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  • Daniel Snyder's rant about Redskins team name is a black eye for football

    Daniel Snyder's rant about Redskins team name is a black eye for football

    Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder appeared on ESPN's "Outside the Lines" to defend the position that his team's nickname is meant to honor Native Americans, according to an Aug. 6 report from ESPN. Snyder, 49, is holding firm on his stance that the name is not meant as a sign of disrespect to...
  • Is it time for the designated hitter to be added in MLB's National League?

    Is it time for the designated hitter to be added in MLB's National League?

    The Colorado Rockies were swept by the Detroit Tigers over the weekend, despite having the benefit of an extra batter in the lineup due to the designated hitter rule, according to an Aug. 3 report from USA Today. Since the Rockies were completely outclassed and over-matched in three straight games...
  • Former CSU great Becky Hammon hired as assistant coach of San Antonio Spurs

    Former CSU great Becky Hammon hired as assistant coach of San Antonio Spurs

    Becky Hammon continues to set the bar high for women in sports. Hammon, a former three-time All-American at Colorado State University and six-time WNBA All-Star, has become the first ever woman to be a paid assistant coach of an NBA team. The NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs, long revered for their...
  • Can the Detroit Pistons take advantage of the chaos in the Eastern Conference?

    Can the Detroit Pistons take advantage of the chaos in the Eastern Conference?

    The landscape of the NBA’s Eastern Conference has changed so much this offseason. The latest, and most unfortunate significant alteration was the injury to Paul George, an unpleasant event that, in the cold light of sports analysis, leaves the Indiana Pacers really needing to worry about even making...
  • David Price set to make his Detroit Tigers debut

    David Price set to make his Detroit Tigers debut

    The Detroit Tigers didn't need to make a splash at the MLB trade deadline. They already had a somewhat comfortable, albeit far from cozy, lead on their AL Central bretheren, and they had boosted their bullpen with the addition of Joakim Soria. However, this is a team built to win now, with an owner...
  • World Kabaddi League Starts Global Tour At The O2

    World Kabaddi League Starts Global Tour At The O2

    Search for Akshay Kumar on Twitter and you’ll generally find a legion of fans tweeting about his latest action movie. Seek out his name together with the hashtag #kabaddi, however, and you’ll suddenly become engulfed in pictures of the suave Bollywood actor promoting his involvement in this...
  • Five heavyweights the UFC should sign for a 'comebacks' season of 'TUF'

    Five heavyweights the UFC should sign for a 'comebacks' season of 'TUF'

    16 women are competing on "The Ultimate Fighter 20" reality show, to become the UFC's first ever 115-pound champion of the world, according to an Aug. 4 report from MMA Torch. The show, which debuts Sept. 10 on Fox Sports 1, features over a dozen of the most talented female strawweights in the world...
  • Arizona Diamondbacks' beaning of Andrew McCutchen is a black eye for baseball

    Arizona Diamondbacks' beaning of Andrew McCutchen is a black eye for baseball

    Pittsburgh Pirates superstar center fielder Andrew McCutchen was forced out of a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks this past weekend after getting plunked in the back by a fastball from flame-throwing reliever Randall Delgado, according to an Aug. 3 report from Yahoo! Sports. McCutchen, 2...
  • Paul George's horrific leg injury changes landscape of NBA's Eastern Conference

    Paul George's horrific leg injury changes landscape of NBA's Eastern Conference

    Indiana Pacers forward, Paul George, is expected to miss the entire 2014-15 NBA season due to the horrific lower right leg injury he sustained during a Team USA scrimmage over the weekend, according to an Aug. 2 report from USA Today Sports. George, 24, is a two-time NBA All-Star, having been...
  • Denver Nuggets ink first-round picks to deals

    Denver Nuggets ink first-round picks to deals

    Denver enjoyed one of their most dynamic draft days in a long time. But would it pay off? When you wheel and deal like the Nuggets did, making multiple trades, it's difficult to say for sure what will pan out and who won't. But, make a successful gamble and it could set the team up for success for...
  • Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez injures ankle in loss to Detroit Tigers

    Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez injures ankle in loss to Detroit Tigers

    The Colorado Rockies can't buy a break. Or is that, they can't stop getting broken? Two major story lines have dominated the Rockies' 2014 season; the feisty and controversial words from owner Dick Monfort to fans, and on the field, injuries. Heading into Thursday's game, Colorado had missed 568 man...
  • Dick's Sporting Goods Park to host Rocky Mountain Cup, Mexico vs. Bolivia

    Dick's Sporting Goods Park to host Rocky Mountain Cup, Mexico vs. Bolivia

    This is an exciting time for soccer in Colorado. That's because Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City will be hosting multiple big-time matches in the next six weeks. The first is the Rocky Mountain Cup, as the Rapids host rival Real Salt Lake tonight at 7 p.m. MT. Currently, Real Salt Lake is...
  • Colorado Rockies back-to-back miserable months end playoff hopes early

    Colorado Rockies back-to-back miserable months end playoff hopes early

    There will be no “Rocktober” this year. There can't be after those jokes of June and July. As August begins today, the Colorado Rockies are in the NL West's basement – a familiar place – and they are the National League's worst team at 44-64. 20 games under .500? That's terrible. Poor play and...
  • Jeremy Lin doesn't believe he's close to his 'prime' yet

    Jeremy Lin doesn't believe he's close to his 'prime' yet

    The Los Angeles Lakers chose to roll the dice on Jeremy Lin this summer with a need at the point guard position. The team didn't give up much in the trade with the Houston Rockets to get Lin, but the Lakers brass hope he'll be able to make an impact in Los Angeles next season. Although Lin's numbers...
  • New Lakers head coach Byron Scott says it's 'all about championships' in L.A.

    New Lakers head coach Byron Scott says it's 'all about championships' in L.A.

    After months of speculation, Byron Scott was finally hired as the new head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers this week. Following the announcement of the hiring of the three-time NBA champion, the team officially introduced Scott to the media on Tuesday. Scott was asked a number of different questions...
  • Chris Petersen looks to win with So Cal recruits Hale & Williams

    Chris Petersen looks to win with So Cal recruits Hale & Williams

    Washington Huskies head coach Chris Petersen graduated into the big leagues of the Pac-12 this off season, and looks to elevate the program higher with his Southern California recruits. "Troy [Williams] did a great job in Spring. We only had two quarterbacks in spring with Troy and Jeff Lindquist...
  • New York Mets have a legitimate chance at earning wild-card berth

    New York Mets have a legitimate chance at earning wild-card berth

    Behind a solid effort from ace pitcher Zach Wheeler, the New York Mets crept back into the National League wild-card race with an 11-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on July 30 at Citi Field in Queens, New York, according to a July 30 report from the Associated Press. Wheeler, 24, lowered...
  • Jairus Byrd says Saints' safeties rival those of Seattle's Legion of Boom

    Jairus Byrd says Saints' safeties rival those of Seattle's Legion of Boom

    Defensive coordinator Rob Ryan arrived in New Orleans before the 2013 season and he proved that he could turn a defense around in a short period of time. In 2014, the Saints' defense is expected to be even better and one of the main reasons is the new addition of safety Jairus Byrd. The former...
  • Projecting the final 2014 roster for the New Orleans Saints: Quarterbacks

    Projecting the final 2014 roster for the New Orleans Saints: Quarterbacks

    The New Orleans Saints haven't even played their first preseason game yet in 2014, but it's never too early to start looking at what the future may hold. Currently, the Saints have four quarterbacks in training camp, but that number will likely be cut to half before all is said and done. One name is...
  • Best places to get your New Orleans Saints gear for the season

    Best places to get your New Orleans Saints gear for the season

    If you're planning on attending any New Orleans Saints games in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, then you had better show up in the proper attire. As a matter of fact, if you are watching some Saints' games at home or a friend's house or a bar or anywhere, you need to have on your black and gold and...
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