RUMORS & GOSSIP
Remember when the narrative surrounding the saga of St. Louis Cardinals staffers hacking a Houston Astros database was “well, it must have been a low level member of the front office”? Well, that narrative has been turned on its head – according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Cardinals have fired scouting director Chris Correa in relation to the hacking incident. That’s...
It appears that LaMarcus Aldridge plans to take his time during what has been an extensive free agency tour over the past several hours.
According to Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, Aldridge has granted the Los Angeles Lakers a second meeting after the team reportedly failed to impress the All-Star big man in their first meeting on Wednesday.
The Lakers will get...
The NFL went on a suspension spree Thursday, and Antonio Gates might have been the biggest name involved.
The San Diego Chargers tight end was suspended for four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, the NFL announced Thursday afternoon. It’s unclear at this point what Gates tested positive for.
Gates did, however, seem to blame the positive test on rehab...
Tim Duncan on Thursday officially announced that he will be returning to the San Antonio Spurs for another season. The 39-year-old told Kolten Parker of the San Antonio Express-News that his decision to return for a 19th NBA season was solidified when he sat down with Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich on Wednesday. “I’ll be...Read More
The NFL announced on Thursday that Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended for the first four games of the regular season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. McClain, 25, apologized in a statement through the NFL Players Association. “I apologize to my family, the Cowboys organization, my teammates and Cowboys fans for...Read More
Sheldon Richardson became the latest AFC East star to be hit with a suspension Thursday.
The New York Jets defensive lineman was suspended four games for a violation of the NFL’s substance abuse program, the NFL announced. It’s unclear what Richardson specifically did, but as ProFootballTalk.com pointed out, it’s unlikely this is Richardson’s first violation.
Gone are the days when the Los Angeles Lakers were perennial contenders for an NBA championship, producing a product that essentially sold itself to free agents. Now, the Lakers have to work to convince players that the franchise can turn things around. They were apparently unable to do that with LaMarcus Aldridge. On Wednesday, Mike...Read More
Is it too late to nominate a late entry to the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eat contest this weekend? Because Phil Kessel seems like a worthy contender.
The polarizing forward was traded Wednesday from the Toronto Maple Leafs to the Pittsburgh Penguins in what was the biggest move of one of the NHL’s busiest days of the year.
Thus ends Kessel’s contentious time in Toronto where he and...
As Alex Rodriguez neared the milestone of 660 career homers earlier this season, the otherwise significant accomplishment — the New York Yankees slugger’s tainted history notwithstanding — was marred with the news that A-Rod and the team were at odds over the disbursement of a $6 million marketing bonus he was due for it. The...Read More
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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has no intention of playing the 2015 season under a one-year contract, and he may not have to. According to a report from Mike Fisher of 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, the Cowboys are “very optimistic” that a long-term extension between Bryant and the team is imminent. Fisher adds...Read More