Robinson Cano Gets $240 Million From Mariners, Surprises Everyone

Well, that wasn't supposed to happen. After just about every baseball writer working had written off the Seattle Mariners' chances of landing Robinson Cano, news broke this morning that the Mariners had scooped up the prize of the 2013 free agent class with a 10-year, $240 million deal. Based on my calculations, that… » 12/06/13 12:08pm 12/06/13 12:08pm

Slim Thug Is Doing His Part To Get Dwight Howard To Sign With Houston

For a few NBA teams, the mad dash to sign Dwight Howard has begun, and the Houston Rockets have emerged as a frontrunner to land the free-agent big man. The Rockets already had Yao Ming and Hakeem Olajuwon do their part to get Howard to Houston, and now rapper and Houston native Slim Thug has taken to Twitter to court… » 7/01/13 4:41pm 7/01/13 4:41pm

Dolphins Lineman Richie Incognito Is Big-Time Man-Crushing On Jake…

Jake Long, the No. 1 overall pick by Miami in 2008, is presently an ex-Dolphin, via free agency. This does not sit well with Richie Incognito, the fellow Dolphins o-lineman (above, right). Long (above, left) may have been banged up with sundry injuries the past couple of years, but if he would come back to the ’Fins,… » 3/16/13 6:45pm 3/16/13 6:45pm

The Angels Sign Josh Hamilton, Have A Terrifying Lineup

Josh Hamilton is officially an Angel after agreeing to a five-year, $125 million deal with the team. The Angels now have a lineup that is built around the best player in baseball in Mike Trout, and two guys who are still capable of claiming that title as their own in Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton. The rest of the… » 12/13/12 3:25pm 12/13/12 3:25pm

The 76ers Will Release Elton Brand, Claim First Place In The "Saddest…

Yesterday, we asked you to join us in a discussion on what NBA offseason move has been the saddest. At the time, Rashard Lewis being traded for Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza held the top spot in the Sadness Rankings, but that was quickly surpassed by the Knicks signing Jason Kidd. » 7/06/12 2:40pm 7/06/12 2:40pm

Brandon Roy Comes Out Of Retirement To Play For The Minnesota…

Brandon Roy was, not so long ago, one of the NBA's premier players. He was a smooth-handling shooting guard who could pass, nail step-back jumpers, and explode to the rim with surprising athleticism. It seemed all but certain that Roy would become one of the defining players of this era, taking a spot alongside the… » 7/06/12 12:50pm 7/06/12 12:50pm