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The Sports Greek Is Headed To Arizona

I’m headed to Arizona for the next few days to check out the Cactus League MLB action.   I’ll be attending a game or two each day and will be posting daily articles on the game as well as my experience in Arizona.   This is the first time I’ve been to Arizona since attending a D-Backs/Mets […]

Browns Moves Show Progress – And Hope

The Browns may have finally removed the big “kick me” sign off their back with the recent moves they’ve made. Famous for trading the #2 pick in the draft to Philadelphia in 2016 that resulted in the Eagles drafting Carson Wentz who until his 2017 season ended in injury was the probable NFL MVP.  Their […]

Arrieta Signing Goes Beyond Diamond

  On Monday the Phillies signing of Jake Arrieta to a 3 year $75 million contract was made official and Tuesday the team introduced the 2015 NL CY Young Award Winner and 2016 World Series Champion to the media in Clearwater. There has been no bigger critic of this move than me. I’ve cited that […]

Celek Now Part Of Eagles Past

As the confetti fell after Tom Brady’s Hail Mary attempt was knocked to the ground, giving the Eagles their first ever Super Bowl victory, I figured that would be Brent Celek’s last game. Not just last game as an Eagle, but last NFL game as I figured Celek, the longest tenured Philly sports figure, would […]

Adrian Peterson, Jordy Nelson cut, Brees stays with Saints

Adrian Peterson’s short stint in Arizona is over. Jordy Nelson long and productive stay in Green Bay has ended, too. Meanwhile, Drew Brees is staying put in the Big Easy, Case Keenum is headed to the Rocky Mountains, and Kirk Cousins will make his first visit as a free agent to Minnesota. The Vikings long […]

Giants release veteran cornerback Rodgers-Cromartie

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants cut veteran cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie on Sunday. Rodgers-Cromartie and the team failed to rework his contract, which called for him to make $6.5 million in salary and a cap hit of $8.5 million. The 2017 season was a difficult one for the 10-year pro who didn’t […]

Daly: 2022 China Games possible for NHL, but long way off

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly says participation in the 2022 Olympics in China is possible but not essential to the league’s efforts to grow the sport in the world’s largest country. The NHL was criticized by the International Olympic Committee and fans for not allowing NHL players to compete in the […]

For Derrick Rose, what’s old is new again. Rose has signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves, reuniting the 2011 NBA MVP with three mainstays from his days in Chicago: coach Tom Thibodeau and teammates Jimmy Butler and Taj Gibson. The Timberwolves did not release contract terms, but a person familiar with the situation told The Associated […]

Moustakas rejoins Royals, Bonifacio draws drug suspension

On the day the Kansas City Royals welcomed back Mike Moustakas, they found out Jorge Bonifacio will miss half the season. Bonifacio was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball on Saturday after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The outfielder was banned after a positive test for Boldenone. The ban will begin on opening […]

B-day boy Lundqvist sets NHL record with another 50-save win

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist has put together a two-game stretch unlike any since goaltenders began wearing facemasks full-time. In fact, it’s possible that nobody in the NHL has ever worked this hard for back-to-back wins. Henrik Lundqvist became the first goalie to stop 50 or more shots in consecutive victories since the NHL […]