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LBS: I was a contestant on Sports Jeopardy!

Yesterday I got to enjoy one of the most amazing and fun experiences of my life when I competed as a contestant on Sports Jeopardy! I was one of nine contestants who showed up at the Sony Studios in Culver City, Calif., as we prepared to film three episodes of the show. My group of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Marathon bombing trial: Tsarnaev sentenced to death

The jury reached a sentencing verdict for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Friday afternoon on whether he should be sentenced to life in prison without parole or to death. After roughly 14 hours of deliberation, the 12-person jury has sentenced Tsarnaev to death. The verdict came on the second full day of deliberations. Tsarnaev was convicted last month of all 30...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Simmons will no longer appear on any ESPN platform

Since the news broke about ESPN opting not to renew Bill Simmons’ contract, we’ve been wondering whether or not Simmons would continue on with the Worldwide Leader through the summer. Well, we can wonder no more – Simmons won’t be writing, podcasting, or appearing on TV for ESPN anymore according to a report from SI’s Richard Deitsch. SI has learned that ESPN and Simmons...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Eight moments that led to the Bill Simmons-ESPN divorce

It’s been seven days since John Skipper channeled his inner Donald Trump (or Vince McMahon as the case may be) and told the world that he no longer required the services of Bill Simmons.  While we still don’t know what the immediate future holds for the two sides as what remains of Simmons’ ESPN career hangs in limbo, we can look back at how we got to this point. The ESPN...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Netflix won't rule out streaming live sports

Netflix has been somewhat of a trendsetter in the entertainment industry in recent years, grabbing stars like Kevin Spacey and picking up network castoffs like Arrested Development. The site may now be looking into building its brand in the sports world. Ted Sarandos, head of content acquisition for the company, has addressed the potential of expanding into the live sports market...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Simmons learned on Twitter ESPN wasn't renewing contract

The final straw for Bill Simmons at ESPN was when he criticized Roger Goodell — once again — during an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” recently. While Simmons may have been daring his employer to part ways with him, he found out about the separation the same way all of us did. Aside from...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the contenders for where Bill Simmons will go

If John Skipper no longer wants to be in the Bill Simmons business, there will certainly be no shortage of offers for The Sports Guy’s services this summer. Simmons should hold a ball to find his next employer. He could dance with each of them deep into the night and then fall in love with his Cinderella—if only he can find her. No matter how he decides where to go, we must...
Via Awful Announcing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Woman stripped of marathon win, didn't actually run in race

Talk about cutting corners. Kendall Schler was stripped of her GO! St. Louis Marathon victory Wednesday after race officials determined she never actually ran the race. The 26-year-old is thought to have entered the course sometime after the final checkpoint and ahead of the lead bicycle escort, crossing the finish line at the 2:50:30 mark. Andrea Karl, a Washington University...
Via NESN.com
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev found guilty in Boston Marathon bombing

After two days and over 11 hours of deliberation, the jury has found Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of capital offenses Wednesday. Tsarnaev, 21, faced 30 charges, 17 of which carried the possibility of the death penalty, for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Three people were killed and more than 200 injured by the blasts set near the finish...
Via NESN.com
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Be careful how loudly you cheer on Mo'ne Davis' olive branch

Mo'Ne Davis' forgiveness of a college baseball player for a tasteless tweet doesn't mean that a woman's worth should ever be compromised. Ever. The post Be Careful How Loudly You Cheer On Mo’ne Davis’ Olive Branch appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Middle school b-ball players stop game to confront bullies

A group of middle school students from Kenosha, Wisc. walked off the court during a game this week to confront several bullies who were poking fun at a member of their cheerleading squad. The cheerleader, Lincoln Middle School eighth grader Desiree Andrews, has Down syndrome. When Miles Rodriguez, Scooter Terrien and Chase Vazquez realized Andrews...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The 10 lamest team names in sports

The 10 strangest, lamest and least intimidating pro sports team names.
Via Athlon Sports
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jackie Robinson West Story Leaves No Winners

When assessing the Jackie Robinson West story it is a difficult task to point out a winner. This is due to the latest news behind the team of young men who captured the hearts of America last summer. They have been stripped of their U.S. Little League title due to proven records that many of […] The post Jackie Robinson West Story Leaves No Winners appeared first on The Outside Analysis.
Via Outside Analysis
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Perfect Darts Game Sends Crowd Into Frenzy

At the Bacon Skybox we are often working on our darts game. If I’m lucky I can hit two 20’s out of three throws and maybe once every few games I’ll get a triple 20. I’m above average/good at darts and do my best work while holding a beer. On the other end of the spectrum is this dude Adrian Lewis who is a professional darts player (talk about a great life choice). At...
Via Bacon Sports
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

FanDuel NBA lineup for Dec. 20

It’s FanDuel Saturday with $100k up for grabs.  The entry fee for the $100k Fanduel NBA Shot is $2 with $8,000 going to first place. Saturday has six late-games being played: Portland at New Orleans 7:00 PM CSNN FSN     Utah at Charlotte 7:00 PM ROOT TSOH     Atlanta at Houston 8:00 PM TSOH CSN Houston     San Antonio at Dallas 8:30 PM ...
Via Sports-Glory
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The 6 Anti-Sportsmen of 2014

2014 was a banner year for the anti-sportsmen. Roger Goodell, Donald Sterling, Ray Rice, Luis Suarez and others displayed the opposite of sportsmanlike behavior The post TSFJ’s 6 Anti-Sportsmen Of 2014 appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletes in trouble with the law in 2014

These jocks ran afoul of the law in 2014.
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Are sports leagues finally getting serious about domestic violence?

As said often since the NFL was put on blast for its handling of the Ray Rice ordeal, plenty of us had never actually seen a man strike his significant other outside of movies and television. Though we don’t have to be detectives to conclude that something happened when a sports figure is at least […] The post Are Sports Leagues Finally Getting Serious About Domestic Violence...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Man makes emergency landing during a softball game

A dude's paramotor engine belt broke forcing an emergency landing during a softball game. The only way this could be better would be if he had landed safe at home.**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Felix Baumgartner's GoPro video from his record space jump

This GoPro video of Felix Baumgartner's record space jump is both terrifying and awe-inspiring. It's the best eight minutes you'll spend all day.
Via Gamedayr
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Youth football player lays big block on TD run

Akron, OH -- 10-year-old Martavien 'K.O.' Johnson scores an 80 yard rushing touchdown for his Canton Bills at Fawcett Stadium. Breaking ten or so tackles on his way...he's helped by a scary bone crushing block 30 yards from the endzone. **Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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