Archive for May, 2017

  • Pittsburgh Penguins Drop Nashville Predators to Take 2-0 Series Lead

    Pittsburgh Penguins Drop Nashville Predators to Take 2-0 Series Lead

    Mike Aglialoro, NHL May 31, 2017 at 11:51 pm 0 comments

    Rookie forward Jake Guentzel continued his torrid postseason pace, scoring twice Wednesday night to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Nashville Predators 4-1 and take a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup Final. Scott Wilson and Evgeni Malkin scored 15 seconds apart in the third period at PPG Paints Arena […]

     
  • MLB Hands down Suspensions for WSH/SFG Brawl

    MLB Hands down Suspensions for WSH/SFG Brawl

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 30, 2017 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

    There is widespread agreement on one topic the day after a bench-clearing brawl that led to a six-game suspension for Giants reliever Hunter Strickland and a four-game ban for Washington slugger Bryce Harper. Whatever beef might exist is about a long-held grudge by Strickland three years after Harper homered off […]

     
  • Steve Kerr Unlikely to be Coaching NBA Finals

    Steve Kerr Unlikely to be Coaching NBA Finals

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 29, 2017 at 11:36 pm 0 comments

    Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said it’s unlikely he returns to roaming the sidelines in time for Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers. However, he didn’t completely rule it out. “As of right now, I will not coach Thursday night,” Kerr said after practice Monday. […]

     
  • Matt Asiata Signs One-Year Deal With Detroit Lions

    Matt Asiata Signs One-Year Deal With Detroit Lions

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL May 28, 2017 at 11:24 pm 0 comments

    After not signing a running back during free agency or drafting one out of college, the Detroit Lions finally signed another running back Friday night, agreeing to a one-year deal with Matt Asiata. Asiata’s agent confirmed the deal to ESPN on Saturday. The St. Paul Pioneer Press first reported the […]

     
  • Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame Pitcher, Dies at Age 85

    Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame Pitcher, Dies at Age 85

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 27, 2017 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

    Former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising advocate for conservative causes, has died. He was 85. Bunning’s family said the ex-senator and baseball great died late Friday night of complications from a stroke suffered last […]

     
  • Chip Kelly Lands at ESPN After Failed NFL Coaching Stints

    Chip Kelly Lands at ESPN After Failed NFL Coaching Stints

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL May 26, 2017 at 11:52 pm 0 comments

    Former Oregon coach Chip Kelly is joining ESPN as a studio analyst next season. ESPN announced Kelly’s multiyear deal Friday. Kelly will primarily be part of Saturday pregame, halftime and wrap-up shows on ESPN2. He will also provide NFL analysis on Sundays during SportsCenter. “Chip is one of the most […]

     
  • LeBron Passes Jordan as Cleveland Cavaliers Finish Off Boston Celtics

    LeBron Passes Jordan as Cleveland Cavaliers Finish Off Boston Celtics

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 25, 2017 at 11:38 pm 0 comments

    LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA’s all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title and a return trip to the NBA Finals. Kyrie Irving added 24 points […]

     
  • Chris Bosh Reaches Release Agreement With Miami Heat

    Chris Bosh Reaches Release Agreement With Miami Heat

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 24, 2017 at 11:19 pm 0 comments

    The Miami Heat, Chris Bosh and the players’ association have tentatively agreed to a resolution that would allow all parties to move on, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Bosh, 33, hasn’t played since February 2016 because of blood clot issues. He has remained on the Heat roster as the sides […]

     
  • Orlando Magic Hire John Hammond as GM

    Orlando Magic Hire John Hammond as GM

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 23, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Milwaukee Bucks general manager John Hammond is leaving the organization to take the same role with the Orlando Magic. The Magic announced Wednesday that Hammond — who interviewed for the Orlando president of basketball operations job that went to Toronto Raptors executive Jeff Weltman — will join the Magic’s front […]

     
  • NFL to Consider Roster Exemption for Concussed Players

    NFL to Consider Roster Exemption for Concussed Players

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL May 22, 2017 at 11:33 pm 0 comments

    NFL owners will continue discussing this week a proposal to create a roster exemption for players who have suffered concussions, a change that presumably would reduce pressure on players to return to action before they are ready. Owners began gathering Monday night in Chicago for their quarterly meeting. Among the […]