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  • Matt Harvey will not be starting for the Mets on Opening Day

    New York Mets: Matt Harvey shows class and maturity after Opening Day snub

    Matt Harvey said all the right things after news broke that Bartolo Colon would be starting instead of him on Opening Day when the New York Mets play the Nationals in Washington, according to a March 24 report from ESPN. Reporters hounded the Mets' ace, trying their hardest to stir up some...
  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Kevin Love picks Russell Westbrook as MVP over LeBron

    Oklahoma City Thunder: Kevin Love picks Russell Westbrook as MVP over LeBron

    Russell Westbrook is having one of the best seasons of any NBA player in a long time. With reigning MVP Kevin Durant out of action, Westbrook is almost willing the Oklahoma City Thunder to the postseason by throwing up triple-doubles all season long. If there is any doubt that Westbrook is playing...
  • Philadelphia Phillies: Ryan Howard was this generation's Mike Schmidt

    Philadelphia Phillies: Ryan Howard was this generation's Mike Schmidt

    Ryan Howard will never be who he once was and he's not Mike Schmidt. But, this Philadelphia Phillies' slugger appears to be swinging for the fences with a certain proclivity again this spring. It's not that he needs to resurrect the 'Big Piece', or that he's humanly capable of reprising that role...
  • Dallas Cowboys: Troy Aikman gives opinion on Greg Hardy signing

    Dallas Cowboys: Troy Aikman gives opinion on Greg Hardy signing

    When Dallas Cowboys executive Charlotte Jones Anderson was asked about the team signing Greg Hardy, who is facing a suspension for his alleged domestic dispute charges, she said that the team doesn’t believe in throwing any players away. Not everyone feels that this signing was the Cowboys way of...
  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Serge Ibaka documentary screens in Oklahoma City

    Oklahoma City Thunder: Serge Ibaka documentary screens in Oklahoma City

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka was profiled in a recent documentary called Son of the Congo, which told the story of his life and trip from Congo to the NBA. While Ibaka is hurt right now and out until at least the playoffs, he was in attendance at the screening of his film in a theater...
  • Tennessee Titans: Team starting to look for a new president

    Tennessee Titans: Team starting to look for a new president

    The Tennessee Titans are busy looking for a new president after Tommy Smith suddenly and unexpectedly stepped down from the role last week. Smith’s resignation came after the various members of the family voted that they didn’t want Smith to have majority control of the franchise. The team brought...
  • Washington Nationals: Yunel Escobar gets hit in first spring game

    Washington Nationals: Yunel Escobar gets hit in first spring game

    With all the injuries to the Washington Nationals this spring, it has to be nice for the team and its fans to see one of the walking wounded to make a return to the field. Yunel Escobar has been out of action the entire Spring Training with a Grade 1 oblique strain. However, he made his return to...
  • Washington Nationals: Anthony Rendon questionable for Opening Day

    Washington Nationals: Anthony Rendon questionable for Opening Day

    The Washington Nationals have suffered through a lot of injuries through Spring Training, and it made some positions questionable heading into the start of the season. One of the injuries was to starting third baseman Anthony Rendon, who has a mild MCL sprain. The problem here sit that his knee is...
  • Mark Melancon's journey from afterthought to closer

    Mark Melancon's journey from afterthought to closer

    There is a certain kind of baseball fan that doesn’t believe in paying big for closers. Relief pitchers, even good ones, are a dime a dozen. They are, by and large, failed starters. You can convert somebody into being a good relief pitcher relatively easily. Closer experience is overrated. The...
  • Jets beat Oilers 4-1

    Jets beat Oilers 4-1

    According to ESPN on Monday, the Winnipeg Jets beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta. With the win, the Jets improve to 38-23-12 and the Oilers drop to 20-40-13. It was a complete team effort for the Jets as nine players registered a point in the victory. Interestingly...
  • Lowry named head coach of Canada's national junior hockey team

    Lowry named head coach of Canada's national junior hockey team

    According to the Canadian Press on Monday, former Calgary Flame Dave Lowry has been named Canada's head coach for the Canadian national junior team at the 2016 World Junior Hockey Championship in Helsinki, Finland. Lowry, who played with the Calgary Flames from 2000-2004, is the current head coach...
  • Flames beat Avalanche 3-2

    Flames beat Avalanche 3-2

    According to ESPN on Monday, the Calgary Flames defeated the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary. With the win, the Flames improved to 40-27-6 and the Avalanche dropped to 33-27-12. This is the first year since 2011 that the Flames have recorded 40 wins in the regular...
  • Bobby Parnell will likely start the season on the DL

    Bobby Parnell or Jenrry Mejia: Who gives New York Mets a better chance to win?

    The New York Mets may have a bit of an intrasquad controversy on its hands in the months ahead, with Bobby Parnell and Jenrry Mejia both vying for the coveted closer's role, according to a March 22 report from ESPN. There may be some other high-level candidates in the mix for the closer's job, but...
  • Brian Dozier's new deal good for both sides

    Brian Dozier's new deal good for both sides

    There were few bright spots for the Minnesota Twins last season, but one of them was second baseman Brian Dozier. The team was clearly quite pleased with him, because they just signed him to a new deal. Dozier has signed a five year, $20 million contract to stay with the Minnesota Twins. This is a...
  • Five fights that should happen at Invicta FC 13

    Five fights that should happen at Invicta FC 13

    Three fights have been added to Invicta FC 12, including the long-awaited rematch between Roxanne Modafferi and Vanessa Porto, according to a March 23 report from MMA Junkie. Besides the Modafferi vs. Porto bout, Katja Kankaanpaa puts her strawweight title on the line against Livia Renata Souza, and...
  • IndyCar drivers test new aero kits that could change 2015 season

    IndyCar drivers test new aero kits that could change 2015 season

    NASCAR isn't the only motorsport shaking things up this season. The Verizon IndyCar Series is featuring new bodywork aero kits from Honda and Chevrolet, and the league's drivers took to the track at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama last week to test them out. Afterward several of them...
  • Philadelphia Phillies: Odubel Herrera might fit in center field

    Philadelphia Phillies: Odubel Herrera might fit in center field

    Ryne Sandberg recently advised Odubel Herrera that he'd be playing center field. This Philadelphia Phillies' spring training project has potential because Ben Revere's ability isn't likely to change. The Phillies took a flier on Herrera in the Rule 5 draft this winter with a variety of options in...
  • Boston Celtics snap three-game losing streak with 110-91 win over Nets

    Boston Celtics snap three-game losing streak with 110-91 win over Nets

    Following a tough overtime loss to the Detroit Pistons Sunday, the Boston Celtics bounced back with an impressive 110-91 victory over the Brooklyn Nets Monday night at the Barclays Center. Kelly Olynyk scored 18 points, including seven in the early fourth quarter to help Boston keep pace for one of...
  • Will Eric Ebron break out this season?

    Will Eric Ebron break out this season?

    There were some eyebrows raised when the Detroit Lions selected tight end Eric Ebron 10th overall in the 2014 NFL Draft out of North Carolina. Was a tight end the right pick at that point? Could they have found a better weapon with that selection, or, you know tackle their defense? Well, the defense...
  • Alec Martinez and Mike Richards return as L.A. Kings beat New Jersey

    Alec Martinez and Mike Richards return as L.A. Kings beat New Jersey

    This was not necessarily a must-win game for the Los Angeles Kings, but they would have made it awfully tough on themselves, and their playoff hopes, had they dropped the first game of this road trip. Instead, on Monday night, March 23, 2015, the reigning Stanley Cup champions put together a solid...
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