Getting past arbitration deadline could heat up Hot Stove

All winter long, we’ve yearned for a match to ignite baseball’s Hot Stove. Could the solution be something as customary as Friday’s exchange of salary arbitration figures? One Major League general manager predicted Friday evening that the industry would see “a few” notable signings over the next week. That would qualify as significant news in(…)

Michael Thomas trolls Desmond Trufant about getting fined for swing-and-miss

New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas got under the skin of Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant last Sunday, sparking a failed punch that ended up costing Trufant a pretty penny on Friday.Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported the league fined Trufant $ 12,154 for his attack. Quote-tweeting this report, Thomas recreated his gesture of defiance(…)