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Gronkowski NFL Rumors Patriots to now trade to Lions or Texans?

Timing is everything in life and in the NFL, and the Patriots are typically on point when it comes to making key transactions at the perfect moment. If the Patriots are to trade Rob Gronkowski, which has been rumored this entire offseason, expect it to happen between the start of training camp and...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 2:04pm

Kemba Walker Knicks connection looking less likely

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker has understandably been linked with the New York Knicks for large portions of the past year.  The 28-year-old becomes a free agent during the summer of 2019 where the Knicks are expected to be major players as they've set up some max salary...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 1:11pm

Eden Hazard transfer: Real Madrid ready to strike

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard further cemented his place as one of the top attacking players in soccer thanks to a strong showing at the 2018 FIFA World Cup with third-place Belgium. Unfortunately for his London club, it might not be able to enjoy his presence much longer.  Ray Parlour, a...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 12:28pm

Manny Machado trade: Yankees offering top prospects

Even though it has become known that the New York Yankees are the preferred destination of Baltimore Orioles star shortstop Manny Machado in free agency this winter, the Bronx Bombers look as though they just can't wait to get their hands on the talented 26-year-old.  George A. King III...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 11:58am

France vs. Croatia World Cup 2018 Final prompts parties across Northeast

The France vs. Croatia game drew the 2018 World Cup to a roaring finish on Sunday, with France coming out victorious, winning for the second time in 20 years in a 4-2 match against Croatia. France managed to score three out of their four impressive goals within a 27-minute timeframe, causing...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 11:56am

Who does Peter Alonso play for? Mets prospect mashes huge home run

While the New York Mets are grinding through another embarrassing season, Peter Alonso gave the franchise a reason to smile this weekend at the home of one of the team's fiercest divisional rivals. And he's not even playing in the majors.  The first-base prospect is the No. 7-rated...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 11:30am

Eagles RB Darren Sproles to retire after 2018 season

When the Philadelphia Eagles open up the regular season on September 6 against the Atlanta Falcons at Lincoln Financial Field, it will be the final home opener for one Eagles player.  Eagles running back Darren Sproles announced on his blog that he will be retiring from the NFL after the 2018...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 7:09pm

The MLB All-Star break cannot slow down the Red Sox

It will be commonplace around Boston this week to hear things like, “Man, I hope the All-Star break doesn’t cool these guys off!” And that’s fair enough. The Red Sox have been hotter than the steam coming from the grill of The Sausage King on Lansdowne Street these past few...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 6:18pm

Carmelo Anthony Lakers Rockets NBA rumors: LA now the play?

Most seem convinced that the Houston Rockets will soon land Carmelo Anthony in free agency after he is bought out by the Thunder, but there are several reasons to believe the Lakers will still be players in the Carmelo sweepstakes according to the latest Carmelo Anthony Lakers Rockets NBA rumors...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 6:08pm

Sports gambling betting: Home Run Derby MLB All Star Game spread odds picks

The MLB’s best will be on display when the 2018 All-Star Game festivities begin on Monday night. The Home Run Derby (8 p.m., ESPN) leads things off, followed by the game itself on Tuesday (8 p.m., Fox). Both will be held at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. The Home Run Derby will be...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 5:09pm

Manny Machado trade rumors: Phillies Brewers Dodgers still in the mix

There appears to be some new information regarding the Philadelphia Phillies and their quest to possibly acquire Manny Machado in a trade. ESPN's Buster Olney reported on Saturday that the Baltimore Orioles have narrowed their search to a small group of teams. Out of that small group of...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 4:13pm

Former Phillies pitcher Ricky Bottalico is becoming an All-Star TV analyst

Once a Philadelphia Phillies’ all-star pitcher on the mound, Ricky Bottalico can’t help but cringe each time Gabe Kapler makes the call to his bullpen. Not so much because it’s been wildly inconsistent much of the season, with no fewer than nine different pitchers recording saves...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 3:04pm

Toys R Us Geoffrey Giraffe wrestling video: Will he go to WWE?

Come on, Geoffrey. If you cannot find work in these economy, all hope for you is lost. Toys R Us Geoffrey Giraffe wrestling video: Will he go to WWE? Geoffrey the Giraffe, the mascot of Toys R US for decades, is looking for a new gig and he may have found his calling in the pro wrestling ring....

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 2:44pm

WWE Extreme Rules Rusev to win WWE championship tonight?

Extreme Rules is one of the few minor events to survive the PayPerView purge of this year. Sorry, Great Balls of Fire. You didn’t make the cut. The Universe breathed a collective sigh of relief when WWE announced they would be returning to the old model of one PPV per month. But the “...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 2:23pm

Celtics Kawhi NBA Trade Rumors Deal now imminent?

The tide is beginning to turn when it comes to leverage in Celtics Kawhi NBA Trade Rumors as it has become clear that San Antonio isn’t going to get fair value for their disgruntled star. The Lakers are perfectly content in waiting until next summer to land Kawhi in free agency as opposed to...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 1:13pm

France Croatia World Cup Final score, highlights

For the second time since 1998, France is the World Cup champion after defeating Croatia 4-2 in the Final on Sunday from Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia.  Les Bleus have a brilliantly-organized defense and the attacking genius of Antoine Griezmann to thank for the title. Griezmann played a...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 12:52pm

World Cup is a ratings win for FS1 beyond just the games

Even without the United States in the World Cup, the ratings for Fox’s presentation of the quadrennial soccer event have been pretty good. And despite a rather lousy time slot for most people who work during the day, things have been pretty good on the viewership front.  This includes...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 11:40am

NYC ePrix: Jean-Eric Vergne wins Formula E title

The weekend of the French began right here in New York on Saturday. Before the national soccer team took on Croatia in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final, Jean-Eric Vergne secured the 2017-18 Formula E driver's championship with a fifth-place finish in the second-ever New York City ePrix in Red Hook...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 10:21am

When is the World Cup Final? France Croatia free live stream

It all comes down to this. One of the more traditional powers in world soccer, France, looks for its second-ever global title against new kids Croatia this weekend in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final.  France, who came into the tournament as one of the favorites to win it all, has lived up to...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 9:37am

RBNY Notebook: Giuseppe Rossi in town for training

HANOVER, N.J. – It appears that, as of right now, reading between the lines there is no smoke let alone a fire when it comes to the fact that Giuseppe Rossi is training with the New York Red Bulls. In fact, it is as regular on the calendar around these parts as July 4th. Gym. Tan. Laundry....

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 9:34am