RUMORS AND GOSSIP

Report: Carmelo absent from Phil Jackson’s triangle meeting

Carmelo Anthony has had plenty of things to say about the New York Knicks and his future with the team of late but the superstar forward was curiously a no-show at team president Phil Jackson’s triangle workshop earlier this week, conflicting with earlier reports concerning his presence. Ten Knicks players opted to attend the meeting — including some veterans — says a source...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Prince once recorded ‘Purple and Gold’ fight song for Vikings

The death of music legend Prince at the age of 57 on Thursday threw the entire world for a loop. His tragic passing left a void in the lives of his millions of fans. Prince was the latest in a long line of legendary musicians to have passed away over the past 18 months. This list includes the likes of David Bowie, B.B. King, Scott Weiland, Cory Wells, Percy Sledge, Merle Haggard...
Via Sportsnaut
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Draymond Green drags down Michael Beasley

Draymond Green pulled a bush league move on Michael Beasley after blowing the last possession for the Warriors in a 97-96 loss to the Houston Rockets on Thursday night. Green turned the ball over on Golden State’s last chance at beating Houston in Game 3 and was seemingly frustrated. In response, rather than just letting time run out on the Rockets’ win, he dragged down Beasley...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Legal document shows damage Johnny Manziel allegedly did to rental house

So how do you rack up $20,000 in damages to a rental house in a 48-hour span? Let Johnny Manziel show you. The Huffington Post obtained a legal document sent to Manziel by real estate broker Nicholas Goodwin detailing the damages that Manziel allegedly caused. In it, Goodwin claims that the damage caused by Manziel breaks down as follows: $8,000 in burn marks from cigarettes and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dwight Howard walks into arena singing ‘Purple Rain’

Dwight Howard paid tribute to a musical icon who passed away on Thursday. Prince, at 57 years of age, was found unresponsive in an elevator and pronounced dead shortly afterwards. Many sports fans, athletes and coaches alike took to social media to pay their respects to the great musician. Howard, who probably knew all eyes would be on him as he entered the Toyota Center on Wednesday...
Via The Sports Daily
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Cam Neely knows his job will probably be on the line next season

The Boston Bruins have missed the Stanley Cup playoffs in each of the last two seasons. Cam Neely knows he might not survive a third straight no-show. During an interview Thursday with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Felger & Massarotti,” the Bruins president was asked whether he believes his job would be on the line if the B’s were to fall short of a postseason berth again...
Via NESN.com
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Miami staffer trolls Florida, Florida State with same graphic

With the NFL Draft only seven day away, USA Today’s For The Win published an article unveiling Florida as the college football program that has produced more NFL Draft busts over the past 15 years than anybody else. It also said that Miami, on the other end of the discussion, has produced the fewest in that time span.  Of course, that was only ammunition for Miami’s assistant...
Via College Spun
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Chicago Bears teammates reunite to discuss mental health

Chicago Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long met with former teammate Brandon Marshall to discuss mental health in an event called “Real Chats – Off The Gridiron” hosted by Marshall’s foundation Project375. The nonprofit organization’s goal is to eradicate the stigma surrounding mental illness and disorders. From his Facebook, Marshall released a nearly 10-minute video of...
Via Rumors and Rants
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Washington has ‘very legit offer’ for Josh Norman

The Washington Redskins have reportedly put an aggressive offer on the table for free agent cornerback Josh Norman. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Redskins have provided Norman, an All-Pro defender in 2015, with what is being called a “very legit offer.” The Skins have a very legit offer on the table for free agent CB Josh Norman I'm told. 49ers' interest...
Via The Sports Daily
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Scott Brooks named Wizards new head coach

Less than a week after firing Randy Wittman, it appears that the Washington Wizards have a replacement at head coach. Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that former Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks will now man the bench in D.C. Scott Brooks has agreed to deal to become the Washington coach, league source tells @TheVertical — Adrian Wojnarowski...
Via Sportsnaut
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Adam Silver: If law doesn’t change in North Carolina, All-Star Game will be moved

The NBA has been pretty steadfast in its resolve against the anti-LGBT law that was passed in North Carolina last month. The law effectively blocks measures to protect the LGBT community from discrimination in the southern state and has drawn a widespread backlash from a loud American public since being voted into law back in March. The NBA itself had pretty much indicated that...
Via Sportsnaut
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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