TODD JONES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Detroit Goes Used Closer Shopping Again

It feels like the Tigers have been searching for a closer since Todd Jones retired -- Percival, Valverde, Nathan, Soria.  They prey on dead meat so much, they're more like the Vultures than Tigers. Papelbon recently was heard saying, "I am going to close forever.  Wait, are those Tigers' front office people circling above me?  Crap!"  It's too bad none of the Syrian refugees...
Via Razzball
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer has interesting response to QB questions

Every Thursday during the football season, Urban Meyer has a call-in radio show on Columbus’ 97.1 The Fan, an ESPN affiliate.  The Ohio State coach answers a couple questions from the show’s hosts before taking calls from Buckeye fans. This season, the majority of the fans’ calls have been regarding OSU’s quarterback situation. Why don’t you start J.T.? Did you promise...
Via College Spun
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The Third Annual TMSNX MLB Anti-Awards

For the third consecutive year, themajors.net is awarding it MLB Anti-Awards. These awards are given to the players that were the worst at their profession instead of the usual celebration of the elite. These awards include: The Anti-Batting Title The 50 Cent Award The Todd Jones Life is a Roller Coaster Award Plastic Slugger Award […] The post The Third Annual TMSNX MLB Anti-Awards...
Via The Majors National
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer Comments On Ohio State’s Ongoing Quarterback Competition, “It’s Game To Game”

Another week, another discussion with Urban Meyer about his quarterback situation.  On Monday, Meyer said that Cardale Jones will once again be the starter for Ohio State on Saturday. The Buckeyes are set to host Northern Illinois. J.T. Barrett will likely play, too.  Today, on the Big Ten coaches’ teleconference call, Meyer discussed the ongoing competition. “It’s game to...
Via College Spun
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: NFL hires former ATF chief B. Todd Jones as counsel

PHOENIX -- The NFL has hired B. Todd Jones, the recently resigned director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, to oversee player discipline. Two people familiar with the hiring tell The Associated Press that Commissioner Roger Goodell told the owners on Monday that Jones would join the NFL in April. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the league...
Via Associated Press
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Sources: NFL hires former ATF chief Jones as counsel

PHOENIX (AP) The NFL has hired B. Todd Jones, the recently resigned director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, to oversee player discipline. Two people familiar with the hiring tell The Associated Press that Commissioner Roger Goodell informed the owners on Monday that Jones would join the NFL in April. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because...
Via Associated Press
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: NFL to hire ATF boss as conduct czar

Roger Goodell has informed NFL owners that Todd Jones, the former Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, will soon join the league as Special Counsel for Conduct, a league source confirmed to ESPN.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Todd Jones does not want any hall of fame votes

Todd Jones was good, he was bad, but in the end he has always been Todd Jones. The former big league closer is among a handful of players who are on the 2014 ballot for induction into the Hall of Fame. Just don’t waste your vote on him. Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas, Tom Glavine those are hall of famers for sure. Others on the list like Jeff Kent, Mike Mussina and hold overs like Craig...
Via Tireball.com
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Jones doesn't want your Hall of Fame vote

A quick glance at the 2014 Hall of Fame ballot shows a lot of qualified first timers.  Among them...Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas, Tom Glavine, Jeff Kent and Mike Mussina. Those guys join an already crowded pack that includes Craig Biggio (who received 68.2% of the vote last season), Jack Morris (67.7%), Jeff Bagwell (59.6%), Mike Piazza (57.8%) and Tim Raines (52.2%).  And I'm not...
Via Hall of Very Good
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Jones Says He Doesn’t Deserve Any Hall of Fame Votes, Would Only Be Allowed in Cooperstown ‘to Use the Bathroom’

Todd Jones may not believe that he is worthy of being inducted into the Hall of the Fame, but his sense of humor is certainly deserving of some sort of recognition. The former relief pitcher made it onto the ballot for the first time this year, but surrounded by names like Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas, the man who earned the nickname “Roller Coaster” knows he doesn’t exactly...
Via NESN.com
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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