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Patriots reportedly trading for Colts tight end Dwayne Allen Patriots reportedly trading for Colts tight end Dwayne Allen
- March 09, 2017

Allen caught 35 passes for 406 yards and 6 touchdowns last season and is considered an excellent blocker. The move comes less than 24 hours after the Colts signed tight end Jack Doyle to a three-year, $18.9 million contract. Allen's current contract runs through 2019. As long as Josh McDaniels is the offensive coordinator in New England, he'll want to use his two tight end sets to help make things easier for quarterback Tom Brady in the passing game. (more...)
Here's the latest on the Patriots' reported asking price for Jimmy Garoppolo Here's the latest on the Patriots' reported asking price for Jimmy Garoppolo
- March 09, 2017

It seems the Patriots would, but only if they get the right offer, and that offer appears to be a pretty high one at that. NFL Network reporter Mike Garafolo said something similar earlier today, although he said it might be a first round pick this year and something a little less in 2017 as a "sweetener". (more...)
Bogut's injury a major letdown for Cavs Bogut's injury a major letdown for Cavs
- March 08, 2017

With the loss, the Cavs dropped to 42-19 on the season which is now good for first place in the Eastern Conference standings with a 2 ½ game lead over the second-placed Celtics. "I went over to him and I knew it". But the two sides were counting on each other to help them get back to the Finals, even if it was Bogut who needed the Cavs more for that than the other way around. (more...)
Hazard: Why I'm back to my best for Chelsea… Hazard: Why I'm back to my best for Chelsea…
- March 07, 2017

After getting thumped 4-0 by Manchester City on February 1, the Hammers are 1-2-0 following last week's 1-1 draw with Watford. He really is like an extra man for Chelsea and allows Antonio Conte's team to hit opponents on the break. Moses' effort was then blocked by Cresswell before Pedro had an effort saved by Randolf. It was Chelsea's first real attack but that was all they needed. (more...)
Former Bulldog Bill Goldberg wins WWE Universal Championship
- March 07, 2017

The final WWE pay per view before WrestleMania 33, Fastlane, is set to take place later today at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and there are a number of big matches in store including four title defenses. Former WWE World champion Jack Swagger has asked WWE to release him. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson extended their Raw Tag Team tile reign after edging past Enzo and Cass in a match that ended in a controversy. (more...)
Bellew: I've beaten one of the best ever Bellew: I've beaten one of the best ever
- March 06, 2017

On the verge of exhaustion, he persisted bravely until the 11th round, when Bellew hit him down to the floor and the 36-year-old practically fell out of the ring. "I've been away from my kids 14 weeks on and off". It was genuine, I wanted to really beat him more than anything in this world and he wanted to beat me. (more...)
Murray tames Verdasco to clinch maiden Dubai Duty Free tennis title Murray tames Verdasco to clinch maiden Dubai Duty Free tennis title
- March 05, 2017

Kohlschreiber, who is 0-10 against No. 1-ranked players, remains one match away from securing his 400th career match victory. Thursday's dramatic second set equalled five other 20-18 tiebreaks recorded since tiebreak scores were first kept in 1991. (more...)
Chelsea to promote young star as an alternative to Bonucci Chelsea to promote young star as an alternative to Bonucci
- March 05, 2017

Victor Moses has been rewarded for his unexpected Chelsea renaissance with a new two-year contract extension, the Premier League leaders revealed on Wednesday (3 January). Chelsea are 10 points clear at the top of the table and visit ninth-placed West Ham United on Monday. "And I hope to live this experience with my family next season". (more...)
McIlroy two ahead in Mexico despite short misses at finish
- March 05, 2017

There has been no shortage of entertaining and incredible moments this week at the WGC-Mexico Championship - from Phil doing the most Phil things we've seen this year to Dustin Johnson hitting 322-yard 2 iron shots. McIlroy himself is suffering from the same stomach complaint that saw Phil Mickelson's brother take over as caddie after Jim "Bones" Mackay was forced into a quick dash back to the clubhouse. (more...)
Kevin Durant to Miss at Least a Month
- March 03, 2017

Kevin Durant was injured in the opening moments of Tuesday's game between the Warriors and Washington Wizards. If Golden State were to fall to second place the Warriors could face Russell Westbrook and OKC in the first round with a possible meeting with James Harden and the potent Houston Rockets up next. (more...)
12 superbugs ranked as 'critical priorities' by the WHO
- March 02, 2017

