Archive for September, 2017

  • Jason Witten Becomes Dallas Cowboys’ All-Time Leader in Receiving Yards

    Jason Witten Becomes Dallas Cowboys’ All-Time Leader in Receiving Yards

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 10, 2017 at 11:35 pm 0 comments

    Jason Witten has another piece of Dallas Cowboys history. With an 11-yard catch in the second quarter of Sunday’s season opener against the New York Giants, Witten became the Cowboys’ all-time leader in receiving yards, eclipsing a mark held by Michael Irvin since 1995. In 2012, Witten, 35, broke Irvin’s […]

     
  • Aaron Donald Ends Holdout, Reports to Rams

    Aaron Donald Ends Holdout, Reports to Rams

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 9, 2017 at 11:22 pm 0 comments

    Los Angeles Rams star defensive lineman Aaron Donald’s holdout finally ended Saturday, on its 44th day, when he reported to the team facility and passed his physical. Donald will not play in Sunday’s regular-season opener against the Indianapolis Colts. He has not received a new contract, but both sides will […]

     
  • Ezekiel Elliott Granted Temporary Restraining Order for Suspension

    Ezekiel Elliott Granted Temporary Restraining Order for Suspension

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 8, 2017 at 11:38 pm 0 comments

    Federal judge Amos Mazzant on Friday granted a request by the NFL Players Association for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction to prevent the implementation of a six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. He was already eligible to play in Sunday’s season opener against the New […]

     
  • Ray Borg Pulls Out of UFC 215 Match Against Demetrious Johnson

    Ray Borg Pulls Out of UFC 215 Match Against Demetrious Johnson

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC September 7, 2017 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

    UFC flyweight Demetrious Johnson’s record-breaking title defense has been removed from Saturday’s UFC 215 main event, after opponent Ray Borg fell ill during fight week. Multiple sources confirmed to ESPN late Thursday evening that Borg was suffering from a “viral infection” and has been forced to withdraw from the flyweight […]

     
  • Sebastian Janikowski, Oakland Raiders Resolve Contractual Differences

    Sebastian Janikowski, Oakland Raiders Resolve Contractual Differences

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 6, 2017 at 11:08 pm 0 comments

    Place-kicker Sebastian Janikowski and the Oakland Raiders have resolved their contractual differences, and he will remain with the team, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Wednesday night. Janikowski’s contract has been reworked and it’s no longer an issue, the sources said. On Tuesday, Janikowski, the Raiders’ longest-tenured player, was guaranteed […]

     
  • Boston Red Sox Accused of Stealing Signs Via Electronics

    Boston Red Sox Accused of Stealing Signs Via Electronics

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB September 5, 2017 at 11:19 pm 0 comments

    MLB commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed Tuesday that the Boston Red Sox used electronic communication from the dugout to steal opponents’ signs and relay them to Boston players during games. The New York Yankees filed a formal complaint against the Red Sox on July 18, sources told ESPN’s Buster Olney. Baseball’s […]

     
  • Le’Veon Bell Signs Franchise Tender

    Le’Veon Bell Signs Franchise Tender

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 4, 2017 at 11:54 pm 0 comments

    No training camp, no worries for Le’Veon Bell, who said he’s preparing for as many as 30 touches per game if that’s what the Pittsburgh Steelers need to beat the Cleveland Browns in Week 1. Fresh off his first practice with the team in 2017, Bell said he resumed his […]

     
  • Steelers Add JJ Wilcox From Bucs in Trade

    Steelers Add JJ Wilcox From Bucs in Trade

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 3, 2017 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded safety JJ Wilcox to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick in 2018. The move created a roster spot for safety T.J. Ward, who agreed to a contract with Tampa Bay earlier in the day. The Buccaneers also sent a […]

     
  • Brock Osweiler Returns to Broncos After Release From Browns

    Brock Osweiler Returns to Broncos After Release From Browns

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 2, 2017 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

    With backup quarterback Paxton Lynch expected to miss at least the first month of the regular season, the Denver Broncos quickly, and happily, turned to a familiar face Saturday, signing Brock Osweiler to a one-year deal. Osweiler, who spent his first four years in the league with the Broncos, was […]

     
  • New York Jets Trade Sheldon Richardson to Seattle Seahawks

    New York Jets Trade Sheldon Richardson to Seattle Seahawks

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL September 1, 2017 at 11:17 pm 0 comments

    The Seattle Seahawks traded receiver Jermaine Kearse to the New York Jets on Friday for defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson. The Jets also get Seattle’s 2018 second-round draft pick, and the teams swapped seventh-round picks. Kearse, 27, has been a starter for the Seahawks since 2014 but is coming off a […]