ON THIS DAY ONE BIG THING WHAT'S NEW

Sunday Column: One Big Thing, On This Day, What’s New In Sports

February 23, 2020 One Big Thing: Tyson Fury became a world champion once again Saturday, and he did it by outslugging the knockout artist. In one of boxing’s most anticipated rematches in years, Fury defeated Deontay Wilder via seventh-round TKO at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, capturing the WBC world heavyweight title in the […]

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL MLB

Major League Baseball Headlines, News & Notes Lead By Astros Players Death Threats Spring Training Heats Up,

February 22, 2020 Josh Reddick says he and his Astros teammates have received death threats. The Chicago White Sox surprisingly sign reliever Aaron Bummer to huge 5-Year extension. Aubrey Huff says Astros will be beaned all year, ‘wear bulletproof vests!’ Dee Gordon plans to be the best player in the Seattle Mariners clubhouse in his […]

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION NBA

National Basketball League, Kobe Bryant, Jimmy Butler Lead The News & Notes

February 22, 2020 Kobe Bryant’s dad, Joe Bryant reveals the Mamba’s competitive NBA advantage. Pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash had FAA reprimand for flying in reduced visibility. Fans rip Patrick Patterson for complaining about Lakers postponing game with Clippers after Kobe’s death. Jimmy Butler away from Miami Heat due to personal reasons. The Miami […]

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL MLB

Major League Baseball News & Notes, Fiers Death Threats, Arbitration Winners and Losers Lead The Way

February 21, 2020 Former Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers says he has received death threats after he exposed Astros’s 2017 sign-stealing scheme. “Whatever, I don’t care. I’ve dealt with a lot of death threats before. It’s just another thing on my plate,” the Oakland Athletics pitcher told the San Francisco Chronicle on Thursday. Houston Astros owner Jim Crane has had a less-than-ideal […]

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL MLB

Whistle-Blower Mike Fiers Acknowledges Receiving Death Threats

February 21, 2020 Former Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers revealed he has been getting death threats since he exposed the Astros sign stealing scheme. The Oakland Athletics pitcher revealed the Astros were stealing signs in November. The Astros were stealing signs in the 2017 World Series which they won. He moved to the Detroit Tigers […]

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL MLB

Ex-Blue Jays Reliever Mike Bolsinger Adds Owner Jim Crane, Staffer Derek Vigoa To Lawsuit

February 21, 2020 Former Major League Baseball pitcher Mike Bolsinger amended his lawsuit against the Houston Astros. Included in the lawsuit is Astros owner Jim Crane and Derek Vioga a baseball-operations staffer. Bolsinger, 32, filed a civil suit Feb. 10 alleging the Astros had engaged in unfair business practices and negligence via a “duplicitous and […]

THE CONVERSATION

"THE CONVERSATION" Episode #12, With Paul Epstein, CEO & Founder of Purpose Labs | Keynote Speaker

February 21, 2020 Organizations everywhere are struggling. For whatever reason, you’ve fallen behind in sales, your culture is a mess, or your growth has stalled out. Or maybe you’re excelling, but success has let complacency creep into your teams. So you start playing defense— reactive, on your heels, the market dictating terms – and once […]

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL MLB

Pennsylvania Little League district to drop ‘Astros’

February 20, 2020 Pennsylvania Little League District will be dropping Astros name following cheating scandal. Just 60 miles east of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County, one Little League director is sending a clear message to his 4,000 players about the Houston Astros and their sign-stealing scam. “Right now, in our leagues, the Astros are suspended,” said Bob Bertoni, head of District […]

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NFL

NFL Postseason Could Expand To 14 Teams In New CBA

February 20, 2020 According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the NFL and the NFLPA’s current new collective bargaining agreement proposal would boost the sport’s postseason from six teams per conference to seven. In addition, only one team from each conference would receive a first-round bye, according to Schefter, as opposed to two. Under the current CBA proposal that NFL owners are pushing for, the playoff field would be expanded to seven […]