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]

Doug Baldwin Ready to Stand Up in the Playoffs

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin is fit and firing again in time for the playoffs after a tough 2018. Doug Baldwin, a two time Pro Bowler, suffered with injuries throughout the season. He fought back from a knee injury during training camp and pre season. Although he injured his other knee in the opening game of the season. He ended up missing Weeks 2 and 3 because of that, as well as Week 14 with a hip injury. It was only three … [Read entire story]

McVay Spoke to Marcus Peters About Outburst

Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay told Marcus Peters that he’s “got to be better” in emotionally charged situations. The Rams cornerback was involved in a verbal confrontation with a fan during Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles. McVay said he spoke to Marcus Peters following a viral video circulating on social media. In the video, Marcus Peters is seen confronting a fan, aiming multiple profanities at the individual in the stands. “I saw the video. I got a chance to talk to Marcus… [Read entire story]

Chris Wallace on “Unfathomable” Failed Trade

Memphis Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace spoke out on Saturday regarding a farcical, failed three team trade. The trade involving the Grizzlies, the Washington Wizards and the Phoenix Suns fell apart on Friday, according to Chris Wallace. Chris Wallace said that the trade had been agreed upon, only for it to fall apart due to a … [Read entire story]

Dirk Nowitzki Finally Gets His Record

After much anticipation, Dirk Nowitzki finally began his record breaking 21st season with the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night. Dirk Nowitzki came off the bench during the Mavericks’ 99 – 89 loss to the Phoenix Suns to make NBA history. No other player has played as many season with the same team. Before Thursday, Dirk Nowitzki was tied with Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant on 20 years. Nowitzki, 40, has had since Kobe Bryant retired … [Read entire story]

Jim Boylen Overseeing Open Revolt in Chicago

Things are going from bad to worse for Jim Boylen in Chicago. The new Chicago Bulls head coach’s attempts to control his locker room have backfired. Following yesterday’s reports that the Bulls players held a players only meeting, they have lashed out at Jim Boylen again. From Yahoo! Sports, the players have contacted … [Read entire story]

Reggie McKenzie Fired as Oakland Raiders GM

The Oakland Raiders have fired general manager Reggie McKenzie with three regular season games remaining on 2018. NFL.com first reported the news on Monday. According to them, Reggie McKenzie denied an offer to stay on through the final few games. When asked about Reggie McKenzie on Sunday, Jon Gruden was cryptic. Speaking after their win against the Pittsburgh Steelers, he refused to confirm anything. “I don’t have any comment on that,” Gruden said. “We’re going to … [Read entire story]

Kevin Durant Says Environment Around LeBron James is “Toxic”

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant has said that the environment surrounding LeBron James is “toxic”. Kevin Durant was talking about why other NBA stars are reluctant to play with LeBron James. The reasons seem obvious – being a secondary star rather than the main star, having to cede your game to LeBron. However, Kevin Durant is the first player to speak openly about why star players don’t want to join the best. “So much hype comes from being around LeBron from other people,” Durant said. “He has so… [Read entire story]

Ezekiel Elliott Fined for Salvation Army Kettle Celebration

In a somewhat bizarre story, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been fined by the NFL for a celebration. Ezekiel Elliott celebrated a touchdown on Thanksgiving Day by dropping $21 into the Salvation Army kettle at AT&T Stadium. The third year running back has been penalized by the league for this, Ezekiel Elliott is appealing the fine. The fine amounts to $13,369 in total. A lot more expensive than the initial $21 Elliott dropped into the famous Salvation Army kettle. “I mean I didn’t really expect a fine, really … [Read entire story]

Redskins Were “United” over Reuben Foster

Earlier this week, the Washington Redskins controversially claimed under-fire linebacker Reuben Foster. Reuben Foster was waived by the San Francisco 49ers after another domestic violence charge against him. After some bad press, a Washington Redskins official, Doug Williams, has spoken about the decision. The senior vice president of player personnel told WTEM-AM that the front office was united on signing Reuben… [Read entire story]

Boston Celtics on Their Struggles for Consistency

The Boston Celtics need an improved mentality if they are to achieve their goals this year. That is according to head coach Brad Stevens and All-Star Kyrie Irving. On Saturday, the Boston Celtics lost 98 – 86 to the Utah Jazz, taking their season record to 9 – 7. “We have to build a tougher team mindset than we have,” Brad Stevens said. “We just don’t have that mindset yet that we … [Read entire story]

NBA Hires 3rd & 4th Full-Time Female Officials

The NBA has promoted two female officials who become the fourth and fifth full time female NBA referees. Along with three others, Ashley Moyer-Gleich and Natalie Sago have reached the top of the basketball officiating in the US. The three other refs are men; Mousa Dagher, Matt Myers and Phenizee Ransom. However, the women have taken the headlines and it’s easy to see why. Although inclusivity and equality are sometimes-evident policies for the NBA, there hasn’t been a full time female … [Read entire story]

