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DeSean Jackson Reaches New Deal with Eagles

DeSean Jackson Reaches New Deal with Eagles

Rob Tringali/SportsChrome/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Wide receiver DeSean Jackson signed a five-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on Wednesday.
The two-time Pro Bowler has a total of 229 receptions, 4,085 yards, and 21 touchdowns since signin…

Peyton Manning Trims Down Choice of Teams

Peyton Manning Trims Down Choice of Teams

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Free agent quarterback and four-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning ended his three-day road trip on Sunday.
After a weekend that started in Denver with a visit with the Broncos and ended in Arizona with the Cardi…

Illinois Fires Bruce Weber

Illinois Fires Bruce Weber

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After nine seasons in Illinois, the Fighting Illini parted ways with head basketball coach Bruce Weber on Friday.
The firing comes one day after the first round loss in the Big Ten tournament to Iowa.  Aft…

Mexican League: Jose Canseco Admits to Taking Banned Substance

Mexican League: Jose Canseco Admits to Taking Banned Substance

Fernando Nunez/Jam Media/LatinContent/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Former bash brother Jose Canseco was trying to make a comeback into the MLB.  That comeback hit a roadblock on Wednesday when the Mexican Baseball League said Canseco admitted to taki…

Rangers Not Happy With Hamilton’s Word Choice

Rangers Not Happy With Hamilton’s Word Choice

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(DALLAS) — Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton will be a free agent at the end of the 2012 season.  Before Spring Training started he addressed the situation by saying he doesn’t think he owed the Rangers a hometown…

Sources: Manning Will Decide Team Within Week

Sources: Manning Will Decide Team Within Week

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Four-time NFL MVP and free agent quarterback Peyton Manning will decide on a team for the next chapter of his career within a week, according to league sources.
Manning who has been working out in Miami throughout s…

Foster and Texans Reach New Contract

Foster and Texans Reach New Contract

Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — The Houston Texans and running back Arian Foster agreed on a new five-year contract on Monday.
Foster made $525,000 last season and was an undrafted free agent in 2009.  His new deal is worth up to $43.5 mil…

Saints Charged with Maintaining "Bounty" Program

Saints Charged with Maintaining "Bounty" Program

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New Orleans Saints have been found guilty of maintaining a “bounty” program funded primarily by players in violation of NFL rules during the 2009, 2010, and 2011 seasons, according to the NFL on Friday.
Between…

MLB Expands Playoffs to 10 Teams

MLB Expands Playoffs to 10 Teams

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Major League Baseball and the union agreed on Friday to expand the playoffs by adding 10 teams into October.
Both sides agreed on extending the playoff field back in December once the new labor agreement was passed…

Saints and Brees Continue To Talk

Saints and Brees Continue To Talk

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New Orleans Saints and Super Bowl champion quarterback Drew Brees are still a long way from getting a new deal done, according to league sources.
Both sides are trying to complete a deal before Monday’s dea…

Celtics Shopping Rajon Rondo

Celtics Shopping Rajon Rondo

Boston Celtics/NBA(NEW YORK) — The Boston Celtics are looking for a team to take on their guard Rajon Rondo, according to ESPN NBA Insider Chris Broussard.
The Celtics’ feel that their fourth leading scorer on the team, who was also part of the 2008 C…

Robert Griffin III Runs Fastest Time at NFL Combine

Robert Griffin III Runs Fastest Time at NFL Combine

Sarah Glenn/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) — Baylor quarterback and this year’s Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III ran the fastest 40-yard dash time at the NFL combines on Sunday with an official time of 4.41.
Griffin became the only other quarterba…

Calhoun Aiming For March 3 Return

Calhoun Aiming For March 3 Return

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Connecticut Huskies head basketball coach Jim Calhoun is planning on returning March 3 after he undergoes his back surgery on Monday.
According to multiple sources, the 70 year old desperately wants to return to coa…

David Wright Enters Final Year With Mets

David Wright Enters Final Year With Mets

Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Mets third baseman David Wright is the only member left in the lineup from the 2006 Mets club who lost in seven games in the NLCS to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Since then he has been a part of two …

Guillen Prepares for First Season in Miami

Guillen Prepares for First Season in Miami

BananaStock/Thinkstock(JUPITER, Fla.) — The Miami Marlins come into the 2012 baseball season as one of the most interesting teams to watch.
Ozzie Guillen is entering his first season as manager after spending the past seven seasons with the White Sox,…

Lakers Have Players-Only Meeting

Lakers Have Players-Only Meeting

Los Angeles Lakers/NBA(NEW YORK) — After the Los Angeles Lakers’ 103-92 win over the Portland Trail Blazers Monday night, players decided to hold a players only meeting minutes after the victory, according to team sources.
With trade rumors surroundin…

Maddon Happy to Be Staying in Tampa

Maddon Happy to Be Staying in Tampa

J. Meric/Getty Images(ST. PETERSBURG) — Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon signed a three-year extension at a below-market total of about $6 million on Wednesday.
The deal will keep him in a Rays uniform through 2015. 
Maddon, who got his team int…

Anthony Adresses the Linsanity

Anthony Adresses the Linsanity

New York Knicks/NBA(NEW YORK) — As the Linsanity continues in New York, Knicks guard Carmelo Anthony sat down with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith to discuss the recent criticism he has been receiving about him being a selfish player.
Anthony has been out sin…

Source: Rob Gronkowski Has Ankle Surgery

Source: Rob Gronkowski Has Ankle Surgery

National Football League(NEW YORK) — New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle Friday, according to ESPN’s NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
The recovery time expected for this surgery is 10 weeks.  H…

LeBron Responds to Bird ‘Choosing’ Kobe

LeBron Responds to Bird ‘Choosing’ Kobe

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Former Boston Celtics star Larry Bird knows a thing or two about his name coming up in talks about being one of the greatest of all-time.
Bird played in an era when people debated if he was better than Los Angeles…

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