BURT REYNOLDS RUMORS

Burt Reynolds, not that one, part of Mariners camp

(Eds: Adds details, quotes.) By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer He knows the question is coming because at some point it has to be asked. ''The name?'' Burt Reynolds asks. Yes, the name. It has to be asked. Because thus far, there is little known about Burt Reynolds the baseball player, who finds himself part of the Seattle Mariners spring training camp. He's spent...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Ross Q&A: Celebrities at WM, Changes for Orton vs. Batista?, More

- Jim Ross has updated the Q&A section on jrsbarbq.com. Here are a few highlights: Mr. Ross, Over the years, WWF/WWE has hired various non-wrestling celebrities (Uecker, Tyson, Pete Rose, Burt Reynolds, etc.) to appear at Wrestlemania. My question is, do you think their appearance fees were justified by the incremental revenues i.e. the increased eyeballs? Aside from Tyson, who...
Via Wrestle Scoop
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Some Lucky Bastard Will Win the "Smokey and the Bandit" Trans Am on "Fast N' Loud"

Rides Sadly, Burt Reynolds' mustache is not included.
Via maxim.com
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners sign Robinson Cano cousin, named Burt Reynolds

Seattle made another interesting signing only days after inking Robinson Cano for $240 million.  Yes, the Robinson Cab signing that dominated MLB headlines for so long. The Mariners have given his cousin, third baseman-outfielder Burt Reynolds, a minor league deal. Yes, Burt Reynolds, perhaps he’ll make a racing picture with Dom DeLouise and Loni Anderson for you. The 25-year...
Via The Sports Bank
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Robinson Cano has a cousin named Burt Reynolds, and the Mariners just signed him

It’s not unusual to see sports organizations take a chance on a relative of a big star, hoping that they share some of the same genes that translate to talent on the field/court/ice. However, it is pretty unusual (and hilarious) when that athlete shares the name of a giant movie star. That’s exactly what happened this week when the Seattle Mariners signed the cousin of Robinson...
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners sign cousin of Cano who shares name with screen legend

It’s not unusual to see sports organizations take a chance on a relative of a big star, hoping that they share some of the same genes that translate to talent on the field/court/ice. However, it is pretty unusual (and hilarious) when that athlete shares the name of a giant movie star. That’s exactly what happened this week when the Seattle Mariners signed the cousin of Robinson...
Via The Nosebleeds
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

ESPN College GameDay Signs: Miami Vs. Florida State

  You know all the storylines: Famous Jameis, Corso went to Florida State, Burt Reynolds, Cowgirls, hot FSU girls, the tomahawk chop, history…
Via Busted Coverage
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Don Orsillo, Jerry Remy Get in Texas Spirit With Oversized Cowboy Hats in Houston (Photo)

Everything’s bigger in Texas, and that includes the headwear the Red Sox broadcast team sported during Wednesday night’s game in Houston. Embracing the Lone Star spirit, Don Orsillo and Jerry Remy donned giant, orange cowboy hats that would make Burt Reynolds proud during the sixth inning of Boston’s series finale at Minute Maid Park. Check out the outrageous “rally caps”...
Via NESN.com
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

D-backs take catcher Trahan in first round

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks are counting on Stryker Trahan having a longer run than his namesake. Trahan, whom the D-backs selected in the first round of the 2012 draft Monday with the 26th overall pick, was named after the Burt Reynolds TV character B.l. Stryker, a carefree private eye who lived on a boat in south Florida. That showed aired for one season. Trahan, a catcher, hit...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees sign—you heard it right— Burt Reynolds

The New York Yankees signed a player named— get this— Burt Reynolds. No, not the mustachioed actor from such films as Deliverance, The Longest Yard and the Smokey and the Bandit series. According to the YES Network, this Burt Reynolds might not have any relation to the movie star, but has a strong bloodline— he is reportedly the cousin of Yankees star second baseman Robinson...
Via The Other Paper
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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