Source: Tight End Ryan Griffin Released by Houston Texans

An NFL source has said that tight end Ryan Griffin was released by the Houston Texans. The veteran NFL player faces charges of public intoxication and vandalism for allegedly smashing a front window of a hotel with his hand in Nashville, Tennessee in April. Houston drafted San Diego State tight end Kahale Warring in April’s NFL draft and signed free agent Darren Fells earlier in the offseason. The Texans also drafted a pair of tight ends – Jordan Thomas and Jordan Akins – in 2018. Griffin was going to have strong competition to just keep a roster … [Read entire story]

Kevin Durant to Miss Game 1 of NBA Western Conference Finals

Due to a strained calf muscle in his right leg, Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant will miss Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals versus the Portland Trail Blazers that will be played on May 14 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. Warriors head coach Steven Kerr said that the absence of Durant would likely not be limited to Game 1 as the… [Read entire story]

Cavaliers Visit Denver to Interview Four for Head Coach Vacancy

On Saturday, the Cleveland Cavaliers inched closer to completing their first round of interviews to fill the head coaching vacancy on the team, said NBA sources. General manager of the Cavaliers Koby Altman and others from the team’s front office held several meetings with assistant coaches in Denver the night before the Nuggets Game 7 at home in the Pepsi Center against the Portland… [Read entire story]

Tiger Woods Bettor Would Win $10 Million on Grand Slam Sweep

James Adducci became well-known after winning $1.2 million on a bet of $85,000 that Tiger Woods would be the 2019 Master Champion. The 39-year old from Wisconsin is back making headlines in the betting world. Adducci is sticking with Woods. Earlier this week, he told several media outlets that he was in Las Vegas and would place a $100,000 bet that Woods would win golf’s Grand Slam this year. The wager is at odds of 100 to 1. Adducci made his bet at William Hill sportsbook which is the same place he made his original $… [Read entire story]

Tiger Woods Favored to Win Second Straight Major

Tiger Woods appears to be back to his best. After last year, his stock has risen to previous levels. A new rotation for golf’s majors begins this season as the PGA Championship is now the second major to be played and will get underway on May 16 from Bethpage Black Golf Course, in Farmingdale, New York. Odds makers have Tigers Woods as the favorite to win a second consecutive major. Woods is currently at 7 to 1 on several sportsbooks. He is followed by Dustin Johnson at 9 to 1, … [Read entire story]

Jason Pierre-Paul Fractures Neck, May Miss All of 2019

Last week defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, who plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, suffered a fractured neck that could potentially keep him sidelined for the entire 2019 NFL season league sources have said. The defensive end, who is 30, will likely require surgery said one of the sources, Pierre-Paul will visit neck… [Read entire story]

Reds Hit Three Straight Home Runs on Three Pitches

The Cincinnati Reds teed off on San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija in Sunday’s game as Eugenio Suarez, Jesse Winker and Derek Dietrich each hit home run on three straight pitches by the right-hander. Suarez hit a two-run homer after Joey Votto opened the inning with a leadoff single. Suarez’s home run just made it over the right-field wall. Winker and Dietrich then… [Read entire story]

Sportsbooks Like Knicks Chances to Sign Kevin Durant

The NBA’s offseason, draft and free agency will soon be here. Odds makers believe this offseason could see a big shift in the NBA. As the NBA playoffs take place, sportsbooks in Vegas have released their 2020 NBA championship futures and the New York Knicks sit at 16 to 1 behind just the Milwaukee Bucks … [Read entire story]

Browns coach tells Greedy Williams to chill with Super Bowl guarantees

Something special is happening in The Land ?? It’s our time. #DawgPound #BeGreedyShave By #Braun #DesignedForWhatMatters #ad pic.twitter.com/GviThya6xL — Greedy Williams ™? (@Greedy) April 27, 2019 “I know one thing – that the Browns are going to the Super Bowl this year – that’s a fact.” That’s what standout LSU cornerback Greedy Williams had to say about after being drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft. The Browns… [Read entire story]

Alabama and Clemson 11 Win Totals in 2019 Top College Football

Odds makers are expecting the Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers to dominate their opponents during the college football regular season this fall. Both teams were undefeated when they played one another in January for the national championship and both have their high-profile quarterback returning with both the top two favorites to win the Heisman Trophy. … [Read entire story]

Former Raiders Kicker Sebastian Janikowski to Retire

On Sunday, Sebastian Janikowski said he would retire from the NFL at 41. The former kicker with the Oakland Raiders played 19 seasons in the NFL. Jankowski said that Super Bowl XXXVII, which the Raiders lost to Tampa Bay 48-21, still hurts when he thinks about it. The kicker said he believes his body cannot take the rigors of kicking any longer in the NFL. Affectionately nicked Seabass, Janikowski earned more during his NFL career than any other kicker as his total income was … [Read entire story]

Chiefs suspend Tyreek Hill after chilling child abuse audio leaks

MOMENTS AGO: Kansas City Chiefs GM Brett Veach announced the team has suspended wide receiver Tyreek Hill from all team activities pending an investigation. pic.twitter.com/ImbUfTPRbo — 41 Action News (@41actionnews) April 26, 2019 Kansas City Chiefs general manager Brett Veach announced late Thursday night, Chiefs’ star wide receiver, Tyreek Hill, has been suspended from team activities. This announcement comes following the audio surfacing … [Read entire story]

