKings, Fanduel Close to a Merger

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL October 28, 2016 at 11:52 pm 0 comments

    DraftKings and FanDuel, the two dominant players in the daily fantasy sports industry, are finalizing terms of a merger, multiple sources with knowledge of the discussions told ESPN on Friday. The long-rumored deal was described as “imminent” and could be announced as early as next week, after details are finalized. […]

     
  • Minnesota Vikings Accused of Bounty System

    Minnesota Vikings Accused of Bounty System

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL October 27, 2016 at 11:17 pm 0 comments

    The Minnesota Vikings and former coach Brad Childress denied allegations from former Vikings offensive lineman Artis Hicks that the team had a bounty system in 2008-09 that was similar to the one allegedly run by the New Orleans Saints. The NFL had no comment on whether it would investigate Hicks’ […]

     
  • Yeonis Cespedes Opts Out as Expected

    Yeonis Cespedes Opts Out as Expected

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB October 26, 2016 at 11:53 pm 0 comments

    Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes intends to opt out of his contract with the New York Mets following the World Series. But his representatives plan to wait until three days after the Series for the official move, because there is no incentive to make an early declaration, sources told ESPN.com. By voiding […]

     
  • New York Giants Finally Cut Josh Brown

    New York Giants Finally Cut Josh Brown

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL October 25, 2016 at 11:54 pm 0 comments

    The New York Giants released kicker Josh Brown on Tuesday, days after his admission that he abused his wife became public. The team said that it was “misguided” in its previous attitude toward Brown. “We believed we did the right thing at every juncture in our relationship with Josh,” team […]

     
  • Arian Foster Retires After Eight Seasons

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL October 24, 2016 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    Miami Dolphins running back Arian Foster is calling it quits. Foster, 30, released a letter on his decision to retire via Uninterrupted on Monday. “There comes a time in every athlete’s career when their ambition and their body are no longer on the same page. I’ve reached that point,” Foster […]

     
  • NFL Injury Rundown- Week Seven

    NFL Injury Rundown- Week Seven

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL October 23, 2016 at 11:56 pm 0 comments

    Here are the most significant NFL players who got banged up in Week 7: LeSean McCoy, RB, Buffalo Bills: McCoy tried to play Sunday after injuring his hamstring during the week. But he was largely ineffective (11 yards on eight carries), and the team eventually ruled him doubtful to return […]

     
  • Chicago Cubs Reach First World Series Since 1945

    Chicago Cubs Reach First World Series Since 1945

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB October 22, 2016 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to the World Series. Kyle Hendricks outpitched Clayton Kershaw, Anthony Rizzo and Willson Contreras homered early and the Cubs won their first pennant since 1945, beating the […]