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Danny Picard: Put JD Martinez at first base when World Series shifts to LA

The Boston Red Sox will lose their DH when the World Series heads to Los Angeles this weekend. But there’s an easy solution.   Put J.D. Martinez at first base.   Much of the talk has been about Mookie Betts playing second base or taking Jackie Bradley Jr. out of the lineup, in...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 6:27pm

Sixers lack of depth posing problems through early part of season

This past offseason was supposed to position the Sixers into true finals contenders in the Eastern Conference. The opposite seems to be true through four games in the 2018-19 NBA season. There’s no doubting that Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons have been great. Embiid is averaging 29.5 points, 10...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 5:14pm

Eagles NFL Trade Rumors: Janoris Jenkins, Gareon Conley

The NFL trade deadline is on the horizon and all signs point to the Philadelphia Eagles making a move. However, the question is will be it for a running back, wide receiver, or cornerback? As we all know, running back is reportedly at the top of their trade list with veteran Jay Ajayi out for the...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 5:02pm

WWE breaking glass ceiling with all women's PPV event Evolution

Flip through the sports channels on your TV each night and you’ll still see a landscape dominated by men. The NBA is on eight different channels, but it’s tough to find the WNBA. NFL? There really isn’t much of a female football alternative on TV. You’ll see a softball...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 3:32pm

Flyers trying to solve problem of starting games slow

By now, you’ve probably heard Flyers GM Ron Hextall, coach Dave Hakstol, and nearly every player on the roster give a reason for why the team has a maddening penchant to start games slowly. Well, all parties are either wrong in their assessment, or they have failed to execute its solution....

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 3:09pm

Yankees MLB trade rumors: Teams checking on Gary Sanchez

There are teams around Major League Baseball that believe the New York Yankees are done with Gary Sanchez, that's at least according to general manager Brian Cashman.  Last week on the Michael Kay Show, Cashman revealed that he has gotten some interest for the catcher, who saw a dramatic...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:22pm

Mets MLB rumors: Mickey Callaway to be fired under new GM?

The New York Mets are on the preface of change this winter as the organization nears a decision on its new general manager. As reported earlier this week, the position is down to just three finalists in Doug Melvin, Chaim Bloom and Brodie Van Wagenen. While the new GM will be ordered with the task...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 11:47am

Derek Carr NFL trade rumors: Giants building up return

The New York Giants are beginning a fire sale after making a pair of deals before the NFL's Oct. 30 trade deadline. While they are getting nothing of note, it could very well lead to the acquisition of Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr.  With their 2018 season already over after a 1-...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 11:16am

Red Sox blast past Dodgers in Game 1 of World Series

Eduardo Nunez broke open Game 1 of the 2018 World Series Tuesday night at Fenway Park as his three-run home run in the seventh inning gave the Red Sox a much-needed cushion over LA. Boston used that cushion to come away with an 8- 4 victory and a 1-0 lead in the best of seven championship set. The...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:01am

Red Sox confident Jackie Bradley Jr can have another monster series

Things have come full circle for the American League Championship Series MVP.   There was a time when the decision Red Sox manager Alex Cora is going to have to make about his outfield when Boston travels to Dodger Stadium for as many as three World Series games an easy one. With no...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:09pm

2018 NFL Power Rankings Week 8: Texans, Panthers jump into top 10

1. Los Angeles Rams (7-0) Def. San Francisco 39-10. Last Week: 1 "The Greatest Show on Grass" is definitely in Los Angeles, the debate can instead focus on whether the Rams’ defense or offense is the show in question. On offense, Todd Gurley scored three times against San Francisco...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 5:04pm

NFL rumors: Terrelle Pryor on Eagles radar?

Many NFL insiders expect the Philadelphia Eagles to make a couple of impact moves at next week’s trade deadline. The Eagles are reeling after a disappointing loss to the Carolina Panthers last Sunday and could use an upgrade at a few positions. One position of need that Philly has been...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 4:20pm

Eagles NFL Trade Rumors: Patrick Peterson wants out of Arizona

The NFL trade deadline is a week away and there is growing speculation that the Philadelphia Eagles will be trying to upgrade their roster. On Sunday, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reported that Philly has monitored the running back trade market for weeks. However, that is not the only position...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 1:57pm

Who will throw first pitch at World Series for Red Sox versus Dodgers?

James Taylor is set to sing the National Anthem at Fenway Park in Game 1 of the World Series but who will throw out the first pitch? The idea was floated of current Los Angeles Dodgers manager and Red Sox playoff hero Dave Roberts throwing out the first pitch to current Sox manager Dave Roberts,...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 1:26pm

Mets GM search: Chaim Bloom, Doug Melvin, Brodie Van Wagenen

The New York Mets search for a new general manager is down to just three candidates as MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reported on Monday that Chaim Bloom, Doug Melvin and Brodie Van Wagenen are the finalists.  And they couldn't be any more different.  Melvin, who has spent the past 16...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 1:07pm

Giants trade Eli Apple to Saints

The New York Giants are trading an Eli, it's just not the one that many think of at first. General manager Dave Gettleman sent cornerback Eli Apple to the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday afternoon for a 2019 fourth-round pick and a 2020 seventh-rounder, as first reported by ESPN's Adam...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 1:01pm

NFL rumors: Jets signing Rishard Matthews

In need of some added depth at the wide receiver position, the New York Jets have reportedly signed veteran wide receiver Rishard Matthews on Tuesday morning, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.  The 29-year-old began the season with the Tennessee Titans, but was asked to be released...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:18pm

Knicks second unit could prompt lineup changes

The starting lineup of the New York Knicks could be seeing some changes far before free agency next summer.  It's not nearly as exciting as the prospect of seeing the likes of Kevin Durant or Kyrie Irving in a Knicks jersey in 2019, but it could help head coach David Fizdale piece...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 11:55am

Meet Justin Herbert, the next Giants quarterback

At the moment, all signs are pointing to Justin Herbert suiting up for the New York Giants in 2019.  On Monday afternoon, the New York Times reported that while the Giants will likely stand by Eli Manning for the remainder of the 2018 season, which is already lost, the organization will go...

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 2:21pm

Glen Macnow: What happened to genius Doug Pederson?

I miss “Big Balls” Doug Pederson. The Eagles head coach, who famously refused to turtle up against Bill Belichick in the Super Bowl, was nowhere to be seen in Sunday’s 21-17 loss at Lincoln Financial Field. With 2:10 left in the second quarter against Carolina, Pederson...

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 1:18pm