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Mark McGwire expected to be named Padres bench coach

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Multiple reports now claim the San Diego Padres will add former slugger Mark McGwire to their staff as the bench coach in the coming days. McGwire has spent the last three seasons as the hitting coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the three years before that in the same ...

Chicago Cubs interested in reunion with Jeff Samardzija

Friday, November 20th, 2015

The Chicago Cubs reached the National League Championship Series in 2015, a full year before they were even expected to be competitive. Now, armed with an incredibly young offensive core and a newly-minted Cy Young Award winner in Jake Arrieta, the Cubs are poised to be National League favorites heading ...

Report: Marlins won’t trade Jose Fernandez

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Several experts have said they wouldn't be surprised if the Miami Marlins traded ace righty Jose Fernandez this offseason, but a report on Tuesday claims that isn't in the cards. Joe Frisaro of MLB.com has been told by two "highly-places sources" that Miami won't be dealing it's 23-year-old stud. While it ...

Video: Derrick Jones Jr. throws down huge dunk for UNLV

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

College basketball has made its glorious return to the sports world and we've already seen some amazing stuff. On Monday night we got an early "Dunk of the Year" candidate thanks to UNLV freshman Derrick Jones Jr. The Runnin' Rebels had what has been termed a "game" against something called New ...

Lakers, Scott need to fully embrace youth movement

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

When the Los Angeles Lakers selected Ohio State point guard D'Angelo Russell with the second pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, it was clear they were looking ahead to the future. While they could have traded the pick as part of a package for veteran players, general manager Mitch Kupchak ...

Report: Georgia wanted to fire Mark Richt after 2014

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Georgia's football program has had a rough few weeks as the Bulldogs have lost three of their last four gasmes, defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt seems to be on his way out of town and two freshmen players were arrested on marijuana charges last Saturday. Now things have gotten even worse, ...

Sources: John Harbaugh is exploring other coaching opportunities

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Despite public assurances that everything is good between John Harbaugh and the Baltimore Ravens, we have been told exclusively that the 53-year-old is open to and even discussing other head coaching opportunities. Two well-placed sources, who spoke to us on the condition of anonymity, claim Harbaugh's representatives are exploring several ...

Franz Beckenbauer under investigation by FIFA

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

After several weeks of speculation, FIFA has confirmed it has targeted former German soccer star Franz Beckenbauer for investigation by the organization's ethics committee. Beckenbauer played a leading role in Germany's successful World Cup bid in 2006, and was one of 22 FIFA voters during the 2018 and 2022 World ...