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What Phillies are getting with Jose Bautista trade

The Phillies acquired veteran outfielder Jose Bautista in a trade with the New York Mets on Tuesday, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. In exchange for the services of Bautista, Philadelphia is reportedly sending a player to be named later or cash to the New York per Jim...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 3:34pm

Giants Odell Beckham Jr. setting higher goals after contract

To whom much is given, the old proverb goes, much is expected. And now for Odell Beckham Jr., there certainly will be high expectations that extend off the football field. The New York Giants made Beckham the highest paid wide receiver in NFL history, a five-year contract for $95 million that puts...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 3:29pm

Red Bulls coach Chris Armas praises ageless DaMarcus Beasley

HANOVER, N.J. – At 36 years old, DaMarcus Beasley shows no signs of slowing down, the Houston Dynamo outside back still continuing to contribute and play at a high level, as he has been doing for two decades. In fact, he might just become the Tom Brady of MLS. And now player colleagues from...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 3:14pm

NBA Trade Rumors Lakers Celtics Jimmy Butler DeMarcus Cousins

The NBA has become such a top-heavy league that there are only a handful of teams that have the clout to sign the top free agents available each summer. In the next few years the Warriors Lakers and Celtics are expected to be the big power brokers. Golden State will have the cache because they...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 3:05pm

Mets MLB rumors: Where is Peter Alonso and Dominic Smith?

Would someone within the New York Mets organization like to provide a legitimate explanation as to why Peter Alonso and Dominic Smith are not in the big leagues right now? There is no denying that the Mets and their fans are already looking ahead to next year as they finish up another dreadful...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:41pm

Premier League rumors: Manchester United firing Jose Mourinho?

Things sure seem rotten for Jose Mourinho and Manchester United already this season.  Just three matches into the 2018-19 Premier League campaign and the Portuguese manager, the self-proclaimed "Special One," already looks to be in hot water with his club after two-consecutive...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 1:32pm

Mets promoting rehabbing David Wright to triple-A

David Wright has taken another step closer to making it back to Major League Baseball.  The New York Mets captain has been promoted to triple-A Las Vegas as a part of the team's seven-game season-ending homestand, which begins on Tuesday night, per MLB.com's Anthony DiComo. It could...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 12:47pm

Max Pacioretty Islanders NHL trade rumors: A deal to revisit?

Montreal Canadiens left winger Max Pacioretty's days in Quebec look as though they are numbered.  The 29-year-old told the media on Tuesday morning that he and his current team have had no negotiations concerning a contract extension. Pacioretty becomes an unrestricted free agent after...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 12:10pm

Venus, Serena Williams on collision course at 2018 US Open

NEW YORK -- Nearly two decades ago, the US Open moved the women's final to prime time on Saturday night to showcase rising stars Venus and Serena Williams, beaded hair and all.   In their first meeting at the Open in that 2001 final, Venus beat her little sister in straight sets for...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:38am

2018 NFL prop bets Patriots Eagles undefeated season?

Will the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles win more than 13 games this season? Will the Cleveland Browns be in danger of once again going winless as they did last year? (God speed, Dawg Pound faithful). Can New York Giants rookie running back Saquon Barkley be a legitimate threat...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 8:07am

Utah Jazz Kyrie Irving best NBA odds to win division MVP

The Golden State Warriors are heavy favorites to win the 2018-’19 NBA title, but that doesn’t mean there no interesting future wagers to be made. Here are a trio of NBA wagers to consider that avoid the championship market altogether. We focus on Utah Jazz Kyrie Irving best NBA odds to...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 5:12pm

Report: Phillies claim Jose Bautista on revocable waivers from Mets

It appears as if the Phillies are still not done making moves during the August trade deadline. According to Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic, the Phillies have claimed New York Mets outfielder Jose Bautista on revocable trade waivers. The scribe adds that the two NL East teams are discussing a...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 3:48pm

Avoid Antonio Brown Rob Gronkowski Fantasy football: Big drop off

Antonio Brown has been a slam dunk top three pick in fantasy football for the past four years but he may finally be entering the category of being slightly overrated. Of course, if Brown slips to even 6 or 7 in your draft, scoop him up immediately. But he is no longer a sure bet to be an elite...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 3:07pm

Giants sign Odell Beckham Jr. to biggest WR contract in NFL history

The New York Giants have signed star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to a five-year, $95 million contract extension on Monday, as first reported by ESPN's Josina Anderson.  With an average annual salary of $19 million per season, Beckham becomes the highest-paid wide receiver in the...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 2:46pm

Islanders NHL rumors: Sergei Bobrovsky watch

The Columbus Blue Jackets are on the verge of disaster as the futures of two of their stars, winger Artemi Panarin and goalie Sergei Bobrovsky look certain to not return to the team following the 2018-19 season.  While we reported on Panarin's interest in the New York Rangers in free...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 1:28pm

US Open top seed Simona Halep loses in first round

NEW YORK — Simona Halep made history in the first match ever on the new Louis Armstrong Stadium at the US Open.   And not in a good way.   With the tournament barely two hours old, the world No. 1 and top seed at the Open was sent packing by the powerful Estonian Kaia Kanepi, 6-...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 1:16pm

Glen Macnow: Eagles fans just relax, its only preseason

Admit it Eagles fans, you’re scared or at least a little nervous. After 200 days of basking in the afterglow of that parade up Broad Street, you tuned in this preseason expecting to see brilliance reflected off those Super Bowl rings. Must be something wrong with the TV. The team on the...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 12:55pm

Eden Hazard transfer rumors: Real Madrid or Chelsea?

Chelsea and Belgian international winger Eden Hazard can almost put transfer talks behind him, at least for this summer.  The 27-year-old has reportedly been linked to Spanish superclub Real Marid for most of the summer transfer window, which officially ends on Aug. 31 for teams outside of...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 12:26pm

Tennis 'Big Three' poised to make more history at 2018 US Open

NEW YORK — For all the talk of the "Big Four" in men's tennis, it is really the "Big Three" who maintain a stranglehold on the sport. During a Golden Age for men's tennis, Roger Federer (20), Rafael Nadal (17) and Novak Djokovic (13) have combined to win 50 Grand...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 11:59am

Could Yankees catch Red Sox in AL East?

The idea of the New York Yankees winning the American League Eastern division seemed like nothing more than a pipe dream on Aug. 18 as the Bronx Bombers sat 10.5 games behind the scorching-hot Boston Red Sox who had won 17 of their last 20 games.  While the Red Sox slew any poor franchise...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 11:42am