NBA, NFL News & Notes, Transactions

Sports That Matters July 25, 2019   AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki The words rebuilding and tanking don’t sit well with Thunder general manager Sam Presti. He prefers the terms re positioning and replenishing. No matter what he calls it, he has quite a task in front of him after trading Oklahoma City’s two best players, All-Stars […]


LA Clippers Presser With Leonard, George & Ballmer, Transactions

Sports That Matters July 24th, 2019 Welcome back folks, glad you stopped by! Los Angeles Clippers president of basketball operations Lawrence Frank says acquiring Kawhi Leonard and Paul George is a “landmark moment” for the franchise. With Leonard and George on the roster, the Clippers are title contenders for the first time in franchise history. Paul George and Kawhi Leonard […]


Can The Cleveland Browns Win The Super Bowl, Steve Kerr Speaks Out, MLB News

Sports That Matters July 22nd, 2019 Welcome back! On this day in sports. 1923 Walter Johnson becomes 1st to strikeout 3,000 (en route to 3,508) 1963 Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in 1 for heavyweight boxing title 1990 77th Tour de France won by Greg LeMond of USA 1994 O.J. Simpson pleads “Absolutely 100% Not Guilty” of murder 1997 Greg Maddux throws a complete game with […]


NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL PGA News & Notes

Sports That Matters July 19th, 2019 Welcome back, appreciate you stopping by! Photo: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images If you thought the NFL Network had already run out of players with any connection to the Pittsburgh Steelers they could bring on the show to criticize their former team, the appearance of Brandon Boykin on NFL Total Access on Wednesday ended […]


Harper Walk Off, Eli And The HOF, Space Jam 2

Sports That Matters July 17th, 2019 Welcome back! 1. On this day in sports. 1882 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Defending champion William Renshaw beats twin brother Ernest Renshaw 6-1, 2-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 1902 Orioles forfeit to St Louis having only 5 players available to play they then forfeit their franchise back to the AL 1922 Ty Cobb gets 5 […]


On This Day, MLB Revenue, Westbrook Headed To Rockets

Sports That Matters July 12th, 2019 Welcome back, thanks for stopping by! Major League Baseball is back at full strength after All-Star break! 1. On this day in sports. Photo: 1901 Cy Young wins his 300th game 1921 Babe Ruth sets record of 137 career home runs 1927 Babe Ruth hits 30th of 60 HRs 1949 Baseball owners agree to erect […]


NBA Comings & Goings, MLB Set For Second Half, College Football Pre-Camp News

Sports That Matters July 11th, 2019 Welcome back! ESPY Award show still less entertaining as other award shows! 1. National Basketball Association news Magic Johnson likes the Lakers fourth quarter team. Photo: Yahoo Sports You may remember that Magic Johnson abruptly quit his job as Lakers president so he could tweet whatever he wanted and voice his […]