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UCLA, Jim Mora sign six-year extension, disappoint Washington

The UCLA Bruins have agreed to a six-year contract extension through 2019 with head coach Jim Mora on Tuesday. In his inaugural season with UCLA, Mora led the Bruins to nine wins that included a Pac-12 Championship appearance. Mora has continued his success in 2013, with nine wins heading into the Bowl season, highlighted by […]

The A’s and Others Move Quick as Hot Stove Heats Up

December has started off with a bang for Major League Baseball’s hot stove with numerous trades and signings on Monday and Tuesday. So far, the Oakland Athletics look to be the biggest beneficiary — going against their “Moneyball” roots and going all in for 2014. Yesterday, Billy Beane signed starting pitcher Scott Kazmir (two-year, $22 […]

A’s acquire closer Jim Johnson from Baltimore for 2B Weeks

The Oakland Athletics have acquired closer Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for second baseman Jemile Weeks and a player to be named later, or future considerations. The A’s were in need of a closer following the departure of Grant Balfour to free agency. The 30-year-old Johnson has led MLB in saves over […]

Chris Carpenter Retires

Chris Carpenter officially retired from the St. Louis Cardinals, on Wednesday. Carpenter, 38, has dealt with injuries throughout his career including a torn labrum, Tommy John surgery, thoracic outlet syndrome, in addition to his current nerve issues in his neck and shoulder. When healthy, Carpenter was a mainstay for the Cardinals in helping them win […]

Brad Ausmus named Tigers’ manager

On Sunday the Detroit Tigers announced former catcher Brad Ausmus as their manager. Ausmus will be taking over for former manager Jim Leyland who stepped down after the 4-2 series loss in the ALCS to the Boston Red Sox. In his 18-year career, Ausmus played for four teams, made an All-Star appearance in 1999 and […]

NFL Power Rankings

The NFL season is over a third of the way done, which means that we are starting to get a very good gauge of what teams are legit contenders, what teams are on the brink, and what teams are falling behind. You don’t need “Quick Notes” to understand what teams are quality anymore. This is […]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Release QB Josh Freeman

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Thursday that they have released backup quarterback Josh Freeman. The original plan, according to reports, was to trade Josh Freeman to a team who needed a quarterback, but deals did not pan out.┬áSources stated that the Buccaneers shopped Freeman to all other 31 NFL teams in hopes to find a […]

Top 25 matchup: Mississippi vs. Alabama

Head coach Hugh Freeze will lead the No. 21 Mississippi Rebels (3-0) into Tuscaloosa, Alabama this Saturday to face off against Nick Saban and the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide. Below are five things to watch… 1. Alabama’s secondary In the Sept. 14 matchup against the highly ranked Aggies of Texas A&M, the Alabama secondary […]

Alex Rodriguez Suspended Until End of 2014 Season

The hammer has finally fallen upon Alex Rodriguez, and it has fallen hard. Alex Rodriguez has been suspended by Major League Baseball through the 2014 MLB Season – a total of 211 regular-season games (all the rest of the 2013 season’s games and 2014). Alex Rodriguez is expected to appeal his suspension, in which the […]

Percy Harvin will Undergo Hip Surgery

The moment Seahawks fans have been hoping would never come just did – Percy Harvin will undergo hip surgery after receiving a second opinion earlier today on the tear in his hip. According to the Seahawks camp, Harvin will undergo surgery on Thursday. There’s still no telling how long Percy Harvin will be out of […]