Archive for November, 2017

  • Bellator Announces Tournament to Crown Heavyweight Champion

    Bellator Announces Tournament to Crown Heavyweight Champion

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA November 10, 2017 at 11:58 pm 0 comments

    Bellator MMA will host an eight-man heavyweight tournament in 2018, with the eventual winner claiming the promotion’s vacant heavyweight championship. Officials confirmed the plans to ESPN on Friday, following an initial report by USA Today. The tournament, dubbed Bellator MMA World Grand Prix, will unfold over the course of 2018, […]

     
  • Richard Sherman Done for Season With Ruptured Achilles

    Richard Sherman Done for Season With Ruptured Achilles

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL November 9, 2017 at 11:52 pm 0 comments

    Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman will miss the rest of the season after suffering a ruptured Achilles in Thursday night’s 22-16 win over the Arizona Cardinals. Sherman exited the game in the third quarter and did not return. He said he expects to undergo surgery after swelling in the Achilles […]

     
  • Martellus Bennett Cut by Packers With Failure to Disclose Condition Designation

    Martellus Bennett Cut by Packers With Failure to Disclose Condition Designation

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL November 8, 2017 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    The Green Bay Packers have cut Martellus Bennett with the failure to disclose a medical condition designation, bringing the tight end’s short tenure at Lambeau Field to a surprising end. General manager Ted Thompson announced the move on Wednesday after practice. By cutting Bennett with that designation, it sets up […]

     
  • Suns Trade Eric Bledsoe to Bucks For Greg Monroe, Draft Picks

    Suns Trade Eric Bledsoe to Bucks For Greg Monroe, Draft Picks

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA November 7, 2017 at 11:46 pm 0 comments

    The Phoenix Suns have traded disgruntled guard Eric Bledsoe to the Milwaukee Bucks for center Greg Monroe, a 2018 protected first-round draft pick and a 2018 protected second-round pick. The teams reached an agreement in principle late Monday night and finalized the terms Tuesday morning, league sources told ESPN. The […]

     
  • Qualifying Offers Given Out to Nine, Headlined by Jake Arrieta

    Qualifying Offers Given Out to Nine, Headlined by Jake Arrieta

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB November 6, 2017 at 11:37 pm 0 comments

    Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer, third baseman Mike Moustakas and outfielder Lorenzo Cain were among nine free agents who have received $17.4 million qualifying offers from their teams. Chicago Cubs pitchers Jake Arrieta and Wade Davis also received the offers Monday, as did Tampa Bay pitcher Alex Cobb, […]

     
  • Matt Duchene Traded From Avalanche to Senators in 3-Team Deal

    Matt Duchene Traded From Avalanche to Senators in 3-Team Deal

    Mike Aglialoro, NHL November 5, 2017 at 11:50 pm 0 comments

    The Ottawa Senators have acquired center Matt Duchene from the Colorado Avalanche as part of a three-way deal that also involved the Nashville Predators. Center Kyle Turris is going from Ottawa to Nashville in the deal and agreed to a six-year, $36 million contract extension with the Predators. Colorado gets […]

     
  • AJ McCarron to File Grievance to Become UFA in 2018

    AJ McCarron to File Grievance to Become UFA in 2018

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL November 4, 2017 at 11:40 pm 0 comments

    Cincinnati Bengals quarterback AJ McCarron, at the center of headlines this past week, soon will be the center of headlines again. McCarron filed a grievance against the Bengals earlier this year and is awaiting a ruling from an arbitrator that will determine whether he is an unrestricted or restricted free […]

     
  • Masahiro Tanaka Declines Opt Out; Will Remain a Yankee

    Masahiro Tanaka Declines Opt Out; Will Remain a Yankee

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB November 3, 2017 at 11:42 pm 0 comments

    Masahiro Tanaka has decided not to declare for free agency and instead will remain with the New York Yankees. As part of his original seven-year, $155 million contract signed in 2014, Tanaka had the right to opt out after his fourth season. “I have decided to stay with the Yankees […]

     
  • Deshaun Watson Done for Season After ACL Tear

    Deshaun Watson Done for Season After ACL Tear

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL November 2, 2017 at 11:39 pm 0 comments

    Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson will have season-ending surgery after tearing an ACL during Thursday’s practice, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Watson tore the ACL in his right knee, a source told ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, confirming a Houston Chronicle report. The injury occurred about halfway through practice on […]

     
  • NFL Conditionally Reinstates Josh Gordon

    NFL Conditionally Reinstates Josh Gordon

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL November 1, 2017 at 11:44 pm 0 comments

    Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has been conditionally reinstated to the NFL, the league announced Wednesday. Gordon was in New York City earlier in the day to meet with league officials, a source previously confirmed to ESPN. Gordon, 26, has not played in a game since Dec. 21, 2014. […]