Month: July 2022

Freddie Freeman clearly wanted Braves return, regardless of who’s to blame

Freddie Freeman clearly wanted Braves return, regardless of who’s to blame

It is rare when a player changes agents right after signing a monster deal. But Freddie Freeman is seriously contemplating doing just that, and is actually expected to do so, as Buster Olney first reported.  Freeman obviously wasn’t happy to leave the Braves even if it meant going almost home to the Dodgers (he’s from …

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Kevin Durant wants out. How did the Nets go from super-team to a KD trade request?

Kevin Durant wants out. How did the Nets go from super-team to a KD trade request?

It started as a clean sweep and ended up a disaster. Three years to the day after Kevin Durant committed to the Nets alongside Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan, the 6-foot-10 forward requested a trade from the organization. The Athletic’s Shams Charania first reported the news on Thursday. Brooklyn is starting free agency, which tipped …

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Fans look on as Phil Mickelson hits from the rough on the second hole during the first round of the LIV Golf tournament at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club.

LIV tour stop in Oregon pleases fans who want to see big-time golf

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — For all the controversy surrounding LIV Golf — the Saudi-funded series is bankrolled by a country known to traffic in human rights abuses, its creation has infuriated the PGA Tour and its players, all while putting the majors in a tough spot — fans don’t seem to care much.  In fact, they …

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USC, UCLA to leave Pac-12 for Big Ten in 2024: College sports begins its latest seismic shakeup

USC, UCLA to leave Pac-12 for Big Ten in 2024: College sports begins its latest seismic shakeup

USC and UCLA have been accepted as the newest members of the Big Ten conference with league officials approving their membership Thursday night. The programs have announced their respective departures from the Pac-12 beginning in 2024 with the pair marking a significant acquisition for the Big Ten that will significantly change the college sports landscape. …

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