NFL Mexico Cancellation: Media Blame Game Begins

The dust has settled on the NFL’s decision to move the Rams VS Chiefs game from Mexico City to L.A. NFL Mexico 2018 will not take place. In its wake are criticism, disappointment and shame as fans, officials and Mexico City react to the news. The proposed NFL Mexico game will now take place at the L.A Coliseum. The decision that the Estadio Azteca pitch was below league standards was announced on Tuesday. The rearrangement of the NFL Mexico game, made less than a week before the game, has left people reeling. Both the city of Mexico City and … [Read entire story]

NFL Mexico No Longer Going Ahead Due to Sub Par Pitch

The NFL Mexico match between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams has been moved to LA. The match, intended to be played at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, has been moved due to a poor pitch. The NFL announced on Tuesday that the pitch at the Estadio Azteca did not meet NFL standards. The game will now take place at the L.A Coliseum on Monday, November 19. The league released a statement on… [Read entire story]

Cooper Kupp to have MRI Scan, Torn ACL Feared

There’s bad news for the L.A Rams following their 36 – 31 home win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. The team awaits a Monday MRI scan on wide receiver Cooper Kupp. According to NFL.com, the initial diagnosis is that Cooper Kupp has sustained a torn ACL. The extent of the injury will be revealed after the MRI scan, although Rams coach Sean McVay was pessimistic. “Yeah, I don’t think it’s very good,” Sean McVay told reporters following the game. Want $250 to bet on the NFL? … [Read entire story]

Canucks Sweat Fitness of Brock Boeser Amid 6-Game Road Trip

Vancouver Canucks forward Brock Boeser continues to deal with injury problems after missing two straight games. Brock Boeser sat out the Canucks’ 8 – 5 win over the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Thursday. Instead, he returned to Vancouver to see a specialist about his injured groin. Brock Boeser had two goals and two assists in his last game, a 7-6 overtime win over the Colorado Avalanche. That was on November 2, and he missed the following… [Read entire story]

Le’Veon Bell Saga Turns Upside-Down

With less than a week until the deadline for Le’Veon Bell to sign his contract, things have taken a strange turn. The Pittsburgh Steelers running back has been involved in a protracted contract saga since the offseason. After having the franchise tag placed on him in the summer, Le’Veon Bell has refused to report to sign on. His proposed contract … [Read entire story]

Denver Nuggets Match Best-Ever NBA Start

The Denver Nuggets have matched their best NBA start over 10 games in franchise history, going 9 -1 so far. This feat was achieved with a 115 – 107 win over the Boston Celtics on Monday night. They owe the victory to Jamal Murray, who scored a career-high 48 points. The last time the Denver Nuggets were 9 – 1 over the first ten games, it… [Read entire story]

Kyrie Irving Fined $25,000 for Nuggets Outburst

Boston Celtics All-Star guard Kyrie Irving will have to pay a $25,000 fine to the NBA after Monday night. Kyrie Irving has been fined for throwing the basketball into the stands during the dying seconds of Boston’s 115 – 107 loss to the Denver Nuggets. The NBA released a statement on the incident. Kyrie Irving took exception to Denver guard Jamal Murray’s attempted three-pointer during the game’s last seconds. … [Read entire story]

Stephen Curry on Course to Make NBA History This Year

Two-time MVP Stephen Curry appears to be on course for a history-breaking NBA season. After moving to 6th in the all-time three pointers made list on Sunday, Stephen Curry continued his prolific shooting on Tuesday. Following the Golden State Warriors’ 123 – 103 win over the Phoenix Suns, Stephen Curry has broken his own record. Over the… [Read entire story]

Trade Rumors: Demaryius Thomas Leaving Denver?

Denver Broncos wideout Demaryius Thomas has spoken about the possibility of being traded before the end of the trade deadline. The 30 year old Demaryius Thomas is in a good position for a potential trade. Demaryius Thomas is due a base salary of $14 million in 2019. Given that, and his age, it would make sense for the Denver Broncos to move him on. In doing so, they could get a player for the future in return. The arrival of Courtland Sutton in Denver has already highlighted Thomas’ expendability. Despite that, he … [Read entire story]

Stephen Curry Could Move to Fifth in All-Time 3 Pointers

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry moved up a rung in the NBA record book on Sunday. During the 100 – 98 loss to the Denver Nuggets, Stephen Curry moved up to sixth in the all time three point list. He surpassed Boston Celtics legend Paul Pierce with his 2,144th career triple. He broke the record with four minutes remaining in the fourth quarter. 31 seconds later, Stephen Curry adding triple number 2,145, putting some daylight between him and Pierce. Want $250 to bet on the NBA? Sign up now! The two time… [Read entire story]

