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Rusney Castillo Wins Rookie Of The Year In ‘MLB 15: The Show’ Simulation

This embed is invalid" /> The video game gods sure like the Boston Red Sox’s chances of bouncing back this season. Next Impulse Sports ran a simulation of the 2015 Major League Baseball season on “MLB 15: The Show,” which was released Tuesday on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. The Red Sox won the American League East with a...
Via NESN.com
10 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk Suffers Eye Laceration During Shootaround, Likely Out Vs. Pacers

BOSTON — Celtics center Kelly Olynyk is expected to miss Wednesday’s matchup with the Indiana Pacers after going down with an injury during pregame shootaround. Olynyk suffered a laceration above his left eye after taking an elbow from teammate Shavlik Randolph. “Kelly was playing his typical 1-on-1 pregame with Shavlik and got elbowed in the eye,” head coach Brad Stevens...
Via NESN.com
20 minutes ago  |  Discuss

The new ESPN.com has launched

We told you yesterday about the new ESPN.com. Well, now that the new site has launched let’s a take a short tour. First, the design is simpler than the previous version which became clunky. In an attempt to reach out to an audience that now uses smartphones and tablets, ESPN.com makes it easier to read the site on a handheld device. Here’s how it looks on a smartphone: And here’s...
Via Awful Announcing
34 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Your NHL Announcing Schedule for 4/1 – 4/5

Wednesday April 1 Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins (NBCSN 8 pm) Mike Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire Colorado Avalanche at San Jose Sharks (NBCSN 10:30 pm) Randy Hahn, Jaime Baker Thursday, April 2 Boston Bruins at Detroit Red Wings (NBCSN 7:30 pm) Dave Strader, Brian Engblom Saturday, April 4 Vancouver Canucks at Winnipeg Jets (NHLN 3 pm) Local Broadcast Washington...
Via Awful Announcing
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Miami’s “Soles By Sir” Customizes New Hurricane Adidas Cleats To Honor Sean Taylor

April 1 was the birthday of Miami great Sean Taylor, and to honor the late former Hurricane, Miami sneaker and cleat customizer “Soles by Sir” designed a very cool pair of adidas cleats. They feature the “State of Miami” slogan, as well as “Made in Dade,” “National Champion” and other highlight’s from Taylor’s football career. The cleats resemble the ones unveiled...
Via College Spun
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Players who could have their arbitration years bought out

It’s been a busy couple weeks in terms of players having their arbitration years bought out by their respective teams. The Chicago White Sox recently signed Adam Eaton to a five-year extension, Christian Yelich signed a seven-year deal with the Miami Marlins to wipe out his arbitration and Brian Dozier inked a four-year deal to keep him in Minnesota. Reports are also indicating...
Via The Outside Corner
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook: I'm not Angry Man off the court, I'm a chill guy

Russell Westbrook, it can be argued, is something of a walking contradiction. A fiery competitor on the floor, he’s known for his charitable ways and caring demeanor off of it. Standoffish to the media at times, he seems to be consciously aware of how that churlish behavior could be perceived by those he cares about...Read More The post Russell Westbrook: ‘I’m not Angry Man...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can someone please put Mike Francesa’s mic on?

The Mike Francesa Show was on location Wednesday at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square. Somehow, Francesa’s mic got turned off…and he expressed his displeasure. Don’t get Mike angry. You wouldn’t like him when he’s angry. Meanwhile, check out the reaction from Kim Jones. This is amazing. Hey @OrdioMongo @BizzIsReal… https://t.co/hIyK709Y1n — aka EliIsELITE (@SprtsRadioMongo...
Via Awful Announcing
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Here’s Video Of Ohio State Dogs Urinating On The Michigan Fire Hydrant

Ohio State fans – you may want to bookmark this page for future use. Earlier this week, Eleven Warriors posted a photo of a new Michigan-themed fire hydrant that had been installed outside Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Why, you ask, does it exist? For dogs to urinate on, of course. Tuesday night, The Columbus Dispatch released a video of the school’s executive...
Via College Spun
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who was the most underrated team in college football history?

Earlier today we talked about who was the greatest team in the history of college football in the morning portion of our weekly roundtable. This afternoon, we return as TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join Kevin Causey in our weekly roundtables discussing all things college football. We looked at the best this morning but this afternoon, we take a look at the under...
Via The Student Section
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joey Bosa Trolled Michigan With An April Fools’ Tweet

Ohio State star defensive lineman Joey Bosa is an entertaining follow on social media, so it’s not a surprise he decided to have some fun on April Fools’ Day. Given his affinity for his school and his dislike for rival Michigan, it’s also not shocking Bosa poked fun at the Wolverines today. April Fools! pic.twitter.com/242rOzwhlo — Joey Bosa (@jbbigbear) April 1, 2015 ...
Via College Spun
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J.R. Smith joins local pipefitters union

Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith made history Tuesday when he joined Cleveland-area Pipefitters Local Union No. 120. The union, founded in 1898, is primarily comprised of plumbers, steamfitters, HVAC technicians, and similar workers. Smith is the first active professional athlete to become a member. “It just seemed like a natural fit,” said Smith, seemingly unaware of the obvious...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers to appear on celebrity version of 'Jeopardy!'

