National Sports

Forbes: Yankees Again MLB’s Most-Valuable Franchise

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Undated) -- The New York Yankees are once again baseball's most valuable franchise. "Forbes" estimates the Yankees' 2015 worth at 3.2-billion-dollars. They top Forbes' list for the 18th consecutive year since the magazine has been tracking club values. The Los Angeles Dodgers are second at 2.4-billion, followed by the Boston Red Sox at 2.1-billion. The…

Mets’ Wheeler has successful Tommy John surgery

Posted On March 25, 2015

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler underwent successful surgery to repair the flexor pronator tendon and reconstruct the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, the team announced Wednesday. It's expected to take about 14 months for the 24-year-old to be ready to pitch.Wheeler was set to begin his third season…

Los Angeles Remains Hot Topic At NFL Owners Meetings

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Phoenix, AZ) -- Putting a team back in Los Angeles remains a hot topic in the NFL. Speaking at the NFL Owners Meetings in Phoenix, Arizona, Commissioner Roger Goodell downplayed speculation LA will have a team again by 2016.   Goodell says there is no pressure to get a team back in LA by 2016…

Vikings’ Zimmer: No Plans To Trade Peterson

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Phoenix, AZ) -- Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer is expecting to have running back Adrian Peterson on his team this year. Speaking at the NFL Owners Meetings on Wednesday, Zimmer says the Vikings are not looking to trade the former league MVP.   Peterson missed all but one game last season while dealing with…

Agent Says Peterson Wants Out

Posted On March 24, 2015

(Minneapolis, MN) -- Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is making it official he no longer wants to play for the franchise. Peterson's agent, Ben Dogra, in Phoenix for the NFL's Owner's Meetings stated he doesn't believe "it's in Adrian's best interest to play in Minnesota" any longer. There had been reports the star back had…