Archive for August, 2017

  • Los Angeles Angels Acquire Justin Upton From Detroit Tigers

    Los Angeles Angels Acquire Justin Upton From Detroit Tigers

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 31, 2017 at 11:28 pm 0 comments

    The Los Angeles Angels acquired outfielder Justin Upton from the Detroit Tigers on Thursday as the deadline for players to be available for the postseason wound down. Upton, 30, is hitting .279 with 28 homers and 94 RBIs this season. He’s a four-time All-Star in 11 seasons with Arizona, Atlanta, […]

     
  • Joe Haden, Released by Browns, Signs With Steelers

    Joe Haden, Released by Browns, Signs With Steelers

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL August 30, 2017 at 11:39 pm 0 comments

    Veteran cornerback Joe Haden switched teams in the AFC North in a matter of hours Wednesday, officially signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers after being cut by the Cleveland Browns earlier in the day. Haden’s three-year deal is for $27 million, including $7 million this year, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. […]

     
  • Steelers Add Vance McDonald in Trade From 49ers

    Steelers Add Vance McDonald in Trade From 49ers

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL August 29, 2017 at 11:19 pm 0 comments

    The San Francisco 49ers have traded tight end Vance McDonald and a fifth-round pick in next year’s draft to the Pittsburgh Steelers in exchange for a fourth-round pick, the teams announced Tuesday. McDonald, who signed a three-year, $19.7 million contract extension with the Niners in December, had career highs in […]

     
  • New York Jets Name Josh McCown Starting QB

    New York Jets Name Josh McCown Starting QB

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL August 28, 2017 at 11:46 pm 0 comments

    It only took one series and one touchdown but in the end, that’s all Josh McCown needed to be named the New York Jets week one starter at quarterback. The 38-year-old journeyman, who has lost 20 of his past 22 starts, was the choice over Christian Hackenberg and Bryce Petty […]

     
  • Nerlens Noel Resigns With Mavericks for One Year

    Nerlens Noel Resigns With Mavericks for One Year

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA August 27, 2017 at 8:46 pm 0 comments

    Restricted free-agent center Nerlens Noel re-signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced on Monday. The athletic big man’s deal is for one-year, $4.1 million and he will become an unrestricted free agent in the 2018 offseason 2018, sources told ESPN. The deal was signed in Los Angeles last week, […]

     
  • Cavaliers May Veto Kyrie/IT Trade if Celtics Don’t Revise

    Cavaliers May Veto Kyrie/IT Trade if Celtics Don’t Revise

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA August 26, 2017 at 11:23 pm 0 comments

    After Cleveland’s physical examination of Isaiah Thomas’ injured hip raised concern about the timeline for his return this season, Cavaliers officials are planning to seek an additional trade asset before finalizing a deal to send four-time All-Star guard Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics, league sources said. Without revisions to […]

     
  • Julian Edelman Possibly Tears ACL in Preseason Game

    Julian Edelman Possibly Tears ACL in Preseason Game

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL August 25, 2017 at 11:45 pm 0 comments

    New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman fears he tore his right ACL when he suffered a noncontact injury two minutes into Friday’s preseason game against the Detroit Lions, league sources told ESPN’s Jeff Darlington. The Patriots do not yet know the severity of Edelman’s injury, but a source told […]

     
  • Detroit Tigers/New York Yankees Game Mired by Hit Batters, Brawl

    Detroit Tigers/New York Yankees Game Mired by Hit Batters, Brawl

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 24, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Detroit Tigers star Miguel Cabrera and Yankees backup catcher Austin Romine fought at home plate, leading both dugouts to clear in a melee at Comerica Park during the sixth inning on Thursday. The fight was part of a crazy day of punches and hit batters exchanged between the sides. Cabrera […]

     
  • Colin Kaepernick Supporters Rally at NFL Offices

    Colin Kaepernick Supporters Rally at NFL Offices

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL August 23, 2017 at 11:18 pm 0 comments

    Supporters of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem to protest police brutality against black people, showed their solidarity with him and his cause at a rally outside NFL headquarters Wednesday, demanding that he be signed by the start of the regular […]

     
  • Kyrie Irving Traded to Celtics; IT, Crowder, 2018 Pick to Cavs

    Kyrie Irving Traded to Celtics; IT, Crowder, 2018 Pick to Cavs

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 22, 2017 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

    The Boston Celtics have acquired All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers for point guard Isaiah Thomas, forward Jae Crowder, center Ante Zizic and Brooklyn’s 2018 unprotected first-round pick, the team announced Tuesday night. Irving, 25, requested a trade during a July meeting with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert. […]