Paul Kasabian
Paul Kasabian
CRITIC
N/A
No Rating
0 reviews
USER
N/A
No Rating
0 reviews
RECENT ARTICLES
NO RATING
Report: NBA Won't Allow Knicks, Non-Bubble Teams to Hold Mandatory Summer OTAs

Report: NBA Won't Allow Knicks, Non-Bubble Teams to Hold Mandatory Summer OTAs

Eight of the 's 30 teams will not be invited to Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, to finish the 2019-20 campaign, which is scheduled to restart July 30 after a near five-month suspension because of the COVID-19 pandemic.That raises the question of how those teams will stem the competitive basketball tide between March 11, when the season was suspended, and Those teams looked to hold mandatory offseason activities this summer, but the NBA and the NBPA squashed that plan, per of the New York Post:"The eight teams not involved in the restart were pushing for mandatory Organized...

bleacherreport.com
Paul Kasabian
5d ago
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Report: Adam Silver Confident in NBA's Restart Despite Florida's COVID-19 Spike

Report: Adam Silver Confident in NBA's Restart Despite Florida's COVID-19 Spike

Florida had more than 4,000 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, which set a one-day record for a state that now has nearly 94,000, per . The state has seen a daily record high for each of the past three days, bringing cause for concern regarding the 's plan to finish its season out within a at the Walt Disney World campus in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.However, NBA commissioner has expressed confidence in the league's plan to safely return to action following the league's suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic, per of ESPN:"In at least one recent call with high-level team executives, NBA...

bleacherreport.com
Paul Kasabian
Jun 21
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Report: NBA Players Have COVID-19 Test Concerns for Disney Staff Leaving Bubble

Report: NBA Players Have COVID-19 Test Concerns for Disney Staff Leaving Bubble

The will have a bubble in place when the 2019-20 season, which has been suspended since March 11 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, returns with 22 teams finishing the campaign out at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, in July."The National Basketball Players Association held a virtual town hall with players this week and addressed concerns about the Florida cases, multiple sources familiar with the matter tell ESPN. Players brought up the fact that Walt Disney World staffers who will not reside in the NBA campusincluding hotel housekeepingwill not be subject to any coronavirus testing,...

bleacherreport.com
Paul Kasabian
Jun 21
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
MLB Tells MLBPA It Will Not Make Counteroffer to 70-Game Proposal

MLB Tells MLBPA It Will Not Make Counteroffer to 70-Game Proposal

The ongoing dispute between and the MLBPA regarding the parameters of the 2020 season took another discouraging turn Friday, as the league told the players association it would not counter the union's proposal for a 70-game season.MLBPA Communications The Major League Baseball Players Association today released the following statement: https://t.co/XxRDSskBBTMLB had a 60-game season, and the MLBPA countered with 70 games.Jon Heyman of MLB Network tweeted additional details from negotiations:Jon Heyman The reason for the 2nd base rule for extra innings in 2020 is to limit time at the...

bleacherreport.com
Paul Kasabian
Jun 19
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
MLB Player, Pitching Coach Reportedly Test Positive for Coronavirus

MLB Player, Pitching Coach Reportedly Test Positive for Coronavirus

An player on a 40-man roster and a pitching coach have tested positive for COVID-19, per of the New York Post.Two New York Yankees minor leaguers for COVID-19 in March, per a team statement. One Boston Red Sox also tested positive that month, per ESPN's Joon Lee. The same went for three Texas Rangers minor leaguers who had presumptive positive tests in April, according toof theFort Worth Star-Telegram.Sixty of a possible 5,754 MLB employees tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies (0.7 percent), per ESPN's on May 10.MLB and MLBPA are continuing negotiations in hopes of playing a shortened...

bleacherreport.com
Paul Kasabian
Jun 13
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Michael Wilbon: Boston Garden Only Place I've Been Called N-Word to My Face

