On Monday, former All-Star pitcher Mark Prior announced that he has officially retired from baseball after an injury-riddled career that included numerous comeback attempts.
When the Philadelphia Phillies signed closer Jonathan Papelbon to a four-year, $50 million contract in November of 2011, many eyebrows were raised across Major League Baseball. Papelbon had been shaky at times in his two seasons with the Boston Red Sox and he almost certainly wasn’t going to get better.
It is fantasy football playoff time. For many fans, it means devoting even more cognitive processes to America’s most beloved sporting empire.
This weeks picks include a bombardment of important stats to help you survive into Week 15, along with heaping portions of breathtaking propaganda.
Despite reports that have persisted for more than a month, the Cincinnati Reds are now unlikely to trade second baseman Brandon Phillips and his terrible contract. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal has reported that sources have told him the team is almost certain not to move the 32-year-old former All-Star.
It was not a good day for embattled head football coach Bo Pelini, as the University of Nebraska closed out the 2013 football season with a 38-17 loss to Iowa. Pelini also snapped at ESPN reporter Quint Kessenich in a brief segment at the end of the first half before picking up a 15-yard penalty later in the game for swinging his cap in the direction of an official.
I’ve got so much on my mind this week that Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay would be impressed.
I will go through all 16 games this week with an angle on each team’s Thanksgiving Day history. But I also have some things to get off my chest that mainstream state-run media (see ESPN, NFL Network/Ian Rapoport) will not touch.
Former All-Star forward Gary Leeman leads a group of 10 former National Hockey League players who claim in a class-action lawsuit that the league has not done enough to protect players from concussions. The lawsuit seeks damages and for courts to approve NHL-sponsored medical monitoring for brain trauma and/or injuries for the players involved in […]