Archive for June, 2017

  • Mark Hunt Downs Derrick Lewis in 4th Round at UFC Fight Night

    Mark Hunt Downs Derrick Lewis in 4th Round at UFC Fight Night

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC June 10, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Derrick Lewis’ impressive six-fight win streak in the UFC’s heavyweight division is over, courtesy of Mark Hunt. Fighting in front of his hometown crowd, Hunt (13-11-1) defeated Lewis via TKO at 3:51 of the fourth round Saturday. The heavyweight bout headlined UFC Fight Night inside New Zealand’s Vector Arena. Lewis […]

     
  • Cavaliers Finally Strike Back in NBA Finals With Record-Setting Game 4

    Cavaliers Finally Strike Back in NBA Finals With Record-Setting Game 4

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 9, 2017 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    LeBron James threw an alley-oop off the backboard to himself. James and Kevin Durant had to be separated by team personnel at center court. Draymond Green picked up a technical foul and was immediately admonished by a screaming Mike Brown. Deron Williams actually scored a bucket. Zaza Pachulia struck Iman […]

     
  • Major Sports Players Unions Prepare for Legalized Gambling

    Major Sports Players Unions Prepare for Legalized Gambling

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA, NFL June 9, 2017 at 12:33 pm 0 comments

    Players’ union executives from the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL have had several formal meetings to begin preparing for a potential legalization of sports gambling, NFLPA executive George Atallah told The MMQB on Thursday. The representatives have been meeting over the past year and a half to discuss the impact […]

     
  • Cavs Fall Into 3-0 Hole After Late Kevin Durant Three

    Cavs Fall Into 3-0 Hole After Late Kevin Durant Three

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 7, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Kevin Durant drained the shot of his professional life — a 3-pointer over LeBron James with 45.3 seconds left — and scored 31 points as the Golden State Warriors, pushed harder than they have been throughout their pristine postseason, moved within one win of a title and payback by rallying […]

     
  • Jets Release David Harris, Eric Decker to be Next

    Jets Release David Harris, Eric Decker to be Next

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL June 6, 2017 at 11:18 pm 0 comments

    The New York Jets continued their massive roster overhaul Tuesday, parting ways with longtime linebacker David Harris, and informing wide receiver Eric Decker that he let go if he is not traded. Harris was released after 10 seasons with the Jets, who confirmed a report by ESPN NFL Insider Adam […]

     
  • Elvis Dumervil Signs Two-Year Deal With San Francisco 49ers

    Elvis Dumervil Signs Two-Year Deal With San Francisco 49ers

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

    In their continued efforts to bolster a previously porous pass rush, the San Francisco 49ers signed linebacker Elvis Dumervil on Monday. Dumervil, who spent the past four seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, instantly becomes San Francisco’s most accomplished pass rusher after Niners general manager John Lynch shared news of the […]

     
  • Curry and Durant Dominant to Put Cavaliers in 2-0 Finals Hole

    Curry and Durant Dominant to Put Cavaliers in 2-0 Finals Hole

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 4, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Stephen Curry dribbled every which way and ran a circle around LeBron James, then drove left through the paint and beat him to the rim for a right-handed layup over the star’s outstretched arm in a move reminiscent of his recent MVP magic. Steve Kerr got a front-row seat again […]

     
  • Albert Pujols Becomes Ninth Player Ever to 600 HRs

    Albert Pujols Becomes Ninth Player Ever to 600 HRs

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB June 3, 2017 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

    Albert Pujols became the ninth member of the 600-home-run club on Saturday night, joining Barry Bonds (762), Hank Aaron (755), Babe Ruth (714), Alex Rodriguez (696), Willie Mays (660), Ken Griffey Jr. (630), Jim Thome (612) and Sammy Sosa (609). At 37 years and 138 days old, he is the […]

     
  • Kansas City Chiefs Release Jeremy Maclin After Two Years

    Kansas City Chiefs Release Jeremy Maclin After Two Years

    NFL June 2, 2017 at 11:46 pm 0 comments

    The Kansas City Chiefs announced Friday they have released wide receiver Jeremy Maclin. The move, which came after the Chiefs wrapped up the second week of voluntary workouts, saves the Chiefs $10 million in cap space because Maclin was cut after June 1; they had just $3.5 million available before. […]

     
  • Jack McCloskey, Architect of ‘Bad Boy’ Pistons, Dies at 91

    Jack McCloskey, Architect of ‘Bad Boy’ Pistons, Dies at 91

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 1, 2017 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

    Jack McCloskey, the general manager who built the Detroit Pistons’ “Bad Boys” championship teams, died Thursday at age 91, the Pistons announced. McCloskey had Alzheimer’s disease and died in Savannah, Georgia, where he had been staying at a facility that cares for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients. The Pistons won NBA […]