Michael Wilbon: Boston Garden Only Place I've Been Called N-Word to My Face

The released a statement acknowledging fan use of racial slurs at Fenway Park toward players and employees following ex- outfielder telling  he listed the Red Sox in his contractual no-trade clauses after being subjected to racial abuse at the stadium.Red Sox This is real. https://t.co/gMp8MEPb46ESPN commentator Michael Wilbon responded to Hunter's comments and the Red Sox's statement on Pardon the Interruption Thursday and referenced his own experiences covering sports in Boston, noting that the only time he's been called the N-word to his face in publicor feared for his lifeoccurred in...

bleacherreport.com
Paul Kasabian
Jun 11
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Zach LaVine Says LeBron James Is His Dream Teammate in 'First Take' Interview

Zach LaVine Says LeBron James Is His Dream Teammate in 'First Take' Interview

Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine mentioned Los Angeles Lakers guard/forward as a player he'd love to play with in response to a question from ESPN's Max Kellerman on Friday's edition of First Take.Kellerman asked LaVine which player would complement him the best."There's a lot of dudes out there I'd love to play with, but is it going to be realistic?" LaVine said around the six-minute. "Everybody wants to play with the best players in the world, you know. I would love to go out there and play with a dude like LeBron James, but you're not going to get those type of opportunities I don't...

bleacherreport.com
Paul Kasabian
Feb 14
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Report: Some MLB Owners Are 'Perfectly Willing to Shut Down the Season'

Report: Some MLB Owners Are 'Perfectly Willing to Shut Down the Season'

and MLBPA are far apart in negotiations regarding financial concerns for the 2020 season, whose start has been delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.However, some MLB owners wouldn't mind if MLB took the field next in 2021, per ESPN's ."A system that restricts player pay based on revenues is a salary cap, period. This is not the first salary cap proposal our union has received. It probably won’t be the last."That the league is trying to take advantage of a global health crisis to get what they’ve failed to achieve in the past—and to anonymously negotiate through the media for the last...

bleacherreport.com
Paul Kasabian
May 31
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Knicks Rumors: NY Focusing on Surrounding RJ Barrett with Complementary Players

Knicks Rumors: NY Focusing on Surrounding RJ Barrett with Complementary Players

The have a potential star to build around in RJ Barrett, who was the third overall pick in the 2019 draft. But the team is now determined to fill out the roster around him this offseason, per SNY's . That means bringing in shooters who can space the floor and help improve the team's fourth-worst shooting percentage this year.Begley mentioned a lead guard as one option but also noted that big men need to have some range as well for new president Leon Rose's team:"Prior to Leon Rose taking over, other areas of need identified by New York's front office/scouts included a forward who can...

bleacherreport.com
Paul Kasabian
May 29
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Rob Manfred Talks MLB's Return to Play Proposal, COVID-19 Testing, More

Rob Manfred Talks MLB's Return to Play Proposal, COVID-19 Testing, More

MLB Commissioner went on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 and discussed numerous topics related to the league's potential return in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, including testing, the owners' return-to-play proposal and more.  In regards to testing, Manfred said the plan is to test players multiple times per week.Anderson Cooper 360° “All of our players would be tested multiple times a week” for coronavirus, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says on the efforts to bring baseball back. “That testing would be supplemented less frequently by antibody testing as well.”#CNNTownHallhttps://t.co/zU95g1FwYr...

bleacherreport.com
Paul Kasabian
May 15
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Dusty Baker, Astros Agree to Reported 1-Year Contract as New Manager

Dusty Baker, Astros Agree to Reported 1-Year Contract as New Manager

The  reached a deal with former skipper to be their next manager, the club announced on Wednesday (h/t of MLB.com)."I'm extremely thankful for this opportunity," Baker said in a statement (h/t of USA Today). "This is a great ballclub with outstanding players that know how to win. I applaud Jim Crane for the leadership he has shown in recent weeks and look forward to working with him and the players to bring a championship to the City of Houston."and  of The Athletic reported Baker's deal will be for one year and will include a club option for the 2021 season.He takes over for interim...

bleacherreport.com
Paul Kasabian
Feb 6
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
OUTLETS
bleacherreport.com

bleacherreport.com

CRITIC
N/A
No Rating
USER
N/A
No Rating