Articles Written by Travis Pulver
Travis, a native Texan, has been blogging about sports for the last seven years. His passion is bringing the best and most interesting stories to light for the enjoyment of the public. He currently lives in Indiana (loves basketball, but hates going to the Indy 500) with his wife and two adorable kids. Feel free to follow him on Twitter and check out his website FatManWriting.com.
Stephen Strasburg was set to become the biggest free agent target on the market after the 2016 season, but after signing a massive contract extension with the Nationals, it appears he is going to stay in Washington for a long time.
When the Los Angeles Dodgers signed Cuban baseball player Erisbel Arruebarrena to a five-year contract, they clearly had high hopes for his future. However, that appears to have changed since the team has suspended him for the season.
Jamie Vardy's rise from a working class background to the top of the English Premier League is the kind of thing Hollywood likes to make movies about (and soon will be).
The world lost a unique talent recently with the passing of Prince. Since he did not have a will, it will likely take some time for the courts to figure out what to do with the massive fortune he had amassed. Included in that fortune is a $12 million estate in Turks and Caicos.
For the right price, Olympic runner Nick Symmonds will advertise your business on his shoulder with a tattoo for the 2016 track & field season. Is he crazy?
Most college basketball players can't wait to enter the NBA draft and start making millions, but not Cal forward Ivan Rabb. No, he is in no rush to join the NBA. His reason for staying in school might surprise you.
Cuba has been a source of talent for Major League Baseball for years, but players have to defect before they can sign with a team. Players are often charged a significant portion of their first year's salary to get smuggled out of Cuba.
Tyler Perry just sold his Atlanta mansion for a record-setting price.
In a perfect world, free agent deals would always work out, but too often after committing big money to a free agent the player ends up being a dud. Over the years, there have been some epic ones; guys who were paid well, only to play terribly.
The Lakers are going to be looking for a new identity next season, now that Kobe Bryant has retired. It appears that they have decided to start developing it from the top down, by hiring Luke Walton away from the Golden State Warriors.