2016 Home Run Derby Matchups

Photo Credit: cincinnati.com The 2016 Home Run Derby matchups have been set. The Home Run Derby will take place on Monday, July 11th, at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN. Here are the 1st round matchups.   No. 1 seed  Mark Trumbo,  Baltimore Orioles, vs. No. 8 seed Corey Seager,  Los Angeles Dodgers   No. 4 seed Robinson Cano,  Seattle Mariners, vs. No. 5 seed Giancarlo Stanton, … Continue reading 2016 Home Run Derby Matchups

Stidham Announces Transfer from Baylor

Photo Credit: si.com Former Baylor Bears quarterback Jarrett Stidham has announced that he will be transferring from the university. According to Baylor acting coach Jim Grobe, Stidham wants to move on to another school to play football as a quarterback as a starter instead of as a backup. Last season as a freshman, in relief of injured Baylor starting quarterback Seth Russell, Stidham completed 75 … Continue reading Stidham Announces Transfer from Baylor

Turner Officially Signs Contract with Trailblazers

Photo Credit: clutchpoints.com Shooting guard Evan Turner has officially signed a 4-year, $70 million contract with the Portland Trailblazers. Turner, 27, has been in the NBA for 6 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 81 games and averaged 28.0 minutes per game, 10.5 points per game, 4.9 rebounds per game, 4.4 assists per game, 0.3 blocks per … Continue reading Turner Officially Signs Contract with Trailblazers

Cavaliers Officially Trade Dellavedova to Bucks

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com The Cleveland Cavaliers have pulled off a “sign-and-trade” and traded point guard Matthew Dellavedova to the Milwaukee Bucks for cash and the right to 34-year-old Albert Miralles, who has never played in an NBA game since being drafted in 2004. Dellavedova recently signed a 4-year, $38.5 million offer sheet with the Bucks, but was signed by the Cavaliers and has now officially been traded … Continue reading Cavaliers Officially Trade Dellavedova to Bucks

Roberts Officially Signs Contract with Hornets

Photo Credit: blogs.columbian.com Point guard Brian Roberts has officially agree to a 1-year, $1.05 million contract with the Charlotte Hornets. Roberts, 30, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 51 games and averaged 9.2 minutes per game, 4.0 points per game, 0.8 rebounds per game, 1.1 assists per game, … Continue reading Roberts Officially Signs Contract with Hornets

Wizards-Jazz Trade Becomes Official

Photo Credit: saltcityhoops.com The Utah Jazz have officially traded point guard Trey Burke to the Washington Wizards in exchange for a 2nd round draft pick in 2021. Burke will be owed $3.4 million this upcoming NBA season. Burke, 23, has been in the NBA for 3 seasons, all with the Jazz. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 64 games and averaged 21.3 minutes … Continue reading Wizards-Jazz Trade Becomes Official

Mahinmi Officially Signs Contract with Wizards

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com Center Ian Mahinmi has officially signed a 4-year, $64 million contract with the Washington Wizards. Mahinmi, 29, has been in the NBA for 8 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 71 games and averaged 25.6 minutes per game, 9.3 points per game, 7.1 rebounds per game, 1.5 assists per game, … Continue reading Mahinmi Officially Signs Contract with Wizards

Nicholson Officially Signs Contract with Wizards

Photo Credit: reddit.com Power forward Andrew Nicholson has officially signed a 4-year, $26 million contract with the Washington Wizards. Nicholson, 26, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons, all with the Orlando Magic. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 56 games and averaged 14.7 minutes per game, 6.9 points per game, 3.6 rebounds per game, 0.4 assists per game, 0.4 blocks per game, … Continue reading Nicholson Officially Signs Contract with Wizards

Smith Officially Signs Contract with Wizards

Photo Credit: thefakebasketball.com Power forward Jason Smith has officially signed a 3-year, $16 million contract with the Washington Wizards. Smith, 30, has been in the NBA for 8 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 76 games and averaged 15.5 minutes per game, 7.2 points per game, 2.9 rebounds per game, 0.8 assists per … Continue reading Smith Officially Signs Contract with Wizards

