April 2018 archive

Apr 30

Ravens will soon be signing Robert Griffin

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Last year, the Ravens wanted quarterback Robert Griffin III, but Griffin opted not to sign with the team. This year, the offer apparently stands — and the acceptance could be coming. We’re told that Griffin will soon be signing with the Ravens. With the Jets now at No. 3, the second pick will be one …

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Apr 27

Drew Brees says San Diego jeweler pulled “a scam” on him

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Drew Brees said a San Diego jeweler pulled “a scam” by selling him millions in jewelry that appraised for $9 million less than he paid for it. Brees filed suit against Vahid Moradi of CJ Charles Jewelry in San Diego. The Saints quarterback released a statement to TMZ through his attorney, Andrew Kim. All in …

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Apr 25

Ex-Heisman winner Matt Leinart becoming real estate agent

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After leaving the NFL, Matt Leinart did what a lot of retired athletes do: He became a television sports analyst. That’s still his weekend job at Fox during football season, but now he’s trying his hand at something a bit further afield. Last April, he passed his real estate exam on the first try and …

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Apr 23

Patrick Reed captured the 2018 Masters by one shot over Rickie Fowler and two over Jordan Spieth.

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Patrick Reed was about to sink a 10-foot eagle putt that would give a stranglehold at the 2018 Masters , and hundreds of fans around the 13th green at Augusta National were doing something remarkable. They were leaving. He is also an American, and a proud one, too. He jumped at the chance to play …

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Apr 21

Draft analyst reports Browns expected to take Josh Allen No. 1

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The Cleveland Browns are in need of a franchise quarterback and are expected to select a QB high in the upcoming NFL Draft. According to one analyst, their pick could be Wyoming’s Josh Allen. On NFL Network Monday evening, former NFL scout Daniel Jeremiah reported that sources say the Browns are expected to take Allen …

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Apr 18

Of course they have a reason. Owners own their teams to make money, not to provide some free service to fans or free platform to activists.

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If a potential employee’s actions may hurt the ability to make money, they have a very good reason to ask if they intend to engage in that activity. I love how Florio clearly layed out a purely legal argument based on labor law yet every single one of the responses arguing against his finding are …

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Apr 16

Orioles’ Colby Rasmus heads to 10-day DL with sore hip

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The Baltimore Orioles have placed outfielder Colby Rasmus on the 10-day disabled list with a hip injury. He has a strained left hip flexor and is batting .095 with 13 strikeouts in 21 at-bats. Rasmus signed a one-year contract in February. The move by the Orioles came before Saturday’s game with the New York Yankees …

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Apr 14

The Shohei Ohtani Experience: Keep track of the Angels phenom’s two-way quest

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As a starting pitcher and a designated hitter, Los Angeles Angels rookie Shohei Ohtani is embarking on a two-way journey that no major leaguer has successfully pulled off since Babe Ruth himself. Will Ohtani dominate on the mound and crush at the plate? Shohei Ohtani is the 3rd player in MLB history to get 2 …

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Apr 12

Red Sox’s Xander Bogaerts suffers left ankle injury after slide into dugout

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Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts left Sunday’s 8-7 victory over the Rays in the seventh inning after injuring his left ankle while sliding into the Rays’ dugout. An aggressive forecheck led to Thomas knocking Andrew Peeke off the puck in the right corner. The puck went to Kuhlman and back to Thomas, who banked a …

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Apr 10

Lions won’t close door on Abdullah despite addition of Blount

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The rave reviews continue to come in for LeGarrette Blount, the Detroit Lions’ newest running back. But the team’s brass, namely general manager Bob Quinn, isn’t closing the door on continued contributions from last year’s starter, Ameer Abdullah. My first year, Ameer had the injury, so he really didn’t do much, Quinn said. Last year …

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