Jeff Luhnow didn’t have to do anything for the Astros to make the postseason in 2017. As it stands they have a 15-game lead in the American League West with a little more than 50 games remaining. Barring a major collapse, the Astros will make the playoffs. But to win the pennant and advance to…Read More Details emerge on Astros-Orioles failed Zach Britton deal
Gabbert was near perfect Thursday night while making his preseason debut for the Cardinals against the Cowboys in the Hall of Fame Game at Tom Benson Stadium in Canton, Ohio. He led the Cardinals on two touchdown drives in the first quarter, going 6 for 6 for 107 yards. He also snuck in a two-point…Read More let your request be known to God and watch what God can do for you
Luck hasn’t had a healthy season since 2014. He played through the shoulder pain last season, missing only the team’s Thanksgiving night loss to the Steelers. The year prior, he missed over half the season with injuries, which included a lacerated kidney. Given that reality, and that Luck was recovering from the January procedure on…Read More Tolzien was an undrafted free agent out of Wisconsin in 2011 who signed as a free agent in Indy after three years in Green Bay.
There’s no Connor McDavid or Auston Matthews awaiting the winner of the 2017 NHL Draft lottery, but there is game-changing talent on which teams would love to get first dibs. In a post-signing conference call, Kulikov called his brutal single season in Buffalo a “setback,” though the Sabres gladly told the defenseman not to let…Read More NHL Draft Lottery 2017: Results, draft order and big winners
The defending Cup champions looked worn down, were suffering from too many injuries and would not hold up over another grueling two months of hockey was the reasoning of both players. Halfway through the playoffs, a former league executive lamented, “the best team is not going to win the Cup this year… the Penguins are…Read More I think it says a lot about the people we have…
If you have been in the New York/New Jersey area the past three days, there is a very good chance you caught a glimpse of Nico Hischier. Selected first overall by the Devils in the 2017 NHL Draft on Friday, Hischier and his family were whisked out of Chicago on Saturday for a whirlwind spin…Read More Nico Hischier quickly becoming face of the Devils
There has been a lot of talk regarding James Harden as the favorite to win this season’s MVP award, but there is a player in the same state making an even stronger case. Kawhi Leonard doesn’t generate the same type of buzz as the likes of Stephen Curry, LeBron James or even Harden, but he…Read More Spurs beat Cavaliers, Kawhi Leonard quietly becoming NBA’s best
He didn’t express any disapproval of himself. Instead, amid a line of questioning he was likely growing more and more bothered with as it persisted, he puffed himself up at the expense of his wife and children. He’s not sorry he said something so offensive. He’s only sorry the fan who called him out on…Read More Isaiah Thomas was close to being named a starter as he was No. 1 in player vote and No. 2 in the media vote.
Screw Charles Barkley? Oh, shut up already, LeBron James. King James made himself look petty and small by responding so personally to Barkley’s previous criticism with ESPN’s Dave McMenamin this week. What does this guy want? He’s the biggest star in the NBA. He makes the most money. He’s got the most endorsements. Now, I…Read More Screw Charles Barkley? Shut up already, LeBron
John Kundla, the first coach in Lakers history, died Sunday at the age of 101. His son, Tom, confirmed his father’s death, saying the elder Kundla died at an assisted living facility in Northeast Minneapolis. The Boston Beaneaters — the team that would eventually become the Braves — had an epic 42-game sprint from May…Read More Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla, first-ever Lakers coach, dead at 101