Found August 29, 2013 on
The Sports Bank:
I grew up in the late 1980s-early 1990s and got into sports around middle school age. Hockey was my first love because everyone from Minnesota has to love hockey — it’s beaten into you with a stick, pun intended.
But I also liked baseball and basketball just to be different. And I used to enjoy going to my local library and reading old magazines and sports sections of newspapers on microfilm (YES, THIS DID EXIST AT ONE POINT, ALL CAPS!).
So even though I was way too young to remember or understand the cocaine scandal in Major League Baseball, technically called the Pittsburgh Drug Trials in 1985, I read about it as a pre-teen. Most big names were implicated like Dave Parker, Dale Berra, Vida Blue and Keith Hernandez.
I loathe Keith Hernandez.
No, actually I don’t but that’s a “Seinfeld” reference that Boss Man Paul M. Banks would appreciate.
But Boss Man Paul M. Banks would not appreciate news from me about the Kardashian family and rightly so. But Boss Man Paul M. Banks does like ...
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Lamar Odom hasn’t been the same since he was jettisoned out of the Lakers lockerroom two season ago.
Odom, in the midst of his melt down, still apparently wants to play basketball, and is hoping to get a guaranteed contract from the Lakers.
According to The Sporting News, one NBA GM said that Odom is “beyond toxic,” and is not “worth even a non guaranteed deal.”
When it rain it pours or in Lamar Odom’s case it is a torrential downpour. A few days before his DUI arrest and while he was being accused of being a crack addict, he caused a car accident in LA according to TMZ.
The 3-car accident occurred at around 6 PM on the 101 Freeway — the same freeway on which Lamar was popped for DUI on Friday morning.
The person Lamar hit is a reporter...
Lamar Odom may be used to the “reality star” lifestyle by now, but this is definitely more than he bargained for.
Odom’s name is everywhere right now, and all sorts of rumors are flying around. Because of this, his friends are worried about him: the likes of Magic Johnson, Phil Jackson and Pau Gasol have all tweeted about their concern for Lamar, yet Lakers’ management may...
Doesn’t say much about the counselors when as soon as they left Lamar got wasted and busted for DUI, but at least they tried to help according to TMZ.
Lamar Odom got some secret visitors yesterday — two drug counselors who work with the National Basketball Players Association … just hours before he was busted for DUI.
Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ … the counselors...
Veteran NBA player Lamar Odom was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence after he was spotted driving erratically on the 101 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley, the California Highway Patrol said.
Odom, a free agent who has played for the Lakers and most recently the Clippers, was arrested at 3:54 a.m. and booked into jail in Van Nuys at 5:01 a.m., according...
Lamar Odom continues to be everyday proof that prolonged relationships with the Kardashians is detrimental to yourself and apparently others. According to TMZ, the NBA free agent was arrested early this morning (around 3:45 PM PT) for DUI after police pulled him over for driving too slow on the high way. Odom, who is currently […]
Lamar Odom wasn't the only player who was using drugs during the NBA season, according to a report. According to sources, the big problem is that the NBA is allowed to test four times during the season. Because testing is randomized, the last test can be administered as early as January, as the season lasts months thereafter.A retired player claims that once the fourth test is...
Tweet Free Agent and former Laker Lamar Odom was arrested by the California Highway Patrol early Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and or drugs, according to the incident report. Odom posted the bail that was set at $15,000 and was released at 8:33 am. The California Highway Patrol noticed […]
remember when Michael Beasley tweeted this photo with weed on the table
With the news of Lamar Odom’s alleged drug problem breaking, TMZ claims it has evidence of other drug misuse in the NBA. It’s pretty obvious weed use is still prevalent with athletes in both football and basketball. But an anonymous NBA player says that use largely happens outside of the season. He also says...
Say what you want about Lamar Odom, and go ahead and criticize his lifestyle and the choices he's made, but I will never hesitate to stand up for those human beings who suffer from addiction and mental illness.
Given that Odom's story as well as his whereabouts are uncertain and up-in-the-air at this time, the biggest issue at stake here is so much more than money...
Lamar Odom and his struggles continue to pile up on him. He definitely needs some help. His marriage to Khloe Kardashian is dwindling as he battles drug addiction and now, [...]
Someone leaked the information to TMZ, I don’t think they just made it up. Was it the Kardashians or someone else? That is up for you to decide, but it seems Lamar thinks it was the Kardashians.
As sensational reports about Odom‘s drug addiction swirl, Odom believes the Kardashian family leaked negative stories about his alleged use of crack rocks, but he doesn’t believe his...
Khloe Kardashian may want to stay with husband Lamar Odom and try to save their marriage despite his drug problems, but her mother Kris Jenner reportedly is pushing for a divorce. The New York Daily News reported on Wednesday that Jenner has taken the step to meet with divorce attorney Laura Wasser, who handled Kim […]