Has the Stephen A. Smith Situation Gone Overboard?

In an age where gender equality is a touchy issue, Stephen A. Smith is on the short end of the leash as he has been given a one week suspension. The ESPN personality has always been one to be outspoken with his loud and raspy voice. But, did he go too far with his comments last week on “First Take” regarding Ray Rice beating his then-fiance? Also, has the public gone too far in criticizing Smith?

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Anderson Silva Return Fight Set

#UFC: Anderson Silva Return Fight Set

Last year, Anderson Silva suffered a serious leg injury in his rematch vs Chris Weidman for the UFC welterweight title. After the match no one knew when Silva was going to return from his injury but now we got some big news.

UFC President Dana White was at the ESPN studios today to announce that Silva will make his return to the octagon on January 31st in Las Vegas vs Nick Diaz.

My thoughts… WOW!…

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Jon Lester On His Way Out

Jon Lester On His Way Out

The Boston Red Sox are having a bad year, one year after going 97-65 and winning the world series, this season they are currently 48-58 last place of the AL east. It has been a very disappointing year for the sox and with the trade deadline coming up in 2 days the sox have been talking about trading their ace Jon Lester. Red Sox fans don’t want Lester gone and Lester wants to stay in Boston the…

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Lions Table Suh Negotiations Until After Season

Lions Table Suh Negotiations Until After Season

Dubbed as one of the dirtest players in NFL history, Ndamukong Suh has made quite the impact on the landscape of the NFL. However, this season could quite possibly be the last season he makes said impact while wearing a Honolulu Blue jersey with a Detroit Lions logo on his helmet. We won’t know Suh’s future with the team until after this upcoming season, as the Lions will hold off contract…

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Red Wings, Tatar Agree to Deal

Red Wings, Tatar Agree to Deal

The city of Detroit, better known as the Motor City or Hockeytown, is reletivey quiet this year in terms of sports. Sure the Tigers acquired Joakim Soria but that’s been about it for Detroit sports news, but the Red Wings are still willing to bring back players and they’ve done just that. It was reported on Monday that the Detroit Red Wings agreed to a 3 year deal with Forward Tomas Tatar. Due to…

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'The Big Hurt' Enshrined in Cooperstown

‘The Big Hurt’ Enshrined in Cooperstown

‘The Big Hurt’ — Frank Thomas — one of the best hitters in Major League Baseball history — finally had his day with his enshrinement in Cooperstown. Behind 83.7 percent of the votes, Thomas was elected a first ballot Hall of Famer.

In an emotional speech, Thomas thanked everyone along the way from his late Father to his mentors, coaches, trainers, and White Sox announcer Ken “Hawk” Harrelson. He…

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Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine Memories: ‘Chicks Dig the Long Ball’ (Video)

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine Memories: ‘Chicks Dig the Long Ball’ (Video)

On Sunday, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum inducted six all-time greats. Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, slugging first baseman Frank Thomas, and legendary managers Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, and Tony La Russa will now stand forever with the greatest the game has ever seen.

All deserve induction as they were simply the best at what they did. Younger fans, though, may forget or may…

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Giants get Jake Peavy from Red Sox

Giants get Jake Peavy from Red Sox

The San Francisco Giants have acquired starting pitcher Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox for Minor-League pitching prospects Heath Hembree and Edwin EscobarCBS Sports’ Jon Heyman announced the trade late Saturday morning.

After a terrific April (1-0, 2.87 in five starts), Peavy fell fast. Since May 1, he is 0-9 with a 5.54 ERA in 15 starts. He last pitched on July 22, allowing 5 ER in 6.1…

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Trade Rumor: Yankees Discussing Ian Kennedy, Jorge De La Rosa

Trade Rumor: Yankees Discussing Ian Kennedy, Jorge De La Rosa

The New York Yankees have once again gone into “win now” mode, making a number of trades throughout July. Most notably, the acquisition of pitcher Brandon McCarthy (2-0, 1.45 ERA in three starts) on July 5 has given the Yankees a huge boost to their depleted rotation. The Yankees have also added lefties Jeff Francis earlier this month and Chris CapuanoThursday. In addition, they have acquired…

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MLB July Trade Summary

MLB July Trade Summary

As the season enters and passes through July each year, Major League Baseball general managers assess their teams’ progress and chances of making the postseason. Now that MLB has three division winners and two wild cards in each league, teams do not give up players as easily as they used, but the wheeling and dealing do continue.

The 2014 season has seen its share of July trades — 18. The New…

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