Latest Posts

International Champions Cup: Manchester United victorious in shootout

  16 minutes ago     21 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The 2nd round of International Champions Cup fixtures began Tuesday evening with Manchester United lining up against Inter Milan before a crowd of over 61,000 at FedEx Field in Washington, DC. The matchup provided an opportunity for United’s players to renew acquaintances with former captain Nemanja Vidic, now starting at the back for Inter after more than 8 illustrious years at Old Trafford. Inter made only one change from the starting lineup which defeated Real Madrid on penalties on Sunday, with Rene Krhin taking Joel Obi’s spot. Meanwhile, United made 4 changes, with Anders Lindegaard, Chris Smalling, Darren Fletcher, and…

View More

Has the Stephen A. Smith Situation Gone Overboard?

  23 minutes ago     22 Views     Leave your thoughts  

In an age where gender equality is a touchy issue, Stephen A. Smith is on the short end of the leash as he has been given a one week suspension. The ESPN personality has always been one to be outspoken with his loud and raspy voice. But, did he go too far with his comments last week on "First Take" regarding Ray Rice beating his then-fiance? Also, has the public gone too far in criticizing Smith? Below is the statement that caused the raucous: "But what I’ve tried to employ the female members of my family, some of who you…

View More

Anderson Silva Return Fight Set

  2 hours ago     19 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Last year, Anderson Silva suffered a serious leg injury in his rematch vs Chris Weidman for the UFC welterweight title. After the match no one knew when Silva was going to return from his injury but now we got some big news. UFC President Dana White was at the ESPN studios today to announce that Silva will make his return to the octagon on January 31st in Las Vegas vs Nick Diaz. My thoughts... WOW! As an MMA fan, I really can’t wait to see Silva back in the octagon. The UFC made a great move today by announcing this and there is no…

View More

Jon Lester On His Way Out

  8 hours ago     30 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The Boston Red Sox are having a bad year, one year after going 97-65 and winning the world series, this season they are currently 48-58 last place of the AL east. It has been a very disappointing year for the sox and with the trade deadline coming up in 2 days the sox have been talking about trading their ace Jon Lester. Red Sox fans don’t want Lester gone and Lester wants to stay in Boston the problem is that the Red Sox are being cheap and are not offering him enough money. Lester has a 10-7 record with a…

View More

Lions Table Suh Negotiations Until After Season

  1 day ago     25 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Dubbed as one of the dirtest players in NFL history, Ndamukong Suh has made quite the impact on the landscape of the NFL. However, this season could quite possibly be the last season he makes said impact while wearing a Honolulu Blue jersey with a Detroit Lions logo on his helmet. We won't know Suh's future with the team until after this upcoming season, as the Lions will hold off contract negotiations until then. Ndamukong Suh was drafted by the Lions in 2010 with the Second overall pick in the draft, making him the first defensive lineman the Lions have…

View More

Red Wings, Tatar Agree to Deal

  1 day ago     27 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The city of Detroit, better known as the Motor City or Hockeytown, is reletivey quiet this year in terms of sports. Sure the Tigers acquired Joakim Soria but that's been about it for Detroit sports news, but the Red Wings are still willing to bring back players and they've done just that. It was reported on Monday that the Detroit Red Wings agreed to a 3 year deal with Forward Tomas Tatar. Due to club policy, the financial terms were not disclosed. Tatar, 23, finished last season, which was also his first season, with 39 points (19-20-39). He played 73…

View More

‘The Big Hurt’ Enshrined in Cooperstown

  1 day ago     79 Views     1 Comment  

'The Big Hurt' -- Frank Thomas -- one of the best hitters in Major League Baseball history -- finally had his day with his enshrinement in Cooperstown. Behind 83.7 percent of the votes, Thomas was elected a first ballot Hall of Famer. In an emotional speech, Thomas thanked everyone along the way from his late Father to his mentors, coaches, trainers, and White Sox announcer Ken "Hawk" Harrelson. He even thanked his doctors and every teammate he has taken out to dinner. Thomas played his career the right way. In an era with the majority of sluggers using steroids, Thomas took…

View More

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine Memories: ‘Chicks Dig the Long Ball’ (Video)

  2 days ago     66 Views     Leave your thoughts  

On Sunday, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum inducted six all-time greats. Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, slugging first baseman Frank Thomas, and legendary managers Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, and Tony La Russa will now stand forever with the greatest the game has ever seen. All deserve induction as they were simply the best at what they did. Younger fans, though, may forget or may have never seen the infamous commercial that Maddux and Glavine made during their best days as pitchers for the Atlanta Braves. The ""Chicks Dig the Long Ball" commercial remains one of the…

View More

International Champions Cup: Manchester United survive Roma comeback bid

  2 days ago     37 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Following victories in both of their U.S. tour openers, Manchester United and AS Roma faced off in Denver on Saturday to mark the curtain-raiser to this summer's International Champions Cup. Series A runners-up last season, Roma opened their US tour with a 1-0 victory over Liverpool in Boston earlier this week while Manchester United thumped LA Galaxy 7-0 in Pasadena on the same night. A 7-goal win played at a relative stroll is a tough act to follow, and (ever the pragmatist) Louis van Gaal surely stressed this to his lineup ahead of kickoff against Roma on Saturday as their…

View More

MLB July Trade Summary

  2 days ago     121 Views     Leave your thoughts  

As the season enters and passes through July each year, Major League Baseball general managers assess their teams' progress and chances of making the postseason. Now that MLB has three division winners and two wild cards in each league, teams do not give up players as easily as they used, but the wheeling and dealing do continue. The 2014 season has seen its share of July trades. The New York Yankees have had the most activity while the Oakland Athletics have, so far, made the biggest splash. The big names receive the press. Contenders add players to win "this year," and non-contenders…

View More