Aug 052011
 
The Crow’s Nest: A Rhodes Scholar

A few days ago the Texas Rangers designated Arthur Lee Rhodes for assignment.  He didn’t have very good overall numbers for the AL champions after signing with them as a free agent in the offseason.  The 41 year-old lefty pitched to a 4.81 ERA in 32 games with 1.479 WHIP in 24 1/3 innings.  At [More…]

Aug 052011
 
DeSean Jackson must report by Aug 9 or lose FA year; Lurie won't negotiate with holdout

The stare-down between the Eagles and superstar wide receiver DeSean Jackson just got real. According to varied sources all players must report to their respective team’s camps by August 9 or lose credit for a year of service toward unrestricted free agency. Previously the NFL Players Association was pushing for a reporting date requirement of [More…]