Archive for April, 2018

  • Corey Seager to Have Tommy John Surgery and Miss Rest of Season

    Corey Seager to Have Tommy John Surgery and Miss Rest of Season

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB April 30, 2018 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

    The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that shortstop Corey Seager will miss the rest of the season and will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his right arm. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said the operation will be performed Friday in Los Angeles. “It’s a big […]

     
  • Yeonis Cespedes Out Three Days With Injured Left Thumb

    Yeonis Cespedes Out Three Days With Injured Left Thumb

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB April 29, 2018 at 11:04 pm 0 comments

    New York Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes expects to miss three days after leaving Sunday’s 14-2 victory over the San Diego Padres with an injured left thumb. Cespedes suffered the injury in the third inning on a headfirst slide into third base. The veteran outfielder said he will undergo an MRI […]

     
  • Los Angeles Rams Trade Tavon Austin to Dallas Cowboys

    Los Angeles Rams Trade Tavon Austin to Dallas Cowboys

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 28, 2018 at 11:00 pm 0 comments

    The Dallas Cowboys continued to remake their wide receiver group by trading for Tavon Austin and sending one of their two sixth-round draft picks, No. 192 overall, to the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday. Austin was the eighth overall pick in the 2013 draft but had just 13 catches for […]

     
  • New England Patriots Trade Second Round Picks to Lions, Bears, Bucs

    New England Patriots Trade Second Round Picks to Lions, Bears, Bucs

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 27, 2018 at 11:53 pm 0 comments

    In a flurry of trade activity Friday night, the New England Patriots made two deals that turned the second-round draft choice they received for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo into a 2019 second-round pick and two 2018 fourth-round selections, before using one of the fourth-round picks in a different swap that landed […]

     
  • Pittsburgh Steelers Trade Martavis Bryant to Oakland Raiders

    Pittsburgh Steelers Trade Martavis Bryant to Oakland Raiders

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 26, 2018 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

    The Pittsburgh Steelers traded wide receiver Martavis Bryant to the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night for a third-round draft pick. The talented but enigmatic Bryant had asked to be traded out of Pittsburgh in September, and Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said Thursday that Oakland had been “on this for […]

     
  • Mike Budenholzer Parts Way With Atlanta Hawks After Five Years

    Mike Budenholzer Parts Way With Atlanta Hawks After Five Years

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 25, 2018 at 11:38 pm 0 comments

    The Atlanta Hawks and coach Mike Budenholzer have mutually agreed to part ways. Budenholzer, the 2014-15 NBA Coach of the Year, and the organization finalized terms of a split Wednesday night. “I am grateful for the five years that I spent as coach of the Atlanta Hawks and will always […]

     
  • Rob Gronkowski Tells Patriots He Will Play in 2018

    Rob Gronkowski Tells Patriots He Will Play in 2018

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 24, 2018 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

    New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, met Tuesday with New England coach Bill Belichick, telling him that Gronkowski will play for the Patriots this season. The decision ends speculation that Gronkowski could retire. Gronkowski, who turns 29 on May 14, earned All-Pro honors in […]

     
  • Melky Cabrera Signs Minor League Deal With Cleveland Indians

    Melky Cabrera Signs Minor League Deal With Cleveland Indians

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB April 23, 2018 at 11:37 pm 0 comments

    Free-agent outfielder Melky Cabrera has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians. The deal is contingent on the 33-year-old’s passing a physical. Cabrera spent last season with the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals, batting .285 with 17 homers and 85 RBIs in 156 games. Cabrera’s […]

     
  • NFL to Discuss Future of Kickoff at May 1st Summit

    NFL to Discuss Future of Kickoff at May 1st Summit

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 22, 2018 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

    The NFL is finalizing plans for a summit to continue an unprecedented offseason discussion about player safety, a league spokesman confirmed. The meeting, planned for May 1-2 at NFL headquarters in New York, will include a focus on the future of the kickoff. There is no indication that the kickoff […]

     
  • Matt Harvey Demoted to Mets Bullpen

    Matt Harvey Demoted to Mets Bullpen

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB April 21, 2018 at 11:26 pm 0 comments

    New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey has lost his spot in the starting rotation, manager Mickey Callaway announced Saturday. Harvey, who will be available coming out of the bullpen starting Tuesday, was not happy about the decision. “It’s the decision that they made. I have to suck it up and […]