August 2017

Ten things to watch when the Eagles face the Bills

The second Eagles preseason game Thursday night against Buffalo isn’t going to give you a much longer look at the starters than the first game did, according to Doug Pederson, so if you’re going, don’t hang around too long in the parking lot and get jammed up in the security lines.

More and more, NFL teams fear season-altering injuries to key players in meaningless games, and also more and more, these games are about deciding who makes the team as […]

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving Reportedly Met in Person Amid Trade Rumors

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving might not be best friends right now, but there wasn’t any drama when they were in the same room in Florida this past weekend.

ESPN’s Tony Rizzo described the situation on The Really Big Show (via Jackson Flickinger of King James Gospel):

“From very reliable sources. Plural. Kyrie and LeBron were in the same room over the weekend in Florida…Apparently these guys were in the same room and here’s the deal. I don’t know if there’s […]

Jeffrey Loria selling Marlins

Jeffrey Loria selling Marlins to group led by Derek Jeter for $1.2 billion

Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has agreed to sell the team for $1.2 billion to a group led by New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter and New York businessman Bruce Sherman, the Miami Herald reported on Friday. Major League Baseball is expected to receive the written agreement on Friday.

The group has up to 16 investors that have helped them raises the necessary funds. That group is reported to include NBA Michael Jordan, whose friendship with Jeter has been well […]

What’s Next For Tiger Woods? Golfer Won’t Appear At DUI Hearing

Tiger Woods will not be attending his arraignment Wednesday on a DUI charge, which under court rules implies he will plead not guilty, reports said.

His attorney Douglas Duncan, in an email to the Associated Press, said Woods will not be present at the first hearing of the case, which stems from a May 29 incident when cops found him passed out behind the wheels of his Mercedes-Benz around 2 a.m.

Woods insisted he wasn’t drunk, and his condition was due […]

PGA Championship 2017: Rory McIlroy has been dominant at Quail Hollow

It is not a surprise that Open Championship winner Jordan Spieth has a co-favorite at this year’s PGA Championship. What is a surprise is that the golfer he joins at 7-1 odds has one.
Rory McIlroy has won twice and lost in a playoff in his seven appearances at this course, which hosts the Wells Fargo Championship. He is 66 under in those seven outings for an average of nearly 10 under per year at a tournament where double […]

UEFA Super Cup Manchester United v Real Madrid

UEFA Super Cup betting preview and tips: Man United v Real Madrid

David John has a couple of big-priced suggestions as Man United take on Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup.

Recommended bets: Super Cup

1pt Manchester United to win 1-0 at 12/1

1pt Real Madrid to win 1-0 at 8/1

Manchester United v Real Madrid

Jose Mourinho is probably in a bit of a quandary.

Tuesday’s UEFA Super Cup in sizzling Skopje means Manchester United’s last two meaningful matches have had the potential of a trophy at the end of them.

The Portuguese will be keen […]

Bills sign receiver Anquan Boldin to one-year contract

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills signed veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin on Monday, the team announced.

Boldin signed a one-year deal worth $2.75 million with incentives that could add $1.25 million, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Boldin agreed to terms last week but backed out of the deal before deciding to join the Bills this week, sources told Schefter.

The Bills hosted Boldin, who remained unsigned as an unrestricted free agent, on a visit July 24.

Boldin, 36, is expected to […]

UCF Kicker

In scrum over YouTube videos, UCF kicker gives up football

UCF kicker Donald De La Haye says he’s “torn apart” by the fallout of a disagreement over his YouTube videos.

De La Haye has made the decision to give up football rather than give up making advertising money from videos on YouTube that he produced.

The university released a statement Monday saying De La Haye did not accept the conditions of a waiver received from the NCAA and has been ruled ineligible to compete. The statement said UCF officials petitioned […]

July 2017

Pitcher Jeremy Guthrie

Pitcher Jeremy Guthrie announces retirement from baseball

After 13 seasons in the major leagues, starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie announced on Monday that he is officially retiring from the game. Guthrie made his announcement on The Player’s Tribune, going into detail about his career and the start against the Philadelphia Phillies on April 8 that was the final appearance of his career.

In that game, Guthrie failed to get out of the first inning, allowing 10 runs on six hits in 2/3 of an inning pitched. Washington designated […]

Atlanta Braves trades for 2017

The Trade Deadline is here

Today’s the big day. Will the Braves make moves today, or will they watch as trade fireworks go off around the rest of the league?

Atlanta drops third straight game of series against Philadelphia

Despite the fact that R.A. Dickey once again confounded the Phillies lineup (just like he did back in June), the Braves were unable to give Dickey ample run support to go with a great effort from Dickey. Therefore, the knuckleballer’s seven innings pitched with zero earned runs […]

Dale Earnhardt Jr

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s replacement at Hendrick Motorsports

Who is Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s replacement at Hendrick Motorsports, Alex Bowman?

Alex Bowman will take over Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet next season, a move the team announced Thursday.

Earnhardt, NASCAR’s most popular driver for more than a decade, announced in April that he’d retire from full-time racing at the end of the current Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.

Here’s what you should know about Bowman:

Bowman has taken over for Dale Jr. before

Bowman, 24, filled in […]


OJ Simpson to ask for early release

OJ Simpson to ask for early release

Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world’s attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV.

Simpson was convicted in 2008 of an armed robbery involving two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room. The 70-year-old will ask four parole board members to release him in October after serving the minimum nine years of a 33-year sentence.

An aging Simpson will appear as […]