Archive for February, 2017

  • Chris Webber, Tracy McGrady Among HOF Finalists

    Chris Webber, Tracy McGrady Among HOF Finalists

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 18, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Two-time NBA scoring champion Tracy McGrady, former Fab Five member Chris Webber, and Rollie Massimino, who led Villanova to it’s famous upset of Georgetown in the 1985 NCAA championship game, headline the list of 14 finalists revealed Saturday night for this year’s Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame induction class. Other […]

     
  • Georges St-Pierre Officially Re-Signs With UFC

    Georges St-Pierre Officially Re-Signs With UFC

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC February 17, 2017 at 11:18 pm 0 comments

    Former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, who vacated his title to take an indefinite break in 2013, has signed an agreement to return to the UFC. On Friday, UFC president Dana White told the Los Angeles Times that St-Pierre, 35, signed the deal on Thursday after a lengthy negotiating process. The […]

     
  • Darrelle Revis Facing Felony Charges for Altercation

    Darrelle Revis Facing Felony Charges for Altercation

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 16, 2017 at 11:38 pm 0 comments

    New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis was charged with four felonies and a misdemeanor by Pittsburgh police on Thursday night stemming from his alleged involvement in a street altercation over the weekend that witnesses say left two men unconscious. Police charged Revis with two felony counts of aggravated assault, one […]

     
  • Holly Holm to Appeal UFC 208 Loss

    Holly Holm to Appeal UFC 208 Loss

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC February 15, 2017 at 11:51 pm 0 comments

    Holly Holm is seeking to appeal the outcome of her loss to Germaine de Randamie at UFC 208 last weekend in New York. Representatives for Holm (10-3) have drafted a written request to the New York State Athletic Commission that it review the job performed by referee Todd Anderson. The […]

     
  • Magic Trade Serge Ibaka to Raptors

    Magic Trade Serge Ibaka to Raptors

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 14, 2017 at 11:21 pm 0 comments

    On Tuesday, the Toronto Raptors made a bold move to add a big name to their solid core of Kyle Lowry, DeMar Derozan, and Jonas Valanciunas, as they strive to play deep into the playoffs, while the Orlando Magic made a desperation move to recoup some value from a poor […]

     
  • Giants Release Victor Cruz and Rashad Jennings

    Giants Release Victor Cruz and Rashad Jennings

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 13, 2017 at 9:50 pm 0 comments

    The New York Giants released wide receiver Victor Cruz and running back Rashad Jennings on Monday, creating significant salary-cap space by parting ways with two veteran members of their offense. Cruz, 30, is 2½ years removed from major knee surgery and would have counted for $9.4 million against the Giants’ […]

     
  • Trail Blazers Trade Mason Plumlee to Nuggets

    Trail Blazers Trade Mason Plumlee to Nuggets

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 12, 2017 at 11:38 pm 0 comments

    The Denver Nuggets have agreed to send center Jusuf Nurkic and a first-round draft pick to the Portland Trail Blazers for center Mason Plumlee, a second-round pick and cash. The trade gives the Blazers potentially three first-round picks in this year’s draft. The pick going from Denver to Portland is […]

     
  • Fab Melo Dies at Age 26

    Fab Melo Dies at Age 26

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 11, 2017 at 11:50 pm 0 comments

    Former Syracuse 7-footer and Boston Celtics first-round pick Fab Melo died in his home country of Brazil. Melo was found dead at his home in Juiz de Fora, in the state of Minas Gerais, Military Police in Brazil confirmed. Melo went to bed on Friday night and was found dead […]

     
  • Mike Ilitch, Tigers and Red Wings Owner, Dies at 87

    Mike Ilitch, Tigers and Red Wings Owner, Dies at 87

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 10, 2017 at 11:51 pm 0 comments

    Billionaire businessman Mike Ilitch, who founded the Little Caesars pizza empire before buying the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers and who won praise for keeping the professional sports teams in the city as others relocated to new suburban stadiums, has died. He was 87. His family released a […]

     
  • Jabari Parker Tears ACL; Expected to Miss 1 Yr

    Jabari Parker Tears ACL; Expected to Miss 1 Yr

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 9, 2017 at 10:48 pm 0 comments

    Milwaukee Bucks swingman Jabari Parker has suffered a season-ending left knee injury for the second time in three years. Parker will need surgery after tearing his ACL in the third quarter of the Bucks’ 116-88 loss to Miami on Wednesday. The Bucks say the recovery and rehabilitation period will take […]