Archives for July 2021
Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Geoff Molson’s open letter on drafting Logan Mailloux is an insulting piece of public relations. *This article includes details of sexual assault and abuse, which some readers may find is not suited for them. Please take care of yourselves!* On July 24, with the Montreal Canadiens first pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, Marc Bergevin … [Read more...] about Reading between the lines of Montreal Canadiens owner Geoff Molson’s open letter
Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images Alex Wood vs. Zack Greinke. Friday’s series opener between the San Francisco Giants and Houston Astros did not go particularly well. Here’s hoping that the second game is a touch more successful. There’s good news. Great news, even. Kris Bryant is joining the Giants, after a deadline deal. He will not, however, be available for … [Read more...] about 7/31 Gamethread: Giants vs. Astros
Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images Making room for Yan Gomes and Josh Harrison The Oakland A’s made a trade on Friday, acquiring catcher Yan Gomes and utilityman Josh Harrison from the Washington Nationals. The pair of new additions meant two other players would need to go, and the corresponding roster moves came Saturday morning. The A’s announced four transactions. To … [Read more...] about Roster update: Kaprielian IL, Garcia optioned, Acevedo and Wilson DFA’d
Jane Tyska/Digital First Media/East Bay Times via Getty Images Three wins in a row, looking for a fourth The Oakland A’s and Los Angeles Angels are on to their third game in this weekend series in Anaheim, and the Halos are still searching for their first run. In fact, they didn’t even reach third base until the very end of last night’s game. It’s been wonderful. The … [Read more...] about Game Thread #106: A’s at Angels
Austin FC broke their transfer record when they secured the signature of Argentine Sebastián Driussi from Zenit St Petersburg. The versatile attacking player, who will be a designated player, signed for a reported $7 million and was announced yesterday on the club’s official Twitter. Driussi has played in Europe’s elite competitions but what should fans know about Austin FCs … [Read more...] about Sebastián Driussi | Who is Austin FCs Newest Star?
With a new interim UFC Heavyweight Champion set to be crowned, we look at some of the must-watch fighters competing on UFC 265. Manel Kape When Manuel Kape first came over to the UFC, there was a considerable amount of hype surrounding the Angolan flyweight. Kape had earned a reputation in Japan for his exciting fighting style and finishing instincts, and even earned a victory … [Read more...] about MMA | 5 Fighters to Watch at UFC 265
Following Josh Jacobs’s rookie season in 2019, he set about trying to up his game. The one aspect of his game he wanted to add was as a receiver out of the backfield. He even set the lofty goal of 60 catches. Though his receptions totals improved last season (33) from his rookie year (20), he fell well short of his goal. This season Jacobs has abandoned his receptions … [Read more...] about Raiders RB Josh Jacobs no longer setting receiving goals. What changed?
A couple training camp practices are in the books so Chris and Kyle jumped in for another episode of Candlestick Chronicles to discuss what went down the first couple days of camp. The guys chat about the quarterbacks first and why early returns on Jimmy Garoppolo are positive, including a little uncharacteristic spice from him in his press conference. Chris and Kyle also … [Read more...] about Candlestick Chronicles: Early 49ers training camp takeaways