Thursday, July 24, 2014

As they entered their fourth day of training camp, the New York Giants officially announced their very first "unofficial" depth chart for 2014. Yes, you read that right -- they officially announced their "unofficial" depth chart.

The training camp depth chart is nothing new for the Giants (or any NFL team for that matter), but offers very little insight into what's actually happening on the field or what may happening in the future. Most players are cycled in and... Read at Giants 101

[caption align="aligncenter" width="468"]_ DSCN0002 Junior Lake from Flickr via Wylio? 2013 John, Flickr

Chicago Cubs outfielder Junior Lake burst on to the scene last summer as a rookie and brought energy to dead team.  At one point, Lake was drawing Yasiel Puig-type attention with his play and some fans wanted to rename Lake Michigan, Lake Junior (get it!).  Heading in to 2014 it was believed that Lake had earned himself a permanent place in the Cubs’ outfield but now some fans are wondering why he is still in the major leagues... Read at Cubs 101

[caption align="aligncenter" width="234"]Joakim Noah from Flickr via Wylio? 2011 Keith Allison, Flickr

Reigning Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah played and started 80 games last season for the Chicago Bulls playing 35.3 minutes a game at a relentless pace. For seven seasons Joakim Noah has poured his heart and soul on to the hardwood; as fierce a competitor the NBA has to offer. To his credit, the seven-foot Noah has rarely let a myriad of ailments, including: foot, knee, wrist, and groin injuries curtail his performance and output for... Read at Bulls 101

In mid June, the Colorado Avalanche announced that they would arrange for a salary arbitration hearing with restricted free agent Ryan O'Reilly, as the team and O'Reilly's agent had been unable to agree on an extension for the talented forward. Now, almost a month and a half later, the Avalanche and O'Reilly have come to terms in advance of the arbitration hearing, meaning it will not be needed. O'Reilly has signed a... Read at Avalanche 101

It's perhaps the biggest win of Darrell Wallace's Jr's young career as the 20-year-old from Alabama led 97 of 150 laps en route to his third career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in the 1-800-Car-Cash Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway on Wednesday night. A stunned Wallace celebrated in victory lane. 

"That's so cool, on dirt, Eldora," Wallace said in victory lane. "Really? Eldora?" 

Wallace had an epic battle with... Read at Motorsports 101