Archive for March, 2017

  • Jerry Krause, Former Bulls GM, Dies at Age 77

    Jerry Krause, Former Bulls GM, Dies at Age 77

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA March 21, 2017 at 11:34 pm 0 comments

    Jerry Krause, the architect of the Chicago Bulls dynasty of the 1990s, has died at age 77. The Bulls confirmed his death on Tuesday. A Chicago native, Krause was both revered and reviled in his hometown. After taking over as Bulls general manager in 1985, Krause was responsible for bringing […]

     
  • Former UFC Fight War Machine Convicted on 29 Charges

    Former UFC Fight War Machine Convicted on 29 Charges

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC March 20, 2017 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

    The former mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine was found guilty Monday of kidnapping, beating and sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend over several months in 2014, and of beating her male friend when he found them together in her bedroom. Nevada jurors deadlocked on two attempted-murder counts against Jonathan […]

     
  • 49ers Great Dwight Clark Diagnosed With ALS

    49ers Great Dwight Clark Diagnosed With ALS

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 19, 2017 at 11:54 pm 0 comments

    Dwight Clark, the former 49ers star best known for his leaping TD catch that won the NFC Championship Game in 1982, says he has been diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease. He disclosed his diagnosis of the disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Sunday in a statement posted on the […]

     
  • Second Straight NBA Saturday Without Marquee Stars

    Second Straight NBA Saturday Without Marquee Stars

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

    For the second straight Saturday, the NBA had a marquee matchup that was broadcast in prime time on ABC, and for the second straight Saturday night, that marquee matchup was on paper only as the Cleveland Cavaliers chose to sit LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love as they lost […]

     
  • Jason Pierre-Paul Resigns With New York Giants

    Jason Pierre-Paul Resigns With New York Giants

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 17, 2017 at 11:13 pm 0 comments

    The New York Giants and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul have agreed to a four-year contract, the team announced Friday. Pierre-Paul received a $62 million contract with $40 million guaranteed, a source told ESPN. The total value of the deal could reach $66 million if incentives are met. “This is where […]

     
  • Brandon Carr Signs With Ravens; Cowboys’ Exodus Continues

    Brandon Carr Signs With Ravens; Cowboys’ Exodus Continues

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 16, 2017 at 11:37 pm 0 comments

    The Baltimore Ravens announced Thursday that they have agreed with cornerback Brandon Carr on a four-year contract, continuing a mass exodus of free agents leaving the Dallas Cowboys for new teams and large contracts. Carr has agreed to a one-year deal with a series of options to make it a […]

     
  • Charges Against Darrelle Revis Dismissed

    Charges Against Darrelle Revis Dismissed

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 15, 2017 at 11:46 pm 0 comments

    A judge has dismissed all charges against NFL defensive back Darrelle Revis stemming from a February altercation in Pittsburgh. Revis had been charged with two felony counts of aggravated assault, one felony count each of robbery and conspiracy and a misdemeanor count of terroristic threats. A TMZ video showed two […]

     
  • Seattle Seahawks Sign Eddie Lacy for One Year

    Seattle Seahawks Sign Eddie Lacy for One Year

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 14, 2017 at 11:41 pm 0 comments

    Eddie Lacy has agreed to a one-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks, who are OK with the hefty running back playing at a slightly higher weight than he did with the Green Bay Packers. A source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that the deal is worth $5.55 million, with […]

     
  • Former Cowboy DeMarcus Ware Announces Retirement

    Former Cowboy DeMarcus Ware Announces Retirement

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 13, 2017 at 10:56 pm 0 comments

    Linebacker DeMarcus Ware announced Monday he is retiring at age 34 after 12 NFL seasons, saying in a tweet that “long-term health and quality of life outweigh the spark and passion to play that I once had. After a lot of thought and prayer, I’ve decided to accept the unknown […]

     
  • Carmelo Anthony Stages Triangle ‘Protest’ As Turmoil Continues

    Carmelo Anthony Stages Triangle ‘Protest’ As Turmoil Continues

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA March 12, 2017 at 11:06 pm 0 comments

    Carmelo Anthony still has at least 16 games left as a New York Knick, but there are more signs that it will continue to be a rocky relationship. Stefan Bondy of The New York Daily News writes that Anthony seemed to be staging a “protest” Saturday night as he took […]