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]

Dolphins trade QB Ryan Tannehill to Titans

Miami ?? Nashville Best @ryantannehill1 ? » — Tennessee Titans (@Titans) March 16, 2019 The Miami Dolphins’ quarterback room is about to be completely empty. According to the agent for veteran quarterback Ryan Tannehill, he’s headed to the Tennessee Titans in a trade. This deal seemingly came out of left field. After Miami lost out on… [Read entire story]

Gonzaga Stunned by Saint Mary’s in WCC Title Game

The Saint Mary’s Gaels have been hearing how they were on the NCAA tournament bubble in the eyes of the tournament’s selection committee. The talk, about whether the Gaels were in or not, came to an end on Tuesday night, after Saint Mary’s defeated the nation’s No. 1 team Gonzaga, to win the West Coast Conference tournament championship and receive an automatic bid to the Big Dance. The win by Saint Mary’s ended Gonzaga’s reign as WCC champions at six years. The Gaels won 60-47 holding the Bulldogs to their lowest point total of… [Read entire story]

Ibaka and Chriss Ejected Following Punches Being Thrown

Center Serge Ibaka from the Toronto Raptors and forward Marquese Chriss from the Cleveland Cavaliers were both ejected from their game on Monday following a physical altercation between the two. Ibaka fell to the floor after he and Chriss battled for position under the basket at Cleveland’s end of the court as the Raptors had thrown a pass the length of the court that went out of bounds. Ibaka pushed Chriss from behind and at the same time grabbed the Cavaliers player near the neck prior to throwing a punch. In response, Chriss punched at Ibaka before… [Read entire story]

Denver Broncos Offer Alternative to Onside Kick

Nine rule changes have been proposed by NFL teams for 2019 including one by the Denver Broncos that would end onside kicks. The proposal by the Broncos, which was released by the NFL on Friday night, would give each team one opportunity to remain on the offense after scoring in the fourth quarter. Rather than kicking off the team that just scored would receive the ball at its 35-yard line and play would begin as fourth-and-15. If 15 yards… [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]

Cornerback Kevin Johnson Released by Houston Texans

The Houston Texans released cornerback Kevin Johnson on Tuesday. Johnson was drafted by the Texans in 2015 with the No. 16 overall pick. Johnson, who is 26, was to be paid a $9.07 million base salary for 2019 on the fifth-year option of his contract signed as a rookie. Houston will save the complete amount on the salary cap by releasing Johnson. Last season, Johnson was put on injured reserve after he suffered a concussion during Week 1’s loss against the New England Patriots. … [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]

Pau Gasol Will Join Bucks Following Buyout by Spurs

NBA sources have said that the San Antonio Spurs bought out the contract of veteran Pau Gasol which will allow the center to sign with the Milwaukee Bucks. Players must be waived by Friday at 11:59 PM ET in order to remain available to play in the playoffs. The buyout was announced late Friday night by the Spurs. Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich called Gasol an exceptional person and an ultimate professional and said the team is very grateful for the contributions he made on the court, inside the locker room and … [Read entire story]

Jason Witten Returning to Dallas Cowboys

On Thursday, the Dallas Cowboys announced that Jason Witten would return to the team. Witten will leave the Monday Night Football booth and returning to the playing field just one season after retiring from the game. Sources said the tight end would sign a one-year contract for $3.5 million that could reach $5 million with incentives and roster bonuses. … [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]

Duke’s Zion Williamson Sprains Knee in Loss to North Carolina

Duke’s sensational freshman Zion Williamson was injured just 36 seconds into the Blue Devils game on Wednesday. He did not return to the match against ACC rival North Carolina. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski called the injury a mild knee sprain. Zion Williamson grabbed for his right knee after slipping and falling awkwardly when his basketball shoe came apart. Want $250 to bet on March Madness futures? Sign up here! The rubber sole of Williamson’s sneaker ripped loose from the toes to the heel on the … [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]

Duke Remains Favorite, Gonzaga Attracting Attention

In less than one month, college basketball teams around the country will start their conference tournaments and odds makers are adjusting their odds as the list of legitimate contenders of the 2019 national championship in men’s basketball becomes smaller. At the top there has been no change as Duke now at +170 has led the way since the start of the season, but Tennessee is closing in at +750. However, The Volunteers defeated by Kentucky 86-69 on Saturday and that could cause odds makers to … [Read entire story]

Golden State Warriors Favored to Win NBA Title at All-Star Break

The NBA regular season is almost three-quarters over and teams are enjoying the All-Star Game break as players rest and recover from injuries and coaches prepare for the final push to make the playoffs. Odds makers have adjusted their odds during the break and have kept the Golden State Warriors atop the futures boards to win the 2018-19 NBA title. The Warriors… [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]

Duke Tops College Basketball National Championship Futures Boards

In just over a month, the NCAA Tournament begins with what is affectionately known as March Madness. Odds makers have made the Duke Blue Devils the clear frontrunner to win the national championship thanks to Duke’s trio of freshmen stars that will one day very soon be stars in the NBA. Duke … [Read entire story]

Tiger Woods Favored to Win Masters

The first of golf’s four majors is just around the corner. The Masters is undoubtedly professional golf’s most prestigious event and this year’s tournament appears to be a wide open race as no one golfer has separated from the pack the first few weeks of 2019. Odds makers have made Tiger Woods the new… [Read entire story]

NCAA Grants Ohio State Quarterback Justin Fields Waiver to Play

The NCAA granted quarterback Justin Fields a waiver to play making the Ohio State signal caller eligible to play in 2019 the university said on Friday. The waiver forgoes the usual waiting period of one year for transferring student athletes. Justin Fields is expected to be the favorite to win the starting quarterback job with the Buckeyes when spring practice begins in March. In January, Justin Fields joined the Buckeyes after… [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]

Sources: Bryce Harper Visits With Padres

Sources close to the situation said that Bryce Harper met with San Diego Padres officials in Las Vegas on Thursday. The developments add another team to the list trying to obtain the services of the star free agent. The move for Harper fits together with several other possible moves the Padres are said to have in the works. This includes the pursuit of Manny Machado, the other “high-profile” MLB free agent. As well as that, they could make … [Read entire story]

Why Rams Will be Super Bowl LIII Champions

Many football pundits believe the outcome of Super Bowl LIII is a foregone conclusion with the New England Patriots name practically engraved on the Vince Lombardi Trophy next to Super Bowl LIII. However, there are valid reasons to believe that the Los Angeles Rams will win on Sunday and become Super Bowl LIII champions. While… [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]

Rams Nickell Robey-Coleman Fined by NFL for Helmet-to-Helmet Hit

The NFL handed down a $26,739 fine to Los Angeles Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman. He was punished for his helmet-to-helmet hit during the NFL Championship Game. The hit was on Tommylee Lewis, a wide receiver with the New Orleans Saints, said an NFL source. Nickell Robey-Coleman was not flagged on the play. Sources in the NFL have also said that New Orleans head coach Sean Payton had… [Read entire story]

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