Archive for January, 2018

  • Pat Shurmur to be Named New Head Coach of New York Giants

    Pat Shurmur to be Named New Head Coach of New York Giants

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 21, 2018 at 11:07 pm 0 comments

    Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur is expected to be named the New York Giants head coach this week, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Shurmur is now available to talk and sign with another team after the Vikings lost 38-7 in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday night. The team […]

     
  • Mike Vrabel Hired as New Head Coach of Tennessee Titans

    Mike Vrabel Hired as New Head Coach of Tennessee Titans

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 20, 2018 at 11:00 pm 0 comments

    The Tennessee Titans have hired Mike Vrabel as the 19th head coach in franchise history, the team announced Saturday. Vrabel, 42, will replace Mike Mularkey, who was fired Monday. The Titans will give Vrabel a five-year contract, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. A 14-year NFL veteran and three-time Super […]

     
  • Randal Grichuk Traded From Cardinals to Blue Jays

    Randal Grichuk Traded From Cardinals to Blue Jays

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 19, 2018 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    The Blue Jays have agreed to acquire outfielder Randal Grichuk from the Cardinals, per a Toronto announcement. Righties Dominic Leone and Conner Greene will go to St. Louis in return. Grichuk becomes the second St. Louis player to move to the Jays via trade this winter, joining infielder Aledmys Diaz. […]

     
  • MLBPA Rejects Pace-of-Play Proposals; League Likely to Institute Anyway

    MLBPA Rejects Pace-of-Play Proposals; League Likely to Institute Anyway

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 18, 2018 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

    The players’ association rejected Major League Baseball’s latest pace-of-play proposal Thursday, increasing the likelihood that baseball will unilaterally implement a pitch clock and a limit on mound visits in advance of the 2018 season, two sources told ESPN. Union executive director Tony Clark and assistant general counsel Matt Nussbaum informed […]

     
  • Todd Haley Will Not Return as Pittsburgh Steelers OC

    Todd Haley Will Not Return as Pittsburgh Steelers OC

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 17, 2018 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

    Todd Haley is out as offensive coordinator for the Steelers. “I have made the decision to not renew the contract for offensive coordinator Todd Haley,” coach Mike Tomlin said Wednesday in a statement. “I would like to thank Todd for his contributions to our offense the past six years, and […]

     
  • New York Jets Drop Season-Ticket Prices; Remove Select PSLs

    New York Jets Drop Season-Ticket Prices; Remove Select PSLs

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 16, 2018 at 11:57 pm 0 comments

    The New York Jets are lowering season-ticket prices, with the lowest prices being lower than those when the Jets first moved into MetLife Stadium in 2010. On Tuesday, season-ticket holders were given the 2018 prices, which were down by a weighted average of 11 percent compared with last season. The […]

     
  • 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 […]