New Orleans Saints' Marcus Murphy is tackled by Philadelphia Eagles' Chris Maragos during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

New Era in New Orleans?

By: Ethan Labouisse With Sunday’s loss to the Eagles, the New Orleans Saints fall to 1-4, and the uncertainty about the future of Tom Benson’s club grows. Bleacher Report’s NFL Insider Jason Cole reports that the face of the franchise, Drew Brees, is now unlikely to receive another contract with the Saints after its expiration in 2016 because of the rotator cuff injury he suffered against the Buccaneers. Sean Payton,…

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 10:  Ruben Tejada #11 of the New York Mets is hit by a slide by Chase Utley #26 of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the seventh inning in an attempt to turn a double play in game two of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 583924755 ORIG FILE ID: 492200898

THE SLIDE – A Full Overview

The Play. The Catch. For years, incredible sports moments have been immortalized, becoming fantastical memories passed down from father to son. Who could forget when Willie Mays made that incredible grab in the bowels of the Polo Grounds to keep the Indians from claiming the lead all those years ago? Or when the Cal Bears decided to play rough with the Stanford Band? Clearly, only the most incredible moments in sports history…


Barracuda Drop Franchise Opener 4-2

Follow @joe_lami By: Joe Lami SAN JOSE, Calif.– The San Jose Barracuda dropped the puck for the first time in a 4-2 loss to the Rockford Ice Hogs on Friday night. Nearly 7,000 fans attended SAP Center to get a first look at the new Sharks’ American League affiliate. “We’re thrilled with the fans turnout tonight. I hope this keeps happening. We’re trying to make this a winning environment here…

Raffi Torres in his natural habitat.

Raffi Torres Releases Apologetic Statement

Raffi Torres’ lawyer has, presumably, written and released a statement apologizing for Torres’ borderline-assault of Jakob Silfverberg in a meaningless preseason game. See the hit here. Torres expressed disappointment with himself in the brief statement, a disappointment that must have been absent from his mind as he strode towards Silfverberg before the hit. His humanity shown through, however, in his copy-paste relief of not having injured the Ducks forward. In…

San Jose Sharks' Joe Pavelski, left, celebrates his goal with teammates during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Los Angeles Kings, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, in Los Angeles. The Sharks won 5-1. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Sharks Take Opener Over Kings

Despite the noticeable absence of Raffi Torres, the Sharks sailed to only their third victory over the Kings since their elimination from the 2014 playoffs. This time, it was a 5-1 victory, made possible only by Joonas Donskoi’s early-third period ‘goal’ that ensured the Sharks would finally go up 4 on the Kings. Speaking of the Kings, they must not have heard José Mourinho, because they let loose this second-period…


Cal Scrapes Past Washington State

It took Jared Goff playing masterfully, throwing for 390 yards and 4 TDs, and a defense that forced 4 turnover and recorded 7 sacks for Cal to squeak by with a victory and remain undefeated against Washington State. This is Cal’s 3rd straight game where they won by 6 points or less. Last week Cal defeated the Pac-12’s other Washington team by 6 points, the same margin of victory for…

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula, left, talks with umpire Bryan Neale (92) during the first half of an NFL football game between the 49ers and the Green Bay Packers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Frustration Mounts as 49ers Drop Third Straight

Follow @joe_lami By: Joe Lami SANTA CLARA, Calif.–For the third straight week, the San Francisco 49ers (1-3) added to their loss column. On Sunday, it was the undefeated Green Bay Packers (4-0) who put a notch in the “L” column in a 17-3 Green Bay victory. Heading into the game, the 49ers were nine-point underdogs, a sum many thought way too low, especially with how Green Bay had been playing of…

San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeremy Affeldt, left, talks with teammate Buster Posey during a ceremony commemorating Affeldt's career before a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Giants Make Us Cry — And It’s Not Because They Lost

By: Ben Leonard Follow @ben___leonard Oh, your odd year Giants. So frustrating, aren’t they? In what was a microcosm of their entire season, the Giants dropped their season finale against the Colorado Rockies, blowing a big lead and losing a big arm in a 7-3 loss. Sure, Jeremy Affeldt wasn’t injured on Sunday like every other Giant, but he made us all shed tears upon tears with an emotional pre-game…