Archive for November, 2017

  • Packers File Paperwork to Recover Bonus From Martellus Bennett

    Packers File Paperwork to Recover Bonus From Martellus Bennett

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL November 30, 2017 at 11:14 pm 0 comments

    The Green Bay Packers have filed paperwork in an attempt to collect a portion of Martellus Bennett’s signing bonus after they released him with the designation that he failed to disclose a medical condition. The NFL Players Association told ESPN it is “aware of the situation and currently monitoring.” The […]

     
  • Herm Edwards Rumored to be Next Head Coach at Arizona State

    Herm Edwards Rumored to be Next Head Coach at Arizona State

    College, Mike Aglialoro November 29, 2017 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

    Former NFL coach and current ESPN analyst Herm Edwards is in line to become Arizona State’s next football coach, pending approval of the university president, according to multiple reports. The Associated Press, citing a person with direct knowledge of the plan, reported Wednesday night that Edwards’ deal and an official […]

     
  • The Jimmy Garoppolo-Era Begins In San Francisco

    The Jimmy Garoppolo-Era Begins In San Francisco

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL November 28, 2017 at 11:12 pm 0 comments

    The wait for Jimmy Garoppolo to make his first start as a member of the San Francisco 49ers will end Sunday in Chicago. The Niners announced Tuesday afternoon that coach Kyle Shanahan met with his quarterbacks and told them that the plan for Sunday’s game is to go with Garoppolo […]

     
  • David Fizdale Fired by Memphis Grizzles After 8th Straight Loss

    David Fizdale Fired by Memphis Grizzles After 8th Straight Loss

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA November 27, 2017 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    The Memphis Grizzlies fired coach David Fizdale on Monday, one day after the team dropped to 7-12 on the season, including eight straight losses. Associate head coach J.B. Bickerstaff, who was 37-34 as an interim coach with the Houston Rockets in 2015-16, has been promoted to interim head coach. Fizdale’s […]

     
  • Tennessee Withdraws Offer to Make Greg Schiano Head Coach

    Tennessee Withdraws Offer to Make Greg Schiano Head Coach

    College, Mike Aglialoro November 26, 2017 at 11:31 pm 0 comments

    Tennessee has backed out of a memorandum of understanding with Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano to be the Volunteers’ next football coach, sources told ESPN’s Chris Low. The memorandum of understanding was signed by both parties Sunday in Columbus, Ohio. Tennessee had planned to introduce Schiano at a news […]

     
  • Chip Kelly Named New Head Coach of UCLA Football

    Chip Kelly Named New Head Coach of UCLA Football

    College, Mike Aglialoro November 25, 2017 at 11:29 pm 0 comments

    Former Oregon coach Chip Kelly has been named the next head coach at UCLA, agreeing to a five-year contract worth $23.3 million with a $9 million reciprocal buyout, the school announced Saturday. Kelly also had been considering the vacant Florida job, sources previously told ESPN. Kelly will be formally introduced […]

     
  • Greg Olsen Reinstated from IR for Week 12

    Greg Olsen Reinstated from IR for Week 12

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL November 25, 2017 at 11:11 am 0 comments

    The Carolina Panthers on Friday reinstated Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen to the 53-man roster so he can play in Sunday’s game against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. Olsen was placed on injured reserve after suffering a broken foot during a Week 2 win over the Buffalo […]

     
  • Bellator MMA Reveals Brackets for World Grand Prix

    Bellator MMA Reveals Brackets for World Grand Prix

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA November 23, 2017 at 11:47 pm 0 comments

    Bellator MMA has released its official bracket for next year’s eight-man heavyweight tournament, which will culminate in a five-round championship bout for the promotion’s vacant title. The tournament, dubbed Bellator MMA World Grand Prix, kicks off at Bellator 192 on Jan. 20 in Los Angeles, with a matchup between Chael […]

     
  • Darrelle Revis Signs With Kansas City Chiefs

    Darrelle Revis Signs With Kansas City Chiefs

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL November 22, 2017 at 11:18 pm 0 comments

    The Kansas City Chiefs need help for a beleaguered pass defense, and Darrelle Revis needed a job. The two got together on Wednesday, when the veteran cornerback signed a contract with the Chiefs. “The reason for me returning is the fire I have, the fuel I have to continue to […]

     
  • Atlanta Braves Lose 13 Prospects As Punishment for Int’l Violations

    Atlanta Braves Lose 13 Prospects As Punishment for Int’l Violations

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB November 21, 2017 at 11:14 pm 0 comments

    The Atlanta Braves lost 13 prospects and former general manager John Coppolella was banned for life by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for circumventing international signing rules from 2015 to 2017. Former Atlanta special assistant Gordon Blakeley, who was the team’s international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one […]