NBA Commissioner Adam Silver recently came out and spoke upon the issue of tanking. Most sports fans are aware of what tanking is, but just in case a few of you out there aren’t aware, tanking is when a team intentionally loses in order to secure a higher draft pick. Silver did an interview with
One of the hardest things to do in sports is making it to the highest level of their sport, respectively. The percentage of minor league ballplayers that make it to the Major Leagues is an abysmal 0.5%, while the amount of NCAA football players that make it to the NFL is just a slightly better
Here we are in the third week of baseball, and it has been an interesting one. A lot of the hot topics in baseball right now are the PED suspension of Starling Marte, the Yankees current hot streak, and the surgery of Clay Buchholz. An always relevant fantasy topic however, is the closer situation. Just
News broke out of Pittsburgh that as of around 2:00 PM EST, All-Star Outfielder Starling Marte has been suspended for 80 games for testing positive with high levels of testosterone. The illegal substance in use ended up being nandrolone, a performance enhancing drug. Nandrolone is a synthetic anabolic-androgenic steroid illegal in the world of baseball.
When you think of the dynasties in the history of baseball, your mind immediatly jumps to the Yankees’ Murderer’s Row (Gehrig, Lazzeri, Ruth, Hoyt) or the Yankees’ Core Four dynasty of the 1990s (Pettitte, Jeter, Posada, Rivera, O’Neil, Williams). There is a short list of dynasties in any sport, and on every one of those
While Gary Sanchez was visiting doctors for further evaluation on his strained right bicep Monday afternoon, the Yankees cruised to an 8-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Led by Michael Pineda’s 11 strikeouts over 7.2 innings, and two additional hits from Aaron Judge, the Yankees made quick work of the Rays, winning their home
The New York Yankees have invested their future into a handful of upcoming stars, and one of those young studs happens to be catcher Gary Sanchez. In a loss against the Orioles, Sanchez would strain his right bicep after fouling off a 3-2 fastball. Sanchez would proceed to take a practice swing outside of the batters
Jordan Zimmermann’s return to the Tigers rotation is a successful one.
(NY Post) Greg Bird will win AL MVP. This is as bold as it gets, right? Well, it is not as far fetched as may you think. In 2017, Bird will be manning first, as well as batting third for the New York Yankees this season, and with just strikeout prone Chris Carter behind him, he
Learning a brand new position, after following an awkward outfield campaign in 2016 with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Rickie Weeks Jr. went from “stud” to “dud” at seemingly the snap of a finger. Known as a superstar second baseman in Milwaukee, the 2011 All-Star signed with the Seattle Mariners in order to see a platoon role