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Rob Manfred Apologizes For Calling Trophy A ‘Piece Of Metal’

Rob Manfred has caught the ire of baseball fans after the MLB commissioner referred to the World Series Trophy as just a “piece of metal.” On Tuesday, Manfred walked back Sunday’s “disrespectful” statement made to ESPN. “There’s no excuse for it. I made a mistake. I was trying to make a point, but I should’ve […]

The latest on Ryan Newman’s Horrific Daytona Crash

A day after Sunday’s horrific crash at the Daytona 500, doctors say driver Ryan Newman remains in critical condition in a Florida hospital. However, doctors now say his injuries aren’t considered to be life-threatening. That’s according to a statement released by Rousch Fenway Racing, the team behind the Number Six Ford that Newman was driving […]

Dwyane Wade Defends His Scoring on Aaron Gordon’s Dunk

Saturday night’s NBA Slam Dunk Contest during the NBA All Star Weekend was both entertaining and controversial. Throughout the entire contest, Orlando’s Aaron Gordon consistently scored the max 50 points. It came down to him and Miami Heat’s Derrick Jones, Jr. Both men were tied and it came down to a dunk-off. Aaron jumped over […]

XFL Coaches Had No Idea Their Play calls Were Being Broadcast Live

If you tuned in to the XFL’s opening weekend, you noticed plenty of cameras focused on the coaching staff calling plays and formations. Well, it turns out the coaches had no idea. While he knew the cameras were there, Seattle Dragons coach Jim Zorn said he was “absolutely shocked” by how much of his play […]

Trump to Attend Daytona 500

Apparently, all the action at Sunday’s Daytona 500 won’t be confined to the racetrack. Officials at Daytona International Speedway say President Donald Trump will be attending the NASCAR season opener. Although there’s been no official announcement from the White House, Trump’s scheduled to spend the weekend in his Palm Beach home this weekend. But the […]

Report: Nationals Were Warned About Astros Sign-Stealing

Looks like the Washington Nationals got a heads-up about the Astros’ sign-stealing habit ahead of the 2019 World Series. According to the Washington Post, former Red Sox manager Alex Cora warned Nats manager Dave Martinez about the scheme – while some Nats players got warnings from Dodgers and ex-Astros. Cora’s warning is ironic, since he […]

Big Changes Could Be Coming To The MLB Postseason

If the rumors hold true, some huge changes could be coming to the MLB postseason starting in 2022. According to the New York Post, among the plans being mulled by the league is an increase from 10 to 14 in the number of playoff teams plus a reality TV element to the wild-card round. The […]

First XFL Game Brings In 3.3 Million Viewers

Where do football fans go to get their gridiron fix now that the NFL season has ended? Many have tuned into the XFL. According to ABC, an average of 3.3 million watched the league’s debut game between the Seattle Dragons and DC Defenders on Saturday. ESPN adds that viewership peaked at 4 million towards the […]

Andre Iguodala Traded To Miami, Justise Winslow Out

Andre Iguodala didn’t get to spend much time in Memphis. After getting sent by Golden State to the Grizzlies this summer, he’s already moving on. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the 16-year veteran NBA star will head to Miami in a trade for forward Justise Winslow. In a mutually […]

Jacksonville Jaguars To Host Multiple Home Games In London

The Jacksonville Jaguars will play back to back home games at London’s Wembley Stadium next season. This will be the first time an NFL team has played two games outside of the U.S. in the same year. Season ticket holders in Jacksonville will receive certain extra benefits for losing another home game. The Jaguars have […]