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Manfred named new MLB commissioner

Posted On August 14, 2014

Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - Major League Baseball chief operating officer Rob Manfred has been elected as the sport's next commisioner following a contentious day of meetings between owners. Manfred, who has served as a league executive since 1998, will officially replace the retiring Bud Selig and become the 10th commissioner in MLB history in January.…

NFL Preseason Preview – NY Giants (2-0) at Indianapolis (0-1) (ET)

Posted On August 14, 2014

By John McMullen, NFL Editor(SportsNetwork.com) - It hasn't been pretty but the New York Giants will take a perfect 2-0 preseason record into Indianapolis for a meeting with the Colts on Saturday.The Giants opened the 2014 NFL preseason with a Hall of Fame Game win over Buffalo before edging the Pittsburgh Steelers, 20-16, on Curtis…

LeBron to make Miami return on Christmas

Posted On August 13, 2014

New York, NY (Sports Network) - The NBA unveiled its full regular-season schedule on Wednesday night. An extended All-Star break for the first time in league history was announced, but there will be plenty of intriguing matchups before the February showcase. LeBron James returns to Miami on Christmas Day as his Cavaliers take on the…

Notre Dame QB Golson to start vs. Rice

Posted On August 13, 2014

South Bend, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly is still days away from knowing what his first-team offense might look like when the Irish open their season on Aug. 30, but he has made at least one decision. "Everett Golson will be our starter against Rice," Kelly said after practice on Wednesday.Golson returns…

Suns Reject Pacers’ Trade Offer

Posted On August 12, 2014

(Phoenix, AZ) -- The Phoenix Suns rejected a trade that would have sent point guard Goran Dragic to the Indiana Pacers. The Suns would have received center Roy Hibbert, forward Chris Copeland and cash considerations in exchange for the reigning Most Improved Player of the Year. Dragic scored a career-high 20.3 points and dished out 5.9…