WATCH:Garth Brooks takes batting practice in Chicago

Garth Brooks just started his latest world tour…but that didn’t mean the country superstar couldn’t take a break from his unprecedented seven-night, eleven-night stint in Chicago to take in a little batting practice. That’s right, the full-time country crooner-turned-part-time spring training sideshow (he’s played with the San Diego Padres, New York Mets and Kansas City...
Via Hall of Very Good
3 days ago  |  Discuss

McClure Returns to No. 14 Camry at Chicagoland Speedway

eries Returns to Chicagoland Speedway: The NASCAR Nationwide Series returns to Chicagoland Speedway this weekend for its second race of the season. This will mark McClure’s 248th-career start and his 11th at the 1.5-mile speedway. McClure came home with a 25th-place finish earlier this season and his best finish of 18th came in 2011.   McClure’s thoughts on Chicago: “I’m...
Via On Pit Road
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Exclusive: Atlanta track president warms up to new 2015 race date

When he first heard that Atlanta Motor Speedway was having its NASCAR Sprint Cup Series date changed again for 2015, this time to the second race of the season, track president Ed Clark admitted his first instinct was not necessarily to be overjoyed. Then he started thinking about the myriad other events in the Atlanta area over Labor Day weekend, all of which syphon potential fans...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: This LSU Hype Video Set To “Callin’ Baton Rouge” By Garth Brooks Will Fire Up Any Tigers Fan

Lost in the many story lines of the SEC last season — like Auburn’s turnaround, Alabama’s quest for another national title, Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M — was that LSU had another really good year. The Tigers went 10-3, won the Outback Bowl, and had huge wins over Auburn and Texas A&M, yet Les Miles and co. didn’t seem to get the national attention that a team of...
Via College Spun
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Don’t Stop Believin’ vs. Friends in Low Places

In honor of the Play it Forward, we’re going to do a little “tale of the tape” for the two songs competing each night. We’re starting with Monday’s matchup.  Tale of the Tape Don’t Stop Believin’ Friends in Low Places Journey Artist Garth Brooks Steve Perry/JonathanCain/Neal Schon Writers Dewayne Blackwell/Earl...
Via Pine Tar Press
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Traditionally the Royals Try Too Hard for Tradition

Tradition is an extremely tricky thing. When you hit on something and it works, it can be an awesome thing. But when you’re so desperate to have a “tradition” that you try to force it, well, that’s when bad things can happen. The Royals are in that latter camp trying too hard to mess with tradition. And it’s a bad look. A little history. The Royals tried to make...
Via Pine Tar Press
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

It's true: 'Friends in Low Places' is likely done at The K

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Twitter speculation is true: The Royals are likely canning the sixth-inning tradition of playing Garth Brooks' 1990 hit "Friends in Low Places" at Kauffman Stadium, Royals vice president of community affairs and publicity Toby Cook confirmed by phone Friday. "We just felt that 2014 was a good time to try something a little different there...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie: Steve Spurrier and Jadeveon Cowney, Vavae Tata, HaHa Clinton-Dix, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. Where we don't let Garth Brooks design our uniforms like the Czech Olympic Hockey Team did. (Well okay, there was that one time...)You're Not Helping!South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier's criticisms of former Gamecock defensive end Jadeveon Clowney's work ethic are probably not helping Clowney's draft stock. (Dr. Saturday...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Islanders begin fire sale.

Ha, ha, ha... In retrospect, it appears that the Wild were very smart to not resign Pierre-Marc Bochard.... Sounds like you can get a bag puck for him now. Garth Brooks is doing a hell of a job in New York.#Isles have traded Peter Regin and Pierre-Marc Bouchard to Chicago for a 2014 4th-round pick.— Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) February 7, 2014
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Gabby Sings Sad Song at Heat Karaoke Night (Video)

Gabrielle Union wanted to get in the fun at Heat karaoke night too. She sang Garth Brooks’ “Friends In Low Places.” All she needed was a glass of alcohol on stage with her. You can’t make this stuff up.
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

That time Garth Brooks was a Met

“Well I guess I was wrong I just don’t belong/but then I’ve been there before, everything is alright/I’ll just say goodnight and I’ll show myself to the door/Hey I didn’t mean to cause a big scene just wait ’til I finish this glass/Then, sweet little lady I’ll head back to the bar (haha) and you can kiss my a**.”- Garth Brooks, “Friends in Low Places” The 2000...
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

DeBron’s Top 6: Top 6 songs that make white people go bananas!