Durant Officially Signs Contract with Warriors

Photo Credit: slamonline.com Small forward Kevin Durant has signed a 2-year, $54 million contract with the Golden State Warriors. Durant, 27, has been in the NBA for 9 seasons, all with the Oklahoma City Thunder (and Seattle SuperSonics). He is coming off of a season in which he played in 72 games and averaged 35.8 minutes per game, 28.2 points per game, 8.2 rebounds per game, 5.0 assists per game, 1.2 blocks … Continue reading Durant Officially Signs Contract with Warriors

Rondo Officially Signs Contract with Bulls

Photo Credit: hngn.com Point guard Rajon Rondo has officially signed a 2-year, $28 million contract with the Chicago Bulls. Rondo, 30, has been in the NBA for 10 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 72 games and averaged 35.2 minutes per game, 11.9 points per game, 6.0 rebounds per game, 11.7 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, … Continue reading Rondo Officially Signs Contract with Bulls

Bazemore Officially Signs Contract Extension with Hawks

Photo Credit: sports.yahoo.com Small forward Kent Bazemore has officially signed a 4-year, $70 million contract extension with the Atlanta Hawks. Bazemore, 27, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 75 games and averaged 27.8 minutes per game, 11.6 points per game, 5.1 rebounds per game, 2.3 … Continue reading Bazemore Officially Signs Contract Extension with Hawks

Carl Haas Dies

Photo Credit: racer.com Famous CART/IndyCar team owner, track operator, and businessman Carl Haas has passed away. He was 86 years old. This news was just released today despite his passing on Wednesday, June 29th. Haas is most well-known for his part ownership of Newman/Haas Racing, one of the most successful teams in CART/IndyCar history, with Paul Newman, who passed away back in 2008. Mario Andretti, Michael Andretti, and … Continue reading Carl Haas Dies

Pacers-Jazz-Hawks Trade Becomes Official

Photo Credit: CBS Sports The Indiana Pacers, Utah Jazz, and Atlanta Hawks have officially executed a trade that sends point guard Jeff Teague to Indiana from Atlanta, point guard George Hill from Indiana to Utah, and the 12th overall pick in this year’s NBA draft, which was used to send small forward Taurean Waller-Prince from Baylor, from Utah to Atlanta. Teague has been in the NBA for 7 … Continue reading Pacers-Jazz-Hawks Trade Becomes Official

Fournier Officially Signs Contract Extension with Magic

Photo Credit: thesportspost.com Shooting guard Evan Fournier has officially signed a 5-year, $85 million contract extension with the Orlando Magic. Fournier, 23, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 79 games and averaged 32.5 minutes per game, 15.4 points per game, 2.8 rebounds per game, 2.7 assists per game, … Continue reading Fournier Officially Signs Contract Extension with Magic

Batum Officially Signs Contract Extension with Hornets

Photo Credit: espn.go.com Shooting guard Nicolas Batum has officially signed a 5-year, $120 million contract extension with the Charlotte Hornets. Batum, 27, has been in the NBA for 8 seasons, 7 with the Portland Trailblazers and 1 with the Hornets. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 70 games and averaged 35.0 minutes per game, 14.9 points per game, 6.1 rebounds per game, 5.8 assists per … Continue reading Batum Officially Signs Contract Extension with Hornets

Augustin Officially Signs Contract with Magic

Photo Credit: theneworleansadvocate.com Point guard DJ Augustin has officially signed a 4-year, $29 million contract with the Orlando Magic. Augustin, 28, has been in the NBA for 8 seasons and has played for 7 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 62 games and averaged 19.0 minutes per game, 7.5 points per game, 1.5 rebounds per game, 3.2 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, and 0.6 steals per game. He … Continue reading Augustin Officially Signs Contract with Magic

Kings-Hornets Trade Becomes Official

Photo Credit: sacbee.com The Sacramento Kings have officially traded shooting guard Marco Belinelli to the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for the 22nd overall pick in this year’s NBA draft, which they used to select shooting guard Malachi Richardson from Syracuse. Belinelli, 30, is coming off of a season in which he played in 68 games and averaged 24.6 minutes per game, 10.2 points per game, 1.7 rebound per game, … Continue reading Kings-Hornets Trade Becomes Official

Mavericks-Warriors Trade Becomes Official

Photo Credit: businessinsider.com The Golden State Warriors have officially traded center Andrew Bogut to the Dallas Mavericks to clear cap space to sign former Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant. Bogut is due slightly over $11 million this upcoming 2016-2017 NBA season. Bogut, 31, has been in the NBA for 11 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season … Continue reading Mavericks-Warriors Trade Becomes Official

