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  • Mortensen: Krafts called me to apologize amid Deflategate drama
    Chris Mortensen sure has irked New England Patriots fans throughout Deflategate. Mortensen acknowledged earlier this month he could have done a “better job vetting” his original report that 11 of the 12 footballs the Patriots used in their AFC Championship Game win over the Indianapolis Colts were found to be underinflated by 2 pounds per […]
  • Packers smart to sit Aaron Rodgers for rest of preseason
    The Green Bay Packers lost their second-best offensive player, Jordy Nelson, to a torn ACL last week. Now, they may be protecting their best offensive player from getting injured in a meaningless preseason game. All signs point to quarterback Aaron Rodgers sitting out the remainder of the preseason, which is a very smart move by […]
  • Is Rich Paul steering Tristan Thompson towards Toronto?
    Most everything has gone smoothly for the Cleveland Cavaliers this summer. LeBron James re-signed. Kevin Love re-signed. Iman Shumpert re-signed, and James Jones did, too. Mo Williams returned to town and Matthew Dellavedova stuck around. The Cavs found a taker for Brendan Haywood’s contract.1 They signed Richard Jefferson to back up LeBron, and lured Sasha […]
  • Kyrie Irving might not suit up for Cavaliers until January
    The fractured left kneecap Kyrie Irving suffered during Game 1 of the NBA Finals obviously derailed the Cleveland Cavaliers’ championship aspirations as the injury-depleted team couldn’t keep up with the Golden State Warriors, losing in six games. It appears the surgery needed to repair the damage done could have a significant impact on Cleveland’s hopes […]
  • Report: Martavis Bryant suspended four games for violating substance abuse policy
    Martavis Bryant just gave fantasy football fans another reason another reason not to hold their drafts early. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Thursday that the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver was suspended four games for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. According to Schefter, the suspension already is under appeal. Bryant played in 10 games for the […]
  • Phillies have finally escaped from payroll hell
    By the time the 2015 season has concluded, the Philadelphia Phillies will have spent over $1.1 billion on their payroll from 2009 (the year after their 2008 World Championship) through 2015. The only teams to spend more over the same time period are the Yankees, Red Sox, and thanks to a surge over the last three […]
  • Report: Paul Petrino took care of players' shoplifting incident
        Several University of Idaho football players stole nearly $400 worth of clothing from the campus store earlier this month, but it sounds like they were fortunate enough to avoid legal trouble after their coach bailed them out. According to a police report that was obtained by the Moscow-Pullman Daily News, VandalStore manager Scott […]

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