Category Archives: New sports

Sources: Cleveland Cavaliers look to trade or waive Kevin Porter Jr. after outburst

Porter hasn’t played and has largely been away from the team this season for what has been termed personal reasons. He was working his way back and attended his first game Friday night when the Cavs beat the New York Knicks. That night, however, he had a screaming match with team officials after his locker […]

Brooklyn Nets Are Seeing The Risk With Kyrie Irving

The Brooklyn Nets took a risk when they signed Kyrie Irving to a maximum contract in 2019. The six-time All-Star feuded with younger teammates on his way out of Boston and was blamed for torpedoing its season. Irving is one of the most talented players in the NBA, but his mercurial attitude makes him difficult […]

Philadelphia Eagles change course, fire head coach Doug Pederson after five seasons

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PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles fired coach Doug Pederson on Monday, ending a partnership that delivered the first and only Super Bowl title in the city’s history. Pederson was expected to remain as coach despite a 4-11-1 finish this season. But multiple meetings with team owner Jeffrey Lurie over the past week left his boss unconvinced […]

Hall of Fame Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda dies at 93

The Dodgers announced Friday that Lasorda suffered a sudden cardiopulmonary arrest at his home. Pugnacious Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda, who “bled Dodger blue” and skippered Los Angeles to four league pennants and two world titles, died Thursday night, the team announced. He was 93. Lasorda suffered a sudden cardiac arrest at his home […]

Ohio State vs. the world: How the Buckeyes and their fans feed off perceived slights

Don’t look now, but the Ohio State Buckeyes and their fan base are feeling disrespected. They are agitated, irritated and aggravated. They are taking inventory of all the names of those who have attempted to diminish the Buckeyes’ College Football Playoff invite, from sportswriters and Dabo Swinney to sports radio jocks and Dabo Swinney, as […]

The Wisconsin football team shattered their Duke’s Mayo Bowl trophy by accident

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The Wisconsin football team on Wednesday lived the dream of every young football player who has ever played the sport when they went out on the field and beat Wake Forest in the historic Duke’s Mayo Bowl in Charlotte. I’m kidding, of course, because nobody ever dreams of playing in the Duke’s Mayo exhibition game. […]

Alba, De Jong steer Barcelona over La Liga leaders Real Sociedad

Alba, De Jong steer Barcelona over La Liga leaders Real Sociedad

Barcelona finally made a statement of intent in what has been a chaotic season as they came from behind to beat La Liga leaders Real Sociedad 2-1 at home on Wednesday. Brazilian striker Willian Jose gave the visitors the lead from close range in the 27th minute but Barca came right back at them, levelling […]

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks reach five-year, $228M supermax extension

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks reach five-year, $228M supermax extension

Giannis Antetokounmpo, the NBA’s reigning two-time Most Valuable Player, has signed a multi-year extension with the Milwaukee Bucks, the team announced. Antetokounmpo’s agent, Alex Saratsis, told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that it will be for the full five-year, $228 million supermax, including an opt-out after the fourth year. “This is my home, this is my city,” […]

Chase Young, defense helps vault Washington Football Team into first place in NFC East

Chase Young, defense helps vault Washington Football Team into first place in NFC East

The Washington Football Team dropped its former name, had a coach who faced cancer and benched its quarterback after four weeks this season. Washington wasn’t anyone’s pick to contend in the NFC East; it was more likely to compete for a top-five draft pick. That’s why it’s surprising to see where the team is now: […]