Feb 25

David Ortiz refers to new MLB pace of play rule as B.S.

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It took David Ortiz exactly two days to fly off the handle. Ortiz, who reported to Boston Red Sox spring training on Tuesday, addressed the media for the first time Wednesday at JetBlue Park. When asked about Major League Baseball’s recent rule changes governing pace of play, specifically the rule stating a batter must keep …

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Feb 25

Mavs suspend Rondo after incident with Rick Carlisle

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Rajon Rondo’s confinement to the bench will continue into Wednesday night. The Dallas Mavericks have suspended Rondo one game for conduct detrimental to the team, the team announced Wednesday. Rondo will miss the Mavs’ contest against the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks. The mercurial point guard earned his suspension during a spat with head coach Rick …

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Feb 25

Who Is The Face of Major League Baseball

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Who is the face of Major League Baseball? When posed to any other sport today it is a question that is rather quickly solved. NBA? LeBron James. NFL? Peyton Manning. NHL? Sidney Crosby. Boxing? Floyd Mayweather. Soccer? Cristiano Ronaldo. Even faux sports like WWE it’s easy with John Cena. There is a guy to run …

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Feb 22

Homeland Security chief: Be ‘vigilant’ at malls

The secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday warned shoppers at Minnesota’s iconic Mall of America and similar venues to be vigilant in the wake of new terrorist threats. “I’m not telling people to not go to the mall,” Secretary Jeh Johnson said on NBC’s Meet The Press. “I think that there needs to be an …

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Feb 16

The March Madness Tradition.

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March Madness. The time of year the world focuses on College Hoops. Even if you aren’t a fan, chances are you are doing a bracket.  Bu making brackets, or betting on college basketball, it is contagious and widespread.  At sportsjabber, it’s an exciting time of year. But how did it start?  This single elimination tournament …

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Feb 09

Tony Dorsett on CTE: I had no idea ‘the end was going to be like this’

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Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett was diagnosed with having signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in November 2013. It’s been an uphill battle since then, but he has a lot of fight left. “I’m in the fight, man,” Dorsett told 1310 The Ticket in Dallas, according to ESPN.com. “I’m not just laying around letting …

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Feb 09

Puck Daddy: Alex Ovechkin finally gets his Honda, donates it to charity

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Alex Ovechkin spent the entire 2015 NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft campaigning Team Foligno and Team Toews to make him the last pick, ensuring that he would win a brand new Honda. Things didn’t go as the Washington Capitals captain had planned and he was selected before the final two of Filip Forsberg and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, …

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Feb 09

LewPBlog:NFL Films founder Ed Sabol dies

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NEW YORK — Ed Sabol, the NFL Films founder who revolutionized sports broadcasting and reimagined pro football from an up-and-coming league to must-watch theater, has died. He was 98. Sabol died Monday at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, the NFL said. Sabol was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011. During his …

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Feb 07

SJ 2015 NFL Mock Draft

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1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State 2. Tennessee Titans – Leonard Williams, DE, USC 3. Jacksonville Jaguars – Brandon Scherff, OT, Iowa 4. Oakland Raiders – Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama 5. Washington Redskins – Landon Collins, SS, Alabama 6. New York Jets – Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon 7. Chicago Bears – …

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Feb 04

BTB: Who Were The Cowboys’ Most Productive Defenders In 2014?

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The Cowboys use a production points system to grade some of their defensive players. We look at what the results of such a system could look like and also look at which defenders were more productive than others. When Cowboys linebacker coach Matt Eberflus served as defensive coordinator in Missouri under head coach Gary Pinkel …

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