RUMORS & GOSSIP
One. Pitch.Â Thatâ€™s how close Indians righthander Carlos Carrasco was to no-hitting the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field Wednesday night.Â WFNY will have a full game recap tomorrow morning, but hereâ€™s the quick and dirty of what happened.
Carrasco was perfect through six innings. He struck out 10, including two hitters in the each of the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth innings...
There are fewÂ feelings more deflating in the game of soccer than allowing an own goal.
Sending the ball into your own net in the semifinal of World Cup action is one example of a more painful,Â disastrous moment.
In the 92nd minute of a 1-1 tie against defending champion Japan, England defender Laura Bassett attempted to clear a well-placed cross, but her ill-fated deflection...
Braxton Millerâ€™s shoulder appears to be (almost) ready to go.Â
Earlier today, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said his quarterback, who missed the 2014 season recovering from a torn labrum in his right shoulder, is â€śalmost ready.â€ťÂ
Tonight, Miller had a check-up visit with his doctors (noted surgeon Dr. James Andrews among them). The check-up went well.Â
DeMarre Carroll made the announcement on social media Wednesday that he is heading to Toronto to play for head coach Dwane Casey and the Raptors. #WeThe North I will be playing for Toronto Raptors next year!!!! I'm Blessed for this Opportunity!â€¦ https://t.co/pBK6NvRVcE â€” DeMarre Carroll (@DeMarreCarroll1) July 1, 2015 #WeTheNorth I will be playing for...Read More
The Truth is headed to Hollywood.
According to Ben Bolch of theÂ Los Angeles Times, Paul Pierce will sign a free-agent contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.
League source says Clippers will sign Paul Pierce.
â€” Ben Bolch (@latbbolch) July 1, 2015
TNTâ€™s David Aldridge reports the deal is worth $10.5 million over the three years.
Pierce, 37, spent 15 seasons with...
The notion of â€śtaking care of a playerâ€ť most commonly refers to a generous financial package. It also refers to the attempt to surround him with the right players. In the case of LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers have taken care of him in a third way: Theyâ€™ve put themselves in position to make LeBronâ€™s physical workload a lot lighter than itâ€™s been in the past.
You can cross the Lakers off LaMarcus Aldridgeâ€™s free agency list. According to Mike Bresnahan of the LA Times, Aldridge did not care for the Lakersâ€™ free agency pitch to him, and will not be signing with the team. This represents a change given that the Lakers were said to be moving up Aldridgeâ€™s list...Read More
The rocky relationship between the Los Angeles Angels andÂ Jerry DipotoÂ officially came to an end on Wednesday afternoon when the general manager officially resigned.
This came amid reports early Wednesday morning that there was going to be a sizable shakeup in the makeup of the Angels front office hierarchy.
Dipotoâ€™s resignationÂ also shouldnâ€™t come as much of a surprise...
With a coach and owner reportedly feuding over whether they should trade their star player â€” just two years after the franchise came close to shipping out of town â€” the Sacramento Kings are kind of a mess right now. That hasnâ€™t scared off Rajon Rondo, though.
Rondo is reportedly interested in signed with the Kings as a free agent, and the former All-Star point guard apparently...
When Kevin Love sustained a season-ending shoulder injury, NBA fans and analysts alike wondered if his tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers had finished, too.
Thatâ€™s not the case, however. Via an article on The Players Tribune, Love shared he will return to the Cleveland CavaliersÂ for the 2015-16Â season:
â€śIâ€™m going back to Cleveland.
After Game 1 of the NBA Finals, thatâ€™s...