Archive for February, 2017

  • MLB Plans to Test New Extra-Innings Rules in Rookie Ball

    MLB Plans to Test New Extra-Innings Rules in Rookie Ball

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 8, 2017 at 8:42 pm 0 comments

    Major League Baseball plans on testing a rule change in the lowest levels of the minor leagues this season that automatically would place a runner on second base at the start of extra-innings, a distinct break from the game’s orthodoxy that nonetheless has wide-ranging support at the highest levels of […]

     
  • Atlanta Falcons Name Steve Sarkisian OC

    Atlanta Falcons Name Steve Sarkisian OC

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 7, 2017 at 11:17 pm 0 comments

    The Atlanta Falcons have announced former Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian as their offensive coordinator, replacing new San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan. Sarkisian, who will turn 43 next month, was an offensive analyst for the Crimson Tide before he took over as offensive coordinator for Alabama in the […]

     
  • Kyle Shanahan Officially Named 49ers Head Coach

    Kyle Shanahan Officially Named 49ers Head Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 6, 2017 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

    It required time and patience, but the San Francisco 49ers finally got their man. The Niners announced Monday that they have officially hired Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan to be their head coach. The deal is expected to run for six years, matching the contract the 49ers gave new general […]

     
  • Tom Brady Leads Largest Comeback in SB History

    Tom Brady Leads Largest Comeback in SB History

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 5, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Tom Brady led one of the greatest comebacks in sports, let alone Super Bowl history, lifting New England from a 25-point hole to the Patriots’ fifth NFL championship in the game’s first overtime finish. The Patriots scored 19 points in the final quarter, including a pair of 2-point conversions, then […]

     
  • Matt Ryan, 2017 HOF Class Headline NFL Honors

    Matt Ryan, 2017 HOF Class Headline NFL Honors

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 4, 2017 at 11:51 pm 0 comments

    At the annual NFL Honors awards ceremony held Saturday night, LaDanian Tomlinson, Terrell Davis, and Kurt Warner became the headliners for the Hall of Fame Class of 2017 to be enshrined in Canton, while Matt Ryan steamrolled the competition and became the most decorated winner of the evening to highlight […]

     
  • New York Mets Re-Sign Blevins and Salas

    New York Mets Re-Sign Blevins and Salas

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 3, 2017 at 11:50 pm 0 comments

    The New York Mets bolstered their bullpen Friday by bringing back relievers Jerry Blevins and Fernando Salas on free-agent deals, in addition to adding left-hander Tom Gorzelanny to a minor league contract, according to multiple reports. Blevins’ deal was first reported by FanRag Sports and is expected to be in […]

     
  • Milwaukee Bucks Trade Miles Plumlee to Charlotte Hornets

    Milwaukee Bucks Trade Miles Plumlee to Charlotte Hornets

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 2, 2017 at 11:36 pm 0 comments

    The Milwaukee Bucks traded forward Miles Plumlee to the Charlotte Hornets on Thursday for big men Spencer Hawes and Roy Hibbert. The 6-foot-11 Plumlee signed a four-year, $50 million deal with the Bucks during the summer but hasn’t received steady playing time. He has played in just 32 games with […]

     
  • Larry Fitzgerald to Return for 14th Season

    Larry Fitzgerald to Return for 14th Season

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 1, 2017 at 11:39 pm 0 comments

    Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald says he will return for his his 14th season in the NFL. Fitzgerald told ESPN’s Jim Trotter on Wednesday that he will play out the final year on his current contract with Arizona. Fitzgerald, who has played his whole career for the Cardinals, had said […]