Tweet The Kansas City Royals need starting pitching help. The Los Angeles Angels had two whom they held pricey club options on for the 2013 season. Now, they have just one. Today the Angels sent 29-yeard old right-hander Ervin Santana to the Royals in exchange for left-handed pitcher Brandon Sisk and cash considerations. [...]
Tweet The Houston Rockets traded for James Harden hoping to get a cornerstone player for their rebuilding franchise. The Rockets now will have Harden around for the foreseeable future after agreeing to a five-year, $80 million max contract extension with the lefty reigning Sixth Man of the Year. Harden was dealt to the Rockets over [...]
IT WAS HIS 'RESAMAY'
Delonte West, who was waived by the Mavericks on Monday, took to Twitter to get his name out there for any NBA teams trolling social media looking for a player.
Tweet The Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry have agreed to a 4-year, $44 million extension before Wednesday’s deadline, per Bay Area News reporter Marcus Thompson. Curry is a dynamic point guard but has struggled with recurring ankle injuries and was limited to only 26 games last season. Curry had surgery on his right ankle [...]
Tweet The Miami Heat’s championship banner has been raised and LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and company have their rings so the curtain has officially been raised on the 2012-2013 NBA season. If you didn’t catch the Heat-Celtics game, or flipped away during a commercial break, you may have missed this ad [...]
FRIEND TO FOE
Tweet During the NBA offseason, former Boston Celtic Ray Allen passed on a more lucrative offer from the Celtics to sign with the Miami Heat, the Celtics biggest rivals in recent years. Kevin Garnett wasn’t pleased with Allen’s decision and had no problem with voicing his opinion. In Tuesday’s season opener with the Celtics facing the [...]
Tweet Fourth year point guard Ty Lawson has agreed to a contract extension with the Denver Nuggets, keeping him from hitting restricted free agency and in a Nuggets uniform for at least the next four years. Lawson himself reported the extension with Yahoo! Sports following up with the details: It Looks like im going to [...]
Tweet In last Saturday’s game against the Tennessee Volunteers, just days before his 21st birthday, South Carolina Gamecocks running back Marcus Lattimore suffered a devastating right knee injury that brought his 2012 season to an end. Anyone who has seen it (either live or via replays/pictures) immediately felt for the young man. When [...]
Tweet Forward Danny Granger, the Indiana Pacers leading scorer each of the last five seasons, will be out indefinitely with soreness in his left knee, per a report from the Pacers official Twitter account: Forward @dgranger33 has continued soreness in his left knee and will be out indefinitely. — Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) October 30, 2012 [...]
Tweet With their playoff run on life support Barry Zito pitched a 7.2 inning gem to pick up the win in game 5 of the NLCS to keep the San Francisco Giants’ season alive. In the first game of the World Series he was equally as impressive, allowing just one run to the Detroit [...]
HE'S GOT HIGH HOPS
Tweet There aren’t many guys in the NBA who have the athletic ability of Gerald Green from the Indiana Pacers. The Houston Rockets got a glimpse of it last season when he caught this windmill alley-oop. It was on full display against the Chicago Bulls last week. As if we needed further proof Green [...]
Tweet After two preseason suspensions and a bit of drama, the Dallas Mavericks have officially waived guard Delonte West, per multiple sources. West was suspended for a second time during training camp Thursday October 25 and took to Twitter to express his feelings about the situation: The Mavs later claimed center Eddy Curry off of [...]
DROP THE MIKE
In his postgame press conference, Michael Vick said that Andy Reid was considering a change at QB, and now it looks like that may, in fact, be the case.
Tweet Kia is the official automobile of the NBA (which makes little sense being that few NBA players wouldn’t be caught dead in one) and fittingly, rising star Blake Griffin is the face of their brand. In this comical new Kia ad, Griffin goes back in time to have encounters with a younger versions of [...]
Tweet There are game-winning touchdowns and there are game-winning touchdowns. Indianapolis Colts rookie running back Vick Ballard took a pass from Andrew Luck in overtime yesterday and scored on one of best effort plays you may see in the NFL this season to beat the Tennessee Titans. I’m not exactly sure how to [...]
Tweet Week 9 is in the books and the latest Associated Press poll has been released. As we do every Monday LTSB breaks down the weekend that was for the AP’s top 10 schools. 1. Alabama (8-0) – ‘Bama prepared for Saturday’s showdown with LSU by giving #17 Mississippi State its first [...]
Tweet Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown likes to have fun. He’s also one of the quickest receivers in the NFL, and returned a punt 80 yards untouched for a TD against the Redskins Sunday, while running the final 20 yards backwards: Not only was Brown flagged for taunting, the TD was erased by an illegal [...]
Tweet The New England Patriots defeated the St. Louis Rams 45-7 in London Sunday, with All-Pro Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski having one hell of a game with 8 catches for 146 yards and two touchdowns. After one of his TDs, Gronk had an entertaining celebration for the fans in London: I’m sure no player in [...]
The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded James Harden to the Houston Rockets after the two were unable to agree on an extension.
IN GOOD HANDS
USC wide receiver Marqise Lee went off for the Trojans with a record-setting game against Arizona. Unfortunately for USC, there was one problem.
Tweet North Carolina’s Giovani Bernard is one of the ACC’s best players and probably its best running back. The sophomore came into today leading the conference in rushing yards (795) and was the only ACC player averaging 100+ yards a game on the ground (132.5). Bernard added to those totals with 23 carries for [...]
Tweet Oregon’s Mr. Do Everything, De’Anthony Thomas, might be the fastest player in college football. If the Ducks played in more close games, allowing him to get on the field for more than two and a half quarters, Thomas would probably be in the Heisman discussion. But part of the reason Oregon isn’t [...]
Tweet Newsflash: the Oregon Ducks are fast. DeAnthony Thomas may be the fastest of the bunch, as this impressive punt return Saturday against the Colorado Buffaloes proves: The Ducks are well on their way to improving their record to 8-0 and an eventual collision with perennial college powerhouse Alabama for the National Championship. -ALR
Tweet The Lakers waived second year guard Andrew Goudelock Saturday to cut their roster down to 15 players. Goudelock, who’s 2012-13 contract was non-garaunteed, was battling with rookies Darius Johnson-Odom and Robert Sacre for the Lakers final roster spot. Sacre has played well in the preseason while filling in at starting center for Dwight Howard. [...]
Tweet If there’s one thing we know about Gerald Green of the Indiana Pacers, it’s that he can get up and finish at the rim. If there’s one thing we know about Tom Thibodeau’s Chicago Bulls, it’s that they’re one of the best defensive teams in the NBA. On these two plays only one of [...]