Marlins Trade for Fernando Rodney

Photo Credit: eastvillagetimes.com The Miami Marlins, who sit right in the hunt for a playoff berth in the 2nd wild card spot, have acquired closer Fernando Rodney from the San Diego Padres for pitching prospect Chris Paddack. Rodney, 39, has a record 0-1 with 17 saves this season without blowing a save. He has a 0.31 ERA and a 0.87 WHIP with 33 strikeouts. Over … Continue reading Marlins Trade for Fernando Rodney

Kershaw Placed on 15-Day Disabled List

Photo Credit: askthebookie.com The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed 3-time National League Cy Young award winner and former National League MVP starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw on the 15-day disabled list after receiving an epidural shot in his ailing lower back. In the mean time, the Dodgers have traded pitchers Phillip Pfeiffer and Caleb Dirks to the Atlanta Braves for starting pitcher Bud Norris to help out their depleted pitching staff. … Continue reading Kershaw Placed on 15-Day Disabled List

McClain Suspended for 10 Games

Photo Credit: insidethestar.com Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The suspension will last for the duration of the first 10 games of this upcoming 2016 NFL season. McClain, 26, is coming off of a season in which he played in 11 games, had 80 tackles, 2 sacks, and 1 interception, which he returned … Continue reading McClain Suspended for 10 Games

Manziel Suspended for 4 Games

Photo Credit: libertycitys.com Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, who is currently not a member of an NFL team, has been suspended by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The suspension will last for 4 games. Manziel, 23, is coming off of his 2nd season in the NFL during which he had 1,500 passing yards, 7 passing touchdowns, and 5 interceptions in just 9 … Continue reading Manziel Suspended for 4 Games

Sheldon Richardson Suspended for 1 Game

Photo Credit: http://www.foxsports.com New York Jets star defensive end Sheldon Richardson has reportedly been suspended for the first game of the 2016 NFL regular season. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com and NFL Network, Richardson is accused of violating the league’s personal conduct policy. This suspension may have just decreased the Jets’ chances of winning their Week 1 contest. New York will be hosting the … Continue reading Sheldon Richardson Suspended for 1 Game

June 30th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS June 30th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. These power rankings are based on record, run differential, streaks, and record over the past 10 games. The combination of that is what allows there to be daily … Continue reading June 30th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Stamkos Re-Signs with Lightning

Photo Credit: torontosun.com The Steven Stamkos sweepstakes have officially come to an end. The 26-year-old 8-year center, who has spent each of his 8 seasons in the NHL with the Tampa Bay Lightning, has agreed with the Lightning on an 8-year $68 million contract, meaning he will make an average of $8.5 million with the Lightning over the next 8 seasons. This new deal means … Continue reading Stamkos Re-Signs with Lightning