Archive for October, 2017

  • Browns Run Out of Time to Acquire AJ McCarron From Bengals

    Browns Run Out of Time to Acquire AJ McCarron From Bengals

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL October 31, 2017 at 11:04 pm 0 comments

    The Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns failed to work out a trade that would have sent quarterback AJ McCarron to Cleveland, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. According to Schefter, the Bengals notified the league of the proposed trade at 3:55 p.m. ET, and the Browns notified the league shortly after […]

     
  • Patriots Trade Jimmy Garoppolo to 49ers for 2nd Round Pick

    Patriots Trade Jimmy Garoppolo to 49ers for 2nd Round Pick

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL October 30, 2017 at 11:02 pm 0 comments

    The San Francisco 49ers traded a 2018 second-round draft pick for New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo on Tuesday. San Francisco had two second-round picks after making a draft-day trade with the New Orleans Saints this year, but the one traded for Garoppolo is its original second-round pick, a source […]

     
  • Washington Nationals Tap Davey Martinez as New Manager

    Washington Nationals Tap Davey Martinez as New Manager

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB October 29, 2017 at 11:49 pm 0 comments

    Davey Martinez will be announced as the new manager of the Washington Nationals after the World Series, a source told ESPN, confirming multiple reports. FanRag Sports first reported the news. Martinez has agreed to a three-year deal with an option, the source told ESPN, confirming a report by The Washington […]

     
  • Yuli Gurriel Suspended for Gesture, Suspension Set for 2018

    Yuli Gurriel Suspended for Gesture, Suspension Set for 2018

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB October 28, 2017 at 11:24 pm 0 comments

    Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel will be suspended for five games — but none during the World Series — for racially insensitive behavior directed at Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish, baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said Saturday. Gurriel disrupted the World Series Friday night when he used his fingers […]

     
  • Joseph Tsai Has Agreement to Purchase 49% of Brooklyn Nets

    Joseph Tsai Has Agreement to Purchase 49% of Brooklyn Nets

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA October 27, 2017 at 1:21 pm 0 comments

    Joseph Tsai, the executive vice chairman and co-founder of Chinese e-commerce goliath Alibaba, has reached an agreement in principle to purchase a 49 percent minority stake in the Brooklyn Nets that includes the option to acquire controlling interest of the NBA franchise in 2021, league sources told ESPN. The purchase […]

     
  • Joe Girardi Not Retained as Yankee Manager After 10 Seasons

    Joe Girardi Not Retained as Yankee Manager After 10 Seasons

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB October 26, 2017 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    Joe Girardi will not be back next season as manager of the New York Yankees, the team announced Thursday. Girardi just completed the final season of a four-year, $16 million contract. Sources told ESPN’s Buster Olney that Yankees general manager Brian Cashman recommended to owner Hal Steinbrenner that the team […]

     
  • Martavis Bryant Relegated to Scout Team After Social Media Posts

    Martavis Bryant Relegated to Scout Team After Social Media Posts

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL October 25, 2017 at 11:05 pm 0 comments

    The Steelers have benched Martavis Bryant for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions over his use of social media, the receiver said. Bryant said he was relegated to scout-team work during Wednesday’s practice. Scout-team players typically don’t play in that week’s game. Bryant is no longer hiding from his frustration […]

     
  • Dwight Freeney Signs One-Year Deal With Seahawks

    Dwight Freeney Signs One-Year Deal With Seahawks

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL October 24, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Veteran defensive end Dwight Freeney has agreed to a deal with the Seattle Seahawks, the team announced Tuesday night. Freeney, 37, was in Seattle on Tuesday to work out and take a physical for the Seahawks. He later tweeted he’d joined the team. A source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that […]

     
  • Eric Bledsoe Likely Never Playing For Suns Again, Sent Home

    Eric Bledsoe Likely Never Playing For Suns Again, Sent Home

    NFL October 23, 2017 at 8:11 pm 0 comments

    Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe has likely played his final game for the team, general manager Ryan McDonough told reporters Monday. McDonough said he, interim coach Jay Triano and Bledsoe met Monday morning and that Bledsoe was sent home at the end of the discussion. He will not play in […]

     
  • Mets to Hire Indians Pitching Coach Mickey Callaway as New Manager

    Mets to Hire Indians Pitching Coach Mickey Callaway as New Manager

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB October 22, 2017 at 11:26 pm 0 comments

    The New York Mets will name Cleveland Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway as their new manager, a source confirmed to ESPN on Sunday. The news was first reported by the New York Post. Callaway will replace Terry Collins, who stepped down as manager to take a position in the team’s […]