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A.J. Preller has completely remade the Padres in two weeks

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Wow. That was a crazy last two days. The San Diego Padres have gone from offensively-challenged perennial doormat to what looks like a dark horse World Series contender. And it's all thanks to the tireless effort and dogged determination of new general manager A.J. Preller. Preller took over the team in ...

Wil Myers: Padres, Rays, Nationals agree on blockbuster trade

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

For a little more than 24 hours we had been hearing that a trade that would send outfielder Wil Myers from the Tampa Bay Rays to the San Diego Padres was "close," now we have been told the deal has been consummated (ESPN's Jim Bowden confirms). The deal also involves the ...

USOC Will Bid for 2024 Summer Olympics

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

The United States Olympic Committee is set to make a serious bid for the 2024 Olympics, in an attempt to end a 28-year drought without the Summer games on American soil. A host city has not been selected yet, but four different options are being considered. After hearing from the four ...

Three fighters file antitrust lawsuit against UFC

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

On Tuesday, Cung Le, Nate Quarry and Jon Fitch filed a lawsuit in San Jose, California against Zuffa LLC, the parent company of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The suit alleges that the promotion holds a monopoly on the mixed martial arts market. Fitch and Quarry are retired former UFC fighters, while ...

Greg Gabriel wouldn’t draft Jameis Winston in any round

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Former NFL executive Greg Gabriel issued his evaluation of Florida State redshirt sophomore Jameis Winston on Friday and while it was full of praise for the 20-year-old's on-field abilities, the final ruling was a bombshell. Gabriel claimed he wouldn't draft Winston in any round. Gabriel lauds Winston's overall strength and athleticism ...

Aaron Kromer admits ripping Jay Cutler anonymously

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Last week, an unnamed source within the Chicago Bears organization told an NFL Network reporter that the team had "buyer's remorse" over the massive contract it gave quarterback Jay Cutler last offseason. Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer adamantly denies being the source of that criticism, but that doesn't mean he's ...

Source: Jay Gruden could be fired by Washington

Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Washington's football team is a mess, and its level of ineptitude was on full display Sunday, as Daniel Snyder's team lost to the St. Louis Rams 24-0 at home. The loss sent Washington to 3-10 and made first-year head coach Jay Gruden look even worse. As the game was in its final ...

Pitt running back James Conner is ACC Player of the Year

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

To the surprise of some, Pittsburgh Panthers running back James Conner was named the ACC's Player of the Year on Wednesday. While that shouldn't be a surprise, some believed that Florida State's Jameis Winston would win it despite his shaky season. Conner received 16 of 55 votes cast by the members of ...