Archive for February, 2018

  • Adam Silver Warns Teams Against Tanking

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 28, 2018 at 11:19 pm 0 comments

    Commissioner Adam Silver reminded all 30 NBA teams that tanking “has no place in our game” in a memo sent last week to explain the league’s six-figure fine of Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. “We have been careful to distinguish between efforts teams may make to rebuild their rosters, including […]

     
  • CSAC Votes to Revoke Jon Jones’ License

    CSAC Votes to Revoke Jon Jones’ License

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC February 27, 2018 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    The California State Athletic Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to uphold the decision to revoke Jon Jones’ license, essentially banning the UFC star from competition for one year. Jones, 30, appeared before the commission for a failed drug test submitted in July. Jones tested positive for metabolites of the anabolic […]

     
  • NFL to Fine Jerry Jones $2 Million For Legal Fees

    NFL to Fine Jerry Jones $2 Million For Legal Fees

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 26, 2018 at 11:04 pm 0 comments

    The NFL is demanding reimbursement in excess of $2 million from Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones for court costs related to star running back Ezekiel Elliott’s suspension and Jones’ threatened litigation over commissioner Roger Goodell’s contract, sources told ESPN’s Dan Graziano. The owners are citing a rule that has been […]

     
  • Dan Fegan, Longtime NBA Agent, Dies in Car Crash

    Dan Fegan, Longtime NBA Agent, Dies in Car Crash

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 25, 2018 at 11:57 pm 0 comments

    Colorado authorities said longtime NBA agent Dan Fegan died in a car crash Sunday. He was 56. The Colorado State Patrol said Fegan was driving an SUV when he tried to merge onto a highway and was broadsided by a commuter bus near Aspen, which is about 180 miles west […]

     
  • Blake Bortles Receives Three-Year Extension From Jaguars

    Blake Bortles Receives Three-Year Extension From Jaguars

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 24, 2018 at 11:38 pm 0 comments

    The Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed quarterback Blake Bortles to a three-year contract extension through the 2020 season, the team announced Saturday. The deal is for $54 million and could be worth up to $66.5 million with incentives, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The deal also includes $26.5 million in […]

     
  • Chiefs Trade All-Pro Corner Marcus Peters to Rams

    Chiefs Trade All-Pro Corner Marcus Peters to Rams

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 23, 2018 at 11:29 pm 0 comments

    The Los Angeles Rams agreed to acquire All-Pro cornerback Marcus Peters from the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday, a move that was first reported by ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Details of the trade, which won’t be processed until the start of the new league year on March 14, have […]

     
  • Corey Dickerson Traded From Rays to Pirates

    Corey Dickerson Traded From Rays to Pirates

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 22, 2018 at 11:19 pm 0 comments

    The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired All-Star outfielder Corey Dickerson from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for pitcher Daniel Hudson, minor league infielder Tristan Gray and cash considerations, it was announced Thursday. The Rays are obligated to pay about $1 million of Dickerson’s $5.95 million salary for 2018. Dickerson, 28, hit […]

     
  • Carlos Gomez Signs One-Year Deal With Tampa Bay Rays

    Carlos Gomez Signs One-Year Deal With Tampa Bay Rays

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 21, 2018 at 11:54 pm 0 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a one-year, $4 million deal with outfielder Carlos Gomez, MLB.com reported Wednesday. Gomez, who turned 32 in December, appeared in 105 games for Texas last season and was the primary center fielder after All-Star Ian Desmond left in free agency. Gomez is expected […]

     
  • New York Yankees add Brandon Drury in Three-Team Trade

    New York Yankees add Brandon Drury in Three-Team Trade

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 20, 2018 at 11:34 pm 0 comments

    The New York Yankees have added another starting infield candidate, acquiring Brandon Drury in a three-team trade that also saw the Tampa Bay Rays send outfielder Steven Souza Jr. to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Rays received second baseman prospect Nick Solak from the Yankees, and pitcher Anthony Banda and two […]

     
  • J.D. Martinez Signs Five-Year Deal With Boston Red Sox

    J.D. Martinez Signs Five-Year Deal With Boston Red Sox

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 19, 2018 at 11:29 pm 0 comments

    The Boston Red Sox have agreed to a five-year deal with J.D. Martinez, ending their stalemate with the free-agent slugger, a source told ESPN’s Pedro Gomez. The front-loaded deal is worth $110 million, with opt-out clauses after the second and third years, according to multiple reports. Martinez will be paid […]