On Tuesday, Mark Herzlich was set to become a restricted free agent, but the New York Giants decided to keep their middle linebacker around for at least one more season.
The team announced on Friday that they have signed Herzlich to a new deal and will provide depth on the team at the middle linebacker position; terms of the deal were not disclosed at the time of the signing. The team's current starting middle linebacker from 2013, Jon Beason, is also set to become an unrestricted... Read at Giants 101
While it is still early in the spring, three Pittsburgh Pirates' outfielders have performed at peak value throughout the first ten days of spring games. Andrew McCutchen, Travis Snider and Chris Dickerson have all seen the ball explode off their bat early on in March.
After going 3-for-3 with a two-run homer Friday against the Minnesota Twins, McCutchen's batting average is now an astronomical .727, as he is 8-for-11 overall. His OPS is an unheard of 1.932. Needless to say, last... Read at Pirates 101
Kevin Garnett will not be in Boston on Friday night due to back spasms. Garnett has missed the last three games. It's a shame he won't be around to get another small ovation.
The Brooklyn Nets have rescued their season following an atrocious start. After an 10-21 start, the Nets have clawed their way back above .500 at 30-29. They've gone 20-8 since New Years Eve. Part of the Nets' success has come with Kevin Garnett filing... Read at Celtics 101
The most decorated goalie in Buffalo Sabres history will soon join other franchise greats in the Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame. Dominik Hasek will be honored in a pre-game ceremony at First Niagara Center on Saturday March 29th against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Hasek was acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks on August 7, 1992 in exchange for Stephane Beauregard and a 4th round draft choice in 1993.
He played in Buffalo from 1992 to 2001. At the time of his... Read at Sabres 101
With the Co-Main and Main events pitting top ranked Welterweights against each other, many have dubbed UFC 171 as an unofficial 4 man welterweight tournament. The main event of UFC 171 puts Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler in a fight that will determine who is to become the next UFC Welterweight champion; while the co-main event sees Carlos Condit fight Tyron Woodley. The idea of UFC 171 being a ‘tournament’ of sorts has even more resonance now that the UFC has officially told... Read at MMA 101