Archive for June, 2017

  • Brook Lopez to the Lakers; Dwight Howard to the Hornets

    Brook Lopez to the Lakers; Dwight Howard to the Hornets

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 20, 2017 at 11:33 pm 0 comments

    With the 2017 NBA Draft a mere two days away, the first two major trades of the offseason were consummated on a busy Tuesday. And while Paul George, Jimmy Butler and Kristaps Porzingis have dominated trade rumors for the last week, none of them wound up being involved, for now, […]

     
  • Cleveland Cavaliers Let GM David Griffin Go After Three Years

    Cleveland Cavaliers Let GM David Griffin Go After Three Years

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 19, 2017 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have parted ways with general manager David Griffin, the team announced Monday. Griffin’s contract was up at the end of the month, and after extensive talks with owner Dan Gilbert, no agreement on an extension was reached. In a statement, Griffin said he was appreciative of the […]

     
  • Tennessee Titans Sign Eric Decker for One Year

    Tennessee Titans Sign Eric Decker for One Year

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL June 18, 2017 at 11:34 pm 0 comments

    The Tennessee Titans and former New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker have agreed to a one-year deal, the team announced Sunday night. Decker, 30, underwent hip and shoulder surgeries last fall, but he is healthy and had been practicing before the Jets released him. Decker, who lives near Nashville […]

     
  • Philadelphia 76ers Acquire #1 Pick From Boston Celtics

    Philadelphia 76ers Acquire #1 Pick From Boston Celtics

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 17, 2017 at 11:31 pm 0 comments

    The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers have agreed in principle to swap the Nos. 1 and 3 picks in Thursday’s NBA draft, and Philadelphia is expected to use the No. 1 pick on former Washington guard Markelle Fultz, sources told The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears, confirming news that was first […]

     
  • UFC Legend Matt Hughes Airlifted After Truck Collides With Train

    UFC Legend Matt Hughes Airlifted After Truck Collides With Train

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC June 16, 2017 at 11:39 pm 0 comments

    Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes was airlifted to a medical facility after the truck he was driving collided with a train Friday morning. The accident occurred just south of Raymond, Illinois, about 12 miles north of Hughes’ home in Hillsboro. According to Illinois State Police, Hughes, 43, drove a […]

     
  • Bill Russell to Receive Inaugural NBA Lifetime Achievement Award

    Bill Russell to Receive Inaugural NBA Lifetime Achievement Award

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 15, 2017 at 11:49 pm 0 comments

    Because he played in an era remembered by so few in today’s world, the career of Boston Celtics’ legend Bill Russell is often overlooked when a ‘who is the best player in NBA history’ discussion is broached. But his career will never be overlooked in the eyes of the NBA […]

     
  • It’s Official- Floyd Mayweather to Fight Conor McGregor August 26th

    It’s Official- Floyd Mayweather to Fight Conor McGregor August 26th

    Boxing, Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC June 14, 2017 at 11:07 pm 0 comments

    What began as talk for a fight many perceived as impossible between a boxing legend and the biggest star in mixed martial arts is now a reality. Former pound-for-pound king and five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. made the official announcement on social media on Wednesday, confirming that he will […]

     
  • Odell Beckham Jr. Finally Reports to Giants Camp

    Odell Beckham Jr. Finally Reports to Giants Camp

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL June 13, 2017 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was back on the field Tuesday for mandatory minicamp and flip-flopped on questions about whether his absence from voluntary OTAs had to do with his contract. ESPN’s Adam Schefter recently reported through sources that Beckham’s contract was part of the reason he […]

     
  • Golden State Warriors Reclaim NBA Title in Decisive Game Five

    Golden State Warriors Reclaim NBA Title in Decisive Game Five

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 12, 2017 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    The Golden State Warriors couldn’t quite achieve perfection, so they’ll have to settle for redemption and justification. After missing their shot at a 16-0 playoff record, they returned to Oracle Arena and finally secured the clinching victory they couldn’t pull off after winning three games against the Cleveland Cavaliers in […]

     
  • Pittsburgh Penguins Win Second Straight Stanley Cup

    Pittsburgh Penguins Win Second Straight Stanley Cup

    Mike Aglialoro, NHL June 11, 2017 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    Sidney Crosby is bringing the Stanley Cup back home to Pittsburgh for a second consecutive year. He’s bringing another MVP trophy, too. Patric Hornqvist scored with 1:35 left and Matt Murray made 27 saves for his second straight shutout as the Penguins became the first team in nearly two decades […]