Rasmus Dahlin Scores First NHL Goal

Swedish defenceman Rasmus Dahlin scored his first NHL goal on Saturday against the Arizona Coyotes. Rasmus Dahlin scored the goal 2:45 into the game which the Buffalo Sabres won 3 – 0. In another NHL first, goalie Linus Ullmark made 36 saves for his first ever NHL shutout. Rasmus Dahlin, the No. 1 pick in the 2018 NHL draft, had Jeff Skinner to thank for his goal. Skinner drew Antti Raanta out of the crease and shot against the left post. Rasmus Dahlin scored into an empty net to become the youngest defenseman to score a goal in Sabres History. The 18 year… [Read entire story]

Jimmy Butler Puts Outburst Down to His Passion

Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star guard Jimmy Butler has opened on his mentality following an outburst on his return to practice. According to ESPN, Jimmy Butler vented at teammates, coaches and front office staff at practice on Wednesday. Jimmy Butler’s frustration was directed at Tom Thibodeau, Scott Layden, Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins, per reports. ESPN sources say that Butler shouted “You f—ing need me, Scott. You can’t win without me.” at Layden. Want $250 to bet on NBA futures? Sign up today! It was an explosive … [Read entire story]

JaVale McGee on the Phasing Out of the Big Man

Los Angeles Lakers center and NBA veteran JaVale McGee feels that modern basketball is phasing out the big man. JaVale McGee spoke about the role of big men after practice on Wednesday. He said that it’s getting harder and harder for the taller players to carve out a niche in teams. “It’s extremely hard because it seems like they don’t want us here,” JaVale McGee said. “They’re trying to get us out of here. The prime example is them … [Read entire story]

Ryan Fitzpatrick Breaks Passing Yards Record

The unlikely and meteoric rise of Tampa Bay Buccaneers backup quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick continued in NFL Week 3. Ryan Fitzpatrick, 35, has played the opening 3 games for Tampa Bay in the absence of the suspended Jameis Winston. It was assumed that the Bucs would make do with Ryan Fitzpatrick until Winston was ready to return. However, the performances of Fitzpatrick have put the starting … [Read entire story]

Karl-Anthony Towns Extends Timberwolves Contract

The Minnesota Timberwolves have extended the contract of All-NBA center Karl-Anthony Towns, the team announced on Sunday. The details of the multiyear contract extension were not released, per Minnesota Timberwolves policy. Minnesota have been in talks with Towns, 22, over the course of the offseason. Karl-Anthony Towns has played all three of his NBA seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Since being selected No. 1 overall in the 2015 NBA Draft, Karl-Anthony Towns has excelled. For his career, he has averaged 21.6 points, 11.7 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.4 blocks per game. Want $250 to bet on NBA futures? Sign up here! As well … [Read entire story]

Matt Breida: “We Are Going to Have a Great Year

San Francisco 49ers running back Matt Breida is the NFL’s rushing leader after the first two weeks of the season. Matt Breida has 184 yards on the ground, which is the current highest in the NFL. He also has an average of 8.4 yards per carry, which is the highest in the league. Matt Breida caught they eye with an impressive display against the Detroit Lions on Sunday. In … [Read entire story]

QB Ryan Fitzpatrick Impressing for Tampa Bay

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers appear to have something of a quarterback conundrum on their hands. The battle between Ryan Fitzpatrick and Jameis Winston is turning out to be much more competitive than anyone thought. Ryan Fitzpatrick, starting in the absence of Winston through suspension, has confounded expectations over the first two NFL games. Ryan Fitzpatrick, who has been a journeyman, is playing the best football of his career. So much so that debate has arisen … [Read entire story]

Le’Veon Bell Will be Welcome Back in Pittsburgh Once Standoff is Over

Pro-Bowl running back Le’Veon Bell continues to abstain from Pittsburgh Steelers team activities. The standoff has ran for longer than anyone thought it would. Le’Veon Bell was expected to rejoin the Steelers in time for the start of the season. That didn’t pan out, however, and Le’Veon Bell was removed from the Steelers’ depth chart this week. The situation appeared to be getting nasty, as Bell was criticized by his teammates last week. NFL Network’s Maurice Jones-Drew provided an update on the… [Read entire story]

Gruden: Bryant Can Be a Difference Maker

Following the surprise re-signing of Martavis Bryant, the Oakland Raiders appear to have changed their tune about the wide receiver. The Raiders released Martavis Bryant, who had struggled over the summer and is facing a potential suspension from the NFL. Then, just 10 days later, Oakland decided to bring Martavis Bryant back … [Read entire story]

Martavis Bryant Going Back to Oakland?

In one of the more peculiar roster moves, Martavis Bryant could be about to return to the Oakland Raiders. Martavis Bryant was surprisingly released just 10 days ago, and it appears the Raiders have had a change of heart. According to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, Bryant is negotiating a one year deal with the team. He could even play their fixture against the Denver Broncos this week. He tweeted: “The Raiders and Martavis Bryant are closing in on a 1-year deal — and… [Read entire story]

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