Josh Rosen: Control What You Can Control

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen remains determined despite seemingly being pushed out of his position and possibly the franchise. The Cardinals picked Josh Rosen with their first-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. They hold the No. 1 pick this year, and the consensus is that they will draft a quarterback. Fans and media alike await the Cardinals’ decision on who to draft with that pick… [Read entire story]

David Griffin Hopes to Keep Anthony Davis in New Orleans

David Griffin was hired as the new executive vice president of basketball operations for the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday. He replaces general manager Dell Demps, who was fired in the aftermath of the Anthony Davis trade saga. In his formal introduction on Wednesday, David Griffin discussed his plans for the franchise. Somewhat surprisingly, he said he was confident of persuading Anthony Davis to stay in New Orleans. … [Read entire story]

Zach Miller Officially Retires from NFL

Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller officially announced his retirement on Tuesday, via his Instagram page. It marks the end of a long fight against injury, which Zach Miller ultimately lost. Zach Miller suffered a badly dislocated knee against the New Orleans Saints in Week 8 of the 2017 season. Then, he was taken to University Medical … [Read entire story]

Luke Walton Hired as New Sacramento Kings Coach

Ex Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton was officially announced as the new Sacramento Kings head coach on Monday. Luke Walton agreed to a four year contract with the Sacramento Kings on Saturday. This was just one day after he ‘mutually parted ways’ with the Los Angeles Lakers. Additionally, the announcement was made just four days after previous Kings coach Dave Joerger was fired. It’s a change of tack from Kings general manager Vlade Divac, who acted quickly to… [Read entire story]

Philadelphia 76ers Confident Despite Nets Upset

The Philadelphia 76ers are confident of progressing in the playoffs, despite falling to an upset against The Nets on Saturday. The  No. 3 seeded Philadelphia 76ers lost 111 – 102 to the No. 6 seeded Brooklyn Nets in game one of the series. Coach Brett Brown said that the team were regrouping with “classroom type stuff” in preparation for Game 2. Jimmy Butler, though, was much more upbeat about the situation. “We’re fortunate,” Butler said. “We get to play basketball … [Read entire story]

Magic Johnson Steps Down Out Of Nowhere

Magic Johnson stepped down as Lakers president of basketball operations in dramatic fashion in a surprise press conference on Tuesday. The news came as a surprise to everyone, including Lakers team owner Jeanie Buss. Magic Johnson appears not to have told anyone what he was thinking prior to his impromptu announcement. Magic Johnson spoke following coach Luke Walton before the Lakers’ season finale against the Portland Trail Blazers. His decision comes just two years after taking the job. Apparently, after 2 years and 1 LeBron James, Johnson feels he can’t restore the Lakers to their former … [Read entire story]

Former Rugby Player Christian Wade Joins Buffalo Bills

Former England Rugby Union player Christian Wade has signed with the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, it was reported on Monday. Christian Wade has joined the league through the NFL’s International Pathway Program. The International Pathway Program provides a route into the league for foreign players. Christian Wade quit English Rugby Premiership team Wasps in October with the intention of joining the NFL. The former winger clocked a 4.53 40-yard rush at his pro day in Tampa last week. He trained alongside six other International Pathway prospects. Although the 27 year old was expected to be in the NFL draft later this month… [Read entire story]

DeMarcus Lawrence Signs Huge New Deal

In an instant, the status of Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence changed dramatically. Following a protracted stalemate, DeMarcus Lawrence has agreed to sign a new contract. It is a five year, $105 million extension with $65 million guaranteed. This game-changing contract is the most guaranteed money ever for a… [Read entire story]

Isaiah Thomas: I Can Play at a High Level Again

Denver Nuggets guard Isaiah Thomas has paid tribute to the Boston Celtics fans after being recognized at TD Garden. Isaiah Thomas was speaking on Monday night after the Nuggets’ 114 – 105 win over the Boston Celtics. It was the first time since being traded away from Boston a year and a half ago that he had a chance to be honoured by the crowd… [Read entire story]

Andrew Bogut on “Bonus” Deal with Golden State Warriors

In a relatively quickly completed deal, Australian center Andrew Bogut has rejoined the Golden State Warriors for the season’s remainder. Speculation began on Monday that a number of NBA teams were looking at Andrew Bogut for a postseason push. The 76ers were mooted, but it quickly became clear that the Warriors were the only team with a real chance. Since then, Steph Curry spoke about how great it would be to have Andrew Bogut back. On Tuesday, head coach Steve Kerr confirmed that the deal was done. Andrew… [Read entire story]

Seahawks Tag DE Frank Clark

The Seattle Seahawks have placed the franchise tag on defensive end Frank Clark, the team confirmed on Monday. Frank Clark was drafted out of Michigan in the second round in 2015. Last season was the best of his career so far. Frank Clark started all 16 regular season games for the first time in his career in 2018. He repaid the… [Read entire story]

