Archive for April, 2018

  • Francis Ngannou, Derrick Lewis to Fight at UFC 226

    Francis Ngannou, Derrick Lewis to Fight at UFC 226

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC April 20, 2018 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    The UFC is close to finalizing a heavyweight fight between recent title challenger Francis Ngannou and Derrick Lewis for UFC 226 on July 7 in Las Vegas. Multiple sources said the planned matchup to ESPN. The UFC 226 pay-per-view event will take place at T-Mobile Arena. MMAFighting.com first reported the […]

     
  • New York Giants Release Brandon Marshall

    New York Giants Release Brandon Marshall

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 19, 2018 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    The New York Giants released Brandon Marshall after just one season Thursday, with general manager Dave Gettleman saying the veteran wide receiver had failed a physical. The five-time Pro Bowl receiver, whom the Giants signed last offseason to a two-year, $11 million deal, never seemed to get comfortable and was […]

     
  • Matt Forte, Devin Hester Sign One-Day Contracts to Retire as Bears

    Matt Forte, Devin Hester Sign One-Day Contracts to Retire as Bears

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 18, 2018 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

    Former Chicago Bears greats Matt Forte and Devin Hester will both sign a one-day ceremonial contract on Monday, April 23 in order to retire as members of the organization, the team announced Wednesday. Forte and Hester each spent their first eight NFL seasons with the Bears. The greatest return man […]

     
  • 76ers, Mavericks to Play in 2018 China Games

    76ers, Mavericks to Play in 2018 China Games

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 17, 2018 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

    The Process will be heading to China as the Philadelphia 76ers will face the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA China Games 2018. The Mavericks and Sixers will meet twice in preseason contests, on Oct. 5 in Shanghai and Oct. 8 in Shenzhen. It will mark the first time the Mavericks […]

     
  • NFL and NFL Ban Certain Helmets for First Time

    NFL and NFL Ban Certain Helmets for First Time

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 16, 2018 at 11:58 pm 0 comments

    The NFL and NFL Players Association for the first time have banned specific helmets for use, saying those models performed poorly in its annual testing procedures or are no longer supported by their manufacturers. Ten helmet models from Rawlings, Schutt, SG Helmets and Riddell have been targeted for phaseout, six […]

     
  • Ageless Wonder Bartolo Colon Takes Perfect Game Into 8th Inning

    Ageless Wonder Bartolo Colon Takes Perfect Game Into 8th Inning

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB April 15, 2018 at 11:51 pm 0 comments

    Bartolo Colon, who turns 45 next month, flirted with history Sunday night, taking a perfect game into the eighth inning against the World Series champion Houston Astros. A leadoff walk to Carlos Correa and a Josh Reddick double ended the bid by Colon, who would have become the oldest pitcher […]

     
  • Milwaukee Brewers End New York Mets 9-Game Winning Streak

    Milwaukee Brewers End New York Mets 9-Game Winning Streak

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB April 14, 2018 at 11:45 pm 0 comments

    After rolling along for nearly two weeks, the New York Mets met their match on the mound. Chase Anderson breezed into the seventh inning on a windy Fireworks Night at Citi Field, and the Milwaukee Brewers stopped New York’s nine-game winning streak with a 5-1 victory Saturday. Jonathan Villar sliced […]

     
  • Dez Bryant Released by Dallas Cowboys

    Dez Bryant Released by Dallas Cowboys

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 13, 2018 at 11:37 pm 0 comments

    After much speculation, and a 20 minute late-morning meeting, the Dallas Cowboys surprised everyone by informing Dez Bryant that he would be released on Friday. The Cowboys did not offer Bryant a pay cut and did not designate him a post-June 1 cut. He was set to make $12.5 million […]

     
  • New York Knicks Fire Jeff Hornacek After Two Seasons

    New York Knicks Fire Jeff Hornacek After Two Seasons

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 12, 2018 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

    The New York Knicks have fired coach Jeff Hornacek, the team announced Thursday morning. Sources said Mills and Perry informed Hornacek of his firing upon the team’s return to suburban New York following a flight back from Cleveland, where the Knicks beat the Cavaliers 110-98. The Knicks went 60-104 under […]

     
  • Three Players, One Coach Ejected in Red Sox – Yankees Brawl

    Three Players, One Coach Ejected in Red Sox – Yankees Brawl

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB April 11, 2018 at 11:45 pm 0 comments

    It appears the bad blood in what was once baseball’s most intense rivalry is back. The benches cleared twice in Wednesday night’s game at Fenway Park between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, and Yankees designated hitter Tyler Austin was in the middle of everything. During the second […]