Archive for September, 2017

  • Danny Trevathan Suspended 2 Games for Vicious Hit on Davante Adams

    Danny Trevathan Suspended 2 Games for Vicious Hit on Davante Adams

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 30, 2017 at 11:33 pm 0 comments

    Chicago Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan has been suspended two games without pay by the NFL for a frightening hit Thursday night that sent Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams to the hospital. The league announced the suspension Saturday, saying Trevathan violated Rule 12, Section 2, Article 6: “There shall […]

     
  • Russell Westbrook Signs $205 Million Extension With Thunder

    Russell Westbrook Signs $205 Million Extension With Thunder

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA September 30, 2017 at 8:37 pm 0 comments

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook, the NBA’s reigning MVP, has signed a five-year, $205 million contract extension, league sources told ESPN. The deal starts with the 2018-19 season and delivers Westbrook the biggest guaranteed contract in NBA history — six seasons and $233 million through 2022-23. It includes a […]

     
  • NBA Board of Governors Pass Draft Reform, Resting Guidelines

    NBA Board of Governors Pass Draft Reform, Resting Guidelines

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA September 28, 2017 at 11:05 pm 0 comments

    The NBA’s board of governors voted to pass legislation on draft lottery reform and guidelines for the resting of healthy players in the regular season. The NBA draft lottery reform passed with a 28-1-1 vote, with Oklahoma City voting against and Dallas abstaining. The NBA needed 23 of 30 teams […]

     
  • Matt Cain Set to Retire After Saturday Start

    Matt Cain Set to Retire After Saturday Start

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB September 27, 2017 at 11:06 pm 0 comments

    Matt Cain is set to make one final start before he calls it a career. Cain talked to his San Francisco Giants teammates in a closed clubhouse before Wednesday’s game at Arizona, telling them he is ready to retire. Before he goes, the right-hander, who threw the only perfect game […]

     
  • Ex-Jet Erin Henderson Sues Team for Wrongful Termination

    Ex-Jet Erin Henderson Sues Team for Wrongful Termination

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 26, 2017 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

    Former New York Jets linebacker Erin Henderson is planning to sue the team for wrongful termination and disability discrimination, his attorney confirmed Tuesday. Henderson, currently a free agent, is seeking $3.3 million in compensatory damages — the amount of his unpaid 2016 salary, plus his non-guaranteed 2017 salary. In February, […]

     
  • Aaron Judge Sets New Rookie Home Run Record

    Aaron Judge Sets New Rookie Home Run Record

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB September 25, 2017 at 11:52 pm 0 comments

    New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge has broken Mark McGwire’s rookie home run record with two homers Monday to reach 50 on the season. Judge hit No. 49 with a third-inning, two-run shot off Kansas City Royals starter Jake Junis. He set the record with a solo shot in […]

     
  • Dwyane Wade Reaches Buyout With Bulls; Cavs, Spurs, Thunder Rumored Suitors

    Dwyane Wade Reaches Buyout With Bulls; Cavs, Spurs, Thunder Rumored Suitors

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA September 24, 2017 at 11:41 pm 0 comments

    The Bulls and Dwyane Wade have reached an agreement on a buyout, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune tweets. The early favorites for Wade’s services are the Spurs, Cavaliers, Thunder, and Heat, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN tweets. Miami is currently positioned to pay him the most money this season. Within […]

     
  • New York Knicks Trade Carmelo Anthony to Oklahoma City Thunder

    New York Knicks Trade Carmelo Anthony to Oklahoma City Thunder

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA September 23, 2017 at 11:46 pm 0 comments

    The New York Knicks have agreed to trade 10-time All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder, league sources told ESPN on Saturday. The Thunder will send center Enes Kanter, forward Doug McDermott and a 2018 second-round pick (via the Chicago Bulls) to New York, league sources said. Anthony, […]

     
  • Appeals Hearing for Ezekiel Elliott’s Suspension Set for October 2nd

    Appeals Hearing for Ezekiel Elliott’s Suspension Set for October 2nd

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 22, 2017 at 11:36 pm 0 comments

    An appeals court next month will hear arguments on a stay that has kept Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott on the field while his suspension makes its way through the court system. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed Friday to hold oral arguments between the NFL and […]

     
  • Aaron Hernandez Found With Most Advanced Case of CTE Yet

    Aaron Hernandez Found With Most Advanced Case of CTE Yet

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 21, 2017 at 11:46 pm 0 comments

    Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. His lawyer announced a lawsuit against the NFL and the team, accusing them of hiding the true dangers of the sport. Dr. Ann McKee, the director of […]