Archive for July, 2017

  • Justin Durant Resigns With Dallas Cowboys

    Justin Durant Resigns With Dallas Cowboys

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL July 20, 2017 at 11:46 pm 0 comments

    With the potential of seeing Damien Wilson disciplined for a July 4 arrest, Jaylon Smith working back from a serious knee injury and Mark Nzeocha rehabbing from knee surgery, the Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a deal with veteran linebacker Justin Durant. Durant, a 10-year veteran, has played for four […]

     
  • Pablo Sandoval, Released by Boston, Expected to Return to SF Giants

    Pablo Sandoval, Released by Boston, Expected to Return to SF Giants

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 19, 2017 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

    Third baseman Pablo Sandoval has struck a minor league deal to return to the Giants, pending a physical, according to multiple reports. The former Giants star is en route to San Francisco after his release from the Boston Red Sox earlier Wednesday. Sandoval, who will turn 31 in August, will […]

     
  • Yankees Add Todd Frazier and David Robertson From White Sox

    Yankees Add Todd Frazier and David Robertson From White Sox

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 18, 2017 at 11:57 pm 0 comments

    The New York Yankees have acquired third baseman Todd Frazier, along with relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle, from the Chicago White Sox, they announced Tuesday night. The White Sox receive outfielder Blake Rutherford, who was New York’s 2016 first-round pick. They also get left-handed pitching prospect Ian Clarkin, minor […]

     
  • Paul Pierce Retires as a Boston Celtic

    Paul Pierce Retires as a Boston Celtic

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

    The Boston Celtics signed Paul Pierce on Monday so that he could retire as a member of the organization. Pierce, a 10-time NBA All-Star, spent the first 15 years of his career with Boston, winning a title in 2008. In announcing Pierce’s retirement, co-owner Wyc Grousbeck said Pierce’s No. 34 […]

     
  • Washington Nationals Add Relievers Madson, Doolittle From A’s

    Washington Nationals Add Relievers Madson, Doolittle From A’s

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 16, 2017 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    Looking to fortify a bullpen that has blown more than one-third of its save chances, the Washington Nationals acquired relievers Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle from the Oakland Athletics for right-hander Blake Treinen and a pair of prospects. The prospects headed to the Athletics are left-hander Jesus Luzardo and third […]

     
  • New Orleans Pelicans Sign Rajon Rondo for One Year

    New Orleans Pelicans Sign Rajon Rondo for One Year

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 15, 2017 at 11:54 pm 0 comments

    The New Orleans Pelicans have reached a one-year deal with free-agent point guard Rajon Rondo, a source confirmed to The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears on Saturday. Sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe on Thursday that Pelicans officials — which included general manager Dell Demps and coach Alvin Gentry […]

     
  • Red Sox Designate Pablo Sandoval for Assignment

    Red Sox Designate Pablo Sandoval for Assignment

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 14, 2017 at 11:16 pm 0 comments

    The Pablo Sandoval era is over in Boston. Sandoval was informed Friday that he has been designated for assignment, the Red Sox announced, a move effectively terminates one of the worst free-agent signings in franchise history. The Red Sox still owe the 30-year-old third baseman approximately $49 million through the […]

     
  • White Sox Trade Jose Quintana to Cubs

    White Sox Trade Jose Quintana to Cubs

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 13, 2017 at 10:08 pm 0 comments

    The Chicago Cubs pulled off a blockbuster deal with their crosstown rivals, as the White Sox traded lefty Jose Quintana after months of speculation for top hitting prospect Eloy Jimenez as well as top pitching prospect Dylan Cease. The Cubs are also sending Class A infielders Matt Rose and Bryant […]

     
  • NBA Board of Governors Approves Drop in Timeouts Per Game

    NBA Board of Governors Approves Drop in Timeouts Per Game

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 12, 2017 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    The NBA wants to make the final minutes of its games more fluid and quicker. The NBA board of governors on Wednesday approved a rule to decrease the number of timeouts per game from 18 to 14. It also passed a rule that limits timeouts in the final two minutes […]

     
  • Michael Jordan Joins Jeter-Led Group Bidding on Marlins

    Michael Jordan Joins Jeter-Led Group Bidding on Marlins

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 11, 2017 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    With the bidding on the Miami Marlins still taking place, former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter has brought Michael Jordan onto his team. It is not known how much money Jordan, whose Nike brand endorsed Jeter throughout his playing career, will put toward the effort. Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred […]