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How The Botched Mets Trade Went Down
deadspin.com Updated 43 minutes ago
So: who screwed up? Who was responsible for Wilmer Flores’s tears , and for the Brewers’ goodbye messages to Carlos Gomez, and for the Mets becoming a punchline yet again? And who’s to thank for the most entertaining sports Twitter night since DeAndre J…Share Tweet
Padres 7, Mets 3: The Wheels Fall Off for the Mets in a Game and in a Tradenytimes.com 11 hours agoThe Mets lost to the Padres despite three homers by Lucas Duda and then had to refute reports that a deal had been made to send Wilmer Flores and Zack Wheeler to the Brewers for Carlos Gomez.Share Tweetdeadspin.com 12 hours agoAt around 9:00 p.m., the Mets reportedly agreed to a deal with the Brewers to trade Zack Wheeler and Wilmer Flores for Carlos Gomez:Read more...Share Tweetnytimes.com 12 hours agoTo acquire Gomez, the Mets gave up two key young players: Wheeler, the highly rated right-handed pitcher who is now recuperating from Tommy John surgery, and Flores, a shortstop.Share Tweet
Packers Have Four Players Fail Physicals; Nelson and Hayward Ready for Camppackersgab.com 15 hours agoThe Packers released names today of four players that flunked their physicals and won’t be at the opening of training camp on Thursday. Outside linebacker Mike Neal, rookie running back John Crockett and wide receiver Ricky Collins will all open camp on…Share Tweet
Happy Training Camp Eve!greenbaypackernation.com 16 hours agoPacker Training Camp eve is upon us and the Packers have lots of gifts in store for all the good Packers fans in 2015. The only question is… Which gift would you most like from the Packers this preseason?Share Tweet
Packers won’t put Aaron Rodgers on a training camp pitch countprofootballtalk.com 16 hours agoAaron Rodgers has dealt with some injuries, and he is the MVP. But that doesn’t mean the Packers are going to put their quarterback on any kind of pitch count in training camp. “Aaron is going to have to get exactly he needs,” Packers coach Mike McCarth…Share Tweet
Bucks sign Copeland, adding front-court depthnba.com 18 hours agoThe Bucks have signed free-agent forward Chris Copeland, adding veteran depth to their young frontcourt.Share Tweet
Mike McCarthy on off-field issues: “The tolerance level isn’t very high”profootballtalk.com 21 hours agoThe Packers made their share of off-field headlines this offseason, and coach Mike McCarthy has had his patience tried. So far, the three players involved in run-ins with the law, suspensions or both remain on the roster, but McCarthy said Wednesday the…Share Tweet
With Business out of the Way…it’s FOOTBALL TIME!greenbaypackernation.com Jul 29 (yesterday)With the Packers shareholder meeting complete, it is time for football to once again take Titletown by storm. Mark Murphy addressed the media and laid out the highpoints including the possible game in London and the continued pursuit of NFLShare Tweet
Mike Brown takes blame for Bengals not honoring past playersprofootballtalk.com Jul 29 (yesterday)Packers fans filled Lambeau Field earlier this month to celebrate Brett Favre’s entry into the team’s Hall of Fame and they’ll fill it again on Thanksgiving to celebrate Favre’s career again. Plenty of other stadiums will play host to similar moments th…Share Tweet
Parra ups trade value with another big gameMLB.com Jul 29 (yesterday)Gerardo Parra, the Brewers' top trade chip, enjoyed another banner night, scoring three runs while finishing a home run shy of the cycle and making a highlight-reel catch to help extinguish the Giants' best rally in the Brewers' 5-2 win.Share Tweet
Five-Run Inning Lifts Giants Past Brewersnytimes.com Jul 29 (yesterday)Hunter Pence doubled in Matt Duffy to break a scoreless tie in the seventh inning and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 on Wednesday.Share Tweet
Extraordinary Packer GMsgreenbaypackernation.com Jul 28 (yesterday)Former Packer GM Ron Wolf was inducted into the Hall of Fame, and for good reasons. He was an outstanding General Manager who led the Packers out of the basement and back into the light. On the flip side isShare TweetThe Milwaukee Bucks took a major step toward remaining in Wisconsin on Tuesday. With Bucks head coach Jason Kidd reportedly watching from the gallery at the State Capitol in Madison, the Wisconsin State Assembly voted to approve a bill that will earmark…Share Tweet
Packers Show Off New Alternate Jerseys for the 2015 Seasonpackersgab.com Jul 28 (yesterday)The Packers have new throwbacks today, as they let the cat out of the bag at their new shareholders meeting. Here’s the look of the new jerseys, which look very much like the Packers wore in 1994. Those 1994 jerseys (the NFL’s 75th anniversary) were a t…Share TweetBrandon Crawford crushed a two-run homer in the fourth inning and Chris Heston threw seven solid frames as the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 4-2, Monday night at AT&T Park.Share Tweet
Packer Pride Meme: Training camp is coming, the time that separates …greenbaypackernation.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)Training camp is coming, the time that separates the men from the boys. Who will be the next Packers superstar? Who will step up? The challenge stands before us and the journey is long. But it is about to begin…itShare TweetJeremy Hellickson pitched six scoreless innings and Jake Lamb and Chris Owings provided run-scoring extra-base hits in the D-backs' 3-0 win over the Brewers on Sunday at Chase Field. It was Arizona's third victory in the four-game series and second cons…Share Tweet
Soon the Unknowns Become Knowngreenbaypackernation.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)The Packers offense will unquestionably be the strong point of this year’s team but the defense was coming on strong at the end of last season. With Training Camp on the horizon, the defense still has a few question marksShare Tweet
Rubby outduels Jungmann to blank BrewersMLB.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)Rubby De La Rosa blanked the Brewers over eight innings, winning for the second straight start, to lift the D-backs to a 2-0 win on Saturday night at Chase FieldShare Tweet
Stephen Jones says NFL still has “some work to do” on catch ruleprofootballtalk.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)Cowboys COO Stephen Jones recently admitted that the no-catch call in the divisional-round playoff game against the Packers was correct. But Jones knows the NFL still has more to do to get it right. The NFL has tweaked the rule regarding the making of a…Share Tweetnytimes.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)Ryan Braun homered, Jimmy Nelson threw seven innings in one of his best starts of the season to win a pitching duel with Arizona's Patrick Corbin, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Diamondbacks 2-1 on Friday night.Share TweetZack Godley won in his Major League debut to lift the D-backs to an 8-3 win over the Brewers in the series opener at Chase Field on Thursday night.Share Tweet
Eleven starters returning for Packers' high-powered offenseJul 29Herm Edwards and Mark Brunell explain why the Packers are destined for success with 11 returning starters on offense.
Rodgers facing full training camp workloadJul 29ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses why Packers coach Mike McCarthy doesn't intend to take it easy on veteran quarterback Aaron Rodgers during training camp.
Suspensions to Letroy Guion, others, cast cloud over Packers' cam...Jul 27ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses the dynamic at camp with suspensions looming.
Packers release revenue detailsJul 20ESPN business reporter Darren Rovell discusses what the Packers' portion of the NFL's revenue sharing says about the health of the league.
5-on-5: Biggest risers, fallers for 2015-16 NBA seasonJul 28After a summer of deals, which teams are on the inside track to success next season and which are headed for a down year? Our 5-on-5 panel weighs in.
The MMQB MailbagJul 22Today is a good day for logic around the NFL. Because: • The Tennessee Titans on Tuesday signed the second pick in the draft, quarterback Marcus Mariota, meaning that five days before the first practice of the NFL preseason, all 32 first-round picks hav…
Adande: Jordan wouldn't let pride get in the wayJul 21The healthiest sign in DeAndre Jordan's return engagement with the Clippers is that the final decision was made for the right reasons, overcoming what would have been a prideful mistake.
Let's Go CampingJul 20Time for the 2015 Training Camp Primer. Everything you need to know about the NFL’s 32 training camps, with some fun on the side. Clip and save. First things first, though. It was a notable Saturday evening for the Favre family. Not only did the famous …