Last season, a major problem with the Oakland Raiders was their total and utter lack of a running game. The combination of two over the hill backs in Maurice Jones Drew and Darren McFadden along with an offensive line who struggled to open holes big enough for even the diminutive MJD to get through was a recipe for disaster. Once the coaching staff finally decided to give Latavius...
Cameron Maybin has been one of this year’s biggest surprises for the Atlanta Braves, but could the Braves sell high on him this summer?
According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, it doesn’t look like it.
By the way, on Maybin: He's been playing well for the Braves and ATL not open to dealing him now.
— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) July 6, 2015
Through 73 games this...
New York Giants defensive lineman Jason Pierre-Paul suffered a hand injury in a fireworks mishap over the 4th of July weekend, but the extent of the damage may not be as severe as initially feared. Dan Graziano of ESPN reports that Pierre-Paul sustained “some burns” on one hand and that his fingers are being checked...Read More
Rory McIlroy is almost certain to miss The Open Championship next week and likely be out longer than that after he suffered an injury while playing soccer with friends over the the weekend. McIlroy, who is still the top-ranked golfer in the world, announced the injury on Facebook Monday morning. “Total rupture of left ATFL...Read More
Milwaukee Bucks general manager John Hammond has been one of the most integral members of the organization in its turnaround from bottom feeder to playoff team over the past couple seasons.
According to Dave Begel of OnMilwaukee.com, Hammond is on the verge of being rewarded by finding himself replaced by Bucks head coach Jason Kidd, who will reportedly be named the team’s general...
The United States has beaten Japan to win its third Women's World Cup title.
New York Giants defensive lineman Jason Pierre-Paul reportedly suffered a serious hand injury in a fireworks accident on Saturday night. According to Andy Slater of WINZ 940-AM in Miami, Pierre-Paul sustained a “severe injury” to his hand. While there has not been an official announcement made, speculation is building on Twitter that Pierre-Paul mangled his...Read More
BERLIN — FIFA president Sepp Blatter said in a Sunday newspaper interview that French and German presidents applied political pressure before the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were awarded to Russia and Qatar, respectively.
Blatter told Welt am Sonntag that “there were two political interventions” from former French president Nicolas Sarkozy and German counterpart Christian Wulff...
The Cleveland Cavaliers are apparently ready to cater to LeBron James in an attempt to build a better team than the one that found itself two games from winning the NBA title this past season.
With James still waiting for the team to work out a new deal with Tristan Thompson and add another veteran or two before engaging in contract discussions, the Cavaliers seem to be interested...
Like many people, Packers tight end Andrew Quarless spent his Fourth of July weekend in south Florida. Unfortunately, his holiday included being taken into police custody. Quarless and another man were involved in an incident after approaching a car with several women inside. An argument followed with a witness hearing voices from inside the car...Read More