Archive for July, 2017

Seventeen NBA teams to participate in first NBA 2K esports league season

Thursday, July 27th, 2017:

Seventeen NBA teams will participate in the inaugural NBA 2K esports league season, set to debut in 2018, the league announced Thursday. “This is the first step in what promises to be an extraordinary league, bringing together the world’s best gamers and showcasing elite competition on an international stage,” NBA 2K esports league managing director […]   Read More →

Asdrubal Cabrera wants Mets to trade him

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017:

Asdrubal Cabrera has asked the Mets to trade him to a pennant contender. The source of Cabrera’s displeasure: the Mets have moved the longtime shortstop to second base, starting with Friday night’s game against San Francisco. The 31-year-old Cabrera, returning to action Friday after a stint on the 10-day DL with a sprained left thumb, […]   Read More →

Bulls’ Dwyane Wade bricks dunk, Twitter pokes fun

Thursday, July 20th, 2017:

It wasn’t Dwyane Wade’s proudest moment. Late in the first half, the Bulls guard got the ball on a breakaway, split two defenders, and went up for the dunk. The ball clanked off the rim. Not the back of the rim — the front of the rim. Thomas and Butler are clearly the two best […]   Read More →

Giannis Antetokounmpo throws down incredible dunks vs. Raptors

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017:

Now we’re talking. This is what an intriguing first-round matchup looks like. Two explosive teams with championship aspirations will clash earlier than they probably would have hoped, but the winner of this series can make a big run. Russell Westbrook entered the record book with his legendary season. Not only did he pass Oscar Robertson […]   Read More →

Rajon Rondo hit with $25,000 fine for trying to trip Jae Crowder

Saturday, July 15th, 2017:

Paul and Griffin suffered injuries of their own in Game 4 against Portland, both of the season-ending variety. Griffin re-injured his quad while Paul got his hand stuck on Gerald Henderson’s shorts, breaking his third metacarpal on a freak play. The Trail Blazers tied the series at 2-2 with a win in Game 4, then […]   Read More →

Bulls’ Rajon Rondo mocked Celtics by saying ‘they gave up’

Thursday, July 13th, 2017:

Rajon Rondo smelled blood in the water, and he took full advantage. The Bulls point guard fell one rebound shy of a triple-double Tuesday night Cheap Golden State Warriors Jerseys against the Celtics, posting an incredible stat line with 11 points, 9 rebounds, 14 assists and 5 steals. His performance helped Chicago become just the […]   Read More →

Saints superfan Jarrius Robertson will receive Jimmy V Award at ESPYS

Monday, July 10th, 2017:

Jarrius Robertson’s infectious spirit endeared him to the New Orleans Saints and now the superfan will receive the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at The ESPYS, ESPN announced Wednesday. A 4-3 defense puts pressure on this unit to, well, generate pressure. Specifically, pass-rush production from ends Jerry Hughes and Shaq Lawson will be critical for Buffalo’s […]   Read More →

The Jets are a dumpster fire right now.

Saturday, July 8th, 2017:

The New York Jets don’t plan to be a contender in 2017. The moves the franchise has made during the offseason have made it abundantly clear the team doesn’t consider itself a winner right now. For a bit of historical perspective, when the 2001 Mariners matched an MLB record with 116 wins, they won games […]   Read More →

Tim Tebow should become a knuckleballer

Thursday, July 6th, 2017:

Tim Tebow is an outfielder for the Mets’ Low-A team, the Columbia Fireflies. He’s 29 years old in a league where the average player is seven-and-a-half years younger than that, and he’s batting .226/.324/.349. That on-base percentage is actually pretty all right, since the Sally League average is .318. But Tebow strikes out constantly at […]   Read More →

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