Archive for May, 2018

  • Lou Lamoriello to Take Over New York Islanders’ Hockey Operations

    Lou Lamoriello to Take Over New York Islanders’ Hockey Operations

    Mike Aglialoro, NHL May 21, 2018 at 11:33 pm 0 comments

    Lou Lamoriello, the architect of three Stanley Cup championships and five conference titles during his 28 years as president and general manager of the New Jersey Devils, will take over hockey operations for the New York Islanders “in a number of days,” The Athletic reports. Lamoriello, 75, was most recently […]

     
  • Cardinals’ Jordan Hicks Throws Two 105 MPH Pitches Sunday

    Cardinals’ Jordan Hicks Throws Two 105 MPH Pitches Sunday

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 20, 2018 at 11:01 pm 0 comments

    St. Louis Cardinals rookie right-hander Jordan Hicks hit 105 mph on the radar gun twice Sunday, becoming the first pitcher to throw multiple pitches at that speed in the same game in the past 10 seasons. Current New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman is the only other pitcher to hit […]

     
  • Tampa Bay Rays Give Saturday Start to Reliever Sergio Romo

    Tampa Bay Rays Give Saturday Start to Reliever Sergio Romo

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 19, 2018 at 11:56 pm 0 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays have been experimenting with their pitching staff all season, and now they are trying something manager Kevin Cash calls “unheard of.” On Saturday night, the Rays gave veteran reliever Sergio Romo the first start of his career. Romo struck out the side on 18 pitches in […]

     
  • Juan Lagares Out for Season After Toe Surgery

    Juan Lagares Out for Season After Toe Surgery

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 18, 2018 at 11:47 pm 0 comments

    Juan Lagares and his Gold Glove are probably gone for the season. The part-time New York Mets center fielder is expected to miss the rest of the year because of an injury to the big toe on his left foot. The team announced Friday that Lagares had an MRI and […]

     
  • Cleveland Browns to be Featured on HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

    Cleveland Browns to be Featured on HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 17, 2018 at 11:40 pm 0 comments

    Coming off a dismal 0-16 season, the Browns have been chosen to appear on HBO’s popular “Hard Knocks” series, which gives NFL fans a behind-the-scenes look at training camp. The Browns have turned down previous opportunities to be on the award-winning series. But with renewed optimism around Cleveland following the […]

     
  • Mike Budenholzer Announced as New Milwaukee Bucks Head Coach

    Mike Budenholzer Announced as New Milwaukee Bucks Head Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 16, 2018 at 11:33 pm 0 comments

    The Milwaukee Bucks named Mike Budenholzer as their new head coach on Thursday, citing his ability to teach and build a winning culture. Budenholzer’s contract is for four years, league sources told ESPN. The Bucks negotiated a deal with Budenholzer’s representative on Wednesday, hours after Budenholzer attended a breakfast meeting […]

     
  • Robinson Cano Suspended 80 Games for Positive Drug Test

    Robinson Cano Suspended 80 Games for Positive Drug Test

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 15, 2018 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

    All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano of the Seattle Mariners was suspended 80 games without pay by Major League Baseball after he tested positive for a banned substance, it was announced Tuesday. Cano tested positive for the diuretic furosemide, which violates MLB’s drug prevention and treatment program. He said he would […]

     
  • Federal Law Prohibiting Sports Gambling Struck Down by Supreme Court

    Federal Law Prohibiting Sports Gambling Struck Down by Supreme Court

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL May 14, 2018 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    The Supreme Court struck down a federal law that prohibits sports gambling Monday in a landmark decision that gives states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. The court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, a 1992 law that barred state-authorized sports gambling with […]

     
  • Robinson Cano Breaks Bone in Right Hand

    Robinson Cano Breaks Bone in Right Hand

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 13, 2018 at 11:14 pm 0 comments

    Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano left Seattle’s game at Detroit with a broken right hand after being hit by a pitch on Sunday. “I see a specialist on Tuesday morning. They didn’t say anything about how long I might be out, but it is broken bad, so there might be […]

     
  • San Diego Padres Designate Chase Headley for Assignment

    San Diego Padres Designate Chase Headley for Assignment

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 12, 2018 at 11:08 pm 0 comments

    The San Diego Padres have designated struggling third baseman Chase Headley for assignment and recalled infielder Cory Spangenberg from Triple-A El Paso. With a .115/.233/.135 line in 60 plate appearances, Headley got off to a terrible start prior to his designation. Between his own struggles and the success of fellow […]