James Harden on ‘Perfect Time’ for Houston Rockets

After months of shouldering the burden, James Harden feels that his Houston Rockets team are fully fit and firing. James Harden was speaking to the press after the Rockets’ 115 – 104 win over the Boston Celtics on Sunday. He never seemed very happy to discuss his historic 30 point game streak, which stretched to 32 … [Read entire story]

“I’m Going to be an All-Star” – Jayson Tatum

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum is confident of becoming an NBA All-Star, despite missing out this year. Jayson Tatum laid out his All-Star credentials during his impressive rookie season with the Boston Celtics. The Celtics went to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference playoffs due to his scoring-leading performances. As a result, the expectations for his sophomore year were huge. So huge that people now expect Jayson Tatum to be disappointed at missing the 2019 All-Star game. However, Tatum is relaxed about the situation and confident that he’ll be an All-Star sooner rather than… [Read entire story]

LeBron James Disruptive to Lakers Chemistry – Anonymous NBA Source

Yesterday, we wrote about how LeBron James was beginning to doubt his Los Angeles Lakers teammates. LeBron James questioned the ability of the Lakers players to push for the playoffs. He called out their mentality and their sense of urgency. However, according to an anonymous NBA executive, LeBron James could be the problem. Speaking to Bleacher Report, the unnamed executive said that LeBron has… [Read entire story]

New York Knicks End Home Loss Streak, but are they Tanking?

The New York Knicks narrowly escaped making NBA history against the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night. The New York Knicks beat the spurs 130 – 118, snapping an 18-game losing streak at their home stadium. Had the New York Knicks lost, they would have equalled the 1994 Dallas Mavericks for the longest streak in history. At 12 – 48, the Knicks have the second worst record in the NBA. Despite that, coach David Fizdale has remained upbeat about his players. He has so far refused to entertain any suggestion that the team is tanking. Want $250 to bet on the NBA? Sign… [Read entire story]

Sacramento Kings Potential Dark Horses, say Warriors

The Sacramento Kings could be the team to watch for the next few years, according to Warriors players and staff. The Sacramento Kings lost by just two points to the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night. It was the fourth time the Warriors beat the Sacramento Kings this season. In the process, the Kings have earned the respect of the star-studded Warriors. The likes of Kevin Durant and Draymond Green… [Read entire story]

Adam Thielen Gunning for Contract Extension

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen could be about to be rewarded for a stellar 2018 NFL season. Adam Thielen enjoyed a record breaking season full of career highs. His 113 catches, 1,373 yards and 9 touchdowns were all personal bests. His fine performances have led many to believe that Adam Thielen is due a contract extension. Thielen’s agent, Blake… [Read entire story]

James Harden Focused Only on Winning

If James Harden has seemed reticent to talk about his recent personal achievements, it’s because he’s not playing for himself. He’s playing for the Houston Rockets cause. James Harden is currently on a scoring hot-streak that sees him challenging the legendary Wilt Chamberlain. He’s scored 30 + points in 31 consecutive games, which is equal with Chamberlain as the second longest streak in history. He’s still some way away from the record of 65, but James Harden has nonetheless written his name into the history books this… [Read entire story]

Colin Kaepernick Could Find a Home with the Carolina Panthers

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick ‘absolutely wants to play’ in the NFL again, according to his lawyer. Mark Geragos, who represents Colin Kaepernick, has been speaking in the wake of the collusion settlement with the NFL. Colin Kaepernick and ex teammate Eric Reid reached a settlement with the league on Friday, although the terms are confidential. Kaepernick and Reid alleged that the NFL conspired to stop them finding new teams … [Read entire story]

Kerr-Fuffle! Steve Kerr fined $25k

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for his conduct on Wednesday night. Steve Kerr lashed out at official Kenny Mauer after a Draymond Green common foul was upgraded to a flagrant foul. The incident occured with 3.54 left in regulation when the Warriors were trailing the Portland Trail Blazers 110 – 103. Draymond Green fouled Zach Collins as he was going up to the rim. After and official review, the foul was upgraded to… [Read entire story]

Magic Johnson Cleared of Tampering Charge

Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson has been cleared of a tampering accusation following an NBA investigation. The investigation was related to comments Magic Johnson made about Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons The NBA released a statement on Tuesday: “We have concluded that Magic Johnson’s statements regarding Ben Simmons do not constitute a tampering violation. The Philadelphia 76ers initiated the contact with the Los Angeles Lakers by requesting a meeting between Johnson and Simmons. Both organizations ultimately concluded that such a meeting did not make sense at this time but in that context, Johnson&#… [Read entire story]

Los Angeles Rams Ready to Bounce Back Next Year

After a few days of reflection, the Los Angeles Rams have reacted to their Super Bowl LIII defeat. The Los Angeles Rams fell 13 – 3 to the New England Patriots in the lowest scoring Super Bowl ever. Despite and incredible NFL and playoff season, the Rams looked like rookies on the Super Bowl stage. Their offense was kept quiet by the Patriots, who had identified it as key to beating them beforehand. Their defense, featuring defensive player of the year Aaron Donald, did do themselves proud. Limiting Tom Brady and the Patriots to 13 points is no easy task. If there… [Read entire story]