Before I start with this week’s top 6: A question. Why can’t old people understand the concept of call display? My Mother in Law just called. I like to call her the MILILF. (seriously, it doesn’t need an explanation, but here: Anyway, she called my wife’s phone, the call display said “mom!” so I picked it up. Me: Hey Sharon. How are ya? Her: Hello? Me: Yeah, Hi Sharon...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Drunk Wade Boggs Singing Garth Brooks In The Keys

  This is one of the classics from the Busted Coverage archives because there isn’t much better than Drunk Wade Boggs signing “Friends…
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October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Musicians who should own pro teams

Put your hand up if you saw this coming: The legendary rock band KISS would become owners of a professional football team. Yea, not seeing many hands up out there. It's OK, you're not alone. It caught us totally by surprise, too. But that's exactly what happened as the band announced Thursday it had purchased a stake of an Arena League team that will call Los Angeles...
Via Fox Sports
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Bands and artists that should own pro teams

Put your hand up if you saw this coming: The legendary rock band KISS would become owners of a professional football team. Yea, not seeing many hands up out there. It's OK, you're not alone. It caught us totally by surprise, too. But that's exactly what happened as the band announced Thursday it had purchased a stake of an Arena League team that will call Los Angeles...
Via Fox Sports
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

A few thoughts on the Wright Thompson's Johnny Manziel article.

You may already be aware of Wright Thompson's ESPN article on Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel. If not you seriously need to check it out. A few thoughts on the article: Started from the he didn't. One of the first things Thompson deals with in the article that most stories on Manziel never seem to get into is his family's wealth. Talk...
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Rapper Drake Tweets Support At Johnny Manziel, Give Him Props For “Handling Himself Well” At SEC Media Days

Johnny Manziel appears to be the exact opposite of Garth Brooks – he’s got friends in high places. Earlier today, Manziel said Tim Tebow left him a voicemail last week. He also mentioned that he and LeBron have chatted and exchanged cell phone numbers. Now, he’s got rapper Drake tweeting support at him. Seriously. You handled yourself well today. Proud of you brother! @JManziel2...
Via College Spun
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops hangs out with Garth Brooks, Sammy Hagar, and other performers at Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert.

Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium hosted the Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert over the weekend. The event, featuring performances by Garth Brooks, Toby Keith, Sammy Hagar and other musicians, was a benefit for the United Way of Central Oklahoma May Tornadoes Relief Fund. A number of performers also took time to hang out with Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops in the...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

UTSA Talks to Big Owasso WR

Just north of Tulsa lies the small town of Owasso, Ok. With a population of less than 30,000 the small town is known for being home to country singer Garth Brooks. Two athletes from Owasso HS are hoping to make a name for themselves at UTSA.
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Vigneault out as Canuck’s coach

“Well it was bound to happen and one night it did.” What was once a line from country legend Garth Brooks’ 1992 song “Papa Loved Mama” the same can be said for the firing of Canucks coach Alain Vigneault. According to both and the team’s website, the Canucks did just that on Wednesday, firing Vigneault and two assistants: Rick Bowness and Newell Brown. The firing...
Via Around The Rink
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Stephen Strasburg enjoys Wale, Lil Wayne, Garth Brooks

So Stephen Strasburg will need to be almost perfect to help save Davey's sinking ship tonight. Up above, video of Strasburg doing an interview with Dr. Dre's Beats TV during the Nats stop in LA, in which he discusses how his grandmother taught him to play baseball, and reveals what's on his iPod: "I'm extremely eclectic. I got a little bit of everything...
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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Friar 3.1.13

Happy March Padres fans! We are exactly one month away from opening day! The team is chugging along in Arizona to get everything ready for when they take on the Mets in New York. Yesterday’s game resulted in another loss to a Royals team that has yet to lose this spring. Some things to take away from yesterday’s game though is Jason Marquis was outstanding. In two innings he...
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March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Encourages Recruits To Chose Their Own Adventure

Last week, Ole Miss continued to make news in the field of recruiting when Clifton Garrett, a linebacker who will have or already has a bajillion offers to play college football in 2014, tweeted a picture of 54 letters from Ole Miss, all of which were handwritten. On a side note, Arizona State should either mail smaller pieces or slap a "do not bend" stamp on their...
Via The Belly of the Beast
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Jay Bruce sang a duet with Garth Brooks on Saturday

Reds All-Star outfielder Jay Bruce and country music legend Garth Brooks teamed up for a good cause in Nashville over the weekend. As part of a benefit for an organization called Teammates for Kids, the two sang a riveting rendition of Brooks' hit song "Friends in Low Places" at the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday night. The above photo taken by serves as proof! ...
Via Redlegs Review
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

More Impressive: Wade Boggs Dancing At Thunder Game Or Singing Garth Brooks Songs?

One of BC’s all-time favorites made his way out of the woodwork last night in Oklahoma City. The Chicken Man was spotted sitting court side for the Thunder-Spurs game. Once they knew he was in attendance there was no way Fox Sports Oklahoma wasn’t going to put his ass on live TV. Wade didn’t disappoint. When he realized he was on camera Wade busted into one of the best spontaneous...
Via Busted Coverage
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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