Ginobili Will Return to San Antonio for Another Season

Photo Credit: projectspurs.com San Antonio Spurs shooting guard Manu Ginobili has announced officially that he will be staying in the NBA and will be playing for the Spurs for at least 1 more season. Ginobili, 38, has been in the NBA for 14 seasons, all with the Spurs. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 58 games and averaged 19.6 minutes … Continue reading Ginobili Will Return to San Antonio for Another Season

Trailblazers-Magic Trade Becomes Official

Photo Credit: orlandopinstripedpost.com The Orlando Magic have officially traded point guard Shabazz Napier to the Portland Trailblazers for cash considerations. Under his current contract, Napier will be owed $1.35 million this upcoming season. Napier, 24, has been in the NBA for 2 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 55 games and averaged 10.9 minutes per game, 3.7 … Continue reading Trailblazers-Magic Trade Becomes Official

Johnson Officially Signs Offer Sheet with Nets

Photo Credit: FOX Sports Shooting guard Tyler Johnson has officially signed a 4-year, $50 million offer sheet with the Brooklyn Nets, which the Miami Heat will have 3 days to match. Johnson, 24, has been in the NBA for 2 seasons, both with the Heat. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 36 games and averaged 24.0 minutes per game, 8.7 points per game, 3.0 … Continue reading Johnson Officially Signs Offer Sheet with Nets

Biyombo Officially Signs Contract with Magic

Photo Credit: hoopshype.com Center Bismack Biyombo has officially signed a 4-year, $70 million contract with the Orlando Magic. Biyombo, 23, has been in the NBA for 5 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 82 games and averaged 22.0 minutes per game, 5.5 points per game, 8.0 rebounds per game, 0.4 assists per game, … Continue reading Biyombo Officially Signs Contract with Magic

Barnes Officially Signs Contract with Mavericks

Photo Credit: uk.businessinsider.com Small forward Harrison Barnes has officially signed a 4-year, $94 million contract with the Dallas Mavericks. Barnes, 24, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons, all with the Warriors. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 66 games and averaged 30.9 minutes per game, 11.7 points per game, 4.9 rebounds per game, 1.8 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, … Continue reading Barnes Officially Signs Contract with Mavericks

Sessions Officially Signs Contract with Hornets

Photo Credit: nba.com Point guard Ramon Sessions has officially signed a 2-year, $12.5 million contract with the Charlotte Hornets. Sessions, 30, has been in the NBA for 9 seasons and has played for 7 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 82 games and averaged 20.3 minutes per game, 9.9 points per game, 2.5 rebounds per game, 2.9 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, … Continue reading Sessions Officially Signs Contract with Hornets

Green Officially Signs Contract with Magic

Photo Credit: todaysfastbreak.com Small forward Jeff Green has officially signed a 1-year, $15 million contract with the Orlando Magic. Green, 29, has been in the NBA for 9 seasons and has played for 4 different teams (5 if you count both the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Seattle SuperSonics). He is coming off of a season in which he played in 80 games and averaged 28.2 minutes per game, 11.7 … Continue reading Green Officially Signs Contract with Magic

Hibbert Officially Signs Contract with Hornets

Photo Credit: sbnation.com Center Roy Hibbert has officially signed a 1-year, $5 million contract with the Charlotte Hornets. Hibbert, 29, has been in the NBA for 8 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 81 games and averaged 23.2 minutes per game, 5.9 points per game, 4.9 rebounds per game, 1.2 assists per game, 1.4 blocks per game, … Continue reading Hibbert Officially Signs Contract with Hornets

Pistons, Marjanovic Reach Offer Sheet Agreement

Photo Credit: CBS Sports The Detroit Pistons and center Boban Marjanovic have agreed to a 3-year, $21 million offer sheet, which the San Antonio Spurs will have 3 days to match. Marjanovic, 27, has been in the NBA for 1 season, and that was with the Spurs. In his only NBA season, he played in 54 games and averaged 9.4 minutes per game, 5.5 points per game, 3.6 rebounds … Continue reading Pistons, Marjanovic Reach Offer Sheet Agreement