It’s almost too much of a coincidence for the news to arrive on April Fools’ Day, but by all accounts it is true. Aaron Rodgers apparently realized one of his lifelong dreams this week when the Green Bay Packers quarterback made an appearance on “Celebrity Jeopardy!” Rodgers’ upcoming appearance on an episode of “Celebrity Jeopardy!”...Read More The post Aaron Rodgers...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys to restructure Tony Romo's contract

The Dallas Cowboys are setting themselves up to pay Tony Romo for the rest of his natural life. According to numerous reports, the team plans to restructure Romo’s contract for what seems like a 10th time. This moves will likely save the Cowboys about $13 million against the cap in 2015. It will also create a total of over $32 million of dead money on his contract following this...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Todd Gurley: 2015 NFL Draft Profile

Todd Gurley was a highly rated high school prospect (7th rated RB for 247 sports) but he was overshadowed by future Georgia teammate Keith Marshall (who was the No. 1 ranked RB recruit for 247 sports) during the recruiting process. Gurley and Marshall were expected to play behind Isaiah Crowell during their freshman campaigns but Crowell couldn’t keep his act together and Gurley...
Via This Given Sunday
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron thought Kyrie was a ballhog when season started

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving openly admit that their relationship has been a rocky one during their first season as teammates. Some people may not understand just how frustrated LeBron was with the former Duke star a few short months ago. In a recent interview with Joe Vardon of the Northeast Ohio Media Group, Irving...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert, Haslam indicted on dogfighting charges

Dan Gilbert and Jimmy Haslam have never shied away from making big moves and the resulting controversy. This time, however, the duo may have gone too far. According to ESPN.com’s Adarn Shefter and Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnaroski, working together in an unprecedented cross-platform co-investigation, the Cleveland sports owners have been holding mascot fights between Cavaliers...
Via Waiting For Next Year
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Final Four fact or fiction

Unblemished Kentucky. Top-seeded Wisconsin and Duke. Tom Izzo’s upstart Michigan State squad. This year’s storied Final Foursome has had a whole season to build a bevy of pre-conceived outside notions and elicit a variety of opinions on the winding road to Indy. Now, with the national semifinals only days away, it’s time to separate the fact from fiction. In piloting Duke...
Via The Sports Post
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dark horse Cy Young candidates

As the new season approaches (we’re less than a week away now), more and more predictions are being rolled out by websites, and well, just about everyone. We unleash predictions because having just one come true is a phenomenal feeling and we want proof that we, in fact, actually made them. Just imagine if you were the one to predict that Corey Kluber would be the best American...
Via The Outside Corner
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Irvin apologizes for DUI April Fools' joke

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin decided to be one of those professional athletes that pranks everyone with an April Fool’s Day joke, and it did not go all that well. On Wednesday morning, Irvin tweeted that he had been arrested for driving while under the influence. Before this hits the media I just wanna apologize...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Mets have bought out all of Juan Lagares’ arb years

The New York Mets actually spent some money on Wednesday, signing Juan Lagares to a four-year extension through 2019, buying out all of his arbitration years. The Mets also hold a club option on Lagares for 2020, which would be his first free agent year. He’s guaranteed at least $20 million through the life of the deal. #Mets & Juan Lagares have agreed on a 4-year extension...
Via The Outside Corner
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love reportedly unhappy with role in Thanksgiving dinner

Thanksgiving is a time for families to get together and join in a communal spirit of gluttonous consumption and contemplation of all that one has to be grateful for in their life. Of course, not all Thanksgiving reunions turn out to be such blissful affairs. WFNY has learned that during their 2014 Thanksgiving dinner, the family of Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love grew increasingly...
Via Waiting For Next Year
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron James calls plays, David Blatt repeats them

The Cleveland Cavaliers are winning plenty of games, yet the chatter about the icy relationship between LeBron James and David Blatt has not subsided. Simply put, there have been several occasions this season where it seems like LeBron has no use for his coach. During an appearance on Bill Simmons’ latest podcast, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Young sportswriter behind Cam Newton column speaks out

It didn’t take long for the world to discover the identity of the elementary school-aged budding sportswriter behind a column containing a delightful hot take on Cam Newton. Black and Blue Review, a Carolina Panthers-centric site, has the scoop on one Robert Romer, a 10-year-old in fourth grade at Venable Elementary School. Not only is he...Read More The post Elementary school...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady posts Photoshop as April Fools' joke on Facebook

You didn’t think Tom Brady would let a chance for an April Fools’ Day Facebook post to just pass by, did you? The New England Patriots quarterback has been posting to Facebook at a rate similar to your aunt, and that included an April Fools post Wednesday morning. With Brady’s Bahamas vacation getting plenty of attention — especially here in New England — the quarterback...
Via NESN.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five worst situations at quarterback in NFL

Some teams around the NFL are waiting for the upcoming draft to address both their immediate and long-term needs at the quarterback position. Other teams decided to step into a watered-down free agent market to find stopgap options. Much like we have seen for the better part of the past decade, there are some really bad quarterback situations out there. From Rex Ryan creating a...
Via Sportsnaut
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reigning National Champions to boycott Final Four in Indiana

Looking to make a strong stand against the controversial Indiana Religious Freedom and Restoration Act that Governor Mike Pence signed into law last week, the defending champion Connecticut Huskies will not be traveling to Indianapolis for next weekend’s Final Four. Here’s a statement from the school posted on Twitter: In support of Governor Milloy’s travel ban to the...
Via Sportsnaut
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

The top 100 MLB Players of 2015: #50-1

The summit of the mountain has final been reached, and it is time to conclude our ranking of the top 100 players in baseball of 2015. Over the past week,..... The post The Top 100 Baseball Players Of 2015: #10-1 appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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