Archive for April, 2017

  • NFL Set to Fine Players Involved in Arm Wrestling Tournament

    NFL Set to Fine Players Involved in Arm Wrestling Tournament

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 10, 2017 at 11:53 pm 0 comments

    NFL players who participated in a made-for-TV arm wrestling tournament last week at a nightclub in a Las Vegas casino will be fined, pending further investigation, a league source told ESPN. More than 30 current and former NFL players reportedly participated in the Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship, which took […]

     
  • Russell Westbrook Sets Record With 42nd Triple-Double

    Russell Westbrook Sets Record With 42nd Triple-Double

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 9, 2017 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

    Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook broke Oscar Robertson’s record for triple-doubles in a season in spectacular, storybook fashion. Westbrook’s 42nd triple-double of the season was a 50-point, 16-rebound, 10-assist performance Sunday that concluded with his 36-foot buzzer-beater that gave the Thunder a 106-105 victory over the Denver Nuggets, who […]

     
  • Yankees Place Gary Sanchez on DL With Biceps Strain

    Yankees Place Gary Sanchez on DL With Biceps Strain

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB April 8, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    While normally its the Mets who get hit the most with injuries, the bug has found its way to the Bronx, as five days into the season New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced that catcher Gary Sanchez will be placed on the 10-day disabled list after straining his right […]

     
  • Daniel Cormier Makes Weight for UFC 210 on 2nd Try

    Daniel Cormier Makes Weight for UFC 210 on 2nd Try

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC April 7, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Saturday’s light heavyweight championship fight and UFC 210 main event between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson is official, although it has already fallen under some controversy. At Friday’s weigh-in, Cormier arrived to the scale just minutes before a two-hour window ended and initially weighed 206.2 pounds, which is 1.2 pounds […]

     
  • Matt Harvey Dominant in First Start Since July in Mets Victory

    Matt Harvey Dominant in First Start Since July in Mets Victory

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB April 6, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Matt Harvey walked from the mound to the dugout and raised his glove with his pitching hand, acknowledging fans chanting his name. At least for a night, The Dark Knight returned. “I obviously have one less rib, but I feel strong and ready to go,” Harvey said after leading the […]

     
  • New York Mets Sign Desmond Jennings to Minor League Contract

    New York Mets Sign Desmond Jennings to Minor League Contract

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB April 5, 2017 at 11:53 pm 0 comments

    Since Sandy Alderson took over as New York Mets general manager in 2011, he has had success in bringing in players in just about every way possible. He has developed players from the minor league level (Matt Harvey, Steven Matz, Jeurys Familia, Wilmer Flores), drafted young players that have contributed […]

     
  • Tony Romo Retires, Signs With CBS

    Tony Romo Retires, Signs With CBS

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB April 4, 2017 at 11:48 pm 0 comments

    On Tuesday, longtime Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo announced his retirement from football before it was revealed that he will sign a contract to head into the broadcast booth with CBS, replacing Phil Simms for the channel’s ‘A’ team of announcers with Jim Nance. The Cowboys subsequently announced that they […]

     
  • Georgetown Hires Patrick Ewing as Head Coach

    Georgetown Hires Patrick Ewing as Head Coach

    College, Mike Aglialoro April 3, 2017 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

    Georgetown has hired former star player Patrick Ewing to be the school’s new head coach, the team announced. He replaces John Thompson III, the son of Ewing’s former coach with the Hoyas, John Thompson Jr. A news conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday. Ewing, 54, joins Chris Mullin of […]

     
  • New York Yankees Drop to Third In Payroll For 1st Time in 25 Yrs

    New York Yankees Drop to Third In Payroll For 1st Time in 25 Yrs

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB April 2, 2017 at 11:21 pm 0 comments

    The New York Yankees aren’t among baseball’s top two payrolls for the first time in nearly a quarter-century, making cuts along with some other traditional big spenders. The Los Angeles Dodgers topped the major leagues for the fourth straight Opening Day but dropped to $225 million, according to a study […]

     
  • Tracy McGrady Among Headliners for 2017 HOF Class

    Tracy McGrady Among Headliners for 2017 HOF Class

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 1, 2017 at 11:41 pm 0 comments

    Two-time NBA scoring champion Tracy McGrady, Kansas coach Bill Self, former Chicago Bulls executive Jerry Krause and former UConn star Rebecca Lobo are part of this year’s Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class announced Saturday. Others in the class include Notre Dame women’s coach Muffet McGraw, Texas high school […]