July 6th MLB Scores

Photo Credit: youtube.com (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Shown here are the results of each MLB game from July 6th, 2016, and each team’s record after the conclusion of each game. The winning team is on the left and the losing team is on the right for each game.  Detroit Tigers (45-40), 12, Cleveland Indians (51-33), 2  Philadelphia Phillies (40-46), 4,   Atlanta Braves (28-57), 3 … Continue reading July 6th MLB Scores

July 7th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: youtube.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS OR CLICK HERE FOR A POWER RANKED LIST OF MLB TEAMS COMING OUT OF THE ALL-STAR BREAK July 7th, 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 streaks, record over the past … Continue reading July 7th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Suns, Barbosa Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: latinpost.com The Phoenix Suns and shooting guard Leandro Barbosa have agreed to a 2-year, $8 million contract. Barbosa, 33, has been in the NBA for 13 seasons and has played for 5 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 68 games and averaged 15.9 minutes per game, 6.4 points per game, 1.7 rebounds per game, 1.2 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, and … Continue reading Suns, Barbosa Reach Contract Agreement

Top Five Wide Receivers in the NFL (By Potential)

Photo Credit: sportingnews.com 5. Demaryius Thomas, 28, plays in the mile high city for the Denver Broncos. He was a part of the team’s victory in Super Bowl 50. Thomas is a great play-making receiver, and is also really tall and fast which makes him a great asset to the Denver Broncos. 4. Julio Jones, 27, who plays for the Atlanta Falcons, has become one of Matt Ryan’s … Continue reading Top Five Wide Receivers in the NFL (By Potential)

Cavaliers, Jefferson Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: fearthesword.com The Cleveland Cavaliers and small forward Richard Jefferson have agreed to a 2-year, $5 million contract extension. Jefferson, 35, has been in the NBA for 15 seasons and has played for 7 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 74 games and averaged 17.9 minutes per game, 5.5 points per game, 1.7 rebounds per game, 0.8 assists per … Continue reading Cavaliers, Jefferson Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Bulls Agree to Trade Dunleavy to Cavaliers to Clear Cap Space

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com The Chicago Bulls have agreed to trade shooting guard Mike Dunleavy to the Cleveland Cavaliers to clear cap space to sign shooting guard Dwyane Wade. Dunleavy will be owed $4.8 million during the upcoming NBA season. Dunleavy, 35, has been in the NBA for 14 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 31 games and … Continue reading Bulls Agree to Trade Dunleavy to Cavaliers to Clear Cap Space

Bulls Agree to Trade Calderon to Lakers to Clear Cap Space

Photo Credit: dailyknicks.com The Chicago Bulls have agreed to trade point guard Jose Calderon and 2 future 2nd round draft picks to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for rights to an undetermined player and the ability to clear cap space to sign shooting guard Dwyane Wade. Calderon will be owed $7.7 million during the upcoming NBA season. Calderon, 34, has been in the NBA for … Continue reading Bulls Agree to Trade Calderon to Lakers to Clear Cap Space

Bulls, Wade Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: hoopshabit.com The Chicago Bulls and shooting guard Dwyane Wade have agreed to a 2-year, $47.5 million contract. Wade, 34, has been in the NBA for 13 seasons, all with the Miami Heat. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 74 games and averaged 30.5 minutes per game, 19.0 points per game, 4.1 rebounds per game, 4.6 assists per game, 0.6 blocks … Continue reading Bulls, Wade Reach Contract Agreement

Pelicans, Galloway Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: nysportsday.com The New Orleans Pelicans and shooting guard Langston Galloway have agreed to a multi-year, multi-$million contract. Galloway, 24, has been in the NBA for 2 seasons, both with the New York Knicks. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 82 games and averaged 24.8 minutes per game, 7.6 points per game, 3.5 rebounds per game, 2.5 assists per game, 0.3 blocks per … Continue reading Pelicans, Galloway Reach Contract Agreement

Hornets, Roberts Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: blogs.columbian.com The Charlotte Hornets and point guard Brian Roberts have agreed to a 1-year, $1.05 million contract. Roberts, 30, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 51 games and averaged 9.2 minutes per game, 4.0 points per game, 0.8 rebounds per game, 1.1 assists per game, 0.0 … Continue reading Hornets, Roberts Reach Contract Agreement