This past Saturday August 28th, 2010 general manager Brian Burke signed unrestricted free agent Clarke MacArthur to a one year deal worth $1.1 million dollars. The Atlanta Thrashers let MacArthur go after an arbitrator awarded him $2.4 million this summer, making him an unrestricted free agent. Read more
With the season winding down in baseball, we will look at the National League MVP race and who I think will win it this season. It will be hard to decide who will win the award. The past few seasons the award has gone to Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols, a three time MVP. This season he has some stiff competition.
We will take a look at the top 3 guys I think are in contention for the National League MVP award: Read more
This Saturday night, the headlines will read “MMA vs Boxing,” which sport will reign supreme? For the first time ever, a heavyweight boxing champion is going to enter the octagon and answer the questions that many fans have had since the emergence of the UFC. Who would win in a fight? A boxer or a UFC fighter? The headline of UFC 118′s card is none other than heavyweight boxer James Toney against the veteran beast of the UFC, Randy Couture. Read more
Earlier this week, general manager Ray Shero of the Pittsburgh Penguins let winger Bill Guerin know that the team will not be re-signing him back.
Bill Guerin was brought over from the New York Islanders in the 08-09 season at the trade deadline, when he arrived he instantly found chemistry playing on the top line with Crosby and Kunitz. He had 7 goals and 8 assists during the Penguins run to the Stanley Cup Finals when they won in 2009. He was also a great veteran presense to have in the locker room cause everyone loved the guy. He made $2 million last season. Read more
So much for the Washington Nationals’ rookie of the year candidate Stephen Strasburg. It has been revealed that Strasburg has a torn ligament in his elbow and needs season ending Tommy John surgery. Strasburg has been phenomenal since coming up to the big leagues this season. He has dominated clubs with his high velocity fastball, sharp breaking curve, and providing a good mix with his changeup. Read more
For everyone using an iphone or ipad, here is a neat little trick you can use to get live sports scores on your lock screen directly from ESPN.
It has been 24 days now since All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis stated he was holding out for a new contract. Revis wants to be the highest paid cornerback in the NFL. The Jets have other ideas.
Revis still has three years left on his contract. He has allready made $15 million in his first three years and is due to make another $21 million over the next three. He isn’t happy and doesn’t look like he will report any time soon to camp. The Jets have been trying to sign their All-Pro cornerback for the last six months now but nothing seems to be getting done. Read more
There are now reports that have come up that the Nuggets are willing to move J.R. Smith. He is in his final year of his contract that is paying him $6.03 million dollars.
Right now the Nuggets are in a big mess especially cause they don’t have a General Manager at the moment, plus the Carmelo rumors are flying around like crazy and now this. J.R. Smith had a very solid year last season averaging 15.4 points per game, 3.1 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.3 steals a game. J.R. Smith has been in the rumor mill since he came to Denver back in 2006. Raptors even tried to get him for Kapono but it was turned down. Read more
If the Major League baseball season started today, what would you say if I asked you who you thought would hit the most home runs this season? A-Rod? Albert Pujols? Prince Fielder? Those would be decent predictions. Nobody on this planet would have said “Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays”. NOBODY. Yet here we are, with just over one month left in the regular season, and who is leading the pack in homers? None other than Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays. I have three questions. WHO IS THIS GUY? WHERE DID HE COME FROM? And what did he do with the real Jose Bautista? Read more