NFL News: Randy Moss used to be a great player. It could be argued that he was the most gifted athlete ever to play the game of football. It can also be argued that he's not worth the trouble and baggage anymore.
Now rumors are surfacing that the New York Jets may be interested in signing Randy Moss to play opposite Santonio Holmes.
Ervin Santana tossed a no-hitter Wednesday afternoon against the Clevelnd Indians, beating the Tribe, 3-1. Santana is the kind of pitcher who can shut down a lineup with electric stuff and the endurance to get through nine innings. He just doesn’t do it consistently. But when he’s on, he’s tough to hit. The Indians’ lone run came in the first inning after leadoff batter Ezequiel Carrera reached on an error by shortstop Erick Aybar, stole second went to third on a fielder’s choice before scoring on a Santana wild pitch.
Last night I watched the last 11 innings of the Pirates-Braves game in Atlanta. And it’s the kind of game I really enjoy. I love teams using every player on the roster. I love the do-or-die at-bats every inning. I love teams playing for one run.
NFL News:The New York Jets made it clear they wanted to keep their star wide receiver, Santonio Holmes, and they got their guy by signing him to a 5-year contract worth $50 million dollars, $24 million of that being guaranteed.
A NCAA investigation has been a dark cloud hanging over Butch Davis and North Carolina’s football team since last season. And North Carolina is ready to make Davis the fall guy. In a bit of strange timing, Davis was fired on Wednesday – less than 40 days before the start of the 2011 season.
University of North Carolina Chancellor Holden Thorp announced through a statement the coaching change -
Finally, a trade where everybody wins. Carlos Beltran gets his wish to play for a winning team with a shot at the playoffs--The San Francisco Giants--while playing to impress baseball executives before a winter of free agency.