Tuesday, January 27, 2015

On the back of a third season without making the play-offs, the New York Giants know that this year's Draft pick could be crucial to the franchise's hopes of making a return to the postseason this year.

In what was a dismal year for both the Giants and the Jets, New York's sporting fans has been seeking solace in the performances of NHL sides the Rangers and Islanders over the past few months, with both teams are still being... Read at Giants 101

The Chicago Cubs announced yesterday that visitation and memorial services for Ernie Banks will be held between 12-8 PM on Friday and Saturday at Fourth Presbyterian Church, located at 126 East Chestnut st. in Chicago.

Ernie Banks spent his entire 19-year career with the Chicago Cubs, from 1953-1971. Banks broke in as the first African-American player to play for the north siders and ended up being one of the best of all time, recording 512 home runs, 2,583 hits and two MVP awards. ... Read at Cubs 101

There has been lots of talk about the New York Knicks tanking. Fans want them to have the worst record so they can have the best chance at landing the number one overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. However, their focus shouldn't just be on landing Duke big man Jahlil Okafor. Instead it should be on securing a top three pick so they ensure they will add either Okafor, Emmanuel Mudaiy or Karl Towns. Their ticket to turning things around is... Read at Knicks 101

Multiple sources announced that the Los Angeles Kings have placed forward Mike Richards on waivers. Richards has five goals and 10 assists in 47 games this season. He is a veteran of 704 NHL games, a former captain of the Philadelphia Flyers, and a two-time Stanley Cup Champion with the Kings.

Richards is the Kings’ third-highest paid forward ($5.75-million through the 2019-20 season), in terms of salary-cap hit, alongside Anze Kopitar ... Read at LA Kings 101

In what was the last NASCAR Nationwide Series race ever, Matt Kenseth beat out Kyle Larson on a green-white-checkered finish Saturday, to score the victory in the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead Miami Speedway. XFINITY will become the new title sponsor of NASCAR's second series next season.

For Kenseth, it was his first Nationwide Series win of 2014 and the 29th of his career. He drove the No. 20 GameStop Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota around the outside of Larson on the final restart in... Read at Motorsports 101