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Brady Aiken: Former No. 1 pick undergoes Tommy John surgery

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Last summer, prep left-hander Brady Aiken was the consensus top player in Major League Baseball's June draft. The San Diego product had a big arm, three plus pitches and uncommon poise and polish for a prep hurler. He was selected No. 1 overall by the Houston Astros and everything seemed ...

Emails show NCAA was out of control in USC case

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

In June 2010, the NCAA hit USC's football program with the harshest sanctions since SMU received the death penalty in 1985. For years USC fans and administrators have contended that the NCAA was far too harsh in its punishment of the school's football program as a result of the Reggie ...

Bartolo Colon to start Opening Day for the New York Mets

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Bartolo Colon is going to start on opening day. In the year 2015. That's a thing that is actually happening. I'll give you a moment to process that information. Yes, the rotund right hander will toe the slab on opening day for the New York Mets on April 6 against the Washington ...

Video: Stephon Marbury posterized in CBA Finals

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Raise your hand if you knew Stephon Marbury was still playing basketball...that's what I thought. Marbury is, in fact, continuing his career in the Chinese Basketball Association for the Beijing Ducks. The Ducks are currently in the CBA Finals and on Tuesday night he wound up on the wrong end ...

John Oliver brilliantly takes down the NCAA

Monday, March 16th, 2015

John Oliver's show Last Week Tonight has been nothing short of phenomenal in its 30-episode run so far. His weekly attacks on major problems in society have even led to legislation being enacted, but at the very least draw attention to problems going largely ignored. On Sunday night, he took aim at ...

Yu Darvish to have Tommy John surgery, miss season

Friday, March 13th, 2015

The Texas Rangers were dealt a serious blow on Friday as it was announced that starting pitcher Yu Darvish would undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the 2015 season. Darvish and the team sought several opinions before deciding the 28-year-old should have surgery, but with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament ...

Oklahoma football players protest racist video

Monday, March 9th, 2015

There has been a ton of fallout in response to a racist video that surfaced over the weekend that shows Oklahoma University students chanting racist remarks. The video shows members of the OU chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon participating in the chants. Since its publication, Oklahoma has severed ties with ...

Miami Dolphins believe they will land Ndamukong Suh

Friday, March 6th, 2015

I'm sure plenty of teams believe they have the best chance to land free agent defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, but the Miami Dolphins are apparently really confident they will be his final destination. The 28-year-old Suh has also been linked to the Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars and Oakland Raiders and ...