Archive for January, 2017

  • Goldman Sachs Pulls Out of Raiders Stadium Plan

    Goldman Sachs Pulls Out of Raiders Stadium Plan

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 31, 2017 at 11:51 pm 0 comments

    The Raiders’ proposed move to Las Vegas was dealt another blow Tuesday afternoon when investment bank Goldman Sachs withdrew its financial support for the project, sources told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. The news comes a day after billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson angrily withdrew from the Raiders’ stadium deal. Adelson had […]

     
  • Cardinals Docked Draft Picks, Fined for Hacking Scandal

    Cardinals Docked Draft Picks, Fined for Hacking Scandal

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 30, 2017 at 10:04 pm 0 comments

    Major League Baseball is ordering the St. Louis Cardinals’ top two picks in the 2017 draft, as well as $2 million, be awarded to the Houston Astros. The announcement came Monday, after MLB completed its investigation regarding the breach of the Astros’ baseball operations database by a former Cardinals’ employee, […]

     
  • Colts and 49ers Name New General Managers

    Colts and 49ers Name New General Managers

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 29, 2017 at 9:34 pm 0 comments

    The San Francisco 49ers and the Indianapolis Colts were the only NFL teams without general managers before Sunday, when both announced who will helm their franchises for the foreseeable future. The 49ers pulled off a shocker, naming Hall of Fame candidate and current FOX analyst John Lynch to the position, […]

     
  • Jets Hire Kevin Greene as OLB Coach

    Jets Hire Kevin Greene as OLB Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 28, 2017 at 11:31 pm 0 comments

    Hall of Fame linebacker Kevin Greene is returning to the sideline as a member of the New York Jets’ coaching staff, in a move made official Saturday. Greene will serve as the outside linebackers coach, replacing Mark Collins, who was dismissed after the season. Greene, 54, held the same position […]

     
  • NFL Probing Le’Veon Bell’s Status Before AFC Title Game

    NFL Probing Le’Veon Bell’s Status Before AFC Title Game

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 27, 2017 at 11:45 pm 0 comments

    The NFL is investigating whether the Pittsburgh Steelers properly listed running back Le’Veon Bell on last week’s injury reports, a source told ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter on Friday. Bell said after Sunday’s AFC Championship Game loss to the New England Patriots that he had been managing a groin injury […]

     
  • Gordon Hayward, Kemba Walker First Time All-Stars

    Gordon Hayward, Kemba Walker First Time All-Stars

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA January 26, 2017 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant are teammates again. Gordon Hayward, DeAndre Jordan and Kemba Walker are about to get their first opportunity on the All-Star stage. Meanwhile, Dwyane Wade’s run of 12 straight selections in the NBA’s midseason showcase is on the cusp of ending. Westbrook — the NBA’s scoring […]

     
  • Cormier/Johnson Announced for UFC 210

    Cormier/Johnson Announced for UFC 210

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC January 25, 2017 at 11:57 pm 0 comments

    UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will attempt to defend his title against Anthony Johnson at UFC 210 on April 8 in Buffalo, New York. Officials announced the championship fight on Wednesday. The UFC 210 pay-per-view event will take place at KeyBank Center. Cormier (18-1) is looking to record his […]

     
  • Ben Roethlisberger Undecided on Future

    Ben Roethlisberger Undecided on Future

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 24, 2017 at 11:34 pm 0 comments

    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger hinted at retirement on his weekly appearance with 93.7 The Fan, saying Tuesday that he will evaluate his future this offseason. Roethlisberger eventually said he’s not making any declarations and talked several times about next season, but he didn’t commit to returning in 2017. When […]

     
  • Los Angeles Dodgers Acquire Logan Forsythe

    Los Angeles Dodgers Acquire Logan Forsythe

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 23, 2017 at 11:57 pm 0 comments

    In the hunt for a second baseman and a leadoff man, the Dodgers found both in Logan Forsythe, whom they acquired Monday from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for highly regarded pitching prospect Jose De Leon. The Dodgers had reportedly been in discussions to acquire slugging second baseman Brian […]

     
  • Yordano Ventura, Andy Marte Die In Car Crashes

    Yordano Ventura, Andy Marte Die In Car Crashes

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 22, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    In what can only be described as the worst of coincidences, two Latin American ball players lost their lives in separate car crashes in the Dominican Republic early Sunday morning. Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, who had a large role in the team’s resurgence that led to the 2015 […]