The Sunday Scoop: Edition #2 – July 18th, 2010

'Canes to retire the number 17 worn by one of the greatest leaders to play the game, Rod Brind'Amour

What’s up world? After a week off I’m back with The Scoop!

The Sunday Scoop provides you with the latest news of the big 4 (NHL, NFL, MLB, NBA) and any other news in the world of sports.


• Class act Rod Brind’Amour to have his number 17 retired by the ‘Canes
• 2 weeks later and still no decision from Kovalchuk, Kings and Devils are going hard for the services of the Russian sniper
• Habs All-Star defenseman Andrei Markov joins the good side and becomes a Canadian citizen
• Captain Mikko gets paid in Minnesota 7yr/$42.5m
• Former 35 goal scorer Pavol Demitra says “Da” to Yaroslavl of Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League


• First overall pick John Wall of the Wizards is flat out murking the summer league (21ppg, 9.3apg, 2.3spg) through 3 games
• Veteran centres Zydrunas Ilgauskas (Miami) and Brad Miller (Houston) find new homes
• Welcome to the good life, LeBron purchases $49.5m home in Coral Gables, Fla
• Magic retain JJ Snips after matching a 3-yr/$19m offer sheet from DA Bulls
• Raptors are hopeless, massive amounts of doubt

John Wall...and Mike Jones???


• Mr. Ocho Cinco plays the MGM slots in a casual outfit of briefs and socks
• If the Broncos’ struggle during the season, Christ-lover Tim Tebow is expected to start
• Dolphins DT Jason Ferguson surprisingly hangs-up the cleats, “Hey homies it been a great ride,,.I hate that it had to come down when we r gonna win the whole thing… But I have to move along in my life” – Via Fergs twitter
• Cards guard Deuce Lutui is an absolute oaf, tipping the scales at 396! Easy on the cals bra!
• Argos season opener results in a win

You stay classy Ocho


• Baseball’s second half begins, can Ubaldo really win 30 games?
• Jose Bautista keeps adding to his major league lead, hits HR number 25 in a 2-1 win over the O’s
• Take a deep breath! Bengie Molina hits for the cycle
• Reid Brignac smashes 2 dingers, drives in 5 in the rays 10-5 W over the Yanks
• Justin Smoak becomes the center of the Tribes’ future plans

So many fist pumps


• Louis Oosthuizen is on pace to win his first major at the British Open
• Mayweather-Pacquiao fight will not happen this year as deadline passes
• Ashley Cole re-signs with Chelsea

Who the hell is this guy?