The Sacramento Kings stunned the NBA world by trading DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans in what most have viewed as a terrible trade, and now it is starting to sound like the deal is even worse than that for the future of the franchise.
The Los Angeles Dodgers enter the season with one of baseball’s most talented teams on paper and have a great shot to win the World Series. Again. It’s the same old story, isn’t it? In 2016, the Dodgers won between 91 and 94 games and took the NL West for the fourth straight season. And for the fourth straight year, they bowed out of the playoffs before the World Series. The Dodgers haven’t won the NL pennant since 1988. Twenty-four of the other 29 MLB teams have won a pennant since the Dodgers last did. That’s remarkable under the circumstances. The current iteration of the Dodgers houses a huge payroll, one of the smartest front offices in baseball -- led by president Andrew Friedman and
In hushed tones we still speak of the miracle of Leicester City. Claudio Ranieri’s Foxes are putting together the worst title defense in the Premier League era. On Wednesday, Leicester traveled to the back-to-back-to-back Europa League champions Sevilla.