Nationals finally looking to sell naming rights to its stadium

Don’t look now, but one of the few corporate-less ballparks in Major League Baseball, is about to become corporate. According to a report in the Washington Post, the Washington Nationals are open to the idea of selling the naming rights to Nationals Park for the first time since it was opened back in 2008. It shouldn’t be too shocking to hear, as the team flirted with the idea...
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March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Donald Trump threatens ads against Cubs owners

Donald Trump is apparently not a Chicago Cubs fan. Back in February, it was revealed that Marlene Ricketts, who co-owns the Chicago Cubs was funding a Super PAC opposing Trump’s presidential campaign. In true Trumpian fashion, he tweeted out a threat. I hear the Rickets family, who own the Chicago Cubs, are secretly spending $'s against me. They better be careful, they have...
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March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State to hire S.F. Austin's Brad Underwood as coach

Oklahoma State has found its new basketball coach. According to multiple reports, the Cowboys have hired Stephen F. Austin coach Brad Underwood to take over the vacancy left after Travis Ford was fired.  BREAKING: Stephen F. Austin’s Brad Underwood has agreed to become Oklahoma State’s next head coach, @CBSSports has learned. Story coming. — Gary Parrish (@GaryParrishCBS...
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March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL considering “Rooney-like” rule for hiring of women

No one would be shocked to learn that the NFL front office is a man’s world, given the game is played by only men at the professional level as we speak. However, the league is looking to include more women in executive and front office positions at the head office and throughout the league. In fact, reports from the Guardian indicate the league is looking in to extending is ...
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March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Nick Young, Jordan Clarkson facing sexual harassment allegations

The Los Angeles Lakers are enduring a miserable season on the court, but now it looks like their woes are spilling off it too. According to Baxter Holmes of ESPN on Monday, guards Nick Young and Jordan Clarkson have been accused of sexually harassing two women in Hollywood on Sunday night. Holmes reports that Alexis Jones and her 68-year-old mother were stopped in their vehicle...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan awarded extra $25M in punitive damages

The $115 million Hulk Hogan received from a Florida jury Friday in his civil lawsuit against Gawker Media has grown even bigger. That first award was $55 million for economic injuries and $60 million for emotional distress, and the jury awarded over $25 million in additional punitive damages Monday, some of which was directly applied to Gawker founder and proprietor Nick Denton and...
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March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Packers reportedly have ‘no interest’ in re-signing James Jones

Those Wisconsin winters are going to be a lot colder without the hoodie. According to a report by Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Monday, the Green Bay Packers are showing “no interest” in re-signing wide receiver James Jones and have informed his agent that they do not intend to bring back the 31-year-old. Jones recorded 890 receiving yards and eight touchdowns...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Rockets get warning for Dwight Howard's Stickum

The Houston Rockets are reportedly getting off with a warning after Dwight Howard’s Stickum incident. The NBA is sending out a league-wide memo “clarifying adhesive substances” are not permitted, and the Rockets will not be disciplined as a result of Howard’s use of the sticky product, per Mark Berman of Fox26 in Houston. This makes perfect sense. After all, Howard has...
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March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots have no chance of getting draft pick back

It seems Robert Kraft’s letter to Roger Goodell has fallen on deaf ears. The New England Patriots owner told the media at the NFL Annual Meeting on Monday that he sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Goodell “over a month ago” in an attempt to recoup the team’s first-round draft pick lost in the Deflategate discipline. There is “zero chance” of the Patriots recovering...
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Craig Sager reveals his cancer is no longer in remission

NBA on TNT sideline reporter Craig Sager’s cancer is no longer in remission, according to a trailer for Tuesday night’s episode of HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. Sager has battled acute myeloid leukemia for the past two years, and according to the trailer, doctors informed him in February that he was no longer in remission. Known for his chipper demeanor and flamboyant...
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March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Kimbo Slice, Shamrock both tested positive for steroids

We already knew that Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock failed their pre-fight drug tests at Bellator 149 in Houston last month, but now we know what substances both were on. MMA Fighting reports that both Slice and Shamrock tested positive for steroids. Slice tested positive for nandrolone and had elevated testosterone levels. Shamrock also tested positive for nandrolone and methadone...
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March 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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