Archive for January, 2018

  • Andrew McCutchen Traded From Pirates to Giants

    Andrew McCutchen Traded From Pirates to Giants

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 15, 2018 at 11:21 pm 0 comments

    The San Francisco Giants acquired outfielder Andrew McCutchen from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday for right-hander Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 in international signing bonus allocation. Pittsburgh also will send the Giants cash to cover part of McCutchen’s $14.75 million salary. The 31-year-old McCutchen, a former […]

     
  • Matt Patricia Expected to be Next Head Coach of Detroit Lions

    Matt Patricia Expected to be Next Head Coach of Detroit Lions

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 14, 2018 at 11:29 pm 0 comments

    New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, though linked to the New York Giants’ job, is likely to become the next head coach of the Detroit Lions, league sources told ESPN. Patricia, 43, and the Lions still need to agree to the contract details after the Patriots’ season ends. Assuming […]

     
  • Gerrit Cole Traded From Pittsburgh to Houston in Five-Player Deal

    Gerrit Cole Traded From Pittsburgh to Houston in Five-Player Deal

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 13, 2018 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

    The World Series champion Houston Astros have boosted their rotation with another big arm, acquiring Gerrit Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates in a five-player trade. The deal was announced Saturday. In exchange, the Pirates received right-handers Joe Musgrove and Michael Feliz, third baseman Colin Moran and outfielder Jason Martin. Cole, […]

     
  • Rick Dennison Fired as OC of Buffalo Bills

    Rick Dennison Fired as OC of Buffalo Bills

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 12, 2018 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    The Buffalo Bills on Friday fired offensive coordinator Rick Dennison, the team announced. The Bills finished 29th in average yards per game (302.6) and were tied for 24th in offensive points scored (17.6) this season. Buffalo finished with a 9-7 record and lost 10-3 in an AFC wild-card game to […]

     
  • Dallas Cowboys Jettision Sixth Position Coach

    Dallas Cowboys Jettision Sixth Position Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 11, 2018 at 11:48 pm 0 comments

    Offensive line coach Frank Pollack will not be back with the Dallas Cowboys in 2018, as he joined the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday. It is the sixth change on Jason Garrett’s staff since the season ended and perhaps the most significant, because of the resources the Cowboys have put in […]

     
  • Mets Maintain Status Quo; Bring Back Jay Bruce for Three Years

    Mets Maintain Status Quo; Bring Back Jay Bruce for Three Years

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 10, 2018 at 11:30 pm 0 comments

    Free-agent outfielder Jay Bruce has reached agreement on a three-year, $39 million contract with the New York Mets, two baseball sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Bruce, 30, is a .249 career hitter with 277 home runs over 10 seasons with the Cincinnati Reds, Mets and Cleveland Indians. He had received […]

     
  • Packers Hire Mike Pettine as Defensive Coordinator

    Packers Hire Mike Pettine as Defensive Coordinator

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 9, 2018 at 11:13 pm 0 comments

    Mike McCarthy liked the idea of having a former head coach as his defensive coordinator when he hired Dom Capers in 2009. Nine years later, he has the same thing in Mike Pettine. The Green Bay Packers are expected to hire Pettine, a former head coach of the Cleveland Browns, […]

     
  • Chicago Bears Name Matt Nagy New Head Coach

    Chicago Bears Name Matt Nagy New Head Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 8, 2018 at 11:10 pm 0 comments

    The Chicago Bears named Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy as their new head coach, the team announced Monday. Nagy, 39, replaces John Fox, who was fired after posting a 14-34 record in three seasons. The Bears interviewed five candidates before meeting with Nagy on Sunday, the day after […]

     
  • Green Bay Packers Promote Brian Gutekunst to GM

    Green Bay Packers Promote Brian Gutekunst to GM

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 7, 2018 at 11:26 pm 0 comments

    The Green Bay Packers decided to stay within the Ron Wolf scouting tree for their next general manager, but it’s not his son, Eliot. Instead, the more experienced Brian Gutekunst was promoted to replace Ted Thompson. Gutekunst will receive a five-year contract, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Gutekunst was […]

     
  • Padres Trade Yangervis Solarte to Blue Jays

    Padres Trade Yangervis Solarte to Blue Jays

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 6, 2018 at 11:01 pm 0 comments

    The Toronto Blue Jays are acquiring second baseman Yangervis Solarte in a trade with San Diego, the Padres announced Saturday. In return, the Padres will get a pair of prospects in outfielder Edward Olivares and right-hander Jared Carkuff. The Padres also re-signed right-handed pitcher Craig Stammen to a two-year contract […]