Monthly Archives: July 2017

Yu Darvish Trade Makes Dodgers Unstoppable on Path to 2017 World Series

If there was any doubt about the Los Angeles Dodgers‘ resolve to win their first World Series since 1988, let July 31, 2017, be marked as the date it disappeared. The Dodgers warmed up on trade deadline day by grabbing two left-handers for their bullpen: Tony Watson from the Pittsburgh Pirates and Tony Cingrani from the Cincinnati Reds. And then,

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Safety Marcus Gilchrist Agrees to Contract with Texans After 2 Seasons with Jets

Enter-Sports Management, the representation for free-agent safety Marcus Gilchrist, confirmed to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport that Gilchrist has agreed to a contract with the Houston Texans. Rapoport reported Gilchrist will sign a one-year deal. Gilchrist played the last two years with the New York Jets. In 2016, he recorded 55 combined tackles and two interceptions in 13 starts.    

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Alabama’s Da’Shawn Hand Reportedly Asleep in Parked Car at Time of DUI Arrest

New details have emerged surrounding the arrest of Alabama defensive lineman Da’Shawn Hand.  According to Aaron Suttles of the Tuscaloosa News, Hand was asleep in a parked car when he was arrested for driving under the influence. Suttles noted that state law considers the person to be in "constructive possession" of the car if the keys are in the ignition.

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Martellus Bennett on Jamal Adams’ CTE Comments: ‘I Ain’t Dying for This S–t’

New York Jets rookie Jamal Adams chimed in Monday on NFL player safety and CTE, telling a group of fans he would be fine with dying on the football field, per Rich Cimini of ESPN.com.   Later that day, Green Bay Packers tight end Martellus Bennett offered a far different perspective: "Look football is great but I ain’t dying for this

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Ousmane Dembele Involved in Dortmund Training Bust-Up Amid Transfer Rumours

Borussia Dortmund star Ousmane Dembele has been involved in a training ground incident with goalkeeper Roman Burki. Football writer Jordan Clarke posted footage of the incident, comparing it to the situation of Barcelona’s Neymar, who has been heavily linked with a departure from his current club: Per the Guardian‘s Ed Aarons, Neymar clashed with new Barca signing Nelson Semedo in Miami last week amid continuing

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Dubious honor: L.A. to host 2028 Olympics (Yahoo Sports)

Los Angeles will host the 2028 Summer Olympics, in part because the International Olympic Committee, one of globe’s greatest con artists, couldn’t guarantee that any other city on earth would be willing to do it. You have to credit the IOC here … they certainly know their market. They forecast their future. They had a stretch where they could sell

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Rob Gronkowski Rehabbing Back Injury at Tom Brady’s TB12 Therapy Center

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski revealed he has been working out at TB12 Sports Therapy Center, which is run by Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Brady’s trainer, Alex Guerrero. Gronkowski said Friday that he sees TB12 Sports as a way to help improve his off-field training, per the Boston Herald‘s Karen Guregian: "Just looking at Tom, seeing what

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