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National League to Lose Designated Hitters in 2021

Well, it was fun while it lasted. After allowing National League teams to use designated hitters during the 2020 season, the option will go back to being exclusive to the American League in 2021, sources say. The change was among several rule alterations made by Major League Baseball at the start of the season in […]

JJ Watt On The Trading Block?

As trade rumors swirl around JJ Watt, the Texans star defensive end has something to say. An article in The Athletic started the buzz about a possible departure via a trade to the New Orleans Saints. But, Watt told reporters on Wednesday he’s still laser-focused on one thing. “My goal since I got here was […]

NFL Open to Pushing Back Super Bowl to March

There’s a chance the upcoming Super Bowl could be pushed back to March. That’s according to Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy, who’s revealed the NFL has a Super Bowl LV contingency plan in place if games keep getting postponed. “We could move the Super Bowl back as far as four weeks,” Murphy says. “Obviously, […]

Breaking: Dolphins Announce Tua Tagovailoa As New Starter

This just in: pic.twitter.com/byikxkJW68 — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 20, 2020 The change will take place in week 8 at home vs the Rams after the Dolphins upcoming bye week this Sunday. It also comes at a time where they are one game behind the Bills for first place in the AFC East. Conversely, Ryan […]

Open Mic Captures Troy Aikman, Joe Buck Dissing Military Flyover

As announcers for Fox Sports, Troy Aikman and Joe Buck have undoubtedly seen countless military flyovers in pregame ceremonies. Maybe too many. During Sunday’s pregame festivities leading up to the match between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Green Bay Packers, Aikman and Buck could be heard talking about the jets that had just flown […]

Dolphins Dismantle Jets, Tua Makes Debut

By Stephen Diener It was a day of firsts for the Miami Dolphins in their 24-0 win over the hapless New York Jets. It was the first time they shutout an opponent since 2014. It was the first time a defensive player, (Xavien Howard) caught an interception in four straight games since Terrell Buckley did […]

Indianapolis Colts Confirm “Several” Positive COVID-19 Cases

It looks like the Indianapolis Colts/Cincinnati Bengals game on Sunday could be in jeopardy. The Colts announced early this morning (Friday) that their facility is currently closed after “several individuals” with the organization tested positive for coronavirus. The league is now waiting for more test results. Last Friday, the New York Jets closed their facility, […]

Pro Bowl Cancelled for 1st Time in 71 Years

For the first time in 71 years, the NFL has pulled the plug on the annual Pro Bowl. Citing concerns over the coronavirus, the league announced the cancellation Wednesday — the first time it’s done so since 1949. Las Vegas, which was set to host the post-season all-star game, will get the following year’s game […]

Opinion: The Criticism of Tua is Dumbfounding

By Stephen Diener Fans are a fickle bunch. One minute they love you and think you’re the greatest thing to ever happen in their lives, and the next minute they think maybe you aren’t so great after all. And it’s no different at this moment with some Dolphins fans and even some in the media. […]

Unprecedented NBA Season Ends With Lakers Championship, Heat Loss

By Stephen Diener It was a season unlike any other. And now it’s over. The Miami Heat fell 106-93 in game 6 of the NBA Finals to end one of the most improbable runs in recent in NBA history. A 5 seed almost won the whole thing. But in the end, the injuries and the […]