The 10 MLB players most likely to be traded this winter

The MLB hot stove season is already off to an active start, with some big signings and trades made before Thanksgiving. Free agency has plenty of options for teams seeking starting pitching or relievers, but those without money to spend might find better options on the trade market. Clubs looking for offensive help will almost certainly have to make a deal to get what they need...
Via The Outside Corner
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden rips RG3: He needs to worry about himself

If you think Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden is going to throw all of his support behind Robert Griffin III no matter how poorly the franchise quarterback plays, think again. During his scheduled press conference on Monday, Gruden was highly critical of Griffin. According to Mike Jones of the Washington Post, Gruden said that...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 17, 2014  |  1 Comment

Report: Doctor determined Dwight Howard abused his son

              Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard was investigated for whipping his 6-year-old son with a belt, but he has been cleared of all charges, reports TMZ. As TMZ Sports previously reported … Howard was investigated in Florida for hitting 6-year-old Braylon with a belt. Howard admitted...
Via Sports-Glory
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jags player arrested after trying to pay with bubble gum

In the world of funny police blurbs, this one might actually take the cake. Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Dwayne Gratz, who is in his third season with the team, was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with two misdemeanors,  disorderly intoxication and trespassing (via The Florida Times-Union). The intoxication part of the story now makes some sense. Per police report...
Via Sportsnaut
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

10 facts about Giancarlo Stanton's reported new deal

It really is hard to comprehend the amount of money Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton will earn during the span of his reported 13-year, $325 million extension. We know the numbers, but they are so high compared to the average human that’s it’s extremely difficult to pinpoint just how much cash that is. On that note, we decided to give you 10 stunning facts about...
Via Sportsnaut
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves, Cardinals swap Jason Heyward, Shelby Miller

We’ll get a full write-up on this deal up soon, but the Cardinals and Braves just made a fun trade, with the Braves shipping Jason Heyward and Jordan Walden to St. Louis for Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins. A quick look at the particulars: Hewyard: $8.8M salary, final year of contract, Steamer projects for +4.8 […]
Via Fangraphs
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Run-aissance: Why running, stopping the run still matters

So I hear the NFL is a passing league?  Well, not for the winners...  Sunday was a poignant reminder that no matter how hard an NFL commissioner, or a rules committee, or a football-crat of any stripes may try to interfere, football is still going happen.  You can't prevent football players and the teams that employ them from playing a violent game violently when it matters most...
Via Football By Football
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

10 takeaways from NFL Week 11

There seems to be more questions than answers following Sunday’s slate of Week 11 NFL action. The Arizona Cardinals may have cemented their status as the best team in the NFC, but now both the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers are in a precarious position of battling with one another for a wild card spot. Meanwhile in the AFC, the Denver Broncos went into St. Louis and...
Via Sportsnaut
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer rips Solider Field clocks for being 'bulls--t'

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer was ticked after his team lost 21-13 to the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on Sunday and was highly critical of the clocks. The clocks were not working for a good part of the second half, leaving the officials to communicate how much time was left in the game....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

DEA investigated several NFL teams for painkiller use

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) was on site at multiple NFL stadiums this weekend investigating claims of “inappropriate distribution of painkillers by NFL teams,” according to a CBS Sports report.  The investigation stems from a lawsuit filed by ex-NFL players earlier this year that claims team doctors around the league provided them with painkillers and narcotics to numb...
Via Sportsnaut
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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