National Sports

Dean Smith Includes Former Players In Will

Posted On March 26, 2015

(Undated) -- Late North Carolina men's basketball coach Dean Smith is still giving back to his players. Every letter winner who played for Smith during his 36 years as head coach is receiving a 200-dollar check as directed by the trust in his will. The trustee tells ESPN.com that checks were sent out to about…

J.D. Gibbs receiving treatment for brain issues

Posted On March 25, 2015

Huntersville, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Joe Gibbs Racing revealed on Wednesday that J.D. Gibbs, the team's president, is starting treatment for symptoms impacting areas of brain function, including speech and processing issues. Gibbs is the 46-year-old son of JGR team owner Joe Gibbs, who is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and winner…

Jets File Tampering Charges Against Patriots

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Foxborough, MA) -- The New York Jets are filing tampering charges against the Patriots. New York brass made the move following comments made Monday by Pats owner Robert Kraft. Kraft was speaking about the recently departed Darrelle Revis and his move to the Jets. The charges are similar to those made in recent months by…

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…