The list was drawn up to promote research and development of new antibiotics, the global health agency said , adding that the move was part of efforts to address the problem of growing global resistance to antimicrobial medicines. "We can take action and turn the tide - or lose the drugs we have". The WHO has previously warned that many antibiotics could become totally redundant this century, leaving patients exposed to deadly infections and threatening the future of medicine. (more...)
Steelers sign Antonio Brown to five-year deal
- February 28, 2017

The team has to think about his off-field history. According to reports, the Steelers could finalize a long-term agreement with Brown during the NFL Scouting Combine this week. Brown's spot at the top of the list of best-paid receivers isn't surprising given how much he has produced for the Steelers. The 28-year-old finished with 106 receptions for 1,284 yards and 12 touchdowns last season. (more...)
Hawks trade Tiago Splitter, draft picks to Sixers for Ersan Ilyasova
- February 26, 2017

The Hawks sent center Tiago Splitter to the 76ers, and Philadelphia also got a second-round pick (originally from the Miami Heat ) and the right to swap other 2017 second-round selections with Atlanta . He has only averaged 16.1 minutes per game this season for the Hawks and it's hard to envision him becoming an important contributor for the Sixers. The trade is a minor one, as both players are on expiring deals. (more...)
Courtney Lee's big game not enough as Knicks fall to Cleveland Courtney Lee's big game not enough as Knicks fall to Cleveland
- February 25, 2017

NY entered Thursday night's game against the Cavaliers in 12th place in the Eastern Conference at 23-34. "Just fit in flawless", James said of the pair. Oakley sat next to Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert in a front row seat adjacent to Cleveland's bench. Charles Oakley doesn't feel welcome at Madison Square Garden, but that's not stopping the former Knicks star from watching his old team play. (more...)
Swarbrick's home win % good news for Chelsea ahead of Swansea clash Swarbrick's home win % good news for Chelsea ahead of Swansea clash
- February 25, 2017

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is anxious that former Blues assistant coach Paul Clement and striker Fernando Llorente could come back to haunt him tomorrow. The former Chelsea and France midfielder Makelele spent five years at Stamford Bridge , winning two Premier League titles along with two FA Cups and a League Cup success among his 217 appearances. (more...)
Warriors and Clippers a Matchup of the Past
- February 25, 2017

While no specifics have yet been reported, Kyler did mention the new contract for the 31-year-old will be "north of $200 million". Just about anything that could look ugly, showed in a first half that exposed as many weaknesses as the Warriors could possibly have. (more...)
Ben Simmons Will Not Suit Up At All Year, Per Bryan Colangelo Ben Simmons Will Not Suit Up At All Year, Per Bryan Colangelo
- February 25, 2017

The No. 1 overall pick in last year's National Basketball Association draft, Simmons suffered a Jones fracture in his foot in the last preseason practice. Unfortunately for 76ers fans, we'll have to wait for quite some time to see if Simmons lives up to the hype. We're not excited about the news today. (more...)
No. 8 North Carolina tops No. 7 Lousville to stretch ACC lead No. 8 North Carolina tops No. 7 Lousville to stretch ACC lead
- February 24, 2017

The crowd at Chapel Hill was pumped up for Wednesday's much-anticipated ACC showdown between No. 8 North Carolina and No. 7 Louisville - but one fan apparently was a little too amped. "For us, we just beat a really good team and we shot bad and I think that shows we can win in different ways". Back-to-back layups from Tony Bradley and Meeks made it a 12-point Tar Heels' lead at the under-8 mark, forcing the Cards to burn a timeout in an attempt to slow down the UNC momentum. (more...)
Taylor, Boult shine as New Zealand square South Africa ODI series
- February 23, 2017

Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada has been ruled out with a knee injury. AB De Villiers won the toss and chose to bat first. De Villiers ended up making 45, while Chris Morris and Parnell fell not long after. De Kock went on to make 57 off 65 balls, which included six boundaries, before falling to Trent Boult. New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson a year ago became the youngest man in Test history to post hundreds against all full member nations in the longest form of the game with his 113 ... (more...)
Sauber break cover on 2017 challenger the C36
- February 22, 2017

