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A week after the New York Yankees traded hard-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs, the Bronx Bombers decided to let go of another star lefty on Sunday morning. The Yankees traded reliever Andrew Miller to the Cleveland Indians in exchange for four players. Miller, 31, is 6-1 with a 1.39 ERA, 77 K’s […]
2014 was undoubtedly one of the best years in the University of Kentucky’s rich basketball history, as the program finished 38-1. Fast forward to 2016, five players on that roster are quickly making names for themselves on NBA teams out in the Western Conference. Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns is gearing up for his second year […]
After five months of back-and-forth contract disputes, the New York Jets finally reeled in the signal caller they wanted all summer long. According to NFL sources, the Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick finalized a one-year, $12 million contract on Wednesday, bringing Fitzpatrick back to the Jets for a second straight season. The deal comes one […]
In its second exhibition matchup leading up to the 2016 Olympics, USA Basketball put a 49-point beatdown on China on Sunday night at Staples Center in Los Angeles. USA center DeAndre Jordan got the fans off their feet within the first 20 seconds of the game with a block on one end and an alley-oop […]
Finally, the Atlanta Hawks obtained something the franchise has been absent of since the early 90s–a superstar. Dwight Howard and the Hawks agreed to a three-year, $70 .5 million deal on Friday, giving Atlanta one of the most formidable centers in the league. Howard, a 30-year-old Atlanta native, is a 12-year veteran who has endured […]