June 2018 archive

Jun 27

Aaron Donald named PFF’s No. 1 player in the NFL for 2018

Aaron Donald named PFF’s No. 1 player in the NFL for 2018 More Aaron Donald put together one of the most impressive seasons by an interior defender in NFL history last year, and that’s not an exaggeration. Consider this: He missed all of OTAs, all of training camp and the first week of the season. …

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Jun 25

Modest N.J. home of longtime Giants GM now listed for under $500K

The home of former New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese went on the market in mid-April for $549,999, but after another slashing of the listing price, the Morris County home is now listed for under $500,000. Reese bought the home with his wife, Gwen, for $257,500 in 1999, right in the middle of his …

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Jun 22

Report: Baker Mayfield not ready to compete with Tyrod Taylor

A year after the Browns thrust then-rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer into a Week One starting role, the Browns appear intent to do the opposite, keeping quarterback Baker Mayfield on ice for as long as possible. If that’s the plan, Mayfield is making it easier to implement. Here’s an assessment of the competition, if there is …

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Jun 21

Colts claim Zach Pascal off waivers from Tennessee

The Colts claimed receiver Zach Pascal off waivers from Tennessee. They waived receiver Kayaune Ross in a corresponding move. Pascal spent time on the Titans’ active roster and practice squad as a rookie in 2017 but did not see game action. He participated in Washington’s 2017 offseason program and training camp as an undrafted free …

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Jun 20

N.J. lawmakers ignore leagues’ pleas over sports betting

Murphy spokesman Dan Bryan said in a statement the governor has long been supportive of New Jersey’s right to allow sports betting and he wants to ensure that the proposed regulatory scheme is fair and reasonable. A source familiar with the situation said Murphy is not expected to sign the bill this week. Johnson became Patient …

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Jun 16

Former receiver Derrick Williams started the annual game in 2010.

Since then, the torch has been passed and carried by former linebacker Stephen Tulloch, former receiver Nate Burleson, defensive tackle Haloti Ngata and, now, Martin, who is entering his sixth season with the Lions. Donald is home in Pittsburgh during the Rams’ offseason work for the second straight year, but he reported to last season’s …

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Jun 15

Manager Aaron Boone expected Judge would act this way.

He is absolutely unflappable, Boone said. As for all the striking out, Boone says he’s not concerned at all. I think that’s something that makes the chemistry and camaraderie that much better. When the older guys really care about you, it makes you want to play for them and for your teammates, and not just …

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Jun 13

Fernando Abad given 80-game drug suspension

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Pitcher Fernando Abad, an eight-year major league veteran who ended last season with Boston, has been suspended 80 games under baseball’s minor league drug program following a positive test for the steroid Stanozolol.. The Mets also said outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was scheduled to play for Binghamton of the Double-A Eastern League at Trenton on Friday …

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Jun 12

Cowboys’ David Irving reportedly missed OTA’s due to off-field issue

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President Trump could be subpoenaed by Colin Kaepernick’s legal team in NFL collusion case, report says You can see him thinking at a different level and just being more comfortable in our offense, and then challenging everyone else to play at that level with him, Frederick said. People gravitate to him naturally. People want to …

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Jun 09

MLB trade rumors: Rangers’ Cole Hamels to Yankees or Braves?

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When the Texas Rangers visited Yankee Stadium last week, there was a lot of chatter about Cole Hamels being on the trading block, with the Yankees as a potential suitor. Hamels, the 2008 NLCS and World Series MVP for the Phillies, faced the Yankees one week ago, giving up two runs in seven innings of …

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