Recruit on meeting Saban: 'It was almost like talking to God'

Meeting Nick Saban was a big deal for one recruit. Saban has already reached legendary status in Tuscaloosa. Alabama’s head coach has won three national championships and has accrued an 83-16 record ever since he stepped on campus in 2007. With the amount of success Saban has had with the Crimson Tide, you can’t blame potential recruits for holding him in extremely high regard...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban: I hope Lakers suck forever

  The Lakers have started the 2014-15 season off just 1-9, but there’s a plan to fix the team woes. The plan is as it’s always been: get free agents by offering max contracts and the opportunity to play with the legend, Kobe Bryant. However, Dallas Mavericks team owner, Mark Cuban, is doubting that everything will go as planned for the Lakers, and as far as he’s concerned...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers suspend Mitchell from Twitter after nasty messages

There’s been plenty of social media-related news around the NFL in recent weeks after players from various teams have chosen to respond to inflammatory comments directed at them on Twitter by irate fans and trolls. But we’ve yet to see a player actually get banned from the social media platform for responding to fans…until now. The Pittsburgh Steelers have reportedly banned...
Via Gridiron Grit
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods rips Golf Digest for parody interview

Tiger Woods is firing back. Following a recent parody interview that Dan Jenkins penned for the December issue of “Golf Digest,” Woods is responding to the “grudge-fueled piece of character assassination,” in a piece on Derek Jeter’s website, The Players’ Tribune. Woods did not take kindly to the fake interview, and he didn’t hold back as he ripped Jenkins and his...
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chappelle: Donald Sterling shouldn't have lost the Clippers

Comedian Dave Chappelle is back, according to a lengthy profile in GQ’s “Men of the Year” December issue. In a wide-ranging and insightful interview, Chappelle weighs in on a number of issues, but one of particular interest were his thoughts on disgraced and subsequently exiled former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. The way Chappelle sees it, despite the deplorable...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Where will Adrian Peterson play in 2015?

The Adrian Peterson saga returned to the national spotlight with the NFL announcing early Tuesday that the Minnesota Vikings’ All-Pro running back has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season. The league suspended Peterson for violating the league’s personal conduct policy and said he will not even be considered for reinstatement before April 15...
Via Athlon Sports
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers release running back LeGarrette Blount

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Tuesday that they have released running back LeGarrette Blount. The fifth-year player from Oregon did not tally a single touch in the team’s 27-24 win over the Tennessee Titans in Week 11. We have released running back LeGarrette Blount. — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) November 18, 2014   Seemingly unhappy with his role as Le...
Via Sportsnaut
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson suspended for remainder of season, will appeal

The NFL announced on Tuesday that Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season. He will not be considered for reinstatement before April 15, 2015. Peterson has three days to appeal the decision, and he reportedly plans to do so. In a letter to Peterson, NFL commissioner...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

What do Wladimir Klitschko, Muhammad Ali and Eric Kelly have in common?

Last Saturday, Wladimir Klitschko knocked out Kubrat Pulev, earning his 53rd KO, and climbed one step closer to heavyweight immortality. As it stands, he’s third on the longest heavyweight title defense..... The post What Do Wladimir Klitschko, Muhammad Ali And Eric Kelly Have In Common? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The 10 MLB players most likely to be traded this winter

The MLB hot stove season is already off to an active start, with some big signings and trades made before Thanksgiving. Free agency has plenty of options for teams seeking starting pitching or relievers, but those without money to spend might find better options on the trade market. Clubs looking for offensive help will almost certainly have to make a deal to get what they need...
Via The Outside Corner
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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