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Celtics’ Fans Part of why Rajon Rondo wants to Stay in Boston

Celtics’ Fans Part of why Rajon Rondo wants to Stay in Boston

NBA via Boston Celtics(NEW YORK) — It has been a tough season for the Boston Celtics, but specifically for point guard Rajon Rondo, who’s not used to losing at the pro level. Despite the mounting losses, Rondo wants to stay with the team in large part…

Chad Johnson to Work Out with the Montreal Alouettes

Chad Johnson to Work Out with the Montreal Alouettes

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — With the NFL no longer an option at the time being, former Pro Bowl wide receiver Chad Johnson will work out with the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes, which could lead to him eventually signing with the team.
Johnson has not pla…

Kevin Harvick Wins Pole at Darlington

Kevin Harvick Wins Pole at Darlington

Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images(DARLINGTON, S.C.) — Kevin Harvick took home his first career pole at Darlington Raceway on Friday.
Harvick won in the knockout round for Saturday night’s Southern 500 and was followed by Joey Logano, who was las…

Blue Jackets Lose Horton for Six Weeks

Blue Jackets Lose Horton for Six Weeks

Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton underwent surgery to fix an abdominal injury and is expected to miss approximately six weeks, the team announced Friday.
The 28-year-old Horton signed a se…

Knicks Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With Win Over Raptors

Knicks Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With Win Over Raptors

Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images(TORONTO) — Carmelo Anthony had 30 points, eight rebounds and three steals to lead the New York Knicks past the Toronto Raptors Friday night, 108-100.
Amar’e Stoudemire had a season-high 24 points and 11 rebo…

Pierce Becomes 18th Member of 25,000 Point Club

Pierce Becomes 18th Member of 25,000 Point Club

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce became the 18th member of the NBA’s 25,000 point club in the team’s loss to the Atlanta Hawks Friday.
Pierce hit a 3-pointer with 3:09 remaining in the second quarter giving him 25…

SP Randy Wolf Agrees to Minor League Deal with D-Backs

SP Randy Wolf Agrees to Minor League Deal with D-Backs

Jim Rogash/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Starting pitcher Randy Wolf agreed to to a minor league contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the team announced on Twitter Friday.
The 37-year-old Wolf signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners in …

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/11/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/11/14

Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) –  MLB:  Toronto Blue Jays 2 (6-5) – Baltimore Orioles 0 (4-6)
Boston Red Sox 4 (5-6) – New York Yankees 2 (5-6)
Philadelphia Phillies 6 (4-6) – Miami Marlins 3 (5-6)
Tampa Bay Rays 2 (6-5) – Cincinnati Reds 1 (…

Bubba Watson Takes Second Round Lead at The Masters

Bubba Watson Takes Second Round Lead at The Masters

Andrew Redington/Getty Images Sport (AUGUSTA, Ga.) –  After two days of play, Bubba Watson has seized control of the Masters. 
Watson shot a -4 under 68 Friday and is currently -7 under for the tournament.  He takes a three-shot lead in…

Browns Match Jaguars’ Offer to C Alex Mack

Browns Match Jaguars’ Offer to C Alex Mack

George Gojkovich/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  Center Alex Mack is officially staying in Cleveland.
The Browns have matched the five-year offer sheet that Mack signed earlier Friday with the Jacksonville Jaguars.  Cleveland had five days to matc…

Rangers Play It Safe with Third Baseman Adrian Beltre

Rangers Play It Safe with Third Baseman Adrian Beltre

Rick Yeatts/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Third Baseman Adrian Beltre is a vital part of the Texas Rangers lineup, which is why the team is being cautious with him as he is dealing with a Grade 1 left quadriceps strain.
The Rangers will rest Beltre the nex…

Pelicans Shut Down Anthony Davis for the Season

Pelicans Shut Down Anthony Davis for the Season

Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images(METAIRIE, La.) — New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis’ breakout season has come to an end as the team has decided to shut him down for the final four games of the regular season.
Despite his stellar sophomore season,…

A’s Remove Jim Johnson from Closer Role

A’s Remove Jim Johnson from Closer Role

Sarah Glenn/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Oakland Athletics rarely make big splashes in the offseason, but their most recent one is proving to be a mistake so far as Jim Johnson has been demoted from his role as the team’s closer.
The Athletics acquire…

White Sox Lose OF Avisail Garcia for the Season

White Sox Lose OF Avisail Garcia for the Season

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Chicago White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia will miss the remainder of the season due to a torn labrum in his left shoulder, the team announced Thursday.Garcia, 22, injured the shoulder while attempting a divi…

Panthers Sign S Thomas Decoud to Two-Year Deal

Panthers Sign S Thomas Decoud to Two-Year Deal

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(CHARLOTTE) — The Carolina Panthers signed safety Thomas DeCoud to a two-year contract on Thursday. DeCoud, 29, played his previous six NFL seasons with the Atlanta Falcons, making the Pro Bowl in 2012.
“Thomas provides a vete…

Eli Out 6 Weeks After Undergoing Ankle Surgery

Eli Out 6 Weeks After Undergoing Ankle Surgery

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning expects to miss six weeks after undergoing an arthroscopic procedure on his left ankle Thursday. Manning, who hurt his ankle in the final game of the season, had the procedure pe…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/10/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/10/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — MLB: Oakland Athletics 6 (6-3) – Minnesota Twins 1 (3-6)
New York Yankees 4 (5-5) – Boston Red Sox 1 (4-6)
Pittsburgh Pirates 5 (6-3) – Chicago Cubs 4 (3-6)
Houston Astros 6 (4-6) – Toronto Blue …

Bill Haas Leads At The Masters

Bill Haas Leads At The Masters

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(AUGUSTA, Ga.) — Bill Hass is on top of the leaderboard at the Masters after finishing the first round with a 4-under 68 on Thursday.
Haas made six birdies and two bogeys to put him one stroke ahead of defending champion Adam Sc…

Adrian Peterson Supports Pay for Play

Adrian Peterson Supports Pay for Play

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson believes the NCAA should pay college athletes.
Peterson spoke during a conference call on Wednesday and said that players like former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny M…

Red Wings Reach Playoffs for 23rd Straight Year

Red Wings Reach Playoffs for 23rd Straight Year

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) — In a 4-3 shootout loss to Pittsburgh, the Detroit Red Wings clinched a playoff spot for the 23rd consecutive year. That streak is the longest active such mark in North American pro sports, six years long…

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