Archive for August, 2017

  • Jaylon Smith Takes Field For First Time Since Fiesta Bowl 2016

    Jaylon Smith Takes Field For First Time Since Fiesta Bowl 2016

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL August 21, 2017 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    Jaylon Smith played 12 snaps in the Dallas Cowboys’ 24-19 preseason win against the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday night, his first action since the 2016 Fiesta Bowl while at Notre Dame. In that New Year’s Day game, Smith tore the ACL and LCL in his left knee and suffered nerve […]

     
  • Steven Matz to Have Season Ending Elbow Surgery

    Steven Matz to Have Season Ending Elbow Surgery

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 21, 2017 at 11:11 pm 0 comments

    New York Mets left-hander Steven Matz will undergo season-ending surgery after being diagnosed with an irritation of the ulnar nerve in his left elbow. The Mets said Matz underwent an MRI and CT scan on Monday, as well as an injection for diagnostic purposes, and that surgery has been recommended […]

     
  • Anquan Boldin Requires After 14 Seasons

    Anquan Boldin Requires After 14 Seasons

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL August 20, 2017 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    Football has always been a priority for Anquan Boldin. But after 14 seasons, more than 200 games and nearly 14,000 yards receiving, the veteran wide receiver now feels a higher calling, which is why he left the Buffalo Bills on Sunday after only two weeks with the team and plans […]

     
  • Junior dos Santos off UFC 215 from Potential Doping Violation

    Junior dos Santos off UFC 215 from Potential Doping Violation

    NFL August 19, 2017 at 3:22 am 0 comments

    Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has been pulled from his Sept. 9 bout against Francis Ngannou at UFC 215 after being flagged for a potential doping violation. The UFC announced dos Santos’ removal from the event on Friday. The promotion will try to book a new opponent for […]

     
  • NFLPA Head Says 2021 Work Stoppage Almost a Certainty

    NFLPA Head Says 2021 Work Stoppage Almost a Certainty

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL August 17, 2017 at 11:30 pm 0 comments

    NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith told The MMQB/Sports Illustrated in a video interview posted Thursday that he expects a work stoppage when the league’s current collective bargaining agreement expires in 2021. “I think that the likelihood of either a strike or a lockout is almost a virtual certainty,” […]

     
  • Mayweather and McGregor to Wear 8-Ounce Gloves For Aug. 26th Bout

    Mayweather and McGregor to Wear 8-Ounce Gloves For Aug. 26th Bout

    Boxing, Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC August 16, 2017 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission approved Floyd Mayweather’s and Conor McGregor’s requests for smaller boxing gloves on Wednesday — just 10 days before their highly anticipated fight on Aug. 26. The NSAC voted unanimously in favor of a one-time exception that will allow both fighters to wear 8-ounce gloves in […]

     
  • Ezekiel Elliott Files Appeal of Suspension Through NFLPA

    Ezekiel Elliott Files Appeal of Suspension Through NFLPA

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL August 15, 2017 at 11:45 pm 0 comments

    The NFL Players Association announced on Tuesday it has appealed the six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. The hearing will be held on Aug. 29. Per the NFL’s personal conduct policy, the hearing will be before commissioner Roger Goodell or a person designated by him. The NFL […]

     
  • Daniel Cormier Not Retiring, Eventually Plans to Challenge Jon Jones Again

    Daniel Cormier Not Retiring, Eventually Plans to Challenge Jon Jones Again

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC August 14, 2017 at 11:45 pm 0 comments

    Former UFC champion Daniel Cormier does not intend to retire from mixed martial arts and believes a win over Jon Jones is still possible. During an appearance on The MMA Hour on Monday, Cormier (19-2) said he will fight again and is confident he can orchestrate a third fight against […]

     
  • Bears Claim Roberto Aguayo Off Waivers

    Bears Claim Roberto Aguayo Off Waivers

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL August 13, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    The Chicago Bears claimed former Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Roberto Aguayo off waivers on Sunday. To clear roster space for Auguayo, the Bears placed veteran wide receiver Rueben Randle on injured reserve. Aguayo was waived by the Buccaneers on Saturday after his rocky start to the preseason. Aguayo missed an […]

     
  • Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem of Preseason Game

    Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem of Preseason Game

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL August 13, 2017 at 1:27 pm 0 comments

    Marshawn Lynch appeared to stage a silent protest in his return to the NFL, as the Oakland Raiders running back remained seated during the national anthem prior to the team’s 20-10 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Photos show Lynch, who suited up but did not play, sitting on a cooler […]