5:37 AM EDT, Wed October 22, 2014
Report: Patriots Make Trade With Tennessee Titans for LB Akeem Ayers

Report: Patriots Make Trade With Tennessee Titans for LB Akeem Ayers

For the third straight year, the Patriots have made a trade near the deadline to add depth at a position of need.
Mike Reiss / New England Patriots Blog | ESPN Boston 11 hours ago

Patriots-based thoughts on Akeem Ayers deal

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A few thoughts on the New England Patriots agreeing to a trade with the Tennessee Titans for linebacker Akeem Ayers, pending a physical (you can find the Titans' perspective here): Low-risk, depth-based move. Last year, when the Patriots acquired defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga at...
Music City Miracles 12 hours ago

NFL Trade Rumors: Titans Trading Akeem Ayers to the Patriots

Jim Wyatt has broken the story that the Titans are trading Akeem Ayers to the New England Patriots.  Wyatt said he does not know at this time what the Titans are getting for Ayers.  Paul Kuharsky said on Twitter that he has been told it is not a conditional pick.  Wyatt also said there were multiple...
San Jose Mercury News 5 hours ago

World Series: Giants rout Royals in opener

Madison Bumgarner pitches seven dominant innings as the San Francisco Giants win 7-1 over the Kansas City Royals in Game 1 of the World Series.
McCovey Chronicles 5 hours ago

Giants take Game 1 of World Series, 7-1

The Giants were up by three runs before the Royals came to the plate, and Madison Bumgarner was strong. The Giants defeated the Royals in Game 1 of the 2014 World Series, winning 7-1 in a game that never seemed that close. Madison Bumgarner was excellent,...

Spend Hal's Money: James Shields

This Yankees offseason has no $189 million goal, nor does it appear a half-billion-dollar spending spree is in the offing, but the team will likely make a few moves. As always, we like to be helpful at ESPN New York, so once again, we will aid the Yankees' decision-makers with a little game we like to call "Spend Hal's Money." James Shields#33 SPKansas City Royals2014 STATSGM34 W14 L8 BB44 K180 ERA3.21Today's candidate: James Shields Position: RHP Age: 33 in December Height: 6-foot-3 Weight: 215 2014 numbers: $13.
Fenway Nation 10 hours ago
Rusney Castillo Injured In Arizona Fall League

Rusney Castillo Injured In Arizona Fall League

This is not what we want to hear! Multiple sources are reporting that Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo was injured Monday in Arizona Fall league action. Word is that Castillo has a bruised hand or thumb after batting yesterday for the Surprise Saguaros of the AFL. Castillo—who signed a $72.5 million contract with Boston—had been hitting .278 in the Fall League.
Orlando Sentinel 10 hours ago

Magic and Nik Vucevic are finalizing contract extension

The Orlando Magic and the representatives for center Nik Vucevic are finalizing a contract extension that will add four years to Vucevic's current deal and will run through the 2018-19 NBA season, an industry source told the Orlando Sentinel.
McCovey Chronicles 4 hours ago
Giants storm to Game 1 victory behind Bumgarner, Pence

Giants storm to Game 1 victory behind Bumgarner, Pence

The lead came early, and the Giants never relinquished it. Three more wins, you bozos. Before the Kansas City Royals -- the incomparably hot, momentum-brined Royals -- could get an at-bat, the Giants had scored three runs in the World Series. After the days and days of waiting, which were then funneled into the hours of waitingwaitingwaiting just before the game, the quick start made everyone feel like an anthropomorphic valium pill was giving them a full body massage. Ahhhhhh. Ahhhh. Ah. If you believe in momentum, then you believe the Royals had it. Which means you no longer believe in...
Boston Herald 4 hours ago
Joe Thornton offers a tip of hat to coach Burns

Joe Thornton offers a tip of hat to coach Burns

It’s been nine years since the Bruins made the franchise-altering trade that sent captain Joe Thornton to the San Jose Sharks, but the former MVP still believes he owes a great deal of his success to his first coach in the NHL.Thornton was the No. 1 overall pick in the 1997 draft and made the team as an 18-year-old, the same year Pat Burns became the Bruins head coach.“He taught me to be a man at a young age,” Thornton said. “Throughout my career I was happy to have a hard coach like that, but he was fair to me. Yeah, I’m proud of him.”

Packers' Next Opponent: Saints

Under coach Sean Payton, the New Orleans Saints have won 19 straight games at home. By a 3-1 vote of three executives in personnel for NFL teams and an assistant coach for a recent Saints’ opponent, the Green Bay Packers were picked to end that streak Sunday night at the Superdome.
Rangers-Devils in review

Rangers-Devils in review

Click here to read my story from lohud.com. Click here to see lohud.com’s photo gallery off of last night’s game. Thoughts: 1) I know I chide you guys for your emotional swaying, you know, the way, for example, the Rangers completely sucked early in the third period and how great... Read More → The post Rangers-Devils in review appeared first on Rangers Report.

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