Archive for October, 2016

  • Congress to Review Federal Gambling Laws

    Congress to Review Federal Gambling Laws

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL October 21, 2016 at 11:49 pm 0 comments

    A congressional committee is reviewing federal gambling laws, including the 24-year-old prohibition on sports betting, and plans to introduce comprehensive legislation that also will address daily fantasy sports and other forms of gaming. In a statement to ESPN, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. from New Jersey said current federal gambling […]

     
  • Josh Brown Likely Out With Giants; Robbie Gould Signed

    Josh Brown Likely Out With Giants; Robbie Gould Signed

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL October 20, 2016 at 11:56 pm 0 comments

    The New York Giants announced Thursday that kicker Josh Brown will not travel with the team to London for Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams. The team said it will review newly released documents in which Brown admitted to domestic abuse and “revisit” the issue when the team returns […]

     
  • Cleveland Indians Headed to First WS Since ’97

    Cleveland Indians Headed to First WS Since ’97

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB October 19, 2016 at 11:57 pm 0 comments

    The Cleveland Indians are headed to the World Series after they culminated their amazing story by using a rookie starter, a lights-out bullpen, just enough power and what is turning into a managing job for the ages to win the AL pennant. On Wednesday, the Indians beat the Toronto Blue […]

     
  • With Eddie Lacy Hurting, Pack Trade for Knile Davis

    With Eddie Lacy Hurting, Pack Trade for Knile Davis

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL October 18, 2016 at 11:29 pm 0 comments

    Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy is not expected to face the Bears on Thursday night, and with James Starks undergoing knee surgery, the running back starved team pulled off a surprise trade on Tuesday, adding Knile Davis from the Kansas City Chiefs for a conditional draft pick. A […]

     
  • Cleveland Indians One Win From World Series

    Cleveland Indians One Win From World Series

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB October 17, 2016 at 11:57 pm 0 comments

    Andrew Miller and the Cleveland Indians’ bullpen pulled off their most impressive feat yet in these American League playoffs, taking over after Trevor Bauer’s bloody exit and holding off the Toronto Blue Jays in a 4-2 victory Monday night that moved the Indians within one win of their first pennant […]

     
  • Bucks Trade Michael Carter-Williams to Bulls

    Bucks Trade Michael Carter-Williams to Bulls

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA October 16, 2016 at 11:48 pm 0 comments

    The Milwaukee Bucks and Chicago Bulls have agreed to swap guard Michael Carter-Williams for swingman Tony Snell, league sources told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. A source close to Carter-Williams told Goodman that the guard was informed he was being traded to Chicago late Saturday night. The deal was first reported by […]

     
  • Ex-Jet Dennis Byrd Dies in Car Crash

    Ex-Jet Dennis Byrd Dies in Car Crash

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL October 15, 2016 at 11:18 pm 0 comments

    Dennis Byrd, a former New York Jets defensive end whose career was cut short in 1992 due to a broken neck, was killed in a head-on vehicle collision Saturday near his home in Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirmed to ESPN. Byrd, 50, was pronounced dead at the scene due […]

     
  • Jon Jones, USADA Hearing Set For Oct. 31

    Jon Jones, USADA Hearing Set For Oct. 31

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC October 14, 2016 at 11:38 pm 0 comments

    Former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is currently scheduled to become the first UFC athlete to enter an arbitration hearing with the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). An arbitration hearing has been scheduled on Oct. 31 in Los Angeles, sources told ESPN. Jones is appealing a USADA sanction, based on […]

     
  • Terry Collins Might Retire After 2017

    Terry Collins Might Retire After 2017

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB October 13, 2016 at 11:51 pm 0 comments

    Terry Collins said 2017 may be his final year as manager of the New York Mets, but he will wait until after that season to gauge how he feels physically before deciding. “I just need to re-evaluate at the end of this coming year what’s going on, where I am, […]

     
  • Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes Set For UFC 207

    Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes Set For UFC 207

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC October 12, 2016 at 11:56 pm 0 comments

    Former UFC female bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will attempt to reclaim her title against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 on Dec. 30 in Las Vegas. The UFC 207 pay-per-view event takes place at T-Mobile Arena. “Ronda Rousey has been the biggest, baddest female fighter on the planet since we got […]