Baseball teams haven’t stopped spending. They’re just spending more intelligently (Well…except for the Mets and the Giants). “Mid-market teams are showing their commitments to their best young players by signing them to long-term contracts, even in the face of recession. The Arizona Diamondbacks just gave 22-year-old Justin Upton $51.25 million to keep him locked up through 2015. The Seattle Mariners re-upped pitcher Felix Hernandez (age 23) for $78 million over five years, and outfielder Franklin Gutierrez (27) for $20.1 million over four years. All as the Yankees tightened their belts a bit by bidding adieu to aging stars like Damon and Hideki Matsui.” (Forbes)
Marshawn Lynch is now a retired elder statesman. Cal is honoring him with a bobblehead. The bobblehead will commemorate perhaps the most (…)
You knew the tribute jerseys were coming.
All the info you need.
Victor Oladipo can sing.
Greg Hardy: CFL Will Not Be an Option, League and Roughriders Coach Disagree About Who Made Decision
The Saskatchewan coach and the league disagree on who is making that decision.
ESPN is apparently holding an internal talent competition. Darren Rovell joined Jorge & Izzy, who are filling in for Dan Le (…)
Ghost or fireworks smoke? You decide.