Archive for April, 2018

  • Memphis Grizzlies Valued Between $1.3-$1.4 Billion

    Memphis Grizzlies Valued Between $1.3-$1.4 Billion

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 10, 2018 at 11:33 pm 0 comments

    Robert Pera’s deal to retain control of the Memphis Grizzlies under the terms of an unusual buy-sell clause values the team between $1.3 billion and $1.4 billion, a big price tag for a small-market team that has been among the league’s largest revenue-sharing recipients, sources familiar with the process told […]

     
  • Nick Diaz to Regain UFC Eligibility at April’s End

    Nick Diaz to Regain UFC Eligibility at April’s End

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC April 9, 2018 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    UFC welterweight Nick Diaz, who has not fought since January 2015, will at least be eligible to resume his career by the end of the month. Diaz, 34, has accepted a one-year suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for missing three out-of-competition drug tests within a 12-month span. […]

     
  • Mitch Kupchak Officially Named Hornets President and General Manager

    Mitch Kupchak Officially Named Hornets President and General Manager

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 8, 2018 at 11:10 pm 0 comments

    Mitch Kupchak has been named president and general manager of the Charlotte Hornets, the team announced Sunday. Kupchak, who won four championships as the Los Angeles Lakers GM, has been the clear focus of owner Michael Jordan’s search process to replace ex-GM Rich Cho, whose contract wasn’t renewed. Kupchak will […]

     
  • Yankees Place CC Sabathia, Brandon Drury on DL

    Yankees Place CC Sabathia, Brandon Drury on DL

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB April 7, 2018 at 11:04 pm 0 comments

    The New York Yankees placed starting pitcher CC Sabathia on the 10-day disabled list Saturday, one day after he left a game against the Baltimore Orioles early due to a hip injury. Sabathia will be joined on the 10-day DL by third baseman Brandon Drury, who also came out of […]

     
  • Shohei Otani Homers in His Third Straight Game

    Shohei Otani Homers in His Third Straight Game

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB April 6, 2018 at 11:47 pm 0 comments

    Los Angeles Angels rookie Shohei Ohtani hit his third homer of the season Friday night in his first at-bat against the Oakland Athletics. The two-way star from Japan crushed a 93 mph, two-seam fastball from A’s starter Daniel Gossett to left-center, a 449-foot solo shot onto the fake rocks up […]

     
  • Kyrie Irving to Miss Playoffs After Knee Surgery

    Kyrie Irving to Miss Playoffs After Knee Surgery

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 5, 2018 at 11:56 pm 0 comments

    In the aftermath of left knee surgery, All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics will miss the rest of the regular season and playoffs, the team announced. Irving will undergo another procedure on Saturday to remove two screws from his patella that were inserted in 2015 to repair […]

     
  • New England Patriots Trade Brandin Cooks to Los Angeles Rams

    New England Patriots Trade Brandin Cooks to Los Angeles Rams

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 4, 2018 at 11:41 pm 0 comments

    The New England Patriots have traded receiver Brandin Cooks to the Los Angeles Rams for the 23rd overall pick in this year’s draft. As part of the deal, which was officially announced by the Rams on Tuesday night, New England also sent a fourth-round pick (No. 136 overall) to Los […]

     
  • Baltimore Ravens Sign Robert Griffin III

    Baltimore Ravens Sign Robert Griffin III

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 3, 2018 at 11:34 pm 0 comments

    The Baltimore Ravens have reached a one-year agreement with former Redskins and Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III, providing an experienced backup to starter Joe Flacco. The Ravens initially brought in Griffin to throw to free-agent receivers during a tryout last week and were impressed with his workout. After Griffin took […]

     
  • Brice Butler Leaves Cowboys to Sign With Cardinals

    Brice Butler Leaves Cowboys to Sign With Cardinals

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 2, 2018 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

    The Arizona Cardinals have signed free-agent wide receiver Brice Butler to a two-year contract. Monday’s move addresses one of the team’s biggest needs, depth at the receiver position, following the departures of John Brown and Jaron Brown to free agency. Butler, entering his sixth NFL season, played the past three […]

     
  • Max Holloway to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223

    Max Holloway to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC April 1, 2018 at 11:21 pm 0 comments

    A highly anticipated lightweight title fight between interim champion Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov has been canceled just six days before it was supposed to headline UFC 223 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. UFC president Dana White told ESPN on Sunday that Ferguson (23-3) has withdrawn from the bout due […]