Archive for June, 2017

  • Indiana Pacers Trade Paul George to Oklahoma City Thunder

    Indiana Pacers Trade Paul George to Oklahoma City Thunder

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 30, 2017 at 11:45 pm 0 comments

    The Indiana Pacers have agreed to trade four-time All-Star forward Paul George to the Oklahoma City Thunder, sources told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne on Friday night. As part of the deal, the Pacers will acquire guard Victor Oladipo and second-year big man Domantas Sabonis, sources said. The trade ends weeks of […]

     
  • Justice Department End Fight Against Washington Redskins Trademark

    Justice Department End Fight Against Washington Redskins Trademark

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL June 29, 2017 at 11:05 pm 0 comments

    The Justice Department is giving up the legal fight over the name of the Washington Redskins. In a letter to a federal appeals court, the department said last week’s Supreme Court decision in Matal v. Tam in favor of an Asian-American band calling itself the Slants means the NFL team […]

     
  • Los Angeles Clippers Trade Chris Paul to Houston Rockets

    Los Angeles Clippers Trade Chris Paul to Houston Rockets

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 28, 2017 at 11:07 pm 0 comments

    Reversing his decision to head to the free agent market, Chris Paul has opted into the final year of his contract as part of a trade. The Clippers have sent Paul to the Rockets in exchange for a massive trade package, Houston confirmed today in a press release. The Clippers […]

     
  • Former Met Anthony Young Dies at Age 51

    Former Met Anthony Young Dies at Age 51

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB June 27, 2017 at 11:28 pm 0 comments

    Former pitcher Anthony Young, who holds the major league record with 27 consecutive losses, died in Houston on Tuesday, the New York Mets announced. He was 51. His death comes on the anniversary of his 24th consecutive loss, which broke the record, on June 27, 1993, against the St. Louis […]

     
  • NBA Holds First Ever NBA Awards Show

    NBA Holds First Ever NBA Awards Show

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 27, 2017 at 2:21 am 0 comments

    On a night that featured Drake and was capped by Russell Westbrook winning MVP, the Houston Rockets and Milwaukee Bucks made their presence felt during the first ever NBA awards show. Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon beat out the Philadelphia 76ers duo of Joel Embiid and Dario Saric to win Rookie […]

     
  • Chael Sonnen Beats Wanderlei Silva by Unanimous Decision

    Chael Sonnen Beats Wanderlei Silva by Unanimous Decision

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC June 25, 2017 at 11:33 pm 0 comments

    One of the longest-standing rivalries in mixed martial arts finally came to a head on Saturday, and the result ultimately went into Chael Sonnen’s win column. Sonnen (29-15-1) earned a unanimous decision over Wanderlei Silva (35-13-1) in their long overdue grudge match. The light heavyweight fight, which was initially supposed […]

     
  • Chicago White Sox Retire Number 56 for Mark Buehrle

    Chicago White Sox Retire Number 56 for Mark Buehrle

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB June 24, 2017 at 11:30 pm 0 comments

    On the day his No. 56 jersey was retired, former Chicago White Sox star Mark Buehrle spoke much like he pitched. Which is to say quickly, efficiently and from the heart. Before the White Sox’s 10-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics at Guaranteed Rate Field on Saturday, Buehrle gave a […]

     
  • Blake Griffin, Chris Paul Opt Out, Will Become Free Agents

    Blake Griffin, Chris Paul Opt Out, Will Become Free Agents

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 23, 2017 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

    Chris Paul and Blake Griffin have notified the Los Angeles Clippers they won’t pick up the player options in their contracts for next season, sources told ESPN on Friday. The moves, which were expected, will make them unrestricted free agents July 1. The Clippers are regarded as strong favorites to […]

     
  • Jimmy Butler Traded to Minnesota in Draft Night Blockbuster

    Jimmy Butler Traded to Minnesota in Draft Night Blockbuster

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 22, 2017 at 11:23 pm 0 comments

    The Minnesota Timberwolves have acquired three-time All-Star Jimmy Butler from the Chicago Bulls in a draft-night deal that reunites him with former coach Tom Thibodeau. The Wolves received the 16th overall pick in Thursday night’s draft, which was used to select Justin Patton, the freshman center from Creighton. The Bulls, […]

     
  • David Harris Signs With New England Patriots for Two Years

    David Harris Signs With New England Patriots for Two Years

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL June 21, 2017 at 11:36 pm 0 comments

    Linebacker David Harris has agreed to a two-year, $6.75 million deal with the New England Patriots, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Wednesday. The New York Jets released Harris on June 6 after being unable to agree on a pay cut with the linebacker, who played 10 […]