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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Baseball

Yankees told A-Rod he can sue them over milestone bonuses

Now that the New York Yankees have regained the upper hand with Alex Rodriguez, they are feeling pretty confident in their dealings with the former MVP. They even told the 3B/DH to “try them” in so many words. A-Rod met with the Yankees last week to apologize profusely for all his conflicts with them and…Read More

Bryce Harper pays tribute to Jerry Tarkanian

The basketball world lost a colorful personality on Wednesday when Jerry Tarkanian passed away at the age of 84. Tarkanian coached at Fresno State and had a brief stint with the Spurs, but he’s most well known for his time at UNLV, the school he took to the Final Four four times and led to…Read More

Alex Rodriguez meets with Yankees to apologize

Alex Rodriguez met with the New York Yankees on Tuesday in an attempt to clear the air. A-Rod and the team released a joint statement about the meeting. “Today we held a meeting at Yankee Stadium between Hal Steinbrenner, Randy Levine, Brian Cashman, Jean Afterman, Alex Rodriguez and Jim Sharp,” the statement read, via For…Read More

James Shields to sign with Padres

Free agent pitcher James Shields has reportedly reached an agreement to sign a four-year deal with the San Diego Padres. ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick reports that Padres will pay Shields roughly $75 million over four years with an option for a fifth year. A verbal agreement between the two sides was reached late Sunday night. Shields,…Read More

Giants interested in expanding Barry Bonds’ role as instructor

Barry Bonds is one of the greatest hitters of all time, and the San Francisco Giants are looking to put some of his knowledge to good use. Bonds had a short visit with the Giants during spring training last year, which was his first instructional role with the team since his playing days ended in…Read More

Chipper Jones apologizes for Sandy Hook tweet

Chipper Jones is the latest athlete to take the Twitter apology route after he jumped on the widely-debunked conspiracy bandwagon this weekend. Jones apparently learned of some new information regarding the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting (perhaps he saw this video?) and sent out a tweet Friday indicating he believed the shooting was a hoax: As you…Read More

James Shields reportedly deciding on final offer from Padres

James Shields is in deep negotiations with the San Diego Padres and reports suggest the ball is in his court. Baseball reporter Scott Miller said Saturday that negotiations were heating up between the two sides and gaining momentum. He later said there was an “impasse” and that the ball is in Shields’ court. Update: Impasse…Read More

Report: Dodgers the favorite to sign Yoan Moncada

The Los Angeles Dodgers could be considered the favorite to land 19-year-old Cuban phenom Yoan Moncada. According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, other teams around the league believe Moncada will end up in LA. As Yahoo Sports first reported, Major League Baseball has changed its rules regarding Cuban players. If players can present sworn affidavits and…Read More

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