With the new regulation changes this 2017, the Formula 1 playing field has been leveled, allowing even the smaller teams to have new opportunities. "In total, this means more downforce, more grip and, as a result, faster lap times." says Zander. (more...)
NFL Free Agency: Panthers kicking the tires on Victor Cruz
- February 22, 2017

According to Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review , the veteran wide receiver visited the Panthers this weekend and met with general manager Dave Gettleman . Had Cruz not missed this season, assuming he produced at his average career rate, he would sit second all time on the Giants receiving yards list. Cruz had established himself as one of the finest slot weapons in the game, and would make a Pro Bowl in the process. (more...)
Jaguars exploring trade for offensive tackle
- February 21, 2017

Tight end is a glaring need for the Dolphins, considering Jordan Cameron, who missed most of last season with a concussion, and Dion Sims , who is viewed as primarily a blocking tight end, are both free agents. As mentioned, the Dolphins were reportedly preparing to release him (and several other players) in order to create $7.2 million in cap space earlier this week. (more...)
US Gymnasts Detail Alleged Sexual Abuse By Doctor For The First Time US Gymnasts Detail Alleged Sexual Abuse By Doctor For The First Time
- February 21, 2017

Women's Olympic team, said they were sexually abused by him when they were teens. "He would put his fingers inside of me, move my leg around", Dantzscher stated on the show. You don't complain about treatment", Antolin added. Manly said members of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic teams have told the Federal Bureau of Investigation they were abused by Nassar. (more...)
Betsy DeVos is now being guarded by US Marshals Betsy DeVos is now being guarded by US Marshals
- February 18, 2017

For years DeVos has been an advocate for charter schools in her home state of MI, and her work there has been panned for insulating charter schools from "commonsense oversight", even as traditional public schools founder . I expect there will be more virtual schools. "(She) plans to have taxpayer money go to private, for-profit charter schools and Catholic schools, and I just don't think that's what our money should be going towards". (more...)
Fancy going on a date with a tennis player?
- February 17, 2017

Bouchard was in NY for events related to the "Sports Illustrated" swimsuit issue , in which she appears. Not forgetting the deal, Bouchard swiftly set about making arrangements. And in 2014, at the Australian Open again, in her post-game interview after taking home the victory, Bouchard was asked her pick for "ultimate date", because her "male fans" needed to know. (more...)
Karlie Kloss 'truly sorry' for geisha photoshoot in 'Vogue' Karlie Kloss 'truly sorry' for geisha photoshoot in 'Vogue'
- February 16, 2017

In one image, she posed alongside a sumo wrestler and in another, walked down the stairs of a tea house wearing a kimono. However, the images of Kloss dressed as a Japanese woman sparked accusations of "yellowface". Karlie also found herself in the cultural appropriation crosshairs again past year while walking the runway for Marc Jacobs, Us Magazine reported. (more...)
Cycling cheat Lance Armstrong facing $100 million lawsuit Cycling cheat Lance Armstrong facing $100 million lawsuit
- February 16, 2017

U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper in Washington said in a 37-page ruling that most of the government's claims raised genuine issues of fact that must be considered by a jury. Eliot Peters, an attorney for Armstrong, did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Lance Armstrong shocked his fans when it was discovered that he had been doping in order to win his cycling awards. (more...)
Royals sign ex-Red Travis Wood Royals sign ex-Red Travis Wood
- February 16, 2017

We like the depth of our rotation. Just a week ago, Royals general manager Dayton Moore sat deep within Kauffman Stadium and admitted that he was probably finished building his starting rotation ahead of spring training. Wood went 4-0 with a 2.95 ERA for the Chicago Cubs past year in 77 games. He owns a career record of 43-52 with a 4.00 ERA in 259 games (133 starts). (more...)
Charles Oakley's Madison Square Garden ban lifted
- February 15, 2017

Oakley was arrested and charged with three misdemeanor counts of assault and one misdemeanor count of trespassing. Earlier this month, Charles Oakley was forcefully ushered out of Madison Square Garden during a Knicks match-up against the Los Angeles Clippers. (more...)
UFC 208 breakdown, betting odds and picks
- February 12, 2017

While Cris Cyborg has been a powerful name in this weight category, the Brazilian was not able to fight the first title match as she was out due to weight-cut related health issues and now a suspension for United States Anti-Doping Agency doping violation. (more...)