Archive for May, 2018

  • Toronto Raptors Fire Coach Dwane Casey

    Toronto Raptors Fire Coach Dwane Casey

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

    The Toronto Raptors fired coach Dwane Casey on Friday, the team announced. Casey, the most successful coach in franchise history, lost his job after consecutive second-round playoff sweeps to the Cleveland Cavaliers and being named the coach of the year in a vote of the NBA’s 30 coaches. Casey had […]

     
  • Chris Young Hired as Executive by MLB

    Chris Young Hired as Executive by MLB

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 10, 2018 at 11:53 pm 0 comments

    Former pitcher Chris Young has been hired by Major League Baseball as an executive. Young’s title will be vice president of on-field operations, initiatives and strategy. The move was announced Thursday, and Young will begin Monday. Young will work on issues including pace of play and assist on negotiations with […]

     
  • Raptors’ Dwane Casey Named Coach of the Year by Fellow Coaches

    Raptors’ Dwane Casey Named Coach of the Year by Fellow Coaches

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 9, 2018 at 11:45 pm 0 comments

    Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey has won the Michael H. Goldberg NBCA Coach of the Year Award, which is voted on annually by the league’s 30 head coaches. The National Basketball Coaches Association announced Casey as the winner Wednesday, two days after the top-seeded Raptors were swept by the Cavaliers […]

     
  • Matt Harvey Traded to Cincinnati Reds for Devin Mesoraco

    Matt Harvey Traded to Cincinnati Reds for Devin Mesoraco

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 8, 2018 at 11:37 pm 0 comments

    Matt Harvey is getting another chance, this time with a historically bad team in a city that will have far fewer late-night temptations than the Big Apple. The New York Mets are getting a catcher who can help at their most unsettled position. The Reds acquired the former New York […]

     
  • Detroit Pistons Part Ways With Stan Van Gundy After Four Seasons

    Detroit Pistons Part Ways With Stan Van Gundy After Four Seasons

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 7, 2018 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

    The Detroit Pistons and Stan Van Gundy, their president of basketball operations and head coach, have parted ways after the team failed to make the playoffs for the second consecutive season. Van Gundy met with Pistons officials on Monday afternoon, league sources said. Van Gundy had full authority on player […]

     
  • Los Angeles Dodgers Place Clayton Kershaw on DL

    Los Angeles Dodgers Place Clayton Kershaw on DL

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 6, 2018 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with biceps tendinitis in his pitching arm, joining the defending National League champions’ growing list of injured stars. The Dodgers made the roster move before their 3-0 loss Sunday to the Padres in Monterrey, Mexico. Kershaw flew back […]

     
  • Mets Designate Matt Harvey for Assignment

    Mets Designate Matt Harvey for Assignment

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 5, 2018 at 11:13 pm 0 comments

    The New York Mets designated Matt Harvey for assignment Saturday, marking an abrupt and stunning end to the tenure of a pitcher who was considered one of baseball’s budding stars and the future face of the organization upon his arrival in 2012. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Friday the […]

     
  • Albert Pujols Joins 3000 Hit/600 Home Run Club

    Albert Pujols Joins 3000 Hit/600 Home Run Club

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 4, 2018 at 11:06 pm 0 comments

    Albert Pujols was once an obscure 13th-round draft pick out of Maple Woods Community College in Kansas City, Missouri, who almost didn’t sign a professional contract. Now he’s the 32nd member of the 3,000-hit club and just the fourth player in that group to get there while also slugging 600 […]

     
  • David Fizdale to Become New Knicks Head Coach

    David Fizdale to Become New Knicks Head Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 3, 2018 at 10:57 pm 0 comments

    David Fizdale has agreed to a four-year deal to become the next coach of the New York Knicks, league sources told ESPN. Fizdale on Thursday in New York met with Knicks owner James Dolan, who then gave his approval to president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry to enter […]

     
  • Phoenix Suns Hire Jazz Assistant Igor Kokoskov as New Head Coach

    Phoenix Suns Hire Jazz Assistant Igor Kokoskov as New Head Coach

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA May 2, 2018 at 10:49 pm 0 comments

    The Phoenix Suns have agreed to terms with Utah Jazz assistant Igor Kokoskov to become the franchise’s head coach. The two sides reached agreement on a three-year contract, league sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Kokoskov, a native of Serbia, will be the first head coach born and raised outside North […]