Sports Daypop

DopingRussiansBootedFromRio..jpg

Doping Russians Booted From Rio?

Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov first made his allegations to the New York Times in mid-May, telling the newspaper that he had come up with a doping system for Russian athletes.  Report confirms allegations of widespread Russian doping in several sports Via

BrokenBeerMugPutsTexasPitcheronDL..jpg

Broken Beer Mug Puts Texas Pitcher on DL

A cut from a broken souvenir beer mug from Cheers has landed Texas Rangersreliever Jake Diekman on the 15-day disabled list. Beer mug injury lands Rangers’ Diekman on DL Via espn.go.com Rangers pitcher Jake Diekman was placed on the 15-day disabled

SBMVPVonMillerandBroncosCometoDeal..jpg

SB MVP Von Miller and Broncos Come to Deal

NFL Media’s Rand Getlin first reported Miller agreeing to a six-year contract with the Broncos on Friday and includes $70 million in guarantees by March 2018, according to sources with knowledge of the deal. Von Miller signs six-year, $114.5M deal

TimTebowtoSpeakatTrumpConvention..jpg

Tim Tebow to Speak at Trump Convention

Tebow won’t be the only sports person speaking at the RNC. Newly rich UFC president Dana White will speak on Night 2 and golfer Natalie Gulbis, who appeared on Celebrity Apprentice will also speak. Tim Tebow Will Speak At Republican National

DukeBasketballGameCancelled-NCLGBTLaw..jpg

Duke Basketball Game Cancelled – NC LGBT Law

The Nov. 12 game between Duke and Albany is off, thanks to NY banning certain types of official travel to NC in the wake of that state’s anti-LGBT HB2 law. Duke-Albany Game Canceled Over North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law  Via deadspin.com

PlayersReacttoBradysSuspension..jpg

Players React to Brady’s Suspension

Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell revealed just how excited he is to go up against Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo rather than Tom Brady in Week 1. Bills’ Marcell Dareus: ‘I hate that Brady’s not going to be

LAFootballTownRamsSell70000Tix..jpg

LA Football Town, Rams Sell 70,000 Tix

“To sell out of season tickets in the first six hours upon our return to Los Angeles is both humbling and a reminder of how excited Angelinos are about the return of the Rams and the NFL,”

NBABossAgainstSuperTeamTrend..jpg

NBA Boss Against “SuperTeam” Trend

Commissioner Adam Silver expressed concern about Kevin Durant joining the Golden State Warriors and indicated that changes are needed in the CBA to maintain the league’s competitive balance. Silver: Impact of Durant joining GSW a concern Via espn.go.com NBA commissioner Adam

ASGFinal-AL4NL2..jpg

ASG Final – AL: 4, NL: 2

Two Royals starred on Tuesday to lead the American League to a 4-2 victory, ensuring home-field advantage for the A.L. in the World Series for the fourth year in a row. In the All-Star Game, the Mets Can’t