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2019 Year in News

Chicago Cubs Hire Longtime Milwaukee Brewers Manager Craig Counsell As New Manager In $40 Million Deal

After firing David Ross, the Chicago Cubs have found their next manager in Craig Counsell.  Counsell has signed a deal worth $40 million over the next five years, which makes it the highest salary for…


Astro’s Hector Neris Declines Player Options, Will Enter Free Agency

Astros’ reliever Hector Neris has declined a player option worth $8.5 million for 2024. This decision will make him a free agent during the offseason. The 34-year-old pitcher was 6-3 with a 1.71 ERA and…


Coastal Carolina QB Grayson McCall Released From Hospital, Doubtful Against Marshall

On Sunday, Coastal Carolina announced that quarterback Grayson McCall has been released from the hospital following a scary hit he faced during Saturday’s game against Arkansas State.  McCall was injured in the fourth quarter during…


Bruins’ Season Over In Round Two After Game Five Double OT Loss

The Bruins were the best team in hockey when the season was suspended in March. They were not able to keep the ball rolling heading into the NHL restart. When play returned, there was a…


Petition To Remove Michael Vick As Honorary Pro Bowl Captain Grows To 280,000

Former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick has been the focus of a petition signed by more than 280,000 people to have him removed from being one of the four Legends captains at the 2020 Pro…


Oregon Takes Down Utah 37-15 To Take Home Pac-12 Title

Heading into the Pac-12 Championship, Utah had high hopes of coming away with a victory and securing a spot in the College Football Playoffs. However, Oregon had other plans. Cruising to its first Pac-12 championship…


Steve Belichick Channels His Super Bowl Champ Dad Bill Belichick: ‘Like Father, Like Son’

The New England Patriots have a new face hitting headlines, head coach Bill Belichick‘s son, Steve Belichick. Social media picked up a clip from NESN on November 23 of an interview with the Patriots safeties…


Senators’ Mark Borowiecki, “Boro Cop,” Stops Attempted Robbery In Vancouver

The Ottawa Senators have their own superhero in defenseman Mark Borowiecki. The alternate captain managed to stop a theft on December 1 ahead of the Senators game against the Vancouver Canucks. He witnessed someone break…


Tom Brady Free Agent In 2020: Will He Leave New England Patriots?

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots (10-2) have all eyes on them this week as they host the Kansas Chiefs (8-4) in Foxborough. Looking to advance to 11-2, the current first place team in…


Giannis Antetokounmpo Unleashes Dunk On Julius Randle En Route To Bucks 132-88 Win

On Monday night in Milwaukee, the Bucks handled the New York Knicks on their home turf on their way to a monstrous 132-88 win. With this win, the Bucks not only padded their 12-game win…