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"We won the championship. We're drinking champagne, but we have 14 guys grinding it out at a ballpark trying to watch it on their cell phones. They are the ones missing birthdays and their son's first Little League game" – Nationals President of Baseball Operations & GM Mike Rizzo , ...

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09/17/14
NFL Could Intervene In Greg Hardy Case

The NFL is "considering intervening" in Panthers DE Greg Hardy’s domestic abuse case, either to "advise the Panthers in the handling of it or to take action against Hardy," according to Joseph Person of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Panthers sources said that they have "not heard from the league and ...

Tags: Franchises, Carolina Panthers, NFL

09/17/14
Atlanta Mayor Vows City Won't Lose Hawks

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed "insists the Hawks will stay in Atlanta even with the pending sale of the controlling interest in the franchise," according to Chris Vivlamore of the ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION. Reed yesterday said that the city will "play a role in finding a new owner." He added that he h ...

Tags: Franchises, Atlanta Hawks, NBA

09/17/14
CFL Argos Owner Addresses Potential Buyers

CFL Argonauts Owner David Braley acknowledged that he has been "approached by two new potential bidders" for the club, according to Curtis Rush of the TORONTO STAR. A prospective buyer two weeks ago "emerged with the idea of setting up the Argos as a not-for-profit corporation." The economic model w ...

Tags: Franchises, CFL

09/17/14
Selig Talks Mets Discrimination Suit, Payroll

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig yesterday during a press conference at Citi Field "grew agitated, argumentative and downright fiery during a highly entertaining question-and-answer session," as the "majority of the questions concerned the Mets’ on-the-field struggles and off-the-field confirmed par ...

Tags: Franchises, New York Mets, MLB

09/17/14
NBA Kings Experimenting With 3D Printing Technology

The NBA Kings have begun experimenting with 3D printers, making them what is belived to be the first team in the league to use the high-tech, potentially revolutionary process. The organization has teamed with Sacramento-based entrepreneurial group Hacker Lab to develop ways to deploy the technology ...

Tags: Franchises, Sacramento Kings, Golden State Warriors

09/17/14
Peter Guber To Buy OKC's Triple-A Team

Dodgers and Warriors co-Owner Peter Guber has completed a deal to acquire the Triple-A PCL Oklahoma City RedHawks from the company he leads, Mandalay Entertainment, and sign a new affiliation agreement between the RedHawks and Dodgers. The RedHawks had been affiliated with the Astros for the past fo ...

Tags: Franchises

09/16/14
Vikings Reinstate Peterson Despite Abuse Charges

Vikings GM Rick Spielman yesterday acknowledged that the images of the wounds RB Adrian Peterson "inflicted on his 4-year-old son with a switch were 'disturbing,'" but he said that the organization’s top decision makers "thought it was best to let the legal system run its course" before d ...

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

09/16/14
Panthers' Greg Hardy Could Play This Week

Panthers DE Greg Hardy "will practice this week, but the team has not made a decision on his status" for Sunday’s game against the Steelers or for the rest of the season, according to Joseph Person of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Panthers coach Ron Rivera yesterday said that the team "has no plans ...

Tags: Franchises, NFL, Carolina Panthers

09/16/14
D-League's Mad Ants Resist Single Affiliation

The NBA D-League is "moving toward a system in which there’s one team for every NBA team," but the Ft. Wayne Mad Ants "aren’t interested in selling to an NBA franchise," according to Justin Cohn of the Ft. Wayne JOURNAL GAZETTE. The Mad Ants for the '14-15 season will serve as the "mino ...

Tags: Franchises, NBDL

09/15/14
Vikes: Peterson Expected To Play Next Sunday

The Vikings this morning issued a statement that RB Adrian Peterson will participate in practice this week and is expected to play in Sunday's game against the Saints. That comes after the team deactivated Peterson for yesterday's game against the Patriots after he was indicted Friday on felony chil ...

Tags: Franchises, NFL, Minnesota Vikings

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