Archive for May, 2017

  • Josh Gordon Denied Reinstatement; Daryl Washington Released

    Josh Gordon Denied Reinstatement; Daryl Washington Released

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL May 11, 2017 at 11:07 pm 0 comments

    In 2013, Josh Gordon of the Cleveland Browns and Daryl Washington of the Arizona Cardinals were considered two of the premier players at their position, and in many ways among the future faces of the NFL. After an impressive rookie season Gordon would have his breakout, leading the league with […]

     
  • GSP/ Bisping Now Off, Yoel Romero to get Title Shot

    GSP/ Bisping Now Off, Yoel Romero to get Title Shot

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC May 10, 2017 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    UFC president Dana White has called off Georges St-Pierre’s comeback fight against middleweight champion Michael Bisping. White made the announcement to Fox Sports Australia, adding that Bisping would now fight number one contender Yoel Romero, as was originally planned. “I made this GSP fight, we did a press conference. The […]

     
  • NFLPA Files Painkiller-Related Grievance Against NFL

    NFLPA Files Painkiller-Related Grievance Against NFL

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL May 9, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    The NFL Players Association filed a non-injury grievance against the NFL last month, alleging the league and its teams conspired to violate collective bargaining agreement requirements on dispensing prescription painkillers. In its letter, the NFLPA referenced the Deflategate case, saying it “is incomprehensible” that the league has taken no action […]

     
  • Kyle Lowry Announce He Will Opt for Free Agency

    Kyle Lowry Announce He Will Opt for Free Agency

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 8, 2017 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

    Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry will opt out of the final year of his contract and test free agency this summer. The three-time All-Star has one year and $12 million remaining on the four-year, $48 million deal he signed in July 2014. “I will be opting out and that’s […]

     
  • Coaches vote Spoelstra, D’Antoni, Co-NBCA Coach of the Year

    Coaches vote Spoelstra, D’Antoni, Co-NBCA Coach of the Year

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 7, 2017 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    The NBA’s coaches have spoken: No one did a better job this season than Miami’s Erik Spoelstra and Houston’s Mike D’Antoni. Spoelstra and D’Antoni were announced Sunday as co-recipients of the inaugural Michael H. Goldberg NBCA Coach of the Year Award. It is named for the longtime executive director of […]

     
  • Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin Finally Set Fight for Sept 16th

    Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin Finally Set Fight for Sept 16th

    Boxing, Mike Aglialoro May 6, 2017 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    The biggest fight in boxing is on, and fans do not have to wait five years for it, like they did for Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao to finally meet. It may have taken time, but unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez — perhaps boxing’s biggest stars […]

     
  • Jay Cutler Leaves NFL for Fox Sports

    Jay Cutler Leaves NFL for Fox Sports

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL May 5, 2017 at 11:56 pm 0 comments

    Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has accepted a role as a color commentator for Fox Sports, effectively ending Cutler’s 11-year NFL career. Cutler called the decision permanent. Cutler, 34, will start in a three-man booth alongside play-by-play announcer Kevin Burkhardt and analyst Charles Davis, allowing Cutler to get adjusted […]

     
  • ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Set to Take on Robbie Lawler at UFC 213

    ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Set to Take on Robbie Lawler at UFC 213

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC May 4, 2017 at 11:45 pm 0 comments

    A welterweight fight between former champion Robbie Lawler and Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is now official for UFC 213 on July 8 in Las Vegas. UFC officials confirmed with ESPN.com on Wednesday that the 170-pound bout has been finalized. The UFC 213 pay-per-view is set to take place at T-Mobile Arena. […]

     
  • LeBron James Passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for No. 2 in Playoff Scoring

    LeBron James Passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for No. 2 in Playoff Scoring

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 3, 2017 at 11:41 pm 0 comments

    Only one player in NBA history has scored more playoff points than LeBron James as of Wednesday night, the man James claims he is “chasing the ghost” of: Michael Jordan. James passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (5,762 points) for second place on the all-time postseason scoring list with his 25th point in […]

     
  • USA Basketball to use NBADL Players to Qualify for World Cup

    USA Basketball to use NBADL Players to Qualify for World Cup

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 2, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    After winning gold medals in each of its past five major competitions with an array of NBA stars, USA Basketball will attempt to qualify for the 2019 FIBA World Cup using a rotating squad made up primarily of NBA Development League players. Changes to the qualifying structure for the next […]