NBA Draft Recap

In somewhat of surprising move the Cleveland Cavaliers selected Anthony Bennett from UNLV.

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OREGON FOOTBALL PLACED ON PROBATION

Chip Kelly has apparently left Oregon just in time.  The NCAA this morning placed Oregon’s football program on 3 years probation and took away one scholarship for the next three seasons for recruiting violations which occurred while Kelly was in charge.

http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/9424556/oregon-ducks-put-probation-ncaa-lose-scholarship

Kelly left Oregon after this past season to become the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles who fired Andy Reid. Image

Aaron Hernandez Arrested & Charged with Murder; Cut by Patriots

Well here is another case of a scum bag human being.  Celebrities & athletes, people who seem to have it all…….fame, fortune, talent…all for nothing.

Aaron Hernandez Arrested – ESPN

 

Hernandez was arrested and charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd as well as 4 misdemeanor gun charges.

The New England Patriots have released tight end Aaron Hernandez.  The release will cost the Patriots a large amount of dead money towards the salary cap in 2013/2014.

Aaron Hernandez career profile & statistics

2013 MLB Power Rankings – Mid-June Edition

 

Here is a look at how teams around baseball stack up heading towards July.

#1. St. Louis Cardinals (45-26) – The Cardinals are among the best current franchises in sports. Consistently competitive along with multiple championships.  They are at it again in 2013 holding the best record in baseball to this point.

#2. Boston Red Sox (44-29) – It appears the culture and negativity has been bounced from Boston.  They’ve had a great run to this point but there are a lot of games left against a lot of talented divisional opponents.

#3. Oakland Athletics (43-30) – Who are these guys?  The A’s still don’t have many recognizable faces to the average baseball fan yet they continue to win baseball games.  Strong pitching along with clutch hitting usually = victories.

#4. Cincinnati Reds (43-29) – Consistent starting pitching. Dominating closer and a strong offense has the Reds looking to reach the postseason for the 2nd consecutive season.

#5. Atlanta Braves (42-30) – The Braves are loaded with talent both offensively and pitching wise.  We’ve seen how good they can be when they play there best. (11-1 start).  Justin Upton needs to again find his stroke. Continue reading

Patriots sign free agent QB Tim Tebow

In non-breaking news the New England Patriots signed QB Tim Tebow last week.  Tebow is expected to be #3 on the QB depth chart behind Tom Brady and #15 Ryan Mallet.  Tebow was assigned jersey #5 by the team which looks to be permanent as jersey sales have begun.  The moves doesn’t come as shock to Patriots fans at he provides depth & versatility, two of Bill B’s favorite qualities in a football player. Will it work?  That question has yet to be answered but there is essentially nothing to lose so why not give it a shot?

Patriots sign free agent QB Tim Tebow.

 

Tim Tebow joins New England