Archive for August, 2017

2017 in a nutshell: Giants’ Madison Bumgarner gets first W of season

Thursday, August 10th, 2017:

A late July game for a team long pushed from contention turned into a newsy little night Tuesday for the woeful Giants. Yes, third baseman Eduardo Nunez’s trade to the Red Sox grabbed the headlines, but a quick 10-0 lead over the Pirates also assured that erstwhile ace Madison Bumgarner would get his first win […]   Read More →

Rockies acquire All-Star reliever Pat Neshek from Phillies

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017:

The Rockies won the race Wednesday to acquire All-Star reliever Pat Neshek from the Phillies, the team announced. In return, the Phillies received prospects Jose Gomez, J.D. Hammer and Alejandro Requena. Neshek, 36, has used his tricky submarine pitching style to earn two All-Star appearances (2014, 2017). Neshek has a superb 1.12 ERA with just […]   Read More →

Jets reportedly pick up WR Lucky Whitehead after tumultuous week

Sunday, August 6th, 2017:

The Jets are getting lucky. According to ESPN and NFL Media, New York claimed receiver Lucky Whitehead on waivers just days after the former Cowboys wideout was involved in a strange case of mistaken identity. Wade (15 points) and Butler (three) were a combined 7 for 30 from the field. At least Wade was somewhat […]   Read More →

Chad Johnson wants to crash Lions training camp

Friday, August 4th, 2017:

If you thought Chad Johnson was finished poking around the NFL, think again. Late Monday, the outspoken six-time Pro Bowler asked his nearly four million Twitter followers if someone could bring him to Lions training camp next week. Can someone take me Lions training camp next week please, I’m still open & wont hesitate to […]   Read More →

Celebrate Vince Carter’s 40th birthday by watching the top 40 plays of his career

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017:

Call Vince Carter whatever you want. His nicknames include Half-Man, Half-Amazing, Air Canada and Vinsanity. One day you’ll have to preface it with Hall-of-Famer. The 19-year NBA veteran, now with the Grizzlies, who once shut down the slam dunk contest like few others before or after, celebrated his 40th birthday Thursday. So, there’s no better […]   Read More →

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