RUMORS & GOSSIP
AEG is not happy about the efforts of competing Los Angeles-based cities to lure an NFL team and has decided to play dirty. According to The Los Angeles Times’ Sam Farmer, AEG, which owns the LA Galaxy, LA Live, Staples Center, 50 percent of the LA Kings, and part of the Lakers, commissioned a study...Read More
Anthony Mason, one of the most popular players in recent New York Knicks history, died Saturday morning. He was 48.
Mason had recent health problems, as he was diagnosed with congestive heart failure earlier in the month.
“First I want to thank all those who offered prayers and well-wishes for my Father, our family really appreciates it,” his son, Anthony Mason...
The Chicago Blackhawks could be on the verges of some big changes.
The Blackhawks recently discussed a possible trade with the Washington Capitals that would send forward Patrick Sharp to D.C., according to Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune. It’s unclear at this point where those talks went or if they’re even still alive, as Kuc offered no more information.
First world problems right here.
Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, who signed the first $300 million contract in the history of North American sports back in November, indicated in an interview with Ben Reiter of Sports Illustrated that he was initially “angered” by the contract offer.
I think they were thinking I was going to be like, ‘Oh, well, sign me up...
Adrian Peterson’s father knows of at least three NFL teams who have interest in his son, and all of those teams are contenders. Peterson’s father, Nelson, spoke with the St. Paul Pioneer Press’ Chris Tomasson and told the writer that he has heard the Cardinals, Colts and Cowboys have interest in his son should the...Read More
How much money will Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano make in their fight that will headline UFC 184 Saturday? Maybe not as much as you would think. According to the LA Times’ Lance Pugmire, Rousey will earn $65,000 in guaranteed money for the fight, plus $65,000 as a bonus if she wins. Zingano is set...Read More
In the endless search for a quarterback, the Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms with Josh McCown. The Browns were known to be interested in the quarterback, who visited the team this week. Mark Kay Cabot of the Plain Dealer first reported the signing. The team confirmed the deal.
#Browns have agreed to terms with Josh McCown.
— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) February 27...
Chicago Bulls general manager Gar Forman reportedly put a very optimistic spin on the “minor” surgery Derrick Rose underwent on Friday, saying he expects the point guard to return to the lineup “in the next 4-6 weeks depending on rehab.” To say that is an incredibly encouraging sign to how well the surgery, during which...Read More
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Though they were once thought to be leaders in the clubhouse, the Cleveland Cavaliers will not be signing future Hall of Famer Ray Allen. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reports via ESPN Cleveland that Allen may not play for any team this season, but if he does choose to lace them back up, it won’t be with the Wine and Gold.
Windhorst: "Ray Allen is not gonna sign with the Cavs. I...
New England Patriots’ running back Shane Vereen set the record straight himself directly via Twitter in regards to rumors that he is seeking a $5 million annual contract.
Haha not true but who wouldn't be?!?! RT @_D_Flo: “@jeffphowe: Source: @ShaneVereen34 hopeful for $5 … http://t.co/GMrXQZenQU
— Shane Vereen (@ShaneVereen34) February 26, 2015
Vereen is slated...