Giants Draft Daniel Jones to One Day Replace Eli Manning

The New York Giants started preparing for football life after Eli Manning by drafting Daniel Jones a quarterback from Duke with the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday. The Giants picked defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence from Clemson with the No. 17 pick overall and then traded to the end of the first round and picked Deandre Baker with the No. 30 pick. Baker played cornerback at Georgia. The Giants drafted Jones ahead of linebacker Josh Allen, which did not sit very well with … [Read entire story]

Vlad Jr. to Make MLB Debut with Blue Jays on Friday

One of baseball’s top prospects Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will be called up on Friday by the Toronto Blue Jays and make his debut in the majors said Jays manager Charlie Montoyo. Guerrero, who is 20, plays third base and is the son of Vladimir Guerrero, who is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. The young Guerrero has been considered by most as the No. 1 or No. 2 prospect in baseball. Montoyo said he is happy and excited for Guerrero and glad the moment has finally come after so much talk about Guerrero’s … [Read entire story]

Andrew Bogut Open To Future Postseason Cameos

Andrew Bogut has enjoyed an incredibly successful postseason return to his former team, the Golden State Warriors. So much so that he might make it a yearly thing, according to EPSN. After retiring from the NBA, Andrew Bogut returned home to Australia. He played the 2018/2019 regular season with the Sydney Kings of the Australian National Basketball League. Andrew Bogut was re-signed as cover and an experienced head for the Warriors’ postseason run … [Read entire story]

Top Skills Position Players Available in NFL Draft

The NFL Draft begins on Thursday April 25 and skills position players highlight this year’s draft. Quarterback is the focus of most football pundits as the No. 1 overall pick is expected to be former Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray. However, Murray is not the only talented signal caller that is available this year. Dwayne Haskins from Ohio State is expected to go high in the draft after leading the nation last season in passing yards with 4,831 and touchdowns with 50. Drew Lock, who played at Missouri, is known for his strong arm, size and athleticism and the quarterback could go as … [Read entire story]

Seahawks Asking for First Round Pick in Exchange for Frank Clark

An NFL source has said that the Seattle Seahawks would still consider trading their star defensive end Frank Clark, but would want any trade package to include at a minimum one pick in the first round of the upcoming NFL draft. Clark has not yet signed his franchise tag for $17.13 million and rumors have become commonplace about possible trades. Last season Clark led Seattle in sacks with 13, forced four fumbles and intercepted one pass. Earlier in the week, John Schneider the general manager… [Read entire story]

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]

Durant and Beverley Ejected in Warriors Win

On Saturday, Golden State Warriors Kevin Durant and Los Angeles Clippers Patrick Beverley were handed double technical fouls twice and ejected during the fourth quarter of the 121-104 Warriors win over the Clippers in Game 1 of their NBA Western Conference first round playoff series. The pair was each given a technical foul… [Read entire story]

NBA Playoffs: Los Angeles Clippers Biggest Underdogs in First Round in 30 Years

The NBA playoffs begin Saturday and the Los Angeles Clippers are considered by odds makers to have little chance in moving on to round two. The Clippers are the largest underdogs in the first round since 1988. The Clippers are 100 to 1 to beat the Golden State Warriors the two-time defending NBA champions in… [Read entire story]

Kevin Durant Call for 16th Technical, Will Not Be Suspended

Golden State star forward Kevin Durant was called for his 16th technical of the NBA regular season on Wednesday in the regular season final versus the Memphis Grizzlies. However, Durant will not be suspended for one game because the number of technical fouls is not carried over to the postseason. Durant was called for this 16th… [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]

Duke to Investigate Claim Zion’s Mother Received Money from Nike

Kevin White the Duke athletic director said that Duke was looking into the allegation by attorney Michael Avenatti that Zion Williamson’s mother had been paid by Nike for consulting services when Zion was a top recruit while in high school. Avenatti alleged Friday on Twitter that Nike had paid for the consulting services, that he… [Read entire story]

Cincinnati Bengals Mark Walton Facing More Charges

Cincinnati Bengals running back Mark Walton surrendered on Thursday to police and will face four charges. They include carrying a concealed weapon, which is a felony, following the running back’s third incident off-the-field in 2019. Court records indicated that Walton is facing charges of resisting an officer without violence, reckless driving and possession of marijuana. All three are misdemeanors. Each of the charges, including the felony charge, is from an incident… [Read entire story]

Russell Wilson Gives Seahawks Deadline for New Deal

Sources in the NFL have said that Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has given the team a deadline of April 15 for a new deal as he enters his final year of his 2015 contract extension. Seattle team officials have had contract talks recently with Wilson’s representatives said head coach Pete Carroll during last week’s … [Read entire story]

Browns to officially introduce Odell Beckham to Cleveland on Monday

USA Today The Cleveland Browns are expected to introduce Odell Beckham Jr. to the team on Monday, April 1, that per Tom Withers of the Associated Press. #Browns planning to introduce Odell Beckham Jr. on Monday. Quite an opening day. — Tom Withers (@twithersAP) March 29, 2019 The announcement will make for a media frenzy in Cleveland considering it’s opening day for the Cleveland Indians. The Browns got Beckham in a trade from the New … [Read entire story]

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