Category Archives: What's Happening

Petition aims to change Super Bowl to Saturday

For most people, the Super Bowl is as connected to Sunday as Easter is. But a new petition that’s being circulated online hopes to change that. New York resident Frank Ruggeri has started a petition that calls for the big game to be switched to Saturdays. Ruggeri says doing so would attract more visitors to…MORE

Michigan hiring SEC’s Bob Shoop as assistant coach

Jim Harbaugh went down to SEC country to help fill out his coaching staff. Michigan is reportedly hiring former Mississippi State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop to be an assistant coach. Shoop has been around college football for a while. He had the top scoring defense in the Big Ten when he was the defensive coordinator…MORE

Giants hire baseball’s first female coach

In what’s being called a historic move, the San Francisco Giants have hired baseball’s first-ever full-time female coach. Alyssa Nakken, a former softball player for Sacramento State, has been brought aboard as an assistant coach, the team announced Thursday. The 29-year-old, along with other new hire Mark Hallberg, complete Gabe Kapler’s 13-member coaching team. “Alyssa…MORE

The five biggest snubs from the NFL’s Centennial class

If you’ve been left wondering why Drew Pearson still hasn’t been called up to get his gold jacket with the Pro Football Hall of Fame, you’re not alone. CBS Sports counted Pearson as one of the top five biggest snubs from the NFL’s centennial class. Others on the list include: Eagles, Rams and Chiefs former…MORE

Detroit Pistons rookie Sekou Doumbouya continues to impress

The Detroit Pistons are in a tough spot as of right now. Their best player Blake Griffin is injured along with their starting point guard, Reggie Jackson. The team is also 12 games under the .500 mark. Center Andre Drummond is being rumored as a trade chip along with a few other players on the…MORE

Derrick Rose fined for throwing pen into stands

Frustrated as the Pistons were on the way to racking up another loss on Monday night, Derrick Rose made it well known. Unfortunately, that will now cost him. With 37 seconds left on the clock in the overtime session, Detroit called a timeout. Walking over to the sideline table, Rose picked up a pen and tossed it…MORE

Following scandal, even Pete Rose looks down on the Astros

In baseball, you know you’ve done something wrong when even Pete Rose looks down on you. The once-disgraced player has taken a shot at the Houston Astros for reportedly stealing signs from opposing teams. In an interview with, Rose compared his scandal to that of the Astros — and determined there really is no comparison. “I bet on…MORE

Tigers sign veteran pitcher Ivan Nova

Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila has been looking to add another veteran pitcher to his team’s rotation. Yesterday he did just that. The Detroit Tigers, hellbent on replicating the wild success of the 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates. — Chris Mack (@THEChrisMack) January 14, 2020 The Tigers signed 11-year veteran Ivan Nova to a one-year…MORE

Patrick Mahomes tells bad luck fan, ‘Watch the next game from home’

On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs pulled off a comeback of amazing proportions, coming back from a 24-0 deficit to score an appearance in the AFC Championship. The final score of the game: 51-31.   View this post on Instagram   Mahomes doesn’t want to take any chances 💀 A post shared by The Checkdown…MORE