Archive for the ‘Rumors’ Category

Wil Myers: Tampa Bay Rays not ready to promote top prospect

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Despite reports to the contrary over the weekend, the Tampa Bay Rays do not currently have any plans to promote top prospect Wil Myers. Many around Major League Baseball have thought the 22-year-old outfielder has been ready for the big leagues for well over a year, and speculation has run rampant ...

Don Mattingly: Los Angeles Dodgers to fire manager soon?

Monday, May 20th, 2013

The Los Angeles Dodgers have a $217 million payroll and currently sit at 17-25 and occupy last place in the National League West. They are seven games behind the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks and according to several reports, it will be a miracle if manager Don Mattingly lasts the week. The Dodgers ...

Doc Rivers returning to the Boston Celtics?

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Doc Rivers has three years left on his current contract with the Boston Celtics, but following the team's first-round ouster in the 2013 NBA playoffs, it appears he's uncertain about his future. When asked if he would be back in Boston for the 2013-14 season Rivers said, "I don't know." That's ...

Cleveland Cavaliers, Mike Brown discuss job opening

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Remember a few years ago when the Cleveland Cavaliers decided that Mike Brown was not the guy to take their franchise to the next level and unceremoniously dumped him? Yeah, looks like they're regretting that decision. After Byron Scott was fired a few days ago, the Cavs started looking for a ...

Cincinnati Bengals, James Harrison close to a deal

Monday, April 15th, 2013

James Harrison is reportedly close to finalizing a contract with the Cincinnati Bengals. Yes, after years of tormenting Bengals quarterbacks, the long-time Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker could be calling Cincinnati home. Talk about sleeping with the enemy. The 34-year-old Harrison was released by the Steelers last month after refusing to restructure his contract. After ...

Darrelle Revis no longer on the trade block?

Monday, April 15th, 2013

After an entire offseason of waiting for cornerback Darrelle Revis to be traded, it appears the New York Jets have put those plans on hold. The latest word out of New York has the Jets actually tabling trade talks for the four-time Pro Bowler. On Monday, Revis was undergoing medical tests and ...

Charlie Manuel in his last season with Philadelphia Phillies?

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Charlie Manuel is officially a lame duck manager for the Philadelphia Phillies. The 69-year-old is in the final year of his contract with the team and general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. reportedly has no plans to talk about Manuel's future until the season is over. Manuel led the Phillies to five ...

Chicago Cubs: Carlos Marmol to lose closer job already?

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Carlos Marmol has been shaky throughout his seven years with the Chicago Cubs, but this would be a new depth to the craziness surrounding his career. On Opening Day on Monday, Marmol came on in the bottom of the ninth inning of a 3-0 game against the Pittsburgh Pirates and ...