Category: Sport

Mets make a Panik move

Don’t look at me like that. You know 50 other outlets are gonna run with the same headline. Jon Heyman reports that the New York Mets are expected to sign infielder Joe Panik, late of the San Francisco Giants. He’ll be eligible to be signed, assuming he has cleared waivers. Panik, though popular in San […]

Brad Keselowski wins Cup pole at Michigan

Brad Keselowski will start first in Sunday’s Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway after winning the pole in qualifying Friday. The Michigan native claimed the pole position with a speed of 190.471 mph around the 2-mile track. It is his second pole of the year (New Hampshire), the 16th of his career and his […]

Blue Jackets’ Pierre-Luc Dubois on verge of huge season

The Columbus Blue Jackets raised some eyebrows at the top of the 2016 draft when they used the No. 3 overall pick to select Pierre-Luc Dubois, passing on winger Jesse Puljujarvi. It was a bit of a surprise because Puljujarvi was viewed as the consensus pick at that spot and was one of the big […]

Heat land NBA’s vagabond star in Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler is unapologetically Jimmy Butler. Tough. Determined. Headstrong. Dwyane Wade, self-proclaimed Heat Lifer, was on furlough in Miami and playing with Butler on the Bulls in 2016. Butler has chafed many of his teammates. Not Wade. “He’s as advertised,” Wade said as a compliment. Several years later, endorsements like that led to a surprising union between […]

Report: Michael Beasley failed drug test in fall of 2018

Michael Beasley doesn’t have an NBA team. The free agent last played for the Los Angeles Lakers, and despite his contract status, has been suspended by the NBA for five games after violating the league’s anti-drug policy. A collective scoff by the basketball internet wondered aloud how Beasley could violate the anti-drug policy and get […]