Monthly Archives: June 2017

Posted on June 26, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Amidst a skid that’s threatening their hold on first place in the AL East, the New York Yankees have lost another outfielder. The Yankees have announced that Aaron Hicks is headed to the DL with an oblique injury. The club estimates that he’ll be out at least […]

Posted on June 25, 2017, by Travis Pulver There are few things people love more than winners, but a good worst-to-first story. We love to see underdogs win. We love to see a team overcome the odds and beat the favorite. It’s the kind of thing that makes for a great movie—or at least a […]

Posted on June 25, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine For the second straight season, the Denver Broncos figure to have one of the more intriguing preseason quarterback competitions. But unlike last year, former 1st round pick Paxton Lynch may prove to be a serious contender for the starting job. Reports out of Denver indicate that during […]

Posted on June 25, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After what had to be an embarrassing demotion all the way back to A-ball earlier this year, Randal Grichuk is heading back to the big leagues. According to reports, the St. Louis Cardinals have recalled Grichuk in time for Sunday’s series finale against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The […]

Posted on June 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Tampa Bay Rays have made a long-awaited shakeup behind the plate. The club announced Saturday that catcher Wilson Ramos has been activated from the DL. Ramos is in the starting lineup for Saturday’s game against the Orioles. In a corresponding move, the Rays have designated catcher […]

Posted on June 23, 2017, by Travis Pulver Lawrence Frank, the executive vice-president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Clippers was asked during the NBA Draft Thursday night if DeAndre Jordan was being traded. His response was pretty cut and dry: “DeAndre was never, ever dangled out there,” Frank said. However, after some news […]

Posted on June 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Dodgers have lost one of their best young pitchers to a long-term injury. The club announced Friday night that 20-year old lefty Julio Urias will require left anterior capsule surgery. The surgery, which will be performed on Tuesday, means the end of the 2017 season […]

Posted on June 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Boston Red Sox are leaving no stone unturned. The club added a pair of veterans off the proverbial scrap heap on Friday. First, the Red Sox claimed starting pitcher Doug Fister off waivers. Soon after, Boston announced that it has signed veteran infielder Jhonny Peralta to […]

Posted on June 23, 2017, by Travis Pulver When Chip Kelly took the head coaching job with the Philadelphia Eagles, fans of the other Pac-12 teams were relieved. Kelly and his offensive machinations were now a problem for NFL defensive coordinators to worry about dissecting. As luck would have it, NFL teams didn’t struggle against Chip […]

Posted on June 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The 2017 season has not gone according to plan for the Seattle Mariners. But the season is not over yet, and now the surging Mariners are poised to welcome back their ace. Seattle, winners of five in a row, will activate Felix Hernandez on Friday. Hernandez will […]

Posted on June 22, 2017, by Travis Pulver The Oakland Raiders have been trying to find a franchise quarterback for years. Seventeen players have started at least one game for the Silver and Black since Rich Gannon’s Pro Bowl season in 2002 (according to Pro-Football-Reference). But they believe they have finally found their man in […]

Posted on June 22, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The NFL has a new highest paid player. It’s Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr. The Raiders and Carr have finalized a contract extension for five years and $125 million. The deal will make him the highest-paid player in NFL history, surpassing Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck. Reports […]

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