Archive for February, 2018

  • Eric Hosmer Signs Seven-Year Deal With San Diego Padres

    Eric Hosmer Signs Seven-Year Deal With San Diego Padres

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 18, 2018 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

    The San Diego Padres and free-agent first baseman Eric Hosmer have agreed to an eight-year contract, according to ESPN and multiple reports. The deal is worth $144 million, which would be the largest in Padres franchise history, according to multiple reports. The deal was first reported Saturday night by the […]

     
  • Tampa Bay Rays Trade Jake Odorizzi to Minnesota Twins

    Tampa Bay Rays Trade Jake Odorizzi to Minnesota Twins

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 17, 2018 at 11:36 pm 0 comments

    The Minnesota Twins acquired right-handed pitcher Jake Odorizzi from the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night for minor league infielder Jermaine Palacios, securing some needed depth for their rotation after missing out on several free agents. The 27-year-old Odorizzi will join his third major league team in the Twins, who […]

     
  • New York Mets Sign Jason Vargas for Two Years

    New York Mets Sign Jason Vargas for Two Years

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 16, 2018 at 11:50 pm 0 comments

    The New York Mets and starting pitcher Jason Vargas have reached agreement on a two-year, $16 million deal, a source confirmed to ESPN on Friday. With this signing, the Mets continue what has been a busy period during an otherwise stagnant baseball offseason, as they had already signed relief pitcher […]

     
  • AJ McCarron to be Unrestricted Free Agent After Winning Grievance

    AJ McCarron to be Unrestricted Free Agent After Winning Grievance

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 15, 2018 at 11:39 pm 0 comments

    Cincinnati Bengals quarterback AJ McCarron got his wish. He will be an unrestricted free agent on March 14 after an arbiter ruled Thursday in favor of the backup quarterback in his grievance against the Bengals. McCarron will also be eligible for back pay for the time he spent on the […]

     
  • Oakland Raiders Will Not Bring Back Sebastian Janikowski

    Oakland Raiders Will Not Bring Back Sebastian Janikowski

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 14, 2018 at 11:33 pm 0 comments

    Speculation on Sebastian Janikowski re-signing with the Oakland Raiders and reuniting with coach Jon Gruden has been quelled, as the team told the veteran left-footed place-kicker that it does not plan to bring him back for the 2018 season. Raiders owner Mark Davis thanked Janikowski in a statement Thursday. “The […]

     
  • Mike Shula Hired as New York Giants Offensive Coordinator

    Mike Shula Hired as New York Giants Offensive Coordinator

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL February 13, 2018 at 11:24 pm 0 comments

    The New York Giants are hiring Mike Shula as their offensive coordinator, a source confirmed to ESPN. Shula previously was offensive coordinator for the Carolina Panthers from 2013 to 2017. He is also expected to serve as the Giants’ quarterbacks coach while new head coach Pat Shurmur handles the playcalling […]

     
  • Steve Kerr Turns Coaching Over to Players in Warriors Win

    Steve Kerr Turns Coaching Over to Players in Warriors Win

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 12, 2018 at 11:24 pm 0 comments

    Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr captured his 250th win on Saturday and then he took some time off on Monday. During a timeout midway through the first quarter of a 129-83 win over the Phoenix Suns — the team that drafted Kerr in the second round in 1988 and […]

     
  • Indianapolis Colts Name Frank Reich New Head Coach

    Indianapolis Colts Name Frank Reich New Head Coach

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

    Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich has been hired to be the Indianapolis Colts’ next head coach. He will receive a five-year deal, according to a source. Reich replaces Chuck Pagano as coach after a search that took a few twists and turns. Indianapolis announced that Patriots offensive coordinator Josh […]

     
  • Yu Darvish Signs With Chicago Cubs; Six Years, $126 Million

    Yu Darvish Signs With Chicago Cubs; Six Years, $126 Million

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB February 10, 2018 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

    A depressed free-agent market turned into a boon for the Chicago Cubs after they surprisingly signed righty Yu Darvish to a six-year, $126 million deal Saturday, pending a physical. It’s a move that wasn’t necessarily on the Cubs’ radar in early November. But with contract offers to free agents around […]

     
  • Dwyane Wade Gets Standing Ovation in Return to Miami

    Dwyane Wade Gets Standing Ovation in Return to Miami

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA February 9, 2018 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    As the Heat fell behind early against the Milwaukee Bucks, the Miami fans were getting eager to see the man of the night. Dwyane Wade was back with the Heat on Friday night, coming off the bench for Miami. As the Heat fell behind 9-0, the crowd chanted, “We want […]