Archive for July, 2013

MLB threatens A Rod with lifetime ban report

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Major League Baseball is threatening to kick Alex Rodriguez out of the game for life unless the New York Yankees star agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension for his role in the sports latest drug scandal, according to a person familiar with the discussions.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/mlb/story/2013/07/31/sp-mlb-drug-investigation-suspensions-14-players-targeted.html?cmp=rss

3rd and Long: Backup quarterbacks turning heads

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Backup quarterbacks dominated the CFL this past weekend. 3rd and Long hosts Andy McNamara and Carlan Gay discuss all the performances and what it means moving forward.

Pollard keeps Ravens pink slip near (Comcast SportsNet Mid Atlantic)

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
The safety, now with the Titans, can see his termination notice every day.

Notes: Bears have bought in to Trestman’s system (Comcast SportsNet Chicago)

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Jay Cutler dismissed the notion that the Bears haven't bought in to Marc Trestman's system. Also, how much of the offense has Cutler grasped and how impressive has the red zone offense looked?

Laurent Robinson to try out with 49ers (ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports)

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
The San Francisco 49ers are still trying to solve depth issues at wide receiver with injuries to Michael Crabtree and Mario Manningham rendering them unavailable for the foreseeable future. Last year’s first-round draft pick A.J. Jenkins is still struggling to find a footing and is sitting out with an injury. Kyle Williams and Kasim Osgood…

Jose Bautista s double lifts Blue Jays over A s in extras

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Jose Bautista hit a go-ahead double in the top of the 10th inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Oakland Athletics 5-2 on Wednesday for a series win.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/mlb/game/1283894/recap/?cmp=rss

Eagles’ Riley Cooper apologizes for racial slur (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Saying he was ''ashamed and disgusted'' with himself, Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper apologized repeatedly for making a racial slur at a Kenny Chesney concert that was caught on video and led to him getting fined.

Culture change: How Marvin Lewis turned the Bungles back into the Bengals (Yahoo! Sports)

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Lewis was given a second chance after a 4-12 season in 2010, and he hasn't looked back.

MLB threatens A-Rod with lifetime ban: report

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Major League Baseball is threatening to kick Alex Rodriguez out of the game for life unless the New York Yankees star agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension for his role in the sport's latest drug scandal, according to a person familiar with the discussions.

Bears send mixed signals on read-option (ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports)

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
It’s fitting, we suppose, that the Bears are sending out mixed signals regarding the offensive trend premised on sending mixed signals to the defense. A day after Brad Briggs of the Chicago Tribune wrote that the Bears may use the read-option in 2013, the Bears said they won’t. “None,” quarterback Jay Cutler said regarding the…