John Wall Injury Nightmare Continues

Things have gone from bad to worse for John Wall, who will miss most, if not all of next season. John Wall was already out for the remainder of this season after having surgery on his left heel in January. Now, reports say that John Wall has suffered a torn left Achilles tendon, which he sustained in his home. ESPN … [Read entire story]

Patriots Win Super Bowl LIII in Lowest Scoring Super Bowl Ever

Super Bowl LIII was the lowest scoring championship game in Super Bowl history, with a combined points total of 16. The New England Patriots prevailed over the Los Angeles Rams 13 – 3 in a tight match. Despite taking an early lead and never relinquishing it, the Patriots needed to concentrate through the whole game. After leading 3 – 0 at halftime, New England scored the game-winning touchdown with seven minutes left. The closest the Rams came to getting back in the game was with 4 minutes remaining, when Jared Goff released Brandin Cooks. However, Patriots defensive … [Read entire story]

NBA Investigating Anthony Davis over Agent Comments

Anthony Davis will be the subject of an NBA investigation after comments by his agent on Monday. According to ESPN, the New Orleans Pelicans center intends to leave the franchise. Anthony Davis reportedly rejected a 5-year, $239.5 million contract offer from the Pelicans. Anthony Davis is represented by Rich Paul, the agent of Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James… [Read entire story]

NBA to Mirror English Premier League Gambling Policy

The NBA is preparing to regulate and educate it’s players and teams in the wake of legalized US sports betting. A Supreme Court ruling in May allowed states to sanction legal sportsbooks for the first time in the U.S. With the increased opportunities this provides, also comes a number of threats that US sports leagues have no experience of. European sports like soccer, tennis and cricket have fallen foul of match fixing scandals and gambling scams. Recently, Spanish police arrested 28 tennis players who were associated with a match fixing group. Want $250 to bet on… [Read entire story]

LeBron James To Sit Out Lakers Roadtrip

LeBron James will miss the next to Los Angeles Lakers games as he struggles to overcome a strained left groin. According to ESPN, LeBron James is set to be re-evaluated on Wednesday, three weeks after sustaining the injury. LeBron James was injured against the Golden State Warriors on Christmas day. Since then, the Lakers are 4 – 7. James will not join the team on it’s upcoming road trip to Oklahoma and Houston. This means that James will miss 13 games this season, equalling the most he has ever missed in a season. He has already missed more consecutive games this season… [Read entire story]

Nick Foles to ‘See What Happens’ With his Future

Now that the Philadelphia Eagles’ season is over, the future of Nick Foles has come under scrutiny again. Last year, Nick Foles produced an incredible Super Bowl performance. He was awarded the Super Bowl MVP and as a result, a new Eagles contract. Nick Foles has a £20 million option for 2019 in his incentivized contract. It will become guaranteed on the 5th … [Read entire story]

Kyrie Irving on Building a Championship Culture

Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving has cited a team meeting as the reason for the team’s recent good form. According to Kyrie Irving, the team met after a disappointing loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on December 21. He said that it was needed to clear the air inside the Celtics locker room. Since then, the Celtics have won seven of their last ten games. The latest being a 135 -108 win over the Indiana Pacers at home on Wednesday night. After … [Read entire story]

Zion Williamson is NBA Ready, Says Vince Carter

Atlanta Hawks wing Vince Carter has heaped praise on Duke forward Zion Williamson, this year’s likely No. 1 draft pick. Zion Williamson has already been praised by pundits and commentators, but this is different. Vince Carter is one of the most experienced NBA veterans, with 21 years of experience. A thumbs up from him will really make people sit up and take notice. Carter believes that the 6”7, 285-pound Zion Williamson will “be ready for the NBA.” Williamson is currently averaging 20.9 points on 67.9% shooting and 9.5 rebounds. His 13 – 1 Duke team is currently the No.1 ranked team in the country… [Read entire story]

Karl-Anthony Towns & Derrick Rose Mourn Thibodeau Firing

The Minnesota Timberwolves players were left reeling by the surprise firing of coach Tom Thibodeau on Monday. That’s according to Karl-Anthony Towns and Derrick Rose. According to Karl-Anthony Towns, Wolves players had no idea that Thibodeau was about to be fired. It was even more of a shock considering the Wolves had just defeated the Los Angeles Lakers by 108 – 86. It appears Thibodeau’s departure came at an inopportune time for Karl-Anthony Towns. He felt that the team ahd stability and was personally happy with… [Read entire story]

Patrick McCaw to be Waived by Cavs After Just Two Weeks

Less than two weeks after signing with the team, forward Patrick McCaw could be waived by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Patrick McCaw had previously signed a two year deal worth $6 million. Now, the Cavaliers are planning to waive him before the deal becomes guaranteed. Roster rotation players know that this can happen to… [Read entire story]

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons