Archive for January, 2017

  • Indianapolis Colts Fire GM Ryan Grigson

    Indianapolis Colts Fire GM Ryan Grigson

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 21, 2017 at 11:58 pm 0 comments

    The Colts have fired general manager Ryan Grigson after five seasons, with owner Jim Irsay saying Saturday it was the right decision at the time for the team. Grigson was under contract for three more years — as is head coach Chuck Pagano. But Irsay ultimately decided to part ways […]

     
  • Ravens LB Forced to Retire at 24 Due to Injury

    Ravens LB Forced to Retire at 24 Due to Injury

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 20, 2017 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Zach Orr was on the cusp of reaping the rewards of going from undrafted rookie to the team’s leading tackler. A congenital spine and neck condition, however, forced him to announce his retirement at the age of 24 on Friday. A CAT scan after the season revealed […]

     
  • Raiders File Paperwork to Move to Las Vegas

    Raiders File Paperwork to Move to Las Vegas

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 19, 2017 at 11:52 pm 0 comments

    The Oakland Raiders have filed their paperwork to relocate to Las Vegas, the league announced Thursday. The team’s relocation to Las Vegas must be approved by three-fourths of the NFL’s team owners. The vote for relocation is expected to take place at the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix on March […]

     
  • Bagwell, Raines, Pudge Make 2017 HOF

    Bagwell, Raines, Pudge Make 2017 HOF

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 18, 2017 at 11:45 pm 0 comments

    Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, while Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman fell just short of the 75 percent threshold required in voting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Bagwell got 86.2 percent of the vote in […]

     
  • Willie McCovey Pardoned by Pres. Obama

    Willie McCovey Pardoned by Pres. Obama

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 17, 2017 at 11:13 pm 0 comments

    Baseball Hall of Famer Willie McCovey was one of 273 people to be pardoned or have their sentences commuted by President Barack Obama on Tuesday. McCovey, along with fellow Hall of Famer Duke Snider, pleaded guilty to tax evasion in 1995 and received two years probation and a $5,000 fine. […]

     
  • Jacksonville Jaguars Start to Fill Coaching Staff

    Jacksonville Jaguars Start to Fill Coaching Staff

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 17, 2017 at 1:31 am 0 comments

    Last week the Jacksonville Jaguars restructured their front office by hiring Tom Coughlin as their executive vice president of football operations and Doug Marrone as their head coach. This week they began the task of filling out Marrone’s coaching staff, as they hired former New York Giants back Tyrone Wheatley […]

     
  • Anderson Silva to Face Derek Brunson at UFC 208

    Anderson Silva to Face Derek Brunson at UFC 208

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC January 15, 2017 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    Former middleweight champion and all-time great Anderson Silva will face Derek Brunson at UFC 208 on Feb. 11 in Brooklyn. UFC president Dana White announced Silva’s return via social media on Friday. The bout will take place during the UFC’s pay-per-view event at Barclays Center. Silva (33-8) hasn’t fought since […]

     
  • Colts Reportedly Tried to Hire Jon Gruden

    Colts Reportedly Tried to Hire Jon Gruden

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 14, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay pursued Jon Gruden to become Indianapolis’ head coach, but the Monday Night Football analyst resisted the overtures, league sources told ESPN. Gruden intends to remain in the television booth, sources said, in part because of the coaching restrictions of the NFL’s collective bargaining agreement. According […]

     
  • Anthony Lynn Named Chargers Head Coach

    Anthony Lynn Named Chargers Head Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 13, 2017 at 11:47 pm 0 comments

    The Los Angeles Chargers have officially named Anthony Lynn as their new head coach, the team announced Friday. Terms were not disclosed but ESPN’s Adam Schefter previously reported the deal would be for four years. Lynn spent the last two seasons with the Buffalo Bills, first as running backs coach […]

     
  • Rams Hire Sean McVay As New Head Coach

    Rams Hire Sean McVay As New Head Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 12, 2017 at 11:48 pm 0 comments

    In a suspicously-timed move that stole some of the spotlight from the uprooting Chargers and stunned many throughout the industry, the Los Angeles Rams revealed their new head coach Thursday, hiring 30-year-old Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay to the vacant post. Rams general manager Les Snead, whose job status became […]